Nathan D. Markley

I am the First Autistic Vlogger and Rhode Island's Tech Geek. I am experienced in all things computer related, today's technology, computer networking, programming, web development, photography, audio/video production, and social media.

Work Experience

Founder & CEO

  • Founded in 2019, Rhode Island Tech Geek delivers IT solutions to the home user (residential) and government agencies throughout Rhode Island. The difference between Rhode Island Tech Geek and other IT Services is that we come to you. So you don't have to come to us. Just like the old days when doctors made house calls. Learn more at www.ritechgeek.com
  • Residential Services include, but not limited to, desktop/laptop troubleshooting & repairs, virus removal, desktop computer builds, home theater setups, mobile devices setups, and troubleshooting, and much more.
  • Government (COMING SOON!!) Services include Cyber-Security & Digital Forensics cases.

May 2019 - Present

Information Technology Specialist

  • Manage RIPIN's website using HTML, CSS, PHP, and WordPress
  • Install, configure, and troubleshoot computers, software, hardware, network, ip phones, iOS and Android devices, email, virus and malware and other technical issues reported by end users
  • Perform network maintenance and system upgrades
  • Configure and manage Cisco Unified Communication platform, Cisco switching, and UniFi Access Points
  • Set up and manage equipment, user credentials and permissions for new and existing employees for computers, databases, and Office 365
  • Ensure A/V equipment is operational in conference rooms, and at events (ex. RIPIN Annual Breakfast)
  • Monitor system performance and ensure system availability and reliability, and maintain systems to requirements
  • Ensure security, efficiency, and connectivity of IT infrastructure through access controls, and firewalls
  • Review existing systems and suggest improvements
  • Research and provide strategic advice on using technology to achieve goals
  • Maintain RIPIN's inventory of IT equipment
  • Create and maintain IT documentation (using MediaWiki) including guides, credentials, and vendor information
  • Support and collaborate with IT Coordinator with vendors for problem resolution, and tasks as needed
  • Train users in new and existing technologies
  • Follow and enforce IT and network policies and procedures
  • Work with Adobe CC to design booklets and brochures; edit/create photos and videos
  • Support RIPIN's social media agenda and implementation
  • Manage Google MyBusiness, Google Non-profit, Adwords, Analytics.
  • Help with fundraising and giving

September 2012 - Present

First Autistic Vlogger

  • I share my life with Autism on YouTube

November 2010 - Present

Information Technology Assistant

  • Create and manage websites for RI DOH and RIPIN's main website
  • Set-up new computers
  • Help-desk work
  • Assist Technology Coordinator
  • Data-entry

February 2010 - September 2012

Intern

  • Data-entry
  • Office filling
  • Assist Technology Coordinator

October 2009 - February 2010

Volunteer Experience

Volunteer

  • Set-up/Manage Email accounts (G Suite)
  • Web Administrator
  • Manage Social Media
  • Photos and Video
  • Help with Fundraising

August 2018 - Present

R.A.C.E.S. Team

Providence Emergency Management Agency

  • Amateur (Ham) Radio Operator
April 2014 - Present

Education

RWU University College

Bachelor of Science
Forensics Networking and Security ~ Cybersecurity & Networking

September 2016 - December 2020

Community College of Rhode Island

Associate of Science
Computer Studies - Concentration in Networking

July 2009 - May 2016

William M. Davies, JR. Career & Technical High School

High School Diploma
Shop Area: Computer Information Systems (CIS)

September 2005 - June 2009

Skills

Programming Languages
Tools
Well-developed skills in
  • Website development (HTML, CSS, PhP, Bootstrap, Javascript, and WordPress)
  • PC platforms (Windows, Mac, Linux)
  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • YouTube
  • Live Video Streaming
  • Digital Photography
  • Social Media
  • Agile Development & Scrum
  • Windows Server
  • Microsoft Office, and Office 365
  • Software/Hardware support and installation
  • Help-desk support
  • Printers

Interests

I enjoy photography, videography, technology, amateur (ham) radio, entrepreneurship, travel, fitness, podcasting, enjoying the great outdoors, mountain biking, camping, hiking, fishing, and kayaking.

I have a strong commitment to make our community a better place to live. I also spend a large amount of my free time exploring the latest technology advancements in the world.

Involvement & Activities

WQRI 88.3 FM, Radio Personality

Roger Williams University

October 2016 - January 2018

WQRI 88.3 FM, E-Board Member, Webmaster

Roger Williams University

January 2017 - December 2017

Amateur (Ham) Radio Club, President

Community College of Rhode Island

September 2013 - May 2016

Awards & Certifications

  • Red Cross Adult First Aid/CPR/AED
    October 2017
  • Hootsuite Platform Certified
    March 2017
  • Red Cross Shelter Fundamentals
    February 2015
  • Boy Scouts of America, Eagle Scout
    November 2009