Ted Parvu's Resume

Computer & Technology Consultant;
UNIX C Developer, Computer Security, UNIX System Administrator, Internet developer, Systems Engineer, Technology Consultant



As a Technology Consultant, I seek to use my skills and abilities to leverage technology to help you achieve your goals.

Computer Skills

I possess very strong skills in UNIX C programming, UNIX system administration, and computer security. I am skilled in systems integration, engineering, and testing. I also maintain a variety of other skills such as web administration, Microsoft systems administration, network administration, database administration, and customer support.

Counted among my programming skills are C/SQL, artificial intelligence, data acquisition and analysis, as well as real time control systems. I am also versed in web, and network programming. I have over 18 years of professional technical experience.

Technology Skills

I am skilled in the application of a wide range of technology. Some examples include technical document writing, GPS, wireless and cellular, solar and alternative power systems, electric fencing, audio visual systems, surveillance and wildlife cameras.

My expertise and experience in Systems Engineering and Integration enable me to develop tailored systems using off the shelf and customized hardware and software.

Wilderness Skills

Through a lifelong passion for the wilderness, I have picked up a variety of outdoor skills. Some of these include; navigation, tracking, canoeing, foraging, and shelter building. I am very comfortable working in the wilderness.

Work Experience

September 2017 - Present Bloq Senior Information Security Engineer — Ely, MN

November 2014 - Present Ted's Tech Shack Technology Consultant — Ely, MN

November 2011 - September 2014 North American Bear Center & Wildlife Research Institute Field Technician/Research Assistant — Ely, MN

April 2012 - May 2012 British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) Bear Wrangler — Ely, MN

January 2012 - May 2012 British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) Fixer & Production Assistant — Ely, MN

May 2008 - October 2011 Canadian Waters Outfitter — Ely, MN

July 2007 - October 2007 Piragis Northwoods Company Outfitter — Ely, MN

November 2006 - January 2007 Casbah Tea House Cook — Tucson, AZ

April 2005 - March 2006 Teaching Drum Outdoor School Staff — Three Lakes, WI

December 2000 - September 2001 Network Associates PGP Security division Senior Software Engineer — Santa Clara, CA

October 1999 - April 2000 Virtual Space Network Development Manager — Phoenix, AZ

April 1999 - October 1999 Institute for Bioengineering Consultant — Phoenix, AZ

April 1999 - October 1999 Numatico Contractor — Phoenix, AZ

October 1998 - April 1999 NDC Health Information Services Lead Engineer — Phoenix, AZ

July 1997 - May 1998 Motorola Space & Systems Technology Group Principal Engineer — Chandler, AZ

January 1997 - November 1997 WebWyrks Co-founder & Director of Engineering — Phoenix, AZ

April 1994 - April 1997 ADS Communications Lead Software Engineer — Phoenix, AZ

December 1993 - April 1994 Hughes Missile Systems Programmer/Analyst — Tucson, AZ

September 1993 - December 1993 Steward Observatory, Mirror Lab Staff Programmer — Tucson, AZ

June 1989 - September 1993 Steward Observatory, Mirror Lab Student Worker — Tucson, AZ

December 1986 - August 1991 CIMSoft Co-founder & Programmer/Analyst — Glendale, AZ

Volunteer Work

2008 - 2013 Ely Area Food Shelf — Ely, MN

2008 - 2010 Voyageurs Area Council Cub Scouts — Ely, MN

2004 - 2005 Black Pine Animal Sanctuary — Albion, IN

Examples of Software, platforms, and tools used

RCS, CVS, SVN, Linux (RedHat, Debian, Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Arch, etc.), Solaris, Irix, Ultrix, HP-UX, AIX, FreeBSD, SCO UNIX, DOS, Microsoft Windows, X Window System, Sun, Intel, Motorola, Apple, SGI, Apache, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, PHP, SSH, Nmap, PGP, GPG, Glenayre MVP, Pascal, C, BASIC, Assembly, LISP, gcc, Curses, LibreOffice, Open Office, VirtualBox, Bash, TCP/IP, Sockets, etc.


Bachelor of Arts, Interdisciplinary Studies, August 1993

My degree is a tailored program with three fields of study instead of the standard major/minor program. The specific fields of study are Computer Science, Mathematics, and Philosophy with a focus on Artificial Intelligence.

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