Mary A. | Elance
 
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Mary A.

Exceptionally organized and articulate crafty geek
   United States
  |   Redmond, WA
  |  5:01 pm Local Time

Resume/C.V.

I have a wide variety of experience in some amazingly diverse fields. I have an excellent command of the English language, whether written or spoken. I am incredibly organized. I have strong technical and creative skills.
Service Description
Employment
Noblis, Inc.
Lead Technical Staff
2008 - 2012
Linux (Debian) system administration, database (PostgreSQL) administration, and tools (perl) development in support of non-classified government contracts.
AOL, LLC
Senior System Administrator, Core Engineering
2007 - 2008
Responsible for much of the central hardware and software infrastructure used by a large percent of the AOL host complex. Team members are also considered local expert resources for AOL employees. Developing, implementing, and documenting new solutions and standards to meet the challenges faced when attempting to manage upwards of 25,000 hosts with ever-decreasing resources. Topics include: PCI and SOX compliance, retirement of operating systems, application and configuration management and distribution, license management, system logging, security concerns, power concerns, tools development, and product evaluation. Maintaining NFS clusters and associated hosts central to management and access of the AOL production complex. Writing and maintaining documentation derived from personal knowledge, interviews with subject-matter experts, or meeting notes. Providing application, operating system, and hardware support to any AOL Technologies employee needing assistance. See my recommendations for this position at: http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=126710&trk=tab_pro#recommendations
AOL, LLC
(Senior) System Administrator, Test Operations
2003 - 2007
Maintained 4 separate test environments (across ~2,000 hosts) used in the software development lifecycle. Day-to-day responsibilities included: Installed, maintained, and supported an AIM environment regularly used by internal customers and external partners (Microsoft, Reuters, Google, Jabber, etc.) for functionality, longevity, and stress testing prior to production deployment. Devised and documented the policies, procedures, and overall direction of the team. Wrote and maintained documentation for internal and external consumption. Developed tools for information retrieval, processing, and reporting. Represented the interests of Test Operations and the user community to other operational, functional, and development groups. Created and maintained training materials for internal cross-training and customer environment training sessions. Provided formalized training from these materials on a regular basis. See recommendations for my work in this position at: http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=126710&trk=tab_pro#recommendations
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Mary A. | Elance

Mary A.