Led district upgrade and conversion from Novell to Microsoft Active Directory in 2013 and 2015. Included upgrades of 1100+ computers and installation of virtual server farm. Lead team for upgrade to Cisco Switching Network and addition of VOIP in 2009-2010. Lead team to design, create and implement first network infrastructure in school district. Organized project from a manual paper system to a fully operational computerized network. Set up 500+ computers in 8 locations, installed software and provided system support to staff. Excelled in crisis management and troubleshooting to limit downtime. Recognized as daily problem solver, helping to maximize productivity of organization. Implemented district-wide security system (15 buildings) including surveillance cameras, archiving video, and door access controls.
Wappingers Central School DistrictJuly 2014 to November 2015IT Infrastructure Manager East Fishkill, New York
Oversaw the installation of systems software and operating system updates Managed virtual server and desktop infrastructure as sysadmin Oversaw policies and procedures for file and data maintenance and backup Implemented district-wide printing solution to reduce waste and control cost Served as liaison with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to secure infrastructure-specific products and services Monitored wireless infrastructure alerts for servers and switches, and respond as needed Oversaw the provision of support for users, including the investigation, diagnosis, and resolution of problems associated with hardware and software, installation, storage area networks (SAN), desktop computers and mobile computers, and related equipment.
Developed, implemented, and maintained routines for servers and workstation patch management, IT continuity, and disaster recovery Researched and created documentation for systems to be referenced by technical team Installed and maintained video surveillance and access control security system Maintained and supported Cisco VoIP communications.
Valley Central School DistrictAugust 1998 to June 2014Computer Network Specialist Sysadmin Montgomery, New York
Responsibility for Network Administration for an area school district with 8 physical locations.
Set up and implemented Novell Network for 5000+ users including 10 servers, data storage shared resources, network printers, Groupwise Email Server for 800 users, and implemented and migrated to Microsoft Active Directory and Gmail.
Headed the infrastructure installation phase of all buildings including the configuration of all Novell Netware servers and later Microsoft Active Directory in a Virtual Server solution.
Administration of all network servers and interconnectivity, including e-mail services.
Set up and maintained user accounts, shared data storage, and shared printers.
Responsible for back up of user data, support of desktop and notebook PCs, hardware and software support.
Maintained the network infrastructure, workstations, audio visual equipment, telephone / fax lines and printers and all VOIP Telecommunication systems, Cisco Switch Configuration.
Software knowledge of Microsoft Office package, Cisco Call Manager / Unity Call Attendant, Cisco Network Assistant, Photoshop, installed and maintained most relevant academic software.
Operating systems maintained included Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows Server 2012, Microsoft System Center.
Familiar with Apple IOS and Android.
Managed Microsoft site OS and application licensing through Microsoft Key Management Server.
Converted and migrated Novell Network of 5000+ users to Microsoft Active Directory, utilizing Virtual Server Environment.
Maintained all user data intact 100%.
SONEX International CorporationJuly 1993 to August 1998Manufacturing Supervisor Brewster, New York
Supervised a manufacturing staff of up to 15.
Maintained, organized, and balanced raw material and personnel to fulfill manufacturing requirements.
Installed and maintained the computer network system and work stations for the corporation.
Responsible for maintaining all manufacturing equipment, preventative maintenance, equipment calibrations and training of all personnel.
Responsible for system set-up, configuration, and upgrading the telecommunication system.
International Business MachinesJuly 1987 to June 1993Department Technician East Fishkill, New York
Maintained and repaired semiconductor manufacturing equipment, including operation of equipment.
Inspected manufactured products.
Responsible for engineering process dispositions and guideline updates.
Maintained records of operator training and certifications of 15 employees, safety records and operation manuals.
Operated computer network system and computer driven equipment.
Tandy Computer ServiceJune 1984 to July 1987Manager Poughkeepsie, New York
Repaired and maintained computer systems and peripherals, including software installation/updating and system set-up.
General managerial duties included, overseeing and training of service work force, payroll, inventory control, and customer relations.
Education and Training
Empire State CollegeJune 2001Bachelors of Professional Studies Degree: Computer
TechnologySchenectady, New YorkComputer
DeVry Technical InstituteJune 1983Technical Degree: Electronics TechnicianWoodbridge, New JerseyElectronics Technician