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Senior Solaris / Linux System Administrator
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Sr. Linux / Solaris Systems Administrator 11/08 - present
RedHat Solaris Linux Veritas UNIX SuSE LDAP Performance Tuning ZFS Disaster Recovery Virtualization System Administration Veritas Cluster Management Clustering RHEL Veritas NetBackup Veritas Volume Manager Perl Scripts Linux Admin UNIX Shell Scripting Cyber Security Cloud Solutions Unix Administrator CentOS NFS RAID VMWare Customer Care Management Customer Service Network Administration dtrace SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) Apache Project Management OpenShift Database Backups HA
System Admin 01/98 - present
Linux CentOS Gentoo Solaris UNIX Ubuntu Linux Admin SAN Disaster Recovery Clustering Cloud Solutions Virtualization UNIX Shell Scripting Perl Scripts Cyber Security RHEL Performance Tuning Veritas System Administration Veritas Cluster Management NFS RAID Debian Samba Windows 2000 Windows 2003 Network Administration VPN MS Active Directory CIFS SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) Apache Python Fedora Cisco Fiber channel RedHat Windows Server Fiber Optics OpenShift
42A 08/07 - 05/09

  • Experience configuring, installing, securing & administrating:
    • Linux:
      • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 - 7, Fedora, Gentoo, SuSE Enterprise Linux 9/10/11, Ubuntu, Debian on x86, x86-64, z390 Mainframe
      • Netbackup 6.0 through 7.5 (Master Server, Media Server, Client)
      • Red Hat Cluster Suite and Global File System / GFS2
      • Novell Zenworks 7.0 / 7.2
      • Red Hat oVirt Virtualization (Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization)
      • OpenStack Virtualization (Red Hat RDO OpenStack)
      • VMWare ESX Server
      • Veritas Storage Foundation 4/5/6 : Veritas File System (VXFS), Clustered File System, Veritas Cluster Server, Volume Replicator
      • Department of Defense System and Network Security (STIG)
      • Firewalls : Iptables & Netfilter design and implementation
      • SCSI/Fibre Experience – Network and Storage/Tape (SAN)
      • Apache 1.x & 2.x
      • DNS Bind 8.x & 9.x
      • Samba 2.x & 3.x
      • Patching, Security, and Tuning
    • Solaris:
      • Solaris 8 through 10 on SPARC and x86 Platforms
      • Solaris 10 Zones (containers), LDOM’s (T-Series), Domains (M-Series)
      • DNS Bind 8.x & 9.x
      • Veritas Storage Foundation 4/5/6 : File System (VXFS), Veritas Cluster Server (VCS), Clustered File System, Volume Replicator
      • Sun Volume Manager (SVM)
      • ZFS management
      • Sun Cluster 3.0 / 3.1 / 3.2 / 3.3
      • Netbackup 6.0 through 7.5 (Master Server, Media Server, Client)
      • SCSI/Fibre Experience – Network and Storage/Tape (SAN)
      • LDAP / Sun Identity Management / Sun MLS
      • Role Based Access Management (RBAC)
      • Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center

  • Oracle RMAN backup and recovery via Netbackup 6.0 / 6.5
    • Solaris 8/10, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4/5, SuSE Enterprise Linux 9/10
    • Worked with Oracle DBA to setup Oracle RMAN
    • Stand alone oracle Servers
    • Oracle RAC Cluster Environment
    • Large Oracle 10g Databases – Over 2 TB in size
    • Managed backup and recovery of over 60 Oracle 10g databases
  • Novell Zenworks 7.0 / 7.2 Linux Package Management
    • Part of a team that setup, configured and deployed a Zenworks Linux Package Management system to over 1,500 SuSE Linux Workstations for the United Kingdom Police Force
    • Used Novell Zenworks to manage the RPM package repository on each Linux workstation and Linux Server
  • Experience with SDLT Tapes, Drives, and Jukeboxes in locally attached SCSI and Fibre SAN configurations
    • Quantum SuperLoader SDTL600
    • Quantum M1500 SDLT320
    • Quantum PX502, PX506, PX510 SDLT600
  • Experience securing Solaris & Linux servers to the Department Of Defense's rigid standards (STIG, SRR: iase.disa.mil) and deploying Unix servers to US Military Installations
  • Installed, configured & managed Netbackup 6.0 through 7.5
    • Solaris 8/10, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4/5, SuSE Enterprise Linux 9/10
    • Netbackup 6.5.1 Master Server on Solaris 10
      • Netbackup Catalog replicated to DRS site
        • Veritas Volume Replicator of Netbackup Catalog
        • Catalog on External RAID Storage, Sun 9990
          • Connected via fibre SAN
      • Master Server Failover
        • Failover controlled via Veritas Cluster Server (VCS)
        • Catalog replication via Veritas Volume Replicator (VVR)
      • Managed Disaster Recovery Planning
      • Tape utilization forecasting
      • Shared Storage Tape configurations over Fibre SAN
      • Tape rotation and offsite scheduling
    • Originally deployed Netbackup 6.0, upgraded through Netbackup 7
  • Sun xVM Ops Center / Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center
    • Deployed Sun xVM Ops Center to development environment

Managing physical standalone, Control Domains and LDOMS.

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SkillsProficiencyLast Used
Fiber Optics
Fiber channel
Education and Certifications
Bachelor's in Computer Science
Shippensburg University, 2001 - 2005
Security+ Certified, 2009
Willing to relocate?:Yes
Relocation preference
Any location
Prepared to Travel:Up to 25%
Employment Type:Permanent
Security Clearance:Top secret
Citizenship:U.S. Citizen