Seeking a position in IT where I can apply my experience and expertise in DevOps, Infrastructure Management, Monitoring and Availability. Research, Implement and maintain new technology to consolidate and upgrade business services. I have a high desire to apply my extensive knowledge across all IT areas including Management, Virtualization, Networking, Security, Active Directory, Messaging and Technology Architecture. My recent DevOps Management experience allows me to apply my knowledge across IT and Development services from Dev, QA, and Production environments.


Current DevOps Manager with 20+ years of experience in Enterprise Web, Infrastructure Availability, Active Directory, and all aspects of a global messaging infrastructure. Extensive experience with IIS, Load Balancing, Microsoft Active Directory, Exchange, Virtualization with VMWare and NetApp Storage, DNS, Microsoft MSMQ and Service availability. Professional outgoing tier 3 support and solutions provider for complex IT strategies and initiatives to reduce maintenance and costs along with providing stable and reliable services. Thrive in a fast paced and constantly changing environment.

Skills and Experience

Infrastructure Design, Global Web Services, Project Management, VMWare ESXi, Virtualcenter (vCenter), vSphere, NetApp, SnapMirror, Entrust Identity Guard, Powershell, Active Directory, DNS, WINS, DHCP, Group Policy, IPsec, SSL, TLS, IIS 6 and 7, Microsoft Terminal Server, Exchange 2007, Exchange 2003, Exchange Migrations, Exchange Consolidations, Exchange Journaling, F5 GTM, F5 LTM (V 9x, v10.0, v11.2), Ironport C350 and M650, Windows 7, XP, Vista, Windows 2003 & 2008, Symantec Brightmail, MXLogic, E-Trust Enterprise, Symantec Enterprise Vault 7.5, Microsoft ISA, Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Visio, Active Directory Synchronization, Microsoft Dynamics CRM support, Sonicwall Pro Firewall, Wordpress, C-Panel, Dreamweaver, Photoshop

Employment History

Proto Labs Inc. march 2015 - present

Devops manager

Lead and manage geographically distributed DevOps team members providing 24/7 global support. Coordinate release management and operational support for all software deployments. Recommend / implement enhanced tools/processes to streamline daily support requirements and defines/owns metrics that can be used as key indicators.

Proto Labs Inc. april 2013 - March 2015

Software Configuration engineer

Manage software deployment, configuration, and implement change control. Document deployment procedures for global web sites, intranets and internal applications for manufacturing production.

EFS - T-Chek Systems (CH Robinson Inc.) april 2010 - April 2013

LAN Administrator - Contractor April 2010 THROUGH December 2010 - Hired Full Time December 2010

Maintain and upgrade Infrastructure to constantly keep current with changing technology. F5 LTM Administrator. Design, build and manage Entrust Identity Guard authentication system for online Mastercard system. Support, maintain and migrate VMWare ESXi 4.1 and vCenter. Coordinate the installation, functionality and maintenance of NetApp Filer 3140 HA and replication to Chicago for disaster recovery. Installation and migration of VMWare virtual machines from Hitachi SAN to NetApp Filers. Perform 180 day cycle of global password changes for all service accounts. Microsoft Dynamics CRM server and application support. Project lead on SQL Server migration. Physical and virtual server build and deployment.

Responsibilities include:

Kroll Ontrack 1996 - 2009

Principal Systems Administrator, Sr. Systems Admin, Messaging Supervisor, Network Administrator

Efficiently managed worldwide Microsoft Exchange operations to ensure reliable and efficient email delivery for global end users. Held multiple titles including Principal Systems Administrator, Sr. Systems Administrator, Network Administrator and Messaging Supervisor. Supported all aspects of their IT infrastructure including network support, server installations, global application delivery, and upgrades. Enterprise level messaging systems integration during the company's multiple mergers and acquisitions.

Responsibilities include:


Normandale Community College Bloomington, MN

Associate in Arts degree (AA) 

MRA (Formerly Trusight) Plymouth, MN March - August 2015

Management / Leadership courses

Classes Completed:

Benchmark Learning Bloomington, MN 1996 - 2009

Computer IT courses

Classes Completed:

Milestone Systems Minnetonka, MN 2011

F5 Big IP Traffic Load balancing courses

Classes Completed:

Brown Institute Minneapolis, MN 1995 - 1996

PC LAN - Academic Excellence Award

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