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Shared Analytics Resume

CO

SUMMARY:

  • Worked in teams that have been responsible for Capacity Planning, Platform Administration/Engineering and Architecture, TCO/TCA/ROI Analysis for executive review, Automation, Mergers and Acquisitions, Disaster Recovery Planning with execution, and Vendor Management.
  • Last year delivering 14 projects and found ways to deliver them on - time, and below budget with a $4.5m cost avoidance combined. Throughout my career, I have always been singled out as an effective leader of my team and have ascended every one of my teams to that level.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, CO

Shared Analytics

Responsibilities:

  • Working in the Shared Analytics team managing the data and ETL platforms from an operations standpoint.
  • Toolsets: Informatica, SAS, Tableau, Cognos, RStudio, Waterline, Solix, Cloudera, Hortonworks,
  • Currently supporting over 450 environments with a total storage footprint of ~3PB
  • Currently managing a lifecycle refresh, re-platform, and modernization effort with a budget of ~$75m
  • Contributing to finding financial efficiencies with infrastructure deployments
  • Showing 35% cost reduction in compute infrastructure
  • Showing 60% cost reduction for in-rack structured cabling
  • Implementing Software Defined Networking utilizing Cisco ACI architecture.
  • Currently overseeing all changes and incidents ongoing through the environment with 24/7 coverage staff.
  • Currently overseeing and managing infrastructure architecture personal challenged with reviewing and deciding new analytics platforms deployed in a cloud environment.
  • Implemented infrastructure DevOps solutions to increase automation and increase speed to market utilizing Ansible toolsets.
  • Currently on boarding new Hadoop infrastructure and challenged with the task of operationalizing the platform.
  • Scaled an spec’d thee new clusters: hi-speed transactional, data science, and archive/data distribution. 12PB in total with cross-site replication
  • Currently engineered data distribution architecture for Azure cloud architecture for use in PaaS and IaaS platforms.
  • Implemented a new team support model focusing on filling gaps present in the current infrastructure support model in regards to architecture and engineering responsibilities.

Confidential

Lead Systems Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Worked in the Global Systems Engineering team managing systems, projects, teams, and resources world wide. Working with teams in Europe, Russia, Asia, India, China, and Africa.
  • Worked to deploy an architecture of +1000 Hadoop nodes adding to the exiting 1200 servers that were deployed in 2015.
  • Worked on 4 new data centers in China, Russia, and UK with end-to-end architecture diagrams, manifests, and documentation.
  • Targeting 6 platform to be modernized on commodity hardware and open-source software
  • Solutions Design is responsible for the IT Service Design tasks within the ITIL model.
  • Worked on several high-profile projects to completion. These projects have world-wide impacts and requirements. Working with disparate teams from all over the globe to coordinate and drive for results.
  • Public Projects: ApplePay/SamsungPay, Fundamo acquisition, Visa Checkout. Visa Debit Processing Fraud Detection Services.
  • Proactive project management mindset to pre-forcast tasks and needs to ensure the projects and objectives meet their mark.
  • As a Lead, responsible for the cross-functional team relationship in both the technical and business sides of the organization to drive for results. There are 5 pillars of the business and we must keep relationships with all organizations.
  • Also responsible for finding opportunities and create business cases with financial data to support those actions. Delivered 9 TCO/ROI/TCA analysis for projects in excess of $10m each.
  • Platform Modernization
  • 320 P2V Large DB migrations completed to date with complete TCO/ROI/TCA
  • Migrations of 6-8 year old hardware to new platforms
  • Currently working on 4 platform migration projects
  • Migration from RDBM to NoSQL
  • Migration from ETL to Hadoop
  • Worked with several clustering technologies such as OpenStack, Veritas Cluster, and GPFS in a virtualized configuration.
  • Single Database Cluster Instances with hundreds of nodes and multi-Petabyte configurations with a cross between JBOD and SAN storage configurations.

Confidential, CO

Sr. UNIX Systems Administrator/ Team Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Architected, setup, and configured 2 new core datacenter environments in the Denver area while simultaneously working with the business migrating off older infrastructure in Atlanta datacenter that was being shutdown.
  • Worked with and mentors other co-workers from other IT departments to create more robust, effective IT and business processes and solutions.
  • Worked with executives in the company to provide proper documentation for budgets, mandates, and regulatory compliances.
  • Responsible for core systems architecture which includes working with all needed vendors to provide overall solution.
  • Implemented new virtualized technology and brought a significant return on investment with the savings of years in man-time gained of productivity enhancements.
  • Provide capacity planning reports to the quickly growing company with explanations and tracking of usages across the platform.
  • Sarbanes-Oxley audit management

Confidential

Sr. UNIX Systems Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Held Secret Level Security Clearance.
  • Converted Contractor with expanded responsibilities that increase management of servers placed all over the United States.
  • Responsible for setup and configuration of two new datacenters with servers and storage in a high profile project. Daily status reports delivered directly to Chief Technology Officer.
  • Mentor and support newly hired Junior SA contractors.
  • Installed and Maintained 3100+ user environment with LDAP authentication.
  • Supported and Maintained Disaster Recovery Backups using Tivoli Storage Manager for multiple sites around the country.
  • Supported HACMP Cluster environment in a distributed facility environment.
  • Sarbanes-Oxley audit management

Confidential, Aurora, CO

Sr. UNIX Systems Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Lead for a team of three employees supporting production server based in the Denver area.
  • Supported large installation of Tivoli Storage Manager responsible for safeguarding critical data for the entire Denver Campus.
  • Support and guided incoming projects with little steering from management based in California.
  • Delegated workloads and tasks to peers based on workload and skill set level while still mentoring and building on evolving skills.
  • Planned, coordinated, and execute production installations of various products across the network.
  • Started to plan a multi-site disaster recovery plan for the entire enterprise.

Confidential, Boulder, CO

Sr. UNIX Systems Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Helped companies prepare and execute disaster recovery plans at a cold site.
  • Plan and implement upcoming tests with prebuilt documentation and procedures.
  • Fully document client exercises to review later with clients on how to improve those plans in the event of a real disaster or another test.
  • Helped troubleshoot and diagnose issues with clients directly during exercises.
  • Setup for tests included building of servers, SAN connections, storage, and network connectivity.
  • Constant multi-shift work and remote support for less experienced personnel.

Confidential, Pueblo, CO

Unix Systems Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and coordinate daily activities with all groups within the company.
  • Manage and monitor critical backups of data using Tivoli Storage Manager.
  • Progress with project all the way through the lifecycle.
  • Researched, developed, and implemented a Oracle RAC Clustered environment.
  • Monitored and performed Capacity Planning using Tivoli Distributed Monitoring.
  • Developed, planned, and fully executed multiple times a corporate disaster recovery strategy utilizing cold site recovery.
  • Responsible for primary RIMS application for the corporation.

Confidential, Springs, CO

Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Managed backups of PCs owned by our group of 8 employees.
  • Performed system administration tasks on midrange servers.
  • Installed and maintained performance and capacity planning software for a large installation of calling products by MCI.
  • Provided trends and recommendations of increasing utilization of systems based all over the United States.

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