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Sr. ClusterStor Test Engineer

Seagate

Design, test, and refine specifications for configuring and testing HPC Lustre and GPFS storage solutions to meet functional requirements, stability, and performance. Design and implement software to automate storage solutions tasks and test suites. Failure analysis and record keeping of defective functionality to root cause with communication to Engineering to identify and ensure corrective action. Understand and employ fundamental HPC server, network, and storage related technologies and techniques including databases, computer clusters, file systems, volume managers, device drivers, Infiniband (IB), Storage Area Networks (SAN), Ethernet networks, RAID, and Serial based rotational and solid state disk storage devices (SATA / SAS). Execute test plans to determine quality of HPC storage solutions using independent analysis aided by SW & HW tools, analyzers, scopes, etc. Propose changes to current design practices to ensure improvements are implemented and repeat errors are eliminated. Participate in Level 3 and Level 4 support of Xyratex equipment to OEM’s and partners

Development Operations Engineer

FreeCast Inc.

Implemented version control using git to drive continuous integration processes. Redesigned entire office network with multi-wan fail-over, and voip traffic shaping using pfSense firewall. Designed auto scaling infrastructure for Django web application using Chef.

Sr. Linux Administrator

Symantec

Maintained and operated multiple server rooms for global education services. Performed complete restructuring, and installation for high density structured hardware topology for virtual courseware delivery utilizing Dell PowerEdge and HP BladeSystems. Configured Cisco switches for redundancy, and performance. Maintained NFS SAS RAID 5/10 (LSI) disk arrays for network attached storage. Coordinated with vendors for cost effectiveness, in alignment with department budget, and business requirements. Collaborated across the organization on logistics between courses and equipment to ensure service delivery to customers. Participate in launching paperless project classroom project utilizing at least 400 iPads resulting in lower operating costs, and increased customer satisfaction. Maintained mobile courseware equipment of 50 laptops with the usage of Ghost for reimaging to ensure standardization of service for customers. Designed and built VMware environments for courseware development resulting in reduced development time. Administration of storage servers utilizing RedHat Enterprise Linux, and NFS for vCloud data storage. Setup, and administration of NetBackup NFS Media Servers. Programmed centralized web based course scheduling system in Ruby Rails resulting significant communication enhancement across departments for increased customer satisfaction and revenue generation possibilities.

Sr. Linux Administrator

Atlantic.net

Create, respond to, escalate and resolve tickets. Track outstanding tickets, working closely with Senior Technicians to ensure all problems are resolved in a timely manner. Supported large disk arrays using: iscsi, raid, zfs, and infiniband. Experience in building and troubleshooting cloud virtualization platforms KVM and libvirt. Installed and configured hundreds of customer dedicated servers and co-located equipment comprising thousands of services and websites. Administration of system network and monitoring. Administration of web servers, load balancing and databases. Programming in Ruby, Python, Bash, and PHP. Run, terminate and test category 5 cabling for connectivity while adhering to EIA/TIA standards. Contribution made to the improvement of the HVAC system. Contribution made to the improvement of the facility power and environmental monitoring system.

Cable Service Technician II

Bright House Networks

Directly involved in digital television transition and cable telephone service while adhering to NCTI and FCC standards. Performed troubleshooting of digital cable service from tap to customer equipment. Analyzed QAM/QPSK signals using Acterna Digital Signal Acquisition Meter for proper signal quality. Corrected any anomalies in signal including restoration to wide area issues affecting a large number of users. Crimp coax cable (RG6/RG59) and adhere to best cabling practices to maintain signal quality. Contribution to the hybrid fiber coax plant by discovery of large scale system errors impacting a large number of customers.

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  • Boulder, Colorado
  • bryan@computerbryan.com
  • http://computerbryan.com