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junior system administrator / desktop support

Pleasant Hill, California, United States
May 19, 2017

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Matthew Edwards

**** ********* **.

Concord, CA *4520

(925) ***-****


My goal is to obtain an entry level position as a Junior Systems Administrator to pursue a career in the Network/Systems Administration field.


I am a recent graduate from Cal State East Bay with a degree in Computer Science and an option in Networking and Data Communication. I have substantial work experience as an Electrician and Retail Clerk. My work as an Electrician, particularly network wiring and audio visual projects, propelled me to return to school to obtain a degree. My work as a Retail Clerk honed my customer service skills. EDUCATION

California State University, East Bay - BS: Computer Science Option: Networking/Data Communication

GPA: 3.547

• Dean’s List (Fall 2016) GPA 4.0:

o Advanced Networking, Network Security Principles, Mobile & Wireless Networking, Fictional Writing


January 2010 to Present: Edwards Electrical and Entertainment- Concord, CA

(Part time work as school schedule allowed)

• Pull and terminate cat5e, punch down and rj45. Pull and terminate rg-6.

• Wire management to equipment in closets and racks

• Trouble shoot and repair Electrical, Networking, and A/V systems

• Coordinate between contractors and clients to facilitate the completion of projects from design to inspection

• Desktop spec, build, trouble shooting and repair. Including re-capping motherboards. November 2009 to March 2017: Diablo Foods – Lafayette, CA

(Part time work before classes to maintain Health Benefits)

• Emphasizing above and beyond customer service and satisfaction

• Constant team work to ensure smooth efficient operation of the front end, while maintaining the quality of product on the floor

March 2002 to May 2008 – Gentec Electrical Services – Livermore, CA

(Full time plus)

• Project management of residential and commercial tenant improvements

• Trained and supervised apprentices

• Spec and Install electrical, Audio/visual, and Home Networking systems

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