A Bit About Mike Brown

Mike Brown, Citrix Systems Engineer

Hi Mike Brown
A Bit About Mike Brown

UPDATE: As of March 2014 I’m looking for a new position. If you have any contracts open please get in touch!

I’m an IT Systems Engineer who specialises in Citrix systems. Feel free to contact me via LinkedIn.
An outline of my resume is below, for a full copy please get in touch.

Years of high-level IT experience gained through the management of IT projects and a solid track record of personal achievement in business and community enables me to successfully engage human and IT resources to find effective business solutions.

My success lies in being able to drive projects and get around technical stumbling blocks, finding solutions to challenging technical and business problems and researching requirements for detailed designs.
Having worked in roles starting from front line IT support and moving up to enterprise projects based work I have a unique perspective on business IT needs that span the entire organisation.
In 2010 I also gained management experience through establishing, owning and supervising a Glebe Point Road café, providing me with skills in contracts, human resources, quality control and project management, including achieving deadlines for project completion.

Key Strengths

  • Extensive technical knowledge of Citrix products from Metaframe XP to XenApp 6.5
  • In depth knowledge of Change Management and ITIL processes
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with Windows Server 2003 / 2008 R2
  • Hands on experience working with project managers on multiple IT projects
  • Excellent technical and process documentation skills
  • Excellent communication skills, able to work remotely and with groups of people spread over a wide geographic area

Supporting IT competencies

  • IP Networks
  • F5 Networks BigIP network load balancers
  • XenApp, Presentation Server and Metaframe
  • Citrix Web Interface and Secure Gateway
  • Citrix Netscalers and Branch Repeaters
  • Citrix Licensing Server
  • MS Terminal Services and Licensing
  • VMware ESXi, Vsphere
  • Microsoft Identity Integration Server
  • Windows Server 2003/2008 R2
  • Active Directory and establishing trusts
  • Linux, Solaris and Mac OS X
  • Writing and reviewing documentation on user-centred principles

References available on request

 

 

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