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David Rickard

David Rickard

Senior Systems Administrator at Nautilus Insurance Group


Nautilus Insurance Group

Senior Systems Administrator

o Design, rack and stack Cisco UCS chassis and Nexus 5k, 2k switches in an APC NetShelter SX racks
o Setup and configure Cisco UCS 5108 chassis running UCSM 2.x
o Work with VARs on configuring Cisco Nexus 5548UP switches and 6248UP interconnects
o Configuring Cisco Call Home feature for Fabric Interconnects and switches
o Create vNICs templates, connectivity policies,
o Design and create schemes for UUID, IP, Mac, and WWNN pools
o Design and configure Service Profile Templates
o Create Service Profiles from templates and associate with B200 M3 blades
o Create and configure NetApp FAS3140 7-mode for FC boot off LUN and volumes
o Build initiator groups in NetApp to present to ESXi hosts
o Build and configure VMware ESXi 5.5 hosts
o Create Resource Pools and Clusters and joining hosts to clusters
o Create distributed switches for trusted, internal and external dmz, vMotion and adding hosts
o Configure hosts for using vMotion
o Create or resize SAN volumes and present for datastores
o Setup and configure Virtual Servers on a BigIP F5 LTM
o Setup and configure SMTP alerting from F5 LTM hosts
o Create documentation for all procedures and setups

Career medium 06
Career medium 01

TriWest Healthcare Alliance

Systems Engineer II

• Working in an accredited DoD high security environment
• Research and remediation of Microsoft security vulnerabilities for DIACAP audits with TMA
• Level II farm administration and support for mulitiple small Microsoft SharePoint 2007 farms
• Service and support of a FoIP server cluster using Xmedius Fax
• Implement and administer a Connect:Direct Server for secure file transfers between headquarters and a business partner
• Building and hardening Windows 2003 and 2008 servers
• Active Directory administration duties



Network Support Specialist

Administration and support of Windows Servers and desktops at a single location along with networking equipment.

Career medium 04

Kulicke & Soffa

Network Engineer LAN/WAN

Secure, monitor and administer Cisco iOS equipment at headquarters and branch locations. Responsible for datacenter environmentals, vendor relationships, support contract administration, and network monitoring.


Kulicke and Soffa

Oracle Report Writer

Part of an Oracle ERP project where I converted existing Microsoft Access reports for the Accounting and Sales Department to query the new Oracle databases.

Cerprobe Corporation

Network Administrator

Building and implementing Novell Netware 4.x servers, as well as administering server backups using ArcServe for Netware.

Anderson Clayton Corporation

Network Administrator

Managed transistion from AS/400 support personnel to Netware 4.x based PC network at a branch location. Also provided desktop and server support along with regional support for cotton gins around the state of Arizona.

Career medium 02
Career medium 05

Merrill Lynch

Computer Support Specialist

Provided administration of a Novell Netware 3.x server as well as desktop support for the Financial Consultants. Managed the team's contact management database.


Paul, Johson, Park & Niles

Computer Specialist

Provided PC hardware and software support

Brigham Young University - Hawaii Campus

BS, Information Systems Management