Richard Gombert

Technical Specialist 2 at Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

Cleveland/Akron, Ohio Area
Information Technology and Services

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Richard Gombert's Summary

I am, and have been, a system administrator supporting 7x24x365 mission critical systems for over 16 years. I monitor systems globally and intercede to request maintenance before a system experience downtime. Responsible for loading the operating system on new systems and ensuring that the system remains with in corporate standards. Assist with installing applications on hardware. Help manage life cycle (lease, capitalization) of hardware, and I keep up with current technologies to continue to improve system availability.

I have worked with most major vendors of Unix/Linux systems (Apollo, Bull, Compaq, HP, IBM, SGI and Sun) as well as with Vax systems. I work with other associated hardware such as SAN (EMC & HP) Virtual Tape Libraries (HP), Fibre Channel switches.

I have supported or worked with various software applications: Command View, Data Protector, Lotus Notes, Netbackup, Oracle, SAP, SharePoint, SecurID, Terradata, Veritas and VMWare.

Richard Gombert's Experience

Senior Technical Specialist

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

May 2007Present (7 years 5 months) Akron



19902010 (20 years)

Palatine Patter Editor

Palatines to America

20022007 (5 years)

Operating Systems Programmer

Alltel Information Services

June 1996January 2002 (5 years 8 months)


Man-Gill Chemical

19951996 (1 year)

technical specialist

Fisher Unitech

19941995 (1 year)

Technical Specialist

Midrange Computer Solutions

19921994 (2 years)

Assistant Stage manager

University of Akron

19851990 (5 years)

Richard Gombert's Courses

  • Operating Systems Programmer

    Alltel Information Services

    • HP 10.x System & Network Administration
    • HP OpenView Network Node Manager Fundamentals
    • HP OpenView IT Operations Fundamentals
    • HP Troubleshooting
    • Introduction to XML
    • Solaris 2.X Server Administration
    • Solaris 2.X Systems Administration
    • Solaris Jumpstart
    • Sun Systems Fault Analysis Workshop
    • Veritas Volume Manager
    • Veritas Advanced Volume Manager
    • Perl Programming
  • Senior Technical Specialist

    Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

    • HP Blade System Administration (HE646)
    • Linux Systems Administration I
    • Linux Systems Administration II
    • Managing Software with HP Ignite (H1978S)
    • Microsoft Project
    • RSA SecurID Installation and Configuration
    • RSA SecurID Administration
    • Windows Management Skills for Unix Professional
    • Accelerated SAN essentials (UC434S)
    • VMware Infrastructure 3 (HB934S)
    • EVA 1: Managing HP StorageWorks Enterprise Virtual Array (UC420A)
    • Cisco UCS Architechture Overview (UCSAO)
    • Wireshark
    • HP StorageWorks P4000 SAN Configuration and Administration (HK364S)
    • Principles and Practices for Lean Product Development – Lean 101
    • UCS Sandbox
    • VMware VSphere 5 Fast Track
    • VMware vSphere Skills for Storage Administrators
    • FlexPod Test Drive for Technical Decision Makers
    • Linux Hacking
    • Tire Production Overview (RD0894)
    • Access to Medical Records (RDS303)
    • VMware vSphere 5.0 Design Workshop
    • ITIL - Release Management
    • Linux System Troubleshooting
    • Project Management Advantage
    • ITIL: Problem and Change Management
    • ITIL: Configuration and Release Management
    • ITIL: The Service Desk and Incident Management
    • ITIL® Cultural Awareness (HH606AAE)
    • Managing HP 3PAR StoreServ I (HK902SR)
    • Qualys - Vulnerability Management
    • Qualys - Advanced Vulnerability Management
  • Programmer

    Man-Gill Chemical

    • LotusScript Language Fundamentals
    • Introduction to LotusScript in Notes
  • technical specialist

    Fisher Unitech

    • CMS Workflow
  • Technical Specialist

    Midrange Computer Solutions

    • Pro/E Junior

Richard Gombert's Skills & Expertise

  1. Linux
  2. HP-UX
  3. Solaris
  4. Unix
  5. Operating Systems
  6. System Administration
  7. Disaster Recovery
  8. Troubleshooting

Richard Gombert's Education

Kent State University


Cuyahoga Falls high School


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