About Me

Thompson Randy

Randy Thompson

Software Development Engineer III

Name:Randy Thompson
Date of birth:September, 1987
Address:Cedar Rapids, IA, 52402
Phone:(319) 640 - 0662

I am a freelance devops engineer with thirteen years of experience in the industry, the last seven of which have been spent as a Software Development Engineer with GoDaddy. With a passion for automation, monitoring, coding and new technologies I am always looking for ways to improve processes in place as well as myself.


2011 - present


Software Development Engineer III

Additional positions held:

  • Site Reliability Engineer III
  • Systems Admin

Job duties:

  • Develop critical customer facing services and applications for Domains organization.
  • Automate monitoring, build, capacity, IP management, configuration and performance processes.
  • As scrum master, utilize Agile best practices, with a focus on Scrum methodologies.
  • Windows and Linux server administration.
  • Helped reduce VP, Private, and Windows Server build times by over 60% and improved overall process.
2009 - 2011


Systems Security Engineer

Additional positions held:

  • Unix Systems Administrator
  • Windows Systems Administrator

Job duties:

  • Perform and respond to patch compliance, health checking and audits.
  • Windows, Linux and Unix server administration.
  • Maintained 95% or greater patch compliance across 170 company accounts.
2005 - 2012

United States Army

Signal Operations

Additional positions held:

  • 25S – Satellite Communication Systems Operator-Maintainer
  • 25N – Nodal Network Systems Operator-Maintainer
  • 25B – Information Technology Specialist

Job duties:

  • Planning, designing and testing of WAN/LAN networks and telephone exchanges.
  • Stood up, maintained and improved communications, networks, hardware and software.
  • Built and tested internal software.
  • Windows, Linux and network administration.


2011 - present

University Of Phoenix

Software Engineering
2008 - 2009

Kirkwood Community College

Local Area Networking Administration

Related Skills

CompTIA Security+ Certified

SaltStack Certified Engineer

Contact info
AddressCedar Rapids, IA, 52402
Phone(319) 640 - 0662

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