Phone (704) 588.7782
david at davidvasta dot com
I have spent the last 22 years on my career enjoying the technical aspects of IT. I have taken those experiences and situations and become a well-rounded IT person who enjoys solving problems and working with customers to find solutions.
2001 – 2003 Kennesaw State Univ – Certified UNIX Administration
2011 – Present Senior Messaging Team Lead – Electorlux
Responsible for all Lotus Domino Administration task for North America. Provided user with high availability mail & application solutions using Lotus Domino, Sametime, and Traveler. Implemented and advised on build out of new environment for 6000 users. Project managed the implementation of new servers, upgrades and server appliances to increase stability.
Experience with: Lotus Notes, Lotus Domino, Lotus Designer, Lotus Administration, Lotus Sametime, Lotus Traveler, Blackberry Enterprise Server, Apple iOS Support, Blackberry Device Support, Airwatch, Barracuda Mail Filter, RightFax, Windows Server, Microsoft Project, IBM i (AS/400, iSeries, System i), Windows7 Desktop Deployment,
2007 – 2011 Messaging and Collaberation Administration Team Lead – Atlas Copco
Responsible for all Lotus Domino Administration task for North and South America. Provided user with over 300 Domino Servers and 5000 applications while supporting over 27,000 mail users world wide.
Experience with: Lotus Notes, Lotus Domino, Lotus Designer, Lotus Administration, Lotus Sametime, Lotus Traveler, Lotus Quickr, Blackberry Enterprise Server, Apple iOS Support, Blackberry Device Support, Windows Server, Microsoft Project, IBM i (AS/400, iSeries, System i),
2006 – 2007 Senior Systems Administrtor – Sunrise Medical Supply
Responsible for enterprise systems and applications for a $22 million dollar medical supply manufacturing company with 15 plants in the UK, Europe, USA, Mexico, China, and Australia. Provided team leadership for J.D. Edwards implementation. Senior advisor to Disaster Recovery initiative and implementation.
Experience with: Windows Server, Microsoft Project, IBM i (AS/400, iSeries, System i), BRMS, iTera Echo2, MIMIX, Tivoli Backup Manager, Sun Solaris, AiX, JD Edwards, BPCS, CL Programming,
2003 – 2006 Senior Systems Administrator – Vistar Inc.
Provided a $500 million dollar food distribution corporation with data center support around the clock with minimal down time using a combination of High Availability software and reliable iSeries Servers. Provided Lotus support and applications for over 4000 users in 40 distribution centers.
Experience with: Lotus Notes, Lotus Domino, Lotus Designer, Lotus Administration, Lotus Sametime, Blackberry Enterprise Server, Blackberry Device Support, Windows Server, IBM i (AS/400, iSeries, System i), LANSA
2002 – 2003 Senior Security Team Lead – Cingular Wirless
Implemented and managed the Security Project for Cingular Wireless, a $4 billion dollar wireless phone company encompassing over 30 team members and 50 large iSeries Systems. Provided daily security audits for each of the regional teams over a six month period. Assisted in the implementation of Change Management Controls for all IT.
Experience with: IBM i (AS/400, iSeries, System i), IBM i Security Software, Microsoft Project
2000 – 2003 Senior Systems Administrator – Seagull Software
Implemented and managed a team of four deploying a CRM solution called PIVITOL to be used by the entire company. Managed the Exchange implantation. Deployed and managed multiple deployments in both the US and Europe. Assisted in the re-architecture of the network and data center to be more efficient and cost effective.
Experience with: IBM i (AS/400, iSeries, System i), Linux, UNIX, Microsoft Exchange, Windows Server, Microsoft Active Directory, PIVITOL CRM, Seagull Software Products
1999 – 2000 Systems Engineer – REAL Solutions
Provided customers with complete solutions using the iSeries and other IBM hardware in harmony with Lotus products. Preformed as project manager for many system implementations and conversions.
Experience with: IBM i (AS/400, iSeries, System i), Linux, UNIX, AiX, BRMS, Client Access for IBM i, Lotus Notes, Lotus Domino, Lotus Administrator, Microsoft Exchange
1998 – 1999 Data Center Manager – Jack Henry & Associates
Performed duties as manager over the data center day and night time operations, updated procedures and processes, provided help desk support and training, supervised daily bank processing for 33 banks with over 150 branches, and other banking services.
Experience with: IBM i (AS/400, iSeries, System i), Novell, Jack Henry Banking Systems Software 20/20, OS/2, Lotus Notes, CC Mail,
1993 – 1998 Division Manager – U.S. Navy
Deployed to three ships in four years. Held management level positions on all three commands while earning Junior Sailor of the Fleet while deployed to the Persian Gulf. Effective budgeted over $1 Millions dollars a quarter and 200 sailors while maintaining 6 small boats and ship transportation responsibilities.