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Jan Antons

Senior System Administrator -  Client Services

Summary

I am a seasoned IT professional with over 15+ years in the IT industry. I have worked for several large companies in leadership positions and am a strong believer in teamwork and education. What really defines me is that I am willing to learn. I am a focused and very goal driven individual and have a "nothing is impossible attitude".

I am very active in the community and sit on many different community boars.

Work History

British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC)

April 2016present

Senior Systems Administrator - Client Services

  • Lead Citrix 7.11 implementation
    • plan project and create project charter
    • create and manage project budget
    • implement and purchase new hardware like Netscaler VPX and hyper converged appliances
  • Technical Lead for Active Directory, Blackberry, Microsoft Exchange and SCCM
  • Tier 3 support
  • Implement Single Sign On for SuccessFactors, Changepoint, Service-Now and iValua using Ping Federate

British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC)

Jan 2014April 2016

Senior System Administrator - Team Lead - Identity & Access Management, Client Services

  • Manage the Identity and access team
  • Create new on and off boarding policies an procedures for bingo, casino and connex
  • Manage 3 staff members
  • Conduct performance reviews and department meetings
  • Conduct interviews and hire new staff
  • Assist in project management and create design documents and resource plans
  • Technical Lead for Active Directory Upgrade and SCCM Projects
  • Maintain Citrix server farm and application virtualization
    • Storefront, APPV, Server provisioning, Netscalers
  • Provide Tier 3 support for SCCM, Citrix, ARS and Active Directory
  • Assist in vendor management and service contract negotiations and management

British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC)

Jun 2012Jan 2014

Senior Systems Administrator

  • Support Citrix 6.5 and 4.5 environments
  • Technical Lead for citrix 6.5 upgrade project
  • Tier support for Active Directory, SCCM, ARS, Sharepoint, Microsoft Exchange and Blackberry
  • Member of the Data Center Operations Support Team
  • Member of many project teams
  • Occupational First Aid attendent

Hockey Canada

20102014

Equipment Manager

I was the equipment manager for Canada's national sledge hockey team and attended the 2014 Sochi Paraolympic Winter Games.

Calgary Flames LLP

20072012

IT Network Administrator

  • Install and deploy virtual servers
  • Support Microsoft Exchange and Active Directory
  • Procure new computer and office equipment
  • Improve network infrastructure at the Scotiabank Saddledome
  • Install and maintain firewalls and high availability infrastructure
  • Special projects
    • World Juniors
    • Heritage Classics
    • All concerts and events at the Scotiabank Saddledome
  • Liaise with vendors and other third parties

British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC)

20032007

Senior Systems Administrator

  • Install and maintain servers
  • Maintain Microsoft Exchange and Active Directory
  • Support Blackberry Infrastructure
  • Procure new IT equipment and liaise with vendors
  • Community Gaming Center Launch Team
    • assisted in launching new CGCs and new bingo products
  • Support all internal staff
  • Member of many project teams
  • Plan and implement new projects

COE Newness McGehee

May 2002Sep 2002

Software Developer

  • Develop Software applications for the forestry industry
  • Write Graphical User Interfaces in C++ and Visual Basic
  • Support Internal Staff

Fincentric Corporation

May 2001Dec 2001

Support Analyst

  • Support Clients from all over the world
  • Maintain email and servers systems
  • Image, update and deploy computer systems
  • Liaise with vendors and procure new computer equipment

Education

BCLC Executive & Leadership Training

Dec 2016Jan 2017

Emerging Leaders

BCLC's emerging leaders program is a unique opportunity few selected employees. The program fine tunes student's leadership skills and helps them prepare for the future. Only a limited number of employees are permitted to attend this year long learning opportunity 

Project Management Institute

2015Present

Project Management Professional

I am currently completing my project management professional certification

Deloitte Leadership Academy

20122014

Executive Management

I completed several executive and upper management courses. I had the unique opportunity to take part in many workshops and seminars.

University of Calgary - Haskayne School of Business

20092009

Developing Leaders

Developing leaders in a sustainable world: I was a member of a group of a few people who was permitted to take part in this unique training and development opportunity.

University of Calgary - Haskayne School of Business

Sep 20072010

Bachelor of Commerce

Bachelor of Commerce with a Major in Management Information Systems

4 Year University degree at the University of Calgary's Haskayne School of business

Thompson Rivers University

19992002

Diploma

Computer Systems: Operations and Management

3 Year Diploma Program

Certifications

VMWare

VMWare Certified Associate

Identity & Access Management Institute

Certified Identity & Access Manager

CITRIX Certified Sales Professional

Citrix Certified Sales Professional

NSI DoubleTake

NSI DoubleTake certified Expert & Professional

Volunteer (Management)

Volunteer (Management)

  • Co-Chair BCLC Social Club (2016)
  • Director of Events and Ceremonies, BC Winter Games (2018)
  • Director of Special Events, BC Special Olympics (2015 & 2017)
  • Venue Manager 2016 World Womens Ice Hockey Championships
  • Director of Football Operations and General Manager, Kamloops Broncos Football Club (2014-PRESENT)
  • General Manager, Kamloops Venom Junior B Lacrosse Team (2015)
  • Chairperson 2007 Founders Cup National Lacrosse Championships
  • President Canadian Information Processing Society (Kamloops, 2005-2007)
  • General Manager Kamloops Rattlers Junior B Lacrosse Team (2005-2007)
  • President & Search Manager, Kamloops Search and Rescue (2004-2005)
  • Coordinator, Roots & Blues Festival

Volunteer

Volunteer

  • Head Trainer, University of Calgary
  • RCMP Auxiliary Constable
  • Trainer for many hockey teams
  • Sport Mart Place Event Staff
  • Volunteer for many community organizations

Awards

Awards

  • Sports Person Of The Year (Kamloops, 2014)
  • Executive of the the Year (BC Lacrosse 2015, 2007)
  • CO-OP student of the year (2002)

Professional Memberships

Professional Memberships

  • Project Management Institute
  • Identity and Access Management Institute
  • American Management Association

Portfolio

2014 Sports Person of the Year