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Engineer System Administrator

Burbank, CA
December 19, 2019

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To obtain a position as a Systems Engineer offering a high degree of challenge, responsibility, and an opportunity for continued career growth.


Extensive knowledge of computer related hardware, software, networks, servers, protocols, and peripherals.

A history of delivering systems that meets with precise project specifications, in an efficient and quality manner.

Results-oriented, with an ability to see any assignment to successful completion.

Thrives in a busy, fast-paced working environment.

Works cohesively with all levels of management, peer colleagues, and customers.

Excellent organizational, analytical, and interpersonal skills.

Bilingual speaks Spanish fluently as a second language.


Nagios SNMP RedHat SUSE Ubuntu Cacti Nedi RRD SSH VMware Bash Scripting Microsoft Office Mac OS X


February – Present – UCSB– System Administrator

Linux Administrator- Goleta, CA.


Server builds using AWS compliant Eucalyptus Environment

All servers running Ubuntu and Centos

Docker Swarm for Jupyterhub 11 node cluster for classroom environment.

Created Ansible playbooks for Jupyterhub environment.

Updated Nagios Monitoring server with new hosts and services.

Logging docker containers directly to Splunk

Writing scripts to automate tasks(Bash)

Using Git for version control

Setup Jupyterhub Kubernetes environment on GCP.

July 2017 – February 2018 (Contract) – Symantec Corp.– Infrastructure Engineer

Linux Administrator- Mountain View.


Providing Server builds and support for Oracle Exadata and ODA Infrastructure.

All servers running Oracle Enterprise Linux

Resolving Security vulnerabilities after Qualys security scans

Patching Security Vulnerabilities.

Supporting Symantec PKI environment.

Updating All environments every quarter with Vendor and OS patches.

Writing scripts to automate tasks(Bash)

Using Git for version control.

Received work through JIRA tickets

August 2015 – July 2017 – Cottage Hospital – Certified Cache ODBA

Linux System Administrator - Santa Barbara, CA


Maintain 20 Epic Environments running on 3 VMware virtual machines.

Configured Kerberos Authentication with both Centrify and SSSD.

Scripted auto user creation for cache accounts.

Deployed production Environments for OCT 2016 Go Live

Tested PC’s for Technical Dress Rehearsal.

July 2014 – August 2015 (Contract) – AT&T – Linux Systems Administrator

Linux System Administrator - San Francisco, CA


Maintained Server environments used for Proof of concept Big Data environment.

Deployed KVM virtualized Front end applications developed by AT&T labs group. It

Is a R coding environment

Utilized Git for version control.

December 2013 – July 2014 (Contract) – Symantec Corp.–Linux Systems Administrator

Linux Administrator- Mountain View, CA


Providing Server builds and support for Oracle Exadata and ODA Infrastructure.

All servers running Oracle Linux

Troubleshooting Linux Operating and Oracle system issues.

Documented procedures.

August 2012 – December 2013 – Deckers Outdoor –System Administrator

Linux Administrator - Goleta, CA


Providing Server builds and support for Oracle Retail Infrastructure.

All servers running Oracle Linux

Troubleshooting Linux Operating system and Oracle software issues.

Deployed Puppet for configuration file management

Created VMWare templates for various retail server build.

Created archiving solution on AWS EC2 instance using S3 storage for Oracle

Offsite backups.

Created security group to restrict access.

Utilized Git for version control of puppet manifests.

Working with stakeholders to meet requirements.

June 2011 – August 2012 - Citrix Online – DevOps

Deployment of Citrix Online Flagship products. – Santa Barbara, CA


Deployment engineer deploying new releases for SaaS products on 3-month release cycles across all Citrix offices worldwide. All deployments are on Red Hat Linux. Develop deployment steps for each deployment and creating scripts to audit installations.

Maintained Internal Cloud server farm for comm servers used in all go to applications.

Application Owner for Usage based metering service using SAP-Convergent Charging. Performed the initial stage/live installation. Both Live and stage were installed on 3 RHEL nodes. Integrated Citrix audio products to function with the new metering system. Documented installation of SAP-CC in the stage/live environment.

Worked with stake holder

March 2008 – June 2011 Nokia – DevOps Linux Engineer

Deployment of Nokia Messaging Application – Alpharetta, GA


Program manager/ deployer for the Nokia’s Social networking application that powers clients running on Symbian devices. The application is J2ee with Oracle backend using jgroups for cluster communication. I upgrade and manage 60 servers split between India and Suwanee Georgia. Provided Tier 3 support for all applications.

Implementation of Nokia Messaging Mobile syncing application for Nokia Phones. Deployed / Managed 200 HP blade servers in Vienna Austria and 200 servers in Slough England. All servers running Red hat 5.4. Setup iSCSI external storage using Equalogic systems. Perform remote upgrades, new installations and changes to systems. Troubleshooting Application issues with Development. Documenting processes for Production Operations.

Tracked bugs using Bugzilla.

2006 - 2008 - Assurant. – Monitoring Engineer

Implementation of Network Monitoring System.

Nagios Network Monitoring - Atlanta, Georgia

Groundwork monitored over 1500 Servers and Performed 3500 service checks. Migrated Groundwork/Nagios Network Monitoring System to version 5.1 running on Suse Enterprise 9. Scripted custom plug-in for server monitoring. Setup Round Robin Databases for collecting and graphing performance data. Coordinated with all departments to setup monitoring guidelines for all platforms including Linux, AIX, Solaris, Windows, and Netware. Checks were performed with network protocols SNMP polling as well as SNMP trap monitoring. Some checks performed through SSH with key authentication. Primary Linux Admin for the Monitoring Environment.

2004 – 2005 - Daevant Inc. (Contract) Atlanta, Georgia – Systems Engineer / Network Admin

Daevant is a growing Atlanta-based hardware/software business.


Designed and managed firewall, web server, and two Linux servers running proprietary software. Administered all Linux servers in Environment. Created shell scripts for automated backups. Built and tested homegrown servers on both AMD and Pentium processors. Maintained Company Website and DNS Records.

Network Monitoring

Used Nagios installed on Linux Fedora to monitor CPU utilization, network services, free disk space and configured email notifications when alerts are triggered.


Customized firewall configuration for allowing demos to be accessed. Daily monitoring of firewall logs.

Training and Support

Provided direct support for clients of Daevant’s secure mail application, including troubleshooting network and Linux issues. Remotely rebooting, restarting services via SSH logins. Traveled to Client site to train sales staff.

2001 – 2004 Homefield Financial, Inc. Irvine, California – Network Engineer


Installed and configured all new servers installing and troubleshooting software and hardware for 450 end users across two offices. Configured and maintained network backups for all servers including mail and SQL with Backup Exec using Grandfather, Father, Son rotation. Documented all servers. Configured Microsoft System Update Services to install security patches on users systems. Wired patch panels for entire network with cat 5e cable including cable management. User administration on a Windows 2000 active directory network with Windows 2003 member servers. Scripted automation of new configuration files to locations on user’s computers. Provided user documentation. Administered 2-3 Linux servers. Worked with Software and Hardware vendors to fix issues and implement new solutions. Researched new technologies that would aid business process.

Network Monitoring

Setup Nagios for monitoring and notifying disk, CPU and network services for 10 servers on a Server running Red hat 8. Installed and configured What’s Up Gold to centrally monitor server and printer status, notifying local technicians of issues.


Managed rules on two Sonicwall firewalls linked together via VPN. Configured Microsoft System Update Services to install security patches on users systems.

Maintained Symantec Antivirus and anti-spam across the enterprise monitored updates to virus definition files.

2000 – 2001 Fundtech Corporation (Contract) Norcross, Georgia – NT Systems Administrator


Custom-built, installed and configured 70 servers for an Application Service Provider including documentation as well as patch and cable management. Designed and implemented a Backup Strategy for the ASP environment, and choosing Legato Networker with Blat for email notifications for the backup software. Organized third party offsite storage of tapes. Provided documentation for setting up backups and restoring using the user backup/recover tools that were included with Legato Networker. Responsible for the Maintenance of the Exchange 5.5 server including antivirus using MacAfee antivirus for Exchange. Wrote WSH scripts to automate ftp tasks and copying files to network shares. Some exposure to Sun Solaris.


MOUNT SAN ANTONIO COLLEGE 1986 – 1989 Walnut, California

Commercial Pilot


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