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Work experience

May 1997Jun 2009

Senior Unix Administrator

Longs Drugs

Setup and supported systems management tools to handle event management and scheduling across Longs Unix and Windows infrastructure - consisting of 600+ hp-ux servers, 50+ aix servers, a score of linux servers, and windows servers.

  • Designed and supported an extensive ssh and PowerBroker configuration designed to meet audit and security requirements
  • Hardened security on UNIX servers to comply with PCI, HIPAA and Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Provided 24x7 support for operating system and various layered products – including Tomcat, Java, Forte, Oracle, Informix and Sybase
  • Created scripts to manage disk space, and search logs for errors
  • Diagnosed and resolved performance problems across both unix and Windows environments
  • Applied AIX & HP-UX patching and OS upgrades as well as Tivoli framework and Control-m data centers/gui and agents
  • Built ignite images for HP-UX – used extensively for upgrades and new store builds
  • Created technical documentation and trained users in first and second tier support groups
  • Helped to troubleshoot ssh/sftp issues across firewalls to external business partners
  • Planned and implemented software distribution across store and corporate systems – using Tivoli software distribution and Radia – as well as rdist and scp/rcp
Jul 1985May 1997

Unix Admin

SBC

  • Built and supported a large scale set of test systems for SBC’s consumer broadband effort – including a Serviceguard cluster and a score of large application servers
  • Supported a Engineering Support System – consisting of large minicomputers and hundreds of UNIX Workstations in circuit design facilities throughout California
  • Technical lead for test and production implementation efforts for 411 directory assistance – consisting of a mix of unix, VAX/VMS, and RSX systems

Education

Sep 1983Aug 1985

BSCS

Graduated with honors.  Focused on systems software and programming disciplines.

EDUCATION, TRAINING and TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE

Have taken the AIX core coursework and various HP-UX administration and performance classes.Attended various Tivoli, BMC, Oracle, and HP/Novadigm training courses.Worked extensively with HP-UX, AIX, Linux and Solaris.

Summary

Senior UNIX Administrator - Strengths include

  • Infrastructure Monitoring & Alerting
  • Job Scheduling and Troubleshooting
  • Security and Compliance (TCB, Bastille)
  •  perl & shell

Have taken the AIX core coursework and various HP-UX administration and performance classes.Attended various Tivoli, BMC, Oracle, and HP/Novadigm training courses.Worked extensively with HP-UX, AIX, Linux and Solaris.