TECHNICAL CONSULTANT & PROJECT MANAGER designing and implementing business solutions by understanding people and their requirements. Recognised as an achiever who meets business objectives and deadlines through partnership, leadership and hands on implementation.
Managed the merge of Oracle 7 and Visual FoxPro business databases into SQL 2000 database. The databases were the core engines to the following recruitment and HR business applications Trisys, Bond Experius Personic EZAccess and Voyager.
Implemented Sharepoint Portal Server 2003 intranet with SQL2005 clustered servers and load balanced front end web servers. Established SQL replication to an off site disaster recovery facility.
Designed and implemented Citrix Metaframe XPa solutions to deliver business and collaboration applications to remote offices, home and roving users.
Integrated Active Directory, SQL 2000, Websense and Cisco firewall technology to implement transparent web traffic monitoring, control and reporting.
Managed and implemented the merging of IT & telephony systems and business databases including office closures and moves.
Migrated infrastructures to Windows 2000/2003/2008 & Exchange 2000/2003/2007.
Managed the re-design and hosting of web content; integrating and reviewing the content of the merged companies to present a unified and branded presentation.
Rebuilt desktops to a consistent design utilising common installations and group policies.
Rationalised network infrastructures using Cisco Catalyst switches, Cisco routers. Implemented Cisco and Watchguard firewalls with hardware accelerated intersite VPNs. Critical links were serviced by X.21 leased lines with hardware accelerated compression.
Managed the rationalisation of telephony services on IP capable Nortel Networks BCM and Avaya IP Office including VOIP. Reduced call costs through full rate tier 1 carrier least cost routing.
Implemented satellite broadband for remote office applications.
Implemented virtualisation of Windows 2003 and 2008 to support a development environment requiring build snapshots and flexible build configuration. Utilised Microsoft Virtual Server and VMware.
Vertical Markets - Transport & Haulage, Recruitment and HR Services, Waste Management, Recycling, Software development, management consultants, architectural services, retail, education, legal & professional, agriculture, publishing, training, health, manufacturing.
Designed and implemented a 150,000 directory synchronisation service utilising clustered Maxware, clustered Windows 2000 Enterprise, clustered Exchange 2003 and clustered SQL 2000.
Exchange - architectural design, project management and implementation of a 3500 user messaging and workflow service comprising MS Exchange, Citrix Winframe thin client, Network Associates Groupshield, Outlook and Digital Dashboard. Design and delivery of processes and training for
Desktop and laptop roll out using Outlook
Customer support helpdesk
Second line support
BT Ignite - strategy and design for a global Windows 2000 and Exchange 2000 infrastructure to support 10,000 people in 11 countries.
Citrix Metaframe, Microsoft Terminal Services architecturally designed various Citrix and Microsoft solutions. Including the seamless delivery of line of business applications through firewalls, and to mobile workers.
Mobile Solutions - implemented various mobility solutions including Microsoft Outlook Mobile Manager, Compaq IPAQ, Intel Netstructure VPN, 3COM VPN, SafeNet VPN, RIM Blackberry, Nokia Datasuite, XTND Connect, Psion Revo, Psion Notebook, Cisco IEEE802.11b wireless networks utilising WEP, Bluetooth, Microsoft Mobile Information Server, Microsoft RRAS.
Maxware MDDM - developed and implemented the LDAP cascade of the corporate X.500 directory to support Active Directory, messaging, workflow and system account management.
MCIS - prepared a MCIS architectural design for the World Intellectual Property Organisation to support offices in 120 countries using local ISPs.
Extensive consolidation of data to resolve duplication inherent to multiple data repositories.
Microsoft Certified Professional