Mat Carlson's Experience:
President at Salient Solutions, LLCJanuary 2005 - December 2012
I worked as an IT consultant for many local and national customers like Ford, Walmart, Dell, Delta Airlines, HP, Best Buy, and AT&T. Work included break/fix, network engineering and planning, project management, web programming, sever automation and administration, and regional engineering lead for Best Buy for Business and Park Place International. Provided Managed Services for local businesses around telecom, network, systems, monitoring, and cloud services. Managed many other contractors and companies in a Project Management role for larger projects.
Systems Administrator at OutsellJuly 2010 - February 2012
I was responsible for maintaining a fast turnaround on all helpdesk tickets, monitoring performance of essential equipment, creating new servers, maintaining Group Policy and Active Directory, helping to architect company-wide changes, and documenting processes. I also made recommendations and purchasing decisions to accomplish our department's goals. Worked with 2 to 4 staff in a team environment. I worked closely with the development team, including debugging some of their PHP source code and maintaining some of their VPSes.
Assistant Network Administrator at Old Dutch FoodsFebruary 2012
Helped to maintain roughly 100 Windows 2003 and 2008 R2 servers at two datacenters and five minor sites requiring 24x7 availability, as well as 600 Windows XP and 7 client systems, on and off network, at over a dozen locations in Minnesota and across Canada. Worked with an international team to design and implement solutions for the unique requirements of the company. Handled the day-to-day operation of the network in my manager's absence.