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Senior Unix/linux Administrator Resume Profile

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SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

A Senior level System Administrator, Architect, Infrastructure Engineer, Implementation Specialist, manager and professional in the IT Technology and Telecommunications field. A UNIX/Linux System Administrator/Systems Engineer, Sun Solaris Specialist, offering experience as a result oriented individual. Bringing over 13 years of professional experience in the Information System field over 7 years of having diversified project management and supervisory skills 10 years experience primary focus as SUN Systems Administrator and over 7 years in a heterogeneous environment containing Redhat, CentOS, AIX, Ubuntu, HP-UX.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Senior Unix/Linux Administrator

  • Systems Administrator maintains smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network administrators.
  • Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products, makes recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation and provides backup recovery.
  • Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources.
  • Duties also include setting up administrator and service accounts, maintaining system documentation, tuning system performance, installing system wide software and allocating mass storage space, implementing security measures
  • Environment includes Secure Redhat Linux, Solaris,CentOS Spacewalk, and Vmware.
  • Applications Include Hadoop Clusters, Tomcat, Oracle, and many others
  • Support technical support team, concentrating on system and infrastructure related support issues
  • Project management from planning through maintenance.
  • Respond in a timely and appropriate manner to support requests
  • Assist in performing system installation and setup
  • Comply with and maintain operational, configuration management and established support process and procedures
  • Maintain the existing system by analyzing, designing and implementing changes to the system so the changes meet the specified requirements.
  • Perform rectification of operational and system support documentation

Confidential

Unix/Linux Administrator Level 5

  • Systems Administrator maintains smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network administrators.
  • Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products, makes recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation and provides backup recovery.
  • Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources.
  • Duties also include setting up administrator and service accounts, maintaining system documentation, tuning system performance, installing system wide software and allocating mass storage space
  • Environment includes Secure Redhat Linux, Solaris, and Vmware.
  • Maintain Virtual/Physical systems housing a java based network appliance managed my TOMCAT monitored my SNMP and connected to an oracle database and SAN.
  • Project management from planning through maintenance.
  • Support technical support team, concentrating on system and infrastructure related support issues
  • Respond in a timely and appropriate manner to support requests
  • Assist in performing system installation and setup
  • Comply with and maintain operational, configuration management and established support process and procedures
  • Maintain the existing system by analyzing, designing and implementing changes to the system so the changes meet the specified requirements.
  • Perform rectification of operational and system support documentation

Confidential

System Support Engineer III

  • Managed projects from concept through planning, implementation maintenance, and to support for Sun Fire and Enterprise model servers and IBM P-series servers for the Georgia Technology Authority's ongoing IT needs as it restructures its operations Sun Fire V125, V210, V215, V215, V240, V245, V440, V445, V880, V890, T5220, E10K, Sun Fire 6800, 6900, 4800,4900 Sun Fire 12k,15k,25k, expert on all sun servers, IBM P-series, AIX. Software utilized with Solaris 8, 9 10, Linux, Veritas Foundation Suite 4.1 VXFS and VXVM , Veritas Netbackup 5.1 clients, Solaris Volume Manager SVM and to include high availability failover support of Sun Cluster 3.0 3.2 and in some cases Veritas Cluster 4.0. . Configured Apache, Tomcat, JBOSS, and VMware.
  • Installed servers, network IPMP and console cables, HBA fiber cables, and the installation of Solaris 10 OS on Sun servers in accordance to Georgia Technology Authority standard builds, Georgia Technology Authority Infrastructure, and Georgia Technology Authority Application tech refresh, Internet Defense and other projects.
  • Served as lead UNIX engineer for the Georgia Technology Authority patch program that involved deployment of 2007 patch bundles for all Sun servers for 2007 through scripting in K-shell or C-shell.
  • Integrate project timelines that impacted with server replacements. This included Hitachi SAN storage implementations, and migration projects.
  • Successfully re-designed and upgraded all legacy mainframe systems. Recommended replacement server models for those needing replacement. Considered consolidation where possible and increases in capacity if needed.
  • Conducted coordination efforts with the system owners to ensure all work activity was fully integrated with all groups.
  • Submitted facilities request to Georgia Technology Authority to provide the network cables, console cables fiber cables, EMC Shark storage and load balancing requests.
  • Effectively managed large scale Data Center totaling over 200 Sun severs, and EMC SAN shark and multiple sun T3's, A5200's, A5000's as well as other JBOD arrays, Cisco, McData, and brocade switch configuration. Also administered Linux environments on Sun's V20z'and V40z servers.
  • Although GTA had been my primary account for two years I Also serviced other Sun Microsystems Atlanta Metro Customers, most Notably: AT T, GE, U.PS., Bank of America, Comcast, Choice Point Lexus Nexus , Cox, TBS, etc Each site carries its own Challenges and scales of complexity. All required a certified Solaris Administrator, as part of the Service Level Agreement.
  • Throughout my years as a Sun Systems support engineer I've lead and assisted multiple large scale projects involving a wide spectrum of Sun's products from servers to software. My specialty is high end systems like the Sun Fire 25k, 15k, and Sun Cluster 3.0 3.2.

Confidential

System Support Engineer II

  • Supported hardware, OS 3rd party utilities for multiple UNIX environments. Responsible for installation of OS images, configurations, adding SAN storage, building of file systems, and performed testing of HW and OS. Worked with multiple groups: Network, Security, Project MGT, Project Support, Application Development and Architecture. Configured Apache, Tomcat, Weblogic, JBOSS, Oracle Database Oracle 9i , monitoring software, DNS, Knowledge and experience with Storage Area Network Administration, Provisioning and Zoning.
  • Experienced with Sun Solaris version 8, 9 and Solaris 10 and Redhat Linux. Hardware includes, SUN V120, V240, V490, V890, SUN 6800, T2000, and all Sun Servers, Hitachi 9990 and Sun storage. Also administered VERITAS Netbackup 6.1 server and installed client, VERITAS Foundation Suite 4.1, MPXIO, DNS configuration and administration, NIS configuration and Administration, and Sun Management Center. Performed OS patching process, package installation, all system administration monitoring, reporting, switch configuration, OS Performance Tuning of hardware/software and applications using Dtrace and best practices parameters, and suite of tools to manage the environment.
  • Developed and maintained operational documentation and specifications on system builds, on multiple platform Linux and Solaris. Troubleshoot and fixed hardware and software problems as a systems support and applications support specialist. Performed backup VERITAS Netbackup 6.1 and recovery of all systems and applications in the environment. Tested and implemented the latest and up-to-date versions of software installed on the server. Acted as a technical resource for all UNIX related questions within a customer's organization.
  • Jointly designed System Specifications and managed development and implementation. Successfully re-designed and upgraded legacy systems. Oversaw the planning, implementation, and testing functions for my projects. Proposed and managed timelines and budgets, projects ranged from two months to one year and from 10,000 to over 1 million.

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