Robert Sigler
  • Systems Infrastructure Technologist
  • Leadership | Architecture | Engineering

About Me

As a leader and technologist, I understand the language of engineers and senior leaders: bringing business goals to life through well constructed technology infrastructure. I also lead cross-functional teams to build effective technology platforms.

Experience

RelayHealth/McKesson Atlanta, GA, USA Manager, Systems Engineering December 2016 - present
  • Manage 24x7 real-time transaction systems in geo-diverse data centers and cloud computing providers.
  • Platforms include: high performance computing, database, real-time transaction processing, batch processing, web/UI/presentation tiers, general application systems, and data center services (DNS, SMTP, NTP, SNMP, and authentication/authorization).
  • Evaluate and procure data center hardware and software.
  • Manage compliance of government regulatory requirements and industry standards.
  • Engage in workforce management and coach direct reports in areas of individual career development.
  • Bridge the “understanding gap” between business and technical staff and lead cross-team collaborative initiatives.
RelayHealth/McKesson Atlanta, GA, USA Supervisor, UNIX Systems Engineering April 2015 - December 2016
  • Supervised UNIX/Linux Systems Engineering team.
  • Provided day-to-day engineering support and guidance to the team and Division.
  • Managed UNIX and Linux infrastructure projects.
RelayHealth/McKesson Atlanta, GA, USA Senior/Lead UNIX Systems Engineer January 2008 - April 2015
  • Designed, architected, and implemented: Linux high performance compute clusters, Oracle databases, system deployment/management services, LDAP authentication/authorization platform, and deployment of virtual systems (VMware ESX, Xen, and KVM).
  • Provided day-to-day direction to junior System Administrators.
  • Worked with peer teams to deploy and manage service and software implementations.
Cedar Document Technologies Atlanta, GA, USA Senior UNIX Systems Engineer November 2006 - December 2007
Managed and held senior engineer responsibilities for the following systems and platforms:
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems, Solaris systems, 3PAR SANs.
  • Corporate DNS infrastructure and DHCP systems.
  • Architecture and implementation of VMWare ESX systems.
  • F5 Load balanced pools of Apache HTTPd, Tomcat, and Email.
  • NetBackup services.
  • Public internet/customer facing production environment.
  • Creation of web interfaces for production statistics reporting, web based service management, and preemptive service outage alerting.
First Data Corporation Atlanta, GA, USA Senior Systems Engineer November 1998 - December 2006
  • Managed over 350 Windows NT 4 workstations; promoted to Desktop Support Manager.
  • Promoted to Windows System Engineer, managing a real-time payment system.
  • Promoted to Senior Systems Engineer; implemented Microsoft Active Directory infrastructure; managed Systems operations at four remote data centers.

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Certifications

Six Sigma Green Belt
$300,000 of realized saving
Finance and Accounting for Non-Financial Managers
Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business
Red Hat Clustering and Storage Management Certificate of Expertise
RHEL 6
Red Hat Systems Monitoring and Performance Tuning Certificate of Expertise
RHEL 6
Red Hat Certified Engineer
RHEL 6

Activities

McKesson LGBT Employee Resource Group
Founding Board Member, 2013-2016

Technical Proficiencies

  • Proficient Languages: Bash, Node.js/JavaScript, Python, SQL
  • Languages of Functional Comprehension: Assembly, BASIC, Batch, C, C++, Java, Pascal, Perl, Ruby, PHP
  • Docker and LXC
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Debian Linux
  • Microsoft Windows Servers
  • UNIX
  • Virtualization: VMware ESX, KVM, Xen, OpenStack
  • Amazon Web Services (EC2, S3, Route53, CloudWatch, ECS, Lambda, DynamoDB, VPC, CloudFront, API Gateway, CodeCommit, Elasticsearch, IAM, Certificate Manager, SNS, SQS, WorkMail)
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Digital Ocean
  • Geo-Diverse Data Center Engineering
  • NetBackup
  • Enterprise Storage

Management Proficiencies

  • Team/Workforce Management
  • Lean/Six Sigma
  • Salary and Performance Appraisals
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Budget Management
  • Senior Leadership Presentations
  • Vendor Management

Languages

English
Native
French
Basic conversational