Colin L. Hamilton


I have 8 years experience in creating, managing, and troubleshooting SUSE/Fedora and Debian flavored Linux systems. I treat every person with respect and my communication skills are top notch. I’m not afraid to go out of my comfort zone.


Backline Linux Engineer, SUSE

Provo, Utah — 2016-August 2017, January 2018-

I handle collaboration requests from the frontline and premium Linux Engineers assisting them with their cases. This could range greatly due to the broad spectrum of the Linux OS. I develop and deliver training on my specialties; My specialties are high availability, SAP, authentication, and kernel crash analysis.

Senior Linux and Storage System Administrator, Galileo Processing

Salt Lake City, Utah — August 2017-January 2018

I managed Linux servers (OEL, CentOS, oVirt/RHEV, ESXi, Docker, AWS, GCP, Puppet, Splunk) and storage allocation (NetApp, PureStorage, EMC) for the company.

Linux Engineer, SUSE

Provo, Utah — 2015-2016           

L2/Senior Web Advisor/Technical Support, Bluehost

Orem, Utah — 2014-2015


Orem High School

Orem, Utah — 2007-2010

Received my diploma in 2010 and earned an ACT score of 28.


Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator (LFCS)

Linux Foundation Certified Engineer (LFCE)

SUSE Certified Administrator (SCA)

SUSE Certified Engineer (SCE)

Certified OpenStack Administrator (COA)

Linux Foundation Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA)

SUSE Certified Administrator in High Availability (SCA+HA)



Clustering with the SUSE Linux Enterprise HAE and a SAN (9211)

SaltStack Salt Administration I (1)

SaltStack Salt Administration II (2)


  • Adept in Bash with some experience in Python and Ruby.
  • Substantial knowledge of linux branching across many flavors. examples: centos, ubuntu, suse, redhat, etc.
  • Extensive trainings created and presented covering my various specialties

T: 385-225-5932  E: A: Orem, UT 84097