Cesar Duran

Systems Engineer | Server & Cloud Infrastructure Geek | Azure | AWS | PowerShell Automation | StarWars Nerd







About Me:

IT Professional with 10+ yrs experience designing, implementing, administering, and supporting enterprise server and cloud core infrastructure services.


let SystemsEngineer = new CloudInfrastructureGeek();
if (Azure.AWS isDisabled()) {
Azure.AWS Enable();
} else {
SystemsEngineer MigratetoCloud();


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

• Plan, design, implement, and optimize Datacenter and remote sites server/virtualization/storage infrastructures.
• Plan, recommend and implement changes and enhancements to the server/virtualization/storage infrastructures.
• Manage existing technology solutions to ensure they are secured, available and perform optimally.
• Assess complex projects with a variety of requirements quickly, correctly prioritize tasks, provide accurate time estimates, and complete tasks in a timely manner while communicating changes and updates.
• Utilize advanced technical knowledge to analyze, log, track and resolve complex software/hardware issues pertaining to TCP/IP networks, servers, virtualization, storage and applications to meet business needs.
• Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure alignment and issue resolution.
• Adhere to and promote existing ITIL processes and standard procedures.
• This position requires participation in a rotating on-call schedule for 24×7 support.

Skills & Knowledge
• Strong experience with Microsoft Windows Server 2008, 2012, 2016, 2019 & Linux CentOS 7
• Experience implementing, administering, and supporting enterprise Microsoft Windows Active Directory networks including Directory Services, DNS, DHCP, DFS, MS SQL, IIS, GPO, Security, AWS, Azure, and Azure AD.
• Experience implementing, administering, and supporting storage area networks, rack mount and blade servers (Dell) and VMware vSphere environments.
• Experience administering and supporting Office 365 and Microsoft Exchange Server.
• Experience developing PowerShell and VMware CLI scripts for administration tasks.
• Experience with EMC Unity or VNX storage as well as CISCO Fiber Switches
• Advanced knowledge of backup and data recovery, Avamar experience




Linkedin Profile:


IT Certifications and Certificates of Completion:

Microsoft Certified
















CompTIA Certified






Amazon Web Services Certified









Google Cloud Certified












DevOps Certified:












Microsoft Workshop PLUS Courses