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At a glance

FULL NAME

James Tyler

BIRTHPLACE

Southwest Michigan

HOMETOWN

Watervliet, MI

RESIDENCE

Watervliet, MI

EDUCATION

AA, BA, MS (In Progress)

HOBBIES

Golf, Basketball, Writing

About me

My professional career, since I was 17 years old, has centered around IT, network administration, and network engineering. In high school, I placed first in the state of Michigan for Computer Network Technology at the Business Professionals of America state competition. Since then, I have managed numerous networks ranging from 7 different offices at Mavcon and 4 different offices at Gordon Water Systems.

I am a motivated network engineer with 5+ years enterprise experience and 9+ years in IT experience.

My Skills

Areas of Focus in Network Engineering: Sonicwall, Cisco ASR and Nexus platforms, DNS Administration, ACL Management and Configuration, i-ESX Cisco Voice, Familiar with implementing Cisco Call Manager Express (CME), Traffic Shaping and VLANs in the context of VOIP.

CISCO

ACTIVE DIRECTORY

CISCO VOICE

HTML/CSS

PHP / MYSQL

JAVASCRIPT, JQUERY

curriculum vitae

Education

Master of Science, Information Resource Management

Central Michigan University

< 1 Year

August 2014 - Present

From CMU on the degree: "The concentration in Information Resource Management will help you fully realize the capabilities of your organization’s IT systems. You’ll learn how to plan and manage information resource initiatives and how to recruit and train technology staff."

Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy

Western Michigan University

4.5 Years

Sept 2006 - August 2010, Jan 2013 - April 2013

1st Year Spent as Computer Engineering student; 15+ Credits of Math and CS, including Calculus

Work Experience

Network Administrator

Gordon Water Systems, Michigan

3 Years

August 2011 - Present

As network administrator, I oversee and ensure the successful operation network hardware including Cisco switches, SonicWall Firewalls, 30+ personal computers (desktops and laptops), 5+ wireless routers, and 25+ Android and Apple smartphones. As a database administrator, I have constructed comprehensive relational databases within the 4D and Wakanda (JavaScript/JSON based) database systems.As a software developer, I have spearheaded the development of our Wakanda system, written in excess of 10,000 lines of code, which is primarily based on OOP methods. Managed two employees (programming and graphics assistant).

Network Administrator

Mavcon, Inc., Michigan

2 Years

2010 - 2011

I managed the network infrastructure of Mavcon Inc. and its related companies including Biddergy.com and four Appletree Christian learning centers. This included a variety of Cisco based switches and routers, as well as a Microsoft Exchange Server (2008) and SharePoint.

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I am always entertaining offers of employment and contract work.