Brian A. Rider
3930 Dolphin Circle Colorado Springs, CO 80918
Home Phone (719)593-2468
Cell Phone (719)785-8764
Accomplished Support Specialist with a proven track record of effective systems operations and
support demonstrated through successful hands-on experience.
Broad technical knowledge; proficient in the installation, configuration, and detection of
issues relating to various operating systems, hardware, and software applications.
Skilled trainer and team leader; able to direct multiple tasks efficiently and master
innovative technologies and tools within a fast paced environment.
Articulate communicator, equally effective in interacting with technical teams and end
users; able to identify problems in initial stages and execute quick resolutions.
164 credit hours completed of 180 required, maintaining Honor Roll status at Colorado
Technical University in pursuit of BS in IT Management.
Network and A+ COMPTIA Certified.
Secret Security Clearance.
General Dynamics Information Technology 2009-Current
Senior Network Administrator
Install and maintain network, server, and desktop assets
Manage configuration and security aspects of IT infrastructure
Provide IT support to end users
Computer Sciences Corporation 2001-2009
In support of ING Americas Financial Services, Lockheed Martin Astronautics, and General
Dynamics Information Technology;
Lead technical teams in testing and deployment of new products and processes
Manage configuration and security aspects of desktop environment
Administer authentication and remote access systems
Provide tier 3 problem resolution
Pioneer Internet Access 1998-2000
Technical Support Lead Supervisor
Supervise technical and administrative staff
Manage the installation of new technologies.
Provide tier 2 problem resolution
United States Navy 1987-1998
Electronics Technician Petty Officer First Class
Directly responsible to Commanding Officer for administration and management of
classified Secret keying material and equipment.
Awarded Navy Achievement Medal managing the migration of 4500 user WAN from
Novell 4.11/Lotus Notes to NT 4.0/Exchange.
Systems Administrator for shipboard network.
Supervise department personnel responsible for maintenance of electronics equipment