Kyle Mitchell

Systems Administrator and Developer

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About Me

I'm currently a student at Wentworth Institute of Technology graduating this summer. I’m also working full time in Boston, MA at Akamai Technologies, the largest web content distributor in the world. I'm in love with Linux, server management, and web development. I've been using this site as a development sandbox where I can practice my skills. If you came here on your own or because I told you to, welcome and please feel free to contact me!

Contact Me

Kyle Mitchell
Boston, MA
contact@kylemitchell.me
(774) 260-0489
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Education

Wentworth Institute of Technology

Bachelors in Computer Information Systems
Minor in Computer Networking
Sept 2014 - Aug 2018
Boston, MA

Wentworth Institute of Technology (WIT) is an independent, co-educational, technical, design, and engineering college located in Boston, Massachusetts.

GPA:
3.35
Courses:
Computer Science I & II, Database Management, Information Systems Project Management, Strategic Management, Systems Analysis and Business Applications, Management Communications, Managing and Leading Organizations, Industrial Organization Psychology, Network Administration, Routing and Switching, Wireless Networks, Web App Development

Work

Akamai Technologies

Senior Platform Operations Technician
Sept 2017 - Present
Boston, MA
  • Manage and maintain a network of over 233,000 Linux servers deployed worldwide.
  • Diagnose issues identified by server monitoring tools and determine actions required to resolve these issues.
  • Work with various third parties (Engineers, System Architects, Infrastructure Vendors, Customers, and Developers) to achieve resolution on service-affecting issues.
  • Clearly and effectively document information in the Trouble Ticket system for communication to coworkers, other departments, and service providers.

AIR Worldwide

Technical Support Analyst Co-op
May 2016 - May 2017
Boston, MA
  • Support installation and operation of AIR’s keystone software.
  • Team with customers and coworkers to troubleshoot problems and get server environments to production quality.
  • Testing and installation of the software’s various cloud components.
  • Develop various in-house web and software applications to streamline software building and development.

Wentworth Dept. of Learning Innovation & Technology

Instructional Technology Assistant
Sept 2014 - Sept 2017
Boston, MA
  • Integrate universal design (aim to make the product more usable to the widest range of abilities and handicaps) into many aspects of class curriculums so they are accessible to all 3,500 students.
  • Test, demonstrate, and explain new software to faculty.
  • Communicate with faculty to understand and update functionality of available services.
  • Customize website graphic designs and videos for a cleaner department image.
June 2013 - Sept 2015
Marshfield, MA
  • Collaborated with coworker to maintain the company’s servers (hardware, software, SANs, and migration planning) and networking infrastructure.
  • Worked with virtual machines, Linux, graphic design, and Active Directory.
  • Distributed and serviced the computers and cellphones of 50 employees to streamline their workflow and keep them on task.

Freetown-Lakeville Aquatic Program

Lifeguard, Swim Instructor, Swim Coach
Jan 2011 - April 2014
Lakeville, MA
  • Taught swim lessons to children ranging from ages 1 - 10.
  • Coached swim practices for children ranging from ages 8 - 14.
  • Lifeguarded open swim, birthday parties or events, and triathlons.

Skills

Proficient:
Linux/Unix-Based System Administration, Microsoft Windows XP-10 and Server Administration, Apple OS, Server Management, Network Administration, Team Communication and Leadership, HTML/CSS
Experienced:
Scripting (Bash, Python), Database Management, Virtual Machines, Project Management
Learning:
JavaScript and Backend Web Development

Awards

Boy Scouts of America Eagle Scout, Varsity Swim Team Captain/Regional Champions, Dean’s List, Red Cross Certification in Lifeguarding, CPR, and AED

Interests

Server Management (esp. Linux-Based), Web Development, Swimming, Biking, Gaming, Music, Technology, Desktop and Mobile Operating Systems, Software, Computer Maintenance and Repair (Software and Hardware)