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Kali McDade

IT Administrator

Las Vegas, NV

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Work Experience

IT Administrator

Bergman, Walls & Associates, LTD
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Las Vegas, NV
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March 2014 to June 2014

Infrastructure evaluation 
• Managed 70 User Microsoft Active Directory environment

Systems Engineer

Allegiant Air, LLC
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Las Vegas, NV
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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
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Las Vegas, NV
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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
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February 2010 to January 2013

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

Server

R2 Security
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2008 to 2012

2008R2, 2012R2 Security permissions for DFS data access

R2 Administrator

R2 Security
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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

NetBackup
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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
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Palo Alto, CA
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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

Server

R2 Security
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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.

Education

Associates in Computer Science w

Everest University -
Tampa, FL

2008 to 2010

design

MicroTraining Center & Business eTouch -
Olean, NY

December 2002 to August 2003