Network and Systems Administrator

A position with an opportunity to develop current technical and management skills.


Experienced IT professional with both technical and management backgrounds.

Other Information

Compensation Requirements: 15,000 AED basic salary per month plus benefits.

Desired Benefits: 1 month paid vacation per year with airline ticket. Health insurance.

Work experience

Work experience

Hardware/Software/Network Technician

Southwestern Adventist University
  • Along with a team, installed about 70% of the university’s computer network cables.
  • Installed network hardware like hubs, patch panels, routers, switches, etc.
  • Handled state-of-the-art equipment necessary for termination of several types of cables including multi-mode fiber optic cables and category 5 STP/UTP cables.
  • Replaced several old “thin-net” coaxial network systems with current category 5 standards.
  • Part of a team that installed an 802.11b network system for Chan Shun Centennial Library, the university library.
  • Promptly addressed assigned software and hardware problems.
  • Diagnosed, fixed, and installed printers, both networked and local.
  • Assembled PCs from parts and have them ready for use with appropriate software.
  • Installed and maintained operating systems (Windows 2000 or XP) on new computers.
Jul 2008 - Present

Director of IT Services

Middle East Association of Seventh-day Adventists
  • Coordinate and help implement the IT requirements of the Seventh-day Adventist organization in the Middle East which covers 14 countries.
  • Serve as regional support for the SunPlus accounting system.
  • Responsible for the procurement and management of all IT assets for use in Lebanon.
  • Function as the end user technical support of the office headquarters in Lebanon as well as for the Waad Media Center.
  • Appointed also as IT Manager of Middle East University, a Seventh-day Adventist institution of higher learning.
Aug 2006 - Jun 2008

Computer Systems Manager

Maxwell Adventist Academy

  • Responsible for all the IT requirements of the school. 

  • Maintained everything from the network infrastructure to the individual servers and workstations.  This includes the primary 30 seat computer laboratory of the school.

  • Updated the network infrastructure from a basic workgroup-based system into a domain-based server-client model which the school continues to use.
Oct 2004 - Jun 2006

Part-Time Network Administrator and Webmaster

Middle East Association of Seventh-day Adventists

  • Helped implement the new SunPlus accounting system used by the church.

  • Created and set up website for the company using open-source platforms.

  • Set up a new POP3 email service for the staff using the new domain.

  • Installed a server-client network using Windows 2003 Standard Edition server with Active Directory.
Feb 2005 - Jun 2006

Part-Time Computer Technician

MicroPro Systems Ltd.

  • Diagnosis and repair of machines sent in by clients.

  • Provide desktop and network support to MicroPro's various corporate clients.
Jun 2003 - Mar 2004

IT Administrator

ALPA Consultants Ltd.
  • Responsible for most IT requirements of the company which includes maintenance of each computer workstation and the office network.
  • Provide desktop and network support to employees.
  • Coordinate with software developers during development of in house portfolio administration software based on Microsoft SQL Server 2000.
  • Compile and install bug fixes from developers submitted by developers


Aug 2004 - Jan 2006

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

University of Nicosia

Graduated Summa Cum Laude.

Aug 1999 - May 2003

Bachelor of Science


Graduated Summa Cum Laude.

In the process of earning the degree, I also earned the following national distinctions:

  • National Dean's List
  • National American Scholar
  • Who's who Among Students of American Universities & Colleges

and the following university awards:

  • SWAU Distingushed Dean's List
  • Paul and Dorothea Wilson Scholarship Award
  • SWAU Gold Award
  • Dean's Honor List



Apple Mac OSX

Current user of Mac OSX.  I also support colleagues using this platform in my current job.

Cisco IOS

I used to support Cisco hardware in the past.  I can find myself around the IOS.


Mar 2004 - Present

Microsoft Certified Professional

Sep 2004 - Present

Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator




Alex Elmadjian

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