IT Systems Operations and Management Professional
Striving to synergize Information Technology with business requirements
Paul is a successful organizational and technical team leader, proven through years of supporting server systems, data center operations, and teams of technical experts in complex and harsh environments.
Paul began his IT career as a Cryptologist for the Navy Information Operations Command (Formerly NAVSECGRU) in San Diego, where his technical skills and natural leadership abilities were quickly sought to manage server systems, and mentor junior systems administrators in a Top Secret Lan/Wan environment. Following his military service, he then became a critical member of the Systems Operations team that administered Network and Server systems of the United States Antarctic Program. During that time, Paul was instrumental in the redesign of the Antarctic Program's Email and Active Directory infrastructure, as well as streamlining the organization's disaster recovery strategy. In 2004, Paul achieved his Masters of Business Administration degree, with a focus on Technology Management, and was promoted to Senior Systems Administrator. Over the next couple of years Paul increasingly assumed the responsibilities of the IT Systems Operations Manager, a position to which he was seamlessly promoted to in 2007. As a successfully IT Manager, responsible for worldwide data center operations of the US Antarctic Program, he supervised a widespread group of 15 technical experts whom supported Server systems in the harshest conditions on the planet.
Paul accepted the role of Senior Systems Administrator in the Global Systems Operations group at CaridianBCT in order to keep his technical and leadership skills sharp. In that role, he was instrumental in the deployment of a new DMZ, as well as a new, highly secure web presence and was a key resource in planning and implementation of several high profile project initiatives.
In Paul's current role as an IT Manager at CaridianBCT, he leads several highly skilled teams of systems, storage, SAP Basis, and database administrators providing operational and project support to CaridianBCT's global IT infrastructure.
In his spare time, Paul writes articles on Technology, Computers and the Internet for QuantumofGeek.com.