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.
Operating Systems: Linux (Debian, Ubuntu, RedHat, CentOS)
Scripting: Python, Bash
Configuration Management: Puppet, Ansible
Systems Monitoring: Nagios, Zabbix
Linux Systems Administrator
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.)
Linux Systems Monitor
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.
Linux Systems Administrator
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.
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.
Lead Support Specialist/Interim Process Analyst
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.