Mark Harding – IT and Hardware Engineer

IT Infrastructure, Administrator, Support, cloud transition, generalist, wide experience designing and implementing robust, user-friendly, cost-effective solutions.

Dual Australian/French nationalities
Maternal English, Fluent French



2022 – Present

Mark Harding Technology

Support Technique/Administration IT pour les PME


2018 – Present

Mark Harding Communication

Media Training – Public Speaking – Negotiation – Coaching


2010 – Present

Admin/Support roles: Microsoft for Nonprofits, Microsoft 365, Microsoft Azure, Google for Nonprofits, Google Workspace, Google My Business, Apple Business Manager, WHM/Cpanel Hosting, WordPress, Node Red

Music and English Teacher – Mac, Windows, IOS, Android, Word, Excel, Skype, Teams, Zoom

Translation French-English – Memsource, regex, Google Docs

Component-level electronic repair – micro-soldering

Algorithmic trading – MQL4, MQL5, PRT, Windows Server 2012r2, 2019, 2022.

Knowledge of: Windows, Mac OS X, IOS, Android, Word, Outlook, Excel, Power BI, Modern Desktop, O365, M365, Active Directory, Group Policy, Powershell, Azure, MQL5, HTML, SSL, CSS, Javascript, MySQL, Hyper-V, VPS, VPN, networking, tcp/ip, port forwarding, routing, hardware, VoIP, ToIP, Centrex, DNS, DHCP, MX, SPF, DKIM, DMARC, IOT, ESP8266, ITIL, Jira, Jira Service Manager, regex, JSON, IPBX, automation, provisioning, WSUS, SCCM, MDT, MECM, Intune, ARC, Cisco Duo, IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, Jamf, GDPR, iso 27001, SOC 2


1990 – Present

Director, ArtsAbout Pty Ltd

Registered Cultural Organisation

Promotion of music and the arts


2001 – 2009

Music Composition and Production

Mac OS X, Protools.


2001 – 2005

Rosie Drugeault Event Management and IT Communications

Database Manager

Microsoft EMEA events


1998 – 2001

Head Contracting Engineer, Heart Research Institute

Medical Research

Responsible design, installation, maintenance, support

25 workstations, Mac, PC, Linux, IRIX, proprietary systems, HPLC, accounting, Cisco IOS.


1990 – 2001

Head Contracting Engineer, Australian Caption Centre

Broadcast Teletext Video Captioning Facilities

Responsible design, installation, maintenance, support

50 workstations, DOS, Windows, Access, proprietary systems, hardware, Cisco IOS, multiple sites.


1986 – 1997

Head Audio Engineer, Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Electronic Music

Responsible design, installation, maintenance, support

10 Electronic Music Studios, Mac Plus/SE30/IIfx/IIci, apple IIg, Fairlight CMI and MFX, assembly language.


1982 – 1986

Head Technician, Nimrod Theatre

Live Theatre

Responsible LightIng and Sound

300 seat and 100 seat theatres, rigging, patching, operation, thyristors, sound editing and synthesis.



Amateur Radio and Theatre

Radio 2SER-FM program production

The Rocks Players lighting and sound


Other interests:

Pianist, singer, guitarist, bassist, drummer, gardening, beer making, bread making, cheese making, woodworking, metalworking, automotive diagnosis and repair, electrical systems, rope work, bushcraft, cooking, walking.