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Matthew D. Maciag
10626 Revere, Pinckney, Michigan 48169
810.772.0963 – matt@thinkmatt.com

SUMMARY:

  • Passionate IT professional with over 15 years experience
  • Lifelong learner that enjoys taking on new challenges, applying new techniques, and implementing new technologies
  • Strong communicator who solicits input from all parties in an effort to solve complex problems

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Senior Systems Engineer Hewlett Packard, 8/11 to Present

  • Engineering lead for Mac Integration project for General Motors OnLine
  • Created design, security, and project plan documentation
  • Solved machine-based port/wireless 802.1X authentication for Mac client
  • Developed client build/image to meet specific business, technical, and security requirements
  • Evaluated various mobile device management platforms to manage Mac client security and software

Director of TechnologyDexter Community Schools, 7/08 to 2/11

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for maintaining the annual operating budget (~$750K)
  • Project manager for the district’s ~$10M technology bond
  • Maintained Windows, Linux, and OS X Server based network for 4,000 users, including D.A.S. RAID systems, virtual machines (client and server), and software deployment
  • Directed technology team in supporting end users through troubleshooting and training as well as website maintenance

Accomplishments:

  • Built LDAP directory to ensure centralized credential management and high availability
  • Designed and implemented the roll out of 1,400  workstations (mobile carts, computer labs, teacher laptops), 16 physical servers, and various Windows VM’s.
  • Crafted 10Gbit fiber backbone and Wireless-N network design including rogue device prevention, segmented guest access, and bandwidth controls
  • Supervised the installation of new Cisco-based network infrastructure
  • Instituted Gmail and Google Apps to increase communication and collaboration between departments and schools while reducing costs.
  • Imaged, deployed, and executed plan for seamless data transfer for staff laptops
  • Outfitted all classrooms in the district with audio/visual technologies including digital projectors, interactive board technology, sound reinforcement systems, and document cameras.
  • Utilized open source applications to support expanding curricular and communication needs (Moodle online courseware, blogs, wikis, instant messaging, etc.)
  • Coordinated with the construction management firm in the design and installation of an IP camera system and RFID card reader system for increased building security
  • Developed training programs including small group sessions, online instruction, and district-specific documentation to increase the technology skills of staff members
  • Collaborated with curriculum staff to develop and support applications of technology in the classroom

Network AdministratorBullock Creek School District, 03/06 to 06/08

  • Converted Novell network to Apple OS X LDAP network for use in a mixed Apple and Windows/PC environment
  • Assisted the Director of Technology and the Grant Coordinator with the creation of RFP’s for mobile carts and other classroom technology
  • Supported troubleshooting of network infrastructure, servers, workstations, and software issues
  • Maintained the school district’s Enterasys network infrastructure and conversion from T1 frame relay to direct fiber uplinks.
  • Represented Bullock Creek School District at county-wide technology meetings
  • Supported installation of new content filter systems for CIPA compliance
  • Performed training sessions for Tier-1 technician in addition to teaching and administrative staff

Director of Technology Suttons Bay Public Schools, 03/04 to 10/05

  • Oversaw the daily operating budget, staffing levels, and district technology plan
  • Supported the network administrator as Tier 2 technology support
  • Developed a student organization to support additional learning for the students and increased support for end users within the district
  • Grew the use of Moodle course management solution for delivering online content
  • Primary designer of district web site

Network AdministratorSuttons Bay Public Schools, 09/02 to 03/04

  • Performed Tier 1 technology support for the district
  • Crafted a new backup system for the district’s critical student and financial data
  • Maintained software updates, computer repairs, and basic client workstation operations
  • Deployed Apple eMac’s, HP workstations on cross-platform, OS X/Windows network
  • Collaborated with staff and students in the yearbook and video editing programs to trim costs while creating a more compelling product

Student Technology Support Staff Northern Michigan University, 01/99 to 12/01

  • Served as a student assistant in the Center for Instructional Technology in Education
  • Implemented WebCT online courseware program and worked directly with faculty to develop and grow the first online courses at NMU
  • Participated in the initial roll out of the Thinkpad University program (4,000 student laptops over four days) through the training of new students in the use of their laptops
  • Worked with various hardware and software to assist teaching staff with course content

 

Network Administrator Promess, Incorporated, 10/95 to 09/02

  • Converted Novell network to Windows NT network
  • Maintained desktops, servers, and back-up operations for small office environment
  • Served as primary website developer
  • Developed marketing materials for print and online media Photoshop and other graphical tools

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:

Bachelor of Arts: Business Computer Information Systems  - Northern Michigan University
Pursuing Masters Degree – Graduation Anticipated Early 2014

 

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