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ANDREW SAM MITRY
10729 Marlborough Road • Fairfax, Virginia 22032 • (703) 591-9141 • anchorite.org • amitry@gmail.com

With over 10 years of technology experience in both small and large organizations, I am seeking a challenging position in a dynamic organization where I can apply my technical expertise, leadership skills, and enthusiasm towards a long-term career in information technology. I have a reputation as an innovative, dedicated and result-driven professional.

SKILLS
• • • • • • • • IT Planning and Management IT Budgeting and Proposals LAN/WAN Design and Administration Security Analysis and Management Systems Acquisition Hardware Acquisition Disaster Recovery Solutions Helpdesk Management Cisco Switches, Routers and PIX Firewalls Custom Hardened Linux Firewalls Software and Hardware VPN Solutions PC and Server Hardware Support


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Microsoft Windows NT/2000/2003 Server Virtualization with VMware Products Active Directory Planning and Migration Microsoft Exchange 5.5/2000/2003 WordPress, Joomla, Drupal CMS Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP (LAMP) Red Hat, SUSE, and Ubuntu Linux T1 Circuit Installation and Maintenance Voice – POTS, Trunks, DIDs, T1, PRI VOIP and Traditional Phone Systems Video Conferencing over IP Windows Media and Flash Streaming

EXPERIENCE
St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church/Little Flock Christian School, Fairfax, VA 5/04 – Present Director of Information Technology Responsibilities include: • Overseeing a team of employees and volunteers that manage the technology, audiovisual, and web infrastructure and projects • Correlating current and future technology needs to organizational growth plans ensuring cost effective implementation • Developing project requirements, obtaining and evaluating vendor proposals, and selecting and implementing best solutions • Performing and presenting cost benefit analysis to management and board of directors • Developing and presenting an annual technology budget to management and board of directors • Designing and implementing a sustainable technology infrastructure from nothing, including 12 servers and 90 desktops in four locations • Revamping a single static HTML website into nine websites utilizing an open source content management systems, receiving more than a total of 100,000 monthly visits from over 40 countries • Managing a migration to new customer relationship management system • Expanding organizational stakeholders from local members to a virtual community • Raising over $250,000 through soliciting and selling donated equipment and encouraging donations from virtual members • Designing a disaster recovery plan, including backup strategy, offsite backup, emergency plans and contacts

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• Developing and implementing security policies and procedures including identifying role based privileges and secure remote and wireless access Creating a test environment using virtualization technology and evaluating virtualization options on a production scale Designing, installing, and administering Open Source Asterisk based VOIP Telephone system Networking with other technology directors and professionals to share best practices

MTC Telcom, Inc., Falls Church, VA 3/03 – 4/04 Senior Network Engineer Responsibilities included: • Consulting with clients, evaluating and planning for current and future IT needs • Migrating clients from NT4/Exchange 5.5/Win98 to Windows Server 2003/Exchange 2003/WinXP • Migrating clients from a NT4 server environment to a Linux server environment • Setup of remote users and offices using VPN and VOIP Technologies • Managing network security for multiple clients using Firewalls, IDS, AD and Symantec Client Security • Analyzing, designing and implementing network security for several nonprofit organizations • Creating and enforcing security policies • Developing annual network maintenance programs • Adding new hosting products to company offerings • Creating custom sales proposals for clients with various configurations • Creation of a remote monitoring and support infrastructure across distributed sites and clients • Training staff and management in the use of various helpdesk packages • Training client management and staff on new systems Friedman Computer Solutions, Rockville, MD 9/02 – 2/03 Network and Sales Support Engineer Responsibilities included: • Designing, installing and administering LAN/WAN for approximately 30 small to medium sized firms • Deploying MS Windows 2000 Server, MS Exchange, Hardware & Software Firewalls, ISPEC VPN • Managing relocations for medium-sized firms, including coordination with various vendors • Researching and proposing voice and data connectivity solutions for clients • Conducting new product research, testing and implementation • Writing and presenting customized information technology proposals to prospective clients Winstar Communications, Washington, DC 9/00 – 5/02 Lead Sales Engineer, Field Technician and LAN Administrator Responsibilities included: • Working with sales executives to provide technical support for company products both pre-sale and postsale • Training sales staff in voice and data theory and applications • Customizing voice and data solutions to meet special customer needs • Assisting customers and their vendors in network design and implementation • Installing and supporting data and Internet T1 circuits and voice circuits • Working with microwave radios for the installation and maintenance of T1 circuits • Administering Local Area Network supporting remote offices of up to 100 people, which included providing Windows NT/2000/XP desktop support, Windows NT and Solaris Server Administration, and physical network support

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Highland Networks, Inc., McLean, VA 12/99 – 8/00 Network Installation and Support Manager / Part Owner Responsibilities included: • Creation of a 24/7 IT customer support team skilled with finding creative, low-cost and effective solutions • Providing consulting and support services to facilitate the relocation of a large architectural firm • Coordinating the selections and installations of telephone systems and voice/data services • Installing and supporting Cisco desktop switches • Building Linux based routers and firewalls • Implementing small and medium-scale Windows 2000/NT/98 networks The MBI Group, Inc., Bethesda, MD 1/99 – 11/99 Facilities Administration and Construction Manager Responsibilities included: • Managing facilities at five different locations including all electrical, plumbing, HVAC, structural and communications systems • Coordinating multiple trades and sub-contractors to complete the construction of a custom-built private home • Creation of a technology infrastructure for the management of accounting, job tracking, and communication systems Georgia Institute of Technology – Industrial Engineering Department, Atlanta, GA 1/97 – 12/98 Network Technician Responsibilities included: • Managing department migration from UNIX to Windows NT • Design and installation of two 30-workstation research labs and one 20-workstation classroom • Setup of multiple NT Servers supporting faculty and students • Diagnosing multiple platform hardware and software problems

EDUCATION
Columbia Union College Adult Evening Program, Gaithersburg, MD B.S. in Management Information Systems, July 2004 Northern Virginia Community College, Annandale, VA Associate in Science Degree, Business Administration, December 1999 Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA Undergraduate Industrial and Systems Engineering Studies Program 10/02 – 2004 01/99 – 12/99 10/96 – 12/98