Summary of Qualifications

  • HPC: SLURM, PBS/Torque, Beowulf, Lustre.
  • HPC Applications: Hadoop, Spark, MATLAB Parallel Server, Galaxy, GNU Parallel.
  • MATLAB, Mathematica, Abacus, HyperWorks, Paraview, VMD, COMSOL, FFTW, ATLAS, GROMACS, Star-CCM+, BLAST+, Bowtie, Cufflinks, MrBayes, SAMTools, R, Python, Java, FORTRAN, CUDA, Git, SVN.
  • Servers: Linux, macOS, Windows, and VMWare ESXi, Containers, remote imaging.
  • LDAP/FreeIPA, DNS, Postfix, DHCP, PFSense, Apache, Postfix, MySQl, MongoDB.
  • Mass storage administration, backup, recovery.

Professional Experience

IT Services Specialist

University of New Mexico, Albuquerque NM, March 2016 – Present

  • Assist in the design, power, and cooling specifications for planned machine room in the Physics and Astronomy, Interdisciplinary Science building.
  • Specify, Design, Purchase, and Assemble Linux Clusters.
  • Maintain Linux clusters in a research environment.
  • Administer and maintain Linux workstations and servers across the College of Arts and Sciences.
  • Maintain and manage Linux infrastructure (NIS, LDAP, Postfix, Bind, PFSense, DHCP, MySQL, Apache).
  • Manage segments of private and public network in assigned departments.
  • Ensure all machines in assigned departments are secure and the network is safeguarded.
  • Provide application for research software (i.e. MATLAB, Paradigm, Petrel, Aquarius).
  • Design, implement, and maintain ASPIRE visualization lab.
  • Manage College of Arts and Science data center.

Consultant

Archuleta LLC, Albuquerque NM, June 2009 – Present

  • Provide consulting services for individual users and small business.
  • Service and maintain web servers.
  • Provide consulting for solutions based on cloud infrastructure hosting.

Systems Staff

Center for Advanced Research Computing, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque NM, April 2013 – February 2016

  • Configured and deployed, and Manage 200 node Beowulf “Galles” cluster.
  • Tape library (2×80 TB) administration, backup, and recovery using HP Data Protector.
  • Linux server and cluster installation, administration (SUSE, RHEL, CentOS, macOS, Ubuntu).
  • R&D, as a member of the CARC Systems Group. Advanced technology tracking, evaluation, and deployment.
  • Experience in researching, specifying, and purchasing servers and equipment.
  • Help desk management, user training, and support.

User Service Consultant II

IT Customer Service, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, January 2012 – April 2013

  • Train new hires at the UNM IT Service Desk
  • Provide phone support for UNM services Email, Banner, Hyperion, Learn, and MyUNM
  • Gained proficiency in the Cherwell Service Management System
  • Provide end user support for UNM public facing Linux services
  • Create and maintain internal and external technical documentation
  • Create work orders and bill customers for phone lines, pagers, and alarms.
  • Knowledge on the handling FERPA data.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Economics

University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, Bachelors: December 2015.

Projects

H. Al-Azzawi, B. Archuleta. Software-Defined Networking for HPC: The HPE/UNM Mandelbrot Project. Presented at the Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) Theater, SC15 International Conference and Exposition, Austin, TX, 15-20, (2015).

H. Al-Azzawi, and B. Archuleta. Three-Dimensional Heat Maps of the Flow of Information Through Social Networks. Technical presentation and demonstration, SC14 International Conference and Exposition, New Orleans, LA, 16-21, (2014).

Hadoop: Configured the first Apache Hadoop cluster for the Center for Advanced Research Computing (CARC) as a sub-section of a Beowulf cluster called Galles and configured Apache Spark to run on demand.