George Myers


Linux and Unix Systems Administrator combining 10 years of IT experience in automation, performance monitoring, troubleshooting and customer facing support roles. Possess the ability to take ownership of projects from inception to delivery, and communicate technical information to all levels of staff and management.

Technical Highlights:

Platforms: Red Hat 5.3, SLES 10, HP-UX 11iv1-2, Solaris 8,9,10, Irix 6.5

Applications: MySQL 5.1, Nagios 3.2, MRTG 2.16, VMware Server 2.0, Apache 2

Storage: NetApp, Veritas Volume Manager

Programming: Perl, bash

Work History

Work History
Mar 2009 - Present

Unix Systems Administrator

Digitalmecca Inc.

Duties: Support user accounts, Adobe applications and Drobo network attached storage on Mac OS X 10 and Red Hat 5.3 servers. Monitor systems and application performance using Nagios and MRTG. Utilize Splunk for system log management and troubleshooting alerts generated by Nagios. Administer user access to MySQL


  • Installed, configured and deployed Apache, Nagios and MySQL.
  • Deployed Drobo storage devices.
  • Wrote (SNMP) bash scripts for hardware level monitoring.
Aug 2008 - Feb 2009

Linux Systems Administrator


Contracted through Insight Global.

Duties: Responsible for monitoring, reporting and troubleshooting site integrity and availability issues across 300 Red Hat 5 servers. Utilized Hyperic HQ and Nagios to handle systems and application monitoring. Tealeaf CX and Omniture Web Analytics for web portal error resolution and metrics reporting. Maintained HTTPD and JBoss availability using BIG-IP F5 server load balancers.


  • Wrote bash script to provide easy login access to a fast growing server farm.
Jun 2008 - Aug 2008

Unix Systems Administrator

Washington Mutual/ Wachovia

Contracted through Fountain Group.

Duties: General system administration for 150 Solaris 8,9,10 T2000, Sunfire V,X and Class E  Oracle database servers. Storage was provided by Sun StorEdge NAS arrays and Veritas Volume Manager.


  • Wrote scriptable interface(shell) to the Solaris format program to purges confidential data from SCSI and Fiber channel disk arrays.
Feb 2008 - Jun 2008

Linux Systems Administrator


Duties: Provided support for 15 member team of software engineers, in a build, regression test and release environment. Managed RCS build and release activity in a 30 server (Red Hat 5, SLES 10, VMware server) environment. Storage administration was done using NetApp FAS 2000 running Data ONTAP 7.2.4 in a NIS and NFS environment.


  • Installed and deployed Nagios, Splunk for resource monitoring and troubleshooting.
  • Installed and managed MediaWiki to provide user community with access to current online documentation.
Apr 2007 - Jan 2008

Unix Systems Administrator


Duties: Support user accounts, Adobe applications and Drobo network attached storage on Mac OS X 10 and Red Hat 5.3 servers. Monitor systems and application performance using MRTG.


  • Built E-commerce site using Amazon Web Store.
  • Installed MRTG for device monitoring.
Aug 2004 - Mar 2007

UNIX System Administrator

Agilent Technologies

Contracted through CDI Corporation.

Duties: System administration support for 120 engineers in a NIS/NFS network environment. Managed customer access to a Sun Grid Engine (Red Hat 5) cluster, and a combination of 200 HP-UX 11i, Solaris 9,10 and Red Hat 5 servers in a large data center environment. Storage was a combination of server attached using Veritas Volume Manager file systems and NAS, utilizing NetApp.


  • Installed Sun Grid Engine Cluster on Red Hat 5 platform.
  • Installed and managed HP-UX Ingnite server.
Mar 2003 - Jul 2004

Unix System Administrator

Lockheed Martin

Contracted through Superior Technical Services.

Duties: Managed systems administration for hundreds of engineers using approximately 300 servers and 600 workstations. The OS environment included HP-UX 11i database servers, Solaris application servers and Red Hat HPC clusters. Veritas Volume Manager file system access was provided through NIS and NFS mounted storage arrays.


  • Deployed and installed McAffee Virus Scan for Unix and Tivoli Distributed Monitoring application to hundreds of servers utilizing Perl scripts.
  • Completed security compliance project, hardening 200 Unix servers by way of shell and Perl scripts.
Oct 2002 - Feb 2003

UNIX System Administrator

Hewlett Packard

Contracted through Spherion.

Duties: Provided remote systems administration support for MC/Service Guard HA clusters comprised of 341 servers. Maintained the current state of system, work flow and procedure related online documentation using a web based application.


  • Wrote Perl scripts to check network availability of cluster members during data center consolidation project.


May 2010 - Present


Keller Graduate School of Management

Currently enrolled for May 2010 classes for Masters in Network and Communication Management with Information Security concentration.