About

Grant hails from Des Moines. He has earned degree from the Des Moines Area Community College in Information Technology Network Administration, with an enfaces in Microsoft. Working on everything from web development to systems engineering, Grant is well versed in a wide array of technologies.

Experience

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    Senior Systems Engineer

     —    a year

    • Managing 2Us cloud presence using Terraform and Ansible
    • Led the migration of the department from on-prem servers to AWS
    • Desgin and build systems for automation for 2U tech stacks (Python, PowerShell)
    • Implement and mange security and monitioring solutions across tech stacks (Exabeam, DataDog, Rapid7)
    • G-Suite Administration
    • Microsoft Windows Server Administration
    • SaaS administraiton
    • Agile Team
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    Systems Engineer

     —    2 years

    • Provide engineering expertise to IP Pathways client base to implement, design and support virtualization, enterprise storage and data center solutions.
    • Microsoft Windows Server - install, configure and support
    • VMWare vCenter and ESXi - install, configure and support
    • NetApp - install, configure, and support
    • Worked on six month consulting project of VMware NSX deployment
    • Create and maintain highly-detailed infrastructure documentation
    • Maintain superior levels of communication and customer service for IP Pathways client base.
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    Systems Administrator

     —    4 months

    • Microsoft Windows Server - install, configure and support
    • Led implementation of Carbon Black/Bit9 into corporate and retail environment, working closely with Security Team
    • Automation with PowerShell
    • Act as escalation point for Hy-Vee Support Services team
    • Worked on agile based team
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    Network System Intern

     —    3 months

    • Configuration/Management of Firewalls, IPS, LTM, VPN
    • Analyzing, troubleshooting and correcting network problems
    • Maintaining and administering perimeter security systems.

Volunteer

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    Progress IowaLogistics Coordinator

     —    3 months

    Ran the logistics and volunteer lead for the March for Our Lives rally/protest event in Des Moines, IA. 3-4K people in attendance.

    • Coordinate and plan the logistics for the day of event, volunteers, exhibitors and speakers.

Education

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    Information Technology Network AdministrationAssociates

     —    2 years

    Des Moines Area Community College, GPA: 3.8

Skills

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    Web Development - Frontend 5 years

    • HTML
    • CSS
    • Javascript
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    Web Development - Backend 5 years

    • PHP
    • Node
    • Python Django
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    Other Programing 7 years

    • Python
    • Bash
    • PowerShell

Certifications

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    Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA)

    Received: 

    Server 2016

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    NetApp Certified Data Administrator

    Received: 

    ONTAP

Interests

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    Cycling

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    Iowa State Athletics

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    Camping

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    Outdoors