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Linux System Engineer Resume

Tampa, FL


  • Unix/Windows System Administrator with 8+ years of experience in Installation, Configuration, Upgrading, controlling and monitoring of Sun Solaris (8/9/ 10/11), Red Hat EL (RHEL) (4.x, 5.x, 6.x and 7.x), CentOS (5/6/7), VMware ESX/ESXi 4.x/5.x/6.x and Windows 2003,2007,2008 R2,2012 R2 and 2016 server Models.
  • Experience maintaining virtual server environment using VMWARE ESXi, vSphere and VCenter.
  • Experience on AWS and Azure Cloud technologies.
  • Experience on Brocade switches and VitalQIP.
  • Experience on provisioning, allocating the storage to linux and windows instances and doing other security relevant configuration in these instances.
  • Experience installing, configuring, administrating, troubleshooting, tuning, security, backup/recovery and upgrading Linux (Red Hat & SuSE) in large environments.
  • Experienced in Installing, configuring and administering Red Hat Linux AS /4.0/5.x/6.x & 7.x, Dell, IBM and HP x 86 Servers.
  • Experience in CISCO UCS, UCSD and Cloud Center automation.
  • Experience in Pure and Hitachi Storage environments.
  • Experience in Data Domain appliance and Veeam backup too.
  • Experience performing LVM tasks like creating Physical volumes, Volume groups, Logical Volumes and file system.
  • Experience on Splunk and ELK.
  • Extensive experience in Shell scripting using Bash, Python and PowerShell.
  • Experience in Active Directory, GPOs, DNS, DHCP, File & Print Server, IIS, FTP.
  • Performed migration of Virtual Machines and VM files using VMotion and Storage VMotion.
  • Experience installing and updating packages from the network, Remote Repository, or Local File system.
  • Good Knowledge in bash (shell)/Perl/Python/ scripting.
  • Data center Operations including hardware, software setup monitoring and troubleshooting.
  • Good exposure to Storage Solutions like SAN, NAS.
  • Experience on NetApp SAS, SATA, EMC VNX, Hitachi and Pure Storage.
  • Windows Active Directory configuration and Management.
  • Experience on Nagios configuration, Monitoring and services configuration.
  • Good Knowledge on Puppet/Chef/Ansible configuration and programming.
  • Good noledge on Jenkins/JIRA/Docker/Run deck/Maven/Git/GitHub/Sonar cube Nexus and other DevOps tools configuration and working on issues if any in the configuration.
  • Experience in Veritas NetBackup Management, scheduling the backup policies and loading the tapes for backup and unloading the tapes.


Operating Systems: RedHat, CentOS, Ubuntu, IBM AIX, Windows XP /Windows 7/Windows2003server.

Scripting language: Shell, Python and Powershell

Protocols: TCP/IP, NIS, NFS, DNS, DHCP, Cisco Routers/Switches, WAN, SMTP, LAN, FTP.

Web Servers: WebSphere, Wildfly(JBoss), Apache Tomcat Server.

Databases: MS SQL Server, MySQL, Oracle.

Third - party Software: VERITAS Volume Manager, LVM, LDAP, SSH

Configuration management: Puppet, Chef, Jenkins


Linux System Engineer

Confidential, Tampa, FL


  • Installing Red Hat Linux using Kickstart/PXE booting and applying security polices for hardening the server based on the company policies.
  • Installation, configuration and testing of Double-Take Share for Data Transfer for Solaris and AIX Servers.
  • Experience in installing, tuning and troubleshooting Apache, Tomcat and Web Sphere application servers.
  • Used Logical Volume Manager for the management of Volumes including creation of physical and logical volumes on Linux.
  • Taking the incremental and full backups using Veeam backup tool in Data domain appliance.
  • Strong experience in pure storage in creating the volumes and presenting it to the Vcenter for creating the data stores.
  • Strong experience on configuring the scripts for services using shell/python in Nagios.
  • Experience in supporting Windows Cluster server running 2-4 nodes on Windows 2003/2008 & 2012 supporting applications like web servers, SharePoint and Active Directory environment.
  • Strong Experience on Migrating from Windows 2003/2008 - 2012 R2 environments.
  • Involved in migration of project from one flavour to another one.
  • Generated python scripts to manage the Automatic backup of the EC2 - ELB volumes and cron the job to create the snapshots of the volumes with the AWS API for EC2 Instances storage.
  • Implementation of Windows 2008/2012 domain architecture.
  • Provisioning the Windows and Linux servers in AZURE cloud and implementing the service fabrics, creating the Resource group and assigning the permission to resource group.
  • Installation and configured SLES 9, 10 &11, Red hat 4.x,5,6 & 7 on Dell Power Edge Blade servers using Kickstart with PXE for LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL and Perl/PHP) installations.
  • Worked on User administration setup, maintaining account, Monitor system performance.
  • Activities includes user administration; start up and shutdown scripts; crontabs, file system maintenance, backup scripting and automation using Perl, shell scripting (bash, ksh) for Red Hat Linux and AIX systems.
  • Performed application installation and management on IBM AIX and Linux servers for applications like Web.
  • Written python scripts for Nagios monitoring services as per the application requirements.
  • Responsible for continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD) process implementation-using Jenkins along with python and shell scripts to automate routine jobs.
  • Used Python AWS SDK for dynamic creation of EC2 instances.
  • Adding patches to keep the servers updated against bugs present in the operating system as well as other applications like VERITAS Storage Foundation, Web Sphere and Oracle.
  • Identifying the Critical applications for System resource utilization (CPU, Memory, Threads etc.) & JVM heap size was monitored using AppDynamics.
  • Used to tune the performance of WebSphere application server (configure caching, Queuing, pooling, tuned JVM heap size).
  • Worked on Splunk configuration and log/event management.
  • Setting up the configuration to the newly built servers in Nagios and setting up the new services based on application team requirement using bash script.
  • Setting up the backup policy for the servers from Veritas NetBackup and from storage level with Netapp snapshots.
  • Worked extensively with Active Directory Services, Web Services (IIS Servers), DNS, DHCP, SQL Database Servers and Business Application Servers.
  • Creating the LUN from the Netapp storage and assigning the LUN to VMware ESX servers to create datastore.
  • Increasing the LUN size from storage and increasing the same from the datastore level.
  • Configuring the snapshots for the LUNS in Netapp NAS storage and extending the volume size when the volume reaches to its threshold limit.
  • Provisioning the Linux/Windows instances in the AWS cloud platform and taking the AMI's / snapshots for those instances.
  • Configuring the security of the servers in AWS Cloud.
  • Install and configure SSH to enable secure access to the servers.
  • Remote Desktop Monitoring using Microsoft Terminal Services/Client.
  • Co-ordinating with vendors for any hardware relevant issues and resolving it with combined efforts.
  • Interacting with all the team members both in offshore as well as with the client in maintaining good customer relationships.

Environment: Red hat EL 5.x,6.x & 7.x, Windows Server 2008/2012/2016, CISCO UCS /HP / DELL Standalone Servers, Python, CISCO UCS 5100 Blade Servers and AWS Cloud Environment.

Linux System Engineer

Confidential, Englewood, CO


  • Responsible for Installations, Configuration, Deployment, Administration, Maintenance and Troubleshooting Server.
  • Created User, Groups and File Systems as per database requirements.
  • Configured and troubleshooting NFS, NIS, NIS+, DNS, DHCP, FTP, LDAP, and Samba, Apache servers in Linux Servers.
  • Performed Memory and Swap management to improve optimization and performance of the servers.
  • Experience in installing, configuring the Volume/File system management using Veritas Volume Manager, Logical Volume Manager (LVM), Solaris Volume Manager (SVM), ZFS Filesystem Management and VERITAS File System.
  • Experienced in User and Group administration and security issues.
  • Execute Shell script in bash to create multiple users.
  • Written python scripts and modules for patching and regular software installations in the environment.
  • Performed upgrades of Packages and Patches in Solaris and Linux.
  • Setup NFS file systems and shared them to clients.
  • Troubleshooting and configuring NAS and NFS mount points.
  • Troubleshooting network, application, and server related issues.
  • Scheduling of automatic repetitive Jobs, and Shell Scripts with Crontab.
  • Monitoring Virtual memory, Swap management, and Disk and CPU utilization by using various monitoring tools.
  • Creating volumes, LUNs and implementing different RAID levels on the same.
  • Upgrade and Maintain VMware ESX / ESXi | and virtual sessions.
  • Installation, configuration and management of Oracle11g 12c & MySQL database servers.
  • Regular disk management like adding and replacing hard drives in existing servers and workstations. Creating partitions according to requirements, creating new file system or growing existing one over the hard drives and managing the file system.
  • Patched different software using RedHat Package Manager and YUM.
  • Upgraded Linux Kernel using YUM.
  • Performed all LVM and file system tasks like creation of Logical volume and file system, mount a file system, modifying size of a Logical Volume and file system, Removing a file system.
  • Install, configure and renewal SSL certification for site.
  • Monitor performance and work with Team members and clients on resolving complex troubleshooting issues.

Environment: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6/7, Logical Volume Manager, Veritas Volume Manager, apache and oracle database.

Linux Administrator

Confidential, Bethesda, MD


  • Assisting in planning and implementation of virtual environment.
  • Creating a procedure for the P2V migration.
  • Analysing the servers to be virtualized or migrated.
  • Managed a decent cloud storage environment withVrealizecloud environment, performed backups and Audit reports based on user log information fromVrealize.
  • UsedVMwarevCenter, created Datacentres Environment by creatingVMwareclusters, adding ESX hosts in the clusters, and implemented HA and DRS.
  • Performed physical to virtual (P2V) migrations for approximately 500 physical servers utilizing VMwareConverter.
  • Daily provisioning and optimization of storage environment with NetApp FAS3050, FAS3160, FAS270.
  • Administrating multiple labs in VMware Lab Manager.
  • Worked on deploying Linux SuSE 10, 11 and 12 versions.
  • Upgraded from Linux SuSE version 10 to 11 and from 11 to 12.
  • Deployed RDSH in windows 2008 and windows 2012 server versions.
  • Installed and upgraded Horizon Client suite environment toVMwarehorizon 6 version.
  • Involved in installing/configuring and troubleshootingVMwareLab Manager and administrating multiple labs in Lab Manager and dealing with Lab Manager Issues.
  • Troubleshooting &testing of VDI instances.
  • Involved in built and deploy the windows XP and windows 7 gloden image for the VDI environment.
  • Performed Audit report generation using Power Shell scripting.
  • Used HP C7000 blade enclosures with installing multiple layers of HP blade servers.
  • Upgraded from HP C7000 server to HP C7000 platinum server, which improve transmission speeds at exponentially high level.
  • SCCM Configuring and installing enterprise edition and SCCM backup, maintaining redundancy.
  • Upgrading system severs on SCCM from 2007 to 2012, SCCM R2 to SCCM R2 SP1 at client level server.
  • Reduced CPU load on NetApp filers from 90% to 55% by optimizing volume configuration.
  • Installing, configuring and troubleshootingVMwareView.
  • Performed tons of V2V Migration.
  • Performed operation on Team city on tool building at the application level.
  • Discussing with the user and team and scheduling migration and monitoring migration.
  • Creating a workflow for Pre/Post Migration.
  • Worked with Servers like Windows 2000, 2003, 2003R2, 2008, 2008R2.
  • Troubleshoot outlook problems and managed users archives in network.

Environment: VMwareESX 4.0/3.5, vSphere 4.0, Windows Server 2008/2003, Windows xp/vista, Active Directory 2003, SQL Server 2008/2005, HP ProLiant Servers, HA/DRS, SCCM, Linux SuSE.


Linux Administrator


  • Installation and Configuration of Linux and win2k higher end & Midrange servers.
  • Creating and managing user accounts in Active Directory.
  • Monitoring networking and connectivity.
  • Securing and performance tuning of Linux servers.
  • Troubleshooting network, application, and server related issues.
  • Scheduling of automatic repetitive Jobs, and Shell Scripts with Crontab.
  • Adding/expanding new storage to existing/new systems using LVM, Veritas Volume management RHEL servers.
  • Upgraded Linux Kernel using YUM.
  • Experienced in User and Group administration and security issues.
  • Provided server and client support for all issues such as logon failures, account lockout, network connectivity and authentication issues.
  • Provided technical support for the users and resolving software/hardware issues.
  • Performed hands-on administration and monitoring of Local Area network (LAN).
  • Experience with solar winds monitoring tools for servers and network devices.
  • Resolved Microsoft desktop applications (Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook) issues.
  • Installation and configuring of Print Servers for Network printing.
  • Monitor and maintain servers and routers.
  • Assembled, configured, installed, tested and repaired computer hardware and software.
  • Management of Active directory and windows server infrastructure.
  • Provided technical support for the users and resolving software/hardware issues.
  • Performed hands-on administration and monitoring of Local Area network (LAN).
  • Installation of various Operating Systems likeWin98, Win XP, Win NT, win 2000, Win 2003, Win 2008etc.Environment: Symantec antivirus console management, DNS, DHCP, and FTP configuration, configuring printers, modems and scanners, installing windows XP, win 7, Win 2003, 2008 and Linux OS.

Environment: Solaris 8/9/10, Red HatLinux 4/5, Sun Fire V95, IBM 225Series, SUN BLADE X6270, SUN BLADE X6250, Sun Ultra 20, Sun v210, Sun v240 Sun T5120, Sun Fire 120, Ibm x series 345.

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