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I've Been in the IT industry for seven years; worked with Information Technology for 10 years.  Current interest is in IT Cyber Security and IT Management. 

Work experience

Dec 2012Present

System Administrator

City of Columbia

Responsible for setting up and managing server infrastructure.  Monitor day to day operations such as VMWare Alerts, SAN Alerts, and/or latest updates to server operating systems.  Manage and update systems with the following operating systems; Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2012 R2 and Linux flavors such as OpenSuse and Debian.  Manage Microsoft Active Directory and Group Policy.  Update virtual infrastructure to latest updates.  Troubleshoot any storage issues such as failed drives and latency issues.  Manage a new PKI infrastructure.  Setup and manage web servers such as IIS and Apache.   

Dec 2009Nov 2012

Technical Systems Analyst

Moberly Area Community College

Managed all the servers associated with college infrastructure.  Responsible for group policy, active directory, Linux web server setup, backup integrity, and VMWare infrastructure.  Promoted to this position from Computer Technician in less than one year.

Aug 2008Nov 2009

Help Desk Technician

Midwest Data Center

Worked for a Telecommunications and IT firm assisting supporting a large range of customers.  Troubleshooted server issues, firewalls, minor email issues, and monitored wireless ISP towers.  Created trouble tickets and escalated if needed.  Carried on-call status 24/7 once per month. 


Dec 2009May 2011

Associate of Arts

Moberly Area Community College

Completed general studies degree.   Completed courses in IT for electives; Cisco Networking, C++ Programming, Linux+, and Server Operating Systems.

Aug 2007May 2008


Centriq training

Completed Network Administrator Track.  Courses consisted of Windows Server Management, networking, VLANs, LAN/WAN, IP Addressing, and server support.



A+ Certified


Completed course and passed the CompTIA A+ Exam.  Lifetime certified.


Network+ Certified


Completed course and passed the CompTIA Network+ Exam.  Lifetime certified.


Sonicwall Certified System Administrator


Completed Entry level SCCA certification from SonicWall.