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Ryan Snyder

Ryan Snyder

Senior Systems Administrator

D and H Distributing

Mount Holly Springs, PA

Senior Virtualization Systems Administrator

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D and H Distributing

Senior Systems Administrator

Provide LAN/WAN server systems and server application support for D&H Distributing its remote locations, mainly support IBM SAN infrastructure with VMware 4.1 environment and restructure to VMware 5.1 with SAN based replication and SRM. Setup and support for primary data center and disaster recovery data center, data replication and verification of data between SANs.
Key Contributions:
• Redesign VMware Environment with version 5.1 and implement SRM
o Plan and configuring HA, DRS, EVC, and FT with Production and Development Clusters
o Plan and configure the use of resource pools with in clusters
o Utilize vCenter HOST profiles for ESXi auto deployment and configuration
• VMware environment Management of ESX 4.1
o Manage VM server updates and performance enhancements
• Maintain and configure IBM DS SANs
o Creation and allocation of storage for VMware environment
o Data copies, backup and migration
o Storage performance monitoring and enhancements

Career medium 01
Career
Career medium 01

New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co., Inc.

Systems\CNC Administrator

Work with a team of 4 other Systems Administrators and Network Manager to provide LAN/WAN server systems and server application support for New Enterprise Stone & Lime and its subsidiaries, mainly support EMC SAN infrastructure with VMware, also support JD Edwards. Setup and support for primary data center and disaster recovery data center, data replication and verification of data between SANs.
Key Contributions:
• Install and Maintain EMC Clarion SAN
o Creation and allocation of storage for VMware environment
o Data copies, backup and migration
o Storage performance monitoring and enhancements
• Upgrade/Maintain/Expand VMware environment ESX 4.1 using multiple blade enclosures for redundancy
o Manage on HA/DRS/EVC and Fault Tolerance for clustered VMware environment
o Manage VM server updates, performance enhancements
• Deploy JD Edwards Enterprise One System for central accounting with Oracle Database Backend
• Deploy Oracle Hyperion Financial Reporting Foundation with Oracle Database Backend
• Plan and implement SharePoint 2010
• Plan and implement Exchange 2010 with DAGs
• Create SharePoint 2010 test environment for testing of backups
o Devised backup plan and created script for daily backup routines
• Created detailed upgrade paths for server applications
• Administer user/group management within Active Directory
• Assign user/group access rights according to job function
• Preformed Exchange server enhancements, updates as necessary
• Monitored and preform needed adjustments to SPAM filters (WebSense Product)
• SAN configuration changes and updating for Dell iSCSI MD3000i
• Install and configure Fore Front Threat Management Gateway to replace ISA 2006
• Created sever documentation of setup, services, and other information needed for servers to function or in the event server needed to be reloaded.
• Created documents for daily work completed so others could maintain working systems as well.
• Created and maintained SharePoint sites for entire organization.

Career

Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort

Network Admistrator

Worked with Network/Systems Manager to support entire Tribal physical/logical network environment, our team consists of three network technicians and three systems technicians.
Key Contributions:
• Assist Application Manager with EMC SAN environment, addition of space and LUN configuration
• Work with Network/Systems Manager to insure Network Connectivity for all network devices
• Administer user/group management within Active Directory
• Assign user/group access rights according to job function
• Manage and monitor server backups and disaster recovery plan using CA Bright Store
• Inventory Server Room hardware and verify server warranty coverage is up to date
• Document network topology
• Setup project plan for Tribal systems expansion with Network/Systems Manager
o Upgrade Nortel core network
o Implementation of Server Virtualization (VMware ESX 3.5)
• Maintain Exchange 2003 email environment for end-users on Tribal network
• Assist Security Administrator with network security and DMZ security
• Worked with management team to setup remote server farm at new Tribal Casino

Career medium 03
Career

Hesston College

Computer Science

Vestaburg High School

GED, General Education