Kenyon Ralph

Kenyon Ralph


Greater San Diego Area
Defense & Space

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Kenyon Ralph's Overview


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Kenyon Ralph's Summary

Extensive Unix experience (especially Linux, FreeBSD, and Mac OS X). Interested in almost anything dealing with science and technology. I am a big fan and advocate of Free Software and its philosophy:

I am interested in Internet engineering, network engineering, aerospace, wireless communications, software engineering, and automation.

Specialties: IPv6, DNS, SMTP/email implementation, NTP, network engineering, systems administration, software engineering, Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, Unix, Free Software and Open Source Software, electronics

Kenyon Ralph's Experience

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; NOC; Defense & Space industry

April 2010Present (4 years 6 months) Greater San Diego Area

Test and network engineering for aerospace communications systems. Systems administration, software development, and systems engineering too.

System Administrator Assistant

Cooperative Association for Internet Data Analysis

October 2008March 2010 (1 year 6 months) Greater San Diego Area

Based at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) on the UCSD campus. I did systems administration on FreeBSD and Linux systems. My position was part of the National Science Foundation's Research Experiences for Undergraduates program.

Government Agency; 10,001+ employees; Military industry

July 2001July 2007 (6 years 1 month)

Deployed to Iraq twice (2003 and 2004) with 3rd Civil Affairs Group and served as Civil Affairs Noncommission Officer (NCO) and Computer/Network Technician.

Interim Engineering Intern


Public Company; 10,001+ employees; QCOM; Wireless industry

May 2005August 2005 (4 months) Greater San Diego Area

Unix systems administration for the remote engineering support team.

Interim Engineering Intern


Public Company; 10,001+ employees; QCOM; Wireless industry

June 2002August 2002 (3 months) Greater San Diego Area

Windows systems administration.

Engineering Intern


Public Company; 10,001+ employees; STM; Semiconductors industry

June 2000August 2000 (3 months) Greater San Diego Area

Developed a PHP/MySQL web system for the Automation group.

Kenyon Ralph's Certifications

  • IPv6 Sage

    • Hurricane Electric
  • Aerial work platform (boom lift) operation

    • September 2013

Kenyon Ralph's Courses

  • Bachelor of Science (BS), Computer Engineering

    University of California, San Diego

    • Operating Systems: Architecture and Implementation (CSE 121)
    • Physics–Relativity and Quantum Physics (PHYS 2D)
    • The Scientific Revolution (HISC 106)
    • Contemporary Middle East History (HINE 119)
    • Digital Integrated Circuit Design (ECE 165)
    • Compiler Construction (CSE 131)
    • Digital Design (CSE 140)
    • Computer Architecture (CSE 141)
    • Mathematics for Algorithms and Systems (CSE 21)
    • Intro to Analog Design (ECE 35)
    • Circuits and Systems (ECE 45)
    • Software Engineering Tools and Techniques (CSE 15L)
    • Advanced Data Structures (CSE 100)
    • Theory of Computability (CSE 105)
    • Design and Analysis of Algorithms (CSE 101)
    • Components and Circuits Laboratory (ECE 65)
    • Programming Languages: Principles and Paradigms (CSE 130)
    • Server-side Web Applications (CSE 135)
    • Linear Systems Fundamentals (ECE 101)
    • Introduction to Active Circuit Design (ECE 102)
    • Principles of Computer Operating Systems (CSE 120)
    • Digital Circuits (ECE 108)
    • Engineering Probability and Statistics (ECE 109)
    • Electronic Circuits and Systems (ECE 163)
    • Introduction to Parallel Computing (CSE 160)
    • Advanced Digital Design Project (ECE 111)
  • Systems Engineering

    UCSD Extension

    • System Verification and Validation
    • System Requirements Analysis
    • System Engineering Management

Kenyon Ralph's Skills & Expertise

  1. Programming
  2. IP networking
  3. System Administration
  4. debugging
  5. Troubleshooting
  6. Linux
  7. Unix
  8. Software Engineering
  9. Network Engineering
  10. Systems Engineering
  11. Mac OS X
  12. FreeBSD
  13. Electronics
  14. Perl
  15. Python
  16. Shell Scripting
  17. C
  18. Java
  19. TCP/IP
  20. Operating Systems
  21. Bash
  22. Hardware
  23. IPv6
  24. IP
  25. Test Engineering
  26. NTP
  27. Wireless
  28. System Architecture
  29. Endorsements
  30. OS X
  31. Debugging
  32. Software Development

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Kenyon Ralph's Education

UCSD Extension

Systems Engineering


University of California, San Diego

Bachelor of Science (BS), Computer Engineering


Activities and Societies: Eta Kappa Nu, Student Veteran Organization, All Campus Commuter Board

MiraCosta College

Physics, Mathematics


Coursework in physics and discrete mathematics.

Palomar College

Associate of Arts (AA), Mathematics, Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies - Science and Mathematics emphasis


Activities and Societies: cross country


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