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Michael David Viron

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Objective

To work as an Information Systems Specialist in either a team or independent work environment.

Qualifications

Imaginative, highly motivated Information Systems specialist with excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills. Over nineteen years of consultation and employment experience including administration and maintenance of multiple operating system (Windows / Linux) local area network (including printers, workstations, servers, and other network peripherals), policy making, process development and implementation, management (up to and including senior management (c-level)), project coordination, project management, infrastructure security (server, network, physical), emergency operations planning, disaster preparation planning and recovery operations, problem solving, troubleshooting, budget management, web site development and publication, programming, reliability, resourcefulness, training, procurement, customer service, and database administration (MySQL, Oracle, and Microsoft SQL Server).

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Skills

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Experience

Manager of Information Technology Solutions, KAMedData, Inc. (and subsidiaries), Pensacola, FL, March 2002 - present

Various Retail and Consulting Positions, Pensacola, FL, August 2001 - November 2003

Companies worked for during this period include McGill Law Offices (as a freelance web consultant - 08/2001 - 12/2002), Follett Corporation (08/2001 - 09/2001), and Target Corporation (10/2001 - 11/2003)

Senior Systems and Administration Consultant, Web Spinners, University of West Florida (Pensacola, FL), December 2000 - February 2002

Coordinated the transition of all organizational responsibilities to the new administration; Promoted to Senior Systems & Administration Consultant in December 2000 after graduation (Sr. Systems Administrator 08/2000-12/2000, prior to graduation); Developed and implemented a secure computing environment designed to maximize utilization of limited computing resources; retired from active consulting and advisory role in February 2002 upon completion of Spring 2002 administrative transition.

Application Administrator (Working Title: Application Manager), Netcool / DSET, Network Telephone, Pensacola, FL, October 2000 - May 2001

Established production and development environments for both Micromuse Netcool / Cisco Information Center and DSET's ezLocal; provided application support for ezLocal and Micromuse Netcool / Cisco Information Center; and provided assistance on other projects.

President, Academic Web Information Repository, (Pensacola, FL), December 1999 - present

Develop organizational policies as a founding member; communicate with founding members and sponsoring organizations; develop and implement a user-friendly website.

Project Coordinator, Web Development Team, Linux Professional Institute, (Pensacola, FL), October 1999 - November 1999

Coordinated web development efforts with the Board of Directors and Database Administrator

Computer Support Specialist / System Administrator, University Commons and Student Activities, University of West Florida, (Pensacola, FL), 1998 - October 2000

Hardware and software (both operating system and application) upgrades and troubleshooting under Linux and Windows 3.x/95/98/98SE/2000/NT; System administration of 35+ node departmental local area network (workstations, servers, printers, and other network peripherals) provided computer and web related training at all technical skill levels; determined requirements for new departmental computing hardware and software; database administration of 3 MySQL servers.

President, Web Spinners, University of West Florida (Pensacola, FL), March 1997 - August 2000

Managed over 150 volunteer web developers (including project assignments and tracking hours worked); prepared annual budgets and reports; developed organizational policies as a founding member; procured practical equipment via donations and purchase orders; provided on-site system administration of 3 linux servers; and communicated with officers, members, and external personnel

President, CEO, and Chief Visionary Officer, General Education Online, (Pensacola, FL), August 1995 - present

Founded the project in August 1995; completed database conversion in first half of 2001; coordinator of project developers; responsible for administrative tasks and PHP / MySQL development

Floater (97), Cashier, and Trainer; Wal-Mart Store #990, (Milton, FL), June 1995 - October 1999

Provided reports in a variety of formats to upper-level store management (including reports on productivity, scanning efficiency, and cashier training practices; Handpicked as Leader of the store's Productivity and Scanning Efficiency Improvement Project by the store manager, resulting in long and short term increases in productivity, scanning efficiency, customer service, and training effectiveness.

Education

Computer Science / Computer Information Systems, University of West Florida, (Pensacola, FL), August 1995 - December 2000

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