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SENIOR NETWORK ENGINEER, THE FRANKLIN INSTITUTE, PHILADELPHIA, PA 1999-2008

Responsible for building the internal network, connecting it to the internet and scaling it to support the needs of over 300 users. Built and configured a linux based router to connect the museum to Internet2, allowing it to become a major content provider. Maintained a heterogenous server environment integrating Windows 2003, Linux, and Mac OS X servers tied together through Active Directory. Developed and programmed web-enabled databases to track everything from library manuscripts to exhibit repairs. Most recent accomplishment was the successful rollout of an Exchange 2007 environment to our business users.

  • Managed Linux, OS X and Windows Servers
  • Implemented VPN / Firewall / Remote Management solutions
  • Configured and managed SAN and Tape libraries. Prepared & executed Backup and Disaster Recovery Plan
  • Evaluated Bids and Proposal from vendors
  • Developed In-house software products using Tcl/Tk and MySql
  • Prepared presentations on future technology direction and impact
  • Supervised and directed network contractors

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