System Administration, Information Technology and Services
I'm Jess Dodson (formerly Wightman), Windows sysadmin, AD geek, believer of IT security & promoter in women in tech
Jess Dodson's Bio:
I am a Windows System Administrator with over ten years experience in the support, management and administration of Windows platforms. I am known to those with whom I work as a dedicated and considerate colleague, with a willingness to learn and someone who applies themselves to new challenges. I am constantly looking for challenging and interesting roles in Windows System Administration that will allow me to grow further as an Information Technology professional. My ideal position will enable me to take on more responsibility and assist in a team lead style role, as well as be an integral part of friendly and dynamic working environment.
Jess Dodson's Experience:
Windows System Administrator at Queensland GovernmentJanuary 2012 - Present | Brisbane, Queensland
As a Windows Systems Administrator, my role is to provide high level technical skills & expertise to support the efficient & effective operation, maintenance & management of complex enterprise ICT infrastructure, which underpins critical state-wide services. My primary focus is Windows Server administration, with a focus on Active Directory, Group Policy, File Services & WSUS.
Senior IT Officer at University of QueenslandOctober 2010 - December 2011 | St Lucia, Brisbane, Queensland
As a Senior IT Officer within the School, my role is to assist in the building, configuration and maintenance of the back-end infrastructure, focusing primarily on the Windows Server infrastructure within the UQ Business School.
IT Officer at University of QueenslandApril 2006 - October 2010 | St Lucia, Brisbane, Queensland
As an IT Officer within the UQ Business School, my responsibilities increased from my IT Assistant role and included assisting with the maintenance of servers, assisting with large infrastructure projects and assisting the IS Manager with information technology purchasing information.
IT Assistant at University of QueenslandMarch 2005 - April 2006
As part of the Business Schoolâs IT Team, my role as an IT assistant was to provide helpdesk support and assist the other IT Assistants with other client-based tasks.
Jess Dodson's Education:
Queensland University of Technology2006 – 2014Bachelor
Southbank Institute of TAFE2003 – 2004Dip. ITConcentration: Information Technology
Jess Dodson's Interests & Activities:
Server Administration, Windows Server, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2016, Active Directory, Group Policy, Security, InfoSec, WSUS, WDS, File Management, SCCM, Print Management, DNS administration, DHCP, VMware, Mac OS X, End User Support, End User Training, Mobile Device Management, Technical Documentation, Change Management, User Management, IT Asset Management, License Management, Purchasing Management, Customer Service, Communication Written, Oral Communications, Windows XP Professional, Windows 7, Desktop Support, Business Continuity Planning