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Information Technology Manager

Location:
Winona, Minnesota, 55987, United States
Salary:
negotiable
Posted:
March 14, 2018

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DAVID J. CARNAHAN

Winona MN 507-***-**** ac4s25@r.postjobfree.com

EXECUTIVE PROFILE

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY – INTERNET SERVICES – STRATEGIC PLANNING My career thus far has been defined by hard-work, creativity in a multitude of technical facets, and a results- driven approach to leadership in technology. As an accomplished systems and network administrator with 14 years of Director experience, my versatility separates me from the pack. I continue to strengthen my ability to adapt and remain focused in times of crisis, executing mission critical procedures and architecting client- acceptable solutions within given SLA’s. As a proven problem solver with a passion for technology, I am adept in pro-active thinking in conjunction with a holistic focus while conceptualizing, developing and implementing solutions. The traits have led me to be tasked with the establishment of technical policies and management measures to ensure adherence to all company procedures for product development and company operations. At this point in my career, I have elevated and excelled at developing and motivating highly skilled and focused teams that fully execute company objectives with the standards and values that I personally hold within my own foundation. My goal will always be continued growth and exposure to new objectives to expand my diversified range of technological skill sets.

Budget Planning & Cost Control Strategic Analysis & Consulting

Technology and Network Architecture & Integration Staff Management & Team Building

Project Delivery & SLA driven performance Leading Edge System Architecture

Project Management Procedure Creation & Management PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

ZEROLAG COMMUNICATIONS, CA/TOTAL SERVER SOLUTIONS, GA Director of Core Infrastructure, Security and Compliance (June 2007 – Present)

• Oversaw numerous SSAE16, PCI and HIPAA audits.

• Lead IT strategic and operational planning to achieve business goals by fostering innovation, prioritizing IT initiatives, and coordinating the evaluation, deployment, and management of current and future IT systems across the organization.

• Establish IT departmental goals, objectives, and operating procedures.

• Act as an advocate for the organization's IT vision via regular written and in-person communications with the organization's executives, department heads, and end users and translates vision into action.

• Identify opportunities for the appropriate and cost-effective investment of financial resources in IT systems and resources, including staffing, sourcing, purchasing, and in-house development.

• Develop, track, and control the information technology annual operating and capital budgets.

• Develop business case justifications and cost/benefit analyses for IT spending and initiatives.

• Promote and oversee strategic relationships between internal IT resources and external entities, including vendors and partner organizations (dealers).

• Ensure continuous delivery of IT services through oversight of service level agreements with end users and monitoring of IT systems performance.

• Participates in formulating and administering company policies and developing long-range goals and objectives.

• Direct and coordinate activities of functions or business units for which responsibility is delegated to further attainment of goals and objectives.

• Supervise recruitment, development, retention, and organization of all IT staff in accordance with corporate budgetary objectives and personnel policies.

• Responsible for hiring all L2/L3 engineers

AFNI, INC., IL

IT Manager (October 2006 – August 2007)

• Head technical contact on multiple projects.

• Responsible for project management, scripting, administration, troubleshooting, scope design, installation, training, and support for all Linux/UNIX servers.

• Responsible for support and administration of SuSE Websphere environment which boots from SAN and utilizes a cluster to provide high availability of all web app servers.

• Responsible for support and administration of Redhat tomcat web cluster which uses piranha.

• Responsible for support and administration of all corporate DNS servers using Bind.

• Responsible for support and administration of the corporate proxy environment utilizing squid and scripting.

• Responsible for maintaining and administration of development app servers in both a production and staging environment.

• Administered patch administration, hardware and software installation, technical documentation, and all UNIX/Linux research for the entire corporate Linux/UNIX environment.

• Conducted multiple network diagnostics and security audits on internal networks to verify acceptable levels of system and network security.

• Responsible for administration of corporate web servers, ftp servers, and mail servers, and app servers utilizing various daemons/services such as apache, ftpd, sendmail, and tomcat respectively.

• Responsible for backup of Linux/UNIX servers through scripting and Tivoli.

• Administered mySQL with LDAP integration and web interface.

• Responsibilities include general UNIX Administration on the AIX, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, Windows NT4, and Windows 2000 platforms.

• Administered patch administration, hardware and software installation, printer administration, technical documentation, and UNIX/NT research.

• Conducted multiple network diagnostics and security audits on internal networks to verify acceptable levels of system and network security.

POSITECH CORPORATION, IA

IT Manager/Network Administrator (May 2006 – September 2006)

• Headed technical contact for multiple projects.

• Responsible for project management, scope design, installation, training, and support for all network servers and components.

• Responsible for the planning and implementation of IT budgeting and resources.

• Responsible for all Window servers in both testing and production environment.

• Responsible for company accounting and business software Vantage which utilizes OpenEdge and .NET technologies.

• Responsible for network security and VPN design and implementation.

• Responsible for coordination, planning, and design of company intranet utilizing SharePoint services.

• Responsible for Veritas backup and D2D2T solution at main facilities.

• Administered patch administration, hardware and software installation, printer administration, technical documentation, and Windows/UNIX/Linux research.

• Conducted multiple network diagnostics and security audits on internal networks to verify acceptable levels of system and network security.

TECHNICAL & CAREER SUMMARY

Platforms/Operating Systems Experience

• Debian • FreeBSD • Over 20 Years in IT

• RedHat

• Ubuntu

• Nexenta

• Sun/Solaris

• 13 Years of Personnel Management

• 12 Years of Software Management

• CentOS • SuSE

• Gentoo • AIX Industry

• Extreme XOS • Xen/Kvm • Internet Service Provider

• Cisco IOS

• Windows Server 2000

• Windows Server 2003

• ESX VMware/ESXi

• Windows Server 2008

• Windows Server 2012

• Managed Webhosting

• Financial

• Manufacturing

Databases Corporate/Management Experience

• MySQL • Postgres • ZeroLag Communications/TSS

• AFNI, Inc

Programming • Positech Corporation

• Bash • Perl

• PHP • SED/Awk

Software & Tools

• Apache • Veeam

• F5 Load Balancers • Dell Appassure

• RT • Rsnapshot

• SA/Amavisd • Firewalls

• Exchange/Office 365

• Icinga

• Munin

• FreePBX/Asterisk

• Cisco ASA

• MRTG

• Commvault

• OnApp

Comms

• BGP • Ethernet

• mLag • HSRP

• OSPF • VRRP

• Keepalived • VPN

• 802.1q • DHCP

• DNS • NFS

• HTTP • POP3

• IMAP • LDAP

AVAILABILITY

2 weeks from acceptance

REFERENCES

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