Tim Hawes Resume

8012 Rambling Hills Dr
Morrisville, NC 27560
Cell: 919-656-2135
tim@easyfreeunix.com

Linux+certified

Programmer / DevOps

Employing Expertise in Programming and Linux Systems Administration

A highly technically-skilled professional with Linux, Python, PHP, Java, BASH, and Perl. Adept with designing and maintaining solutions for organizational efficiency, productivity and profitability, with a proven track record converting requirements from business managers, engineers, and marketing staff into cost-effective, on-time, maintainable solutions, such as Automation, Systems Monitoring, Content Management, and advanced web server technologies.

CORE STRENGTHS

  • High Technical Aptitude
  • Systems Administration & Coding
  • Solutions Development, Problem-solving
  • Analysis, Design and Programming
  • Attention to Details, Organization
  • Creativity, Conceptualization
  • Leadership and Management
  • Interpersonal & Communication Skills

TECHNICAL PROFICIENCY

Linux Systems Administration, Python, Jython, PostgreSQL, MySQL, Java, Maven, UNIX, Solaris, Linux, Solaris Systems Administration, BSD Unix, UNIX Shell, PHP, Perl, Apache, SQLite, MS SQL Server, and SQL Query Language

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

ANX EBUSINESS INC., Durham, NC

Programmer, May 2011 to June, 2014

  • Software design and development for monitoring critical applications, including performance metrics gathering for Glassfish application servers, and IBM Websphere Mqueue server.

  • Writing software in Java, PHP, Perl, and Python. Software installation automation using Bash, SQL, on Linux and WiX on Windows.

  • Design and write System monitoring applications, in Java, Jython, Python, Perl, and PHP, including Nagios plugins, and web services for PRTG monitoring.

  • Write customizations for ANX’s WebDx EDI product, using PHP and Perl.

NETAPP INC., Research Triangle Park, NC

Consultant, Jan 2011 to May 2011

  • Systems administrations of hundreds of servers (non-production) for NetApp’s engineering support department.

  • Installed and configured Solaris 11 UNIX systems on Sparc.

  • Administered, installed and configured NetApp’s OnTap operating system on NetApp hardware.

  • Administered, installed and configured RedHat Linux.

VIRSCIDIAN INC., Raleigh, NC

Senior Systems Admin, Feb 2010 to Feb 2011

  • Design and implement development environment on ESXI Virtual Server, including several instances of Debian Linux, and Windows 2003/2008 Server.

  • Provide support and solutions for automation, and backup.

  • Administered, installed and configured ClearOS.

NOVADINE INC., Raleigh, NC

Senior Systems Admin / Programmer, Jun 2006 to Jun 2009

  • Write software for restaurants that provide online ordering for corporate using Python for program and Linux System Administration.

  • Database Administrator for PostgreSQL

  • Perform high traffic maintenance 24/7.

ROCKWELL AUTOMATION, Cary, NC

Senior Programmer. Jan 2005 to Jun 2006

  • Customized software to pharmaceutical companies according to their needs and specifications. Programmed software for bookkeeping, inventory control and manufacturing of pharmaceutical products. Used C++ and Python.

PROCOM SERVICES, Morrisville, NC

Technical Lead. May 2004 to Jan 2005

  • Provided leadership to project teams and created application architecture, database design, multi-platform network security, custom code and infrastructure design.

  • Taught Comptia Linux+ Certification in an engaging manner, with 18 out of 20 students passing the certification on the first attempt.

ACC STAFFING, Raleigh, NC

Senior Systems Programmer. Oct 2003 to May 2004

  • Built a process that quickly enabled clients to migrate web sites onto Linux on the Mainframe and Designed and wrote a UNIX based web application that enabled clients to upload MS Access files for loading into an Oracle database using C++ and PHP.

  • In less than a week, wrote a web/database application that allowed team members to keep track of the status of various web sites that were to be migrated.

CIBER, INC. Raleigh, NC

Senior Systems Programmer. Aug 1998 to Aug 2003

  • Wrote numerous C++ components, increasing the efficiency of web applications, and content management systems. This includes an event-driven SAX XML parser, various CGI classes, LDAP connectivity classes, and multi-threaded client-server applications.

  • Provided many solutions writing CGI programs in C, C++, Perl, and shell, reducing the total cost of ownership of existing systems.

  • Greatly reduced the time it had taken to port C++ projects to other platforms by writing ISO Standard C++ programs that compile without alterations on Solaris, Windows, and Linux.

DIGITAL CONTROLS CORP. Springboro, OH

Web Developer / UNIX Administrator. May 1997 to July 1998

  • Performed Systems Administration of Sun Solaris, HP/UX and Linux machines for the development team.

  • As a result of researching the Information Technology market to best direct marketing efforts for LP Plus UNIX printing manager, LP Plus became the first software of its kind to be ported to Linux.

EDUCATION / CERTIFICATION

Sinclair Community College, Dayton, OH

Business Administration, Minor: Economics, 1989 to 1991

CompTIA Linux+Certified, August 2004

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