Michael B. Weiner
2111 Waterbury Road, Lakewood, Ohio 44107
(216) 228-0169 Voice
(216) 228-0852 Fax/Data
Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, PA
Bachelor of Sciences, May 1990
Dual Major in: Environmental Science
To seek a challenging and professional career opportunity with an established and fast growing software and/or computer firm, that needs a team player. A firm where professional experience and educational skills may be utilized to the fullest limit. Attributes include sound moral and ethical personality traits, good judgment in tough situations, leadership qualities, tenacity, and the ability to think on the run. Professional interests include project software and systems design, development, installation, and troubleshooting/analysis. Highly interested in new communication technologies. Work experience in a team environment and systems knowledge is diverse and comprehensive. Applicant is motivated and energetic with a strong desire to excel and has a firm belief that customer satisfaction is the key to success in today's competitive business climate.
AmericanGreetings.com, Cleveland, OH - 2/2000 to present
Senior Systems Administrator/Web Operations
Responsibilities Include: Management of a network comprising of over 650 UNIX and NT Servers for LAN and WAN connectivity and for personal expression and greetings for a host of partners, including AOL, Yahoo, Disney, Nickelodeon, Netscape, DigitalCities, MSN, Oracle, ICQ, AIM, Dilbert, Boscovs, Iwon, About, Kidzonks, Warner Brothers, WWF, Walmart, and a host of others. The Company's websites include americangreetings.com, eagents.com, egreetings.com, beatgreets.com, passitaround.com, and bluemountain.com. Company supplies web services utilizing Netscape Enterprise Server, Apache and Windows IIS webservers, Bind-8/9 domain name services (DNS), sendmail, private and anonymous file transfer protocol (FTP), Oracle database, python application layer, and a variety of web-based applications provided for customer base. The network utilizes RedHat Linux, SGI IRIX, HP-UX, Sun Solaris, Microsoft NT 4.0 servers to provide all services. Additional responsibilities include the operation and maintenance of F5 Network BigIP load balancers, Cisco 6500 series switches, Cisco 2948 series routers and PIX 550 series Firewalls, HP DLT Library, HP OmniBack II, and HP OpenView for network management and monitoring. Server hardware utilized and administrated included, but not limited to, HP V-Class 9000 series, HP N-Class 9000 series, HP L-Class 2000 and 1000 series servers; Sun 6500 series, 4500 series, 450 series, 420R series servers; and SGI O2000 series, O200 series servers.
The UserFriendly Network (UFN), Lakewood, OH - 2/1990 to present
Independent Business Venture, Systems Administrator/Partner
Responsibilities Include: Management of a network comprising of UNIX and NT Servers for LAN and WAN connectivity and for web presence and internet services for a host of clients. Company supplies web presence utilizing Apache and IIS webservers, Bind-8.9.1 domain name services (DNS), sendmail, private and anonymous file transfer protocol (FTP), Internet Relay Chat (IRC) servers, RealMedia servers, and a variety of web-based applications provided for customer base. The network utilizes RedHat Linux, SCO UNIX, IRIX UNIX, Microsoft BackOffice and NT 4.0, and Microsoft Windows 2000 RC2 servers to provide all services. Specialties include web design, web hosting, graphic design, domain name hosting, and database applications. Technologies routinely employed include but are not limited to HTML, cgi, perl, CSS, php3, java script, java applets, java servlets, XML, DHTML, Macromedia Director/Shockwave/Flash presentations, ASP, and shell scripting.
Key Corporation, Cleveland, OH - 11/1999 to present
Subcontracted through AllTech, Network Administrative Services
Responsibilities Included: Management of distributed and enterprise systems comprising of Sun Solaris, Microsoft NT 4.0, Microsoft Terminal Server 4.0, Citrix Metaframe Application Server, Hewlett-Packard HP-UX, and IBM AIX Servers for banking industry. Main responsibilities include maintenance and monitoring of application and web servers running on a NetDynamics 3 and 4 platform across Microsoft IIS and Sun Solaris servers, CICS and SNA gateways for mainframe connectivity for WAN applications, Oracle 6.5 database server maintenance, Lotus Notes mailservers, Netscape Suitespot web server, AS/400 servers, ADSM enterprise backup system, EMC2 and EM backup systems, CAs Arcserve, high-capacity (HACMP) systems, control-m scheduling, dazel print control, and Novell NDS and file/print servers. Tools used for monitoring include: Tivoli, Compaq Insight Manager (CIM), SniffIt Pro (Net X-ray), and Expert Advisor for support and root cause tracking. Additional responsibilities include: assist engineers in code moves for the application and web servers, shell scripting to aid in monitoring and maintaining Tivoli endpoints, and filesystem and server core operating system health and well-being.
Cleveland Municipal School District (CMSD), Cleveland, OH - 7/1999 to 10/1999
Subcontracted through TekSystems (an Aerotech firm), NT Administrative Services
Responsibilities Included: Management of a network comprising of Microsoft NT 4.0 Servers for LAN and WAN connectivity for under the Federal E-RATE project. Main responsibility of webservers and all web-based applications for the project. The network utilized BackOffice, IIS, SMS, Site Server, DHCP, DNS, Proxy Server, Mail-Gear and I-Gear. New computer and laptop deployment, repair and upgrading of computer systems, network and software upgrades, user system training, networking protocol activities on a variety of computer systems, pre and post-deployment exceptions handling and helpdesk (break/fix) related activities.
Tremco Incorporated, Beachwood, OH - 3/1998 to 7/1999
Subcontracted through TekSystems (an Aerotech firm), MIS and PC Services
Responsibilities Included: Managed computer migration project in preparation of corporate-wide SAP Enterprise database system installation. Also responsible for client and server migration of new Novell 4.1 NDS server installation at several corporate locations. Management of several Microsoft NT 4.0 Servers and small company LAN utilizing MS IIS, BackOffice, and Alta-Vista Server packs. New computer and laptop deployment, repair and upgrading of computer systems, network and software upgrades, user system training, networking protocol activities on a variety of computer systems, pre and post-deployment exceptions handling and helpdesk (break/fix) related activities. Installation, configuration, and operation of Firewall-1 on Sun Sparc station operating Sun Solaris 2.6. Coordinated and managed Y2K compliance project for preparation of corporate-wide strategy development.
Digital Equipment Corporation, Cleveland, OH - 1/1998 to 3/1998
Subcontracted through AccuStaff, PC Services
Responsibilities Included: Field deployment of company and branch-wide computer systems, repair and upgrading of computer systems, network and software upgrades, user system training, networking protocol activities on a variety of computer systems, pre and post-deployment exceptions handling and helpdesk related activities. Maintained deployment team Microsoft NT 4.0 Server and backup systems and compilation/production of deployment software CDROMs.
Premier Computer Services, Inc., Akron, PA - 8/1997 to 12/1997
Director, UNIX/Internet Services
Responsibilities Included: Inside and outside sales, business development and cold call sales, repair and construction of computers, repair and maintenance of commercial network systems, account management, and wide range of computer system installation/upgrades/troubleshooting.
Internet Services: web page design/development/maintenance, webspace hosting/development, html training, intranet and internet activities, Windows NT and SCO UNIX/Redhat Linux/Microsoft NT 4.0 server installation/operation/maintenance/training and administrator, and commercial/residential account sales/development/maintenance. Maintained several VAR status and repair certifications with vendors such as Compaq, IBM, Packard Bell, Gateway, Hewlett-Packard, Epson, and others.
Proficient in the following areas:
Operating Systems -- MSDOS (2.1 - 6.22), MS Windows (3.x), MS Windows 9x, MS Windows ME, MS Windows 2000 and MS Windows NT (3.51-4.0) Server and Workstation, MS Windows XP Server and Workstation, Unix Solaris 2.x, SunOS, BSDi, FreeBSD, AIX, HP-UX, SCO, IRIX, Linux (Slackware, Debian and Redhat)
Network Operating Systems MS Windows NT and 2000, MSLanMan, Artisoft Lantastic, Novell Netware and NDS (3.x-4.x), VAX, Banyan Vines, HPUX, and DEC
Programming Languages -- HTML, Java (script and applets), VRML, cgi, Perl, Python, PHP, C+, C++, Visual Basic, SQL, Fortran, Pascal, Btrieve and COBOL, shell scripting (bash, csh, tcsh, ksh, zsh)
Database Applications -- Microsoft Access and FoxPro, Oracle, MySQL, MSQL/SQL , Borland Paradox, dbase IV
Word Processing -- Microsoft Word, WordPerfect, and Ami Pro
Desktop Publishing -- Adobe (formerly Aldus) Pagemaker/Photoshop, Quark and affiliated programs, Lotus Notes and CCMail, Corel, Arts & Letters Express, Shockwave, and other MultiMedia Applications
Spreadsheet Apps -- Quattro Pro, Lotus 1-2-3, and Microsoft Excel Internet Tools -- World-Wide Web, Gopher, WAIS, Usenet, FTP, Telnet, Email clients
Web Page and Site Authoring/Design/Maintenance
Web References: http://www.userfriendly.net/about/clients.html
Linux Documentation Project (LDP)
SCO Developers Group
Internet Service Provider's Consortium (ISP/C)
International Webmasters Association (IWA)
Chair of Cleveland Metro Chapter of IWA
Netscape Development Team
Internet Link Exchange
Certifications and Training:
Linux+ Certified, April 2001
Linux+ SME, April 2001
HP-UX LVM Course Work
HP-UX IT/O Course Work
HP-UX OmniBack Course Work
Weiner, M.B., Sayre, W.G., The Haloform Reaction, Presented at the 199th American Chemical Society National meeting in Boston, Massachusetts, April 23, 1990.
Splitstone, D.E., Weiner, M.B., Development of an Operating Monitoring Plan for a Subpart Db Industrial Boiler, Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association, December, 1995.
References available upon request.