Systems and Network Administrator
Engagements working with clients utilizing cutting edge technology that utilize my experience in systems administration, development skills and management experience in full project life cycle positioning, development, and implementation in network and system administration technologies.
TECHNICAL SKILLS SUMMARY
October 2000 to Present, Consultant, Colorado
Systems & Desktop Administrator Consultant
Multiple engagements working with Corporate Internets, Intranets, and Web Hosting solutions in mixed environments. Technologies included Unix (Solaris, BSD, Linux), Windows Server, Microsoft Exchange Server, Firewalls, Switches, VOIP, SAN, and NAS. Solutions include complete datacenter build out, maintenance, and datacenter upgrades.
Responsible for design and deployment of Anti-Virus software throughout corporate environments (servers, workstations, laptops). Designed and deployed maintenance methodology for system patches and virus updates.
Established and maintained standards & practices for initial datacenter deployment, day to day operations, database replication, standby servers, Active Directory Maintenance, virus monitoring, and deployment of clustering technology.
Contracted to write technical interview questionnaires for recruiters. These questionnaires included subjects such as Windows, Unix, Active Directory, SQL, and general Systems Administration.
Marquee projects to date:
Sprint Mobile (Internal Development Datacenter)
Was brought on to manage the build out and deployment of Sprintís mobile network development center in Denver. Duties included coordination with multiple vendors and corporate departments throughout the country to arrange for network connectivity and hardening (security and virus protection).
Newmont Mining Corporation (Intranet/internet Datacenter)
Was brought on initially as a developer, duties expanded to making critical path decisions on existing and future deployments for mission critical intranet applications (Apache, Cold Fusion, Oracle). Enhanced performance and security by making specific recommendations to their existing environment.
Catholic Store, Inc (Intranet/internet Datacenter)
Brought in as an SA for a small business with an eCommerce web site as well as a custom built internal POS system. Revamped entire system from a botched Windows 2000/SQL Server 2000 Install to a fully functional, integrated, and secure domain/ADS environment, thus significantly cutting down on security risk and maintenance costs. Designed, developed, installed, and maintained network environment including keeping operating system, applications, and virus software patched and updated.
X2Delta Networks (Web Hosting Datacenter)
Managed and hands on work on a new build out, from the vision to implementation phase of a datacenter build out. Environment is a mixed Windows and Linux environment, with Windows running ads, web, ftp, mail, and database services; and Linux running firewall and domain name services. Designed and implemented security and maintenance protocols, including software upgrades, virus protection, and backup.
Sanford Homes (Intranet site only)
Got a Job (no longer in business)
March 2000 to September 2000, Sprint Enterprise Network Solutions, Colorado
Project Manager, Spectra Development Center
Internet Architect, eBusiness Solutions, Internet Development Center
Internet Architect responsible for designing and developing solutions on high visibility deployments. Technologies include Allaire Spectra, Cold Fusion, Sun Solaris, and Oracle 8i. All projects were enterprise level projects involving a clustered, multiple server environment. Responsibilities included full life cycle project work, as well as positioning Sprint hardware and software solutions to meet client needs (firewall, virus protection, applications, web space, etc).
1999 to 2000, Total SumParts, Virginia
Project Manager, Cold Fusion Development Team
Lead Developer, Cold Fusion
1995 to 1999, C:\ Drive, Virginia
Datacenter Operations Manager
Lead Developer, Cold Fusion
Responsible for creating and managing the Internet services division of C:\ Drive. Evaluated Internet technology, legacy applications, and client goals to recommend, design, develop, implement, and roll out complete Internet solutions (hardware and software). Developed custom eBusiness solutions, maintained and extended existing eBusiness solutions, information web sites, etc. using such tools as Cold Fusion, Unix, Windows NT, Solaris to implement these solutions.
1993 to 1995, On-Site Computers, Virginia
Network Systems Manager
Partner in a computer service and support company. Consulted, designed, and implemented network solutions for businesses with 2 to 1000 users. Developed and implemented risk assessment and migration policies. Worked with IBM, Novell, Microsoft, and Artisoft networks.
1992-1993, Atlantic Data Systems, North Carolina
Lead programmer for multiple vertical applications projects. Worked with c, clipper, and various xbase databases.
1991, Jan Bell Enterprises, Florida
Programmer for in house system, including accounting, point of sale, inventory, and payroll. Worked with COBOL, TRANSACT, Image/XL on HP mainframes.
1985-1991, United States Marine Corps
Non Commissioned Officer (Sergeant) in the USMC. Received honorable discharge. Decorated, and highly recommended for re-enlistment.
Excellent references will be provided upon request.