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Linux Systems Administrator Resume

Redwood City, CA


Linux Systems Administrator

Confidential, Redwood City, CA


  • Install, monitor, and maintain Hardware as well as command line management of OS (Centos/RHEL) across multiple data centers.
  • Work within data centers, including server provisioning and deployment, racking/cabling, hardware diagnostics/repair and parts replacements
  • Maintain/Apply critical security patches and firmware updates
  • AWS provisioning/support
  • Investigate and fix performance/stability issues
  • Provide 24/7 support and troubleshoot mission - critical enterprise systems

Linux Systems Administrator

Confidential, Sunnyvale, CA


  • Build, configure and deploy Linux/Windows IT infrastructure for internal Engineering teams
  • Support IT issues using online ticket system. (Jira)
  • Maintain and support Engineering specific IT needs as new projects arise and/or change
  • Responsible for ordering hardware/software of Engineering team as relates to Information Technology
  • Support and maintain Engineering virtualization environment (VMWare)
  • Maintain excellent documentation of IT related tasks and environment
  • Cable, rack, install and maintain IT related equipment in datacenter
  • Interface with corporate IT to leverage resources and serve as IT proxy for Engineering team needs
  • Foster Engineering IT growth and development by identifying IT infrastructure improvements and following through with implementation
  • Prioritize tasks will be identified and assigned by Engineering department specific managers

Engineering Linux/Unix Systems Administrator III

Confidential, San Jose, CA


  • Lead local compute farm support team in SJ as part of a global team.
  • Support users IT issues via global ticket system.
  • Senior member of a systems administration team that provides global server and network support for users and systems consisting of 400+ RedHat/CentOs Linux/Windows server and workstation systems.
  • Monitor load balancing server farm (LSF) to increase efficiency of engineering simulations that are critical to product development.
  • Rack and configure new servers to add to engineering compute farms.
  • Provide specific support to Engineering teams across all departments including IC Engineering and Software.
  • Create VM images of RH and CentOS for users of different OS’s using VirtualBox.
  • Apply configuration changes to servers and workstations via Puppet management tool.
  • Identify, troubleshoot and replace Linux server hardware and software.
  • Troubleshoot and solve system and software problems to enhance reliability and performance to increase productivity. Including Nagios monitoring tool.
  • Identify and evaluate future information requirements of the department and implement as needed.
  • Responsible for research and evaluation of new software products for both the Windows and Linux platforms including network monitoring and performance.
  • Maintain documentation website that contains new product plans that are viewed worldwide by support personnel before the products are released into the market.
  • Support Linux workstation backups (Commvault) when necessary.
  • Perform as project lead in establishing and implementing standards and procedures.

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