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Linux Administrators set up and manage service teams that are responsible for ensuring client satisfaction and adequate troubleshooting of common IT-related problems. Example resumes for this position highlight skills like troubleshooting Apache issues like performance testing and tuning, failure to restart, and queuing of requests; and performing multi-platform volume management using SVM, LVM, ZFS, NAS, and the VERITAS volume manager. In addition to two years of experience in Linux system administration, employers also seek candidates who show a knowledge of Linux Desktop applications, Apache, and Samba on their resumes.

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1

AIX / Windows / Linux Administrator, SAN & Level

Managed Windows / Unix-based development, test, and production servers for Tucson Storage Technologies Group. Provided Level 1 support and coordinated server releases / fixes for ID Workbench authoring tool for Tucson ID Team of users. Provide system administrative support for Exceed on Demand, Lotus Notes, Build390 test, and production CFWEST Intel Windows / Linux servers.

  • Reduced OS install, configuration, security settings, and compliance application installs 15% by rewriting / simplifying the existing server build process.
  • Consolidated SAN McData director and two Brocade FC switches into one functional fabric that is managed by Brocade Data Center Fabric Manager (DCFM) Enterprise.
  • Built BladeCenters to support from 7 to 14 Windows 2003/Linux blade servers each which reduced capital investment in power, space, and stand alone servers.
  • Provided ID WorkBench client installs, configuration, and problem resolution for 75 ID users and saved the company remote support costs of $2K per seat.
Candidate Info
51
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Computer Science
2

IT Installer / Linux Administrator

Installed, configured and maintained RHEL 4 -5 workstations and servers for the ADAPT system in various locations in the US

  • Setup, configured, and debugged network configurations for RedHat servers and workstations
  • Diagnosed and resolved hardware problems with Dell servers, workstations, and other hardware equipment
  • Setup and maintained test lab for software releases and troubleshooting purposes
  • Provided 24/7 technical support and resolution to operators' requests concerning system hardware, software, and network issues
  • Documented procedures and helped develop guides to aid in the troubleshooting of software and hardware systems and configurations
  • Researched many different software and hardware tools to support the ADAPT platform
  • Monitored and maintained system performance goals
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
3

Php/c/linux Administrator

Development of advertisement serving software plug-ins for OpenX on both Windows and Linux.

  • Setup & maintenance of Apache servers (on CentOS), MySQL databases, and programming general task- completing scripts.
  • Developing a backup/recovery plan for all servers in preparation for hardware failure and penetration from outside sources.
  • Created a secure 'sandbox' for testing applications on local staging server. Found and reported major security
  • Redesigned and improved usability of back and frontend systems. Integrated with major APIs, saving hours of manual labor per day and thousands of dollars in labor time.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Computer Information Systems & Finance
4

Linux Administrator

Installed and configured JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (EAP) for United Bank, and United Healthcare facilities.

  • Provided Web Server Support [Apache/Tomcat, IIS, JBOSS, and Websphere].
  • Provided day to day support of the Test Environments and the users of their environments
  • Identified, documented, and communicated potential system problems.
  • Managed Red Hat Linux and VMware ESX servers
  • Played a key role in planning disaster recovery using configuration management and the Red Hat Cluster Suite.
  • Modernized security policy for Red Hat servers
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Music Education
BA
Music Performance
5

Linux Administrator and Technical Writer

Administrator for InsightETE's client data collectors which run on RHEL 6

  • Wrote technical documentation for entire product line
  • Consistently praised for efficient time management and work ethic
  • Designed new logo for the association
  • Completely redesigned website with a focus on ease of use and aesthetics
  • Trained staff on maintenance of website
  • Consistently under budget and on time with deliverables
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
6

Jr. Red Hat Linux Administrator

Performed day to day administrative tasks such as creating user and group accounts, directory services, file systems shares, and permissions.

  • Installed and configured various services like DNS, DHCP, NFS, Apache Web Server, Samba and SSH.
  • Managed and installed patches and software packages using YUM and RPM and creating YUM repository files for offline servers.
  • Worked with system, network, security and storage teams to prepare and configure new servers for the environment.
  • Managed and resolved incident tickets opened by clients as well as those logged by event monitoring system.
  • Writing scripts for cronjob entries, which included maintaining various log files.
  • Provided assistance and documentation which allowed the 24/7 operations department to troubleshoot and correct problems without needing to page other employees.
Candidate Info
9
months in
workforce
9
months
at this job
AS
Applied Sciences
AS
Science
7

Linux Administrator

Performed custom kickstart installations to prepare servers for migration to new datacenter in corporate office.

  • Configured ldap, ntp, and iptables on production servers as well as bonded network interface cards for active failover.
  • Configured restricted shell (rbash) to limit developers from altering essential system files.
  • Created ldap accounts for users to allow access to allow centralized logins to servers under there profile.
  • Configured system group users to allow access to software channels for software installations via Red Hat Satellite Server.
  • Provided 3rd tier internal support for end-users on a Linux platform.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BS
Computer Information Systems
MS
Information Technology
8

Unix/linux Administrator

Worked on migration of Sun Solaris Unix servers to Linux (Novell/SuSe 9.0) on Dell Blade Servers and Windows 2003.

  • Provided day to day support to IT applications and users group.
  • Responsible for supporting Legato NetWorker Backup 7.2 running on Windows 2003 and Veritas Backup Exec 9.1 on Novell servers.
  • Administered Websense Enterprise WEB content filtering system: set up filtering system to block access to specific internet sites.
  • Managed internal and DMZ SMTP mail relay servers, Internal and External FTP servers. Migrated SMTP mail relay servers from Sun Solaris to Linux server using Postfix.
  • Provided support for Intranet site running Oracle 9i, Apache and Tomcat.
Candidate Info
39
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
Accounting And Rpg Language
9

Senior Architect, Web Developer and Designer, Linux Administrator

Working as a volunteer, to give back to a group which has helped hundreds find work.

  • Worked with the group's president to create a harmonious and powerful web site.
  • Developed and implemented back-end database structure (PHP, My SQL under Linux).
  • Performed admin duties for Linux server (Ubuntu).
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
C
Digital Electronics
BA
Mathematics
10

Senior Linux Administrator/hpc Administrator

Joined AirDat as Senior Linux Administrator. Later promoted to HPC Administrator to develop and maintain company's HPC capability.

  • Designed, provisioned, and managed [company name]’s High Performance Compute Clusters. With an aggregate total of 900 nodes and 13,500 cores, the HPC Clusters consisted of both Intel-based blade server and IBM Power6-P575 nodes. The Clusters run the mission critical weather applications that are used in products.
  • Configured and managed cluster file systems consisting of 750TB Lustre and 80TB GPFS file systems. Managed DDN S2A9900 and IBM DS5100 storage arrays used as targets for file systems
  • Maintained ancillary systems and services used by HPC Clusters, including Infiniband fabric switch gear and software services for cluster management and job scheduling, using xCAT on CentOS, IBM CSM on AIX and Puppet for HPC systems management
  • Developed architecture for post processing and product delivery framework, designing systems based on Postgres SQL and Tomcat REST API for product storage and publishing
  • Utilized Condor to develop parallel applications for post processing weather model output, developing numerous post processing jobs for direct computer consumption
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
Computer Science

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