Ronnie M. Redd

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

777 Madrona Walk Suite C
Goleta, CA. 93117
(805) 699-5451
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I am a “Hands On” Information Technology Director. I am seeking a great organization which employs extraordinary experts in hardware, software and networking.
I am only interested in a career.
I provide exemplary support, leadership and technical expertise to the entire organization.
Qualified to address the following challenges and goals successfully:


Technical Experience and Skills

Server Operating Systems
Microsoft Server Operating Systems Virtualization Database Servers
Red Hat (RHEL), Debian, Ubuntu, Linux Mint, CentOS, Rocky Linux, AlmaLinux Scientific Linux, Fedora, Arch, Gentoo, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD, DragonFly BSD Every version -- NT 3.5 through 2019 Early adopter of VMware Technologies. Adept with all versions of VMware, Workstation, ESX, VI, vSphere and vCenterServer, VirtualBox, Xen and Linux KVM (preferred) MariaDB, MySQL, PostgreSQL, iSeries/MAPICS, MS SQL Server, Some Oracle
Firewalls, Routers, Switches Hardware Networking Skills Anti-virus
Cisco, pfSense, Juniper, Adtran, HP, Aruba, Fortigate, BSD pf, netfilter, ipfw, ipfilter, Linux iptables/ufw Intel and AMD Processors, IBM iSeries, HP, Dell, Sun Microsystems and Custom In-House built servers TCP/IP layers, VLAN, LAN, WAN, SDWAN, Routing, Switching, Bridging, BGP, OSPF ClamAV, Kaspersky, Symantec, Crowdstrike Falcon, ESET, AVG, McAfee EPO
Web Design Publishing Graphic Design/Imaging Stoarge (NAS / SAN) Linux & Unix Desktop Platforms
Creates Validated XHTML, CSS, and HTML using Kate, Geany, KDevelop, Bluefish, gPHPEdit, Notepad++, HTML Kit, Macromedia/Adobe Dreamweaver Gimp, Krita, Blender, Inkscape, CinePaint, Xsane,. Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Premiere, Adobe InDesign, Corel Draw TrueNAS, FreeNAS, Pure Storage, Dell/EMC, HP, NetApp Gnome (GDM). KDE (KDM), Unity, Cinnamon, X11 (XDM)
Security Mail Servers Mail Web Interfaces Microsoft Desktop Platforms
IPSEC tunnels, rules and filters for Watchguard, FreeBSD and Linux firewalls. Hard Drive Encryption for Workstations, Laptops and Servers Postfix, Dovecot, Courier, Exchange Server 5.5 through 2016, MercuryMail, iSeries Mail RoundCube, eGroupware, Exchange and SquirrelMail Every version -- 3.x - through 11
Anti-spam Automation Configuration Programming
Barracuda Gateway, SpamAssassin, Bogofilter, CRM114, custom filters written in regular expressions Chef, Terraform, Ansible Puppet, Cobbler Validated XHTML, CSS, and HTML using either PHP or ASP and ODBC connections. DHTML, XML, XSLT, JavaScript, VBScript, VBA, ADO/DAO, T-SQL, bash scripts, Python and Perl. Basic skills in C, C++, Go, Rust and Java


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Highlights and Qualifications



Professional Experience

Vaco – Los Angeles  CA.

Sr Linux Networking Engineer – Consulting Contractor -Los Angeles, CA. / 02/2021 to present

Varcomm - Ducor  CA.

Director of Operations -Ducor, CA. / 04/2020 to 07/2020

Service Objects - Santa Barbara  CA.

Director of Information Technology -Santa Barbara, CA. / 2014 to 2020

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

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

Moseley Associates, Inc. - Santa Barbara  CA.

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





♠ College Education
♦  Master of Science - Information Technology - Final GPA: 3.5
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♠ Microsoft Courses
♦ 2152   Implementing Microsoft Windows Professional and Server Networking
♦ 2153   Implementing a Microsoft Windows Network Infrastructure
♦ 832   Administering a Microsoft SQL Server Database
♦ 833   Programming a Microsoft 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
♦ Advanced Cryptographic & Advanced Cryptographic Repair


Interests & Activities

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



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’s 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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