Branden Pleines is a Consultant on the Automation Practice team with experience in Ansible and Red Hat BPM. His recent work includes Ansible content that applies DISA STIGs to Windows Servers. He is currently working on Ansible content at a large enterprise in the energy sector and has projects with teams that span across organizational units and environments. His active project uses Ansible to apply Oracle’s latest quarterly database binary patches to SQL servers. Another ongoing project reconstructs an internal data gathering process for a widely used, historical configuration drift monitoring tool. In his free time Branden enjoys basketball, live music, and life in the Bay Area.