Aaron Stone

1/58 Wellington St, Freemans Bay, Auckland
Phone 021 456725
e-mail av.stone@xtra.co.nz

 Position as Information Technology Manager/Team Leader using more than 10 years’ experience in information technology problem solving and 7 years’ team leadership.

Summary of Qualifications

Summary of Skills Accomplishments and Experience

12/00 – current Armstrong Jones

Customer support and liaison to Registry systems. External Customer Support for Financial systems. Programming support. Financial end of Year reporting, (Tax Statements and Annual Income reports)

01/00 – 12/00 The University of Auckland

Budgetary control and purchasing recommendations for desktop, server and mainframe computer systems. Management of hardware and software support for over 2500 computers, printers and file servers. Faculty liaison, coordination and policy development for Information Technology resources to 6500 students and 800 staff. 01/93 – 01/00 The University of Auckland Needs analysis and purchasing recommendations for desktop computer systems. Desktop hardware and software support for over 500 computers, printers and file servers. Data network trouble shooting and specification. Wide Area Network support. Internet and Intranet desktop support.  Software and process documentation. 04/97 - Present New Zealand Army Section Commander of an 81mm mortar section. Leading 9 other soldiers in high stress, deadline critical role. Safety and hazard awareness. On the Job trainer. Trainer/presenter in all environments to all skill levels. Planning and deployment responsibility. 11/88 - 01/93 The University of Auckland Payroll system maintenance, (staff payroll in excess of $150 million per year). Network printer maintenance and connectivity resolution. Streamlined the graduation regalia hire system, (turnover exceeding $150,000). Enrolment form production to deadline, (over 25,000 forms produced each February). Mainframe technical support and operations assistance.  Systems analysis and documentation. 10/91 - 04/97 New Zealand Army Section Second in Command and Detachment Commander. Responsible for safe firing of 81mm mortar. Leading 3 other soldiers in a rapid deployment role. Emphasis on accuracy and safety at all times. Communications and safety responsibility up to Battalion level. Planning and co-ordination responsibilities with other units. 02/87 -10/87 Television Installation and Service Company (TISCO), Royal Oak Analysed and implemented Telephone billing system. Updated bulk mailing postal codes saving over $10,000 a year. Designed and implemented the tape management system. Maintenance and reporting on 200,000 contracts. Support programming and system documentation for general office staff. Academic Qualifications
New Zealand Certificate in Data Processing, awarded 1990, (3 years work experience required)
ATI Advanced Certificate in Computer Programming, 1987
Accredited University Entrance in 5 Subjects, 1985
Sixth form Certificate 6 Subjects, 1985.
School Certificate passes in 5 Subjects, 1984

Recent Courses
Auldhouse Computer Training, Supporting Windows 95 Course, 1997
Compaq Service Engineer, Desktops and Servers, 1997
Apple Computer Service Technician, 1996
New Zealand Army, Shooting Coaches Course, 1999
New Zealand Army, Mortar Section Commanders, 1997, (equivalent to introductory management course)
New Zealand Army, Junior NCO’s Course, 1995, (equivalent to team leadership skills course)

Hobbies and Interests

Golf, 3D Computer aided modelling

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