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LAN Administrator/ Systems Analyst/Sr. Network Tech

Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States
January 19, 2018

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Christopher P. Chokola

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Wyoming, PA 18644

Home: 570-***-**** Cell: 570-***-****


LAN/System Manager with extensive experience maintaining mission-critical systems in hospitals for as many 3000 users at eight different locations. Expert knowledge of PC, HP and Dell file servers, proficient with Brocade FastIron, 1600SX, Brocade FastIron FCX648S-HPOE, 4802 FastIron and 4802POE FastIron. Maintains servers including Novell 3.2, Novell 4.2, Windows NT 4.0, Windows 2000 Server, Windows 2003 Server and Server 2008 Server. Installs new computers and software. Maintains all backups and disaster recovery for CMC servers, including McAfee Anti-Virus EPO and Barracuda E-mail security appliance. Guarantees operational stability, implement large scale projects and secure buy in for innovative technology solutions. Completed numerous successful hardware systems and software application upgrades and installations of mission-critical systems.

Expertise includes:

●B.S. Computer and Information Systems, King's College, Wilkes-Barre, PA

●Detailed project management and planning with critical path management, estimating, budgeting, resource allocations and implementation.

●Implementing wide range of software applications covering Healthcare Finance, Imaging, Materials Management and Reporting across hardware, Microsoft systems and disparate and proprietary platforms.

●Strong presentation skills for training, teaching, speaking to software, significant business initiatives.

●Serving on committees, teams for implementations, and projects.

●Technically sound in MS Office Suite, Windows configuration, TCP/IP, networking concepts, Adobe, security configurations on installs OS and Windows Servers.


●Cisco 3750 and 3850 switches and Cisco 3600 and 2650 routers, Airespace wireless network and Cisco wireless network (WSA\Prime).

●Developing software using Oracle, FoxPro, Access relational database and Visual Basic.

●Upgrading networks to Windows 2008 Server and looking at Window 2012 R2/2016 Servers.

●Adept in using Microsoft Windows 7, Microsoft 10 and UNIX operating system.



LAN Administrator

Managed Novell 3.2, Novell 4.2, Windows NT 4.0, Windows 2000 Server, Windows 2003 Server and Server 2008 Server in healthcare system with 262 beds, 3,000 employees and 450 board-certified physicians including Senior Care Facilities, Nursing Home and Services.

●Analyst for choosing PC and network equipment, including choosing and installing Airespace wireless network and Cisco wireless network (WSA).

●Installed Foundry network and Brocade network.

●Analyst for Softmed, Ansos, and Pyxis upgrades. Upgraded all Servers and network equipment for Y2K and help upgrade PCs.

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●Upgraded all Servers and Network equipment and helped to upgrade PC for Daylight savings.

●Maintained all backups and disaster recovery for 90% of CMC servers. In charge of McAfee Anti-Virus EPO and Barracuda E-mail security appliance.

MBNA, Wilmington, Del 1997 – 1998

LAN Administrator

Managed Windows NT 4.0 servers and workstations. Other jobs include installing new computer and software for a 1200 PC in a new call centers.

GRADUATE HOSPITAL, Philadelphia, PA 1994 – 1997

LAN Administrator

Managed Novell and Banyan Vines network. Other jobs include installing new computer and software. Replaced an aging network with a new 3Com network. Develop application using Fox Pro and Oracle.

CSXI, Mount Laurel, NJ 1992 – 1994

LAN Administrator

Responsible for imaging system and Banyan Vines WAN network. Other jobs included managing the Oracle database, hardware, software and supporting end users.


Senior System Analyst and Programmer 1989 - 1992

Responsible for Hospital's registration system, Medical record's transcription system, backup analyst for lab system, and supporting an Ungermann-Bass network. Other jobs included in house software development, repairing hardware, installing communications equipment, performing site survey, and evaluating software and hardware, teaching software to employees, and helping other programmers.

System Analyst and Programmer 1986 - 1989

Responsible for documenting old registration system. Assisted senior analyst in creating screen and report layouts for new registration system. Part of analyst team responsible for selecting new system. Assisted network manager in installation of UB network. Maintained hardware and training on evening shift.


King's College, Wilkes-Barre, PA

B.S. Computer and Information Systems, May 1986

(COBOL, Assembler, RPG, C, Basic, System Analyst and Project Management)

Microsoft Windows 2008 Network (70-640) (70-642)

Currently working on Microsoft Windows 2012 R2 (70-410)

Starting Ethical Hacking CEH prep

Refreshing Cisco CCNA

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