Curriculum Vitae

Matthias Dallmeier BCMS PGDipCompSci

address: 49 Hill Road
Manurewa
Auckland 2102
New Zealand
phone: +64 21 615 104
e-mail:

Personal details

Academic qualifications
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Computing & Mathematical Sciences (Graphics & Multimedia)
Date of birth1978-01-21
Driving licenseFull New Zealand Driver License
Spoken languagesEnglish, German

Work history

from 2012IT Infrastructure Engineer, Konnect Net Limited, Auckland
  • Maintaining and providing IT support for a medium-sized Windows Server 2008-based network
2011 - 2012Systems Infrastructure Engineer, Omni Solutions, Auckland
  • Worked with IBM to set up Omni Health system in various enterprise environments to achieve "Ready for IBM PureSystems" validation ahead of official IBM PureSystems launch using the following technologies:
    • VMware vCloud-based virtualisation
    • IBM AIX, DB2 database, and WebSphere Application Server
    • IBM System z mainframe and Workload Deployer
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Maintained and provided IT support for a medium-sized Windows Server 2003-based network
  • Maintained Debian and CentOS-based development and production environments using the following software:
    • Apache HTTP Server
    • JBoss Application Server
    • IBM DB2
2007 - 2011Systems Infrastructure Engineer, Obsidium Software, Auckland
  • Planned and oversaw the building of a dedicated machine room with three full-size (47U) rack cabinets and dual-10kVA UPSs
  • Designed and implemented a new network architecture, which involved the roll-out of the following technologies:
    • Citrix XenServer-based virtualisation
    • Microsoft Terminal Services-based thin clients
    • Centralised disk-to-disk-to-tape (D2D2T) backup system using Symantec Backup Exec
    • VLAN configuration for a new VoIP system
  • Designed, implemented, and maintaining an IPsec VPN-based WAN (including a 100Mb FSO link), which connects two Auckland offices, a Hamilton office, and production servers hosted at the ICONZ data centre
  • Created Windows GUI application to integrate with SugarCRM and create sales pipeline forecast reports and track monthly FTEs of software licensees for billing purposes
  • Maintained and provided IT support for a group of three medium-sized companies with a Windows Server 2003-based network
  • Maintained Debian and CentOS-based development and production environments using the following software:
    • Apache HTTP Server
    • JBoss Application Server
    • Oracle Database
2006 - 2007System Administrator, Obsidium Health & Safety, Hamilton
  • Maintained and provided IT support for a medium-sized Windows 2000-based network and GNU/Linux-based Apache Tomcat application and Oracle Database servers
  • Deployed a new Oracle Database production server
  • Set up a new Apache Tomcat and Oracle Database testing environment
2004 - 2006 System Administrator, INTAZ, Hamilton
  • Maintained and provided IT support for a medium-sized Windows 2000-based network and GNU/Linux-based Apache Tomcat application and Oracle database servers
  • Designed and implemented a new network architecture
  • Designed and deployed a new centralised backup system
  • Deployed and maintained several GNU/Linux-based services including Apache HTTP Server, Apache Tomcat, CVS, MySQL, Nagios, Oracle Application Server, Oracle Database, SpamAssassin
1999 - 2002Sessional Assistant, University of Waikato, Hamilton
  • Demonstrating, marking, and/or tutoring for the Department of Computer Science and the Department of Physics and Electronic Engineering

Education and research

2000 - 2004WAND Network Research Group, University of Waikato, Hamilton
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science
  • Worked on Network Tomography and Network Topology Discovery
  • Created official WAND Network Research Group logo and web site design
  • Created New Zealand Network Operators Group (NZNOG) 2004 conference logo and web site design
1996 - 2000Department of Computer Science, University of Waikato, Hamilton
  • Bachelor of Computing & Mathematical Sciences (Graphics & Multimedia)

Computing skills

General
  • Able to apply an excellent understanding of computer science theory and real-life computing experience
  • Advanced knowledge of IP networking and extensive web development skills
  • Confident assembling systems from parts, upgrading hardware, and diagnosing faults
Operating systems
  • GNU/Linux (primarily CentOS, Debian, Fedora, Red Hat, SUSE, and Ubuntu)
    • system administration
    • programming and scripting
    • virtualisation
    • server use
    • desktop support and tutoring
  • Mac OS (8.x, 9.x, 10.x)
    • desktop support and tutoring
  • Windows (XP, Server 2003, Vista, Server 2008)
    • system administration
    • server use
    • desktop support and tutoring
Programming languagesAdvanced knowledge of Perl/CGI, (X)HTML, CSS, and SQL and some experience with Bash, C/C++, Java, JavaScript, and PHP
Desktop ApplicationsExperienced with Microsoft Office applications (including Word, Excel, and Visio), Macromedia Freehand, Adobe Photoshop, and other common GNU/Linux, Mac OS, and Windows applications
Server ApplicationsExperienced with Apache HTTP Server, various DBMSs (including IBM DB2, MySQL, Oracle Database, and PostgreSQL), Microsoft Active Directory, Remote Desktop Services, and Exchange Server, and virtualisation using Citrix XenServer
Main areas of interest
  • Network and system architecture and security
  • Web development and related technologies
  • Human-Computer Interaction (HCI)
  • Text processing

Interests and hobbies

References

Curriculum Vitae 2012.0.3 - The most recent version of this document is available at https://matthias.dallmeier.net/cv.html. This page is valid XHTML and CSS.