David Brown

1758-34 Kawarabuki
Ageo-shi
Saitama-ken 362-0022
JAPAN
Phone: +81-90-6549-8110
E-mail: dagbrown@lart.ca

SUMMARY

Experienced sysadmin and software developer with more than 25 years of experience across many varieties of UNIX seeking new challenges, opportunities and knowledge.

SKILLS

Spoken languages

English (mother tongue)
Japanese (daily conversation)

Computer languages

Ruby; Perl; Python; Bourne, Korn and C shell; C/C++; FORTRAN; HTML; Java; Common Lisp; Make; PostScript; SQL; XML; many others.

Operating systems

Unix (system administrator and programmer level; several versions, most recently Linux and MacOS, but also Solaris, NCR Unix, HP-UX, IRIX, SUPER-UX, Reliant UNIX and others). Microsoft Windows NT/2000/XP (administrator and programmer level). A few others.

Hardware

Lots of x86/PC experience; MacOS; Sun, HP and other servers.

Open Source projects

Certifications

Passed the Japanese IT Standards Examination in April 2006.

EXPERIENCE

Systems Administrator, Linux Specialist

October 2022-present
Nomura Securities, High-Frequency Trading team
Tokyo, Japan

Systems Administrator

January 2022-June 2022
Spamhaus Technologies, Technical team

Systems Administrator/Architect

July 2007-present
GMO Internet, Shared Hosting Product team
Tokyo, Japan

Programmer/Systems Administrator

February 2005-May 2007
Rightweight Process/Invio/USE, Internet Solutions Division
Tokyo, Japan

Developer, build master (volunteer)

2004-present
Lunar Linux (Open Source distribution)

Webmaster (contract)

June 2004-April 2006
XBRL Spy
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Systems Analyst

2003-2004
Blast Radius
Products Division
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Prior to 2004

EDUCATION