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Paul Bailey

Paul Bailey

Senior Systems Administrator



Sr. Systems Administrator at Guthy|Renker



Senior Systems Administrator

Technical mentor to Junior Admins and Desktop Services
Responsible for production patching
Responsible for Administration of Active Directory / Group Policy
Responsible for the day to day operations of the Data Center
Responsible for building / maintain / support company AHA Terminal Server Farm
Responsible for Data Center backups to E-Vault / BUE / Xgrid
Assist Network Engineer when needed
Responsible for maintaining company PCI compliance to ensure we continue to pass internal and external PCI compliancy scans.

I consider myself to be a problem finder.

Career medium 02
Career medium 03

Charter Communications

(Greenville Data Center / Systems Admin II)

• Windows Server and Visualization team.
• Responsible for maintaining 1700+ Windows 2003/2008 Enterprise Servers.
• Patching Coordinator for 5 employees.
• Installation/Configuration of Windows Server 2003/2008R2
• Visualization (VMware ESX, VSphere 4.1)
• Perform server installations, upgrades and support on Enterprise level HP and Dell Servers. (DL580 G5-G7, DL380, BL465c, BL460c, BL685c) and Dell (Power Edge)
• On-call rotation that required 24x7 support.
• Windows Clustering 2003/2008R2 Enterprise for High Availability.
• Maintain Data Center standards for building and deploying servers.
• Proved to be a leader/team builder for the team.
• Responsible for training new staff on Data Center Standards and Procedures.
• Racking, Cable, and Label servers as needed by the business.
• Built many PowerShell script that supported Data Center directives.
• Built website that was used to poll server health/status (last reboot, failed ping, failed RPC)
• Document Server locations
• Standardize Server & Active Directory Server Descriptions
• Drove mission critical issue with Microsoft
• Provided detail to senior management on status of critical issues.
• Proficient with Dell DRAC & HP ILO (Lights Out)
• Remote Print Server Support


Charter Communications

(Customer Care / Systems Admin II)

Worked in a team environment to support Key Market Areas (North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia). Duties included: Building Servers, Backup KMA Data, Monitor Systems to ensure they are working correctly, Setup Avaya phones, Configure and Support Cisco switches, Assist with SQL/Oracle queries and VMware Server Administration. Proficient with Remote Server/User support. Provided desktop support for desktop applications such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint. CCNA.

Career medium 02
Career medium 03

Leatherwood Walker Todd & Mann, P.C.

Systems Administrator

Worked with a team of three providing Desktop support. I was tasked with building an intranet solution that would assist the firm with quick access to information pertaining to cases and procedures. Support for internal servers.


Easley Custom Plastics

Network Administrator

Responsible for maintaining Lotus Notes server and building applications in Lotus Notes, adding and removing user/mail accounts. Assisted with building internal website. Support for firewall/VPN. Assisted with AS/400 operations. Support SQL Server.

Over the course of 6 years with Easley Custom Plastics I found many ways to add value to my position.

• Built a Job Ticket program in Lotus Notes to help IT staff track computer and network issues.
• Built Contract Management tool to help keep up contract renewals.
• Built ECP Website with ColdFusion 7 and Farcry CMS Framework
• Built internal website
• Integrated Automated Voice Attendant that notified production floor of issues on the floor.
• Implemented Lanier Copier/Printer/Faxes/Scanners to reduce cost of printer expenses.
• Implemented and supported VPN solution.
• Implemented use of Dame-ware Utility to remotely address issues.
• (SQL 7 – 2001)
• (Continued Lotus / Cisco / Windows Studies)

Career medium 01
Career medium 01

MCI Worldcom

Lan Admin

Worked in team environment to support Call Center Desktops, Laptops and Servers. On-Call rotation every 5th week. Obtained MCSE while here. I built a way to image our laptops through a pcmcia Ethernet card. The team made this a standard and received award for thinking out side the box.


Stevens Aviation

(PC Support/AS400 Operations)

• Dos, Win 3.x, Windows 95, Windows 98, MS Office 95 / 97
• Lotus Notes Administration (Email, Address Books, Data Base Replication)
• NT Server 4.0 Administration
• AS/400 Administration (User Accounts, Print Que, Troubleshooting)
• AS/400 Integration with Windows PC Systems
• Support for 5 Locations, 150 + Nodes (Two Dial-Up for AS/400 Access)
• RAS Support for dial in users (PPTP, Direct)
• PC Support, End User Computer / Software Training
• PC Upgrades, Repairs, and Troubleshooting
• Maintain Daily Backups and Rotation of Tapes
• Built Internal Company Web Site for Documentation of Network Information

Saved Company 15,000 by implementing custom built desktop computers to replace outdated computers in the field.

Career medium 01

Mauldin High


Greenville Technical College

Business/Commerce, General