LOU PARIS JR.

19-Year IT Pro

Phone        (202) 604-5478
Web           www.paristechnical.com
Email         lou@paristechnical.com

WHERE I EXCEL

  • Adaptability in High Visibility Environments
  • Project and Time Management
  • Strategic Planning and Successful Execution
  • Creative and Out-of-the-box Thinking

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Virtualization
  • Systems Arch.
  • Security
  • Storage Mgmt.
  • Backup and DR
  • Datacenters
  • App. Support

CERTIFICATIONS

  • 2003
  • 1999
  • 1999
  • Exchange and AD Migration
  • Comp TIA A+
  • MCP

CURRENT TECHNOLOGY SUMMARY

  • OS Platforms
  • Virtualization
  • Storage
  • Monitoring
  • Backup
  • Messaging
  • Security

Applications 

  • Microsoft Windows (all platforms), OS-X
  • VMware, Citrix, Hyper-V
  • NetApp, EMC Clariion, EqualLogic, NAS, DAS, Cloud
  • SCOM, SolarWinds, SpiceWorks
  • Veeam, BackupExec, NetBackup, ExaGrid, B2D, B2T, DR
  • Exchange, Windows Mobile, Blackberry, BYOD
  • SonicWall, Cisco ASA, Checkpoint, ISA, DMZ
  • SAP Business One, QPulse, 2X, Crystal Reports

WORK HIGHLIGHTS

Deployed SAP Business One migrating from Infor TakeStock  Modernized IT Infrastructure including Virtualization, Storage, and Networking  Standardized desktop platforms  Enhanced security specification

Determined best solutions for customers and produced ROMs for customers to exercise • Coordinated with Engineering on new products or product enhancements per customer requirements • Refined business processes to shorted time and enacted checks to ensure quality ROMs
  • Dept. of Justice
  • Sr. Systems Engineer
  • Aug 2010 - Apr 2011
  • Contract: ID Solutions
Applications and Systems Engineer supporting a 3,500 user community for testing and production systems • Assisted in managing all DoJ ESS equipment at the primary data center in Rockville MD • Lead for Citrix XenServer 6.0 implementation and phase-out of Presentation Server 4.5
  • FBI
  • Test Lab Lead
  • Apr 2010 - Aug 2010
  • Contract: Technica/1099
Managed a five person team supporting a 30,000 user community for pre-production network and systems • Tasked numerous critical projects to Senior and Mid-Level team members • Led project to overhaul datacenter with new floor, power, server consolidation, and organization
  • USAID/OFDA
  • Sr. Systems Architect
  • Jan 2009 - Apr 2010
  • Nov 2001 - Nov 2004
  • Contract: ITT Corp.
Led the Citrix XenServer 5 implementation saving over $200,000 in new operational costs • Led the “Green IT” effort resulting in $375,000 in savings and reduced power use by 29% • Implemented the SolarWinds solution to provide 99.99% update and proactively determine issues
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