Benjamin Krueger's Work Experience
AT&T Wireless with ConsultNet
Microsoft with Volt
Tier 3 Support and Test Engineer
Systems Administrator and Software Engineer
Clearwire with SCom
Senior Systems Engineer
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Benjamin Krueger works for Marchex, Inc.
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Benjamin Krueger is Systems Administrator
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About Benjamin Krueger
💼 Past Experience
ystems administrator at Blue Box Group from August 2011 to November 2011 (4 months) in Greater Seattle Area. During a brief role at BlueBox I assist in bringing new customers online, implementing new services, and troubleshooting problems for existing customers. I originally joined the company to help develop a security engineering role however the company changed direction and this did not come to fruition. Senior Systems Administrator, Security Engineer at Google, Inc. - Jambool, Inc from September 2009 to August 2011 (2 years) in Greater Seattle Area. Working as the Senior operations staff, I led Junior operations staff to maintain and monitor a fleet of 50+ Linux servers providing testing, integration, corporate and production infrastructures. These environments include large scale Web, Mail, Load Balancing, Database, and other network services. I also managed network security, including maintaining compliance with PCI specifications. In addition to upgrading an aging Fedora Core based platform to CentOS on Amazon's EC2, I automated a significant majority of the infrastructure with Puppet as well as designed and built a PCI compliant network for the secure transmission, processing, and storage of credit card data. Working closely with the development team on a daily basis, I assisted with production troubleshooting and provide 24x7x365 on-call support. This integration with the development team has also yielded architectural improvements including moving back-end and front-end services to redundant load balancer systems for greater availability. In addition to production operations, I also managed corporate technology including network and workstation management for offices in Washington and California. After our acquisition by Google, I continued performing the duties listed above while helping to facilitate the acquisition and transition process. Senior Systems Administrator, Security Engineer at BitPusher from May 2008 to August 2009 (1 year 4 months) in Greater Seattle Area. Working on a team of three, I managed Internet operations for over a dozen companies and multiple core infrastructures across the US to support them. Core infrastructures included redundant services for OS provisioning, authoritative and caching DNS, mail servers with Postfix, LDAP servers for authentication, configuration management with Puppet, load balancers utilizing Linux IPVS and HAProxy, firewalls with IPTables, and Nagios with Cacti for monitoring and trending. I also performed project management, working with customers to design, implement, scale, and maintain their Web services architectures. Common systems included Ruby on Rails and PHP applications running on Apache, Nginx, and Mongrel servers, MySQL, Memcached, Perlbal, NFS, Squid, and other related technologies. Systems Administrator at Clearwire with SCom from August 2007 to April 2008 (9 months) in Greater Seattle Area. Maintained 350+ servers providing service to over 40 cities across the US as part of a production maintenance team. Daily duties included performance monitoring, incident response, and application upgrades. Supported applications including name services with PowerDNS, DHCP, IPTables based firewalls, vpn tunnels using OpenVPN, PostgreSQL, and custom Java authentication and authorization applications. Significant projects included documenting production systems, designing a framework for service monitoring, as well as designing and Implementing NTP and centralized logging infrastructures.
In 1995, Benjamin Krueger graduated from Collegiate Prep in City Honors, with a degree in vocal music. He then studied at State University of New York at Fredonia, where he earned a degree in human resources and instruction. Krueger has been a teacher since 1999.Out of his teaching experience and professional aspirations, Krueger's education focus has been vocal music. Krueger began his musical education at City Honors in 1995, where he studied with vocal coach Dick Grinstein. After studying with Grinstein, Krueger transferred to State University of New York at Fredonia in 1998 to study with pianist and composer Michael Haydn. hone his technique under Haydn's guidance. During his time at State University of New York at Fredonia, Krueger also experienced joint study with Ensemble Americana Repertory under conductor and composer Ted Israel, as well as the aid of faculty member Mark Jacobs.In his music education, Krueger has focused on developing his vocal capabilities and method. His diploma thesis is a study on the history, development, and utilization of voice training methods. In addition, Krueger's music education has ranged from chamber and Suzuki theater music to Vocalion Opera recordings.Krueger interpretations of Haydn and Stravinsky have been praised for theirdynamic and powerful performances. In 2007, he was a featured soloist in the Poughkeepsie Symphony Orchestra's season-opening " Seasons of Life " work, "The Seasons of Life: A Meditation 1960-2007 ". His interpretations of the works have been further praised by Stravinsky scholar and conductor Vincent Kappos.Krueger has been guest conductor and soloist with orchestras in the United States, Taiwan, Compostella Valley, Italy, and the Czech Republic. He has twice received the recipient of Arts Award from the Albany-based Culture and Arts Foundation, and has been a twice winner of the New York State Arts Award, once in the category of greatest artistic accomplishment and once in the category of teaching excellence.Krueger's music has been featured in 5 feature-length films: "The Spectacular Now!", "The Great Gatsby", "Bridge of Spies", "Jurassic World!", and "The Zookeeper's Wife".In his spare time, Benjamin Krueger enjoys vocal and personal choir performance, as well as composing music. Benjamin Krueger is currently working on a fourth album of voice and choir pieces.
💡 Technical & Interpersonal Skills
Benjamin Krueger's technical skills:IS- bouyer, Linux configuration, troubleshooting, administration, system design, software planning, FreeBSD, CentOS, Puppet, Nessus, Kubernetes, Ping
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Ranked #291 out of 5,820 for Systems Administrator in Washington
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