Fabio Alfaro

About Me

Hello!

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

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

Experience

Amazon Web Services

May 2018 – Current Data Tech Operation Technician

I was brought onto Amazon Web Services when I started my internship in September of 2018. After 3 months of my internship, I was rehired by an AWS sub-contractor (Apex Systems) for another 3 months. Thereafter, I was hired directly by Amazon Web Services. While working for AWS I oversaw and trained new hires, in addition to replacing server motherboards, CPU, ram, power supply, 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 also dealt with network switches from console management to server management switches. Among other things, I contributed in meetings by recommending improvements or alternative approaches to current or outdated processes. Fun Fact: This website (fabioalfaro.com) runs on an AWS 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. I offered speedy, friendly, and exciting checkout service Handle customers questions and complaint in a friendly and positive manner. I was Responsible for all payment processing at my register.

McDonald's

Sep 2013 - Oct 2014 Cook / Prep

While working at Mcdonalds, I ensured that safety standards were maintained in the kitchen and sanitation across the work areas. I ensured the complete and constant cleanliness of utensils, surfaces, and cooking areas operate griddles, deep-fat fryers, grills and other large-volume equipment. On other occasions, I would take orders from customers regarding their preferred foods and drinks, and also helped to collect payment from customers.

Know-How & Awareness

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

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

Overall Troubleshooting

3D Printing & Modeling

Cryptocurrencies

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Tri-Cities, USA

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