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your career path?

Discussion in 'Employment & Jobs' started by Waria Ahmed, Nov 6, 2013.

  1. Waria Ahmed

    Waria Ahmed Byte Poster

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    Just wondering what everyones career progression path was into getting them where they are now.

    I understand most of us got where we are by sheer dedication and perserverance but was interesting in knowing what path they went through.

    mine was:
    Desktop support
    Domain migration contractor
    Systems admin
    Server support engineer
     
    Certifications: See Signature
    WIP: MCITP: Enterprise Administrator
  2. Arroryn
    Honorary Member

    Arroryn we're all dooooooomed

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    Asda Lackey (<--- taught me customer service and tolerance of idiots)
    Concrete Slab Packer (<--- taught me to appreciate office jobs)
    Sales Analyst (<--- honed telephone and service skills)
    First Line in-house (<--- life started here)
    Second Line in-house
    Second Line MSP
     
    Certifications: A+, N+, MCDST, 70-410, 70-411
    WIP: Modern Languages BA
  3. Sparky
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    Sparky Zettabyte Poster Moderator

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    Just the IT jobs&#8230;
    Left uni

    Part time PC repairs\Web Development
    Corporate Helpdesk
    Network Manager
    IT administrator
    Network Engineer\Migration Specialist
    Consultant
    Director
     
    Certifications: MSc MCSE MCSA:M MCSA:S MCITP:EA MCTS(x5) Security+ Network+ A+
    WIP: Exchange 2007\2010
  4. dmarsh

    dmarsh Terabyte Poster

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    Just the IT jobs, Left Uni...

    Junior Developer
    Developer
    Developer
    Developer
    Developer
    Senior Developer
    Senior Developer
    Senior Developer
    Senior Developer
    Software Architect
    Senior Developer
    Senior Developer
    Senior Developer
    Senior Developer
    Senior Developer
     
    Last edited: Nov 6, 2013
    Certifications: CITP, BSc, HND, SCJP, SCJD, SCWCD, SCBCD, SCEA, N+, Sec+, Proj+, Server+, Linux+, MCTS, MCPD, MCSA, MCITP, CCDH
  5. rocdamike

    rocdamike Byte Poster Gold Member

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    Retail Sales Assistant
    Data Centre Technician
     
    Certifications: CCNA R&S, CCENT, F5 101 Application Delivery Fundamentals, ITIL Foundation (2011), CompTIA (A+, Network+), MTA (Windows OS, Networking, HTML5)
    WIP: CCNA Security
  6. GSteer

    GSteer Megabyte Poster

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    First Line Support @ MSP (Part Time)
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    University
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    First/Second Line Desktops and Servers @ MSP (same company as pre-uni)
    Third Line Servers/Consulting/Installations etc @ MSP + MS Manager (same company as above)
    In-House Full Coverage Support @ a College (Contracted)
    Senior Systems Engineer + MS Manager @ MSP in Canada (this encompasses everything from setting up companies to migrations and ongoing MSP support)
     
    Certifications: BSc. (Comp. Sci.), MBCS, MCP [70-290], Specialist [74-324], Security+, Network+, A+, Tea Lord: Beverage Brewmaster | Courses: LFS101x Introduction to Linux (edX)
    WIP: CCNA Routing & Switching
  7. Beerbaron

    Beerbaron Megabyte Poster

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    Customer Service Representative
    Help desk Analyst
    IT Support Technician
    System Administrator
    Technical Administrator
    System Administrator
     
    Certifications: BSc (Hons), MSc, ITIL v3F, MCP, MCDST, MCITP: edst7, MCTS, MCSA: Server 2003, MCSA: Windows 7, N+, NVQ IT lvl 3, MCSA Windows 7, VCP5, CCENT, CEH
    WIP: CISSP
  8. Cunningfox

    Cunningfox Byte Poster

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    Ignoring part-time stuff

    Technical Support Operative (aka phone bitch)
    Support Manager (aka phone bitch herder)
    IT Support Engineer
    Systems / Network Administrator
    Senior Network Design Engineer
     
    Certifications: CCNP, CCNA, MCP
    WIP: ??

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