Resume for Jason (Jay) R. Fink


Primarily interested in remaining in cloud or similar remote types of positions. Willing to travel up to 20% of the time (already do). Other interests include simple network programming (sockets), monitoring and server processes.


Languages: C/C++, Perl, GNU tools, Bash and Shell.
OS: Linux (Debian, Ubuntu, SuSE, RedHat), NetBSD, FreeBSD, KVM/QEMU
Hardware: HP dl/blades, Infiniband, 10G, Dell Poweredge/Powervault, Sun, Thinkmate and IBM Blades/X/E Series.
Sysadmin: Legato, IPtables/filter, MySQL, DNS, DHCP, Apache, Nagios, NTP, SSH/SFTP, HA, Convirture, Open Grid Engine, Git and Ansible.
Cloud IaaS: Amazon Web Services, EC2, Route 53, Mail and S3.


04-2010 to Present: Dana Farber Cancer Institute Research Computing, Boston, MA - Sr. Systems & Networking Administrator

12-2009 to 03-2010: eWebHealth, North Reading, MA - Sr. Systems Engineer

05-2008 to 12-2009: Ebscohost, Ipswich, MA - Sr. UNIX Systems Engineer

04-2006 to 05-2008: Sogeti/Procter & Gamble West Chester, OH - HPC UNIX Systems and Network Administrator

10-2004 to 04-2006: Logicalis, Mason, OH - Sr. UNIX Systems Administrator

12-1997 to 10-2004: Ipsos-ASI, Cincinnati, OH - UNIX Systems Administrator

08-1995 to 12-1997: Lockheed Martin, Wallops Island, VA - Field Maintenance Analyst

08-1989 to 08-1995: US Navy, Norfolk, VA - Data Systems Technician Second Class


Open Source Developer - NetBSD/Nmap/Dnet & misc:

Published Author

Wrote several articles as a Freelance writer throughout 1999 (mostly for Additionally have written the following:

Fink J. (2011). Last Decade of 2600 (Final Title TBD). 2600 Magazine
Fink J. (2010). Building a DarkNet. 2010 Summer Edition of 2600 Magazine.
Fink J. (2009). Network Recon. 2009 Summer Edition of 2600 Magazine.
Fink J, Sherer M. (2001). Linux performance tuning and capacity planning. Sams Publishing.
Schenk T. (2000). Red hat linux system administration unleashed. Sams Publishing.
Schenk T. (2000). Caldera linux system administration unleashed. Sams Publishing.

Continue to write and contribute to Open Source using the website


2007 AAS Computer and Network Engineering, Cincinnati State Technical College
2006 Certified Systems Administrator (Linux and HP-UX)
1989 Digital Systems Repair and Programming, U.S. Naval Technical School



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