Joel Smith

Joel Smith


  • Many years of hands on experience with network administration, PC hardware, networks, servers and routers
  • Excellent problem solving skills and always eager to learn
  • Experience managing and moderating large online communities
  • Has the skills and knowledge of the tools you need to help your business both practically through your computer network as well as online communities, the blogosphere, social networking and online marketing.


Objective: Career in Network Administration

To build a sucessful career in information technology. To support businesses and individuals looking for practical help with systems administration.



Network Administration

IP Routing NAT Firewalls and Port Forwarding DHCP Servers DNS Wireless Access Points WEP, WPA, Mac Filtering & Radius VPN VNC and Remote Desktop Virtualization Technology Network Attached Storage Hardware firewalls and hardware antivirus Printer Sharing Email Servers Web Servers

Server Hardware

Server and large enviornment installation and maintenance Ethernet cable management Data storage hardware Hardware diagnostics and system pepair Parts replacement, troubleshooting, etc 10+ years desktop hardware support        

Linux Server/Desktop

Primary work with Debian, Red Hat and Suse distributions Network sharing and storage Web servers (Apache) File servers (Samba, FTP) Email servers DNS PHP Python MySQL Remote desktop Bash/Shell scripting

Windows 2003 Server

LAN managment Active Directory DNS Web servers Email servers

Windows 95/98/2000/XP/Vista

Service & repair Virus & spyware removal Software firewall installation and proper use Backup OS reinstall Disk recovery Maintanence Advanced networking Registry  

Work experience

Work experience
Aug 2007 - Present

Sole Proprietor


IT consulting for business.

Desktop and server support.

Social Network management and consulting.

Mar 2009 - Present

Computer Technician

Telmar Information Systems

Provided network and desktop support for local businesses


Virus Removal


Network support

Windows server support

Apr 2009 - Present

Technology Consultant

Point Media Firm

Provided technology leadership

Implementing new technologies

Solutions and advice for online marketing

Built electronic ecommerce system

Mar 2008 - Apr 2009

Computer Technician

Kelly IT Services

Contract work for Microsoft

Network maintanence

Installed new server hardware

Replaced existing hardware

Rackmont and desktop servers

Cable managment

Power supply systems

Integreated machines into current network

Make systems ready for clent

Dec 2007 - Feb 2008

Customer Care Representative

Customer support for AT&T Wireless

Cell phone troubleshooting

General billing inquiries

Feb 2007 - Sep 2007


Jun 2006 - Oct 2006

Quality Assurance

Aerotek / Nintendo of America

Provided product evaluation

Documentation of issues

Detailed analysis and audio and visual presentation to developers


Oct 2004 - Jun 2006

MDSM - Marysville Discipleship School of Ministry

Religious study

2 years of networking and desktop support

Network Skills:

DHCP server

Mail server

File server

Active Directory

Printer management

Troubleshooting and probelm solving

Worked on school's website

Involved in digital video production