about

Hi There! My name is Ryan Plyler, and I love building internet things. I am currently working on my final year of a Major in Information Technology specializing in Data Networking & Security but have always love building things with code; taking ideas and making them happen in the digital world.

I hope that with my unique combination of interpersonal and communication skills in tandem with my technical expertise might contribute to your organization’s or project’s needs.

Feel free to reach out to me at g.r.plyler@gmail.com, I’m always looking for new challenges.

resume

Work History

IT Specialist at Highland Clark, LLC, Winston Salem, NC

November 2017 — April 2019

Upgraded and managed small business network, servers, and hosted business applications. Developed new software tools and business applications. Developed booking, inventory, and quotation software (Web App) for client. Participated in client audits focusing on IT environment security and policy implementation. Developed formal documentation and reporting skills.

Founder at Ryan Plyler Digital Solutions, Winston Salem

March 2016 - Current

Installed and configured home and small business networks, printers, smartphones. Provided one-on-one instruction on computer and electronic device usage. Diagnosed and repaired device hardware and software issues. Offered consulting on solution management and purchasing.

Customer Service Supervisor at CVS Health, Inc, Advance, NC

August 2020 — December 2020

Responded to frontline customer service issues. Improved sales and customer satisfaction through recognized excellence in customer service.

Information Systems Manager at Gogoche, LLC, Beijing, China

December 2014 — May 2020

Implement data collection and sanitization software (Python) for Chinese and foreign car data. Set up and maintained company websites and servers. Designed and implemented a mobile app REST API. Managed bi-lingual (English-Chinese) communications and negotiations between the CEO, the design team, and third-party developers.

Stage Manager at Beijing Playhouse, Beijing, China

July 2020 — December 2015

Interviewed and trained 20+ crew members on various aspects of lighting, sound, and production activities. Managed the schedules, logistics, and planning for 30+ cast and 40+ crew members. Worked with the producer, director, set designers, cast, and crew to bring 3 major productions to life.

Education

B.S. Information Technology: Data Networking & Security, Liberty University [Current Senior], Lynchburg VA

Honors

  • John D. George Leadership Award, LU School of Business Spring 2020
  • National Society of Collegiate Scholars November 2019
  • Society for Collegiate Leadership & Achievement January 2019
  • Dean’s List December 2018

Clubs and Involvement

  • Technology & Engineering Club, Liberty University President
  • Cyber Patriot, Mentor, Liberty University Spring 2020
  • Cyber Defense Club, Liberty University Fall 2019
  • Entrepreneurship Club, Liberty University Fall 2019

skills

Top Skills

  • Linux System Administration
  • Database Design
  • Website Development & Design
  • Fullstack Data-driven Website Development
  • Javascript Single Page Applications
  • REST API Design and Implimentation
  • Git and DevOps
  • Google Cloud
  • Networking & Security
  • Realtime Systems (Websockets, ZeroMQ)
  • Nginx

Other Skills

  • Agile/Scrum/Kanban
  • CI/CD
  • Authenticaion Systems
  • Distributed Systems
  • Parallel Computing
  • Cross Platform Desktop Applications
  • Mobile Applications (Android)
  • SEO/Google Analytics
  • Graphic Design
  • Marketing
  • Technical Writing
  • Strategic Management
  • 3D Design and Visualization
  • Media Codecs
  • Wordpress

Backend Languages

Technology Level
Python Javascript/Node.js Professional
Java Rust Proficient
C++ Golang Moderate

Frontend Languages

Technology Level
Javascript HTML Professional
CSS Proficient

Backend Frameworks

Technolgy Language Experience
Adonis.js Express.js Javascript Professional
Flask Django Javascript Proficient

Frontend Frameworks

Technology Experience
Vuejs Professional
Quasar Qt Proficient

Databases

Technology Experience
MySQL MariaDB MongoDB Professional
Postgres Proficient
MS SQL Server Moderate

Favorite Tech Stacks

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