Github, Linked In

Qualities and Skills

  • Motivated, resourceful problem-solver
  • Adaptable and quick to learn new technology
  • Prioritize and reorganize tasks based on changing demands
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Positive, optimistic attitude
  • Create and work well within a cohesive team
  • Realistic, adaptable planning

Experience

Current Employed

May 2015 - Current

Responsibilities
  • Create and maintain technical documentation
Systems Administrator – SIATech Inc.

January 2012 – September 2014

Key Projects and Tasks
  • Member of 2-person (previously 3-person) team responsible for all infrastructure systems. Mainly responsible for server systems, including Windows, Linux, VMware vSphere, and storage. Also escalation and overflow for helpdesk staff.
  • Developed script monitoring main production website to provide alerts qnd automate restarting web services, reducing downtime from potential hours to under five minutes.
  • Developed scripts performing software update and deployment for ~2000 client computers across 20 sites.
  • Developed reporting scripts for monitoring and alerting on user access to sensitive information.
  • Team member primarily responsible for Windows and Linux systems Design, plan, and implement full site server migrations for more than 8 school sites with zero downtime (off-hours work). Project included full hardware migration, domain controller upgrades, DHCP migration, and VMware ESXi installation and configuration and client replacement/imaging.
Responsibilities
  • Mentor helpdesk staff, providing assistance and guidance
  • Create and maintain documentation for use by any member of infrastructure team
  • Devise and document disaster recovery plans
Network Administrator – Balfour Beatty Corporate Services, LLC

September 2003 – January 2012

Key Projects and Tasks
  • Member of 2-person team responsible for all server and network systems from end-to-end. Includes planning, proposal, procurement, implementation, and maintenance of said systems. Also point of escalation for help desk.
  • Developed scripts for user management: domain password aging alert, password reset alert, etc.
  • Managed Voice and Data connections for all sites
Responsibilities
  • Consult with senior-level executives on business needs and solutions
  • Responsible for majority of wide-reaching technical communication with end users

Notable Technical Expertise

Development

Python, Ruby on Rails, JavaScript, HMTL/CSS

Platforms

Linux, AWS, Docker, Windows Server Heroku

Databases

MySQL/MariaDB, RDS, MS SQL, SQLite, MongoDB

Web Servers

Nginx, Apache, IIS

Hypervisor/Virtualization

EC2, VMWare Vsphere, VMWare Horizon View, Virtualbox

Mail Server

Postfix, Dovecot, Exchange

Storage

S3, Dell Compellent, EMC ClARiiON Arrays

Backup/Disaster Recovery

Veeam Backup and Recovery, Symantec BackupExec

Monitoring

Cloudwatch, Monit, SolarWinds Orion

Security

OWASP ZAProxy, Microsoft Secuity Essentials, McAffee EPo and Virus Scan

Education

Udacity Introduction to HTML/CSS and JavaScript – Completed 2015
Ruby on Rails Tutorial by Michael Hartl – Completed 2014
Systems Computer Training – Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer 2003 – Completed 2007
Cisco CCNA coursework (no certificate) – Completed 2001