Resume

Career Objective

Dedicated and enthusiastic cryptocurrency professional with extensive experience navigating the blockchain world since 2016. Proficient in the various use cases of blockchain technology to overcome modern challenges. Possesses hands-on experience working with dozens of individual clients to achieve desired investment targets, focusing on educating clientele rather than doing the work for them. Big picture mindset with a keen eye for future development of blockchain-based solutions to macroeconomic problems. Seeking work opportunities as full-time remote contractor in the operations role with promising and credible human-centric startups.

Employment History

Independent Contractor

December 2019 - Present
Multiple Locations (Remote)

Cryptocurrency Consultant

  • Provides training and guidance to business owners and individuals wanting to improve their knowledge in the cryptocurrency industry, guiding them on how to select the right crypto investment vehicle and understand the market ebb and flow.
  • Strong focus on the use of privacy coins and protocols which respect all users' privacy.
  • Leverages deep understanding of modern financial roadblocks to develop novel individualized solutions for clients.
  • Utilizes knowledge in interpreting technological whitepapers in understanding crypto projects and frameworks.
  • Experienced in remote work and collaboration using video conferencing, schedulers, and other cloud-based team software.

Focus Areas

  • Blockchain/Cryptocurrency
  • Privacy Coins
  • ZK-SNARKs Technology
  • Web3
  • Exchange API
  • Decentralized Finance
  • NFT
  • Technical Analysis
  • ICO / IDO / STO Launch
  • Wallet Security
  • Wallet Recovery
  • Cross-Chain Atomic Swaps
  • Proof-of-Work Mining

Independent Freelancer

March 2016 - Present
Multiple Locations (Remote)

WordPress/DevOps Specialist

  • Utilizes WordPress and other primarily Free Open-Source Software (FOSS) to develop websites for various businesses; integrate newly created company websites with other online platforms, including social media.
  • Provide hosting, support, and recommendations for Internet-based expansion of company websites.
  • Setup domain hosting for email accounts to provide businesses with a unique online identity, independent of major "Big Tech" platforms.
  • Integration of e-commerce platforms to include credit card processing as well as crypto payment gateway solutions.

Air Liquide Electronics

May 2015 - March 2016
Dallas, Texas

Lab Technician

  • Leveraged ICPMS and GFAA instrumentation to analyze deionized water and semiconductor grade chemicals for trace metal impurities; ensured items tested met quality specifications.
  • Spearheaded the preparation of standards, mixtures, and titration solutions to run analysis on provided samples in compliance with the established formula.
  • Handled the interpretation and analysis of data and generated reports for customers’ knowledge and action in compliance with established protocols.
  • Managed the documentation of quality control standards and analytical results.

Fresenius Medical Care

March 2014 - June 2015
Irving, Texas

Quality Control Technician

  • Fostered the testing of product samples and raw materials for various analytes to ensure compliance with established specifications.
  • Reviewed and analyzed the investigation of out-of-specification products to determine the root cause of failure.
  • Pioneered the appropriate utilization and maintenance of lab equipment, such as AA, polarimeter, auto-titrator, micropipettes, and precision glassware.
  • Interpreted SOP standards in handling the preparation of test samples, stock solutions, and calibration standards for various testing procedures.

Valspar Corporation

August 2013 - March 2014
Garland, Texas

Lab Technician

  • Followed outlined procedures in preparing display samples including painting, baking, cutting, and labeling products - metal color panels – in compliance with established designs for displaying to architectural customers.
  • Understood established quality standards by visually and quantitatively assessing color panels and adjusting paint tints as required to achieve the desired color.
  • Designed new paint samples by mixing raw materials according to a given formula.
  • Leveraged a thorough understanding of COSHH and OSHA when handling and storing large quantities of flammable/combustible materials.

United States Marine Corps

August 2005 - August 2009
Multiple Locations

Ammunition Technician

  • Effectively served within assigned teams and oversaw the management, transportation, and storage of small and large caliber (155mm) ammunition and explosives.
  • Ensured the safety, warehousing, issuing, and receiving shipments of hazardous material in compliance with established safety protocols and guidelines.
  • Supervised a team of Marines and was responsible for their daily tasks, training, and welfare.
  • Spearheaded numerous training; ordered materials needed for training and conducted inventories on items not expended during training.
  • Honorably Discharged

Decorations

National Defense Service Medal

November 2005

Global War On Terrorism Service Medal

November 2005

Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal

August 2008

Education

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AutoDidact University

2016 - Present
Internet-Based / Self-Directed

Udemy.com / Various Sources

Acquired Skills

  • HTML/CSS
  • JavaScript
  • Linux
  • Android
  • VPS
  • SSL/TLS
  • DNS
  • SQL
  • Nginx
  • Git/GitHub
  • Open-Source Software
  • API
  • Networking
  • WordPress
  • Elementor
  • WooCommerce
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Affiliate Marketing
  • Traffic Analytics

Areas of Expertise

Linux Administration / DevOps

65%

Network Security

90%

Email Administration

80%

WordPress Administration

75%
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University of North Texas

May 2010 - August 2013
Denton, Texas

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry / Minor: Biology

Highlighted Courses

  • General Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Instrumental Analysis
  • Forensic Chemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Biochemistry

Laboratory Skills

Quality Control/Quality Assurance

95%

Precision Analysis

90%

Titration

85%

Atomic Absorption

80%

Mass Spectrometry

65%

UV/Vis Spectroscopy

75%

High-Performance Liquid Chromatography

70%

Gas Chromatography

65%
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University of Advancing Technology

August 2008 - December 2009
Tempe, Arizona

Concentration Areas

  • Network Security
  • Artificial Life
  • Linux/Unix Administration
  • Computer Science
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Marine Corps School of Infantry

November 2005 - December 2005
Camp Pendleton, California

Learned Skills

  • Rifle Marksmanship
  • Explosives Safety
  • Weapons Training
  • Leadership
  • War Strategy
  • Field Survival
  • Communication
  • SOP

Certifications

Network+

Achieved: September 2009

Cisco Certified Network Associate

Achieved: April 2004

Professional Affiliations

Alpha Chi Sigma - Beta Eta Chapter

Professional Chemistry Fraternity
Member since April 2011