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Basil
basil.addington@gmail.com
904-616-6851
2792 Stagecoach Dr
2792
Jacksonville, FL 32099
Linux System Administrator
34 years experience W2
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Summary

  • Able to anticipate needs and deliver customer satisfaction in a single bound!
  • Solutions-driven professional with 15+ years’ experience providing rapid and client-focused technical support.
  • Demonstrated capacity to identify root causes and direct users to lasting resolutions. Adept at articulating complex technical concepts to users of varying technical understanding.
  • Well versed in a variety of common operating systems, applications, and hardware. Proven ability to master new tools and technologies quickly.
  • Cross-platform experience in systems administration, including analyzing, designing, installing, maintaining, and repairing hardware, software, peripherals, and networks.
  • Superior troubleshooting and technical support abilities with migrations, network connectivity, and security and database applications.
  • Develop exceptional relationships with co-workers, management and end users.
  • Efficient in managing multiple projects simultaneously while utilizing excellent organizational / critical thinking skills, good judgment.
  • Consistently able to provide high-level, systematic standards of performance.
  • Able to work under pressure, meet tight deadlines, and utilize problem solving skills to meet goals and deadlines.
  • Interests: PMP, ITIL, Oracle 11, Oracle 12, Oracle APEX, SQL Server, Windows Server, MySQL

Experience
Project Manager/Linux System Administrator
Agriculture
Apr 2011 - Dec 2016
Middleburg, FL

A growing $300k Pest Control company focused on treating customers like family to improve quality of living in their homes and the community.

  • Proficient in Microsoft: Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access
  • Introduced new technologies, strategies, policies, and procedures that enabled the company to grow 10% year over year
  • Installed new Linux Software releases and system upgrades, evaluated and installed patches, and resolved software related problems on Ubuntu Linux
  • Installed Ubuntu Linux Terminal Servers to operate three terminals running Firefox browsers for 6 technicians to access scheduling and maping software.
  • Custom developed a Visual Basic Application to scan invoices and file them on Linux Server for record keeping, and interfaced to Asana Team Managment software API for messaging Technicans.
  • Managed Backups of two Windows 10 desktops using iDrive software with backup to the cloud and to the local Linux Server
  • Installed and maintained RingCentral VOIP phones and software for 5 Techs and 3 Office phones
  • Installed QoS Scheduing softare on server to give priority to VoIP on network
  • Managed Linux firewall between company network and Comcast ISP network.
  • Proficient in Asana Task and Team Management Software
  • Recommend changes to policies or procedures in order to improve operations
  • Responsible for migration from paper accounting and scheduling to complete computer automation in under 6 months.
  • Responsble for migration from
  • Assisted technicians with route scheduling and software training
Firewall Linux Project Management Ubuntu System Administration Microsoft Excel Desktops Database Backups Database Upgrades VoIP Windows Visual Basic
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Photo Lab Assistant
Retail
Jan 2007 - Sep 2011
Lake Butler, FL

A photo company that processed an average of 125 photos a day for identification cards, printed ID cards, processed executive portraits, printed banners, flyers, handouts, and marketing materials.

  • Proficient in Adobe: Photoshop, InDesign, knowledgeable with Illustrator
  • Proficient with color correction hardware and software, including profile generation
  • HP DesignJet wide carriage printers and HP Color Laser Printers
  • Skilled in basic photo touch up, scaling, and prepress processing for CMYK and RGB printing
  • Assisted Photographer with portrait equipment setup, and post processing of photos
  • Used Minolta Film and Epson flatbed scanners to convert B&W and Color negatives or photos to digital format.
  • Performed digital image repair and processing for old or damaged images.
  • Performed general administrative duties as assigned
  • Monitored the entire process to ensure best quality possible within equipment limitations.
  • Able to use 35mm Digital Cameras, and RAW image workflow processing.
Adobe Photoshop Illustrator InDesign
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National Sales Technical Support
Information Technology
Jan 1996 - Dec 1997
  • Assisted Sales Teams with technical support on SharePlex Oracle Replication on Unix Systems. * Specialized in PeopleSoft Application Tuning on Oracle. Performed on-site installation, training, and system configuration of SharePlex.​
  • Attend the general sales presentation to explain the product and answer questions or concerns.
  • After the sale, make follow-up visits to ensure that software is functioning properly and may even train customers' employees to operate and maintain new software.
  • Prepare reports, and handle administrative duties such as filing expense accounts, scheduling appointments, and making travel plans.
  • Stay up-to-date on new products and the changing needs of customers.
  • Attend trade shows at which competitive products and technologies are showcased.
  • Attend conferences and conventions to meet other sales representatives and clients and to discuss new product developments. Read about new and existing products and monitor the sales, prices, and products of their competitors.
  • Travel to and visit with current clients and prospective buyers.
  • During a sales call, discuss the client's needs and suggest how they can meet those needs with software or services. Contact customers, explain product features, answer any questions that customers may have. Help customers select products to meet their needs, product specifications, and regulations.
  • Emphasize product features that will meet customers' needs and within product capabilities and limitations. Collaborate with colleagues to exchange information, such as selling strategies and marketing information, and the unique system configuration needs of the customer.
  • Follow up with customers to make sure they are satisfied with their purchases and to answer any questions or concerns.

Data Replication Oracle Sales
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Peoplesoft Technical Consultant
Information Technology
Jan 1995 - Jan 1996
  • Provided administrative supports for PEOPLESOFT 7.5 with Oracle running on HP/AIX/SOLARIS and SQL Server running on NT.
  • Upgraded the application from 7.5 to 8.0. Provided migrations of SQL and SQR patches.
  • Setup SQL trace, PeopleCode trace, and Application Engine trace.
  • Monitored and tuned AppSever performance.
  • Identified, resolved, or provided recommendations to other different kinds of the performance problems ranging from Database performance problems to I/O hardware performance problems.
  • The tools used mainly are from Quest Software, TKPROF, and some my own scripts.
  • Upgraded PeopleTools for Dev, Test, QA, and Production environments.
  • Provided Oracle database administrative supports for other different applications
  • Created new databases and users, setup RMAN backups, Export, and other monitoring scripts.
  • Provided 24x7 on call production support.
SQL System Administration UNIX Oracle Peoplesoft SQR (Structured Query Report) PeopleCode PeopleTools SQL Server
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Unix System Adminstrator/Progress DBA
Information Technology
Jan 1994 - Jan 1995
  • Worked as sole Progress DBA in performing daily operation of ten individual Progress Databases supporting an in house financial system: monitoring tablespaces, user jobs, disk usage, application troubleshooting, etc.
  • Migrated databases to striped disk storage under HPUX for a 43-120% increase in batch job performance and completed with zero user downtime.
  • Responsible for disaster recovery and hot site installation.
  • Performed upgrades on databases, HPUX OS, and hardware.
  • Established database backup and export schemes wrote shell scripts to implement disk-to-tape backup and offsite storage.
UNIX Database Backups DBA Database Upgrades Disaster Recovery Shell Scripts System Monitoring
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Unix System Administrator/Progress DBA
Information Technology
Jan 1992 - Jan 1994
  • Worked as sole Progress DBA/UNIX Administrator in performing daily operation of Progress database and maintenance software by FBO Systems www.FOBS.com), including all report generation and management review criteria using SQL.
  • Performed maintenance on all modems, printers, UNISYS Unix server, database, backups, and customer service representative training on software use.
  • Trained on-site maintenance supervisors to ensure work orders were received and completed electronically to ensure HUD inspection compliance.
  • Designed customer service call center communication network that would route maintenance orders direct to each maintenance shop in 10 HUD communities across the city.
  • Managed the installation of new software running on AIX and IBM servers that shifted department financials from a UNISYS mainframe batch system to a real-time, DBMS in a client server network.
System Administration UNIX DBA Database Design AIX Database Backups Compliance Printers
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Aviation Electronics Technician
Government
Dec 1987 - Oct 1991
Mayport, FL
  • SH-60B LAMPS MK III Weapon Systems Technician Organizational Maintenance
  • Received perfect score on E5 rating exam.
  • Entry Level Manager, Night Shift Supervision, Tool and Inventory Program Manager, Graduated with honors from AFTA (Advanced First Term Avionics Course A1)
  • Maintained and repaired electronic communications systems and inflight navigation and detection systems on aircraft: Duty assignment is designated as O-Level maintenance (troubleshooting and replacing module systems on aircraft).
  • Aircraft Operation/Maintenance: Responsible for preflight safety inspection and release of aircraft to command for flight.
  • Assisted other ratings in repair and maintenance: airframe, power plants, and electrical.
  • Coordinated maintenance inspections to maximize aircraft flight time. Lead a team of 15 on inspections and systems overhaul.
  • Plane Captain Qualified
  • Blueprints/Technical Diagrams; Maintained 40 Vol. publication library of aircraft design, wiring, and mechanical systems.
  • Identified incorrect maintenance instruction that could result in damage or loss of aircraft and crew.
  • Requested and received approval for 10 safety-of-flight changes to manuals.
  • Quality Assurance Inspector: Verifies equipment and weapons are installed and aligned according to blueprints and technical diagrams: AT, AE, AP QAR

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Education
Related Courses
ITIL Foundations, 2017
PMI - PMP, 2017
Certifications
AIX 4 System Admin
IBM, 1994
Oracle 8 DBA
Oracle, 1995
Skills
Database Backups
2016
8
System Administration
2016
8
Database Upgrades
2016
6
Desktops
2016
5
Firewall
2016
5
Linux
2016
5
Microsoft Excel
2016
5
Project Management
2016
5
Ubuntu
2016
5
Visual Basic
2016
5
VoIP
2016
5
Windows
2016
5
Adobe Photoshop
2011
4
Illustrator
2011
4
InDesign
2011
4
UNIX
1996
4
Access
2017
1
desktop migrations
2017
1
Excel
2017
1
Hardware Installation & Upgrade
2017
1
Linux Terminal Server
2016
1
Mac OS 10
2017
1
Microsoft Word
2017
1
Software Installation & Upgrade
2017
1
Technical Support
2017
1
VBA (Visual Basic for Applications)
2015
1
VirtualBox
2017
1
DBA
1995
3
AIX
1994
2
Compliance
1994
2
Database Design
1994
2
Oracle
1997
2
Printers
1994
2
ClearOS
2017
1
ClearVM
2017
1
Oracle Database 8i
1996
1
RHEL
2017
1
Scripting
2016
1
Systems Engineering
2017
1
Data Replication
1997
1
Disaster Recovery
1995
1
PeopleCode
1996
1
Peoplesoft
1996
1
PeopleTools
1996
1
Sales
1997
1
Shell Scripts
1995
1
SQL
1996
1
SQL Server
1996
1
SQR (Structured Query Report)
1996
1
System Monitoring
1995
1
APEX
2016
1
ITIL
2017
1
PMP
2017
1
MySQL
0
1
Windows Server
0
1
Seminars and Training
LeaderQuest PMP, 2017
LeaderQuest ITIL, 2017
Languages
English, Fluent/Bilingual
Awards
Eagle Scout, 1976