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Unix System Administrator Resume

Mesa, ArizonA


  • UNIX/LINUX/WINDOWS System Administrator with over 5 years of experience in a multi - platform Server builds on VMware, with hands-on experience in the administration and management of Windows Server 2008, UNIX (Solaris 10), LINUX (Centos 6.4/7); RHEL 6.4/7 and windows (7,8 and 10).
  • Highly skilled at troubleshooting and fixing network connectivity related issues.
  • Highly motivated and driven, possessing outstanding interpersonal, technical and communication skills.
  • Adaptable, collaborative, strong team player, detail oriented, ability to multitasking and work within strict deadlines with a wide spectrum of people; Project leader experience.
  • Solid background in systems and software installation, user and group administration role base access control.
  • Competent in File System, Volume and Storage Management.


  • System/Software Installations
  • File and Transfer/Sharing
  • System Maintenance
  • File System
  • TCP/IP
  • VMware Exsi6
  • Troubleshooting
  • Teamwork
  • Volume/storage management
  • Basic SElinux Management
  • User/Group Administration
  • Raid Configuration
  • Active directory
  • Solaris Virtualization/Zones
  • Apache (HTTP)


Platforms/OS: Oracle Solaris (x86) 10, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4/7, Centos 6.4/7 Windows Server 2007/2008/2010

Software: VMware vSphere Virtualization (ESXi 6, VirtualBox Hypervisor), Microsoft Office, WinSCP, PUTTY, Team Viewer.

Networking Protocols/tools: TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, ICMP (PING), Ethernet, NAT, Netstat,, SCP, SFTP, FTP, SSH, CIFS, ARP, APACHE (HTTP), Jumpstart, kickstart, Solaris Virtualization (Zones)

Access Security Protocols: SElinux

Volume/Storage Technology: SVM, LVM, ZFS

Languages: Bash Shell Scripting


Confidential, Mesa, Arizona

Unix System Administrator


  • Support trouble-shooting client issues with high level data analysis and project review.
  • Assist in support hours of operation and off hour production emergencies.
  • Perform level of effort estimates for assigned tasks and change orders.
  • Identify root causes of technical issues in production and out of box failures.
  • Develop code updates to fix reported defects.
  • Provide detailed information with Tier 1 clients as required.
  • Implement best production support programming practices
  • Engage in internal issues review and client calls.

Confidential, Beltsville, MD

UNIX/Linux System Administrator


  • Builds, installs, configure brand new virtual and physical servers, test, deploy Solaris 10 RHEL/CentOS 6.4 and windows 7,8,10 virtual servers on Oracle Virtualbox and VMware Esxi 6 using VMware Player or vSphere hosted hypervisor
  • Create new user accounts and profiles on Windows NOS, UNIX and LINUX systems.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve OS, application, malware desktop related issues on various Windows NOS.
  • Experienced with Standard and Advanced servers’ installation and configuration (JUMPSTART and KICKSTART
  • Use “dcpromo” tool to configure DNS, Active Directory as well as to promote standard Windows 2008 servers to domain controllers.
  • Setup, configure and troubleshoot TCP/IP, DHCP, DNS; NFS, CIFS and Samba Servers in multiplatform LAN
  • Configured Active Directory on Windows 2008 server and Remote Desktop Access on windows 7,8,10.
  • Responsible for assigning hostnames, default gateway, static and DNS address to servers in order to Introduce UNIX/Linux servers to the LAN.
  • Configured A-records, created and managed users and groups on Active Directory, Solaris and RHEL/CentOS servers
  • Setup, configured and troubleshoot TCP/IP related issues.
  • Increased end-user productivity by immediately troubleshooting and fixing system issues emanating from hardware and software.
  • Experience in building and configuring VMware host and guess system on Oracle Virtual Box as well as bridging the guess VMware systems to communicate with another physical LAN
  • Configured file and print sharing then mapped shares to drive letters.
  • Troubleshoot and fix system issues using built in windows troubleshoot application.
  • Installed antivirus applications, uninstalled obsolete applications, and deleted system junk files.
  • Configure Windows NOS clients to join the domain as well as configure file and print sharing on some Windows NOS to enable resource sharing.
  • Fix virtual box issues and enable virtualization
  • Perform multiplatform volume management using SVM, LVM, ZFS, and VERITAS volume manager; install and configure a LAN wide NAS (Free NAS) used for creating LUNs and attaching to windows 2008 servers and to Solaris 10 servers using iSCSi
  • Understand cloud concepts and able to create an AWS free tier account: Involved in setting up a hybrid cloud environment and expanding the local LAN to the AWS cloud. Responsible for spinning up AWS RHEL8 and Windows Server 2019 EC2 instances
  • Expand root file system server using “live upgrade”
  • Expand users home directory (/export/home) on Solaris using SVM
  • Supporting system users and troubleshooting system issues. Document solutions for future s
  • Experienced with DevOps system deployment (NAGIOS and ANSIBLE) in Linux and Unix
  • Build and Configure Apache HTTP to host static websites and applications in Unix and Linux
  • Experience with crash management in Linux/Unix


System Administrator


  • Provide 24/7 support in Production Testing and Development environments.
  • Responsible for data management using native Solaris utilities for archiving, compression backup and restore.
  • Install and configure a samba server on a Solaris 10 and mapping to the windows 2008 server
  • Configure password authentication (single sign on) using LDAP; IPA server service
  • Responsible for User, Security and Package management in Unix and Linux
  • Hardening, Patching (Solaris 10 Servers using 10-Recommanded patches) and upgrade (release) on standalone servers using single user mode.
  • Capture and analyze Solaris 10 traffic with SNOOP command (Unix); then Centos traffic with TCDUMP command (Linux).
  • Managing swap configuration
  • Shell scripting (bash) to schedule and automate processes including full and incremental backups using tar and ufsdump.
  • Responsible for root password reset in Linux and Unix
  • Hands-on experience with ticketing tools such as Remedy, BMC service desk express

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