WhenU/July, 2005 - May, 2006
Supported ~100 servers in two datacenters. Managed all infrastructure, standardizing OS, configuration platform, and networking. Supported many Perl based adserver applications. On call rotation.
BlueFly Inc/Nov 2003 - Jul 2005
Datacenter Manager / Senior Unix Administrator / Build Engineer
Worked individually and with a team to design and maintain approximately 150 Sun and Linux servers in multiple datacenters. Managed multiple employees. Supported many applications, including Blue Martini, SwiftMQ, Endeca Search Server, Fulcrum Search Server, Oracle 9i RAC, Starteam, Tomcat, and Resin. Migrated legacy AIX equipment and applications to Sun and Linux platforms. Utilized Nagios, Cacti, and various homegrown scripts to monitor servers and network infrastructure. Redesigned and supported entire build and release process, using Ant, Make, and Perl to create a seamless build and deploy strategy. Supported back end applications for our call center, warehouse staff, and operations departments. Supported development team and QA team through releases. Designed and implemented high availability colocation move to new datacenter utilizing new and existing equipment. Developed and deployed Solaris Jumpstart and Linux Kickstart servers using custom scripts to install and set up servers. Automated many daily tasks using Perl and Java. Supported production website 24/7 with on call support.
About.com(Acquired by Google)/Feb 2003 - Dec 2003
Senior Unix Systems Administrator
Worked individually and with a team to design and administer multi-tiered clustered network for Sprinks.com, a division of About.com. Managed employees. Experienced with Solaris 2.6 - 9 for Sparc and Intel, FreeBSD 4.x, and Linux. Oracle 8.1.7 and 9i installation and support. Veritas Volume Manager installation and support. Apache installation and support of custom Apache modules. Software packaging and deployment across multiple OS platforms. Implementation of custom FreeBSD, Linux, and Solaris network installation servers (Jumpstart). Implemented version control software (CVS) to manage source code for application builds. Hardware installation, operating system upgrades, system performance tuning. Implemented extensive monitoring solution, including Nagios, MRTG, and custom scripts. Automated many administrative actions using Perl, PHP, C/C++. Packaged and deployed custom Java code using Ant, Makefiles, and custom scripts. Supported 24/7 environment with on-call support.
Concentra Managed Care/Feb 2002 - Feb 2003
Senior Unix Systems Administrator / Network Engineer
Worked individually and with a team to develop and deploy Internet based applications. Administered Solaris 7 and 8, Linux, and Windows server installation and support. Administration on Sparc 2 to Enterprise 4500 systems. Software installation and support of BEA Weblogic, Oracle 8. Prepared software for deployment, automated installs with shell scripts, Makefiles, and Perl scripts. Implemented version control software (CVS) to manage source code for application builds. Backup rotation scheduling and storage techniques using Veritas NetBackup. Programming shell scripts and CGI in Perl, Java, and ASP.
SPACE.com/Jun 2000 - Feb 2002
Senior Unix Systems Administrator
Worked individually and with a team to design and administer network infrastructure. Responsible for designing, pricing, and ordering new server infrastructure while maintaining existing infrastructure. Experience with Solaris 2.6, 7, 8, as well as FreeBSD and Linux. Experienced with Veritas Cluster Server, Veritas Volume Manager, Sun Solstice Disk Suite. Supported Java based platforms using Weblogic, Tomcat, and JRun. Experienced with all Internet services such as Apache, Sendmail/Qmail/Postfix, Bind, Proftpd/WuFTPd, Tripwire, Port Sentry. Duties included security auditing internal and external networks, day to day administration of UNIX servers, backup scheduling and management, shell scripting, Perl development. Experienced with Samba and NFS/AFS file systems. Development using Perl, PHP, and XML. Experienced with Open Market Content Centre 1.0, 2.0, and 3.0.
Deutsche Bank/Jun 1998 - Jun 2000
Senior Unix Systems Administrator / Developer