I'm Kiran

I'm a Systems Administrator, Web Developer and all around tech helper.

Where I started

When I was 12 years old, my mother taught herself how to build simple websites and Visual Basic applications. When she wasn't using her reference books, I borrowed them and fell in love with HTML.

Programming didn't capture my attention until I found PHP and JavaScript two years later and was able to do more and more with my little websites. I've dabbled in various languages and applications over the years.

I started working as an IT intern after graduating from high school and worked my way up through Help Desk to a Systems Administrator position that allows me to do a little bit of everything; from desktop support to networking and server support to project planning.

Where I am

Systems Administrator, Nitto BioPharma, Inc.

Handling most of the IT operations for a pharmaceutical research and development company.

New Dad

Learning the ins-and-outs of raising a tiny human being and how to work on little sleep.

Web Developer

Building hobby projects in PHP (often utilizing Laravel). Check out my latest project, Alphonic!

Where I'm going

Family will always be my first focus. With my son growing up, I will focus on finding opportunities to teach him and encourage his curiosity.

Professionally, I hope to focus more on long-term projects and less on desktop/server support. In the meantime, I'm working towards a PMP certification in the near future.

Skills
  • Back-end Development (PHP, Laravel)
  • Software Design
  • Database Design
  • Technical Writing
  • Windows Server management
  • Windows desktop support
Guiding principles
Education
  • B.S. Computer Science, California State University — San Marcos
  • Certificate, ITIL Foundation, APMG International
Notable experiences
Coming soon…
How I've helped