Rai Ricafrente

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Curriculum Vitae

In A Nutshell

Certified in Red Hat Enterprise Linux, self-sufficient, and highly motivated system administrator with 10 years of solid experience. Authors automation scripts for efficient platform delivery and coordinates with various teams for application support. Open source advocate, part-time tech blogger, and animal welfare supporter.

Technical Proficiency

Red Hat Linux Administration - 8 years
Red Hat Kickstart - 2 years
Apache, MySQL, Postfix - 8 years
Nagios - 4 years

Bash, Perl scripting - 6 years
Red Hat OpenShift, Red Hat OpenStack, Amazon AWS, PaaS, IaaS - 1 year


Red Hat Certified Engineer, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Certificate Number: 805008627634893
Awarded in October 2008

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering
AMA Computer College, Manila
Awarded in May 2003

Diploma Level 6 with 360 Credits
IQA Number: 253823-2
Comparability Assessment, New Zealand Qualifications Authority

Work Experience

Linux Systems Administrator
Asian Development Bank
October 2009 to Present
Contract Employment, RCG Global Services

Configuring, maintaining, hardening, and monitoring of Linux servers hosting various functions such as web, mail, Oracle and MySQL databases, and SWIFT financial applications. Also responsible for testing and deploying operating system patches, optimizing system performance, authoring scripts for automating system administration, and ensuring compliance to security recommendations.

Linux Systems Administrator
US Auto Parts Network Philippines
June 2006 to October 2009

Configuring, troubleshooting, securing, and monitoring of Linux web, email and MySQL database servers. Engaged also in other duties such as server performance optimization, authoring scripts for automating system administration, acquiring and renewing domain name registrations and SSL certificates, coordinating with offsite data centers, and researching and testing application patches.

Linux Specialist
MicroImage International Corp.
December 2005 to June 2006

Worked in partnership with client companies providing Linux training and solutions and services such as systems migration, configuration, administration and maintenance.

Technical Support Assistant
International Family Food Services Inc. (Shakey’s)
February 2004 to August 2005

Hired as Technical Support Assistant providing user support such as troubleshooting workstations, configuring printers and scanners, encoding product data to SAP, and uploading restaurant sales data to database server. Then later tasked to handle Linux system administration duties such as configuring, maintaining, and monitoring of the Linux mail server.


Filipino - Mothertongue
English - Fluent
Japanese - Basic

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