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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 • Microsoft Windows NT/2000/2003 Server


• IT Budgeting and Proposals • Virtualization with VMware Products
• LAN/WAN Design and Administration • Active Directory Planning and Migration
• Security Analysis and Management
• Microsoft Exchange 5.5/2000/2003
• Systems Acquisition
• WordPress, Joomla, Drupal CMS
• Hardware Acquisition
• Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP (LAMP)
• Disaster Recovery Solutions
• Red Hat, SUSE, and Ubuntu Linux
• Helpdesk Management
• T1 Circuit Installation and Maintenance
• Cisco Switches, Routers and PIX Firewalls
• Voice – POTS, Trunks, DIDs, T1, PRI
• Custom Hardened Linux Firewalls
• VOIP and Traditional Phone Systems
• Software and Hardware VPN Solutions
• Video Conferencing over IP
• PC and Server Hardware Support
• 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 post-
sale
• 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 10/02 – 2004
B.S. in Management Information Systems, July 2004
Northern Virginia Community College, Annandale, VA 01/99 – 12/99
Associate in Science Degree, Business Administration, December 1999
Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 10/96 – 12/98
Undergraduate Industrial and Systems Engineering Studies Program