Curriculum Vitae - Chris Marshall
Computer Related Skills:
Expert knowledge in the setup and administration of Solaris (1 & 2), and Linux.
Detailed knowledge of Windows NT. I also have a great deal of experience in intergating these platforms.
Expert knowledge running web servers (apache), mail servers (sendmail) and news servers.
Conversant with techiques for making sites with internet access secure.
Can program in C, C++, Perl, PHP, SQL.
Written numerous programs, including a Web based user management system, an Automatic host reconfiguration system and a Network Device Driver.
1994 - Current: School of Informatics, City University.
Unix Team Leader
- Manager of a small team, responsible for a complex computer network providing computing resources to several academic departments and research groups.
Services managed include email, web, database, file store and backup, numerous application software.
The School's network integrates a large variety of platforms including Unix (sparc and x86), Windows NT4 and MacOS.
1990 - 1994: Computer Science Department, City University.
- duties included, maintaining, supporting and upgrading software. Designing and implementing various pieces of system software. Providing technical advice to staff and students.
1989 - 1990: Self Employed
Freelance Computer consultant
providing support and training for UNIX systems and in particular the Cubix range of computers.
1986 - 1989: Equinox Computer Systems
for Equinox computer systems, a leading supplier of UNIX micro computers based around the Motorola and Intel chip sets.
Duties included Pre/Post sales support for customers and dealers. Preparing exhibition software and hardware.
In house support of Service Engineers and Production. Evaluating new products and setting up production and customer fault tracking procedures.
Wrote and presented a "UNIX for Users" course and attended several UNIX workshops.
1983 - 1986: Equinox Computer Systems
for same company working on their TurboDOS multi-user S100 bus based computers,
Duties as above but included writing a system configuration program and a TurboDOS network driver,
Wrote and presented the "Advanced TurboDOS" course for our dealers.
1980: ICI Paints Division, Slough.
Chemist as part of the Experience in Industry scheme. Carried out a research project for their R & D Department involving complex analytical techniques and writing an internal report.
Free Lance Work:
Moving their data to a new site, creating the tables and writing the information retreval scripts. See
Installing a tape backup system to back up their many unix based servers.
Implementing a web based user management system.
Teaching Unix system administration.
Education and Qualifications:
Exeter University 1980 - 1983
BSc.(Hons) Engineering Science (2.2), specialized in computing and the design of micro-processor based systems.
Bryanston School, Blandford Dorset.
`A' Level passes in Maths, Physics, Chemistry and Further Maths. 10 `O' Level passes.