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Systems Administrator Resume

SUMMARY

  • Versatile, highly accomplished, and results - driven Linux Systems Administrator with continued success in managing architecture projects while supporting internal web applications.
  • Adept at leading a broad range of automated deployments, website development, data backup solutions, and customer service initiatives.
  • Currently seeking a position as Linux Systems Administrator, bringing 9+ years of related experience and qualifications as follows: Linux Systems Administration HA Deployments, Automated Deployments, Sever Configuration, Database Administration, Security/Attack Mitigation, Uptime/Performance Tuning, Issue Tracking/Resolution, Customer Satisfaction, OpenStack Installation, Cloud Computing/Services.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Operating Systems: Linux (Debian, Ubuntu, RedHat, CentOS)

Scripting: Python, Bash

Configuration Management: Puppet, Ansible

Systems Monitoring: Nagios, Zabbix

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Linux Systems Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Led a project to turn the TACC user portal and website from a single host (web application, HTTP server, database) into a HA, multi-site architecture.
  • Configured, deployed, and currently manage an internally used OpenStack installation.
  • Responsible for supporting internal web applications.
  • Part of a team assisting application developers to move away from manual deployment to automated deployments of their applications.
  • Implemented alert response procedures for the operations team.
  • Migrating from Nagios monitored infrastructure to a Zabbix based one. Additionally, implementing Graphite. (In progress.)
  • Deploying Kubernetes on bare metal. (In progress.)

Confidential

Linux Systems Monitor

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for monitoring alerts through Zabbix for system performance issues while member of a team responsible for monitoring the uptime and performance of 20K+ VPS containers, 10K+ dedicated servers, and 2K+ shared servers.
  • Continuously and quickly identified and mitigated inbound and outbound attacks, performance issues, service outages, working over 100 alerts on a daily basis.

Confidential

Linux Systems Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Responded to support inquiries ranging from basic cPanel resets and changing default PHP versions, to investigating dedicated server downtime and performance issues.
  • Consistently ranked in the top 5 administrators in regards to customer ratings and number of replied tickets.

Confidential

Owner/Entrepreneur

Responsibilities:

  • Provide professional services assisting in setting up and configuring data backups, web-hosting platforms, web development with Flask (Python), basic monitoring solutions, and service transitions.

Confidential

Lead Support Specialist/Interim Process Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Developed multiple tools to collect information through Attachmate Extra X-Treme allowing closer to real time data analysis, as well as created many web-based reporting tools.
  • Created nationally used, high-visibility tools/reports to impact financial performance and customer service.

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