40 Epping Road

Mount Pleasant

Harare, Zimbabwe, Africa

Phone (+263-91) 238903; (+263-11) 616098

Fax (+263-91) 8238903

E-mail mackolisky@hotmail.com

                           SHAUN-LEIGH TAREQ MACKOLISKY MCT-MCSE-MCSA-A+

Personal Information

Marital status: Single male

Nationality: Zimbabwean

Date of Birth: 31st July 1980

 

Profile

·        A Computer Software Systems Administrator, Systems Engineer, Technical Consultant and Trainer. A specialist in the above fields, having gained wide exposure, with International Organisations. Has undertaken numerous project and team management positions, which require a high technical knowledge. Enjoys being part of a professional team, deducted to a customer satisfaction.

·        Free-Lance Consultant, responsible for running his owned IT Consulting Firm.

 

Summary of Qualifications

 

Professional Certifications:

·         MCP     -     Microsoft Certified Professional

-     Microsoft Windows 98

 

·         MCSE 2000      Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (2000)

-         Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional

-         Microsoft Windows 2000 Server

-         Implementing Network Infrastructure

-         Implementing Directory Services

-         Designing Directory Services

-         Designing a Migration Strategy

-         Maintaining and Supporting an NT 4.0 Network

 

  • MCSA   -    Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator

 

  • MCT 2002, 2003, 2004 -    Microsoft Certified Trainer

 

  • A+    -    CompTia A+ Certified Technician

Other: BrainBench Skills Authority

Certified Networking Concepts

Certified Computer Electronics

Certified Windows NT 4.0 Administration

Certified MS-DOS 6.2

Certified Technical Help Desk

Certified Computer Fundamentals (Windows 95/98)

Certified Windows 95 Administrator

Certified Windows 98 Administrator

Certified Computer Technician

 

Courses

 

Specialist Training Received:

 

Received at The Academy Of Information Technology

-         Train The IT Trainer

-         Microsoft Solutions Framework (MSF) -SDD

-         MSF – Principles Of Infrastructure Deployment

 

 

·        MCSE 4.0

- Supporting Microsoft Windows 98

- NT 4.0 Core Technologies

- Exchange 5.5

 

·        MCSE 2000 Courses

- MS Windows 2000 Networking and OS Essentials

- Supporting Windows 2000 Professional and Server

- Implementing and Administering a Windows 2000    Network  Infrastructure

-Implementing and Administering and Windows 2000

 Directory Services

-Implementing and Administering a Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server

-Designing a Network Services Infrastructure

-Designing Directory Services

-Designing a Migration Strategy

-Designing a Secure Windows 2000 Environment

 

Received at The Zimbabwe Institute Of Management

·        -Train The Trainer

Received at The Mandel Zimbabwe Training Centre (Course run by MICROSOFT)

Microsoft Operations Framework

 

Currently Studies

 

 

Microsoft

·        MCSE 2003 Specialized Security & Messaging

·        MCSA 2003

·        MSF & MOF Practitioner / Trainer

Symantec

·        A Symantec Product Specialist (SPS) focuses on a single security product and its functionality in an overall security system.

·        A Symantec Certified Security Engineer (SCSE) has, in addition to product specific training and certification, a high-level understanding of a broad range of security solutions plus in-depth knowledge and skills within a specific security focus (ie: Vulnerability Management, Intrusion Detection, etc). An SCSE is involved in the design, integration and deployment of comprehensive enterprise security solutions.

·        The Symantec Certified Security Practitioner (SCSP) is a senior security consultant who demonstrates in-depth knowledge and expertise across the complete range of security disciplines by achieving certification in all the designated security solutions categories

Cisco

·        CCNA

Proficiency  of Technical skills

 

Levels:         1. Only trained or studied

                   2. Limited practical knowledge

                   3. Thorough practical experience

                   4. Extensive practical experience

                   5. Specialist skills

 

Technical Skill

Months

Level

Operating Systems

 

 

- DOS

78

5

-Windows 3.x

78

5

- Windows 95

42

5

- Windows 98 (Since Beta 3)

32

5

- Windows NT 4.0

42

5

- Windows 2000

14

4

- Windows XP

 6

 3

- MS IIS  v4;v5

36

2

- MS Exchange 2000

12

4

- MS ISA 2000

8

3

- MS SQL 2000

8

3

- MS SMS 2.0

8

3

Applications Software

 

 

MS Word 97 / 2000 / XP

36

4

MS Excel 97  / 2000 / XP

36

4

MS PowerPoint 97 / 2000 / XP

24

4

MS Word 97 / 2000 / XP

12

5

MS Excel 2000 / XP

12

4

MS PowerPoint 2000 / XP

12

3

Outlook 2000 / XP

12

3

MS Publisher

12

3

MS Vizact

2

2

NetStudio

6

5

Corel Draw 10 & 11

12

4

Professional experience

February 2003- Present Day Reset Computer [Self-Owned Consultancy]  Harare, Zim.

Technical / Support / Sales/ Managing Director 

Main Responsibilities:

·        Technical & Support & Managing Director

·        Training Of Users

·        Project Management and Implementations

·        Corporate Sales & Project Implementation

·        Senior Engineer Project Implementation

·        Assessment of Users Skill Level and determining the appropriate training required.

·        Network Support & Systems Management.

·        Hardware Support and Upgrading

·        Software Support and Upgrading

·        IT Solution Design for Multination NGOs, Embassies and UN Division (Implementations, support   and maintenance of Microsoft BackOffice Products NT & 2000 Based)

Key Achievements:

·        Manage a Self Owned IT Consulting Firm

·        Gained Valuable Experience in IT Solution Design & Implementation for International Organisations. [Windows 2000 Infrastructures]

·        Gained Valuable Experience in Project Management & Implementations.

·        Gained Valuable Experience in Implementing/Maintaining and Administering of and Client/Server Network.

·        Set up the Companies Workshop network as an extension to the company’s network.

·        Gained Valuable Experience, with large corporate networks based around a Microsoft BackOffice Network.

March 2001 – Feb 2003   Academy Of Information Technology [CTEC]  Harare, Zim.

Senior Technical Trainer MCT , MCSA , MCSE, A+

Main Responsibilities:

·         Deliver Technical Training on Microsoft products. MCSE, MCSA MSF Courses

·         Delivery of HOTLABS and Workshops [ Introducing New Microsoft Technologies i.e. XP]

·         Deliver Training on CompTIA A+ Certification.

·         Develop and run A+ BootCamp workshops (Exam Preparation)

·         Career Guidance for prospective students.

·         Preparation of Supplemental Students materials

·         Preparation and Planning of Course Schedules

·         Supervision of Interns

·         Technical Support in-house (Hardware and Software)

·         Telephonic Support / HelpDesk (Win95/98, NT 4, Windows 2000, Hardware)

·         Systems Implementation (NT  and Windows 2000)

·         Network Administration (NT 4.0/2000)

·         Exam Centre Technical Support

·         Desktop Publishing

·         Web Site Creation, Maintenance and Management

·         Preparing PowerPoint Presentations

·         Preparing Training Material and Workshops   

Key Achievements:

·         Developed the new aITech Windows 2000 Core BootCamp Students/Trainer Manuals

·         Achieved a Trainer Competency Rating of 5.8 out of a maximum possible of 6.0 (based on student evaluation forms)

·         Setup & Commissioning of APTC Examination Centre

Courses Successfully Delivered:

·         A+ Software Support Skills

·         A+ 2000 OS Technologies

·         Implementing & Supporting MS Windows 95

·         Implementing & Supporting MS Windows 98

·         NT 4.0 Administration

·         Networking Essentials for MS BackOffice

·         Supporting NT 4.0 Core Technologies

·         Windows 2000 Network and Operating System Essentials

·         Supporting Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional and Server

·         Implementing and Supporting a Microsoft Windows 2000 Network Infrastructure

·         Implementing and Supporting Microsoft Windows 2000 Directory Services

·         Implementing and Supporting Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server

·         Designing Microsoft Windows 2000 Directory Services

·         Designing Microsoft Windows 2000 Migration Strategy

·         Designing a Secure Microsoft Windows 2000 Environment

·         MS WORD 97/2000

·         MS EXCEL 97/2000

·         MS PowerPoint 97/2000

·         A+ Exam Prep BootCamp

·         Windows 2000 Core Requirements BootCamp

October 1997 – March 2001 Rangemore Computer Systems [MCSP]  Harare, Zim.

Technical Support Manager  Systems Administrator, Sytems Engineer / Consultant

Main Responsibilities:

·        Technical & Support Manager

·        Training Of Users

·        Project Management and Implementations

·        Technical Lead for Corporate Sales & Project Implementation

·        Senior Engineer Project Implementation

·        Assessment of Users Skill Level and determining the appropriate training required.

·        Network Support & Systems Management.

·        Hardware Support and Upgrading

·        Software Support and Upgrading

·        Corporate Support for Multination NGOs, Embassies and UN Division (Implementations, support   and maintenance of Microsoft BackOffice Products NT & 2000 Based)

Key Achievements:

·        Gained Valuable Experience in Project Management & Implementations.

·        Gained Valuable Experience in Maintaining and Administering of and Client/Server Network.

·        Set up the Companies Workshop network as an extension to the company’s network.

·        Gained Valuable Experience, with large corporate networks based around a Microsoft BackOffice            Network.

·        Managed Support Division

 

Major Project Work

Jan 2000 – March 2001   World Heath Organization AFRO                Harare, Zim.

Project Manager , Lead Technical Consultant, Senior Technical Engineer

Project : Migration Lotus ccMail to Microsoft Exchange 5.5 [500 User site ]

o        Design Project Scope, Implementation & Planning Documents

o        Manage Project Team & Liaise with Client

o        Establish New Exchange Organization, Site and Server Infrastructure

o        Establish ccMail Connector for CO-EXITANCE with Exchange 5.5

o        Migrate Lotus ccMail Users link to NT Accounts

o        Migrate Lotus ccMail Email Data, Personal Data, Address Books

  •   Deploy Outlook 2000 Client and Configure for Exchange & ccMail Connectivity

April 2003

Project: Recovery of Exchange 5.5 Server Crash

o        Recovery of Exchange Server Information Store which had become corrupted due to successive Power failures and had lead to Hard Disk Faults.

o        Used ESETUIL , and ISINTEG Exchange recovery options 8 GB Store

Aug 2001 – Sept 2001   HippoValley Estates [AngloAmerican]              Chiredzi, Zim.

Project Manager , Lead Technical Consultant, Senior Technical Engineer

Project : Windows 2000 Domain/Forest Restructure 160 Hours

 

o        Re-established and Re-configured Windows 2000 Actice Directotycreated Domain/Forest Infrastructure

o        Migrated Users , SID , Data, and Exchange data and messages

o        Created Sites ,and designed the optimal placement of the Active Directory server and FSMO server roles.

o        Global Catalogue

o        DNS

o        DHCP

o        Domain Controller

o        WINS

o        Schema Master

o        Domain Naming Master

o        RID Master

o        Infrastructure Master

o        PDC Emulator Master

o        Reinstallation of Exchange 2000 into the new FOREST

o        Restructuring of the Exchange 2000 server configuration

o        Reinstallation of ISA Server in New FOREST

o        Designed & Implementation of DOMAIN DFS Service

o        To Re-host all cooperate data , over 80gb

o        Established Replicas, for full redundancy

Feb 2003 – April 2003    Rapid Financial Holdings               Harare, Zim.

Project Manager , Lead Technical Consultant, Senior Technical Engineer

Project: Windows 2000 Domain/Forest Restructure. SQL 2000 Cluster. Exchange 2000 Implementation

 

o        Recreated Domain/Forest Infrastructure

o        Migrated Users , SID , Data, and Email [Exchange 2000]

o        Designed the optimal placement of the Active Directory server and FSMO server roles.

o        Global Catalogue

o        DNS

o        DHCP

o        Domain Controller

o        WINS

o        Schema Master

o        Domain Naming Master

o        RID Master

o        Infrastructure Master

o        PDC Emulator Master

o        Implementation of Exchange 2000 for new FOREST

o        Implementation of SQL Cluster [ 2 node using Compaq ML570 Servers]

o        Setup of Compaq Hardware SAN , for Cluster [Using RA4100 external Storage , Fiber HUB ]

o        Created Base Windows 2000 Advanced Server for MSCluster Server Hosting

o        Established MS Cluster Server, Hosted SQL 2000 on Cluster

o        Installed Navision , and Spectrum SQL Apps on Cluster

o        Designed and Implement Vertias Backup Exec v8 Solution for Cluster & Exchange & Windows 2000 Domain

o        Setup SONICWALL SOHO, firewall for Leased Line Internet Connection

Feb 2003 – April 2003   Barbican Bank Limited                    Harare, Zim.

Project Manager , Lead Technical Consultant, Senior Technical Engineer

Project: Windows 2000 Domain/Forest Restructure. SQL 2000 for Front End to IBM AS400

 

o        Recreated Domain/Forest Infrastructure

o        Migrated Users , SID , Data, and Email [Exchange 2000]

o        Design &Creation of SITES & Links for LEASED LINE Remote Office Branches  x 3

o        Recreated Domain/Forest Infrastructure

o        Migrated Users , SID , Data, and Email [Exchange 2000]

o        Designed the optimal placement of the Active Directory server and FSMO server roles.

o        Global Catalogue

o        DNS

o        DHCP

o        Domain Controller

o        WINS

o        Schema Master

o        Domain Naming Master

o        RID Master

o        Infrastructure Master

o        PDC Emulator Master

o        Implementation of SQL 2000 [ Front End for IBM AS400]

o        Implementation of TREND MICRO Corporate VIRUS Solution 50 Users

Feb 2003 – March 2003   RIVRON Opticians                     Harare, Zim.

Project Manager , Lead Technical Consultant, Senior Technical Engineer

Project: Recover Crashed NT SBS Domain Controller

o        Recover Crashed NT SBS Domain Controller PDC

o        Recover lost Data, from crashed Hard Disk,

o        Implementation of Exchange 5.5

o        Implementation of Application sever for Network Based Accounts Sys [OPTIMAX]

o        Implementation of Symantec Corporate Edition VIRUS Solution 20 Users

References

 

Ivor Rankin         

§         Technical Manager

§         Symantec – Middle East & Africa

§         P.O. Box 33978

§         Dubai

§         United Arab Emirates

§         Tel:    +971 504504647

§         Email: irankin@symantec.com

Jinty Orange

§         General manger

§         Multichose (DSTV)

§         Tel:     +263-11-600952

Michelle Saunders

§         Project Co-ordinator Training and Product Specialist

§         Element K Middle East

§         PO Box 500050

§         Dubai Internet City

§         United Arab Emirates

§         Tel: +971 507448713

§         CompanyWEB:  http://www.mideast.elementk.com

§                                http://www.saudi.elementk.com

§         CompanyWEB:  http://www.mideast.elementk.com

§         Email Michelle_Saunders@me.elementk.com

 

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