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Randy Davis
Worked at Yash Technologies
Attended Saint Louis University
Lives in Saint Charles, MO
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Occupation
Software Deployment Anaylst
Skills
Applications Packaging (Flexara Adminstudio & Wise Package Studio), Software Deployment (SMS, SCCM, & Symantec Management Console aka Altiris), Business Analyst
Employment
  • Yash Technologies
    Software Deployment Analyst, 2013 - 2014
    • Responsible for testing and deployment of wide range of software packages to PCs around the enterprise (Approx 24,000). • Role includes generating logic and script to deploy packages to appropriate machines based on various criteria such as model of machine, organizational rollup or previous version of software component. • Coordination with application teams to standardize and manage software versions of key build components such as Adobe, Java, etc. • Coordination with Symantec Management Console (Altiris) Infrastructure team to update and maintain site servers & computer inventory. • Escalation point for application support issues related to issues with various workstation software states • Develop and document end to end process and procedures with respect to these responsibilities. • Took lead on deployment of global deployment of software package, coordinated with project leader, packaging analyst, and IT Support to keep the software package on target to test, pilot and deploy. Also worked with local IT support to diagnose problems that came up during the pilot and initial rollout to maximize the number of successful installations. Provided weekly spreadsheet on new targets, deployments and problems while package was in initial rollout to the project leader. • Working with supervisor to maintain control of a 100+ queue of projects that are currently in the packaging/deployment pipeline.
  • TekSystems
    Operation Systems Administrator, 2012 - 2013
    (Under short term contract to Peabody Energy) • Provide Packaging (with Wise Packaging studio) and Certification Services to include EULA review by Law, vulnerability testing, compatibility testing application wrapping, configuration parameters and deployment using Symantec Management Console (formerly known as Altiris). • Provide 3rd tier help desk support for user issues with packages or issues outside of the normal Helpdesk support. • Provide Deployment Services to include gathering deployment requirements for target computers, querying SQL database for deployment results, investigate deployment successes and failures, and provide documentation for deployment processes. • Responsible for timely resolution of all Information Technology Operational Packaging/Certification service requests for Peabody’s Global footprint • Coordinate administration, integration, and support of the Peabody Operational Packaging environment with vendor partners and other IT departments. • Develop and document end to end process and procedures with respect to these responsibilities. • Facilitate service metric reporting to assure continuous improvement. • Assigned the role to be the point of contact for the Embassy Security Center (hard drive encryption) rollout. Worked with the Wave support team to help develop techniques for the help desk and on-site technicians to implement fixes. Responsible for the ESC control panel which populates through Active Directory to pinpoint issues with specific hard drives and help to mitigate problems beyond the enterprise control. • Assisted in designing form for client requesting packaging support for new applications.
  • Phacil, Inc
    Systems Analyst, 2010 - 2012
    • Responsible for the national rollout of Hyperion to Rural Development Agency. Also coordinated between the Farm Services Agency and the National Resources Conservation Service during the server portion of the project. Coordinated project planning with all stakeholders and identified potential roadblocks to sharing data between agencies. • Coordinate and work with all stakeholders and resources to identify, understand, and document the functional and technical requirements of all change requests.. • Perform deployment testing through a Testing Network environment to simulate deployment in the Production Network. • Work with Change Managers to determine priority list for projects in queue, identifying projects that need to developed as a prerequisite for other projects. • Perform analysis, design, packaging, coding, documentation, and testing plans for all assigned projects that utilize all existing best practices, policies and standards. • Responsible for gathering specifications for the deployment of packages and develop queries through Active Directory to determine targets. • Package and customize applications in a 32-bit and 64-bit workstations and servers utilizing Flexera AdminStudio, SMS Installer, Orca, VB Script, and Powershell Scripts to be deployed through SMS, SCCM, and BigFix. • Perform vulnerability analysis and remediation based on Government, USDA Departmental, OCIO, ITS and Agency specific guides, policies, security notices and bulletins for implementation by DDSB. • Create supporting documentation required for all assigned projects, such as installation guides, configuration guides, unit test plans, and other documentation identified as being required. • Provide input to newsflash or technical documents as needed and status updates to the Project Specialist or Change Managers assigned to the project.
  • Digital Caffeine Networks
    Systems Analyst III, 2008 - 2010
    (Under contract to the Unites States Department of Agriculture) • Responsible for national rollout of AutoCAD projects. Needed to create a deployment image for Civil 3D and Map 3D with the selected add-ons and a common user profile to be installed when dropped onto a desktop. Develop an installation manual that included a troubleshooting guide and how to pick up from an error during deployment. • Coordinate and work with all stakeholders and resources to identify, understand, and document the functional and technical requirements of all change requests.. • Perform deployment testing through a Testing Network environment to simulate deployment in the Production Network. • Perform analysis, design, packaging, coding, documentation, and testing plans for all assigned projects that utilize all existing best practices, policies and standards. • Responsible for gathering specifications for the deployment of packages and develop queries through Active Directory to determine targets. • Package and customize applications in a 32-bit and 64-bit workstations and servers utilizing Flexera AdminStudio, SMS Installer, Orca, VB Script, and batch scripts to be deployed through SMS. • Create supporting documentation required for all assigned projects, such as installation guides, configuration guides, unit test plans, and other documentation identified as being required. • Provide input to newsflash or technical documents as needed and status updates to the Project Specialist or Change Managers assigned to the project.
  • Schweiss Networks
    Senior Network Engineer, 1997 - 2004
    • Pre and Post sales installation and support of workstations, servers, routers, networks, firewalls and IP telephony. • Coordinate information between vendors, customers, and sales people on all assigned projects. • Supervise two full-time installers and technicians.
  • ComTEK
    Senior Linux Administrator, 2004 - 2006
    (Under contract to the Unites States Department of Agriculture) • Perform all administrative functions over 11 back office Redhat Enterprise Servers, DNS, Apache Web Services and connections to the Windows NT Domain system via a Samba Connection. • Perform add administrative functions over a local Windows NT Domain System supporting over 1000 users and Tier II helpdesk functions for software and network issues. • Planned and executed plan for conversion of local Windows NT Domain to Active Directory system
  • Analytical Solutions, Inc
    Systems Analyst III, 2006 - 2006
    (Under contract to the Unites States Department of Agriculture) • Coordinate and work with all stakeholders and resources to identify, understand, and document the functional and technical requirements of all change requests. • Perform deployment testing through a Testing Network environment to simulate deployment in the Production Network. • Perform analysis, design, packaging, coding, documentation, and testing plans for all assigned projects that utilize all existing best practices, policies and standards. • Perform 3rd tier help desk support functions when problems in St. Louis or with developed packages • Package and customize applications in a 32-bit and 64-bit workstations and servers utilizing Flexera AdminStudio, SMS Installer, Orca, VB Script, and batch scripts to be deployed through SMS • Create supporting documentation required for all assigned projects, such as installation guides, configuration guides, unit test plans, and other documentation identified as being required. • Provide input to newsflash or technical documents as needed and status updates to the Project Specialist or Change Managers assigned to the project.
  • Macaulay-Brown, Inc
    Systems Analyst III, 2006 - 2008
    (Under contract to the Unites States Department of Agriculture) • Responsible for national rollout of AutoCAD projects. Needed to create a deployment image for Civil 3D and Map 3D with the selected add-ons and a common user profile to be installed when dropped onto a desktop. Develop an installation manual that included a troubleshooting guide and how to pick up from an error during deployment. • Coordinate and work with all stakeholders and resources to identify, understand, and document the functional and technical requirements of all change requests.. • Perform deployment testing through a Testing Network environment to simulate deployment in the Production Network. • Perform analysis, design, packaging, coding, documentation, and testing plans for all assigned projects that utilize all existing best practices, policies and standards. • Responsible for gathering specifications for the deployment of packages and develop queries through Active Directory to determine targets. • Package and customize applications in a 32-bit and 64-bit workstations and servers utilizing Flexera AdminStudio, SMS Installer, Orca, VB Script, and batch scripts to be deployed through SMS. • Create supporting documentation required for all assigned projects, such as installation guides, configuration guides, unit test plans, and other documentation identified as being required. • Provide input to newsflash or technical documents as needed and status updates to the Project Specialist or Change Managers assigned to the project.
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Saint Charles, MO
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West Alton, MO - Rolla, MO - Columbia, MO - Saint Louis, MO - Saint Charles, MO
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Trying to put more hours in the day!
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Survived high school, scraped through college, been married for over 24 years, and one beautiful daughter.
Education
  • Saint Louis University
    BS Computer Science, 1989 - 1992
  • Fontbonne University
    MBA, 1995 - 1997
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