Permanent Work Experience (1980-1991):
1991-Present: Independent Consultant/Contractor
FOX Consulting Services - Sole proprietor of FCS - global player.
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1990-91: Area Tech Specialist (CNE)
INTELOGIC TRACE - San Mateo, CA
Specialist with Novell LANs/WANs (all topologies). Pre/Post sales support & presentations. Support of western area covering 24 states. Major account management with emphasis on technical issues. Pioneered company LAN support direction nationwide. Novell CNE Certified. Promoted to Area Manager of Network Services.
1989-90: Senior Systems Analyst
GRUBB & ELLIS - San Francisco, CA
Worked in R&D department designing a nationwide brokerage information system. Worked closely with ORACLE Database Servers, SQL Language, SCO Xenix, OS/2, Windows, Novell Network and all associated protocols. Created technical documentation and diagrams. Performed software programming/debugging and system management/administration. Handled all communications and remote support.
1988-89: Senior Network Administrator
ACSIA INSURANCE SERVICES - Daly City, CA
Managed 150 node ETHERNET LAN, 3Com environment. Designed system layout for company relocation. Assisted in projects with C-language programmer for support and maintenance of a proprietary turnkey database. Coordinated and performed transmissions to banks, carriers, and remote programming support.
1986-88: POS Field Engineer
MACY'S CALIFORNIA - San Francisco, CA
Responsible for a five store territory involved with repair and preventive maintenance to board level of:
1985-86: Technical Support Specialist
PARADISE SYSTEMS - South San Francisco, CA
Assisted clients with information and installation procedures regarding video display products for IBM PC's and compatibles. Provided expertise of Macintosh 10 & 20 Mb hard drives. Created technical documents and instructions for entire product line.
1983-85: Field Service Engineer
ELECTRONIC RETAIL SYSTEMS - Foster City, CA
Performed field service of Data Terminal System electronic cash registers. Diagnosed and serviced equipment to board level. Clients included Safeway Stores, Walgreens, Tower Records, and Lyon's Restaurants.
1980-83: Technical Support/Customer Service
JAMECO ELECTRONICS - Belmont, CA
Established and maintained database system for both inventory control and pricing of consumer/computer products. Assisted advertising department with technical content, language, and layout for company magazines, flyers, and catalogs. Designed and modified existing products for easier application.
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