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Work experience

Jun 2006Present

Director of IT

Responsible for all IT Operations, charged with numerous technical implementations and the management of 20+ technical professionals. 

Provide guidance on development efforts leveraging emerging technologies such as RIA (Rich Internet Applications), Spring, Ruby on Rails and other frameworks, AJAX, Comet, and other out of band polling concepts, and development methodologies such as SOA (Service Oriented Architecture).  Engaged in current efforts to harness messaging platforms such as XMPP and JMS Queueing for contact center operations.

Coordinate all technical recruitment at Connextions.

Sep 2001Jun 2006

Director of Projects, Systems Group

Responsible for all web and database systems development and management.  Directed the efforts of eight developers and designers, four DBAs and various other technical engineers. 

Accomplishments include the deployment of an ESB (Enterprise Service Bus) allowing systems both old and new to extend functionality prevoiusly impractical by harnessing this and other service based technologies. 

Deployed first publicly known production instnace of Oracle 10g RAC on Apple Mac OS X Server, as detailed on Apple's IT Pro web site.

Coordinated a large portion of the recruting activites for the whole of the Systems Group.

Skills

Lawson ERP
Both directly executed on and managed large implementations and ongoing support of the Lawson ERP system including GL, Payroll, HR, and Fixed Assets.  Performed multiple environment and applications upgrades.
Other Database Experience
MySQL v3, v4, v5 Oracle Database 8i, 9i, 10g (RAC)  
Informix Database Administration
Informix Dynamic Server v7, v9, v10  
Unix Operating Systems Administration
IBM AIX v4.3.3, 5.1, 5.2 Sun Solaris v7, v8 Red Hat Linux RHAS 2.1, RHAS 3, RHAS 4
Mac OS X Administration
Mac OS X and OS X Server Jaguar (10.2), Panther (10.3), Tiger (10.4), Leopard (10.5)

Technical Certification

Apple Certified Help Desk Specialist

Publication

Apple IT Pro "Rotech implements a healthy mix." - http://www.apple.com/itpro/profiles/rotech/index.html

Intent

Capitalizing on my skill and experience to engage with a team of professionals in pursuit of a common goal.

Recent Training

Mac OS X Deployment

Xsan Administration 1.1

Mac OS X Directory Services Integration & Administration v10.4

Education

Jan 1999Dec 2000

Master of Accounting