I am a competent Systems Administrator, Network Administrator MCSA trained professional with 10 years experience of hardware and software systems within small and medium enterprises. Using the skills I have gained I am now looking to help small business/Home users solve their IT issues as a freelancer.
Nov 2012 - Current. Self Employed.
-Providing IT Support to home & Small Business
2009 – Nov 2012. The Hoseasons Group, Earby / Barnoldswick.
-Initially employed as a Desktop Administrator, progressed to 3rd Line Support / Technical Consultant, with alternate weeks as On-Call.
-Project work such migrating VMware from ESXI 4.1 to 5.0.
-Supervising others with tasks including patching, training new employees in the IT department, configuring/administering the EMC storage, configuring/administering VMware ESXI and installing new data centre equipment.
-The majority of the company's revenue came from online sales, therefore, much of the work was web based using technologies such as IIS Front-End and SQL/Oracle Back-End.
Technologies Used: Symantec Backup Exec (Admin, Config), Vmware 4.1, 5.0 Multiple ESXI Hosts (Config, Migration, Admin), Solarwinds Network Management Software (Admin, Config), EMC Storage Clarion/Cellera (Admin, Config), Bluecoat Proxy Servers (Config), IIS6/IIS7 (Admin, Website Promotion, Config), DHCPv4 (Admin, Config), Windows XP, Windows 7 (Admin, Config), Windows Server (2000, 2003, 2008 (Admin, Config), Exchange Sever 2003/2010 (Admin, Config), Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 AV (admin, Config, Migrate), Trend Micro AV (Admin), Supervision (Windows Patching etc), On-call (2.5 Years), Project Work, Windows Server 2003\2008 Clustering, Dell Poweredge 1955 chassis servers, IBM H series Chassis servers.
2007 – 2009. Innosys, Shipley.
-Administering, configuring and installing networks in primary schools.
-Working alone as the only employee providing IT support.
Technologies Used: Setting up Microsoft Networks; AD, Cloning (Symantec), Domain Migration, Server 2003/2008 & Exchange 2003.
2013. IPV6 Home Study, Keighley.
Working towards CCNA (Home Study).
2011. EMC Training Course (Clarion) Level 2 - Pass, London.
2006-2007. Cisco CCNA Level 1 & 2 Pass.
2005-2006. Comptia N+, Comptia A+, Microsoft MCSA, Leeds.
2003-2005. HND Computer Science (Merit) Craven College, Skipton.