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Ryan Mcmahan

IT Manager & Systems Administrator

Summary

IT Manager & Systems Administrator with years of experience in Administration, Leadership, Effective Problem Solving and Decision Making. I have a drive to succeed and to be the best at what I do. I have worked face to face with customers, Hands on at datacenter's to Managing and leading a team with my own project I spent months developing.

15 years of Technology Experience

  • Technical Support
  • Hardware & software Diagnosis and Repair
  • Server Administration
  • DevOps
  • Systems Administration
  • Datacenter Operations
  • WordPress
  • Google Marketing(Ad-words)
  • Graphics Design
  • Photoshop
  • Microsoft office (word,excel)
  • Kali linux
  • Backtack linux
  • Knoppix
  • Centos 5-7
  • Ubuntu
  • Raspian
  • Xenserver
  • Pfsense
  • Docker
  • Synology
  • Debian
  • Unix
  • Vmware
  • Windows server 2019
  • Windows xp-10
  • Cryptocurrencies

Active in cryptocurrency since 2013

Created a cryptocurrency  called Unified Society (USX)

Our ICO hit a hard cap and raised $200k in 8 hours.

https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=2574844.0

  • Bitcoin
  • Litecoin
  • Ethereum
  • Ardor

Created a World Of Warcraft private server community when I was 12 with over 500 active players and 30000 accounts.

Work History

2019Current

IT Manager

D4 Construction Services LLC
  • Designed and implemented processes involving office 365,Sharepoint, and Microsoft azure
  • Setting up domains and shared drives.
  • Created company computer security policy and disaster recovery procedures.
  • Designed and deployed scalable servers to accommodate company growth with VMware ESXI.
  • Created remote processes for employees on the field using openvpn.
  • Designed system for allowing router level vpn access for remote offices.
  • Researched solutions to improve business operations.
  • Created system for backups & shadow copies.
  • Backups hold every revision of files
  • Built custom pc's for office staff to save money and improve productivity.
  • Helped create processes for ProCore.
  • Setup device and server monitoring with pulseway
  • Worked on simplifying processes for users that are not tech savy
  • Recreated company logos and improving marketing with Linkedin and Google SEO.
  • Optimized and moved sage 100 Contractor database to a more efficient server.
  • Setup Dell Openmanage

Improved company IT infrastructure while using as little funding as possible.

Created processes to improve productivity on the technical side for employees.

Computers and devices where hand picked or built to last at least 5-8 years without needing to upgrade, While still performing perfectly for the duration.

Optimized local network for onsite file sharing performance by running nic teaming and having the local area network utilize 1gbps

Offsite connections are optimized by having a dedicated 1gb connection to the office.

Managed 35 devices daily with pulseway, providing late night updates, system upgrades.

Created plan for offsite backups with a cost effective solution.

Setup Synology NAS for seemless workflow and collaboration

20172019

Project Leader

www.UnifiedSociety.org
  • Cryptocurrency had a market capital of over $3MM
  • Managed and secured cryptocurrency funding in hardware/software wallets.
  • Project Leader - Creating and maintaining a workflow
  • Hiring and managing team members
  • Influential community marketing
  • Managing  webwallet accounts
  • Managing Github wallet updates
  • Operations Management
  • Web development
  • Marketing
  • Whitepaper writing
  • Public Relations
  • Graphics design
  • DevOps
  • Docker Development
  • Automated Systems Provisioning
Sept 2015Nov 2018

Technical Support and Data center Operations Systems Administration

1-800-HOSTING/WebZilla/Servers.com

Data-center Server Management & Support.

DevOps and Systems Administration
Server provisioning and Technical support for various operating systems and hardware setups

Operating systems

  • Windows server 2000-2016
  • Centos 5-7
  • Debian
  • Red Hat
  • Fedora
  • Ubuntu 12-14
  • Ubuntu Server 12

Set up servers, VM's and Desktops with these operating systems, Troubleshooting issues with web connectivity, Web hosting, Hardware monitoring, Virus and adware removal, Bare metal Restore, Recovery

Database management

  • SQL
  • PostgreSQL
  • SqLite
  • MySQL
  • Writing SQL Queries
  • Database repair and recovery

Hosting:

  • Xampp
  • Apache
  • IIS
  • Microsoft SQL
  • Modifying and understanding config files.
  • Binding sites
  • SSL Certificates

Server Management:

  • Openssh
  • Cpanel
  • VNC
  • Zabbix

Security:

  • LVM
  • fail2ban
  • VPN's
  • SSL

Virtualization:

  • Xenserver
  • Vsphere esxi
  • Proxmox

Networking OS:

  • PfSense
  • Setup VPN to VPN connections, Traffic Shaping,
  • Load balancing


Hardware includes:

  • Raids Setting up and managing RAID-0,1,5,10
  • Supermicro
  • Idrac's
  • Dell servers
  • Cisco switches Creating Configs and modifying them adding vlans etc
  • Deployment and Installation of Brocade Switches
  • Deployment and Installation of Sonicwall firewalls
  • KVM's
  • Splicing cat 5 cables installing rj45 connectors

    Software:
  • Apache
  • Mysql Database management and deployment
  • putty
  • IIS
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint
  • Active directory
  • RDP
  • ssh
  • Clonezilla
  • Vsphere
  • Xendesk
  • Nmap

    Other Tasks include hard disk replacement, server diagnosis, Network monitoring.
Jan 2014March 2015

Inside Service Technician

CONN's

Diagnosis & Repair Of Tablets, Laptops, Desktops, AIO's,

Diagnosed part issues and software issues for:

  • Samsung
  • HP
  • Asus
  • Dell
  • Apple
  • Acer
  • Toshiba
  • Sony

Installed parts for Warranty & Accidental damage repairs,

Part installs Include:

Top Covers, Bottom covers, Keyboard Assembly, LCD Panel Replacement, Digitizer Replacement, Motherboard Replacement, Hard-drive Replacement & any other damaged part.

My Average Completes for the day where around 9, We will work on about 25 computers a day.

Oct 2013Jan 2014

Product Technician

AArons

Assembly & installation of merchandise, Tv's, appliances, furniture sets

Nov 2012Oct 2013

Master Technician

FST Appliance Repair

Appliance Repair contracting, Diagnosing & Installing parts, Training Technicians, Designed website for company.

Part installation & Diagnosis of Brands Includes:

  • Amana
  • Bosch
  • Frigidaire
  • GE
  • Kitchenaid
  • Jennaire
  • Maytag
  • Thermador
  • Viking
  • Kenmore
  • KitchenAid
  • Maytag
  • GE
  • Bosch
  • Admiral
  • Frigidaire
  • Whirlpool
Mar 2012Nov 2012

Shop Technician

Kilcrease motorsports

Classic Car Restoration

  • Engine Building & Blueprinting
  • Soldering
  • Wiring
  • Part Installation & Removal
  • Body prep.
  • Metal Fabrication.

Designed website for company.

Jan 2011Feb 2011

Network installs tech.

Century Telecom

Installed CAT-5 Cable for the super bowl half time show.

  • Splicing cables
  • Testing connections
  • Following diagrams

12 years of Vehicle Performance and maintenance

  • Built the motor on a project I had for a Lexus with a 1JZGTE Making over 500RWHP Setting up Engine control Maps, s300sx3 BW Turbo,
  • Built the motor in a Subaru project, Made 400AWHP ECU Tuning included, Antilag, Launch Control, Knock correction, AVCS, Map Switching for Carberry Group-N
  • Built one of the First Turbo CB7 Hondas
  • Worked on many Sportbikes, R6, R1, ZX6R, CBR600RR, GSXR-1000,GSX1300R
  • Rebuilt my Suzuki Hayabusa GSX1300R With big bore kit to 1400cc cams Makes 220hp
  • Building engines
  • Remodeling
  • Aftermarket Performance
  • Tuning AFR & Timing tables.
  • Wiring
  • Custom ecu script writing.
  • Paint & body work
  • Race suspension setup
  • Motorcycle Repair & Performance