Linux Cloud Engineer / 14 Years Real World Experience
Daily engineering and administration of OpenBSD, FreeBSD, Linux and Windows based operating environments.
Experience identifying a large number of network and host based security problems. Stabilized the bandwidth billing system for accuracy and provided assistance to the web development team.
Designed and built a custom Enterprises Data Ware House utilizing RedHat Enterprise Linux, IBM Information Server, and the Sun N1 toolkit.
Back ported the RedHat clustering tools and GFS modules for RedHat Enterprise Linux 4.
Customized the operating environment for running the IBM Information Server 8 family of applications, consisting of IBM DB2 V 9.3, IBM WebSphere 6.0, IBM DataStage and IBM QualityStage.
Was the single onsite operations point for the HP-UX, Solaris, FreeBSD, MacOS X, and Linux machines.
Wrote custom tools for monitoring and metrics. Fluent in the change management process as it relates to Sarbanes Oxley, internal, and external audits.
Extensive documentation of custom applications, primarily our custom data warehouse solution.
Designed and implemented the company's external web presence using Solaris 10. Utilized zones, the ZFS file system, and hardware RAID on the T2000 platform.
Wrote my own tools in Perl, C, and the Bourne shell. Debugged many complex operational problems.
Started running Linux around 1993, kernel was 0.99 Moved onto SunOS and Open/FreeBSD. Since have worked with HP-UX and SCO extensively.
Currently work with RHEL, AMI Linux, CentOS, OpenBSD, EC2, Parallels, and Rackspace.