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2000 - Franklin Covey Inc. - Corporate Systems & Components Architect

by Hawke Robinson published Sep 06, 2016 11:00 PM, last modified Mar 29, 2022 10:42 AM
Web resume of work experience at Franklin Covey Incoporated from March to July 2000.

2000, March to 2000, July.

Corporate Systems & Components Architect (salaried employee).

Franklin Covey Incorporated. -

Salt Lake City, Utah




Started as third-party contractor, hired into IT department as Unix Administrator, rapidly promoted to Manager of Security, then Director of Operations and Corporate Architect.


Propose, design, and create revolutionary uses of leading edge technology and/or methodologies to be adopted throughout entire corporation.
Designed solutions for project business plans, including costs, security, reliability, usability, and marketing.
Broadvision Server/Development Environment analysis, design, setup, maintain, performance tuning, and work with dozens of team members using
Broadvision 4.x in both development and production environments.
Systems design, ordering, implementation and administration of Solaris, Linux, NT/2000 E-Commerce (& other services) servers and Oracle and MS
SQL Databases
QOS agreements with average uptime requirements of 99.5% to 99.95% uptime per year for development environments and 99.995% uptime for
production sites, networks, & systems
Troubleshoot system and network LAN/WAN/Intranet issues.
Develop, implement, program, and maintain customer support procedures, apps, systems & databases. Research, analyze, report, and recommend various technology products.
Recent examples include: Netware 5.1, NDS 8, Netware Single Sign On, Solaris 8, Coldfusion on NT/Linux/Solaris and conversion, Broadvision 4.0 & 4.1 connecting to Oracle 8i, hosting facilities evaluation (Qwest, Intel, TelUS, USI, Abovenet, Xmission, Infomission, and others), Jini, online education programs at Sun and other sites, high capacity (1,000,000+ /day) email services and products, and more.
As Director of Operations for Electronic Solutions Division, built independent infrastructure for 80 users/employees, created independent corporate Information Security team.
As Corporate Systems & Components Architect performed detailed analysis of significantly diverse and non-integrated infrastructure, and provided redesign, planning, and implementation for multinational infrastructure supporting over 4,500 users in over 50 countries.
Research, recommend, design, test, implement, and administrate corporate-wide video conferencing solutions. Research, recommend, design, test, and implement complete Virtual Office & Workplace (VOW) work at home solution. Research, recommend, design, test, and implement complete Wireless Internet solution in conjunction with VOW initiative.
Research, inspect, consult with various hosting companies across US & Canada, and recommend best providers dependent on project needs and business scope.
Create, follow, and enforce project methodologies, plans, and timelines.
Contribute to budget creation and conformance.
Used the following applications and operating systems regularly:
Broadvision 4.0 & 4.1, Solaris 2.6/7/8, Linux Redhat, Windows NT Workstation/Server/Enterprise 4.0 and 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows CE, Pocket PC OS, Palm OS, IIS 4.0, MS SQL 6.5 and 7.0, Netscape Enterprise Web Server 3.x, Apache Web Server 1.3.x, Oracle 7x/8x/8i, Solstice Suite, VNC, PPTP, Qmail, ezmlm, Raven, SSL, SSH, MS Project 98, Visio, mySQL, jserv, EAS 3.0, Java JDK 1 & 2, Symantec Café, IBM Visual Age (Linux), Sun Forte for Java (community edition), Star Office Suite, emacs, vi, and many, many others.



  • Computer Science, AS, Certified Careers Institute, Utah

  • Interdisciplinary, BA, Eastern Washington University, Washington

  • GCIH - Global Information Assurance Certification, Incident Handling, SANS Institute

  • MCSE – Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer

  • DCSE – Dell Certified Sysystems Expert

  • SCSAp1 – Sun Certified Systems Administrator







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