Robert Merritt, B.Sc. (computer science/mathematics)

Technical Consultant

Summary

Over 15 years of experience in technical consulting in the Education Sector

  • Extensive knowledge and experience in design and support of local area and wide area networks
  • Extensive knowledge and experience supporting electronic mail, web servers, and office servers in a distributed network
  • Extensive experience with a variety of environments, tools, and applications including - Linux, SunOS/Solaris, MS Windows NT/2000/XP/Vista, MS Windows 95/98/2000/2003/2008/2008R2 Server, MS Layered products, MS Exchange, MS Update Server, MSQL, Cisco Routers, HP Routers, various DSL types, Nortel BCM, and POE Swiching Products

Specific Experience


  • Programmed solutions using :
  • MS .NET Framework (1-4.5) client server and web applications (Primarily C++/C C#)
  • Sharpoint 2003/2007/2010 Webparts .NET C#
  •  as well as various other tools (PHP PHP Zend framework as well as PYTHON and PERL.)  on Un*x and OpenVMS systems
  • Managed a 60 node Windows NT/2000/2003 Server NT/2000/XP Workstation network (Saskatoon Public Schools)

  • Managed 5 Win2003 nodes virtualized ,10 Solaris 7-10 research nodes , 5 Linux RedHat nodes research HTTP SMTP Virtual (USASK)
  • Manage 40+ Win2007/2012 vitual nodes 1 OpenVMS7.2 virtual, 3 Linux appliances (R.C.S.S.D St. Paul #20)

  • Provided technical support for a wide variety of PCs and terminals and network devices well versed in CISCO IOS and NORTEL IOS

  • Provided software support for Windows and Windows 95/98/XP/Vista/7/8

  • Eager to learn new technology , Interested in Scientific Programming and learning more about Mathematica/Matlab/Maple
  • ESRI ArcGIS at a beginner level

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in computer science, mathematics, and geology - University of Saskatchewan