Alexander P. Espinosa

Summary of Qualifications:
· Experienced in computer, network and electrical troubleshooting.
· Demonstrated ability to learn and apply new technologies.
· Over 15 years of troubleshooting experience.

E-mail, Linux, Apache, Sendmail, DNS, DHCP, FTP, Netatalk, Samba, Perl, PostgreSQL, CCNA, Routing, TCP/IP. Microsoft Windows (3.xx, 95/98, & NT), Word, Excel, MS Office.

Professional Experience

August 2016 to June 2018
The University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS
Enterprise IT Architect. Responsible for working with project teams on major projects, developing IT strategy and road maps, providing oversight during the design and implementation of core IT infrastructure, and consulting with constituents to provide optimal solutions to complex problems. Also work with KU's IT staff and academic staff that request IT academic projects. Manage vendor interactions and manage projects that do not have a project manager assigned.

Collaboratively lead the design, architecture, standards, coordination, and implementation of campus-wide technology solutions to support academic, research, administrative, and enterprise business needs.

Assist campus entities on campus by providing expertise in the understanding, planning, design, and implementation of campus infrastructure and networking.

Consult on internal and campus-wide IT projects as a senior technical lead. Work with IT Project Management Office to ensure the alignment of new projects with existing architecture and standards.

March 2011 to August 2016
The University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS
Manager, Enterprise Systems. Responsible for the day-to-day management of a team of System Administrators whose primary task is to manage the servers and supporting systems that run the University of Kansas' primary administrative, academic and enterprise computing infrastructure.

Responsible for acting as the primary contact for the IT Project Management team as a key stakeholder in IT projects that require servers and systems administration tasks.

Responsible for planning lifecycle of Enterprise Systems server operating systems.

Am a participant in the design and operation of key systems management, logging, and reporting tools to aide in the management of IT's fleet of servers.

Oversaw the moving of more than 300 departmental server's functions to either Central IT services or migrating the server to Central IT hosting services during the University's centralization effort.

Oversaw the successful centralization and migration of the University of Kansas Public Safety Office's Servers to IT's Data Center. Ensured the servers were meeting the Kansas Bureau of Investigation's requirements for Kansas Criminal Justice Information Systems.

Oversaw the project for the re-architecture and upgrade of the on-premise Exchange environment totaling ~$650,000.

Member of the Academic Computing and Electronic Communications University Senate Committee for three years.

Passed background check and authorized to work on KU Public Safety/KCJIS servers and equipment.

September 2005 to February 2011
Knology/The World Company
Lawrence, KS
Business Development Project Manager. Facilitate various projects for Business Development and Corporate IT. Identify and review new technologies, products, and revenue streams that align with our business strategy for development. Facilitate the research and execution of non disclosure agreements. Foster an open, creative, and unbiased environment of teamwork across all departments. Assist with the preparation of implementation plans and timelines.

September 2003 to September 2005
The World Company
Lawrence, KS
IT Supervisor. Supervise IT Technicians and help desk. Administer Linux servers (e-mail, DNS, file servers). Evaluate and establish new IT procedures and software. Ordering and vendor coordination for IT dept.

April, 2001 to Sep, 2003
The World Company
Lawrence, KS
System Administrator. Responsible for support of internal and external Linux/BSD servers. Perform software/hardware maintenance and upgrades. Troubleshooting/repair of computer systems. Developed new company mail server, and policies to support the operation of it. Project lead in planning and implementation campus-wide network upgrade. Provide third level customer support.

August, 1998 to April, 2001
Sunflower Cablevision
Lawrence, KS
IS technician. Responsible for support of Windows 95/98/NT computer systems. Perform software/hardware maintenance and upgrades. Troubleshooting/repair of computer systems. Implemented internal Linux servers (DHCP, DNS, Samba, Netatalk, FTP). Performed initial inventory of Sunflower computer assets. Provide customer support.

January, 1997 to August, 1998
Allied Signal
Lawrence, KS
Electronics Technician. Responsible for alignment of new RF boards, troubleshooting and repair of failed boards and units to the component level. Document Custodian for Quantum workcell. Emergency medical provider team member.

May, 1996 to January, 1997
GARMIN Intl., Inc.
Olathe, KS
Electronics Technician. Responsible for troubleshooting and repair of failed units to the component level. Experienced in working on GPS and avionics communications systems. Worked on development team to ready new product for FCC inspection.

May 1995 to April 1996
Allied Signal
Lawrence, KS
Automated Test Technician - TCAS Team. Responsible for testing and documentation of the TCAS final unit.
Electronic assembler - First board final. Responsible for hand assembly of avionics at the component level.

April, 1989 to April, 1995
U.S. Navy
USS Omaha, Pearl Harbor, HI
Reactor Operator and Electronics Technician. Standing watch as Reactor Operator and Shutdown Reactor Operator. Performing preventative and corrective maintenance on Reactor Control equipment.

August, 1988 to March, 1989
Connecting Point Computers
Lawrence, KS
Computer Service Technician. Repair and upgrade of microcomputers. Customer support, staff support.

Specialized Training and Education

· Borderware Advanced System Administration.
· SCNP Network Defense and Countermeasures.
· SCNP Network Security Fundamentals.

· Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA).

May 2000
University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS
Bachelor of Science Degree, Geography, Class of 2000
· Analytical Option.
· 3.88 GPA in major.
· Graduate level work in GIS and Remote Sensing.

Fall 1995
Kansas City, Kansas Community College
Kansas City, KS
Emergency Medical Technician

1989 to 1991
U.S. Naval Nuclear Power Program
Orlando, Fl and Idaho Falls, ID
U.S. Naval Reactor Operator

1985 to 1989
University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS

1983 to 1985
Dodge City Community College
Dodge City, KS
Associate Degree, Computer Science

Computer and Office Skills
Proficient with Microsoft Windows (3.xx, 95/98, & NT), Word, Excel, Macromedia Freehand. Various e-mail programs. Some experience with Microsoft Windows NT Server. Familiar with Erdas Imagine, ArcView and Arc/Info. Linux, Apache, Sendmail, DNS, DHCP, FTP, Netatalk, Samba, Perl, PostgreSQL, over 15 years of troubleshooting experience.