Profile

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I know the technical so you don't have to

Professional IT consultant by day and tech geek, family man by night.  I live breath and sweat all things electronic. I'm detail and deadline oriented. Personable and able to explain high level technical processes/procedures in a way others can understand.

DETAILS Name: Nick Smith
Age: 30
Location: Twin Cities MN.

Career Experience
Olson Technology
8/2014-Present
IT Consultant / Help Desk Manager
I started as the help desk manager to get procedures in place for call flow, client configuration creation/management, and help ticketing/tracking. configured and managed labtech including scripting, database cleanup and migration to new host server. Also as help desk manager I took over developing an updated website and maintaining that site for Olson Technology. After training a new help desk manager we agreed my skill set was needed in a consultant role in the company. As an IT consultant I'm the lead tech on a number of high priority clients with varying levels of IT needs and knowledge.

Imagine IT
7/2013-8/2014
IT Consultant Account Tech / Help Desk Support
Started as a tier 1 helpdesk employee mostly working remotely. Quickly Worked my way to a level 2 support tech, managing Technology needs for many clients in the twin cities metro area. I was the lead tech for 31 clients many of them being well known, high priority accounts.

Lake Lawn Resort
8/2011 – 7/2013
IT Administrator taking on management duties from 2/2012-5/2012
Manged 100+ users including multiple remote sales users and computers. Maintained virtual server environment running VMware in high availability accross 3 hosts with SAN. In depth experience with POS systems in multiple revenue centers (restaurant, bar, retail, spa, and golf). Monitored, updated, and configured local backups with Symantec, local Exchange, Property management, and sales software (Springer Miller/Delphi/Touch). Worked through changes to Mitell PBX system. Setup new mesh ruckus wifi network with both corporate and guest including captive portal. Also supported guest IT needs when applicable.

Personal Skills

Leader
Dependable
Organized
Customer Service

Technical Skills

Running low voltage cables or configuring a fully redundant DFS network including azure site recovery I've got it covered.  These are just a few highlights of my skillset.  You should also consider me proficient in the following.
  • Office Suite
  • Local Exchange
  • Office 365 migration
  • Connectwise / Automate
  • Managed layer 3 switching
  • Data Recovery
  • Server 2003 - Current

Virtualization

98%

Webdesign / HTML

75%

Windows / Mac

99%

Hardware Diagnostic

87%

Networking

90%

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