Ronnie M. Redd

Linux User #440901 - MCP #2380395
Master of Science - Information Technology (M.Sc. IT)

7449 San Blanco Dr.
Goleta, CA. 93117
(805) 699-5451
Online Contact Form (Preferred)
ronnie@cruzit.com Or ronnie.redd@gmail.com

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Objectives

I am a “Hands On” Information Technology Director, and I am in a great organization which employs extraordinary experts in hardware, software and networking.
I am only interested in a career and I am very satisfied with my current employer - www.serviceobjects.com.
I provide exemplary support, leadership and technical expertise to the entire organization.
Qualified to address the following challenges and goals successfully:


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Technical Experience and Skills

Linux/BSD Server Operating Systems:

Ubuntu, Debian, CentOS, Scientific Linux, FreeBSD

Microsoft Server Operating Systems:

NT, 2000, 2003, 2008

Mail Servers:

Postfix, Dovecot, Courier, Exchange Server 5.5, 2000, 2003 and 2007, MercuryMail, iSeries Mail

Mail Web Interfaces:

RoundCube, eGroupware, Exchange and SquirrelMail

Hardware:

Intel and AMD Processors
IBM iSeries
HP, Dell, Sun Microsystems and Custom In-House built servers

Networking Skills:

TCP/IP layers, design and implementation for WAN and LAN networks.

Security:

IPSEC tunnels, rules and filters for Watchguard, FreeBSD and Linux firewalls.
Hard Drive Encryption for Workstations, Laptops and Servers.

Virtualization:

Early adopter of VMware Technologies.
Adept with all versions of GSX server/VMware server, Workstation, ESX, VI, vSphere and vCenterServer, VirtualBox, Xen and Linux KVM (preferred)

Anti-virus:

ClamAV, Kaspersky, AVG, McAfee EPO

Anti-spam:

Barracuda Gateway, SpamAssassin, Bogofilter, CRM114, custom filters written in regular expressions.

Database Servers:

MariaDB, MySQL, PostgreSQL, iSeries/MAPICS, MS SQL Server, Some Oracle

Web Design Publishing:

Creates Validated XHTML, CSS, and HTML using Leafpad, Geany, KDevelop, Bluefish, gPHPEdit, MS Notepad, HTML Kit, Macromedia/Adobe Dreamweaver

Graphic Design/Imaging:

TheGimp, Blender, Inkscape, CinePaint, Xsane Scan,. Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Premiere, Adobe InDesign, Corel Draw, PhotoPaint

Programming:

Validated XHTML, CSS, and HTML using either PHP or ASP and ODBC connections. DHTML, XML, XSLT, JavaScript, VBScript, Visual Basic, VBA, ADO, T-SQL, bash scripts, Python Basic skills in Java, Perl and C++

Business Applications:

LibreOffice, OpenOffice.org, Karbon14, KOffice, MS Visio, Dia, MS Project, MS Office 97/2000/XP/2003/2010, iSeries Client Access for Linux and Windows, Kisco Web and PDF/400 packages

Linux & Unix Desktop/Workstation Platforms:

Gnome (GDM). KDE (KDM),
Unity, Cinnamon, X11 (XDM)

Microsoft Desktop/Workstation Platforms:

3.x, 95, 98, NT, 2000,
XP, Vista, 7, 8



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Highlights and Qualifications

 


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Professional Experience

Service Objects - Santa Barbara  CA.   www.serviceobjects.com

Director of Information Technology -Santa Barbara, CA. / 2014 to Present

Eucalyptus Systems - Santa Barbara  CA.   www.eucalyptus.com (Now Hewlett Packard Enterprise - HPE Helion Eucalyptus)

Senior IT Linux Systems Administrator -Santa Barbara, CA. / 2014 to 2014

Moseley Associates, Inc. - Santa Barbara  CA.   www.moseleysb.com

Corporate Network Operations Manager -Santa Barbara, CA. / 2004 to 2013

Earth Tech Honolulu (Tyco)

Database Manager, IT Manager - Honolulu, HI. / 2002 to 2003

Redd Web Designs - Owner - Honolulu, HI. / 2001 to 2003 - Santa Cruz, CA. / 2004

Redd Web Designs clients included:

Voyager Submarines Hawaii  

Director of Operations Honolulu, HI. / 1995 to 2001

Atlantis Submarines

Lead Pilot, Safety and Training Officer - Kona, HI. / 1989 to 1995

United States Marine Corps

Ground Radio, Cryptography Repair - 29 Palms, Camp Pendleton, Barstow, CA. Kaneohe HI. / 1981 to 1989


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Certifications


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Education

♠ College Education
♦  Master of Science - Information Technology - Final GPA: 3.5- Official Transcript Verification PIN Request
Transcript Copy - PDF format
Transcript Photocopy With Credits & Grades - PDF format
♠ Microsoft Courses
♦ 2152   Implementing MS Windows 2000 Professional and Server Networking
♦ 2153   Implementing a MS Windows 2000 Network Infrastructure
♦ 832   Administering a MS SQL Server Database
♦ 833   Programming a MS SQL Server Database
♠ CIW Courses
♦ Site Design II
♦ E-Commerce Developer
♠ United States Marine Corps
♦ Basic Electronics & Ground Radio Repair
♦ Advanced Electronics & Advanced Radio Repair

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Interests & Activities

Open source projects
Constant pursuit of knowledge
Innovating through positive change
Volunteer for non profit organizations: Project Honeypot, debian.org, ubuntu.com
Charitable events participant: Toys for Tots, Unity Shoppe Toy Run, Empty Bowls and more...


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References


Ron Fontaine

Corporate Director of Information Technology at Moseley Associates Inc.

“As the network manager for Moseley for the past decade, Ronnie Redd has proven himself to be a remarkably responsible, ethical and confident employee.
I am amazed at the ease with which Ronnie can fulfill a variety of tasks. He has worked for me not only as the network manager, but also also has taken on many other duties to help the company keep moving forward. He is fiscally savvy, technically excellent and and a great mentor.
I am confident that Ronnie‚Äôs intelligence, maturity and technical knowledge will be great assets in any organization. Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions.“

Sunil Naik

Director of Engineering at Moseley Associates Inc.

“Ronnie, has been key in bringing well managed network and control of the computers and the firewall has prevented any major issue's within the Moseley network. Very diligent in his work and is great for advise on Moseley system projects requiring Networking.“

Dave Taylor

Corporate Controller at Moseley Associates Inc.

“Ronnie is an excellent knowledge source when it comes to complex network issues. He is able to research and solve problems in a very timely and effective manner. I am really impressed with foresight into security threats and how he manages those threats.“

Zeki Basbuyuk

Sr. Design Engineer at Moseley Associates Inc.

“Ronnie is one of the most dedicated IT personnel, I've ever met. He has shown his commitment to the company many times over the years working on improving operations, incorporating open-source solutions for cost-reduction measures. With his knowledge in Microsoft software being no less than his Linux experience, his determinism of finding solutions, his genuine curiosity to computer technology, his honesty, his commitment to the company, I am sure he will be useful to any organization.“

Mark Speciale

Manager - Special Projects at Moseley Associates Inc.

“ Ronnie is a team player with a wide array of complex skills and abilities. His reflexive natural propensity to think on his feet and calmly manage complicated IT-related processes during mission-critical emergencies is only matched by his personable demeanor, positive attitude, diligence, and compassion for his fellow employees. He's a good man who brings a lot to the table.
Ronnie takes great pride in his work and I am particularly grateful for his unbroken record of keeping our internal network 100% safe from attackers, spammers and hardware calamities of all kinds over the last decade or so.
I will be honored to speak with anyone on Ronnie's behalf at any time. “

Sumit Singh

Architect at Moseley Associates Inc.

“Besides being an effective network operations manager, Ronnie is a smart problem solver. During my interactions with him on various IT issues, I have been impressed by (1) his honest attempts to first clearly understand the core reasons for any problem and then come up with an intelligent solution that actually addresses the issue and (2) his practice of trying to foresee our future IT needs (and problems) and preparing for them in advance. Ronnie is very helpful and friendly.“

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