Adam’s primary interests are researching, designing, exploring, and troubleshooting complex systems and networks. He has experience maintaining a wide variety of systems in mixed Windows and Linux environments. Past projects include virtualization, security, collaboration systems, high availability and load balancing.
Coauthor: “Using Virtual Machines for Teaching System Administration”, published December 2004, Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges.
This paper was a product of an undergraduate independent study. We overhauled our university’s systems administration lab and grading system, enabling lab assistants and professors to grade assignments quickly after students had left their workstations. This was accomplished through manipulation of VirtualPC drive files and configuration, orchestrated by a customized management system written in Python.
Network Services Engineer, 2006–2009. Member of three-person team responsible for all networks, servers, applications, and other infrastructure relied upon by a software development team, phone support team, traveling technicians, and others in a value-added reseller of 74 employees, as well as customer sites and a co-located data center.
BS, Computer Science, East Tennessee University, Johnson City, Tennessee, 2006.
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE), 2007.
Adam enjoys sailing, hiking, cooking, writing, and live music.