Seasoned systems administrator with more than six years of experience in fast paced Unix/Linux environments and expertise in several flavors of Linux including Red Hat, CentOs and Ubuntu. Excellent installation, configuration, maintenance and system's users administration skills.
*Effective combination of systems administration, high technical inclination and communication skills.
*Ability to work in a team environment, emphasizing team goals over personal goals.
*Strong initiative and drive with the ability to absorb technical information/knowledge quickly.
*Punctual and meet deadlines.
*Persistent: Completes a task even when it is more challenging than expected
*Restore/Backup Systems and Storage Administration.
*Unix/Linux-based OS & Virtual Environments.
*Use Redhat Satellite Server for systems management
*Systems and Network Administration.
Package management using YUM /RPM
Storage management using fdisk and LVM tool sets
Network security using IPtables and firewalld rules
Installation and configuration of Tomcat8, NFS, Postfix, Apache, LDAP, Openssl and Certificate Authority Setup, LAMP stacks.
Bash Shell Scripting
PLATFORM: Linux (RHEL) Enterprise, UBUNTU, Linux 2.6, VMware ESX 6.0.
VIRTUAL: VMware, KVM, Vsphere 5.5
CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT: Puppet,
NETWORK AND APPLICATION PROTOCOLS: DHCP, DNS, HTTP, FTP, SSH, TCP/IP
DATABASE: Maria dB
VERSION CONTROL: Git
CONTINUOUS INTEGRATION: Jenkins
Drove improvements in production support, system monitoring, and diagnostic processes to drive customer satisfaction. Performed test and production implementation, production application support, and incident resolution of systems.
03/2013 to Current
Linux System EngineerLolubyte IT － Hyattsville, MD
Participated in team activities as a member of the Linux / UNIX System Administration.
Set up and administer user and groups accounts, setting permissions, Web servers, file servers, firewalls, and directory services with ability to diagnose basic Apache Issues.
Build and installed multiple Linux machines.
System and Application troubleshooting and other related issues.
Provided management of system process in areas like boot process, startup and system shutdown.
Install, configure, maintain and administer Linux / UNIX operating systems and components.
Disk management, and implementation of RAID levels using parted and mdnadm.
Planned and executed packages and updates installations necessary for optimal system performance.
Diagnosed and resolved problems associated with DNS, DHCP, NFS and Apache.
Experienced with Linux family (Red Hat Enterprise Server, Cent OS, VMware).
Experienced with inter networking using TCP/IP and maintaining network.
Installation and administering mail using Postfix (MTA).
09/2010 to 12/2011
Linux System AdministratorIzones Ltd － Accra, Ghana
Built, installed, configured Red Hat Linux servers in a data center environment.
Implement advance disk configuration such RAID 5 using Linux Software RAID program.
Install new servers using kick-start installation & configuration method.
Monitoring of web servers using nagios monitoring tool.
Implementation of package management, FHS systems and LVM management.
Administered local and remote servers on daily basis providing weekly status reports to management.
Supporting data management through on-site & off-site storage and retrieval service.
Installation and configuration of puppet, and nagios monitoring tool.
Troubleshoot and resolve software and hardware problems, interface with vendor technical support to resolve problems and work with other technical staff on supporting their needs.
Respond to security alerts with risk evaluation and monitoring /report on unauthorized access attempts.
Monitor security logs to determine security problems.
Optimize system performance by tracking daily system utilization, to determine if problems are imminent.
University for Development Studies, Ghana, BSc Actuarial Science
Apache, Bash, basic, BSc, hardware, CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT, VERSION CONTROL, data management, DATABASE, DHCP, DNS, file servers, firewalls, FTP, HTTP, LAMP, LDAP, Linux 2.6, Linux, access, mail, Enterprise, NFS, Network security, NETWORK, networking, Operating Systems, OS, dB, PROTOCOLS, RAID, RAID 5, Red Hat Linux, Red Hat, SSH, servers, Shell Scripting, TCP/IP, technical support, Tomcat8, Troubleshoot, troubleshooting, UNIX, UNIX System Administration, Web servers
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