Work History

Work History
Nov 2012 - Sep 2015

It Manager

Venture Precision Technology


IT PRO, SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR,NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR ​ for a fast growing oil and gas manufacturing company. Upgraded nonexistent network infrastructure to a robust domain. Rolled out cutting edge servers and implemented virtual environment to take advantage of new features that saved budget constraints and enabled easier expansion as the company grows. Implemented Appasure backups to take snapshots of mission critical servers and keep them on standby in a virtual machine state. Many disciplines used in day to day roles like asset management, telephony install, technology research/vendor relationships, and financial forecasting, coupled with Crystal Report writing.: + Rolled out Enterprise ERP software that is crucial to oil and gas industry. + Saved client money in hardware costs by virtualizing key servers. + Consolidated and documented technology assets which saved company money. + Negotiated with software vendor maintenance contract that had expired which saved the company thousands of dollars and resulted in salary increase.

Jul 2006 - Oct 2012

It Consultant

Round Rock Solutions
Houston, Texas IT CONSULTANT IT Consultant with excellent presentation skills and strong customer service and analytical skills which leads to an efficient IT solution for the client. Supported large client base in the Houston area with occasional out of state travel. Talent for quickly learning a new technology and implementing the technology. Developed and implemented technology solutions to support all business processes. Managed small to medium sized projects.: + Saved client money in labor costs by researching Windows 7 imaging and creating a standard image load then deploying desktops successfully for an oil and gas firm. + Consolidated client server roles into virtual servers which saved company money. + Consistent salary increases based on high degree of ethical conduct and unyielding work ethic.
Jul 2000 - Jul 2006

Systems Administrator/network Support Specialist

SkillMaster Staffing & The Care Group
Houston, Texas SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR/NETWORK SUPPORT SPECIALIST Solely responsible for IT support for two separate operations with shared ownership, including troubleshooting and analyzing problems, installing, configuring, testing and maintaining LAN systems, and administering WAN. Managed daily WAN operations from the SkillMaster central office with branch offices reporting from areas of Texas, California, and Louisiana. Installed and administered LAN, which included tests, cables, routers, switches, PCs, workstations, peripheral equipment, and ongoing technical support as part of the transition phasing out Skillmaster to the newly acquired business, The Care Group, a home healthcare provider. Utilize Exchange E-mail servers, Primary and Backup Domain Controllers, and IBM E-Servers to provide for a 200-user network; participated in installation and configuration of a new IBM E-Server. Interpret and analyze Cisco, Ascend, and Netopia router traffic using HP Procurve Switch software and remote control software, resolve desktop/helpdesk issues using Internet remote software, and support Novell 3&5 and GroupWise email. Installed Great Plains accounting software, including testing, de-bugging, and end-user training to discontinue outsourcing all accounting operations. Execute Internet usage reporting, server status reports, and virus reports using Crystal; build/maintain company website.: + Turned around a potential loss situation for the new company by using scripts to set up a backup program and implement Windows PCs within Novell topology. + Restructured and up-graded IT department to fulfill high-end reporting and analysis requirements, which resulted in a promotion.
Oct 1999 - Jul 2000

Customer Support Technician

Marnoble Computers
Houston, Texas​ CUSTOMER SUPPORT TECHNICIAN Administered technical support to residential and business customers of this computer services firm, which included taking service calls, performing inside sales, and providing on-site support. Set-up networks, installed cable and DSL services, diagnosed operational problems, devised/recommended solutions, and completed repairs while meeting all time restrictions and quality standards. Served as the primary technical contact during Senior Technician's absence.: + Outstanding sales and service resulted in attaining the largest revenue for the company. + Earned salary increase upon successfully completing probationary period. Page Three
Apr 1999 - Jun 1999


Tek Systems
Houston, Texas​ A+ TECHNICIAN(Contract Position) Team member in projects that included disassembling, assembling, testing, and de-bugging computer systems for client companies of this IT consulting firm. Completed all computer-moving operations to a new location for Arthur Anderson Consultants, which involved de-installing programs, disassembling and reassembling computers, ensuring maximum computer operation, and verifying that print queues were operational. Set up computers for Mission Critical Software, which included verification and installation of telephony software critical to the company's daily operations.



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