Senior Technologist with 22 years of strong hands on technical and business management experience in Japan, strong computer networking (MCSE) and database management skills SQL, also extensive Exchange implementation and support skills. Work mostly on networking and large scale Enterprise Solutions, worked supporting large enterprise systems for the large international banking clients in Japan. Customers include Lehman Brothers, JP Morgan, Deutsche Bank, Barclays, Citibank, Aozora Bank, Kirin and other banking and financial firms. Speak Japanese at basic level. Able to effectively work/manage with international teams integrated with Japanese teams.
Citrix XenDesktop 5.6/SCVMM/Hyper-V
Digital Guardian v5 to v6
Microsoft Exchange (version 5.5 to 2010)
Microsoft SharePoint 2007/2010
Symantec Enterprise Vault
IIS versions 1-7
Microsoft SQL (v4.1 thru 2008 R2)
VB1-VB6/VBScript and VBA Skills, HTML, Dynamic HTML
Windows Server 3.1/3.5/3.51/4.0/5.0/6.0
Windows 3.1 thru 7
Firewalls, switches, routers, security appliances
HP Proliant Servers and Desktops, Dell and others
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Nov 2012 to Present:
Contractor at Union Bank of California (UBOC)
Working with Meta Data repository for business solutions group mapping data lineage
Oracle DDL script creation for over 500 materialized views
DTS Package migration, MS SQL 2005 to MS SQL 2008 R2
Various automation tasks
Apr 2011 to Oct 2012: Asia
Implementation Director at Verdasys Japan
Discovering and classifying sensitive data by context and content to gain visibility into how it is used by end users including employees, contractors, partners, and outsourcers. Providing actionable decision support for assessing the risk associated with the sharing of sensitive data, enabling managers to make informed business decisions and creating effective data security policies Implementing automated policy-driven information protection and driving accountability down to the user, resulting in voluntary compliance and increased risk-aware behavior
Aug 2009 to
April 2011: Contractor Nomura Securities
Contracted to Nomura Securities, working on server inventory WEB site support tools, and inventory data collection, and automated application dependency mapping, written in VBS and ASP. Created JIRA reporting Microsoft Excel weekly status sheet integrated using VBA macros. .
Feb 2009 to Jul 2009: Contractor Union
Bank of California (UBOC)
Architected and built a highly available and highly scalable SharePoint Farm using SharePoint 2007, and Performance Point 2007, and ProClarity 6.3, with a SQL 2008 backend for a Business Intelligence group. Than migrated the production SharePoint sites to the new farm.
May 2006 to Dec 2008: Vice President, Morgan Stanley - Tokyo Japan
Windows Operations Manager for Asia, managed staff of 12 split between Tokyo and Hong Kong. Personal projects included implementing a Removable Storage Lockdown Processes and VB Scripts, originally built as a solution for Japan but implemented across Asia in process of implementing in North American and Europe. I was also responsible for Managing the Global Stability Project with a focus on BSOD identification and remediation, and system hygiene, for over one year using VBS..
Apr 2006 to Apr 2007: Senior Systems Engineer, JOHO Technology - Tokyo Japan
Support internal staff and customers to achieve efficient system maintenance and designs of systems from 2 servers to 30 server networks, involved in design and recommendation concerning network and server redundancy and implementations, and disaster recovery, and virtualization projects. Wrote automated inventory system with collection agents written in VBS and UI in ASP and VB6.
Dec 2004 to Mar 2006: Senior Enterprise Consultant, IT-Commerce - Tokyo Japan
Working at start-up implementing a new Enterprise Application (ITASM) for IT Life Cycle Management at large international firms, worked organizing project team to do audits and then modifying application to meet exact customer configuration, customers were large multinationals in Japan. Implement and maintained ITASM Java based product on a Linux/MYSQL/TOMCAT environment in production. Testing and implanted patches and upgrades before applying to end user production environments. Bulk importing data center and floor audit data into above application, writing tools to do this in Visual Basic version 6. Pursuing ITIL certification, also maintain Windows 2003 AD, Exchange 2003 in production environment
1991 to Present: Support Manager Nihon
Libertec - Tokyo Japan
Installation, coordination, and maintenance of computer systems for major Fortune 500 Corporations in Tokyo. Focus on computer hardware configuration and OS/Software installation, database designs, networking, WEB Authoring, and personnel supervision. Supervise 8 computer technicians and maintained direct support and accountability. Responsible for the overall operation, maintenance, configuration control management and technical support of automated information systems, including local area networks, wide area networks, stand alone systems using Windows NT, Novell NetWare, UNIX and DOS operating systems.
Implemented Company Internet connection providing bilingual WEB, FTP, Email, and SQL. The system is based on Windows NT v4.0 Server with Microsoft SQL and Exchange POP3 SMTP mail connectivity.
Assisted Senior IT Managers in the Design, Implementation and Administration of World Wide Windows NT Networks; installed and configured MS Exchange 4.0/5.0/5.5 for use on the Corporate LAN; evaluated software and hardware for clients.
Provide complete technical support, troubleshooting and diagnostic skills for Windows '95, Windows NT workstations and servers. Build and maintain NT servers, including fault tolerance on assorted Compaq Servers. In depth knowledge of Compaq Proliant Server 1000, 2000, 4000, 4500, 2500, 5000, 6500, 7000, 1600, 3000.
Windows NT 3.1/3.50/3.51/4.0 Server/Workstation, Exchange Server 4.0/5.0/5.5, IIS Server 2.0/3.0/4.0, NetWare 2.x/3.x/4.x, NetWare Network to Windows NT Network Conversion, Windows 95, Windows 3.11/3.1, DOS, TCP/IP Internetworking Analysis and Troubleshooting, IPX/SPX, NetWare IP and NetWare Multi-Protocol Routing, NDS Design and Analysis, Concentrator/Hub Installation and Configuration, Microsoft Office 95/97 Systems Integration, Microsoft Schedule+/Exchange and Outlook Email Clients, Operational Solutions using Exchange Server/Email/Resource Allocation, Protocol Usage and Analysis, Multi-Media Network Design and Configuration, Routers, Bridges, Repeaters, Cabling Specifications, Topologies, Protocols, Network Administration and Engineering. Programming Languages and Platforms includes: BASIC, , Visual Basic 1.0/2.0/3.0/4.0/5.0, HTML/Dynamic HTML, SQL, Dbase, FoxBASE, FoxPro, Paradox, Hand-Held Data Collection Devices, Bar Code Systems.
1990 to 1991: Novell Trainer, Pacific Dataware, Lake Oswego Oregon USA
Taught Certified Novell Classes as a CAT II Certified NetWare Instructor for locations in Washington, Oregon, and California.
1989-1990: Technical Support, 900 Support, Lake Oswego Oregon USA
Provided National Novell front line Technical Support helping Engineers around the US who were in trouble survive the day.
1987-1989: Systems Engineer, West Coast Computer Systems, Beaverton Oregon USA
Designed and built small Novell LAN's, Installed and Trained end users to use Custom Point of Sale Software across the US.