Linton Fisher

Work Experience

  • Apprentice Analyst / Balfour Beatty / Sep, 2016 – Sep, 2017

    During my time as an apprentice in Corporate Application Support, my responsibilities included:

    • Resolving user raised support issues for SharePoint 2007, 2010 and Online.
    • Data transformation and visualisation of team workload and change demand using Power BI linked with ServiceNow.
    • Leading the creation and management of dashboards for tracking project lifecycle compliance stats.

  • Solution Analyst / Balfour Beatty / Sep, 2017 – Sep, 2018

    As a Solution Analyst in Reporting & Business Intelligence, my responsibilities included:

    • Supporting the transition of legacy Oracle reporting estate to Amazon Web Services and Power BI.
    • Recreating SQL transformations in Amazon Redshift using a combination of Matillion's graphical user interface and Python.
    • Leading the development of company wide reporting dashboards in Power BI.
    • Supporting the on-boarding of business stakeholders to Power BI and hosting online training seminars for the rest of the business.

  • AWS Consultant / INOV8 Consulting / Oct, 2018 – Jul, 2019

    During my time as an AWS Consultant, I was subcontracted to The Royal Bank of Scotland as an Infrastructure Engineer. My main responsibilities included:

    • The creation of infrastructure in the cloud with an aim to replace legacy on-premise infrastructure.
    • Extensive use of Infrastructure as Code tools such as Terraform and CloudFormation.
    • Use of GitLab to version control all infrastructure code.
    • Providing support and documentation on Git best practice.

  • DevOps Engineer / Exception / Jul, 2019 – Present

    As a DevOps engineer, my responsibilities include:

    • Working on-site at the Student Loans Company as a DevOps Engineer, helping teams transition to modern tools for developing code and pipelines.
    • Developing an automated process for the on-boarding of managed-service clients.
    • Development of a Python script to automate CloudWatch alarm creation for any Terraform environment, and integration with PagerDuty & FreshService.

Education

QA Apprenticeships / 2017

Information Technology and Telecommunications Professionals SCQF 6

Completed while an Apprentice Analyst at Balfour Beatty plc.

Bo’ness Academy / 2016

Higher

C in Computing Science
C in English
C in Physics
C in Graphic Communication

Bo’ness Academy / 2015

National 5 / GCSE

A in Mathematics
A in Computing Science
A in Physics
A in Graphic Communication
B in English
B in Design & Manufacture

Skills

- Cloud: AWS Infrastructure, Infrastructure as Code (IaC), DevOps.

- Development: Python, PowerShell, C#, Git.

- Soft Skills: Problem Solving, Verbal & Written Communication