SHAUN R. SMITH

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Introduction

Highly skilled Systems and Network Administrator, with wide-ranging experience in Network design and administration (Routing, Switching, Security and Wireless), Linux/UNIX administration and debugging, application development (PHP, Perl, Shell) and Web Programming (HTML/CSS/Javascript). Possessing strong problem-solving skills, an ability to learn new concepts rapidly, adapting technical expertise as required, and a positive 'can-do' attitude. I work well both alone, and as part of a team to complete the task at hand - complemented by excellent communication skills, experienced in knowledge transfer, project-managed workflows and technical documentation writing.

Skills and Certifications

Employment and Projects

Senior Engineer (January 2014 - Present)

ChinaNetCloud

Working with large international e-commerce and gaming clients to build infrastructure for highly-scalable backends. As well as being part of the most technical escalation point within the company, I also hold responsibilities as Technical Security Officer (Cisco/Linux/Penetration Testing), Network Lead, Deployment process and QA Lead and am continuing to gain growing responsibilities for many core systems. Read more..

Senior Systems Engineer 高級技術顧問 (April 2013 - December 2013)

Redbox Networks

Principal technology consultant for high-density WiFi, security solutions (NAC, IPS), location services (RTLS, RFID) and Mobile Device Management throughout the Asia region.

Systems and Network Administrator (July 2008 - January 2013)

University of Bath

Network engineer for large campus infrastructure. Primary responsibilities include network infrastructure, core routing/switching, wireless, and firewall administration. Also performing Linux systems administration (primarily Debian, Redhat) for all servers related to network services. Read more..

Sabbatical (January 2011 - January 2012)

Travel through Asia and Australia to experience new cultural environments.

Linux Systems Administrator (June 2005 - July 2008)

Blackfoot Hosting

Remote administration of many Linux and windows servers, housing thousands of web hosting clients. Key responsibilities include technical client consultation, databases (primarily MySQL), configuring and troubleshooting servers, and automating daily tasks such as domain registration, backup process and monitoring.

Education

BSc (First Class Dual Honours) Computer Science and Psychology, 2007

National Diploma for IT Practitioners, 2004