Stan A. Simmons
1616 Shadywood Lane, Flower Mound, Texas 75028
(214) 535-9858
(214) 853-5759 (FAX)
Email: resume@stansimmons.com

OBJECTIVE
I am looking for a long term position where I can use my troubleshooting and support skills. I enjoy a fast paced working environment and can communicate effectively with people of all experience levels.
EXPERIENCE
More than 15 years experience in the PC hardware and software industry.
  • Mixed network support with Novell, Microsoft, Apple Macintosh and UNIX file and print services.
  • Phone, deskside and remote technical support and maintenance for PC and Macintosh systems.
  • Wide-area networking over 56K leased lines, ISDN, ADSL, T-1 and Wireless using both internal and external routers.
  • Installation and maintenance of a multi-hop Proxim Tsunami wireless network.
  • Check Point 4.1 Firewall protecting multiple subnets and campuses.
  • Linux based firewalls protecting multiple subnets.
  • Local and Campus area networking over copper, fiber and wireless connections.
  • Internet protocols including IMAP, POP3, SMTP, HTTP, HTTPS and FTP.
  • Research and development of new products including custom hardware and software design.
  • Extensive travel, including international, for customer installation and support.
More than 10 years experience with a variety of telephone and Interactive Voice Response systems.
  • Installation and maintenance of various key and PBX systems, including Nortel, Toshiba, Panasonic and NEC.
  • Daily operation, maintenance and user training of telephone systems including voice mail (Meridian Mail and StarTalk) and ACD functions.
  • Installation and integration of OS/2 based IVR/call routing systems.
  • Installation and integration of VoIP phone systems.
  • Specification, installation and daily operation of a classified "900 Romance" system; an OS/2 based IVR system.
SOFTWARE
Networks:
Novell Netware 2.x through 6.x
Microsoft Windows 3.x and 9x
Microsoft NT 3.x, 4.x, 2000 and XP/2003
Apple Macintosh
Protocols:
IPX/SPX
TCP/IP
NetBIOS
AppleTalk
Operating Systems:
MSDOS 1.0 thru 6.22
Microsoft Windows 3.0 through XP
Microsoft NT 3.x, 4.x, 2000, XP Pro, XP sp2 and 2003
Apple Macintosh System 6 through 9
IBM OS/2 2.1 thru Warp 4.0
Linux 2.0 thru 2.4
Applications:
Microsoft Office 4.2 thru 2003
Microsoft Access 2.0 thru 2003
Microsoft Powerpoint 2.0 thru 2003
Microsoft Internet Explorer 2.0 thru 6.0
Netscape Navigator/Communicator 3.0 thru 7.2
HARDWARE
Computer:
IBM PC and related hardware, 8086 thru Pentium 4
Apple Macintosh, 68000 through G4
Various printers, dot matrix and laser
Agfa Postscript RIP
Ethernet, ARCNet, Token Ring and Fiber LANs
Cisco Wireless LANs
3Com and HP Ethernet switches
Alcatel switch/routers
Check Point 4.1 Firewall on Alcatel 5024
Telephone:
Cisco VoIP
Nortel Meridian Option 11
Nortel Meridian Mail
Nortel ICS
Toshiba Strata
Panasonic DBS
Nec
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EDUCATION
North Texas State University, Denton, Texas
Computer Science Major - 1986
Baylor University, Waco, Texas
Computer Science Major - 1981-1986