Chris Pepper Brooklyn, NY


Professional Experience

IT Enterprise Architect & Operations Manager, HPC Team | Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center | New York, NY | 2008-present. Prior roles: Sr. System Administrator, HPC Group; Sr. Systems Administrator, Bioinformatics Core; Systems Administrator, Computational Biology Department.

Editor and Contributor | Securosis | Phoenix, AZ | 2006-present, part time. Securosis provides information security analysis. I edit every post and white paper until the company's focus shifted. I also wrote a few articles on security, firewalls, and macOS.

Freelance Technical Editor | Include Security | Brooklyn, NY | 2019-2022, part time. Include Security provides security assessment services. I edited penetration test reports.

Editor | DisruptOps | Kansas City, MO | 2018-2021, part time. DisruptOps developed a cloud security platform. I edited their blog posts until FireMon acquired them.

Senior Technical Analyst, Technology Infrastructure | Goldman Sachs | Jersey City, NJ | 2008. System Administrator, Linux & Solaris. Used cfengine and Nagios heavily; also performed latency testing with FreeBSD ipfw.

Senior System Administrator & System Architect, Information Technology | The Rockefeller University | New York, NY | 2001-2008. Designed, built, and managed various projects. Technologies included Linux (CentOS & RHEL), Solaris, Big-IP & HA clusters, HPC clusters, ssh, BIND, Apache httpd & Tomcat, Oracle (Database & 11i Applications). Trained new System Administrators. Technical Lead for UNIX Systems Group.


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