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Basit Shehram

AWS Wizard / Digital Janitor

AWS Sorcerer at large

Greater Los Angeles Area

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Basit Shehram's Work Experience

Frequency Networks Inc

AWS Wizard / Digital Janitor

July 2015 to Present

Greater Los Angeles Area

The Walt Disney Studios

Senior Systems Engineer

October 2013 to July 2015

Greater Los Angeles Area

GOOD Worldwide Inc

Director of IT

February 2012 to October 2013

Greater Los Angeles Area

Basit Shehram's Education

City University of New York-Hunter College

Computer Science

City University of New York-Hunter College

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About Basit Shehram's Current Company

Frequency Networks Inc

I have a bucket of digital saw dust that I throw on the cloud floor.

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About Basit Shehram

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With over 18+ years of professional experience in dealing with enterprise-class systems and IT infrastructure, I am currently seeking to assist an organization that works with the latest cloud computing technology (AWS | Google Cloud | Azure) and a heterogeneous mix of enterprise computing environments (Linux and Windows) to achieve either mission-critical short term goals or long-term implementations of any technology.AWS Wizard / Digital Janitor @ I have a bucket of digital saw dust that I throw on the cloud floor. From July 2015 to Present (6 months) Greater Los Angeles AreaSenior Systems Engineer @ ‣ Provided cloud computing consulting, systems management and infrastructure maintenance for multiple Disney-owned and affiliated online properties such as Marvel, LucasFilm, Pixar, Studios, etc. ‣ Created and managed deployment and automation infrastructure using Chef on a complete end-to-end infrastructure solution hosted within Amazon Web Services (EC2 Autoscaling, Route 53 DNS, SES Mailing, SQS Messaging and, RDS database administration). ‣ Lead team members on administration, migration and provide guidance for industry-best practices, procedures and policies in relation to Amazon Web Services. ‣ Performed day to day maintenance and management guidance for various in-house business applications hosted within Disney-owned data centers and within Amazon Web Services. Technologies utilized included but are not limited to EC2, RDS, R53, SES, etc From October 2013 to July 2015 (1 year 10 months) Greater Los Angeles AreaDirector of IT @ ‣ Managed a complete end-to-end infrastructure solution hosted within Amazon EC2 for GOOD’s social media platform web property www.good.is which utilized a Ruby platform with Apache Passenger. ‣ Performed administration, systems management and infrastructure maintenance for Amazon Web Services utilizing EC2-Autoscaling, Route 53 DNS, SES Mailing, RDS Databases and CloudWatch monitoring. ‣ Managed all aspects of IT systems support for both front and back office. Mentored and managed two junior desktop support administrators (direct reports to me). ‣ Worked with various business units on ensuring full life-cycle support (dev, qa, stg, prd) and provided support - both proactive and reactive to developers supporting the platform. From February 2012 to October 2013 (1 year 9 months) Greater Los Angeles AreaPrincipal Systems Consultant @ ‣ Managed all back-end Java-based web services infrastructure composed of Linux-based physical and virtual servers for the main revenue generating hospitality part of the business. ‣ Lead Unix-related administration, migrations and deployments of TravelTripper’s online RezTrip booking engine utilizing the latest in Hybrid cloud computing solutions with VMWare-based private cloud computing and Amazon Web Services public cloud computing all on a Java/Tomcat based back-end. ‣ Most day to day technologies involved include multiple Apache Web and Tomcat/Java Servers, MySQL Database Servers, VMWare and Amazon Web Services (AWS). Provided support for development and engineering efforts to multiple internal groups. From February 2010 to April 2013 (3 years 3 months) Greater New York City AreaCloud Systems Consultant @ ‣ Provided principal cloud computing consulting, systems management and infrastructure maintenance for multiple non-profit digital productions, such as for Virgin Mobile, Salute to Service, etc. ‣ Designed, deployed and managed a complete end-to-end infrastructure solution hosted within Amazon EC2 for full SDLC use (dev, qa, stg, prd) utilizing their new Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) offering. ‣ Lead all cloud-related administration, migration and deployment of CauseCast’s non-profit projects utilizing an Amazon-based public cloud computing platform with a Java based back-end. ‣ Most day to day cloud related technologies utilized included but are not limited to multiple Apache Tomcat Java servers, both static EC2 MySQL and dynamic EC2 RDS database instances, extensive use of EC2 CloudWatch/AutoScaling and Elastic Load Balancing. From May 2011 to March 2013 (1 year 11 months) Greater Los Angeles AreaPrincipal Cloud Architect @ ‣ Provided senior level cloud computing design and systems administration/IT integration and consulting for multiple publishing related projects within the DTS group. ‣ Planned, optimized and executed deployment of a complete cloud-based IT infrastructure for communication, organization, monitoring, developer and application support components. ‣ Lead and took ownership of all cloud-related administration, migration and deployment of publishing projects utilizing an Amazon-based public cloud computing platform based back-end. ‣ Designed, deployed and managed cloud virtual machine images and instances for full SDLC use (dev, qa, stg, prd) within Amazon EC2, Linode and internal private cloud environments. ‣ Most day to day cloud related technologies utilized included but are not limited to multiple Apache/Nginx/ HAProxy servers, both static EC2 MySQL and dynamic EC2 RDS database instances, extensive use of EC2 CloudWatch/AutoScaling and Elastic Load Balancing. From November 2010 to June 2012 (1 year 8 months) Greater New York City AreaCloud Systems Consultant @ ‣ Provided senior level cloud computing consulting for multiple TelePop sourced projects in the filming industry. ‣ Designed, deployed and managed a complete Amazon EC2 environment utilizing both CentOS and Ubuntu system instances for full SDLC use (dev, qa, stg, prd). ‣ Lead all cloud-related administration, migration and deployment of TelePop’s projects utilizing an Amazonbased public cloud computing platform with a PHP/MySQL based back-end. ‣ Most day to day cloud related technologies utilized included but are not limited to multiple Apache/Nginx/ HAProxy servers, both static EC2 MySQL and dynamic EC2 RDS database instances, extensive use of EC2 CloudWatch/AutoScaling and Elastic Load Balancing. From August 2011 to January 2012 (6 months) Greater Los Angeles AreaCloud Systems Consultant @ ‣ Provided senior level cloud computing and general systems consulting for various Envio Networks projects, including ChorusApps for the iPhone. ‣ Designed, deployed and managed cloud virtual machine images and instances for full SDLC use (dev, qa, stg, prd). Lead all cloud-related administration, migration and deployment of Envio Network’s projects utilizing an Amazon-based public cloud computing platform with a PHP/MySQL based back-end. ‣ Most day to day cloud related technologies utilized included but are not limited to multiple Apache/Nginx/ HAProxy servers, both static EC2 MySQL and dynamic EC2 RDS database instances, Elastic Block Storage volumes, extensive use of EC2 CloudWatch/AutoScaling and Elastic Load Balancing. ‣ Provide support for development and engineering efforts to multiple internal groups From June 2010 to March 2011 (10 months) Greater New York City AreaCloud Systems Consultant @ ‣ Provided senior level cloud computing consulting for multiple Media Merx projects, including RecreateMyNight. ‣ Designed, deployed and managed cloud virtual machine images and instances for full SDLC use (dev, qa, stg, prd). ‣ Lead all cloud-related administration, migration and deployment of Media Merx’s projects utilizing an Amazon-based public cloud computing platform with a PHP/MySQL based back-end. ‣ Most day to day cloud related technologies utilized included but are not limited to multiple Apache/Nginx/ HAProxy servers, both static EC2 MySQL and dynamic EC2 RDS database instances, extensive use of EC2 CloudWatch/AutoScaling and Elastic Load Balancing. From February 2010 to May 2010 (4 months) Greater New York City AreaPrincipal Systems Administrator @ ‣ Design, deploy and managed all back-end Java-based web services infrastructure composed of over 200 Linux-based physical and virtual servers for the SlingBox portion of SlingMedia’s business. ‣ Lead Unix-related administration, migrations and deployments of SlingMedia’s online video portal Sling.com utilizing the latest in cloud computing with a Ruby/Grails based back-end. ‣ Most day to day technologies involved included multiple Apache Web and Java Servers, DNS Servers, MySQL and Oracle Database Servers and multiple virtualization technologies such as AWS (Amazon), RightScale, VMWare, and TheGrid. ‣ Provided senior technical consultation on upcoming large-scale business impacting projects such as replicating a multi-million third-party cloud resource internally. Worked with multiple SATS global resources on solving issues throughout the parent business (EchoStar/DISHNetwork Corp.). From January 2008 to January 2010 (2 years 1 month) Greater New York City AreaSenior Datacenter Manager @ ‣ Managed and maintain multiple aspects of datacenter operations in an enterprise public web hosting business. ‣ Design, deploy and manage all back-end public web hosting infrastructure composed of over 400 Sun & Dell Enterprise Servers running Solaris 10 and various Linux OS’s hosting over 5,000 domains on the Internet. ‣ Lead migrations and moves in-between and across (6) diverse datacenter locations (NY, LA, IL, FL, TX, WA) throughout the USA which required me to design, deploy, plan and execute disaster recovery scenarios for datacenter server and service migrations for each move. ‣ Services and technologies included multiple Apache Web Servers, BIND DNS Servers, MySQL and Oracle DB servers and multiple virtualization technologies such as VMWare, Xen, Parallels and Microsoft Virtual Services as well as most industry-standard web hosting control panels such as Plesk, cPanel, etc. ‣ Design, establish and deployment of corporate-wide security policies throughout the corporation. ‣ Supervise technical absorption of newly acquired web hosting assets (whole organizations and their backend components) into pre-existing infrastructure. From April 2005 to December 2007 (2 years 9 months) Greater New York City AreaProduction Systems Manager @ ‣ Production IT manager in charge of complete back-end Advertising IT infrastructure for Macy’s Department Stores nationwide. ‣ Maintained an existing $50m Advertising IT infrastructure composed of over 100 Sun, SGI and Windows Servers/Printers in alliance with hundreds of Apple MacOS Workstations. Services implemented and managed on systems infrastructure included Solaris, IRIX and Windows based servers running Apache, BIND, Xinet PrePress, Oracle and MySQL Databases, OpenLDAP, Microsoft Exchange, Veritas NetBackup, Veritas (VXFS) and Cumulus. ‣ Managed back-end Fiber-based SAN for advertising asset storage in head NY office. Evaluated, purchased and deployed IT infrastructure components within given budget constraints. ‣ Provided core consultation solutions in design and implementation of major aspects of Advertising IT for the Federated brands such as Macy’s, Dillard’s, Bon Marche, et. Al. From September 2001 to April 2003 (1 year 8 months) Greater New York City AreaSenior Unix Systems Administrator @ ‣ Performed day-to-day Unix SA operations within the MaxBlue Unix Environments wing of DB for their Latin American e-Banking initiative. ‣ Setup, configured, deployed and managed over 50 Sun Solaris Servers on location in Sao Paulo, Brazil and New York, NY. ‣ Services and technologies implemented include WebLogic Application Servers, iPlanet Web and LDAP Servers, InterWoven, Legatto Networker, Veritas (VXFS), Cognos and Sybase/Oracle Databases. ‣ Ran regular weekly code updates and troubleshot various code builds across a four-tier Solaris environment (Assembly, Development, Staging and Production).Conformed and complied with all corporate change request procedures. From February 2001 to September 2001 (8 months) Greater New York City AreaSenior Web Systems Administrator @ ‣ Provided daily support to various internally hosted clients in an Application Solution Provider (ASP) environment. ‣ Setup, deployed and managed Sun and Linux Servers utilizing Vignette and InterWoven for major revenuestream Internet and E-Commerce applications such as Sony Online, M&M Mars, The History Channel, USA Networks and Time Warner. ‣ Administered and managed complete back-end SAN connectivity for all servers. Various technologies such as Apache and iPlanet Web Servers, OpenLDAP, WebLogic Application Servers, Veritas (VXFS) and others were managed throughout the environment. From October 2000 to February 2001 (5 months) Greater New York City AreaSenior Unix Administrator @ ‣ Senior Unix System Administrator leading Sun/IBM/HP operations in the Global Internet Services Group. ‣ Performed end-to-end configuration, administration and management of Solaris, Linux and AIX Servers (running services such as NIS+, NFS, RSYNC, Apache, TomCat Java, OpenLDAP, JRun, Veritas (VXFS and VCS) and Oracle Databases for major revenue-stream Internet and Trading Floor E-Commerce applications. ‣ Conformed, complied and processed all inter-group corporate change request procedures. From February 2000 to October 2000 (9 months) Greater New York City AreaSenior Web Operations Engineer @ ‣ Performed daily operations related administration for all Unix/Windows Servers and Cisco systems in regards to internal and external client-based web hosting. ‣ Assisted in design and deployment of Unix-related general and security policies throughout the Organic corporation. ‣ Setup from scratch, as well as administered project-critical servers utilizing Vignette and InterWoven that host client projects including Sting Online, Zagat Reviews, Compaq, Global Sports Interactive and Tommy Hilfiger. ‣ Technologies managed included various Dell, IBM and Sun Servers running services such as BIND, NFS, NIS+, Apache, Dynamo Java Server, Veritas (VXFS), Samba and Qmail on Solaris, AIX and various Linux OS's. From November 1999 to February 2000 (4 months) Greater New York City AreaSenior System Administrator @ ‣ Lead System Administrator in charge of day-to-day operations related to Unix and general Network infrastructure that configured and deployed new Unix-related technologies throughout the company and its parent corporation. ‣ Configured and maintained mission-critical servers that house major revenue-stream web sites such as gURL.com, droog.com, iturf.com, delias.com and others. Setup and administered over 75 Sun Servers with DNS, NFS, NIS+, Apache, Samba, Oracle and MySQL Databases, Veritas (VXFS and VCS) and Qmail. ‣ Managed two Junior System Administrators and distributed project assignments/workloads accordingly. Evaluated and recommended to CTO third-party vendor products and solutions for entire corporation. From February 1999 to September 1999 (8 months) Greater New York City AreaSenior System Engineer @ ‣ Maintained mission-critical servers that house major revenue-stream websites such as developer.com, itknowledge.com, datamation.com, dice.com, javascripts.com, gamelan.com, etc. ‣ Setup and deployed over 100 Sun Servers with BIND, iPlanet Web and LDAP Servers, Apache Web Servers, Oracle and MySQL Database Servers, Veritas (VXFS and VCS) and ListServ Mailing Servers. ‣ Performed basic administration tasks of EMC Symmetrix and Clarion SAN Storage Arrays. ‣ Evaluated and recommended third-party vendor products, solutions and services for entire department. From August 1998 to February 1999 (7 months) Greater New York City AreaSystem Administrator @ ‣ Designed and deployed a complete Internet/Network connectivity system with several Sun/HP Servers utilizing Cisco Routers and Switches. ‣ Created a complete Development/Staging/Production Environment composed of over 25 servers and 100 front-end clients for large-scale web creation and design operations using Sun, Microsoft and InterShop Server software. ‣ Setup and administered redundant DNS, Apache, NIS+, NFS, Samba, and Qmail services using GNU, Sun and Microsoft technologies. ‣ Lead purchasing agent/office-wide IT evaluator for all equipment and services required for day-to-day operations. From November 1997 to August 1998 (10 months) Greater New York City AreaComputer Science @ City University of New York-Hunter CollegeCity University of New York-Hunter College Basit Shehram is skilled in: Customer Service, Management, Leadership, Cloud Applications, Entertainment, Social Media, Cloud Computing, Marketing, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Hybrid Cloud, Strategic Partnerships, Cloud Security, Digital Media, Event Planning, Social Media Marketing, E-commerce, Linux, Integration, Virtualization


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