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Caledonia, MN, 55921
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January 04, 2020

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John A. Bell

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Caledonia MN

507-***-****

Professional Employment History

June 1 2018 Retired

September 2008 – June 1 2018

Position Open Systems Senior Analyst Wisconsin Physician Service

Performed DOD information security issue identification and remediation

Solaris, HPUX, AIX, linux (SuSe), Oracle, VMWare, Windows environments

ksh, bash, perl programming expert

Medicare, TRICARE server architecture and support in Oracle environments

HMC, MQSeries, sam, smit, VIO

Spearheaded Foresight Medicare/Tricare project

Unix/Windows disaster recovery

Unix support team (3 years)

Windows System/Application support team (2 years)

June 2008 – September 2008

Position: Unix systems programmer TEKSystems

Contractor to Wisconsin Physician Service

HPUX, AIX, Solaris Operating systems

Performed information security issue identification and remediation

Process automation

March 2008 – May 2008 In between contracts

June 2007 – February 2008

Position: Unix systems programmer TEKSystems

Contractor to Cargill Corp

Authored ksh, perl security scripts to scan financial systems computers

Authored PowerBroker audit scripts

All audits passed first time

Accumulated and posted unix system performance metrics

Automated upgrade of 400+ unix servers to PB V5.0

AIX, HPUX, linux, Solaris, RPM

March 2007 – June 2007

Position: Unix systems programmer Concord Technologies HPUX

Authored ksh scripts as part of data conversion and data validation

February 2006 – March 2007 Self Employed

Position: System Administrator/Auditor SOLARIS/AIX/Linux

Contractor to Target Corporation through Analysts International

Designed ksh/EXPECT scripts to automate remediation of issues associated with Sarbanes/Oxley server hardening initiative

500 Solaris Serves, 1300 AIX servers, 70 Red Hat, 30 SuSe Linux servers

Automated conversion of AIX to SuSE over corporate network

TSM, CISCO

October 2005 – February,2006 Express Scripts, Inc.

AIX, HPUX, Solaris

E-systems support analyst Mercator MQ Series

January 2005 – October 2005 Self Employed

Position: System Administrator/Auditor SOLARIS/AIX/Linux

Contractor to Target Corporation through Analysts International

Designed ksh/EXPECT scripts to automate review of financial servers associated with Sarbanes/Oxley server hardening initiative

Designed scripts to automate AIX upgrade of pharmacy systems at Target stores

1100 AIX servers, 50 Solaris servers

John A. Bell

508 South Marshall Street

Caledonia MN

507-***-****

Professional Employment History - Page 2 of 4

January 2002 – Jan 2005 Northrop Grumman IT Eagan, MN

Position: Senior Security Consultant to USPS IT Service Center

Unix (Solaris/AIX) Security Analyst

Designed, implemented Solaris 8 and 9 security auditing scripts

Designed, implemented AIX 5.X security auditing scripts using EXPECT

Designed Solaris 8 and 9 JumpStart, JASS images

Designed LDAP user account auditing scripts

ISS System Scanner, ISS RealSecure Host Based Intrusion Detection

900 Solaris servers, 50 AIX servers, 20 Red Hat Linux servers

April 2001 January 2002 MODIS IT Consulting Bloomington, MN

Position: Senior Security Consultant to USPS IT Service

Subcontractor to Grumman IT

Unix (Solaris) Security Analyst

Designed, implemented Solaris 2.6 security auditing scripts

Designed Solaris 2.6, JumpStart, JASS images

150 Solaris machines in cluster environments

December 1998 - April 2001 Abaton.com, Inc. Bloomington, MN

Position: Network Engineer - SUNOS/HPUX/NT

Designed diagnostic benchmarking/monitoring tools for web-based product

Cron activated perl/ksh data gathering tool

Statistical analysis/graphical display using Excel macro language

SiteScope monitoring tool

Administered Sun Enterprise systems - A1000 RAID arrays

Veritas Volume Manager/NetBackup

Apache, Weblogic web servers

Oracle file system administration

Silk Regression test engineering

TestDirector testing software

LoadRunner scale testing

Net Op remote administration

Attended Sun System Performance Management course

November 1997 - December 1998 MODIS Bloomington, MN

Position: Senior Consultant - HPUX system administration group - 3M

Designed web based user administration RBAC system in cgi-perl, ksh

Designed web-based Y2K testing tool

Leader of Y2K due diligence investigation - HPUX and HP applications

March 1997 - November 1997 Lawson Software Minneapolis/St. Paul MN

Position: Unix/AIX system support analyst

UNIX (HPUX, AIX) system administration and support

COBOL (MicroFocus) support

Financial applications (AP/GL, AR) support

John A. Bell

508 South Marshall Street

Caledonia MN

507-***-****

Professional Employment History - Page 3 of 4

January 1995 - February 1997 Health Systems Integration Bloomington, MN

Position: MUMPS (ISM)/unix technical support analyst

Medical (HMO, hospital) applications (DSM/ISM)

HPUX, AIX, DECUNIX installation/configuration/support

Bourne, Korn shell script development and support

System software support

ISM system administration

HPUX system/network administration course for experienced users (2)

ISM MSQL courses (2)

sam, smit administration tools

sar, glance+, GLOSTAT performance tools

September 1993 - January 1995 Modern Computer Systems Burnsville, MN

Position: Systems analyst/unix administration

SCO UNIX system administration

Banking Industry

Bourne/Korn shell script programming

Unix installation/support - SCO, NCR, TI unix

Installation/development/support Banking software - COBOL/unix

January 1989 - September 1993 Hawkins Ash Baptie CPA LaCrosse, WI

Position: Systems analyst/unix/AIX administration

SCO ODT system administration/support

smit, sysadmsh

TCP/IP, NFS, ftp, telnet

HUD compliant financial applications development/installation/support

- RMCOBOL (Liant)

- Ksh (AIX, SCO, NCR)

Designed ansi85 compliant COBOL code generator

Bourne/Korn shell script programming

AIX, Interactive, SCO, AT&T and NCR unix

Novell, DOS and OS/2 environments

August 1988 - January 1989 Paragon Data Systems Winona, MN

Position: Systems analyst - manufacturing systems

Manufacturing system development/support

DIBOL language/code generation/DOS batch language

Dbase IV, PARADOX, QUATTRO

Kermit file transfer protocol

September 1983 - August 1988 Independent School Dist 861 Winona, MN

Position: Post-secondary instructor

Statistics

Economics

Accounting - intermediate, cost, tax

Computer courses

Redesigned accounting curriculum and courses

Installed and administered PC lab and network

John A. Bell

508 South Marshall Street

Caledonia MN

507-***-****

Professional Employment History - Page 4 of 4

1980 - September 1983 Hiawatha Computing Winona, MN

Position: Software engineer - unix/basic development environment

Agricultural systems design/installation/support

Financial systems design/development/support

Medical systems design/installation/support

Developed shell scripts in support of clients

Prior to 1980

KnitCraft Corporation - Programmer/Analyst Winona, MN

MRP Manufacturing system

Piecework payroll

Watkins Products Winona, MN

Entry-level COBOL programmer

LCI Winona, MN

COBOL, IBM JCL - Student internship

Education

BA - Accounting 1978 Winona State University Winona MN

BA - Business Administration 1978 Winona State University Winona MN

Vocation Teaching Certificate 1982 Winona State University Winona MN

Graduate Courses - MBA program Winona State University Winona MN

Production management/Inventory control

Accounting/Economics/Finance

Military Service

Viet Nam era veteran

Dates of service 10/1971 - 6/1973

Military Police (MOS 95B)

Duty Station United States Military Academy

West Point, NY

Honorable Discharge

Good Conduct Medal



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