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Monte
mopace@gmail.com
469-273-0886
15252 Salano Creek Dr.
Dallas, TX 75205
Senior UNIX/Linux System Administrator
27 years experience W2
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Summary

  • Linux and Solaris Certified Administrator/Architect/Engineer
  • 20 years IT experience with UNIX/Linux administration/architecture in several flavors including Red Hat, CentOS, Ubuntu, Debian, Novell SLES, Solaris 8-10, VMware ESXi 4/5.
  • Strong grasp of computer security, numerous applications, and mixed platforms

Experience
Senior System Administrator/Engineer
Information Technology
Apr 2005 - present
  • Support/installation/configuration for 4000+ Red Hat Linux/SUSE Linux servers in multiple 24/7 client ISO certified production environments utilizing Peregrine and Remedy trouble ticketing systems with change control approval procedures. Avamar, TSM, and Netbackup for backups. Bladelogic used for configuration management, Nimbus used for monitoring, and Athene used for capacity management on all servers.
  • Servers are a combination of physical, virtual (ESX and kvm), and cloud (VMWare vcloud).
  • Lead admin implementing automation of Apple/Ingram Micro warehouses on SLES Linux with Veritas VCS and Oracle 10g (RAC and non-RAC). All orders from www.apple.com are shipped though these servers (HP DL380s) in Elk Grove, CA.
  • Lead senior point of contact Linux admin for McDonalds corporation (of a group of 6). Migrated financial MBS projects managing $10Billion of assets of 35000+ stores worldwide from AIX to Linux. Other projects include: McDonalds Altrametrics employee shift scheduler for all stores, MCD global marketing projects, MCD development projects, and MCD test environments. MCD hardware is Cisco UCS blades managed by CISCO UCS (with some standalone Cisco B230 and C420 blades) with EMC VMAX storage. NFS administration across many of McD servers.
  • Lead senior POC linx admin for Havi corporation (logistical company that runs the Monopoly game and manages the MCD shipping). OEL linux running Oracle RAC databases (30TB+). 30+ servers (some virtual, Large DBs are IBM X3950s)
  • Lead senior Linux admin for the State of Maryland Dept of Human Services and child support website. (http://www.dhr.state.md.us/). VM and HP DL380s. Apache (http) administration for their public facing website. Basic PHP support provided.
  • VMware administrator for Xerox lab Websystems team in Dallas.
  • Lead admin on migration of Mellon from HPUX to 27 Solaris 9 servers with included VCS, Oracle 9i RAC, and Veritas cluster filesystem.
  • Senior Sun administrator with ZFS administration with an understating of RAID disk management.
Solaris VMWare RedHat Novell Linux Oracle Peregrine BMC Remedy Veritas Xerox Linux Admin ZFS NFS RAID Apache PHP VM AIX Cisco Cisco UCS Configuration Management HP EMC OEL Oracle RAC OpenShift SLES System Administration Veritas Cluster Management vcloud SuSE Sun ELK BMC Bladelogic Cisco UCM Database Backups
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Senior Sun Section Engineer
Banking/Financial
Feb 2004 - Apr 2005
  • 24/7 on-call pager support/installation/configuration for 100+ Solaris servers in a 24/7 production trading floor finance environment.

Solaris Sun Trading
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Senior Sun Section Engineer and Architect
Government
Mar 2001 - Jan 2004

Senior Solaris system administrator at IRS IT HQ. Developed patch management strategy/security implementation for all Solaris IRS systems for the 3 Major IRS IT sites: (Memphis, Martinsburg, Detroit). Responsible for architecture, security, installation, configuration, documentation, and baselining of 7 F15K’s, 8 E10k’s and hundreds of smaller servers down to V100s.

Solaris System Administration Sun Patch Management
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Director/Senior Solaris Admin
Information Technology
Dec 1999 - Feb 2001

A travel website linked to TWA airlines owned by Carl Icahn (now defunct - purchased by priceline.com). A large travel website. Three-tier architecture (static/application/DB) consisting of NAT over BigIP to Iplanet webservers/application servers/Oracle 8.1.6.

Solaris Oracle iPlanet Project Management NAT
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Senior Solaris Admin
Information Technology
Feb 1999 - Nov 1999

Sun Professional Services contractor at AT&T in Piscataway, NJ. (contract).

Sun Solaris
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UNIX Administrator
Information Technology
Aug 1998 - Jan 1999

Senior Solaris Administrator onsite at Lucent Technologies.

Solaris UNIX System Administration
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Senior Solaris Administrator
Healthcare
Dec 1997 - Aug 1998

Senior Solaris Administrator.

Solaris
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Mathematical Statistician and UNIX Administrator
Banking/Financial
Dec 1994 - Sep 1997

Statistician/SAS programmer and UNIX administrator at the Statistics of Income division in Washington, DC.

Unix Administrator UNIX SAS System Administration
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Education
Master's in Statistics
University of Alabama, 1989 - 1994
Attended in Mathematical Statistics
University of Alabama 1993

Went for Masters.

Related Courses
Solaris E10K administration, 1998
Skills
Solaris
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System Administration
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Sun
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Database Backups
2021
15
Oracle
2021
15
Cisco UCM
2021
14
AIX
2021
13
Apache
2021
13
BMC Bladelogic
2021
13
BMC Remedy
2021
13
Cisco
2021
13
Cisco UCS
2021
13
Configuration Management
2021
13
ELK
2021
13
EMC
2021
13
HP
2021
13
Linux
2021
13
Linux Admin
2021
13
NFS
2021
13
Novell
2021
13
OEL
2021
13
OpenShift
2021
13
Oracle RAC
2021
13
Peregrine
2021
13
PHP
2021
13
RAID
2021
13
RedHat
2021
13
SLES
2021
13
SuSE
2021
13
vcloud
2021
13
Veritas
2021
13
Veritas Cluster Management
2021
13
VM
2021
13
VMWare
2021
13
Xerox
2021
13
ZFS
2021
13
CentOS
2015
1
Debian
2015
1
Ubuntu
2015
1
UNIX
1999
3
NAT
2001
2
Patch Management
2004
2
SAS
1997
2
Unix Administrator
1997
2
iPlanet
2001
1
Project Management
2001
1
Trading
2005
1