GRANT T. STEPHENSON
Accomplished Senior Systems administrator with over 20 years of experience providing Linux/Unix, Windows Server Administration and security for large and small firms.
Windows Server Administration
Linux Server Administration
Cisco Routers and Firewalls
Windows NT System Maintenance
Lan /Unix Integration
2010 – PRESENT SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR
2010 – PRESENT AEROSPACE & MARINE INTL. / SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR
Supported all Systems / Networks (Unix & Some Windows) to maintain Operations.
Supported operating systems for Linux, and some Windows.
Maintained changes for users on servers and desktops such as cloning, renaming, managing accounts, backups, and troubleshooting all related aspects
2004 – 2009 SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR – CONTRACTOR
2007 – 2009 TAOS / UNIX SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR - CONTRACTOR
Outsourced to Yahoo! Inc as part of the Operations team supporting UNIX worldwide.
Supported operating systems for FreeBSD, Linux, and some Solaris.
Maintained changes for users such as cloning, renaming, managing accounts, setting up new collocations, and troubleshooting all related aspects.
2006 – 2007 TEKSYSTEMS / SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR
Contracted to NXP / Phillips, a leading semiconductor manufacturer
Supported over 200 NT servers.
Worked with an active directory domain, managing user accounts and ensuring backups went as expected.
2004 – 2006 ILOG / SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR
Contracted directly to ILOG, a software optimization and performance solutions
Supported a development lab of 30 servers, running a variety of architectures and Operating Systems including, Linux, Solaris, Win200x, WinXP, AIX, and HP-UX.
Provided end user support.
2000 – 2004 MATRIX ABSENCE MANAGEMENT
SENIOR SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR
Medical claims management company - Provided support for Solaris, Linux, NT, Win2k, WinXP, and Win9x.
- Responsible for technical issues including second level support and the more complicated user support issues. - Implemented cost saving server solutions that also provided greater functionality.
- Supported offices all across the U.S., and did a large amount of remote administration.
1996– 1999 SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR / CONTRACTOR
1999 - 2000 TECHSOURCE / SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR Contractor to Siemens/Infineon, a leading microelectronics company. -As part of the ISS department, provided desktop and remote administration support for customers running Windows 9x and NT platforms.
-Worked with LAN/WAN network connectivity issues and address assignments, port changes.
-Worked with customers to troubleshoot and profile problems on WTS, and WINDD.
1996.- 1999 ELECTRONIC DATA SYSTEMS / SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR
Outsourced to Amdahl, an IBM mainframe company Delivered administration for UNIX, OS/2, Novell, and Windows NT servers including: - Technical Support for multiple platforms of desktop computers; Apple MacOS, OS/2, UNIX, Windows 9x and Windows NT.
-Cross platform integration and support services to the software development environment.
-LAN/WAN network connectivity issues and address assignments, port changes.
-Configuration of ISDN and frame relay routers.
1995 - 1996 MASTERSON CONSULTING
NETWORK ADMINISTRATION & SUPPORT
Contracted to Taligent, a software company developing an object oriented Operating System. - Maintained a network of WinNT servers and Intel multi-booting client workstations running WinNT, Win95 & OS/2. Integrated OS/2, Windows NT, Windows 9x, and UNIX platforms.
1993 – 1995 KENSINGTON / TECHNICAL SUPPORT
Accessories and peripherals for computer after market - Provided phone support for all the company's various hardware, and software products. - Beta tested the company's software, and hardware products. - Provided First and second level support for OS/2 related calls.
MISSION COLLEGE, Santa Clara, CA