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Linux Cloud Engineer Resume

Bethesda, MD

SUMMARY:

  • Seeking a position in a goal - oriented IT environment that will utilize my existing and hands-on skills and experience to achieve the organization’s objectives.
  • 6+ years hands on experience with AWS and Linux systems administration.
  • Experience setting up infrastructure within AWS using, VPC, EC2, ELB, S3, and Auto scaling.
  • Experience building spacewalk server to apply security patches on all servers in the environment.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Operating Systems: RHEL 5/6/7, Cent0S 5/6/7, Windows 7/8/10/2012/2016

Servers: HP Proliant DL360 G6/G7, HPE ProLiant BL460c Gen 9 and Dell PowerEdge.

Applications: Spacewalk, Nagios, VMware ESXi 6.0, Apache, Active Directory, Microsoft ExchangeAutomation: Ansible

Storage: LVM and RAID.

Networking: Nic Teaming/Bonding, Firewall, NTP, DHCP, DNS, NFS and TCP/IP.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Bethesda, MD

Linux Cloud Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Deploy, manage, and operate scalable, highly available, and fault tolerant systems
  • Build and maintain Highly Available secure multi-zone AWS cloud infrastructure.
  • Implement and maintain monitoring alerts of production and corporate servers using AWS Cloud Watch
  • Create and configure VPC by modifying its IP address range, create subnets, and configure route tables, network gateways, and security settings.
  • Create security groups and add rules to limit traffic on the required instances.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve complex technical issues in cloud integrations.
  • Responsible for patching all production and non-production servers with spacewalk.
  • Responsible for infrastructure planning, scaling and monitoring process implementation.
  • Design and develop Nagios for infrastructure monitoring.
  • Responsible for processing new hire on-boarding and termination off-boarding process.
  • Install Redhat 7 virtual machines using Kickstart Servers.
  • Install and manage SSL s for secure communications.
  • Configure NIC Teaming, Failover, and Load Balancing.
  • Troubleshoot network connectivity issues on Windows and Linux servers.
  • Automate routine activities and scheduled events using cron jobs.

Confidential, Washington, DC

Linux Cloud Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Scale applications and/or its hosting environment to support increases in traffic.
  • Leveraged AWS cloud services such as EC2, auto-scaling and VPC to build secure, highly scalable and flexible systems that handled expected and unexpected load bursts.
  • Worked on deployment of complex infrastructure using AWS CLI and AWS Console.
  • Experience on AWS Data Migration Tools - Snowball, Direct Connect.
  • Experience in Designing High Availability, Scalable, Fault Tolerant AWS cloud platform
  • Implement firewall rules for new servers to enable communication with applications.
  • Install packages with RPM and YUM repositories.
  • Create and maintain file systems and perform RAID configuration.
  • Manage Linux and Windows servers on VMware vCenter ESXi 6.5.
  • Provide guidance on best practices for server configuration, patching and system management.
  • Deployment of various files, directories, applications, users using ansible.
  • Document support strategies, troubleshooting guidelines, and escalation procedures.

Confidential, MD

Linux Systems Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Deployed RHEL 6 via VMware templates in vCenter.
  • Installed and administered postfix and dovecot mail sever.
  • Created and managed logical volumes and increasing logical volume size.
  • Utilized kickstart and yum to build and patch Linux servers.
  • Performed linux performance tuning & troubleshooting, identifying and resolving contention in CPU, memory, networking, disk I/O
  • Installed DNS, NFS, and APACHE on newly installed machines.
  • Deployed centralized monitoring solutions.
  • Writes shell scripts to automate the administrative tasks.
  • Monitored over 300+ servers with Nagios XI.
  • Created and managed user accounts, security, rights, disk space.
  • Troubleshot Linux OS, network, and file system issues.
  • Installs Firmware upgrades, kernel patches, systems configuration, performance tuning on Unix/Linux systems
  • Monitored and performed day-to-day administrative tasks via Remedy ticket System.
  • Performed local system administration using a KVM.

Confidential, HANOVER, MD

Linux Systems Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Deployed OEL 6 and Centos 6 virtual machines via Kickstart and manual installation.
  • Created apache web servers and provided access and permission to application users.
  • Performed Linux OS troubleshooting.
  • Installed and configured Logical Volume Manager - LVM.
  • Performed Linux system patching and Kernel updates.
  • Participated in 24/7 on-call rotation.
  • Monitored servers with Nagios.

Confidential, ROCKVILLE, MD

System Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for installation of RHEL including scripted installation as well as 'Bare-Metal' builds ensuring team standards are maintained.
  • Responsible for maintaining and provisioning user accounts.
  • Monitored all Linux servers within the client's enterprise.
  • Created and maintained documentation on Linux server builds, policies and procedures, ensuring they are accurate and current.
  • Installed and replaced faulty computer parts.
  • Tested and managed PC hardware (Motherboards, Ram, CPU, Nic’s).
  • Imaged PC workstations via network boot and installation disk.
  • Provided customer support, and ensured customer is satisfied.

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