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Barry Beanland MCP+I & MCSE

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Introduction

A highly experienced and adaptive senior computer professional with in-depth knowledge of developing and implementing effective training strategies and operational practices and procedures acquired within dynamic international organisations.

Key Skills

  • Strong interpersonal and team skills, research, analytical and training skills along with in-depth experience of designing computerized systems and utilizing Microsoft application and networking software.
  • Managing and participating in the design development, implementation, documentation, support, administration, and maintenance of the following systems:

Networked file-servers

Web servers and complementary technologies

Email systems

Other networked systems

  • Managing the, implementation, documentation, support and maintenance of the following systems:

Personal Computers (PCs)

Application software

Peripherals

Other systems

  • Ensuring that all work is completed to agreed schedules and quality standards
  • Providing advice and assistance to other teams and staff within the work environment.

Current position

Computer Operations Consultant to the Royal Saudi Air Force at British Aerospace’s Technical Studies Institute (TSI) Dhahran Saudi Arabia.

Since Aug 1987

Technical Studies Institute BAe Plc, PO Box 98, Dhahran 31932 Saudi Arabia

Computer Operations Consultant including Electronics/Specialist Instructor

During the twelve years here in the TSI I have been a classroom teacher, computer operations instructor/adviser on HP mainframe computer systems, an electronics instructor and consultant on Microsoft Windows NT4.0 and Windows 95/98 networking systems. As a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer it is now an integral part of my task to assimilate new techniques and develop workable programmes to teach Saudi Nationals in both the maintenance and operation of the many complex networked computer systems and training laboratories installed here in the TSI.

Experience

 

Feb 1987 to Aug 1987

Beaver Machine Tools, Balding Engineering, Norwich, England

Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machine tool programmer

Programming and troubleshooting CNC machine tools and robotic milling machines

Feb 1986 to Jan1987

Oilfield Equipment Consultants (OEC) Jakarta, Indonesia

Proprietor

Acting as a representative for Oilfield Equipment Supplies (OES) Great Yarmouth, England and as their consultant for X-ray Non Destructive Testing (NDT) in the Far East.

Apr 1985 to Jan1986

Measurement Devices Limited, Norwich, England.

Electronics engineer.

Troubleshooting on Motorola MRS III Pulsed Modulated positioning equipment, Microtel telemetry and Golf II laser range finding equipment.

Jan 1984 to Mar1985

Oilfield Inspection Service (OIS) Great Yarmouth, England.

Xray crawler technician/ Radiographer.

Carrying out scheduled and unscheduled servicing and maintenance of electronic NDT equipment, both Gamma and X-ray of pipeline welds, offshore & onshore, worldwide.

July 1978 to Nov 1983

Lockheed Aircraft International AG, KFAB, Taif, Saudi Arabia.

Superintendent I/C Navigational Aids Section.

In charge of the RSAF’s Navigation Aids section at the KFAB in Taif acting as the Technical advisor/instructor for the RSAF's maintenance engineers.

Sept 1973

July 1978

Royal Air Force

Corporal electronics fitter

As a Corporal in the trade ‘Electronics Technician Air Field Equipment’ working in the Ground Radio Servicing Centre (GRSC) at RAF Nth Luffenham I was an NCO I/C an in-depth field servicing team and team leader for technicians travelling the U.K. carrying out both in-depth maintenance and scheduled servicing. Unscheduled troubleshooting of ground Radar installations including their associated equipment was also a main part of the task.

 

 

Education

Sept 1971 to Sept 1973

No1 Radio School RAF Locking, Weston Super Mare, England.

Craft Apprentice

O' level physics, ONC electronics engineering. A2 pass for the RAF education Test part II for Maths and English. Graduated from the craft Apprenticeship as a Junior Technician in the trade electronic fitter airfields (LTechAF) for the RAF.

1968 to 1971

Salford Grammar/Technical High School, Salford, Lancashire, England.

5 ‘O’ levels including English & Mathematics.

Qualifications

 

Exams

Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)

Microsoft Certified Professional plus Internet (MCP+I)

Networking Essentials

Microsoft Certified Professional in:

Microsoft Windows NT4.0 Server

Microsoft Windows NT4.0 Workstation

Microsoft Windows NT4.0 Server in the enterprise

Microsoft Windows NT4.0 TCP/IP

Implementing and supporting Microsoft Internet Information server 4.0

Certificate intro to TEFL (Teaching English as a foreign language)

Advanced Certificate Aston University TEFL, TESP, TESOL,

Foundation Module Aston University Master’s Degree MSc TESP

Courses

H6296S HP-UX 10.0 System Administrators HP9000: Modern Electronics Est. Riyadh

803: Administering MS Windows NT4

922: Supporting MS Windows NT 4.0 Core Technologies.

689: Implementing Supporting MS Windows NT Server 4.0 in the Enterprise.

688: Internetworking MS TCP/IP on MS Win NT4.

1253: Implementing and supporting MS Internet Information server 4.0.

Personal

Full UK Driver’s licence; DOB 10/11/1955, Married with two children

Hobbies

Fixing other peoples PCs

Sport Squash , tennis & jogging