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Aron Ward | Elance
Last Sign-in: Oct 26, 2014

Aron Ward

MCP Windows Server 2012
  |   Townsville, QLD
  |  10:30 am Local Time


Minimum Hourly Rate $27

I have over 15 years in the ICT industry. I have excellent technical skills and this has been demonstrated by a number of positions I have throughout my career.

More than 10 years of experience as an ICT Manager leading, planning and supporting a large enterprise network on a global scale. Strong background in operational management, crisis management, problem solving and negotiation skills.

Well rounded technical understanding with a solid understanding of networking and the server environment. Ability to think strategically and...

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Service Description

I have been working in ICT roles for over 13 years. Over that period I have filled a number of ICT roles ranging from desktop support, systems administration and delivering ICT projects. I am currently the North Queensland ICT Manager for the Department of Defence, which responsibilities include being responsible for ICT services at all Defence sites within North Queensland. Previous roles I have fulfilled within the Department of Defence is Manager Server Operations, this role required that I lead a team of 30 staff that provided second and third level support to over 2500 servers on two networks that is dispersed across the globe. Previous to this role I was employed as a senior network engineer providing second level support to over 50 servers and thousands of workstations within North Queensland.

These three roles has equipped me with excellent technical skills and experience that I allows me to currently manage a team of people who are responsible for providing ICT support to over 6000 users, 4000 workstations and a large number of servers.

As the ICT Manager North Queensland I am responsible for all ICT services to 16 sites within North Queensland. The larger of these sites is Lavarack Barracks which has approx 200 switches on one network. These distributed sites within North Queensland are connected via the WAN back to Lavarack Barracks using a number of different carriers.

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Department Of Defence
Information Communications Technology Manager
2005 - 2011
Led 50 military, civilian, and contractor personnel to deliver ICT services to a number of large Defence bases in Northern Australia. The ICT Manager; Supports a number of Defence networks...
Department Of Defence
Manager Server Operations
2004 - 2005
Provided 24/7 mission critical services globally to 2 major Defence networks. Led a team of 30 technical staff responsible for maintaining over 2500 servers in a mixed environment of NT4,...
Department Of Defence
Server Manager
1999 - 2004
Provided 24/7 mission critical services globally to 2 major Defence networks. Led a team of 3 technical staff responsible for maintaining over 50 servers in a mixed environment of NT4, Windows...


NSW Vocational Education & Training
Diploma of Management
2008 - 2009
NSW Vocational Education and Training
Diploma of Contract Management
2008 - 2009
NSW Vocational Education and Training
Diploma of Project Management
2008 - 2009
The University of Melbourne
Graduate Certificate in Management
2005 - 2006
Australia National University
Diploma Network Engineering
2005 - 2005
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