Professional

Please find an online copy of my resume with redacted personal information here: Brandon Anderson’s Resume

Brief overview of my professional life:

Skill Set

  • Red Hat / CentOS / Ubuntu Linux Distros
  • Microsoft Office 365 / Google G Suite
  • Windows Server 2008 / 2012 / 2016
  • Exchange Server 2007 / 2010 / 2013
  • Network Management & Security
  • Active Directory Management
  • SQL Query Optimization
  • DNS / DHCP / iSCSI / VLAN
  • Splunk / AppDynamics / Jenkins
  • CDN Caching & Security
  • VMware ESX / ESXi
  • Automation Scripting
  • ETC… This is by no means a complete list

 

Recent Experience at Finish Line, Inc.

  • Administer Red Hat Linux and Windows servers
  • Manage Oracle WebLogic Server configuration
  • Deploy production Akamai caching and security strategies
  • Optimize performance of Oracle database queries and views
  • Deploy new code to Production and UAT environments
  • Create and manage Jenkins automation jobs
  • Monitor, maintain, and improve the health of the Finish Line website
  • Manage load testing in digital environments
  • Work with third party suppliers and vendors for support, interactions, upgrades and implementations
  • Investigate, analyze and provide long term resolutions to technical issues
  • Develop and maintain automation scripts that enable business processes
  • Diagnose web site code issues and identify potential code performance improvements
  • Analyze performance across all server tiers
  • Facilitate daily operational tasks such as asset movement/tracking, CDN cache control, data movements
  • Investigate, review and resolve incidents
  • Manage Apache Web Server implementations
  • Practice continuous improvement in all aspects of business operations

 

Recent Experience at Salesforce

  • Managed critical system events across Salesforce Marketing Cloud’s global platform
  • Proactively monitored complex application and production environments
  • Worked independently on critical operations projects
  • Worked with development engineers to understand underlying application environment
  • Created and maintained knowledge documentation for resolution of system alerts
  • Received and responded to system alerts via system monitors
  • Maintained a thorough understanding of supported products and environments
  • Assumed full ownership of problems that were reported from initiation through closure
  • Managed software deployment processes with the release management team
  • Performed root cause analysis on complex problems
  • Administered and troubleshot servers in production and quality assurance environments
  • Created SQL queries to aid investigations
  • Drove efficiencies in systems and processes: capacity planning, configuration management, performance tuning, monitoring and root cause analysis
  • Managed OS security patching processes with the patch management team

 

Recent Experience at Aircom Manufacturing, Inc.

  • Managed IT infrastructure for all locations and guided decisions about IT infrastructure for entire company
  • Leveraged vendor relationships to provide quality hardware and software solutions
  • Upgraded virtual environment from VMware ESXi 4.1 to VMware ESXi 5.5 and configured for high availability
  • Deployed new EMC SAN in VMware ESXi 5.5 environment and migrated data from old EqualLogic SAN
  • Integrated new virtual hosts into VMware ESXi 5.5 environment
  • Deployed Veeam Backup Management Suite for VMware ESXi 5.5
  • Installed Synology NAS units for Veeam backup data and configured NAS-to-NAS offsite replication
  • Deployed Aruba WLAN Mobility Controller and wireless access points for unified management
  • Created VLANs within network to logically segment departments
  • Deployed osTicket system utilizing Ubuntu Linux to streamline end user support requests
  • Deployed new WatchGuard firewalls at all locations and configured site-to-site VPNs
  • Installed Barracuda Spam Firewall to replace obsolete spam filter
  • Deployed Sophos Endpoint Security and Control to replace aging antivirus software
  • Automated major upgrade of ERP software on all end user computers