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System Administration Resume

Mesa, AZ

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • System administrator with 7+ years of extensive experience in UNIX System Administration in IBM AIX (4.x/5.x/6.x/7.1), Sun Solaris 8/9, Red Hat Linux and Win NT/2000 Servers.
  • Strong in System Administration, Installation, Upgrading, Migration, Backups, Configuration, Troubleshooting, Performance & Tuning and Disaster Recovery of AIX RS 6000 and P-series systems.
  • Proficient in Disk Management, Logical Volume Management (LVM) on P-series systems including P570, P590, P595, P520 and 650, 670, 690.
  • Experience working with JFS, JFS2, NFS File systems (AIX)
  • Extensively experienced with various methods of AIX Installation/Migration using Network Installation Manager (NIM).
  • Experience with NIM trouble shooting and configuration.
  • Experienced in creating maintaining and managing LPARS with HMC console.
  • Adept with working on both VIO clients and VIO servers.
  • Experience in setting up a virtualized environment from scratch.
  • Worked with installation, configuration and support of Oracle 9i & 10g, DB2, Websphere, and SAP.
  • Worked on Configuring NPIV for configuring NetApp storage for a p570 power6.
  • Proficient in Backup utilities, Restoring, Cloning, Mirroring, installing patches, fixes, device drivers, latest softwares-home grown or third party
  • Experience in configuring network interfaces.
  • Strong in Documentation practices and preparing Company Specific Procedures for various UNIX and related tasks.
  • Experience in Shell scripting (bash, ksh) to automate system administration jobs.
  • Creation and configuration of Logical Partitions LPARs VIOC and VIOS using Hardware Management Console (HMC).
  • Good knowledge of IBM Blade center.
  • Good working knowledge of Nortel switches.
  • Experience in Setting up NIM servers and clients for New & Complete Overwrite / Migration Installation management
  • Installed and Configured HACMP clusters in test environments.
  • Performed HACMP failover and failback.
  • Experience in setting up network environment using NFS, NIS and LDAP.
  • Proficient in archiving and backups. Using tar, pax, restore and backup commands, mksysb for root volume group backup and savevg for user created volume groups backup.
  • Extensive Experience in AIX System Dump Generation.
  • Installed and configured Tivoli Storage Management server on Windows 2000 that serves both Windows and UNIX machines.
  • Effective communication skills backed with excellent technical aptitude and strong ability to interact clients efficiently.
  • Managed the spare part inventory, created and resolved trouble tickets, and scheduled multiple hardware repairs and also dealt with service calls.

Education:

  • Bachelor of Technology


Technical Skills:

Operating Systems:

IBM AIX (4.3, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3,6.1,7.1), Linux (Red hat), HP-UX, Solaris, Windows 03/00/NT4.0.

Hardware:

IBM RS/6000, IBM Blade center , JS20, JS21, HS20, p6-550/p6-570 and p5-595/p5590/p570/p550/p520/p55A/p505/p620/p650/p 655/p670/p690,, SUN Enterprise 450.

Web Servers:

Apache Http Server, IIS 4.0/5.0. Tivoli Management Framework (TMF), Tivoli Enterprise Console (TEC), Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM), NetBackup

Languages:

JavaScript, HTML, JAVA, C, C++, Korn Shell programming, PL/SQL

Databases:

Oracle 8i/9i/10g, DB2, MS SQL SERVER 7.0/2000.

Networking:

TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, Cisco Routers/Switches, and LA

Other Skills:

LPAR, NIM, TSM IBM tape libraries.

Professional Experience:

Confidential,Mesa, AZ. Aug 2010 – June 2012
System Administration (LINUX - AIX)

Responsibilities:

• Responsible for installation, troubleshooting and maintenance of Solaris 8, 9, 10, AIX 5.3, 6.1,7.1 servers.
• Responsible for installing AIX on IBM p-series 520/530/550/570 power 6,power 7.
• Responsible for the operation, maintenance and integrity of a distributed, networked Solaris,AIX based environment.
• IBM RS/6000 SP System Software Maintenance, AIX System Dump Generation and sending System Dump to AIX System Support Center.
• Expertise in NIM installation, setting up NIM servers, clients, define various NIM resources like lpp source, spot, mksysb, image.data, bosinst.data.
• Responsible for Designing SAN architecture, monitoring SAN disk.
• Responsible for Alternate Disk Migration with NIM.
• Maintained system backup’s mksysb, mkdvd savevg and savevgcd.
• Responsible for building VIO servers, VIO server configuration on IBM Power 6 Frames.
• Worked on VERITAS File System, VERITAS Volume Manager and VERITAS Cluster Server.
• AIX System Administration using SMIT.
• Installed AIX on IBM BladeCenter JS22,JS42 server via NIM.
• Setup and configured network TCP/IP on Solaris and AIX servers.
• Responsible for installation and configuration of HACMP.
• Extensive use of VERITAS Cluster Services, Installation of VCS, Defining Resource Groups, Vxfs.
• Responsible for Cluster Node Management in Fail over scenarios, Fail over testing.
• Configured, Failover tested, maintained various SAP applications and resources in a Highly available environment.
• Experienced in Backup of Cluster nodes, Switching Cluster resources and Applications.
• Experience in Multi Partitioning and Server Virtualization.
• Installation/Administration of TCP/IP, NIS/NIS+, NFS, DNS, NTP, NetApps, Nagios, F5 BigIP Auto mounts, Send mail and Print servers as per the client’s requirement.
• Experience in administration configuration of Web logic Administration
• Logical Volume Management (LVM) of AIX.
• Predefined and Customized Volume Group management on AIX.
• Disk Management on AIX using SMIT.
• Disk Replacement Strategy on AIX.
• Performance Management & Tuning of AIX /UNIX Kernel.
• Managing cron jobs, batch processing and job scheduling.
• Experienced in Installing Tivoli Access Manager V 6.0.0.4, V 6.0.0.5, Monitoring of resources on TEPS.
• Experience in Administrating Tivoli Storage Manager.
• SAP Software installation and maintenance.
• Security, Disaster Recovery, users and groups administration.
• Networking service, performance, & resource monitoring.

Confidential,Scottsdale, AZ. Apr 2009 – Jun 2010
AIX/UNIX System Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for installing, configuring and maintaining AIX servers including the logical partitioning on pSeries 550, 570, 595 servers.
  • Responsible for the operation, maintenance and integrity of a distributed, networked AIX based environment
  • Installation/Administration of TCP/IP, NIS/NIS+, NFS, DNS, NTP, Auto mounts, Send mail and Print servers as per the client’s requirement.
  • Expertise in disk mirroring, file system management, logical volume management, network management in AIX.
  • Installed VIO server Advanced POWER Virtualization on IBM P5 System. Assigned resources by making six partitions LPAR client of VIO server and clients Installation.
  • Installed and configured VIO server via HMC. Worked on configuring NetAPP storage using NPIV.
  • Build two node active-active and active passive HACMP clusters
  • Build LPAR, DLPAR resources for IBM pseries servers.
  • Applying software maintenance, program fixes and keeping the system software releases current.
  • Installed and configured two node HACMP Clusters.
  • Migrated HACMP 4.3.1/4.5 to HACMP 5.1 using Node-by-Node migration without changing the cluster setup.
  • Experience in analyzing logs, problem determination, and Recovery and restart.
  • Worked closely with DBAs to install raid, disk areas for Oracle database instance installations, created Bourne shell database startup and shutdown scripts for UNIX servers.
  • Wrote shell scripts for automated installations, to extract logs.
  • Monitoring system performance and check the status of the system using utilities such as TOPAS, GLANCE, NMON, VMSTAT, IOSTAT, etc.
  • Configuring networks on the adapters using smitty mktcpip and smitty chinet.
  • Experience in Shell scripting (bash, ksh) to automate system administration jobs including scripts to perform data backups and data recovery.
  • Installation and configuration of NFS.
  • Configuring and administration of NIM server and NIM client.
  • Shell programming for application management, performance and security monitoring including their maintenance.

Confidential,Atlanta, GA. Sep 2007 – Feb 2009
AIX Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Setup and Configuration of IBM 595,570,550,520,650,610 machines for production, staging and test environments
  • Maintain and schedule company backups and participate in disaster recovery planning and testing SAN configuration, Zoning on Fiber Channel Switches, load balancing the network.
  • Configuring CISCO firewalls for filtering and packet capturizing.
  • Creating and managing virtual LPARS on power5 systems partitioning pSeries server and performing DLPAR.
  • Hands on experience on pSeries LPARS and DLPARS definition.
  • Building and administrating VIO server and LPAR clients.
  • Perform installation, configuration, tuning, security, backup, recovery, and upgrade of IBM p-series hardware.
  • Performed common system administration task including adding users, creating file systems, configuring volumes weekly mksysb.
  • Planned and implemented HACMP 5.1 clusters supporting several oracle instances.
  • Performed day-to-day administration tasks like User Management, Space Monitoring, Performance Monitoring and Tuning, alert log monitoring and backup monitoring.
  • Daily roles included dealing with LVM extensively. Strong hold of LVM.
  • Migrated AIX 5.3 with HACMP 5.1 to HACMP 5.2 (online).
  • Built, decommissioned, configured and monitored 2 node HACMP 5.2 clusters.
  • Used Perl v5 for systems tasks as well as C and Korn shell scripting.
  • Daily tasks included dealing with AIX side of SAN. Like troubleshooting Fiber card adapter, replacing Fiber card adapters, configuring LUN’s back.
  • Performed cluster management on the servers using VERITAS Cluster Server 2.0 & 3.5 and VERITAS volume manager 4.0 administrations.
  • Installation and Configuration of IBM Websphere server 6.1 and solved issues in Websphere server.
  • Configured Work Load Management (WLM) for IBM Websphere Application Server.
  • Administered and performed performance tuning on IBM Web sphere Application Server that includes JVM profiling, work load management, connection pooling and thread pool.
  • Responsible for performance tuning of AIX systems, applying upgrades to AIX (current version 4.3.x to upgrade 5.2).
  • Planning and coordinating activities related to upgrades and maintenance on the systems.
  • Monitor and maintain the SAN directors, disk space, backup systems and tape libraries and Implement change controls, capacity planning and growth projections on the systems.
  • Setup of full networking services and protocols on AIX, including NIS/NFS, DNS, SSH, DHCP, NIDS, TCP/IP, ARP, applications, and print servers to insure optimal networking, application, and printing functionality.
  • Dealing with user id deletion with removing entries from CRONTAB.
  • Developed Korn and Bash shell-scripts to automate routine activities.
  • Installed and configured EMC disk subsystem.
  • Developed shell scripts using Perl, awk for automation of Systems administrative tasks.
  • Performing Failovers in HACMP / cluster environment, monitoring servers
  • Configured Work Load Management (WLM) for IBM Websphere 6.1 Application Server.
  • Setup of full networking services and protocols on UNIX, including NIS/NFS, DNS, SSH, DHCP, NIDS, TCP/IP, ARP, applications, and print servers to insure optimal networking, application, and printing functionality.
  • Backing up AIX servers using mksysb and ADSM/TSM using IBM 3494 automatic Tape Libraries and recovering.
  • Installed and configured Sudo for users to access the root privileges.
  • Installed application connectivity software to enable IBM print services.
  • Administered Linux servers for several functions including managing Apache/Tomcat server, mail server, MySql database, and firewalls in both development and production.
  • Write and Maintain shell scripts to automate the system administration tasks.
  • Migrated database applications from Windows 2000 Server to Linux server.
  • Installing and setting up Oracle9i on Linux 5.0 for the development team.
  • Installed the EMC Storage Servers (Clariion CX600) and Navisphere agent on the server and migrated data from Fast storage to the EMC storage.

Confidential,Arkansas, AR Aug 2006 – Jul 2007
AIX/System Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Worked as Unix Administrator in IT infrastructure environment providing server administration, application administration and automation solutions to support business objectives.
  • Provided UNIX infrastructure, operations and support for IBM RS/6000 (7026-M80) servers and pSeries servers running IBM AIX 4.3.3, 5.1, 5.2.
  • Installed and performed health checks for various versions of IBM storage subsystems like DS3200, DS3300, DS3400, and EXP3000 using the IBM DS3000 Storage Manager software.
  • Performed installation, periodic maintenance updates and applied APAR fixes.
  • Responsible for performance tuning of AIX systems, applying upgrades to AIX (current version 4.3.x to upgrade 5.2).
  • Configured volume groups and logical volumes, extended logical volumes for file system growth needs using Logical Volume Manager (LVM) commands.
  • Maintained availability, increased capacity & performance of production machines by upgrading their hardware (disks, cpu, memory, io board, power cooling unit, mother board etc) & firmware.
  • Maintained system security protecting the data on the system by modifying the file and directory permission. Analyzed system performance, Reallocated of kernel resources.
  • Performed process automation, scheduling of processes using CRON jobs.
  • Implement, install and support high availability cluster on IBM RS6000 and pSeries platform (HACMP for AIX).
  • IBM RS/6000 SP System Software Maintenance AIX System Dump Generation and sending System Dump to AIX System Support Center
  • Installation/administration of AIX, Linux and NT/2000 Servers on a LAN, setting up optimal RAID levels (fault tolerance) for protected data storage in NAS environments.
  • Install and configure DHCP, DNS (BIND, MS), web (Apache, IIS), mail (SMTP, IMAP, POP3), and file servers.
  • Defined and setup network printers, and install client/server applications. Define/setup network protocols, Network File Services (NFS), and Network Information Services (NIS).
  • Performance Management & Tuning of AIX/UNIX Kernel.
  • Security, users, groups’ administration and daily backup and restore operations.
  • Networking service, performance, and resource monitoring
  • Maintaining updated documentation of all the Servers and the installed applications and patches.

Confidential,Hyderabad, India Jan 2005 – Jan 2006
UNIX/AIX Administrator

Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for installation and maintenance of 4.3 AIX 4.x servers.
    • Administrator of IBM RS/6000 servers running AIX 4.3.3 for support of PeopleSoft Financials and HRMS Environment on Oracle 7.3.x., DNS, FTP and Legato tape backup.
    • System & backup management using MKSYSB.
    • IBM RS/6000 SP System Software Maintenance AIX System Dump Generation and sending System Dump to AIX System Support Center.
    • AIX systems administration using SMIT.
    • Logical Volume Management (LVM) of AIX.
    • Predefined and Customized Volume Group management on AIX
    • Disk Management on AIX using SMIT.
    • Installation and Administration of TIVOLI Service Desk.
    • Disk Replacement Strategy on AIX.
    • Performance Management & Tuning of AIX UNIX Kernel.
    • Managing cron jobs, batch processing and job scheduling.
    • Software installation and maintenance.
    • Installation and administration of peripherals.
    • Security, users and groups administration.
    • Networking service, performance, and resource monitoring.

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