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Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
November 19, 2018

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Eran Amir

Phone: 725-***-**** • Email:

Web: • LinkedIn: Vice President of IT / Chief Information Officer / Director of IT / IT Department Manager / Systems Manager / IT Consultant Professional Summary:

Accomplished professional with 18+ years of Information Technology experience at corporations of various sizes in the US and around the world. Expertise in evaluating and assessing a company’s existing IT infrastructure and recommending changes and/or upgrades that improve efficiency, eliminate potential problems, and facilitate growth in today’s fast paced and competitive business environment. Legally authorized to work in the US for any employer. Able and willing to relocate and/or travel in the US as necessary. Areas of Expertise:

Managerial skills

Critical thinking and

decision making

Attention to details

Team leadership

Strategic planning and


Staff hiring, training and


Operation procedures

development and


Inventory maintenance

Project management

IT security

Network architecture

Excellent verbal and

written communication


Prioritization of projects

and task lists.

Cost reduction

Contract negotiations

Reporting skills

Business solutions

Vendor relations

Troubleshooting skills

Professional Experience:

New Lineo Cinema LTD in Ramat Hasharon, Israel:

Senior IT Consultant. 2014-2017

Was asked to assist the company as a remote consultant for any and all day-to-day and special IT issues that arise.

Consulted the IT department managers regarding past and present company IT issues and procedures, as well as future & special projects.

Directed the in-house IT team in the special procedures and requirements necessary to open 3 new cinema multiplexes throughout the country.

IT Department Manager. 2011-2014

Promoted to manage and direct all IT-related issues, systems, and infrastructure within the company, as well as head the IT support team, which consisted of 6 other employees at various locations country-wide.

Interviewed, hired, and trained new IT employees in company procedures and technical support methodology.

Adopted new and innovative methods and technologies, provided technical solutions and training to the sales and marketing teams, and solved complex IT issues that required immediate attention.

Prioritized company technology projects as well as short and long term tasks of the IT personnel.

Provided advanced technical support (remotely and on-site) for the nationwide movie theater mega multiplex chain.

Ensured round-the-clock and uninterrupted operation of mission-critical systems such as company websites

(informational and ecommerce) based around Linux, MySQL, Apache, and Tomcat technologies as well as Microsoft IIS and SQL by putting into place backup, recovery, and failover procedures. Eran Amir

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IT Project Manager. 2009-2011

Hired to implement information technology projects in all areas of the company. This included the purchase, installation, and configuration of new servers, back office programs, theater management systems, concession and ticketing hardware and software, company informational and e-commerce websites, as well as ERP and payroll systems.

Automated routine and time consuming tasks by writing and testing shell scripts as well as configuring them to run on demand or automatically.

Saved the company time, money, and increased overall efficiency by establishing new working procedures that took effect following the systems conversion.

Trained (remotely and in person) users and customers in the correct and proper use of these new systems.

Led additional complex technological projects in conjunction with large corporations such as VISA, MasterCard, PayPal, Checkpoint, and VeriFone on behalf of the company. Cinema City International (now Cineworld Group, owner of Regal Cinemas) in Hertzelia, Israel: IT and Systems Manager. 2003-2009

Promoted to be responsible for management of all IT personnel and technology in the company's headquarters, remote sites, and subsidiaries around the world.

Defined IT employee functions and then interviewed, hired, and trained new employees in company processes.

Set up, configured, and managed firewalls (Checkpoint NG, Cisco PIX, Fortinet), routers (Cisco, Alcatel), switches

(including VLANs), Microsoft SQL and MySQL databases, informational and e-commerce websites, domains, e- mail servers (including Microsoft Exchange), centrally managed antivirus and antispam systems.

Developed and deployed test environments (QA) for regression testing of new program versions and features.

Administered and supported remote sites (in Israel and Europe) and their users.

Executed numerous complex IT projects that required imaginative solutions in a mixed environment. Systems Administrator. 2001-2003

Hired to provide primary and advanced technical support to office employees in all departments within the company’s two office locations, as well as to movie theaters at remote locations nationwide in a 100+ user mixed environment.

Set up and maintained site-to-site and remote access VPNs to provide secure data access to the company’s resources to authorized employees from anywhere in the world.

Installed, upgraded, trained, and supported users remotely and in person.

Built tools that automated standard processes using shell scripts and Visual Basic.

Created TCP/IP office networks (using switches, routers, and firewalls) and maintenance procedures from the ground up.

Additional Information:

Technical Expertise:

Hardware: Installation, maintenance, and management of LAN, WAN, Ethernet, firewalls, routers, switches, hubs and wireless (WI-FI) access points and routers. IP telephony and smartphone installation and support including synchronized email, contacts, and calendars. Building, modifying, upgrading, and repairing desktop, laptop, network computers, servers, and printers.

Software: Cloud Computing, Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Windows Server and Desktop, Linux

(Ubuntu, CentOS, Debian), Active Directory, Group Policy, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Office, Checkpoint, Cisco, Juniper, and Fortinet firewalls, SecureClient, site-to-site and remote access VPNs, SSL VPN, networks, DOS, VNC, TeamViewer, LogMeIn, Remote Desktop, Terminal Services, Ghost, ERP, HTML, XML, IIS, Web services, Microsoft SQL, MySQL, RAID, TCP/IP, DHCP, antivirus, antispam, and antispyware, shell scripts, SSL certificates, virtual machines, Apple IOS, Android operating systems. Education: San Jose State University Major: Computer Engineering

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