Cameron Ezell

Systems administrator with a background in both Linux and Windows environments. Versatile experience ranging from configuration and design of over 3500 enterprise desktops to managing, deploying, and troubleshooting a telemedicine web application. Ability to work both independently and in a close team environment while ensuring timely completion of project deadlines.

Education

  • Emerson College, 2007-2009, Film Production

  • University of Massachusetts, Boston - 2011 Graduate, B.S. Information Technology

Skills & Experience

  • SCCM 2007 & 2012 specializing in OS deployment, Windows image maintenance, software updates, and application/package creation & deployment
  • Linux/Unix platforms (Ubuntu, Red Hat, CentOS)
  • Amazon Web Services including EC2, S3, Elastic Load Balancers, Route 53, RDS, CloudWatch, VPC
  • Microsoft Windows, Windows Server, IIS, Active Directory services, Group Policy Objects, Group Policy Management Console
  • Object-oriented programming languages, and scripting (Java, javascript, python, powershell, vbscript, batch, bash, perl)
  • SQL, database management
  • Continuous integration (Jenkins, Gitlab CI)
  • Deployment automation (Ansible)
  • Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access)
  • VMWare virtualization (Workstation, Horizon)
  • SAP BusinessObjects

Work Experience

  • Sierra Nevada Corporation - Sparks, NV | July 2016 - Present
    • Business Intelligence Developer
      • Maintain and configure the servers hosting SAP BusinessObjects
      • Configuration of the BusinessObjects platform
      • Test and modify reports for business end-users
      • Maintain a consistent uptime for customers and make improvements to the platform
      • Automate many of the maintenance tasks that were previously being done manually on a daily basis
      • Perform updates and upgrades to the platform

  • Sierra Nevada Corporation - Sparks, NV | August 2015 - July 2016
    • Technical Systems Administrator II
      • Manage over 20 virtual servers running Ubuntu, Red Hat 7, Amazon Linux, and Windows Server 2012
      • Designed and built complete cloud infrastructure to meet HIPAA compliance
      • Maintain a 99% uptime SLA with our customers
      • Deploy new versions of our web application to cloud servers through continuous integration
      • Work closely with engineering team to define system requirements
      • Write and deploy automated tests for acceptance testing of the system
      • Modify source code and push commits to git during bug testing
      • Implemented anti-virus solution on all Linux servers, compiled all system security event logs, and defined all security group rules

  • Sierra Nevada Corporation - Sparks, NV | July 2013 - August 2015
    • Business Applications Administrator
      • Managed over 3500 clients through SCCM 2007 & 2012 and oversaw deployments of large and complex applications targeted for mass audience.
      • Migrated clients, packages, and task sequences from SCCM 2007 to 2012
      • Update and maintain OS deployment task sequences and driver packages
      • Collaborate with various stakeholders to plan, deploy, troubleshoot, and support application deployments
      • Took over the management of the VMWare Horizon environment to provide business users a test environment for applications.
      • Helped the business meet timesheet compliance by designing and deploying a custom Windows logon screen for all users.
      • Migrated all users from IE 8 to IE 11 and configured group policies to help maintain legacy application support.
      • Upgraded all Project 2007 users to Project 2013
      • Redesigned the company Windows image and rebuilt the accompanying task sequence while creating a new system for logging all changes to both image and task sequence
      • Trained with mobility to provide backup for service requests with Blackberry users

  • Sierra Nevada Corporation - Sparks, NV | July 2012 - July 2013
    • Information Technology Associate
      • Rotated through various IT areas taking on projects and responsibilities for each 8-10 week period
      • Received training in the service desk, business applications (IBM Lotus Notes, SCCM), cyber security, system administration, and development
      • Responded to cyber incidents, reviewed packet capture logs, and reverse engineered malware from spearphishing attempts
      • Manually upgraded all Blackberry users to a new OS across 2 states