Rick Vandiver

Rick Vandiver

IT Architect at IBM

Location
Greater St. Louis Area
Industry
Information Technology and Services

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Rick Vandiver's Overview

Current
  • IT Architect at IBM
Past
  • Server Administrator Lead at IBM
  • IT End User Support at Edward Jones
Education
Connections

91 connections

Rick Vandiver's Summary

Focused IT professional working diligently towards improving internal company and external customer solutions and associated business outlooks.

Rick Vandiver's Experience

IT Architect

IBM

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

2005Present (9 years)

Provide IT architectural solutions to meet customer business need requirements. Working with multiple customer and IBM internal teams, coordinating and detailing solution building along with identifying associated costs.

Server Administrator Lead

IBM

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

20002005 (5 years) Global

Design server rack layout
Install servers & storage (multiple vendors/platforms)
Install OSes (multiple vendors/platforms)
OS activities: configure/support/secure/manage/troubleshoot
VMware,Windows 2003/2000/NT (XP/95 desktops)
MCSE 2003 +Internet
Worked across multiple accounts

IT End User Support

Edward Jones

Privately Held; 10,001+ employees; Financial Services industry

19951995 (less than a year) Greater St. Louis Area

Supported end users workstation & satellite troubleshooting/repair

Rick Vandiver's Skills & Expertise

  1. Wintel Architecture Implementation Planning & Design
  2. Project Planning
  3. Server Administration
  4. Architecture
  5. Solution Architecture
  6. Enterprise Architecture
  7. High Availability
  8. ITIL
  9. VMware
  10. SOA
  11. Virtualization
  12. Unix
  13. IT Strategy
  14. Technical Architecture
  15. System Administration
  16. Servers
  17. IT Service Management
  18. Cloud Computing
  19. Disaster Recovery
  20. Microsoft Excel
  21. Hardware
  22. Team Leadership
  23. Microsoft Office
  24. Microsoft Word
  25. Outsourcing
  26. IT Operations
  27. PowerPoint
  28. Problem Solving
  29. Strategic Planning
  30. Relocation
  31. Customer Service
  32. IT Solutions
  33. IT Transformation
  34. IT Outsourcing
  35. Windows
  36. Windows Server
  37. IT Management
  38. Storage Area Networks
  39. SAN
  40. Integration
  41. Data Center
  42. Solaris
  43. System Deployment
  44. System Architecture

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Rick Vandiver's Education

University of Missouri-Saint Louis

Bachelor of Science, Communications with Minor in Business

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