linux devops engineer resume example with 6+ years of experience

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Qualified and motivated Linux System Administrator adept at installing and maintaining Linux servers, improving security, and providing technical assistance to colleagues and clients. Worked on various tasks including user support, application support, and system support. Performed patching through industry standard tools Redhat Satellite and Ansible, created playbooks to automate various tasks. Managed users, groups, file systems, storage, processes, and services. Developed custom cron jobs to schedule daily and weekly tasks. Experience in various cloud services for automation, deployment, and performing version control on sandbox and production servers using Git.

  • Operating Systems:RHEL, CentOS, Ubuntu, Windows
  • Dev-Ops: Ansible, Git & GitLab, AWS, Docker, Kubernetes
  • Virtualization Tools: VMWare, VMotion, vSphere, vCenter, Snapshot, DRS, fault tolerance, Clone, template
  • Automation Tools: Ansible, Bash Scripting, PXE Boot with Kickstart
  • Cloud Technology: AWS, EC2, EFS, S3, Cloud Watch, Cloud Front, VPC, Route53, EBS, IAM.
  • Patching Tools: Red Hat Satellite, Ansible,
  • Servers: DNS, DHCP, TFTP, FTP, HTTP, NFS, NTP, Cron, PXE, SSH, Apache, LDAP, Active Directory, MySQL, GitLab, Jira, Jenkins, Ansible Tower, Docker, EC2
  • Storage: Logical Volume Management (LVM), RAID Levels, S3
  • System Monitoring: Nagios, CLI, Splunk, Dynatrace, Cloud Watch, Cloud Trail
  • Ticketing Tool: Service now (SNOW), Jira
  • Package Management: YUM, RPMs, Local repository Server
  • Hardware Management: Rack & Stack, Server Build, ILO, IDRAC, RAID
  • Troubleshooting: tcpdump, wireshark, top, traceroute, iostat, vmstat, nslookup, dig
Education and Training
Arkansas State University , Expected in 12/2015 Master of Science : Engineering Management/ Industrial Management - GPA :
Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. - Linux DevOps Engineer
Helena, MT, 05/2020 - Current
  • Deployed and configured physical and Virtual (RHEL, Centos) servers and managed the whole life cycle of servers
  • Worked in a hybrid environment to provide support for infrastructure across Open stack, AWS, and docker containers
  • Extensively utilized configuration management tools like Ansible to manage Linux-based environments
  • Created playbooks, roles and used ad-hoc commands to manage existing infrastructure and deploy applications against Dev, QA, and Production systems
  • Managed secrets, API keys, and certificates for engineers using Ansible Vault
  • Regularly used GIT and GitLab for version control and integrated GitLab with Ansible Tower for adding playbook in the list of projects
  • Monitored production systems and applications using Grafana, to monitor their infrastructure and log analytics, predominantly to improve their operational efficiency
  • Participated in application migration involving multiple teams to ensure a smooth transition
  • Identifying security vulnerabilities and patching servers to keep them updated and hardened
  • Utilized various AWS services to manage the infrastructure
  • Created S3 buckets for managing object-based storage and worked with Glacier
  • Hands on experience with IAM to set up user roles with corresponding user and group policies
  • Experience in deploying, scaling, and monitoring cloud instances
  • Experienced in Docker container management, working with Docker images and pulling them from Docker registry
  • Managed and resolved tickets using SNOW ticket systems and resolved incidents, conducted root cause analysis.
Apex Systems - Linux Admin
Rockville, MD, 04/2017 - 03/2020
  • Installed, maintained, and frequently upgraded RHEL and Centos based servers using PXE-boot and kick-start based network installation
  • Identified, documented, managed, and resolved server related issues
  • Provided root cause analysis
  • Provided incident management, responded to tickets from application owners, and resolved problems identified by performance monitoring and internal diagnostics
  • Performed troubleshooting various server issues such as hardware, cpu, memory, I/O, boot, network connectivity, DNS and other application issues
  • Expertise in implementation, and maintenance of Apache, NFS, FTP, and DHCP servers
  • Initiated and scheduled changes to Linux servers in accordance with the approved change management policies
  • Contributed to and used version control tools to support configuration management code
  • Performed daily system monitoring, daily reviewing of system and application logs
  • Effectively created standard and LVM partitions on hard drives across multiple nodes
  • Hands on experience with project management tools like Jira, also managed and tracked tickets using Jira ticketing tool
  • Developed, tested, and documented disaster recovery and business continuity plans
  • Configured static ip address by tweaking configuration file and troubleshoot SSH and DNS related issues
  • Performed common system administration tasks including but not limited to adding users, creating journaling filesystems, configured various system services, updated firewall rules to filter network traffic.
Sms - Linux Technician
Hampton, VA, 04/2016 - 03/2017
  • Installed, configured, maintained, and documented assigned operating system(s) hardware & software
  • Scheduled and performed installations & upgrades of software’s as needed
  • Maintained assigned system security and backup / recovery procedures
  • Troubleshoots problems associated with assigned server, desktop hardware, operating systems, and application software
  • Resolved problems or escalates for further support
  • Provided recommendations for hardware, systems software, capacity budgeting and planning
  • Evaluated new and existing application software products
  • Recommended new purchases
  • Provided service excellence through courteous, informed, accessible, and professional engagement
  • Participated in 24/7 on call rotation.

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School Attended

  • Arkansas State University

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  • Linux DevOps Engineer
  • Linux Admin
  • Linux Technician


  • Master of Science

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