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Linux Systems Administrator Resume

Mclean, VA

SUMMARY:

Seeking a Linux Administrator position in a goal oriented IT environment that will utilize my existing and hands - on skills, and experience to achieve the organizations objectives

SUMMARY OF SKILLS:

OPERATING SYSTEMS: OEL, Redhat 5/6/7, Centos 5/6/7, Windows Server 2008 R2, 2012, Solaris 9,10,11

NETWORKING SERVICES: DNS (BIND), NFS, TCP/IP, DHCP, NTP, Windows Active Directory, Kerberos, Nagios XI

APPLICATIONS: Vmware Esxi 4/5/6, Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Apache web server (httpd), puppet,chef, Red Hat Satellite Server, ATA DATA, WEBLOGIC, Ansible, Carbonite-V2V

STORAGE: LVM

EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Mclean, VA

Linux Systems Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Setup ansible and salt configuration management for all customers
  • Advanced usage of Linux skills, coupled with VMware, networking, and advanced OS troubleshooting skills.
  • V2V using Ata Data software and Carbonite
  • Configured Kerberos on Linux Systems
  • Service Now ticketing system
  • Setup, configure and label ASM storage on virtual and physical servers using oracleasm
  • Configured and deployed applications, files, and patches using ansible
  • Build SLES 11 and 12, OEL, RHEL and Centos 6 and 7 VM’s within VMWARE Vsphere
  • Engineered and instituted kickstart, VM templates into environment
  • Performed regular disk management adding hard drives on existing servers and allocating space to required partitions.
  • Provide technical engineering expertise when sought out for deployed systems experiencing failing on OS level
  • Perform job scheduling with cron utility for repeated execution using BASH shell scripting
  • Performance tuning and troubleshooting in all environments

Confidential, Greenbelt, MD

Linux System Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Installing RedHat Linux using kickstart and applying security polices for hardening the server based on the company policies.
  • Creating, cloning Linux Virtual Machines, templates using Vmware Virtual Client 5.5 and migrating servers between ESX hosts.
  • Managing systems routine backup, scheduling jobs, enabling cron jobs, enabling system logging and network logging of servers for maintenance.
  • Monitored servers using Nagios XI
  • Hardened servers using CIS Benchmark guidelines for Vulnerability management
  • RPM and YUM package installations, patch and other server management.
  • Installation & Configuration of Logical Volume Manager - LVM
  • Configured many servers at a time using Red hat Satellite
  • Migrated servers to new Red Hat Satellite
  • Deployment of various files, directories, applications, users using puppet

Confidential, Laurel, MD

Linux/Unix Cloud Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Manage servers for various clients using QRS
  • RPM and YUM package installations, patch and other server management.
  • Installation & Configuration of Logical Volume Manager - LVM
  • Respond to technical queries via ticketing system.
  • Automate Linux installation with kickstart.
  • Perform job scheduling with cron utility for repeated execution using BASH shell scripting
  • Perform patch management, software upgrades and OS updates.
  • Automated routine activities and scheduled events using shell-scripts and cron jobs.

Confidential, Hanover, MD

Linux System Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Administers VMware Infrastructure Client 3.5 and VSphere 4.1.
  • Creates Linux Virtual Machines using VMware Virtual Center
  • RPM and YUM package installations, patch and other server management.
  • Adding servers to the domain and monitoring them using nagios
  • Installed, updated and configured RHEL 5/6 using Kickstart Servers.
  • Performed regular disk management adding hard drives on existing servers and allocating space to required partitions.
  • Created Linux Virtual Machines using Vmware Virtual Center.
  • Creating and maintaining user accounts, profiles, permissions disk usage and process monitoring.
  • Installed and configured Logical Volume Manager - LVM.
  • Installed DNS, NFS, APACHE and LDAP on newly installed machines.
  • Set up FTP, NFS and Samba servers for file sharing.
  • Bash scripting used for automation

Confidential, ROCKVILLE, MD

Linux System Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Engineered installations, upgrades, and configures RedHat Linux 4.x, 5.x, 6.x using Kickstart Servers and Interactive Installation.
  • Worked with database administrators to tune kernel for Oracle installations.
  • Creates/manages user accounts, security, rights, disk space and process monitoring in Solaris, Centos and Red Hat Linux.
  • Installs and upgrades packages and patches, configuration management, version control and service packs; reviews connectivity issues regarding security problems.
  • Configures DNS, NFS, LDAP, ftp, and remote access
  • Administers VMware Infrastructure Client and VSphere 5.5, 6.0.
  • Writes shell scripts to automate the administrative tasks and management using cron.
  • Team player with good management, analytical, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Installs Firmware upgrades, kernel patches, systems configuration, performance tuning on Unix/Linux systems.
  • Creates Linux Virtual Machines using VMware Virtual Center.

Confidential, BALTIMORE, MD

Linux System Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Performed installation, configuration, and administration of Red Hat Enterprise 5 using Kickstart.
  • Worked and performed data-center operations including rack mounting, cabling.
  • Administrated DHCP, DNS, and NFS services in Linux.
  • Created/maintained user accounts, profiles, security, rights disk space and process monitoring.
  • Created new groups and tested first in development, QA boxes and then implemented the same in production servers.
  • Troubleshot day - to-day issues with various Servers on different platforms.

Confidential, BALTIMORE, MD

Systems Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Answer user inquiries regarding computer software or hardware operation to resolve problems
  • Assist users to diagnose and solve data communication problems
  • Install and perform minor repairs to hardware, software, or peripheral equipment, following design or installation specifications
  • Responsible for documenting and updating all customer correspondence and relevant internal information in support tickets via ticketing system
  • Set up and manage users in Active Directory, and Exchange

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