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Jim Nicholls
(770) 551-0092

A position in System Administration or Desktop Support
Education Georgia State University May 1999
Computer Information Systems Major
Bachelor of Business Administration
Employment Gwinnett Historical Society - IT Director & Webmaster 1/2012-7/2018
• Responsible for all IT duties
• Oversaw migration to new hosting company
• Set up all Society email
• Rebuilt website
• Responsible for creation of new website content
• Devised data backup policies
• In charge of film negative/slide and print scanning and archiving
• Recipient of Distinguished Service Award 2013
Peak Interactive 10/2013-present
• Performed Windows 7 migrations and Day One user support
• Led team of technicians in migration
• Mapped network print queues and trained users on badge system
• Assisted in setup of retail POS system and sales team tablets
• Performed secure disk wipes and boxing/shipping of returned systems
Panther Computers Owner/Consultant 6/2000-present
• Installed hardware
• Performed virus/worm/trojan/hijack eradication
• Set up routers, DSL modems, wired/wireless networks
• Performed desktop build/maintenance/troubleshooting/networking via phone and onsite
• Laptop HDD and RAM replacement
• Installed Windows & software packages
• Designed static and dynamic web sites using HTML, JavaScript, ASP, and PHP
• Home Firewall Configuration
Divine Lighting 11/2011-2/2013
• Diagnosed and repaired LED stage and DJ lighting
• Built and maintained workstations
• Configured software
Marketing Spectrum 1994-6/2000
• Set up and helped administer an NT 4 network
• Performed troubleshooting and maintenance of PCs
• Set up and administered the proxy and email servers
• Wrote various programs in VB , VFP, and Excel
• Responsible for production and shipping of reports
C.I.B. & Associates 1990-1994
• Programmed spreadsheets for weekly shipping and billing
• Wrote FoxPro A/R program
• Performed Customer Service, Shipping/Receiving, Stocking
Skills I have designed several web sites:
Bandy Drywall
AllStar Exteriors (Original design) (No longer on the web) (Original design) (Original design)
Gwinnett Historical Society (2012-2018)
Examples of others are available upon request.
I also have experience using:
• Visual Basic
• dBase/FoxPro/Visual FoxPro
• HTML/CSS/javascript/ASP/PHP
• Java
• C++
• Microsoft Office / LibreOffice
• Pascal
• Miscellaneous sound and image editors (e.g. Audacity, The GIMP)
• Unix/Linux
• PC troubleshooting/repair
and am currently running a 10base2 network at home.
Win98 / NT4 Server / RedHat 6.2

an 802.11g network at home.
Dual boot desktop(Win 7 and 10) - VMs for everything else / Webserver(XP) / Ubuntu 10.04(Lucid)Dual boot Linux Mint/XP on a (backup)laptop