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Thomas Howard Uphill

< thomas at narrabilis dot com >

Currently available for remote consulting.

I've been working as a UNIX administrator since the early 1990's, I currently run Linux Systems, I also have previous experience with Solaris, FreeBSD, AIX and HP-UX. I'm currently working on Jenkins Pipelines and writing Python code. I've been a System Administrator, Puppet Developer and a Web developer in the past.

Available for Linux Consulting and Coding. Contact at consulting@uphillian.com.

Projects

  • I am a maintainer of Springdale Linux (formerly puias). I build packages (rpms), maintain boot media and perform various other maintenance tasks.
  • I wrote Mastering Puppet and several other books on Puppet. I've given a number of talks about Puppet at various conferences as well.


Education

Master of Science

Computer Science

Rutgers University

Bachelor of Science

Mathematics/Biology

Simon Fraser University


Certification

  • Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA) 110-874-765 (formerly 805007974825298)
  • Puppet Certified Professional PCP0000162
  • Oracle MySQL Certified Developer
  • Red Hat Certified Security Specialist (RHCSS) 805007974825298
  • Red Hat Certified Datacenter Specialist (RHCDS) 805007974825298
  • Red Hat Certified Virtualization Administrator (RHCVA)111-128-195
  • Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) 803004891811901
  • Zend Certified Engineer (ZCE) 219349749
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  • Sun Certified Network Administrator
  • Sun Certified System Adminstrator
  • cSAGE Certified
  • LPI Certified Senior Level Administration (LPIC-3) LPI000015564
  • SAIR Linux and GNU Certified Administrator 461C62
  • Microsoft Certified Professional 2844099

Experience

Operating Systems Engineer

Wells Fargo (2015-)

Infrastructure Engineer

Costco Wholesale (2013-2015)

Infrastructure Analyst

Costco Wholesale (2012-2013)

Computer Manager

Institute for Advanced Study (2000-2012)

Senior UNIX Systems Administrator

Institute for Advanced Study (2000)

Communications and Systems Manager

Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (1996-2000)

About the Author...

Slides from LISA 2019 Linux systems troubleshooting #LISA2019 https://t.co/D4dMKflK6R Tue Oct 29 05:59:30 +0000 2019

https://t.co/AGeihMALAv configuring grub2 with EFI Fri Sep 13 05:20:01 +0000 2019

I published a Thing on @thingiverse! https://t.co/IYpRyEb7Hz #thingalert Tue Jul 23 19:27:57 +0000 2019

Nokogiri install on MacOSX https://t.co/v3An0miW9L Fri Jul 12 15:06:49 +0000 2019

HTML email with plain mailer plugin on Jenkins https://t.co/Z6FSDMDjy8 Thu Jul 11 21:07:25 +0000 2019