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Per Andersson

Prioritize, Plan, Execute.

As a skilled infrastructure professional, I have expertise in both cloud and on-premise environments. My current focus and future direction is centered on cloud technologies, specifically Azure, AWS and GCP. In addition, I have a strong passion for infrastructure automation, constantly seeking out new ways to streamline processes and increase efficiency. Not only do I possess a strong technical skillset, but I am also dedicated to staying current with the latest technologies and how they can be leveraged to the advantage of my customers. I pride myself on my ability to learn and adapt quickly, always striving to find the best solutions for my clients.

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Azure
AWS
GCP
Infra Architecture
IT Security
Office 365
PowerShell
Windows Server
Linux
Networking
OAuth
Terraform
Bicep
Python

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  • Consulting Infrastructure and Security Engineer
    March 2023 - Current
    Collector Bank

    Part of the common infrastructure team responsible for deploying and managing technologies in Azure to enhance organizational efficiency, automation, and security. Collaborated with cross-functional teams to design and implement Azure-based solutions that streamlined processes and improved resource utilization. Leveraged Bicep to define and deploy infrastructure as code, ensuring consistency and reliability across multiple Azure environments. Utilized Azure DevOps for continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) pipelines, automating software deployment and ensuring version control. Managed security operations with Microsoft 365 Defender, proactively identifying and mitigating threats to the organization's cloud and email services. Supported Intune for endpoint management, enhancing security and compliance for Windows-based devices. Maintained Windows Server environments, including Active Directory (AD) infrastructure, ensuring high availability and security.

    Skills: Azure, Bicep, Kubernetes, ArgoCD, Azure DevOps, Microsoft 365 Defender, Intune, Windows Server, AD
  • Consulting Senior IT Architect & Solution Architect
    November 2021 - March 2023
    Ingka Group (IKEA)

    Integral member of an innovation team, serving as the infrastructure expert. Collaborated closely with the development team to enhance infrastructure components, including Active Directory (AD), DNS, backups, and security measures. Led efforts to improve system reliability and overall architecture, ensuring robustness and scalability. Leveraged GCP and Docker technologies to design, deploy, and manage cloud-based solutions that supported innovation initiatives. Utilized GitHub for version control and code collaboration. Contributed to the technical due-diligence reviews for high-stake investments, working closely with the company's investment team as the technical lead.Orchestrated infrastructure as code (IAC) using Terraform, automating provisioning and ensuring infrastructure consistency.

    Skills: GCP, Docker, GitHub, Python, Terraform, Azure, Bash
  • Consulting Senior Cloud Architect
    April 2022 - July 2022
    RugVista AB

    Integral part of the backend team entrusted with contributing to AWS solutions and architectural enhancements. Collaborated closely with team members to design, implement, and maintain AWS-based solutions. Demonstrated proficiency in AWS services, including but not limited to EC2, S3, RDS, Lambda, and IAM. Utilized Docker containers to package applications and streamline development processes, enhancing flexibility and portability.

    Skills: AWS, Docker, GitHub
  • Consulting Senior Cloud Engineer
    October 2020 - November 2021
    IKANO Bank

    Being a part of the infra team at IKANO Bank, Helping out configuring/automating various parts of the AWS environment. Including troubleshooting and solve problems across all platform and application domains, work alongside architecture team to design and implement scalable infrastructure. Automation, management, availability, performance, monitoring, incident response and maintenance of AWS cloud-based systems. Managing networking and workspaces, writing and deploying terraform and cloudformation. User and permission management using AWS SSO.

    Skills: AWS, PowerShell, Python, Terraform, Windows Server, Red Hat
  • Senior Cloud Engineer
    October 2020 - Current
    GESHDO

    Dynamic role as a consultant with a primary emphasis on cloud infrastructure solutions. Demonstrated expertise in cloud platforms, including AWS, Azure, and GCP, offering clients comprehensive guidance and strategies for their cloud journey. Collaborated closely with clients to understand their specific needs and goals, tailoring cloud solutions to align with their business objectives. Functioned as an Infrastructure Architect, crafting scalable and resilient infrastructure designs to meet diverse client requirements. Conducted regular assessments and audits of cloud environments, identifying areas for optimization and security enhancements.

    Skills: AWS, Azure, GCP, GitHub, Infrastructure Architect, Rust, Python, PowerShell
  • IT Technician
    November 2018 - September 2020
    Iver/Candidator AB

    Involved with Azure, Backend/Third-line IT-Operations and involved with projects. Developing new services using Azure. Bringing in new customers to operations.

    Skills: Azure, VMware, Windows Server, AD, GPO, Intune, O365 and some Linux.
  • IT Strategist
    July 2016 - October 2018
    NSR AB

    Played a pivotal role in the infrastructure refresh project, which encompassed a comprehensive overhaul of key components, including fiber, network infrastructure, client systems, servers, and storage solutions. Led efforts to transition the infrastructure from an external service provider back to internal operations, ensuring seamless continuity of services while achieving cost savings. Worked diligently to ensure the project's successful completion, minimizing downtime and disruptions during the migration process. Conducted thorough testing and quality assurance checks to validate the integrity and functionality of the refreshed infrastructure. Implemented robust monitoring and management tools to optimize infrastructure performance and facilitate proactive maintenance. Collaborated with internal stakeholders and external vendors to ensure all aspects of the project met or exceeded defined objectives.

  • IT-Operations technician
    January 2013 - June 2016
    Landskrona Stad

    Server management including VMware, Windows server, storage, Exchange and AD management. Responsible for managing 200 servers, systems for 6000 users and about 4000 computers. Involved in the project to renew the virtual infrastructure. From writing procurement documents to adopting the new platform. From racking/cabling to installing VMware, switches storage to migrating to the new environment. Involved in technical aspects of Government procurements.

  • IT Operations
    September 2010 - December 2012
    Pdb DataSystems AB

    Started out as a trainee and then become full-time IT Operations for internal and external systems.

  • Helpdesk Technician
    June 2010 - August 2010
    TeliaSonera

    First-line helpdesk at Network Operations Center. Monitoring and responding to incidents.

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  • Foundation Degree, Computer Networking Technology
    2008 - 2010
    Jönköping University

    Advanced knowledge in design, installation, maintenance and managing complex network solutions; LAN, WAN, Internet and Intranet. Knowledge in design, installation, maintenance and managing Windows Server

  • Växjö University
    2007 - 2008
    Network Security

    Activities and Societies; Member of Wädur's managing board

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  • 100SwedishNative
  • 95EnglishAdvanced

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