Jermal Smith – New Jersey, United States

Senior Level Systems Administrator and Proven Leader with years of demonstrated success implementing business functionality with proven positive impacts in the concentration area of corporate Information Technology, Infrastructure Administration and Technology Leadership.

• Possessing a strong multifaceted set of skills in various technologies.
• Strong communication skills and collaboration abilities to lead diverse teams
• An exemplary record of commitment, and the highest degree detail in all assumed roles.

Most recently:

• The designing implementation of infrastructure upgrades
• The development of businesses continuity strategies leveraging (BaaS) and (DRaaS) providers.
• The development of IT standard operating procedures and overall guidelines.
• Corporate security posturing by developing security policies and procedures.
• Introduction of advanced threat technology, including IRM and DLP controls.
• Co-Development of Corporate Council and Change Advisory Board.
• Worked to assist company goal to attain SOC2 Type 2 attestation.

Current areas of focus:

• VMware – vSphere 5, vSphere 6, vSphere 6.5
• Hyper-V – Server 2012 R2, Server 2016

Server Operation Systems
• Windows Server 2016, 2012 R2
• Linux Server – RHEL, Debian, Ubuntu Server

Storage Technology
• Nimble Storage – iSCSI
• Dell EqualLogic – ISCSI
• Openfiler – iSCSI, NFS, Samba
• FreeNAS – iSCSI, NFS, Samba

Cloud Technology
• Office 365 Administration – Exchange, Skype for Business, SharePoint, One Drive
• Azure – Active Directory, Storage, Virtual Machines, Web Services
• AWS – Compute, Storage, Web Services, Security, Networking

Firewall & Threat Protection:
Checkpoint Technologies

Past projects include but not limited to:
• Infrastructure Development
• Subject Matter Expert Role
• SharePoint Development
• Testing Lab Desing and Management
• Deployment and Management of Office 365
• Power BI Integration
• Salesforce Administration
• Single Sign-on – SAML

If you would like to know more just ask or reach out to me on LinkedIn