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Kali McDade

IT Administrator

Las Vegas, NV


Work Experience

IT Administrator

Bergman, Walls & Associates, LTD
Las Vegas, NV

March 2014 to June 2014

Infrastructure evaluation 
• Managed 70 User Microsoft Active Directory environment

Systems Engineer

Allegiant Air, LLC
Las Vegas, NV

November 2013 to February 2014

Daily management of the existing Microsoft Active Directory Domain 
• User security rights management to shared data, helpdesk delegation permissions 
• Administrative user auditing of Microsoft Exchange 2010 environment 
• PowerShell, VB & BAT scripting

Systems Engineer

Wynn Las Vegas, LLC
Las Vegas, NV

August 2013 to November 2013

Microsoft Windows Server 2008R2 administration, re-design & management 
• Built a new OU structure that allows for separation of client, user and group objects 
• Created new group policy objects in cooperation with security policies 
• Established security restrictions for users on all Kiosk machines 
• Provided access for new and current AD users to appropriate security groups 
• Consolidated group policies from 150 to 70 objects 
• Participated in weekly change management meetings for change approvals

Systems Engineer, IT Supervisor, Salamanca Territory, NY

Seneca Nation of Indians

February 2010 to January 2013

• Domain migration from Server 2003 to Server 2008R2 with new child domain


R2 Security

2008 to 2012

2008R2, 2012R2 Security permissions for DFS data access

R2 Administrator

R2 Security

2008 to 2012

security for server & data access 
• Converted physical environment to a virtual environment with VMware 5.5, VCenter 
• VMware 5.5 site resiliency configuration 
• Migrated domain from Server 2003 x32 to Server 2012R2 
• Redesigned Active Directory OU structure for easier group policy management

Backup System Administrator


2010 to 2010

Migration of backup data from XiV storage to NetApp storage 
• Multiple vendor relations, (Airbus, Symantec, Dell) 
• Assisted in the implementation of call center phone recording solution 
• Member of the on call rotation for 24/7 systems support, MOM, Nagios 
• Troubleshooting of company equipment at colocation datacenter 
• Daily administration of the VMware environment consisting of about 500 servers 
• App River offsite management for in-house Exchange 2010 environment

Installation, configuration & management of Fortinet gateway

R2 Security
Palo Alto, CA

2008 to 2008

UTM appliance 
• IPsec VPN implementation of remote sites with ShoreTel phone access 
• Virtual machine migration from Virtual Iron to Citrix environment 
• Managed security access to politically sensitive data per direction of councilors & President 
• Managed security access of internal IT data for all IT staff 
• VM template creation & management 
• Configuration of Cisco 3550, 3560G, 3750 POE switches and fiber connections. 
• Configuration of ShoreTel IP Phones, 90V/120 Voice Switches. 
• Advanced configuration and troubleshooting of DHCP & DNS services 
• Configuration of Cisco Wireless LAN Controllers and access points. 
• Microsoft Windows Deployment Services installation, configuration & management (MDT) 
• What's Up Gold installation, configuration & management


R2 Security

2008 to 2008

2008R2 file server installation, configuration & management (DFS replication groups) 
• Managed the Nation's financial software (Microsoft Navision) systems upgrade from a single server operation to a clustered system using Citrix Xen and SQL server 2008R2. 
• Dell Equallogic storage solution installation, configuration & management 
• SuperMicro SAN storage design, configuration & management 
• Appointed Information Technology Supervisor of the Cattaraugus Territory responsible for 4 support staff with signature authority. 
• Appointed backup check printer authority in the event the payroll department couldn't execute their duties due to political reasons. 
• Maintained the CA Arc Serve backup systems, schedules and data replication scenarios. 
• GFI Fax Maker installation & configuration 
• Implemented a network video monitoring and recording solution with AXIS Communications to monitor server rooms, switch closets and asset access with strict security. 
• Microsoft Exchange 2007-2010 management and configuration, AD Manager IAM implementation. 
• Negotiated 3 year Microsoft Volume Licensing contracts with Microsoft Reps to suit the needs of the Seneca Nation.


Associates in Computer Science w

Everest University -
Tampa, FL

2008 to 2010


MicroTraining Center & Business eTouch -
Olean, NY

December 2002 to August 2003