Uncubed
   

LaGuardia TechHire – OpenCode:
Network Administration

 

LaGuardia TechHire – OpenCode is a partnership between LaGuardia Community College, The Software Guild, Udacity, General Assembly, and Uncubed. It is funded by a highly selective grant from the U.S. Department of Labor and the result of a White House initiative under President Obama called TechHire.

The goal of TechHire – OpenCode is to increase the diversity and scale of tech talent pipelines for employers by providing industry-informed training to young adults (17 – 29 years old) who are otherwise under-represented within the tech industry.

Graduates of TechHire – OpenCode now work as engineers and analysts at Google, Viacom, Infosys, Intersection, BounceX, Adobe, Capgemini, and more.

 


 

Meet the Candidates of Network Administration

 

Sara Vega – Customer Service

Resume | LinkedIn


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • Exceeded my sales quota every quarter

Strongest with:

  • CompTIA A+ Certification
  • Installing and troubleshooting PC Components, Laptop troubleshooting, device troubleshooting, and printer troubleshooting

Also knows:

  • Some HTML and CSS

Open to relocation?

  • Remotely Anywhere in the U.S. and open to move eventually, Florida

About Sara:

  • Bilingual fluency in English and Spanish
  • Positive and enthusiastic attitude, Goal oriented, Strong oral and written communication skills, Time management, Multitasking
  • Volunteer in non-profit organization(Trinity Human Services), Participation in Basketball, and soccer.

 


 

Mike Santos – Computer Technician/IT Support Specialist

Resume | LinkedIn


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • I use to work at Berkeley College as Desktop Support technician for almost 3 years before Covid. Installed networks, desktop, reimage HDD, sever deployment, etc.

Strongest with:

  • OSX, iOS, Windows XP, 7, 8, 10.
  • Comptia A+ 220-1002 by April 22, 2021.

Also knows:

  • Data encryption, backups, recovery, cleanups, images; Mobile Device troubleshooting; PC/Laptop maintenance; Network Printer troubleshooting; Networking Cable management

Open to relocation?

  • Yes

About Mike:

  • Highly organized, self-motivated, problem solver with nine years’ background in customer service and client relations experience whom continuously strives for excellence and experience.
  • Always willing to learn and I care about anything I put my time in.

 


 

Stephanie Ramos – Network Associate

Resume | LinkedIn | GitHub


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • I am a community health advocate and after graduating from college, I returned home and initiated an elementary school garden with my hometown’s environmental justice organization. Using a year-long curriculum, we addressed childhood obesity in our community, which ranked the highest in the nation. This effort led to a food collective where we grew and exchanged food.

Strongest with:

  • Windows 7/8/10 and Mac OS X, MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Access
  • Google IT Support Professional Certificate, May 2020; CompTIA A+ Core 1, April, 2021; CompTIA A+ Core 2, April 2021; Cisco CCNA Certificate, June 2021
  • Experience in healthcare with strong practice in HIPAA compliance and the Epic reporting system
  • Verified medical service documentation via Epic as an end-user during the audit and monitoring process
  • Managed database systems using AIRS, eSHARE and internal database systems

Also knows:

  • SQL, Python, Swift

Open to relocation?

  • I am willing to relocate, preferably in Texas, Colorado or California. I have access to a car only in California and New York.

About Stephanie:

  • I am a first-generation daughter of immigrants and grew up working at my aunt’s jewelry and flower shop. I value these experiences and believe in strong work ethic. So much that I never missed a day of school between 4th and 7th grade.
  • I am an avid runner and I love hiking, caving and keeping active with my dog, named Peanut. With friends and family cheering me on, I completed the Bay Ridge Half Marathon, I finished the 13.10 miles in just a little over two hours.
  • I delivered excellent customer service and strong team workmanship. At Public Health Solutions, I was recognized with the “Time to Acknowledge Great Staff” award for streamlining a transparent regranting and audit review process for 60 HIV healthcare providers by working closely with four contract managers.
  • I provided strong problem-solving skills. At PHS, I self-initiated improvements on our internal site visitation tool, which allowed agencies to reconcile discrepancies on reported services provided three months in advance before another in-depth audit review. I have also worked well under strict timelines. At PHS, I was also responsible for writing site visit reports thoroughly explaining compliance issues for over 60 contracts, and I never missed a deadline.

 


 

Uzer Patel – IT Technician

Resume | LinkedIn | GitHub


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • Promoted to an Assistant store manager within 6 months of getting hired.

Strongest with:

  • Microsoft Office, Windows troubleshooting, TCP/IP, Cloud computing and virtualization, SOHO troubleshooting
  • Comptia A+ Core 1 certified. Registered for Core 2 on March 2020. Network+ upcoming.

Also knows:

  • Java

Open to relocation?

  • Within 50 miles of Philadelphia

About Uzer:

  • I go on random hiking and cycling session once a month with friends.
  • First in my family to graduate from a high school.

 


 

Ronald Eng – IT Support & Technician

Resume | LinkedIn


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • I boosted my sales of my household department by 5% over 2 months and maintained it for the year.

Strongest with:

  • CompTIA A+ and Network+ Certifications
  • Router management, help desk, and troubleshooting.
  • Typing speed, use of word, PowerPoint, Excel, operating systems; including Linux/Unix based and Apple MAC and Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 and 10.

Also knows:

  • Visual Basic, Javascript, SQL

Open to relocation?

  • Anywhere in the world

About Ronald:

  • I’m currently learning Software Engineering with Javascript on the side.

 


 

Raul Jennings – HR & Administrator

Resume | LinkedIn


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • Improved onboarding processes in HRIS system to improve onboarding efficiency. Spearheaded the development of online storage system for documents.

Strongest with:

  • Database Management and Benefits Administration
  • Social Media Handling
  • Google Suite; HRIS (SharePoint, ADP, BambooHr, WorkDay,DocuWare); Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Also knows:

  • Employment Law

Open to relocation?

  • NYC

About Raul:

  • Avid Gamer

 


 

Joanne Lin – IT Support

Resume | LinkedIn


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • MVP of Baruch High School Fencing Team

Strongest with:

  • Certifications: Bloomberg Market Concepts, NSE 1 & 2 Network Security Associate Certification
  • Proficient in Final Cut Pro, Google Suite, & Microsoft Office, Beginner in C++ and SQL

Also knows:

  • Powerpoint, Excel, Typing speed

Open to relocation?

  • Only NYC

About Joanne:

  • Isaca Cybersecurity Case Study Competition Participant
  • Got over $2,000 revenue as an event planner
  • Interested in Video-editing, Dance, Ukulele, Guitar, Singing, Stocks & Cryptocurrency Investments
  • Conversational in Cantonese

 


 

HIRED

Jason Wiggins – Eagle CAD, Digital multi-meters, Oscilloscopes

Resume | LinkedIn


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • Engineering internship working with audio-visual equipment

Strongest with:

  • Setting up audio visual equipment
  • PC building
  • ISE Xilinx, multisim, cisco packet tracer, eagle CAD, MS office

Also knows:

  • C, FPGA, Ladder logic

Open to relocation?

  • NYC and Nassau, LI

About Jason:

  • Central New York Hackathon participant

 


 

Wendy Chan – Cellular Phone Technical Support

Resume | LinkedIn


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • My most significant professional accomplishment so far is top sales in the district, exceeding my sales quota month over month.

Strongest with:

  • CompTIA A+ and Network+ training
  • In-store cellular phone technical support

Also knows:

  • Experience using Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Windows XP and Vista.

Open to relocation?

  • NYC and Northern NJ

About Wendy:

  • I am always doing trainings and learning more about cell phones at work.

 


 

Ilya Kuznetsov – IT Specialist & Technician

Resume | LinkedIn | GitHub


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • In my first job, I went from being an intern to a system administrator in six months.

Strongest with:

  • Experience installing networks, setting up and maintenance office equipment, router management and work with big amount computers in office
  • Systems: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, iOS, Android, Linux include server version and specific version, Physical and Logical Security, Network Standards and Protocols
  • Hardware: Disassemble and Reassemble desktop PCs, RAM, Hard Drives, Motherboard, Network Interface Cards, Processors, repair and refilling printer cartridges and other office equipment
  • Software: Microsoft Firewalls, Identify types of Malware, Adobe Photoshop, MS Office, HTML/CSS, MySQL, AutoCAD
  • Scheduled to complete certification in March 2021

Also knows:

  • HTML/CSS, MySQL

Open to relocation?

  • Open to relocate anywhere in the U.S.

About Ilya:

  • International work experience, knowledge of several foreign languages
  • I am a member of the book community of Russian classical literature in my spare time and play a musical instrument (saxophone)

 


 

HIRED

Frank Calvario – IT Security/Support Specialist

Resume | LinkedIn


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • Created a simple automation script that saved the previous company money by hiring less workers.

Strongest with:

  • CompTIA A+ and Google IT Support Specialist Certifications
  • IT professional with over 5 years of troubleshooting experience. Knowledgeable in management, training, and inventory control. Proven history in customer service and sales. Goal orientated with a passion for Blue and Red Team.
  • Nmap, Linux, Windows 10, Wireshark, Threat identification, research, and mitigation and cyber strategy.

Also knows:

  • Python, Bash

Open to relocation?

  • Anywhere in the US

About Frank:

  • Attended Cyber Security BootCamp at Fullstack Academy
  • Running a small repair center for 5+ years

 


 

Farudeen Yusif – IT Support Specialist

Resume | LinkedIn


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • First in my family to graduate

Strongest with:

  • CompTIA A+ and Network+ Certifications
  • Help build, troubleshoot and support SME office network infrastructures
  • Basic understanding of Firewall (VPN Tunnels, Polices, Traffic Monitoring)
  • Microsoft Office suite support experience (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio)
  • Experienced with Computer peripherals (printers, scanners, wired and wireless network cards, media devices)
  • Intermediate understanding of networking concepts (TCP/IP subnets, DNS, SMTP, Routing, VLANs)
  • Virtualization (VMWare (EXSi, workstation, vSphere client)
  • Network cabling Installation, testing and troubleshooting (Network equipments, Ethernet cables)

Also knows:

  • Working Knowledge of (MS Windows, Mac operating systems and compatible hardware, Linux OS)
  • Experience in administering Windows Server Active Directory and Group Policy and Office 365 environment

Open to relocation?

  • Within NYC and 25 miles of NYC

About Farudeen:

  • I love to lab and try my hands on new tech.

 


 

David Sanchez – Software/Hardware/Desktop

Resume | LinkedIn


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • Get my Associate Degree in 2 years

Strongest with:

  • Interconnect network devices and appliances. Manage and monitor network performance issues.
  • Maintenance and troubleshooting Windows O.S 10, 8, 7, Vista, and XP
  • Customize PC configurations
  • CompTIA A+ core1 (December)

Also knows:

  • Administrative skills

Open to relocation?

  • Within the 5 boroughs of New York City

About David:

  • I am a resilient, dedicated and ambitious person, who wants to grow and thrive in the Information Technology field.
  • Sprint Triathlon
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish – Native proficiency

 


 

Brenda Alonso – IT Professional

Resume | LinkedIn


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • (Received my) NYC Food Handler License

Strongest with:

  • CompTIA A+ and Network+ training
  • Very passionate about the IT field. Strong customer-service background. Ability to adapt well to fast-pace environments and quick learner.
  • Customer-oriented with excellent communication and problem-solving skills. Highly motivated and productive in team environments as well as independently.
  • Strong attention to detail and highly organized.

Also knows:

  • 55 WPM
  • Microsoft Word, Office, Power Point, Excel

Open to relocation?

  • NYC only

About Brenda:

  • Im a passionate quick learner that is always looking to gain and master new skills.
  • Bilingual: Fluent Spanish and English.

 


 

HIRED

Nicholas Cabrera – IT Administrator

Resume | LinkedIn


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • My most significant recent achievements are finally sounding better on guitar after years of practice, getting myself a car and exploring

Strongest with:

  • CompTIA A+ and Network+ Certifications
  • My proudest achievement is being billed as the “lead developer” on a software project for a DoD client while employed at Stone Security Engineering.
  • Several years doing help desk and IT/network administration, installations, cabling, support, etc.
  • Very IT proficient and have exposure to a wide variety of systems

Also knows:

  • PHP, Python, VB, RealBasic/Xojo for several years

Open to relocation?

  • NYC, looking to relocate around country

About Nicholas:

  • I am mostly proud of just being able to do the work I have while being mostly self-taught and jumping right in to new challenges.
  • I have been a lifelong tech fanatic and have been helping others from as soon as I could handle a mouse and keyboard myself. I had exposure early to electronics/computing from my grandfather, building computers to play games or do data entry, to doing digital printing and milling projects for our church (pins, buttons and wooden cross necklaces).
  • Tech of all kinds has always been my passion and I enjoy learning and using systems to perform all types of tasks. Everything from implementing business applications, connecting sensor arrays, and using software to make my guitar sound just right while I play my favorite songs. I am looking to join a team where I can grow and be part of solving problems.

 


 

Juan Sibri – Helpdesk Specialist

Resume | LinkedIn


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • First in my family to graduate.

Strongest with:

  • CompTIA A+ and Network+ training

Also knows:

  • Able to assemble parts

Open to relocation?

  • NYC only

About Juan:

  • Bilingual: English/Spanish
  • Quick learner, flexible and problem
    solver.

 


 

Daniel Ungureanu – IT Support Specialist

Resume | LinkedIn


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • (On the) High School Tennis team

Strongest with:

  • CompTIA A+ Certification (2/2/2021)
  • Experience in installing a SOHO network (small office home office)

Also knows:

  • Basic Command-Line
  • Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Mac OSX, Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, and 10. Google drive, Gmail, Chrome, Safari, IE, Edge

Open to relocation?

  • Anywhere in the U.S.

About Daniel:

  • Active in a world peace organization

 


 

HIRED

Samin Yasar – IT Support Specialist

Resume | LinkedIn


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • Participating with non-profit organizations in advocating for vulnerable population

Strongest with:

  • Building computers, setting up home networks
  • Microsoft Office, various operating systems, hardware and software troubleshooting using various command lines
  • Completed CompTIA 1001, CompTIA 1002 in Fall 2020.

Also knows:

  • Python, JAVA, HTML, CSS

Open to relocation?

  • NYC

About Samin:

  • Currently pursuing Masters in Cybersecurity at Fordham University.

 


 

Khushdeep Singh – IT Support Specialist

Resume | LinkedIn


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • Sideline photographer, and print custom clothes. Also, taught my mother to drive a car.

Strongest with:

  • CompTIA A+ training
  • Windows XP 10. Proficient in Windows PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Helpdesk, Diagnosing and Repairing computer equipment.

Also knows:

  • HTML, CSS, Javascript

Open to relocation?

  • Currently I live in NYC and I would prefer to work NYC, too.

About Khushdeep:

  • Started a Construction company with my father.
  • During this pandemic, there has been plenty of self learning. I’ve come to understand how much of an independent go-getter I am. I want to restate again that, during this time, I learned to print custom T-shirts, so far, the part time gig has been going well. The confidence I gained from this, makes me believe I can achieve greater things.

 


 

Sabrina Escobar – IT Support Specialist

Resume | LinkedIn


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • I am the first in my family who graduated from college.

Strongest with:

  • CompTIA A+ and N+ training
  • I have experience making networking cables and installation of apps and also programming with Java and building databases.
  • Use of Microsoft suite and Google suite

Also knows:

  • I am strong in Java and MySQL

Open to relocation?

  • Anywhere in the U.S. or world

About Sabrina:

  • I am a bilingual person. I speak English and Spanish.

 


 

Faical Sawadogo – IT Support, Network Support

Resume | LinkedIn


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • Work on coding project.

Strongest with:

  • CompTIA A+ and Network+ training
  • PC repair, Network Cabling
  • Apple Mac, Unix , Windows

Also knows:

  • Java, Python

Open to relocation?

  • NYC

About Faical:

  • Marathon runner
  • I participate at the Swift Programming bootcamp from CUNY

 


 

Mayra Caceres – IT Support Specialist

Resume | LinkedIn


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • I tutor many students on my own time, specially those who are learning english as a second language. When they complete a hard task or learn a new word is the best feeling. My biggest accomplishment is that I was able to create this environment for students to learn and grow.

Strongest with:

  • CompTIA A+ training
  • Maintaining Hardware and Software components on office workstations as well as laptops.

Also knows:

  • Operating Systems: Windows 10 & 8, macOS, Android, Iphone. Computer Software: Installation, Microsoft Office, Adobe Spark.

Open to relocation?

  • NYC, 10 miles from NYC

About Mayra:

  • I work in an after school program, we focus on providing children with a well rounded program that focuses on academics, the arts, and sports, health and wellness.
  • I don’t have experience as an IT Specialist per se. However, in my current job I do some hardware and software maintenance. I am dependable and reliable to others when it comes to this part of my job, which is what I’m most proud of.

 


 

Mustahsin Labib – IT Support Specialist, Network Administrator

Resume | LinkedIn | GitHub


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • I graduated from University of Dhaka recently. I believe my most significant achievement was what I managed to accomplish during my time there. Through hard work and dedication, I balanced studying and working part-time. I also did volunteering works to gain some experiences. Finally I finished my bachelors and masters. Then I came to the US and started a new life here.

Strongest with:

  • CompTIA A+ and Network+ Training
  • I am well acknowledged with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access.
  • I can install and support Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, and 10, Mac and several Linux/Unix based operating systems. I can configure and support PC, Mobile and IoT device hardware. I can configure and connect various hardware components I can do basic data backup and recovery, data management.
  • I can troubleshoot and problem solve core computing services. I do identify and prevent security vulnerabilities for devices and network connections.

Also knows:

  • Basic knowledge of HTML, Python and C/C++ programming languages.
  • I also configure laptops and other mobile devices. I am also well aware of designing functional networks, configuring and managing essential network devices, using switches and routers, identifying network drawbacks, implementing network security and protocols, troubleshooting network problems. I am acknowledged with cloud computing and virtualization extensively.

Open to relocation?

  • NYC only

About Mustahsin:

  • I do study IT related courses on Linkedin Learning on a regular basis.
  • I learned a lot there through hard work and dedication and now I am opting to find some entry level positions to gain experience and skills to accomplish professional success.

 


 

Jamar Scriven – IT Support Specialist

Resume | LinkedIn


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • Making consistent progress in long distance running.

Strongest with:

  • CompTIA A+ training
  • Experience replacing faulty computer hardware and troubleshooting computer related problems such as: BSOD, virus/malware infections, and hardware malfunctions.

Also knows:

  • Typing speed of ~60, efficiently navigating search engines for relevant information
  • Familiarity with Windows 7,8 and 10

Open to relocation?

  • NYC only

 


 

HIRED

Christopher Pilarte – IT/Security Support

Resume


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • Helped kids with autism.

Strongest with:

  • CompTIA A+ Certification
  • Hardware/Software Troubleshooting

Also knows:

  • 90 WPM, Microsoft Office
  • Windows 10, MAC OS, Virtual Machines

Open to relocation?

  • New York preferred

About Christopher:

  • Studying Security +

 


 

Md Kibria – Computer Technician

Resume | LinkedIn


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • My most significant professional accomplishment so far was working government projects.

Strongest with:

  • CompTIA A+ training
  • Experience installing networks, setting up and managing network equipment, router management, switch management, helpdesk.

Also knows:

  • Visual Basic and Java
  • Typing speed 70 wpm, Use of word, PowerPoint, Excel
  • Operating systems; including Linux/Unix based and Apple MAC and Windows XP, Vista, 7,8 and 10; other services.

Open to relocation?

  • Within 20 miles of NYC

About Md:

  • (Received) food protection certificate
  • Very good at learning hacking stuff

 


 

Thomas Pinkney – IT Support Specialist

Resume | LinkedIn


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • My most significant professional accomplishment so far was (being) partner of the quarter for Starbucks.

Strongest with:

  • Apple MAC, IOS, Microsoft Office and OS (Windows 10, 7, 8 , Vista)

Open to relocation?

  • Within 10 miles (of NYC)

About Thomas:

  • CPR certification
  • Envision internship participant

 


 

Shenada Bernard – IT Support Specialist, Computer Technician

Resume | LinkedIn


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • My most significant professional accomplishment so far was being able to get recommended to work with the corporate department of my former retail job.

Strongest with:

  • Experience installing operating systems, software, upgrading memory.

Also knows:

  • Fluent in Microsoft Office, use of Windows, iOS, and Apple

Open to relocation?

  • NYC/NJ

About Shenada:

  • I manage all of the computers for a small audio production class on the weekends.
  • Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

 


 

Damion Anglin – Help Desk Specialist

Resume


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • Graduating highschool after I lost a brother before he couldn’t.

Strongest with:

  • CompTIA A+ training
  • Help desk, Front desk administrative assistant

Also knows:

  • PowerPoint, Excel

Open to relocation?

  • Open to NYC outside as well, out of state markets – Texas, Connecticut, Florida, Seattle, Chicago

About Damion:

  • I started and help run a non profit

 


 

Samboudiang Faye – IT Support

Resume


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • Co- founder of AJAM (Youth Association for a Better Future)

Strongest with:

  • CompTIA A+ and Network+ Certifications
  • Operating Systems, Security , Software Troubleshooting
  • Experience installing hardware and software, troubleshooting network issues

Also knows:

  • (How to) organize, install and support an organization’s computer system

Open to relocation?

  • New York City or Dallas

About Samboudiang:

  • International Relations Major
  • John Jay College Men Soccer: NCAA D3 2018 CUNYAC Runner-Up
  • Asa College Men Soccer: NJCAA 2016 District and Regional Champion

 


 

Chang Zhang – Helpdesk

Resume | LinkedIn


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • While I was manager of China Max, I increased sales by 1x

Strongest with:

  • CompTIA A+ and Network+ training
  • I’ve helped my company, China Max and family members by setting up and configuring modems, networks, and switches for a secured access.

Also knows:

  • C++, basic python

Open to relocation?

  • Within the (NY) city, commute is not a problem.

About Chang:

  • I participated in a Python boot camp hosted by John Jay College, and in LaGuardia’s Techhire Open code program funded by the DoL
  • I’ve had over a decade of experience with computers, including some hardware and software. As a kid I was fascinated by technology and as a result, I started using computers as a very young age. I have training with Windows, Microsoft office, and basic networking skills including some experience with ticketing software.
  • First in my family to attend and will be graduating college!

 


 

Daniel Louie – IT Support Specialist

Resume


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • I lead multiple offsite events at my last job (catering events).

Strongest with:

  • CompTIA A+ Certification
  • Not working experience but I built my own desktop PC and troubleshoot my home router and computer. I have also set up my own NAS at home with remote access recently.
  • Troubleshooting and setting up LAN, WiFi, printers, operating systems (mostly Windows and a little mac OS and Linux. Troubleshooting hardware and software issues for both computers and mobile devices.

Also knows:

  • Java and a little knowledge in web design (HTML/CSS)

Open to relocation?

  • NYC and parts of New Jersey

About Daniel:

  • I will be enrolling in a course starting October 2020 for my CCNA certification.
  • I have bowled a 300.

 


 

HIRED

Maritza Murudumbay – IT Support Specialist

Resume | LinkedIn


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • I have a3 year certification in mental health and I am an alumni in the Sigma Delta Tau sorority. I also do folk dancing in my spare time.

Strongest with:

  • CompTIA A+ training
  • I’ve troubleshooted and distributed over 300 hundred tablets and smartphones from my past employer with my team.
  • Asset management

Also knows:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Basic knowledge in Java and C++.

Open to relocation?

  • NYC only. Preferably in Manhattan and Queens.

About Maritza:

  • I am a very fast learner and I am able to multi task efficiently. I’m also diligent and an organized worker.
  • I am the first in my family to graduate and I can play the piano.

 


 

HIRED

Guy Stanley – Helpdesk & IT Support Specialist

Resume | LinkedIn


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • 5 years ago I came to America without knowing English very well. And now, in 2020 I got my Bachelor and (am) ready to have my CompTIA certifications. It’s a huge blessing.

Strongest with:

  • I have learned C++ in school
  • I’m actually working as a IT help desk for Baldwin Tech as a contractor for Brooklyn Methodist Hospital.

Also knows:

  • I have mastered Excel, Windows 7, 8 10, and Apple MAC.

Open to relocation?

  • NYC, Florida

About Guy Stanley:

  • My most significant professional accomplishment so far it is at Brooklyn Methodist Hospital where after 1 month as an employee I was able to train new contractors about the NYP network system.
  • Last June I was participated in ISACA 2020 Student Cybersecurity Case Study Competition
  • I was part of the Planning committee for Baruch Cyber Security (student Club) Sep 2019 – Mar 2020

 


 

Joseph Amoah – IT Helpdesk

Resume | LinkedIn


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • Helping HR Block tax office install softwares and hardwares plus being a receptionist. Made thousands marketing calls to regain customers.

Strongest with:

  • Installing softwares and setting up computers in office with peripherals.
  • iOS, MAC and all windows operating systems
  • Microsoft office certified national exams and typing 45 wpm.

Also knows:

  • Coding

Open to relocation?

  • Anywhere in the USA.

About Joseph:

  • My most first in my family to graduate college and striving to have completed my Comptia A+ course at LaGuardia Tech Hire.
  • Volunteer for Bronx works as at Risk Youth counselor.

 


 

Daming Huang – IT Support Specialist

Resume


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • Finished CUNY internship

Strongest with:

  • Apple MAC OS, 7,8 and 10
  • I have experiences on creating VM, reimage desktop and laptops, and set up workstations

Also knows:

  • Basic HTML and CSS

Open to relocation?

  • NYC only

About Daming:

  • I was a CUNY IT Support Specialist intern in public school. My job is to help the staff set up their workstations and troubleshoot their machines.
  • First in my family to graduate

 


 

Maria Jimenez – IT Support Technician / Helpdesk Support

Resume


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • (Earned) Bachelors Degree
  • Media/file servers, and emulation gaming systems

Strongest with:

  • CompTIA A+ and Network+ training
  • Setting up and managing network/ hardware and software support and installation
  • Microsoft 365, Mac, Windows, Linux operating systems

Also knows:

  • C++, Python

Open to relocation?

  • NYC

About Maria:

  • First in my family to graduate
  • (Part of a) women’s engineering club

 


 

Andrew Acevedo – Computer Technician / Network Administrator

Resume | LinkedIn


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • Learning how to setup Raspberry Pi computers as IP cameras
  • Media/file servers, and emulation gaming systems

Strongest with:

  • CompTIA A+ and Network+ Certifications
  • Comfortable with desktop Linux OSes, as well as Windows.

Also knows:

  • Familiar with C++ and Python

Open to relocation?

  • Within NYC only

About Andrew:

  • I am an avid computer enthusiast pursuing his passion in what inspires me through curiosity of what may lie in the near future for technology.

 


 

Adama Konate – IT/Helpdesk Specialist, Network Administrator

Resume | LinkedIn


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • Internships and training
  • Build websites and logos for people using third party platform like Square space, Wix and WordPress. I designed flyers family and friends using Adobe Illustrator.

Strongest with:

  • CompTIA A+ and Network+ training
  • Microsoft office 360 {Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access)
  • Operating systems; including Linux/Unix based, Windows 7.8 and newer versions

Also knows:

  • HTML 5, CSS 3, Microsoft command prompt

Open to relocation?

  • NYC only

About Adama:

  • Volunteered to deliver the NYC free food to elder during the COVID-19 crisis

 


 

Marcello Lindo – Computer Technician

Resume | LinkedIn


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • Completed a course of technology.

Strongest with:

  • Typing speed is between 60-75 wpm
  • Windows 10, Windows 7

Also knows:

  • JAVA, C++, Visual Basic

Open to relocation?

  • NYC Only

About Marcello:

  • Hard working and willing to learn

 


 

Mikael Kaya – IT Support Specialist, Helpdesk Specialist

Resume | LinkedIn | GitHub


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • OSHA 30 Certification and worked in HVAC construction
  • Helped 100s of customers a day in customer service at a car dealership… making every single customer that one day happy and satisfied.

Strongest with:

  • CompTIA A+ training
  • 65+ WPM, Microsoft Office, Active Directory, Apple MacOS, Windows, Linux
  • Experience installing networks, setting up and managing network equipment, and helpdesk with technicial issues.

Also knows:

  • Python

Open to relocation?

  • NYC at this moment is fine, but if a company is willing to relocate in the tri-state area. I am good for it.

About Mikael:

  • I am learning Python Programming, plan to take CompTIA Sec+ and Linux+.
  • I also am planning on taking classes online at night and off times at Queens College for Computer Science.

 


 

Andy-Samuel Voltaire – IT & Desktop Support Specialist

Resume | LinkedIn


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • Recorded a song, engineered for artists. Started my own studio.
  • I would set up home office networks for people I met at work. Including router WiFi configurations, cable management. Since 2012 have been a self-taught it support specialist dealing in virus removal, hardware and software troubleshooting & repair.
  • Exceeded quarterly sales goals while manager was out of office for 2 months. Personal highs in sales, as well as customer service. As 2nd in command, I handled everything my manager had to, including opening/locking safes, counting large amounts of cash & providing excellent customer service. During that two month stint we got a record thirteen 10/10 customer service surveys & were top 5 in the city in sales (particularly in credit cards & personal loans).

Strongest with:

  • Able to use Apple/windows/Linux machines
  • Type at around 85-95 WPM
  • Experience with Windows Suite programs as early as 98
  • Completed 1001 exam, currently studying for 1002 exam

Also knows:

  • Python, JavaScript

Open to relocation?

  • Florida, Texas, New York

About Andy-Samuel:

  • President & Mr. BSU of the BSU(Black Student Union)
  • Helped secure a biannual scholarship reward to two students of SUNY Plattsburgh
  • Completed La Guardia Community College Online Training / Virtual Labs

 


 

Abdullah Hasan – IT Support Specialist/Helpdesk Specialist

Resume | LinkedIn


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • I had 4 internships in the tech field.

Strongest with:

  • HTML, CSS, JavaScript

Also knows:

  • Microsoft Office, WordPress, Google console, Google analytics, Figma, Visual Code , Dreamweaver, Gsuite, Mailchimp, SEO, Linux/Unix, Apple Mac and Windows CP, Vista, 7,8, 10

Open to relocation?

  • In the cities of NYC for now

About Abdullah:

  • I went to Grow with Google, DevelopersWeek and MongoDB events.
  • Typing speed is great.

 


 

Omer Azhar – IT hardware/software/network specialist

Resume | LinkedIn


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • (I acquired the) skill set in technical/fundamental analysis for the stock market.

Strongest with:

  • Installing networks on company computers, building PCs, router management, wiring management.

Also knows:

  • Typing speed, Msft Office, Windows 10, 7 Apple Mac OS X, Apple smart devices, Android Smart devices, CSS

Open to relocation?

  • NYC only

About Mohammad Omer:

  • (I became) a stakeholder in a retail business.
  • (I also spend time) trading, and volunteer work at local mosques.

 


 

HIRED

Vincent Wai – Project Technician

Resume | LinkedIn


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • I am the first in my family to graduate.

Strongest with:

  • CompTIA A+ Certification
  • Help Desk support

Also knows:

  • Windows 7,8,10 and MacOs, Microsoft Office

Open to relocation?

  • New York

About Vincent:

  • I like to study on fields pertaining to my profession.
  • I won swimming medals during my swimming classes.

 


 

Thin Thazin – IT Support Specialist

Resume | LinkedIn


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • “(I was an) IT intern at MoMA where I worked on Vulnerability Scanning project with Cyber Security team, Testing Encrypting with IT Support Team, MoMA iOS Scanning app project with Software Development team, ‘Food Ninja’ website for STM final project.”

Strongest with:

  • Setting up Home Automation, installing Virtual Machine, familiar working with macOS, iOS, Window OS, assembling out of box PC, troubleshooting on common hardware and software problems

Also knows:

  • Python, Java, C++, Swift, Google Suit, Microsoft word, PowerPoint, Window 10, CLI command, familiar with Linux, macOS, iOS, Window OS, IP addresses

Open to relocation?

  • NYC only

About Thin:

  • First in my family to graduate (Associate)
  • LAGCC President’s Society Ambassador, Dean’s List 2017 & 2019, Best Hack in Art Category at CUNT Hackathon
  • Best Hack in Art Category at CUNY Hackathon
  • Enjoy video editing using iMovie and playing Nintendo Switch in my free time
  • Treasurer of Women in Technology Fall 2019

 


 

Manuel Chang – Web Developer, IT Helpdesk

Resume | LinkedIn | GitHub


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • (I’m the) first computer science graduate in my family.

Strongest with:

  • CompTIA A+ Certification
  • Installing and doing configurations of PCs

Also knows:

  • PHP, HTML, JavaScript, CSS, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Operating Systems

Open to relocation?

  • NYC, Connecticut, Canada preferred

About Manuel:

  • Mostly selfstudy with online courses at the moment and (I’ve) worked on several teams for website development.

 


 

Jomi Frances – Full-Stack/Front-End Engineer & IT Support Specialist

Resume | LinkedIn


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • I have experience in the installation of computer software; antivirus, security, networking, file management; identifying, managing, replacing, and repairing computer hardware; Phone Provisioning; adding, managing and transferring user data, configuring phone settings; and repairing hardware and software of mobile devices.

Strongest with:

  • A+ Computer Repair, CompTIA IT Fundamentals, IC3 Digital Literacy Certifications
  • Software, Hardware, Phone Systems

Also knows:

  • Microsoft Office Applications such as Word, Powerpoint and Excel; various operating systems including Windows 7 and 10; Vegas Pro for video editing

Open to relocation?

  • NYC metro area preferred

About Jomi:

  • My most significant accomplishment so far was being able to help rebuild and remodel a home for a family member.

 


 

Joel Pacheco – IT Support Specialist

Resume | LinkedIn


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • I learned most of my skills on my own using Forums, Youtube Videos, and practice them at school through projects and labs hands-on sessions. It is a technical High School, It trains technicians and professionals with a solid theoretical preparation. The training courses are completed by carrying out internships in companies, institutions and professional studies. Confirming the strong link with the territory and its productivity. I consolidated my knowledge during internships.

Strongest with:

  • CompTIA A+ and Network+ Certifications
  • JAVA, C#, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, SQL, PHP

Also knows:

  • How to configure, install and upgrade operating systems. Install and image virtual machines. Set up and troubleshoot peripheral devices. Assemble and disassemble computing hardware. Design and implement functional networks. Configure, manage, and maintain essential network devices.

Open to relocation?

  • NYC metro area preferred

About Joel:

  • My most significant personal accomplishment has been the LaGuardia TechHire A+/Net+ Program.
  • I also created an app for Android OS in Virtual Reality for a school project.

 


 

Tenzin Tserab – IT Support Specialist

Resume


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • First in family to graduate

Strongest with:

  • Install, configure, and troubleshooting of computer hardware, software, systems, and network
  • Capable of decoding computer operational problems and recording it for future references
  • Virus and malware mitigation, cleaning infested computers and implementation of Encryptions
  • Microsoft Office, Bloomberg terminal, SQL, and Microsoft Power BI

Also knows:

  • PowerPoint, Excel, Mac OS, Windows, Linux

Open to relocation?

  • NYC

About Tenzin:

  • Dedicated and motivated finance graduate with the technological background
  • Self Learning

 


 

Sekou Traore – IT Administrator

Resume | LinkedIn | Website | GitHub


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • (Recieved my) food handlers card.

Strongest with:

  • CompTIA A+ Certification
  • My IT skills: networking, cloud computing, and virtualization, hardware and Windows software
  • IT security fundamentals, including physical security versus logical security, as well as topics like malware detection and removal
  • Configuration and support of IoT(Internet of Things) hardware and knowledge of related network protocols
  • Managing network and device connectivity
  • Basic disaster prevention and recovery
  • Repair and upgrade PC components, Use of Point of Sale

Also knows:

  • Adobe illustrator, Premiere Pro, Animate and Photoshop
  • HTTP, CSS, JavaScript and Jquery

Open to relocation?

  • NYC only

About Sekou:

  • (Interested in) volunteer programs

 


 

Saul Calleja – IT & Help Desk Specialist

Resume


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • Achieved an award for highest percentage of students that I’ve tutored passing the SATS and the Regents
  • Certification in mental health first aid

Strongest with:

  • Google IT Support Certificate
  • Experienced in Troubleshooting hardware and Networks
  • Well versed in the intricacies of the motherboard and it’s components
  • Has experience setting up network equipment, router management
  • Customer service friendly
  • High patience tolerance
  • Well versed in Windows Operating Systems

Also knows:

  • Beginner in Java and Python

Open to relocation?

  • NYC Only

About Saul:

  • Has signed up 30 customers up for a credit card in the retail business in a year
  • I haven’t worked in IT at professional setting but I’m capable and have a strong determination to prove my worth

 


 

Martin Aquino-Grimaldi – Managing Leader

Resume


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • Owning my buisnes

Strongest with:

  • I have always enjoyed helping customers with their concerns, and always work to the best of my ability to satisfy their every need. I am very ambitious and energetic and always try to bring a smile to work, and an unbeatable efficiency not seen every day.

Also knows:

  • Oracle 10

Open to relocation?

  • NYC, MIA, LA

About Martin:

  • (My most significant non-professional accomplishment has been) helping my brother get into a great school.

 


 

Shakira Fernandez – Service Desk Specialist, System Administrator

Resume | LinkedIn


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • Setting up and managing network equipment, ticketing system, setting up workstations and peripherals/accessories

Strongest with:

  • CompTIA A+ and Network+ Certifications
  • Completed CompTIA 1001, CompTIA 1002 in Fall 2020.
  • Made to the MontefioreIT Times Kudos page for outstanding work

Also knows:

  • 80 WPM, Proficient in MS office, including Access. MacOS, iOS, Windows 7, 10

Open to relocation?

  • NYC, Yonkers

About Shakira:

  • First one in my family to graduate college
  • Very fast learner and trainable

 


 

Brian Moran – Helpdesk

Resume | LinkedIn


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • Made deans list 2020

Strongest with:

  • Comptia A+, Network+ course
  • Reasonable Knowledge in Microsoft programs, 48 words a min (typing speed self tested).
  • A+ and Network+ 2020 Certifie.

Also knows:

  • Some C++

Open to relocation?

  • I’m open to anywhere.

About Brian:

  • Learning how to trade in the stock market

 


 

George Phillips – IT Support Specialist

Resume | LinkedIn


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • (I worked in) food preparation.

Strongest with:

  • Google IT Support Specialist certificate
  • CompTIA A+ and Network+ training

Also knows:

  • Windows 10

Open to relocation?

  • Inside NYC or remote

About George:

  • Bilingual (English & Spanish)

 


 

Edwin Guaman – IT Support Specialist

Resume


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • Coached a team to winning a championship

Strongest with:

  • CompTIA A+ training
  • Some experience setting up networks

Also knows:

  • C++, proficient in Microsoft Office

Open to relocation?

  • Open to anywhere in the US or world

About Edwin:

  • A very active person who enjoys football and hiking the most
  • (Completed) OSHA 30 hour certification

 


 

Kayla Rodriguez – Customer Support

Resume


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • Acquiring a skill in drawing digitally.

Strongest with:

  • Windows XP, 7 & 10 and Android devices

Also knows:

  • Microsoft Word, Clip Studio Paint

Open to relocation?

  • In Jackson Heights, Queens or within Queens, NY

About Kayla:

  • (My goal is to) continue learning new programs and discover more from current programs.
  • (I worked on) repairing an old video game console

 


 

Tremayne Richard – Computer Technician

Resume


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • (Earned) trophies for mathematics
  • (Completed) arp poisoning project in college

Strongest with:

  • CompTIA A+ training
  • Router management
  • Creating user accounts
  • Setting up SOHO networks

Also knows:

  • (Fast) typing speed; use of Word, Powerpoint; Apple MAC, Windows 10/8

Open to relocation?

  • NYC Only

About Tremayne:

  • Practicing more hands on technical work at home by myself

 


 

ZhiYuan Zheng – Helpdesk Specialist

Resume


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • Associate in Internet and Information Technology, and Bachelor’s degree in Computer Systems

Strongest with:

  • Operating systems including Linux/Unix and Windows 7, 8, 10
  • Setting up and managing PC equipment

Also knows:

  • JAVA, Javascript

Open to relocation?

  • NY

About ZhiYuan:

  • First in my family to graduate from college

 


 

James Bravo – IT Support Specialist

Resume | LinkedIn


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • (I was) selling beat instrumentals.

Strongest with:

  • CompTIA A+ training
  • Installing windows 7/8/10 and Mac OS
  • Installing Software And Apps
  • Configuring LAN Setup, Troubleshooting Networks
  • Installing and Configuring Storage Devices, Print Devices, and Maintaining Systems up to date.

Also knows:

  • Visual Basic

Open to relocation?

  • (Open to) NYC 4 boroughs Except Staten Island and anywhere in Long Island

About James:

  • Completed OSHA 30
  • Completed La Guardia Community College Online Training / Virtual Labs

 


 

HIRED

Alex Carchi – Helpdesk Support

Resume


Prior to TechHire – OpenCode:

  • Attending college and a project wiring.

Strongest with:

  • CompTIA A+ and Network+ training

Also knows:

  • Some knowledge in installing networks, PowerPoint, Windows 10
  • Learning Network+ and trying to learn Python

Open to relocation?

  • Anywhere in us as long as paid for move, NYC

About Alex:

  • First in family to go to college, (and received) attendance award.