Employee Spotlight: Darryl Sobey

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From time to time, we like to highlight  a selection of of our amazing team here at MCD Solutions. Recently we've added several new team members, including Darryl Sobey, who works in Technical Services.

What is your role at MCD Solutions?
New guy / Technical Services / Technology Minion.

Please share a bit about your education, career history and/or related experience:

From 02-04 I studied Computer Network Administration at Itasca Community College.  I moved to Hibbing in 2012 and worked at Mediacom as a technician from 2013-2016. I started school at Hibbing Community College in 2016 for IT Networking and Security. I started at MCD April of 2017. I am also self taught in programming in Python, PHP, HTML, CSS, Batch, and some BASH and C.

I have the following certifications:

  • Certified Fiber Optics Technician (CFOT)
  • Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA)
  • Comptia A+
  • NCTI – Installer
  • NCTI – Installer Technician
  • NCTI – Service Technician

 

Tell us a bit about what you like to do outside of work.
Of course I love to spend time with my wife and children. I also like to hunt, fish, camp, golf, play hockey, play video games, and read (mostly listen to audiobooks). I also really enjoy learning about anything IT related.

Describe yourself in one word.
Nerd

What would you say is your best skill set?
Information Technology

What is your favorite thing about your job?
My coworkers 

What made you decide to get into this career field?Everything Technology related has been my passion since I was a teenager.

What is a fun fact about yourself?
My Myers Briggs Personality type is ISTP – That’s the same as Steve Jobs, Jack Dorsey, Ron Paul, Eminem, Melania Trump and Vladimir Putin!