Network Engineer & Consultant – Cartel Systems – 1999

Cartel was a computer hardware and network consulting company based in Bensalem PA.

I was a network engineer and consultant. I visited client locations and handled a variety of situations from computer support to advanced network design and implementation.

My daily tasks included systems administration and analysis of Microsoft Windows NT (Server, Workstation and Terminal Server), Novell 3.x and 4.x operating systems, project management, optimization and daily maintenance of Exchange and GroupWise e-mail servers, installation of Compaq and HP servers and workstations, migration of Novell and WinNT servers. Troubleshooting LANs (10 to 1,000 users), designing and implementing pure ip environments.
They also included backing up software and data using ARCserve IT and Backup Exec, using Goldmine with SQL, analyzing and updating for Y2K compliance using ClickNet Y2K software, installing Wide Area
Networks using Cisco Products (Pix firewalls and routers), training end users in advanced operations and
time saving techniques, phone support for a myriad of customer relations and technician problems.