Linda J Laubenheimer
San Jose, CA 95112; Telephone: 408-828-7804
E-mail: lj2015 at laubenheimer dot net (Reassemble to get around the spam block)


Specialist in Linux systems with multi-colo operations experience. Desire a position solving problems, learning and implementing new technologies, sharing knowledge, and working closely with a dynamic team. Curious and happy to learn, offer a broad variety of experience and talents, including the ability to develop new skills rapidly.


Software Engineer, Gap, Pleasanton, CA, contract (Intelliswift), January 2015 - Present
Monitoring. Set up monitoring in Nagios via Chef (roles, nodes, data bags) in JSON. Write custom monitoring plugins as needed.
Software Engineer, Intuit, Menlo Park, CA, contract (Cydio), January 2014 - December 2014
Monitoring! Upgrade and clean up monitoring and alerting with Nagios, upgrade to Icinga & PNP4Nagios, Cacti, etc. Write plugins in Bash or Perl. Configure production systems with SaltStack and/or puppet.
Service Engineer, Yahoo! Sunnyvale, CA, August 2011 - December 2013
Operations duties, including routine and emergency deployments, troubleshoot site up issues. Participate in on-call rotation, develop shell and perl scripts for operational tests, deployments and fixes. Document deployment processes, write oncall runbooks, train other SEs, create knowledge base entries. Act as a operations subject matter expert on a couple different application stacks.
Senior Systems Administrator, Aggregate Knowledge, San Mateo, CA, January 2011 - June 2011
Configured packages, wrote monitoring scripts, build in-house RPMs, took part in 24/7 on-call rotation, and wrote or revised in-house documentation.
Service Engineer, Yahoo! Sunnyvale, CA, contract (ITC), October 2010 - January 2011
Linux/BSD support and maintenance.
Systems Engineer,, Palo Alto, CA, December 2004 - April 2009
Monitored, maintained or upgraded internal Linux infrastructure and user tools as well as taking part in the 24/7 on-call rotation.
Linux Systems Developer, Wyse, San Jose, CA, contract (EWork), May 2004 - October 2004
Part of a team developing an embedded Linux solution for thin clients.
Linux Systems Developer, Nuasis, San Jose, CA, contract (Transquest/Enherent), February 2003 - March 2004
Analysis, design, maintenance and administration of over 100 enterprise Linux servers, including 24x7 on-call.
Consultant, Bay Area, CA, June 2001 - Present
Various minor contracts, including PC system troubleshooting, software installation, Debian Linux installation and administration, aiding in setting up DNS and other web configurations. Periodic posting at
Unix System Administrator, Nominum, Inc, Redwood City, CA, January 2001 - June 2001
Administered approximately 25 systems, mixed Solaris and NetBSD, for Nominum's GNS service, including monitoring (with Netsaint). Performed configuration and upgrades. On call as needed.
Unix Systems Developer, Global Crossing, Sunnyvale, CA, August 2000 - December 2000
Installed UNIX and Linux operating systems and customized environments on both Sun and Intel based hardware. Compiled, configured, and installed software. Handled job control, user addition, and other system administration tasks. On call duty as needed.
Release Engineer, Uniteq, contract (MindSource Software), Redwood City, CA, February 2000 - July 2000
Developed, updated and maintained various Perl scripts, shell scripts and CVS implementations for a build and release environment. Acted as secondary sysadmin and network admin.


Community service as a recreation:
A habit of lifelong learning:

Classes: Unix Administration, Oracle 9i SQL, Oracle 9i DBA Fundamentals, VMWare ESX Server

Immigration Status: US Citizen, sponsorship or visa not required for US positions.