Steven Lawler

Steven Lawler





 

 

Work Experience


Years Employed: 2010 - 2013 Location: Sydney, Australia
Onsite at Google Australia Pty Ltd
  • Inventory Management, Procurement and logistics. - Full life cycle of inventory assets. From procurement to end of life recycling.
  • Handling both receiving and shipping of corporate assets and equipment; Local and international.
  • Systems repair and support (PCs, Apple, laptops, Projectors, Printers etc).
  • Video Conferencing systems and maintenance (Google video conferencing certified).
  • Administration and Management of systems.
  • Linux (Ubuntu Server and Desktop), OSX and Microsoft diagnosis/repairs.
  • Buildouts, expansions and site rollouts.
  • Promoted to team lead for Australia.
  • Data and statistical analysis of SLAs, resolve times, and other statistics.
  • Special Projects - This includes programing, developemnt, beta testing, project management, and other miscellaneous tasks. This includes planning and rollouts for region wide and global projects.

 

Years Employed: 2009 - 2010 Location: Gold Coast, QLD
Griffith University - Goldcoast Campus
  • Helpdesk support.
  • Systems repair (PCs, Projectors, Printers etc).
  • System maintenance (PCs, rooms, cables etc).
  • System Upgrading.
  • Administration and Management of systems.

 

Years Employed: 2008 - 2009 Location: Gold Coast, QLD
Dreamlifewares - "Firepow", "Blog Colony"
  • Administrator/Moderator (cPanel X, WHM 11, Apache v2, also includes user and software management)
  • Forum Administrator (vBulletin)
  • Quality Assurance Tester and Beta Tester (Mantis bug system)
  • Live Support and Ticket Support
  • Internet Advertising and Marketing (SEO)
  • Web planning and design (XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, MySQL, PHP)
  • Technical and Security Adviser
  • Wordpress theme design and modifications

 

Years Employed: 2002 - 2003 Location: Tweed Heads, NSW
Microstuff Computer Recyclers
  • System builder
  • Repair technician
  • Network Engineering
  • Hardware and software testing and benchmarking

 

Years Employed: 1999 - 2000 Location: Ballina, NSW
Nichola's Electronics Repair
  • Repair Technician
  • Electronic Technician.
  • Includes reparing/modding: TVs, VCRs, Microwaves, DVD players, Gaming Consoles and Stereos

 

Software Experience


What For: Programming Hobby Experience: Average/Expert Years Experience: Since 2002
Visual Basic 5/6
  • Familiar with common API calls.
  • Can create network applications using WINSOCK.
  • Read/Write data to HardDisk
  • Familiar with standard coding practices.
  • Have created various programs over the years for many different goals.
  • Have moved onto VB.NET

 

What For: Programming Hobby Experience: Average Years Experience: Since 2006
Visual Basic .NET
  • Familiar with the .NET framework.
  • Have used the .NET framework to create many different applications.
  • Some of my programs are open source. Please email if you want a copy.

 

What For: Hobby and to complete study assignments. Experience: Average Years Experience: Since 2007
Photoshop CS2/3/4/5
  • Can design art and graphics in photoshop.
  • Manipulate and clean up pictures (Such as photos).
  • Familiar with most functions that photoshop provides.

 

What For: Hobbies. Experience: Basic Years Experience: Since 2011
VPN
  • Can manage and setup a VPN.
  • Installed PTPP (IPSec) for VPN (Client setup on Android phone, Windows 7/XP and Ubuntu)
  • Setup VPN routing/IPTables etc.

 

What For: Hobbies. Experience: Basic Years Experience: Since 2011
Virtual Box
  • Can manage and setup a virtual box setup

 

What For: Data Crunching. Experience: Average Years Experience: Since 2010
Google Docs
  • Can use all Google Docs software and understand how it works
  • Can create and modify spreadsheet formulas for a number of purposes (VLOOKUP, COUNTA, FILTER and many others)
  • Understand permissions and file structure of Google Drive
  • Have created PHP scripts to interact with the Google Docs API.

 

What For: Domain Administration Experience: Average Years Experience: Since 2005
cPanel X/WHM
  • Can use most of the functions in cPanel to setup and administrate domains.
  • Create/manage email accounts
  • Create/manage addon domains, sub-domains, page and domain redirects.
  • Create/manage FTP quotas, accounts and permissions.
  • Create/manage MySQL databases, users and permisions.
  • Managing files, directories and permissions using the cPanel file manager.
  • I have my own personal WHM with multiple cPanels.

 

What For: Firepow/Hobby Experience: Expert Years Experience: Since 2008
Wordpress
  • Familiar with Wordpress' code and procedures.
  • Can create/modify Wordpress themes to specific needs.
  • Familiar with Wordpress' database schema.
  • Can modify the Wordpress core code for specific purposes.
  • Create user bridges for portals/forums.

 

What For: Study, assignments, writing reports and many other things. Experience: Average Years Experience: Since 2000
Microsoft Office
  • Word, Excel, Visio, Powerpoint
  • Know my way around office and its features.

 

What For: Griffith University Experience: Basic Years Experience: Since 2009
Symantec Ghost
  • Can create and restore backup images.
  • Prepare Windows systems for image creation.
  • Direct disk restoration/backup or over networks.

 

What For: Griffith University Experience: Basic Years Experience: Since 2009
Deep Freeze
  • Familiar with how Deep Freeze works.
  • Able to install/uninstall Deep Freeze on client machines
  • Able to manage Deep Freeze clients over a network from the Deep Freeze server.

 

What For: Security Experience: Average Years Experience: Since 2008
COMODO Firewall
  • Familiar with COMODO Firewall's features.
  • Able to configure COMODO Firewall for specific needs.
  • Able to analyze logs to detect network intrusions and unwanted traffic.

 

What For: Hobby and to complete study assignments. Experience: Average Years Experience: Since 2009
Dreamweaver CS2/3
  • Familiar with Dreamweaver's functions and features.
  • Able to create sites using Dreamweaver.

 

What For: Hobby and to complete study assignments. Experience: Average Years Experience: Since 2009
Flash CS2/3
  • Familiar with Flash's functions and features.
  • Able to create flash applications.
  • Familiar with ActionScript 2.

 

What For: Hobby, testing/debugging, study Experience: Average Years Experience: Since 2008
Apache/MySQL/PHP
  • Able to setup an Apache server and configure it for specific purposes.
  • Able to setup PHP and MySQL to use Apache.
  • Fairly confident on both Windows and Linux.
  • Able to backup, restore and migrate databases, files and websites.
  • I have created my own version of a portable WAMP server. Source code available on request.

 

What For: Administration, moderating, personal interests Experience: Average/Expert Years Experience: Since 2006
vBulletin, phpBB and VMF
  • Able to setup and manage forums as an administrator.
  • Clear on forum etique and moderator guide lines.
  • Able to modify themes for specific purposes.
  • Able to create user bridges for portals/blogs.
  • Able to backup, restore and migrate forums.

 

What For: Ticket Systems, bug reports Experience: Average Years Experience: Since 2008
Mantis, Kayako and CA Service Desk
  • Able to administrate and moderate ticketing systems.
  • Able to write up bug reports and reply promptly to clients.
  • Able to quickly prioritize tickets and bugs.

 

What For: Hobby, Google Experience: Basic/Average Years Experience: Since 2006
LINUX (Redhat 9+, Fedora Core 5+, Ubuntu, Knoppix Live, Backtrack 2+)
  • Familiar with the Linux environment.
  • Able to install operating systems onto hard disks.
  • Familiar with permissions, file structure and users.
  • Made my own ADSL+2 modem, and a router with Linux on it. (Using Bridged Ethernet RFC 1483). Has its own DNS, DHCP server, Web UI, VPN, custom ipTables etc.
  • I don't care how 'Linux' is pronounced =).

 

Many more
  • There is too much software to state here, but these are the Software I chose that I believe a future employer would be considering.
  • Most of the software listed can be used for a variety of projects or goals. It's not listed in any particular order.
  • If you have further questions, please email me.

 

Last Updated: 25/11/2013 02:27:35
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