GREGG LAIN Jr.
WEB SERVER & APPLICATION DEVELOPER
Established track record of proficiency in testing in computing environments. Extensive experience with Linux, hardware diagnostic testing design, analytical product evaluation, problem solving, and technical presentation. Leadership experience over technical projects and company-wide communication of technical concepts.
â€¢ Project leadership from start to finish
â€¢ Linux and Unix system administration
â€¢ Extensive test design experience
â€¢ Data-driven technical analysis
â€¢ Technical documentation
Platforms: Linux (Red Hat / CentOS / Ubuntu), UNIX (Sun Solaris), Windows 95/98/NT/XP
Networking: TCP/IP, Linux hardening and security (IDS, BIND, Samba/NFS/NIS, log analysis)
Languages: HTML, SQL, CSS, PHP, UNIX shell scripting, C++
Tools: Apache, , Joomla, vTiger, Bastille, Subversion, Deny Hosts, Postfix, Snort, BASE, IPTables, Shorewall, CVS, SVN, Webmin, Tripwire, AS/400 Query, Oscilloscopes, Pro/Engineer, Flotherm, Microsoft Office
Network Architect 2004 – current
San Francisco, Ca
Created e-commerce web-based solutions for small businesses.
â€¢ Design built custom scalable networks and web based platforms for e-commerce using CentOS Linux on co-located AMD servers (current project)
â€¢ Write code for custom e-commerce and web applications on SQL / PHP based server platforms
â€¢ Designed and implemented server security policies using open-source software and custom server build scripts
â€¢ Personal emphasis on increased network security without losing efficiency and minimizing down time
Mechanical Engineer 2005
Santa Clara, Ca
Designed and built thermal labs for testing of new hardware platforms.
â€¢ Negotiated with specialized vendors for higher quality equipment at lower cost thus beating projected budget
â€¢ Implemented scope of services 10 weeks ahead of schedule
Thermal Design Engineer 2000-2004
Santa Clara, Ca
Thermal Design Engineer
Managed servicing and quality control for the Sun Fire product line.
â€¢ Provided helpdesk level software support for the group, created shell scripts to manage batch jobs on Sun servers
â€¢ Participated in the designed of a redundant cooling system for a rack-mounted PCI card enclosure
â€¢ Achieved 99.8% success rate over 6 years of testing for thermally qualified Sun products designed in house
Responsible for coordinating testing with in the thermal lab.
â€¢ Lead effort to create new hardware thermal test methodology utilizing software to better simulate real-world usage and find thermal failure issues.
â€¢ Design/built a test simulator for airflow measurement of 100cfm to 3500cfm requiring high accuracy and precision.
â€¢ Reported on team results to the thermal group at product design meetings.
ELECTRIC LIGHT WAVE, INC
Lead Database Coordinator 1995-1997
Database Administrator 1994-1995
Lead Database Coordinator
Coordinated the development of a telecommunication network tracking database. Managed database integrity across all fiber and copper network routes.
â€¢ Managed and trained new employees under scope of leadership
â€¢ Created inter-department standards that substantially reduced database errors
â€¢ Originated working relationships with remotely located database engineers across the country that facilitated onsite database development
Assisted engineers with database management projects.
â€¢ Promoted to Lead Coordinator position due to value added skill set that increased operating efficiency 200%
â€¢ Wrote database queries that quantified real network utilization
â€¢ Assisted engineers with daily administrative & organizational tasks â€“ documentation, network maps, filing
SAN FRANCISCO STATE UNIVERSITY
Bachelor of Science; Mechanical Engineering 2001
San Francisco, Ca
â€¢ Current topics of personal interest: RHCE, PHP, CSS, Linux HA clusters, securitization of web servers
â€¢ Recreational Interests: Reading technical journals in cafes, traveling, swimming, , & 2 year old daughter
Mobile: (415) 577-5758