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Mark Ayers

Mark Ayers

Senior Systems Engineer

The Walt Disney Company

EDMONDS, WA 98020-3416

Delivering sports to the web at espn.go.com

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The Walt Disney Company

Senior Systems Engineer

The bridge between the idea and the implementation, the information and the presentation, the sudden load and the delivery.

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Washington Dental Service

Sr. Systems Engineer

General information systems engineering. Dynamic web system redesign. Enterprise data warehouse infrastructure design. Patch management and maintenance. File services. VMware on CISCO UCS. Storage on EMC CLARiiON SAN. Exchange, active directory, DNS, DHCP, CISCO switches, routers, firewalls, load balancers. AV, DR and backup.

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Premera Blue Cross

Information Systems Security Engineer

I provide computer security engineering to the leading health insurer in the Pacific Northwest. This position includes identification and coordination of business, development, infrastructure, partner and customer requirements.

I specialized in identity management, including federated identity, web access control and, data protection.

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Premera Blue Cross

Information Systems Engineer

I provided computer systems engineering to the leading health insurer in the Pacific Northwest. This position included identification and coordination of business, development, infrastructure, partner and customer requirements.

One of my responsibilities was the administration of the front door system through which our electronic claims came in. I also participated in the systems redesign to a modern pipeline system based on HIPAA EDI formats.

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Sarcom

Computer Technician

Sarcom acquired NovaQuest InfoSystems in December 1998.

I completed a Y2K desktop rollout to Premera Blue Cross. My responsibilities included Windows NT4 workstation image construction and automation of system branding.

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NovaQuest InfoSystems

Computer Technician

See the entry for Sarcom above.

U.S. Army

Artillery Officer

Ranger School
Assignment overseas working directly with other nations military forces
Fire Support Officer to US Infantry forces
Taught ROTC students during their summer camp

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Career medium 01

U.S. Army

Airborne Infantryman

Initial Training at Fort Benning, GA
Airborne School in 81
3/47th Infantry at Fort Lewis, WA
Primary NCO Course 82
1/509th ABCT Italy (later redesignated 4/325th Infantry)

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The University at Albany, State University of New York

Bachelor of Arts, Political Science