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Systems Administrator Resume

SUMMARY:

  • Driven professional with 10 years experience in the information technology field.
  • Currently working in multiple areas of Windows and Linux Systems Administration including web and application servers, database administration, software installation, virtualization using VMware and Xen.
  • Proficient in Windows - based Operating systems, as well as Unix/Linux distribution such as Oracle, Debian, Redhat and AIX.
  • Great working knowledge of business operations relating to customer service, government projects and the demonstrated ability to work independently with little guidance, in a team atmosphere, or directly with customers on site.

SKILL:

  • Proficient or familiar with a vast array of concepts and technologies, including:
  • Windows 9x/NT/2K/XP/2K3/vista/7 Desktop and Server Environments.
  • Exchange 2k/2k3
  • Active Directory Administration (ADUC).
  • System Management Server (SMS).
  • Apache, PHP, Postfix, dB mail, JBoss, Tomcat, Websphere, MySQL, Postgresql, Asterisks PBX, Samba, NFS
  • VMware
  • Remote Desktop
  • Remote Assistance
  • Parallels
  • Tivoli
  • Virtual box
  • XEN
  • Solar winds
  • Net Cool
  • Spectrum
  • Nagios
  • AIX
  • OSX
  • Ubuntu
  • Solaris
  • Red hat
  • Debian
  • CentOS
  • Remedy
  • ICIS
  • Amazon EC2
  • Cloud Sigma
  • Rackspace

EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Systems Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Improve system availability by scheduling and automating key system procedures
  • Responsible installing server monitoring tools, and website vulnerability assessments tools such as Nagios and Alien vault.
  • Implementation of technical changes on (customer) systems issued by ICIS ticketing system.
  • Responsible for coordinating with customers to push patches, web site deployments and/or general maintenance to their web application
  • Keeping the overview and being part of clear project structure with weekly meetings, delegation of task and constant customer contact.
  • Installed, configured and deployed closed source distributions and solutions like Apache, PHP, Postfix, DB mail, Jboss, Tomcat, Websphere, MySQL, Puppet and Postgresql
  • Architected and deployed webservers to be more scalable in cloud infrastructure using vendors such as Amazon EC2, Cloud Sigma and Rackspace
  • Responsible for scripting remedial task and monitoring using Bash/shell and Perl

Confidential

Systems Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Ensures workstation/server data integrity by evaluating, implementing, and managing appropriate software and hardware solutions
  • Ensures data/media recoverability by implementing a schedule of system backups and database archive operations
  • Supports media management through internal methods and procedures or through offsite storage and retrieval services
  • Conducts routine hardware and software audits of workstations and servers to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines
  • Develops and maintains a comprehensive operating system hardware and software configuration database/library
  • Assists with system security and data integrity. Initiates and conducts within his/her respective area of responsibility, as required, to meet the contract objectives
  • Performs maintenance and administration of program information systems including servers and workstations
  • Ensure compliance with company policies and procedures and other practices set forth by upper management or contract requirements
  • Monitors and tunes the system to achieve optimum performance levels
  • Performs software installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages
  • Schedules installations and upgrades and maintains them in accordance with established IT policies and procedures
  • Provide product specifications and vendor analysis for computer purchases
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Confidential

Systems Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Installed, maintained, and monitored VSAT systems and associated network communications equipment for Iraq Civilian Police Advisory mission
  • Created and maintained Linux test environments using Red Hat and Ubuntu
  • Configure existing or new Cisco routers and servers.
  • Diagnose and resolve technical hardware and software issues
  • Monitored network alerts using Spectrum monitoring application.
  • Troubleshoot computer hardware, software
  • Clean, modify and repair computer hardware including monitors, keyboard and printers
  • Install and configure Avaya (Cisco) VoIP phones
  • Create user account, resets user passwords and create computer images using Active Directory
  • Create site surveys; coordinate drops and scheme network topology.

Confidential

NOC Engineer Unix/Windows

Responsibilities:

  • Advanced troubleshooting skill set in Websphere MQ channel monitoring, Vetting, Data Analysis, IBM Tivoli Suite and IBM AIX 5.3 server monitoring/maintenance.
  • Ran bash/shell and Perl scripts to perform remedial task to optimize and automate Unix servers
  • Deleted, restored and backed up all AIX server log files
  • Worked as a data center technician in running cables, punching patch panels, and programming Avaya VoIP phones.
  • Created, designated and worked assigned tickets using Remedy ticketing system
  • Conducted conference calls on all severe errors on Unix/Windows servers and implementation tasks.
  • Replaced outdated firewalls with new Sidewinder Firewalls and configured them with privileges and security settings
  • Installed Raritan KVM, configured the device so that the INOSC can remote into all boundary equipment
  • Measured, routed, and tipped new CAT5/6 to replace all the old worn lines
  • Coordinated SitReps and out briefings notifying those in charge of scheduled outages and completion dates.
  • Pulled configuration files from old firewalls using Microsoft server 2k3 and modified them for new sidewinder firewalls.

Confidential

Help Desk Admin

Responsibilities:

  • Maintained and monitored network using Solar Winds
  • Configured firewalls using remote interface Microsoft Server 2k3/8
  • Responsible for the successful deployment, installation, and support of all aspects of DOD unclassified and classified computer networking systems and peripherals
  • Monitored and assign tickets using Remedy ticketing system
  • Installed and configured Cisco Routers/Switches in new environments across the FOB using different routing protocols, such as: EIGRP, IGRP, BGP
  • Created user accounts and assigned privileges using ADUC and created email accounts using Exchange 2k3 via Nipr and Sipr
  • Setup conferencing rooms with video, audio, VoIP Phones, laptops and network printers

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