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Russell Zelmar Junior Systems Administrator San Jose, CA * Tel 408.280.5989 * Mobile 408.499.0565 * http://www.linkedin.

com/pub/russell-zelmar/9/890/340 Solutions-driven, talented, and flexible Information Technology Professional ski lled in identifying and delivering efficient business solutions in technically-c hallenging environments. Demonstrated consistent history of boosting revenue thr ough skillful customer service, a strong management background, and experience i n Active Directory, Server 2003/2008, Exchange 2007/2010, VMware server creation , building IT infrastructures, and optimization of system and networks. Develops new insights into situations, and encourages new ideas and innovations to strea mline operations, increase revenues, and enhance profit performance.

Professional Experience Rickenbacker Group, Morgan Hill, CA 2008 - 2011 Client Service oriented Collection Agency with 100+ employees across two offices in the US and Peru. JUNIOR ADMINISTRATOR Brought on board to leverage hands-on technical experience supporting more than 100 users in the US and Peru, while honing in-depth knowledge of comprehensive s ystem administration activities. Ensured optimal functionality and maximum uptim e for 50+ servers and their related applications by working with vendors and oth er technical specialists to deliver network and systems support for a 24/7 data production environments. Installed, configured, and administered Windows 2003 in an enterprise network environment, Enterprise Certificate Authority for Windows 2003, remote installation services (RIA), ISA, proxy firewall software, Active Directory, user accounts, replication processes/schedules, routing/remote access integration, WINS, DNS, DHCP, and IP addressing schemes. Quickly developed adva nced-level troubleshooting capabilities by identifying and resolving issues with the 30+ servers, routers, switches, and high-end equipment that comprised the e nterprise-level networking. Key highlights * Seamlessly delivered several business-critical projects, including the migrati on of VMware and storage infrastructure and establishing a new Active Directory complete with all mail accounts distribution groups in support of the transition to the new company. * Standardized and streamlined critical technical instructions by creating proce dure documentation for use by all IT staff. * Facilitated timelier, more efficient access to all applications and documents by performing numerous system upgrades. * Cultivated in-depth knowledge of system documentation and expertise with VMwar e, Outlook 2007/2010, Exchange 2007/2010, and Windows 7 Enterprise. Albertsons Food Stores, Mountain View, CA 1988 - 2007 National operator of supermarkets, combination food-drug stores, and warehouse s tores. MANAGER, MEAT DEPARTMENT (1992 - 2007) Promoted to lead department employees in the best practices to manage inventory and optimize the customer shopping experience. Created numerous spreadsheets and

reports using Excel and Word to track sales, determine gross profit, and ensure maximum profitability. Additional experience: Assistant Manager, Meat Department Education * Professional Development AA, System Administration, De Anza College, Cupertino, CA SPECIALIZED TRAINING LAN/WAN Engineer Program, Tech Pros Group, Irvine, CA CERTIFICATIONS * Microsoft Certified * Microsoft Certified * Microsoft Certified * Microsoft Certified * Microsoft Certified * Microsoft Certified * Microsoft Certified * Microsoft Certified TECHNOLOGIES Active Directory Analog Dial-up Cable/DSL Modem Desktop DHCP DNS Ethernet Exchange 2007/2010 Exchange Server 2003 Fast Ethernet FDDI Firewalls Front Page Gigabit Ethernet IIS Internet Explorer ISA firewall Mozilla Firefox MS Office Suite NEAX IPX 2000 Phone Switch Networked Printers. Norton Antivirus Oracle Proxy Server RAID Recording Software Red Hat Linux Remote Desktop RIS Routers Scanners SCSI SharePoint Systems Engineer (MCSE 2003) Systems Administrator: Messaging (MCSA Messaging 2003) Systems Administrator: Security (MCSA Security2003) Systems Administrator (MCSA 2003) Professional (MCP 2003) NT Server 4.0 NT Work Station 4.0 NT Enterprise Server

SQL Switches Symantec T1 Terminal Server UPS VMware Windows 3.11/95/98/NT/2000/XP/VISTA Windows NT/2000/2003 Server WINS Wireless Zeacom