ACS Associate Member
Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator (ID: LFCS-1700-001419-0100)
Master of Information Technology (Computer Networking / Software Design and Development), Charles Sturt University
Bachelor of Computer Science (Enterprise Systems), University of Wollongong.
Have complete a system administration subject (including work on Cisco Switches)
HSC, Dubbo Christian School, ATAR 82.05
Junior System administrator at Global Recordings Network. (volunteer)
PHP / Website developer at Global Recordings Network (volunteer). Helped develop new website at globalrecordings.net.
IT Department University of Wollongong to diagnose and troubleshoot network problems for users at International house.
Everywhere Internet as a contractor diagnosing and troubleshooting network problems for users at multiple sites around Wollongong
- dec 2012 to present
A handful of Linux suport jobs through Fiverr (fiverr.com/portablejim).
Re-coded the Air Bush Charter website (airbush.com.au) to improve the quality of HTML, provide better SEO and allow for easier maintenance.
Created and maintained the Bodyoptions website (badbag.com.au)
Various jobs that involve the burning and printing of CDs and DVDs
Hobbies / Interests
Github page: github.com/portablejim
I created and maintain a mod for a game called Minecraft called VeinMiner
I created an Android application “SMS via MyNetFone” that is used by around 300 people.
I have created both a Python based application and a PHP-based application to correctly encode church sermons into multiple formats
I maintain a VPS that hosts my website (jamesmckay.id.au) that I set-up myself.
I have set-up IPv6 on my local network, working through a VPN connection.
I volunteer support for people's hardware and software issues. For online support, I have accounts at several stackexchange sites such as AskUbuntu.
On the internet I use the psudonym 'Portablejim'