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Grant Siders ABOUT ME

I am Grant Siders a Systems Engineer for IP Pathways. I am a Full Stack Web Developer and have made many projects using various frameworks and languages.

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Work History

  • Systems Engineer
    IP Pathways
    August 2017 - Present
    • 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
    • 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.
    • Systems Administrator
      August 2016 - December 2016
      • Microsoft Windows Server - install, configure and support
      • Hyper-V - install, configure and support
      • Lead 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
      • Network Security Intern
        Principal Financial
        May 2016 - August 2016
        • Configuration/Management of Firewalls, IPS, LTM, VPN
        • Analyzing, troubleshooting and correcting network problems
        • Maintaining and administering perimeter security systems.

Volunteer Work

Logistics Cordinator
Progress Iowa
January 2018 - March 2018
  • Lead the logistics commitee for the March for Our Lives rally/protest event in Des Moines, IA.
  • Coordinate and plan the logistics for the day of event, volunteers, exhibitors and speakers.
  • 3-4k people in attendance
Web Developer
PrISUm Solar Car
June 2017 - February 2018
  • Administer and manage Linux webserver
  • Develop and design team's website using Python Django
  • Manage and update the team's website


Windows and Linxux system administration
Virtualization expertise with VMware and Hyper-V
Network administration with firewalls, switches and routers
Automation and programing in Python, PowerShell, and Bash
Web development in PHP and Node.JS

Programing Languages


Associates in Information Technology
Des Moines Area Community College
August 2014 - May 2016