Robert A. Hunter Phone: (540) 951-8670
207 Broce Drive, Apt #4 (540) 231-8944
Blacksburg, VA  24060 E-mail:


To work in a Computer related field dealing with multimedia, networked environments, and bleeding-edge technology.

Work Experience:

Biology Department of Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA.
 Position: Computer Network Technician Sr. Nov, 1999 to Present     
 Responsibilities:  Install, upgrade, and maintain the Biology department's Computers and Network servers.

Rhone-Poulenc, Institute, WV.
 Position: Computer/Network Technician May, 1998 to Nov, 1999
 Responsibilities:  Install/upgrade new systems on the NT network, troubleshoot problems, and provide application assistance to more than 600 on-site users.

UNISYS, Pittsburgh, PA.
 Position: Computer/Network Installation Coordinator May, 1997 to Aug, 1997
 Responsibilities:  Install/upgrade computer networks, troubleshoot problems between new and existing equipment.

Computer Skills:

Computer Systems: Operating Systems:
  • IBM 8088 - 80486, Pentium, PII, PIII
  • DOS 3.3 - 6.22, 95/98
  • SUN Spark stations 1, 2, 5, 10, Ultra
  • Windows 3.11, 95, 98, NT, 2000
  • SGI Power series, O2, and ONYX series
  • Macintosh OS 7.53-9.04
  • Macintosh PPC, G3, G4
  • UNIX (Linux, Irix, SunOS, Dec Unix)

Programming Experience: Networking Experience:
  • HTML
  • TCP/IP (NT, Unix, Win3.11/95/98)
  • Java
  • IPX (Novell, Win3.11/95/98)
  • Java Script
  • NetBios (NT, Win 3.11/95/98)
  • C/C++
  • Fortran 77
Networking Hardware:
  • Pascal
  • Hubs (10 base-T/TX/BNC)
  • Basic
  • Category 3 & 5 wiring
  • Unix Shell Scripts
  • 10/100 Network Cards
  • DOS Batch Files/Visual Basic Scripts
  • HP JetDirect Cards/Servers
  • Perl
  • Fiber Optic cable/transceivers


Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA. Major: Computer Engineering

Additional Experience:

Virginia Tech Student Television, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA.

 Position: Station Engineer (3 years), Station Manager(½ year) Sept, 1993 to Dec, 1997
 Description: Student organization which allows the students to produce television programing based on what they want to see.
 Responsibilities:  Purchase and maintain the equipment used for production at the TV station. Build a computer network to help in both production and station management. Distribute responsibilities to the management staff in order to maintain the stations operations.

Virginia Tech Linux/Unix Users Group, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA.

 Position: Website Administrator Aug, 1997 to Dec, 1997
 Description: A users group for the Linux and Unix operating systems at Virginia Tech.
 Responsibilities:  Maintain current information about the users group on a website using remote access.