Christopher Riordan
64 Kent Lake Ave Carmel, New York 10512
Phone: +01.914.483.9070

System Administrator, Web Programmer, Network Engineer

TARGET JOB Target Job Title: System Administrator
Alternate Target Job Title: Web Programmer
Desired Job Type: Employee
Desired Status: Full-Time
Site Location: No Preference

WORK STATUS US I am authorized to work in this country for any employer.


12/2013 – Present – Stay at Home Father
Care for Newborn Daughter

3/2013 – 12/2013 Shoprite – Carmel, NY
Grocery Clerk
Build sales displays.
Restock Shelves
Submit Orders with Vendors

7/2005 – 2/2012 Global NAPs, Home – Carmel, NY
Lead Web Programmer, Network Manager
Developed, Maintain Intranet System.
Provide Second Level NOC support at night.
Design and maintain ONS15454 and Sycamore Sonet Networks.
Maintain Fiber Network, ATM services, Fiber planning.

7/2001 – 7/2005 Global NAPs – Atlanta, Ga
Lead Switch Tech
Setup, installed and Maintained Convergent ICS2000 Switch.
Assisted in Building out Collocation Facilities.
Installed Fiber-Optic Equipment for Atlanta Metro Ring.
Ordered, tracked and Setup Trunks with Bell South Telecom.

3/2000 – 6/2001 Global NAPs New York, NY
Switch Tech
Maintained and Operated Nortel DMS Switch.
Installed and Maintained Convergent ICS2000 Switch.
Provided On-site Customer Support.
Provided Area Support for Fiber-optic Network.
Ordered, tracked and Setup Trunks with Verizon.

7/1998 – 3/2000 BestWeb Corporation Croton-On-Hudson, NY
System Administrator
Installed, configured and administered Intel-based servers for applications such as: SMTP, POP3, IMAP, Web, RAID, and Administrative.
Installed and Maintained remote access, and network equipment in 12 locations.
Ordered, tracked and setup POT, BRI, PRI , Frame Relay, T1 and T3 Lines.
Provided support to leased-line, web hosting, and dial-up customers.
Setup, installed and supported equipment for leased-line customers.

8/1997 – 2006 Hal-9000 Networks Atlanta, Georgia
A Small Private Web Hosting Company.
No Fee Webhosting.
Maintained 6 Intel Based FreeBSD Servers.
Provide Service to Website with high Hit Count.

5/1997 – 7/1998 BestWeb Corporation Croton-on-Hudson, NY
Technical Support
Original member of the Technical Support Staff.
Helped define customer service and troubleshooting procedures that are used today.
Primary Support included Apple Computers, Windows 3.1 and 95/98/NT

8/1996 – 5/1997 Matra and Every Automotive, Carmel, NY
Gas Attendant
Provided Full-Service Gas pumping.
Assisted in Garage with minor automotive repairs

11/1995 – 6/1996 University Of Rhode Island Kingston, RI
Sales Associate
Assisted customers in the purchase of an Apple Computer and Software.
Purchased software and computers from various venders.
Displayed merchandise, recommended selections that met customer’s needs, and emphasized selling points of the selection, such as quality and utility.
Worked Closely with Apple Representatives to promote products.

3/1993 – 7/1996 Putnam Children’s Discovery Center Carmel, NY
Assistant Computer Director
Built and maintained computers for children to explore.
Developed a class for children to learn about computers.
Designed and implemented a membership database system.

9/1991 – 6/1998 Carmel Central School District Carmel, NY
Designed and wrote, scoring system for track team.
Setup and installed apple computers for elementary school.
Served on Technology Committee.
Helped Board of Education with technology budget.


9/2003 Brainbench PHP4 US-Online-Online
Demonstrates a solid understanding of core concepts within this
topic. Appears capable of working on most projects in this area
with moderate assistance. May require some initial assistance
with advanced concepts

6/1996 University Of Rhode Island US-Rhode Island-Kingston
Some College Coursework Completed
Computer Science

6/1995 Putnam Northern Westchester Technical Center US-New York-Yorktown
Computer Repairing Course

6/1995 Carmel High School US-New York-Carmel
High School or equivalent
Regents Diploma

SKILLS Skill Name Skill Level Last Used Experience
PHP Expert Currently used 7 years
MYSQL Intermediate Currently used 6 years
Apache Intermediate Currently used 10 years
Perl Intermediate Currently used 10 years
FreeBSD Intermediate Currently used 10 years
Java Beginner Currently used 0 years
JSP Beginner Currently used 2 years

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Keywords: Cisco Router, Cisco 15454 Cerent, Engage, Livingston, USR, 3Com, Ascend, Breezecom, Intel-based, CAT 5, CAT 3, Windows 3.X, Windows9.X , Windows NT, FreeBSD, MacOS 7.X, MacOS 8.X MacOS 9X, Dreamweaver, Frontpage, USOC, T568A, T568B, Perl, PHP, MySQL, Apache, Cyrus, Sendmail, HTML, IRC, DC Power Wiring, DMS, Convergent


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