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Applications System Engineer Resume

SUMMARY:

Vast experience with multi - platform environments from small business to enterprise level. Broad experience with Unix and Windows Systems engineering Extensive experience with corporate network engineering Ability to work independently or with teams Team management

SKILL:

Software: Apache, Nagios, Splunk, VMware, Radius, LDAP management, Cloud Director, Data ONTAP, PHP, MySQL, shell scripts, Perl, Javascript, Kickstart, NIM, Weblogic, LAMP stack, Openssl

Networks: TCP/IP, Storage Area Networks, Cisco ASA, VoIP & VoCable network design, implementation and provisioning, Fibre Channel, SNMP, Windows and Unix-based, LDAP, DNS, Ethernet

Platforms: Intel (PC and MAC), AMD, Linux (RedHat, CentOS, Fedora, Ubuntu), AIX, Windows 2000/2003/2008 Server, OS X 10.4 +, FreeBSD, NetApp, Solaris, Carrier-grade IP softswitch and media gateway platforms, various Firewall and Router performance/security configurations, various proprietary system installation and maintenance.

EXPERIENCE:

Applications System Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • RHEL 5,6 Server - installation, configuration of networking and features, configuration of server and host package management via yum and scripts
  • Project management via agile
  • VM installs and configuration via VMware and Kickstart.
  • Management of yum, application, and user databases
  • Microsoft network, server, and client systems support
  • Radius application installation and configuration
  • Monitoring tools: web (application specific) and command-line tools, manual monitoring
  • Managed disk space, installed and configured new hardware, and configuration updates shell scripting - maintenance and modifications of authorized scripts

Linux Administrator

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Support GPS program development/deployment Linux infrastructure.
  • RHEL 5,6 Server - installation, configuration of networking and features, configuration of server and host package management via yum and scripts
  • Internal and client VM installs and configuration via VMware and Kickstart.
  • Management of yum, application, and user databases.
  • Middleware installation and support such as Weblogic, virtual applications, database applications
  • Account support in LDAP and Active Directory
  • Monitoring tools: command-line tools, manual monitoring
  • Managed disk space, installed and configured new hardware, and configuration updates shell scripting - maintenance and modifications of authorized scripts

IT/DB Administrator

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Supported PostgreSQL database installations for internal and client use.
  • Centos Server - installation, configuration of networking and features, configuration of server and host package management via yum and scripts
  • Internal and client VM installs and configuration via VMware.
  • Management of databases via pgadmin.
  • Managed disk space, installed and configured new hardware, and configuration updates
  • Monitoring tools - CheckMK (Nagios), OpenNMS, ActiveMQ, internal tools. shell scripting - maintenance and modifications of authorized scripts

Linux Systems Administrator

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Supported a climate data application (CLASS) that provided satellite, as well as client-provided, data to subscribers.
  • RedHat Server - installation, configuration of networking and features, configuration of server and host package management via yum and scripts
  • Linux RHEL 5 - VM install and configuration.
  • Kickstart - server configuration and client installation (obsoleted by VMware)
  • HTTP access - managed web services, configuration updates monitoring tools installation
  • SecureVue, Nagios shell scripting - maintenance and modifications of authorized scripts

Linux/AIX Systems Administrator

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Supported Confidential E-Business account with installation and configuration of client hardware, OS, and applications.
  • This encompasses coordination of OS image installation, application installation, network cable connection.
  • AIX 5.1 and later - patch maintencance, troubleshoot configuration, hardware, and applications, manage backup issues.
  • RedHat Satellite Server (Spacewalk) - installation, configuration of networking and features, configuration of server and host package management via up2date and yum
  • Linux Red Hat ES 3,4, and 5 - installed bare-metal and VMs, configuration.
  • Kickstart - server configuration and client installation (obsoleted by VMware)
  • VMWare 4.0 - created templates, cloned VMs, configured clients
  • DNS, DHCP - updated DNS records (MX, A), managed DHCP leases and clients
  • HTTP access - managed web services, configuration updates monitoring/installation tools - TSM (lcfd), ITM, SRM, Parity, Fusion shell scripting - maintenance and modifications of authorized scripts

Sr Unix Administrator

Confidential, Boulder

Responsibilities:

  • Instrumental in bringing an international ad agency IT department to enterprise level. Key features were the integration of offices in London and Gothenburg, upgrading existing equipment, managing service provider contracts, managing cross-site replication and backup with the Miami office, configuration of user-level services, and layout and installation and of any software or equipment needed for the agency to function at enterprise or near-enterprise status. Proficiencies included:
  • OSX 10.4, 10.5, 10.6 - installation via Casper imaging, configuration, and support of both servers and desktops on both powerpc and intel hardware.
  • Xserve and Xserve Raid - hardware installation, configuration, LUN creation, SAN integration, and support
  • Netapp - installation, configuration of volumes and access via web gui and Data ONTAP command line, SAN integration, troubleshooting, and maintenance.
  • Linux (CentOS, RedHat) - both dedicated systems and VM's, installlation and support of applications running on these platforms.
  • VMWare Server, ESXi, Fusion, Parallels - installation, configuration, and management of hardware appliances, VM's, and backup.
  • Monitoring tools - Nagios, Splunk, and Zenoss
  • Windows Server and clients (XP, Vista, 7, 2000, 2003, 2008) - installation of hardware and software, license management, upgrading and support.
  • Commvault, Retrospect backup software - installation, troubleshooting, maintenance of the software as well as the tape libraries.

Systems Engineer

Confidential, Boulder

Responsibilities:

  • Supported Confidential accounts from installation and implementation to steady state.
  • This encompassed cabinet installation, cabling and cable management, installation and connection of power, hardware installation including HACMP and any HMC management consoles and connections, installation of OS images including LVM, VIO and LPAR configuration, installation of standardized applications such as TSM and DB2, network configuration and troubleshooting including link aggregation, and finally system troubleshooting. Proficiencies included:
  • AIX 4.3, 5.1, 5.2 and 5.3 - installation via NIM server images, configuration, management
  • RedHat RHEL 4 - installation via bare-metal and Kickstart, configuration, management
  • Solaris 9 and 10 - installation via a Jumpstart server onto SUN hardware (sparc, x86) p-Series and x-Series server hardware - installation, configuration, management
  • HMC console - installation and configuration, managed LPARS
  • VIO and LPAR - installation, configuration, and management
  • HACMP - created and configured clusters, configured networking, testing, and access
  • Monitoring - Tivoli Storage Manager
  • Storage Area Networks – added and configured HBA's, configured OS to attach to SAN, troubleshooting issues
  • Ethernet and Fibre Channel Networking – link aggregation and network troubleshooting

Contributing Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in lab integration and product of VoIP product line including both soft switch and media gateway platforms.
  • Responsible for architecture and system development including laboratory testing methodologies for interoperability with multiple vendor equipment.
  • Embedded Media Terminal Appliance – software phone for testing and development
  • Cable Management Termination System – endpoint products used for call setup-teardown
  • Call Agent – management of VOIP calls between CMTS
  • Media Gateway Controller/SG and Media Gateway – for on-net and off-net connection development and testing
  • Lab-testing methodologies – as applied to procedures used to test vendor integration
  • Tcl/Tk script development – integration tool development
  • Core VoIP/VoCable/Packetcable network signaling elements – hardware, software, and protocol utilities for setup, teardown, and management of VOIP calls
  • Solaris – updates and management of vendor cluster running softswitch product
  • Wireshark – protocol monitoring and connection testing
  • Windows OS compatibility – for integration tool development by vendors of their products
  • RFC development – as related to SIP and VOIP protocols over cable connections

SAN Administrator

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Supported international clients with storage, storage management, and monitoring.
  • This included but was not limited to P-Series and x-Series HBA installation and configuration.
  • Fibre channel cable installation and testing. Zone creation and configuration.
  • Optimized SNMP for NetView and Tivoli storage monitors in the world-wide Storage Area Network technology center.
  • Loaded MIB definitions, configured events and event forwarding filters, created event log backup system, and integrated notification utility.
  • SAN architecture implementation and support – management of SAN fabrics
  • McData director-class and edge-class switches – SAN networking hardware installation, cabling, troubleshooting
  • Brocade edge and director-class switches - SAN networking hardware installation, cabling, troubleshooting
  • AIX 4.3, 5.1, 5.2 – installation, configuration via a NIM server.
  • DS4000, DS6000, FastT devices – SAN storage hardware and RAID management
  • Windows XP and 2000 and 2003 Server – bare-metal installations, support

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