IS&T Operations Administrator

Poynton Workmens Club - Poynton, Stockport


Summary and background:

The Club 142, as it is now stylised, is a members social club in Poynton, Cheshire. Working with very limited budget and with a high degree of autonomy, I was able to bring what is a 19/20th Century institution into the 21st Century with great benefit for the 1,000+ members, staff and guests.

Tenure (7yrs 9mo):

I worked this position from September of 2008 until July 2016.

My place in the company:

Starting very early in the IT Trade with The Club 142 allowed a degree of flexibility that would have been otherwise impossible in a rapidly growing business. I was the principal implementer, architect and supporter of many now mission critical systems.

These systems included a WPA2-Enterprise encrypted Wireless Network Infrastructure with RADIUS backend, integrated with bespoke membership and infrastructure management system, Door Access Control System with 2D Barcode scanning capability, Web Integrated Membership Management backend, Secure online portal with card payment processing functionality, PCI-Compliant payments network, SIP telephony architecture w/ Tier 1 and Tier 2 ITSP Interconnects, Dynamically programmable IVR and SMS Messaging Systems.

Whilst I have now left this company, I retain very many of their IT Support and System contracts. I have a lot of very close colleagues working here.


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Pertinent Skills

802.11 technologies  active directory  android  bash  bootstrap  captive portals  cron  css3  datacentre management  dns  firewalls  git  github  group policy  html5  iis  java  javascript  ldap  leadership  linux  load balancers  mail servers  management  membership  microsoft office  mysql  network infrastructure  network management  networking  noc operations  pci dss  php  php5  point-of-sale  radius  server management  source control  ssh  stripe  web application firewalls  web servers  windows  wireless mesh infrastructure  wireless network infrastructure 

Company Info

Poynton Workmens Club
poyntonwmc.co.uk
Poynton, Stockport, UK