IT Director

20+ Years of Demonstrated Experience in the IT Services Industry with Professional Expertise in Designing, Configuring, & Re-engineering Corporate-Wide Computer Network Operations. Well Versed in Managing Multi-Million Dollar Budgets, Streamlining Support Environments & Tool-chains, & Spearheading Multiple Complete Infrastructure Rebuilds & Office Relocations (New Network, Servers, Storage, Telephones, & IP Ranges).

CORE COMPETENCIES

Cloud & Virtualization
VMWare ESX 2.x – 5.x, Workstation, Server, vSphere, vMotion, Converter. Linux KVM and XEN, as well as VMWare View and Citrix Xenworks. OpenStack, Amazon AWS, Rackspace in public, private, and hybrid environments using VPNs and remote management and monitoring. Plan and implement the technical aspect of datacenter builds, rebuilds and moves.
Storage Systems
Administered and maintained several different SAN storage environments; Managed and deployed local and remote storage systems and replication environments using DFS, NTFRS, and rsync; Deployed and administered several disk encryption systems using BitLocker, Check Point and TrueCrypt.
Network Systems
TCP/IP, NetBEUI, IPX, and AppleTalk network protocols and Cisco, 3Com, HP, Juniper, Linksys, Netgear, Xylan, and Xywal routers, switches, and firewalls. Experienced with fiber-based gigabit Ethernet and FDDI networks. Knowledge of RJ-45 10/100/1000Mb and BNC Ethernet topologies in both bridged and routed environments. Experienced with DS3, PRI, T1, frame relay, and ISDN WAN connections, including setting up redundant fail-over connections. Limited experience with ArcNet and CDDI networks.
Server Services & Applications
Experienced with configuring and maintaining Apache, CVS, DFS, DHCP, DNS, HTTP, FTP, NFS, NIS, NIS+, NTFRS, Samba, SQL, Subversion, Trac, WINS servers including: deploying new Active Directory and NT domains, group policies and software deployments, migration and integration of existing systems, writing and troubleshooting domain login scripts, user and computer accounts, deploying network printers.
Documentation and Standard Practices
Authored and coauthored 100+ page manuals and developed advanced documentation on common topics including disaster recovery plans, application configuration and troubleshooting, network installation, naming convention standards, security practices, and operating system installation and administration.
Operating Systems
Windows Server and Workstation 3.1/95/98/NT/XP/2003/Vista/7/2008/2012 including installing, configuring, networking, troubleshooting, and repairing. Various UNIX systems (Solaris, Linux, SunOS, Motorola, and NCD) and the CDE, GNOME, KDE, and OpenLook environments. Configuring, installing, maintaining, and migrating OS/2 LAN Manager, Novell Netware 2.x - 4.11, LANtastic 4.x-6.0 servers and peer-to-peer networks. MS-, PC- and DR-DOS. Windows CE.
Programming
x86 Assembly, Bash, C, C++, HTML, JavaScript, KiXtart, Pascal, Perl, PHP, Powershell, SQL, XML.
Application Software & Databases
Microsoft Office, Lotus Notes, Domino and SmartSuite, Veritas Volume Manager, Tivoli Backup (DSM/TSM), FlexLM, Networker Legato, Microsoft FrontPage, PCAnyWhere, WordPerfect, ACT!, Hummingbird eXceed and Maestro, McAfee and Norton AntiVirus, Desktop, and Utilities, and working knowledge of many other applications; Familiar with Microsoft SQL Server (v7 - 2005), MySQL (v4 - 5), and Oracle 9i.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

NCH Corporation, Irving, TX December 2014 – Present

Network Manager

Responsible for global data network; led a team of network engineers and partnered with both the server team manager and telecommunications team manager to achieve company goals.

RjR CONSULTING, Richardson, TX January 1992 – Present

Self-Employed (Part-Time)

INTERTHINX February 2008 – July 2014

Senior Network Engineer (Remote)

CARESTREAM HEALTH, Plano, TX April 2007 - February 2008

Site IT Manager

EASTMAN KODAK, Plano, TX March 1998 - April 2007

Site IT Manager

EASTMAN KODAK, Dallas, TX June 1997 - March 1998

Systems Administrator

TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, McKinney, TX August 1995 - June 1997

Desktop Support

IMS COMPUTERS, Plano, TX May 1993 - May 1995

Technical Support Supervisor

IMS COMPUTERS, Plano, TX May 1991 - May 1993

Assistant Manager

EDUCATION

VOLUNTEERING

References and salary history available upon request.