Colin Berry

An ambitious problem-solver, self-taught web developer and designer, technology enthusiast who’s always learning and constantly improving on a powerful set of technology skills.

Experience

Micro-Vision Computers

June 2019 to September 2019

Junior Technician

Designed, built, cleaned, refurbished and sold various types of computers. Managed their WordPress website and online computer configurator. Occasionally sent on service calls for some basic IT work.

Kool and Child

September 2018 to April 2020

Cashier & Data-Entry Clerk

Entered all sales into the cash register/point-of-sale system while ensuring purchases were accurately recorded. Completed all cleaning, stocking and organizing tasks in the assigned sales area. Maintained knowledge of current sales and promotions, policies regarding payment and exchanges and security practices. Performed basic Data Entry roles taking SKUs from the retail database and added them to the website catalogue.

Shaw Communications

May 2013 to September 2017

Technical Support Representative

Demonstrated confident, professional and exceptional customer service skills all while leveraging several levels of technology and problem-solving skills to resolve technical, billing and other often dissimilar customer situations. Worked extensively with UNIX telnets, Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word) and occasionally analyzed Debian Linux logs and back-end SQL entries. Managed customers' expectations of support and technology functionality in order to provide positive user experience.

Internship

Mosaic Information Technology

May 2019 to June 2019

Junior Technician Intern

Worked under industry leading System Administrators to deploy new hardware, backup files for clients, gather necessary hardware information, set up high-end hardware for virtualization purposes, refurbish old hardware and helped implement network designs.

Education

Vancouver Island University

Graduated 2020

Diploma in Information Technology and Applied Systems

GPA: 3.9

Projects

AIM

Work in Progress

AIM is a PHP-based Information Management web application that I'm developing with some fellow classmates using a custom framework built with an object-oriented paradigm and advanced server side security. PHP, MariaDB, HTML5, CSS3, jQuery, CentOS

Cyanima

From 2009 to 2018

Cyanima, later named Wintr, was an image-hosting site I built by hand simply to build my programming skills. This project went through various iterations over the years and I owe a lot of my programming skills to those builds. PHP, MariaDB, HTML5, CSS3, jQuery

Shockline

From 2013 to 2014

Shockline Hosting was a Minecraft hosting company I co-founded with a good friend of mine. Here we built our own 2U machines, installed CentOS and co-located them throughout the states. WHMCS, Multicraft, Bungeecord, SpigotMC, Java, JSON, PHP, MySQL, CentOS

Skills

Web Development, Design and Tools

Infrastucture and Administration

  • Virtualization (VMware Workstation, VMware vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V, High Availability and Fault Tolerance)
  • Linux Server Deployment & Administration (LAMP, nginx, CentOS, RHEL, Ubuntu, Postfix, Dovecot)
  • Windows Server Deployment & Administration (Active Directory, Group Policy, Exchange Server and DAG)
  • Network Switching & Routing

Practical Skills

  • Problem Solving
  • Customer Care
  • Troubleshooting