My current focus has been in strategic and leadership roles within Infrastructure and Operations, as well as providing non-functional input into software solutions. I am confident in my problem solving and presentation abilities, enjoying the challenge of selling technically complex concepts to different levels of an organisation. My easy-going nature and confidence ensure that initiatives have the
My current focus has been in strategic and leadership roles within Infrastructure and Operations, as well as providing non-functional input into software solutions. I am confident in my problem solving and presentation abilities, enjoying the challenge of selling technically complex concepts to different levels of an organisation. My easy-going nature and confidence ensure that initiatives have the support and understanding of people at all levels of an organisation.
Director - Infrastructure Australia and New Zealand @ ADP Australia & New Zealand (ADP ANZ) is the local subsidiary of ADP US (NASDAQ:ADP) At ADP ANZ, we have spent more than 35 years building our reputation in the payroll and HR industry. Our clients range from the region's largest corporations through to thousands of successful small and medium sized businesses. Our flexible solutions are reliable, secure, simple to operate and ensure a cost-effective and efficient process for the payroll and HR needs of organisations.
Globally, the ADP group is one of the world's largest providers of business outsourcing, with over $10 billion in revenues and more than 600,000 clients. Leveraging 60 years of experience as an outsourced payroll provider, ADP offers the widest range of HR, payroll, tax and benefits administration solutions from a single source. From October 2013 to Present (2 years 2 months) Melbourne Area, AustraliaEnterprise Infrastructure and Operations Manager @ Managing the teams responsible for running technology systems and their operation at Unisuper including Security and Networks, Service Desk, websites, storage and operation of Wintel and AS/400 systems. From January 2011 to October 2013 (2 years 10 months) Infrastructure Manager @ Managing a 1400 seat, 120-site network across Victoria, the infrastructure team oversee network performance, technology choice and adoption, policy and allocation planning, vendor management and budgets as well as professional development of the infrastructure group. Infrastructure covers all hardware, telephony and desktop software within PV. From April 2008 to December 2010 (2 years 9 months) IT Manager @ The Buchan Group offered me the opportunity to rejoin them as IT Manager overseeing a network refresh and expansion overseas.
Designed and oversaw the 250 seat network upgrade from Windows NT to 2003 including introducing Exchange, WAFS file sharing for real time Microstation CAD files for a £1.6b shopping centre development, and VPN between 2 sites in London and head office in Melbourne. From October 2005 to April 2008 (2 years 7 months) IT Manager @ Mills Display is a leading manufacturer and supplier of Display and Point of Sale solutions, with offices in Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney and Auckland. I was the sole technical resource for the company. Management and development of ERP software package for the organisation. This includes advising direction, investigating progress improvements, undertaking software development and training staff in how to use them. From September 2002 to October 2005 (3 years 2 months) Director @ Blat IT provides IT network design, hardware and software support, sales, training, website design and hosting services to small business on a contract basis.
Provided code for software patches for Telstra and international telephone exchanges. This is in PLEX (Programming Language for EXchanges) and involves working in both assembler and PLEX coding environments to ensure patches can be inserted into live exchanges correctly From February 2001 to August 2002 (1 year 7 months) Technical Specialist @ STSN provide Internet access to hotel suites through their internal telephone system, removing the need to rewire existing buildings.
Responsible for the entire installation as a project at a hotel including site survey, feasibility, technical design, equipment ordering, installation, arranging fibre internet feeds, connecting the system to the hotels billing computers, testing and training hotel engineering on basic maintenance. Oversaw Australian web portal development.
Pre-sales consulting and technical adviser for hotels wishing to install the system.
Liased with Internet Service Providers regarding security, VPN access, routing and set metrics for speed/latency issues and overall quality of delivery From June 2000 to February 2001 (9 months) Technical Support Officer @ From August 1996 to June 2000 (3 years 11 months) Technical Support @ From August 1995 to August 1996 (1 year 1 month) Production Coordinator @ From August 1993 to August 1995 (2 years 1 month)
Master, Management Information Technology @ Charles Sturt University From 2004 to 2008 Igniting Leadership Program @ Leadership Victoria From 2012 to 2012 Advanced Certificate, Applied Science @ RMIT University From 1992 to 1993 John Webster is skilled in: Vendor Management, IT Management, Data Center, Infrastructure, Enterprise Architecture, ITIL, Management, IT Strategy, Service Delivery, Security, Process Improvement, Servers, IT Operations, Team Leadership, Staff Development
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