Shawn P. Ferry


Springfield, VA 22153

Telephone: 703.451.8655


Over seven years of UNIX system administration experience. Specializing in network, system, storage, security, design, implementation, integration and administration in diverse environments from 25 to 700+ systems.


Infrastructure Design Apache/ApacheSSL NetApp Filers BIND Kerberos
System Administration Veritas NetBackup Windows Remedy Switches
Network Administration SPARC Hardware Tape Libraries Perl Routers
Performance Monitoring System Automation Intel Hardware Linux Console Servers
Veritas Foundation Suite Security Auditing Load Balancing JumpStart SAN Solutions
Resource Accounting High Availability Disaster Recovery Solaris Shell Scripting


Senior System Architect - YellowBrix Inc. Alexandria, VA June 1999 - December 2001

System architecture design and implementation for a b2b content aggregation company.

Senior Engineer - User Technology Associates, Inc. Ballston, VA 7/1998 - 6/1999
DISA Network Design Group; planned and deployed enterprise-level DNS, backup, PKI, web/DB server consolidation and firewall solutions.

Systems Engineer - AnviCom Inc. Vienna, VA 2/1998 - 7/1998
DISA "web-centric" server consolidation project; infrastructure design and implementation for Network Design Group.

Senior Internet Systems Administrator - DIGEX Inc. Beltsville, MD 10/1995 - 12/1999
Tier 3 systems administration and final point of technical escalation for DIGEX Platinum customers.


System Administrators Guild (SAGE) December, 98 - Present
Advanced Computing Systems Association (USENIX) December, 98 - Present
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) March, 01– Present
SUN Local Users Group Founding Member (NOVA SLUG) February, 02 - Present

Author ClarIIon-RRD - graphing and historical trending utility for ClarIIon arrays.
Large Installation System Administration (LISA): conference attendee since 1998.
Rider and training leader for Washington DC AIDS Ride. DCAR6 #2062, DCAR7 #585

Full technical resume and references available upon request.