Seth D. Schoen
1022A Shotwell Street
San Francisco, CA 94110-4086
This résumé is subject to change through additional editing. This version was issued
August 1, 2001. There is also a longer
(Of the above, only GNU/Linux and Unix experience is current.)
- GNU/Linux (6 years)
- Other Unix -- FreeBSD, Solaris, AIX, ULTRIX (occasional, 7 years)
- Mac OS (5 years)
- Windows 95/98 (4 years)
- Windows NT (1 year)
- PC-DOS, MS-DOS (10 years)
- Bourne shell, awk, sed, regular expressions
Dormant or intermittent use
- SQL (database query language)
- 8086, MIPS assembly
- LAN administration
- HTTP, FTP, DNS, SMTP adminstration and scripting
- General knowledge of TCP/IP and application protocols
- Basic electronics theory, digital logic synthesis, with some
laboratory experience. Built computer interface for video
multiplexor chip for home automation prototype; electromechanical
logic circuits made from relays; 420-watt 7-segment numeric display
with computer interface for New Year's countdown, electronic graduation
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- Electronic Frontier Foundation, San Francisco, CA. May 2001-present.
As a volunteer technologist at the leading on-line civil liberties
advocacy organization, assisted with system administration, wrote
letters and position papers on policy issues, performed research, and
- Linuxcare, Inc., San
Francisco, CA. June 1999-May 2001.
- Distribution maintainer for special-purpose mini-distribution
One of three creators of the
Linuxcare Bootable Business
subsequently principal developer and maintainer of this project at
Linuxcare. (I now maintain an independent open source project,
LNX-BBC, derived from the
Linuxcare Bootable Business Card.)
- Senior Linux Consultant and trainer
system administration, networking, security, and other consulting for clients
including startup companies and the NetAid
project at Cisco Systems.
Taught Linux system administration, network
administration, Python programming, and introductory Linux classes.
Wrote and edited training materials.
- AtreNet LLC, Santa Cruz, CA.
Developed a prototype for a web-based home automation system,
which included remote video monitoring and control of devices.
Performed basic Linux system administration.
- National Energy Research Scientific
Computing Center, Lawrence Berkeley
National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA. Summer 1998.
As a student intern in the
Future Technologies Group,
I did system
administration and installation for a
Beowulf-style cluster for energy
research, and advised other LBL technical staff about Linux.
- Toronto Dominion Bank, USA
Division, New York City, NY. Summer 1997.
As a student intern in the Application Services Department, I wrote
documentation and created a testing procedure to support a large upgrade of
Berkeley, CA. Chancellor's Scholarship.
Three semesters of college work, mainly in computer science and mathematics.
Junior standing through advanced placement credit.
Northfield Mount Hermon School,
Northfield, MA. High school diploma, 1997,
with numerous awards including the school's highest award, the Cambridge
Award. Outside awards included AP National Scholar; commendation from Mass.
Dept. of Ed. for AP achievement; National Merit Semifinalist.
Technical academic summer programs: Johns Hopkins University Center for
Talented Youth "Digital Logic" (Franklin and Marshall College,
PA), 1992; Hampshire College Summer Studies in Mathematics, 1993;
Technion/Israel National Museum of Science
Olympiyeda "Optics", 1995.