Chris Orkies email@example.com/3008 - Current - Systems Administrator - Private
In my current role I help support 2 Data Centers that provide financial and data services. The environments are diverse as are the clients. Daily i help, troubleshoot Virtual Private Networks, DNS (bind), F5 LTM, F5 GTM and numerous other devices. I am also a Unix System Administrator along with programming ability in Perl and PHP. Performing this function I supported over 100 Linux/Solaris nodes running various versions with many services.
7/2003 – 3/2008 - Sprint Nextel - Systems Integrator
As an individual contributor on the Sprint-Nextel National Platform Operations team it was my responsibility to maintain and support 3G data platforms.
8/2000 – 7/2003 - Hallmark.com - System Engineer
The Hallmark.com operations team is a 24/7 operation. The Site Operations staff is expected to be available via phone around the clock to work issues relating to applications, hardware, and operating systems. The environment is extremely fast paced and individuals must be able to work alone as well as with in a group. Normal day to day operations included the maintenance, installation, and troubleshooting of Solaris 2.6, Solaris 2.8, RedHat, and OpenBSD as well as software packages ranging from BroadVision, BEA, Netscape Enterprise Server, Veritas Netbackup, Altavista, Sendmail, LDAP, IMAP, POP3, and Apache. I have worked on many different projects As a Systems Administrator I performed many duties outside of the normal scope of a Systems Administrators role. Below is a brief list of some of those duties:
5/1999 - 8/2000 - Contractor at Sprint - Senior Product Analyst, STI
As a Senior Product Analyst in the IP
messaging Group at Sprint, it was my role to provide technical expertise to the
IP messaging Product Managers. Some but not all of my duties included:
monitoring of industry for latest products, participating in a team to analyze
products, develop solutions for small business mail needs. Hands on knowledge
of the following products: Microsoft SQL 7.0, Microsoft IIS 4.0, Perl 5.05,
WinPerl, Sendmail, Pop3, IMAP, LDAP, and Exchange 5.5
8/1997 - 5/1999 - Entex information Services - Network Engineer
As a Network Engineer on the national
team it was my responsibility to migrate NT servers from OS/2, migrate user
desktops from OS/2 to NT workstation, and migrate MS Mail to Exchange. As a
National Team member I worked out of my home and traveled extensively across
the United States on deployments, which lasted form two days to 4 weeks.
Previously as a Network Engineer onsite for Tricon Global Restaurants Inc. (KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell), I provided technical analysis for Tricon-Wichita's cc: Mail services, as well as coordinated with remote administrators to design and implement solutions to complex problems involving local and wide area electronic data communications. Fault tolerance and disaster recovery is accomplished by preventative router, server, and database administration-maintenance actions within the Ethernet and Token Ring networking environments; on Novell Intranetware 4.11 and Microsoft NT 4.0 platforms.
While supporting Entex corporate headquarters in Mason OH, I provided technical expertise in Entex's Local and Wide-Area-Network schema of 62 branch locations; consisting of over 5,000 personnel, nationally. Accomplished through the proper maintenance and troubleshooting of networking media. Performed installation / configuration of Novell NetWare 2.x-4.xx. Implemented and maintained Manage Wise 2.1, Electronic Software Distribution Server, 62 Netware Connect Servers, supported CODEX, Faxpress and Shiva Communications Server.