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Iuri DaSilva

Linux System Administrator

Iuri DaSilva

Contact

Office Location

440 Huntington Avenue
316 West Village H
Boston, MA 02115

Mailing Address

Northeastern University
ATTN: Iuri DaSilva, 202 WVH
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Biography

Iuri DaSilva is a Linux Systems Administrator at Northeastern University’s College of Computer and Information Science. He has an extensive background in Linux, holding numerous Red Hat certifications. He previously worked as a systems administrator for Dell Services and Harvard University. Iuri earned a BS in Computer Science from Northeastern.

Education

  • BSCS, Northeastern University

What are the specifics of your educational/career background?

I received my Bachelor of Science in Computer Science at Northeastern University. My first position was at Dell Services, where I became a Red Hat Certified Administrator as well as a Red Hat Certified Engineer. Subsequently, I returned to the academic field as a Systems Administrator for Harvard University, where I earned my Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Deployment and Systems Management, as well as my ITIL Certification and training from PuppetLabs.

What are the key aspects of your role at Northeastern? What do you enjoy most about what you do?

I maintain and improve the Linux environment at CCIS, including student lab machines, faculty machines, backend infrastructure, and more. I enjoy troubleshooting and creating solutions that are robust while being low maintenance.

What’s the most compelling thing to you about the work that goes on at CCIS?

As the world progresses further into the digital age, security becomes ever more important. Working for a college that has a program dedicated to information assurance is very compelling, as it indicates that CCIS is working to stay ahead of the curve.