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Steve Griffiths

Steve Griffiths

Principal Infrastructure Architect

CIRCOR International, Inc.

Principal Infrastructure Architect

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CIRCOR International, Inc.

Principal Infrastructure Architect

Career medium 06

Genzyme Corporation

Principal IT Technologist

• Built custom server procurement configuration tools and improved process to spec servers, request quotes, and provide a proposal to the business unit, reducing processing time from 3 days to under an hour.
• Assumed automation expert role and wrote scripts to regularly configure over 2500 servers in hours rather than over a few months.
• Migrated Active Directory from Windows 2000 to 2008 without impact to users, saving over $100,000 a year in support costs.

Career

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Services

IT Consultant - IT Technologist

• Built custom server procurement configuration tools and improved process to spec servers, request quotes, and provide a proposal to the business unit, reducing processing time from 3 days to under an hour.
• Assumed automation expert role and wrote scripts to regularly configure over 2500 servers in hours rather than over a few months.
• Migrated Active Directory from Windows 2000 to 2008 without impact to users, saving over $200,000 a year in support costs.

Career medium 03
Career
Career medium 03

IBM Global Services

Wintel Migration Specialist

• Assisted customers in migrating servers to IBM datacenters into VMware VMs, with estimated savings ranging from $2 to $20 million over 5 years.
• Served as a technical project manager responsible for collecting information on the current environment, specifying viable new environments, composing achievable project schedules, managing server builds, and testing server infrastructure pre and post implementation, ensuring timely success and early cost savings.
• Migrated over 1200 print queues from Novell Netware servers to a new 5 server Windows Server 2003 print server environment.

Career

Genzyme Corporation

IT Consultant - Solutions Architect

• Resolved DNS issue where Internet access became unavailable daily around 11 AM, restoring business continuity for the enterprise.
• Identified password lockout issue with VPN connections, applications, services, and tasks that occurred as a result of implementing group policy password policy. Documented fix for end-users, a help desk checklist, and recommendations to the current procedure.
• Moved mailboxes, re-homed public folders, and removed replicas from a failed server to a reliable one with no loss of data.

Career medium 02
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Career medium 02

McLean Hospital

IT Consultant - Solutions Architect

• Fixed printing from being unavailable for hours whenever the server was restarted.
• Optimized Exchange 2003 servers by 73% and ensured Exchange cluster to be reliable, increasing uptime from 99% to 99.99%.
• Improved PC image deployment performance from over 2 hours to about 7 minutes with zero performance impact on the network.

Career

Electronic Environments Corporation

IT Consultant - Solutions Architect

• Migrated e-mail from Exchange 5.5 to Exchange 2003 with minimal impact to users and without data loss.
• Ensured that Active Directory functioned properly for consistent behavior throughout the company.
• Fixed backup system to properly backup critical system data.

Career medium 03
Career
Career medium 01

Bose Corporation

IT Consultant - Solutions Architect

• Migrated Active Directory to Windows Server 2003, Exchange 5.5 to 2003, and servers to VMware.
• Automated secure server builds for Windows 2000 and 2003, which sped hardened and consistent server deployment by 85%.
• Secured business critical servers from viruses and intrusion.

Career

Gatehouse Management, Inc.

IT Consultant - Solutions Architect

• Migrated Windows NT 4.0 to Active Directory and from Exchange 5.5 to 2000 with minimal impact to users and without data loss.
• Ensured that systems were fault-tolerant by repairing RAID and redundant power supplies.
• Eliminated downtime by fixing critical systems (including property accounting system) at the root cause.

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Career medium 06

Enanta Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

IT Consultant - Solutions Architect

• Planned and implemented Windows 2000 with Active Directory migration in a pristine forest.
• Migrated e-mail from Exchange 5.5 to Exchange 2000 with minimal impact to users and without data loss.

Career

Archdiocese of Boston

IT Consultant - Solutions Architect

• Developed Windows 2000 migration project plan with MIS managers and project leaders and achieved client’s objective of migrating 350 workstations and 35 servers to Windows 2000 with Active Directory in 3 months.
• Deployed Windows 2000 using automated installation scripts (for consistency and customization) and Ghost.
• Ensured optimal performance, reliability, and security for servers using Windows 2000 technology.

Career medium 02
Career
Career medium 03

Aztec Technology Partners, Inc.

MIS Manager, MIS Director

• Created telecom audit control plan, reducing annual cost by $500K.
• Conceived and managed project to consolidate servers and rebuild infrastructure, increasing uptime by 82%.
• Wrote corporate-wide network standards, policies, and procedures to manage company's computing resources.

Career

Associated Spring

Senior Network Engineer / Senior Software Engineer

• Administered and managed company’s LANs and WANs. Supported over 600 users and administrators.
• Migrated Windows NT enterprise-wide to 8 locations. Later, migrated enterprise to Exchange Server 5.5 and Outlook 98. In both cases, each remote site was converted in one week.
• Administered Windows NT Servers running Internet Information Server and Exchange Server.
• Administered Novell NetWare 3.x and 4.x servers.
• Solely administered Solaris Check Point FW-1 firewall and Biscom fax server.
• Guided company in Y2K readiness. Expert with date processing issues up to, on, and beyond 1/1/2000.
• Wrote an automated installation system to quickly install a Windows NT machine. Invaluable for new machines and rebuilding broken machines.
• Wrote an automated installation system to “push” applications down to users’ desktops, decreasing TCO.
• Wrote and managed logon scripts, Windows NT System Policy, and registry updates to manage PCs efficiently and consistently from updates and patches to virus pattern files.
• Developed application to print barcode labels for shipping and warehousing springs.
• Primary clean-up debugger for custom in-house sales and marketing application.

Career medium 01
Career
Career medium 02

United HealthCare Corporation

Senior Software Engineer

• Analyzed systems and wrote/rewrote programs to adapt to changing business needs for claims processing.
• Ensured proper and timely batch completion for on-call responsibilities.

Career

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Master's of Science, Computer Science

Westfield State University

Bachelor's of Science, Computer Science (Minor: Mathematics)