Eli Array Minkoff

Computer Networking and Cybersecurity Student - Class of 2023

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I am a passionate technology enthusiast with a particular interest in computer systems, and a great deal of experience with managing Linux systems, both servers and personal computers. Computers and particularly computer security and online privacy are my passions.

I have done a lot of advanced work with Linux systems, with a particular focus on the Debian GNU/Linux and Red Hat Enterprise Linux families. I have worked with servers running Debian, Ubuntu, Turnkey Linux, CentOS 7, CentOS 8 (may it rest in peace), Rocky Linux, and various Linux Desktop systems based on Debian and/or Ubuntu. Additionally, I have some experience with the pfSense and VyOS firewall/router systems, as well as Windows Server and Active Directory. In short, Cybersecurity and system administration are among my greatest passions, and I look forward to making them into my career.



Work Experience

Summer Technical Research Internship

Leahy Center ยท Summer 2021

Interned as part of a research team at the Senator Patrick Leahy Center for Digital Forensics and Cybersecurity, and worked on researching cloud services and technologies. Effectively navigated around technical challenges and utilized remote working technologies during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Developed a website explaining cloud architecture in simple terms, geared towards a tech-savvy audience
  • Researched and utilized Microsoft Azure Cloud and Amazon Web Services to host websites
  • Made use of Trello to plan out projects as part of a team
  • Communicated with manager and coworkers to create a cohesive environment
  • Worked with a variety of tools, and managed 3 different web servers running completely different software stacks

Projects

Nextcloud personal cloud server

Cloud/Open Source

Managed personal self-hosted open-source cloud platform with alternatives to Google Cloud services like Drive, Calendar, and Keep

APT repository

Cloud/Open Source

I maintained a stable Advanced Package Tool repository for my personal use, with scripts to automatically download the latest versions of various software packages.

Tech Journal

Informational/Educational

I maintain a journal documenting various technologies I use for various classes and hobby projects, and how to use them. The current version is available on GitHub.