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Senior Manager Systems Engineering - E*TRADE Financial, Inc., Alpharetta, GA. Jan 2005 until Present Duties:
Manager Systems Engineering - E*TRADE Financial, Inc., Alpharetta, GA. Apr 2002 until Jan 2005 Duties:
Senior Systems Engineer - E*TRADE Group, Inc., Alpharetta, GA. May 2000 until Apr 2002 Duties:
Systems Engineer - Per-Se Technologies formally Medaphis Corporation, Atlanta, GA. July 1997 until May 2000 Duties: Member of a team that centrally manages TCP/IP based Solaris workstations and Solaris servers supporting business infrastructure, mission critical revenue generation, development and support operations. There are 60 plus servers supporting over 4000 active users in more than 15 major locations across the United States. As of December 1999 took additional responibilities as manager of 2 other system engineers along with 6 system administrators. Projects: Develop mechanism for clients to transmit data securely across the Internet in an automated fashion. Implement centralized backup server using Legato Networker. Design/Benchmark/Implement solution for server consolidation using Sun Enterprise 4500s and Clariion 5000 storage subsystems. Design/Implement Web caching server to reduce web and ftp traffic. Developing a consolidated print server for production revenue system. Developing centralize mechanism to manage users across multiple sub-domains using NIS. Support: Operating system and hardware support for Sun Enterprise 5000/3000 Oracle servers. Operating system, hardware, and minimal application support for Enterprise 4500 and SPARC Server 20 revenue generation systems. General user support including account and printer management, UNIX workstations, terminals, termservers, and minimal application support for a handful of applications. Infrastructure support including DNS servers, Internet mail gateway, news server, ntp services, and firewalls.
System Administrator - Auburn University, College of Engineering Computing and Network Service, Auburn, AL. August 1993 until July 1997 Duties: Manage an 800 node, centrally managed, TCP/IP based, heterogeneous network of personal computers, UNIX workstations, and UNIX servers supporting engineering instruction, extension, research and administrative operations. This network services over 3000 active users in 35 subnetworks across 13 buildings, providing access to more than 120 major applications. Primary duties include: manage and maintain Solaris 2.x Servers, manage and maintain SPARCstorage Arrays using Volume Manager, manage and maintain disk space for applications, monitor server and network performance, performing hardware and software installs, manage and maintain NIS and NIS+ services, manage and maintain college Web services, maintain user accounts, evaluate PC integration solutions. Secondary duties include: develop training sessions for users and administrators, backup for postmaster duties, monitor network security, PC network installations.
Student Worker - Auburn University, College of Engineering Computing and Network Service, Auburn, AL. June 1992 until August 1993 Duties: Provide help desk support for students using network, provide application support, Solve system administration assignments, Handle simple system administration tasks.
Student Worker - Auburn University, Division of University Computing, Auburn, AL. January 1991 until June 1992 Duties: Provide documentation support for Administrative computing, PC support: installing software, hardware, and network, PC application support, migrating documentation from hardcopy to electronic form. Education Auburn University, Auburn, AL. Bachelors in Computer Engineering, August 1993 Operating Systems Linux, Solaris 2.x, SunOS 4.1.x, OpenBSD, Windows(3.1,95,NT) Networking TCP/IP, NFS, NIS+, NIS, DNS, WWW, FTP, SMTP, DHCP, PC-NFS, NTP, SNMP, IPF, IPNAT, IPSEC, SMB, SSH Languages Perl, Shell, Tcl/Tk, SE, JAVA, C, C++ Publication Maintain NIS+ FAQ "One Man's Reflections on Being a Software Guinea Pig" Contributions to "A Practical Guide to Solaris" by Mark Sobell Contributions to "Solaris Solutions for System Administrators; Time-Saving Tips, Techniques, and Workarounds" by Sandra Henry-Stocker, Evan R. Marks Consensus Security Awareness Project, Policy -- COMPANY, YOU AND INFORMATION PROTECTION Other Adminitering Solaris workstation/servers since Solaris 2.0 Solaris beta team since Solaris 2.4 thru Solaris 9 2004 USENIX/SAGE LISA Conference referred paper external reviewer. 2005 USENIX/SAGE LISA Conference referred paper external reviewer. Organizations USENIX Member System Administrators Guild Member, Boy Scouts of America, Eagle Scout