I'm always looking to expand my background in information technologies and management infrastructure. I want to bridge the gap between the tech-savvy and the tech-not-so-savvy. Technology should be a tool accessible to everyone, with training and with confidence; not limited by a lack of ability or opportunity. To that end I'm always looking for ways to support
I'm always looking to expand my background in information technologies and management infrastructure. I want to bridge the gap between the tech-savvy and the tech-not-so-savvy. Technology should be a tool accessible to everyone, with training and with confidence; not limited by a lack of ability or opportunity. To that end I'm always looking for ways to support charitable initiatives and to provide assistance to everyone who asks.
I have a great interest in "green" industry - especially as it pertains to energy or environmental efforts to stem pollution and ecological damage. As an avid outdoors-man, I feel it's a duty for myself, and my fellows to preserve our world for the future.
IT Systems Administrator @ The primary responsibility is to maintain production machines. Diagnose application errors and maintain a production environment with 100% up-time and stability in a very time sensitive environment.
I provide support for Suse Linux, Seimens Industrial Linux, and Windows Server (2003, 2008) production servers in a 24/7 environment, maintain and manage Cisco devices, including Cisco CallManager, use a variety of electronic testing equipment to insure up-time.
As Transcon NC is an industrial facility I'm familiar with industrial safety practices, as well as electronics (bread boarding, logic probes, circuit analysis) support virtual PLC devices for manufacturing hardware. From March 2013 to Present (2 years 8 months) Fremont, CAIT/MIS Consultant @ Currently working from home as an IT/MIS Consultant for small to medium businesses. Looking to expand my skills and experience to include more enterprise-level tasks and responsibilities as well as continue learning about all the shiny new tech stuff that gets cooked up. From November 2009 to April 2013 (3 years 6 months) CaliforniaConsultant @ Advised and assisted with the deployment and set up for a Macintosh-centric office environment.
Administrated MacOS Open Directory servers and file servers for day-to-day operations use in a small, close knit networked environment.
On-going maintenance and operations support as needed on an “on-call” basis. From September 2011 to December 2012 (1 year 4 months) Larkspur, CASupport Technician @ Performed assorted office tasks such as printer repair, day-to-day operational assistance, and updating documentation for inventory and licensing, conducting audits to insure conformity.
Developed VB, PHP, bash, and Java scripts for use as assistive tools when “off-the-shelf” solutions were unavailable.
Streamlined workstation/work area set up with automated tools.
Developed best practice documentation for non-profits for their infrastructure. From November 2009 to May 2012 (2 years 7 months) Support Technician @ Assisted in day-to-day technical support and operational support for a growing research non-profit with employees in several countries.
Remotely supported teleconference systems and traveling executives as a first-line support representative.
Handled the deployment and migration from an old server to a new one, including an OS upgrade from Server 2003 to Server 2008.
Setup work areas for new employees and developed documentation for reference and best practice. From November 2009 to June 2010 (8 months) San Francisco Bay AreaIT Manager @ Responsible for IT and MIS infrastructure, including website administration and development, domain administration, help desk support for microcomputers up to hosted applications.
Performed majority of facilities tasks, including wire running, electrical/mechanical support and assemblies of fixtures and furniture. Familiar with all procedures and standards associated with California Building Code mandates for electrical and network/telecom infrastructure, including appropriate skills for implementing that code.
Performed a variety of prototyping, and consumer electronics product development tasks including design verification, evaluation and competitive analysis. From November 2007 to November 2009 (2 years 1 month)
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