As a Technology Consultant, I seek to use my skills and abilities to leverage technology to help you achieve your goals.
I possess very strong skills in UNIX C programming, UNIX system administration, and computer security. I am skilled in systems integration, engineering, and testing. I also maintain a variety of other skills such as web administration, Microsoft systems administration, network administration, database administration, and technical support.
Counted among my programming skills are C/SQL, artificial intelligence, data acquisition and analysis, as well as real time control systems. I am also versed in web, and network programming. I have over 28 years of professional technical experience.
My security services include penetration testing, training, audits, intrusion detection, hardening, policies, code review, and disaster recovery.
I am skilled in the application of a wide range of technology. Some examples include technical document writing, GPS, wireless and cellular, solar and alternative power systems, electric fencing, audio visual systems, surveillance and wildlife cameras.
My expertise and experience in Systems Engineering and Integration enable me to develop tailored systems using off the shelf and customized hardware and software.
Through a lifelong passion for the wilderness, I have picked up a variety of outdoor skills. Some of these include; navigation, tracking, canoeing, foraging, and shelter building. I am very comfortable working in the wilderness.
I attended college at the University of Arizona where I worked with Optical Scientists and Astronomers as part of a team developing world-renowned observatories. Not satisfied with a traditional degree, I went on to get a degree in the fields of Computer Science, Mathematics, and Philosophy, with a focus on Artificial Intelligence. Over the years I have worked with small startups to Fortune 50 corporations.
Some of the companies I have worked for are Pretty Good Privacy (PGP), the North American Bear Center, the Wildlife Research Institute, the British Broadcasting Corporation, NDC, Motorola, Steward Observatory, and Hughes.
Of all the skills I possess, the two that have served me best are my problem solving and ability to learn new subjects. This coupled with my decades of professional experience enables me to help you solve your unique technology needs.