My Resum�� - Oliver Niesen

521 New Country Road, Kyle, Texas 78640 | C: (512) 590-4437 | oliver at onone dot org -
Talented Systems Administrator with 20 years’ experience maintaining computing environments by identifying requirements,
installing upgrades, and monitoring performance. Expertise in establishing secure networks by evaluating performance issues
and testing equipment. Ability to make good technical decisions that positively impact adjacent systems or provide useful
• Problem resolution, communication and written skills
• Excellent team leadership or member
• All aspects of Systems administration
• Project and data management
• Process improvements
• Assessment and analysis of internal and external
• Information security and policies
Axium, Los Angeles, California
Updated or replaced existing software to better server company needs. Responsible for over 200 IBM xSeries
servers, including 10 SQL & File Server Clusters and a large Citrix farm. Responsible for all data storage using IBM
FAStT600 Fibre Channel Arrays. Managed Active Directory infrastructure spanning 5 offices and two data-centers
with over 300 users. Created corporate disaster recovery plan involving initial assessment, creation of procedures
and policies, implementation and adherence to those., Las Vegas, Nevada
Company was awarded large contract by Microsoft and provided help with In-depth analysis of relevant data and
information to determinate, plan, and recommend new solution to drive operational excellence.
Proctor & Gamble
Supported transition of company 900MHz solution to 802.11 Wireless. Shaped network traffic to dramatically lower
latency. Assisted the help desk with day-to-day issues.
Internet Business Services, Calabasas, California
Supported transition of company IT infrastructure to a new datacenter, virtualizing their hardware. Over 8000
Domains with high traffic sites like and Utilizing VMware to strategically
increase profits and productivity., Hollywood, California
Used VMware to virtualize hardware for company moving to a new datacenter. Implemented redundant PFSense
Firewall and HAProxy load balancer. Moved complete Microsoft .net infrastructure to the new datacenter.
Solarwinds, Austin, Texas
Mentored staff in dealing with and achieving customer satisfaction with our monitoring solution.
2009-2010, Grand Terrace, California
Helped support hosting company's FreeBSD and Linux infrastructure using cPanel, WHM, Apache, MySQL, bash
scripting. Implemented Cacti monitoring solution for their servers using Linux, Cacti, PHP, Spine and MySQL.
Zenōss, Austin, Texas
Maximized operational efficiencies for our clients by coaching staff on various customer service initiatives. TECHNOLOGIES
Security Systems – Cisco, Juniper, NetScreen, Pfsense
Load Balancers – BigIP, HAProxy, LVS
Operating Systems - Most flavors of Unix\Linux, Microsoft, Novell
Network Systems – All layers of the ISO model
Middleware – BEATux, RabbitMQ, Tomcat, Websphere, Zope
Database Systems – Oracle, MSSql, MySQL, Postgres, BTrieve
Programming Languages – PHP, Perl, Bash, Python, Ruby, C++, RPGIII, Cobol, Pascal
...A SysAdmin with MIPS and IO