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Salary range 200,000 Monthly
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PATRICK BISCHOFF
P.O. Box 33796, San Diego, CA 92163
patbischoff.jobs@gmail.com
(619)-245-4980

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY
• LINUX, UNIX, Solaris and Windows Systems Administration and / or IT Engineer
• Customer Support, Systems support / administration ● Network support & Datacenter operations
• Ability to effectively manage a small team of IT personnel ● Work well individually & as a team member
• Dependable, hardworking, organized, and persistent ● Get along well with peers & management

TECHNICAL SUMMARY
Hardware: HP DL 380/580 G4-7, Dell PowerEdge r510, r630, r710, r720, r730, c2100, 2950, Sun Sparcstation 1-20, Sunblade 100/150, Ultra 1,2 & 5 & Ultra 10, 30 and 60’s, Sun UNIX file servers, Enterprise 250 & 10000, E220R & E440. HP 9000, E & K Class, HP DL ProLiant 380 & 580 Servers. SGI Challenge-S, Indigo and Octane, Fuel, Origin 2000 and O200’s. MAC PB4 Laptops, Dell, HP, Compaq PC, HP LaserJet 4, 5 & 6 Series printers, E35, K220. Cisco 2500’s & local director, Avaya Merlin Magic PBX, APC Matrix 5000 UPS’s.

Operating Systems: Redhat Linux ES4 – ES7.2, CentOS 5,6 - 7.2, Fedora, SUSE / SLES Linux 10, 11, 12 Beta, Solaris 2.0-10 (NIS , jumpstart), Cygwin, Windows NT thru Windows 10 (desktop), Windows 2000 Server thru Windows 2008 Enterprise Server, FreeBSD 5.4 - 6.0. SGI IRIX 5.2, - 6.5.28, HPUX 10.20, 11.0. Sun Java Desktop. SunOS. Basic Ubuntu.

Virtualization: Vsphere, vCenter Server, Built ESXi hosts, VMware ESX 3.5-6.5, VMware WorkStation 12, VMware Player, Oracle VirtualBox

Storage: Overland Ultamus 1200 & 4800 RAID systems, NexSan RAID systems.
Network Appliance, LSI Raid Storage, Dell PERC, Segate Dot Hill, Intel RAID.

CLOUD Computing: KioNetworks, RedIt, Castle Mountain (San Diego Based Cloud Company)

Networking: TCP/IP, Cisco Catalyst 5505 Switches, Cisco ASA-5505 &10, F5 load balancer, Lanplex, and Raptor, NFS, NIS, Samba, Automounter. Basic Nagios, Solarwinds, Wireshark, Nmap

Applications: Netscape Proxy-server, Netscape Enterprise server, Apache Web Server,
Gnu-emacs, Sybase, Oracle, Legato Networker, Java, Active Directory Services, Asura, XpanceX, PrintXpress, RipXpress. LDAP. Veritas Cluster Server. . Mirth Connect. Splunk. NTP, Syslog, SNMP Agents, Microsoft Update (WSUS), SAMBA, VLAN & NAS

Backup Software VERITAS NetBackup, Legato Networker 5-7.2. & Netvault.

Databases: Installed & administered MySQL, MariaDB, Oracle 8, 9 & 10g & 11, & Sybase.

Languages & Shells used: (Shells) Csh, Bourne, Korn, Tsh, bash.

Government Clearances:
BC Forward / NxtGen 2017 Secret (Call) / Aerospace Corporation 2010 T.S. / SPAWAR 2009 TS
EDS 2008 Secret / Raytheon / PRA 2004-6 Secret / Brooktree 1995 Secret
SRI International 1985 Secret

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS & TRAINING COURSES
Mesa College, San Diego, CA. 1981 SDSU San Diego, CA (Networking Class) 1998
SDCCD Security Course (No Cert.) 2016 SDCCD Linux Server / Linux (No Cert.) 2016
SAST Security / Linux Training 2009 Oracle Solaris 11.1 – Training Seminar 2013
Sun Cluster 3.0 for UNIX Administrators 2001 Sunfire / Starfire Technical training 2002
SunOS for Technical Users 1992 Managing Interpersonal Relationships 1993
Interpersonal Communication 1992 Time Management 1992

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Rady Children’s Hospital (Temporary, Contract Position) San Diego, CA 06/17 - 11/17
Systems Engineer / VMware Administrator
Created new VMware VM’s (V6.5) on either Windows 2012 R2, RHEL 7 or Oracle 7 Linux OS for use in a pool of 1000 existing VM server farm in a vSphere environment for production. I maintained a 100 Dell R630 physical server environment. Following HIPAA security compliance standards. I assisted in new project rollouts for Hospital Applications critical to operations and participated in weekly change control meetings for central production Data Center. Cross trained with current staff for weekend and on-call support of all systems. All IT staff used a ticketing system that was in place and utilized for all tasks, issues, projects, updates and patching control.

Teradata Corporation (Temporary, Contract Position) Rancho Bernardo, CA 08/16 – 04/17
Linux Systems Administrator / Engineering Lab Administrator
Working with 3000 Teradata Server Database systems using SUSE / SLES 10 & 11 Linux & Solaris OS. Handling Software problems, OS patching & upgrades. Fixing Intel & Dell Server Hardware problems and/or RAID & Storage related, using Seagate Dot Hill DA’s, Intel, & LSI Mega Raid and Dell storage systems. Installing Linux OS & Teradata software for new deployment of new servers. Handling any day to day issues through Service Now tickets for TD Engineers in order to have systems run properly to meet on time production release schedules.

Elefant Sciences San Diego, CA 09/15 – 04/16
Systems Administrator / Engineer
Responsible for a lab of 3 Intel Based Servers on Red Hat 7.2, OS patching, release updating and bug tracking. Applications included MariaDB, git-lab, Apache Web. Keeping computers maintaining FINRA security compliances. Installed Cisco ASA-5505 firewall a Cisco Switch, Wireless Netgear AP Router, Microsoft Office 365 E3 Administrator and Installed Windows 10 desktops & laptops.

Applied Proteomics San Diego, CA 01/15 – 09/15
Senior Systems Administrator / IT Manager
Managed an On Site server room with 5 racks of equipment including 20 - HP DL380 servers, also Dell and Cisco computer servers. Maintained a Cisco Catalyst 5500 with 128 ports a Network Appliance server for local storage. Four Vmware servers total 100 guest virtual systems we had onsite for dev & prod. Ran a Cisco Unity phone with DID’s, Tape Backup system with Iron Mountain Offiste and managed a 3 engineers with an MSP company for primary support services. 60 Desktop IMac’s, Mac OSX Laptops, Ipad’s & Iphone’s, HP Laptops Windows 7 Pro, 100 Servers RedHat Linux 6.x and Windows 2008 & 2012 Enterprise Servers. Following HIPAA security compliance standards

Qualcomm (Skillstorm) San Diego, CA 04/14 – 01/15
Systems Engineer
Worked in a team of 12 supporting 4000 Engineers in various groups for Vmware machines, RedHat 6, SLES/SLED 10 & 11, Unbuntu 10.04 & 12.04, Solaris 10 & 11 Remote display (NX, OVDC, Vnc, Xvnc and Citrix), Diagnosed LSF system. and related OS system issues. Assisted on issues related to VNC, Citrix Metaframe, OVDC & No Machine NX 3.5., NFS, AFS, LDAP & SAMBA,. Support was based international for phone and email support for India, Singapore, China, Ireland and Russia and local US support.

San Diego Regional Health Information Exchange (U.C.S.D.) San Diego, CA 07/13 – 03/14
Cloud Systems Admin, Linux, Windows Systems Mgr.
Managed 20 CentOS / RedHat 5 & 6 Linux,10 Windows 2008 Servers in a HIPAA security compliance Cloud Environment. Day to day operations of managing 3rd party apps., Mirth Software, assisted in VPN setup, Stunnel configurations & Certificate installations. Setup of company domain controller, Microsoft Office 365 setup and maintenance. Interacted with Cloud Service provider as needed maintained root and administrator controls for daily maintenance and access etc. Always keeping patients health information encrypted and secure.
HID Global Corporation Irvine, CA 04/13 - 06/13
Senior Linux / VMware Administrator
Assisted HID in migrating their VSX Clients from 4.0/1 to 5.1 on Vmware. Over 80 virtual Linux hosts on local and remote Vmware servers, Used Vsphere Client 4.1-5.1. Spun up new RedHat 5/6 VM’s. Registered and patched systems. Rhn_register & RedHat Customer Portal and maintained inventory of all servers, Systems and Entitlements. Day to day OS issues, printing (CUPS), file system issues etc., also handled minor Oracle problems. Monitored servers via OmniView, Solarwinds and Ping.

Acquire Asia Pacific (dba. RingCentral.com) Manila, Philippines & San Mateo, California USA
Senior Linux Systems Administrator 03/12 - 10/12
Shared responsibility for 200 Redhat 5/6 virtual servers on VMware / VSX 4.0. Additions and deletions of CentOS & RedHat Linux guests on VMware. Handled any and all day to day tasks from any department relating to Linux issues, patching, upgrading or 3rd party applications whether virtual machines or physical. Worked in both the USA office and the Mandaluyong City office in Manila, Philippines.

Bridgepoint Education / Ashford University San Diego, CA 11/10 – 08/11
Systems Engineer II / Linux Systems Administrator
Worked with 150 Redhat 5 Linux servers on a Vsphere 4.0 cluster server. Did monthly patching of Linux systems. Installed and configured new servers on VMware. Handled day to day administration of all Linux servers & Apache Webservers also F5 load balancer’s as part of a small Linux team, disk space, new partitions, user login issues, CPU, any and all crisis’s etc. Maintaining daily FERPA security compliance.

• Project to address 50k vulnerabilities that had been identified @ Bridgepoint in Linux & Windows 2008
Operating systems. 3 months given to get program started and to initiate deployment and
remediation of known issues. Successful deployment of program for continued remediation on a
monthly basis. Identify and install 150-500 RedHat 5 Linux Servers with a Antivirus solution that
was both low overhead and cost effective. Tested 5 solutions settled on ESET Linux Antivirus solution.

Verizon Wireless Irvine, CA 07/10-10/10
Senior UNIX & Linux Engineer / Administrator (Contract)
2nd in command of 12 Linux boxes running RedHat ES3 & ES5 Linux some are web facing on the internet. Main applications are Jboss, Apache, Oracle & Teradata. Administering 10 Sun Solaris 10 boxes running different 3rd party applications nonpublic facing that are used for internal development. Also in charge of a 2 - 20TB Shark Array’s used for project storage.

TargetSafety.com - Rancho Bernardo, CA 11/09-05/10
Senior Solaris Systems Administrator, Network Administrator (Contract)
Responsible for a lab of 10 Sun machines running Solaris 10 - 10/09 Release, Oracle 10G, Apache Web & Adobe ColdFusion as well as 8 Production machines running similar software. Duties, installing 3rd party applications and maintaining user database as well as handling any issues that were involved in the OS or applications. .

SPAWAR – US Navy San Diego, CA 11/08-09/09
Senior Linux Administrator, Network Administrator (Contract)
Working with government employees and contractors on a system for monitoring and recording of UHF band and satellite monitoring. Worked on the RDT&E SPAWAR network as a System Administrator Systems include setting up and maintaining group of 20 people with Desktop Windows XP and Vista machines. This was a small group and project but with high demands and a needed uptime of 100% which I helped to achieve.

• Setup a private lab on the RDT&E subnet with10 HP Proliant Fileservers using SUSE 10, 11, SLES
& CentOS, with 15 PC’s with Windows XP Professional SP3 and Windows Vista SP2. Setup
several Cisco 3560G Switches and maintained a gateway to the internet. Setup and maintained
Storage included Overland Storage Ultamus 4800 - 48TB RAID’s and Ultamus 1200 - 12TB
RAID Systems. Also managed one NexSan RAID system 48TB.

N.M.C.I. - UNIX Engineer - Hewlett Packard / EDS San Diego, CA 03/08-11/08
Senior Linux Administrator, Network Administrator (Contract)
Worked with the Navy and Marine Corp Internet (N.M.C.I.) contract to upgrade 300 Sun / UNIX servers from Solaris 8 & 9 to Solaris 10. Utilizing jumpstart, CD &DVD upgrades, flash archive and web install to accomplish this task. We have a team of 3 people in a 6 month period to install this in several different government server farm locations worldwide.

San Diego Union Tribune Newspaper - San Diego, CA 02/06-07/07
Senior UNIX Systems Administrator
I was in charge of all systems relating to the advertising systems and the daily paper getting outputted in a timely manner. Worked in a team of 4 as the lead for administering 20 Solaris Unix Servers, 7 Windows 2000 2003 servers and several MAC OS X 10.3.9 – 10.4 servers and workstations. I was On Call 7/24 Datacenter Support.

• Migrated several Sun servers from Solaris 8 & 9 to 10. Kept servers on automatic updates as needed
for 3rd party applications as well as Operating Systems. Provided training to staff of with updates on
localized scripts and updates and training for new and existing applications and operating systems.
Designed and implemented scripts and knowledge to create gateways so that non compatible systems
could work with each other and not cause havoc on each other and wrote documentation for the group
on all additions, changes and revisions to systems in our domain for systems administration.

Raytheon – Photon Research Associates. San Diego, CA 09/04-02/06
IT Manager for San Diego / Senior LINUX/ Windows Systems Administrator
Responsible to manage a group of 3 direct reports. Installing new UNIX and XP workstations as requested for new users and maintaining accurate user accounts as well as accurate computer inventory.

• Created a computer room out of existing equipment consisting of 20 Dell Windows managed
servers, 12 SGI IRIX Servers, 10 RedHat Linux ES-4 Servers and an Avaya telephone switch.
Ordered and rack-mounted all servers. Assisted in a building move, planned locations of new
equipment, relay racks, phone switch, Inergen system and UPS power system as well as relocation of
current server room servers and equipment for the new site.

Genomatica Incorporated San Diego, CA 04/04-09/04
LINUX/UNIX/Windows Systems Administrator (Contract)
Assisting the main systems administrator in installing and maintaining Redhat 9 Enterprise servers and Oracle 10G server and client installations. Maintaining Windows 2000 servers for user accounts and 3rd party applications. Keeping current the 3rd party software applications and hardware platforms.

Temporary Positions 2002 – 2004 (due to 9/11/2011 industry slowdown)
Cox Communications Technical Support Rep. 06/04-09/04 / VONS Stores C.S., Cashier 10/03-03/04
Dlink Networking Technical Support 09/03-01/04 / County of SD Water Conservation Specialist 04/03-09/03
The Good Guys Stereo Sales, Customer Service 06/02-01/03 / Fry’s Electronics Cashier, Customer Service 03/02-06/02

SUN MICROSYSTEMS INC. San Diego, CA 02/00-1/2002
UNIX Integration’s Specialist
Worked as a Lab Manager for the Veritas, Oracle and Sun (VOS) Initiative. Installed OS, hardware and 3rd party software on 50 Sun 220R, 420R, 6500 series and latest Serengetti machine for the purpose of integrating VOS software to create new sellable product line(s).

• Installed and maintained 50 Sun and PC machines in a group of 70 people for V.O.S. project.
• Solved Solaris and NT questions and problems increasing productivity.
• Created backups for all engineering systems with Veritas NetBackup 3.4 software.

HUGHES NETWORK SYSTEMS San Diego, CA 06/99-02/00
UNIX Systems Administrator
Replaced lead administrator in a senior role administering HPUX and Solaris workstations for the research and development team. Handled day-to-day requests for upgrades to systems and installation of new systems hardware.

EPICOR SOFTWARE San Diego, CA 03/99-06/99
UNIX Systems Administrator – HPUX / SOLARIS
Software Company had 20 UNIX servers mostly HP, E-series, K220, and Sun SS20 that were being used as build servers for the company’s software products Avante, Dataflo and Impresa as well as for users and programmers to log into to test. Assisted in Legato Networker backups. Handled day-to-day tasks from helpdesk.

• Installed and upgraded several HP 9000 E and K class machines to HPUX 11.0 from 10.20.
• Installed and maintained Tadpole 3GX laptops. • Relocated server room, all machines to new location of company.

SUN MICROSYSTEMS INC.
UNIX Systems Administrator III San Diego, CA 10/98-03/99
Installing & configuring Sun E10k super filer servers for testing in a lab environment with 200 users. Responsible for 20 E10k machines in a production/test lab. Installing hardware, Sun & 3rd party software and latest OS and patches to keep the lab at the latest and most up to date software configurations. Working with support team members to coordinate scheduling machine time for users and maintaining schedules for periodic maintenance of machines. Assisting corporate support personnel in day-to-day desktop support tasks that they needed help with or related to lab support. This was a 3-month contract that was extended to 6 months.

Computer Science Corporation / BAE Systems, San Diego, CA 1998
UNIX Systems administrator and backup server specialist.

Coded Communications, Carlsbad, CA 1997-1998
Installed Sun Firewall-1 product and configured an Ascend ISDN router for company security.

3com Primary Access, San Diego, CA 1997
Responsible for 25 Sun workstations in a heterogeneous environment. 20 linux workstations, FreeBSD
and NETBsd boxes. Performed daily backups on all Sun/Solaris machines, added/deleted users, hosts, setup new Sun Ultrasparc 1’s and 2’s on the network as well as Linux machines. Maintained a small network configuration.

Balboa Navy Hospital, San Diego, CA 1996-1997
Assisted the US Navy in starting the TriCare System for US Military dependents. Maintained communications between several Military sites using several UNIX Systems in order to create a link where several different types of systems could communicate with each other.

Solar Turbines Inc. San Diego, CA 1995-1996
Provided basic UNIX Systems administrator backup for contractors working at Solar Turbines. Was the backup HP-UX administrator for their CAD HP Desktops running HP-UX. I also was a backup on Sun & HP hardware repair, memory additions and Hard Drive swap outs.

General Instruments Inc., San Diego, CA 1996
Computer Science Corporation San Diego, CA 1994-1995
VERITY INC., Mountain View, CA 1993-1994
Airtouch Communications, Walnut Creek, CA 1994 (contract)

SUN MICROSYSTEMS INC Mountain View, CA 1989-1993
IT Supervisor / Senior UNIX Systems Administrator
Supported over 200 engineers with desktop workstations mid maintained 20 fileservers. Later supported 120
employees in a Sun regional sales office. Responsible for daily maintenance of third party software packages,
desktop publishing, CAD, and spreadsheet applications.

• Created and modified Bourne Shell and C-shell wrappers for users to access software for the correct Sun
platforms and windowing systems. Needed a way to have alphanumeric that pages sent to pagers so that
staff would not miss important messages. Created shell scripts utilized electronic mail to send message to
pagers

• Assisted in creating a network upgrade scheme/script to quickly and efficiently upgrade several hundred
machines on our network to the latest operating system in a 2-week timeframe thus was saving many hours
of manual upgrading. Acquired and upgraded our offices from over 120 plus old Sun3 desktop machines
and over 10 servers to Sun4 spare desktop machines and server. Installed 2 NIS/YP slave servers and
one NIS/YP master.

D.C.A. – COHESIVE DIVISION, INC., Los Gatos, CA --- 1988 / SRI INTERNATIONAL, Menlo Park, CA 1985

Rev. 12/13/2017

Skills
PATRICK BISCHOFF
P.O. Box 33796, San Diego, CA 92163
patbischoff.jobs@gmail.com
(619)-245-4980

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY
• LINUX, UNIX, Solaris and Windows Systems Administration and / or IT Engineer
• Customer Support, Systems support / administration ● Network support & Datacenter operations
• Ability to effectively manage a small team of IT personnel ● Work well individually & as a team member
• Dependable, hardworking, organized, and persistent ● Get along well with peers & management

TECHNICAL SUMMARY
Hardware: HP DL 380/580 G4-7, Dell PowerEdge r510, r630, r710, r720, r730, c2100, 2950, Sun Sparcstation 1-20, Sunblade 100/150, Ultra 1,2 & 5 & Ultra 10, 30 and 60’s, Sun UNIX file servers, Enterprise 250 & 10000, E220R & E440. HP 9000, E & K Class, HP DL ProLiant 380 & 580 Servers. SGI Challenge-S, Indigo and Octane, Fuel, Origin 2000 and O200’s. MAC PB4 Laptops, Dell, HP, Compaq PC, HP LaserJet 4, 5 & 6 Series printers, E35, K220. Cisco 2500’s & local director, Avaya Merlin Magic PBX, APC Matrix 5000 UPS’s.

Operating Systems: Redhat Linux ES4 – ES7.2, CentOS 5,6 - 7.2, Fedora, SUSE / SLES Linux 10, 11, 12 Beta, Solaris 2.0-10 (NIS , jumpstart), Cygwin, Windows NT thru Windows 10 (desktop), Windows 2000 Server thru Windows 2008 Enterprise Server, FreeBSD 5.4 - 6.0. SGI IRIX 5.2, - 6.5.28, HPUX 10.20, 11.0. Sun Java Desktop. SunOS. Basic Ubuntu.

Virtualization: Vsphere, vCenter Server, Built ESXi hosts, VMware ESX 3.5-6.5, VMware WorkStation 12, VMware Player, Oracle VirtualBox

Storage: Overland Ultamus 1200 & 4800 RAID systems, NexSan RAID systems.
Network Appliance, LSI Raid Storage, Dell PERC, Segate Dot Hill, Intel RAID.

CLOUD Computing: KioNetworks, RedIt, Castle Mountain (San Diego Based Cloud Company)

Networking: TCP/IP, Cisco Catalyst 5505 Switches, Cisco ASA-5505 &10, F5 load balancer, Lanplex, and Raptor, NFS, NIS, Samba, Automounter. Basic Nagios, Solarwinds, Wireshark, Nmap

Applications: Netscape Proxy-server, Netscape Enterprise server, Apache Web Server,
Gnu-emacs, Sybase, Oracle, Legato Networker, Java, Active Directory Services, Asura, XpanceX, PrintXpress, RipXpress. LDAP. Veritas Cluster Server. . Mirth Connect. Splunk. NTP, Syslog, SNMP Agents, Microsoft Update (WSUS), SAMBA, VLAN & NAS

Backup Software VERITAS NetBackup, Legato Networker 5-7.2. & Netvault.

Databases: Installed & administered MySQL, MariaDB, Oracle 8, 9 & 10g & 11, & Sybase.

Languages & Shells used: (Shells) Csh, Bourne, Korn, Tsh, bash.

Government Clearances:
BC Forward / NxtGen 2017 Secret (Call) / Aerospace Corporation 2010 T.S. / SPAWAR 2009 TS
EDS 2008 Secret / Raytheon / PRA 2004-6 Secret / Brooktree 1995 Secret
SRI International 1985 Secret

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS & TRAINING COURSES
Mesa College, San Diego, CA. 1981 SDSU San Diego, CA (Networking Class) 1998
SDCCD Security Course (No Cert.) 2016 SDCCD Linux Server / Linux (No Cert.) 2016
SAST Security / Linux Training 2009 Oracle Solaris 11.1 – Training Seminar 2013
Sun Cluster 3.0 for UNIX Administrators 2001 Sunfire / Starfire Technical training 2002
SunOS for Technical Users 1992 Managing Interpersonal Relationships 1993
Interpersonal Communication 1992 Time Management 1992

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Rady Children’s Hospital (Temporary, Contract Position) San Diego, CA 06/17 - 11/17
Systems Engineer / VMware Administrator
Created new VMware VM’s (V6.5) on either Windows 2012 R2, RHEL 7 or Oracle 7 Linux OS for use in a pool of 1000 existing VM server farm in a vSphere environment for production. I maintained a 100 Dell R630 physical server environment. Following HIPAA security compliance standards. I assisted in new project rollouts for Hospital Applications critical to operations and participated in weekly change control meetings for central production Data Center. Cross trained with current staff for weekend and on-call support of all systems. All IT staff used a ticketing system that was in place and utilized for all tasks, issues, projects, updates and patching control.

Teradata Corporation (Temporary, Contract Position) Rancho Bernardo, CA 08/16 – 04/17
Linux Systems Administrator / Engineering Lab Administrator
Working with 3000 Teradata Server Database systems using SUSE / SLES 10 & 11 Linux & Solaris OS. Handling Software problems, OS patching & upgrades. Fixing Intel & Dell Server Hardware problems and/or RAID & Storage related, using Seagate Dot Hill DA’s, Intel, & LSI Mega Raid and Dell storage systems. Installing Linux OS & Teradata software for new deployment of new servers. Handling any day to day issues through Service Now tickets for TD Engineers in order to have systems run properly to meet on time production release schedules.

Elefant Sciences San Diego, CA 09/15 – 04/16
Systems Administrator / Engineer
Responsible for a lab of 3 Intel Based Servers on Red Hat 7.2, OS patching, release updating and bug tracking. Applications included MariaDB, git-lab, Apache Web. Keeping computers maintaining FINRA security compliances. Installed Cisco ASA-5505 firewall a Cisco Switch, Wireless Netgear AP Router, Microsoft Office 365 E3 Administrator and Installed Windows 10 desktops & laptops.

Applied Proteomics San Diego, CA 01/15 – 09/15
Senior Systems Administrator / IT Manager
Managed an On Site server room with 5 racks of equipment including 20 - HP DL380 servers, also Dell and Cisco computer servers. Maintained a Cisco Catalyst 5500 with 128 ports a Network Appliance server for local storage. Four Vmware servers total 100 guest virtual systems we had onsite for dev & prod. Ran a Cisco Unity phone with DID’s, Tape Backup system with Iron Mountain Offiste and managed a 3 engineers with an MSP company for primary support services. 60 Desktop IMac’s, Mac OSX Laptops, Ipad’s & Iphone’s, HP Laptops Windows 7 Pro, 100 Servers RedHat Linux 6.x and Windows 2008 & 2012 Enterprise Servers. Following HIPAA security compliance standards

Qualcomm (Skillstorm) San Diego, CA 04/14 – 01/15
Systems Engineer
Worked in a team of 12 supporting 4000 Engineers in various groups for Vmware machines, RedHat 6, SLES/SLED 10 & 11, Unbuntu 10.04 & 12.04, Solaris 10 & 11 Remote display (NX, OVDC, Vnc, Xvnc and Citrix), Diagnosed LSF system. and related OS system issues. Assisted on issues related to VNC, Citrix Metaframe, OVDC & No Machine NX 3.5., NFS, AFS, LDAP & SAMBA,. Support was based international for phone and email support for India, Singapore, China, Ireland and Russia and local US support.

San Diego Regional Health Information Exchange (U.C.S.D.) San Diego, CA 07/13 – 03/14
Cloud Systems Admin, Linux, Windows Systems Mgr.
Managed 20 CentOS / RedHat 5 & 6 Linux,10 Windows 2008 Servers in a HIPAA security compliance Cloud Environment. Day to day operations of managing 3rd party apps., Mirth Software, assisted in VPN setup, Stunnel configurations & Certificate installations. Setup of company domain controller, Microsoft Office 365 setup and maintenance. Interacted with Cloud Service provider as needed maintained root and administrator controls for daily maintenance and access etc. Always keeping patients health information encrypted and secure.
HID Global Corporation Irvine, CA 04/13 - 06/13
Senior Linux / VMware Administrator
Assisted HID in migrating their VSX Clients from 4.0/1 to 5.1 on Vmware. Over 80 virtual Linux hosts on local and remote Vmware servers, Used Vsphere Client 4.1-5.1. Spun up new RedHat 5/6 VM’s. Registered and patched systems. Rhn_register & RedHat Customer Portal and maintained inventory of all servers, Systems and Entitlements. Day to day OS issues, printing (CUPS), file system issues etc., also handled minor Oracle problems. Monitored servers via OmniView, Solarwinds and Ping.

Acquire Asia Pacific (dba. RingCentral.com) Manila, Philippines & San Mateo, California USA
Senior Linux Systems Administrator 03/12 - 10/12
Shared responsibility for 200 Redhat 5/6 virtual servers on VMware / VSX 4.0. Additions and deletions of CentOS & RedHat Linux guests on VMware. Handled any and all day to day tasks from any department relating to Linux issues, patching, upgrading or 3rd party applications whether virtual machines or physical. Worked in both the USA office and the Mandaluyong City office in Manila, Philippines.

Bridgepoint Education / Ashford University San Diego, CA 11/10 – 08/11
Systems Engineer II / Linux Systems Administrator
Worked with 150 Redhat 5 Linux servers on a Vsphere 4.0 cluster server. Did monthly patching of Linux systems. Installed and configured new servers on VMware. Handled day to day administration of all Linux servers & Apache Webservers also F5 load balancer’s as part of a small Linux team, disk space, new partitions, user login issues, CPU, any and all crisis’s etc. Maintaining daily FERPA security compliance.

• Project to address 50k vulnerabilities that had been identified @ Bridgepoint in Linux & Windows 2008
Operating systems. 3 months given to get program started and to initiate deployment and
remediation of known issues. Successful deployment of program for continued remediation on a
monthly basis. Identify and install 150-500 RedHat 5 Linux Servers with a Antivirus solution that
was both low overhead and cost effective. Tested 5 solutions settled on ESET Linux Antivirus solution.

Verizon Wireless Irvine, CA 07/10-10/10
Senior UNIX & Linux Engineer / Administrator (Contract)
2nd in command of 12 Linux boxes running RedHat ES3 & ES5 Linux some are web facing on the internet. Main applications are Jboss, Apache, Oracle & Teradata. Administering 10 Sun Solaris 10 boxes running different 3rd party applications nonpublic facing that are used for internal development. Also in charge of a 2 - 20TB Shark Array’s used for project storage.

TargetSafety.com - Rancho Bernardo, CA 11/09-05/10
Senior Solaris Systems Administrator, Network Administrator (Contract)
Responsible for a lab of 10 Sun machines running Solaris 10 - 10/09 Release, Oracle 10G, Apache Web & Adobe ColdFusion as well as 8 Production machines running similar software. Duties, installing 3rd party applications and maintaining user database as well as handling any issues that were involved in the OS or applications. .

SPAWAR – US Navy San Diego, CA 11/08-09/09
Senior Linux Administrator, Network Administrator (Contract)
Working with government employees and contractors on a system for monitoring and recording of UHF band and satellite monitoring. Worked on the RDT&E SPAWAR network as a System Administrator Systems include setting up and maintaining group of 20 people with Desktop Windows XP and Vista machines. This was a small group and project but with high demands and a needed uptime of 100% which I helped to achieve.

• Setup a private lab on the RDT&E subnet with10 HP Proliant Fileservers using SUSE 10, 11, SLES
& CentOS, with 15 PC’s with Windows XP Professional SP3 and Windows Vista SP2. Setup
several Cisco 3560G Switches and maintained a gateway to the internet. Setup and maintained
Storage included Overland Storage Ultamus 4800 - 48TB RAID’s and Ultamus 1200 - 12TB
RAID Systems. Also managed one NexSan RAID system 48TB.

N.M.C.I. - UNIX Engineer - Hewlett Packard / EDS San Diego, CA 03/08-11/08
Senior Linux Administrator, Network Administrator (Contract)
Worked with the Navy and Marine Corp Internet (N.M.C.I.) contract to upgrade 300 Sun / UNIX servers from Solaris 8 & 9 to Solaris 10. Utilizing jumpstart, CD &DVD upgrades, flash archive and web install to accomplish this task. We have a team of 3 people in a 6 month period to install this in several different government server farm locations worldwide.

San Diego Union Tribune Newspaper - San Diego, CA 02/06-07/07
Senior UNIX Systems Administrator
I was in charge of all systems relating to the advertising systems and the daily paper getting outputted in a timely manner. Worked in a team of 4 as the lead for administering 20 Solaris Unix Servers, 7 Windows 2000 2003 servers and several MAC OS X 10.3.9 – 10.4 servers and workstations. I was On Call 7/24 Datacenter Support.

• Migrated several Sun servers from Solaris 8 & 9 to 10. Kept servers on automatic updates as needed
for 3rd party applications as well as Operating Systems. Provided training to staff of with updates on
localized scripts and updates and training for new and existing applications and operating systems.
Designed and implemented scripts and knowledge to create gateways so that non compatible systems
could work with each other and not cause havoc on each other and wrote documentation for the group
on all additions, changes and revisions to systems in our domain for systems administration.

Raytheon – Photon Research Associates. San Diego, CA 09/04-02/06
IT Manager for San Diego / Senior LINUX/ Windows Systems Administrator
Responsible to manage a group of 3 direct reports. Installing new UNIX and XP workstations as requested for new users and maintaining accurate user accounts as well as accurate computer inventory.

• Created a computer room out of existing equipment consisting of 20 Dell Windows managed
servers, 12 SGI IRIX Servers, 10 RedHat Linux ES-4 Servers and an Avaya telephone switch.
Ordered and rack-mounted all servers. Assisted in a building move, planned locations of new
equipment, relay racks, phone switch, Inergen system and UPS power system as well as relocation of
current server room servers and equipment for the new site.

Genomatica Incorporated San Diego, CA 04/04-09/04
LINUX/UNIX/Windows Systems Administrator (Contract)
Assisting the main systems administrator in installing and maintaining Redhat 9 Enterprise servers and Oracle 10G server and client installations. Maintaining Windows 2000 servers for user accounts and 3rd party applications. Keeping current the 3rd party software applications and hardware platforms.

Temporary Positions 2002 – 2004 (due to 9/11/2011 industry slowdown)
Cox Communications Technical Support Rep. 06/04-09/04 / VONS Stores C.S., Cashier 10/03-03/04
Dlink Networking Technical Support 09/03-01/04 / County of SD Water Conservation Specialist 04/03-09/03
The Good Guys Stereo Sales, Customer Service 06/02-01/03 / Fry’s Electronics Cashier, Customer Service 03/02-06/02

SUN MICROSYSTEMS INC. San Diego, CA 02/00-1/2002
UNIX Integration’s Specialist
Worked as a Lab Manager for the Veritas, Oracle and Sun (VOS) Initiative. Installed OS, hardware and 3rd party software on 50 Sun 220R, 420R, 6500 series and latest Serengetti machine for the purpose of integrating VOS software to create new sellable product line(s).

• Installed and maintained 50 Sun and PC machines in a group of 70 people for V.O.S. project.
• Solved Solaris and NT questions and problems increasing productivity.
• Created backups for all engineering systems with Veritas NetBackup 3.4 software.

HUGHES NETWORK SYSTEMS San Diego, CA 06/99-02/00
UNIX Systems Administrator
Replaced lead administrator in a senior role administering HPUX and Solaris workstations for the research and development team. Handled day-to-day requests for upgrades to systems and installation of new systems hardware.

EPICOR SOFTWARE San Diego, CA 03/99-06/99
UNIX Systems Administrator – HPUX / SOLARIS
Software Company had 20 UNIX servers mostly HP, E-series, K220, and Sun SS20 that were being used as build servers for the company’s software products Avante, Dataflo and Impresa as well as for users and programmers to log into to test. Assisted in Legato Networker backups. Handled day-to-day tasks from helpdesk.

• Installed and upgraded several HP 9000 E and K class machines to HPUX 11.0 from 10.20.
• Installed and maintained Tadpole 3GX laptops. • Relocated server room, all machines to new location of company.

SUN MICROSYSTEMS INC.
UNIX Systems Administrator III San Diego, CA 10/98-03/99
Installing & configuring Sun E10k super filer servers for testing in a lab environment with 200 users. Responsible for 20 E10k machines in a production/test lab. Installing hardware, Sun & 3rd party software and latest OS and patches to keep the lab at the latest and most up to date software configurations. Working with support team members to coordinate scheduling machine time for users and maintaining schedules for periodic maintenance of machines. Assisting corporate support personnel in day-to-day desktop support tasks that they needed help with or related to lab support. This was a 3-month contract that was extended to 6 months.

Computer Science Corporation / BAE Systems, San Diego, CA 1998
UNIX Systems administrator and backup server specialist.

Coded Communications, Carlsbad, CA 1997-1998
Installed Sun Firewall-1 product and configured an Ascend ISDN router for company security.

3com Primary Access, San Diego, CA 1997
Responsible for 25 Sun workstations in a heterogeneous environment. 20 linux workstations, FreeBSD
and NETBsd boxes. Performed daily backups on all Sun/Solaris machines, added/deleted users, hosts, setup new Sun Ultrasparc 1’s and 2’s on the network as well as Linux machines. Maintained a small network configuration.

Balboa Navy Hospital, San Diego, CA 1996-1997
Assisted the US Navy in starting the TriCare System for US Military dependents. Maintained communications between several Military sites using several UNIX Systems in order to create a link where several different types of systems could communicate with each other.

Solar Turbines Inc. San Diego, CA 1995-1996
Provided basic UNIX Systems administrator backup for contractors working at Solar Turbines. Was the backup HP-UX administrator for their CAD HP Desktops running HP-UX. I also was a backup on Sun & HP hardware repair, memory additions and Hard Drive swap outs.

General Instruments Inc., San Diego, CA 1996
Computer Science Corporation San Diego, CA 1994-1995
VERITY INC., Mountain View, CA 1993-1994
Airtouch Communications, Walnut Creek, CA 1994 (contract)

SUN MICROSYSTEMS INC Mountain View, CA 1989-1993
IT Supervisor / Senior UNIX Systems Administrator
Supported over 200 engineers with desktop workstations mid maintained 20 fileservers. Later supported 120
employees in a Sun regional sales office. Responsible for daily maintenance of third party software packages,
desktop publishing, CAD, and spreadsheet applications.

• Created and modified Bourne Shell and C-shell wrappers for users to access software for the correct Sun
platforms and windowing systems. Needed a way to have alphanumeric that pages sent to pagers so that
staff would not miss important messages. Created shell scripts utilized electronic mail to send message to
pagers

• Assisted in creating a network upgrade scheme/script to quickly and efficiently upgrade several hundred
machines on our network to the latest operating system in a 2-week timeframe thus was saving many hours
of manual upgrading. Acquired and upgraded our offices from over 120 plus old Sun3 desktop machines
and over 10 servers to Sun4 spare desktop machines and server. Installed 2 NIS/YP slave servers and
one NIS/YP master.

D.C.A. – COHESIVE DIVISION, INC., Los Gatos, CA --- 1988 / SRI INTERNATIONAL, Menlo Park, CA 1985

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