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IT Director, IT Manager, IT infrastructure Manager, IT Acquisition

Location:
Houston, TX
Salary:
135,000.00 - 155,000.00
Posted:
February 29, 2020

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ZACHARY PATTON MCSE, CCNA, SMC

adb2ex@r.postjobfree.com Phone 832-***-****

SUMMARY

Over twenty-five years’ experience, progressing to director and senior engineering positions with network integration companies designing and integrating network communications systems. Solid educational background in engineering with honors, high-level training and experience with key networking components, and senior level project management experience. Expertise in combining strategic and tactical business planning with the ability to analyze complex situations, design practical solutions while implementing cost effective plans. Outstanding leadership skills in developing, and implementing project management strategies that foster teamwork, continuous improvement, and shareholder value. Dedicated to providing a consistent, predictable high level of performance across a broad range of responsibilities. Seeking a challenging career opportunity where expertise in driving diverse IT initiatives through strategic planning, decisive leadership, and proactive project management can be effectively applied towards defining and achieving company objectives.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

TEXAS EAR, NOSE & THROAT SPECIALISTS, Houston, TX 2005-2020

IT Director

Demonstrate dynamic communication and relationship management talents in establishing and cultivating key alliances with organizations, associations, vendors, and consultants, with proven track record for delivering productive presentations and successfully negotiating critical contracts

Proficiently spearhead major infrastructure, process, and methodology development, hardware/software installation, maintenance and support, and system integration projects, with commitment to ensuring communications consistency, compatibility, and quality

Successfully develop and launch internal policies and procedures instrumental in achieving business goals, while managing other employees and coordinating with other department managers

Successfully evaluated, planned, and implemented the entire network and server environment to prepare for EHR rollout to 17 offices, including 300 desktops, 175 tablets, and peripherals to over 300 users

Built vital relationships with various medical clinics installing and managing their EHR allowing TMPMC to grow into a well-known consulting company for IT support of EHR environments

Installed, configured and managed over 25 servers (Windows2008,2012,2016 and linux) including both physical and virtual servers (vmWare) in an Windows 2008 Active Directory environment

Responsible for supporting and maintaining a WAN environment spanning over 15 offices containing Adtran routers, HP PoE switches and multiple Cisco access points

Manage and maintain Microsoft Exchange 2013 and SQL 2012/2016 Servers

Manage and maintain Cisco ASA firewall, router and switches located at the data center

Spearheaded the rollout of a more robust Mitel VoIP phone system which allowed for improved communication between offices, better customer service, and over a $20,000 in cost savings per year

Negotiated, planned and implemented the cutover to a Comcast Metro E fiber network between all offices and data center improving performance and saving cost of more than $14,000 monthly

LOCKHEED MARTIN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (LMIT), Houston, TX 2001-2005

Senior System Engineer

Managed patch levels and upgrades for 12,000+ NASA, Johnson Space Center (JSC) workstations

Managed multiple projects involving Government, State and Local entities

Managed Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 for NASA headquarters

Active participant in LMIT Technical Review Panels (TRP)

Active participant in all Senior Board Reviews, including budget reviews

Chief Technical Engineer for multiple Request for Proposals (RFPs)

Engineered scripts for hot fixes, service packs, and other security issues deemed crucial by IT Security

Lead Engineer for Active directory implementation at LMIT and JSC

Lead Engineer for evaluating and implementing Cisco Unity VOIP and wireless infrastructure for LMIT

Provided 3rd level support to 13 System Administrators on a 12,000+ user domain

Responsible for Microsoft SMS 2.0, Network Attached Storage devices, Disk Quota Management and PatchLink Infrastructure for both LMIT and JSC

Engineered technical solutions for both small business and enterprise customers

Tested and evaluated 3rd party software/hardware for implementation at JSC

PATTONEERS CONSULTING SERVICES, Pearland, TX 2002-2005

Senior Engineering Consultant

Implemented and provided maintenance support for the entire Texas Pavement, Corp. domain, which included all servers and workstations

Evaluated, designed and implemented a Windows 2000 Active Directory enterprise solution for World Vision International located in Monrovia, CA

Engineered and implemented a Cisco Unity VOIP solution for The Bakersfield Californian located in Bakersfield, CA

Engineered and implemented an entire domain level infrastructure for Paksima Group Inc.

Designed and implemented Windows 2003 Active Directory migration Goodwill Industries

OAO CORPORATION - CDNS, Houston, TX 1998-2001

Network Engineer

Implemented and maintained the NT 4.0 enterprise server environment consisting of 31 servers

Charged with the overall responsibility of engineering and maintaining the local switch network for the entire CDNS domain

Spearheaded the Microsoft SMS 2.0 rollout to 1,000 clients, while acting as the Project Lead responsible for managing a staff of 5 employees

Tasked with the responsibility of monitoring and optimizing server performance of 22 local CDNS servers in addition to 9 government owned servers

EXXON UPSTREAM TECHNNICAL COMPUTING (EUTeC), Houston, TX 1998

System Specialist

Provided 24x7 technical support for 88 NT servers (3.51 and 4.0)

Charged with implementing and maintaining multi-NT server environment

Key player in the upgrade/migration from NT 3.51 to NT 4.0

Tasks included the data manipulation/migration of sensitive user data

Configuration control manager charged with responsibility of implementing security for NT servers

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS

TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY 1993-1998

Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering Technology

Minor, Management Information Systems

Scrum Master Certified: License No. 758219, Feb.2020-2023

CCNA: License No. 434084169322ITZG, Oct.2018-2021

Engineering Ambassador representing College of Engineering in formal functions

National Management Association (NMA), LMSO Chapter

President, Society of Engineering Technologists

TAU ALPHA PI - National Engineering Honor Society

Dean of Students list

Outstanding Member of the Year Award for S.E.T



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