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Dev-ops Resume

Pennsylvania, PA


  • 7 years of extensive experience in Unix System Administration in Red Hat Linux 4/5/6/7 .
  • In a UNIX server environment, performs installation, customization and maintenance of the operating system and system software products in support of business processing requirements.
  • Managing Sever Farm consisting of 800+ Rack optimized Linux Clusters.
  • Extensive experience with Built Nodes using automated scripts (Kickstart scripts)
  • Experience with configuration management tools Puppet, Ansible.
  • Experience with python Fabricfor local pathching work.
  • Worked with NGINXfor load balancing and reverse proxy.andmaking configuration changes using above automation tools.
  • Working Knowledge of ElasticsearchLogstashKibanaclusters for extensive error log monitoring and data auditing.
  • Strong familiarity with Bash Shell and Python scripting.
  • Maintain status of assigned issues in UnboundID’s issue tracker.
  • Experience insetting up docker service and build docker containers.
  • Worked on SAN technology including zoning, disk creation on various systems, maintaining and configuring various fiber switches and storages. Worked with NetApp storage.
  • Improved system availability by installing Nagios Monitoring tool.
  • Installed & configured Veritas storage foundation such as VCS, VxVM, & VERITAS Netbackup.
  • Planned, documented and supported high availability, data replication,fail - over and fall-back Solutions using Veritas Cluster Server 5.0, 5.1 in SAN environment.
  • Coordinated with SAN Team for storage allocation and Disk Dynamic Multi pathing. Worked on Various SAN Products like Net App, EMC Symmetrix, Hitachi data systems.
  • RDBMS installation and support for Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL.
  • Worked with Backup Team to Configure the Master and Client Backup servers Using Veritas Net Back up.
  • Working Knowledge on Veritas Storage foundation (VSF) and Veritas Volume Replicator (VVR).
  • Experience in setting up LANs and WANs.
  • Experience in creating grok patterns in logstash.
  • Competitive Analysis and understanding of SDN portfolio.
  • Good knowledge of Cloud Server, Storage and Networking systems.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively. 24x7 on call support.


OS: Red Hat 3.x/4.x/5.x/6.x/7.x, Ubuntu, CentOS, Fedora and

Database: MySQL.

NoSQL DB: Elasticsearch, Couchbase.

Software: NGINX, HAproxy, memcache, Elastic Beats, Logstash.

Virtualization: VMware.

LINUX Administration: Bash Scripting, YUM, RPM, FTP, Putty, gzip, tar.

Security: OpenSSH, SSL.

Firewalls: Iptables.

Monitoring: Appdynamics, Kibana, Grafana

Misc Network: NIS, NFS, DHCP, DNS, Samba, NTP, Telnet, VPN.

Storage /Distributed: EMC (SAN, NAS) and NetApp (SAN, NAS).

Cloud: Amazon AWS, cloud foundry.

Automation Tools: Puppet, Ansible, Fabric.

Source Control: Git, SVN

CDCI tools: Gocd, Jenkins.


Confidential, Pennsylvania, PA



  • Daily administering of production Nginx servers, ELK active/passive cluster, weblogic cluster, cloud foundry. Manage configuration updates. Creating new automation scripts for all tasks for the team including installing maintaining and constant update using puppet / Ansible.
  • Wrote fabric-python script that shortened the time to multitask over multiple serverin parallel execution fashion.
  • Worked with creating ELK cluster for logging and auditing purpose.
  • Worked with GOCD, creating pipelines.
  • Extensive BAU activities every day and been involved in all the RCA when application get alerts.
  • Worked with Appdynamics, for application monitoring and alerting.
  • Configuring and troubleshooting apache proxy.
  • Wrote puppet module for installing and custom configured deployed for some existing infrastructure.
  • Managed Puppet infrastructure through major version upgrades. Refactored Puppet code to leverage new features.
  • Refactored puppet manifests/ansible playbooks to reflect best practices. Wrote Puppet/Ansible modules for:
  • Nginx installation and configuration updates over different datacenters.
  • Elasticsearch installation and configuration.
  • Kibana installation and configuration.
  • Logstash installation and configuration.
  • Filebeat installation and configuration.
  • Topbeat installation and configuration.
  • Appdynamics installation and configuration.
  • Docker installation and configuration.
  • Upgrading the linux kernel.
  • Created module for known issues patching.
  • Wrote python scripts to monitor a variety of services.
  • Migrated configuration management from Puppet to Ansible.
  • Automated system configuration using ansible.
  • Worked with a small team to remotely deploy, install, and configure.
  • Created very appreciated documentation for numerous systems and processes developed in house.
  • Developed numerous tools for use by other groups to better manage our new service offerings.
  • Use ansible to orchestrate software upgrades and verify functionality.
  • Addressed numerous inconsistencies with infrastructure data (such as package repository and cobbler profiles) to ensure consistent build and installation experience across the entire infrastructure.
  • Developed puppet modules to facilitate customer requirements
  • Solved user problems rapidly with a 90% first call resolution using remote support tools and developing repeatable solutions and troubleshooting techniques.
  • Increased staff productivity by quickly resolving and production outages.
  • Created lots of custom grok patterns in logstash for different teams needs.
  • And optimized those patterns with new index template in Elasticsearch cluster.
  • Used the index values to create visual charts and dashboard in kibana for easy user understanding.

Confidential, El Dorado hills, CA

UNIX System Build Engineer


  • Worked on variety of Linux platforms Red Hat Linux, AIX, Solaris which includes installation, configuring and maintenance of applications on this environment.
  • Wrote puppet manifests for deploying, configuring, and managing collectd for metric collection and monitoring.
  • Automated system configuration using Puppet.
  • Network and Internet support for managed web hosting in Windows 2008 R2 environment
  • Troubleshooting network administration, IIS configuration, DNS setup and modifications, firewall rule sets, local and distributed director, connectivity, and supporting applications
  • Responsible for independent support of Tier 2 issues: reboots, start/stop services, reset Terminal Service and pc anywhere connections, and administrative server maintenance. Daily follow up with clients to ensure resolution of all issues.
  • Provide support to Account Managers, UNIX and Windows technicians, and other departments
  • Build servers using Kick Start, Red Hat Satellite Server, and vSphere Client
  • Updating patches to keep servers updated against bugs present in the operating system using Red Hat Satellite Server, yum, etc.
  • Worked exclusively on VMware virtual environment.
  • Installation and Configuration of SAMBA Server and APACHE Server.
  • Setting up SAMBA & NFS servers, to enable Windows & UNIX clients to communicate with Linux without the need of additional software on the Windows side, such as NFS clients.
  • Involved in installation and configuration of various Third party software onto servers.
  • Involved in ILMT Agent Deployments and Oracle/SQL Upgrade project which includes various Unix builds of different OS platforms across various data centers.
  • Co-ordinated with various cross functional teams across IT operations to make sure smooth functioning of projects.
  • Worked closely with DBA Team in order to adjust kernel parameters as per requirements.
  • Installed, configured and provided support for Tivoli Monitoring software across various OS platforms like RHEL,AIX and Solaris.
  • Installed, configured and provided support for Tivoli Net Backup software across various OS platforms like RHEL,AIX and Solaris
  • Installed packages using YUM and Red hat Package Manager ( RPM ) on various servers
  • Day to day resolution on Linux based issued though SMS ticketing system in compliance to SLA cycles.
  • Automating many day to day tasks through Bash scripting.
  • Worked with Red Hat Satellite Server which is used to push changes across various servers simultaneously.
  • Performed the daily system administration tasks like managing system resources and end users support operations and security.
  • Environment: Red hat Enterprise Linux 4.x/5.x/6.1, AIX 6.x, Solaris 8/ 9/10, Tivoli Storage Manager, VMware ESX5, Tivoli Net backup, and Web sphere. Windows 2008 R2 & 2008 servers, Windows 2003, IIS 7.0 &

Confidential, Boston, MA

UNIX Systems Administrator/Developer


  • Installed Linux OS, and configured required network on virtual machine.
  • Configure, and automate the deployment of Linux and VMware infrastructure through our existing Kickstart/Jumpstart infrastructure.
  • Strong skills in managing Red Hat Linux servers, SAN Storage (EMC, Hitachi), Virtualization. (VMware, Red Hat enterprise virtualization preferred), and system security.
  • Mentor other systems administrators in engineering, installation, configuration, testing and Administration of Linux servers.
  • Build, implement and maintain system-level software packages such as OS, Clustering, disk, file management, backup, web applications, DNS, LDAP.
  • Configure and maintain FTP, DNS, NFS and DHCP servers.
  • Configuring, maintaining and troubleshooting of local development servers. Software Implementations.
  • Perform configuration of standard Linux and network protocols, such as SMTP, DHCP, DNS, LDAP, NFS, SMTP, HTTP, SNMP and others.
  • Worked on virtual and physical Linux host for decommission, Managed server on VMware vshpere center.
  • Strong understanding of VMware vsphere Centre, Configure Linux guests in a VMware ESX environment.
  • Understand server virtualization technology such as VMware. Install, test and implement DB2 database management systems and related products.
  • Installing IDMU for Linux used username mapping the server, Perform problem determination and resolution for database related problems, Involved in creating pluginnagios.
  • Use to monitor and see performance of Nagios, Using Chef and Puppet to deploy Mail software across multiple mail servers.
  • Install and run automated Puppet and cheff, Puppet to configure, install, manage and bring up jBoss and applications.
  • Manage ongoing changes to configuration in Puppet.
  • Experience in managing Brocade SAN switches in dual fabric configuration.
  • Zoning new Hosts to NetApp/IBM storage/EMC VNX using Brocade and Q logic switches. Using CLI and DCFM.
  • Experience in supporting HDS SAN like AMS, USPV, VSP and XP 9500’s and NAS environment connected using Cisco and Brocade Switches.
  • Experience working with company and client documentation and storage procedures.
  • Facilitates installation, testing, troubleshooting, and documentation.

Confidential, Bluffton, SC

UNIX Systems Administrator/Developer

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Design, implementation, testing and documentation of new and old infrastructure components, services and enhancements.
  • Install and configure KVM on RHEL 5.0 by virtual GUI.
  • Built Linux Compute Nodes using automated scripts (Kickstart scripts) and DHCP server.
  • Installed and configured with variety of OS such as RHEL 5.0, SuSE 10 and Win 2008.
  • Provide system administration, operational support, problem resolution, and perform hardware and software installations and upgrades as required by the client infrastructure.
  • Created a PXE Boot environment with all the necessary services such as DHCP, TFTP, PXE, OS image sources for four different OS versions.
  • Support RHEL V 5.6 servers running in production messaging platform for large Oracle 10g database and SAP basis applications.
  • Maintained QA and Dev servers used for Testing implementation of Products.
  • Managed Users on Unix/Linux and Windows systems.
  • Solved system and network problems using various diagnostics and protocols including, NFS, TCP/IP, and DNS.
  • Supported in Server TCP, IP connectivity. Configured all IP definitions, performed testing,
  • Network connectivity troubleshooting TCP/IP 10/100BaseT network and Wireless using Cisco and Bay Networks Routers Supporting both Desktop and Laptop PCs using standard PCI, PCMCIA and Wireless NICs.
  • Planned, scheduled and Implemented OS patches on both Solaris & Linux boxes as a part of proactive maintenance.
  • Involved in the implementation and administration of SAN utilizing products of EMC, Cisco and Brocade.
  • Created Zones using Brocade and CISCO Switches
  • Provided Server hardware and Application support to Info crossing Data Center group.
  • Support Veritas Cluster Server providing high availability environment for critical services.
  • Install Veritas Storage Foundation and configure it according to client’s requirements.
  • Supported installing and troubleshooting the Unbound ID
  • Troubleshoot Blade server and network issues.
  • Install and Automation with config management chef.
  • Gathered requirements from Engineering team and build application installation documents.


Systems Administrator


  • Writing shell Perl scripting for automation of job.
  • Hundreds of servers using puppet.
  • Tuning the kernel parameters base on the application/database requirement.
  • Use VERITAS file system (VxFS) VERITAS volume manager ( VxVM) to configure RAID 1 and 0
  • File system tuning, growing and shrinking with VERITAS file system 3.5/4.x
  • Installed and configured GFS cluster for holding databases.
  • Validated the servers to check they meet the customer requirements.
  • Applications supported on the above servers are Apache/Tomcat
  • Setup and manage DNS and DHCP servers.
  • Managed Solaris servers, configured mirroring created users and groups, assigned permission o the groups using sudoers.
  • Setup LANs and WLANs, troubleshooting network problems, Configure routers and access points.

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