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Linux Automation Engineer Resume

OBJECTIVE:

Seeking intermediate system administrator or engineering position utilizing education, training, and experience in Unix/Linux - based operating systems, open-source tools, programming, and DevOps best-practices

SUMMARY:

  • Knowledgeable of both Red Hat and Debian-based systems
  • Able to install and configure core services such as Apache, Nginx, DNS, Postfix, MySQL, redis, and Memcached
  • Educated in development with C++, C, Java, Javascript and PHP
  • Familiar with Python and bash-shell scripting
  • Experienced with enterprise-level work environments
  • Worked in DevOps environments utilizing automation tools (Ansible and SaltStack), version control, docker, and general CI/CD principles
  • Solid understanding of key network and security fundamentals

WORK HISTORY:

Confidential

Linux Automation Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Transformed existing VMware and bare-metal infrastructure to be automated with Ansible, Kickstart, etc
  • Provided internal IT support for internal-facing clients, whose applications were heavily Oracle-based
  • Performed migrations from VMware/bare-metal to the Oracle Integration Cloud (OIC)

Confidential

DevOps Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Provided AWS cloud expertise for some of the world's top medical providers and insurance companies. Building out assets with CloudFormation as well as Terraform
  • Wrote and maintained configuration management state-files for SaltStack infrastructure
  • Supported and managed in-house cluster platform, which extended upon Amazon Elastic Container Service and Docker
  • Ensured customer environments were fully compliant with all HIPAA regulations
  • Mentored system administrators and other junior technical personnel

Confidential

System Administrator / DevOps Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Worked as an Enterprise Linux administrator for the Confidential Engine Room. Supported environments for Fortune 500 companies
  • Responsible for everything from basic Linux system troubleshooting, webserver and database configuration and troubleshooting, managed NAS and SAN storage solutions, identifying network and security vulnerabilities, to managing complex CMS environments such as Magento
  • Supported our VMware ESXi Managed Virtualization Platform
  • Also supported the Confidential Public Cloud (OpenStack w/ Xen Hypervisor)
  • Advanced to the Fanatical Support for AWS (FAWS) group, where we provided support on all major AWS services such as EC2, ECS, Elastic Beanstalk, RDS, S3, CloudWatch, SNS, etc
  • Managed customer infrastructure creation and updates via CloudFormation, and used Github version control to maintain all templates and supporting code
  • Deployed and maintained customer environments by means of AMI updates, bootstrapping, and CodeDeploy

Confidential

Technical Support / Jr. System Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Provided technical support for an in-house-developed call-management system, whose servers primarily ran Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) versions 4 and 5
  • Utilized the shell’s command-line interface on a daily basis
  • Was responsible for establishing and maintaining data interfaces with 3rd party vendors
  • Assisted system administrators with writing and debugging shell scripts
  • Monitored the status of over 300 servers and their services using Nagios
  • Analyzed application logs to identify and isolate software issues

Confidential

Technical Support

Responsibilities:

  • Provided desktop services to supported military bases and personnel
  • Created, managed, and deleted standard user and administrator accounts
  • Assisted with user account and data migrations from legacy networks to Area52
  • Oversaw and assisted with mass migration of Vista and XP workstations to Windows 7

Confidential

Web Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for designing and implementing the entire back-end service catalogue for the Confidential website and digital community
  • Utilized custom-built Django containers for web-frontend, and most secondary services
  • Full DevOps environment running on AWS, providing automated testing, integration, and deployment, and back-end API for 3rd party partner integration

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