Chris Hogan

About

I am a Technology Enthusiast who loves to figure out how things work. Ever since I got my first computer, I have been figuring out how I can break things and subsequently fix those problems.

Skills

  • Strong understanding of computer networking
  • Aruba, Cisco, and Juniper networking experience
  • Experience with PaloAlto and pfSense firewalls
  • IAM familiarity in Azure AD, G Suite, and Okta
  • Familiarity with Linux, Mac, and Windows
  • Jamf, Kandji, and Intune MDM experience
  • Crestron and Extron AV system management
  • JavaScript, PHP, Python, and SQL programing
  • WordPress and web hosting experience
  • Risk assessment and remediation experience
  • Excellent leadership and team-work skills
  • Stong problem resolution and critical thinking

Resume

Work Experience

Systems Administrator

January 2024 - Present

NeuAnalytics, Overland Park, KS

Cloud Systems Engineer

January 2023 - December 2023

IT Support Specialist

May 2022 - December 2022

Cyderes, Kansas City, MO

  • Administrated internal servers, routers, switches, firewalls, and security devices
  • Worked closely with internal security team to ensure compliance and security objectives
  • Troubleshot internal network, server, O365, and other SaaS application issues
  • Preformed technical upkeep of AWS, Azure, and GCP cloud instances
  • Worked with new and existing vendors to procure hardware and software
  • Conducted root cause analyses, identify appropriate solutions, and implemented them
  • Merged applications and data from multiple legacy systems into one Cyderes system
  • Setup and maintained monitoring and alerting systems for production environments

Audio Visual Support

August 2019 - May 2022

FHSU, Hays, KS

  • Assisted with the installation and maintenance of audio visual systems across campus
  • Troubleshot problems with classroom and conference room audio visual systems
  • Assisted with design and installation of audio visual systems in new and existing spaces
  • Kept equipment documentation up to date

Information Technology Intern

May 2019 - August 2019

Fidelity Bank, Wichita, KS

  • Helped upgrade the bank from Windows 7 to 10
  • Troubleshot hardware and software issues
  • Imaged and deployed new systems
  • Assisted with work orders and general IT tasks

Education

Bachelor of Science in Information Networking and Telecommunications

August 2018 - May 2022

Concentration: Cybersecurity

Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS

I attended FHSU from August 2018 to May 2022. While on my path to obtaining my degree I took classes in Big Data, Cyber Operations, Firewalls, Networking, Programing, and Operating Systems Security. As part of my senior capstone project, I created documentation for Midwest Energy to harden the security of their Cisco devices.

Honors and Activities

Cybersecurity Club, FHSU

January 2019 - May 2022

President: January 2021 - May 2022

I joined the FHSU Cybersecurity Club in January 2019 as one of the founding members before taking over as President in January 2021. While in the club I participated in National Cyber League and other competitive capture the flag events. As president, I was in charge of coordinating our Oktoberfest fundraiser that raised over $4000 for the club in Fall of 2021. I also organized a trip to BSides in Kansas City where members were able to learn more about the Cybersecurity industry.

NCL Results:

  • Fall 2021 Individual Game: 79th percentile
  • Fall 2021 Team Game: 88th percentile
  • Spring 2022 Individual Game: 78th percentile
  • Spring 2022 Team Game: 92nd percentile

Eagle Scout

April 2017

For my Eagle Scout project I built 5 Little Free Libraries for StepStone Ministries in Wichita, KS. I also served as Senior Patrol Leader from August 2015 to August 2017.