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Heather Timms | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Feb 28, 2012

Heather Timms

Expert Unix system administrator
   United States
  |   Hines, IL
  |  7:06 am Local Time

Overview

15 years experience in professional IT services, specializing in Unix based operating systems, applications and hardware support. Skilled in design, implementation and administration of enterprise solutions for government clients. Advanced management and technical abilities in planning, integration, maintenance and training for large-scale, mission-critical IT programs in fixed/deployed environments.

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Skills (2)

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Unix
Oracle Solaris

Service Description

(09/13/2010 – Present) IT Specialist (Unix) Department of Veterans Affairs,

System administrator for 17 Solaris 8/10 servers and 755 user accounts supporting local and wide area network for 79 Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) data processing centers and clients

(10/29/2007–09/10/2010) Advanced System Administrator L-3 Communications

Technical expert and system administrator to install, test, upgrade, and maintain 18 compartmented Unix-based servers and workstations, 1050 NIS+ and Active Directory user accounts, enterprise-wide storage with 1100 network drives and intelligence applications on Solaris 8/10 and Trusted Solaris 8 servers

(07/02/2002–5/25/2007) Voice/Network Information Infrastructure Technician, USAF

Provide 24/7 support as system administrator and network infrastructure technician to install, configure, and maintain hardware and software of $10M of theater deployable communications systems and infrastructure; ensured 24/7 network access to remote sites for joint forces personnel

Coordinated logistics for mobilization of $25M of equipment items and 175 personnel; provided battlefield communications support to 10,000 deployed customers at diverse locations


(3/20/1996 – 07/01/2002) Secure Communications Technician USAF

Provide 24/7 support as secure communications technician to install, configure, troubleshoot, and repair Sun Solaris systems including x-86 and Sparc based processors, PARSEC II (Tru64 UNIX) and AT&T miniframe...

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Employment

Department of Veterans Affairs
IT Specialist
2010 - 2012
·Served as system administrator for 17 Solaris 8/10 servers and 755 user accounts supporting local and wide area network for 79 Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) data processing centers and...
L-3 Communications
Unix System Administrator
2007 - 2010
·Provided 24/7 mission support as unix system administrator for 18 SCI enterprise Solaris-based servers and desktop systems, 1050 NIS+ and Active Directory user accounts, and 1100 network storage...
United States Air Force
Network Information Infrustructure Craftsman
2002 - 2007
·Installed, configured, and maintained hardware and software of $10M of theater deployable voice communications systems and infrastructure; ensured 24/7 network access to remote sites for joint...
United States Air Force
Secure Communications Systems Technician
1996 - 2002
· Installed, configured, and maintained Solaris sparc and x86 compatible systems, cryptographic items, $2.5M in battle management systems, and infrastructure for USAFE Air Operations Center...

Education

Grantham University
Computer Science, Bachelors
- 2009
Grantham University
Computer Science
- 2008
Community College of the Air Force
Electronics Technology, Associates
- 2006

Keywords

Solaris Unix NIS+ NETAPP system administrator server hardware software applications intelligence government
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