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Randall K.

Wheeler
PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY
* Infrastructure/ System architect Sr. Unix Administrator/Engineer with over 15
years of experience with design, implementation, Vendor management, Data Center
Build out and management,
* Project planning and team leadership
* Redhat Linux Enterprise 9 years and 13 years of Sun Solaris.
* Operating system support for Sun Microsystems Solaris 2.5 to 10, Redhat Linux
Enterprise, SUSE, SUN Linux.
* Solaris, Linux to Active Directory authentication build out and security Imple
mentation of new Sun Solaris servers,
* Solaris 10, Solaris 9, Solaris 8, Solaris 7, Solaris 6, Solaris 5.1, SunOs,
* Setup of Linux (Redhat) and Veritas clustered environments with VERITAS Cluste
r, Sun cluster, Cisco
* routers and switches.
* VXFS, ZFS, QFS,UFS,NTFS,
* Hardware expertise with Sun hardware, Dell Servers both running Linux and Wind
ows 2000,20003
* Hewlett Packard hardware running Itanium, Opteron and Intel P4 class processor
s, SAN's,Firewalls, Cisco, F5..
* Design and recommendation of Hardware and build out including cost comparison,
RFP,
* Vendor management and build out of systems including Datacenter power requirem
ents, Sarbanes Oxley, Security requirements.
* Management, implementation and design of Sun Solaris 5,6,7,8, 9 and 10 servers
, Redhat, Linux, HP UNIX, Sun and Veritas clustered servers for a large universi
ty medical center in Chicago.
* Management of enterprise class Redhat, Suse Enterprise Linux servers in major
metropolitan cities including
Dallas, Miami, and Chicago.
* Experienced with Checkpoint firewalls, Iptables, IPFilters,Sonic Wall wireless
systems Cisco, Bay Networks
* Expert experience with IDS Security implementations, Security auditing, Honey
Pots, Sarbanes Oxley,HIPPA
and proprietary security measures.
SKILLS SUMMARY
Redhat Linux, Suse Linux, Sun Solaris, Windows 2000 and 2003 server, Enterprise
Hardware, Dell, HP, Compaq, Sun Hitachi, STK, Sun Sunfire line. Cisco routers, H
itachi, EMC, Brocade switches, Mcdata switches, TCP/IP
HP Openview, BMC patrol, SAN storage 9900 series, Veritas volume manager, Verita
s VXFS, Backup systems, Veritas netbackup 5-6, STK disk arrays, Backupexec, Lega
to, Sun Clustering, Grid systems, Shell scripting Bourne shell, CSH, BASH, Perl,
DNS, SMTP,TCP/IP
* System architecture of Windows , Linux and Unix based
* Enterprise Redhat Linux, Suse Linux, Gentoo Linux, Fedora, Centos
* Expert with Linux systems and integration with other Unix system types
* Sun Solaris servers, X86 - E25K, Veritas Foundation suite, Sun one, Sun Manage
ment center
* Performance tuning and evaluation of Sun Solaris 6, 7, 8,9,10
* Cisco routers and switches
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Maintech / HSBC 5-2008 - 6-2010
UNIX System Engineer
* Installation of Sun Solaris servers
* Administration and Engineering of Sun Solaris 8,9,10
* Work with multiple vendors to insure stability of UNIX infrastructure.
*
United States Geographic Survey USGS.gov 11/27/2007--4/2008
Virtualization with Sun Zones, Vmware
Project planning
-Migration to Solaris 10, With ZFS file system
-Redhat Linux Enterprise support 100+ machines
-Clustering and Veritas file management
-Budgeting and RFP's for all equipment
-STK /Brocade -- EMC SAN administration.
- Performance monitoring and data analysis
- Recommendation and implementation
- Performance tuning and patching of critical Oracle 10G environment
.
-Planning and architecture of all Sun Solaris machines
Sun Microsystems/ Tech Systems (Contractor) 05/2007- 11/2007
Unix / Linux Administrator
* Operating system support for Sun Microsystems Solaris 2.5 to 10, Redhat up to
Redhat 5, SUSE, SUN Linux.
* Engineering support for all Government and Var partners.
* Advanced System analysis and process creation for Solaris 8,9,10.
* Support of Redhat Enterprise servers both hardware and software.
* San Support of STK, EMC and HDS systems, Veritas Netbackup.
Instant Technologies (University of Chicago) 10/2006-12/2006
Unix / Linux/ Solaris Administrator
* Analysis of current systems support of Redhat, Suse and Debian Linux, Solaris
systems.
* Enterprise administration setup and architecture Solaris
* Solaris, Linux to Active Directory authentication build out and security Imple
mentation of new Sun Solaris servers, Solaris 10, 9, 8.
* Intrusion prevention, risk analysis, HIPPA compliancy.
* Networking Cisco, map, snoop, etherreal, sniffer, Wireshark.
* Authentication via Centrily for Unix to Active directory authentication.
* Hitachi, EMC SAN installation and tuning of Netbackup server environment.
* Sun Cluster and Veritas Cluster architecture and administration
API Systems (AT&T) 06/2006-07/2006
Unix Engineer
* Redhat ES Server installation and setup porting of software.
* Setup of Linux (Redhat) and Veritas clustered environments with Veritas Cluste
r, Sun cluster, Cisco routers and switches.
* Worked on Implementation and Security environment for AT&T's primary security.
* System that is used world wide by telecommunication as well as Homeland securi
ty.
* Planning for duplication of production environment.
* Planning for networking to duplicate production system.
Solution Partners, Inc. Rush Hospitals 01/2006 -05/2006
Sr. Unix Engineer / SAN / Team Lead Consultant
* Management, implementation and design of Sun Solaris 8, 9 and 10 servers, Redh
at, Linux, HP UNIX, Sun and Veritas clustered servers for a large university med
ical center in Chicago.
* Designed and implemented Solaris, Linux (Redhat and SUSE), systems.
* Responsibilities included build and implementation of new servers, maintenance
, proactive troubleshooting, team lead, architectural design, storage management
of EMC, Hitachi and Sun Storage.
* Responsible for architectural design of all Hitachi San environments and Broca
de switches.
* Utilized Solaris 10, Zoning, and VMware Visualization extensively.
* Managed and implemented BEA WebLogic.
* Configured and administered Apache Web Servers and Intranet sites.
IT Solutions 04/2005 - 12/2005
UNIX / Network Consultant
* Management of enterprise class Redhat, Suse Enterprise Linux servers in major
metropolitan cities including Dallas, Miami, and Chicago.
* UNIX, Solaris, Linux best security practices and Sarbanes-Oxley compliancy.
* Database and web development contractor for multiple clients running both Linu
x and Solaris.
* Wireless networking consultation.
* Security identification IDS, IPS and penetration assessment.
Devry Inc. Corporate 10/2000 - 03/2005
Senior UNIX (Solaris, Linux) Engineer/System Architect / Supervisor
* As Senior UNIX Engineer, performed hands-on management of a team of UNIX engin
eers in day to day tasks including scheduling, project priority, project managem
ent, maintenance, root cause of events, change management/change control process
and procedures, RFPs from vendors as well as troubleshooting, infrastructure ma
intenance and reconstruction.
* Responsible for system engineering, architecture, project management, integrat
ion, monitoring and administration of Sun Solaris, Windows NT, SAN, Storage Syst
ems, and system hardware and software on a 24/7 basis .
* Management of all SAN storage systems, Hitachi, EMC, SUN capacity planning and
performance tuning.
* Suse Enterprise Linux implementation on Oracle interfacing with large scale Su
n 6800s and E15K.
* Planning, implementation and architecture of large scale enterprise class Sun
Sunfire servers 6800-E15k.
* Sarbanes-Oxley compliancy for all hardware, servers and network.
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
Calumet College 1995
B. S. Computer Information Systems
* Solaris 8 System Administration I, SA-238 2001
* Solaris 8 System Administration II, SA-288 2001
* VERITAS Volume Manager Administration 2001
* VERITAS Netbackup Advanced Training 2004
* Solaris 8 TCP/IP Network Administration, SA-389 2001
* Redhat Enterprise Linux administration 2003
* Sun Cluster 2003
* Solaris 10 Web training 2004
* Hitachi Storage systems San training
* Brocade 1200 Switch training
* Brocade advanced zoning 2004
* Veritas storage management advanced 2003
* Sunfire ES-420 6800-E12K training 2003
* Microsoft MCSE training, Sento 1998
* Redback SMS, Redback 1999
* CISCO ICND (CCNA), Global Knowledge 2000
* Time management 2003
* Team Management 2004
* Solaris 10 zoning
* ZFS configuration and Administration