Resume of Andy Chakraborty

Andy Chakraborty

1354 N Greenview, Apt 3R, Chicago IL 60622

Phone: (773) 368 8603

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Skills Summary


More than 12 years of experience in system administration, systems analysis, design and programming for major corporations. Expert proficiency on all major operating systems such as Linux and Windows Server Systems. Strong background in operating systems like SGI IRIX, Sun Solaris. Strong background in major programming languages such as C++, Java, PHP, Visual Basic. Expert in creation, planning, and deployment of multi-tiered IT strategy as pertains to high demand environments.



Digital Kitchen LLC, Chicago IL


Senior Network Administrator

  • Directly responsible for over 100 systems powered by 10 servers in Chicago and over 200 systems and 20 servers companywide in 3 offices handling terabytes of data.
  • Responsible for the creation of a seamless environment mixing Windows, Linux, BSD & IRIX on the server side with Windows, IRIX and Mac OS on the user end over multi-homed gigabit Ethernet.
  • Management of storage systems with over 10 TB of storage on a mixture of fibre channel, SCSI and generic RAID storage over copper and fiber optic.
  • Development of web sites for client and end user use with PHP/MySQL on Linux and ASP/MS SQL Server on Windows IIS.
  • Designed and implemented high availability render systems for use on Emmy Award winning and Academy Award nominated projects.
  • Network management for multiple offices including Cisco and 3Com equipment over multiple T1/DS 1 lines.
  • Experience with security hardware such as Cisco PIX, Symatec Gateway Security.
  • Experience with network threat analysis tools such as Nessus and Nmap as well as code analysis tools
  • VPN setup and management over IPSec tunnels as well as PPTP based.

Irving Kannett & Associates, Morton Grove IL


IT Manager

  • Systems administrator for corporate network running Novell Netware and Windows 2000 Server with Active Directory for the various corporate groups
  • Setup of secured VPN access for associates in remote locations
  • Design and implementation of custom email solution tailored to handling secure email.
  • Troubleshooting and maintenance of corporate networks
  • Creation of custom ecommerce web sites for clients
  • Primary client liaison for custom developed software solutions

Independent Consultant


  • Web development and hosting solutions; primarily ecommerce and public participation web sites
  • Development and maintenance of Ecommerce and corporate systems for clients in Microsoft ASP & ASP .NET, PHP, mySQL, Sybase & MS SQL Server on Linux and Windows.
  • Network deployment and development for clients
  • System upgrades and maintenance
  • Server deployment & configuration
  • Documentation & analysis of systems


Systems Proficiency


Operating Systems

Linux (from 0.96 to 2.6 kernels), Windows Server Systems (2000 Server, 2003 Advanced Server, XP Pro), Sun Solaris, SGI IRIX, BSD, Mac OS (from 7.x to 10.4.x including Mac OS Server), Cisco IOS

Programming Languages

PHP, Perl, C++, Delphi, Java, JavaScript, MS .NET (Visual Basic, C#)

Additional Software

Apache, JBoss AS, IIS, MS SQL Server, SAP DB, MySql, postgresql, MS Exchange Sever 2003, SendMail, Postfix, Bind, Macromedia Dreamweaver & Flash, Adobe Photoshop.



B.S., Computer Science

Monmouth College, Monmouth IL 
Emphasis on networks and network security. Project work in networks and robotics.


Project work and references are available on request