North Bend, WA
I am a senior recovery engineer for enterprise storage systems. The team I'm on deals with complex problems and long term recovery solutions in varied and complex environments. What this means is that the average issue deals with data inaccessibility and/or loss and requires immediate attention and relief of symptoms often times followed by long term actions plans in order to mitigate further issues and bring the environment back to a healthy state. I work directly between support and post release in order to manage escalations and provide time-sensitive results to code issues.
While my specialization is in networking (TCP/IP,pcap analysis, infiniband, DNS, etc), I also utilize skills in file system management (ntfs/*nix/mixed perms, corruption, data layout), authentication and directory services (NIS/LDAP/AD), hardware diagnostics, custom scripting (Bash/Perl/Python), log file analysis, C code debugging, backup and restore and statistical analysis.
I tinker with Bash, VB.net, Python, Perl, Autoit, C and and SQL in my spare time.
I used to be a Telecommunications Specialist (VoIP, Data, Infrastructure).
My degree is in Classical Numismatics and Archaeology.
Q&A for computer enthusiasts and power users
Q&A for professional and enthusiast programmers
Q&A for users of Linux, FreeBSD and other Un*x-like operating systems
Stack Exchange Network staging zone, where users come together to build new Q&A sites
Q&A for professional programmers interested in conceptual questions about software development
Q&A for system and network administrators
Q&A for linguists, etymologists, and serious English language enthusiasts
Q&A for authors, editors, reviewers, professional writers, and aspiring writers
Q&A for power users of web applications
Q&A for musicians, students, and enthusiasts
Q&A for contractors and serious DIYers
Q&A for professional, enthusiast and amateur photographers
Q&A for mechanics and DIY enthusiast owners of cars, trucks, and motorcycles
Q&A for parents, grandparents, nannies and others with a parenting role
Q&A for passionate videogamers on all platforms
Q&A for meta-discussion of the Stack Exchange family of Q&A websites
Q&A for power users of Apple hardware and software
Q&A for Ubuntu users and developers
Q&A for users of TeX, LaTeX, ConTeXt, and related typesetting systems
Q&A for network engineers
Q&A for professional and independent game developers
Q&A for professional and amateur chefs
Q&A for pro webmasters
Q&A for science fiction and fantasy enthusiasts
Q&A for information security professionals
Q&A for engineers, producers, editors, and enthusiasts spanning the fields of video, and media creation