George Ben.T.

Ben.T. George

Sr. Technical Engineer

Name:George Ben.T.
Date of birth:31-03-1985
Address:Issa Al-Qatami Street building number 94 4th floor, door number 20

1 Objectives

  • 14+ years of IT Experience as System Administrator in Linux, AIX and Solaris
  • Worked for IT Service provider, Retail and Telecom industries
  • Installation and configuration of Red Hat Cluster Suite.
  • Installation of Packages, Configuring and Administrating NIS, DNS, LDAP, NFS, SAMBA Servers.
  • Automation of Jobs through Crontab.
  • Web Hosting Administration FTP, Telnet, SSH.
  • Installation and configuration of Oracle Solaris (10 & 11) with different services including software RAID and package repo configuration.
  • Expertise on Sunray Server software on Solaris and Linux with different DTU model as clients.
  • Experienced in Performance tuning of IBM POWER Servers, RedHat Linux and solaris servers using tools like iostat, top, prstat, vmstat etc.
  • Implemented RAID levels Raid 0, Raid 1 and Raid 5 for Disk management. Upgrading normal file systems to RAID levels for growing size/redundancy requirements.
  • Experience on Apache servers and knowledge on mysql.Oracle.
  • Experience with working in Production, Development and Testing environment.
  • Installing and administrating different Server Applications, e.g. Oracle, and Mysql.
  • Installation and configuration of VMware Technologies.
  • Installation and configuration of Openvz Linux Containers and management tools.
  • Knowledge on open source webhosting panels like Zpanel and kloxo.

3 Education

May 2006

M.G University, Kottayam
Bachelor of Science inElectronics

March 2003

Board of higher secondary

April 2001

Kerala secondary board

SSLC (10th )

4 . Zain Telecom

2016 - present

Sr. Systems Administrator
  • Administration/planning of Linux and Solaris servers.
  • Created and managing country mirror for CentOs and Ubuntu
  • Implementation /Administration of Red Hat Satellite Server.
  • Working on Infrastructure as Code using puppet and Ansible
  • Implemented/Planning of Red Hat Identity management (IDM) for Linux-AD authentication and authorization.
  • Implementation of AIDE (Host based intrusion detection) for Solaris/Linux Web Servers.
  • Live Website statistics dashboard created for Zain Web Team to monitor webserver statistics.
  • Implementation of Cacti, Network Monitoring tool with SNMP and SSH checks for Solaris hosts.
  • Regular patch planning for Linux servers based on Red Hat Errata.
  • Implementation / Administration Ansible and Red Hat Ansible Tower (Awx)
  • Implemented Foreman environment for provisioning and configuration, orchestration and monitoring for development systems
  • Implementation if Red Hat Insights and remediation playbook execution
  • Implementation and management of cockpit multi server infrastructure

M.H Alshaya Co. W.L.L, Kuwait

2013 - 2014

Senior Technical Engineer
  • Worked under Alshaya Project delivery department
  • Different project based on ¬†research and¬†development
  • Implemented Web based Meeting room booking system with AD integration(Php based)
  • Implemented SMS gateway for entire Alshaya
  • Involved in implementation of different virtualization technologies like Vmware Esxi,Citrix XenServer and Microsoft Hyper-v
  • Worked on Redhat Virtulization (RHEV) and Ovirt
  • Implemented Virtual Desktop Infrastructure and Application Virtualization with Citrix XenDesktop and hypervisor as XenServer
  • Implemented java+Swing tool for remote linux software repositories configuration
  • Handled different Linux Servers like Yum repositories server and Squid proxy Server

n Diyar United Company, Kuwait

2010 - 2013

Senior Linux Administrator
  • Installation, configuration and maintenance/troubleshooting of LINUX servers/workstations
  • Provide administration support in different flavors of UNIX/LINUX (Solaris, RedHat, SUSE, Ubuntu).
  • Monitoring tool implementation (Nagios,Icinga,Munin & SarGraph)
  • Installation and configuration of multipathing in Linux
  • Worked on different IBM storages (Ds-30xx to ds-50xx)
  • Worked on different hardwires and blade centrals(IBM HS22, Dell Poweredge,Cisco UCS,)
  • Worked on HA and HPC clusters like Red Hat Cluster suite,Sun Grid engine and Platform LSF-MPI based HPC
  • Support And Manage VMware Esx/Esxi servers
  • Cloning of Different Operating systems(p to p, P to v and v to p)
  • Worked on 32 node HPC cluster implementation (team size 3)
  • Good exposure in scripting languages and GUI tool kits(BASH, Python and PyQt)
  • Solaris-windows AD authentication integration with LDAP & Kerberos including user profile Automount
  • Expertise on Sunray Server Software on Solaris and Redhat with different DTU models as thin clients
  • Worked on Smartcard reader integration with Solaris 10 & 11 for bank projects
  • Worked on Solaris zones and Oracle VM
  • Installation and configuration of Netbackup
  • Installation and configuration Red Hat Enterprise Visualization ( Rhevm
  • Expertise on Solaris 11 repo configuration methods such as local repo and online repo through certificate.
  • Tools implemented:- GUI application for USB device based backup, Web based asset tracking tool, Web based Linux tape backup and alerting tool, JQuery based log file display tool, Java-Swing based GUI application to monitor Tape and server status

Octopix Digital Creations, India

2007 - 2010

Linux Administrator
  • Day-to-day management of LINUX infrastructure and work to improve the overall quality of support
  • Provide suitable Linux Systems Administration and Support.
  • Anticipate problems and recommend appropriate solutions.
  • Provide troubleshooting and Root Cause Analysis of UNIX related issues.
  • Installation, configuration and maintenance/troubleshooting of Linux servers.
  • Web hosting and LAMP Stack Support.
  • Implementation of samba, Squid and internal DNS services.

Personal Information

Name : Ben T George
Nationality : Indian
Date of Birth : 31-03-1986
Sex : Male
Contact Address : Room number :20, Building number : 4,4th floor,Block-10,Salmiya-Kuwait

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