Peter Benie

Contact

Email: peterb@chiark.greenend.org.uk
Tel: +44 1223 332661
Nationality: British

(Sorry, I don't advertise my address on-line; I live near Cambridge, UK.)

Skills

Employment

Department of Engineering
University of Cambridge
Jan 2003 - current
Unix & Windows Systems Administrator
I am Computer Associate for the Fluids and Energy Groups.
 
Axiom (Cambridge) Limited
March 2000 - Jan 2003
Unix & Windows Systems Administrator,
C Programmer
At Axiom, I was responsible for all aspects of IT systems, including backup, email, www, dns, printing, cvs, VPNs, software installation, user support, Unix/Windows integration, ethernet wiring, telephone wiring, PABX configuration, and resource requirement forecasting. Axiom run a mixture of Linux and Windows NT/2000 machines.
 
High Performance Computing Facility
University of Cambridge
November 1998 - March 2000
Unix Systems Administrator
At the HPCF, I was part of a small team running a set of large computers. The computers were generally Unix-like, but varied significantly in the details due to the unusual hardware.
 
University Computing Service
University of Cambridge
July 1997 - November 1998
Unix Support
At the University Computing Service, I was part of a support team dealing with all aspects of Unix systems administration. This covered everything from installation and configuration of Unix systems to kernel debugging. I worked with many variants of Unix, but specialised in Linux. I acquired a good understanding many network protocols and methods to improve Unix security.
 
Cambridge Engineering Design Centre
University of Cambridge
June 1996 - June 1997
Programmer
I was part of a programming team implementing PROSUS, a design capture tool.
 
Experimental Psychology
University of Cambridge
Programmer
During a summer vacation, I implemented computerised version of an existing psychological test using a portable computer with a touch screen.
 
University Development Office
University of Cambridge
Fund Raising
Working in a call centre, this job involved phoning alumni to follow up an invitation to donate money to fund the University.

Education

University of Cambridge
1993-1996
Mathematics (2 years)
Electrical and Information Sciences (1 year)
New College, Telford
1991-1993
A Levels: Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Physics, Computing
STEP: Mathematics

The original location of this document is: http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~peterb/cv