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Member since January 11, 2019
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Background: I am an IT & Design entrepreneur with 10 years of experience. In 2012, I was an honor roll graduate from Information Technology and Applied Systems at Vancouver Island University. Since then I have been a project manager, network engineer, systems administrator, and designer/developer. I've also had the opportunity to personally assist the Governor General of Canada during my IT career.   Web Design & Development: I also have been developing with WordPress since 2011, and use Elementor Pro for design at an expert level. Programming Languages: Web: HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, JSON, and AJAX, PHP, and SQL, Mobile: Java Linux: Shell / Bash, and Python IT Skills: I'm a network and Linux expert and well suited for cloud and virtualized systems administration. Technologies: Google Cloud Platform, Linux (Ubuntu, CentOS, Debian, FreeBSD), VMware, Windows (Domain Controllers, DNS, Sharepoint, Group Policy, LDAP), LAMP configuration, Ubiquiti, Firewalls, and TCP/IP.
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Owner Operator

Jul 2019

I provide project management for IT and Website projects, as well as cloud infrastructure solutions and maintenance on primarily the Google Cloud Platform, and also Amazon Web Services I work with Linux servers daily, and have been using Linux as my daily OS since 2011. I also provide website design and development using WordPress and Elementor Pro.

IT Administrator, Project Manager, Web Developer

Oct 2018

Network & Systems Administration __ • Linux • Google Cloud Platform (GCP) • Amazon Web Services (AWS) • TCP/IP WordPress Design & Development __ • Front End: HTML5, CSS3, SCSS, JavaScript, jQuery, JSON • Back-end: PHP, MySQL • CMS: WordPress, OctoberCMS • Plugins: Elementor Pro, Revolution Slider • Frameworks: Twitter Bootstrap, Materialize CSS • Libraries: [login to view URL] Project Management __ • Needs Assessments • Project Plans & Budgets • Gantt Charts

System Administrator

Oct 2015 - Jan 2016 (3 months)

Accomplishments __ • Chosen to be the on-site administrator for clients in downtown Vancouver BC • Consistent high daily issue resolve rate • Received a letter of recommendation System Administration __ • Windows and Linux • Domain Controllers, Desktops, Servers Network Administration __ • TCP/IP, DNS, LDAP • Remote LAN Administration • Firewall Administration: PFSense, SonicWall, FortiGate ◦ ConnectWise, LastPass, LogMeIn, LabTech, Zabbix, and Slack.

Web Developer, Designer, Content Creator

Apr 2015

I have been blessed to give two years of my life to the [login to view URL] web ministry project. Full Stack Development __ Flare Bible Study ([login to view URL]) Languages: HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, JSON, AJAX, PHP, and MySQL Libraries: [login to view URL] Content Creation __ • Over 50 Videos • Hundreds of pages of PDF presentations • 1000's of hours studying patterns.

Network Engineer

Mar 2015 - Jul 2015 (4 months)

Accomplishments __ • Received a letter of recommendation Network Administration __ • TCP/IP, LDAP • Network Monitoring • Network Analysis • Wireshark • Protocol Analysis • Firewall System Administration __ • Windows Administration • Microsoft Windows Server (Server 2008 - 2012 R2) Project Planning __ • Network Planning • 2 - 3 meetings weekly Technical Support __ • Customer Support / Phone Support

General IT Contractor

Apr 2013 - Dec 2014 (1 year)

Binary IO Solutions is a development & fully managed IT services company. I filled roles in: Network Admin, System Admin, Linux Development, and Web Development Accomplishments __ • Lead onsite team member for Vancouver • Received a letter of recommendation Website Development __ • WordPress • Bootstrap 3 System Administration __ • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 & 2012 • Windows 7 & 8 Network Administration __ • TCP/IP, DNS • Monitoring • Ubiquiti Networks • Security/Firewall

Project Manager / WordPress Developer

Jun 2011 - May 2012 (11 months)

Accomplishments __ • The Snuneymuxw gave me a great written review afterwards. Website Development __ • WordPress • PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript Planning __ • Project Management • Project Planning • Event Planning

Website Development, Graphic Design, Web Hosting

Feb 2011 - Feb 2016 (5 years)

Website and Web App Development __ • Front End: HTML5, CSS3, SCSS, JavaScript, jQuery, JSON • Back-end: PHP, MySQL, • Frameworks: Laravel, Twitter Bootstrap (Bootstrap 3 & 4), Materialize • Libraries: [login to view URL] • Email: SMTP email handling in Laravel using MailGun • WordPress Plugins: Elementor, Revolution Slider, WPBakery • CMS: Wordpress, OctoberCMS Web Hosting__ • cPanel • DNS


Information Technology and Applied Systems

2010 - 2012 (2 years)

Business Administration

1998 - 1998 (1 month)


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