Education

Education

Skills

Skills

OSX

Running OSX since version 10.2, hardware wise have had every apple product made since the days of PowerPC.

Linux

Microsoft Windows

Tangling with the Windows OS on the desktop since the days of Windows 3.1. Currently using Windows 8 on the desktop.    Knowledge of Windows Server up to 2003 some knowledge of 2008. 

Javascript

Currently taking courses on Javascript and NodeJs at Pluralsight. 

C#

Successfully coded app for Windows Phone OS in less than 2 months with no prior knowledge.    http://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/store/app/friday-night-spirits/e6da09a5-e622-43f6-b573-8f7f13e22ce6

Work History

Work History
Sep 2010 - Dec 2011

Creative / Technical Recruiter

Baatz Consulting
  • Recruited for both Technical and Creative Roles
  • Used tools such as Social Media, Bullhorn Reach, Linkedin, Company ATS(Trackvia) and Boolean searches to accurately source candidates
  • Assisted in employees technical setups and answered technical questions related to jobs
  • Brought in 3 new clients as a part of a company sales effort.
  • Made 4 placements for estimated 60-80k in revenue with no prior recruiting experience.
  • Reported directly to CEO.
Sep 2006 - Jan 2009

Systems Administrator

J. Walter Thompson
  • Administer and support a complex Windows/Solaris based network infrastructure.

  • Liaise with vendors to procure and resolve issues with network equipment, clients to gather project requirements, and management to provide project progress updates.

  • Contribute to the development, analysis and testing of client Web sites. Generate daily, weekly, monthly, and annual Web traffic trend reports. Compile documentation detailing technical guidelines and procedures

Key Achievements: 

  • Steered upgrade of analytical platform from self-hosted to vendor-hosted environment and performed thorough testing of new system to ensure accuracy.

  • Negotiated a quicker vendor response time, decreasing time taken to provide clients with analytics data from over 72 hours to 24-48 hours, and increasing accuracy of data by up to 80%.

  • Recaptured nearly a year's worth of missing data, affording client extensive data on Web traffic previously thought lost.

Mar 1999 - Jul 2006

Systems Administrator

Systems Solutions
  • Delivered expert administration, support, and troubleshooting to an enterprise-wide network infrastructure.

  • Aided in interviewing, hiring, training, and guiding junior engineers in installation, configuration, and maintenance of hardware and software.

  • Supported 185+ users across four floors for main office, as well as 22 satellite offices nationwide

  • Worked closely with vendors in procuring, testing, and deploying network solutions.

Key Achievements:

  • Expertly designed and assembled Windows 2000 server utilized primarily to process over $8M per week in billings for company payroll.

  • Orchestrated design, setup, and configuration/integration of network infrastructures of new offices across four states.

  • Successfully transitioned several office servers from Windows to Linux, streamlining operations and reducing cost substantially

Custom

RESULTS

  • Coded first Windows Phone app is < 2 months with no prior knowledge of c# (personal)

  • 4 recruiting candidates placed and 3 new clients found with 0 prior knowledge of recruitment (baatz consulting)

  • Accelerated vendor response time from 72 hrs down to 24. (J.W.T.)

  • Retrieved 1 yrs. worth of lost analytics data on an unfamiliar platform (J.W.T.)

  • Trained several junior IT personnel (Systems Solutions)

  • Assisted in Network Upgrade of NT4 to 2000/2003 Domain (Systems Solutions)

  • Assisted in Data Recovery of PEO/ASO Data >30GB (Systems Solutions)

Interest

Developing

Recruitment

Family

People in general