INTRODUCING

PETER KAPAS JR.

10+ years’ managing hardware and software system innovation for diverse, high-performing companies

Knowledgeable technical professional, highly skilled in designing, integrating, and preserving software, hardware, and networks. Expert analyzer, able to isolate systematic problems, provide troubleshooting, and solutions without increasing expenses and downtime. Proven track record of success directing business and project strategy with emerging technologies to enhance operational impacts. Experience in infrastructure development, project management, training, complex technical problem solving, cloud computing, risk management, and security. Strong ability to forge business partnerships and relationships with internal stakeholders to ensure cohesion across all company levels.

Portfolios

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Network Monitoring
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Production Tracking System
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Paint Inventory
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Infrastructure Upgrade

Experience

  • IT Specialist

    D.P. Technology Corporation, Camarillo, California

    June 2015 - Present

    Administered management with absolute accountability for technology support across 30 servers, 150 virtual machines, and 700+ devices at 9 global facilities.

    Direct and align department operations, ensuring conservation of business applications, servers, hardware and software, disaster recovery, and security tools. Mentor and mobilize a team of 9 IT professionals. Spearhead administration of Barracuda NG Firewalls across company infrastructure. Monitor and maximize system efficiency by incorporating automated processes for VM delivery with PowerShell.

  • Systems Administrator

    Elite Metal Finishing, LLC, Oxnard, California

    June 2013 - June 2015

    Completed a successful tenure overseeing the reliability of operating systems for 200+ employees.

    Held project accountability, designing and implementing strategies to enhance tracking systems and production, including associating with corporate partners like SpaceX. Regulated computer licensing and company compliance. Strengthened operations by integrating Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, QNAP File Server, MS SQL Server 2012, Acronis Backup and Visual Shop CRM. Facilitated use of Microsoft Office 365 for 40+ users.

  • Public Relations Manager / Review Manager

    Bjorn3D, Ventura, California

    September 2009 - December 2013

    Earned one promotion following accomplished management career orchestrating corporate partnerships and spearheading project management.

    Mentored and mobilized a team of 10 journalists. Obtained and cultivated company partnerships with Intel, AMD, Nvidia, and LSI. Upheld company policies, procedures, and regulations, to maintain compliance and comprehension of new updates to hardware and software. Performed full product review cycle, confirming QA. Recruited, hired, and trained new team members, ensuring effective onboarding process. Accessed and interpreted hardware metrics and statistics.

  • IT Systems Technician Intern

    Advanced Motion Controls, Camarillo, California

    January 2013 - May 2013

    Partnered with System Technicians to support IT solutions for a mid-size company.

    Prioritized and processed helpdesk orders including building workstations and upgrading computer systems with Windows XP and Windows 7. Operated Kaseya software for remote monitoring, system management, and solutions.

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

    California State University Channel Islands

    Camarillo, California

    2013

  • High School Diploma

    Foothill Technology High School - Ventura, California

    Ventura, California

    2009

Recommendations

"Peter is a great manager who knows the nuances of public relations with other companies large and small. At the same time, he is still able to maintain good relations with the review staff and management. He is capable, versatile, and highly dedicated." — Mr. Aditya Gune, Software Engineer
"Before Peter came on board for IT Specialist, There was a very basic IT infrastructure in the company. Peter developed very sophisticated network across three buildings. He has also improved company's database and implemented job tracking system thru his skills. He is very detail oriented and goes the extra mile required to get the work done. I thoroughly enjoyed working with him. I strongly recommend Peter." — Mr. Shrikant Sharma, Quality Assurance Manager at MagTek
"Peter has done an excellent job at Bjorn3D managing our reviewers as well as coming up with new policies and implementing them." — Mr. Björn Endre, Senior Developer, Project Manager at Delta Projects

Contact

  • 805-766-0411
  • info@peterkapas.com
  • linkedin.com/in/peterkapasjr/
  • Ventura, California
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