Mr. Newman has spent most of his computing career involved with system administration tasks in UNIX/Linux environments within Code 660. Mr. Newman currently works as a computer engineer for the Office of Scientific Computing which is part of the Astrophysics Science Division(ASD) within the Sciences and Exploration Directorate at Goddard Space Flight Center. His primary responsibility as computer engineer is to guide the IT direction for the High Energy Astrophysics Science Archival Research Center(HEASARC) by maintaining and planning IT computing, storage and network infrastructures to support the archival needs of past, present and future high-energy missions. The HEASARC facility serves approximately 30 TB of data to the astrophysics community.
Leading the Science Exploration Directorate Virtual Machine Environment effort to consolidate 600 servers in a a virtual environment. Migrating ASD Data Center applications to virtual machines in B28. Scheduling and coordinating the moves of the B2 data center to B28. HEASARC archiving activities. Managing system administration contract tasks for 660 and SEDVME.
Positions and Appointments
Head Office of Scientific Computing
Computer Engineer and Alternate Center Security Officer(ACSO)
for the Astrophysics Science Division.
Masters Course work, Computer Science, John Hopkins University/Part-Time Program at APL
B.S.(honors), Computer Science, Bowie State University , 1989
B.S.(second honors), Music Compositon, Berklee College of Music , 1976