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Information Technology High School

Edison, New Jersey, United States
January 31, 2017

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I’m Reynold A. Beaton

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Metuchen. NJ 08840


Professional Summary

Dedicated IT professional highly effective at maintaining and installing software and hardware for laptop and desktop computers. Seeks a role offering opportunities for long term professional growth and development. Highly skilled at software installation, upgrades, updates, and hardware replacement. Well-versed in troubleshooting and repairing malfunctioning hardware and software. Devise innovative strategies to resolve recurring computer and network problems. Skills

● Critical thinking

● Weapons Training

● Secret Security Clearance

● Troubleshooting

● Organized

● Quick Learner

● Internal Components Installation

● Attention to detail

● IT security best practices

● Managing multiple projects


● Team player

● Documentation

● Large computer networks


September 2013- May 2014

Taco Bell, 5 5 Parsonage Rd, Edison, NJ 08837

- Team Member

● Cleaned and organized eating, service, and kitchen areas

● Trained fellow team members on proper sanitation of equipment, foodstuffs, and work area.

● Cooked and assembled various Mexican-styled food items for customers. July 2015- April 2016

Famous Dave’s, 2 3 US Hwy. 1, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

- Famous Team Member/Host

● Guided customers to their dining areas in a timely, professional, and friendly manner.

● Quickly cleaned common areas of restaurant in order to ensure customer satisfaction with the general appearance of the restaurant.

● Trained hosts in table setting, personal interaction, and company history. 2

October 2015-Present

United States Army National Guard

-I nformation Technology Specialist (25B)/ United States Army Soldier

● Identified and corrected performance issues.

● Ensured proper installation of cables, operating systems, and software.

● Entered commands and observed system function to verify correct operations and detect errors.

● Applied performance timing techniques.

● Modified existing software to correct errors, upgrade interfaces and improve performance.

● Troubleshoot and maintained all networking devices and infrastructure across the enterprise including switches, routers, and firewalls.

● Setup and configured hardware and software on company equipment.

● Restored data, operating systems, files, documents, and drivers.

● Proficient in tactical casualty combat care .


200 Washington Ave, Iselin, NJ 08830


● Obtained high school diploma June 23, 2016.

● Emphasized information technology; MOS 1 & 2.

● Varsity Swimmer.

● Edison Police Explorers Leader.

● Maintained honor roll overall throughout all 4 years.

● 80 hours Community Service.

● Woodbridge Juvenile Conference Committee Council Member. Awards

● American Legion Americanism Award with $250 scholarship.

● Awarded $12,000 scholarship for Kean University to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology.

● United States Army Iron Warrior Fitness Award (awarded immediately after completing Basic Combat Training at Fort Benning, Georgia, September 2016.)

● Certificate of Achievement; Army, September 2016.

● Mayor John McCormac’s Woodbridge Good Citizenship Award for Art.

● Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition.

● State of New Jersey Senate and General Assembly Citation.

● National Defense/Army Service Ribbon.


What’s Next?

● Currently pursuing Network + and Security + certification in Army Advanced Individual Training at Fort Gordon, Georgia.

● Graduating AIT on February 23, 2017 and returning to the civilian world as a Reservist in the Army National Guard; will begin service one weekend a month and two weeks a year in order to work a full-time job in the IT Field.

● Prior MOS 1 certification; expired.

● Admitted to Kean University to study Information Technology and obtain a Bachelor’s Degree in the Fall of 2017.

● Ahead of peers my age in knowledge due to Army Experience in IT.

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