Unix System Administrator Resume

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Career Objective:

Highly dedicated, enthusiastic, and professional Unix System Administrator with more than 6 years of experience in managing Unix based system, software, hardware, network and server installation and configuration as well as maintaining operating system. Capable of troubleshooting and maintaining security and backup of systems and related databases as well as possess excellent communication, problem-solving, analytical, team-working, leadership, multi-tasking and project-management skills.

Summary of Skills:

  • Thorough understanding of Unix OS and related system administration, software and hardware installation and upgrading, risk analysis, and management, database administration, Unix system testing and troubleshooting, backup and recovery procedures, network security and management, user administration, system enhancement or modification, requirement analysis and technical specifications designing, server configuration management, capacity planning and performance tuning, shell scripting concepts and system integration, infrastructure technologies such as disaster recovery procedures

  • Working knowledge of C++, Pearl, Python, HTML, Solaris, IRIX and TRU-64 Unix OS, LVM system, TCP/IP and UDP protocols, Bash shell, My SQL and Oracle databases, Unix and Windows OS, Unix security audit and Intrusion detection software, MS Office Suite applications, SAN environment and VMWare ESXi, active directory services

  • Effective communication and presentation skills as well as the ability to provide technical support to team members and clients

  • Strong leadership and mentoring skills with the ability to make effective decisions under pressure

  • Excellent analytical and critical- thinking skills as well as the ability to solve complex Unix based system issues

  • Ability to cope with fast-paced and challenging environment as well as work independently and in cross-functional teams

  • Strong organizational and project-management skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Excellent documentation and report-writing skills as well as the ability to write effective technical manuals and training materials for users and team members

  • Solid researching skills as well as the ability to stay up-to-date on latest technologies and best practices

Work Experience:

Unix System Administrator

General Dynamics Tech Group, New York, NY

February 2018 – Present

  • Analyzing user requirements and detailed technical designs and managing the functionality and efficiency of Unix based systems and network as well as monitoring the implementation, installation, configuration and maintenance of software, hardware, server and various applications on Unix operating system

  • Setting up and maintaining admin and service accounts as required as well as interacting with end-users to develop functional specifications and coordinating with the development team on system enhancements or modifications accordingly

  • Conducting capacity and performance analysis and providing configuration changes and backups for system software and related databases as well as troubleshooting system issues or failures and initiating preventive maintenance on Unix OS

  • Directing the work of junior sysadmins and providing technical guidance on system operations, use of automated tools and scripts, resource optimization, administration procedures, and client support as well as monitoring development and implementation environments to ensure Unix based system, application and data reliability and integrity for end-users

  • Supervising and implementing overall system upgrade strategies and development of effective security programs for entire network as well as setting up or installing web servers, file systems, firewalls, anti-virus and directory services as needed

  • Identifying and determining corrective actions to be taken in case of system failures in user or operational manuals as well as preparing and maintaining current network and system documentation for assigned projects as required

Unix System Administrator

Intro-Pro System Inc., New York, NY

April 2016 – January 2018

  • Administered analysis, installation and configuration of Unix based workstations, applications, databases and peripherals as well as monitored troubleshooting, enhancements, optimization and tuning of Unix systems for better performance in compliance with best practices and established standards

  • Performed routine installation of software or hardware, OS security patching, virtual and physical server evaluations and disk space management as needed as well as identified user requirements and recommended Unix based system upgrades, expansions and reconfigurations

  • Researched and made suggestions to purchase latest IT equipment, including system hardware and software as well as established and maintained appropriate backup and disaster recovery strategies for Unix based system and databases as needed

  • Worked collaboratively with technical team to design, customize and deploy and implement system automation tools and work-flow management software as needed as well as configured, installed and troubleshooted basic server and network equipment and related monitoring tools

  • Setup and maintained various Unix based computer systems and prepared complete and accurate documentation as needed as well as performed complex tests on operating system, hardware and software applications to detect and resolve related issues

  • Collaborated with clients, technical, and management personnel to ensure project completion within specified deadlines and budgets as well as provided support to system engineers for continuous system analysis and integration efforts as required

Unix System Administrator

Light-speed Technologies, New York, NY

December 2013 – March 2016

  • Assisted in managing operational aspects of Unix based systems, servers and related software and hardware as well as providing input for developing effective procedures and standards related to the utilization of Unix based resources

  • Assisted senior Unix sysadmins in planning and executing software applications and operating system upgrades or maintenance across a highly virtualized environment as well as worked with subject matter experts in creating up-to-date technical and detailed design documentation as required

  • Assisted in developing, implementing and maintaining recovery and backup procedures for systems and databases as needed as well as maintaining strict access control to all Unix based networks and IT infrastructures as per established security standards

  • Assisted in writing shell scripts for system automation and information gathering and performing testing and advanced root-cause analysis for identifying and troubleshooting operating system, hardware and software issues as required

  • Provided effective technical support to the development team and end-users as required as well as monitored Unix server operations and maintained accurate reports to identify and troubleshoot related issues


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science

    Pace University, New York, NY, USA



  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert(MCSE)



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