Jon Diercks, IT Consultant
I provide professional Information Technology Consulting services in a variety of areas. With more than 20 years of experience supporting successful organizations including software companies, colleges and universities, accounting firms, churches and more, I offer a breadth and depth of skills that will make a positive impact on any IT project.

My rates are reasonable and flexible based on the type of work requested. I am currently based in Novato (Marin County) California, and available for remote/telecommute projects or on-site at your location. Call or email me for a free quote or preliminary consultation.

services -- some examples of services I can provide:

  • system administration -- supporting your servers, desktops, laptops, network infrastructure and more, remotely and/or onsite
  • website management -- configuring your web server software, optimizing site structure, managing content and enhancing functionality
  • internet telephony -- helping you choose and deploy the right VoIP solution, customizing it to your needs
  • application analysis -- reviewing your technology tools and processes, finding ways to improve effectiveness
  • data recovery/conversion -- drilling down through legacy or damaged data to extract and preserve its value
  • process automation -- streamlining your most tedious and labor-intensive procedures by providing scripts and tools to do the repetitive work for you
  • problem diagnosis -- tracking down the sources of misbehavior in your systems
  • performance optimization -- finding the bottlenecks in your hardware and software, tuning your systems for maximum efficiency
  • training/documentation -- producing professional user guides and tutorials for your system or product, including screencast videos with voiceovers and background music
buzzwords -- platforms, protocols, operating systems, languages, tools, applications, utilities, technologies, etc., that I know/use/like.
Airtable - Android - Apache - AutoIt3 - awk - Backup+/iX - BIND - C - CamStudio - Camtasia - CCH ProSystem fx - Chrome - ChurchCommunityBuilder (CCB) - Colleague - CommuniGatePro - CSS - Datatel - dd - DNS - Drobo - EncFS - Firefox - FreeBSD - GNU MailMan - Google Docs - grml - HP Image/SQL - HP3000 - HPBasic - HTBasic - HTML - IMAP - iOS - Java - Knoppix - Linux - Logical Interchange Format (LIF) - Macintosh - MIDI - MPE/iX - mpe/ix system administration handbook - MySQL - nmap - ORBiT Software - OS X - Oswego Software - partimage - Perl - PHP - PoE - PuTTY - Query/iX - RSS - Samba - sendmail - SMTP - Software Research Northwest (SRN) IRIS - Speedware - SSH - SunGard Bi-tech (SBI) IFAS - Suprtool - SysPrep - SystemRescueCD - TCP/IP - Thunderbird - TiddlyWiki - TikiWiki - Tudumo - ubuntu - Unidata - USB - VoIP - Windows - Wordpress - XML
background -- see my resume

even more -- see my personal home page

Jon Diercks - 415-493-8520

"Jon is our guy for any Web and IT needs. He's brilliant, experienced, and creative. Plus, he thoroughly understands the church world and its unique needs!"
--Zanne Dailey, Founder
Triunity Worship Consulting
"Jon's analytic skills are some of the best I've seen. ... invaluable in strategic planning ... able to grasp problems and business processes quickly and translate them into solutions."
--Marvin G. Dunn, CIO
California College of the Arts
"Jon is a unique and talented individual ... He is more than capable of undertaking the most difficult of projects."
--Mark Klein
Vice President, Technology
ORBiT Software, Inc.