Resume

Telephone:307-215-9107

Victor H. Goff III

SUMMARY

Sr. Network Administrator and IT Project Manager with 20+ years of experience in systems architecture, systems design, network design, network management systems design, security, and managing IT departments.
Senior technical architect with expertise in enterprise design and architecture as well as in integration of disparate systems. Experience includes hands-on capabilities such as configuration, development, testing, and implementation, which contribute to a broad foundation of technical skills and a unique ability to acquire quickly the required depth and proficiency for complex new tasks as the technical landscape changes.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Unix Expertise: Solaris, RedHat Linux, Debian Linux, Ubuntu, Slackware Linux, HP-UX, Apache Web Server, sendmail
Windows Expertise: DOS, WFW, 95, 98, NT, 2000, NT Server, 2000 Server, XP.
Network Expertise: Cisco, TCP/IP, SNMP, SSH, DNS, VPNs, KVM systems (Rose KVM)
Security Expertise: Checkpoint FW-1, Nokia
DBMS Expertise: Oracle, ANSI SQL, various development databases.
Application Expertise: Meridian Mail, MS Office Suite, OpenOffice, StarOffice, Remedy, Exceed, etc.
Backup Expertise: Legato, Clearcase, Backup Exec, Git, Subversion, CVS
Programming Expertise: Ruby 1.8 - 2.4+

WORK EXPERIENCE

Moose Lake, MN
(2008 – Current)

RUBYLEARNING.ORG

Mentor/Assistant Teacher
Current and New Course Curriculum development
Technical review
Development of client services
International Presentations
Cross platform support
Worldwide student support in a continually evolving curriculum

Casper, WY
(2008 – 2009)

SAM'S CLUB

Cart Person
Return carts for members of the club
Fork Lift Operator
Assist with loading and unloading merchandise for members
Manage door breaks for the greeters
Maintenance on the carts
Other duties as assigned including janitorial services

Moose Lake, MN
(2001 – 2008)

DONNA GOFF COMPUTERS AND CONSULTING

Computer and Network System Consultant
General consulting for various businesses and residential clients. We have installed and supported a variety of operating systems, Windows (family), Linux (Suse, Redhat, Debian, DSL), Macintosh (OS 9, OS X), among others.
Network solutions, such as Domain, DNS, SMB, NFS, DHCP, NTFS, and group permissions for network and system security, e-mail and web services.
Server buildouts are done with Raid 2/Raid 5 combinations for improved fault tolerance, and Point of Sale systems and back-end servers are built with the same careful considerations. We boast of a broad service area, extending from Forest Lake to Duluth, from Danbury, WI to Brainerd.

Hinckley, MN
(2002 – 2005)

GRAND CASINO HINCKLEY

Cashier, Slot Attendant
As a Cashier, was responsible for paying tickets and making change.
As a Slot Attendant, was responsible for paying jackpots, making change, and minor machine fixes.

Burlington, MA
(1998 – 2002)

NOKIA, INC.

Sr. Network Administrator – IT Project Manager
As the Senior Network Administrator and Project Manager, responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining the necessary infrastructure to enable service delivery. Responsibilities included the development and maintenance of the service delivery, service management, and operational support systems. Provided top-level technical support of the Nokia Burlington infrastructure. Responsible for developing and implementing the technical aspects of customer service, including the establishment and maintenance standards specifications.

Melbourne, FL
(1997 – 1998)

AEROTEK, INC.

Consultant
As a consultant, accepted work at Harris Semiconductor

Palm Bay, FL
(1996 – 1997)

THE SOFTWARE ZONE, INC.

Computer Technician

Melbourne, FL
(1996 – 1996)

MICRO ABACUS COMPUTERS

Technician
Mentored computer hardware technicians in a busy retail location. Offered a position of Store Manager at a proposed new location.

Satellite Beach, FL
(1995 – 1996)

TECHDECK, INC.

Vice President
Co-lead the business organization, overseeing day-to-day engineering and retail store, and repair operations, as well as business development and community relations.

Homestead, FL
(1991 – 1996)

IMAGINE THAT! BBS

Systems Administrator
Managed and operated a non-commercial Bulletin Board System (BBS) utilizing various software packages, Telegaurd, Virtual BBS, Wild Cat, Galacticomm BBS Software, etc.

Homestead, FL
(1992 – 1994)

SELF EMPLOYED

Jack of Computer Trade
Sales of computer and network equipment, computer graphic work including still and motion video.

Homestead, FL
(1991 – 1992)

PRO ELECTRONICS

Executive Assistant
Organized notes and work for the Sole Proprietor of a VCR, Television, Electronic repair shop. Responsible for developing revolving parts orders. Also, started and increased computer repair volume.

Perrine, FL
(1991 – 1992)

EXPRESS ELECTRONICS

Parts Clerk
Responsible for accounting for parts being sold, in inventory, and on order.
Served as customer representative at POS.

United States
(1987 – 1990)

UNITED STATES AIR FORCE

Aircraft Avionics Technician
Responsible for the safe maintenance of F-16 fighters. The computer systems personally responsible for were Flight Control Computer, Navigation Computer and Fuel Systems. Directly responsible for other ‘straight’ electrical systems, as well.
Additional skills:

EDUCATION

Year Company/Cert City, State
2001 RedHat, Inc. Burlington, MA
Redhat Linux Certified Engineer training
2000 Microsoft Tampa, FL
Microsoft Certified Professional
1998 Prometric Testing Center Cocoa Beach, FL
A+ Certification

REFERENCES

Available Upon Request