Dedicated and seasoned IT Professional eager to contribute advanced technical acumen as well as exceptional leadership, consulting and training expertise toward supporting a dynamic employer in optimizing bottom-line performance.
Able to perform a broad scope of IT functions spanning infrastructure design, risk analysis and assessments, hardware/software installation and configuration, network diagnostics and administration, security auditing, vulnerability assessments, and project management.
Highly skilled in network performance tuning and optimization, conducting data backups, and applying disaster recovery strategies and contingency plans to safeguard business-critical information.
Highly adaptable; quickly master new roles, responsibilities, technologies and environments.
Possess superior problem solving, communication, prioritization, and multi-tasking capabilities.
Excel in steering compliance with ISO 27000 requirements, PCI DSS criteria, and corporate policies and procedures.
Green Card Holder and US Permanent Resident.
Operating Systems: SUSE (Linux), FreeBSD, Debian, Gentoo, Ubuntu, DSL, VMS/VAX, Novell, DOS, Windows (all versions), Backtrack (iWHAX), VMware, Virtual PC, Virtual Box (Sun Microsystems)
Hardware: Juniper, Dell, HP, Microsoft, Fujitsu, IBM, Sony, Avaya, Cisco, Netgear, D-Link, 3 Com, DEC, Securstar, Belkin, Logitech, Veritas, Network Instruments
Technologies & Frameworks: DNS, WINS, SharePoint, Exchange (5.5, 2000, 2003), IIS, ISA (2000, 2004), SQL, WSH, VBA, WSUS, Maximo, Adventnet, KVM over IP, Clustering 802.1x, MSF, ITIL, Active Directory, LAN/WAN, SAN, NAS, Prometric / VUE testing, structured cabling, Trusty Boot, ERD
FastTrain, Kendall, FL, 2009 to Present
Merge substantial technical proficiencies, communication skills, and presentation abilities to deliver information technology instruction through certification programs.
Everglades International Hostel, 2008 to 2009 (contract)
IT Consultant & Wilderness Guide
Applied extensive project management talents toward planning, designing, developing and deploying innovative reservation system.
Pirean Ltd., Fareham, UK, 2007 to 2008 (contract)
Spearheaded design and seamless migration of Domino to Microsoft Exchange.
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Liz Earle Cosmetics, Isle of Wight, UK, 2005 to 2007
IT Security Lead
Decisively defined and enforced policies and procedures to achieve and sustain ISO 27001 and PCI DSS compliance.
Oversaw 2003 Active Directory and security infrastructure design for relocation to new building, consistently adhering to MSF and ITIL best practices.
Orchestrated Juniper SSG and NSM rollout, design, management and support for remote locations.
Championed design and rollout of ISA Server 2004 and implementation of WSUS.
Authored and facilitated security awareness training, critical to maximizing intrusion prevention.
CCS-Tech Ltd., Isle of Wight, UK, 2002 to 2005
Director / Freelance Trainer / Consultant
Devised and delivered comprehensive technical training to Ministry Of Defence, Royal School of Signals, Blandford as well as to organizations such as Honeywell Security.
Administered training for students to achieve MCSE and CompTIA Security+ credentials.
Caramba UK, Lee-on-Solent, UK, 2000 to 2002
MCT Technical Trainer / Consultant
Demonstrated exemplary versatility in driving LAN/WAN administration, developing and delivering technical training programs, and implementing information systems security policy.
Provided courses in CompTIA, Bespoke software, and MCSE Certification.
Amraf Training, Essex, Fareham, UK, 1998 to 2000
MCT Technical Trainer / Centre Manager
Successfully established, managed and launched new training facility from the ground up, independently recruiting and signing full classroom of 32 seats during first month of opening.
Interviewed, hired, oriented, motivated and directed instructors.
Network Support / Trainer, Isle of Wight College, Isle of Wight, UK, 1996 to 1998
Armed Forces, UK Military, 1989 to 1995
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
ITIL Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management (ISEB)
Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), NT 4.0, 2000, 2003
Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) + Security, 2000, 2003
Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) + Messaging, 2000, 2003
Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) + Security, Server 2003
Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) + Messaging, 2003
Microsoft Solutions Framework Practitioner (MSF)
Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT)
Certificate in IT & Computing
Associate, Institute of IT Training (AITT)
A+, Network+, Security+, CompTIA
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As indicated in the accompanying resume, I bring to you a significant background in the information technology industry, proven talents in consulting and client relations, and proficiency in IT security, project management, network optimization, and technical training. To complement these qualifications, I offer solid analytical, troubleshooting, critical thinking, and communication skills which are essential as a <insert job title/position>.
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