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System Administrator Engineer

Aurora, Illinois, United States
May 24, 2018

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Curt Sauer

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Aurora, IL *****

Home 630-***-****

Cellular 630-***-****

Systems Administrator • VTM Patching Specialist

Practical, hands-on systems administrator, expert in open system environments, UNIX implementation, information storage management, and disaster recovery. Acknowledged for capacity to execute plans rapidly, and logically affect solutions focused on long-term system sustainability, stability, and growth. Extensive change control background has prompted capacity to translate technical jargon into layman's terms and align management directives to the realities of technology. Tenacious and intuitive problem-solver, "fire-fighter," and team leader averting issues prior to impact on customers or operations. Effective working solo or as an active team participant/leader.

Key Credentials

• Amazon Web Services • Unix Systems Administration • VTM Patch Management

• UNIX Implementations • TCP/IP Networking • Cisco UCS

• RedHat Satellite • Project Leadership • VMware ESX/vCenter

• Strategic Planning • Resource Forecasting • Productivity Improvements

• Disaster Recovery/Security • Perl/Python/Bash Scripting • Data Extraction

• Remote Access Fault Diagnosis • Remote Network Management • SAN/NAS/CAS Global Support

Experience Snapshot

Insight Global Feb-April 2018

System Administrator

Assigned to Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago

VTM patching on Amazon Web Services Linux Servers utilizing Nexpose security reporting

TransUnion, Chicago 2014 to 2017

Sr. Systems Engineer

RedHat Linux/AIX VTM Patch Management

Develop tools and process to apply VTM patches utilizing RedHat Satellite in conjunction with Qualys and Kenna.

Consult with business units to create maintenance windows that would have minimum impact. Provide second level and on-call support for over 2000 servers RedHat servers.

RedHat Satellite Administration.

Manage patching schedule and assign resources.

CapGemini, Chicago 2013 to 2014

RedHat Linux/AIX VTM Patch Management

Assigned to TransUnion to implement VTM patching for Linux/AIX

Bank of America, Chicago 1998 to 2013

System Administrator

UNIX Administration

General UNIX/Linux administration

NeXTSTEP Administration

General Unix administration

Configuration Management/Build Specialist

SCM/Build Engineer responsible for designing and implementing all technologies and best practices to create a reproducible and maintainable build structure for the Advantage project.

Developed software build/release strategies and components for "point release" system that allowed for multiple individual target releases.

Continuous integration using Cruise Control with Ant and Rational ClearCase

Defect Tracking system administration using ClearQuest and Test Director. Heavy use of API's to interface Defect tracking with external systems.

M&L International 1985 to 1998

Application Development MGR

Managed a team of three developers. Responsible for all hardware and software upgrades and maintenance including leased phone line equipment.

Design and implement changes and new features to manufacturing system.

Successfully migrated system off of a proprietary mini-computer to an IBM RS-6000.

Designed and implemented a transparent EDI interface to dumb terminal-based manufacturing system.

National Chemicals, Elmhurst, IL 1985 to 1981

Application Developer

Responsible for enhancements and maintenance of all software on proprietary minicomputer.

Responsible for all aspects of hardware and software operations.

Implemented major enhancements and new functionality to service route system.

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