2029 North 89th Drive
Phoenix, AZ 85037-3884
(623)907-2926 home

Kenneth S Bowley

Computer Skills:

Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu, and CentOS administration, Linux networking (gateway/firewall), iptables, NFS, Xen, KVM, Mac OS X, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, Puppet, Sendmail, Qmail, Postfix, Cyrus, Asterisk (VoIP), PostgreSQL, Apache, OpenOffice, LibreOffice, C/C++, Ruby, bash, PHP, HTML, CSS


12/2000: Linux Certified Instructor - SAIR Linux/GNU Certification

9/1999: Linux Certified Professional - SAIR Linux/GNU Certification

1990 -:Glendale Community College - Glendale, AZ.

Graduated 1990: Maryvale High School - Phoenix, AZ.

Professional Activities:

Phoenix Linux User Group

Brainbench MVP for Linux Administration


09/2007 - Present: Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera project, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.
System Administrator. Install and maintain Linux, FreeBSD, and OpenBSD servers and Linux and Mac OS X workstations to support a scientific research team working on an active NASA project. Maintain shared installations of multiple software suites, including ISIS and REACT, for Linux and Mac OS X platforms.

01/2003 - 04/2009: JMB Tech, Inc., Phoenix, AZ.
Founder, Member of the Board of Directors, Developer. Work as part of a team to provide solutions to customer challenges using Open Source/Free Software tools. Develop custom web based applications using Debian GNU/Linux, Apache, PostgreSQL, and Ruby. Administer Linux servers used for email, web servers, firewalls, and custom designed web applications.

01/2001 - 12/2002: Opnix, Inc., Tempe, AZ.
System Administrator, Software Developer. Build and maintain Linux systems for the software development team. Maintain web, email, and ftp servers running on both Linux and OpenBSD. Build Debian GNU/Linux packages for custom programs and libraries. Pair program in Extreme Programming (XP) environment using mainly C++ and Ruby.

10/1999 - 12/2000: Viking Systems, Inc., Phoenix, AZ.
System Administrator, Courseware Developer, Instructor. Maintain Linux systems for web and email hosting. Create training material for GNU/Linux courses. Perform training for GNU/Linux new user, installation and configuration, and administration courses.

10/1994 - 09/2000: SQS Family Foods, LLC., Phoenix, AZ.
Network Administrator / Computer Operations Manager. Maintain a mixed network of Novell NetWare 4.10, Linux, and Windows95/98. Maintain computer hardware for servers and workstations. Maintain Sendmail on Linux and Mercury on NetWare to handle Internet electronic mail. Design and maintain company web pages using Apache, PHP3 & 4, and PostgreSQL. Work regularly with Microsoft Access, Word, Excel, and Visual Basic.

12/1993 - 09/1994: Fleming Foods, Phoenix, AZ.
Worked in the IGA and Value King groups. Worked with WordPerfect and Lotus 123.

1992 - 1994: Glendale Community College, Glendale, AZ.
Instructional Associate. Helped students with computer related courses.