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James David Finch.

Transforming businesses with innovative and secure IT solutions.

As a former front-end developer turned cyber security engineer, I specialize in Unix systems and cyber security. Skilled in Craft CMS, Tailwind, NPM, and Webpack, I bring a passion for problem-solving and continuous learning to any team.

What I Do

Web & Software Development

  • Building responsive commercial sites using Craft CMS.
  • Building robust, one of a kind systems utilising PHP & MySQL.
  • Maintain and moderate projects with GitHub & Atlassian suite.

Systems & Infrastructure

  • Deploying & configuring cloud servers/bare-metal linux servers.
  • Deploying & configuring web hosting environments.
  • Database management using Mongo, Redis & MySQL.

Where I've Worked

Product Support Engineer @Proofpoint

June 2023 - August 2023

  • Delivered outstanding Tier 1 technical support to administrators and enterprise-level partners, promptly resolved complex issues through effective communication channels such as phone, web-based tools, and email.
  • Leveraged my expertise in email systems, networking, and cybersecurity to analyze and troubleshoot software problems, ensuring accurate and efficient resolutions.
  • Acted as a trusted advisor to customers, offered guidance on the optimal utilization of our products, and addressed specific systems issues to enhance their overall experience.
  • Collaborated with cross-functional teams and served as a liaison between customers and various support tiers, managed product escalations, and facilitated seamless installations and configurations.

my projects

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While I’m not currently seeking new opportunities, I appreciate your interest in my work. If you’d like to chat or have any questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

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