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Machine Operator Information Security

Wyoming, MI
November 13, 2018

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James McKenney

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Wyoming, MI 49519



2+ years’ experience as a Key Contributor in an IT environment with significant systems experience, superior interpersonal skills and a stellar educational background. 20+ years’ experience as a Team Player and Multi-disciplinary Worker in a Warehousing environment with advanced troubleshooting skills. Qualified shipper/receiver background and competencies with forklift & packing machinery.

IT Skills:

• Network Configuration, Design & Troubleshooting – Cisco switches & routers including Wi-Fi

• Network Administration – both Windows & Linux

• Operating systems, Microsoft windows & CentOS/Red Hat Linux

• Virtualization – including VM hosting on physical servers & Cloud services using VMware, Virtual Box and Amazon Web Services

• Network Security & Information Security Theory

• Database concepts – including MySQL

• Basic web design – HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP

Management Skills:

• Project Management

• Technical Writing & Editing

• Positive attitude, easily approachable, & quick to acknowledge mistakes are some qualities that allow me to work will in a professional environment.

• Good work ethic motivates me to stay busy and find work that needs to be completed. Warehousing Skills:

• Capable shipper/receiver with RF scanner and order picking experience.

• Qualified forklift driver with 20+ years’ experience, loading and unloading trucks for shipping/receiving & warehousing product from the factory.

• Hands on troubleshooting and pattern-setting experience with warehouse product stacking machinery. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

College Portfolio

• Team lead & editor for Network Specification Document & Presentation (Capstone Project of Networking Diploma) which included:

o Logical and Physical Design Diagrams

o A Wi-Fi heat map, detailing AP signal coverage

o Detailed protocol analysis of a packet capture taken over 24 hours o Recommended hardware and software upgrades

o Cost Analysis

o A Gantt chart representing the proposed implementation of our recommendations 2

Extra-Curricular Portfolio

• Replaced and set up Wi-Fi Router for PANITZ & Associates, Inc.

• Volunteer tech support for family: hardware purchase recommendations and tracking lost passwords.

• Building/designing simulated networks on Packet Tracer; containing as many as 12 routers and 30 switches

• Building/maintaining a Windows Server with Active Directory on VirtualBox

• Building/maintaining a practice LAMP server with CentOS on AWS EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Computer Systems Technology – Networking


St. Clair College of Applied Arts & Technology


Windsor, ON, Canada


Receiving Forklift

Pure Hothouse Foods

Leamington, ON

2017 – 2018


Forklift/Machine Operator

H. J. Heinz Company of Canada


Leamington, ON 1996 – 2014

Various Labourer Positions Various Employers Windsor, ON 1993 – 1996 Naval Signalman (AB) Canadian Naval Reserves Windsor, ON 1990 – 1993 CERTIFICATIONS & AWARDS

Cisco Certified Network Associate

May 2018 – May 2021

Norman Cloutier Memorial Scholarship Mar. 2017

Certificate of Participation – Cisco Networking Academy United States & Canada 2016 NetRiders CCNA Skills Competition May 2016

Academic Distinction – St. Clair College Jan. 2015, June 2015, Dec. 2015, Apr. 2016, Apr. 2017

Academic Honors – St. Clair College Dec. 2016


Available upon request.


Amazon Web Services, Apache, AWS, CCNA, Cisco, Cloud, Coding, Database, Excel, JavaScript, LAMP, Linux, MySQL, Network Administration, Network Configuration, Network Security, PHP, PowerPoint, Server Administration, Technical Writing, Virtual Box, Virtual Machine, Virtualization, VMware, Windows, Word

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