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  Derik Ferrante   Email Address: dfnelectric@hotmail.com
  2245 Bywood Ln.   804 252-0123
  Richmond

OBJECTIVE:
Seeking a position in a Teaching Capacity, Systems Administration, Technical Support, Systems Repair, or Software Development.

TECHNICAL SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:
Novell Certified NetWare Administrator (CNA)
Professional Technician's A+ Certification
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) - Windows 2000 Professional
Platforms: DOS, Windows 3.1, Windows 95, Windows 98, WindowsNT, Windows 2000, WindowsXP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Unix, Novell NetWare, Novell DOS, Macintosh
Languages: C, C++, JavaScripts, HTML Page Design, Unix V shell scripts, Qbasic, Visual Basic, Access Basic, Access Macros, Excel Macros, Novell login scripts, DOS Bat files
Networks: Novell NetWare, Windows for Workgroups, Windows NT, Windows 2K, UUCP, TCP/IP, NFS, Apple Talk
Applications: Office2k, MS Access2k, Lotus Suite, WordPerfect 6.1, MS Works 2.0a for Windows, MS Publisher2k, FrontPage2k, and Excel2k
Databases: MS Access2k/97, Approach, Oracle, FoxPro and MS Works 2.0a
Knowledgeable in network software installation, troubleshooting and maintenance. Installed and configured network hardware including servers, workstations, printers, cabling, hubs and routers.
Read/write schematics and wiring diagrams in electronic equipment.

RELATED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIANCE:
6/07 until Present: Radio Shack - Team Leader, Richmond, VA
Sales Associate,
4/06until 4/07: Admiral Security, Richmond, VA
Security Officer,
4/04until 9/05: Resource Plus, Mooresville, NC
Lawn and Garden Service Rep. (LGSR),
12/01 until 12/04: Individual Instruction in Algebra, Computer Upgrades, Fairfield, CA
Teach Algebra Fundamentals, Rule Differences between Adding and Multiplying,
Fractions, Decimals and percentages. Analyzing Word Problems.
Using excel spreadsheet functions to check and solve Mathematical problems.
7/00 until 11/01: Lam Research Corporation, Fremont, CA
Sr. Desktop Analyst - New Installs, Desktop Support and Special Teams
MCP - Windows 2000 Professional Certification
1999 until 7/00: Inacom: Depot PC/Server Maintenance, Concord, CA
Toshiba, Dell and Compaq Desktops and Servers
1999 until 1999: Kicklighter Consulting Group, 4637 Chabot Dr Ste 312 Pleasanton, CA
Computer Technician move team. Disconnect and reconnect at new client site.
1998 until 1999: Individual instruction to various clients, mostly one on one sessions. Computer upgrades and repair.
1998 until 1998: TekSystems, Santa Clara, CA (Patricia Harris)
Y2K Assessment of the Sprint buildings around the west and central United States.
1997 until 1998: GE Capital ITS, 190 Hawthorne St. San Francisco, CA (Fred Johnson)
Certified Computer Technician. HP Printers, IBM, Toshiba, HP Vectras, A+ Certification, Depot/Customer Site Repairs/Config
1995 until 1996: Individual instruction to various clients, mostly one on one sessions.
1994 until 1995: Instructor and/or Teacher's Assistant in Access Database, Unit scripts, C++, Algebra and Trigonometry
Masters Institute, San Jose, California
1987 until 1992: Electrician
Local Union 234 IBEW, Castroville, California
1986 until 1987: Apartment Manager (Maintenance)
Community of All Nations, Stockton, California
1985 until 1986: Apartment Manager (Maintenance)
Los Banos Apartments, Los Banos, California
1976 until 1984: SSG (E-6) Squad Leader, Platoon Sergeant
United States Army

EDUCATION:
Computer Systems Technician Certifications
Degree in Systems Administration and Computer Programming.
Novell CNA Certification,
A+ Certification
Microsoft MCP Certification,
HP LaserJet Printers Certifications, IBM Certifications,
Toshiba Certification, HP Vectras Certifications,
Depot/Customer Site Repairs/Config

Systems Administration & Computer Programming Degree
Masters Institute, San Jose, California
Associate's Degree, November 1994

Electrician Apprentice Inside Wireman (5-year program)
IBEW Union Hall, Castroville, California
October 1992

Aerial Surveillance Sensor Repair Training, 1981 (Diploma)
United States Army, Fort Huachuca, Arizona

Cleveland Institute of Electronics (Certificate)
Cleveland, Ohio

Independent Correspondence Schools (ICS)(Diploma)
Television and VCR Repair

OTHER INTERESTS
Carpentry, Plumbing, Electrical Projects, Wood Projects, and Guitar/Bass