John Smith

Joshua Leach

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  • +27 76 169 2650
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“A Man without a vision is a man without a future and a man without a future will always go back to his past.” I strive to further my knowledge, to better my future, that I may be an Asset in society and not a liability.


Jan 2004 - Dec 2007

Table View High School,
Matric Certificate Testimonial

Jan 2008 - Dec 2008

Varisty College, Cape Town
Diploma in Information Technology: Programming (First Year)

Programming 101
Web Development
End User Computing A
End User Computing B
Analytical Techniques
Course not completed, due to change in focus

November 2014

Pearson VUE
CCNA Routing & Switching (Cisco Certified Network Assosiate) Certificate


Jan 2004 - Current

Infiniti Computers, Cape Town

  • A small business I started in my 9th grade to make pocket money. This business grew from making pocket money to a fairly lucrative business which I still run today.
  • Although micro, it has taught me a lot of valuable principles in Management, Initiative and Control.

Mar 2009 - April 2012

Frontline Fellowship, Cape Town
IT Department Manager, Marketing Manager, Graphic Designer

  • Frontline Website
  • Director: Dr. Peter Hammond (; 021-689-4480)
    Manager: Colin Newman (; 021-689-4480)
  • 2009 IT Assistant in Web Design, Graphic Design and Media Production.
  • 2011 Appointed IT Office Manager.
  • Market Frontline Fellowship through Social Media channels ensuring more exposure and reaching untapped markets.
  • Budgets
  • Operational Planning
  • Staff Management
  • Overseeing Audio Visual Production, Web design, Advertising and Network
  • Network Administrator (Structure and Management of the entire premises’ Network)
  • Lead on Frontline website design and administration

April 2012 - Current

VOConnect (Previously VOffice Solutions), Johannesburg
Senior/Core Network Engineer

  • VOConnect Website
  • VOConnect is a connectivity and cloud services provider, offering solutions to small and medium sized companies that are completely scalable, secure and offer carrier-class reliability.
  • When I started working for VOConnect I knew this was the future of my career, I thoroughly enjoy Networking and all its challenges. I have grown in leaps and bounds from my initial responsibilities as a first line network support engineer to a senior network engineer where I experience new challenges daily.
  • With VOConnect's Cisco infrastructure it has guided my study path in the direction of Cisco Certification.
  • Routing administration
  • Network Maintenance
  • Client solutions design
  • Network support escalations
  • Troubleshooting (Ranging from backhaul through to international breakout)



CCNP: Routing (Cisco Certified Network Professional)
Peasron VUE


CCNP: Switching (Cisco Certified Network Professional)
Peasron VUE


CCNP: TSHOOT (Cisco Certified Network Professional)
Peasron VUE

Date TBC

LPIC1 (Linux Professional Certification)
Peasron VUE