technical summary

Networking and Network Administration, Linux Server Administration, ESXi/vSphere, pfSense and Palo Alto Firewalls, Splunk, AWS, Chef, F5, DNS, TCP/IP


Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL
Bachelor of Science: Information Systems Technologies (May 2018)
GPA: 3.7/4.0

Graduated Cum Laude
Security Dawgs Officer and Chief of Infrastructure
2017 NCL Fall Split 343rd Individual Placement
2017 NCL Fall Split 5th Place Team Member
2017 Mid-West CCDC Regional 2nd Place Team Member
2018 Illinois CCDC 2nd Place Team Member

work experience

System Engineer (July 2018-Present)
Cerner Corporation, Kansas City, MO
• Work with automation tools like Spinnaker, Chef, Ansible, and Jenkins
• Update and maintain GitHub repositories with configuration as code
• Create Splunk alerts and queries
• F5 Virtual Server, iRules, SSL Profile Administration
• OEL/RHEL Linux Server Administration
• Work with and maintain multiple AWS environments
• Partake in the scrum methodology

Summer Client Technology Intern (May 2017-August 2017)
Volkswagen Credit Inc., Libertyville, IL
• Imaged laptops and desktops
• Supported users and performed troubleshooting on software and hardware issues
• Replaced old desktops, daptops, and donitors
• Managed inventory, Active Directory, and SCCM
• Self-managed workflow and deadlines

Summer Tech Task Force (May 2016-September 2016)
Valley View School District 365U, Romeoville, IL
• Part of a team of over 20 individuals
• Provisioned and deployed over 7,500 Chromebooks to multiple schools
• Managed inventory
• Imaged and deployed Windows desktops for students and teachers
• Given leadership roles as the summer progressed

more experience

Summer Camp Counselor, Northbrook Park District, Northbrook, IL,
June-August 2015

After school counselor, KASPER – Schaumburg Park District, Schaumburg, IL,
December 2014-June 2015

Volunteer Junior High Ministry, Harvest Bible Chapel, Rolling Meadows, IL,
September 2013-August 2014

Crew Trainer and Manager for two locations at once, McDonald’s, Schaumburg and Palatine, IL, March 2013-December 2014