Resume of Brian K. Vagnini

5001 Lake Front Dr., Apt H8,  Tallahassee, FL | 850-583-0842 | |  |



Languages: HTML, CSS, some PHP, some JavaScript, learning Python, some Ruby

Web Servers: IIS 7.5, IIS 6 , Apache (on OS X , Linux and Xampp) , SharePoint 2010
Databases: MySQL, Microsoft SQL 2005/2008, Access 2007

Operating Systems:  Windows Server 2012 R2/2008 R2, Ubuntu Linux, Redhat/CentOS Linux, Mac OSX, HP-UX

Design Tools: Photoshop, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Flash, Illustrator

Audio/Video: Ableton Live, Sonar, FL Studio, Audacity, Premiere Pro, Open Shot Video Editor

Misc.: WordPress, Joomla, Flickr integration, Twitter integration, Facebook management, Google Ad integration, E-Commerce setup, Forum setup, IceCast MP3 Streaming Server


Currently Held Certifications: I-Net+, Security +, Network +, A+, CIW Web Design Specialist, CIW JavaScript Specialist, CIW Certified Instructor, MCP+I, MCSA (2003), MCSE (NT4)

Certificate: Defense Visual Information School (Multimedia Illustrator)

Certificate: Primary Leadership Development Course- US Army (Commandant's List- top 20% of my class)

Pursuing: Python

Personal Projects:

Project: feeeedme app (Oct 2018 - Present)

Technology used: Python

Project: Customized music player (June 2015)

Client: Myself /

Technology used: PHP /HTML form /JSON file


Reliant Solutions, Tallahassee, FL                

February 2018 - Present

Training & Documentation Coordinator

Environment:  Debian 8/6, Puppet 4/3, Python, Windows 10, LXC, OpenVZ, Confluence, Jira, Slack, Edubrite LMS, Agile workflow

Wrote the howto, prerequisite modules, and written modules documentation. Created 21 courses in the LMS that I researched and implemented. Had 207 training sessions delivered via LMS in the time span of 134 days.

Coding Projects:

Leon County Sheriff’s Office, Tallahassee, FL                

July 2016 – February 2018

Systems Administrator

Environment:  Windows Server 2012R2 /2008 R2, HTML5, PowerShell

As part of the IT team, maintaining the servers, and assisting the Application Specialists and Technicians with client issues.

Coding Projects:

Northwest Regional Data Center, Tallahassee, FL                

March 2015 – July 2016

Windows /Linux / HP-UX Systems Administrator

Environment:  Windows Server 2012R2 /2008 R2, Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 6, HP-UX,  HTML5

As part of the Server team, working on building, maintaining, and updating approximately 1000 Windows, Redhat Linux, and HP-UX servers.

Coding Projects:


Center for Advancement of Learning and Assessment, Tallahassee, FL                

August 2012- December 2015

Systems Administrator/Programmer/Consultant

Environment:  SQL Server 2005, IIS 7.5/7 Windows Server 2012/2008 R2, Active Directory, Virtualbox, Exchange 2010, Ubuntu Server 13.10, Cisco ASA, Python, Ruby, HTML5, Git

As part of the Technical team, worked on analysis, design, development and maintenance of network infrastructure supporting the IES and FCAT projects.


Coding Projects:

Florida Center for Reading Research, Tallahassee, FL                 March 2012-August 2012

Network Administrator / Network Security

Environment:  SQL Server 2008/2005, IIS 7.5/6.0, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2003, Active Directory, Hyper-V, SharePoint, OpenBSD, FileMaker Server, ASP.Net, PHP, Wordpress

As part of the Technical Services team, worked on analysis, design, development and maintenance of network infrastructure and web design supporting the RFU and REL projects, as well as developed the Network Security Policy.


Coding Projects:

Brandt Information Services, Tallahassee, FL                             October 2011-March 2012

Systems Administrator

WFSU-TV/FM, Tallahassee, FL                                                   April 2008-August 2011

Network Administrator/Intranet Webmaster

Environment:  Windows Server 2003, Apple OSX Server, Mac OSX clients, Windows 7 / XP clients, SQL Server 2005, PHP, MySQL, IceCast Server,  CentOS

Coding Projects:

Computer Tutors USA , Tallahassee, FL                               April 2004 – February 2008

Technical Trainer/Training Manager

Environment:  Windows Server 2003, Linux, Adobe Suite CS3/CS2/CS, SQL Server 2005, IIS6

As part of the Training Department, worked on development of training courses. Assisted in network administration and set up classrooms for training. As Training Manager, developed my team of trainers to ensure maximum coverage of all topics.


Coding Projects:

Courses taken

Online tutorials

Stone River eLearning - Python Programmer Bundle (In Progress)

TalkPython Bundle 2016 (In Progress) classes (33 hrs total)

Computer Tutors, USA - Instructor-Led classes (41 days total or 246 hrs)

MOC 2779 Implementing a Microsoft SQL Server 2005 database (5 days) (5/7/07)

MOC 2780 Maintaining a Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Database (5 days) (5/9/07)

MOC 2071 Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2000 with Transact SQL (2 days) (6/4/07)

MOC 2559 Introduction to Visual Basic .NET Programming (5 days) (3/5/07)

Hacking & Countermeasures (3 days) (9/29/06)

Dreamweaver (4 days) (4/8/05)

Cascading Style Sheets (1 day) (8/31/05)

Web Server Administration (IIS and Apache) (5 days)(developed and taught the week-long course)

HTML (3 levels) (5 days) (revised the curriculum and taught the courses)

PHP/MySQL (2 days) - JavaScript (2 days) - Perl (1 day) - Website Accessibility (Section 508) (1 day) (taught these courses)