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  • Name: Ryan Slater
  • Nationality: British
  • Home: Nottingham
  • Phone: 07884 737 321
  • Email: ryan@ryanslater.co.uk

Professional Profile

I am a degree qualified, UK based IT professional with an ever growing ambition to master the most technical aspects of the Information Technology sector. I am a highly motivated, driven individual looking for challenges in IT management, Systems Engineering and holistic Solutions Architecture.

Professional Background

Work Experience

2018 May - Present

Capital One

Desktop Lead Engineer - London Workforce Tech Operations

Role Description

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2014 May - 2018 May

Jigsaw24

Systems Engineer

Role Description

Nationwide Systems Engineering for the UK's leading Apple Specialist and IT service vendor, Jigsaw24

  • MacOS and Windows Server Configuration and Deployment
  • Server Virtualisation and Configuration
  • Mac Management and Remote Administration
  • Jamf Pro (Formerly Casper Suite) Administration
  • Mac Endpoint Installation / Imaging and Integration with both new and existing Windows Environments (Active Directory / Open Directory)
  • Office 365 Solution Implementation and Migraton
  • Apple iOS Deployments
  • Mobile Device Management Platform Implementation (AirWatch, Jamf Pro, Lightspeed Mobile Manager, Cisco Meraki, Mobile Iron)
  • Network Infrastructure Design and Installation
  • Storage Solution Deployment
  • Web Filtering Solutions
  • Technical Training on Deployments and Products
  • Production of Comprehensive High and Low Level Technical Documentation

  • I have both consulted for and lead engineered many notable projects for well established organisations during this role

    2013 June - 2014 May

    MSSR Limited

    Group IT Technician

    Role Description

    Group IT Technician
    Managing all aspects of IT for a 3 entity construction group over 3 locations across the UK

  • Endpoint Technical Support / Software Distribution and Support
  • Windows Server Installation, Configuration and Ongoing Maintenance
  • Network Infrastructure Management and Hardware Installation
  • Security and Risk Management Consultancy
  • Website Design and Development
  • Academic History

    Qualifications

    2010 September - 2013 June

    Northumbria University of Newcastle upon Tyne

    Business Information Management (BSc)

    Degree Description

    I completed an intensive full time 3 year programme comprising of various different modules focusing on Business Computing and Project Management

  • High 2:1 with Honours
  • 2003 September - 2010 June

    Garibaldi College

    Specialist Maths and Computing Institution

    School Description

    I attended a specialist Maths and Computing comprehensive college, including Sixth Form

  • 3 (A-D) A-Level qualifications in Computing, Applied Business and Finance
  • 9 (A-C) GCSE qualification including English, Maths and Science
  • Recommendations

    • David Siggers

      Project Co-Ordinator Jigsaw24

      It has been an absolute pleasure working with Ryan since he joined the Jigsaw24 Engineering team. He approaches each job with an admirable 'can do' attitude and is always willing to get stuck in to any given task. The level of his produced documentation (whether it be related to pre-sales, defining scopes of work or post install overviews) is also top-notch. Thank you Ryan

    • John Sanders

      Associate Director MSSR Limited

      Ryan is a pro-active, hard working individual who always goes the extra mile for the team. It was a pleasure to work with him and he only once told me to "turn it off and on again"! He brought enthusiasm and innovation to every task, with an excellent attitude and personable manner

    • Andy Clayton

      General Manager T&E Display

      In the year I have known Ryan he has excelled in all areas of IT that we as a Sister company required. He has installed and maintained full IT connections and re-routing across 3 sites, on time and on budget. He is personable, trustworthy and has good knowledge. I would recommend him for any IT related future roles

    • Grazyna Lawnik

      Office Administrator T&E Display

      Ryan is friendly, welcoming and always happy to answer questions as well as find successful resolution. Ryan has an excellent knowledge in all areas of IT. I would highly recommend his services

    Skill Set

    Proficiency

    Notable Product Knowledge

    MacOS Management Including Server Framework Configuration
    Windows Server 2008 / 2012 and Hyper-V Virtualisation Systems
    Jamf Pro (Casper), Munki, AirWatch, MobileIron, Meraki, Lightspeed, DeployStudio, Profile Manager
    NAS / SAN / Directly Attached Storage Solutions (EuroNAS, GBLabs Space, Synology, QNAP, Promise, Acronis Access Connect (Formerly ExtremeZ-IP))
    Network Appliances (Dell SonicWall, WatchGuard, HP, Brocade, Netgear, Lightspeed Web Filters)

    Certifications

    Certified Casper Administrator (CCA)

    2017

    Certified Casper Technician (CCT)

    2015

    Lightspeed Systems Mobile Manager Administrator

    2014

    Lightspeed Systems Web Filter Administrator

    2014

    Cisco CCNA

    2012


    Core Skills

    MacOS / Windows
    Deployment
    Storage
    Solutions
    Network
    Design

    Sub-skills

    • UNIX & Terminal
    • MacOS / Windows Image Production
    • MacOS Customisation
    • Application Deployment & Licensing
    • Technical Support
    • iOS Mass Deployment
    • Mobile Device Management
    • Application Distribution
    • Technical Training
    • Non-technical Training

    Hobbies & Interests

    • Mountain Biking

    • Computing

    • Movies

    • Travel

    • Music

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