Mark Griffin

Mark Griffin

System Administrator, Remco

Previous: Remco, Bombardier Aerospace, IBM (contract position), Bristol-Myers Squibb (As contract employee under Connectalk), Alphamosaic, DTM, Phoenix International Life Sciences, Hewlett-Packard (contract), Compucentre (contract), Hypertec (contract)


Previous: Concordia University



    Experience includes various roles including System Administrator, Network Administrator, User and Application support. Windows background includes Windows 2000, 2003, 2008R2, XP, Windows 7, and some Windows 10/2012. Recent Network infrastructure support for HP switches, some Cisco, VLANS, VPN and Watchguard firewalls, Wireless access points and wireless controllers, and VOIP (Cisco phones). Management and support of User access and control to file systems or Active Directory, Windows print servers, Office 2007 to Office 2013, Citrix Xenapp, laptops and desktops. Troubleshooting network connectivity and TCP/IP. Have used VMWare. Interested in a variety of technologies: Linux (mostly Debian/Ubuntu, BASH scripting, multimedia tools like mplayer, vlc, ffmpeg, hugin, darktable); Raspberry Pi, photography, videos and file formats. Recent interest in Powershell because of command line automation possibilities. I am fluently bilingual in English and French. Seeking fulltime or contract work.


System Administrator

At Remco

From March 2013 to November 2016
Remco, Lachine, Quebec (Transport/Warehousing company Montreal, Toronto) April 2013 to Present Position: System Administrator Site support, Helpdesk and projectsfor mutiple sites Application and user support in a Citrix environment spanning multiple sites Microsoft Active Directory, DNS, DHCP,...
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System Administrator

At Bombardier Aerospace

From September 2008 to November 2012
Accomplishments ( Outsourcing Printing/scan to E-mail ) To reduce costs, I was asked to transfer Windows printing system knowledge and procedures to CGI. This was done over a period of months and included two dedicated Windows 2003 Print servers and seven Windows 2003 Ecopy servers used for...
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Operations Support for Access Control

At IBM (contract position)

From June 2006 to July 2008
User access control (Active Directory group memberships and NTFS file systems permissions)for a global sized Active Directory engineering firm following established policies, SLA`s and naming standards using various tools but also created vbscript and batch files for this purpose. Large scale NTFS...
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Network Administrator

At Bristol-Myers Squibb (As contract employee under Connectalk)

From January 2001 to May 2006
Position Responsibilities include support and maintenance of servers, network infrastructure, backup systems,server based applications, network administration, desktops, laptops, and specialised laboratory equipment and systems used by the pharmaceutical industries. Accomplishments ( Provided a...
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System Integrator

At Alphamosaic

From September 2000 to January 2001
Responsibilities included providing onsite support/network administration NT4 domains, troubleshooting backup systems, integration or migration of Novell servers and Windows desktops. Accomplishments ( Migration of Novell 3.12 to 4.11 ) Migrated client Netware 3.12 server to Netware 4.11

Operations/Integration Support


From September 1998 to August 2000
Responsibilities included providing onsite support, troubleshooting, integration or migration of Novell servers and Groupwise e-mail systems; as well as desktop hardware or software for clients. Accomplishments ( server Hardware and Software support ) On site support for Netware servers,...
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Network Administrator

At Phoenix International Life Sciences

From January 1998 to September 1998
Position Migrating Novell 3.12 servers to Netware 4.11 as well as integrating various desktops and lab quipment into NDS, network administration, and acted as a liason between programming and IT group.

Operations Support for Groupwise

At Hewlett-Packard (contract)

From July 1997 to January 1998
Provided telephone support Groupwise 4.x and Groupwise 5.x clients across the US and Canada needing help with installation, configuration, and maintenance of Groupwise products on servers and desktops.

Operations/Integration Support

At Compucentre (contract)

From January 1997 to July 1997
Installation and troubleshooting of Novell and Windows servers and related Network Administration tasks and desktop support

Operations/Integration SupportEdit

At Hypertec (contract)

From March 1996 to January 1997
Installation and troubleshooting of Novell and Windows servers and related Network Administration tasks and desktop support

Concordia University, Montréal

Bachelor of Arts, Teaching English as a Second Language, Concordia University

From September 1988 to June 1991

Concordia University, Montréal

Bachelor of Arts, English, Concordia University

From September 1984 to June 1987

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  • Gardening
  • OTA Antennas
  • Photography
  • multimedia