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LinkedIn Profile:  https://www.linkedin.com/pub/bruce-garlock/7/785/756

Resume:  http://www.gotresume.net/bgarlock


IT Manager  with skills and experience with:

  •  Troubleshooting Problems (identifying the issue and knowing how or where to go for the fix)
  •  Linux System Administration (RHEL)
  •  Virtualization (VMware) 5.1, 5.5, 6.0 and 6.5
  •  Network Administration (HP, Extreme XOS, Cisco iOS)
  •  SAN (EMC VNX2)
  •  Security (Palo Alto FW’s, VPN’s, encryption) PAN-OS 6, 7 and 8.
  •  Mac OS X Administration (Client and Server)
  • Salesforce
  •  Windows Server Administration (2012 Server, 2008 Server)
  •  Integrating Mac, Linux and Windows together (and overcoming the pain that comes with this)
  •  LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) programming
  • Atlasian Confluence
  • Google GSuite
  • BASH, and Python scripting
  •  Disaster Recovery (knowing the difference between backup and replication technologies)
  •  Documentation (writing it, and understanding how important it is, especially for others who need to support you.)
  •  IT Project Management (Currently working on this)
  •  Wordpress (back end DB, performance tuning, security)
  •  A Tenacious Work Ethic (I’m very persistent and don’t give up.)
  •  Attention to Detail (This is something I’ve learned later in my career.  Details matter.)
  • Business Intelligence – Qlik View and N Printing.  Traditional BI – Crystal Reports.
  • Esko Automation Engine
  • EFI Radius

What I’m currently working on:

  •  Network design, SDN, SD-WAN, and how all the pieces fit together.
  • API’s with JSON, OAuth
  • Using Amazon AWS (S3, EC2, Route-53) where it makes sense.
  • ElasticSearch and Big Data (using GrayLog to centralize logs and look for trends)
  • DevOps (I have always thought and built this way, and I’ve lived on both sides, and understand the challenges of both.)
  • Palo Alto firewall with TLS decryption.