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Solaris / Linux System Administrator Resume Profile

Somerset, NJ

SKILLS:

  • Languages UNIX Shell Programming Bourne, C, Korn, Bash , Perl
  • Databases Sybase, DB2, Oracle
  • O/S Solaris SPARC / x86 , Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3,4,5,6 , CentOS 5, Jumpstart, Kickstart
  • Software Veritas Volume Manager / Cluster / File System, Solaris Volume Manager / DiskSuite,
  • Sun Cluster, Solaris Virtualization Zones Containers Logical Domains , Veritas NetBackup,
  • Legato Networker, LDAP,DHCP, NIS, NFS, DNS
  • Hitachi HiCommand SAM Suite, Storage Command Suite
  • Tools Sitescope, Netcool, Remedy, HP Openview, CA-Unicenter, NetAnalyst, SEV1, Metrowatch,
  • 5620 Service Aware Manager, MRTG, Splunk
  • Other Amazon Web Services, Checkpoint Firewall-1 / VPN, ISS RealSecure IDS , RSA Ace Server,
  • Inktomi Traffic Server, Sun ONE / I-Planet /Netscape Directory Server, Tumbleweed Secure Transport,
  • Netscape Proxy Server, WebSense, I-Planet/SUN ONE Web Server, Apache,
  • IBM Websphere AS
  • Hardware Enterprise T5120, Enterprise M5000, M6000, T6320 6340, T3-1B, T4-1
  • Sun Enterprise 2900, 6900, 3xxx, 4xxx, 6xxx, 10000
  • SunFire V120, V240, V480, V880, V1290
  • Sun X4140, X4170, X4200, X4600
  • Nokia Voyager
  • IBM Bladecenter, x3690, x3550, RS 6000, SP/2
  • HP-9000
  • Sun T3, Sun StoreEdge, A5000, Netapp Filer
  • Raid Power Series 3000 EMC Clarion , Hitachi 9530V, AMS 1000/2500
  • EMC Symmetrix 3430-18, EMC Connectrix DS-16 Fibre Channel Switch

EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Solaris / Linux System Administrator

  • Linux Build Engineer
  • Served as resource for enterprise hosting group Wiley as a system build engineer.
  • Configured virtual RHEL5x and 6.x systems from VMWare specified templates, or clones from live servers.
  • Installed and configured RHEL6.3 on IBM and SUN hardware using Kickstart, PXE and DHCP.
  • Maintenance, support, and troubleshooting of all UNIX Solaris / Linux environments including Veritas Volume Manager, Veritas Cluster, Oracle, MySQL, Vsphere, Apache, Yum, Rpm.

Confidential

UNIX Engineer

  • Provide support for Managed Services Group, for internal infrastructure and external clients PBS, Disney, Cubic Defense Contractors, Playboy, Analogic, Tony Burch, Emusic, Did-It, Circor , including Amazon based cloud infrastructures.
  • Supported AWS Linux environments running EC2 / S3 / ELB, implemented Load Balancers, Autoscaling, and Cloudwatch monitoring.
  • Solaris 10, RHEL/Centos Linux, Veritas VXFS, Logical Volume Manager, Windows 2003, Windows 7, Windows XP.
  • Administration of Solaris Virtualization Zones / Containers / LDOMs , VMWare Vsphere, ESXi, Vcenter ,
  • Amazon Web Services, Apache, Oracle 10-11g, Active Directory, MySQL, VPN Cisco, RSA SecureID, SonicWall ,
  • Systems and Network Monitoring with Nagios / Opsview, Citrix Receiver, Yum, RPM
  • Ticketing Systems - Track-It, ZENDesk, Microsoft Service Manager
  • Build, maintenance, support, and troubleshooting of Linux and Windows virtual machines, including package installation, patching and Windows updates. Performed automation and configuration management of system builds / deployment Kickstart/ Jumpstart .

Confidential

Lead Sun Solaris Systems Engineer

  • Responsible for day to day System Administration tasks on Sun Solaris10 platform. Hardware includes
  • M5000, M3000, T5140, Sun 6000 Blade Chassis , T6320, T6340, E2900, T3-B1, V880, V440, V240, x2700
  • Provided support for Solaris zones / containers / LDOMs for OS virtualization and consolidation, Sun blades,
  • Oracle RAC, Sun Cluster 3.2, Veritas Volume Manager, Veritas Cluster, NetBackup, Jumpstart, OpenLDAP,
  • Oracle Directory Server, Oracle OpsCenter 12c, Veritas Operations Manager, System and Network Monitoring Tools NetAnalyst, SEV1, Metrowatch, 5620 Service Aware Manager , Splunk.
  • Create documentation for planning and execution of change request tickets MOPs/EMOPs .
  • Configuration and implementation of Oracle's Auto Service Request ASR for Sun hardware components.
  • Collaborate with telecom engineers / developers, coordinate with vendors to select appropriate design solutions to ensure the compatibility of system and network components.
  • Establish system standards and monitoring guidelines to ensure up-time/operational requirements, quality requirements, and design constraints are addressed.

Confidential

Sun Solaris Engineer

  • migration of groups and resources.
  • Performed Data Center Migrations for IBM's client to different physical location, including a physical to virtual migration, utilization of Solaris Containers / Zones, Veritas Volume Manager / Cluster.
  • Root cause, triage analysis and problem management of migration processes and failures.
  • Shell scripting: automation of zone/ container configuration, Veritas Cluster / Volume Manager configuration,
  • Analysis and prep work for Solaris servers in the old environment for migration
  • Administration of servers in the new data center, and subsequent handoff to client support staff.
  • Remedy Ticketing System: Creation, tracking, and execution for all activities related to each system migration.

Clearbridge Technology Group, 01/2011 03/2011

Confidential

UNIX Security Engineer

  • Completed system security assessment for client's DTCC UNIX infrastructure environment, as required by an SEC mandate consisting of Sun Solaris, IBM AIX, RedHat Enterprise Linux.
  • Compared company baseline document for secure systems with configurations of the actual systems.
  • Analyzed following system components and configuration files:

Confidential

Solaris / Linux System Administrator

  • IT support and administration for Sun and Red Hat Linux systems. Maintain Internet websites. Assisted
  • developers with compiler environments and revision control.
  • Administered internal internet services: DNS, NIS, firewalls, proxies.
  • Supported development / production environments, including systems integration of developed software for
  • Production.
  • System monitoring: system and network threshold alerts.
  • Support for high-traffic web services, including requirements capacity analysis, service configuration, monitoring
  • and troubleshooting, system backups, and change management.
  • Perform server consolidation with migration of systems and applications to Solaris zone environment.
  • Wrote documentation for maintaining systems, and their configurations, and operational instructions at the system

Confidential

Solaris / Red Hat Linux Security Engineer

  • Supported IT Risk Management Operations managing perimeter security Checkpoint firewalls and BigIP.
  • scripts.
  • File Transfer. Provided programming support for Perl / Expect script automation to replace existing application
  • migration of current Data Transfer Environment with internal and external clients to a secure platform, Citi Secure
  • Responsible for conducting an assessment, project planning, architecture, troubleshooting, hotline, and training for
  • Created documentation to cover all aspects of the Citi Secure File Transfer infrastructure, including hardware/
  • software environment, Tumbleweed administration, technical support plan w/hotline , flowcharts for support
  • accountability, implementation procedures, required forms internal websites , account creation migration task
  • lists inventoried, analyzed, documented all existing automation scripts for migration feasibility, addition of
  • PGP / TLS functionality,

Confidential

SUN SOLARIS / Red Hat Linux System Administrator

  • environment.
  • Providing technical support to development groups during their migration of applications onto the Solaris zone
  • Server Consolidaation Project: Phasing out of individual systems to LDOMs and containers.
  • Completed NFS migration project of all user accounts from legacy NFS servers to Netapp NAS filers.
  • trouble/request ticket queue of all formal requests for service.
  • Monitored second shift Data Center hotline, fielding all user/vendor related issues. Monitored and resolved
  • account management, system network troubleshooting, system backups.
  • which consisted of system builds, kernel patch upgrades, software installation Websphere, Oracle, Open Source ,
  • Supported Data Center Operations Sun, IBM Bladecenter, HP Blades for Risk Management organization,
  • Conducted daily monitoring / status of all data center equipment.
  • Developed proposals for recommendations for infrastructure enhancements.

Confidential

SUN SOLARIS System Administrator

  • Worked as Solaris / Linux system administrator supporting the Compliance Division AML - Anti-Money
  • Laundering Dept .
  • Responsibilities include architecture / design of application servers, operating system upgrades, application
  • monitoring system NetCool, Sitescope
  • deployment / support, patch management design, build, and test system backup and recovery, management of
  • Diagnosed and resolved SAS, Websphere, and DB2 issues which were components of a 3-tier application
  • environment.
  • Documented all workflow details for all production batch applications.
  • Monitor, diagnose, and fix SAS ETL processing of raw transaction data.
  • Supported the software development groups to resolve application issues and daily jobstream activities, involving
  • applications for both the Institutional and individual Investment Management groups.
  • Completed jobstream automation for various manually run applications using Perl and shell scripting.
  • Documented all outages in services and as well as triage activities.

Confidential

SUN SOLARIS System Administrator

  • Installed and configured Oracle 8i servers running on Sun E6500 servers with A1000 and D1000 Storage Arrays
  • for the Payroll Department.
  • Provided infrastructure support for Sun E4500/5500 servers for a number of Sybase SQL servers.
  • production and development environments.
  • Responsibilities included monitor of Legato Networker system backups, and support of Sybase DBAs for
  • Monitored application performance and resource utilization of all Solaris systems. Ensured that all production
  • systems had the essential monitoring tools installed, tested, and used to analyze system performance issues.
  • Provided technical assistance for system software and associated activities such as system hardening,
  • implementation of SSH, Veritas Volume Manager/File System.
  • Wrote runbooks to document system configuration and its hardware/software components, maintenance and
  • troubleshooting procedures.
  • Devised proposals for sizing and scaling of servers

Confidential

SUN SOLARIS System Administrator

  • Participated in Disaster Recovery Test project. It involved SUN and HP hardware: SunFire V120, V480, V880,
  • 6800, 10000 Sun Enterprise 5500, 6500, HP9000.
  • Replicated production environment, including Veritas Volume Manager, Veritas Cluster, Legato Networker, LVM
  • Logical Volume Manager for HP. Restored all machines backups utilizing Legato Networker.
  • Monitored testing of application integrity on all restored machines.

Confidential

SUN SOLARIS System Administrator

  • Upgraded DNS Bind 8.2.1 to 9.2.3, from Sparc 5 to Sun Netra T1, for all outbound resolution services.
  • Migrated qmail to sendmail, for all outbound mail services.
  • Wrote shell scripts to automate system backups, log archival, daily monitoring tasks of system resources and processes.
  • Implemented system accounting, and clustering configurations utilizing Veritas Cluster.

Confidential

SUN SOLARIS System Administrator

  • Conducted analysis of UNIX environment, and devised project plans for upgrading hardware and migration of
  • software applications to new infrastructure.
  • Engineered Jumpstart installation and configuration for a group of Sun E4500s with Sun Disk Array A1000's
  • Cluster to build a redundant high availability environment.
  • and Hitachi 9530V SAN storage arrays. Utilized Sun Raid Manager, Veritas Volume Manager, and Veritas
  • Provided support for Internet infrastructure environment, which included Checkpoint VPN and firewalls,

Confidential

SUN SOLARIS Security Engineer

  • Devised and implemented the design and architecture for new Internet infrastructure environment, which included
  • intrusion detection systems ISS , and Web content filters.
  • firewalls, caching proxy servers including audio/video streaming technologies , LDAP servers, DNS Bind servers,
  • Created new network topology of the Internet security environment.
  • Installed, configured, and provided support for Checkpoint 4.0/4.1/NG firewalls running on Sun Solaris Netra T1's
  • Management Stations and Nokia IP440/530/650 platforms IPSO 3.3/3.4 .
  • Configured, implemented, and provided support for Inktomi Internet proxies and Websense filtering software, using
  • design and build. Bind 9.2.3 Ace Server for Secure ID authentication via remote dialup to corporate servers.
  • Planet Messaging Server, I-Planet and Apache Web Servers ISS Real Secure intrusion detection system DNS
  • EMC Symmetrix Storage arrays for proxy caching Netscape / I-Planet / SUN One Directory Server LDAP , I
  • Upgraded Netscape Directory Server to Sun One Directory server.
  • Provided enterprise support of existing ING/ABN environment using Netscape Proxy servers using IBM Network
  • based applications.
  • Dispatcher for load balancing, Netscape Directory Server, Checkpoint Firewall/VPN, DNS Bind, and various Web
  • Assisted in design and configuration of SNMP monitoring infrastructure using HP Openview and Cisco Secure.
  • Documentation of legacy and new infrastructure.

Confidential

Sun System Administrator/Project Manager

  • Migrated Risk Management / Sybase applications from a Sun E3000 to a new architecture that included the Sun
  • utilizing Sun Cluster, Veritas Volume Manager, and Sun T3 Storage Arrays.
  • E10000 platform containing multiple domains in a fault-tolerant configuration between NYC and Jersey City ,
  • Provided ongoing support for a web hosting company, Broadwing: Sun E4500s using Veritas Cluster,
  • Veritas Volume Manager, Veritas NetBackup, I-Planet Web Server, Sybase 11.
  • Performed traditional project management tasks, documented all ongoing projects, managed UNIX SAs and
  • network engineers on the project team, served as point of contact between my client s and various vendors.

Confidential

UNIX Web Administrator

  • E-Commerce Systems Division: Provided Solaris and AIX system and network administration in efforts to build and
  • maintain Netscape Enterprise Servers, IBM WebServer and Websphere AS.
  • Conducted installation and configuration of Websphere Application Servers, support of developers in bringing Java
  • applications under Websphere control.
  • Supported Checkpoint Firewall-1 infrastructure for external and internal firewalls.
  • Created documentation / proposal for SSO implementation.

Confidential

SUN Security / Administration Engineer

  • Internet Support Services: Provided support and troubleshooting for Global Internet Firewalls 250 on Sparc
  • architecture, running Checkpoint Firewall-1 and ANS Interlock.
  • Supported different application servers SPARC 450, Ultra 2 in the DMZ data center. Provided support for
  • Veritas Volume Manager, Veritas FileSystem, DiskSuite, and HA Qualix on these servers.
  • Initiated project to manage Jumpstart installation, configuration, and maintenance of a new infrastructure to replace
  • Websense, and Cisco Distributed Director for round robin DNS.
  • StorEdge Network arrays for caching , running Inktomi Traffic Server, integrated with Real G2 Server and
  • existing Internet proxy servers. Platform consisted initially of SPARC Ultra 2's, 420R's with
  • Provided daily support of all company-wide production Internet proxies, particularly when interfacing with I-Planet,
  • IIS, and Apache Web Internet/Intranet Servers.
  • Rolled out similar environments for international sites, proxy environment, installation/setup procedures and
  • addressing technical issues.

Confidential

SUN SOLARIS System Administrator

  • UNIX infrastructure group: supported production / development / test UNIX environments, including operating
  • C developers and end users, system and network security assessment, and Netscape Suitespot administration.
  • administering NIS, NFS, and DNS issues, system backups using Legato Networker, support of Sybase, Java and
  • Solaris package creation and installation, network connectivity issues, troubleshooting of system problems,
  • system and application software upgrades for Y2K compliance , automation of system builds using Jumpstart,
  • Setup supported Market Data environment for Reuters, Bloomberg.

Confidential

UNIX System Administrator

  • Technical Architecture team: UNIX system administrator on SUN and HP hardware platforms, in support of ongoing
  • development and test environments for a global database application Sybase, Documentum involving manipulation
  • of insurance-related documents and forms.
  • Supported day to day activities of all development staff, as well as conforming each different development
  • environment to a common standard, including Perl and Korn shell scripting in support of in-house applications
  • creating personal profiles for each environment, shell scripting to automate software distribution upgrades and new
  • releases of the application s .

Confidential

SUN SOLARIS System Administrator

  • Supported production services for Global Technology: SUN system administrator. Responsibilities involved capacity
  • planning and analysis, writing proposals for building architectures for environments for different business groups,
  • as required. Built and configured SUN servers using Jumpstart, Sybase installation and configuration,
  • Veritas Volume Manager and DiskSuite implementation and support, as well as Transarc DCE and Encina
  • middleware products. This included ongoing UNIX system and network, and application support for these
  • environments. In addition, provided second level technical support for global DCE issues.

Confidential

Sun System Engineer

  • Information Services Organization, Site Services: SUN / Sybase system administrator. Involvement included
  • setting up an data center for distributed computing environment, housing client / server architectures and
  • applications. My responsibilities included the following: capacity planning, documentation, implementation,
  • support of UNIX system standards, backup strategy, naming conventions, system security, NIS, NFS, DNS,
  • filesystem layout, system accounting and auditing, printing facilities, system backups.
  • Setup and implementation of intranet services: installation and configuration of Netscape servers on SUN hardware
  • using Jumpstart, to provide Web services setup of websites and home pages for all Sales and Marketing
  • Information Services personnel, utilizing HTML, CGI, Java, and Perl. Daily system and Sybase administration of
  • ongoing projects for Credit, Demand Forecasting, Brand Analyst, and Marketing.
  • Served as project lead for devising a migration strategy of Sun environment from SunOS to Solaris, and their
  • respective applications. Installation, configuration, and maintenance of software packages:
  • Veritas Volume Manager, Qualix HA, SPARCworks C/C , Legato Networker, Sybase 10, SQL-Backtrack, Ptech,
  • Forte, OMW / Kappa.
  • Evaluated and tuned system and network performance of 4 MB Token Ring and 10 MB switched Ethernet networks.
  • Troubleshooting and repair connectivity problems between SUN Solaris and PC / MS Windows / Windows NT,
  • MacIntosh, Novell, and IBM mainframe platforms.

Confidential

Sun System Administrator

  • Global Branch Support: Supported Sybase system administration in production and development environments.
  • Created technical documentation for infrastructure support to assist rollout of trading floor and back office
  • Sybase applications to global branch offices.
  • Performed system administration tasks included installation of hardware and system software application
  • software installation, configuration, and upgrades network troubleshooting and performance tuning
  • configuration and troubleshooting of DNS, NIS, NFS, PPP, sendmail, and network connectivity.
  • Performed installation and configuration of Sybase SQL Server. Created and implemented procedures for
  • database backups, database consistency checks, synchronization of data between primary and secondary
  • database servers using transaction logs, supported production and development environments for trading floor
  • environments running Sybase.

Confidential

Sun System Administrator

  • Provided system administration services for two research groups: Transmission Services and Facsimile / OCR
  • processing.
  • Performed hardware and system / application software installation and maintenance, network administration of
  • TCP/IP, SLIP/PPP, and UUCP connectivity within the organization, including the company's Internet gateway,
  • UUCP / Sendmail configuration and troubleshooting, system accounting and security, system performance assessment
  • and tuning, OS upgrades, system backups, and PC integration into TCP/IP environment.

Confidential

Sun System Administrator/Sybase DBA

  • Sybase Infrastructure group: Provided system and database support for Sybase to various development
  • clients.
  • Sybase SQL Server 4.8 4.9.1, and created runbooks for installation / configuration of Sql Server and various
  • projects and global production systems. This included installation and configuration of
  • Performed system and network administration of development and production machines running Sybase,
  • distribution and licensing, and network integration of SUN, PC, and MAC hardware into TCP/IP environment.
  • troubleshooting, NIS, DNS, NFS, sendmail, shell scripting to automate daily system tasks, system backups, software
  • including system architecture recommendations, hardware and software installation, configuration, and
  • Provided guidance and support of development/QA environments for Equities, Market Data, Global Markets,

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