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JOHN THE COMPUTER GUY

JOHN PIERCE

USMC Veteran (Honorable), Field Service Technician, Entrepreneur, Project Manager, Instructor

Certifications: CompTIA (A+, Linux+, CTT+, & Security+), Dell DCSE, Microsoft MCP, Project Management Professional (PMP), Red Hat RHCE, Verifone Certified Technician

EXPERIENCE

Trunk Masters   (Sole Proprietor, Business Communications Consultant)

2016 to Present

My Computer Guy   (Sole Proprietor, I.T. Consultant)

1999 to Present

CBE

Field Service Technician – P.O.S. & Surveillance installation & repair for Convenience Store Industry

HPM

Data Center Technician – Mounted & installed over 1500 blade servers in 8 days for Criteo located in the Google building, New York City

Insight

Refresh Deployment Supervisor - (Hilton Hotels) Performed & supervised three to twenty man teams, refreshing servers, workstations & printers.

SmartSource

Refresh Deployment Supervisor - (Allstate) Lead a team of 26 technicians & deployed 800 workstations in a record breaking 5 days.

Fresenius

Independent Systems Analyst – Responsible for performing preventative maintenance & gathering various I.T. related metrics. Submitted detailed reports to corporate including findings & recommendations

BP

Emergency Response Systems Analyst - Various & sundry Information Technology duties related to the B.P. Oil Spill aftermath

SKILLS

  • Development, Marketing, Deployment & Administion of Asterisk VOIP Trunk Servers (SIP) to Businesses & Professionals

  • Responsive Web Design, Development, Marketing, & Maintenance of Custom-Built sites utilizing Straight HTML, CSS, Javascript, & PHP Code

  • Email Server Development & Administration of Postfix (TLS: SMTP), Dovecot (TLS: POP3 & IMAP), & Antispam Milters

  • Domain Name System (DNS) & Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) Server Administration

  • Linux O.S. Development & Administration - LAMP Servers & various Workstations configurations

  • Other Linux Server Applications Experience: DNSMasq, MySql, NFS, Samba, Shorewall, & Squid

  • Zetabyte File System (ZFS) Storage Technologies Design, Implementation, & Administation

  • Design & Manufacture of Custom-Built Surveillance Digital Video Recorders (DVRs)

  • Point of Sale (POS) Design, Installation, Setup & Maintenance

  • Setup & Administration of Windows (Server & Workstation), Mac OSX, as well as various other Operating Systems & Technologies

  • Networking: Administration of Routers, Access Points, & Linux Firewalls (iptables)

EDUCATION

  • Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College: 55+ Semester Hours

  • United States Marine Corps: Aviation Radio Repair, Radio Fundamentals, Basic Electronics