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Location:
Santa Cruz, California, United States
Posted:
October 20, 2016

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Eugenio J. Rivera

acw5yu@r.postjobfree.com

Career Objective:

Seeking mid-career opportunities in Infrastructure, IT Operations, or Technical Support teams. Interested in contributing to my employer’s success through utilization of my system administration, software, and user interaction skills. Education:

B.A. May 1993 Cornell University Astronomy &Mathematics dual major Ph.D. May 2002 State University of New York at Stony Brook Earth & Space Sciences Dept.-Astronomy Program

Certifications:

CompTIA A+

Languages:

Fluent in Spanish

Employment History:

June 2008 - July 2014 Staff Researcher at UCSC, Santa Cruz, CA Primary Responsibilities:

conduct research related to the discovery and characterization of extrasolar planets assist in commissioning work for the Automated Planet Finder Telescope (APF) Additional Accomplishments:

maintained computer hardware and software

installed various software packages to fulfill user needs configured software and systems for security (including configuring firewalls) performed regular patching using yum and rpm

upgraded operating systems on servers/workstations as needed performed periodic backups (and recovery as needed) performed hardware repair and maintenance as needed provided scripting support as needed by users/colleagues for efficiency trained users on using various command-line utilities maintained Windows XP, 7, and 10 PCs,

as well as two Mac laptops

configured PCs to dual boot into linux and Windows

learned and implemented various techniques to deal with various software problems as they arose

extensively used unix utilities (e.g.: awk, sed, and grep) to address many data handling issues

worked with N-body fitting routine in FORTRAN to perform modeling of radial velocity data extensively used LATEX for typesetting various publications assisted in the development of the systemic Console in Java used bash, C, and python to assist in development of software used for the APF telescope operations

Sept. 2004 - May 2008 Postdoctoral Researcher at UCSC, Santa Cruz, CA Primary Responsibilities:

conduct research related to the discovery and characterization of extrasolar planets Additional Accomplishments:

maintained computer hardware and software

installed various software packages according to user needs configured software and systems for security (including configuring firewalls) performed regular patching using yum and rpm

upgraded operating systems on workstations/servers as needed performed periodic backups (and recovery as needed) performed hardware repair and maintenance as needed provided scripting support as needed by users/colleagues for efficiency trained users on using various command-line utilities maintained Windows XP PCs, and a Mac laptop

configured PCs to dual boot into linux and Windows

learned and implemented various techniques to deal with various software problems as they arose

extensively used unix utilities (e.g.: awk, sed, and grep) to address many data handling issues

worked with and continued development of N-body fitting routine in FORTRAN to perform modeling of radial velocity data

extensively used LATEX for typesetting various publications assisted in the development of the systemic Console in Java March 2002 - Aug. 2004 Postdoctoral Fellow at CIW/DTM, Washington, DC Primary Responsibilities:

conduct research related to the discovery and characterization of extrasolar planets conduct research related to early Solar System history Additional Accomplishments:

maintained computer hardware and software on up to 10 machines for a few users installed software according to user needs

configured software and systems for security (including configuring firewalls) performed regular patching using rpm and yum

upgraded operating systems on workstations/servers as needed performed periodic backups (and recovery as needed) performed hardware repair and maintenance as needed built and maintained computer cluster for distributed computing used NFS on the cluster

provided scripting support as needed by users for efficiency trained users on performing various system administration duties and on using various command-line utilities

maintained Windows XP PC

learned and implemented various techniques to deal with various software problems as they arose

extensively used unix utilities (e.g.: awk, sed, and grep) to address many data handling issues

worked with and continued development of N-body fitting routine in FORTRAN to perform modeling of radial velocity data

extensively used LATEX for typesetting various publications June 1996 - Feb. 2002 Research Assistant at SUNY, Stony Brook/NASA Ames Primary Responsibilities:

conduct research for PhD Dissertation

conduct research related to the discovery and characterization of extrasolar planets Additional Accomplishments:

lead computer system and security administrator for our research group self-taught to perform as many of the duties of a system and security administrator as required while at NASA Ames

maintained computer hardware and software on up to 20 machines for 6 users installed software according to user needs

configured software and systems for security

performed regular patching using rpm

upgraded operating systems on workstations/servers as needed performed periodic backups (and recovery as needed) performed hardware repair and maintenance as needed built and maintained computer cluster for distributed computing used NFS on the cluster

provided scripting support as needed by users for efficiency trained users on performing various system administration duties and on using various command-line utilities

extensively used unix utilities (e.g.: awk, sed, and grep) to address many data handling issues

developed N-body fitting routine in FORTRAN to perform modeling of radial velocity data

extensively used LATEX for typesetting various publications



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