Information Technology Manager at Journal Technologies
Greater Salt Lake City Area
Journal Technologies, Inc
Information Technology Manager
November 2012 to Present
Utah State University Research Foundation
September 2011 to October 2012
Direct Financial Solutions
June 2008 to September 2011
IT Program Manager
2006 to 2008
Arroyo Video Solutions
2004 to 2006
Logistics Program Manager
2002 to 2004
GE Capital Information Technology Solutions
Service Delivery Leader
1997 to 2002
• Merged network and infrastructure of the three independent companies into the united Journal Technologies acquisition. • Manage all aspects of IT for a SMB. • Systems and security auditing, firewall maintenance and clean-up, legacy systems shut-down • Migrated an on-premises Exchange system to Exchange 365; built ADFS infrastructure to support single-sign-on. • Merged network and infrastructure of the three independent companies into the united Journal Technologies acquisition. • Manage all aspects of IT for a SMB. • Systems and security auditing, firewall maintenance and clean-up, legacy systems shut-down • Migrated an on-premises Exchange system to Exchange 365; built ADFS infrastructure to support single-sign-on.
What company does Michael Saldivar work for?
Michael Saldivar works for Journal Technologies, Inc
What is Michael Saldivar's role at Journal Technologies, Inc?
Michael Saldivar is Information Technology Manager
What industry does Michael Saldivar work in?
Michael Saldivar works in the Defense & Space industry.
CISSP-ISSAP and PMP certified implementation specialist. But even more than that I am cheerful and calm, research and learn quickly, and make everything better. I believe that IT is supposed to support business goals and help people work, not hinder productivity.Information Technology Manager @ • Merged network and infrastructure of the three independent companies into the united Journal Technologies acquisition. • Manage all aspects of IT for a SMB. • Systems and security auditing, firewall maintenance and clean-up, legacy systems shut-down • Migrated an on-premises Exchange system to Exchange 365; built ADFS infrastructure to support single-sign-on. From November 2012 to Present (3 years 2 months) Network Administrator @ Administered a heterogeneous environment composed of Cisco, Brocade, and HP network devices, and supporting servers and users running nearly every possible OS and application. Cisco ASA and IPS network security devices. Systems administration of RedHat, CentOS, Ubuntu, and Solaris systems. Built and maintained Git/Redmine version control servers. From September 2011 to October 2012 (1 year 2 months) I.S. Manager @ • In charge of PCI DSS compliance for a Level 4 Merchant; Responsible for conducting internal audits, external scans, log monitoring and event correlation, writing documentation and policy, and implementing all systems and network changes. • Planned and implemented Microsoft Active Directory migration, consolidating three AD and Exchange domains into one. Designed and implemented RBAC scheme. • Designed data center disaster recovery and refresh program, refreshed out of warranty equipment and replaced physical servers with VMware Virtual Machines; designed and implemented data and server back-up plan. • Replaced a spreadsheet-based IP addressing with AD-integrated DNS servers replicating to BIND on CentOS. • Drove documentation initiative to document all systems, services, infrastructure, and procedures. Designed and implemented a real-time systems monitoring infrastructure using Nagios to monitor all hosts and services. • Sysadmin for 100 CentOS, Ubuntu, Windows 2003, Windows 2008r2, VMware ESXi servers, and EMC SANs, Dell switches, and Cisco routers and ASA. From June 2008 to September 2011 (3 years 4 months) IT Program Manager @ • Worked with Cisco’s acquisition team, providing them with training, documentation on Arroyo’s processes, platforms, clients, and vendors. • Oversaw testing, certification, and manufacturing teams in qualification of new hardware platforms. Built and qualified Linux installations for manufacturing. Wrote UNIX shell scripts to automate software installations. Documented processes and procedures. • Purchased all equipment for the QA, Engineering, and Operations teams. Worked with group managers and employees to ensure orders are within budget. From 2006 to 2008 (2 years) Operations Lead @ • Verified software releases from QA, integrated releases into install and upgrade packages, and then released for client use. • Asset tracking of all internal and client-owned equipment for inventory & loaner-pool management, warranty tracking, international import/export, customs, and finance compliance. Developed a LAMP server and CRM for this program. • Managed vendor relationships between Arroyo Video and suppliers. Fulfilled client orders. Tracked client locations, contracts, and equipment. • Managed the relationship with Arroyo’s warranty support vendors providing dispatched hardware support to client locations. From 2004 to 2006 (2 years) Logistics Program Manager @ • Program manager for CompuCom’s warranty parts service group; responsible for the desktop warranty parts replacement program at Cisco Systems, leading a team of 8 logistics analysts and depot technicians. • Performed statistical analysis of the failure rates of Lenovo laptops; planned replacement parts sparing program to minimize individual laptop downtime due to hardware failure. • Designed physical security program to secure and manage $200,000 of inventory. Designed and built web-based inventory management program which prints barcodes and uses scanners to track inventory disposition, thereby reducing missed vendor cross-ships from average of 5 per month to 0, saving an average of $3,000 per month. Improved site warranty performance reimbursement from $14,000 to $59,000 monthly. • Received the 2004 award for Process Improvement Excellence for automating and web-enabling logistics processes. From 2002 to 2004 (2 years) Service Delivery Leader @ Led the desktop call center, logistics team and Solaris desktop support team at Cisco Systems, San Jose. Employed Six Sigma DMAIC methodology to improve processes and reduce costs. Received GE Capital VIP award for Building Stronger Teams. GECITS was acquired by CompuCom. From 1997 to 2002 (5 years) B.S., Information Technology Security @ Western Governors University From 2010 to 2010 Michael Saldivar is skilled in: IT Managemet, System Administration, VMware, Active Directory, Windows Server, Security, Network Security, Linux, Cisco Technologies, VMware Workstation, Windows 7, VMware ESX, Network Administration, Virtualization, Data Center
Extraversion (E), Intuition (N), Thinking (T), Judging (J)
2 year(s), 8 month(s)
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