John Mumford
Summary
Geomatics graduate, data junkie, tech enthusiast, *nix guru and computing factotum. I am a professional problem-solver, with experience in object-oriented programming in Python, workload automation, and GIS. I am seeking a challenging career that takes advantage of my skills and knowledge.
Education
Bachelor of Environmental Studies, University of Waterloo
Honours Geomatics
Work Experience
Systems Engineer
CFS Consulting Inc.
June 2016 to Present
Develop, commission, maintain and upgrade BMC Control-M workload automation systems
Coordinate software deployment and troubleshooting, from development to production
Understand the multi-tier Control-M system and its interaction with various connected systems
Write and test custom code to integrate applications with the Control-M system
Interpret and adapt clients' existing shell scripts and batch jobs
Configure and schedule execution of jobs involving OS commands, databases, hadoop
Troubleshoot issues with software running on Windows & Linux
Communicate current status and plans to clients, and set expectations
Deliver training classes on system administration & use of Control-M
Assist clients remotely and on-site, traveling approximately 25% of the time
Mobility Loyalty Representative
Nordia Inc.
August 2014 to December 2015
Customer retention agent for Bell Mobility
Converse with customers who have requested to cancel their services
Maintain sales targets in an incentivized environment
Consistently a top agent based on number of orders shipped
Helpdesk Consultant
Mapping, Analysis & Design lab at the University of Waterloo
September 2011 to August 2014
Provided help and consulting for GIS and computer-related questions
Performed troubleshooting for a wide variety of computer problems
Managed user accounts using Microsoft ActiveDirectory
Assisted clients with photo studio, darkroom, audio recording studio and video editing lab
Finance Manager
Environment Student Coffee Shop
September 2013 to April 2014
Kept accurate records of the coffee shop finances
Balanced the cash register daily
Ran bi-weekly meetings with the coffee shop's advisory committee
Sought out new suppliers and expanded product selection
Student Projectionist & Camera Operator
UW Instructional Technologies and Media Services
September 2011 to Present
Attended lectures and events to assist with any technical problems
Filmed professional-quality video recordings and live broadcasts
Field Technician
Groundwater Science Corporation, Waterloo, Ontario
November 2010 to March 2011.
Collected water samples from monitoring wells in the study area
Installed and monitored data logging equipment
Determined hydraulic conductivity at several sites with various aquifer tests
Assisted in the analysis of the collected data
Interests and Activities
Photography: Avid amateur, recently learned to develop film, interested in photography in a professional capacity.
Programming: Always learning new things. Wrote an SMTP server emulator and an email client that communicate with each other.
Treasurer, University of Waterloo Computer Science Club, Winter 2013.
President, University of Waterloo Environment Student Society, Winter 2014.