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Telephone:  916.342.9541
Residence: Fair Oaks, CA
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Availability: I am available for contract-2-hire and full-time with a two week notice to current employer (Wells Fargo) as a Linux DevOps Engineer/Administrator in Northern California (or telecommute).  
 
Years of Linux Experience:
22+ years - Linux (Red Hat and Debian variants to include Ubuntu; CentOS; and Fedora)
 
Certifications:
CompTIA Cloud+ Certified  (verify with CompTIA)
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHEL 6)  (130-058-266)
Red Hat Certified System Administrator (130-058-266)
CompTIA Linux+ (Mastery Certified)
Red Hat Certified Technician (RHEL 3)
 
Experience:
Linux DevOps Support Engineer – 7/2015 to present
Wells Fargo – Roseville, CA
Wells Fargo Private Cloud
Technical lead over production support for the Wells Fargo Private Cloud Level 1 and Level 2. Providing complete 24/7/365 support of lab, development and production cloud environments for Wells Fargo Bank. Provide Linux and DevOps Training to others in my organization. Primary over support process for the Wells Fargo OpenStack/Puppet/VMware cloud environments.
Primary Technologies: Linux (RedHat & Ubuntu); HPE Helion OpenStack; Mirantis OpenStack; GitHub; MySQL/MariaDB; Puppet Enterprise; ESX adminstration; Ruby.
 
Linux/Solaris System and Web Engineer {Owner}  -  4/2005 to present 
nutek.support (Escujuri Enterprises, LLC) – Sacramento, CA; Phoenix, AZ 
Linux and Solaris online training services. 
Operating Systems: [primary: RHEL 5-7];
Primary Technologies: Linux; Ruby on Rails; GIT; Puppet Enterprise; KickStart; MySQL/mariaDB; shell scripting bash/ksh/python/ruby; KVM; Joomla; Wordpress; LibreOffice; Puppet Enterprise 3.x.; RDO OpenStack
 
Linux DevOps Engineer –   – 2/2014 to 7/2014
Wells Fargo – Orangevale, CA
Enterprise Banking Services Organization
Providing complete support of lab and development environment for the application teams support the Wells Fargo online presence.
Primary Technologies: Linux; Ruby on Rails; GIT; Puppet Enterprise; KickStart; MySQL/mariaDB; shell scripting bash/ksh/ruby; KVM; Joomla; Wordpress; LibreOffice.
 
Technology Manager/System Engineer –  Linux/Unix Maintenance/Patching – 1/2012 to 2/2014.
Wells Fargo – Roseville, CA
Server Management & Control Organization
Direct management over development and execution teams over a Linux/Solaris Patch Automation project to increase UNIX/Linux patching volume efficiencies utilizing HPSA. Management of Unix/Linux patching execution for approximately 27,000 Linux, Solaris, HP-UX, AIX servers. Direct management over the United States execution team. Primary technology manager over patch execution issues and the core process of Unix and Linux patch execution at Wells Fargo.
 
Technology Manager/System Engineer – UNIX/Windows OS Support - 10/2008 to 1/2012
Wells Fargo – Tempe, AZ
Enterprise Hosting Services (Promoted)
Management of virtual resources in the U.S. And India supporting over 5000 servers support Retail processes.
Management of Windows Build team supporting over 2000 window servers. Team's scope is to provide build; change; compliance and escalated production support following established service level agreements.
Management of both UNIX and Windows production support teams for all Wells Fargo Retail line of business servers.
24/7/365 support team. U.S. resources worked 1st and 2nd shifts.
"Follow the sun" model utilizing India resources for all third shift work.
Increased SLA problem to resolution from 96.4 to 100% for 9 consecutive months before being moved into a new roll.
 
Unix/Linux Build Engineer – System Engineering - 10/2005 to 10/2008
Wells Fargo – Tempe, AZ
Enterprise Hosting Services (Transferred)
Building of Sun Solaris and Red Hat on IBM and HP Blades for
Projects and Administration Duties:
Installation and configuration of Sun Solaris for various groups within the enterprise
Installation and configuration of Red Hat Enterprise Linux on IBM HS20 & HS40 Blades within the enterprise.
Installation of Weblogic for development teams on Linux
Installation of Secure+ and Direct Connect on servers running Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 3.
Installation and configuration of Apache 2.xx with mod_auth_vas.
Oracle client (9.2) installs onto Linux.
 
Unix/Linux/Web Application Engineer – Private Client Services - 6/2005 to 10/2005
Wells Fargo – Tempe, AZ
Enterprise Hosting Services (Transferred)
Planning and development of migration of systems from one Wells Fargo enterprise to a new infrastructure.
Projects and Administration Duties:
Lead on IBM Blade migration from one set of standard to the next.
Bastioning of Red Hat systems to meet new security policies.
Kickstart server setup and administration.
Installation and configuration of Apache Web Server utilizing dual factor authentication.
 
Unix/Linux Systems Engineer 7/2004 to 6/2005
Wells Fargo - Roseville, CA
Unix Production Support (Re-organization)
Provided Support for over 2000 Unix servers and workstations running Solaris, HP-UX, AIX and Linux. 
Projects and Administration Duties:
Worked 3rd shift (graveyard)
Perform work requests for various application groups within Wells Fargo on Solaris, AIX, Linux, and HP-UX.
Currently lead on the migration of 33 Sun and HP servers to new group to meet new security and build standards.
 
Unix/Linux Systems Engineer 10/2001 to 7/2004
Wells Fargo - Roseville, CA
Network Automation and System Tools
Provided Support for over 150 Unix servers and workstations running Solaris, HP-UX and Linux. 
Projects and Administration Duties:
Lead OS Engineer on Xythos Documentation Project.  Full OS install of RHEL 2.1 and Oracle 9.2.0.1 installations.  
Lead on Linux Migration Project for development to cut costs.
Lead on InfoVista application server install and configuration. 13 x V480 servers in Tempe and Minneapolis.
Help Train all other team members on Veritas, Solaris and other Unix Fundamentals.
Lead for Bastioning Firewall Access servers, NNM servers and syslog servers.  
Lead OS Engineer for server security on all Unix/Linux Systems.
Firewall Node Security on all Firewall servers.
Lead Migration to and then from NIS.
Unix shell scripts for general system administration and monitoring.
Enterprise installation of Big Brother for Solaris/Linux System monitoring.
Application installation and configuration to include EPICenter, PowerBroker, PowerPassword, Aruba, and Cisco RME.
Installation of MySQL and PostGRESQL on Solaris and HP-UX and Various Development packages.
Patch level management on all Sun and HP machines.
User authentication on Solaris and HP-UX.
Direct Contract contact for Sun Microsystems, E-Plus, Helio Solutions and HP.
Development of cost effective workstation solution involving Solaris 8 on Intel.  Still pending approval.
Logical Volume Manager (JFS) stripping, exporting, importing and mirroring on HP-UX.
Veritas Foundation Suite administration on Sun servers.
Project lead for Bastioning (hardening) of all HP-UX and Solaris Servers in my group.
Lead on 3 Data Migration Projects related to hardware upgrades.
On call status every other week (24/7).
Complete install and configuration of Apache web server on Solaris 9, utilizing mod_perl, PHP, SSL, mod_ssl, MySQL (DBI & DBD).   Primary configuration for Wells Fargo Network Control Center Intranet site.
 
Web Site Design – 2003 to 2005
LittlePeeps.net - Roseville, CA
Created an in-house wireless network off of existing DSL connection and added two wireless Peep Cams allowing parents to view their children through out the day.  Complete Web Site Design for client.
 
UnixAdm.net/LinuxAdm.com – 2000 to 2005
Non-Profit UNIX Support Website.
Providing Technical Resources for Unix Administrators around the world.   Dedicated to excellence in Unix/Linux engineering.
 
Unix System Administrator 12/2000 to 10/2001
Wells Fargo - Roseville, CA
Contract via Insync Consulting and Education - Sacramento, CA
Provide Support for 80+ Ultra 10-60's, and 5 E450's Running Solaris 2.6-7 to 8. Perform Security auditing of all servers and workstations.  Provided support to over 22 HPUX servers.  Projects: Node Security; Migration to and then from NIS; SSH; Custom Backup Solution on Solaris; Unix shell scripts; Application installation and configuration to include EPICenter, PowerBroker, PowerPassword, Aruba, Apache Web Server, and Various Development packages; Patch level management on all Sun and HP machines; User authentication; Direct Contract contact for Sun Microsystems and HP; Development of cost effective workstation solution involving Solaris 8 on Intel. Provided Backup Support to over 110 workstations and servers.  On call status every other week (24/7).
 
Unix System Administrator 7/2000 to 12/2000
Provided System administration Sun/Solaris servers (E450’s to E10k’s).  Patch management, custom shell scripts, monitoring software (Patrol), Veritas FS/VM, Lagato Networker, and other third party software.
 
UNIX System Administration/Full-Time Consultant - 1/2000 to 8/2000
Administration of x86 and Sun platforms of Solaris; Skills include installing/configuring Solaris 2.6-7, command-line and PROM Level troubleshooting, ufsdump/tar backups/restores, creating/maintaining user accounts, creating print servers and install servers, installing packages/patches. NIS/NFS system administration to include automount, exporting user directories, and sharing/mounting file systems, troubleshooting TCP/IP networks.  Network assessment and MIS strategy consulting.  Concentrated on system troubleshooting and high availability.  Web Trends administration for Omnilinux.com.
 
Unitek Contract Assignments:
Portera Systems, Berkeley, CA - 4/2000 to 8/2000:
Unix administration for their Berkeley and Campbell locations: Tasks include: NIS/NFS administration (e.g., adding users to NIS); performance monitoring; Administration of the Unix Enterprise Backup Solutions via Veritas NetBackUp.  Patch level maintenance. Complete monitoring of all the 19 IT and development servers at this location (two Enterprise 450's, two Enterprise 250's, three Enterprise 2's, five ultra 10's, three Netra T1's, two 220R's and nine Ultra 5's.  Installed sudo to provide improved security.  Configured DNS and NIS on all new servers.  Secure Shell implementation on development servers to increase level of security.  Apache web server install and configuration.
 
Technical Support Manager - 1997 to 2000
Step-By-Step Online: Cameron Park, CA and Antioch, CA
Provide technical support for all the DSL, Analog and Web hosting customers. 
 
Technical Support - 1998 to 2000
Nothing But Net - Dublin, CA
Provided technical support for all the DSL, Analog and Web hosting customers.  Primary engineer over web site design of companies corporate web site and web development.  Primary engineer over I-86/Solaris2.6 on-site in Dublin, CA.
 
Technical Support - 1997 to 1998
JPS.net - Sacramento, CA
Provided Technical support for corporate and residential dial-up accounts in a call center environment.  Transferred from the sales department.
 
Supervisor/Technical Support - 1995 to 1997
Resumes-R-Us: Sacramento, CA
Managed temporary employees. Provided system administration of personal computers and Web site design and data gathering for resume design.  
 
Organizations:
Founder of S.U.U.G - A Unix/Linux user group in Sacramento, CA. 2001-2002  http://www.unixadm.net &http://linuxadm.com
Former Vice-President of East Bay Linux Users Group (LUG) located in Fremont, CA. 2000
 
Education/Training:
OpenStack Summit (40 hours)
OpenStack.org
Boston, MA 5/2017
VMware NSX: Install, Configure, Manage [v6.2] (40 hours)
VMware, Inc.
San Francisco, CA 3/2016
VMware - Data Center Virtualization Fundamentals [v6] (4 hours)
VMware, Inc.
San Francisco, CA 3/2016
VMware - Network Virtualization Fundamentals [v6] (4 hours)
VMware, Inc.
San Francisco, CA 3/2016
Mirantis OpenStack Bootcamp - (30 hours)
Mirantis, Inc.
Sacramento, CA - 09/2015
CompTIA Cloud+ Training & Certification (3 months)
Wells Fargo Training (Virtual)
Charlotte, NC - 8/2015
Red Hat Linux REL7 Upgrade Bootcamp (5 days)
Guru Labs Training
Sacramento, CA - 5/2015
Ruby on Rails: Level 1 (100 hours)
The Pragmatic Studio
Parker, CO 4/2015 - validate
Ruby Programming (80 hours)
The Pragmatic Studio
Parker, CO 4/2015 - validate
Oracle Solaris 11 System Administration Bootcamp (5 day course)
Bill Calkins @ Wells Fargo Learning Center
San Francisco, CA 8/2014
Red Hat Enterprise Clustering and Storage Management (3 day course)
Red Hat Corporation
San Francisco, CA 7/2014
Transition to Oracle Solaris 11 (5 day course) - 2014
Wells Fargo Learning Center 
Virtual Training 3/2014
Red Hat Certified Engineer (130-058-266)
Red Hat Corporation
San Jose, CA - 2013
Red Hat Linux Troubleshooting (5 days)
Guru Labs Training
Sacramento, CA - 9/2013
Red Hat Webinar: Strong virtual infrastructure management
Red Hat Corporation
Virtual - 7/2013
Red Hat Learning Café: Troubleshooting the boot process and system hangs  
Red Hat Corporation via Wells Fargo
Sacramento, CA - 2013
Red Hat Learning Café: Logical Volume Management (1/2 day course)
Red Hat Corporation via Wells Fargo
Sacramento, CA - 2013
Red Hat Certified System Administrator
Red Hat Corporation
San Jose, CA - 2013
Red Hat Linux Performance Tuning   (4 day course)
GuruLabs.com
Sacramento, CA - 2012
Apache (HTTPD) Server administration (5 days course)
Wells Fargo Learning Center
Chandler, AZ - 2010
University of Phoenix
Computer Science
Phoenix, AZ  ||  GPA: 3.95
Linux Kernel Internals (5 days course)
Wells Fargo Learning Center
Chandler, AZ - 2009
Sun Solaris 10 System Administration Training (5 day course)
Sun Microsystems, Inc.
Mesa, AZ - 2005
Veritas Cluster Server Unix (40 hours)
Sun Microsystems, Inc.
Phoenix, AZ - 2005
BEA Weblogic Portal 8.1: System Administration (5 day course)
Bea Worldwide Education & Readiness
San Jose, CA - 2005
AIX 5L Jumpstart for UNIX Professionals
IBM Education Worldwide
San Francisco, CA - 2004
Sun Certified System Administrator - SCSA - Solaris 9
TechSkills.com
Sacramento, CA – 2004
Linux+ (45 day course) Mastery Certified
TechSkills.com
Sacramento, CA - 2004
Red Hat Certified Technician
Red Hat Corporation
Mountain View, CA - 2003
HPUX Internals and Performance Tuning (2 Day class)
HP Corporation
Roseville, CA - 2002
Veritas Foundation Suite (5 day course)
2 days Veritas File System; 3 days Veritas Volume Manager
Veritas Corporation
Mountain View, CA - 2000
Cisco Certified Network Associate (7 day course)
Unitek Technical Education Center
Fremont, CA - 2000
Certified UNIX Systems Engineer (45 day course)
Unitek Technical Education Center
Fremont, CA - 2000
Solaris Administration (7 day course)
Unitek Technical Education Center
Fremont, Ca - 2000
Get Certified (San Jose, CA)
Unix SVR4 Linux
April 1999 - Certified
Motorcycle Mechanics Institute (MMI)
Honda and Yamaha Certified Motorcycle Technician
1993-1994
Sierra College (Rocklin, CA)
1987-1989
 
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