Bryan L. Price
726 Winfred DR S
Orange Park, FL 32073-3946
(Home) 1 (904) 269-8939
(Cell) 1 (904) 403-3584
bytehead@bytehead.org

PROFESsIONAL objective

 

To contribute as a Network Manager, utilizing my technical expertise in networking and leadership skills in directing diverse teams, in support of a fast-paced, challenging, growth oriented organization.

CAREER SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE

 

  • Firsthand knowledge of network architecture, implementation and support for Token Ring, Ethernet and Remote Access.

  • Installation, support and administration of Novell NetWare, Windows (NT/9X/ME/2000/XP/2003), OS/2, 3Com 3+Share and 3+Open and Internet TCP/IP.

  • Acquisition and distribution processes for remote clients.

  • Connectivity between microcomputers and mainframe and mid-range computers.

  • Project management and diagnostic troubleshooting skills.

  • Working in multi-disciplinary team environment.

  • Coordinating and directing outside vendors and technical support organizations.

  • Staff supervision and leadership.

  • Training end users and technical support.

  • Programming languages including FoxPro, REXX, Javascript, C, MS-DOS batch, CMD batch and PHP.

Experience

 

1990 -† 2001††††† Ohio Department of Commerce†††††††††††††††††††††††† Columbus, OH

Network Administrator

  • Plan and support local and wide area networks with connectivity to IBM System/390 containing 200 nodes. Provide security and upgrades for the networks.†Assist users and field staff with network connectivity problems.

  • Work with IBM PC compatible desktop and laptop computers, using OS/2, Windows 95/98 and Windows NT within Windows NT and IBM LAN Server 4.0 networks using NetBIOS and TCP/IP protocols using Token Ring.

  • Diagnostician and troubleshooter for all microcomputer issues.

  • Install and configure network applications.

    Programmer Analyst Supervisor

  • Supervised and hired four people in technical positions.

  • Planned and supported local and wide area networks with connectivity to IBM AS/400 midrange computer.

  • Worked with IBM PC compatible desktop and laptop computers, using OS/2, MS-DOS, and with Apple Macintosh computers within Novell, Windows NT, 3Com 3+Share, 3+Open networks and an apple LocalTalk network using IPX/SPC, XNS and TCP/IP protocols using Ethernet.

 

1987-1990†††††††† Tandy Corporation††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Columbus, OH

Systems Engineer for GRID Systems and Radio Shack

  • Identified system software and hardware solutions for clients, including laptops, desktops, local area networks and connectivity gateways.† Provided pre- and post-sales support, including troubleshooting other vendorsí software and hardware.†

  • Supported IBM PC/AT computers using MS-DOS, OS/2, and XENIX, 3Com, Novell, Banyan using Ethernet, Arcnet and Token Ring.

 

1981-1987†††††††† Inventech Company†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Newark, OH

Chief Programmer

  • Designed, coded and implemented a retail point-of-sale computer network application for managing auto part businesses. Provided pre- and post-sales support generating in excess of $500,000 in revenues.

 

1979-1980†††††††† W. A. Storing Company††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Columbus, OH

Programmer/Analyst

  • Designed and coded software applications for generating custom mailing lists for mass marketers, using COBOL and Easycoder.

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    1978-1979†††††††† Hanna Chemical Coatings Corporation†††††††††††††††† Columbus, OH

    Programmer

  • Maintained, coded various programs using Cobol and BAL.

  • Education

     

    Windows NT Server MCSE training.

    Handís on Internetworking with TCP/IP training

    Management and Supervisory courses

    TQM training

    3Com 3Wizard Advanced Training, 3Com Installation and Administration, 3Com Communications

    Novell Retail Authorization Course

    Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

    ††††††††††† Computer Science concentration (2 years)

    Interests

     

    Active in Columbus Computer Society, Boy Scouts of America, Barbershop Quartet, web site development, reading, and contemporary music.