Mikel's Resume

Mikel B. Ward
Sunnyvale, California, USA

Employment History

2011—present Site Reliability Engineer
Google, Mountain View, USA
  • Development of internal systems applications in Python and Go
  • Development of full-stack Web applications in C++, Go, Polymer, and Angular/TypeScript
  • Maintenance and provisioning of DNS, DHCP, IRC, load balancing, and other services
  • System monitoring and alerting
  • Disaster recovery testing
  • Administration of Linux production systems
  • On-call work
2010—2011 Student, Master of Information Technology
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia
  • Learned Java, Python, and Haskell
  • Revised Algorithms and Networking
  • First Class Honors (H1) for all subjects
2007—2010 Systems Engineer
Aconex, Melbourne, Australia
  • Administration of Java-based Web application
  • Administration of Linux and Windows production servers
  • Development of in-house tools
  • Documentation and development of processes
  • System monitoring and alerting
  • On-call work
2003—2007 Systems Administrator
ABCorp, Highett, Australia
  • Administration of AIX, HP-UX, Linux and Windows servers
  • Maintenance of UNIX server and Windows client software in C++
  • Development of Web sites in PHP
  • Telephone support and staff training
2000—2003 Trainee Software Engineer
Adacel Technologies, Wodonga, Australia
  • Maintenance of IRIX and Linux systems applications in C++ and Perl
  • Administration of Red Hat Linux servers
2000 Systems Engineer
Celvin Technologies, Wy Yung, Australia
  • Planning and rollout of 13 site ISDN WAN
  • Installation and maintenance of Windows servers
  • On-site technical support and user training


2006, 2008, 2011 Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
2011 Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT)
2010—2011 Postgraduate Certificate of Information Technology
University of Melbourne
2004—2007 Bachelor of Computer Science
Monash University
2002 Certificate of Software Engineering
Melbourne University Private




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