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Senior Aws Cloud Architect/engineer And Unix/linux Lead Resume

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:

  • IT Senior Unix/Linux Operating Systems Manager/Technical Lead with extensive experience in leadership and hands on development of AWS Cloud IAAS and Unix/Linux engineering technical and operational staff to deliver business value and provide transformational IT technology solutions
  • Expertise in engineering, delivery and integration of AWS Cloud and Unix/Linux solutions and services into large scale data centers
  • Consistently drive projects and workloads to completion as priorities, demand and conditions change through relentless effort and follow through
  • Action - oriented, customer-focused Manager with demonstrated ability to motivate others and achieve results. Strong business acumen with proven record of success and across diverse industries including Financial, Pharmaceutical, Retail and Manufacturing
  • Skilled in leveraging experience as a senior leader, IT Software Engineer and accomplished software developer to deliver world-class IT solutions and services, cost savings and provide competitive advantage.

KEY STRENGTHS:

  • AWS Cloud and Unix/Linux Engineering, Operating Systems, server lifecycle management specializing in Red Hat Linux and Solaris
  • Highly skilled in Python, PowerShell, Yaml, Json, C, Shell languages, Assembler, and Systems Interface programming stack
  • Data center consolidation, relocation, capacity planning and analysis, vendor negotiations
  • Technology virtualization, Operating Systems provisioning automation, performance and tuning, server resource management, capacity planning
  • Operating system Software development, systems programming, design and integration
  • Problem determination, Operating System and Kernel level debugging, root cause analysis and solutions design
  • Business process re-engineering, application and hardware sizing, IT and business consulting, planning and design
  • Technology engineering team management, mentoring, and talent development

OBJECTIVE:

I am interested in a leadership role managing an Information Technology AWS Cloud Engineering Team. I am also interested in a hands-on technical AWS Cloud Engineering position

TECHNICAL OVERVIEW:

Programming Languages: Python, PowerShell, Json, Yaml, “C”, Bash, Ksh, Bourne Shell, Perl, Assembler, Cobol, RPG, ISPF UI

Operating Systems: RHEL 7, 6, 5, Centos 7, SUSE 11, 10, Debian 9, AMZN Linux 2017.09, Solaris 11, 10, 9, 8

Orchestration/Automation: Red Hat Satellite Network(w/Foreman/Puppet), RHEV Manager, VMware vSphere, Anaconda, REAR, Kickstart, HP SA/OO(Opsware) Server/Operations Orchestration Manager, Oracle Enterprise Manager, Packaging & Automated Provisioning of Solaris/Linux using ISO/FLAR Flash Archive images & Red Hat Linux dvd.ISO Images, Solaris Wanboot & Jumpstart, Expect

Security, Authentication & Elevated Access Products: OpenSCAP, SSSD, Auditd, Aureport, Ausearch, JASS, Cyberark, Tivoli EndPoint Manager(BIGFIX), Tripwire, Protivity, ARCsight, PowerBroker, SUDO, DZDO, Symantec CSP/HIDS, Centrify, DirectControl/DirectAuthorize/DirectAudit, BSM, SElinux, Kerberos, Ldap, AD, PAM, Top Secret, RACF, ACF2, TSOE/PCF, JES2, SMF & dynamic allocation exits

Monitoring, Scheduling: AWS Cloudwatch, Cloudtrail, SolarWinds, Zenoss CA-E Health, BMC Discovery, FreshService, Autosys, UC4, UIM, Nagios, Nmon, Symantec CSP, Sysedge, Foglight, HP-3PAR System Reporter, Cisco Fabric Manager, Solaris Disk Inventory, EcoTools, ITO, Omegamon

Debugging/Troubleshooting/Performance: Scat, Dtrace, BCC(BPF), Ltrace, Blktrace, Truss, Strace, Ftrace, Oprofile, Perf, Dstat, GRUB2. Kstat, Sysctl, Mpstat, Vmstat, Iostat, Nicstat, Pidstat, Numastat, Slabtop, IOzone, IOtop, LDD, Dmesg, Rsyslog,Sar, Lsof, Solaris Resource Manager, HP-Health hardware monitor, Orion Oracle Performance monitor

Virtualization: Solaris Zones, Solaris Logical Domains(OracleVM), RHEV-Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, VMware(ESXi), Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure cloud, type 1 and 2 hypervisors, PR-SM. LPARS

Hardware: Oracle T7x Cool Thread Series,T5, T4/T3/T2 &, Oracle M-Series (M9000, M8000, M5000), E10000, E25K, V880, V890, V1280, IBM X-series, DL360P-G8, DL580-G7, DL980-G7, HP 3PAR and EMC Storage subsystem

Software Products: CloudEndure, CloudBoost, Extended Syslog RSYSLOG, Legato Networker, Symantec NetBackup, Oracle CRS/ASM RAC for Red Hat/Solaris, EMC PowerPath, HP-3PAR Inform Manager and System Reporter, Powerbroker, VPSX, Solaris Volume Manager/Filesystem, Veritas Volume Replicator, VNC-Remote-Console, Oracle

EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, New Jersey

Senior AWS Cloud Architect/Engineer and Unix/Linux lead

Responsibilities:

  • AWS Cloud IAAS architecture, engineering and automation
  • Integration of SAP HANA application servers and services into the AWS Cloud
  • Managerial and Engineering Staff on AWS Cloud solutions, services and implementation
  • Linux and Unix Operating System Engineering, qualification, product pilots and benchmarks
  • Technical point of contact and interface for Unix/Linux and AWS Cloud infrastructure platforms reviewing design strategy with vendors where appropriate and driving improved service
  • Third level hands on escalation point for complex problems, root cause analysis, debugging, and incident resolution related to Unix, Linux and AWS Cloud technologies
  • Author virtual server IQ/OQ documents for implantation of new AWS instances
  • Interact with Information Security and Audit teams to ensure that proposed system solutions adhere to policies and standards, enforced server security requirements with Unix/Linux Operating System controls
  • Provide input and feedback into the strategic, architectural, budgeting and engineering components of the Unix/Linux and AWS services

Confidential, New Jersey

Senior AWS Cloud/Unix/Linux Solutions Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • On premises datacenter migration and integration of physical and virtual servers into AWS Cloud
  • Product proof of concept, benchmarks, analysis and comparison of Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure Cloud technology
  • Serve as third level hands on escalation point for complex problems, root cause analysis, debugging, and incident resolution related to AWS Cloud technologies and Unix, Linux services
  • Gather and analyze business functional requirements, translate them into respective technical specifications and further map to possible implementation options
  • Improve infrastructure flexibility, usability and scalability with cost effective solutions for Unix, Linux virtual server environments through operating system and server performance improvements, automation, consolidation, virtualization, tuning, capacity planning and resource management
  • Perform Operating System environment capacity planning, system optimization and tuning to meet required performance expectations
  • Design, test, implementation, documentation and support configurations for RedHat Linux and Solaris servers
  • Documentation for processes, procedures and standards relating to AWS Cloud, Unix, Linux and Data Center requirements
  • Process automation for AWS Cloud and Linux/Unix Operating Systems, server infrastructure, virtualization and Data Center
  • Serve as technical point of contact and interface for AWS Cloud and Unix/Linux infrastructure platforms reviewing design strategy with vendors where appropriate and driving improved service

Confidential, NYC

Operating Systems Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for Systems Engineering and subject matter expertise for collaboration with other SME’s to design the end-to end technology stack of the next generation Data Warehouse and integration with Informatica.
  • Propose, design, document and implement solutions for systems infrastructure and interface components as well as non-functional system solutions and processes using the best-of-breed-approach
  • Hardware sizing to meeting Data Warehouse requirements, vendor quotations and procurement of equipment
  • Improve infrastructure flexibility, usability and scalability with cost-effective solutions for Unix and Linux server environments through operating system and server performance improvements, consolidation, virtualization, performance, tuning and resource management
  • Perform Operating System environment capacity planning, system optimization and tuning to meet required performance expectations
  • Interact with the Bank’s Information Security and Audit teams to ensure that proposed system solutions adhere to policies and standards, enforced server security requirements with Solaris JASS toolkit and Linux OS controls
  • Engineer and deploy updates to Red Hat 5, 6 and 7 Operating System Builds to include new requirements for Oracle 11 GR2, ASM RAC to be used in Data Warehouse rollout.
  • Assist with Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization solution including engineering, deployment and P2V/V2V migrations from VMware to Red Hat Hypervisor (RHEV)
  • Design and implementation of HP hardware and ILO monitoring using CLI interface
  • Pilot and deployment of extended/enhanced system logging on Red Hat Linux and Solaris 10 using Rsyslog

Confidential, Parsippany, NJ

Director - Platform Technology Engineering

Responsibilities:

  • Offered input and feedback into the strategic, architectural, budgeting and engineering components of the Unix/Linux services
  • Designed and engineered virtualization strategies to deploy Solaris Zones and LDOMS technology, Red Hat virtualization. Provided cost savings of $1M annually through the use of Solaris Zones and data center consolidation reducing server footprint by 80%.
  • Planned, recruited, trained and managed a world-class technology engineering team
  • Engineered and drove multiple data center consolidation, relocation and virtualization projects resulting in cost savings exceeding $1M annually.
  • Established, published, and drove common engineering standards across the organization for applicable platform products, disaster recovery, support, security and compliance, audit, and data center hosting strategies.
  • Managed systems and infrastructure projects involving design, evaluation, selection, procurement, integration and deployment of new products. Provided maintenance, troubleshooting,, documentation and responded to operational third level escalations.
  • Improved infrastructure flexibility and scalability with cost-effective solutions for UNIX and Linux server environments through operating system and server performance improvements, consolidation, virtualization, performance, tuning and resource management.
  • Maintained and published platform operating system and hardware roadmaps.
  • Led testing, product pilots, benchmarking, documentation and integration of multiple technologies that provided solutions within various physical and virtualized platforms
  • Project Manager and Lead Site Engineer with a team of 10 technical professionals providing Mainframe Systems Programming, Unix/Linux engineering, third level three support and participation in data center audits
  • Deployment of standards and technology for Oracle ASM multipathing running on Red Hat 5/6 and benchmark storage I/O subsystem performance
  • Consolidated, relocated, build-out Data Centers including servers, operating systems, applications and databases.
  • Provided engineering support and hands-on participation in data center audits.
  • Met requirements driven by Security, Audit and Compliance to deliver operating system updates and patches, platform hardening, documentation and monitoring. Implemented technologies for Unix Operating Systems server provisioning automation, patching process and third-party tools integration into Unix build images
  • Engineered and released to production Red Hat Linux and Solaris operating system builds using the latest hardware platforms for both physical and virtual servers running as VMware guests.
  • Packaged and released Solaris and Red Hat Linux patch bundles and analyzed patch vulnerabilities.
  • Global business project engineering support including Corporate HR PeopleSoft, iMany/Contractsphere, Oracle eBusiness Suite HFM/EPM, Ariba 8/9R1, and High Performance Computing. Examples include:
  • Re-designed and implemented Corporate HR computing environment from Solaris to Red Hat Linux. Conducted holistic capacity analysis using Solaris DTrace, OS, Loadrunner and Application tools
  • Assisted Database team to deliverer Oracle CRS/ASM RAC running Oracle 11gR2 Database with Red Hat Linux 5.x - server platforms DL580-G7, DL980-G7, IBM X3950-M2, IBM 3850-X5.
  • Qualified Symantec Storage Foundation RAC with 11gR2 Database with Solaris 10 update 8 - server platforms M9000, M5000, T4 and E25K.
  • Implemented Red Hat Linux 5.6 VMware VM cloning of operating system and application stack
  • Implemented Solaris Resource Management to control server CPU and memory utilization for critical applications.

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