You want someone you can call at 2:00 AM, you need someone who makes sure that call never happens.Robert Tisdale
Your projects success depends on a efficient design for your infrastructure and CI/CD process. I can help.
You’ve got a design, now what? Let me help implement your infrastructure efficiently using Linux, Terraform, Ansible, Packer, and AWS
You’ve got an existing system in place? I can keep your systems running smoothly and with less time investment using automation.
My objective is to reduce the pain points your business is having by increasing developer productivity and decreasing downtime. Have a problem? Lets talk.
I like to DJ weird music in my free time
My favorite headphones are the Sennheiser HD 25-1 II’s
I’ve been gaming since age 4
My favorite mixed drink is an Old Fashioned
Mar 2016 – Aug 2016
Responsibilities included writing technical documentation and classes for various automation technologies such as Puppet, providing tech demos on Solinea’s product/service offerings, and aiding clients in implementation and planning of Openstack based systems using technologies such as Puppet and Ansible.
Nov 2014 – Mar 2016
Lead Linux Systems Administrator
Responsibilities include all systems activities relating to provisioning, monitoring, capacity planning, tools, and processes for managing Linux based Infrastructure within the PPS-IT SABI division. Tools used include Puppet, Zabbix, AWS, and RHEL Linux
Aug 2014 – Nov 2014
Linux Systems Administrator
Primary responsibilities at Gravitant included supporting Redhat based Linux servers running a full stack Java web application (Nginx, Jboss, MySQL, LDAP), scripting various tools in BASH, working with Chef, designing and providing input for internal tools and infrastructure, documenting process and procedure in a wiki based format, and more.
Oct 2012 – Apr 2014
Unix Systems Administrator
Primary responsibilities at Datapipe included the design, implementation, and support of Linux/Unix based systems using physical and virtualized infrastructure. This included interacting with customers to ensure proper resolution of their issues via phone and ticket system, aiding colleagues with problems, following proper change control procedure, configuring system services such as httpd, ensuring system stability, and more.
Feb 2012 – Sep 2012
Linux Systems Administrator I
Responsibilities included providing technical support for Level I issues via help desk and telephone, monitoring servers for stability, taking proactive and reactive measures to prevent or correct issues, providing guidance to colleagues, assisting clients in transferring accounts to HostGator’s servers, and installing, configuring, and maintaining services such as Apache, MySQL, and Exim.
Feb 2009 – Dec 2012
Specialist – AFADTS Operator
Alabama Army National Guard
Responsibilities included installation and removal of cabling, establishing, maintaining, and operating communications systems, inputting initialization data to FATDS, maintaining fire capabilities maps and charts, performing operator maintenance on FATDS equipment such as section vehicles and generators, assisting in preparation of the computer center for operation and shutdown, and operating FATDS.
2010 – 2011
Information Technology Systems
At Troy University I studied Information Technology Systems under the Business Administration department. I was a president and founder of the Troy University Information Technology Society.
Senior Database Admin / Datapipe Inc.
Robert is an indispensable part of the Unix support team at Datapipe. Without him and his colleagues, I and the rest of my department would be unable to get our jobs done. Robert in particular is among the more skilled Unix admins we have, and it is always a reassurance on a tough problem when I see he has been assigned to it.
Database Admin / Datapipe Inc.
It was a pleasure working with Robert while at Datapipe. He was instrumental in keeping our clients happy while dealing with all of the behind the scenes linux related issues.
Robert’s attention to detail, mentoring/training other inter department team members, technical documentation and ability to communicate internally
were essential to the team success. I highly recommend him!
Unix Sys Admin / Datapipe Inc.
Robert has a very professional attitude, is highly knowledgeable about all things Linux related, is detail oriented, and can be relied upon to tackle any task assigned to him.
He would be a valuable asset to any organization.
based in Austin, TX USA
Tel : +1 512-312-7364
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