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arttekdevops@gmail.com
773-242-9743
Chicago, IL 60827
Devops Engineer
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Experienced hard working Linux professional with 5+ years in administration of Red Hat Enterprise Linux and DevOps systems is seeking an opportunity to utilize skills and expertise in a professional capacity, employing comprehensive knowledge and vast professional experience with a proven record of:

  • System Administration and Server Virtualization, worked closely with development, storage, quality assurance, database, networking and customer support teams to meet business and technical demands
  • Installing, Upgrading, Configuring, Performance tuning, and Troubleshooting in Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems
  • Building extremely scalable systems with high up-times.

Experience
Devops Engineer
Information Technology
Jan 2017 - present
Chicago, IL
Responsibilities:
  • Led a team in building a new lab environment on RedHat 7 automated with ANSIBLE and automated KICKSTART environment for RHEL standard builds
  • Participated on AWS project in building webservers with EC2 instances connected to S3 buckets with a few load balancers
  • Wrote/created several Ansible (version 2.8.2) playbooks/roles: configuring a load balancer, configuring apache server, configuring mirror server, updating kernel, playbooks for pushing several config files such as resolv.conf, chrony.conf, autofs configuration files, etc.
  • Created Ansible playbook (runs several roles with one playbook) to configure and connect all newly created machines with dns, ldap, Nagios, mirror server, ntp/chrony server, nfs server, sftp server and also configures firewalld and installs all initial packages (man, vim etc.)
  • Developed bash scripts for adding servers/clients to DNS master (updating lookup zones), adding servers to Nagios master for monitoring and also automated ssh key exchange process between controller and nodes for Ansible, firewall configuration (RHEL 7) and iptables (RHEL 6) and etc.
  • Performed standard system administration tasks, such as troubleshooting and problem resolution, patching, installing packages using rpm and yum and up2date, drivers, software and hardware upgrades
  • Extensively interacted with the WEB, DBA and APP teams in the process of installation, configuration and administration of new Fault Tolerant Cluster Linux servers (mostly RedHat) and VMware ESX servers on Dell hardware
  • Configured services such as DNS, DHCP, NFS, Sendmail, Apache Web Server, LAMP (Linux+Apache+Mysql+PHP), Samba, SSH, FTP, http, RPM and YUM
  • Configured failover load balancing using ipbonding for network cards and providing redundancy by using HaProxy load balancing
  • Participated in hardening internet facing systems to provide maximum availability and security
  • Took part in a disaster Recovery Procedures to test redundancy between production and backup centers Monitored performance of servers using tools such as Nagios, sar, top, htop, free, vmstat and iostat
  • Upgraded and configured hardware including network cards, SCSI cards, fiber cables, memory, HDD's, CPU's and etc
  • Performed troubleshooting existing user accounts, security objects and authorizations to resolve security conflicts by creating sudo users, supporting users, setting up new accounts, password resets Involved in daily incident management and resolved the day to day problems raised by the users and incidents which are logged by Event monitoring system Created status reports, project plans and attend team meetings to coordinate activities
Ansible AWS AWS EC2 AWS S3 BaSH Database Backups Database Upgrades DBA Devops DHCP Disaster Recovery DNS Fiber Optics Firewall Kickstart LDAP Linux Load Balancing MySQL Nagios NFS RedHat RHEL Samba SSH System Administration VMWare
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Linux System Administrator (24x7 on-call support)
Information Technology
Sep 2014 - Nov 2016
Chicago, IL
Responsibilities
  • Performed day to day LINUX administration such as user accounts, logon scripts, directory services, file system shares, and permissions etc.
  • Day-to-day administration which includes installation, upgrade & loading patch management & packages
  • Install and configure virtual machines for clients
  • Created users with root's privileges and also users with limited root's privileges called the sudo users
  • Configured and maintained Software Raids, Logical Volume Manager (LVM) and Hardware Raids
  • Created Logical volumes for clients using LVM
  • Managed the complete Network File System (NFS)
  • Setup NFS and Samba File sharing setup on Linux and Windows servers
  • Configured various network services
  • DNS, LDAP, DHCP, NFS, NIS, Send mail, Apache, MySQL, Samba, SSH, FTP
  • Performance monitoring with conventional tools such as top, sar, netstat, iostat, etc
  • Installed, monitored and maintained hardware/software related issues on Linux systems
  • Maintained and scheduled company backups and participate in disaster recovery planning, Zoning on Fiber Channel Switches, load balancing the network
  • Planning and coordinating activities related to upgrades and maintenance on the systems
Apache Database Backups Database Upgrades DHCP Disaster Recovery DNS Fiber channel Fiber Optics LDAP Linux Load Balancing MySQL Network Planning NFS NIS Patch Management Samba SSH Switches System Administration Windows Windows Server
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Education
RHCSA
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Certifications
Linux Systems Administration Certificate, ZiyoTek Institute of Technology
Skills
Database Backups
2021
5
Database Upgrades
2021
5
DHCP
2021
5
Disaster Recovery
2021
5
DNS
2021
5
Fiber Optics
2021
5
LDAP
2021
5
Linux
2021
5
Load Balancing
2021
5
MySQL
2021
5
NFS
2021
5
Samba
2021
5
SSH
2021
5
System Administration
2021
5
Ansible
2021
3
AWS
2021
3
AWS EC2
2021
3
AWS S3
2021
3
BaSH
2021
3
DBA
2021
3
Devops
2021
3
Firewall
2021
3
Kickstart
2021
3
Nagios
2021
3
RedHat
2021
3
RHEL
2021
3
VMWare
2021
3
Apache
2016
2
Fiber channel
2016
2
Network Planning
2016
2
NIS
2016
2
Patch Management
2016
2
Switches
2016
2
Windows
2016
2
Windows Server
2016
2
Analysis
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1
Capacity Planning
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1
CentOS
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1
Django
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1
Elasticsearch
0
1
HTTP
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1
Java
0
1
Kibana
0
1
LAMP
0
1
logstash
0
1
MariaDB
0
1
OpenShift
0
1
Performance Tuning
0
1
PHP
0
1
Problem Solving
0
1
Python
0
1
REST
0
1
Scripting
0
1
Systems Engineering
0
1
Technical Support
0
1
VirtualBox
0
1
Virtualization
0
1
Wordpress
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1