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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
June 14, 2019

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Alexander Postma


April **** – April *019

IT Administrator, Support & Network Engineer at Commercial ICT, a division of Hudaco Industries

Intern/Junior level

Key responsibilities and accomplishments


Windows, Microsoft Office Suite (Office 365) Windows Server, Active Directory, Yeahlink & Euphoria PABX systems, Mimecast, Sophos Firewall and Anti-Virus, Syspro ERP system, ISP Vodacom, MTN, Samsung Nock & Telkom, Dell switches, Advance Mobility and various brands copiers and printers.


Implementation and project management of Bitcoin GPU Farm with 384 graphic cards for customer to the value of R6mil. Assisted with the installation of electrical appliances with Superior. Migration of acquired company to an existing company IT infrastructure and platform. The project deliverables were to implement 40 new computers, 5 new printers including set up of users. Created user profiles and accounts from ERP system, AD, Exchange Services and to PABX. Implemented a changeover of a new branch in Klerksdorp and rebuilt the network with new cable, switches and server cabinet.

Upgrade of acquired and existing companies to Office 365. Trained users on the company policies and procedures to improve computer literate skills.

The old IT equipment after the company upgrade was in total 60 computers and rebuilt 30 of these computers. Installed, configured and upgraded 25 printers over the branches and head office. 13A Albert Crescent


Roodepoort, Gauteng







Installed 12 thermal label printers and trained staff on the use of these printers.

Day to day IT tasks:

Responsible for identity and access management of employees in Active Directory.

Provided Tier 1 and 2 technical support and staff training on hardware, Microsoft Office, Windows and PABX systems.

Managing and maintaining the local workstations and network. Installation of new network points and patches to network. Responsible for implementing and maintaining backups and logs. Help manage the local servers and network with the guidance of Senior Technicians.

Assisted with planning and supporting software and hardware upgrades.

IT asset management and procurement.

Exchange Services management and administrator of the Mimecast firewall.

Formal training completed:

Sophos Firewall UTM Administrator – entry level certification. September 2017 to December 2017

Sound Engineer at Event Shop, Bloemfontein

Key responsibilities

Stage Engineer at shows and events.

Live art performance and AV screen compilations.

Live Master Engineer and Light Engineer.

Truck driving of equipment for events and shows.

Décor at events and shows, pickup and delivery of décor and catering equipment.

Maintenance and service of sound, light and AV equipment. October 2016 to August 2017

Sound Engineer at Starsound, Bloemfontein

Key responsibilities

Field engineer working with artists and other forms of presenters. Live art and performance setup compilations, AV screen and light compilations.

Live master engineering for artists to other forms of presenters. National conferences for businesses, medical conferences and political party conferences.

Truck driving of equipment for events and shows.

April 2011 to October 2016

Part time student jobs as follow:

Store worker at Station-X, Bloemfontein

Retail worker at Crazy Pets, Bloemfontein

Bartender at Emoya Estates, Bloemfontein

Gymnastics Coach at Bloemfontein Gymnastics Club


Fichardtpark High School, Bloemfontein

Grade 12 (Matric) completed in 2014

Practical Audio Solution (PAS), Bloemfontein

Sound Engineer/Music Producer National Diploma in 2017 Other experiences and hobbies

Master Engineer for the band Having Cows. Was responsible for mix and sound setup at performances of band.

Participated as the lead guitarist and back up vocalist at the live performing acts of the band, Breathe the Sin. Composer and recording engineer for Breathe the Sin band.

Completed my own EP Album of five songs in the rock and metal alternative genre. The album was a test run for the new production rig and was successful with good quality.

Career objectives and aspirations

I am seeking employment with a company where I can apply my acquired skills in audio production and develop further in this field. My other aspirations are to gain experience in the multimedia production.


Available upon request.

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