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Senior Linux Administrator Resume

Charlotte, NC

SUMMARY

  • Over 18 years of IT industry experience, with a proven track record of success and leadership. Areas of expertise include Systems Analysis, Budget Planning and Review, Application Installation/Integration/Migration and Testing, with emphasis in overseeing Project Life Cycle and Reports for Executive Overview.
  • 10 years experience with Unix Platforms (HP - UX, Linux, Solaris)
  • 9 years experience with Windows 2000/XP/2003
  • Good experience with Server builds and Migrations
  • Good experience in Migration of application and all data from Windows 2000 environment to HP UNIX environment
  • Solid skills with system performance monitoring (HP Openview, Zenoss, ip-monitor)
  • Expertise in Operating system patching and upgrades, installation of third-party products, backup and recovery tasks, maintaining user accounts, Logical Volume Manager tasks and maintaining procedures and documentation on HP UNIX platforms
  • 5 years of experience in hardware Installations, servicing 50 to 5000 users networked in a client/server based Enterprise environment.
SKILLS INVENTORY:

Hardware: HP9000 (R-class), HP (BL-class) Sun™ Microsystems (Enterprise Servers, Sparc Workstations), X86, EMC, HP SureStore, Windows servers

Desktop Software: Microsoft Project (8 yrs) Microsoft Office (8 yrs), Visio (3 yrs) Windows 2000/XP/2003 (9)

Software: UNIX (10 yrs), HP-UX (8 yrs), Solaris (5 yrs) Linux (Suse, RH, 6 yrs), Oracle (5 yrs), ERP (5 yrs), CRM (3 yrs)

SKILLS
  • Technical Project Management
  • RedHat SA Experience
  • HP-UX SA Experience
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Experience with LAN/WAN technologies
  • Experience with TCP/IP
  • Solid teamwork and multi-tasking skills
  • Solid relationship-building skills
  • Diverse technical background
  • Demonstrated leadership experience in directing the activities of a technical team
  • Application installation and security lockdown
  • Demonstrated track record for leadership
  • Samba, LDAP, DNS, DHCP
  • Citrix server setup
  • Cluster configuration and Maintenance
  • Blade server configuration and Maintenance
  • X86 Hardware
EXPERIENCE:

Design Team Lead (Technical Architect)

Confidential

The Design Team Lead is responsible for the accurate and timely delivery of project artifacts based on the Project Management Model (PMM) workflow and Request Process Management workflow.

  • The Design Team Lead works closely with the Technology Project Manager and other technology SMEs in order to provide a fully documented infrastructure technology solution based on standard product offerings.
  • As a subject matter expert (SME) for the design team, the Design Team Lead is responsible for documenting and understanding the current environment for each design request.
  • The Design Team Lead also interfaces with the Product Design (MSIE) team to understand current technology trends and to review company technology standards.
  • These standards form the basis of all design offerings that are presented to the Line of Business as part of the overall design deliverable.

Confidential, Charlotte, NC

Senior Linux Administrator

Activities include: Server Migration, Documentation, Reporting, Operating system patching and upgrades, Installing third-party products, Project Management.

Redhat 2.x, 3.x, 4.x, 5.x

SUSE 9.x, 10.x

Successfully migrated ERP (oracle financials) from Horsham, PA to Scottsdale AZ using Oracle clone scripts.

Improved overall speed of migration by using rsync scripts and running multiple streams of data.

Windows

Operational duties include

Administration of Windows 2000 and 2003 Servers including Active Directory.

Administration of a large VMWare ESX environment running on HP and Dell Blade Servers.

Quickly respond to service desk tickets for server, AD and VMWare issues.

Other Duties:

  • Created and updated Patch Management server
  • Server builds
  • System Performance monitoring (HP Openview, Zenoss, ip-monitor)

Confidential, Raleigh, NC

Senior Project Manager.

Activities included: Project Management, Server Validation Documentation, Software Validation Documentation, SDLC, Status Reports, Executive updates, Operating system patching and upgrades, installing third-party products, maintaining procedures and documentation.

SAS to UNIX : Install SAS 9.1.3 on a UNIX environment to increase performance and reduce time to create large SAS datasets. Provide 24x7 administration, maintenance and support for corporate SAS environment.

  • Migrate SAS application and all data from Windows 2000 environment to HP UNIX environment
  • Windows 2003 Citrix front end setup for UNIX backend SAS server
  • Integrate SAS on UNIX with applications on application servers
  • Coordinate across corporate departments SAS Data migration schedule
  • Application training for 200 users
  • Create weekly reports and documentation for Executive over-view meetings

Confidential, Dulles, VA

Senior Systems Administrator

Activities included: Operating system patching and upgrades, installation of third-party products, backup and recovery tasks, maintaining user accounts, Logical Volume Manager tasks and maintaining procedures and documentation on HP UNIX platforms.

Platform: 800 Sun™ Microsystems (Solaris) Database/Application Servers, 800 Hewlett Packard (HPUX 11.x, 10.20) Database/Application Servers, 800 Egenera (RH Linux) Database/Application Servers, Windows XP/NT and 2000 Workstation 4.0

Applications:

  • MC Service Guard, Samba, Omniback, Oracle, Informix, Database servers, Weblogic, Abinitio, Application Servers,
  • Created shell scripts for backup process monitoring (csh, ksh, perl)

Storage:

  • XP, EMC (8000 Series)
  • Autoraid, SAN, NAS

Other Duties:

  • Created and updated Patch Management server
  • System Performance monitoring (Glance Plus, HP Openview, Nagios, HP-SIM)

Confidential, Richmond, VA

Senior Systems Administrator

Activities included: Operating system patching and upgrades, Trouble-shooting system problems, installing third-party products, performing backup and recovery tasks, maintaining user accounts, Logical Volume Manager tasks and maintaining procedures and documentation on HP UNIX platforms.

Applications:

  • MC Service Guard, Samba, Omniback, Oracle, Informix, Database Servers, Application Servers,
  • Created shell scripts for backup process monitoring (csh, ksh, perl)

Storage:

  • SureStore FC, XP, EMC (8000 Series)

Other Duties:

  • Created and updated patch Management server
  • Monitored System Performance (Glance Plus, HP Openview)
  • Monitored Network
  • System builds

Confidential, Charlotte, NC

Senior Systems Administrator

Technical Team Lead activities included: Schedule Staff duties, Project Management, installation of third-party products, backup and recovery tasks, Logical Volume Manager tasks, configuring and maintaining Highly Available systems, maintaining documentation on HP UNIX platforms.

Applications:

  • Oracle, Informix, ERP (SAP, PeopleSoft, Oracle Financial, Lawson’s)

Storage:

  • SureStore FC, XP, EMC (8000 Series)
  • Autoraid, SAN, NAS

Other Duties:

  • Met with clients on a regular basis
  • Member of Software and Hardware Migration team
  • Yearly DR testing
  • Monitored System Performance (Glance Plus, HP Openview)
  • Monitored Network
  • System builds

Confidential, Charlotte, NC

Systems Administrator

Activities included: Operating system patching and upgrades, installing third-party products, performing backup and recovery tasks, maintaining user accounts, Logical Volume Manager tasks and maintaining procedures documentation on HP UNIX platforms.

Confidential, El Segundo, CA

Project Manager

Platform: 3 Hewlett Packard V-class (HPUX 11.0) Database Servers, 18 Hewlett Packard K-class (HPUX 10.20) Application Servers, Windows95/98 and NT Workstation 4.0

  • Provided project plan using MS Project to implement MAESTRO scheduling tool into the production environment
  • Integrated Maestro application with Corporate ERP solution (SAP)
  • Coordinated across corporate departments to produce nightly batch billing cycle
  • Application Support training for three operations shifts and two Productions Control shifts
  • Created weekly report documentation for Executive over-view meetings

Support Staff: 12 Operations Support staff members working three shifts

Confidential, Culver City, CA

Project Manager - Digital Imaging

  • Evaluated online image viewing and archiving solutions for corporate still images. Presented findings to Executive staff
  • Provided project plan using MS Project for PhotoAlbum™ online Digital Image viewer upgrades and installations
  • Installed Server Application (Photo Album™) Sun™ Enterprise™ server
  • Installed Client Application (PhotoAlbum™) in 25 locations around the globe
  • Improved Imaging process from 500 images ingested weekly to 2000 images ingested daily
  • Improved overall Application performance from one user to over 200 users on 25 desktops

Other Duties:

  • Oracle DBA, Performed database tuning
  • Sun™ System Administrator. Performed all systems administration functions
  • Added users
  • Managed disk space requirements
  • Added Mass storage solutions

Confidential, Rancho Dominguez, CA

Systems Administrator

Platform: Hewlett Packard (HPUX 9.x), Novell NetWare 3.5, Cisco, Win 3.x, Windows95

Confidential, Redondo Beach, CA

Cadre System Administrator / BEOC

Activities included: Update and maintenance of all Cadre (CADCAM tool) software on SUN workstations and set protections on drawings developed within Cadre. Coordinate data transfers between SUN and Macintosh using Appletalk.

Software Developer/System Administrator

Activities included: Designing, coding and integrating software written in FORTRAN on HP1000/A900's using an RTE-A operating system. All software was taken from preliminary design to test integration and written to test signal-processing equipment.

Other Duties:

  • Systems Administrator HP9000 using HP-UX operating system
  • UNIX/PC Network Administrator using NFS over TCP/IP via Ethernet.

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