Sean Philip Korb
3116 Glenridge Rd.
Raleigh. North Carolina 27604
Seeking a senior High Performance Computing engineering and delivery position in a
BS. Computer Engineering, BS. Computer Science N.C. State University
ITIL v3 Foundations Certified
HPC applications and frameworks
- Condor, Grid Engine, Gaussian,
etc.; Data Management and Transport for R&D/Big Data (e.g.
Databases, TsunamiUDP, GRIDftp, Aspera, iRods); Configuration
Management frameworks (Puppet, Chef, AWS Config, etc.)
IT Security concepts; Understanding of Agile
Software Development, Scrum, DevOps
Operating and File Systems
- Compilers and Interpreters:
C++, Perl, C, FORTRAN, Python, Ruby, R.
- Database Languages: SQL for Oracle, Postgres and MySQL
- Unix Operating Systems: Solaris, BSD, HP-UX, Digital
Unix, AIX, and IRIX.
- Linux Operating Systems: Red Hat, Debian for x86-64, i386, Itanium, Sun, Power PC.
- Software: HPC and Grid software: OpenMPI, Beowulf, Sun Grid Engine, Linux KickStart,Puppet,
Cobbler, Koan, Systemimager. Nagios/Cacti system performance monitoring. Apache, Tomcat, Subversion, Bugzilla, TRAC,
- Certifications: Veritas Cluster Server, Veritas Storage Foundation, Veritas Netbackup, Netapp SA
- Workstation/Server Platforms: Sun UltraSparc servers,
SMP x86_64 Intel and AMD based workstations, Power PC and HP platforms.
- SAN/NAS Equipment: Brocade Silkworm switches, NetApp FAS6030, HP XP12000, HP
EVA, HP x9000, Sun and
EMC fiberchannel SAN.
Syngenta Biotechnology Inc
Unix Systems Delivery and Administration from June 2002 to present.
Supervise worldwide team of IT professionals for engineering solutions and administration for Linux and Sun
systems. Worked with cloud computing vendors for High Throughput
solutions including Next Gen Gemome Sequencing. Leveraged corporate
partnerships to provide differentiated services to customers. Oracle and Bioinformatics data processing software installed
and maintained. Administered NetApp, HP and
EMC SAN environments. Assisted developers with compile
environments and revision control. Implemented Grid Engine
profiles and automated software deployment for multiple 320 node Linux compute clusters.
Disaster recovery systems architected to
protect hundreds of terabytes of research data.
Unix Systems Administrator from May 2001 to April 2002.
Conducted IT suppport for engineering staff. Administered Linux and
Solaris build servers in production environment. Certified to administer NetApp Data
Ontap filers. Developed internal request tracker for software group.
Administered internal internet services such as DNS, NIS. Administered bootp and dhcp
for diskless clients.
Developed inventory database (IRM) and monitoring software (Netsaint) for
Unix Systems Administrator from July 2000 to April 2001.
Architected deployment of Solaris and Linux systems for development, test, and
production environments for serving 3rd party web middleware. International
load balancing of web and application nodes. Certified in Veritas
NetBackup. Administered NetApp 760 cluster. Support for development environments
and systems integration of developed software for production. Systems
monitoring and self response scripting. RAID subsystems deployment and
management. Netscape Enterprise, LDAP, Resonate,
Oracle, MySQL and in-house software integrated and deployed.
Interpath Communications, Inc.
Systems Engineer from June 1999 to July 2000.
Engineer for large scale Application Service Provider. Integration of software systems into Virtual Private Applications.
Y2k Development and testing for vendor supplied packages. Solaris and Windows NT consulting resource. Cisco AS5300 RAS configuration and modem pooling.
Software and hardware architecture planning.
Acceptance test plan design. Custom OS installation and configuration for
enterprise class Solaris and NT servers.
North Carolina State University
Systems Programmer II from August 1996 to June 1999.
Information Technologies & Engineering Computer Services
Lead programmer for large scale distributed heterogeneous environment: Administered and secured Unix
and Windows NT servers and clients, developed administrative software and utilities, installed networked
software, managed backup procedures, configured printers, managed
network, ordered equipment, managed part and full-time help.