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Daniel Laramay

Systems Engineer

Summary

Systems Engineer with 10 years of experience implementing and managing highly available systems. A dedicated, collaborative, approachable team member. Preference for automation and scripting over doing the repetitive and mundane. Excited to learn and teach others. 

Work History

2014Present

Systems Engineer

Dealer.com - Burlington, VT
  • Member of 20 Person Team with 24/7 on-call rotation
  • Automate systems with Puppet, Python, Ansible, Bash, and PowerShell
  • Collaborate on infrastructure code base in GitHub
  • Assist development teams with deployment, configuration, monitoring, capacity planning, and best practices
  • Manage development and production environments across 4 collocated data centers consisting of over
    •  700 HP BL, HP DL, and Cisco UCS servers running VMware ESXi , Microsoft HyperV, or CentOS Linux
    • 20 NetApp Filers 
    • 4000 CentOS Linux VMs
    • 50 Microsoft Windows 2012 R2 VMs (DHCP, DNS, IIS, and Active Directory)
  • Manage backend services like MongoDB, MySQL, RabbitMQ, and Hadoop
  • Mange virtual servers, pools, health checks, and SSL on F5 BigIP LTM and HAProxy
  • Leverage Check_MK, Graphite, and Grafana for monitoring, metrics, and visualization 
  • Research technology and execute proof of concept
  • Travel to data centers for maintenance, installation of new hardware, and decommissioning of old hardware. 
20112014

Systems Administrator 

Paul Smith's College - Paul Smiths, NY
  • Managed Windows Services like Active Directory, DHCP, DNS, File and Print services, Group Policy, and SQL
  • Supported multiple LAMP web applications
  • Implemented and supported vSphere 5.1 environment including iSCSI storage array and networking
  • Managed Cisco Catalyst, HP ProCurve, and HP ZL switches
  • Managed Cisco wireless controllers and access points
  • Trained help desk technicians and provided escalation support
20102011

Network Engineer

TwinState - Morrisonville, NY
  • Supported the IT needs of over 30 clients ranging from small businesses to hospitals and universities
  • Installed, configured, and maintained multiple solutions for clients
    • Microsoft client and server solutions, including: Windows, Office, Active Directory, Exchange, SharePoint, Terminal Services, and SQL Server
    • VMware vSphere solutions including compute, storage, and networking
    • Networking and Wireless Solutions from HP, Cisco, and Juniper
    • Citrix XenApp on-demand application delivery
20072010

IT Systems Consultant

Highline Technology - Malone, NY
  • Supported the IT needs of over 20 business clients
  • Installed, configured, and maintained multiple solutions for clients
    • Microsoft client and server solutions, including: Windows, Office, Active Directory, Exchange, SharePoint, Terminal Services, and SQL Server
    • Electronic Medical Record systems: eClinicalWorks, Meditech, and Medent
    • Migrated clients from Microsoft Windows Server 2003 to Microsoft Windows Server 2008
    • Migrated clients from Microsoft Exchange 2003 to Microsoft Exchange 2010
20062007

Support Technician 

Northern Merchant Services - Brasher Falls, NY
  • Supported online credit card gateway
  • Wrote PHP and ASP to integrate credit card processing into client websites
  • Maintained IT duties outside of daily Support Technician role
    • Built new Windows Server 2003 domain and migrated all users and computers
    • Installed and customized Microsoft CRM Server
    • Created VB.NET and Visual C++ applications to streamline business processes

Education

20122014

B.S. Computer Information Technology

Southern New Hampshire University
20032005

A.A.S. Computer Information Systems

State University of New York at Canton

Training

May 2015

HP Vertica: Day in the Life of a DBA

Aug 2014

Cloudera Administrator Training for Apache Hadoop

Jan 2014

VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V5.1]

May 2013

VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V5.1]