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Alan Thomas | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Feb 12, 2013

Alan Thomas

Jr. System Admin with DoD Secret Clearance
   United States
  |   Olympia, WA
  |  2:18 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $16

* 7 years of active duty military experience.
* Provided help desk support in a high paced environment to over 1,500 end users.
* Experience with Department of Defense standards for information technology security.
* Experienced with multiple server platforms both physical and virtual.
* Extensive experience maintaining and establishing computer networks.
* Knowledge implementing virtualization technology.

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Skills (10)

Tested
VMware
vSphere
CompTIA A+ Essentials
Hosted Microsoft Exchange
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist
MCTS: Windows 7 Configuration
Active DoD Secret Clearance
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Network Administration
Novell Netware

Service Description

Professional Overview
An experienced Network Administrator/ Information Technology Specialist with nine years of experience configuring and troubleshooting Cisco 3750 Routers, Cisco 3750 Switches, Virtualized Servers, Windows based operating systems and servers while providing Microsoft Enterprise Services.

Background and Certifications
SECRET Clearance
System Administrator
Over Seas Tour OIF 2006-2008
CompTia A+ Certified
CompTia Security + Certified
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist: Windows 7 Configuration

Work Experience:

Information Technology Specialist U.S. Army June 2005 March 2011
Manage and maintain Windows based computers. Manage Microsoft servers via VMware vSphere. Activate data and phone jacks. Troubleshoot via BMC Remedy ISTM. Install network and local printers. Manage Active Directory. Manage and troubleshoot Microsoft Outlook. Set up virtual machine software.

Network Administrator U.S. Army April 2011 March 2014
Manage, operate and maintain a large scale network. Configure Cisco routers, Cisco switches, and Cisco Call Managers. Troubleshoot and verify correct signal flow. Support users with tactical and non tactical data capabilities, as well as tactical and non tactical telephony communications. Operate and maintain a 50k Generator. Operate and configure an interface through the use of Putty and MRV. Operate and maintain TAClane secure encrypted tunnels and communications. Operate and configure Firewalls, and Anti-Virus. Operate and...

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Employment

US Army
Senior Information Technology Specialists
2005 - Present
* Managed help desk operations consisting of over 1,000 Department of Defense computer systems. * Responsible for maintaining three physical servers with over 15 virtual servers. * Build new user...

Keywords

Windows remote desktop
VMWare
Active directory
Microsoft
Enterprise
Exchange
E-mail
Help desk
Troubleshooting
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