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David Hamm

Senior Systems Engineer

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  • 66046 Lawrence Freelancer in
  • Graduation: Bachelor's of Science in Computer Networking
  • Hourly-/Daily rates:
  • Languages: English (Native or Bilingual)
  • Last update: 14.12.2020
Virtualization/VDI (vSphere 6.x / 7.x), Windows Server (2008/2012, DNS, DHCP, Storage Management, NetApp, 3Par, EMC/EqualLogic, Vulnerability Management, SCCM, HP Server Automation, Scripting, PowerShell, VBScript, PowerCLI, WDS, LDAP, SSO, PKI, Backup, Veritas, VMware SRM, IT Service Management, ITIL v3/Agile Framework, Hybrid Cloud, Virtualization, data center, hardware infrastructure, SDN, vCenter Server, VMware, Cisco Catalyst switches, Windows Server virtual machines, Big IP, VMware virtual infrastructure, vCenter/ESXi, Splunk, network printers, printer, electronic mail, CAD, programming, FreeBASIC, Python, Unix
  • 09/2017 - 09/2020

    • Insight Global
  • Hardware/Virtualization Engineer
  • Insight Global | Kansas City, MO
    SECRET clearance
    Sep 2017 - Sep 2020

    A leading government IT service provider supporting Hybrid Cloud Services (HCS) - USMC Data Center
    Hardware/Virtualization Engineer

    * Coordinates and collaborates with various vendors, service providers, partners and customers
    to install, upgrade, configure, administer, automate and optimize data center physical and
    virtualized architectures and associated software
    * Serves as a technical expert in the investigation and diagnosis, troubleshooting, root cause
    analysis/restoration and recovery actions of virtualization and hardware infrastructure in a
    multi-site data center
    * Manages HPE Systems Insight Manager (SIM) and Virtual Connect Enterprise Manager (VCEM) to
    manage HPE hardware and software defined network (SDN) architecture.
    * Engineered deployment plan to migrate all HPE hardware into HPE OneView
    * Deployed Dell OpenManage to manage newly purchased tech refresh Dell hardware (R640s, R740s,
    and R840s)
    * Exposed to various hardware and software technologies including, but not limited to:

    Compute Storage Software
    * HPE BladeSystem c7000 Enclosures (Gen9)
    * HPE ProLiant DL rack servers
    * Dell PowerEdge rack servers
    * NetApp AFF A-series (NAS)
    * HPE 3PAR StoreServ (SAN)
    * HPE 3PAR StoreOnce (Nearline)
    * vCenter Server
    * vRealize Suite
    * VMware NSX-T

  • 05/2015 - 09/2017

    • Dept of Navy
  • Senior Systems Engineer
  • Dept of Navy | Kansas City, MO
    SECRET clearance
    May 2015 - Sep 2017

    Federal employee supporting Facilities System Branch (FSB) - USMC Data Center
    Senior Systems Engineer

    * Managed, maintained and deployed various data center infrastructure including, but not
    limited to:
    * Brocade MLXe and Cisco Catalyst switches
    * Windows Server virtual machines
    * Big IP F5 load balancers
    * VMware virtual infrastructure (vCenter/ESXi)
    * Engineered and implemented HPE C7000/ProLiant blade systems architecture
    * Managed and maintain APC StruxureWare Data Center for environmental monitoring
    * Served as SME Splunk Engineer for 400+ servers
    * Served and performed Server Room Administrator roles

  • 04/2014 - 04/2015

    • Dept of Veteran Affairs
  • Computer Technician Intern
  • Veterans Affairs runs programs benefiting veterans and members of their families
    Computer Technician Intern

    * Helped move PC's and networking equipment from the previous location to current location
    * Imaged computers for final deployment to end users
    * Assessed customer needs and identify products/services that are required to meet those needs
    * Helped install networking equipment to the last location
    * Connected PC's and network printers for end users use
    * Helped setting up IP phones
    * Maintained relationships with users by resolving PC and printer issues
    * Communicated plan of action with appropriate members of staff for problem resolutions
    * Completed and cleared trouble tickets from our ticketing system

  • 10/2009 - 04/2011

    • Grand Rapids Community College
  • Computer Lab Assistant
  • Public community college
    Computer Lab Assistant

    * Troubleshot software issues in Applied Technology Center computer lab
    * Assisted students with questions concerning software
    * Assisted IT department with installations of hardware and software components
    * Assigned people workstations depending on what software is needed
    * Worked in a help desk like setting taking calls to fix computer issues while also fixing
    issues in person
    * Helped roll-out a new network-based printer system December 2010
    * Contributed to project success by deploying new computers in CAD labs Summer 2010
    * Assisted students with programming problems in FreeBASIC, Python, Unix and flowcharting in
    Raptor and Visio

  • 01/2002 - 12/2006

    • US Army
  • Soldier
  • Land warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces

    * Ammunition Specialist
    * Driver
    * NBC/Supply Clerk
    * Cannon Crewmember
    * Purple Heart Recipient for Iraq Combat
    * Helped people with computer issues such as hardware incompatibilities, software upgrades and
    troubleshooting in my unit