Jackson Walker LLP
Litigation Support Administrator
January 2017 to January 2019
MHMR of Tarrant County
Systems Engineer II
March 2015 to December 2016
Fort Worth, TX
Centex Systems Support Services
Systems Administrator/Sr. Citrix Systems Engineer
April 2011 to February 2015
May 2010 to April 2011
Tier 3 Support Technician
March 2009 to April 2010
McGinnis, Lochridge & Kilgore, L.L.P.
July 2007 to February 2009
DealerBuilt - LightYear Dealer Technologies
Sr. Systems Engineer
January 2019 to October 2019
What company does Ray Yanis work for?
Ray Yanis works for Homecare Homebase
What is Ray Yanis's role at Homecare Homebase?
Ray Yanis is System Administrator
What industry does Ray Yanis work in?
Ray Yanis works in the Information Technology and Services industry.
System Administrator @ Homecare Homebase Dallas, TexasLitigation Support Administrator @ Jackson Walker LLP Key contributor to team effort to oversee and provide system reliability for a multi-domain environment with 1000+ users. Core focus is to administer and support a three-tier e-discovery application environment. Additional tasks included assisting the other server administrators and enterprise admins with day to day responsibilities and projects. Accomplishments• Provisioned servers for ADFS, WAP, and Azure AD Connect server roles. Used the provisioned servers to connect OnPrem AD to Azure AD via ADFS. Also, created a GPO to connect to Azure AD via SSO.• Managed and troubleshot the synchronization between OnPrem AD and Azure AD• Automated the VMware server build process via PowerShell/PowerCLI. This process consists of building the VM, creating all AD objects for the server, linking GPOs to the server OU, and adding the server to the newly created OU.• Automated the new hire/departure processes via PowerShell scripts to reduce failure and time to process.• Monitored and maintained on-premise environment for an e-discovery application.• Installed Zerto VMWare vSphere replication for disaster recovery between datacenters. • Created PowerShell monitoring scripts for VMWare host resources, server disks, and application services.• Generated PowerShell code signing via Windows PKI, created GPOs to restrict unidentified scripts, and create documentation for policies and procedures of PowerShell scripts.• Documented the litigation environment hardware and software infrastructure. From January 2017 to January 2019 (2 years 1 month) Dallas, TXSystems Engineer II @ MHMR of Tarrant County Work cooperatively with a team of system engineers to oversee and administer a multi-domain environment in support of 2000+ users. Primary role was to work on upgrading environments where either hardware or software is reaching end of life. Responsibilities also include participating in a 24/7 on-call rotation.• Developed and executed a strategy to upgrade the organization’s financial system hardware and software in multiple environments. The software consisted of the following: Sage HRMS, Sage ERP, Sage Budgeting & Planning, Sage Fixed Assets, Biznet BizInsight, eRequester, and a few other variables.• Collaborated with a team to migrate from Exchange 2007 to 2013. Primary function in the project was to design and implement the migration of the exchange environment behind a Barracuda load balancer HA pair.• Created Windows 2012 Server active-passive clusters with SQL 2014 for multiple environments, which also included SSRS for all SQL instances.• Scale out and stand up a new SCCM 1602 environment with MDT and MBAM integrated, and help train system admins on how to create/maintain task sequences and application packages.• Developed PowerShell scripts for Windows/SQL clustering, Active Directory, Exchange, and other applications.• Documented all environmental implementations and procedures. From March 2015 to December 2016 (1 year 10 months) Fort Worth, TXSystems Administrator/Sr. Citrix Systems Engineer @ Centex Systems Support Services Primary role is to oversee and administer an entire domain with 1500+ users. This involves designing, configuring,and monitoring the entire environment to support multiple EMR systems. Additional responsibilities would include collaborating with other system administrators, and supporting additional domains/environments.• Configure and monitor multiple Citrix XenApp environments to use a Netscaler MPX HA pair.• Create Citrix Access Gateways and Web Interfaces on the Netscalers.• Create group policies for Windows and Citrix environments (XenApp servers, EMR applications, IE, etc.).• Duplicate Citrix Access Gateways/Web Interfaces for internal and external access for different timeouts.• Maintain the latest hotfix rollups on the XenApp servers.• Keep the Netscaler’s firmware up to date for security patching.• Create virtual servers for HTTP to HTTPS redirects on the Netscaler.• Configure custom Webinterface.conf files on the Netscalers.• Configure Access Gateways and Web Interfaces for single or multiple farm access.• Optimize downtime and alerts on the Citrix Access Gateways, Web Interfaces, and XenAppservers for application outages/upgrades.• Train support staff to troubleshoot Citrix XenApp server issues, and also act as an escalation point for all Citrix related issues.• Configure the Netscaler Access Gateways/ Web Interfaces to allow users to reset their passwords• Install and configure Citrix Universal Print Drivers on Citrix server printers.• Restrict access to printer based on Active Directory distribution groups.• Configure a Windows domain to use Secure Lightweight Directory Access Protocol.• Implemented hardware monitoring for all physical servers in 5 domains using Dell OpenManage Essentials.• Implementation and administration of encryption for workstations to meet FIPS 140-2 compliance.• Creating and managing an image deployment environment using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit. From April 2011 to February 2015 (3 years 11 months) Austin, TXNOC Technician @ Hostway Corporation Provided support for cloud, managed, and hybrid hosting. Responded to customer support via a ticketing system and by phone. Support would consist of all network/server hardware and configurations. • Worked closely with the cloud environment to create new OS images and test possible new OS proposals.• Inventoried all hardware at two data center locations.• Provided extended support for assigned VIP customers. From May 2010 to April 2011 (1 year) Tier 3 Support Technician @ UniVista LLC Supplied onsite and remote support for infrastructure hardware and end user software support. Also supported staff to comply with SLA guidelines. • Assisted creating procedures and implementing maintenance windows for client hardware.• Created and maintained technical documentation for client infrastructures.• Created end user training materials for newly deployed hardware/software. From March 2009 to April 2010 (1 year 2 months) Austin, TXNetwork Technician @ McGinnis, Lochridge & Kilgore, L.L.P. Responsible for supporting 300+ users in a small business environment. The environment consisted of a multi-domain forest between two locations.• Created and maintained an update of OS images using Acronis imaging software.• Created inventory documentation for hardware and software.• Assisted re-cabling the entire network room at one location. From July 2007 to February 2009 (1 year 8 months) Austin, TXSr. Systems Engineer @ DealerBuilt - LightYear Dealer Technologies As part of the infrastructure team, my core responsibilities consist of contributing to the design, development, and maintenance of each DMS (Dealer Management System) environment as an MSP. Other responsibilities involve the monitoring and management of an organizational domain forest for the company. Accomplishments• Designed and built a SolarWinds N-Central platform to monitor and administer client hardware remotely• Incorporated the deployment of Bitlocker into the MDT process, and configured the monitoring via Azure Intune• Contributed in re-designing the organization’s domain forest (Organization restructure, new naming conventions, and GPO consolidation)• Outlined and planned for identity management (ADFS, Azure, Other) and directory sync supporting O365 workloads• Integrated Azure AD single sign-on with Azure Marketplace Apps• Installed, configured, and monitored VMWare ESXi hosts/networks/SAN storage within vSphere 5.5+ with vCenter management• Created site DHCP failover clusters in an active-active load sharing configuration for all site VLANs• Led collaboration with networking team to deploy a SonicWall SMA VPN appliance to remove three other client-side VPN applications• PKI Certificate Authority Administrator• Develop, iterate, test, and implement improved PowerShell & PowerCLI scripts From January 2019 to October 2019 (10 months) Grapevine, TX
Introversion (I), Intuition (N), Thinking (T), Judging (J)
1 year(s), 9 month(s)
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