About Me

IT is in my blood. I have a natural passion to innovate current systems and ensure that everything is working correctly for the task. In my life I have worked in many areas but my main focus has always been on Windows Administration for Desktop and Server platforms.

Contact Details

Christopher Golden
Czech Republic

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University of Manchester

BSc Computer Science April 2002

This course a a comprehensive base for anyone that wishes to pursue an IT career. It teaches you the fundamentals of computing to give you a good foundation to build on.

University of life

On going study Present

As with all technology it is important to keep up to speed with what is available at any given time. I have self studied many subjects that are not contained within core subjects for example; MCSE.


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Team Leader October 2013 - Present

Daily maintenance and monitoring of all company IT systems. Leading and implementing infrastructure upgrades to improve business efficiency.

WSUS, DFS and failover clustering with Storage Spaces, DHCP, Active Directory,DNS, ADLDS, PrintSVR, Exchange Server, Sharepoint, Powershell scripting and Group policy management, Domain Security Polices.

  • Maintaining BSD and Linux firewalls / Proxy / web / monitoring and mail servers.
  • Management and maintenance of all Cisco network infrastructure switches.
  • Full implementation and maintenance of a virtual environment with VMware and KVM.
  • Setting objectives for IT team members to include evaluation of current systems.
  • Management of “IT Help” portal to ensure the best service is given.
  • Identifying possible problems before they happen with the use of PRTG and NAGIOS.
  • Maintenance of Windows domain client computers.
  • Skills

    The skills that I have are not limited to the list you see below. This is my list of top skills that have been developed through experience in the industry or through study qualification. Be sure that I never stop learning so I will continue to build this list.

    • Windows Server 2002, 2008, 2012 R2, 2016 Administrator
    • Active Directory
    • Powershell
    • DFS
    • Stretch Storage and Replication
    • DNS
    • WSUS
    • Fault Analysis
    • DHCP
    • Print Server
    • Group Policy Management
    • Cluster Environments
    • Linux DNS / DHCP / Mail Server / Web Server / KVM
    • Cisco Switch management and developement
    • VMware managment and design
    • Management of Enteprise storage systems.

    Client Testimonials

    • Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle. As with all matters of the heart, you'll know when you find it.

      Steve Jobs
    • Chris provided us with the best solutions we could have wished for. He was quick, diligent and helpful during his consultancy

      Cafe One