I am a Linux System Administrator living and working in Auckland, New Zealand. I typically am a member of a team looking after dozens to hundreds of Linux server. Since late 2013 I have worked for a US company. Before that I was on one of New Zealand’s top 10 websites and before that I worked on Email, DNS, Web and Radius services for some large New Zealand ISPs.
Outside of IT my main active interest is chess. I participate in tournaments and are actively trying to improve my rating.
My various social media addresses are listed to the right. I am most active on twitter using the account @slyall or you can email via simon @ darkmere.gen.nz .