Brandon Fiquett

    Patterson, NY
    Sr. Linux Administrator / IT Systems Engineer
    • Implement and support server infrastructure for global development, QA and high availability production environments.
    • Installation, configuration and administration of systems supporting internal and external web servers (Apache, Nginx) and web applications.
    • Administration and management of MySQL database servers and MySQL database clusters.
    • Developed a scalable lightweight system configuration management tools for mixed distribution (RHEL/Debian) environments using common unix tools (php, mysql, git, rsync, bash)
    • Manage system-level configuration across 600+ linux server nodes using a custom Puppet/CFEngine/Chef like tool.
    • Design deployment templates for Linux, Mac, and Windows servers. (Virtual and Physical)
    • Setup infrastructure monitoring and reporting (Nagios, Zabbix, Cacti, SCOM)
    • Automate various support tasks by means of scripting and tools like Rundeck (Bash, Shell, Ruby, Python, Perl, AutoIt, Powershell, etc..)
    • Proactive/preventive systems administration, security auditing and maintenance.
    • Design and implement disaster recovery procedures.
    • Execute planned global network maintenance work, minimizing impact to 24×7 services.
    • Managed linux administrators group responsible for 600+ linux servers.
    • Documents procedures and train new team members.
    • Troubleshoot a wide array of system, networking and hardware problems.
    • On-call after hours support.
    IT Support Technician
    • Provided field technical support for desktops and mobile devices.
    Phenix City, AL
    Owner / IT Consultant
    • Provide consulting services and maintained the diverse IT infrastructure for small-medium sized business clients.
    • Integrating Linux/Mac machines into primarily Microsoft infrastructure.
    • Virtualization, VPN and backup solutions.
    Auburn, AL
    Scuba Diving Instructor and Divemaster
    • Taught students the physics of scuba diving and trained them how do dive safely.
    • Certified recreational divers from Open Water Diver up to advanced levels.
    • Led certified recreational divers on fun dives.
    Auburn, AL
    IT Support
    • Provided desktop technical support for both Windows and Macintosh operating systems.
    • Troubleshoot instructional technology problems in faculty/staff offices and in tech-enhanced classrooms, including but not limited to CPU, monitors, printers in a networked and stand-alone environment.
    • Install software, instructional technology and peripherals.
    • Maintain instructional technology environment.
    • Assist in maintaining information files/sources on important developments and issues related to instructional technology.
    Salem, AL
    IT Consultant / Support Technician / Webmaster
    • Desktop and server support for medium-sized business.
    • Installed and administered Microsoft domain controller. (Windows 2000 server)
    • Integrated various network capable industrial CNC machines. (Plasma cutter, Press brakes, Milling machines)
    • Renovated and maintained company website.
    Quality Concrete Company
    Phenix City, AL
    Laborer / Finisher / Heavy Machinery Operator
    • Instructed and directed laborers.
    • Set forms, poured and finished concrete, and orders materials.
    • Operated jackhammers, saws, and drills to break up concrete and pavement.
    • Operated heavy machinery such as skid steer loader,backhoe and bulldozer.
    • Interpreted architectural and engineering drawings.
    • Estimate time and materials required.
    Seale, AL
    IT Support / Webmaster
    • Desktop and Server support for educational environment.
    • Installed and administered Microsoft domain controller. (Windows 2000 server)
    • Diagnosed, salvaged, and repaired computers.
    • Renovated and maintained district and school level websites.
    Apple Certified Technical Coordinator
    Apple Certified Support Professional
    Open Water Scuba Instructor

    License # 28666

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