|Personal Information _______________________________________________________________________________|
1317 Selby Avenue
|To become actively involved in the open source community by providing system administration, training or development services.|
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Certificate number: 803004622813102
Bachelors of Arts Degree:
Political Science Major, International Studies Minor (awarded two
special mentions) (1993)
Erasmus Scholarship to the University of Limerick (1991)
|Work Experience ____________________________________________________________________________|
2000 - current
Technical Support Engineer (August 2000 - current)
Designed and developed the internal website used by the Latin American support team using Perl DBI, MySQL and Apache on a Linux system, also serving as the project lead. Acted as the system administrator of an Origin 200 system (IRIX) being used as an internal production web server, and also a Linux internal web and IRC server since January 2002.
Coordinated the Latin American team since July 2002, and led several special groups to rewrite processes. Coordinated the UNIX roundtable where technical personnel discussed issues relating to the support of IRIX and Linux. Organized a volunteer group to study the Linux kernel. Acted as the list administrator (using majordomo software) of two mailing lists to coordinate the Latin American group, and another technical list for the Linux support personnel.
Set up an internal CVS repository for web development. Ported and built IRIX packages of some freeware applications (xautolock, lftp). Presented an introduction to SuSE init process and system management tools during the course of an internal SGI conference. Wrote multiple technical documents and HOWTOs to be used for internal training. Tested several beta products for engineering prior to final release.
1998 - 2000
Customer Engineer (July 1999 - August 2000)
Assistant Technical Analyst (May 1998 - July 1999)
1995 - 1998
Technical Support Representative (November 1996 - May 1998)
Customer Service Representative (August 1995 - November 1996)
1993 - 1995
Teacher (July 1994 - August 1995)
Assistant Lecturer (January 1993 - June 1993)
Member of a research team on the welfare policies in the OECD countries while studying at the Universidad Complutense (Madrid, Spain), whose work ended with the publication of "El Estado del Bienestar en los paises de la OCDE" (Ministerio de Trabajo y Seguridad Social, Madrid, Spain, 1992).
|Additional Experience and Training _______________________________________________________________________________|
Linux Kernel Internals (Intel Itanium2 64-bit)
Linux Performance Evaluation and Tuning
Linux Scalability on Intel 64-bit Processors
Java Programming I
C++ Applications Programming
Linux Kernel Internals (Intel 32-bit)
Linux Network Administration
IRIX Network Administration
IRIX Advanced System Administration
IRIX System Administration
Introduction to C
Red Hat Linux Networking and Security Administration (RH253).
Red Hat System Administration I & II (RH133).
Introduction to Cisco Networking Devices (Cisco, ICND).
Introduction to UNIX
Setting up and troubleshooting dial-up connections (Cisco).
Windows NT Workstation.
Visual Basic Programming I
Microsoft Networking Essentials (MCSE).
|Other Activites and Hobbies ________________________________________________________________________________|
Founder and contributor of the Linuxnovice.org website.
Reading and writing (literature, philosophy, history...), cooking, tennis, soccer and arts.
Spanish: Native Language
English: High proficiency level in reading, writing and speaking.
Always ready to learn a new foreign language, if needed.