Getting to know Daniel Russell, our IT Consultant part of the David Allen IT Solutions team.
Tell us about yourself
My name is Daniel and I am an IT consultant at David Allen IT Solutions. I started my career with David Allen IT in 2015 as an IT Technician.
What did you aspire to be as a child?
I was always interested in IT, so things worked out well.
Describe your job in three words.
Unpredictable, challenging and fast paced.
What aspect of your role do you enjoy the most?
I enjoy many different aspects of my role. The challenges behind solving a problem or implementing a solution and the end-result of delivering it to the client.
What drew you to work at David Allen IT Solutions, and how has your career progressed since starting?
I was already working in the field of IT at the time and was ready for a new challenge. I joined David Allen IT as an IT Technician in 2015 and I’m currently working as an IT Consultant. During my time at David Allen IT, I have gained several certifications which include:
70-410 – Installing and configuring Windows Server 2012
70-346 – Managing Office365 Identities and Requirements
70-347 – Enabling Office365 Services
100-105 – Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1
What is your strongest personal quality?
Loyalty and determination.
If you could trade lives with one person for an entire day, who would it be and why?
Alan Sugar, to build an empire.
Choose a movie title for the story of your life.
It’s a wonderful life.
What is the first piece of advice you would give an aspiring IT professional?
Always be willing and ready to adapt.
What do you feel most proud of in your life to date?
What is your Monday Motivation?
The only way to do great work is to love what you do.