Hal's Hacker Shack
Hal Halvorson

Applied Computer Scientist
Network & IT Systems Engineer
PC Technician, and much more!

Phone: 321-866-6680
LinkedIn: Hal-Eugene-Halvorson
E-mail: halabsllc@gmail.com

Windows / Unix / Linux / Mac









 


SELF-TAUGHT BROAD SPECTRUM
"REAL WORLD" EXPERIENCE

I am "success and result" driven, and I operate outside the stereotypical “IT” box, in many ways.

If we choose/decide to work together I will be available 24/7 and I will not stop until the project and/or objective is complete, with all IT/technology problems repaired and/or solved!

Feel free to contact any, and/or all of my references regarding my EXPERTISE & INTEGRITY!

 

Capability statements:

  • I've maintained dozens of VMware VSphere & ESXi virtual machine infrastructures
  • I've implemented Local Area and Wide Area Networks "LAN @ WAN’s" with greater than 200 workstations
  • I've installed and supported networks with international access requirements
  • I've performed thousands of hardware/software evaluations, installations, and upgrades
  • I've deployed and maintained call centers with over 100 seats, with VOIP, robo-dialers, and CRM integration
  • I've virtualized thousands of physical servers in datacenters around the world
  • I've installed T1, DSL, DSLAM, E1, T3, DS3, PPP, FRAME RELAY, and FIBER connections
  • I've installed and maintained dozens of different SAN/NAS/iSCSI storage technologies
  • I've installed, maintained, and administrated almost every type of VM or Cloud environment
  • I've trained and influenced dozens of students who have become extraordinary IT professionals
  • I've mentored many IT professionals on work ethic, physical health / work balance, and achieving results
 

Operating Systems:

  • AIX
  • UNIX "All Flavors"
  • LINUX "All Flavors"
  • DOS
  • PIC
  • MAC OS "All Versions"
  • Novell "All Versions"
  • Solaris
  • Windows "All Versions"
 

Experience / Strengths:

  • Android Mobile Device "APP" Development
  • Apple Mobile Device "APP" Development
  • Call Center Software Deployment "Asterisk PBX / FreePBX / SugarCRM"
  • Call Center VoIP Hardware Deployment "Cisco / Grandstream / Polycom & More"
  • Cloud System Deployment and Maintenance - All Flavors
  • Cyber Terrorism Defense, and Retaliation
  • CRM & LMS Telephony Integration "Asterisk PBX / FreePBX"
  • DataCenter Emergency Responder / Response
  • Desktop / Server Computer Hardware Construction, Repair, and Upgrade(s)
  • Embedded Systems Development
  • Forensic Code Auditing
  • Large Scale Clustered / Distributed Computing
  • Microsoft AD and GP Management
  • Microsoft Windows Mobile Development
  • Mission Critical Informatics
  • Manufacturing Automation and Process Control
  • Physical Server to Virtual Server Migration(s) - All Infrastructures
  • Physical Wiring and Network Deployment
  • Project Management - Hardware / Software
  • Router, Firewall, and Storage Configuration
  • SMS/TEXT messaging CELL phone applications
  • Software Development and Testing
  • System Reverse Engineering
  • Tech Team Management and Oversight
  • VMware Virtualization - Deploy and Maintain
  • VoIP Telephony Systems - Asterisk Deployment(s)

Work History & References

Bob The Drywaller, Fort Collins, CO www.BobTheDrywaller.com
2011 - Currently Consulting

Reference Contact: Bob Gildea @ 970-282-0399, bob@bobthedrywaller.com

ASC Worldwide, www.AscWorldWide.io
2020 - Currently Consulting
Reference Contact: Aaron Ripin @ 561-346-1096, Ajripin@hotmail.com

University of Central Florida - Institute for Simulation and Training / Metil LAB
2006 - Currently Consulting
Reference Contact: David Metcalf @ 407-882-1496, dmetcalf@ist.ucf.edu

I serve as a senior programmer and technical lead, and have various responsibilities for bringing innovations to life and assisting in learning technology initiativeswith a global scale. Some of these can be seen here DM2Research and here UCF College of Medicine

I have a recommendation letter here in regards to my reliability, service, and employment at The University of Central Florida UCF IST LETTER

DM2 Research, Inc. www.DM2Research.com
2006 - Currently Consulting
Reference Contact: David Metcalf @ 407-882-1496, metcalf@digital.net

This work is designated PRIVATE and in some cases CLASSIFIED and may not be disclosed at this time. Visit DM2 and David Metcalf here David Metcalf, PhD and University of Central Florida

Poudre Computer Services, Fort Collins, CO
Mar 2012 - July 2013, 2016
Reference Contact: Hank Schleber @ 970-481-9281

I worked as a Desktop / Server hardware / software systems technical support and deployment representative / specialist for PCS. PCS was an MSP that provided specialized mission critical IT support to a large number of firms across Northern Colorado.

Carousel Properties, Fort Collins, CO www.CarouselProperties.com
2011 - Currently Consulting

Reference Contact: Kevin Hand @ 970-402-1579, carousel@carouselproperties.com

I was contracted as a network systems engineer. I deployed, managed, and maintained a property wide "wired & wireless" local area network spanning the entire main campus of Carousel Properties. I oversaw 48 different WAN/LAN routers, with WIFI, Streaming, and Voice over IP telephony for over 225 different person endpoints. I currently host and maintain the Carousel Properties web presence.

I have a recommendation letter here in regards to my services, and performance at CAROUSEL PROPERTIES LETTER

CityWaboo.Com
2006 - 2010

I provided technology development and consulting services for CityWaboo.Com, I also managed their scalable dedicated web server infrastructure.

InsideRightiMedia, Inc.
2006 - 2010

I provided project management and implementation support for InsideRight's large web customer base. I install and configure numerous affiliate programs and shopping carts like osCommerce as well as manage numerous MySQL databases which feed dynamic web content for dozens of production websites.

Advanced NetSystems, Inc.
2005 - 2009

I provided technology consulting services specializing in project management, creating and maintaining customer networks, managing web, development and data systems. I am an expert in open source (LAMP) platform development and deployment. I routinely create and maintain systems comprised of open source software. I use Apache, PhP, MySQL on a daily basis. I implement SugarCRM for companies, and deploy complex Asterisk VOIP pbx's all the time.

LocateYourMate.com / NationwideSingles.Com
2004 - 2006

I completely managed the effort to locate and raise angel investment capital for the development of LocateYourMate.Com a web dating concept that focused on innovative methods for introducing singles to each other. I successfully raised capital with an angel investor based out of Orlando, Florida. I relocated and lead the development and deployment of a web dating system. I am and was a hands on technology leader and I managed the entire development effort to build the system from the ground up. This required extensive knowledge of back end server systems, e-commerce integration, asterisk VOIP deployment and managing onsite and offsite resources. The entire system is and was a LAMP based technology. Apache, MySQL, and PHP drive a majority of the core features. Perl modules were utilized to interact with the Asterisk via AGI. I designed, spec'd, and oversaw the development of the entire project

Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation / Birken Interactive Studios
1999 - 2011

I managed every piece of Leonardo DiCaprio's Internet infrastructure for his non-profit foundation. I also managed the deployment of the website for leonardodicaprio.com (web site interface, chat software, server conversion to open source Linux). Implemented server backup schedule. You can visit their sites here: Leonardo DiCaprio.Com & Leonardo DiCaprio.Org

CastNet.Com
1999 - 2004

I managed the IT infrastructure for this Internet based online actors catalog for the Only Multimedia, Corporation in Los Angeles, California. This included Windows and Linux server administration, telephonic IVR / PBX setup, FAX blasting technology, dedicated point to point IP connection config and setup, and more...

TQG America Internet
1996 - 2004

I founded this ISP/ASP that was very profitable in Los Angeles, CA during the years listed above. I designed, developed, and implemented a LAMP based billing system called Ameritranz, which operated for over 4 years grossing $249,000.00 in transactional revenues.