Brian Beuchaw

15306 58th St E

Sumner, WA 98390





Experienced in administration of multiple operating systems, including Solaris, AIX, Red Hat

Linux, Tru64, HP-UX, z/OS, and Windows. Responsible for installing and maintaining operating

system configurations (as well as third-party software), troubleshooting and resolving problems,

automation, storage management, and monitoring.



The Cobalt Group, Seattle, Washington

Systems Engineer II, September 2007 Present

* Installed, configured, and maintained over 3 dozen AIX and VIO (Virtual I/O) servers on

IBM p570 hardware

* Built, configured, and maintained over 200 Red Hat RHEL 4 and 5 systems using

up2date, yum, rpm, and standard Linux administrative tools on IBM xSeries hardware

* Maintained and upgraded F5 BIG-IP 1500 hardware

* Re-engineered and re-configured Red Hat Kickstart server build process


Coventry Health Care, Downers Grove, Illinois

Systems Engineer, August 2006 August 2007

* Monitored over 200 AIX, Linux, Tru64, and HP-UX systems as part of the Tactical

Response And Coordination (TRAC) team


Interactive Business Systems, Chicago, Illinois

Project Consultant, August 2006

* Documented system environment, implemented security policy changes, and optimized

storage environment on Tru64 systems on Compaq GS160 and ES40 AlphaServers


Pitney Bowes, Lisle, Illinois

Senior Systems Administrator, August 2000 February 2006

* Purchased, installed, and upgraded Sun Fire V480, HP rp5470 and IBM 7028-6E4

servers; installed, administered, and maintained Solaris 9, HP-UX 11i, AIX 5.2

operating systems, third-party software

* Purchased, installed, and upgraded IBM 7060-P30 mainframe; assisted with

installation and maintenance of z/OS 1.1 operating system, third-party software

* Administered and maintained Solaris 6, HP-UX 10.20/11.0, AIX 4.1.5/4.3, Red Hat

7.0, Windows NT/2000 operating systems and third-party software on their respective

SPARCstation/UltraSPARC, HP 9000, RS/6000, and Dell Intel hardware platforms

* Evaluated, purchased, and installed hardware and software for above systems

* Coordinated consulting expertise for z/OS and VSE operating systems


Arthur Andersen, Chicago, Illinois

Senior, Infrastructure Systems Architecture, April 2000 August 2000

* Assisted in administration of 2.5 TB of DASD and approximately 80,000 tapes

Information Resources Incorporated, Chicago, Illinois

Senior Systems Programmer, July 1997 - April 2000

* Installed and implemented StorageTek HSC, ExLM, ExTM, ExPR, ExHPDM, and VTCS

tape management software

* Implemented StorageTek ACS system with Timberline and 9840 tape drives

* Installed and administered CA-1 tape management system

* Administered 300,000 tapes and assisted in administration of 6 TB of DASD


Peoples Gas Light and Coke Company, Chicago, Illinois

Systems Programmer, January 1996 - July 1997

* Installed and customized StorageTek IXFP, HSC, and ExLM software

* Converted check printing from Xerox 9790 to Xerox 4635 printer

* Supported output management processes


M & I Data Services, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Programmer Analyst, July 1995 - January 1996

* Maintained/customized INFOPAC-RDS software and Kodak PME microfiche


Defense Information Systems Agency, Tinker AFB, Midwest City, Oklahoma

Systems Programmer, October 1986 - July 1995

* Storage and security administrator

* Automated the MVS operating system from startup to shutdown

* Analyzed migration software requirements of VM and MVS systems to the Defense

Megacenter - Oklahoma City hardware platform

* Installed and maintained third-party software using SMP/E and JCL

* Installed and customized VM/XA



Solaris 6, 8, 9; HP-UX 10, 11; AIX 4.1.5, 4.2.1, 4.3, 5.2, 5.3; Red Hat 7, RHEL 4 Linux;

Compaq Tru64 5.1; MVS/XA, MVS/ESA, OS/390, z/OS, JES2, JES3, IBM BAL, JCL,


ProSMS, Pool-DASD, Budget-DASD, SAS, Flasher, SDSF, XICS, XPPI, VPS, PDSTools,

File-AID, Mainview, CA-1, HSC, ExLM, ExTM, ExPR, ExHPDM, VTCS, VM/XA,

VSE/ESA, Microsoft Windows 95, 98, 2000, NT, XP, Office; TCP/IP,

Veritas Backup Exec, Nagios, Sitescope, VMware Server



Amdahl 5880, 5995 mainframes; IBM 3090-400J, 7060-P30 mainframes; IBM RS/6000,

pSeries, xSeries servers; HP 9000, rp5470 servers; Sun SPARCstation, UltraSPARC,

Fire V480 servers; Compaq AlphaServer servers; Amdahl, IBM, Hitachi, EMC,

StorageTek DASD; StorageTek ACS, Memorex, StorageTek tape subsystems;

Xerox 9700, 4135, 4635 printers; Unisys, Zenith, Compaq, Dell, HP PCs;

HP LaserJet, Lexmark printers, F5 BIG-IP 1500



B.S. Computer Science, Mathematics application, University of Central Oklahoma

Held Top Secret clearance while employed by DISA