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DevOps Engineer / Linux Systems Engineer

Bayamon, Puerto Rico
USD $70,000/year
March 11, 2020

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Andre J. Avelino Paniagua

**** ****. #* ****. ********, Apto. 1521

Bayamón, PR 00959-7304



An opportunity to provide my services to a dynamic company while maximizing potential gained from education and experience in the field of information and networking technologies.


Platforms: Linux (Red Hat, Ubuntu, Debian), Unix (Solaris, AIX, HP-UX), Mac OSX

Languages: Python, Javascript, Bash

Hypervisors/Cloud: AWS, KVM, Xen, ESXi, Hyper-V

Databases: MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB

Tools/Services: Ansible, Git, Mercurial, Apache, Nginx, Zephyr


Image Metrics, San Juan, PR 07/2019-Present

DevOps Engineer

-Assist in maintaining and developing in-house CI/Build tool.

-Develop and maintain AWS Lambda scripts to facilitate operations, such as database backup scripts.

-Develop and maintain Mocha unit tests for in-house software/tools.

-Develop and maintain software licensing tools in NodeJS.

-Develop and maintain GIMP extensions for in-house projects in Python.

-Leverage tools such as BitBucket, AWS, Zephyr, among others for DevOps tooling.

DXC, Isabela, PR 11/2016 - 07/2019

UNIX Systems Administrator

-Manage user and system accounts.

-Monitor disk usage and managed space allocation utilizing LVM.

-Design Ansible playbooks and scripts for automation and configuration management.

-Perform server builds of physical and virtual servers, leveraging Kickstart and Ansible playbooks.

-Created simple Azure AD user accounts with basic functions.

-Used SCM system (GitLab) to manage and maintain code for scripts and Ansible playbooks.

-Create, modify and utilize Python and Bash scripts to automate repetitive tasks.

-Monitor server statuses utilizing CA Spectrum tool.

-Monitor and troubleshoot backup of UNIX systems utilizing Veritas NetBackup and Avamar tools.

-Perform Change Controls when performing application installations and upgrades.

-Perform Root Cause Analyses of multiple incidents.

-Work alongside team members coordinating and implementing patches.

-Monitor and troubleshoot all types of Unix OS issues, including NFS, Samba, clustering, networking issues.

-Monitor and troubleshoot hardware issues relating to hard drives, memory, and system boards.

Molina Healthcare, San Juan, PR 02/2015 – 10/2016

Desktop Support II

-Provided general support to end users, including hardware, software, phone, and printing issues.

-Installed, configured, and supported desktops, laptops, virtual workstations, mobile phones, and miscellaneous devices.

-Installed, configured, and supported printers, scanners, faxes, and miscellaneous peripherals.

-Tracked, maintained, and managed IT assets.

-Created, modified, and maintained training guides and knowledge base solutions.

-Evaluated, designed, and implemented new systems, hardware, software, and Python and Powershell scripts that increase productivity and business operations

-Created and submitted Check Requests for IT-related billing.

Blu Caribe, Dorado, PR 04/2013 – 01/2015

MIS Support Specialist

-Provide general IT support and maintain network, security, backup, and storage infrastructure running efficiently within an enterprise environment.

-Provide direct support to individual users, remotely or locally for various, general computer problems, including issues regarding hardware, software, telephone, networking, printing, e-mail, system performance, etc.

-Create and implement Python and Powershell scripts to improve, optimize, and automate system administration tasks.

-Maintain, troubleshoot, and optimize small Windows domains implementing Active Directory, IIS Web Server, MS Exchange, DNS, DHCP, File server, Print server, and SQL server.

-Configure and maintain backups of physical and virtual servers.

-Maintain and troubleshoot VPN service using FortiGate products.

-Maintain and troubleshoot VOIP telephone administration system.

-Maintain and troubleshoot enterprise Blackberry and Android phones for employees.

-Provide support for specialized, FDA-regulated and compliant laboratory computer systems according to specific guidelines.

-Deployed and maintained private Linux-based VPS for cloud-storage service.

Claro, Guaynabo, PR 08/2012 – 12/2012

Jr. System Administrator (Intern)

-Collaborated alongside senior system administrators and developers in various Linux/Unix-based software deployments and migrations.

-Deployed various RHEL and CentOS development, test, and QA servers.

-Contributed technical consultation for Sr. systems administrators on day-to-day tasks, such as scripting, deployment methods, and tools.

-Served as integral member of team of system administrators, senior developers, and consultants in the planning and implementation of a more streamlined server environment dedicated to achieving a more efficient development cycle to fit budget needs.


B.S., Computer/Networking Systems Installation and Repair (2012)

Interamerican University of Puerto Rico, Bayamón, PR


Red Hat Certified System Administrator, October 2013

CompTIA A+, June 2004.


-English (Fluent: Reading, writing, and speaking)

-Spanish (Fluent: Reading, writing, and speaking)


-Upon Request

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