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Work History

Apr 2014Present

Linux Systems Administrator

PNC Bank, Pittsburgh

Experience with Logical Volume Management(LVM) and Zettabyte File System(ZFS) on Solaris 10 Configure and implement Solaris Zones. Security Administration by using Sudo. Decommission of Servers on Solaris, Redhat, Virtual and AIX. Understanding of Change Management Concept Kickstart Installation build, harden and implement systems on both Solaris and Linux. Experience with EC2, EBS, VPC, Route53, ELB, IAM, Auto Scaling, CloudFront, CloudFormation, RDS Database, S3, IAM. Experience with monitoring and alerting on application performance and status on AWS.                  Disaster Recovery(DR) Testing, Knowledge in Shell Scripting.  Knowledge of several monitoring and analytics tools such as Tivoli, Zenoss, AWS Cloudwatch Experienced with Virtual to Virtual Migration(V2V).

Dec 2010Jan 2014

Linux Administrator

9-Solutions, MD

Performance Monitoring and capacity planning on Oracle Solaris 10 servers Setup ZFS quotas, reservation and automation NFS-Share of directories Creating and Managing File System in Linux/Unix Experience with Logical Volume Management and Solaris Volume Management User Administration Managing and monitoring of RedHat Linux servers in a virtualized environment Performed Security Administration on Unix/Linux Systems Experience with basic SELinux Experience with Patching on both Solaris 10 and RedHat 6 system Configure and implement Solaris Zones Troubleshoot Unix/Linux network and connectivity issues Experience with Live Upgrade Perform Security administration on all servers using Sudo Basic knowledge of shell scripting Knowledge of Tivoli monitoring tool Kickstart configuration Perform other duties when assigned. Multitasking

Jan 2009Sep 2010

Systems Operation Associate

GKA Business Services

Created shared drives and folders and personal drives for users Provided customer service to resolve computer issues Maintain records of daily business transactions, problems and remedial actions Install wireless networks for small businesses and client. Resolving software and hardware issues Scheduling backup of files Performed operating system upgrades Familiarity with network systems such as servers, switches, firewalls and routers Maintaining excellent customer services

Education

Redhat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA – EX200)  -    150-018-562 ·         VMware Certified Associate(VCAD510 – VCA-DCV)                                                       -  ‎   VMW-01460848L-00474878                                                                                               Oracle Solaris Certified Associate (1ZC0-876)                         -     OC1477302       Secretarial Management Certificate at Opportunities Industrialization Centre, Kumasi-Ghana                                                                                               Success International School of Allied Science, Washington DC, USA

High School Diploma Certificate at Wesley Day Senior High School,       Kumasi – Ghana

Skills

As  Systems Administrator, my proficiency includes OS Installations Solaris and RedHat , Create and Manage File Systems, Logical Volume Manager (LVM), Patch Management,  Decommission of Servers, VMware administration, Software Installation