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Desktop Support/System Administrator

Bridgewater, New Jersey, 08807, United States
January 03, 2018

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Richard Puglisi

Consulting/Temporary Work/Special Projects

Windows Red Hat & Ubuntu Linux Solaris Administration

Bridgewater, N.J. 08807

Objective: Seeking part or full time consulting/temporary work in central New Jersey


Proven record of success

Dedicated, conscientious technician that gets the job done on time and within budget

Hands-on management of projects from conception to implementation

Past Projects/Accomplishments:

Created VMware Virtual Machines running CentOS 7

Installed VirtualBox on Windows and created Solaris, Ubuntu and Fedora VMs

Loaded Oracle Enterprise Linux 6 on Cisco UCS blade servers

Installation of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 on Dell PowerEdge servers

Patching and upgrading of 150+ Oracle/Sun servers

Implementation of a virtualized container solution utilizing Proxmox OpenVZ technology

Setting up new Windows 2008 server and domain

Migration of Windows XP workstations to Windows 7

Installation of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 on IBM xSeries servers

Upgraded a 50+ Red Hat Enterprise Linux server farm from version 3 to 4

Customized Nagios for enterprise-wide server monitoring

Transitioned managed datacenter servers from one vendor to another

Setup of Solaris/Sparc on Fujitsu platforms as a cost savings

Setup of Solaris/x86 on HP platforms in order to cut licensing expenses

Setup of Solaris Jumpstart environment in order to rapidly deploy new server roll-outs

Created Solaris patch distribution system

Converted BIND to Microsoft DNS

Provided system level support for terminal operations application product


HP IBM Dell Cisco Oracle Fujitsu ASUS

IBM DS4700 DS8300 N7900 EMC Symmetrix Net App E2624 F880

VMware, VirtualBox, KVM, OpenVZ, LDOMs, Solaris Zones

AWS, Sumo Logic, Office365

DRBD, VxVM, VxFS, ReiserFS, XFS, ZFS, PowerPath

Proxmox, Veritas Cluster Server, Sun Cluster Server

Nessus, McAfee, Symantec, TrendMicro, AVG, Avast, Clamwin, Keon/BOKS

Zabbix, TME, Unicenter, Nagios, Hobbitt, Ionix

Active Directory, LDAP, DNS, NIS, DHCP

Google Apps, Openoffice, MS-Office, MS-Project, Sharepoint

Exceed, Putty, Reflection X,

PC Anywhere, Remotely Possible, Dameware

LVM, SVM, DFS, NFS, FTP, SSH, Sendmail, Postfix, Exim4, Surgemail, Samba, VNC, Kerberos

Clonezilla, Diskeeper, Numara Deploy, Rsync

OpenVPN, Secure Client, Shiva, Juniper Net Connect

Nginx, Apache, Tomcat, IIS, MQSeries

Bacula, TSM, Legato, Syncsort Backup Express, Mozy

Unity, CDE, Gnome, KDE


Outlook, Lotus Notes, Thunderbird

Asterisk, Hylafax, Shorewall, Netflow Analyzer

Services/Tasks Performed:

Installation and maintenance of operating systems and related products

Installation of patches, service packs and updates

Desktop and laptop support

Racking/stacking servers


Performance analysis and tuning

Capacity planning

Disaster Recovery

Problem troubleshooting and resolution

Writing of procedures and documentation



Past Employers/Clients:

CyberCoders Prevalent

Verizon Wireless Janssen Pharmaceuticals

Starpoint Solutions Robert Half Technology

SEI Virage Logic

Compucom IBM


InSource Maresk

Regiscope Johnson & Johnson

CTG Avotus Corporation

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