Skillset and Knowledge

The Toolbox is always growing with the need of a new skill or technology. The best craftsman may have a rusty tool or two but can quickly sharpen the saw when it is needed.

  • Windows

    Desktop and Server since 2000; Active Directory, Backups, Batch scripts, Powershell 4, IIS, Sharepoint,

  • Linux

    I am a LAMP administrator, C-Panel, SSH, Debian and Ubuntu. Always learning and trying new things

  • MS and My SQL

    I use Microsoft versions 2008 R2, 2012 and MySQL version 5.5 in different applications. Large highly demanded warehouses, datamarts, and content management systems.

  • R / Python

    Currently enrolled in Coursera's Data Science track. Entry level R Programming skills with basic Python scripting affords me the options to find data and turn it into information.

  • Web Development

    I have been tinkering in Web development since late 1990s. HTML, CSS, PHP, Gimp and learning Ruby on Rails. Explore this page for examples of my work.

  • Automation

    Powershell and Bash scripting in the server rhelm. I also tinker in the maker space with Arduino and micro pc's.

Employment History

Strong background in business systems and engineering
Hoping to refine my skills as a SQL and R Developer.

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InnovaSystems International
San Diego, CA - 2/2014 to Present

Lead MS SQL server Administrator, on a SCRUM OPS team, performing daily tasks on SQL Server, IBM InfoSphere and Cognos. ETL (IS, SSIS) design and development as well as troubleshooting database performance and analysis tuning.

San Diego, CA - 6/2013 to 2/2014

DBA during a rapid response version upgrade project (6 month contract), developing my Powershell and tSQL scripting skills
San Diego, CA 5/2011 to 6/2013

Windows Systems Administrator, working closely with the Linux admin to perform system update and upgrades in both windows and linux stacks, deploy software releases during the SCRUM (SDLC). Consulted, planned, and managed several large hardware projects: including VMWare, and NetApp.

San Diego, CA 8/2008 to 5/2011

Windows Systems Administrator, perform system update and upgrades in addition to tier 3 desktop support. Planned and managed several large hardware projects: including VMWare, NetApp, NOC Relocation.

Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, IL 1/2006 to 8/2008

Tier 3 support in University Information System, with with all academic departments to maximize lab capabilities, and on call 24/7 to support network and systems for university network.

US Navy
San Diego, CA 6/2001 to 12/2004

Watch team leader during stressful fast-paced war-time operations. Administered MS Exchange and other communication systems in NOC. Held 100% up time and transmittal of classified communications.

What more info?

Connect with me via email or linked in. I am always looking for jobs to push my career and challenge my skillset