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Christopher
cbenson770@live.com
404-919-4893
Lithia Springs, GA 30122
Senior Systems Administrator
29 years experience W2
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Summary

Possess over 12 years of experience as a Linux System Administrator in high availability environments. Experience includes the day to day maintaining of several physical and virtual servers that host critical content management and web applications.

  • Possess over 12 years of Linux Administration experience with RHEL (Red Hat Enterprise Linux and CentOS)
  • Possess over 7 year of VMWare virtual server administration experience
  • Possess over two years Ansible configuration management experience

Experience
Sr. Linux System Administrator
May 2015 - present
Linux System Administration
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Systems Security Engineer
Feb 2015 - May 2015
Provide full life cycle systems administration support for various Unix/Linux platforms.
Linux System Administration UNIX Security Engineer
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Red Hat Linux Programmer / Analyst
Aug 2007 - Sep 2014
Responsible for company's PHP front-end web portal and other internal applications. Maintain multiple Red Hat Enterprise Linux and CentOS Linux servers. Managed the full LAMP stack for each server. Installed and maintained serval content management systems (CMS) such as Wordpress and Postnuke running on each server. Planned and implemented diaster recovery strategies for the Linux severs.
CentOS Disaster Recovery Linux OpenShift PHP Content Management
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Data Processing
Dec 1996 - Dec 2007
Provided data adds, updates and deletions to a Unisys mainframe system. Maintain system user records to include add, changes and deletions. Managed a complex network printing system. Updated external systems with functional EDI data.
EDI
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Multichannel Transmission System Maintainer
Dec 1992 - Dec 1996
Managed the data/voice communications for a mobile subscriber network.
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Education
Management Information Systems, General
Tidewater Community College, 2002 - 2006
Granby High School, 1988 - 1992
Certifications
AWS Essentials
Linux Academy
DevOps Fundamentals
Lynda.com, 2017
Docker Quick Start
LinuxAcademy.com
Introduction to Data Science
Lynda.com, 2016
Amazon Web Services Essential Training
Lynda.com, 2016
Jenkins Quick Start
LinuxAcademy.com
Ansible Quick Start
LinuxAcademy.com, 2017
Docker: The Basics
Lynda.com, 2016
DevOps Essentials
LinuxAcademy.com, 2017
Big Data Essentials
LinuxAcademy.com
Introduction to the Linux Academy
LinuxAcademy.com
AWS Concepts
LinuxAcademy.com
Skills
Linux
2021
13
EDI
2007
11
CentOS
2014
7
Content Management
2014
7
Disaster Recovery
2014
7
OpenShift
2014
7
PHP
2014
7
System Administration
2021
6
Ansible
0
1
Apache
0
1
Apache Tomcat
0
1
BaSH
0
1
Cloud Computing
0
1
Configuration Management
0
1
Continuous Integration
0
1
CSS
0
1
Devops
0
1
JavaScript
0
1
Jenkins
0
1
LAMP
0
1
MariaDB
0
1
MySQL
0
1
Nagios
0
1
PostgreSQL
0
1
Puppet
0
1
Python
0
1
Reliability Engineer
0
1
RHEL
0
1
Scripting
0
1
SCSS
0
1
Security Engineer
2015
1
TFTP
0
1
Ubuntu
0
1
UNIX
2015
1
WebServices
0
1
Windows
0
1
Wordpress
0
1
Zabbix
0
1