Professional Profile

Linux systems administrator with a passion for scripting and coding. DevOps Engineer with experience in application scaling, deployment pipeline automation, I.T. systems performance tuning and monitoring in 24/7 web applications. Blogger on IT-Cooking.

Technical Expertise

  • Manage, Support and configure WebSphere and Tomcat application servers
  • Administer users, TCP/IP and file systems on IBM AIX and Linux platforms
  • Administer and Provision ESXi vSphere hypervisor and VM masters
  • Migrating and Provisioning LDAP users and connectivity on IBM AIX and Linux
  • Troubleshoot JEE deployment and installation on WebSphere and Tomcat, configure IBM IHS plugins and SSL certificates, implement EJB and JNDI definition, automate application deployments
  • Define and design Systems Disaster recovery plans between hot and cold sites, administer backups and Real time Monitoring tools
  • Configure, troubleshoot, update and maintain Web and Java server security by applying security patches, respecting best practices with updates and rollback plans
  • Supporting and maintaining SOA, middle-tier applications and user configurations
  • Configure and troubleshoot networked software integration and installation
  • IP addressing, subnetting, system tuning and configuration change definitions
  • Implement SQL code on Oracle and MySQL databases, develop PL/SQL administrative scripts and administer database control files and users
  • Manage and monitor network and system resources using monitoring tools the likes of BMC Patrol, Nagios, Splunk and Wireshark
  • Update packages and plugins, apply Software patches and manage software using Yum, Yast, RPM, ipkg and the likes of
  • Implement failover and load balancing configuration on multi-tier layers, configure vertical and horizontal JEE clusters

Technologies

Production / Operations

Operating Systems

  • Linux Ubuntu/Debian/Suse
  • Linux Fedora/RedHat
  • Embedded Systems (DD-wrt, Thecus, iOS)
  • IBM AIX 4.3.3->7.1
  • Windows 95->10
  • Windows Server 2k3->2k16

Software and Databases

Languages

Cyber Security

  • Web Hardening: 6G Firewall, geoblock
  • Web Benchmarking: ab, hping
  • Log Analysis: Wireshark
  • Password Cracking: HashCat, JTR, Ophcrack
  • Scanning: nmap, sqlmap, DirBuster
  • Cryptography / Steganography

Web

  • LAMP/LEMP Stack
  • MySQL / PHP
  • HTML 5 / CSS 3
  • JavaScript / JQuery
  • Bootstrap 3.x
  • Cross-Browser Compatibility
  • Photoshop / Gimp / Magick

Experience

Implementation Consultant

nQueue

Phoenic, AZ, March 2019 till Today
  • Implement and maintain a complex Workflow management system integrated with Legal billing Software

Full-Time Student Bachelor

Towson University

Baltimore, MD, August 2017 to December 2018
  • Implemented and maintain a Cloud AWS EC2 LEMP Ubuntu server with Nginx, PHP-FastCGI cache, MariaDB
  • Designed and developed a Python web scraper paired with a web dashboard using SQLite + Javascript
  • Created and uploaded Docker images, maintained various PHP/BASH Git projects (Git: audioscavenger)
  • Lead multiple in-class project teams: implemented an online commerce site for Capstone, lead a Cloud migration project, implemented a DNS Adblocker for consumer routers, conducted a research study in HCI
  • Conducted a Business Impact Analysis + Risk Assessment for Holistic Massage Training Institute: produced Findings & Recommendations, Disaster Recovery Plan and Business Continuity Plan

Network Administrator / Frontdesk Assistant

Holistic Massage Training Institute

Baltimore, MD, April 2017 to July 2017
  • Administrative assistant: welcomed clients, answered calls, managed student records
  • Revamped student records and teacher's schedules with automated migration and Business Intelligence reports using VBA for Excel 2013
  • SEO: secured the business identity across 150 listings and upgraded 8 keywords from the 3rd to the 1st Google page
  • Developed a free keyword rank checker with curl and awk

Full-time Student Associate

Community College of Baltimore County

Catonsville, MD, January 2015 to February 2017

Student Tutor job (2 semesters)

  • Peer and group tutoring in Algebra and Calculus, Computer Science and French language
  • Computer Science tutoring: programing (Java, Alice 2.4.3), Microsoft Office 2013 (Excel, Word and Powerpoint)

Student Mentor job (1 semester)

  • Resource for students for information about academic endeavors, social organizations, student life, curricular and co-curricular learning
  • On-demand tutoring in Microsoft Office 2013

DevOps Engineer Consultant

Paris, France, April 2007 to September 2014
  • Installed and configured Java servers from scratch, such as WebSphere and Apache Tomcat on IBM AIX, Linux SLES and RedHat
  • Provided detailed documentation for production process implementation and maintenance, mapped Information System and Data Flow diagrams
  • Spearheaded effective ITIL processes by conducting change management, and designing disaster recovery plans for hot and cold backup sites
  • Implemented DevOps best practices for JEE Software Delivery on multiple servers, under the testing and development phases of software life cycle
  • Redacted technical documentation for process monitoring, planned application dress-rehearsals and go-lives, and trained production teams
  • Configured and maintained multi-tier clustered Transactional Processing Systems involving Apache httpd and iPlanet, Tomcat servers and Oracle databases
  • Conducted stress-tests with NeoLoad, leading to a fine tuning of a clustered JVM
  • Managed Oracle databases by initializing, controlling integrity, and defining files
  • Administrated SWIFT applications, enforced high-end security rules and applied security patches
  • Administered, packaged and deployed software releases with configuration managers the likes of CM/Synergy, SVN or CVS
  • Developed scripted tools to increase productivity, such as automated SSL certificates generation, personalized user profiles, and automated EAR deployment
  • Developed custom, puppet-like automated package deployment tools based on SVN
  • Developed an intranet website dynamically monitoring project releases then publishing real-time status, using PHP 5, MySQL, JavaScript and the Dojo framework

Clients I worked for:

Apria R.S.A. is an association created by French insurers. They have delegated to Apria R.S.A. the management of these organizations: mandatory health care for professionals, and the Information Systems associated.
BNP Paribas is France's largest bank, an also a multinational bank and financial services company with global headquarters in Paris.
As measured by total assets, BNP Paribas was ranked in 2012 as the third-largest bank in the world; it is now 11th, but still way above Goldman Sachs and Wells Fargo.
#44 Fortune Global 500
Natixis is a French corporate and investment bank created in November 2006 from the merger of the asset management and investment banking operations of Natexis Banque Populaire and IXIS.
14th largest asset management firm in the world.
#347 Forbes Global 2000
The Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations is a French public sector financial institution created in 1816, and part of the government institutions under the control of the Parliament. Often described as the “investment arm” of the French State.
Groupe BPCE is France's second largest bank corporation, has more than 8,200 branches nationwide under their respective brand names serving nearly 40 million customers.
#151 Fortune Global 500

DevOps Engineer

Devoteam

Paris, France, November 2005 to March 2007
  • Developed 100+ custom monitoring and production scripts scheduled on TNG/NSM
  • Managed middle-ware applications such as Axway CFT, CVS databases, TNG monitoring, and TSM backups
  • Administrated databases such as Oracle, Gupta, and Essbase
  • Configured SQL Backtrack backups and implemented file security encryption
  • Managed projects by delivering time-framed calendars and planning go-lives
  • Administrated IBM AIX and Windows servers, managed file systems, users and permissions, and conducted Windows server performance audits

Client I worked for:

BNP Paribas is France's largest bank, an also a multinational bank and financial services company with global headquarters in Paris.
As measured by total assets, BNP Paribas was ranked in 2012 as the third-largest bank in the world; it is now 11th, but still way above Goldman Sachs and Wells Fargo.
#44 Fortune Global 500

Software Analyst / DevOps Assistant

Paris, France, November 2003 to October 2005
  • Defined and developed a centralized scripted package delivery tool for BMC Patrol, trained and supported the production team
  • Developed custom monitoring shell scripts for Oracle RMAN backups and data files integration between hot and cold site
  • Redacted alarm instructions and operating procedures for applications maintenance
  • Technological survey and beta-testing of updated BMC Patrol plugins, provided recommendation for process standard updates
  • Audited Control-M critical paths and TSM backup jobs to restructure them, improving efficiency of StorageTek tape drives access
  • Administrated middle-ware tools, and HP-UX systems, users and file systems

Clients I worked for:

Chanel S.A. is a French, privately held company owned by Alain and Gérard Wertheimer, grandsons of Pierre Wertheimer, who was an early business partner of the couturière Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel.
Orange S.A., formerly France Télécom S.A., is a French multinational telecommunications corporation. It has 263 million customers worldwide and employs 105,000 people in France, and 170,000 elsewhere.
#225 Fortune Global 500

Technical Support

Paris, France, 2001 to 2003
  • Supervised a production team for system and application monitoring with AutoSys
  • Developed production scripts, automated and scheduled jobs in Control-M scheduler
  • Monitored systems and applications in a 24x7x365 environment

Education

Final GPA: 3.97

College and Certifications

2018
Bachelor Of Science

Trainings

2018
Certification
Security+ (COMP001021374370)
2017
Fall 2017 Season
National Cyber League
2016
Certificate
Linux Essentials (LPI000358626)
2001
Training
HP-UX & Oracle Administrator

Honors

2018
Honor society
2016
Programing Award
Outstanding Achievement in Programing
2016
Student Government Association
Outstanding Co-Curricular Involvement
2016
Alternative Break
Outstanding Co-Curricular Involvement
2016
First Year Experience Mentor
Outstanding Co-Curricular Involvement