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Senior Linux Engineer Resume

Columbia, MarylanD


A multi - skilled Linux Engineer/System Engineer with over 25 years of experience managing IT and over 15 with Unix/Linux technology. Specializing in automating tasks using scripting in several different languages including bash shell and python. I have acquired a Masters Degree in IS and have attained several s: RHCSA, MCSE and CCNA Also, I have vast experience with database and software development


  • RHCE, RHCSA, MCSE, and CCNA s, Masters Degree in IS and Bachelor of Science in Computer Science.
  • Twelve years Linux/AIX/Solaris Administration.
  • Bash, ksh, bourne shell scripting automation experience.
  • Web developer skills, JavaScript, CSS, DHTML, php, WordPress, SQL, and CMS.
  • Configuration tools skills, Saltstack, Ansible and Puppet.
  • Linux instructor for both, RHCSA and RHCE.


Senior Linux Engineer

Confidential, Columbia, Maryland


  • Actively managed, improved, and monitored cloud infrastructure on Ovirt/KVM including patches, deployment, and scaling.
  • Automated build and deployment using bash scripts, python and rest api xml.
  • Managed our local gitlab deployment including branching and tagging.
  • Installed, configured, and maintained Saltstack configuration management server on 400+ servers and network devices.
  • Maintained network with two locations, twenty-five vlans and four firewalls.
  • Created builds for all major operating systems: Windows 7/8/10, Windows Servers 2012/2016, CentOS, Ubuntu, Kali and several less known linux builds.
  • Responsible for all new technologies, testing, and final implementation into current environment.
  • Responsible for handling all system issues and providing root cause analysis.

System Engineer

Confidential, Sterling, Virginia


  • Maintained Email Environment consisting of 30 servers with over 1200 user accounts.
  • Automated on-boarding and off-boarding of users using varied scripting methods including Windows Scripting and LotusScript.
  • Configured internal email routing paths for alerts and workflow.
  • Provided assistance with systems planning, business information analysis and process improvement initiatives.
  • Provided programming and development support to the internal programming teams.
  • Provided third tier support and first/second tier .
  • Created SOPs, white papers and other system documentation including visual representation using Visio.

Senior Email Consultant/Linux Administrator

Confidential, Rockville, Maryland


  • Installed and patched Redhat V5 Servers with kernel 2.6.
  • Installed and maintained Veritas NetBackup on Linux and Windows servers.
  • Maintained Email environment for over 1000 email accounts on Linux RedHat servers.
  • Created shell scripts to automate administrative tasks using bash/bourne.
  • Moved all physical Linux servers into virtual using VMware.
  • Provided third tier support for all enterprise related issues and especially email related issues.
  • Responsible for the administration of the Cisco IronPort (Linux appliance) including rebuilding kernel.
  • Remediated all software and hardware security concerns.

Messaging Team Lead & Messaging Security Officer



  • Maintained Linux spam and relay servers on Redhat 3 kernel 2.4.
  • Installed, configured and maintained Postfix server for email relaying.
  • Configured and Installed Proofpoint Spam server.
  • Installed, configured, and managed Nessus Security scan server.
  • Conducted Security Scans and remediated issues found.
  • Conducted Windows and Linux server hardening.
  • Reviewed NIST C&A and BOC security controls to create and implement POA&Ms
  • Led Team of 4 Email Engineers.
  • Converted 20 physical servers into virtual servers using VMWare 3.

Solaris Email Administrator

Confidential, Reston, Virginia


  • Maintained Email Environment for 10 thousand users on Solaris 7 on Sun Sparc Hardware.
  • Created shell scripts to automate mailbox administrative tasks.
  • Upgraded Solaris servers from Solaris 7 to Solaris 8
  • Created automated Lotus Database to conduct user analysis and cleanup of unused server resources.
  • Provided Third tier support of infrastructure and network issues.

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