Chris Hammer
Chris Hammer
Hello. I'm Chris. I'm a systems administrator, programmer, wannabe network engineer, photographer, and all around badass. When I'm not in the office wrangling servers, I'm at home breaking things.

Chris Hammer, Senior Systems Administrator

  • 191 Bret Harte Dr., Newport News, VA 23602
  • chris dot hammer at gmail dot com
  • https://www.thezengarden.net

0.1 Skillset

Problem Solving
Customer Support
UNIX (Linux, SunOS, Solaris, FreeBSD Administration
OpsCode Chef
Virtualization
Docker
Networking
Windows Server

02. Work Experience

NASA Langley Research Center (SAIC) 2016 - Present

Unix System Administrator

♦ Supports and troubleshoots client desktop machines, data center servers, and the supporting infrastructure
♦ Implements and tests technology solutions to accommodate the needs of the research functions of the facility
♦ Maintains system security via regular application of patches, updates, and upgrades
♦ Provides necessary after-hours support for applications, servers, and clients

GMTI 2013 - 2015

Senior Deployment & Hosting Support Analyst

♦ Deployed, maintained, and supported high-profile and revenue-generating applications while upholding standards and best practices
♦ Monitored application and server performance using designated tools and monitoring solutions
♦ Provided necessary after-hours support for applications, servers, and clients
♦ Facilitated professional and personnel development

GMTI 2011 - 2013

Deployment & Hosting Support Analyst

♦ Deployed, maintained, and supported high-profile and revenue-generating applications while upholding standards and best practices
♦ Monitored application and server performance using designated tools and monitoring solutions
♦ Provided necessary after-hours support for applications, servers, and clients
♦ Facilitated professional and personnel development

GMTI 2005 - 2011

Applications Support Analyst

♦ Supported and managed assigned applications and servers
♦ Implemented monitoring solutions and created scripts to notify staff of potential issues
♦ Collaborated with and communicated between vendors and customers for resolution of issues involving applications and systems

GMTI 2004 - 2005

Console Operator

♦ Provided initial troubleshooting and monitoring relative to network-wide systems and applications
♦ Received after-hours customer calls and escalated issues to the appropriate personnel
♦ Created and enhanced monitoring solutions to assist in the detection of issues

VISINET 2000 - 2003

Web Developer

♦ Executed web development tasks using HTML, CSS, and CGI
♦ Developed, maintained, and supported code for customer websites
♦ Created scripts to aid in website maintenance and for use with custom applications and libraries

0.3 Awards

0.4 Education

Denbigh High School

1993 - 1996

General Diploma

References available upon request.