Grant Siders
Systems Engineer
Summary
 
Systems engineer specializing in security, virtualization and automation.
Key Skills
 
Automation and programing in Python, PowerShell, and Bash
Windows and Linux system administration
Virtulization expertise with VMware and Hyper-V
Cloud Computing administration and automation with AWS
Network administration with firewalls, switches and routers
Web development in PHP and Node.JS
Certifications
 
Server 2016 - Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA)
Work Experience
 
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 6 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, Hy-Vee
August 2016 - January 2017
  • 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.
Education
 
Des Moines Area Community College
Associates in Information Technology
August 2014 - May 2016
Des Moines Area Community College
Associates in Information Technology
August 2014 - May 2016
Volunteer
 
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
Projects
 
Web Developer
June 2017 - February 2018
PrISUm Solar Car
Web Developer
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