Resume - Eric J Geer 10-1-2015

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  • Professional Summary: Impact Global Network Operations utilizing 20 years of professional knowledge and experience of dynamic interpersonal skills and datacenter equipment specialties.

    Set corporate foundation for best practices infusing network solidarity and leveraging ITIL background. Lead IT team with Data Center consolidation and virtualization projects. (BioClinica) Level 10 Cisco TAC Engineer delivering global training and support for storage architectures. (Cisco) Technical lead for Global LAN Refresh project, architecting and implementing of Cisco Nexus switches,

    and Hayward VMWare ESXi 4.1 Project. (Illumina) Network Tech lead in building relocation project. Project and tech lead in Active Directory and

    Exchange upgrade, backbone core switch upgrade, and VMWare virtualization infrastructure. (Connetics/Stiefel)

    Project and tech lead for automation of university labs utilizing multicast imaging software. (Stanford) Project and tech lead for design and implementation of PoP network and security infrastructure.

    (Accelica) Tech Lead f--or Subsidiary Exchange and AD connectivity project. (Walt Disney Internet Group) Project and Tech Lead for Enterprise-wide VPN project, Lotus cc:Mail to Exchange Migration, Ground

    Zero Disaster Recovery Plan, Novell to NT Migration, and NAS File Sharing projects. (Dolch) Project and Tech Lead for site expansion and connectivity. (Fusion Medical/Baxter)

    Personal Skills Excellent team player. Strong leader with multi-departmental projects. Extremely innovative, creative and accomplished problem solver. Work independently, while actively and continuously improving all practices.

    20+ years of experience managing networking hardware, including: Environment: CISCO NX-OS 7k with virtual device contexts (VDCs), 1000v, ASA, IOS, HP, Juniper Junos, f5,

    Talari, Riverbed, Enterasys Debugging: NAT, ACL, VPNs, Anyconnect, iptables, Wireshark, packet sniffing/tracing Connectivity: HSRP, BGP, EIGRP, iSCSI, STP, Fiber Channel, jumbo frames in high-availability storage

    environments, standard and virtual port channel aggregation (Etherchannel/LACP/vPC), Cisco Meraki, Cisco WLC (wireless), ACS, VoIP and QoS. Familiar with two-factor authentication (RADIUS, RSA token, smartcard, 802.1x, root CA certificate servers).

    Distinguished network design and architecture catering to corporate growth and demands. Network Security: Leverage knowledge from CCSP training and experience with vulnerabilities and network threats. Subscribe to vendor specific security updates to keep current on day 1 threats. Cloud and Data Centers: Amazon Web Services (AWS) VPN connectivity with Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) Designing/Architecting colocation cages/cabinets and best practices Smart PDU and n+1 power distribution AC design hot/cold isle

    Network Experience Matrix

    E R I C J G E E R S r . M a n a g e r N e t w o r k O p e r a t i o n s (510) 863-4337

  • Systems and Storage Experience Matrix

    Windows NT-2012 Server with Hyper-V: 18+ years of current experience with high-availability servers. Experienced with Active Directory and AD integrated Dynamic DNS in a multi-level Forest. Experienced with IIS, DFS, ISA with FBA. Experienced integrating AD systems, and migrating DNS and DHCP databases.

    VMWare ESX/ESXi 2.5-5.1: Recent vSphere, vCenter, P2V, vMotion, snapshots, virtual switches, iSCSI data stores, and VM clusters.

    UNIX/Linux: Installing, operating, and configuring Oracle, Redhat, Centos and various forms of Linux. Create shell and python scripts as well as configure interfaces, iptables etc.

    Storage: Familiar with Isilon, EMC Clariion, VNX, Network Appliance SAN / NAS storage systems. Configured systems and storage with iSCSI, FCoE, Fibre Channel with MDS, QLogic and Brocade.

    Archival: Good knowledge of Simpana Comvault with NDMP and Quantum iScaler robotic libraries. Worked with Netback and other archival solutions.

    Exchange 5.5-2010 Enterprise Mail: 15+ years of recent experience managing high-availability Exchange Systems. Familiar configuring DAG (Database Availability Groups). Architected and deployed multi-server infrastructure supporting Outlook Anywhere (RPC over HTTPS), Outlook Web, and mobile services for iPhone, Windows Mobile, and Android. Create DNS MX, and SPF TXT records for public ingress. Experienced fixing corrupted databases, mailbox migrations and exports using PowerShell, database restores, and volume expansions.

    Databases: Light Installation and configuration of SQL and Oracle db in accordance with vendor best practices. Split and optimize volumes for Logs, and databases for optimal speed, and reliability. Configured and managed archival and disaster-recovery solutions. Minor work with MS database clusters and optimization with virtual IP (VIP) on Cisco based networks.

    Network Monitoring: NimSoft, SolarWinds Orion and Engineer Toolset, amongst others. Installed and configured using systems dependencies and categorizations for limited and focused alerting reducing message fatigue. Developed dashboards for various IT departments and metrics for reporting system uptime.

    Blade Systems: Strong knowledge with Cisco B-Series UCS Manager, blade chassis, IO Modules, Fabric Interconnects, Virtual Interface Cards (VIC) and blades. Worked with Dell PowerEdge Blade chassis. Experienced in NOC co-location facilities for redundant, high-availability environments such as cloud computing and high-performance computation clusters to maximize IOPs, CPU threads and RAM optimization.

    Rack Systems: Strong knowledge of Cisco UCS C-Series, Dell PowerEdge, HP Proliant, and IBM/Lenovo Xservers. Setup and operation of remote management interfaces such as Cisco CIMC, Dell iDRAC, HP ILO, and IBM IMM for 100% remote OS configuration and operation.

  • Biotech Corporations:

    Design standardized IT practices for FDA 21 CFR part 11 regulations. Contribute to change control, change management design for heavily regulated environments. Document test and contingency plans for systems changes.

    Public Corporations: Leverage existing software and reporting features to assist in audits for SOx (Sarbanes-Oxley) ensuring account creations and terminations follow strict procedure.

    IT Best Practices: Develop installation and maintenance work instructions and procedures to provide stability and solidify alignment with ITIL, SOx and FDA part 11 governances.

    Manufacturing Compliances: Work with compliance and quality groups to formulate and adhere to strict guidelines governed by Current Good Manufacturing Processes (cGMP) such as monitoring heat and humidity in clean room environments.

    College: College study at San Diego State University, Caada, Mission, and De Anza Colleges with degree in progress.

    Certifications: Certifications achieved in CISCO CCNA, CCSP, ITIL Foundation V3, Technicians A+.

    Coursework: Completion of courses in Microsoft Windows Servers, Exchange, Eclipse, Nimsoft, Commvault.

    Active Employee: Highly involved and motivated to support and volunteer for company event planning and safety. Experienced in several corporate moves, datacenter expansions, building re-structures and company acquisitions. Company Events Committee member aiding in sponsored events such as holiday parties, and picnics.

    Related Hobbies: Skilled with Arduino designing alarms, sensor monitoring, metrics, servos, and robotics. Work with Raspberry Pi for low power network services and Bluetooth activated GPIO. Remote automation with Pebble Smart Watch. Some basic programming with Android apps. Skilled photographer and Adobe Photoshop graphics. Creativity spans into my work ethic enriching the work environment and adding flare.

    Scout Leader: Active Committee member and Order of the Arrow Troop Adviser for Niles troop 269.

    Scripting: Very skilled with DOS batch, Resource Kit utilities, logon scripting and Linux shell. Use using regular expressions, awk, sed, grep, etc for flat file data messaging. Script modification of PowerShell, VBS/.net.

    Programming: C++, PERL, JAVA, Python for Linux, PC or mobile devices.

    Task Automation: Skilled problem solver dedicated to finding new ways to simplify tenuous tasks. Continuously evaluate processes to find better ways to automate.

  • Work Experience BioClinica, Inc. 7707 Gateway Blvd, Newark, Ca. 64560 9/2013 - Present

    Position / Title: Manager Network Operations & IT Infrastructure Primary Roles: Department Manager, tech lead and architect for all network and windows based server infrastructures.

    Cisco Systems - 225 W Tasman Dr., San Jose, CA 95134 3/2012 9/2013

    Position / Title: TAC CSE Level 10 Server Virtualization Primary Roles: Global backbone support of UCS and integration with virtualization, Nexus 1000v, MDS and SAN.

    Illumina, Inc. - 25861 Industrial Blvd., Hayward, Ca.94545 6/2007 - 3/2012

    Position / Title: Sr. Network Systems Administrator Primary Roles: Tech lead and architect for all network and windows based server infrastructures.

    Stiefel Laboratories (Connetics)(GSK) 3160 Porter Dr., Palo Alto, Ca. 94304 10/2001 - 6/2007

    Position / Title: Network Engineer Primary Roles: Tech lead and architect for data center operations. Key decisions maker for core infrastructure needs.

    Stanford University - School of Education http://stanford.edu485 Lasuen Mall, Stanford, Ca. 94305-3096 7/2001 - 10/2001

    Position / Title: Information Technology Consultant Primary Roles: Manage and secure servers, switches, and lab systems. Accelica LLC Walsh Dr., Santa Clara, Ca. 11/2000 - 7/2001Position / Title: Information Systems Network Engineer Primary Roles: Deliver IT services on contract basis for MainStreet Networks and manage Exodus Co-Location Facility.

    Walt Disney Internet Group 1399 Moffet Park Drive, Sunnyvale, Ca. 1/2000 - 11/2000

    Position / Title: Systems Administrator II Primary Roles: Manage Exchange and support user base of 500+ employees with server desktop, and network.

    Dolch Computers, Inc. (Kontron) 3178 Laurelview Court, Fremont, Ca. 1/1997 - 1/2000

    Position / Title: Systems Administrator Primary Roles: Facilitate NT, Exchange, Firewall and VPN infrastructures. Assisted with Dolch product line. Fusion Medical Technologies, Inc. (Baxter) 1615 Plymouth St., Mountain View, Ca. 4/1996 - 11/1997Position / Title: Systems Administrator Primary Roles: Manage network of 60 nodes and Novell servers. Prospect and implement new technology.

    Frys Electronics Palo Alto, Ca. (current corporate location in San Jose) 12/1994 - 4/1996

    Position / Title: I.S. Operations Network Operator Primary Roles: Overall upkeep of network functions and preventative maintenance for Novell and NT infrastructure.