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Linux System Administrator Resume Profile

SUMMARY

Specializing in supporting business-critical operations with an in-depth knowledge of technologies, architectures and platforms, consistently applying them to maximize productivity for more than 20 years. Fast-paced, flexible senior-level contributor, adept at staying on-task and on-time despite shifting priorities and tight deadlines. Consistently deliver IT deployment projects on-time, on-budget and with minimal disruption to business processes. Areas of expertise include:

  • Resolving highly complex problems
  • Linux RHEL, SUSE
  • Microsoft Windows Packages
  • Managing system hardware/software issues
  • Remote Solutions Support: Remote HP EILO connection
  • System Configuration and Customization/ System Installation and Management /system recovery and tuning.
  • Virtual: VMWare, ILOM, Linux VM, Oracle VM
  • UNIX Solaris, AIX
  • Korn Shell Scripting, Perl
  • Vintela and Patchlink in Unix Linux
  • Trustwave SIEM
  • Migration AIX 5.1 to 5.3 in IBM servers including SP 4
  • Work in Team as well as individual projects.
  • Install satellite server for Redhat repository, clone channels based on needs.

TECHNICAL PROFICIENCY

  • Hardware: SGI Challenge L, Origin 200 2000, Sun Sparc Ultra Series, ADIC Tape Library, IBM RS6000, AS400, HP
  • Platforms: SGI IRIX, Sun Solaris, IBM AIX, Intergraph CLIX, HP, AS/400, Windows 2003/XP, Linux Redhat and SUSE , IIS
  • Languages: Korn Shell Scripting, Perl
  • Networking/Tools: Samba, Veritas Volume Manager, Legato, Tivoli, Clustering, NFS, EMC Symmetric SAN, RAID, Networker, XINET, Firstlogic, Oracle, DB2, Patchlink, Vintela, PCNetlink, Big Brother, NETIQ, SCOM, RHEL Satellite, Trustwave SIEM.

EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Unix/Linux Administrator

  • Efficiently maintained a UNIX/Linux environment comprised of Solaris, Redhat SUSE. Led system design, upgrade and implementation projects, as well as directed a team providing technical/administrative support.
  • OS and Patch installation in a large Unix and Linux environment
  • Troubleshooting performance and network issues
  • Performed Account Administration using Active Directory Users and Computers, and User Manager for Domains
  • Supported application owners with installation and configuration of Apache and Jboss
  • Participated in on call rotation 7x24
  • Automated daily Admin tasks using ksh scripting and some Perl.
  • Setup LDAP server for authentication.

Confidential

Systems Administrator

  • Worked with the Data Center Security team to help monitor and support the infrastructure their security tools run on.
  • Supported the tools running on the Windows and Linux servers
  • Troubleshooting performance and network issues
  • Communicating with vendors to resolve problems
  • Engaging with server administration groups and networking teams to resolve issues when necessary.
  • Manage Active Directory, DHCP, DNS, Distribution Groups, etc. for end users.

Confidential

System Engineer II

  • Work in a Team as well as individual projects.
  • Performed Account Administration using Active Directory Users and Computers, and User Manager for Domains
  • Efficiently maintained a UNIX/Linux environment comprised of Sun, AIX, Redhat and SUSE. Led system design, upgrade and implementation projects, as well as directed a team providing technical/administrative support.
  • OS and Patch installation using Jumpstart Satellite and Patchlink in a large Unix and Linux environment
  • Change management
  • Troubleshooting performance and network issues
  • Installed and supported software installed, such as: Apache/Tomcat, Perl, Jboss and PHP.
  • Maintenance of customer file system and backups
  • Perform system builds including, MS Server 2003/2008, Active Directory, DHCP.
  • Kernel tuning for different drivers for fiber card HBA
  • Analyze Oracle database performance statistics and proactively database maintenance
  • Set up numerous CRONTAB jobs including making and deleting archive files, remote backups and many scripts including bash and perl.

Confidential

System Administrator

  • Efficiently maintained a UNIX environment comprised of Sun, SGI, IBM RS6000, HP, Linux and Intergraph platforms. Led system design, upgrade and implementation projects, as well as directing a team providing technical/administrative support.
  • Perform installation, monitoring, optimization, security and troubleshooting.
  • Backup AS/400 administrator.
  • Supported Oracle and DB2 DBA's
  • DNS administrator for a multi-platform environment.
  • 7 years of Sun Solaris experience
  • 6 years of SGI IRIX experience
  • 5 years of IBM AIX experience

System Analyst

  • Provided production support of daily operations, requiring troubleshooting on a broad range of applications.
  • Compiled data for 150 TV Guide's weekly into a printable format using a specific application on UNIX Intergraph, SGI, SUN .
  • Streamlined numerous manual processes, and saved considerable time and money, by building Korn Shell scripts to run and monitor the processes.
  • Increased efficiency by installing a company-wide print server on Sun UNIX using Xerox software.

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Confidential

Senior Product Representative

Provided hardware and software phone support for all of Unisys Unix platforms to Customers and Field Engineers. Provided occasional onsite support to customers if the Field Engineers could not resolve the problem and supported multi-national users during their off hours.

Customer Engineer

Installed and repaired PC's, printers, monitors, disk arrays, A-series mainframes and UNIX platforms. Installed upgrades and field changes to the hardware when needed.

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