System Engineer-DevOps @ (HIDDEN)
January 01, 2012 - January 31, 2013
People are at the heart of every successful business initiative. At TEKsystems, a leading provider of IT staffing, IT talent management and IT services, we understand people. Every year we deploy over 80,000 IT professionals at 6,000 client sites across North America, Europe and Asia. Our deep insights into the IT labor market enable us to help clients achieve their business goals—while optimizing their IT workforce strategies.
provisioning Linux RedHat VM’s in a VMware cluster infrastructure via kickstart using RHEL 6.3. Customize VMware templates to deliver Linux Red Hat systems.
Modified and cloned VMs in VMware 5.x. Troubleshoot Linux systems in a VMware cluster environment, installing VMware tools, monitoring Unix file systems, setup DNS client, new file systems using LVM after adding new HD’s
Configured Dell Severs r710, r720 remotely through iDRAC to Configure RAID controllers, troubleshoot RedHat 5.x, 6.x. Network, filesystem, NFS, DNS problems
Setup NFS in RHEL 6.3 (Linux cluster environment). Implemented access control through Vintela Authentication Services with RHEL 6.5, 6.3 configuring a single sign-on authentication with AD.
Creating groups, computer objects in AD. Evaluated, implemented a Puppet configuration management tool as a project. Installed a new puppet master-agent infrastructure
Develop new manifests in a puppet environment. Engaged in a team effort with Architects to deliver Hadoop Linux servers to be part of a cluster.
Designed file system custom requirements using VM’s VMware 4.x, 5x, physical Dell servers. Verified that hadoop cluster processes were running executing ‘jsp’.
Ensuring datanode, namenode, job tracker and task tracker were started and running accordingly. Verified ip configuration specification accordingly under core-site.xm file. Obtained reports from hadoop master server.
Skill Strengths (Breakdown in Percentages)
RHEL 5.5/5.8/6.3 (20%)
VMware 5.x (20%)
Red Hat5.x (20%)
System Engineer-DevOps. @ (HIDDEN)
January 01, 2012 - December 31, 2012
As an IT Executive in 1998, Don Peed was fed up with the multitude of staffing companies he had to deal with. They did not understand his requirements and provided little value beyond brokering resources. He was wasting time educating and watching over inexperienced contractors, often having to re-do their work.Realizing there was a gap in the market for a solutions approach to provide true value in providing and managing contingent workers, Don decided to set up a company that made it easy to hire efficient and affordable workers in the tech industry.Techworkers was born.Over the years, Techworkers has developed into a business that provides three offerings – Staffing Solutions, Managed Services and Contingent Workforce Management that focus on resource augmentation, program and project delivery and enterprise-oriented staffing solutions.
Building and providing technical and operational support for Unix/Linux RHEL, Solaris10 and ESX/VMware servers.
Coordinate on a team effort with East Coast SysAdmins creating Unix accounts in a single sign on environment. Migrated home directories via shell scripts using Netapps
Assist developers in all aspects of Unix, troubleshooting network problems, opened remote gnome-session via vnc to Unix VM’s in a VMware infrastructure
Provide support for a continuous integration and test platform shared by many internal projects. Assist developer support on a complete suite of integrated developer tools
Setup project shares using netapps via shell script. Use of NFS, automounter, build Unix VM’s via kickstart, and/or using existing templates and creating new templates in a VMware ESXi 5 cluster. Provide support patching Unix systems via yum from int
Install Java 1.6, configure JAVA_HOME environment. Assist a DSP group installing, testing Atlas software. Supported several Internal groups at GE in Unix (Healthcare, Aviation, DSP, Analytics).
Installed Github enterprise appliance. Nodejs ( rpm format). Setup a new testing environment with HP-Proliant 580 Installig ESXi 5.
Installed new memory and rack systems in a new Data Center. Installed and configured vCenter 5.1.
Created new VM’s using RedHat Enterprise 6.x. Troubleshoot network issues in a VM network environment. Configure VM, adding cpu, memory, virtual disk.
Installed VMware tools in VM’s. Racked, and setup a Network appliance FAS3240. Add new hardware to Netapps head controllers to establish communication to shelves/enclosures.
Experience with rpm’s, yum RHEL 5.X, 6.X, patching, compiling with make and pkgadd in Solaris. Worked with NetApp Engineer to rack, install, cable NetApp Storage System FAS3200 series.
Skill Strengths (Breakdown in Percentages)
VMWare ESXi (20%)