Originally Posted by backtomac
Have you much experience with Windows? Having switched back to Macs I can tell you that you're in for a serious *relearning* experience. I've pcs at work and it's a painful experience to use them. Good luck and I won't think less of you if you decide to come back to the Mac community.
I'm not in any way a Windows/MS fanboy. I've been a Mac lover for the last 20 years.
Experience with Windows?... Here's an excerpt from my resume:
LAN / WAN Administration
Understanding of concepts, technologies, and best practices essential to LAN / WAN design
Configuration of Cisco hardware such as routers, firewalls, switches and bridges
Data Center and Disaster Recovery Center design, research, engineering and construction
Installation and administration of Exchange email servers, Active Directory domain controllers, and SQL
Administration of Microsoft Windows Server 2003/2000/XP, Mac OS X, Linux, HPUX, and FreeBSD
Provisioning of wide and local area networks utilizing Frame Relay, T1, VPN, OC, MPLS and wireless
Maintenance and execution of backup schedules and media rotation for servers and databases
Installation and repair of CAT5e/6, fiber optic, coaxial cable, and wireless network infrastructure
Management of network services such as TCP/IP, HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, SMTP, DNS and DHCP
Evaluation, acquisition, and upgrades of Dell and HP rack-mount server hardware
Troubleshooting, diagnostics, and repair of faulty workstation and server hardware
Testing and installation of printers, scanners, modems, wired / wireless network adapters
Evaluation and testing of software in test environments before deploying to live systems
Remote installation and management of operating systems, software, device drivers, etc.
License management and detailed record keeping of software and license compliance
Software security and virus management and removal using enterprise-level virus mitigation tools
Help Desk & End User Support
Implementation and maintenance of help desk system to keep track of work order status and resolution
Clear, effective, and timely communication with management, co-workers, customers, and vendors
Unobtrusive troubleshooting of software, hardware, and network errors both remotely and on-site
Network Administrator, (Financial Industry / Southern Oregon), July 2004 June 2006
Designed, configured, implemented and administered Local and Wide Area Networks for credit union
Supported end users and maintained all workstations, printers, scanners, servers and core systems
Worked with team to develop and manage Information Security Management System and related policies
Rolled out network and communications infrastructure for new credit union branch offices.
Designed, managed and maintained credit union data center infrastructure and systems.
Received training and experience on Harland Financial Solutions FSP, Ultradata and Ultrafis
Performed nightly data processing tasks, backup procedures, etc.
Network Technician, (Telecom Industry / Southern Oregon), December 1999 January 2002
Implemented and administered corporate LAN, workstations, printers, servers, cabling and phone systems
Researched, designed, built and managed ISP offering dialup and wireless ISP services
Supported and resolved technical and accounting issues for customers, staff and departments