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Linux System Administrator Resume



Looking for a challenging, motivating and responsible position as a Linux System Administrator


  • Linux system Administrator with proficiency in centos 5 and 6; Redhat Linux 5 and 6.
  • Microsoft Certified Professional with more than 5 years experience in Windows Administration, network, PC support proficiency, Windows NT/95, 2000, 2003, Remedy, Mail server, PC Anywhere.
  • Have comprehensive background developing and administering databases using Microsoft solutions.
  • Experienced in SQL Server Integration Services Packages.
  • Excellent communication skills, flexible and have the ability to support users within a team environment.


  • Redhat Linux and Centos 5 and 6.
  • Microsoft Office applications, Microsoft SQL Server, SSIS Packages
  • Windows XP, Windows 2000 Servers, Windows 2000 Professional.
  • Database development and administration, Microsoft Operating systems administration.
  • Good Team Player, highly adaptive to work environment.
  • Good time management ability.
  • Work well under pressure to meet deadlines, Good communication skills.


Confidential, Bethesda Maryland

Linux system Administrator


  • Took actions to ensure that the target systems met within the established quality procedures before being handed back over to internal company clients
  • Enforcing security Baseline on Clients servers
  • Patching using ansible framework.
  • Patching Solaris and Red hat servers using Ansible tools such as Ipub.
  • Patching Rack servers
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5: version 5.9
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6: version 6.10
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7: version 7.4
  • Oracle Solaris 10: no change
  • Oracle Solaris 11: version 11.4
  • Solaris and Redhat UIQ servers
  • Phi servers and Solaris phi servers
  • Handled Zone servers and phi servers and Solaris phi servers and disks mirroring handled also Solaris and Red hat servers, clustering, failover, offline and load balancing and clearing faulty different Databases groups and shutting down Veritas clustersHandled every day a bunch of virtual servers through vcenters and taking snapshots as backup and checking filesystems such as var logs and boot fileystems and troubleshooting these Vmware servers, power cycling .
  • As part of my daily tasks, i implemented hardening, such as disabling ports, services, passwords and changing permissions of the different filesystems of variety of servers such as Redhat and Solaris servers, giving access using active directory
  • Handling User accounts provisioning such as accounts creations and locking and unlocking users accounts .Using HP Manager ticketins systems to write tickets and troubleshooting a variety of serversDNS, Sendmail and Nas and killing process ids .
  • At data center, i replaced disks, memories, power cycling servers, restoring console and moving
  • Razon blades from one place to another

Confidential, ASBURN VA

Systems Administrator


  • Provides Tier 2 & 3 Systems Administration/Engineering of Windows, & Linux Server environments, & Storage devices
  • Provides operational support in response to monitoring alerts and resolving incidents
  • Delivers customer - focused support through phone calls and ticket-based communications.
  • Responsible for system maintenance, hardware & OS upgrades, software & application patching, server hardening, & resolving security risks.
  • User management, Creating and managing user account, groups and access levels
  • Monitoring System Performance of Virtual memory, Managing Swap Space, Disk utilization and CPU utilization and Logical Volume Management
  • Systems Security Administration and User administration using Role Based Access Control
  • Installs and maintained applications on Linux servers
  • Performs periodic system maintenance including OS and application patching on Linux
  • Performs data backup and restores for tape and disk platforms using Avamar, eVault, & Symantec NetBackup
  • Manages and configures environments using VMWare vCloud Director, Hyper-V, & Citrix XenCenter and Virtualbox
  • Responds to telephone calls, email & client requests via tickets(Service Now) for technical support of Servers
  • Works closely with others to troubleshoot complex customer issues and document solutions
  • Use Splunk to Create and manage app, Creating users, role, permissions, and configured management reports and dashboards
  • Analyze security based events, risks and reporting instances
  • Install, test and deploy monitoring solutions with Splunk services
  • Use Nessus to Analyze vulnerability scan results, system audits, and log events and clarify customer technical inquiries
  • Recommends systems modifications to improve network and hardware components as needed.
  • Manages assigned tickets to ensure SLA compliance & customer satisfaction
  • Scripting experience with bash shell to automate tasks and work.

Confidential, Herndon, VA

Linux System Administrator & SQL Server Database Administrator


  • Installs, configures and maintains Linux servers (Red Hat 4, 5 & 6, SUSE & Ubuntu) and supported applications
  • Responsible for system configuring/hardening by turning off unnecessary services; Perform system backups and recovery
  • Built CentOS and RedHat Linux servers
  • Performed disk configuration & File Systems Management
  • Created and Managed File Systems with LVM
  • Monitoring System Performance of Virtual memory, Managing Swap Space, Disk utilization and CPU utilization
  • Controlling the System Logging services, and examining system Log Files of system events
  • Experience installing VMware
  • Installs and updates various programs using yum
  • Installs security fixes, kernel and OS patches via BSM tool
  • Performed configuration management in coordination with security guidelines
  • Monitors system performance using top, sar, iotop, iostat to ensure production jobs completed
  • Coordinated Incident Management activities
  • Provided on call after hours support for escalated problems using DVI for remote login
  • User management, Creating and managing user account, groups and access levels
  • Systems Security Administration and User administration using Role Based Access Control and
  • Supported the project through the Remedy ticketing system to meet service level agreements
  • Responsible for minimizing server downtime

SQL server Database Administrator



  • Developed database procedures, triggers and SQL scripts
  • Administered and manage all Microsoft SQL Server database systems
  • Participated in the design, maintenance, enhancement, object coding, and administration of all Microsoft SQL Server databases.
  • Developed plans, analyze problems and define future requirements.
  • Performed development testing, conversion, implementation, tuning and capacity planning.
  • Monitored and supported daily database maintenance operations.
  • Assisted in the migration from SQL Server 2000 to SQL Server 2005.
  • Worked with Windows 7/8, 10, SQL Server Integration Packages, and new server installation.


Software Tester


  • Tested features, modules such as search tab, login screen, issues tracking.
  • Tested the validation system such as warnings, making sure that the software interacts smoothly and properly.
  • Tested the new configurations especially when there is a new release or updates to make sure that if one feature does not work does not impact the other features or the whole system. Writing bugs reports, documenting everything and performing verification testing.

Confidential, Herndon, VA

Windows System Administrator


  • Supported network Operations including identification of network issues.
  • Maintain current LAN/WAN environment and provide troubleshooting when necessary.
  • Designed, configured, and optimized network.
  • Coordinated with other engineers and customers to perform analysis of allocated functional requirements for implementation and maintenance of networks, telecommunications.
  • Provided technical support assisting in the resolution of network, communication.
  • Solid understanding and experience with routing technology TCP/IP, UDP, RIP, IRGP.
  • Troubleshoot the wireless web, application errors, up-link Server, bulk gateway, air media and actiview and use the Clear Support and premiere to login trouble tickets and create User accounts and troubleshoot e-mails and reset password, Voice mail and voice commands and customer care specialist

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