Linux System Administrator with cross-functional DevOps skills who takes pride in developing practical, technical solutions to complex customer problems. I take initiative in supporting development teams regarding deployment, monitoring, maintaining, and troubleshooting environments.
Linux (Red Hat Enterprise / CentOS)
Hypervisors (VMware / Xen)
03/2017 - Current
Raytheon － Richardson, TXLinux System Administrator
Created and managed 40+ Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), CentOS, and VMware ESXi servers.
Configure physical/virtual Linux servers to support application/development teams using VMware, Xen, and IBM Rational Team Concert (RTC) software development tools.
Developed Chef Cookbooks, Recipes, and Resources while managing Chef Client nodes and the Chef Server.
Utilized Chef-Knife to bootstrap nodes and edit node roles and run lists.
10/2016 - 03/2017
HP Enterprise － Alexandria, VALinux System Administrator
Configured and deployed Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) servers using Kickstart/Anaconda in support of development and production teams.
Created custom Bash scripts that automated tasks allowing more time for support of internal customers.
Managed and monitored a server fleet of 10+ RHEL Servers in support of customer expectations regarding application availability.
Collaborated with developers, testers, and managers using excellent verbal and written communication skills.
12/2014 - 10/2016
Jelani Consulting － Greenbelt, MDJunior Linux System Administrator
Configured Kickstart Servers for Baseline configuration and PXE Boot Servers as File Servers for Linux via NFS/Samba.
Analyzed performance and availability of a fleet of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) servers hosting Enterprise applications.
Monitored system performance and prevented resource exhaustion using sar, vmstat, iostat, and netstat.
Participated in weekly on-call support for production systems during schedule maintenance and outages.
University of HoustonHouston, TexasBachelor of Science: Economics