Brandon E. Newell

Work Experience

Jul 00 to Present

Employer: Trinity Technologies, LLC

Position: Research And Development / Network Technician

Job Description: Perform on-site installation and troubleshooting of NT 4.0, while researching the integration of Linux into current corporate environments.

Projects: Research MRTG (Multi Router Traffic Grapher) for use in hybrid Windows NT 4, Windows NT 2000, Red Hat Linux 6. Installed NT 4.0 Server utilizing a Compaq Proliant 3500 running SQL 7.0. Implemented a Norton Anti-virus corporate solution as well as assisting in numerous daily network issues. Provided backup solutions using simple hardware and open source software. Find alternative and feasible solutions to expensive Microsoft products using open source operating systems such as FreeBSD and Linux.


Oct 98 to Jul 00

Employer: Micro/Net Solutions, Inc.

Position: Service Manager / Network Technician

Job Description: Assisted and coordinated field service technicians, as well as performed on-site consulting of Windows NT 4.0 Server, Citrix Metaframe 1.8, as well as SCO UNIX. Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Georgia (SCO UNIX) was our largest client. We provided the customers with technical phone support as well as onsite hardware and software support. I maintained relationships with customers and vendors during difficult restructuring periods.

Projects: Consulted with web site developers on restructure and redesign of Researched new technologies to provide customers with point-to-point communication via limited bandwidth connections (Citrix MetaFrame). Implemented numerous Citrix Solutions, and performed many NT 4.0 installations and maintenance.


Dec 98 to Oct 98

Employer: Premio Computers, Inc.

Position: PC Technician

Job Description: Assemble and troubleshoot mass produced custom PCs. High paced environment enabled me to sharpen my troubleshooting and technical skills.


Skill Sets

Operating systems:  

Windows 95/98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows NT 4.0 Terminal Server, Windows 2000 Server and Professional, Linux (Red Hat, Debian, Slackware), SCO UNIX 5, FreeBSD 4



Proficient with Compaq Prosignia and Proliant servers, HP Netserver, Compaq and Toshiba Laptops, Computone Equinox serial hubs, Okidata laser and line printers



Microsoft Office Suite versions 97 2000 Word, Excel, Access, and Power Point, Microsoft IIS 4.0, Microsoft Exchange 5.5, SQL 7.0, MySQL, Apache Web Server, Samba file server, Backup Exec, Arcserve backup, Norton Anti-Virus Enterprise (Server-client push/pull technology), Quick Books Pro, Microsoft FrontPage, Macromedia Dreamweaver 3, IBM Websphere, Macromedia Flash 4, Photoshop 5, Paint Shop Pro 5, The Gimp, Corel Draw 9


Programming Languages:  

Experience doing small modifications within these languages:

Java Scripting
Bash Scripting