Paul Smaglik

  • Information Systems Manager| IT Director
  • Pennsylvania, United States
  • Nov 13, 2017
Full time Information Technology

Personal Summary

Results-driven, performance-focused, and technically inclined professional with broad-based experience in network design and configuration; coupled with background and expertise in IT consulting, enterprise project development, and system implementation. Known for keen expertise in all facets of project development life cycle, from initial evaluation and design conceptualization to implementation, quality review, and enhancement. Adept at implementing creative business network solutions and innovative security programs that drive awareness, decrease exposure, and increase organizations productivity and efficiency.

Work Experience

Information Systems Manager
Jan 2012 - K-Fab Inc.

Deliver IT services across multilocation facility, which included phone, security cameras, hardware workstation, and server products and support
Monitor server operations and SBS 2011 domain, which involve SBS 2011 Server and Server 2012
Oversee the maintenance of enterprise resource planning (ERP) system and Shoptech E2 Professional technologies, along with the data backup offsite operations and disaster recovery plan
Administer the local area network (LAN) and metropolitan area network (MAN) interconnections
Fulfilled numerous roles, such as phone system administrator, crystal report programmer, and Cisco Meraki administrator
Direct all facets of Ethernet facility wiring infrastructures and mobile workforce operations
Carry out expanded duties, including copier replacement rollout and fiber installation
Performed Meraki network infrastructure replacement and Meraki Wi-Fi deployment
Manage the electronic document interchange (EDI) solutions and barcode implementation, including rack, machines, weld cells, barcode scan gun, and web-based application
Plan and facilitate the cross-training of end users

Notable Accomplishments:
Spearheaded the successful migration of the ERP system from an access-based to an SQL-based system, along with the transition of Server SBS 2011 Active Directory Services from Netware 6.5 NovellDirectory Services
Contributed in the development and completion of Server Room Project
Completed the SQL 2008 Standard Administrator certification for two separate SQL Servers

Business Owner | IT Consultant
Jan 2008 - All ‘Bout Computers LLC

Guarantee the maintenance and configuration of computer networks and related computing environments, such as computer hardware, systems software, applications
Function as an effective technology consultant for Hazleton Area businesses and residents, in charge of delivering network administration, hardware and software troubleshooting, computer training, PBX administration, as well as software and hardware installation services
Administer the execution of data backups and disaster recovery operations
Effectively fulfill key functions including:
Loading of computer tapes and disks and installation of software and printer paper and forms
Management of backup, security, and user help systems
Implementation of organizational goals, policies, and procedures
Keen analysis of project plans in relation with all project activity
Testing and troubleshooting of computer hardware, networking software, and operating system software
Determine and provide corrective actions to hardware, software, other network, and system issues, while accountable for replacing defective components as necessary
Handle the configuration and monitoring of email applications and virus protection software
Track computer systems and networks performances using master consoles, while coordinating computer network access and usage
Keep abreast and updated on current changes as well as advances in technology
Render effectual technical support to users in resolving computer related problems
Closely supervise network performance to define all necessary changes needed in the future

Notable Accomplishment:
Designed and enforced effective network security measurements that safeguarded data, software, and hardware components

IT Systems Manager
Jan 2001 - Jan 2008 Surveillance Data Inc.

Took charge of recruiting and training staff, while contributing in developing staffing decisions
Implemented high out printing solutions including colored and black and white for client reporting
Directed the server room design and implementation, which involved power management, data communication management, Cisco router installation and management, server rack management, as well as voice communication design and implementation
Prioritized and spearheaded broad range of responsibilities which involve:
Generation of computer information resources for data security and control, strategic computing, and disaster recovery
Supervision of Network Engineer and Help Desk teams in managing all for corporate infrastructure hardware and software
Coordination with users, management, vendors, and technicians in assessing all computing needs and system requirements, as well as with department heads, managers, supervisors, vendors in soliciting cooperation and providing resolution to various problems
Assessment of data processing proposals to evaluate project feasibility and requirements
Administration of all IT-related purchases for the company which involved workstations, media, servers, high-speed printers, T1s, and computer items
Management of multiple network operating system (NOS) and workstation operation system (WOS) environment, such as Linux and Microsoft
Initiated the server configuration and installation of IBM & HP servers, including HP ProLiant DL585, ProLiant DL300, ProLiant DL500, ProLiant C Blades (BL460C, BL480C, BL260), older ProLiant generation servers, and IBM Nefinity 5000 and 5500 servers
Performed key functions web and IIS server management, domain management, purchasing, log management, troubleshooting and maintenance, and domain IP Translation on Cisco Pix
Generated service-level agreement with vendors, along with the standardization of the purchasing process with Accounting and Executive departments
Administered the installation of various hardware components such as digital and analog keyset card and phones, T1 card, PBX server and voicemail, cabling and jack, wires, and Polycom

Notable Accomplishments
Played a significant role in the successful development and implementation of the following projects:
2003 and 2008 Active Directory Services
2000, 2003, and 2008 Microsoft Exchange Server
High-speed printing and faxing solutions
Corporate network infrastructure and offsite server farm
VMware® infrastructure.
Digital and IP Telephony phone systems
Served as the key person behind the establishment and progress of the entire network infrastructure from business startup to a medium-size company, including Cisco routers, category 6 Ethernet wiring, servers, dedicated T1s for data warehouse clients, printers, and phone systems
Contributed insights in maintaining network up time by 98% in six years


Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, with Concentration in Management Information Systems
Minnesota State College Southeast