System Operations on Amazon Web Services(AWS), Cloud Computing Platform @
Amazon Web Services
My primary expertise is in the areas of large scale distributed infrastructures and systems engineering for high performance, large Linux based hosting Environment. Highly skilled in systems and application troubleshooting, performance tuning, file systems, network administration, UNIX systems server configuration, scripting, hardware installation, backup and recovery procedures, documentation, high availability, disaster recovery planning and implementation. Experienced in
My primary expertise is in the areas of large scale distributed infrastructures and systems engineering for high performance, large Linux based hosting Environment. Highly skilled in systems and application troubleshooting, performance tuning, file systems, network administration, UNIX systems server configuration, scripting, hardware installation, backup and recovery procedures, documentation, high availability, disaster recovery planning and implementation. Experienced in design and writing of test scripts, quality assurance and issues documentation. Proven ability in customizing applications to meet emerging technical requirements.
Specialties: Innovative IT Professional with experience in the following areas:
Systems Administration/Performance Tuning/Shell Scripting/Application debugging/ Software Testing and QA/Server Virtualization (RHEL3 and 4/CentOS)/Network File System, Network Information Service, Redhat Clustering, Architecting on Amazon Web Services (AWS), NAS, SAN, Nagios, Puppet, HP SIM
DevOps Engineer, Cloud Infrastructure @ As a Senior member of the Cloud Engineering team. I focus on delivering cloud based hosted solutions for externally facing sites for NBCUniversal. I manage the design, capacity planning, build, orchestration, and L3 operational activities within the Cloud Infrastructure team. Also key contributor on new projects working with development teams on specs and requirements. I actively work with the Cloud Architecture team on project design and participate in standardizing the cloud platform. From August 2014 to Present (1 year 3 months) Greater New York City AreaSolution Architecture & Engineering Lead, IT Build Platform Technology II @ As a member of the Digital Platform Team, I focus on enhancing and automating the Digital Platform technology portfolio. Hands-on leader that develop and maintain the Digital Platform Technology portfolio. Work closely with the Solutions Delivery and Service maintenance Team to refine the Digital Platform portfolio. Define, develop, and automate Digital Platform products. Research the Digital Platform portfolio usage to locate optimization opportunities. Stay on top of digital platform trends to research additions to the Digital Platform product stack. Create and define baseline recommendations for Digital Platform Technology stacks. Create and define reference architectures of Digital Platform Stacks. Matrix with IT Architecture & Infrastructure Architecture teams. Matrix with IT Automation teams. From August 2013 to July 2014 (1 year) Greater New York City AreaHosting Engineer, Media Products and Advanced Technology @ Collaborate with peers and shared services teams on the design, implementation, operation, and maintenance of servers, storage and network within a large Linux based hosting Environment. Produce and continually improve on deployment automated scripts and to work directly with the teams deploying new services for our clients. Collaborate with other Technical Developers and Technical Leadership teams to continue finding new areas that can be improved by bringing a DevOps mindset to all of the areas we manage – public cloud offering, private clouds, backup systems, monitoring solutions, server images and highly available clusters. Serve as an escalation point for our Tier1/Tier2 teams for builds, implementations, and support issues. Linux OS installation/upgrades/repairs, performance troubleshooting, data migration, data security and deliver on multiple projects in parallel. From August 2011 to August 2013 (2 years 1 month) United StatesSenior Integration Engineer, Digital Products and Services @ Responsible for capacity planning, design, install and configuration of new system RHEL 5/4/3, planning design & configuration of HP servers using open source software. Writing scripts for day to day activity for scheduled tasks. Supporting Linux servers in production/stage/development environment. Linux user’s creation via LDAP, file/dir level permissions, Sudo permissions etc. Apache Web server and JBOSS configuration on Redhat Linux servers with Tomcat jk connector. RHEL 3, 4, 5 Installation on HP Proliant servers using kickstart and configuration & support for various applications run on Linux environment. Day to day duties for Linux server maintenance and support to developer’s team for their issues with application, tuning, troubleshooting, software running on Linux Servers. Linux Server monitoring for maximum availability using Nagios , and taking steps to keep servers up and running under 24x7 environment for maximum uptime. 24x7 support for the Linux servers. Rotating on call responsibilities for Production environment. Administering Linux Servers using Nagios. EMC (LUN creation, assigning and mapping). Backup/Restore data using HP Data Protector. Managing SAN with HP Poly Serv. Configuring and Managing XEN/KVM ( Kernal Virtual Machine) for Virtualization. Configuring and managing Apache Solr open source enterprise search platform for multiple application hosted in the environment. Configuring and managing instances on Amazon cloud (EC2) for multiple application. From August 2009 to August 2011 (2 years 1 month) Linux Systems Engineer @ Responsibilities includes support periodic on call in support of 24 x 7 Web environment, provide day to day systems administration duties, maintaining the operations of approximately 200+ servers running Solaris and Linux operating systems. Apply OS patches as necessary for improved system security, performance, daylight time changes. Monitor and manage disk space and file systems, work with storage administrators on the management of SAN storage and NFS file systems. Maintain and enhance the business continuity/disaster recovery scripts to reflect changes in the environment. Implement replacement of hardware that has reached its end of life with minimum disruption for applications and users. Maintain and develop monitoring tools, identify and evaluate vulnerabilities and threats and make recommendations. Constantly work to improve existing system and make recommendation for new technologies. Write and maintain BASH/Perl scripts to automate system administration tasks. From August 2008 to July 2009 (1 year) Systems Infrastructure Engineer @ Responsibilities included day-to-day maintenance of CNBC/NBC Digital Systems Infrastructure. Worked closely with multiple business units to plan, design, and deliver integrated enterprise solutions. Worked with NBC Shared Services, CNBC/NBC Software Engineering and CNBC/NBC Technical Support Teams to ensure system availability. Also capacity planning, design, build and support of these environments. Ensure reliable and consistent configurations and monitoring within each environment, including both internally and externally facing systems. Data Center consist of Red Hat Enterprise Linux servers running Web, FTP, Mail, and network services for 400+ client’s 200+ users. Create, maintain and track software patches and upgrades, scheduling necessary maintenance to ensure environments are in sync with the latest service patches. Coordinate through change control processes procedures. From January 2006 to June 2008 (2 years 6 months)
System Operations on Amazon Web Services(AWS), Cloud Computing Platform @ Amazon Web Services From 2015 to 2015 SAFe Scrum XP for Teams, Information Technology Project Management @ Scaled Agile Academy From 2015 to 2015 Architecting on Amazon Web Services(AWS), Cloud Computing Platform @ Amazon Web Services From 2014 to 2014 Bachelor of Science (BS), Information Systems Management(ISM) @ York College From 2010 to 2012 Associate in Applied Science degree (A. A. S.), Computer Information Systems (CIS) @ Borough of Manhattan Community College From 2007 to 2009 Rahsaan Page is skilled in: Disaster Recovery, Servers, Server Architecture, High Availability, Network Administration, Solaris, Bash, Apache, System Administration, LAMP, TCP/IP, Virtualization, Shell Scripting, Linux, Cloud Computing, Tomcat, DNS, Automation, Red Hat Linux, Performance Tuning, NFS, MongoDB, Cacti, Nagios, RabbitMQ, Puppet, Drupal, F5 BigIP, LDAP Administration, Akamai, Open Source, Unix, Cluster, Agile Methodologies, Security, Networking, SAN, WordPress, Data Center, Operating Systems, RedHat, Storage Area Networks, Amazon Web Services..., FreeBSD, LDAP, Storage, Hardware, Vagrant, BMC BladeLogic Server..., HP Server Automation...
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