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I am currently available for work
Serial No: 29547
(08/15/1974, male)
List top 5 skills: active directory, avaya, cisco, network administration, systems security, systems support, unix / windows
Short Bio:

• Sound knowledge, training and practical experience gained in all aspects of IT Support, Networking and Systems Maintenance within Microsoft operating systems (hardware & software) – to Degree level
• Proficient with UNIX Operating Systems & Windows 7, Server 2008 & XP O/S & Active Directory, Oracle & MS SQL
• Cisco Certified Network Associate
• Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert: Private Cloud Certification

Current location: 

Scotland, United Kingdom - View on map

Nationality: 

British

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

IT and Technology

Spoken languages: 

english

Locations I am interested in working:

canada



Key Skills

• Sound knowledge, training and practical experience gained in all aspects of IT Support, Networking and Systems Maintenance within Microsoft operating systems (hardware & software) – to Degree level

• Proficient with UNIX Operating Systems & Windows 7, Server 2008 & XP O/S & Active Directory, Oracle & MS SQL

• Cisco Certified Network Associate

• Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert: Private Cloud Certification

• ITIL foundation v3 and ISO 27001 Certified

• Security Checked (SC) \ Counter Terrorist Check Clearance

• Strong analytical, troubleshooting and problem solving capabilities

• Hard working and self-motivated with good organisational skills

• Able to interpret and explain technical information clearly and concisely

• Confident communicator with excellent interpersonal skills –at all levels

• Ability to work under pressure on own initiative and to set time scales

• Ability to work well independently as well as within team settings

• Adapt well to challenge, resourceful and flexible

• Full Clean UK Driving Licence

• 10 Years working in the Nuclear Industry

Training & Qualifications

Jan 2015 – Jan 2017 University of Edinburgh Napier
MSc in Advanced Security & Digital Forensics D/L

Advanced Cloud and Network Forensics, Computer Penetration Testing, Encryption and authentication methods, Authentication infrastructures, Host-based digital forensics, Network based Digital Forensics, Network Security, including secure tunnels, Wireless & Mobile Security, Virtualization & Service Oriented Architecture, Masters Dissertation.

Sep 2003 – May 2004 Paisley University
BSc in Computer Networking:

Server Technologies; LAN Design; Network Operating Systems 1 (Windows Based Platforms); Network Operating Systems 2 (UNIX Based Platforms); Next Steps at University; Data Communication & VOIP Communications; Web Server Technologies; Windows Network Administration.

2001 – 2003 Ayr Technical College
HND Computer Network Support:

Unix Multi-User OS; Internet and Server Administration (ISS); Programming Java and Perl; Multi-User & Client User Network Administration; SQL Databases Administration; Computer & Network Security; Internet Security; Hypertext Mark-up Language ;Stand Alone Computer System Support; PC Hardware Installation and Maintenance; PC Fault finding Techniques; DOS / Windows Configuration; Installing Local Area Networks; Information Technology Applications

Employment Summary

Jan 2007 – To Date
Booth Welsh Automation

Network Systems Administrator

Dealing with all the aspects of server & desktop IT infrastructure on a 220 users & 4 2008 R2 server & exchange 2007 environment, duties also include database development and maintained, as well as been responsible for the day to day running of the Avaya IP telephony system & dealing with support issues with Pegasus CIS and Opera II. Providing, Designing, full support and implementation for full duplex wireless telecommunication and camera monitoring system and providing support for live nuclear outages for EDF energy.

July 2005 – Jan 2007
Velos-IT

Systems Operations Administrator

First and second line support for Server & Desktop issues and activities relating to Networking and Windows System Administration for a 150 Server WAN, duties also include maintaining the Backups using both Veritas and Arc Serve Backup software.

May 2004 – Jun 2005
British Nuclear Group

IT Support Technician

Support Technician for a 300 client LAN, duties involved are maintenance of ICT infrastructure hardware & software configuration and fault finding & support operation of the network infrastructure within a Windows NT, XP& 2000 & Lotus Notes environment.

Additional Information

Having gained substantial knowledge and experience through extensive training in the IT field, I am now currently working within a position in Networking & IT Support field. I hope to fully utilise my wide-ranging existing skills within this area, whilst been provided with a fresh challenge and the opportunity to progress within my career.

Interests

Fishing & Keeping updated on new developments within field of IT