15+ Years of experience
Advanced Skills: TCP/IP, DHCP, VPN, PPTP, DNS, BOOTP, FTP, TFTP, SSL, NAT, SNAT, PAT, VLAN, Trunking, Proxy, NAS/SAN, IP Tables/IP Chains, NFS, Samba, Apache 1.3x and 2, Zeus Web Server, IIS 3 - 6, SSL Certs, IMAP, POP, POSTFIX, Sendmail, Kerio, and PXE/BOOTP Servers. SNMP, MRTG, Cacti, Nagios and ServersCheck network traffic/pager/email alert system. Switch, router and firewall experience in WatchGuard, F5 Networks BigIP, Sonicwall, Monowall, PfSense, Cisco PIX, Radware, HP Procurve, Cisco 2500 series router, ImageStream (VRRP), Network Foundry FastIron 400 and 800, 3COM, NetGear, Linksys, Ascend routers and switches. LAN and WAN Networks over Ethernet, Modem, DSL, T1, Frame Relay, Wireless Connections (WiFi). Remote management using Remote Desktop/Terminal Services, VNC, Citrix, Thinsoft WinConnect XP, Telnet, SSH, dial-up and other remote services depending on operating system. Network deployment and management. Windows 2000 Active Directory. Familiar with account policies and roaming profiles, management and disk quotas in Linux and Windows.
Application: CVS, SubVersion, VMware, Computer Associates ArcServe, Zend Performance Suite, Plesk, Plone, ActiveState Komodo, IBM HTTP Server, some experience, Microsoft Exchange 5.5, Windows IIS 3-5, Microsoft Office 97, 2000, XP and 2003, Outlook, Lotus Notes, Adobe Photoshop 6.0-8.0, Adobe Premier, Adobe After Effects, CorelDraw 8, Macromedia Flash MX, Deamweaver MX, Fireworks MX, Electric Rain Swift 3D V2 and V3, 3D Studio Max, MilkShape 3D. Proficient in Computer Aided Design and three dimensional design using HP’s CoCreate OneSpace Designer (SolidDesigner).
Hardware: Extensive knowledge of computer peripherals, computer and server assembly. Built over 1000 servers, workstation and desktop computers. Skilled in determining computer problems and applying solutions. Knowledge in thermal dynamics and electrical hardware in power consumption and power failure. Lead designer of Allied Systems Design 1U and 2U chassis. Extremely knowledgeable in server chassis and cluster design. RAID (3Ware, Adaptec, LSI Logic) and redundancy knowledge. IBM xSeries 305 servers and IBM LTO Ultrium Tape Backup. Installed, wired and crimped BNC, CAT 4, 5, 5e, 6, gigabit copper, fiber cables, jacks and telephony, patch panels, hubs, switches in cluster farm racks and buildings for businesses of all sizes. MS OEM pre-installation kit rapid deployment of operating systems using Linux and Windows in large clusters/farms or employee desktop computers using PXE/Bootp or Symantec/Norton Ghost. Familiar with APC power distribution, RPC remote power control in large clusters. Knowledge high-speed interconnect hardware such as Myrinet and Dolphin products. Configured many RAID server systems using Adaptec, LSI Logic and 3WARE.
OS: All Platforms below include: installations and upgrades – deployment via networks and CD’s. Cross platform connectivity and migrations. Very strong skills on all Windows Platforms – Server 2003, 2000 Advance Server, 2000 Small Business Server, 2000 Server, 2000 Professional, XP Professional, XP Home, NT 4.0 – 3.5, 95, 98, 98SE, ME, Workgroups 3.11, 3.0 and 1.0.
UNIX Platforms - Linux Red Hat, FreeBSD, SUSE, Mandrake, Lycoris, SGI Irix, HP-UX and Solaris
DOS since Version 2.1, DOS TCP client.
MAC OS X 10.3 and up.
Intermediate skills: Rational MultiSite, ClearCase, ClearQuest, TestManager, RequistPro, Robot, Rational Perormance Tester, IBM WebSphere Studio Application Developer w/CVS, WebSphere Application Server, and WinCVS. Familiar with LAM/MPI/PVM and Beowulf cluster design.
Beginner Skills: WebSphere for z/OS, Tivoli Storage Manager , Some experience with Novell networks. SQL Anywhere and DB2. IBM Mainframe experience, Fortress and TPX/USS. Visual Basic, Plone and Python, Java and ASP Scripting. BGP and OSPF Protocol.