LJ Laubenheimer
San Jose, CA 95112; Telephone: 408-828-7804
E-mail: lj2019@laubenheimer.net


Specialist in Linux systems with multi-colo and cloud 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.


DevOps Engineer, Bellese Technologies, Owings Mills, MD, October 2021 – March 2022
Write and edit Jenkins pipeline scripts and libraries in Groovy, incorporating Docker, Maven and GitHub actions. Modify Terraform files, update documentation.

Software Developer, Stanford University, Palo Alto/Redwood City, November 2015 - September 2020
Develop/support a variety of core Linux services, primarily LDAP as well as Kerberos and in-house apps.

Software Engineer, Gap, Pleasanton, CA, contract (Intelliswift), January 2015 - November 2015
Monitoring. Set up monitoring in Nagios via Chef (roles, nodes, data bags) in JSON. Write custom monitoring plugins as needed. Troubleshoot issues with Nagios and Gearman.

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 with Pnp4Nagios graphing. Configure systems with Puppet and/or SaltStack. Write templates to autogenerate host configurations for Icinga. Implement monitoring with Icinga in AWS, including regenerating configurations as the system autoscales. Write or update documentation and cross-train operations engineers.

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 an 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, A9.com, 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.


Community service as a recreation:

A habit of lifelong learning:

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

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