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Systems Support

United States
October 04, 2016

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Contact: Tom Nielsen • * Campton Place • Laguna Niguel CA 92677

E-Mail: • Cell 760-***-****

Thomas Nielsen

Professional Experience

Wells Fargo Dealer Services Irvine, California

AIX Systems Administrator & Application Support August 2015 to Present

•Provide AIX versions 6 and 7 systems administration, systems engineering and application integration for 200+ IBM/AIX servers in test, development and production environments for Wells Fargo Dealer Services.

•Provide systems support in all areas including server migrations, OS upgrades to version 7 and hardware support. Security and vulnerability remediation support using Hewlett Packard Server Automation HPSA scanning software.

•Provide application support for critical 24 x 7 Credit Revue Services application which provides online credit financing for Wells Fargo Home Loan mortgages and Auto Loans.

Computer Sciences Corporation Laguna Niguel, California

AIX Systems Administrator September 2004 to August 10 2015

•Provided AIX systems administration, systems engineering and application integration for IBM/AIX servers in test, development and production environments.

•Build, configure and administer p570, p670 & p770 LPARS in support of application development with the following applications: Oracle, DB2, Tivoli TSM, SAP, Websphere, Netbackup and Veritas all on IBM/AIX platforms.

•Hands on experience with IBM shark, EMC, Hitachi SAN storage system and GPFS Cluster system.

•Provided systems support in all areas including server migrations, OS upgrades and hardware support.

•Complete infrastructure builds of test, development, production, and disaster recovery environments at our Western Data Center and Chicago Data Centers.

•Last 5 years supporting The Boeing Company as part of the Unix Enhanced Services Team supporting production, test and development systems maintaining a 99.9% SLA.

Computer Sciences Corporation Reston, Virginia

AIX Systems Administrator March 2002 to September 2004

•Provided AIX systems administration, systems engineering, and application integration on 400+ servers in multi-platform test, development and production environments.

•Built, configured, and administered Sun 280R and V120, Dell 2650 III, IBM P610 and P690 Regatta systems. Support multiple applications on multiple platforms including; Oracle, DB2,Informatica, Websphere, Tivoli and Veritas running on Sun Solaris 8.0, Windows 2000 Advanced Server and IBM/AIX 5L.

•Supported Storage Area Network on Hitachi 9900 series and Backup support on Quantum ATL Tape Library.

•Moved over to Infrastructure Engineering Group managing operating systems and hardware on P690 Regatta systems. Team Lead on 84 server test environment build, which included; networking, operating system installs,, hardware & network testing, and application integration on p690 Regatta systems.

D3 Technologies, Inc. San Diego, California May 1992 to January 2002

AIX / Unix Systems Administrator

•Provided systems administration and application integration on 40+ Risc/6000 workstations and servers. Responsible for all electronic and tape data transmittal.

•Electronic connections include Internet, DSL, T1, IBM 3275, ISDN and modem formats.

•Responsible for data transfer procedures between different CAD systems and platforms. Responsible for data archival and restoration procedures.

• Responsible for all aspects of software testing, evaluations, and installations including reporting and tracking software bugs.

•Four + years’ experience with Unigraphics, CATIA and CADAM systems administration, including IBM/AIX, VM, HP-UX and Sun Solaris. One year experience with Red Hat Linux, Samba Server, Apache Web Server and Windows 2000.


University of California San Diego 2001

San Diego, California

Unix Systems Administration Certificate 1997

Coleman College 1992

San Diego, California

Associates Degree in Computer Information Science

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