3009 Parkham Dr.
Roseville, CA 95747
+1-916-690-7931 – cell
To find a management or development role which will allow and encourage growth, both personally and for the employer.
summary of skills
TCP/IP, DHCP, DNS, NetApp, NFS, Appletalk, Wireless
Linux, UNIX (BSD, Solaris, SCO, Tru64), MacOS, Windows, VMS
English, French, Irish, German(basic), Greek(basic), Italian(basic), Portuguese(basic), Spanish(basic)
May 2008 – Present: Air Transport IT Services Inc. (Site Manager @ FAT)
Apr 2006 – Apr 2008: Air Transport IT Services Inc. (Field Engineer @ SMF)
Ensuring that all parts of the integrated system provided by AirIT to Sacramento International Airport remain working at all times. These systems range from passenger flight information displays to common use passenger processing systems. Was responsible for redesigning the gate backdrop and baggage belt layouts to enhance usability. Assisted with the redesign of Arrivals/Departures layouts, particularly in reducing the number of layouts needed by improving modularity.
Dec 2002 – Apr 2006: Laughing Squid (Systems Administrator)
Keeping the servers of this small web hosting company up and running 24/7. Installing new software, performing upgrades and security patches. Scripting solutions to make maintenance of the web hosting business easier. Provide second level technical support to web hosting customers. Working with Red Hat Linux, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Plesk PSA and Cobalt. Customizing pre-existing packages such as phpShop and custom scripting solutions using PHP and MySQL. Complete rewrite of main website to take advantage of latest technologies and coding practices. Assisting in migration from Cobalt to Red Hat Linux/Plesk and from Red Hat Linux to Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
Jul 2001 – Jul 2002: About.com (Server Support Specialist)
Was the sole member of datacenter staff in San Jose. Responsible for keeping a network of over 200 Linux, FreeBSD and Solaris servers, 4 Network Appliance filers, Digi console servers, BigIPs, Cacheflows and other associated network components up and running 24/7. Worked alone and coordinated with offices in New York and Utah to perform maintenance and upgrades.
Mar 2000 – Mar 2001: APC (Linux Kernel/Networking Developer)
Developed a prototype Linux driver for APC’s SOHO USB enabled UPS products. Developed a prototype networking device using Embedded Linux.
May 1999 – Sep 1999: Mangan Bros. Wholesalers (Systems Administrator)
Responsible for keeping SCO Unix and Netware systems in 8 locations running. Upgraded networks and extended network to a remote location.
Jun 1998 – Apr 1999: Friends First General Insurance (Programmer)
Developed an application to process raw data from an insurance system and produce documents using MS Word as an embedded component. Developed a customizable web interface for insurance quotations.
BS Information Technology, Minor in Business and French – 2001
National University Ireland, Galway
Provided Upon Request