Carmen Grasso

21 Abbott Rd. Hamilton, NJ 08690 (856) 534-5580 (c) / (609) 570-5133 (h)


         Active Directory Infrastructure Design and Deployment Engineer and Trainer

         Microsoft Exchange Server Design and Migration Specialist

         Microsoft SQL Server High Availability and Clustered Design Solutions

         High Availability Solutions and Disaster Recovery strategies

         Project management and project design

         VMware Implementation and Design

         Virtualization and Data Center Design

         NetApp Storage

         Cisco UCS

         Symantec Enterprise Vault Implementation and Design

         Network Migration Specialist

         ITIL Principles and Procedural implementation

         Comprehensive technical documentation skills



         Facilitated long term goals and objectives for clients

         Strategic implementation of key LAN / WAN Network technologies.

         Reputation for effective leadership by implementing process innovative solutions

         Identified, established, and managed strategic enterprise projects

         Proven ability to excel in implementing new technologies through research and documentation

 Professional Capabilities

         Tenacity and diligence during challenging assignments

         Demonstrated leadership and team building strategies

         Exceptional ability to launch and manage highly successful projects and solutions

         Versatility, adaptability, and willingness to tackle new responsibilities

         Track record of growth and focus on bottom-line productivity and profitability

         Self-Starter with focus on team work


Datalink, National Base                                                                                                                                                              Nov 2008 Present

Solutions Architect

         Pre-Sales Engineering Consultant

         Post-Sales Engineering Architect

         Active Directory Consulting Architect

         Exchange / Messaging Services Consulting Architect

         Enterprise Migrations and Business Integrations Consultant

         Enterprise High Availability Consultant

         Enterprise Disaster Recovery and Restoration Consultant

         Data Center Consolidation and Design

         Server Consolidation through virtualization services

         VDI, Remote Application, Branch Office Consultant

         Virtualization and Remote Services Consulting Architect

         Technical documentation and solutions design

Preeminent Solutions, New York City, NY                                                                                                                                                              Feb 2008 Nov 2008

Senior Active Directory Consultant

         Consultation Services to the New York Times Company, New York City, NY

         Lead Active Directory Architect and Migration Strategist

         Lead Analyst for LAN services

         Designed and documented Active Directory Design and Migration Strategies

         Executed Migration for 21 Active Directory Forests, Novell NDS, Lotus Notes, Send mail

         Developed and documented Disaster Recovery Strategy

         Implemented Terminal Services and Enterprise Terminal Server Licensing Services

         Developed and documented strategies and design for Microsoft Exchange

Endo Pharmaceuticals, Chadds Ford, Pa                                                                                                                                                              Sep 2007 Feb 2008

Senior Systems Engineer

         Senior Active Directory / Exchange Architect

         Black Berry Enterprise / Messaging Architect

         Security Analyst

         Documented enterprise design and procedural processes

Charming Shoppes, Inc. Bensalem, Pa                                                                                                                                                              Nov 2006 Sep 2007

Senior Systems Engineer

         Primary / Lead Active Directory Architect

         Developed and Documented Migration Strategies

         Security Analyst for Infrastructure Servers

         Server Performance Analyst

         Implementation of SOX and PCI compliance

         Enterprise Trainer

         Executed Integration for business unit migrations and integration

         SQL Services Enterprise Cluster Architect

CDI Corporation, Inc.  Philadelphia, Pa                                                                                                                                                              Aug 2005 Nov 2006

Client Server Engineer

         Primary / Lead Active Directory Architect

         Senior Exchange Server 2003 Architect

         Developed and Documented Migration Strategies

         Developed and Documented Active Directory Architecture

         Developed training solutions for training

         Project Lead Active Directory and Exchange 2003 Migration

         Created budget requirements and costing for project

         Designed and Implemented virtualized Test Environment

         Project for DNS and WINS Services Restructuring

         Discovered and documented production enterprise

         Documented enterprise administrative and procedural processes

Internetwork Learning Institute                                                                                                                                                              Aug 2006 Nov 2007


         Trainer for MCSE Certification Programs

         Training Services Consultation

         Instructional and Certifications Curriculum Consulting

Preeminent Solutions, Inc., White Plains, NY                                                                                                                                                               Apr 2005 Sept 2005

Technical Lead / Consultant

         Active Directory and Exchange Migration  Architect

         VMware and P2V Deployment Services

         WMI, ADSI, and platform SDK scripting services

         Group Policies for Locked Down desktop and server environment

Omicron Consulting, Inc. Philadelphia, Pa                                                                                                                                                             June 2004 Apr 2005

Senior Network Consultant

         Senior Active Directory and Exchange 2003 Architect

         Active Directory and Exchange Migration Architect (Novell NDS and Novell GroupWise)

         SMS 2003 Design and Deployment

         Group Policy Architect

         Desktop Deployment Services Architect

Micro Endeavors, Inc., Upper Darby, Pa                                                                                                                                                             Sept 2003 June 2004

Senior Network Engineer

         Enterprise Network System Consulting

         Trainer for Public Training Center (Corporate Clients)

         Custom Application Design Migration (SQL and Web Services)

         Software development consultation for performance and platform designs

Verizon, Conshohocken, Pa                                                                                                                                                              Aug 2002 Apr 2003

LAN Administrator

         Desktop and LAN Administration

         Client Support Services

         Remote Services Connectivity

Computer Integration Technologies, Inc.                                                                                                                                                              Feb 1987 Aug 2001


         Established an Internet Service Provider company

         Developed Turn-Key Solutions as an OEM-Systems Builder

         Developed Migration Strategies

         Created and deployed ASP Services for Turn-Key Internet based solutions

         LAN / WAN Consulting Services


         AS in Computer Science Gloucester County College (Sewell, NJ)


         Microsoft Certified Systems Engineering Training (Florida)


         Microsoft Certified Trainer Train the Trainer (Philadelphia, Pa)


         Symantec Enterprise Vault Project Services Delivery Training (Chicago, Il)


         Symantec Enterprise Vault Design and Implementation Training (Boston, Ma)


         VMware ESX / ESXi Design and Implementation Training (San Francisco, Ca)


         NetApp (New York City, NY)



         VMware VCAP 5, VCP 4.1, VCP 5, VTSP 6, VSP 5