who am i

Fausto Mendoza

Systems Engineer

My objective is to ensure the organization’s information technology adds the maximum value to the company to facilitate the success of the business.

Field engineering focused on design, integrating, and managing complex systems over their life cycles. Administrating computers and software, businesses use information technology to ensure departments run smoothly and minimizing the cost of downtime.




  • Name Fausto Mendoza
  • Date of birth August 7, 1986
  • Address 1257 E. 76th st. Los Angeles CA
  • Email alex.o.se7en@gmail.com
  • Phone + 1 323 522 5305
  • Skype fausto.mendoza07

professional skills


  • Virtual Infrastructure using Microsoft Hyper-V, vSphere

  • Windows Server infrastructure services, including but not limited to, Active Directory, DNS, Group Policy, DHCP, WSUS, Roaming Profiles, WDS, IIS, TCP/IP, etc.

  • Experience with Linux Suse, Red Hat, Ubuntu Server

  • MPLS, VPN Multi location network structuring

  • Scripting in PowerShell, Bash, or Python

  • Wireless communications technologies and wireless IT systems (WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC)

  • Physical Access Programming for NFC, Hi-Co & Lo-Co cards

  • Fail-over and disaster recovery planning

  • Database MSSQL/MySQL Backup and Restore

  • Networking with Synology, Netgear, MikroTik, Lenovo, Cisco, HP, Ruckus, Arris, Ubiquiti, pfsense, Untangle, Dell, HP hardware

  • Apple Ecosystem Administration for corporate-owned devices

  • Google Docs and Office 365 migrations and administration

Web Development

  • Website/e-commerce implementation project planning with PCI compliance

  • e-commerce inventory and finance integration

  • Multi payment gateway integration

  • Knowledge of the following technologies: Visual Studio, JavaScript,  jQuery, HTML 5, CSS, XML, PHP.

  • SQL database analysis and design T-SQL, Stored Procedures and Triggers.


  • Security controls relating to antivirus/antimalware, firewalls, and similar products/technologies.

  • Experience in risk assessment, audit, and IT security assessments.

  • Experience administering information security programs including risk assessments and forensic research,   designing security architectures, developing policies, gathering metrics, and reporting status.

  • Familiarity with web-related technologies (Web applications, Web Services, Service-Oriented Architectures) and of network/web related protocols.

  • Practical experience with vulnerability management tools. (eg. Linux Kail, Linux Backtrack)

  • FCC, PCI, HIPAA compliance implementation.


Self-Employed - MSP & IT Consultant

2016 - Present

IT Managed Service Provider & Virtual CIO for small to minimum size businesses. Providing IT services to large enterprise entities based on active projects.

Sr. System Administrator

2010 - 2018

Oversee the use of Information technology (IT) in the company. Devise the company’s IT strategy and ensure that all systems necessary to support it's operations and objectives are in place.

A+ Technician


Setting up workstations with computers and necessary peripheral devices. Checking computer hardware (HDD, mouses, keyboards etc.) to ensure functionality. Installing and configuring appropriate software and functions according to specifications.

additional skills

Radio Support

Radio frequency programming in compliance with FCC rules and regulations

Content Creation

Website and social media content via photography, video and graphic design


e-commerce and retail marketing

Social Media Management

Boosting engagement and conversion rate

Search Rankings

SEO best practices to improve ranking

Video Encoding

Working knowledge of live streaming protocols and video rendering

latest news

Network Spaghetti

Slow speeds, Connection lost, WiFi outage! I was sent for a network take over at one of the client’s location to set up a site to site connection. When I walked up to the network rack in the basement I was shocked it was work at all. The network was a mix of outdated consumer […]

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I experienced this DoSS attack first hand. R-U-Dead-Yet, or RUDY for short, implements the generic HTTP DoS attack via long form field submissions. RUDY attack targets web applications by starvation of available sessions on the web server. RUDY keeps sessions at halt using never-ending POST transmissions and sending an arbitrarily large content-length header value. I […]

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