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Joseph Strickman

264 Brook Avenue


Passaic, NJ 07055
H: 973-472-1448
C: 973-294-1836
SKILLS SUMMARY
Windows 2003 Server, Computer Desktop, Laptop and Tablet PC's, Active Directory,
Exchange 2007,Blackberry Enterprise Server, Blackberry Devices, Cisco VPN,MUI,
Windows XP, Vista, Microsoft Office Suite, ProSystems FX, Trial balance, ADP Sof
tware, PCP for Windows, Perspective, Title Express, IBS, Timberline, GoToAssist,
PC Anywhere, Call Accounting, Norton Corporate Addition, Symantec Backup Exec
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Consulting Assignments May 2009 - Present
Sukkah Outlet, Passaic, NJ
Business and Warehouse Manager
* Directed, coordinated and planned all aspects of warehouse storage and distri
bution of the products and materials.
* Supervised staff activities, and all aspects of shipping, receiving, storing
and testing of products.
* Responsible for the training and hiring of employees to work in the warehouse
as clerks, equipment operators and inventory control personnel.
* Oversaw the checking and verification of all shipping records, handled questi
ons and concerns of shipping shortages/overages and addressed any problems with
inventory control.
CareNext Group, LLC, Purchase, NY
CareNext, L.L.C, is the premier Network manager of skilled nursing facilities sp
ecializing in providing subacute care in an ever growing network. CareNext Conne
ct is a Web and PDA based software system which keeps track of all patient histo
ry, insurance and hospital information.
* Provide recommendations for system improvement
* Web version and PDA(Windows Mobile 6.1) version
* Support users in setting up email onto PDA and PC's
* Interfacing with off shore developers of the new system
* Responsible for executing client defined test plans
Kushner Companies, New York, NY 2000 - 2008
Corporate Operations Manager
Proactively managed all day-to-day network and data processing operations and re
sponsibilities at different geographical locations. Made crucial technology deci
sions based on the implementation needs and requirements.
* Built and nurtured valuable and constructive relationships with the appropria
te third parties, landlord, building operations, law enforcement officials, peer
groups, regulatory authorities, computing resources at the company headquarters
, vendors, real estate management, and other resources that may provide value in
execution of the current plan or continued education in new and evolving best p
ractices in data processing management.
* Created, implemented, maintained and continuously improved the physical secur
ity program, and the standards, policies, procedures and practices adopted there
in, to ensure ongoing maintenance of security.
* Created, developed, implemented and documented help desk policies and procedu
res and trained support technicians accordingly.
* Proactively evaluated new technologies for the company and took appropriate a
ction, including new product evaluation, vendor due diligence, crisis and produc
t planning, and the proactive pursuit to evaluate new and evolving technologies
for corporate benefit.
* Prioritized and effectively planned, organized, and executed multiple project
s of varying complexity throughout project's life cycle, delivering them within
specified timeframes and budgets.
* Worked directly with HP and Dell computers in reference to all corporate purc
hasing and leasing issues around corporate data systems.
* Led a team of technicians that migrated New Jersey corporate operations to ne
w corporate headquarters location in Manhattan.
* Full life-cycle support of all production computer hardware and software.
* Represented MIS department in meetings with executive, senior management and
outside entities (vendors and service providers).
* Coordinated daily operations of all technical, systems and programming operat
ions.
* Liaison for the design, installation and deployment of enterprise wide group
policies using Microsoft Active Directory.
Information Technology Specialist
* Managed and supported remote access (RAS) for Mobile Users Utilizing Cisco VP
N, including installation and troubleshooting for all VPN connections
* Routers (Linksys, D-Link)
* Cisco VPN concentrators
* Installed and configured Microsoft Exchange 2000 for Outlook for enhanced mes
saging.
* Designed, installed and configured all new software and hardware on desktops,
laptops, projectors and printers; ensuring equipment is configured for each use
r's unique requirements. Provided required training for corporate software and h
ardware builds.
* Configured networks at remote sites (VPN, router, software configuration).
* Installed and supported backups and data recovery
* Configured all new Blackberry's and mobile PDA's for use by senior management
. Provided support, including all required information on how to properly use th
e device to its fullest.
Chubb Institute, Parsippany, NJ 1999 - 2000
Technical Internship
* Setup and repaired the student's computers
* Ensured that all labs were operational
EDUCATION
Chubb Institute, Parsippany, NJ Computer Technical Networking degree, December 2
000
SYRIT College, Brooklyn, NY Computer Science Networking degree, 1997 - 1999