Richard A. Gylgayton
Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer, Windows 2000 Certified
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Experienced with Windows 2000/2003 Active Directory design and installation and
design and deployment of enterprise-wide Group Policies using Active
Project management experience with large-scale Exchange Server rollouts.
- Windows 2000 Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer.
years of hands on experience with PC's, networking and messaging
- Project Management experience with large-scale
rollouts. These projects involved meeting milestones, monitoring project
budgets. Assigning and reviewing tasks for team members, enterprise-wide
design implementation and deployment, lab design and setup, client
configuration and training and technical documentation. These organizations
ranged in size from 500 to 3500 users.
- Extensive technical experience with Exchange Server
including Internet Mail Service, SMTP protocol, SendMail, X.400 connectors,
RAS connectors and gateways to disparate messaging systems. Integration of
Exchange technology has been accomplished in both private and public business
organizations. Have worked with Exchange since beta of Exchange 4.0 (April
1995). Current skill set includes experience with Exchange 2000/2003 in mixed mode
environment with Exchange 5.5 and Active Directory Connector.
- Extensive experience with Windows 2000 and 2003 Server.
Accomplished in the usage of all tools in the TCP/IP protocol suite used with
NT Server: DNS, DHCP, WINS, etc. Extensive experience in integrating Windows
into Internet and Intranet environments.
- Skilled in design and setup of corporate Internet and
Intranet web sites using Microsoft Internet Information Server and
sub-components. Recent projects include development, testing and deployment of
a web application server build using Windows 2000 and IIS5 for rollout in a
55,000-user enterprise. This project includes rapid deployment, imaging of
the server build and review of information compliance and security
- Performed extensive administrative troubleshooting in
an organization consisting of over 35,000 users. This was a
post-production project integrating performance monitoring and proactive fault
- Experienced in rapid deployment of Windows 2000
Professional and Windows XP at the desktop level using disk imaging
and unattended setup files. Experienced with Windows 2000 Active Directory
design and installation and design and deployment of enterprise-wide Group
Policies using Active Directory components.
- Detailed working knowledge of Microsoft Office,
Microsoft Outlook (all versions), Microsoft Exchange Client (original release
with server product in 1996) Microsoft Mail, most Symantec Norton products,
and many other off-the-shelf software packages.
- CNE certification achieved in 1994. Re-certified in
1996 in NetWare 4.x and Netware Directory Services. Extensive experience with
this product dates back to 1988. Have integrated Windows into existing
- Excellent communication skills and team player.
- Experienced trainer. Teaches Active Directory and
Exchange 2000 planning and deployment workshops for Microsoft Consulting in
the Northern California Microsoft office.
Advent Software, Inc.
9/2003 ~ present
Exchange Server and Active Directory Administrator. Project manager
for related messaging and collaboration projects.
Integration Group, San Ramon,
7/2000 ~ present
- Network and server administration,
including but not limited to controlling, planning, allocating, deploying,
coordinating and monitoring the resources of a telecommunications network.
Consulting Clients include:
Adept Technology, San Jose CA. - Designed
and assist in maintaining an Exchange 5.5 Server organization with sites and
servers in San Jose, Cincinnati, Connecticut, Germany, Italy, France and Canada.
Currently in early design stages for upgrade to Windows 2000 Active Directory
and Exchange 2000
ChevronTexaco, San Ramon CA. - Development,
testing and deployment of a web application server build using Windows 2000 and
IIS5 for rollout in a 55,000-user enterprise.
Contra Costa Water District, Concord CA. -
Designed and assisted in rollout of single Exchange server 5.5 organization.
Currently assisting with a NetWare 4.x to Windows 2000 Active Directory
Whalen and Company, Lafayette CA. - Regularly
maintain Exchange 5.5 organization of 500 users on single server. Currently
involved with “re-branding” the company, configuring and maintaining new DNS
domains with Windows 2000 DNS.
Contra Costa Community College District,
Martinez, CA - Ongoing support of five-server Exchanger 5.5 organization. Also
worked on a firewall implementation project.
Senior Network Specialist
9/94 ~ 7/01
As a staff member of Gateway Group, assisted or managed
LAN/WAN integration projects using Microsoft products in the Networking,
Client/Server, Internet, Intranet and database applications environment. Some of
these projects included, PG&E, Wells Fargo Bank, Pacific Telesis and The Good
EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS
- BA, English , St. Mary’s College, Moraga, CA
Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer, (MCSE), 3.51, 4.0, and Windows 2000
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