Kevin Michael Counts

By Bertha Green,2014-03-26 14:39
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p595 and p670 servers utilizing a Cisco MDS SAN with EMC DMX and Celerra storage site utilizing Perl with the Template Toolkit module framework

    Kevin M. Counts

    5014 Perennnial Drive, Holiday, FL 34690


    (813) 426-5636


    ; Team lead and senior system administrator experienced in enterprise UNIX and storage

    including AIX, Solaris, Linux, Storage Area Networks, Cisco MDS, Hitachi HDS, EMC

    DMX/Celerra/ECC, Veritas VxVM/VFS, and Sun StorEdge.

    ; Project analysis, planning, coordination, and status reporting. Director level presentations,

    pro/con analysis, and technical workshop discussions.

    ; Customer relationship management. Requirements elicitation and scope definition. ; UNIX programming and scripting including Perl, Shell, Awk, Sed, and regular expressions. ; Automation of OS installs with AIX NIM, Solaris Jumpstart, and Red Hat Linux Kickstart. ; Oracle database support including installation, configuration, recovery and replication of

    8i, 9i, and 10g databases on AIX and Solaris platforms.

    ; TCP/IP networking including DNS, DHCP, NFS, IPSec, packet filtering, tcpdump and

    snoop network analyzers.

    ; Compilation, deployment, and administration of open source servers including LDAP,

    Apache, Tomcat, MySQL, Samba, Subversion, CVS, Rsync, and SSH on multiple UNIX


    Professional Experience

    April 2003 Present Team Lead, UNIX Systems

    H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center

    Tampa, Florida

    ; Led UNIX and storage infrastructure consolidation project. Migrated application servers

    and Oracle databases from Sun servers with HDS storage to IBM p595 and p670 servers

    utilizing a Cisco MDS SAN with EMC DMX and Celerra storage.

    ; Installed, configured, and maintained enterprise server monitoring system. Reported

    resource utilization trends to management to identify and predict future resource

    thresholds requiring additional procurement and provisioning of hardware. ; Successfully designed and validated disaster recovery procedures at remote SUNGARD

    data center facilities.

    ; Team lead for all Sun Solaris, IBM AIX, and Intel Linux servers. Developed installation,

    network hardening, OS customization, patch management, and backup/recovery


    ; Configured and maintained storage fabric connectivity on production servers. Performed

    multipathing software configuration and fail-over verification of AIX and Solaris servers

    utilizing EMC Powerpath, Veritas DMP, and Hitachi HDLM technologies.

October 2000 - February 2001 E-Commerce Web Developer


     St. Petersburg, Florida

    ; Developed e-commerce site utilizing Perl with the Template Toolkit module framework.

October 1998 - October 2000 Oracle/UNIX Systems Programmer

     University of South Florida

     Tampa, Florida

    ; CMM software engineering process group member. Studied and implemented the

    Carnegie Mellon SEI Capability Maturity Model (CMM) to improve quality of the software

    development process.

    ; Developed database model and software for receiving, sending, and tracking business

    transactions (EDI ANSI X12 transaction sets) utilizing SQL, C, PL/SQL, Perl and Bourne


    ; Responsible for Solaris and Oracle administration in development environments.

    Automated refreshes of schemas, PL/SQL and SQL build/test scripts in Perl and Bourne

    shell. Compiled and maintained open source development software.

Education and Career Development

    ; Bachelor of Science, Management Information Systems

    University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida

    ; Member of USENIX Advanced Computing Society and System Administrator Guild

    ; Attendee of USENIX LISA and SNIA Storage Networking World conferences

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