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ryan gurnick

ryan gurnick

I am a technologist who sees the dreams of the world as an opportunity for innovation through machines. Over many years I have worked in various areas to improve my understanding of how technology functions and impacts the world in a meaningful way. I have received a bachelor’s degree in computer information science and computer information technologies while also following my passion for cybersecurity, theatrical productions, and much more. I hope you enjoy my website and learn something new in the process that will spark joy and intrigue in your life.
goals
i am working to further my knowledge in computer science and other computer-related areas in preparation for a career in software development, and/or computer information systems, cybersecurity. over the past couple of years, i have strived to learn the more formal side to computer science, and i wish to continue developing new technologies that find truth in the fundamentals. please feel free to reach out to me if I could be a good fit with your organization.
software
most development tools for programming, and devops tools.
cyber security
advanced penetration testing for computer systems, api’s, infrastructure and operating system level security expert.
computer science experience
2021-present indianapolis, indiana tech team

fast enterprises

I am currently with fast enterprises, ensuring that their commercial off the shelf software (gentax) is properly deployed and maintained. I help handle various different aspects of the application when it comes to system administration, cyber security, application efficiency, and more.

2020-2021 eugene, oregon student manager & technician

university of oregon

Worked dual roles, first as a manager of other student workers, second as a student technician to aid in maintaining classroom audio visual equipment and university information services assets.

2017-2020 remote employee

apple

I worked on a team of dedicated individuals who strived to create great customer experiences. over the three years worked in various teams across apple to ensure that apple's customers saw the best of the company.

2017 eugene, oregon grader & learning assistant

university of oregon

Worked alongside computer science department professors to grade for classes such as CIT110, CIT270, CIS399. The course load ranged from simple html, css, & js websites to java based android app development.

2016-2017 northridge, california instructor

LAUSD

We developed a library of training resources for high school students to use in training toward a career in cybersecurity.

2016 westwood, california programmer

UCLA

During my time at the UCLA Library, we prototyped, developed and attempted to implement a behaviour driven testing model into their development workflow. This included building an extensive test library to test existing functionality as well as a platform to create and implement future tests. Utilised free and open source technology such as Behat, selenium, chromium, gherkin, PHP, Laravel, Jenkins, Github, and Ansible. The project was left unfinished in the hands of the library. Source Code

2015 remote freelance programmer

elance

Freelance programmer for design and back-end projects. My goal was to bring peoples designs and dreams into reality at a manageable cost.

2013-2016 pomona, california competition support

wrccdc

Worked as a member of the scoring team to judge the work of the competitors from the perspective of the customer. My job consisted of acting as a service level user via a phone system and inquire about business services.

2012-2020 remote associate

net-force

Developed large scale applications for the purposes of cyber security training. This included strategy work to build an entire system from scratch while implementing industry best standards such as developing with the mentality of micro-services

2011-2013 calabasas, california technician

malibu tech support

Responsible for setting up machines, building computers, networks, and maintaining a business server; customer service in store and on the phone

event services experience
2016-2018 eugene, oregon technician

university of oregon event services

Serviced the University venues working with large sound systems, lighting systems, and classroom technology. This includes training in large light/sound systems, and industrial automation systems

2017-2019 eugene, oregon hand

IATSE 675 (The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees)

Serviced the University venues working with large sound systems, lighting systems, and classroom technology. This includes training in large light/sound systems, and industrial automation systems. This includes extensive work in Matthew Knight Area, Autzen Stadium, Machovsky Center, etc.

Calls:

  • Jimmy Buffet (Eugene Oregon MKA) Load In/Out
  • Trans-Siberian Orchestra (Eugene Oregon MKA) Load In/Out
  • Greatful Dead (Eugene Oregon Autzen Stadium) Load Out
  • Tim McGraw (Eugene Oregon MKA) Stadium Conversion
  • Garth Brooks (Eugene Oregon Autzen Stadium) Load In/Load Out

2016 van nuys, california hand

rainbow sound

Responsible for helping to setup and operate 4 clusters of wideline speaker arrays, along with Allen & Heath sound-boards

education
  • 2016-2021

    university of oregon

    Computer Information Science & Computer Information Technologies

  • 2014-2016

    pierce college

    general studies

  • 2012-2016

    cal poly pomona

    Worked with college level students and security experts to curate training for high school students based on the standards set by NIST, DISA, and US-CERT. Worked alongside industry experts in white hat and black hat security fields at Facebook, Raytheon, and Cisco.

  • 2012-2016

    taft charter high school

    general education

  • 2012-2016

    cyber patriots

    Participant in a program for high school students to learn how to secure networks and computers to prevent hacking and malicious attacks based on national and international standards. The program teaches students cyber security through the use of virtualized systems such as VMWare and other testing software. The goal is to provide a realistic environment where cyber security standards are ignored and learn to secure a vulnerable environment. Semi-finalist in 2013 competition

committee work
  • 2019-2020

    erb memorial union

    executive representative - eugene, oregon

  • 2017-2018

    erb memorial union

    executive representative - eugene, oregon

  • 2015-2016

    taft charter high school hiring committee

    student representative - woodland hills, california

  • 2013-2016

    taft charter high school finance commitee

    chair - woodland hills, california