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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Infra Architecture
IT Security
Office 365
Windows Server

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

    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
  • [November 2021 - March 2023] Ingka Group (IKEA)
    Consulting Senior IT Architect & Solution Architect

    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
  • [April 2022 - July 2022] RugVista AB
    Consulting Senior Cloud Architect

    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
  • [October 2020 - November 2021] IKANO Bank
    Consulting Senior Cloud Engineer

    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
  • [October 2020 - Current] GESHDO
    Senior Cloud Engineer

    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
  • [November 2018 - September 2020] Iver/Candidator AB
    IT Technician

    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.
  • [July 2016 - October 2018] NSR AB
    IT Strategist

    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.

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

    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.

  • [September 2010 - December 2012] Pdb DataSystems AB
    IT Operations

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

  • [June 2010 - August 2010] TeliaSonera
    Helpdesk Technician

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

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

    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

  • [2007 - 2008] Network Security
    Växjö University

    Activities and Societies; Member of Wädur's managing board

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  • 95EnglishAdvanced

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