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Senior Aws Cloud/linux System Engineer Resume

Laurel-mD

SUMMARY:

  • I have 7years + experience on AWS/Linux System Engineering and Administration seeking a challenging and innovative position in a heterogeneous AWS/Unix/Linux System & SAN environment in which I will be responsible for the Installation, Configuration, Maintenance and Administration of System’s Users.
  • I have an effective combination of systems administration, high technical inclination and communication skills as well as the ability to work in both team and independent environment, and emphasizing team goals over personal goals on AWS/Linux platforms.
  • I have project planning, execution, monitoring and control skills.Moreover, I have exceptional quantitative, qualitative, analytical, research abilities as well as the strong initiative and drive with the ability to absorb technical information/knowledge quickly.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Languages: Bash, sed, awk

Hardware: Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud, DL85G, IBM p500, p561, T series (T2000, T5220, T5240 DELL/COMPAQ R710, 1885, 2900, 2950. Cisco routers ASR 9000, 2800 series and Switches 2950.

OS: RHEL& Centos (6.5, 6.6 and 7), Ubuntu, Amazon Linux, Windows

AWS: IAM,S3, Cloud Watch, VPC, EBS, Cloud Trail, EC2, AWS Trusted Advisor, Glacier, ELB, AMI, Snapshots, RDS, and OpenVPN.

Softwares: Apache, Tomcat, Nagios, MariaDB, Oracle, MySQL, Ansible, Saltstack, Jira, Confluence, GitHub, Trend - Micro, and Cloud Splunk.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Laurel-MD

Senior AWS Cloud/Linux System Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Apply patches/updates following the patching cycle on all AWS environments/tiers (DEV,TEST,IMPL/SS, andPROD/SS) using Saltstack.
  • Perform different configurations and managements of the system using Saltstack.
  • Perform the creation of Flowlogs on VPC for monitoring of built VPCs.
  • Perform creation of AMIs and Snapshots as backup of running instances and volumes
  • Perform troubleshooting and monitoring of the Linux and Windows servers onAWS.
  • Creation of user accounts, policies and roles on Amazon Web Services (AWS) using IAM.
  • Worked with networking teams in configuring AWS Direct Connect to establish dedicated connection to datacenters and AWS Cloud.
  • Perform creation of Amazon ELB and Auto Scaling Groups including high availability of ELB using various subnets in various availability zones, configured security settings and health check for application.
  • Deployment and provision of Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), EC2 Instances, ELBs and Applications(Tomcat, Apache, Java and others) on AWS using Cloud Formation with JSON.
  • Management and Administration of AWS Services CLI, EC2, VPC,S3,ELB Glacier, CloudWatchCloudTrail, IAM, and Trusted Advisor services.
  • Creation of user accounts on OpenVPN and troubleshooting/diagnosing issues regarding OpenVPNconnectivity and login problems.
  • Build Amazon EC2 instances and assigned required firewalls using security group (SG) and Network Access Control List (NACL) rules.
  • Perform monitoring and alerting leveraging CloudWatch, CloudTrail, and Nagios.
  • Documentation - write Standard of Procedures (SOPs), operation processes, and policies.

Confidential, Laurel-MD

Senior AWS Cloud Devops Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Apply patches/updates following the patching cycle on all AWS environments/tiers (DEV,STAGE, and PROD) using Ansible.
  • Designed, configured and deployed Amazon Web Services (AWS) for a multitude of applications utilizing the AWS resources (Including EC2, Route53, S3, RDS, Cloud Formation, Cloud Watch, and, IAM), focusing on high-availability, fault tolerance, and auto-scaling.
  • Releasing code to testing regions or staging areas according to the schedule published.
  • Implement Release schedules, communicate the Release status, created Roll Out Plans, tracked the Project Milestones, prepared the reports and chaired the Release calls and worked with various team involve(devops, operations, security and others) for a successful Release.
  • Performed weekly and on call deployments of application codes to production environments.
  • Configure CloudFront to deliver content from AWS edge locations to users, allowing for further reduction of load on front-end servers.
  • Perform deployment and configuration of vbulletin software on AWS cloud.
  • Perform installation and configuration of Splunkforwarder on all the Production Instances for rolling of significant logs to Splunk Cloud.
  • Perform installation and configuration of High Availability Apache Proxy servers on AWS.
  • Perform different configurations and managements of the system using Ansible.
  • Perform the creation of Flow logs on VPC for monitoring of built VPCs.
  • Perform creation of AMIs
  • Deployment of EC2 instances and building of different environments (dev, stage and prod).
  • Perform biweekly and weekly release of applications deployments with developers.
  • Perform troubleshooting and monitoring of the Linux server on AWS using CloudWatch, Nagios and Opsgenie.
  • Creation of user accounts, policies and roles on Amazon Web Services (AWS) using IAM.
  • Perform creation of Amazon ELB and Auto Scaling Groups.
  • Management and Administration of AWS Services CLI, EC2, VPC,S3,ELB Glacier, CloudWatch, CloudTrail, IAM, and Trusted Advisor services.
  • Build Amazon EC2 instances and assigned required firewalls using security group (SG) and Network Access Control List (NACL) rules.
  • Perform monitoring and alerting leveraging CloudWatch, CloudTrail, and Nagios.
  • Documentation - write Standard of Procedures (SOPs), operation processes, and policies.

Confidential, Sterling - VA

AWS Cloud/Linux System Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Experience in architecting and configuring secure VPC through private and public networks in AWS.
  • Perform installation, configuration and testing of LAMP stack on AWS.
  • Perform migration of production LAMP stack to AWS.
  • Perform installation, configuration and test of ticketing system (Request Track).
  • Perform installation and configuration of mail servers and relays (Postfix).
  • Document special procedures and standard of procedures (SOPs) required for continuous operations of systems.
  • Monitor and provide daily reports on system performance to pinpoint performance bottlenecks and on an as needed basis, select various system options and parameters using Nagios, iostat, andSAR.
  • Perform troubleshooting and diagnose regarding the LAMP and mail servers/ relay performance.

Confidential, Hyattsville-MD

Senior Linux System Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Participated in team activities as a member of the Linux / UNIX System Administration
  • Provide support to the Window Administrator team in Active Directory management such as adding and configuring new workstations, setting up user accounts and resetting passwords to provide authorizations on Windows Servers
  • Manage user group policies and user security rights assignment.
  • Created Users and Groups using IAM on AWS Cloud.
  • Launch EC2 Instances(Linux and Windows) on AWS Cloud
  • Performed Daily Monitoring of System performance, capacity & managed Inventory; adjust System configurations to accommodate required loads and functionality
  • Set up and administer user and groups accounts, setting permissions Web servers, file servers, database server, firewalls, and directory services with ability to diagnose basic Apache Issues.
  • Build and installed multiple Linux servers on AWS Cloud.
  • System and Application troubleshooting and other related issues
  • Hands on experience in updating / upgrading, KVM, ESX servers, Virtual Center servers and windows virtual machines.
  • Provide assist and support in the installation, configuration and monitoring of different database servers such as Oracle and SQL
  • Tested and installed the latest software on servers for end-users
  • Provided management of system process in areas like boot process, startup and system shutdown
  • Install new servers using kick-start installation & configuration method
  • Install, configure, maintain and administer Linux / UNIX operating systems and components. Diagnosed and resolved problems associated with FTP, DNS, DHCP, VPN, NFS, and Apache
  • Disk management, and implementation of RAID levels using fdisk and LVM.
  • Implement advance disk configuration such as RAID 5 using Linux Software RAID programs.
  • Planned and executed packages and updates installations necessary for optimal system performance.
  • Experienced with Linux family (Red Hat Enterprise Server, Cent OS, and Ubuntu).
  • Experienced with inter networking using TCP/IP and maintaining network
  • Researched the market to gain information on the latest updates available and recommended accordingly.
  • Installation and administering mail using Postfix (MTA)

Confidential, Linthicum Heights-MD

Mid-Level LinuxSystem Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Build, installed, configured Red Hat, Centos and Ubuntu Linux servers in data center environment.
  • Install new servers using kick-start installation & configuration method
  • Monitoring of Web servers using Nagios monitoring tool
  • Responsible with user and group management.
  • Implementation of package management and LVM management
  • Administered local and remotely servers on daily basis providing weekly status reports to management
  • Supporting data management through on-site & off-site storage and retrieval service
  • Installation and configuration of Nagios monitoring tool.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve software and hardware problems, interface with vendor technical support to resolve problems and work with other technical staff on supporting their needs.
  • Respond to security alerts with risk evaluation and monitoring /report on unauthorized access attempts
  • Monitor security logs to determine security problems
  • Optimize system performance by tracking daily system utilization, to determine if problems are imminent
  • Monitor and provide daily reports on system performance to pinpoint performance bottlenecks and on an as needed basis, select various system options and parameters

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