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Linux Administrator Resume

Washington, DC

SUMMARY:

  • IT professional with six years of experience maintaining high availability networks on federal government contracts. Possesses strong leadership skills and applies critical thinking to identify, troubleshoot and solve complex server and network issues. Core competencies include Active Directory administration, Cisco product configuration and installation, Windows server administration and support.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Washington dc

Linux administrator

  • Performed standard and advanced installation of Red hat Linux servers, Solaris on stand - alone and Virtual Machines
  • Utilized Remedy ticketing system to track ongoing issues, report actions, customer communications, and resolutions.
  • Managed File Systems and Users on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6,7 platform Responsible for
  • Reported SCAP scan results to technical management staff and remediated RedHat security findings.
  • Created and configured multiple Virtual Machines on a bare metal Red hat installation platform record and testing patches for RedHat 6, HDFS, Ozone, and Apache.
  • Knowledge of Government Security Standards - NIST and FISMA Security Frameworks
  • Successfully hardened the core operating system, database, and web server software in time for the official pre-production kick-off with the customer.
  • Performed File System Usage Monitoring using various Linux Commands and GUI tools
  • Performed access control duties for all testing and development staff upon request to connect and perform tasks in the Juniper development environment.
  • Developed system documentation to support application requirements and deployment
  • Applied SELinux to enforcing mode for server and file system protection
  • Enabled IP Tables Firewalls, disabled services and blocked ports to ensure system security
  • Created users, groups and project collaboration directories using the command line
  • Configured Access Control Lists (ACL) on directories to enforce effective team collaboration
  • Implemented a LAMP Stack to support and Web Applications for clients
  • Supported VMware infrastructure in a large enterprise environment
  • Created Local Yum Repositories to support Package Management with Yum and RPM.
  • Configured very secured FTP daemon (vsftpd) to support an FTP based Yum repository
  • Installed and configured NFS - based Yum repository
  • Used Logical Volume Management Commands to create, manage, grow and extend LVM volumes

Confidential, Washington DC

Linux administrator

  • Configured Swap volumes for automatic mounting to survive a Power cycle at system reboots
  • Utilizing Remedy ticketing system to track ongoing issues, report actions, customer communications, and resolutions.
  • Used cron to schedule jobs and automatic system administration duties like file system clean ups
  • Knowledge of Government Security Standards - NIST and FISMA Security Frameworks
  • Implemented a LAMP Stack to support and Web Applications for clients
  • Installed and configured Apache Webserver, setup HTTP based Installation server for Kick start
  • Configured web services to enable access to document roots and protect other directories
  • Performed Network Security Administration on Windows and Linux network systems
  • Detailed Troubleshooting and Password recovery for Red Hat Linux and CentOS Servers
  • User Accounts and Access Control implementation in Red Hat Enterprise Linux Servers
  • Created and activated Swap volumes to enhance system performance
  • Coordinated all Information Technology needs of the organization.
  • Fixed software and hardware issues on Linux and windows systems
  • Performed software and hardware driver updates
  • Performed Secured Remote Login with SSH for system maintenance
  • Performed network troubleshooting, installation, configuration
  • Provided monitoring for network devices such as routers, switches and firewalls loaner laptops, desktops, telephones, printers, and projectors.

Confidential, Washington DC

Cyber security analyst

  • Documented and Reviewed security plans (SP), contingency plans (CP), contingency plan tests (CPT), privacy impact assessments (PIA), and risk assessment (RA) documents per NIST 800 guidelines for various government agencies.
  • Conduct FISMA-based security risk assessments for various government contracting organizations and application systems - including interviews, tests and inspections; produced assessment reports and
  • Conducted FISMA-based security risk assessments for government contracting organizations and application systems, including interviews, tests and inspections; produced assessment reports and recommendations; conducted out-briefings. Assessments conducted following NIST 800 processes and controls.
  • Performed all the 6 steps of RMF (risk management framework). recommendations; conducted out-briefings. Assessments conducted following NIST 800 processes and controls.
  • Performed RMF (risk management framework) step from categorization all down to continue monitoring.
  • Experienced in ISO Sans-20 security standard mapping, PCI DSS, and Fed RAMP
  • Performed Security Categorization (FIPS 199), Privacy Threshold Analysis (PTA), E-Authentication with business owners selected stakeholders.
  • Developed and conduct ST&E (Security Test and Evaluation) according to NIST SP 800-53A.
  • Performed vulnerability scanning using NESSUS and WEBINSPECT

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Shell Scripting, VB scripting, proficient in the use of Microsoft Office including MS Excel, MS Word, and MS PowerPoint. Good management skills with sound organizational and strategic planning knowledge. Logical approach to problem solving. Good analytical skills. Excellent team player with good communication and presentation skills. Ability to work according to set project schedules and timescales.

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