About

My name is John Capobianco ! a 20-year IT professional who has fallen in love with automation. I created this website to help other IT professionals learn how to modernize their approach to problem solving with an automated DevOps infrastructure as code approach.

Visit my Cisco DevNet Page:
https://cs.co/johncapobianco

Education and Certifications

Computer Programmer Analyst
St. Lawrence College, Kingston, Ontario
September 2000 – May 2003

Recipient of RC SHORT FIRST DECADE PRIZE

“Awarded to a graduate student of any program who has returned to college to further his or her education after
a period of absence from the formal educational system; and has demonstrated the ideal of lifelong learning”

CompTIA A+
December 2004

CompTIA Network+
May 2006

Microsoft Certified Professional: Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
May 2007

Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician: Windows XP
May 2007

Microsoft® Certified Technology Specialist: Microsoft Windows Vista, Configuration
August 2008

Microsoft® Certified IT Professional: Enterprise Support Technician on Windows Vista
August 2008

Microsoft® Certified Technology Specialist: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuration
July 2009

Microsoft® Certified Technology Specialist: Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure, Configuration
September 2009

Microsoft® Certified IT Professional: Enterprise Administrator on Windows Server 2008
October 2009

Microsoft® Certified Technology Specialist: Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure, Configuration
November 2009

Microsoft® Certified IT Professional: Enterprise Administrator on Windows Server 2008
January 2010

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
April 2010

ITIL Foundation
September 2010

Microsoft® Certified Solutions Associate: Windows Server 2008
April 2012

Microsoft Certified Professional: Microsoft Certified Professional
April 2012

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
June 2014

Cisco Certified Specialist – Enterprise Advanced Infrastructure Implementation
June 2014

Cisco Certified Specialist – Enterprise Core
June 2014

Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
June 2015

Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP)
November 2015

Cisco Certified Specialist – Enterprise Design
November 2015

CCNA Data Center
December 2017

Cisco Certified Specialist – Data Center Design
June 2019

CCNP Data Center
December 2019

Cisco Certified Specialist – Data Center Core
December 2019

Cisco Certified DevNet Associate
August 2021

Certified Cisco Systems Instructor (CCSI)
#35926
April, 2022

Career in IT

Information Technology Systems Officer
Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Kingston, Ontario
May 2002 – June 2004

IT Administrator
Marine Museum, Kingston, Ontario
June 2004 – August 2004

Information Technology Support Analyst
Limestone District School Board, Kingston, Ontario
August 2004 – January 2005

QA Analyst – infoWeb platform
Xenos, North York, Ontario
January 2005 – May 2005

Managed Services – Network / Server Analyst
GenX Solutions, Toronto, Ontario
June 2005 – December 2005

Sr. Desktop Support Analyst
Empire Life, Kingston, Ontario
December 2005 – June 2008

Network / Server Analyst II
Empire Life, Kingston, Ontario
June 2008 – August 2013

Professor, Computer Networking and Technical Support Program
COMP 213 – Windows Server 2008 R2
COMP 223 – Network Design
St. Lawrence College, Kingston, Ontario
January 2010 – August 2013

Sr. Infrastructure Architect
House of Commons, Ottawa, Ontario
August 2013 – August 2015

Technical Advisor
House of Commons, Ottawa, Ontario
August 2015 – April 2019

Sr. IT Planner and Integrator
House of Commons, Ottawa, Ontario
April 2019 – February 2022

Developer Advocate
Cisco
February 2022 – present