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John Segars

Gainesville, GA, USA

University of North Georgia, Gainesville, GA | www.ung.edu
Network Engineer - Aug 2018 - present
➢ Schedule maintenance windows and perform hardware/firmware upgrades.
➢ Document, design, and develop an Information Technology GIS database.
➢ Oversee contractors and inspect Information Technology projects.
➢ Layout and draft fiber and copper campus network OSP.
➢ Supervise student workers and network technicians.
➢ Perform and automate switch, access point, and other hardware configurations.

University of North Georgia, Dahlonega, GA | www.ung.edu
Network Technician - Apr 2017 - Aug 2018
➢ Monitor ticketing system and respond to network related issues across the campus.
➢ Document, design, and develop an Information Technology GIS database.
➢ Work with network engineers to identify and troubleshoot wifi issues.
➢ Configure and deploy various switches, access points, and related hardware.

Sawnee EMC, Cumming, GA | www.sawnee.com
GIS Mapping - Oct 2015 - June 2016
➢ Create digital representations of construction as-built diagrams, including flow metrics and attribution.
➢ Take existing autocad-derived final plats and convert them to a format suitable for use with existing software.
➢ Streamline and improve workflows by identifying areas where improvements may be made and create processes and
methods for implementing these improvements.

Atlantic Engineering Group, Braselton, GA | www.aeg.cc
GIS Analyst - Oct 2011 - May 2015
➢ Developed, documented, and maintained database schemas for fiber-management software using MySQL
Workbench, SQLite, and Notepad++.
➢ Created queries and scripts using SQL and Python to expedite quality assurance and quality-control checking.
➢ Designed models and tools using Python, Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), and JavaScript to produce reports
and summarizations as required by management.
➢ Created and administered a web-based, database-driven ticketing system to facilitate task assignment to colleagues.
➢ Translated information requests into SQL statements for documentation archives.
➢ Assisted with debugging web-based application problems using Fiddler.
Atlantic Engineering Group, Braselton, GA/Mountain View, CA | www.aeg.cc

GIS Subject Matter Expert Onsite for Google Fiber - Dec 2011 - Aug 2012
➢ Served as liaison between Google Fiber and 3-GIS during the development phase of Google’s Fiber Management
System for the Kansas City, KS and Kansas City, MO rollout.
➢ Documented processes, analyzed workflows, determined feasibility, and worked to ensure client’s concerns were
addressed.
➢ Ensured that milestones and objectives remained in sight and assisted with server configurations, setup, and
documentation.
➢ Collaborated with program managers to ensure that departmental and programmatic objectives were accounted for
during workflow planning, mockup, business logic analysis, and timeline generation.

Georgia Soil & Water Conservation Commission, Athens, GA | www.gaswcc.org
GIS Analyst - Aug 2008 - Oct 2011
➢ Created and formalized the Commission’s Geographic Information System based on ArcGIS Server and Oracle 10g.
➢ Documented the six core program areas and developed methods to create each of these areas’ spatial data.
➢ Worked with the USGS on a multiyear study to determine the impacts of agricultural irrigation on the surface water streams and aquifers of South Georgia.
➢ Quantified and summarized program data for use in grant-writing proposals and produced customized reports and
analyses for department heads, board members, and the general public.
➢ Developed the agency’s first interactive mapping service and published this to the Internet.
First Commerce Bank - Feb 1999 - May 2002

➢ Systems Administrator/Network Engineer
Northeast Georgia Center, Community Service Board - Sep 1994 - Feb 1999

PROJECTS
UNG, multiple campus locations
IT GIS database and cad design/documentation project, 2018 - present
➔ Develop and maintain extensive catalog of information technology infrastructure across multiple
campus locations.
Google Fiber, Mountain View, CA
SME, December 2014 - August 2015
➔ Assist in establishing functional requirements, workflows, user groups, and database schemas for
online GIS editing software interface.
Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission , Athens, GA
Developer, June 2011 - October 2011
➔ Designed and developed online GIS mapping interface

ADDITIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE
Southeast Industrial Sign - (Jan 2015 - Present)
➢ Owner/Operator
Traditions of Braselton Golf Club - (Apr 2005 - Jul 2008)
➢ 1st Assistant Golf Professional
The Chimneys Golf Course - (Apr 2002 - Mar 2005)
➢ Assistant Professional

EDUCATION

★ Masters Degree in Geographic Information Systems (Est. Grad. Mar 2022)
The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania
★ Graduate Certificate Geospatial programming and web map development (Jul 2021)
The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania
★ Certificate in Geographic Information Systems
The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania - (January 2009)
★ Bachelor of Business Administration, Major in Finance, Dean’s List
Valdosta State University , Valdosta, Georgia - (August 1993)
★ Associate of Arts, Major in Business Administration
Gainesville College , Gainesville, Georgia - (June 1991)

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION
U.S. Army: Active Duty 1983-1985; Reservist 1985-1989
Army Achievement and Good Conduct Medals and numerous letters of achievement, while serving abroad and stateside
Avid cyclist and mountain biker

John Segars

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