Fabio Alfaro

About Me

Hi!

Welcome to my website. Feel free to look around and explore.

Hobbies: Running, Riding motorcycles, 3D Printing, Snowboarding, Camping, Star Gazing, Learning, and Spending time with friends.

Favorite Tv Shows: Mr. Robot, Lie to Me, Kyle Xy, Smallville, Dexter, Narcos, The Handmaid Tale, Person of Interest, You (Netflix Series), Breaking Bad, Better Caul Saul, Game of Thrones, The Good Doctor, The 100, The Walking Dead and Black Mirror

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Education

Columbia Basin College

2017 - 2019 B.A.S in Cyber Security

In Spring of 2019, I completed my B.A.S in Cyber Security. Both my AA and B.A.S degrees were acquired at Columbia Basin College in Pasco, Washington. The following are major courses I completed. Unix/Linux (3.5) Cryptology (3.3) PC Hardware (3.3) Ethical Hacking (4.0) Windows Server (3.3) Database Design (3.8) Wireless Security (4.0) Database Systems (4.0) Professional Ethics (3.8) Networking Security (4.0) E-Commerce Security (3.5) Cyber Security Capstone (4.0) Networking Infrastructure (3.7) SQL Server Administration (3.7) Cyber Crime and Terrorism (3.7) Cyber Testing & Penetration (4.0) Programming Fundamentals (4.0) UNIX Administration & Security (4.0) Computer Forensics Fundamentals (3.2)

Columbia Basin College

2017 AA in Cyber Security

In 2017 I finished my AA in Cyber Security. I learned a lot regarding different aspects of computers. Pc Hardware, Windows & Linux (Server) operating systems, SharePoint, SQL Databases, Programming, Forensics Fundamentals and many more. I started my AA in 2013, but due to financial hardship and life scheduling; it took a bit to finish off. Nevertheless, better late than never. Consistency is the key.

Royal High School

2013 General Education

I finished my Diploma while I was attending Royal High School. I was there for 2 years (Junior & Senior year). The day after graduation, I moved to Pasco, WA to start my degree in Cyber Security.

Umatilla High School

2010-2011 General Education

In 2010 I moved from Pasco, WA to Umatilla, OR. There I attended Umatilla High School to finish my Sophomore year. I moved a lot because my mother struggled to find a steady job. Nevertheless, I finished my sophomore year there and moved back to Royal City.

Chiawana High School

2009-2010 General Education

Chiawana High School was awesome. I would of loved to be part of the first class to graduate from Chiawana High School. Unfortunately, because of events out of my control. I needed to move to Umatilla, OR and thereafter I attended Umatilla High School for 1 year.

Design Skills

User Experience Design

Web Design

Responsive Design

Graphic Design

Programming & Software Skills

HTML5

CSS3

PHP

MySQL

.NET

Java

Python

FileZilla, Putty, Cygwin, and WinSCP

Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Outlook, OneDrive)

Audio Editing (Mixcraft, Audacity, Adobe Audition, Reaper)

Video Editing (Sony Vegas Pro, Adobe Premiere)

Dreamweaver

QuickBooks

Photoshop

3D's Max

Know-How & Awareness

Script Installation (WordPress, VBulletin, Prestashop, Joomla...)

Operating Systems (Kali, Centos, Ubuntu, Debian, Tails, Windows)

Overall Troubleshooting

3D Printing & Modeling

Cryptocurrencies

Experience

Amazon Web Services

May 2018 – Current Data Tech Operation Technician

I was brought onto AWS when I started my internship in September of 2018. After my internship, I was rehired by an AWS sub-contractor (Apex Systems). While working for Amazon I was responsible for replacing server motherboards, CPU, ram, power supply, riser cards, hard drives, and solid-state drives; at multiple data centers in Oregon. Regarding networking, I replaced and inspected fiber optic cables such as LS and SC; multi-mode or single-mode, as well as LC and QSFP optics. I was also responsible for clearing port security and ACL (Access control lists) on switches. Fun Fact: This website (fabioalfaro.com) runs on an Amazon Web Services Ec2 Instance I created. Verification of employment with Amazon is accessed through the work Number. (800)-966-7566 www.theworknumber.com Amazon Employer Code: 70129

Amazon (PSC)

Jan 2016 – May 2018 Customer Service Associate

From 2016 to May of 2018 I worked at Amazon’s Call center (PSC) as a customer service associate (CSA). I was responsible for filing tickets for unknown issues regarding customer accounts, orders, and items. I walked customers through various troubleshooting steps on their computers (Windows & Mac OS). I regularly fixed devices such as Echo, Fire Tv, Fire Tablets, and Amazon apps. After working in Customer Service for 6+ years, I felt it was time to move towards a more complex environment. Therefore, after completing my associates; I applied for Amazon Web Services and continued therein. Verification of employment with Amazon is accessed through the work Number. 800-367-5690 www.theworknumber.com Amazon Employer Code: 70129

Walmart

Sep 2015 – Jan 2016 Merchandise Stocker (Night-shift)

From 2013 to 2016, I worked a couple retail jobs to help pay for college. I must say that these jobs helped me appreciate those who work retail. At Walmart I cleaned, organizing and removed product displays. I also assisted customers by helping them find products and cashiering.

The Home Depot

Jan 2015 – Sep 2015 Lumber Sales Associate

While working at The Home Depot. I operated the forklifts, electric pallet jacks and reach trucks. Most importantly, I worked with customer projects to help build fences, decks, and other home improvements.

Target

Oct 2014 - Jan 2015 Cashier (Seasonal)

I was hired as a season associate during the holidays of 2014. Sold lots of red cards and worked a 12 hour shift on black Friday. It's been quite some time since I've worked here. Offer speedy, friendly, and exciting checkout service Handle customers questions and complaint in a friendly and positive manner Greet and welcome customers warmly Responsible for all payment processing Handle credit transactions Reconcile and balance account Make deposit to the bank when due Handle some elementary clerical duties when charged with the responsibility Offer counsel to customers on products Ensure the cleanliness of the store at all times and ensure that products are well stocked Ensure the safety of Target floor by following safety procedures Maintain good appearance of the environment of Target Ensure attractive display and stocking of items in their respective categories Offer bagging and groceries assistance to customers Report suspicious activities around Target to the appropriate authorities Adhere strictly to regulations and guidelines of Target Be well informed of security regulations update Be knowledgeable about all store products based on arrival, arrangement, use, season, and demand Handle the training of new cashiers where there are need for more Attend to documents and payment discrepancies Help customers with locating products of their choice in Target.

McDonald's

Sep 2013 - Oct 2014 Cook / Prep

I ensured that safety standards were maintained in the kitchen and sanitation across the work areas. Ensure complete and constant cleanliness of utensils, surfaces, and cooking areas Operate griddles, deep-fat fryers, grills and other large-volume equipment for cooking Find out if the food prepared is in line with the quantity and quality laid down by company's requirements Take orders from clients regarding their preferred foods and drinks, and also help to collect payment from customers when such needs arise Read any slip on food order and also accept verbal instructions provided by the chief cook See to it that food preparation are down in line with McDonalds' rules Prepare, cut and wash foods prior to cooking Measure the right amount of ingredients required for food preparation Prepare food and package it properly to be delivered to customers Package foods properly to ensure they do not get cold before delivery or before being sold Stock, restock, and clean workstations Follow recipe in preparing all foods.

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Tri-Cities, USA

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