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Iuri DaSilva

Linux System Administrator

Iuri DaSilva


Office Location

401 Terry Ave N, Suite 159
Seattle, WA 98109

Mailing Address

Northeastern University
ATTN: Iuri DaSilva, 159 SEA
Seattle, WA 98109
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115


  • BS in Computer Science, Northeastern University


Iuri DaSilva is a Linux systems administrator at the Khoury College of Computer Sciences. 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.

About Iuri

What are the specifics of your educational and professional background?

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 Khoury, including student lab machines, faculty machines, back-end infrastructure, and more. I enjoy troubleshooting and creating solutions that are robust yet low maintenance.

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

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 Khoury is working to stay ahead of the curve.