Resume

Brandon L. Froehlich

(206) 225-8285
brandon@froeh.org
@brandonfro

Professional Experience

Associate Systems Administrator – Ellucian at Lenoir-Rhyne University
Hickory, NC
February 2017 – Present

  • Provided emergency classroom technical support, troubleshooting projector and computer issues
  • Assisted with help desk incidents and requests
  • Performed AD FS, DHCP, DNS, and Group Policy configuration changes
  • Implemented Skype for Business on-premise

Systems Administrator – All Star Directories
Seattle, WA
July 2016 – September 2016

  • Assisted in company initiative to move reporting stack and business intelligence stack to the AWS cloud
  • Used shell scripting to automate routine tasks
  • Utilized JIRA, Gitlab, SnipeIT and AWS EC2, ELB, RDS, and Route 53

Systems Administrator – Smoky Mountain Systems
Franklin, NC
December 2015 – April 2016

  • Migrated users from Postfix/Dovecot email to Office 365 Business Premium
  • Replaced consumer grade wireless with Meraki AP
  • Implemented backup solution using Synology NAS

Cloud Engineer – Carbonado Energy Software / Power Analytics
Mt. Pleasant, SC
August 2014 – August 2015

  • Installed and maintained private Ubuntu aptitude repository for deployment of custom software
  • Worked closely with developers to automate building and deployment of projects using git triggers and fpm
  • Migrated three corporate offices to Meraki MX and MR devices
  • Created multi-site network with VPN tunnels at each site to AWS utilizing VPC’s, VPC peering, and EC2 Security Groups in order to control network access

IT Project Manager – Integrity Computer Service
Statesville, NC
February 2014 – July 2014

  • Defined and executed IT projects for clients including installing/migrating servers, desktops, and LOB software
  • Replaced SonicWALL devices with Meraki MX appliances for a significant number of customers
  • Provided technical support and helped acquire new clients
  • Earned Certified Meraki Networking Associate certificate

Systems Administrator – MSI Defense Solutions
Mooresville, NC
April 2011 – January 2014

  • Implemented ERP system based on Microsoft SQL Server
  • Worked with vendor on database upgrades, troubleshooting SQL issues, and deploying customized reports
  • Overhauled network infrastructure with Meraki devices and services including MDM (Systems Manager)
  • Tightened security of systems through advanced authentication methods (WPA2 Enterprise, RADIUS, LDAPS, etc.)
  • Adhered to PCI Data Security Standards

Professional Skills

Desktop/Server Administration
Windows/Windows Server, macOS, Ubuntu
Networking Products
Meraki MX, MS, and MR devices, Cisco ASA and Cisco Small Business, SonicWALL
Cloud Platforms
AWS, Google Cloud Platform, Rackspace, Azure, Digital Ocean
Server Applications
Hypervisor: vSphere ESXi, Hyper-V, kvm 
Web Servers: IIS, Nginx, Apache 
Other: HAProxy, Kafka, MongoDB, MySQL, Postgres, Oracle 

General Skills

  • Team player that works well under pressure
  • Ability to learn new hardware and software quickly
  • Out of the box thinker
  • Self aware
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

Education

Gardner-Webb University
Bachelor of Science, Computer Information Systems
May 2017