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Bruce A. Pullig
7210 Tara Blue Ridge Dr.
Richmond, TX 77469

Objective: Energetic Solution Architect with expertise in High Performance Computing for Reservoir Engineering simulation through education and experience seeks a similar role to produce immediate workflow optimization.


Significant Software: Schlumberger ECLIPSE & INTERSECT, Platform LSF, IntelMPI, EnginFrame, Oracle, Legato NetWorker (Sun Solstice Backup), Veritas Volume Manager (VxVM) & File System (VxFS) & Cluster Server (VCS), Veritas NetBackup DataCenter

Hardware: Sun SPARC SunFire Multi-Domain Servers (15K), EMC CLARiiON, IBM RS/6000, HP C7000, Intel x86, SGI, RAID, Storage Area Networks (SAN), Brocade, Qlogic

Operating Systems: Solaris, IBM AIX, VMWare ESX & ESXi,Windows HPC, Linux (RedHat, Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora, CentOS), SGI Irix, SunOS, FreeBSD, Novell NetWare 3.x & 4.x, Cisco IOS

Oil and Gas Knowledge: Understanding of Reservoir Engineering and workflows involved, exposure to Drilling, Well logging, Geology, Production

Languages: Fluent in English, German, and have a working knowledge of Spanish.


Sun Certified System Administrator (Solaris 2.6)
Microsoft Certified Product Specialist (MCPS) MCP ID 398923
Certified NetWare-3 Administrator (CNA)

Professional Experience

February 2014 - Present

Nexen Petroleum USA
945 Bunker Hill Rd, Suite 1400
Houston, Texas 77024
Technical Systems Analyst (Reservoir)
  • Top tier user support
  • Technical application installation and version standardization
  • Planning and evaluation of technical application incremental release adoption
  • Facilitation of knowledge sharing amongst employees.

  • 2001 - January 2014

    Schlumberger Information Solutions
    5599 San Felipe, Suite 1700
    Houston, Texas 77056
    Senior UNIX System Administrator (2001-2004)/ Solution Architect (2004-Present)

  • (2001-2003) UNIX Administration for large sized Data Center.(Solaris 8, AIX 4.3 & Oracle 8i & 9i)
  • (2001-Present) Sun Hardware Support for SunFire 6800 (Multi-Domain), SunFire V880, SunFire 280R, Enterprise 4500, Enterprise 3500, and Enterprise 220R servers.
  • (2001) SAN Architect (Brocade, QLogic, JNI, 9TB+ on LSI MetaStor)
  • (2001-2003) Enterprise Backup Administration using Veritas NetBackup DataCenter 3.4GA
  • (2001) Project Lead during SAN development and storage migration/li>
  • (2002) Project Lead during SunFire 6800 configuration and deployment
  • (2001) Project Lead during Veritas VxFS & VxVM implementation
  • (2003) Team member during Overland Data LTO implementation
    LTOs were integrated into existing SAN and Veritas NetBackup DataCenter.
  • (2003) Project Lead during Sun GridEngine Evaluation Project.
  • (2003) Developed change management process and web-enabled change management database utilizing Perl & Oracle 8i.
  • (2003) Project Leader for Accenture-LCR (Lyondell-CITGO Refinery) SAP/Oracle migration from IBM AIX on RS/6000 to Solaris 9 on SunFire servers utilizing Veritas Cluster Server 3.5, Veritas NetBackup 4.5 and Sun StorEdge 3960 with Veritas VxVM & VxFS.
  • (2003-2004) Support of Accenture-LCR Sun/Solaris environment.
  • (2007-Present) Installation, Configuration and Support of over 20 internal and external ECLIPSE / INTERSECT RedHat Linux and Windows HPC Clusters used for Reservoir Simulation.
  • (2004-Present) Support of VMware ESX/ESXi Servers with Windows and Linux Guest OSes.
  • (2006-Present) Development and Support for Schlumberger NAM Pay-Per-Use (PPU) licensing system.
  • (2009) Deployed Global Pay-Per-Use (PPU) environment in The Hague Netherlands.

  • Dec 2011 - Apr 2012

    BG Group (Schlumberger Information Systems Contractor -Short Term Assignment)
    811 Main
    Houston, TX 77002
    Subsurface Solution Architect

    Dec 1998 - Feb 2001

    Computer Sciences Corporation (GIS)
    Client: Conoco (Mid-Continent Region)
    10 Desta Drive (CONOCO Plaza)
    Midland, Texas 79705
    Solaris & Novell NetWare System Administrator

    Feb. 1996 - Dec 1998

    City of Midland, Texas - CISD - Information Systems Division
    601 N. Loraine
    Midland, Texas 79702
    UNIX Systems Specialist (Administrator) / Microcomputer Programmer

    June 1987 - Feb 1996

    Pack 'N' Mail
    3952 E. 42nd St. Suite S
    Odessa, TX 79762

    May 1985 - Aug. 1985

    Information Resources, Inc. (Shoppers' Hotline)
    Fender Industrial Park
    Midland, TX 79701


    August 2017
    Global Knowledge -Houston Texas
    Project Management Fundamentals

    July 2017
    NExT -Houston Texas
    Studio Manager -Petrel

    September 2013
    SIS -Houston Texas
    Reservoir Engineering System Integrators School

    May 2013
    SIS -Houston Texas
    GeoFrame 2012 Installation and Configuration

    May 2013
    NExT -Houston Texas
    Reservoir Engineering

    January 2013
    Petroleum Institute For Continuing Education (PEICE) -Houston Texas
    Geology for Non-Geologists

    April 2012
    Abingdon Learning Center -Abingdon UK
    Simulation Clusters -ECLIPSE, INTERSECT, and SCM

    April 2011
    CTREC -Houston, TX
    Hybrid Cluster with MOAB

    February 2009
    PCPC -Houston, TX
    Windows 2008 HPC Installation And Configuration

    October 2007
    Schlumberger -Oslo Norway
    Petrel Seismic Server System Workshop (Linux Cluster)

    December 2006
    SIS-IS Training & Development -Houston, TX
    Linux Clusters, LSF, ECLIPSE Installation

    November 2005
    EMC Global Education
    MR-9WP-PWRPFD:PowerPath Foundations

    September 2005
    EMC Global Education - Tampa, Florida
    MR-1CP-CLRNSP: CLARiiON Host Integration and Management

    August 2005
    EMC Global Education
    MR-9WP-CLRFSP: CLARiiON Features

    August 2005
    EMC Global Education
    MR-9WP-CLRNFD: CLARiiON Foundations

    January 2005
    Network Appliance - Houston Texas
    NetApp FC & iSCSI SAN Sales Technical Training
    NetApp FC & iSCSI SAN Positioning and Sales Training

    September 2003
    Brocade Education Services
    FM100: Monitoring, Managing, and Maintaining Brocade Switches with Fabric Manager

    August 2003
    Veritas Education - Dallas, TX
    HA2003 Veritas Cluster Server (VCS) 3.5 for Solaris

    May 2003
    Sun Educational Services - Dallas, TX
    ES-421 SunFire 15K Server Administration

    November 2001
    Sun Educational Services - Chicago, IL
    ES-420 SunFire Workgroup/Enterprise Server Administration

    November 2001
    Sun(TM) Web Learning Center
    WE-1600-90 / WE-1600: Administering and Supporting Sun(TM) Grid Engine

    December 2000
    Veritas Education - Dallas, TX
    SM0010 Veritas Foundation Suite (VxVM, VxFS)

    August 2000
    Wise Solutions - Conoco - Houston, TX
    Wise for Windows Installer

    July 2000
    CSC - Houston, TX
    Microsoft Official Curriculum: Updating Support Skills from Microsoft
    Windows NT 4.0 to Microsoft Windows 2000

    March 2000
    Sun Educational Services-Dallas, TX
    ST-350 Sun Systems Fault Analysis

    August 1998
    Sun Educational Services at miSOFT -Austin, TX
    SA-235 Solaris 2.x System Administration I

    August 1997
    Productivity Point International -ATEC
    Microsoft Official Curriculum course: Administering Win NT 4.0

    November 1996
    Texas State Library-State & Local Records Management Division
    Electronic Document Imaging

    Fall 1995
    Odessa College -Odessa, TX
    Novell NetWare 3.1x Network Installation & Administration

    Jan. 1995- Jan. 1996
    University of Texas of the Permian Basin -Odessa, TX

    Aug. 1986-May 1987
    Texas Tech University -Lubbock, TX

    July 1985-May 1992
    Midland College -Midland, TX
    Graduated -Associate in General Studies

    Aug. 1982-May 1985
    Robert E. Lee High School -Midland, TX
    BASIC, Pascal

    Computer Based Training
    CBT Systems (

    C & C++ Programming:JavaScript:Oracle:NetWare:UNIX: