SENIOR UNIX SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR
Financial Network, Inc. - Olivette, MO
10/2005 - Present

Installed, configured, and maintained HP-UX (11.11 through 11.31), SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES 10 and 11), Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL 5 through 7), vSphere ESXi and vCenter Server Appliance (5.0 through 6.0), Cisco Storage Area Network (SAN) switches (MDS), Brocade SAN switches (Silkworm), HP storage arrays (VA and EVA), EMC storage arrays (CLARiiON and VNX), and EMC VPLEX. Analyzed and resolved problems associated with server hardware, operating systems, and application software. Monitored, diagnosed, and repaired problems on servers. Acted as a leader within the department, shared ideas, assisted in setting policies, procedures, and standards. Exercised autonomous judgment with strong emphasis on minimizing unplanned outages.

SENIOR SYSTEM TECHNICAL ANALYST
Signature Consultants - Heathrow, FL
04/2005 - 09/2005

Performed all aspects of UNIX (HP-UX) systems administration and engineering for customer on-site and hosted systems at American Automobile Association National Office. Recommended, planned, and implemented changes to UNIX computing environment.

SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR
Miracle Software Systems, Inc. - Dearborn, MI
10/2004 - 01/2005

Supported 500+ UNIX (Linux, Solaris, AIX, HP-UX) servers in 24X7 data center as member of second level support team at Ford Motor Company. Performed all aspects of system administration, maintenance, monitoring, and troubleshooting for operating system and web servers.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CONSULTANT - SYSTEMS ENGINEER
The Sedona Group - East Moline, IL
01/2004 - 10/2004

Performed all aspects of UNIX (HP-UX) systems administration and engineering for customer on-site and hosted systems at John Deere Information Systems. Recommended, planned, and implemented changes to UNIX computing environment. Provided third level UNIX support and training to client's internal support teams.

SYSTEMS MANAGEMENBT INTEGRATION PROFESSIONAL - ADVISORY
IBM - Saline, MI
03/2003 - 01/2004

Note: Visteon Corporation outsourced entire IT organization to IBM.

Performed all aspects of UNIX (HP-UX) systems administration for CAD workstations and plant floor application and database servers, physical Oracle RDBMS administration, and Windows NT Server administration. Planned and implemented changes to computing environment. Worked as member of information technology support group to support 600+ Windows desktop systems. Provided support to other plants that did not have local UNIX and Oracle database support personnel.

SYSTEMS ANALYST
Visteon Corporation - Saline, MI
06/2000 - 02/2003

Note: Auto parts supplier spin-off from Ford Motor Company.

Performed all aspects of UNIX (HP-UX) systems administration for CAD workstations and plant floor application and database servers, physical Oracle RDBMS administration, and Windows NT Server administration. Planned and implemented changes to computing environment. Worked as member of information technology support group to support 600+ Windows desktop systems. Provided support to other plants that did not have local UNIX and Oracle database support personnel.

SYSTEMS ANALYST
Ford Motor Company - Saline, MI
01/1996 - 06/2000

Performed all aspects of UNIX (HP-UX) systems administration for CAD workstations and plant floor application and database servers, physical Oracle RDBMS administration, and Windows NT Server administration. Planned and implemented changes to computing environment. Worked as member of information technology support group to support 600+ Windows desktop systems.

UNIX SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR
MIS International - Saline, MI
08/1995 - 01/1996

Performed all aspects of UNIX (HP-UX) systems administration for plant floor application and database servers at Ford Motor Company Saline Plant. Assisted client with use of HP-UX in support of applications being launched at site.

COMPUTER SYSTEMS SPECIALIST I
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, MI
08/1992 - 08/1995

Performed all aspects of UNIX (SunOS and IRIX) systems administration for College of Pharmacy and Biophysics Research Division. Provided support for Windows and Macintosh computers on network. Acted as liaison to other campus departments regarding network.