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Unix Administrator Resume

Levittown, PennsylvaniA

SUMMARY:

  • UNIX / Linux Administrator with experience in various flavors of UNIX / Linux as well as additional OS environments (Windows / Sun).
  • Twelve years experience collectively in administration, project management, and systems engineering to provide timely effective systems, while presenting a high level of customer service to end users / clients.
  • Proficient in configuring interface software, writing shell scripts, installing, maintaining, performance tuning and debugging Linux\Apache\Mysql Servers including willingness to learn 3rd party proprietary applications.
  • Resilient and adaptable to changing project needs. Proactive,self - learner, with Superior communication, interpersonal, and analytical skills.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Languages: Python, BASH Scripting, HTML, CSS

Unix Operating Systems: RedHat / Fedora, Debian /Ubuntu, SUSE, FreeBSD, Centos, UNIX

Windows Operating Systems: XP, Windows 7, 2003 server, 2008 server, NT

Virtual Operating Systems: KVM, Virtualbox, ESX/ESXi, Xen

Networking: TCP/IP, Ethernet, NIS, NIS+, NFS, DNS, SPF, DHCP

Linux Software: email (SMTP, POP, IMAP4, MTA qmail, postfix),Squirelmail, Procmail, Clonezilla, SpamAssasin, Apache web server, Tomcat, Yum, RPM, Fetch, Ports/port snap, Apt - Get, Iptables, CVS/RCS, openssh, openssl, rsync,scp, Kickstart, Open Office

Windows Software: L.A.M.P, PHPMyAdmin, MS Office, MS Project, MS Visio, Adobe CS2, Adobe Acrobat Professional, Norton/Symantec Ghost, Symantec Backup Exec, Outlook Database Mysql

Storage Systems: EMC Vnx (Clariion, Unisphere), Dell Power Vault

EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Levittown, Pennsylvania

UNIX Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Provide services including application management, database administration and performance tuning, hardware provisioning, network and security management, and operating system.
  • Revamped disaster Recovery planning, testing and execution
  • Wrote disaster recovery manual
  • Built new Unix maintenance and upgrade / patching system.
  • Planned, documented and supported high availability, data replication, business persistence, fail - over, fail-back and using Vmware Clustering in SAN environment
  • Re-wrote the web server standard from scratch after and existing infrastructure security review
  • Install, P2V and configure servers running VMware, VCenter and monitor other virtual applications ongoing.
  • Configure systems to appropriately report health and monitoring statistics to central network monitoring system
  • Create appropriate systems documentation regarding UNIX server configuration and operations
  • Schedule, manage, and troubleshoot all UNIX system backups and associated tape storage
  • Tuned and enhanced MYSQL databases to perform and process jobs more efficiently.
  • Perform Apache web server installs, upgrades, patching, and configuration.
  • Implemented a migration from ESX -> ESXi -> Vmware Center.
  • Upgraded network system from Linux Software Firewall to Juniper and Palo Alto Software
  • Build ESX/ESXi servers as necessary; manage Virtual host and machines via ssh and Vcenter Server
  • Automated repetitive tasks using bourne shell scripting.
  • Continually increase knowledge to support and improve builds and production deployments
  • Designed and configure webserver / svn environment.
  • Trouble shoot word press site, and php scripts when there are problems presented by the web design contractor
  • Provide Senior level and network support to Helpdesk team.
  • Automated daily / weekly / monthly reports
  • Trouble shoot MS server environment as a backup to MS Admins.

Confidential, Jersey City, New Jersey

UNIX Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Provide services including application management, database administration and performance tuning, hardware provisioning, network and security management, and operating system management to over 1500 customers in six data centers and eight business office locations in the United States, the United Kingdom, and China.
  • Responsible for researching and reporting new variants of software and Operating systems to Team Leaders and Managers
  • Perform UNIX system maintenance including application of patches, upgrades and other tasks as recommended by the manufacturer / software vendor.
  • Installed and configured servers running VMware or other virtual applications per client request.
  • Configured systems to appropriately report health and monitoring statistics to central network monitoring system
  • Created appropriate systems documentation regarding UNIX server configuration and operations
  • Scheduled, manage, and troubleshoot all UNIX system backups and associated tape storage
  • Installed, updated, tuned and configured database software, and any dependencies.
  • Handled client and in - house mail servers running Qmail, Procmail, Postfix, SMTP, sendmail, and SpamAssasin.
  • Perform Apache / Tomcat / JBoss web server installs, upgrades, patching, and configuration.
  • Create specialized scripts to assist in automating client solutions.
  • Continually increase knowledge to support and improve builds and production deployments

Confidential, West Chester, Pennsylvania

Linux Sys Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Installing and supporting RedHat ES3, 4 and/or 5 in a VMWare environment.
  • Install third party software. (Weblogic, JBOSS, Apache and Tomcat )
  • Support large e - commerce web site
  • Supported a large ERP system
  • Setup OS level Security (Linux, Windows Server and/or UNIX) and Network Security
  • Operated in a mostly unsupervised state.
  • Primarily worked on Linux-based servers - both physical as well as deployed as virtual machines (VMs) - on HP and IBM blade hardware.
  • Virtualization standard is VMware. There are roughly a total of 300 servers.

Confidential, Mount Laurel, New Jersey

Back Up / Restore Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Wrote policies for system backup, handling of backup and restore media, data retention and management.
  • Increased production of restoration by stream lining steps and procedures.
  • Recognize and articulate complex problems related to the solution
  • Guide, influence and negotiate effectively team members
  • Wrote scripts to simplify tape restoration to Windows, Linux and Netware Servers.
  • Worked closely with management to fine tune ATL tape system and additional tape devices for highest performance

Confidential, Hoboken, New Jersey

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinated all of client's architecture and provide an effective solution for long - term success over the duration of their IT life cycle, and assist Clients in Developing Server Escalation Action Plan
  • Defined project scope, clear objectives, timeframe, stakeholders, and identified feedback loops to enable adaptation to evolving requirements.
  • Directed the coordination of all implementation tasks involving third party vendors as well as provide consultation to clients on system implementation.
  • Manage transition of client from Solutions Implementation to Client Support. Manage the development and maintenance of implementation portions of project.
  • Demonstrated unwavering commitment to deliver on expectations in a predictable and reliable manner to ensure optimal project performance, which Fostered customer loyalty by ensuring that our customers fully utilize the value of our solutions and services.
  • Managed multiple projects which were directed toward strategic business and other organizational objectives.
  • Provided business consulting, knowledge expertise in strategic performance management methodologies, process assessment work, and the application of technologies to business.
  • Built credibility, established rapport, and maintained communication with stakeholders at multiple levels, including those external to the organization

Confidential, Mount Laurel, New Jersey

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Define and initiated projects to manage cost, schedule, and performance of component projects, while working to ensure the ultimate success and acceptance of the program
  • Present periodic Dashboard (MS PROJECT) reports on the current program, future opportunities and client issues
  • Increased the company s growth by securing new partners, consulting engagements and by delivering new projects
  • Responsible for program and portfolio management activities within the Sales and Business Development division.
  • Executed and maintained project management processes and disciplines in the areas of: program schedule and quality management; communications management; human resource management; cost management; procurement management; risk / issue management; change management
  • Mentored staff in methodology and consulting excellence and encouraged best practice in project management and project planning.
  • Responsible for the recruiting, management and career development of consulting staff,.
  • Provided project turn - around expertise at the customer site with emphasis on regaining customer confidence..
  • Met professional services revenue and profit quotas while managing regional P&L.
  • Developed project plans and assumed responsibility for project profit and loss; while monitoring project activities and advising staff of issues due to resource availability.
  • Manage software system development and integration projects through all phases of project life cycle - analysis, design, development, testing, implementation, and post-production support
  • Write proposals in response to RFP and win new contracts from State of New Jersey and private business sectors. Manage multiple contracts and negotiate new teams for contract extension.
  • Educate contracted end user clients on use of purchased technologies
  • Negotiate multi-million dollar IT procurement deals with major reselling entities

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