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Dave
dbradley77@yahoo.com
586-879-7850
Clinton Township, MI 48038
Linux/Unix System Administrator
21 years experience W2
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Summary

Experienced IT professional seeks a technical position where strong analytical and innovative problem-solving skills will add value.

Experience
DevOps Support Analyst
Private
Jun 2016 - present
  • Providing 3rd level incident management supporting multiple development teams across OnStar’s various application components and several rigorous test and pre production environments
  • Aiding in problem resolution to achieve system improvements preventing subsequent incidents from reoccurring.
  • Authoring documentation of OnStar application infrastructure to create knowledge management content for efficient incident management and problem resolution.

Devops Incident Management Documentation J2SE BEA WebLogic
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Software Development Associate
Private
Aug 2015 - Jun 2016
  • Supporting Global Connected Customer Experience (GCCX) software testing efforts.
  • Creation and maintenance of shell scripts to perform Continuous Integration (CI) for GM Onstar’s 16 applications across 10 test environments.

Shell Scripts Software Testing Jenkins
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Linux/Unix System Administrator
Private
Jul 2012 - Jul 2015
  • Provisioning and configuration of GM hosting application servers for enterprise environment using SuSe 11 SP3, OEL 6 on VMware ESXI 5 and HP C7000 enclosure blade systems.
  • Configured servers with LVM to create RAID1 mirrors and partitions for OS, middleware, and application space.
  • Creation of Solaris LDOMs on ZFS filessystems utilizing SAN storage technology for Live Upgrade.
  • Collaboration with project management during work order review meetings to define requirements for server build projects to ensure completion on schedule
  • Coordination of activities between network infrastructure, enterprise storage to create fulfill app owner network and storage requirements for projects
  • Created small scripts to automate repetitive processes and performed script troubleshooting on server security compliance check script

Linux Solaris VMWare System Administration SuSE ZFS SAN RAID Microsoft Exchange OEL UNIX HP Compliance Middleware Provisioning Network Infrastructure
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Unix System Administrator
Private
Apr 2011 - Dec 2012
  • Support the environment by maintaining user, system and shared accounts and samba shares on Solaris and Linux workstations and servers.
  • Performing monthly patching on Oracle eBusiness development and production servers using Live Upgrade.
  • Creation, maintenance and removal of single-user accounts on LDAP server master slave configuration.
  • Managing DNS, NIS, and NFS client/server configurations on Unix/Linux servers and workstations to resolve complex client/server related connectivity and authentication issues.
  • Installation, configuration of virtual servers on Solaris Zones and VMware ESX.
  • Utilize Sophos Enterprise console software to protect over 400 UNIX and Linux based servers and workstations from virus threats.
NIS DNS System Administration LDAP Linux UNIX Solaris NFS Samba Oracle Solaris Zones VMWare
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System Technician
Private
Jan 2008 - Jan 2011
  • Managed workstation refresh projects for CAD and Application System developers utilizing automated installation and manual configuration of Solaris/RedHat workstations.
  • Utilizing Windows terminal server and VMware workstation to provide Windows related applications on engineering users Unix/Linux desktops. Constructed server racks and decommission of UNIX servers for system administrators.
  • Managed network backup tapes for off-site storage.
  • Facilitated daily service review meetings with LOS managers over web conferencing software.
VMWare RedHat UNIX Solaris Linux System Administration Windows Desktops
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Infrastructure Analyst
Private
Jan 2007 - Jan 2008
  • Provided 2nd Level support to EDS managed services such as incident and change management to DaimlerChrysler critical centralized and distributed application infrastructure.
  • Created, added and deleted entries to improve service support of service desk knowledge database.
  • Collaborated with production environment managers and various technical support groups to properly document events from problem to resolution.
Change Management Technical Support Distributed Applications
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Help Desk Coordinator
Private
Jan 2005 - Jan 2007
  • Provided EDS managed services such as incident and change management to DaimlerChrysler critical centralized and distributed application infrastructure.
  • Created, added and deleted entries to improve service support of service desk knowledge database.
  • Collaborated with production environment managers and various technical support groups to properly document events from problem to resolution.
Technical Support Distributed Applications Change Management Project Management
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Customer Service Level II
Private
Jan 2002 - Jan 2005
  • Created ad-hoc custom reports for management team, providing specific data to analyze warranty claims and improve quality of manufactured components.
  • Provided technical support to district manager laptops in the field by phone and email; troubleshot wireless connections at hotels, virus and spam protection, and corporate applications.
  • Selected to participate in off-site information sessions to implement new Web-based tools that supported business objectives and improvements in product design.
  • Supported management and trained employees to use advanced features in Microsoft Excel and Access.
  • Participated in a committee that recommended improvements and tested software to ensure reliability.
Customer Service Technical Support
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Support Technician
Private
Jan 2001 - Jan 2002
  • Supported users over the phone for Ford Motor Company's SPOC (Single Point of Contact) program Help Desk.
  • Performed troubleshooting for various problems in corporate applications, remote access, and printers.
Printers
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Help Desk Coordinator
Private
Jan 2000 - Jan 2001
  • Collaborated with NT, UNIX, and network administrators over the phone and on-site, fixing workstation and server problems.
  • Coordinated with application support personnel to aid in prompt response during escalated issues.
  • Wrote troubleshooting content for a help desk knowledge base.
UNIX Network Administration
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Non-cloudteam Skill
Education
Bachelor's in Computer Information Systems
Walsh College 2003
Record has not been verified.
Associate's in Applied Science
Macomb Community College 1999

Major: General Business

Record has not been verified.
Skills
UNIX
2015
8
Linux
2015
7
Solaris
2015
7
System Administration
2015
7
VMWare
2015
7
Technical Support
2008
6
Change Management
2008
3
Compliance
2015
3
Customer Service
2005
3
Desktops
2011
3
Distributed Applications
2008
3
HP
2015
3
Microsoft Exchange
2015
3
Middleware
2015
3
Network Infrastructure
2015
3
OEL
2015
3
Provisioning
2015
3
RAID
2015
3
RedHat
2011
3
SAN
2015
3
SuSE
2015
3
Windows
2011
3
ZFS
2015
3
BEA WebLogic
2021
2
J2SE
2021
2
Project Management
2007
2
DNS
2012
1
Jenkins
2016
1
LDAP
2012
1
Network Administration
2001
1
NFS
2012
1
NIS
2012
1
Oracle
2012
1
Printers
2002
1
Samba
2012
1
Solaris Zones
2012
1
BaSH
2015
1
Devops
2021
1
Documentation
2021
1
Incident Management
2021
1
SAS (Serial Attached SCSI)
2015
1
Shell Scripts
2016
1
Software Testing
2016
1