CorinTack
Network Engineer
  • Des Moines,
  • Iowa,
  • United States
Member Since: 2013/01/25
Industry: Computer & IT
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Professional Background
Network Engineer
Combined Systems Technology, Inc.
June 2012 – Present
Clive, IA
•      Perform general maintenance on PCs for clients of CST, Inc.
•      Upgrade and maintain network infrastructure for clients of CST, Inc., including server, switch, and firewall management.
•      Administer the network infrastructure and servers for Clarke Community School District in Osceola, Iowa.
•      Collaborate with the administrative staff of Clarke Community School District regarding Information Technology projects.
     o      Assist with the planning and rollout of a one-to-one program for iPads to all students from second to twelfth grade.
     o      Aid in planning and implementing a server upgrade project wherein most of the district’s servers were converted to VMWare servers, and several servers were upgraded from Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2012.
•      Update and maintain PCs and Macintosh computers for Clarke Community School District.
Network Analyst
Fiserv, Inc.
December 2011 – June 2012
West Des Moines, IA
•      Managed creation, deletion and maintenance of Active Directory accounts for Fiserv, Inc. and its clients.
•      Deployed icons and published applications for users of Citrix XenApp.
•      Responded to ticket and call-based requests to resolve a variety of software issues.
Operations Manager
Soft-Train, Inc.
August 2009 – October 2011
Irvine, CA
•      Maintained and updated company equipment and software using images with WinPE and imagex.
•      Configured company equipment for use with classes, including network and software configuration and installation
•      Managed company’s network, including addition and removal of users, permissions, and PCs in Active Directory.
•      Planned and implemented an upgrade of Windows Server 2000 to Windows Server 2008 and 2008R2, including migration of Active Directory users and permissions between servers.
•      Upgraded from Exchange Server 2000 to Exchange Server 2007, including migration of mailboxes between servers.
•      Created and delivered presentations for purchasing new computer hardware, including PCs, laptops and servers.
•      Budgeted for cross-country trips taken by instructors to teach at various client locations all across the United States.
•      Managed approximately 25 technical and soft–skills instructors
Technical Trainer
Soft-Train, Inc.
May 2009 – August 2009
Irvine, CA
•      Instructed clients in the use of the Microsoft Office 2003, 2007 and 2010 Suites, and provided technical certification training to clients as assigned.
Technical Consultant
Soft-Train, Inc.
February 2009 – May 2009
Irvine, CA
•      Installed Windows platforms using a variety of imaging software solutions.
•      Created batch files for automation of certain upgrade and installation procedures.
•      Modified a number of malfunctioning XML scripts to streamline upgrade process.
PC Refresh Technician
CompuCom
October 2008 – October 2008
Aliso Viejo, CA
•      Utilized Norton Ghost to install Windows XP image on new computers.
•      Updated software, migrated user data and performed basic networking tasks on new computers.
Computer Migration for Cor-O-Van
Robert Half Technology
September 2008 – September 2008
Irvine, CA
•      Prepared PCs to be moved from their original location to the client’s new building.
•      Set up and reconnected PCs at new location for client.
Help Desk Assistant
Des Moines University
August 2008 – August 2008
Des Moines, IA
•      Performed troubleshooting for software and networking client for students with Dell laptops using Windows Vista as well as handheld devices.
•      Recorded troubleshooting techniques in HEAT call-logging software.
•      Configured VideoLAN software to allow students to stream audio into Microsoft OneNote during lectures.
•      Set up printer settings and Microsoft Outlook to forward specific printer maintenance e–mails to correct individuals.
Computer Refresh Technician
McLeod USA
August 2007 – October 2007
Hiawatha, IA
•      Installed Windows XP using Norton Ghost.
•      Performed installation of user-requested software and hardware on new machines as approved and set up or restored network connections and user data prior to deployment.
•      Deployed new machines to users and performed basic troubleshooting of software problems as they occurred on-site.
•      Analyzed old PCs using diagnostic software and assembled as many working computers as possible from the functional parts.
Computer Refresh Technician
Erb's Business Machines
July 2007 – August 2007
Cedar Rapids, IA
•      Unpacked and prepared new computers for shipping to site.
•      Installed new computers in local elementary schools.
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Education
University of Iowa
Bachelors of Arts
History
2004 – 2007
Des Moines Area Community College
Associate of Arts
Network Administration
2002 – 2004
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Full Biography

I am a certified Microsoft Expert with experience primarily in the Windows Server and basic switch/router maintenance areas. I have been working recently to increase my proficiency with VMWare products and services as well.

Languages
English
Native or Bilingual Proficiency

Level Progress

Current: Level 7
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LVL 8
  • Overall
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  • Windows Server 2008
    2
  • Active Directory
    2
  • Windows 7
    2
  • Outlook
    2
  • Microsoft Legacy OS
    1
  • Windows Server 2012
    1
  • Storage Software
    1
  • Microsoft Server OS
    1
  • Networking
    1
  • Microsoft Applications
    1
  • Network Security
    1
  • Windows 10
    1
  • Email Servers
    1
  • Microsoft Office
    1
  • Routers
    1
  • Exchange
    1
  • Windows Networking
    1
  • Microsoft Excel
    1
  • Desktops
    1
  • PC
    1
  • Web Browsers
    1
  • Storage
    1
  • Hardware
    1
  • Software
    1
  • Miscellaneous
    1
  • Wireless Networking
    1
  • Dell
    1
  • Proofreading
    1
  • DNS
    1
  • Email Clients
    1
  • Server Software
    1
  • Windows OS
    1
  • Security
    1
  • SBS
    1
  • Acronis
    1
  • Broadband
    1
  • Displays / Monitors
    1
  • Hardware Firewalls
    1
  • IT Administration
    1
  • Internet Protocol Security
    1
  • Network Architecture
    1
  • Network Management
    1
  • Printers and Scanners
    1
  • Switches / Hubs
    1
  • Windows 8
    1
  • Wireless Hardware
    1

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