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DevOps Engineer

Houston, TX
April 21, 2020

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832-***-****•• HOUSTON, TX


Action-oriented and forward-thinking IT leader optimizing workforces, capturing cost savings, and driving efficiencies for diverse enterprises on a global scope. Bridge gaps between technical and non-technical departments with keen understanding of both the business processes and underlying technology for improved solutions, methodology implementation, and organizational effectiveness. Position company for growth, stability and business continuity by implementing new and emerging technologies with next-generation tactics. Drive cross-functional, peak-performing teams to achieve business objectives with customized applications and process improvements. Consistently stay abreast of modern technological advancements to serve enterprise needs. Highlighted Skills:

Accomplish large-scale and full-phase projects in compliance to aggressive deadlines and to budget specifications.

Knowledgeable of leading-edge, new, and emerging technologies to enable cost savings, risk management, safety, automation, and superior standards of excellence for companies dominating the domestic and global market.

Exercise cross-functional leadership while assessing performance, uncovering opportunities for corrective actions, and rolling out process improvements promoting greater efficiency, risk mitigation, and asset protection. Areas of Expertise

System Administration Users and Groups Management Files and Directories Permissions Cost Savings Cross- Functional Leadership Corporate IT Strategy Risk Mitigation Business Continuity Disaster Recovery IT Optimization System Solution Infrastructure Architecture Staff Mentoring, Training and Development Budget Allocation Resource Management Networking System Hardening Operations Technology Quality Assurance QA Testing Deployment and Migrations Documentation Zero Downtime System Infrastructure Monitoring PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

DATA SERVICE GROUP, Bear, DE 2015– Present

DevOps Engineer (2016 – Present)

Present authoritative knowledge and skilled implementation of state-of-the-art technologies, strategies, and IT services for corporate clientele and their needs in technical support, network solutions, and data management. Provide effective, scalable and secure network solutions. Enable business continuity, seamless operations, and zero downtime.

Achieved a promotion of increased leadership responsibility due to a quantifiable record of success, value-added contributions, strong leadership initiative, and an exemplary work ethic.

Exercise collaborative teamwork with the Dev team to implement code modifications. Employ Git to clone, pull, revert, reset, rebase, merge, stash, fetch, add, commit, and push codes from local to central repositories.

Manage and secure clients’ database systems by administering maintenance, support, updates, and troubleshooting for businesses running UNIX, Linux, and Son Solaris environments.

Configure Jenkins nodes/slaves to master with SSH and launch agent to distribute the Jenkins master server’s workload. Also configure project-based matrix authorization strategy in Jenkins.

Enable Jenkins master to pull source from Github automatically. Use Maven and other automation tools to compile, test, review, and package source code with Jenkins’ pipeline as code.

Author Ansible playbooks. Automate and deploy applications to AWS EC2 and to deploy apps in docker-swarm and Kubernetes cluster with static and dynamic inventories. MERLUISE TIA P a g e 2

Compose Dockerfiles to build customized images. Write bash shell scripting for automation, deployments, server configuration, system tasks, iptables configuration, Kernel updates, package installation, system resource inventory, resulting increased productivity and efficiency.

Install and configure Apache web servers on Linux platforms. Perform troubleshooting and root cause analysis to eliminate log file errors. Assess web traffic and monitor logs with Splunk. Linux System Administrator (2015 – 2016)

Took charge of installing, configuring, optimizing, and maintaining the Linux servers and workstations. Made mission- critical administration initiatives including user management, group administration, space, performance, alert log, and backup monitoring as well as Firewall and SSH authentication access management. Also oversaw files and directories permission with ACL, SUID, SGID, and Sticky Bit.

Mitigated risks by partnering with the security team to resolve patching needs and eliminate system errors while installing, configuring, and hardening Linux servers.

Executed system updates, installs, network server configuration, system patching while also resolving issues expediently with booting, disk and swamp space, file system, and log files.

Built, installed, bridged, configured, and tested virtual services including RHEL 6, 7, and 8 Centos 6.4 and 7 and 8, as well as Ubuntu servers in VMware Workstation and VMware ESXI in both standard and advanced method kickstart.

FRANCE COMPUTER, Cameroon, Africa 2012 - 2015

Desktop Support Technician

Administer Tier 2 Level support with world-class customer service. Administered 24/7 end-user support in a fast-paced environment with knowledge of disaster recovery, network services, and MS Windows Servers including Active Directory and Group Policy/OU.


Associate of Science, Civil Engineering UNIVERSITY OF DSCHANG IN CAMEROON, 2014 Windows Server 2012 Installation, Configuration, and Administration Training HCC, 2017 PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

DevOps Certification and AWA Architect Certification EDUREKA, 2019 Red Hat Certified System Administrator and CompTIA A+ Certified, 2019 TECHNICAL SKILLS

Continuous Integration, Delivery, and Deployment Tools: Ansible; Jenkins; Maven Docker; Kubernetes; Splunk Source Code Management Tools: Bitbucket; Github; GIT Docker Components: Docker Engine; Hub; Machine; Compose; Swarm Docker Registry; Dockerfiles Web Servers: Apache; Nginx; Tomcat

Amazon Web Services with skilled use of VPC; EC2; EBS; EFS; S3 Bucket; IAM; ELB; Auto Scaling; Route 53; Glacier Network-Related Services: TCP/IP; FTP; SSH; SSL; DNS; HTTP; DHCP; VPN; Firewall Operating Systems: Unix/Linux; Centos; RHEL 6, 7, and 8 Ubuntu; Windows Server 2008, 2012, and 2016 Virtualization Platforms: Oracle Virtual Box, VMware Workstation 15; VMware ESXI 5.5, 6.5, and 6.7 Front-End Software Development: HTML; CSS

Desktop Applications: Python; Tkinter

Project Management Tools: Agile; Scrum Methodology; Jira Databases: Mysql; PostgreSQL

Languages: Fluent in English and French

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