Curriculum vitæ of Mr. Alessandro Selli (February 23rd 2016)

ABSTRACT

Holder of a High School diploma in sciences, long time professional as a GNU/Linux sysadim and teacher and, secondarily, on Unix OSes (Solaris, NetBSD, HP-UX e AIX) on a number of diverse hardware platforms (PC, Sun SPARC and UltraSPARC, HP 9000 and IBM RS6000).

EDUCATION

1988– 97

Studied Physics at "la Sapienza" University of Rome, Department of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Physics. These studies were furthered between 1992 and 1997 at University of Ferrara; passed 11 of the 18 examination then required to graduate. Average grade was 26,7/30.

1987

Earned a Diploma in Sciences at Liceo Statale Virgilio, Rome, scoring 60/60.

1987

Earned the Alliance Française Diploma With Distinction from the Centre Culturel Français de Rome.

1986

Graduated at Theodore Roosevelt High School, Des Moines, Iowa, USA.

CERTIFICATIONS

October 28th 2015

Renewed the Linux Professional Institute LPIC-2 certification

LPI ID: LPI000192158

Verification Code: szxnzhm6ma

Linux Professional Institute LPIC-2

October 28rd 2015

Renewed the Linux Professional Institute LPIC-1 certification

LPI ID: LPI000192158

Verification Code: 3s4zjbcrxn

Linux Professional Institute LPIC-1

September 29th 2014

Earned the Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator certification
Certificate ID number: LFCS-1400-0088-0100

Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator

October 11th 2013

Earned the Software Tester - Advanced Test Manager certification from Italian Software Testing Qualifications Board

ISTQB Software Tester Manager

September 14th 2013

Earned the Software Tester - Foundation certification from Italian Software Testing Qualifications Board

ISTQB Software Tester Foundation

February 10th 2010

Earned the Novell Certified Linux Administrator (Novell CLA) certification - SUSE Linux Enterprise 11

Novell Certified Linux Administrator

February 10th 2010

Earned the Data Center Technical Specialist certification - Novell PartnerNet

Data Center Technical Specialist

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS

28 ottobre 2013

Scored first in the on-line BenchGames in the following topics:

  1. Information Technology Terminology

  2. Linux Administration (Red Hat 9)

  3. Linux Administration (Red Hat)

  4. Linux Administration (RHEL 5)

  5. Unix Administration (Solaris)

March 12th 2012

Scored first in the on-line BenchGames in the following topics:

  1. Bash Shell Scripting

  2. Unix Korn Shell Scripting

From March 2012 onwards

Passed on-line tests earning the following BrainBench Job Role certificates:

  1. Web Administrator (BCIP)

  2. Information Security Administrator

  3. Network Support Specialist

  4. UNIX System Administrator

  5. Linux System Administrator

  6. Network Administrator

  7. Software Tester

  8. Systems Architect

  9. Telecommunications Specialist

  10. Software Quality Analyst

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

From August 1st 2008 to date

Full-time employee at Synergia S.R.L., Rome, acting as sysadmin (managing the employer's LAN and internal Windows servers) and teacher of GNU/Linux related professional courses.  Held classes both in the employer's sites (Rome and Bologna) and at customer's site or on-line.
For Synergia I was also:

  • from January to April 2014: document writer for GTECH (Lottomatica) - worked on the completion, update and revision of the extant documentation of the Wager Wise system

  • from July 2013 to August 2013: translator of the GMS (Gaming Management System) software documentation at Lottomatica, as a consultant from Ringmaster

  • from April 2012 to October 2012: consultant working on the service quality and troubleshooting management team of the TOM system (Technical Operation Management) at Vodafone, Bologna, as a consultant from Pride/Ericsson

  • August 2010: control activities support for Datamanagement at ASL RME (District Sanitary Service Unit)

  • from February 2009 to December 2010: supervisor for the TOEFL examination sessions held at the employer's premises

  • from September to October 2008: consultant at Reply Sytel acting as support specialist for the tuning of the Smart Card Management System at SKY

From April 18th 2005 to July 31st 2008

Term employment contract with SUSI ict, Sosinel group, assigned to the Oracle Database Service Support Group (billing and traffic/calls documentation operations) at T.I.M (Telecomitalia), Rome

May 2006 and from June to December 2007

Teacher of Linux classes targeted to final users, system administrators, network and web administrators for Prometheo - Athena Computing Lab, Rome

From October 20th 2004 to January 21st 2005

Term employment contract with C.M. and assigned as a consultant to Netikos to develop a custom, hardened Linux RedHat Enterprise 4 installation and update system for T.I.M. (Pisa and Rome)

From July 1st 2002 to December 31st 2003

Cooperation labor contract with Radiomarelli Multimedia SpA, Rome, as a network administrator, backup operator and hardware manager (Rome)

From December 15th 2001 to March 31th 2002

Independent contractor agreement as Linux junior sysadmin with Babel Professional Services in Pomezia (Rome)

From August 1991 to August 1992

Carried out mandatory conscript service as a typist and writer airman assigned to the Personnel Documentation Unit of the Weapons Procurement General Directorate, General Affairs Office of the Ministry of Defence, Rome

OTHER EXPERIENCES

October 24th 2015

Speaker on the subject “Traffic Control” at the “Linux Day 2015” event organized by Roma2LUG at the Department of Civil and IT Engineering, Università degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata

October 5th-7th 2015

Speaker at the Linux Foundation European Conference in Dublin, presenting a paper on: “Traffic Control

October 25th 2014

Speaker on the subject “Linux Capabilities” at the “Linux Day 2014” event organized by Roma2LUG at the Department of Civil and IT Engineering, Università degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata

October 13th-15th 2014

Speaker at the Linux Foundation European Conference in Düsseldorf, presenting a paper on: "Linux Capabilities – A better root than SUID root"

July 2004

Speaker on an "Email Servers and Protocols" session (slides), one of a number of introductory  sessions to the GNU/Linux Operating System held for the Mafia Investigative Department of the National Police by the LUG Roma (Linux User Group) Social Advancement Society.

SKILLS

Shell scripting

  1. Shell Bash and Korn

  2. Basic and Extended Regular Expressions

  3. AWK

Data and networking cryptographic protection

  1. cryptsetup

  2. GnuPG

  3. OpenSSL

  4. OpenVPN

  5. stunnel

Hardening and system security

  1. Linux Capabilities

  2. SELinux

Advanced GNU/Linux system administration

  1. Linux Control Groups

  2. Kernel customization and tuning

Web and Email server administration

  1. Apache, nginx, lighttpd

  2. Postfix (SMTP)

  3. Cyrus (IMAP)

CONTACTS

Portable Phone: 3408397305
Email: <alessandroselli@linux.com>
VOIP: sip:dhatarattha@ekiga.net
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Web site: http://alessandro.route-add.net