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ERIC LIANG
25584 Royal Hunter Dr
Aldie, VA 20105
(703) 675-3194
eliang@ericliang.com


OBJECTIVE
   Seeking senior level system administration position with management opportunities in a 
      dynamic company

SUMMARY
*  20 years of experience in web technologies and systems administration.  
*  Worked with a wide variety of operating systems, applications, networking equipment and 
      security software.  
*  Comfortable working in both large corporate, as well as, small group settings.  

TECHNICAL SKILLS 
*  System Software:  Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Windows
*  Virtualization:  VMWare Vsphere, Hyper-V
*  Networking:  Cisco Catalyst (IOS/CatOS), Cisco Nexus, Arista, Dell
*  Firewalls:  Cisco ASA, Sidewinder, CheckPoint Firewall-1, Netscreen
*  Security:  Tenable Nessus, Snort IDS, STIG and CIS benchmarks, RSA SecurID
*  Storage: Netapp Cluster/7-mode, Nimble, Brocade SAN switch, Cisco MDS switch
*  Load balancers:  Netscaler Load Balancer, BigIP F5 Load Balancer, Kemp Loadmaster
*  System Hardware: HP, Dell, Cisco, SUN
*  Scripting languages: Perl, bash, sh, tcsh, csh, expect, ksh
*  Databases: Oracle, MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server
*  Backup: Veeam, Microsoft Data Protection Manager, Legato Networker, Netvault Bakbone, Veritas
      Netbackup, handmade scripted system utilities
*  System Monitoring:  nagios, ScienceLogic EM7, keynote
*  Automation tools:  Bigfix, ansible

EMPLOYMENT
   Systems Administrator/Operations Team Lead		Nov.1999 Through Present
   Datapipe (Formerly Layered Tech and NewWorldApps)	Reston, VA
*     Tier 3-4 level technical support
*     Responsible for setup and operations/maintenance of multiple aspects of hosting
      customer environments, including operating system, networking, hardening, high 
      availability, storage, hardware, backups, virtualization, disasater recovery, and monitoring
*     Assist database and application administrators with setup, hardening, and debugging issues
*     Administer environment sizes from single VM shared infrastructure through hundreds of VMs on 
         enterprise blade deployments
*     Administer FISMA moderate, FEDRAMP and commercial environments

      System Administrator   				Oct.1998 Through Nov.1999
      Booz, Allen and Hamilton    		    	McLean, VA
*     Tier 2-3 level technical support.
*     Primary administrator of Solaris 2.5.1/2.6 oracle clients
*     Setup and supported hardware and software for high availability global email system using 
         Netscape Messaging Server on Solaris
*     Administered back end 3 node DEC Alpha cluster running DEC TruCluster 1.5 and Oracle 7.3.3 
*     Firewall setup and administration
*     Server backup and restoration
*     Setup and administration of global NNTP, WWW, FTP, and DNS services.

   System Administrator 	     			Nov.1996 Through Oct.1998
   Digiweb Inc.                 			College Park, MD
*     Tier 2 level technical support.
*     Administered large scale Microsoft NT 4.0 and Sun Solaris 2.5.1/2.6 networks (10000+ users);
*     Setup and maintained server hardware/software 
*     Layer 2 and 3 network troubleshooting
*     Tested and analyzed new software and technologies
*     Performed backups and restorations of user data
*     Maintained corporate website using Perl, CGI, and MySQL database

      Webmaster                				Jul.1996 Through Jan.1997
      Adspecs Inc.             				Hyattsville, MD
*     Maintained Clinton/Gore '96 election merchandise online store
*     Responsible for online order processing and delivery
*     Upgraded and maintained office PC hardware and software

EDUCATION
      Masters of Science in Management, August 2001
      Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
      GPA of 4.0
 
      Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, May 1998
      University of Maryland at College Park     
      GPA of 3.6 within major / 3.4 overall

CLEARANCE
      Public Trust (various agencies)
      Department of Commerce Secret Clearance 6/2005-2015 (contract ended clearance not renewed)
      US Citizen






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