Zach Heilman

zdheilman[at]gmail{dot}com

Linux Sysadmin, Organist, Private Pilot

Experience

Sr. Systems Administrator

Administering HIPAA and HITECH compliant Linux hosting and networking. Hybrid self-hosted and cloud-hosted. Ansible-managed.

Feb 2015 - Present

Systems Intern

Managing and monitoring Mac laptops. Hardware-based IDS (OSSEC).

Summer 2014

Organist

Leading Lutherans in song.

2009 - Present

Education

Iowa State University

Computer Engineering

Focusing on Networking and Security.

Sysadmin and staff member for ISEAGE, part of the Information Assurance Center. Leading students in multiple Cyber Defense Competitions.

2009 - 2014

Skills

Languages, Tools, & Services

Ansible | Nginx (+ Lua) | PostgreSQL | Python | uWSGI | AWS | Icinga | KVM | oVirt

Strengths
  • HIPAA/HITECH Compliant Hosting
  • Secure Networking
  • Mixed Cloud + Self-Hosted Environments
  • Ansibilized Infrastructure

Interests

I enjoy educational online videos, frequenting /r/sysadmin, singing in my commmunity choir, and tabletop games.

I'm a Private Pilot, rated for instrument flight and endorsed for high-performance and complex single-engine airplanes.