About Me

I am United States Navy Chief Fire Controlman trained in a variety of industrial fields to include: electrical (AC/DC), electromechanical motors, pneumatics, fiber optics, networking, radar, and hydraulics. I have a passion for all things Information Technology with a keen interest in cyber security. My military technician experience combined with my skills as a cyber security professional makes me a well-rounded member capable of assuming many roles. I enjoy solving challenging problems and providing insightful solutions individually or as part of a team. I have great interpersonal skills and can effectively communicate technical problems and solutions to a technically challenged audience. I am interested in opportunites with a cyber security conscientious organization where I can use my wide range of experience and skills to actively contribute to the company.

Contact Details

Andrew Hofmans
Kenmore, WA 98028 US
559-425-6751
5594256751@andrewhofmans.com

Education

Everett Community Collage

AAS-T Degree in Information Technolgy Spring 2014 - Fall 2016

Certifications

CompTIA

CompTIA Security+ March 2017

Cisco

Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician September 2015

Microsoft Technology Associate

MTA: Security Fundamentals December 2015

MTA: Networking Fundamentals August 2014

MTA: Windows® Operating System Fundamentals October 2014

CompTIA

CompTIA A+ March 2015

Work

United States Navy

Chief Fire Controlmen September 2007 - Present

Chief Fire Controlmen. Highly organized, take charge professional with 10 years of military service. Strong problem solving and decision making skills with the ability to develop and implement effective action plans. Close In Weapons System (CIWS) technician extensively experienced in troubleshooting electronic and mechanical systems. Commitment to detail in doing the job right the first time when completing all projects. A team leader, providing motivation and training by example.

Skills

My work and education background has given me a large diverse skillset. I am comfortable working in a variety of technical fields ranging from: industrial equipment installation, repair, and troubleshooting; networking, AC/DC circuits, server administration, and penetration testing.

  • Server Administration
  • Penetration Testing
  • Web Apps
  • Equipment / System Troubleshooting
  • Networking
  • Programming

Quotes

  • Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle. As with all matters of the heart, you'll know when you find it.

    Steve Jobs
  • The real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do.

    B. F. Skinner
  • Technology gives us power, but it does not and cannot tell us how to use that power. Thanks to technology, we can instantly communicate across the world, but it still doesn't help us know what to say.

    Jonathan Sacks

Get In Touch.

To get in touch with me you can use the form below or the email address / phone number listed. If you need encrypted communications, use my public key.

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