2010-09-28

2010 Resume Update

James A. Stagg Jr (Jim)
180 Carriage Circle | Stockbridge GA 30281 | 770-474-3499 | jstagg@gmail.com

Key technical skills:
- Sterling MultiChannel Fulfillment System (aka Yantra) 8.0, 8.5 and 9.0
- Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.x ERP system (aka Axapta)
- JBoss 4.x application server
- Jitterbit 3.x ETL tool
- PROS Pricing Solution Suite
- Windows and Linux system management (primarily RedHat Enterprise Linux)
- EMC VMware and Microsoft Virtual Server
- Perl, bash, SQL scripting

Sep 06 to present: Application Administrator, S.P. Richards Co., Smyrna GA
Support "next generation" order management system project; manage Axapta order management system for $130M/yr subsidiary; intercede in projects as required by VP of IS
+ Led $1M subsidiary ERP system integration project
+ Expanded toolset to include ETL work in support of pricing, industry reporting and pattern-based analytics projects
+ In 2009 review, CIO notes "communication, customer sensitivity, professionalism, and sense of urgency are all strong suits"

Jan 01 to Aug 06: Senior Systems Administrator, S.P. Richards Co., Smyrna GA
Designed, implemented and supported Windows solutions; assisted in budgeting; mentoring junior team members
+ Led $1M legacy system replacement project
+ Led $250k subsidiary network and hardware migration project (Distinguished Service award for efforts)
+ Led $50k Canadian subsidiary network migration project
+ Designed and implemented Windows disaster recovery and backup systems and strategies

Sep 00 to Dec 00: Systems Administrator, Dealergain.com, Norcross GA
Designed, implemented and supported Windows solutions (company ran out of funding in Dec 00 and dissolved in Mar 01)
+ Implemented patch management strategy for Windows systems
+ Researched potential of open source platforms in support of core company functions

Apr 98 to Aug 00: Systems Administrator/Web Designer, Expo.net/Clearbuilt Technologies, Duluth GA
Designed, implemented and supported FreeBSD, Linux and Windows solutions; worked directly with potential and existing customers to define requirements and provide quotes
+ Involved in experimenting with business ideas for start-up concept Websitesfast.com
+ Gained proficiency with FreeBSD system administration

Oct 96 to Apr 98: Systems Analyst, Sportime/School Specialty, Norcross GA
Supported Windows, Apple Macintosh, Novell and AS/400 solutions; managed pre-printed forms supply
+ Created first company web sites for each catalog brand

Aug 94 to Sep 96: Graphic Designer, Sportime/School Specialty, Norcross GA
Produced catalogs, special projects and advertising; supported
+ Managed technical components of $150k catalog desktop publishing system project
+ Created pre-press co-ordinator position, resulting cost savings of $90k annually

Sep 93 to Aug 94: Art Director, Fulton County Daily Report, Atlanta GA
Managed team of 5 on daily and special projects deadlines; coordinated with editorial staff on daily front page layout
+ Managed layout and publishing of "1994 Georgia Bench Book" (first time the project was handled in-house)
+ Mentored and trained a Press Assistant into becoming a key Art Department team member

May 92 to Aug 93: Assistant Art Director, Fulton County Daily Report, Atlanta GA
Created and managed special projects (books, special supplements, magazines) and daily newspaper deadlines
+ Managed art department team for 6 months during Art Director search
+ Implemented phase two of Apple Macintosh newspaper desktop publishing systems

Sep 90 to May 92: Art Assistant, Fulton County Daily Report, Atlanta GA
Produced daily legal notices section and designed print advertisements
+ Implemented Apple Macintosh component of newspaper desktop publishing system

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