Geoff Girvin

Geoff Girvin

Orange County, California Area
Information Technology and Services

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Geoff Girvin's Experience

Data Center Analyst

Kaiser Permanente

Nonprofit; 10,001+ employees; Hospital & Health Care industry

20132014 (1 year)

Contract Manager

Wells Fargo Dealer Services

September 2011March 2013 (1 year 7 months) Irvine, ca

Contract Manager UNIX Applications Support. Responsible for compliance audit response, implementation of standardized system monitoring, manpower planning, performance reporting, and Wells Fargo Standard systems interfaces.

Manager, UNIX Systems


Public Company; 5001-10,000 employees; CLGX; Information Services industry

July 2009June 2011 (2 years)

Responsible for the 100% uptime of 1500 UNIX/Linux Physical and virutal servers. Responsible for the on time delivery of server builds, operating system installations, infrastructure software installs, and the management of super user access to servers. Managed server engineers in Santa Ana, Dallas, Poway and Bangalore.

VP, Server Support

City National Bank

Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; CYN; Banking industry

April 2004July 2009 (5 years 4 months)

Responsible for all Data Center Server Operations. Specific areas of responsibility; contract management, strategies, metrics development and tracking, relationship management, enforcement of SLAs, maintenance of Operating Systems, hardware, and software. Responsible for all Branch Servers in 55 locations around Southern California. Responsible for Change Control, Change Management, regression testing, load testing for Production and Staging environments. Major projects include Data Center showcase, conversion to Linux/UNIX, Remote Control for branches.

Director Application Manangement

GlobalNetXchange LLC

October 2000April 2004 (3 years 7 months)

Leader of outsourced global data centers, call centers, managed services, and delivery of services for multiple software platforms for the GNX global partners. Specific areas of responsibility; contract management, strategies, metrics development and tracking, relationship management, budgets and enforcement of SLAs. Managed matrix engineers from global data centers to improve performance and utilization of systems.

Technical Director

Oracle Corporation

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; ORCL; Information Technology and Services industry

October 1995October 2000 (5 years 1 month)

Spearheaded 24X7 system hosting operations for 65 exchange partners including Application Code management, System Administration, DBA Services, Capital acquisition and implementation, $2M budget management. Directly managed Oracle DBAs and System Administrators in the extranet Data Center for customer facing hosted exchanges. Designed and implemented robust multi-layered Network VLANs to protect Internet facing environments from attack. Designed and implemented Sun Clusters on E4500 and E6500 servers with Oracle OPS, thin and thick ODBC drivers, hot standby servers, and load balanced middle tier Sun E420 web servers so that full redundancy at hardware and software levels prevented customer outages.

University Manager III

Stanford University

Educational Institution; 5001-10,000 employees; Higher Education industry

October 1989October 1995 (6 years 1 month) Stanford Linear Accelerator Center

Responsible for all Finalcial Systems and Database systems. Responsible for the Lab's financial systems, including general ledger, payroll, accounts payable. Supported the ad-hoc reporting engines. Leveraged contacts at Oracle to improve utilization and success of the Oracle RDMS. Supported both finance and scientific systems that made the Linear Accelerator successful.

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; GMH; Defense & Space industry

19691989 (20 years) El Segundo, Ca.

Responsible for Financial and Manufacturing Systems. Responsible for the maintenance of the legacy accounting systems for the corporation while developing the modernized replacement. Performed as senior systems consultant to all divisional Controllers for the improvement of systems use and performance. Managed the development and successful implementation of Oracle Manufacturing system to handle custom job shops, shop floor control, and configuration system. Standardized Oracle as the strategic RDBMS for Hughes Corporat Systems.

Geoff Girvin's Skills & Expertise

  1. Operating Systems
  2. Unix
  3. Enterprise Architecture
  4. SOA
  5. Data Center
  6. Cloud Computing
  7. Servers
  8. System Administration
  9. Oracle
  10. Leadership
  11. SDLC
  12. Disaster Recovery
  13. Change Management

Geoff Girvin's Education

University of California

MBA, Finance

September 1979June 1981

Attended Grad School while working full time and raising a family.

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