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Jon Auman

Senior Linux SysAdmin / Devops Engineer
Watford, Hertfordshire UK

info@compurama.net

http://daveops.co.uk
https://github.com/jonauman
https://www.linkedin.com/in/jonauman

Summary

Experienced DevOps and Senior Systems Engineer with 15+ years industry experience, certified in Amazon Web Services, Redhat, and NetApp. Interested in contract work in and around London.

Experience

Director / Senior DaveOps Engineer
Daveops Ltd
March 2014 – Present
London, United Kingdom


WebOps Engineer (contact)
@ Government Digital Services (GDS)
(March 2016 – current)

Working on improvements and migration of the high-traffic GOV.UK website

TECHNOLOGIES: Puppet, Vagrant, Jenkins, Python, Terraform, Cloud Foundry, AWS

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Solutions Architect / DevOps Engineer (contract)
@Salmon
(September 2015 – March 2016)

Designing and building cloud infrastructure for large and medium sized corporate clients.

TECHNOLOGIES: Ansible, Ant, Maven, Git, RedHat/CentOS, Adobe Experience Manager, Vagrant, Jenkins builds and deployments, AWS, Rackspace

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WebOps Engineer (contract)
@Equal Experts / HMRC
(August 2014 – September 2015):

Working on HMRC digital project rolling out web services to the UK tax platform

TECHNOLOGIES: Puppet, Fabric, Git, Jenkins, Docker, Microservices, Kibana, Splunk, Python, Peer programming, production infrastructure

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DevOps Engineer (contract)
@Monitise
(April 2014 – July 2014):

Working on a project to roll out developer desktop and server environments using puppet and vagrant.

TECHNOLOGIES: Puppet, Vagrant, Git, Gerrit, Nexus, Jenkins, Powershell, Ruby, Ansible

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DevOps Engineer/Senior Systems Administrator
MedicAnimal Ltd.
March 2013 – March 2014 London, United Kingdom


As the lead systems engineer, migrated the company’s web infrastructure to the cloud (Amazon Web Services) and consolidated 4 brands under a new e-commerce platform . We were able to reduce our release deployment time from 4-6 hours to as little as 20 minutes through automation and increased service visibility via central logging and custom metrics.

AUTOMATION: Puppet, Ansible, Libcloud, Fog, Jenkins AWS: EC2, EBS, S3, RDS, IAM, Route53
DATABASES: PostgreSQL, MySQL
E-ECOMMERCE: Ofbiz, Hybris
LANGUAGES: Bash, Python, Ruby OS: Debian, CentOS, Amazon Linux
MANAGEMENT: Kanban, JIRA Agile; 1 direct report, 2 contractors
MONITORING: Nagios, NewRelic, Papertrail
OTHER: Git, Svn
VIRTUALIZATION: XenServer, Eucalyptus, AWS
WEB: Apache, Varnish, Tomcat

 

Mind Candy
Systems Administrator
July 2012 – March 2013
London, United Kingdom


Responsible for installing, configuring, and maintaining the systems infrastructure of approximately 300 servers for the web-based kids’ game Moshi Monsters

AUTOMATION: Puppet, Fabric, Jenkins, Deployinator
DATABASES: PostgreSQL,MySQL
MONITORING: Nagios, Munin, Graphite, greylog
NOSQL: Cassandra, Redis
OS: Debian, Redhat, CentOS
OTHER: Puppet, bash, scripting
WEB: Apache2,Nginx,Tomcat, Zeus load balancer
VIRTUALIZATION: XenServer

NetApp
Engineering Support System Administrator
November 2011 – June 2012
RTP, NC, USA


Worked in NetApp’s Global Dynamic Lab with over 2,200 racks of equipment on break/fix team responsible for troubleshooting and fixing hardware, software, and infrastructure problems within 72 hours.

AUTOMATION: PXE, bash scripts
HARDWARE: IBM,Fujitsu, Dell, HP, Cisco (UCS) servers and blades; all models of NetApp SAN filers
OS:  Redhat, SLES, Ubuntu, and Debian Linux, Solaris, AIX, and all current Windows operating systems.
OTHER: PXE boot scripts, Netapp imaging scripts

Systems Administrator
Bandwidth.com
May 2011 – November 2011
Cary, NC USA


Installed and configured configuration management system (puppet) for approximately 100 production Linux servers in 3 data centres. Responsible for managing all physical and virtual servers and the services running on them

AUTOMATION: Puppet
DATABASES: PostGreSQL, MySQL
HARDWARE: Dell, RAID,iSCSI,FC
MONITORING: Zenoss
STORAGE: NetApp, LVM

 

Computer Project Manager
NESCent (National Evolutionary Synthesis Center)
May 2005 – May 2011
Durham, NC USA


Managed the centres infrastructure an varios computing initiatives such as HPC, single sign-on, data centre migrations, etc.

AUTOMATION: Puppet, bash scripts
DATABASE: PostgreSQL, MySQL
HARDWARE: Dell, Apple, FC SAN
LANGUAGES: PHP, bash
MANAGEMENT: 1 direct report MONITORING: Nagios
SOFTWARE: MediaWiki, OpenID, Shibboleth
VIRTUALIZATION: XenServer
WEB: Apache, Jboss, Tomcat, Django, Ruby on Rails

IT Analyst
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
April 2002 – April 2005
Chapel Hill, NC USA


Managed the Netware and Windows infrastructure for the University Administration Information Services.  Installed and managed Zenworks for Desktops infrastructure, used to manage ~600 Windows desktops

AUTOMATION: Zenworks, bash
DATABASE: MySQL
HARDWARE: Dell, IBM, FC SAN
MONITORING: Tivoli OS: Netware, Windows Server NT/2000/2003
SOFTWARE: Tivoli TSM, Zenworks, ConsoleOne, NDS, Active Directory, Citrix Metaframe WEB: IIS, Apache

IT Manager
Analysts International Corporation (AIC)
2000 – 2002
Morrisville, NC USA


Maintained all IT infrastructure, including servers, backups, phones, faxes, networking, cabling, and software. Was also team lead on special projects, such as large PC rollouts or infrastructure overhaul.

AUTOMATION: DOS scripting
HARDWARE: Dell, PBX
OS: Netware, Windows Server NT
SOFTWARE: NDS, Active Directory, Citrix Winframe, Lotus Notes, Cyrstal Reports

 

Systems Administrator
Duke University Medical Center
September 1999 – November 2000
Durham, North Carolina USA


Managed Netware servers and Windows NT desktops for the Medical Center Library. Zenworks expert.

 

Certifications

AWS Certified Solutions Architect (Professional), Amazon Web Services, License AWS-ASA-1406 April 2016 – April 2018


Puppet Professional 2014 Certification, Puppet Labs, License PCP0000350


AWS Certified Solutions Architect (Associate), Amazon Web Services, License AWS-ASA-1406 October 2013 – October 2015


RHCSA Red Hat, License 120-006-150 January 2012 – January 2015


NCDA NetApp, License LVPB8941CNQQ1TFW April 2011 – April 2014


CNE-5 Novell May 2003 – May 2006


MCP Microsoft June 1999 – June 2002

 

Education

  • North Carolina Wesleyan College B.S. – Computer Information Science, 4.0 GPA 2007 – 2010
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Biology 1985 – 1987