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Professional Services Consultant Resume

Santa Clara, CA


  • Dedicated Senior Systems Administrator with 17+ years of experience working for Confidential 500 companies providing superior services
  • Implemented enterprise Identity and Access Management software solution at numerous Confidential 500 companies - Single Sign-on, Privilege Elevation, Multi-Factor Authentication, Auditing and Monitoring
  • Comfortable working onsite as SME in highly complex, heterogeneous, hybrid, multi-domain computing environments


Systems Analysis

Unix/Linux Administration

Systems Administration

Problem Solving

Software Implementation

Onsite Consulting

Open Source


Presentations / Facilitation

Systems Security


Training Development

Configuration Management


Remote Diagnostics

Performance Monitoring / Tuning

Application Development

Networking NOC

Cloud OPS




Operating Systems: Linux / Unix, Apple Mac OS/X, Microsoft Windows Server

Services/Tools : Apache HTTPD, Puppet, Nagios, OpenLDAP, DNS/DHCP, OpenAFS

Programming Languages: Bash, PHP, Perl, C, SQL, Apache Pig, SQL, PowerShell, JavaScript, Python

Databases: MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL, Hive

Cloud/VM: AWS (VPC, EMR, EC2, S3, IAM) , VMware vSphere, ESXi CLI

Applications: software version control systems (Git, Subversion, TRAC), system performance and status monitoring (Nagios, Cacti), and build/configuration management (Puppet, Chef, Ansible), JIRA, Docker

Security Software: Confidential Infrastructure Services, Confidential EndPoint Services, Confidential Application Services

Big Data: Hadoop, Apache Ambari, HDFS, Hive, Oozie, YARN, Ranger, Knox, Sqoop, KMS (Kerberos)

Storage: SAN, RAID, iSCSI


Confidential, Santa Clara, CA

Professional Services Consultant


  • Assisted global corporations by training, designing, and seamlessly integrating their Unix, Linux, and Mac infrastructure with Active Directory for Identity and Access Management services
  • Provided feedback to internal Educational Services to help improve training material, course descriptions, and lab examples
  • Consistently completed projects on time or in advance of deadlines design for 3000 Linux server migration to AD design and automation for year-long upgrade design for data center migration

Independent Consultant



  • As a Consultant, joined development team on an existing PHP (LAMP) project
  • Assisted with PHP and MySQL DB development, allowing team to hit schedule
  • Prepared test data and functional testing procedures for team, performed tests and made recommendations for design and UI changes
  • Continued to provide Systems Administration support for several clients
  • Performed professional services for up to 3 clients at one time

Confidential, Laguna Hills, CA

Professional Services Architect


  • Worked with clients to provide critical solutions to enhance business processes via implementation of the Confidential products and solutions
  • Reported directly to the Chief Technology Officer, and worked closely with the Confidential project team to ensure a successful implementation of the Confidential solutions
  • Performed full technical configuration for deployment of company solutions - hardware specs, installation / configuration of Linux OS, Hadoop components, proprietary software
  • Assisted with the full project lifecycle including requirements gathering, functional design, installation, user acceptance testing, issue resolution and implementation
  • Articulated Confidential product and solution functionality and best practices to customers
  • Trained partners, clients, and end-users in both classroom and one-on-one
  • Key Activities included the following:
  • Participated in CI/CD environment, installing and testing new product releases
  • Prepared computer-based training for application
  • Provided semi-formal product training to fellow staff and developers
  • Prepared and presented formal onsite training to customers
  • Created Analytics, Reports, Dashboards
  • Deployed Confidential software via Ansible to on-premise hardware and AWS: MongoDB, Apache HBase, Hadoop, Spark, Zookeeper, ElasticSearch
  • Conducted performance testing and tuning, generated large volume of test data, measured Confidential product performance, and implemented configuration changes to Hadoop service s
  • Worked closely with off-shore development teams to implement product enhancements
  • Completed an onsite software installation and training

Confidential, Durham, NC

Senior Hadoop Consultant


  • Created and managed Hadoop (Hortonworks and Cloudera) clusters on AWS Linux
  • Implemented advance Hadoop Security
  • LDAP / AD Integration, Kerberos, Ranger, Ranger KMS, Knox, HDFS TDE
  • Developed scripts to automate nightly shutdown / power-up of entire cluster ; conducted performance tuning on existing Pig/Hive scripts
  • Developed ETL process for large West Coast utility, using Sqoop/Pig/Hive/Oozie
  • Utilized custom AMIs, configured Security Groups, Elastic IPs, S3 access
  • Developed in-house training material for Hadoop products; provided DEVOPS support

Confidential, Terre Haute, IN

Senior Systems Administrator


  • Managed annual equipment budget of $100,000+ and provided desktop support for 20-40 workstations in multiple Computer Labs and 30+ Professors in multiple Academic Departments
  • Managed Data Center for Computer Science, Software Engineering, and Mathematics: multiple Hadoop clusters, VMware ESXi servers, multinode-node HP P4000 SAN
  • DEVOPS support for student project teams and instructors
  • Utilized Nagios, Puppet, Chef, SVN, and other open-source tools to automate setup and manage performance of workstations, VMs, and Linux & Windows servers
  • Prepared and presented annual introductory course for faculty and staff of all services available on Academic network; provided 1-on-1 instruction to individual faculty
  • Automated delivery of VMs for student projects and professor courses

Confidential, Westport, CT

Principal Consultant


  • Provided on-site consultation, development, software installation and support at numerous Confidential 500 companies across the US
  • Specialized in Business Objects on Linux servers
  • Provided performance tuning and software development for Oracle data warehouse
  • Designed and developed numerous LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) based web application
  • Provided training to end users on custom applications

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