About AGJ Systems & Networks

AGJ Systems is the leading provider of technology support and management services on the Gulf Coast. We leverage technology to manage, protect, and help grow clients businesses. Our service team provides world class 24/7 support where you need it, when you need it. It is our goal to make technology simple and functional for our clients so that they can focus on running their business.

Our services include: IT Support, Cloud Solutions, Network Configuration and Security Services, Data Backup, Compliance Services, and Hardware/Software Procurement. We excel at providing these services to Commercial, Government and non-profit organizations.

Established in 2002, locally run out of Gulfport Mississippi serving the Gulf Coast area, Hattiesburg, Jaskson MS, New Orleans, Mobile AL and Pensacola FL. AGJ Systems & Networks is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) who values hard work and a job done right. Listed on MSP 500, CRN Tech Elite 250 and MSPmentor 501; AGJ Systems & Networks understands what it takes to be recognized by the big corporations while maintaining a home grown attitude and personable approach.

Sophos Certifications Our partnership with Sophos has allowed our technicians to become certified in multiple products and aspects of their products. 

Microsoft Certified Professional Systems Engineers Our technicians are certified in handling a multitude of Microsoft technologies, and we are a Microsoft certified partner.

CJIS Certified Staff Everyone on staff is CJIS (Criminal Justice Information Services ) certified .

CompTIA A+ Certified IT Specialists Holding CompTIA A+ Certification, we are experts in providing PC support, server support, security support, network support, and more.

 

AGJ - 15 Years

Our Mission is to deliver the best IT support and management services on the Gulf Coast, leading to success and prosperity for our clients, employees, and partners. We make technology simple so our clients can focus on running their business.

We value values. These are the core values that we live by:

  • Do The Right Thing: We identify and solve problems for our clients. No matter who or what caused a problem, we make it right. This core value can be summed up in “The Golden Rule.”
  • Driven And Passionate: We inspire others with our thirst for excellence. We are tenacious and accomplish amazing things.
  • Caring And Client Empathy: We make time to help others and share information openly (overcommunicate). We care intensely about the success of AGJ and our clients and seek out what is best for our clients.
  • No Negativity: We treat everyone with respect regardless of status. We focus on great results and others like to be around us.
  • Owns Own Expertise: We’re life-long learners and focus on self-improvement.

Team Members

*Brian AlfordTitle Here
Approaching Bud Jones & Ryan Giles 15 yrs ago resulted in creating the largest IT firm on the Gulf Coast. Implementing enterprise level technical skills, small town service, home grown values & professionalization has yielded great success. Leadership responsibilities doesn’t hinder this technocrat, Project Manager, Consultant, & Network Engineer who previously worked with KPMG & USAF.
*Bud Jones
Dreamer & idea man. His primary focus: client satisfaction & creating business efficiency. His technology skills were honed while serving in the US Navy & as a consultant for a Maryland based Engineering firm. He holds or has held certifications with the majority of AGJ’s technology centric vendors including Microsoft, Cisco, Sophos, CompTIA, & Citrix.
Ed Havice
Ed Havice has over thirty years of quality assurance and governance experience. In 2015 Ed was selected to head up AGJ’s Compliance Department. Since that time Ed, has become AGJ’s recognized expert in CJIS, HIPPA, and PCI governance. Prior to joining AGJ, Ed served for over 20 years in the United States Air Force.
Jenny SchlegelDirector of Operations
As Controller & Ops Manager finding the balance & maintaining the peace is all in a days work. AGJ family member since 2010, she has 6 kids, one grandson & a loving husband. She is also deeply passionate & involved with her church Latimer Assembly of God where she leads praise & worship.
Annie Boudreaux
Married with a fresh baby girl & fur babies. “Team work makes the dream work” at AGJ hard work, dedication & motivation are evident. Being a part of this environment fulfills so much more than just a profession; It’s a Family. Our IT support/services creates lasting relationships & that is something I take pride in.
Nikki JohnsBusiness Development Manager
Business Development Manager with a desire for customer satisfaction, client retention & company growth. This native of Ocean Springs & life-long resident of the Gulf Coast has strong community ties & is an active member in many organizations. Married to Michael with two children, Blaine & Isabelle.
Denise Land
Multifaceted; ability to juggle several projects, problems, people & situations simultaneously with a smile on her face maintaining an air of control. With over 25 years in Network administration including – Project management, infrastructure design & implementation, Training instructor, Work Flow analysis, Procedural Remediation. Clients love her devotion & dedication; co-workers love her can-do attitude.
Jon McDougal
From national ISPs & MSPs in Atlanta, GA, to re-rebuilding Biloxi’s Beau Rivage in the wake of Katrina, Jon brings over 20yrs of Enterprise IT experience to AGJ. This father, husband, & philosopher, also coaches endurance athletes & competes in a variety of fitness events such as Obstacle Course Races, Triathlons, & Ironman races.
Jimmy ThomasSenior Network Engineer
Jack of all trades & team member since ’05.  Tech savvy when it comes to PCs, Servers, network gear, VoIP systems, copiers & surveillance systems.  Born in Gulfport residing in Biloxi; graduate of MGCCC with dual Computer Science Degrees: Servicing & Networking. He enjoys hunting, fishing, working on his Jeep, dirt bike or 4 wheeler.
Randall Ladner
Strong experience in Server, Network, and Desktop administration. Years of project planning, development, and execution. Used to thinking on my feet, and working with new, emerging, incorrectly configured, and interesting technologies. Such is the life of a Managed Service Provider.
Sam Sutterfield
Moto: Like a grape full of roast juice. Sam has unparalleled work ethic, no task is daunting and no mission impossible. Happily married for 10 years to a wonderful woman and has a smart & sassy 6 year old daughter. USAF Veteran with over 20 years in IT.  Sophos Certified Engineer.
Lee Allen
Fast paced IT industry keeps things interesting for Lee. The ability to be constantly learning excites him.  He is currently working on expanding his technical knowledge by means of various certifications. When not quenching his IT thirst he enjoys time with friends gaming or just straight chillin’.
Derek Egan
Professional geek & USAF Veteran with over 12 years IT field experience, from Warwick, RI. Living on the Gulf Coast since ’93. Happily married 19 years with one Son. New England Patriots fan. Graduate of MGCCC with a Computer Networking Degree and former adjunct instructor who enjoys gaming in his spare time.
JP Russell
Offspring: One daughter. Tech Specs: 4 years IT Experience. Education: 2 Associate Degree’s in Computer Networking Technology and Network Security Technology. Pleasures: Nerd things; Piña colada’s and getting caught in the rain.
Libbi Stewart
I’m new to the team but keep it all running as Customer Service Manager. I love to be girly and dress well but I also love to be outdoors. Hunting, fishing and mudding are some unknown hobbies. Came to AGJ after 13 years of banking, IT support is different but exciting.
Leon Watson
My name a Jeff, I enjoy working with computers, my interest are in the security side of IT. I like playing video games in my spare time, and learning more about cyber security. Microsoft security fundamentals, Axis Certified, & Sophos Engineer.
Mohala JohnsonDirector of C.T.T.
Hard working nerd who loves to play ingress. Avid reader with a wonderful sense of humor, Professional with a spirit for adventure; always up for the challenge of working with the unknown of troubleshooting various IT issues. Never afraid to escalate when needed she learns quickly and keeps her wits about her.
Martin Walker
Family & Technology; these are my passions. Happily married with 5 children I spend nights @ AGJ, days with my family. 12+ years of IT expertise have lead me to be the proud holder of the following: Associates in Network Systems Administration, Bachelors in Information Systems & Cybersecurity; Certified: CompTIA A+ CE & NET+ CE.
Matt Krula
Recently graduated from Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College this Young dude is always looking always for a fresh tech challenge & learning  opportunity. Associates of Applied Science in Networking Technology degree in hand & Network+ certification his thirst for knowledge knows no limits. The quest for IT has begun, there’s no telling where this path will lead.
Tyler Tolson
Resident of Long Beach, and native to the Mississippi Gulf Coast, I’ve been with AGJ since 2013. Graduate of USM with a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology emphasis in Networking; I’m also a Cisco Certified Network Associate. Free time activities include: gaming, reading a book or comics.  
Sara McDougal
After spending over 20 yrs at LSU (4 to get a bachelor’s in Computer Science, the rest working full time in IT), I moved to the coast after meeting my husband here. In my spare time, I read & watch sci-fi & horror books/movies, review video games, & do crafts like cross stitch & crochet.

Server / Systems Engineer

We are currently seeking to hire a Server/Systems Engineer to become an integral part of our team!

Responsibilities:

  • Implement and manage computing systems
  • Research and update network distribution software for optimal performance
  • Active Directory and Group Policy management (including Power Shell)
  • Platform Virtualization solutions using Microsoft Hyper-V and VMWare
  • Maintains current knowledge of Windows-based applications, operating systems, and relevant technologies as needed
  • Backup and Disaster Recovery techniques
  • Security planning and configuration on the Windows Server platform
  • Provide support for clients’ PCs and servers
  • Must be able to plan and implement technical projects including server deployments

Qualifications:

  • Degree in a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education and technical certifications is preferred
  • 3-5 years minimum experience required
  • Microsoft MCSE, MCSA, MCP, or equivalent certification preferred
  • Deadline and detail-oriented
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills

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Network Technician 

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze, troubleshoot, and evaluate existing wired and wireless network systems
  • Handle repairs and exchanges of defective devices
  • Collaborate on the improvement of network design and connectivity
  • Perform routine network maintenance
  • Network planning, optimization, and deployment

Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years minimum experience required
  • Degree in a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education and technical certifications is preferred
  • Fundamental knowledge of networking, hardware, and software
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask
  • Strong troubleshooting and critical thinking skills
  • Deadline and detail-oriented
  • Must be able to work in a team environment

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Helpdesk Technician 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical assistance with computer hardware and software
  • Resolve issues for clients via phone, in person, or electronically
  • Recommend hardware and software improvements
  • Track customer issues and resolutions
  • Maintains current knowledge of Windows based applications and relevant technologies as assigned.
  • Participates in special projects as required

Qualifications:

  • 1-5 years experience in Information Technology
  • Ability to build rapport with clients
  • Strong troubleshooting and critical thinking skills
  • Positive and professional demeanor

Apply Now!

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