James McArthur Employee Spotlight.


James McArthur

About Me:

Performed IT and IT Management for many companies – Huntsville Hospital Systems, SCI, SUMMA Technologies, XEROX, Corp of Engineers, Dell, US Army

Job Title and Responsibilities:

  • IT Specialist/ Network Administrator/ IASO
  • Perform Network and User support for the Product Directorate, Test, Measurement, Diagnostics
  • Equipment (PD-TMDE). Order, configure, deploy, and track all IT related equipment. Maintain PD-TMDE
  • Active Directory Container including Group memberships’, Accounts, Profiles, and General user
  • information. Maintain and monitor Physical and Cyber security threats. Assist the Wide Area Network
  • team to resolve connectivity issues for DHCP, DNS, DC, File and Print servers, and Exchange.


  • Bachelor’s Degree – Management Information Systems
  • Security+ Certified Professional
  • Information Assurance Security Officer (IASO)
  • Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
  • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) Windows 7
  • MCTS Certified for Windows 10
  • Certified NetWare Administrator (CNA)
  • Active Secret Security Clearance


Began career with Novell infrastructures to present day Windows Active Directory. Well rounded knowledge in wiring, routers, switches, servers, scripting, programming, and desktops. Management experience of Network Administrators and IT Specialists. Troubleshooting desktop issues is my favorite specialty since it encompasses every aspect of Information Technology.

Enterprise and Commercial Activities:

  • Additions and conversions of hospitals and medical clinics for integration into the Huntsville Hospital System's WAN of 3,500 users.
  • Project Manager for Microsoft Active Directory Migration from Novell servers to Windows servers for all five of SCl's North Alabama plants.
  • IT Manager responsible for managing all IT dependencies for North Alabama.

Getting to Know You:

  1. What are three things still left on your bucket list? Invent something, Have Grandchildren, Farm goats and chickens again.
  2. What's the strangest talent you have? Ride a Unicycle
  3. Can you play any instruments? Guitar, Trombone
  4. What was your favorite TV show when growing up? Walt Disney
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