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Resume Personal Data: Name: Ron Barak Residence: Haifa, Israel Place of Birth: Israel Martial Status: Single Educational Data: 1984-1987: B.Sc. Mathematics and Computer Science Mathematics Department, Haifa University. Professional Data: November 1998 – February 2004: HP System Engineer - Intel Israel Site Hewlett Packard (Israel) Ltd. * System managed 400 HP-UX (PA-RISC) and HP-Itanium machines. * Supported 2000 Intel engineers with HP-UX, performance and optimization issues. * Wrote system enhancement tools and scripts in c-shell, PERL, posix-shell, and C. * Created automated Ignite application which saves 90% of manual installation time. * Actively participated in Intel’s HP-SET, a corporate-wide group of HP-UX administrators. March 1998 – November 1998: System Manager - Cellular Software Engineering Motorola Israel Ltd. * Managed two sites serving 80 development engineers on Sun's Solaris, SunOS, SGI, and Tandem, NCD X-terminals, and NT and Win95/3.11 PCs. * Ensured smooth operation and general maintenance of sites' hardware and software. * Implemented new features on networked systems, including: backup systems, monitoring, capacity planning, and bottlenecks elimination. * Designed future expansion of the system, assuring data protection and integrity. * System administration of two test laboratories. * Maintenance of the sites' Web Sites. September 1996 – March 1998: System Manager Vsoft Ltd. * Managed four company sites consisting of Sun Solaris, Digital Unix, Windows NT, Windows 95 and Windows 3.11 machines. * Implemented new features on the TCP/IP network systems. * Designed future of the system, assuring computer data protection and integrity. * Designed and maintained connection to the Internet. * Purchased computing and communications equipment and facilitated its assimilation. April 1996 – September 1996 System Engineer UDI * Provided system level support at customers' sites. * Established Unix sites, installed software and hardware, educated customers on Unix. * Gave help and counselling to customers in design, definition and assimilation of systems. * Provided networking support and assistance services, defined communication networks, helped in definition and carrying-out of communication conversion projects. * Supported customers' IBM RS6000 machines. * Gave demonstrations and conducted benchmarking. * Supported UDI’s marketing group. 1990-1996: Associate Programmer United Nations Economic Commission for Africa * Managed UNECA's connection at Addis Ababa to the Internet. * Managed Unix machines and the Reality system (Magic based). * Participated in management of PADISnet, an African e-mail network. * Wrote application programs in C/C++ and Paradox applications in PAL. * Trouble-shoot and solved hardware and software problems. * Created study material and taught WordPerfect advance features. 1989-1990: System Manager - Support Department Intel Israel design Centre * Served as System Manager for Intel design centre: managed NFS network of 200 Sun and DEC workstations as well as 15 DEC super-minis, running SunOS and Ultrix, and two VAX super-minis running VAX/VMS. * Performed general duties of system management (with other four system managers). * Managed all printing support (both daily operations and writing enhancement utilities). * Enhancing inter-workstations communications application (netbatch). * Managed connection to Internet. 1988-1989: Testing Laboratory Manager Adacom Technologies. * Under the supervision of the R&D department chief, established and managed testing laboratory. * Developed all testing procedures in hardware and software, and implemented execution. * Supervised three full time workers and nine part-time (students) employees. 1988-1990: Scientific/technical Translator, Hebrew/English/Hebrew, Hever Hametargemim. 1988: English Teacher, Dong-A Languages School - Seoul, S.Korea. 1983-1987: Computer Operator, Support Department, Intel Israel Army Service: 1979-1982: Sergeant First Class, Israeli Defence Forces
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