Enrique Conci

Enrique Conci

Córdoba, Argentina
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Enrique Conci

Enrique Conci

Córdoba, Argentina
Member since November 16, 2012
Enrique is a Senior Unix System Administrator with extensive experience in Linux, AIX, HP-UX and Solaris. He specializes in task automation and deployment of large applications. He has over 5 years of experience in leading system administration teams and about 12 years working on Unix-based systems.
Enrique is now available for hire
Portfolio
Experience
  • Bash, 10 years
  • Apache, 5 years
  • Linux, 10 years
  • Rackspace, 4 years
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS), 3 years
  • Unix Shell Scripts, 12 years
  • Unix/Linux Virtualization, 7 years
  • Python, 2 years
Córdoba, Argentina
Availability
Part-time
Preferred Environment
Linux, Bash, KSH, Python
The most amazing...
...code I've ever written was on a project to build security algorithms for electronic debit cards.
Employment
  • AWS DevOps Engineer
    JustPlay Solutions (Via Toptal)
    2016 - PRESENT
    • Designed, implemented, and configured the AWS cloud Infrastructure.
    • Acted as technical advisor for developers.
    • Configured a high-availability server environment.
    • Implemented a low-cost custom backup solution using S3 storage.
    • Advised the client about systems security and an additional component to improve the company's infrastructure.
    Technologies: AWS, Linux, Apache, MySQL, High Availability
  • IT Expert
    HDMZ (via Toptal)
    2013 - PRESENT
    • Headed the IT department.
    • Designed, supported, and managed the cloud infrastructure at Rackspace.
    • Managed around 250 production websites and 500 development sites.
    • Developed custom tools for data analysis and automated tests.
    • Designed and developed custom IT solutions for company customers. Held on-site meetings and data gathering sessions.
    • Acted as a Linux/Cloud support specialist for customers and associates.
    • [NDA] Contributed to research and development projects.
    Technologies: Cloud Computing, High Availability, Apache, MySQL, Python, AWS, Rackspace
  • Enterprise Automation Team Lead
    IBM
    2011 - PRESENT
    • Coordinated the productivity of ~25 Unix and Wintel administrators.
    • Reviewed and approved all proposed changes for the enterprise automation team.
    • Served as the technical authority on any Unix-related projects.
    • Handled technical customer service issues.
    • Worked as a technical consultant for hardware and software monitoring, as well as Unix automation systems.
    Technologies: AIX, HP-UX, Solaris, Linux, Tivoli Enterprise Console, Tivoli Monitoring, HP SIM, SunMC, TSCM, TADDM, IBM Director
  • DevOps Consultant
    Charts.io (via Toptal)
    2016 - 2016
    • Migrated the services to a new and secure environment.
    • Developed and implemented a new deployment process for the main application components.
    • Implemented monitoring systems for applications and server services.
    Technologies: Linux, Digial Ocean, Heroku, AWS Elastic Beanstalk, Papertrail
  • Technical Collaborator
    Cloudlabs Inc. (via Toptal)
    2014 - 2016
    • Created and supported App Store snapshots.
    • Developed and supported Python API wrappers for Terminal.com.
    • Developed and supported Golang API wrappers for Terminal.com.
    • Created several internal tools and applications.
    • Developed and implemented a container networking test suite.
    • Acted as a Linux support specialist for customers and associates.
    • Wrote technical articles in the Terminal.com blog.
    • Did research and development for special projects.
    Technologies: Python, Linux, Cloud Computing, Redis, MySQL, AWS, Golang, OpenVZ
  • DevOps
    Will Oller Web Development (via Toptal)
    2014 - 2015
    • Supported the client in developing his own continuous integration development environment.
    • Acted as technical consultant.
    Technologies: Continuous Integration Tools
  • Unix Team Coordinator
    IBM
    2010 - 2011
    • Assigned and coordinated tasks for ~20 Unix Administrators.
    • Planned and executed all changes within the team.
    • Successfully resolved a number of critical and time-sensitive issues.
    • Gave the final authorization for all Unix products created by the team.
    • Handled technical customer service issues.
    Technologies: Linux, Solaris, HP UX, AIX
  • Unix System Administrator
    IBM
    2008 - 2010
    • Planned and executed changes to the Unix system.
    • Handled Unix server patching and upgrading.
    • Managed the LVM, Veritas VM, and SunCluster.
    • Provided Veritas Cluster support.
    • Worked with large farms of over 5000 servers.
    • Developed automated scripts in Bash, Ksh, and Python.
    • Used automation tools including Opsware, SEA, and Tivoli Enterprise products to optimize and automate as much work possible.
    Technologies: Linux, Solaris, HP-UX, AIX
  • Unix Infrastructure Administrator. Coverage Support
    EDS
    2007 - 2008
    • Provided coverage support for the Unix system.
    • Planned and executed complex changes to the system.
    • Handled patching tasks relating to the Unix servers.
    • Managed the LVM, Veritas VM, and SunCluster.
    • Supported the Veritas Cluster.
    Technologies: Linux, Solaris, HP-UX, AIX, Tru64
  • Unix System Administrator
    EDS
    2006 - 2007
    • Worked as the primary contact for administration of the Unix system.
    • Resolved customer issues with the Unix system.
    • Managed the LVM and Veritas volumes and oversaw the SunCluster software.
    Technologies: Linux, Solaris, HP-UX, AIX
  • Infrastructure Department Lead
    Vanguardia BS
    2005 - 2006
    • Supported GNU/Linux server systems for local businesses.
    • Provided hardware support, assembly, and replacement.
    • Provided firewall administration.
    • Designed a backup log of the system tasks.
    • Oversaw web server administration.
    Technologies: Debian Linux, RHEL, Apache, Windows Server, Intel
  • Linux System Administrator
    Freelance
    2004 - 2006
    • Provided GNU/Linux server systems support for local businesses.
    • Developed a custom multiplatform tool based on rsync that creates backups for centralized desktop machine.
    • Supported, replaced, and assembled hardware.
    • Provided firewall and web server administration.
    Technologies: Debian Linux
  • Infrastructure Department Lead
    ISAC
    2004 - 2005
    • Provided IT support.
    • Installed and maintained a large number of desktop computers with Intel architecture.
    • Provided Linux and Win200x app server administration.
    • Installed, configured, and maintained custom media streaming services.
    • Provided hardware support, assembly, and replacement.
    Technologies: Windows 2003, Windows Media Services, Helix Media Streaming, Debian Linux
Experience
  • Linux Best Practices and Tips by Toptal Developers (Publication)
    This resource contains a collection of Linux best practices and Linux tips provided by our Toptal network members.
  • Enrique is a mentor in the Toptal Global Mentor’s Program. This program is a partnership between Toptal and General Assembly to provide high quality mentorship for students from minority and low income backgrounds who are looking to begin their careers as professional software engineers. Enrique shows commitment to diversity in tech by mentoring a General Assembly student every week for a year, covering everything from coding tips and tricks to advice on making it in the industry.
Skills
  • Languages
    KSH, Bash, Python, PHP, Go
  • Tools
    Apache, Docker, Ansible, Chef, Sendmail, Postfix, Puppet, Veritas Cluster Server, Nginx, lighttpd, VirtualBox
  • Platforms
    Amazon Web Services (AWS), Solaris, Rackspace, Linux, AIX/AIXL, HP-UX, Tru64
  • Storage
    LVM, MySQL, MariaDB, Elasticsearch, IBM - DB2
  • Misc
    Technical Project Management, Tasks Automation, Unix/Linux Virtualization, Unix Shell Scripts, ModSecurity, Distributed File Systems, Unix Clustering, Multithreading
  • Frameworks
    Flask
  • Libraries/APIs
    Flask-RESTful
Education
  • Certificate degree in Solaris Systems Administration
    Sun Microsystems (CEDI Consulting) - Cordoba, Argentina
    2009 - 2010
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering
    National University of Cordoba - Cordoba, Argentina
    2001 - 2010
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