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Joe Petruska

Joe Petruska

Advanced Repair Agent at Geek Squad (West Nyack, NY)

Computer/Electronics/Telecomm Install/Maintain/Repair

Experience

Advanced Repair Agent
Geek Squad
January 2010 - Present (7 years 7 months) West Nyack, NY
• Analyze and identify common and obscure computer problems; including faulty hardware, corrupted software and virus infections on all of the top computer platforms. • Repair malfunctioning computer equipment, tablets, phones and their software. • Devised and implemented initiative to reduce departmental costs associated with testing and repair of defective equipment by 50%. • Strategized and installed customized networking environment including equipment, cameras, cabling and terminals; promoting a more streamlined and efficient workflow.
Skills: Computer Repair, Apple Macintosh, Windows, Virus Removal, Installation, Problem Solving
Network Engineer
Starview Stable
May 2006 - January 2012 (5 years 8 months) Montvale, NJ
• Designed and developed company website according to business needs for easy updating. Built with HTML and CSS, backend written in PHP. Leveraged JavaScript to bring end users a richer experience. • Implemented all hardware and software across three home based offices throughout the United States, including VPNs, routers, personal computers, smart phones and printers. • Obtained, processed and distributed media to partners and potential clients, as well as print and digital publications.
Skills: TCP/IP, VPN, Windows, HTML, CSS, PHP, javascript - AJAX (jQuery), Media Distribution, Problem Solving, Webmaster
Senior Technical Analyst
Dorado Press
September 2008 - October 2010 (2 years 1 months) Maplewood, NJ
• Deployed customized hardware and software solutions based on company wide needs and preferences. • Maintained all aspects of company website.
Skills: Problem Solving, HTML, PHP, Flash
Apple Specialist
Best Buy
April 2009 - January 2010 (9 months) West Nyack, NY
• Identified and recommended Apple based solutions tailored specifically to client’s individual requirements. • Coached team members to become comfortable and successful in their client presentation, and demonstration of a wide variety of computer products.
Skills: Apple Macintosh, Sales, Client Relations, Training
Photo Lab Manager
Rite Aid
October 2004 - May 2009 (4 years 7 months) Park Ridge, New Jersey
EZ Technician
Staples
June 2007 - September 2007 (3 months) Park Ridge, New Jersey

Education

New Jersey Institute of Technology
Bachelor's Degree
Information Technology, Multimedia, Business
2006 - 2012
Pascack Hills High School
High School or equivalent
2003 - 2006

Interests

  • Computing
  • Gaming
  • Google
  • Nintendo
  • Web Design/Programming
  • Skateboarding
  • Video editing
  • Apple
  • Education/Learning
  • Quantum Theory
  • Problem Solving
  • Astronomy & Space Science
  • MMORPG
  • Servers

Skills

  • Leadership
  • Management
  • HTML Program
  • PHP/MySQL
  • Adobe
  • Entrepreneur
  • Problem Solving
  • HTML
  • PHP
  • Flash
  • TCP/IP
  • VPN
  • Windows
  • CSS
  • javascript - AJAX (jQuery)
  • Media Distribution
  • Apple Macintosh
  • Sales
  • Client Relations
  • Training
  • Computer Repair
  • Virus Removal
  • Installation
  • Webmaster