Greg Connor

1231 Sierra Village Place, San Jose, CA 95132
Mobile: (408) 529-6176 E-mail:

I am an experienced senior-level Systems Engineer and manager, and I have a strong background in Perl, including automation, tools development and monitoring. I am seeking a role that crosses over between system administration and automation/tools, preferably in a medium- to large-scale production environment.


Management and leadership: 12 years

System administration: 11 years

Other skill areas

Work experience

CreateSpace Scotts Valley, CA
Senior Systems Engineer, 10/2008 to present Redwood City, CA (2 positions)
Senior Systems Engineer, 3/2007 to 10/2007
Manager, Systems Engineering, 10/2007 to 9/2008

Silicon Graphics Inc. Mountain View, CA
Senior System Administrator, 2004 - 2007

AltaVista Company Palo Alto, CA (2 positions)
Senior System Administrator, 1998 – 1999
System Administration Team Manager, 1999 - 2004

Terran Interactive, Inc. Los Gatos, CA
Network Administrator, 1996 – 1998

Apple Computer Inc. Cupertino, CA
Quality Lead, 1994 - 1996


Completed 3.5 years of BS Computer Science program, on Dean's list. (Left college to serve as Quality Lead at Apple.)

Hobbies and interests

I am passionate about stopping email spam, and I have spent a lot of my spare time setting up spam filters, reporting spam, participating in mailing list discussions and reviewing new technology and standards-track proposals. I am also interested in Hadoop and other distributed computing/storage systems.