About

Who Am I?

  • I have an extensive career with demonstrated innovation and success. I am a result oriented professional with proven success in business output optimization and profitability enhancements through various technical improvements.
  • Extensive experience in managing the many facets of project management efficiently, participating in the definition of both functional and non-functional requirements as well as coordinating with cross functional teams and vendors to ensure the timely delivery of projects.
  • Strong knowledge of infrastructure requirements, cloud migrations, branding, and CRM systems.
  • Strong Communications skills leveraged to optimize team output and accuracy
  • Developed and maintain my own domain faran17.com. On which I host several types of sites:

    • Dokuwiki
    • OsTicket
    • Wordpress
    • Resume site
    • An ecommerce site


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Education

  • MBA

    (GPA 3.81/4.0)

    University of Phoenix

    February 5th 2013 - April 14, 2014

  • BS

    Information Technology / Information System Security

    (GPA 3.93/4.0)

    University of Phoenix

    April 26th 2011 - November 9th 2012

  • Associates

    San Diego Mesa College

    Behavioral Science


Certifications

  • Ethical Hacker: Web Server Hacking
  • Defending Against Intrusion, Excellence in Technical Customer Service
  • Security Awareness (2nd Ed.) (Part 1): Protecting Information and Counteracting Social Engineering
  • Security Awareness (2nd Ed.) (Part 2): Maintaining Computer and File Security
  • Security Awareness (2nd Ed.) (Part 3): Promoting Email Security and Proper Responses to Security Incidents
  • Web Design with XHTML, HTML and CSS: Level 1 + 2
  • CISSP - Certificate/ID Number: 484694

Client Says

“Joe has an amazing work ethic. His attention to detail and quality of work is unparalleled. Joe's ability to remain calm and think clearly in stressful situations is one of the many talents he brings to the table not only as a colleague, but as an engineer responsible for the 24/7 uptime of a production critical facility. I highly recommend Joe.”
Nick, Systems Engineer.

Client Says

“Insightful, smart, knowledgeable. These are the first words that come to mind when referring to Joe. As an engineer, he's got the knowledge and experience to enable most anything you can imagine - he's only limited by resources. Probably one of the best radio engineers I've ever had the pleasure of working with. I highly recommend Joe.”
Jack, Web and Digital Media Content Creator & Manager

Software and Hardware Skills

  • Programming Languages
    • Linux (CentOS)
    • HTML/PHP
  • GUI and Database Design
    • Net Beans
    • Eclipse
    • MySQL
    • MS Access 2007/10
  • Web Designing Tools
    • Adobe CS3/6
    • Photoshop
    • Joomla
    • Wordpress
    • MediaWiki
    • TikiWiki
  • User Systems/OS
    • Windows: 7/10/Server 2003/2008
    • Ubuntu/CentOS
    • Mac OSX
  • Virtualization Platforms
    • Oracle VM VirtualBox
    • Citrix
    • Amazon AWS
  • Conductivity
    • ISDN
    • T1
    • VPN
    • VoIP
    • all custom cabling
  • Hardware
    • IDS
    • IPS
    • RAID
    • Desktops
    • Laptops
    • Servers
    • Printers
    • NAS
    • all internal PC physical components