Wayne S. Brehob
Livonia, MI 48154-2608
To obtain a UNIX and network administration position in a technologically
Education: B.S. Mechanical Engineering,
West Lafayette, IN - May 1991
||AIX, Linux, HP-UX, IRIX, Solaris, UNICOS, Mac OS X, Windows
||DNS, NIS, NFS, RIP, PPP, SMB, sendmail, firewall administration
||Ethernet (Gigabit, 100Mbit, 10Mbit), ATM, HIPPI; Cisco, Fore/Marconi,
||Engenio/LSI, EMC/Clariion, Toshiba, Mylex, Brocade
||Bourne Shell (awk, sed, etc.), Expect/Tcl/TK, Perl, C, FORTRAN, Basic
LSF, NQS, Veritas Netbackup, Legato Networker, AMASS,
HyperMesh, MotionView, Pro/E, Viewlogic, HKS Abaqus, LS-Dyna3D,
Madymo, NASTRAN, ADAMS, Genesis, OptiStruct, Optris,
C-MOLD, Moldflow, MARC
ACS Health Care Solutions
- Dearborn, MI
UNIX Systems Administrator - March 2005 to Present
Silicon Graphics, Inc.
- Farmington Hills, MI
- Maintain UNIX systems running databases and applications supporting
hospitals throughout the country.
- Install and upgrade AIX, HP-UX, and Linux operating systems,
and IBM HACMP cluster software.
- Install and configure Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) backup server and
client software on UNIX systems.
- Assist in SAN and Storage system management where it relates to UNIX
- Rotate 24-hour on-call support, assisting customers whenever necessary.
Field Technical Analyst (Second-level Customer Support) -
October 1998 to March 2005
Systems Support Engineer (First-level Customer Support) -
August 1997 to October 1998
- Troubleshoot cases escalated by first-level support engineers
throughout North America. Determine root causes of problems using a variety
of skills, such as decoding network snoop traces to find TCP and
packet-level errors and tracing bad pointers in kernel core dumps. Provide
constant support remotely or on-site until cases are resolved.
- Analyze CPU, memory, network, and disk usage to locate and fix
- Author, edit, and critique solutions for the customer support knowledge base.
- Lead introduction of new products into the field and train support
Altair Computing, Inc. - Troy, MI
- Maintain hardware and software on a
4 node, 64 CPU, 16 GB Power Challenge Array
at a Department of Defense High Performance Computing (HPC) site in Warren, MI.
- Monitor networks composed of HIPPI, ATM, FDDI, 100Mbit and 10Mbit ethernets.
- Automate submission of compute jobs to systems running LSF batch software.
- Provide daily user support, including assistance debugging and compiling
code to run on the array.
- Repair and upgrade hardware at customer sites.
Senior Computer Systems Administrator - March 1992 to July 1997
Altair Engineering, Inc. - Troy, MI
- Integrated a 250-node network of
SGI, HP, Sun, IBM RS/6000, and DEC workstations, a Cray supercomputer,
PCs, Xterminals, Primes, an Auspex fileserver,
and a custom firewall for internet connectivity.
- Assisted in purchasing decisions on new workstations, file servers, and
compute servers, up to $250,000 each.
- Selected communication services and configured equipment to connect new
offices into the company's world-wide network over T1, ISDN, and Frame Relay.
- Installed IRIX, HP-UX, Solaris, SunOS, OSF1, and UNICOS operating systems
on workstations and compute servers. Optimized for finite element analysis
and electrical simulation applications.
- Automated submission of compute jobs to remote systems running NQS.
- Performed CPU, memory, hard disk and graphics upgrades on workstations
- Provided daily user support and account management. Monitored use of
- Managed the installation of new network and phone lines in-house.
Maintained phone system.
- Developed and maintained company hardware inventory.
- Organized and instructed classes, including Bourne Shell programming and
use of Xwindows.
Software Developer - June 1990 to August 1990 and May 1991 to March 1992
Purdue University - West Lafayette, IN
- Adapted graphics and I/O C routines in PC-based software to run on UNIX
- Translated code from FORTRAN to C to add features and integrate with other
- Wrote "data convertors" that provided a method of transferring data
between software packages.
UNIX Consultant and Test Equipment Repair Technician -
January 1989 to May 1991
Ford Motor Company - Dearborn, MI
- Provided user support to students on the Engineering Computer Network.
- Etched and assembled custom circuits used in Electrical Engineering labs.
- Debugged and repaired equipment such as oscilloscopes and computer
- Averaged 20 hours/week while attending school full time.
Summer Intern - June 1989 to August 1989
Miles Laboratories - Mishawaka, IN
- Performed statistical analysis on automobile registration data to
determine vehicle service life expectancy. The work was included in a
published technical paper for the American Society of Mechanical Engineers
and the Society of Automotive Engineers.
- Wrote programs that extracted relevant data from raw lists.
Summer Intern - May 1988 to August 1988
Passed Part 1 (Engineer in Training) of Professional Engineering Examination.
- Installed a computer vision / image processing system, and wrote
software to control the system.
Volleyball, indoor soccer, and bridge.