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Systems Engineer Resume

Seattle, WA

SUMMARY:

Experienced, business - oriented manager with extensive background in the IT industry with an 8-year track record of success. Effective leader capable to build and drive a results-oriented, productive team focusing on IT Infrastructure engineering and support tasks. Exceptional problem and conflict solving skills.

EXPERTISE AREA:

  • Strong Unix Background
  • Fluent in Russian, Ukrainian
  • Project Management
  • Result - oriented
  • Proactive
  • Experience in managing remote teams
  • Cloud Engineering and Load Balancing
  • Infrastructure design
  • Experience with PCI-DSS
  • Staff motivation and supervision
  • Good networking basics
  • Risks and resources management

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Systems Engineer

Confidential, Seattle, WA

Responsibilities:

  • Member of technical staff responsible for support and maintenance of the Confidential - one of the largest cloud storages in the industry.
  • My personal responsibilities include Load Balancers provisioning and support with focus on delivering capacity for large distributed system as well as close interaction with L7 Networking and Web Development teams.

Site Operations Manager

Confidential , Culver City, CA

Technologies used: Big IP F5 Load Balancers, Cisco ASA Firewalls, Prolexic IDS, NetApp, CDN, nginx and Apache web servers, php-fpm, Apache Solr, MySQL, MongoDB, CentOS and RedHat Enterprise Linux, Zabbix, Webistrano, Foreman, Puppet, Xen Virtualization

Responsibilities:

  • Developing procedures and processes including SLA and BCP
  • Proactive efforts to prevent site incidents from occurring
  • Team work planning, setting up the goals and driving the team direction
  • Staff hiring and evaluation
  • Resource management

Unix Sysadmins Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Designed Infrastructure and launched Confidential Go SaaS platform
  • Implemented code deployment tools and established the process of code deployment by using Webistrano / Capistrano
  • Created 24/7 Network Operations Department, all escalation and communication processes and procedures
  • Successfully migrated Magentocommerce web portal to new Data Center
  • Supervised installation and of Confidential Payment Bridge PCI-DSS Environment

Head of IT

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Managed support, provisioning and infrastructure engineering departments in company running web-advertising business.
  • Interviewed, trained and supervised 20 Unix Engineers, System administrators and provisioning managers.
  • Developing processes and procedures
  • Release management
  • Business operations (SLA, BCP)
  • KPI reporting
  • Interaction with external vendors and third-party partners: hosting companies, data centers, domain came registrars, internet service providers
  • Established all communication procedures including escalation and on-call schedules
  • Developed disaster recovery plan for all production and development environments
  • Reduced employee turnover by retaining staff and building peer trust and job commitment

Unix System Administrator

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Unix Systems setup, tuning and support
  • Systems design, new infrastructure deployments
  • Participating in escalation path and receiving the most difficult cases from junior staff
  • Systems patching and regular software updating

Technologies used: Apache, Nginx, php-fpm, ipfw, pf, FreeBSD, ipvs (has been backported from Linux and applied on FreeBSD), CARP, BIND, Nagios, Cacti, MySQL, shell scripting (sh), Open LDAP, postfix, dovecot.

Unix System Administrator

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Unix Systems setup, tuning and support
  • Systems patching and applying regular software updates
  • Support of corporate VPN and mail services
  • Support of routers and L2 switching equipment
  • Support of print servers powered by CUPS
  • System backup policy

Technologies used: FreeBSD, raccoon (IPSec software), pptpd, rsync, CUPS, shell scripting, static and dynamic routing protocols, postfix, dovecot, ipfw, squid (proxy)

System Administator

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Support of router running MS Windows 2000 and Win Route
  • Configuring group policies in Active Directory domain
  • Support of phone system, printers and all local-based hardware
  • Interacting with Internet Service Provider including contracts and payments
  • Maintenance of corporate website

Technologies used: Ethernet (cabling), L2 switching, Windows, Active Directory with Group Policies, DNS, L3 Networking (CIDR, static routing), WinRoute

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