|Email:||jcran (at) 0x0e (dot) org [email concealed]|
|Location:||Ames, Iowa, United States|
Jonathan R. Cran
1352 East Drive SW Roanoke, VA 24015
jcran (at) jonathancran (dot) org [email concealed]
Recent graduate of Iowa State University with experience in Information Technology and Software
Development. Genuine talent in leading and communicating across age-groups. History of working hard, being flexible, and pursuing opportunity. Seeking a challenging technical position to gain experience with
Operational and Tactical Information Security.
Quickly ascends into leadership roles, with the ability to mentor others.
Microsoft Windows Administration
Ubuntu Linux Administration
Mac OS X / Server
IIS 6.0 / Apache 2.x
Microsoft Exchange Server
Veritas Backup Exec
Microsoft Team System (Experienced)
C# / .NET 3.0 (Proficient)
C++ / Java (Proficient)
ASP / VBScript / WMI (Proficient)
Pen-Testing Tools (nmap, wireshark)
CVS / SVN / Sourcesafe
MySQL / Microsoft SQL Server
Intern - .NET Developer
Ag Leader Technology, Inc. (2006 2007)
Ag Technology solutions provider specializing in GPS for precision agriculture. My focus was to provide the Software Department with a functioning implementation of Microsoft Team System.
*Documented processes within the existing software development lifecycle.
*Customized and extended the Team System platform to fit the Ag Leader processes.
*Worked independently, giving regular progress reports to facilitate communication.
*Wrote .NET web services to ease transition from legacy systems.
System Support Specialist - Server Administrator
Iowa State University: College of Human Sciences (2003 2006)
The College of Human Sciences provides services to Education and Family & Consumer Science Students. I was hired as a helpdesk technician and also provided support as a server administrator and developer.
*Maintained (primarily Windows-based) network of over 200 clients and 500 machines.
*Mentored younger employees to enhance their helpdesk skills.
*Developed script toolkit with fixes for common problems (VBScript, Batch Scripts).
*Developed web-based job board for college students (VB, ASP)
*Helped manage a successful merger with another college IT department.
Collins Computers (2002 2003)
Collins Computers is a locally-owned computer repair shop in Humboldt, Iowa. I helped provide desktop and network support for clients in Humboldt and surrounding communities.
*Independently diagnosed and repaired customer's desktop computers.
*Developed toolkit for quick fixes of common tasks.
*Expanded customer base by providing service in-home and in-business.
*Designed and implemented small business network systems.
2007 Current| ISC2 CISSP Certification | To Be Completed Fall 2007
2002 2007 | Iowa State University (Ames, Iowa) | Bachelor of Science (Computer Sci.)
Specialized Classes: Software Testing, Project Management, Advanced Networking, Information Warfare
Leadership / Service / Awards:
Information Assurance Group (2006, 2007)
Des Moines .NET Users Group (2007)
Cyber Defense Competition Volunteer (2006, 2007)
Free / Open Source Software
LiveCoding / OTF Programming
References and Additional Information available at http://www.jonathancran.org.