Resume

Rusty Myers
814-753-4522 • rustymyers@gmail.com


Objective


To obtain a full-time position in the field of information technology with an emphasis on Macintosh Systems; special interests include Systems Deployment, Lab and Client Management, Packaging and Thin Image Creation, and Scripting and Application Development.


Knowledge & Skills


  • Systems design, integration, support, and maintenance
  • Creating software installer packages using PackageMaker and other tools
  • Remote administration and maintenance using Apple Remote Desktop, BigFix, and SSH
  • Policy and service administration of Open and Active Directory
  • AppleScript, Shell, and Powershell Scripting
  • Xojo, Objective-C, C, and Python programming
  • Delegating, prioritizing, and efficiently managing projects
  • Excellent communication skills with a focus on customer service and teamwork
  • Dedicated and driven to complete projects and help others


Accomplishments


  • Co-Founder and Presenting Member of the PSU Mac Admin Conference 2010-2016
    • National Conference attended by over 580 Mac Admins
    • Presented sessions on DeployStudio, systems deployment, and packaging software with hands-on lab
    • Co-Presented session on imaging and deploying OS X images and software
    • Co-Presented full day workshops on Bash scripting
  • Presenting Member of PSU MacAdmins Group
    • Presented session on CLC Cooperative Lab Management for Macs Initiative
    • Presented session on BigFix for Macintosh Admins
  • Presenter for Macworld MacIT Conference 2011
    • Co-Presenting session IT852 DeployStudio: Tips, Tricks, and Alternate Uses
  • Developed TSM Backup Check.app to allow clients to check backup status
  • Developed BackupRestore scripts for use with DeployStudio to backup users before imaging


Experience


Systems Administrator, Information Technology Services, Pennsylvania State University 2011-Present


  • Administer of over 200 OS X and Windows software licenses via Sassafras KeyServer
  • Maintain over 1000+ Penn State Public Lab Macs
  • Managing 100+ software packages via remote installation
  • Script processes for automation, updates, and security using Shell Scripts and AppleScripts
  • Manage Radmind and Tivoli Endpoint Manager servers
  • Package and deployment software for Student Laptop Initiative
  • Gather software requests from faculty for Lab Macs
  • Interface with software vendors, and handling large purchases
  • Develop custom applications to support lab systems


Systems Administrator, College of Education, Pennsylvania State University 2010-2011


  • Administration of 15+OS X and Ubuntu Servers and Services, including Open Directory
  • Administration of 82 OS X and Windows software licenses via Sassafras KeyServer
  • Maintained application, security, and system updates for 400+ OS X clients
  • Maintained Tivoli Storage Manager backups for servers and client machines
  • Created and installed 100+ software packages via remote installation
  • Scripted processes for automation, updates, and security using Shell Scripts and AppleScripts


Information Technology Support Specialist, College of Education, Pennsylvania State University 2004-2010


  • Troubleshooting 700+ Macintosh, Windows, and Linux computers, printers, and servers
  • Technical lead for One to One distribution of 180+ Macbooks
  • Developed and maintained course management, blog, wiki, and help desk websites
  • Composing documentation on systems and services for the Unit, College, and University
  • Managing customer work requests using an online ticket system
  • Assisting in the systems analysis and design of new technology initiatives for the college
  • Developed and trained staff on OS X system and applications


Education


The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA Expected Graduation in 2018
B. S. in Information Sciences and Technology
Emphasis: Design and Development
South Hills School of Business and Technology, State College, PA 2004
A.S. in Specialized Technology Computer Information Systems
Emphasis: Network Administration


Professional Development


ITIL Foundational Certification 01/2015
Penn State MacAdmins Conference 2010-2016
PSU TechPros Conference      2013-2016
MacTech Conference 11/2011, 10/2012
Macworld Conference 01/2010, 01/2011
Mastering Supervision Course 09/2009
Leadership Conference 03/2007
PSU Web Conference 01/2008
Apple WWDC 04/2007, 04/2008, 04/2009
PSU One to One Conference 06/2006, 06/2007, 06/2008
PSU User Services Conference 07/2005, 07/2006

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