Hello I'm

Chad Ross

IT and Data Professional

About Me

Howdy, I’m Chad, an IT and data pro based in the New Orleans metro area. I have ten years of IT experience and have also published statistical software. Six sigma yellow belt. I made this site and setup the linux cloud server it runs on. Resume available upon request. I am good at...

  • php
  • html
  • R
  • python
  • java
  • linux
  • windows
  • networking
  • data analysis
  • hardware repair
  • photography
  • continuous improvement

What I do

Data Analysis

I have experience analyzing data using both supervised and unsupervised methods. Including regression, time series, simulation, and more. Using technologies like R, NumPy, and Pandas.


I'm good with Python, PHP, Java, R, HTML/CSS, and others. I've won an ACM award for past projects. And I've published open source software on CRAN.

Information Systems

I'm a seasoned network and system administrator with over ten years of experience. I can admin Windows and Linux servers. And Cisco, Fortinet, Unifi, and other networks.


Analytics at Georgia Tech


Master of Science in Analytics. Concentration in business Analytics.

Computer Science at UNO


Graduate Coursework in Penetration Testing, Al-gorithmic Analysis, Cloud Computing, Distributed Systems, Computational Statistics (SAS/R), and GIS (ESRI ArcGIS).

Computer Science at Southeastern


Bachelor of Science in Computer Science. Concentration in Information Systems.

Work Experience

Senior Support Engineer Project Hosts, Inc.

Responsibilities :
  • Escalation point for support department
  • Supported FedRAMP, StateRAMP, HITRUST, and impaqct level 5 environments
  • Azure/AWS administration and architecture
  • Contributed Python/Powershell/Ansible/Bash scripts
  • Active Directory administration and architecture
  • Created Root Cause Analysis documents
  • Managed firewall and proxy rules

Owner/Principal Consultant Undefined Systems

Responsibilities :
  • Sales, repair, and modification of vintage computer equipment
  • Data recovery for legacy systems and media

IT Administrator Southern Proposals

Responsibilities :
  • Installed and maintained workstations, servers, and network equipment
  • Cybersecurity vulnerability remediation/li>

Network Administrator Dow Louisiana FCU

Responsibilities :
  • Performed internal network security audits
  • Interfaced with NCUA and other auditors
  • Ran disaster recovery operations at remote site during Hurricane Rita
  • Worked with audit and accounting departments on report generation related to Bank Secrecy Act/OFAC
  • Worked with HR department to investigate data exfiltration and other employee misconduct concerns
  • Conducted cyber security training for staff
  • Operated multi-site Cisco-based network
  • Administered Cisco network consisting of multiple WAN links and VPN connections. (VLANs, HSRP, RADIUS, 802.1x, etc)
  • Administered Windows and Linux Serversk
  • Windows server migrations and upgrades
  • Active Directory extension and architecture
  • Exchange Server migrations and upgrades
  • Report generation with Crystal Reportsk

Technician Computer Resources

Responsibilities :
  • Repair tech for PCs, servers, and printers.
  • Retail customer support.