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Engineer System Administrator

Saint Paul, MN
December 29, 2020

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Hard working, dependable Linux System Administrator seeking position within a growing or strong organization today.


Scripting languages: Bash, KSH, Python

Configuration management tools: Ansible, Puppet

Revision control tools: Git, SVN

Hardware Setup and troubleshooting

Excellent knowledge of LVM and file systems (ext3, ext4, NFS, etc.)

Experience with Linux/Unix based Disaster Recovery Solutions.

Strong knowledge of RHEL/CentOS 5/6/7 in an enterprise environment.

Strong knowledge of AIX 6/7 in an enterprise environment.

Experience with Virtualization ideally VMWare

The vi editor

Backup and restore

Hardware setup and troubleshooting


Hardware: IBM P Series, Intel X86 Architecture

Operating Systems: AIX 5.3, 6.1 & 7.1, Redhat Linux 5. 6, 7 and 8

Languages: KSH, BASH, Borne Shell Scripts, Phython

Packages: Apache, Apache Tomcat, VI


·National American University - Bachelors of Management

oCourse of study: General elective courses, Graduated November 2007

·Born, Wayzata, Minnesota - Certificate - Course of study: Informix 4gl

·Connect, Eden Prairie, Minnesota - Certificate - Course of study: PowerBuilder, Microsoft SQL Server DBA

·Hennepin Technical College, Eden Prairie, Minnesota - Certificate - Course of study: PowerBuilder, Intro to SQL, GUI Design

·Metro Tech., White Bear Lake, Minnesota - Certificate - Course of study: C Programming Language

·Lakewood Community College, White Bear Lake, Minnesota - Certificate - Courses of study: Management Information Systems and Business Data Communication

·Minnesota School of Business, Minneapolis, Minnesota - Diploma - Courses of study; Computer Programming, Accounting and Business Math


Senior Linux Systems Administrator 5/2020 to 10/2020

eTeams Inc Depolyed at HPE, Bloomington, MN

QA testing of Shasta operating system deployment process

Document Using Ansible automation

Document issues and submit Jira tickets for a resolution

Deploy Suse Linux

Apply patches and upgrades

Senior Linux System Administrator 8/2019 to 2/2020

OATI, NE Minneapolis, MN

·Build Redhat 7 & 8 environments using a combination of VMware templates and Ansible playbooks

·Create backup scripts in bash for MongoDB

·Use Ansible to deploy database application and web site application

·Work with business units to determine how to best fill there need

·Define process flow diagrams with application specifications and how they will be

·Follow agile development process for deploying SAAS products

Senior Linux/AIX System Engineer 9/2017 to 7/2019

Christopher and Banks, Plymouth, MN

·Migrate AIX 6.1 applications to RedHat Linux 7.4 on VMware

·Write script manage drive space, automate startup and shutdown

·Re-write application shell scripts to exit properly, reporting error messages and finish processing

·Work with teams to identify resolutions for SOX compliancy

·Configured system monitoring with Nagios

·AWS Cloud testing

Senior AIX System Engineer 5/2017 to 9/2017

Veritas Inc, Roseville, MN

·Manage deployment process, build new releases for AIX 6.1, 7.1 & 7.2

·Perform system optimization Netback storage solution to improve operational efficiency

·Implement performance management statistics and process to manage them

Linux/Unix System Administrator 11/2016 to 4/2017

Teksystems deployed at Prime Therapeutics, Eagan, MN

·Patch Linux systems to latest security release of 6.0

·Write bash script to create menu driven user account process

·Automate user account termination process

·Linux Server provisioning with Vmware

Linux System Administrator 12/2014 to 11/2016

Capella University, Minneapolis MN

·Manage deployment of Tomcat application on to Linux systems

·Migrate Applications running on Linux systems to Oracle RAC

·Patch Linux systems to latest release

·Used GO to deploy application to Tomcat for the College‚Äôs web presentation

AIX System Engineer 10/2011 to 11/2014

Boston Scientific, Arden Hills, MN

·Manage deployment process, build new releases for AIX 6.1 and 7.1, Redhat 5 & 6.5

·Perform system optimization on the Oracle databases to improve operational efficiency

·Setup presentations on automating deployments, best practices for databases on AIX, system reviews for vendor

·Implement performance management statistics and process to manage them

·Mentor team members on performance analysis and resolutions

AIX System Engineer 1/2010 to 10/2011

St Catherine University, St Paul, MN

·Managed AIX 5.3, 6.1 Linux, Redhat EL4.

·Reviewed release levels of all the operating systems on the hardware environments. Developed and implemented a process to apply patches to all systems to bring them to current release levels.

·Configured Nagios to monitor systems

·Build new environment in Linux for BANNER Student Information System

·Image backup was not running for many systems, setup NIM system to handle the mksysb process

·Optimized system storage by utilizing SAN system versus local storage solutions

·Configured system monitoring with Nagios

UNIX System Administrator 5/2009 to 1/2010

Carlson Corporation, Plymouth, MN

·Managed Solaris 5.10, 5.9 and 5.8, Linux Redhat EL4, 5, HP UX 11.00 and AIX 5.2, 5.3 systems

·Assisted in the migration of the management and operation of the Unix operating systems from an outsourced solution

·Work with customer request dealing with error resolution, space request and application installations

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