Phillip G. Edmondson

Kansas City, Missouri

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COMPUTER NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR/ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN with experience in administration of Windows NT 4.0, IBM AIX, and Hewlett Packard HP-UX UNIX networks, test engineering, design engineering and production testing. Skilled in the design/operation of computer network systems, new products, test equipment design and fabrication and test procedures. Last four years experience in telecommunications.

SprintPCS OSSC Control Room – Systems Integrator II (8/2000 – Present 2004)

Wireless telecommunications leader – cell phone, wireless Web, wireless messaging, and commercial services. OSSC (Operational Systems Support Center) houses the central control servers for all SprintPCS wireless services.

- Monitor all of SprintPCS routers, switches, control servers, and other devices at all switch sites and major computer nodes.

- Used numerous PC and UNIX based LAN, WAN, and Web based monitoring, diagnosis, and troubleshooting tools.

- Perform tier 1 troubleshooting and situation management, and escalate problems to appropriate parties.

- UNIX skills include Shell scripting, use of vi, and execution and routine use of basic command line commands.

- Perform tape backups and routine procedures on central computer center which controls PCS network.

- Completed Introduction to UNIX, and Network and System Administration I courses.

BRUNSON INSTRUMENT COMPANY, Inc. – IS Administrator/Engineering Technician (7/98 – 7/2000)

Producer of high precision industrial metrology (measurement) equipment.

- Windows 95/98, NT 4.0 Client/Server, Ethernet, RS6000, AIX - skilled in all routine administrative tasks.

- Complete installation of new main file server systems (including Compaq) with multiple servers and domains.

- Setup and maintain all applications software on 4 servers and ~35 workstations.

- Design and implement WAN through DSL/ISDN Internet communications with remote sales offices.

- Establish and maintain IS securities and tape backups.

- Workstation applications: Windows 95, 98, & NT 4.0/2000, MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, Publisher, PowerPoint,

Outlook email), McAfee VirusScan, Syspro complete company automation software.

- Hardware: Install internal and external hardware into or onto network/servers/workstations/systems.

- Network Printing: Custom networking of Hewlett Packard, Epson, IBM, and Panasonic printers/print servers.

MAXON AMERICA, Inc. - Sr. Technician (9/97 - 7/98)

Major producer of 2-way radios, pagers, and wireless communications devices.

- Prepared AutoCAD generated 3D SLA (Stereo Lithographic) epoxy models.

- Developed acoustical testing capabilities.

- Assembled prototypes: surface mount intensive micro circuits.

- Assisted engineers in new circuit debug.

MARLEY PUMP, Inc. - Product Integration Technician (Contractor 1/97 - 9/97)

Producer of commercial fuel delivery systems.

- Laboratory and field testing of software/hardware products to identify problems and suggest solutions.

- Fabricate mass fluid delivery test systems including large tanks, all valves and computer controls.

- Customer telephone and on sight hardware/software technical support.

WILCOX ELECTRIC COMPANY - Design Technician (1989 - 1996)

Major producer of aircraft instrument landing systems and air traffic control systems for major airports worldwide

including ILS Category I through III, VOR, DME, and ATC radar.

- Design and fabricate test equipment for engineering development and production testing..

- Test/troubleshoot RF circuitry to 1.2 GHz to component level.

- Experienced with AutoCAD, OrCAD, PADS, WordPerfect, Word, Excel, Access, etc.

- Work under rigorous FAA, DOT, and DOD contract protocols.

- Highly skilled at soldering, wire wrapping, cable design and parts procurement.

- Integrated single board computers into test equipment.

- Experienced with PLC’s and ladder logic programming.

EAGLE PICHER, Inc. - Electronic Technician 5 (1984 - 1989)

Producer of military missile batteries.

- Experience similar to Wilcox Electric above except with special electronic test systems for

military missile batteries.


A.A., Science/Chemistry, Missouri Southern State College, Joplin, MO

Attended University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry