Jay Jay Bell


Skilled Network Systems Manager and Systems Engineer with a proven track record of managing multiple projects, strategic planning and professional and practical experience seeks a position as an IT Manager or Sr. Network Engineer. Specific knowledge and skill areas include:  Operating Systems (Server & Desktop): MS-Dos, Windows 3.1, 95, 98, NT 4.0, Windows 2003/2000 Server, Windows XP/VISTA/SYSTEM 7, UNIX Services, Citrix MetaFrame 1.8, Novell NetWare 3, 4 & 5, Sun Solaris 2.5, 2.6, 2.8, Solaris X86, SCO Unix, Red Hat Linux 6.5 & 7.1  Networking: LAN, WAN, TCP/IP, VOIP, WINS, SHCP, DNS, DHCP, SAMBA, Active Directory, ISDN, DSL, T1, T3, DS3 & Frame Relay and Fax Server  Security: Cisco PIX, Checkpoint Firewall I, Watchdog Firewall, Symantec Norton’s Enterprise Solution, Webtrends & Security Manager, Real Secure IDS Sensor and Websense  Network Application Software: SQL 6.5, 7.0 & 2000, Exchange 5.0 & 5.5, OWA, NetBackup, Archserve, Front Office, Back Office, Script Logic, Ghost, Northern Company Print and Quota Control  Hardware: IBM, Sun, HP, Compaq, Dell and Cisco  Programming Languages: Visual Basic, C++, Cobol, SQL, Oracle, MS Access, Crystal Reports, Monarch, ODBC, VBScript  Web: IIS, ASP, FrontPage, Macromedia Flash and Dreamweaver Web Development software  Phone Systems: Lucent AUDIX messaging PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Bradley University – Director of Laboratories and Information Systems 2000-present • Supervised Two System Administrators and student helpers • Network/Server/Desktop Administration (Windows XP, VISTA, System 7, MAC, Windows 2003 Server Environment) • Managed an annual IT budget of over $200,000 • Researched and recommended industry business/IT trends • Provided IT strategies and goals • Developed unique IT architecture for the School of Civil Engineering and Construction  Accomplishments: Successfully migrated Windows NT 4.0 & 3.51 servers, Windows NT 4.0 Workstation, Windows 98, and Windows 95 environment into a Windows 2003 server (cluster server environment); Reorganized and upgraded 10 computer laboratories and offices’ computer hardware equipment with a total of four servers and over 200 workstations Affina – Network Systems Administrator 1999-2000 • Led team for Microsoft Exchange and Lotus Notes Domino Servers for corporate office as well as seven remote sites • Reinforced flexible scalable email and Lotus Notes architecture to facilitate integration of vended software/applications • Insured reuse potential for system components built and purchased • Served as Project Manager for server and hardware purchasing  Accomplishments: Effectively assimilated new technology into the technical environment EDUCATION & TRAINING New Horizons Computer Training, Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer Track, 1998 –Chicago, IL Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN, Major: Business Administration/MIS emphasis (1994-1997) Robert Morris College, Chicago, IL, Major: Computer Information Systems (1992-1994)