Resume

Kelowna, BC, Canada
Email: me [at] notawful.org
Website: https://notawful.org

Skills

Communication and Leadership.

  • Coordinated a six person team to success on a two week project deploying and demonstrating Microsoft System Center 2016
  • Liaised between my team and the program instructors to keep stakeholders informed of critical decisions and changes in projected schedules

Documentation and Writing.

  • Six projects with more than one hundred pages of high quality technical documentation
  • Four projects with introductory level documentation
  • Four blog posts aimed at teaching general skills or concepts to non-technical readers

Troubleshooting.

  • Enabled project teams to work uninterrupted by anticipating and solving problems
  • Traced root cause of obscure issues in peers' lab work

Projects

Security Audit, Networking and Telecommunications second year practicum. 2017.

  • Researched the most prevalent malware attack vectors with a focus on finding mitigations that are built into targeted operating system
  • Audited a law firm's security posture, particularly regarding user workstations vulnerability to ransomware
  • Delivered deployment documentation for mitigations against common malware targeting Microsoft Office, Google Chrome, and Internet Explorer

Deploying Microsoft System Center 2016, Networking and Telecommunications first year practicum. 2016.

  • Architected and deployed a functioning private cloud solution using Microsoft System Center 2016 Technical Preview in a period of two weeks
  • Coordinated with a team of six peers in an agile development cycle to deliver deployment documentation for Virtual Machine Manager, Configuration Manager, Service Manager, Operations Manager, and Orchestrator
  • Demonstrated an automated work flow beginning with a web portal allowing a user to configure and deploy a virtual machine in a private cloud

Building Public Key Infrastructure in Windows, Blog post. 2017.
Available at: https://notawful.org/windows-pki/

  • Building a Public Key Infrastructure on Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10
  • Deploying root certificate authority and an enterprise certificate authority
  • Automate certificate deployment to active directory users and workstations
  • Revoke certificates and publish certificate revocation lists

Wireless Site Survey, Okanagan Regional Library (Kelowna Branch). 2017.
Networking and Telecommunications project.

  • Worked with client to determine survey goals and scope of the survey
  • Mapped the location of the wireless access points and created a heatmap to show the areas for each access point was responsible
  • Analyzed wireless traffic during peak hours to identify most common traffic types
  • Measured the RSSI, average transfer speeds, and ranked the user experience in high-traffic areas of the building
  • Created a seven page report highlighting the team's finds and recommendations

Work History

Network Security Consultant, Windows Active Directory Security. Doak Shirreff Lawyers LLP., 2017.

  • Designed an Active Directory structure for the implementation of privileged access workstations and LAPS
  • Analyzed typical work flow for end users in order to design security solutions that would not negatively affect their experience
  • Provided on-site I.T. staff with domain administration guidelines for future upgrades and maintenance

Tutoring and Mentoring. 2016-2017.

  • Cisco Certified Networking Associate exam preparation
  • CompTIA Linux+ exam preparation
  • Network, endpoint, and physical security
  • Scripting in Bash, PowerShell, Python

Computer and Small Electronics Repair. 2014-2018.

  • Repaired small home appliances and desktop PCs
  • Traced intermittent issues to specific causes and worked to resolve

Education

Okanagan College. Kelowna, BC. 2015-2017.
Networking and Telecommunications Engineering Technologies.

  • Computer Hardware and Peripherals
  • Client & Server Security
  • Scripting for Network and System Administrators
  • Routing and Switching II
  • Linux Server Management

References available upon request.