Edward J. LeCouteur

719 N Heliotrope Dr #304
Hollywood, CA 90029
(323)969-9207

Computer Related Experience

Bearclaw Manufacturing, 719 N Heliotrope Dr #304, Hollywood, CA 90029
From: 06/22/01 To: Present

Duties
Owner: Build and maintain POS website for manufacturing company. Process credit transactions, mainitain and update site for new products.

Living Arts/Gaiam International, 321 Hampton St., Venice, CA 90291
From: 07/27/99 To: 06/22/01

Duties
MIS Manager: Provide desktop and phone support to growing video and cataloge company. Purchase, setup, maintian and repair desktop workstations. Provide software support on a variety of office software packages. Maintain NT network server, coordinate domains, assist in router programming and WAN maintenance. Operate MACS reporting software. Setup and maintain VPN. Test and debug RAS network link. Build various Filemaker Pro 4 and 5 databases.

Machines

Provided with an NT network with Windows 98 desktop units and Power Macintosh graphics stations WAN network connection hardware and routers. HP, Epson and lexmark printers.

Mac Universe, 19100 Ventura Blvd., Tarzana, CA 91356
From: 06/30/99 To: 7/26/99

Duties:
Computer repair technician responsible for diagnosing and repairing all types of desktop and laptop computers with particular stress on Apple products. Diagnosed and repaired ink jet, laser, dot matrix printers and miscellaneous computer peripherals.

Machines:

Responsible for all Apple products, with a particular stress on printers.

Hollywood Stock Exchange, 225 Arizona #250, Santa Monica, CA 90401
From: 09/01/98 To: 05/15/99

Duties:

MIS Manager: Provided desktop and phone support to growing Web company. Purchased, setup, maintianed and repaired desktop workstations. Provided software support on a variety of office software packages. Built and maintained NT network servers and domains. Integrated multiple platforms.
Web Support: Respond to user questions about website via email and phone support. Maintain community links with website users throught bbs and chatrooms.
Listmaster: Run bulk email system that was partially integrated with the primary user database. Send regular bulk mailings through ezmlm server, and cross unsubscribe users from a variety of sources.

Machines:

Provided with an NT network with Windows 98 desktop units, added Power Macintosh graphics stations to the network and integrated with linux and solaris Unix web servers.

Tek Systems, 425 East Colorado, Glendale, CA 91205
From: 01/15/98 Last contract end: 08/30/98

Duties:

Systems Analyst/Consultant required to assist a variety of companies in their computing needs: Computer asset inventory of multi-site facility involving software and hardware cataloging, database entry and correction using Excel, and occasional desktop assistance. Providing desktop and phone based hardware support to a multi-site facility.

Machines:

Allowed to function with a broad spectrum of machines including: Power Macintoshes, early Macintoshes, Powerbooks, Pentium machines running Windows 3.1, 95, and NT, and a variety of peripheral products.

Apple One Technical, 327 West Broadway, Glendale, CA 91209
From: 01/15/98 Last contract end: 07/30/98

Duties:

Systems Analyst/Consultant required to assist a variety of companies in their computing needs. Principal functions include desktop support, network administration, asset management, phone support, hardware repair, and software diagnostics.

Machines:

Allowed to function with a broad spectrum of machines including: Power Macintoshes, Pentium machines, Cray super computers, Silicon Graphics workstations, and a variety of peripheral products.

Computer Medic, 2457 S. State St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104

From: 06/15/96 To: 12/15/98

Duties:

Computer repair technician responsible for diagnosing and repairing all types of desktop and laptop computers with particular stress on Apple products. Diagnosed and repaired ink jet, laser, dot matrix printers and miscellaneous computer peripherals. Set up, tested and maintained complete computer systems, Appletalk, Novell, NT networks and internet sites.

Machines:

Responsible for all Apple products, a large variety of PC desktops and laptops; HP, OkiData, and Cannon printers; popular makers' modems, scanners and miscellaneous peripherals. Worked with a wide variety of PC networking products, and custom cabling test equipment (networks)

Ursa Major Publications, 4073 Chester #112, Ypsilanti, MI 48197
From: 08/08/85 To: Present

Duties:

President/writer in charge of a small desktop publishing company. Wrote, formatted and modified large text files and graphics on Mac platform using a variety of standard tools.

Machines:

Began work with a Macintosh Classic, then moved to a IIcx, now working on Power Macs. Also used StyleWriters, LaserWriters, Imagewriters and Scanners.

Washtenaw Community College, GDT, Ann Arbor, MI 48106
From: 09/09/94 To: 12/17/94

Duties:

Network Administrator of several public computer labs. Required to diagnose and repair hardware and software problems, preview and recommend new products, maintain and upgrade AppleShare server. Provided desktop support for students and faculty.

Machines:

Supported a Mac Quadra 950, LC's, CX/I's, PowerMac 7100AV's, Apple One Scanners, Microtek Flatbed Scanner, and a Quick Take digital camera. Also maintained LaserWriter IIf, IInt Pro, QMS 2220, Tek Phaser.

Gemini Comp. Ent. Inc., 36424 Park Place, Sterling Heights, MI 48310
From: 04/25/86 To: 12/31/86

Duties:

Computer Programmer/Systems Analyst expected to write, upgrade and debug clientele programs on any provided platform in a variety of programming languages.

Machines:

Worked with Prime, Altos, Basic Four mainframes, IBM PC, AT, XT and clones. Primary languages were Thoroughbred basic, GW basic, Fortran, and Cobol.

Inter-Med Limited, 16910 West Ten Mile, Southfield MI 48075
From: 02/27/85 To: 04/25/86

Duties:

Manager of Systems Department required to write, upgrade and maintain proprietary company programs, maintain and service Altos and IBM machines, order, test and approve new product and software lines. Also provided program and hardware assistance to sales personnel. Set up and maintained 24-hour hot-line with on-site desktop support. Coordinated efforts of other personnel performing similar or related duties.

Machines:

Performed most work on Altos minicomputers, Wyse Terminals, and custom cabling products.

Educational Data Systems Inc., 22914 Nona, Dearborn, MI 48124
From: 06/16/84 To: 02/23/85

Duties:

Manager of Systems Department in a small employment assistance agency. Required to write upgrade and maintain company programs. Operate company programs (principally report generation) and maintained IBM desktop machines. Principal language was GW basic.

Machines:

Primarily worked with IBM PC, XT machines, an Okidata 192 printer and a Hayes modem.

Education and Certifications
    1995 A plus Certification
    1995 Apple Training Center, Rosemont, IL
        Apple Authorized Computer Technician
    1990-1991 Washtenaw Community College, Ann Arbor, MI
        Assoc. of Arts

Languages
    GW Basic, Thoroughbred Basic, Turbo Pascal, C (Mac and Unix), Clipper, Filemaker Pro, and a variety of scripting langs.

Hobbies
    Desktop publishing, shareware programming, photography,music performance and creation, fire performance.

References
        Bill Brown        Gaiam International 1-310-314-5601
        Brian Abbott      IBM Global Services 1-973-716-6391
        Bert Faerstain     Disney Feature Animation 1-818-526-3678