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Brandon
brandon.evan.johnson@gmail.com
813-802-6415
Plant City, FL 33566
Delivery Manager
13 years experience W2
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Well-qualified, professional, and bold analytical thinker with a keen focus on strategic vision, organizational effectiveness, and IT leadership in cloud systems, AWS, and Google Cloud. Career track includes contributions to high-performance work cultures with a demonstrated ability to partner throughout all levels of the organization. Handle diverse issues and concerns with regard to strategic planning and creative vision that produce long-term benefits. Comprehensive understanding of data analysis, project management, and software development. Proven and demonstrated knowledge of critical thinking, process improvements, and idea generation.

Creative Problem Solving, Strategic Operations, Customer Service, Business Development, Organizational Effectiveness, Process Improvement, DevOps Delivery, Critical Thinking, Relationship Building, Strategic Vision, Team Motivation, Cloud-Based Technology, Google Cloud, AWS Cloud, Team Development, Project Management, Critical Thinking , Infrastructure Engineering

Experience
TECHNOLOGY MANAGER
Information Technology
Jan 2017 - present
Orlando, FL

TRAINING, FINANCE, LABOR & WORKFORCE MANAGEMENT

  • Delivery manager of multiple teams (DevOps, tech, sustainment, product, project management, and finance teams) across high profile technology and business segments including full stack infrastructure and development.
  • Ensure comprehensive project management lifecycle from scope through completion, from funding through post-deliverable sustainment phases.
  • Drives team motivation including implementing processes, policies, new technology, and removal of roadblocks to streamline operations.
  • Utilize Agile best practices to drive a strong culture, keeping all communication fluid and relevant.
  • Collaborate with a talented team of 150+ direct reports including driving strategic vision, organizational effectiveness, and training as needed.
  • Work directly with diverse and multifaceted business groups to achieve company goals and objectives.

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  • Serves as East Coast technology leader for the “Maker Mouse Club”; a work-based club focusing on increasing skills and uncovering career paths for creators and engineers at Disney.
  • Responsible for training, workforce management, employee data, time & pay, scheduling, financial forecasting, analytics, and internal employee applications segments.
Agile Methodology MS Visio Project Management Workforce Management Training FOCUS Devops Employ Analytics
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DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR / AUTOMATION ENGINEER
Information Technology
Jan 2014 - present
Plant City, FL
  • Built and sustained a database department from the ground up within a successfully company.
  • Ensured proper documentation management of standard practices, methods, and processes performed on a routine basis.
  • Oversaw all department operations across multiple products including automating routine tasks, deployments, and upgrades.
  • Performed comprehensive query analysis to better improve performance of multi-thousand-line queries.
  • Currently serving as advisor for data architecture of new software as needed.

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  • Utilized industry-specific software including Config Management services, Puppet, and Chef to automate routine tasks and save the company thousands of dollars in operation and labor costs.
Automation Engineer Chef Data Architecture Database Upgrades DBA Puppet Documentation Analysis
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TECHNICAL LEADER - CONTRACT
Information Technology
Jan 2016 - Jan 2017
Plant City, FL
  • Oversaw all operations of a team of Cloud Engineers with a keen focus on database deployment strategies.
  • Created a new product suite of Terraform, Docker, Ansible, Puppet, Git, and Packer enabling quick provisioning of data systems that are easily scalable.
  • Monitored and tracked clusters utilizing Nagios as part of the terraform up scripts.
  • Effectively removed provisioning and management as steps of application development and increased all throughput of application developers and production pushes.
Terraform Scala Provisioning Puppet Nagios Git FOCUS Docker Containers Cloud Engineer Application Development Ansible
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SENIOR DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR - CONTRACT
Information Technology
Jan 2015 - Jan 2016
  • Realized comprehensive growth of database infrastructure to support M+ queries utilizing MySQL
  • MariaDB 5.7.
  • Ensured proper maintenance for cluster management including utilizing Chef, Terraform, and EC2 to rapidly provision nodes.
  • Successfully automated database deployments, onboarding, redundancy, and monitoring as needed.
  • Built and sustained self-scaling monitoring solutions utilizing Chef and Icinga to drive newly onboarded systems.
  • Drove savings of $40M+ in AWS costs through scaling and deployment solutions.
  • Utilized strong analytical skills and queries to ensure performance of systems to handle 30M+ inserts a minute with 300M+ reads.
AWS AWS EC2 DBA MySQL Terraform Scaling MS Visio MariaDB Database Maintenance Chef
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MYSQL DBA / SYSTEMS AUTOMATION ENGINEER
Information Technology
Jan 2012 - Jan 2014
Saint Petersburg, FL
  • Utilized industry-specific processes and procedures to manage high profile database servers distributed globally.
  • Authored open sourced monitoring and management tools for multiple databases.
  • Effectively increased comprehensive monitoring and automation including troubleshooting and resolution of major data issues following ITIL best practices.
  • Collaborated with a talented team to implement comprehensive policies and processes to streamline operations.
Automation Engineer DBA MySQL Problem Solving ITIL
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Senior MySQL DBA – Linux Systems Administration
Information Technology
Jan 2011 - Jan 2012
Tampa, FL
  • Designed and architected a 1K+ table, MySQL web server OLTP application database in Boyce-Codd Normal Form capable of handling 60M+ reads and writes per minute on average servers.
  • Administered and monitored 4K+ processes utilizing Nagios.
Automation Engineer DBA MySQL Problem Solving ITIL Linux Nagios OLTP System Administration
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MySQL DBA – Software Engineer
Information Technology
Jan 2010 - Jan 2011
Tampa, FL
  • Designed and architected a 400+ table MySQL server-client application database in Boyce-Codd Normal Form capable of handling 30M+ reads and writes per minute averaging small business servers.
  • Supported comprehensive database issues to include disaster recovery, replication, and failover issues, to better manage several internal database servers.
Data Replication DBA Disaster Recovery Linux MySQL Nagios OLTP System Administration Software Engineer
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Senior Footprints Support Analyst
Information Technology
Jan 2009 - Jan 2010
Tampa, FL
  • Provided high profile technical support, integrations development, systems administration, and problem management to better streamline operations.
  • Served as Hosting Server Administrator to code and maintain business system integrations with links to Navision, Salesforce.com, Cisco ACD and other proprietary company tools.
BSA Technical Support System Administration Salesforce Problem Management MS Visio Cisco ACD
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Software & Database Engineer
Information Technology
Jan 2008 - Jan 2009
Valrico, FL
  • Created UI screens, the functional code behind them, and the database tables to support them for a medical patient tracking software meant for long-term stay facilities.
UI
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DBA
2021
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Automation Engineer
2021
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Chef
2021
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Puppet
2021
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2021
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Data Architecture
2021
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Database Upgrades
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MS Visio
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MySQL
2016
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Agile Methodology
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2014
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Project Management
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Training
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2016
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Data Replication
2012
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2011
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Terraform
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AWS
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Docker Containers
2017
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Git
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Salesforce
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2016
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Technical Support
2010
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UI
2009
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Apache Tomcat
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BGP
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Hadoop
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HTML
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HTTP
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JavaScript
2009
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Jenkins
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Linux
2012
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NAT
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nginx
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Oracle 7
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