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Joel Cumberland

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About Me

I've worked in the IT industry for the past 10 years and have the skills, abilities, and qualifications that provide me with the expertise to work efficiently in this sector, especially within the system operation areas. My main duties include Linux Administration, DevOps, Development, and maintaining a business solution.

I am passionate and eager to expand my understanding of the Information and Technology Industry. My hard work ethic, punctuality, and willingness to learn are just a few of the qualities that set me apart in a professional workplace. I am diligent when completing tasks and work effectively as part of a team or on my own. I can manage projects, make decisions, and find solutions to complex problems. Regardless of how fast things are moving.

Experience

DevOps Engineer

Fairfax Media
Since April 2015
Responsibilities completed
  • Build, maintain, and troubleshoot a rapidly expanding CMS infrastructure.
  • Action and Manage systems and DevOps environments
  • Coding infrastructure using Puppet, AWS, Varnish etc.
  • Automate task and automate some more, ideally automate everything.
  • Application performance, identify possible issues. problems, and help ensure our systems are available 24/7.
  • DevOps task, help developers with rapid development, continuous integration and detect problems early.
  • Coordinate with suppliers and other IT people for challenging resolutions.
  • Managing cloud services using AWS cloud technology
  • Automating deployment, scaling, and management of containerized applications using k8s

I.T Development/Operations

Inspirations Paint (HOLDINGS)
July 2012 to April 2015
Responsibilities completed
  • AWS Cloud Technology for beta testing, application testing, and end user testing.
  • Managing an Linux infrastructure with Puppet and Webmin (Redhat and Debian based distros)
  • Converted Subversion over to Git (Bitbucket) using custom built scripts and integrated with JIRA issue tracker to help developers collaborate task.
  • Assisting in the development and improvement of inventory/sale management reports.
  • Developed Nagios health check command scripts.
  • Planned and upgraded VPN rollout to over 80 locations Australia Wide.
  • Moved documentation to Atlassian Confluence and helped maintained technical documentation throughout the IT Department.
  • Developing / Maintaining enterprise JAVA applications.
  • Maintaining MySQL/MSSQL databases (Including replication, backup/restore procedures).
  • Managing an Linux infrastructure with Puppet and Webmin (Redhat and Debian based distros)

Systems Engineer/Developer

Cognyx Systems Pty Ltd
December 2008 to 2012
Responsibilities completed
  • Support and Maintain a large enterprise retail business solution.
  • Maintaining reliable and stable IT infrastructure including networking, servers and applications.
  • Assistance with Java development in a tomcat/jboss environment.
  • Provided ad hoc support to Linux platforms (Redhat and Debian based distros).
  • Oversee remote terminal/server services and desktop environments.
  • Maintaining MySQL databases.
  • Setup and administered firewalls using Shorewall to over 100 remote servers.
  • High level hardware staging, operating systems installation and monitoring.
  • Developing and maintaining scripts using Bash/Perl/Python for system automation processes.
  • Working with the various business units to ensure that the Point of Sale systems function.