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Network/systems Administrator Resume Profile

Primary Objective

Utilize 10 years of experience working with legacy, as well as new technologies, within the networking and systems administration career space.

Professional Detail

Apigee - Security Operations Administrator

The position at Apigee provided the opportunity to perform a complete build-out a security infrastructure to assist in compliance demands, also to protect company assets. With Apigee's business model engineered in a cloud environment, this provided many challenges. Together with the use of OSSEC as a file integrity monitor system and Sumo Logic as a SIEM, the tasks was pulled together for not only technical level users, but also senior level management.

Skills Utilized:

  • Nessus - Vulnerability assessment scanning and reporting
  • Dome9 - Amazon EC2 Cloud Security group administration
  • OSSEC - File integrity monitoring
  • OS X
  • Linux CentOS/Redhat, Ubuntu, Security Onion
  • Amazon EC2
  • Sumo Logic - Security information and event management SIEM
  • Bash scripting

Network/Systems Administrator

Confidential provided creative challenges to solve. My main task was to manage a network environment capable of supporting a high performance Hadoop cluster, while also allowing for horizontal growth at a minimum cost. Using the Open the Shortest Path First protocol OSPF in a Leaf and Spine configuration, the resolution to this challenge was successfully accomplished. Furthermore, Observium and ntop were used to gain insight into the network traffic. Alongside running the network, I also took part in running the Linux server infrastructure.

Skills Utilized:

  • OS X
  • Linux Ubuntu, Security Onion
  • VMware ESXi
  • Apache, Nginx
  • Observium Provided a very good deep dive into the network environment for monitoring.
  • Nagios Monitor servers and business critical applications.
  • User management LDAP and NIS.
  • Develop homegrown backup scripts for network / firewall devices, dropping backups into SVN.
  • OSPF and Spanning Tree
  • Network routing and switching - Mellanox SX1036, HP Procurve 8212zl / 5412zl, Quanta.
  • Bash scripting

Linux Systems Administrator

The main focus of my position was to ensure the company's partners would have access to their own GIT repository for source code that resided on our network. This entailed configuring firewalls, configuring network devices with Vlans, and ACLs for layered security. Along with the network management, I was also involved with the build-out, maintenance and monitoring of the company infrastructure.

Skills Utilized:

  • Bash scripting.
  • Linux CentOS/Redhat
  • NetScaler load balancer - Application Load balancing.
  • Ntop Network usage monitoring.
  • Nagios Monitoring servers, network devices, and critical business applications.
  • Firewall management.
  • NetApp CIFS and NFS.
  • Puppet Configuration management.
  • OS X
  • Windows Server 2003/2008

Systems and Network Administrator

Upon taking the position at Clear Technology, one of the most prominent tasks that needed to be resolved was the lack of a DMZ. Using Microsoft's ISA, I promptly built out the separation between environments to secure internal assets.

Skills Utilized:

  • Entertain help desk tickets in a prioritized, timely manner.
  • Active Directory - Create and maintain Group Policies across multiple Domains.
  • Install, maintain and monitor Cisco and Netscreen networking equipment.
  • Deploy and manage custom application.
  • Perform application and Microsoft Exchange backups.
  • Microsoft Windows IIS 5 and Apache.
  • Write custom checks for Nagios monitoring system.
  • DNS, DNS, DHCP

Web Administrator

Focused as the trusted resource within the DMZ in conjunction with a software engineer. Not only myself, but also my peers first put any changes that needed to be made to the production environment through a change management that was signed off on by department managers that the changes may effect followed by deployment.

Skills Utilized:

  • Develop security policies. Limit access to the DMZ via network hardware ACLs and VLAN segments.
  • Application deployments. ASP and Java based deployments within the Corporate DMZ.
  • Intrusion detection.
  • Firewall management IPtables .
  • Linux Redhat
  • Windows Server 2003

Systems/Network Administrator

Day-to-day duties were to support 2 locations with networking, server, and helpdesk support. I later deployed a monitoring system to alert the IT team of issues or misconfigurations to all devices located at either location.

  • Provide end user support.
  • Upgrade and manage custom application.
  • Perform application and Microsoft Exchange backups.
  • Microsoft Windows IIS 5 and Apache.
  • Write custom checks for Nagios monitoring system.
  • System backups
  • Windows Server 2000/2003

Systems and Network Technician

Design, build, and maintain network for main student campus. Maintain Windows, Linux and Irix servers to support a growing animation program. Manage Cisco switches and routers.

Skills Utilized:

  • Secured administrative network from unauthorized use or abuse.
  • Made purchasing decisions.
  • Systems management: Windows NT, Windows Server 2000 Active directory, Mac, Irix, Linux

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