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

    I'm a member of the common infrastructure team, responsible for deploying and managing technologies in Azure to improve organizational efficiency, automation, and security. I collaborate with cross-functional teams to create and implement Azure-based solutions that streamlined processes and optimized resource utilization. I utilize Bicep to define and deploy infrastructure as code, ensuring consistency and reliability across multiple Azure environments. Additionally, I use Azure DevOps for (CI/CD) pipelines, automating software deployment and maintaining version control. I also manage security operations with Microsoft 365 Defender, proactively identifying and addressing threats to the organization's cloud and email services. I support Intune for endpoint management to enhance security and compliance for Windows-based devices, and maintained Windows Server environments, including Active Directory (AD) infrastructure, to ensure 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)

    Key member of an innovation team, specializing in infrastructure management. Collaborated with the development team to enhance key infrastructure components such as Active Directory (AD), DNS, backups, and security protocols. Spearheaded initiatives to enhance system reliability and scalability, optimizing overall architecture. Utilized GCP and Docker technologies to design, deploy, and manage cloud-based solutions in support of innovation projects. Employed GitHub for version control and code collaboration. Played a key role in conducting technical due-diligence reviews for significant investments, working closely with the company's investment team as the primary technical contact. Managed infrastructure as code (IAC) using Terraform to automate provisioning and ensure consistent infrastructure deployment.

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

    Was a member of the backend team responsible for developing AWS solutions and improving architecture. Worked closely with colleagues to create, implement, and support AWS solutions. Skilled in various AWS services such as EC2, S3, RDS, Lambda, and IAM. Implemented Docker containers to package applications, simplifying development and increasing efficiency.

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

    As a member of the Infrastructure team at IKANO Bank, I was responsible for configuring and automating different components of the AWS environment. This included troubleshooting and resolving issues across all platform and application domains, collaborating with the architecture team to develop and implement scalable infrastructure solutions. My duties also involved automating tasks, managing availability, performance, monitoring, incident response, and maintenance of AWS cloud-based systems. Additionally, I handled networking and AWS workspaces, wrote and deployed Terraform and CloudFormation scripts, and managed user permissions through AWS SSO.

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

    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

    Responsible for managing Azure cloud services, backend/third-line IT operations, and project involvement. Collaborating on the development of new services utilizing Azure. Contributing to the incorporating of new clients for operations.

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

    Played a key role in the infrastructure refresh project, overseeing the comprehensive overhaul of key components such as fiber, network infrastructure, client systems, servers, and storage solutions. Successfully managed the transition from an external service provider to internal operations. Ensured minimal downtime and disruptions during the migration process. Implemented monitoring and management tools to enable proactive maintenance. Collaborated effectively with internal stakeholders and external vendors to meet project goals.

  • 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

    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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