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Herb Winhoven

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Independent Consultant

Houston TX

QUALIFICATIONS
• Microsoft Certified Professional- Administering Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager and Cloud Services Integration
• Microsoft System Center 10 years – client discovery and design, build, configure, customize, knowledge transfer, scaled-out, enterprise implementations, SOW, as-build documentation
o Configuration Manager – automated OSD, software deployment, compliance,
asset intelligence, patch management, Intune and MDM, Azure AD, O365, Linux, PowerShell
o Service Manager – ITIL, form customization, custom reporting and dashboards, self-
service portal, SLA management, PowerShell, Cireson integrations
o Orchestrator – complex workflow automation, PowerShell, Azure automation
o Operations Manager – Infrastructure and application monitoring and alerting, 3rd
party workload monitoring, cloud monitoring including Azure, SharePoint dashboards
o Virtual Machine Manager – Hyper-V clustering, virtual machine and private cloud
management, storage and network management, Windows Server, Linux, Oracle, PowerShell
o DPM – centralized backup for VMs and applications, archiving backup data to Azure
• Microsoft Intune Mobile Device Management 5 years – design, build, configure, customize, knowledge transfer; integration with SCCM and Exchange, AirWatch, MobileIron to Microsoft Intune migrations
• Virtualization 10 years – Hyper V 2012 R2, VMM 2012 R2, Azure, Azure DFS and ASR, VMware
• Microsoft Windows Server and Workstation operating systems 20 years (All versions including 2019), Active Directory and related services (DNS, DHCP, WINS, etc.)
• Microsoft SQL Server 10 years – queries, SSRS, SSAS, administration
• Microsoft Azure 5 years – EMS, OMS, Monitor, Log Analytics, IaaS

WORK EXPERIENCE
Independent Consultant
3/15 – present Winhoven LLC
Houston, Texas
• Microsoft System Center 2012 R2, 2016 and Current Branch implementations, private cloud expert, Service Manager, Configuration Manager, Operations Manager, Orchestrator, Virtual Machine Manager and DPM professional consulting services, PowerShell, Hyper-V clustering, Windows 2016, Intune, OMS
• Microsoft MCS and Fortune 500 enterprise engagements
o Luby’s, Inc.
 Microsoft System Center Suite 2016; SCCM, SCOM, SCO and SCSM design, build, configure and administration, Cireson self-service portal, complex automation, Power BI dashboards; Azure IaaS, Office 365 Project Online build and implementation
o TEAM, Inc.
 Microsoft Intune and System Center Configuration Manager implementation; design and build new SCCM 2016 environment, OSD, software updates and Intune co-management; full mobile device management design and build, custom reporting
o Treasure Island Casino
 Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager; software updates design and build
o Nash-Rocky Mount Schools
 Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager; operating system deployment design and build, software updates, configure environment according to Microsoft best practices
o MetLife
 Microsoft System Center Suite; SCCM, SCOM, SCO and SCSM. Design, build and configure complete Microsoft private cloud solution, Cireson self-service portal, various automations
o Time Warner Cable/Charter Communications
 Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Private cloud; Hyper-V; SCOM, SCCM, VMM, SCO, SCSM; custom SCOM monitor and reporting, automated virtual machine deployment, IaaS, SaaS, Self-Service IT portal, Microsoft Operations Manager Suite
o United Healthcare Group
 Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2016; design, build, and test environment. Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2012 SP1, R2 and 2016; tune environment with recommendations, implement Savision Live Maps. Reporting and data analytics

o AON/Alight Solutions
 MDM migration from AON Intune instance to the new Alight Intune instance; architect, design, build, test, migrate BYOD owned devices
o SCANA Energy
 MDM migration from AirWatch to Microsoft Intune; architect, design, build, test, migrate BYOD corporate owned devices; staff knowledge transfer for Intune Azure Portal Preview
o XTRA Lease
 Microsoft System Center Service Manager 2016 implementation; architect, design, build, configure solution for incident management and service management
o BNY Mellon
 Microsoft System Center Orchestrator 2012 R2 and System Center Configuration Manager complex automation for Hyper-V cluster patching; Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2012 R2 Hyper-V custom monitoring, dashboards and reports, PowerShell
o Franklin County School District/CDW
 Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2012 R2 full implementation; Fully automated OSD application deployment and software updates; Reporting; Compliance; Endpoint protection and custom client policies for servers and desktops; knowledge transfer
o Cisco
 Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2012 R2 implementation; architect, build, configure solution for distributed application for private cloud, PowerShell, Hyper-V
o Rainbow Media, AMC Networks
 Microsoft Intune mobile device management design and build; migrate from MobileIron
o iHeart Media
 Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2012 R2 implementation; architect, build, configure solution for software updates management for their server environment
o Reid Hospital
 Microsoft System Center Service Manager and Orchestrator 2012 R2 implementation with change, service request and incident request management; self-service portal, complex automation, form customization

Systems Center Solution Architect
12/13 – 3/15 Project Leadership Associates
Houston, Texas
• Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 implementations. Service Manager, Configuration Manager, Operations Manager, Orchestrator, Virtual Machine Manager, DPM, PowerShell, Hyper-V, Intune
• Generate statements of work, define customer requirements through extensive discovery, design and architect solution, build and configure, knowledge transfer, support for enterprise sized clients
Systems Center Service Manager Consultant
3/13 – 12/13 University of Pennsylvania Health System Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
• Microsoft System Center Service Manager 2012 implementation. Service Request Management, Incident Request Management, Change Management
• Form customization via the Authoring Tool, XML edit and Visual Studio
• Custom reporting. Cube/Pivot Table, SQL query, SSRS and subscriptions
• 3rd party data import from BMV Remedy, PowerShell
Senior Systems Engineer Consultant
6/09 – 3/13 Ohio Bureau of Workman’s Compensation
Columbus, Ohio
• System Center 2012 implementation (SCCM, SCOM, SCSM, VMM, SCO, DPM), VMware 5.1 upgrade
• Development of procedures for secure, automated server builds via SCCM
• Build & maintain 600+ Windows Servers physical & virtual
• Responsible for resolving any server issues; hardware or software
• Server virtualization configuration and monitoring; VMware vSphere Client, VCOPS, PowerCLI
• Primary support for all server hardware, HP (P & C class Blades & enclosures) DL 380 (Gen 2, 3, 4) DL385, DL580, DL585, etc. SAN connectivity, Disk Operations – RAID, HA
• Involved in research, design, implementation, and troubleshooting of infrastructure projects.
Technical Analyst
4/08 – 6/09 nGenera Corporation
Columbus, Ohio
• Evaluate customer needs and create implementation solutions to meet cost and timelines of the project
• Develop documentation (requirements, solutions, test plans, test cases, high and low level design, system architecture, etc.) and other deliverables
• Develop software solutions via ASP .NET, SQL/SRS, HTML/CSS
• Customers include Nationwide, Progressive, Sandals, Brown Forman, JP Morgan Chase
Ecommerce Developer/Network Engineer
10/06 – 4/08 Vance Outdoors
Hebron, Ohio
• Configure Windows 2003 Active Directory, Microsoft Exchange, group policies, automated software distribution, data replication, remote access via Microsoft Terminal Services and VPN via secured, firewall/router configuration
• Develop scalable, high capacity n-tier ecommerce solution using various software solutions; PHP, MySQL, FoxPro, Flash and XML, legacy software integration
• SEM and SEO with heavy focus placed on understanding current trends and market needs through research, reporting and statistical analysis
Network Consultant/Administrator
12/99 – 10/06 Omni Information Technologies
Toledo, Ohio
• IS/IT solutions consultant for midsized businesses
• Provide risk assessment, network and system administration, design, support, education, asset management, budget consulting
• Design/implement server solutions to fit varied needs and system requirements
• Design/implement network infrastructure strategies including mobile solutions using VPN, Terminal Services, router, firewall configuration and data synchronization
• User support and training on various platforms
Senior Systems Engineer/Manager
11/97 – 12/99 J. Management
Sylvania, Ohio
• Led an expert team of network administrators, application and web developers and other IS personnel
• Support and develop solutions for J Management in a multi-platform environment consisting of HP UNIX, Linux, AS400 and Microsoft servers
• Architect secure, fault tolerant environment implementing a Windows network via AD, Microsoft Exchange, and Backup Exec
• Provide secure WAN access (Internet and point-to-point) via Cisco firewall technology
• Designed an effective, multi-level, end user software training program
Corporate IT Sales/Network Admin
12/95 – 11/97 Dana Corporation
Maumee, Ohio
• Responsible for all network and systems administration, infrastructure, hardware, software and vendor management
• Improved procurement process by decreasing costs through vendor management and manufacturer volume discounts; record 4 million in sales first year
• Convert from Novell to secure Windows network including total infrastructure replacement

EDUCATION
University of Toledo, Bachelors – Mathematics
MCSE, Dana Advanced Networking Certification
Dana Advanced Management Certification; Dale Carnegie Leadership Training

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