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Infrastructure Systems Engineer Resume

SUMMARY:

  • 20+ Years Technical Project Management
  • 10+ Years of Supervisory Experience
  • 16+ Years Designing, Documenting and Implementing Complete Disaster Recovery Solutions.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Operating Systems: AIX, Windows 98 Windows NT, Windows XP, Window 7, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows 2008, Novell NetWare

Programming Languages: C, C++, Perl, PL1, Pascal, Basic, COBOL, RPG

Hardware: Confidential Disk Storage, XIV, DS8000, DS5000, DS4000, DS3000, N Series (Netapp), V7000, V5000, V3700, San Volume Controller, Tape Storage, HACMP High Availability Storage Area Networks, Cisco San Switches, McData San Switches, Brocade San Switches, Confidential power systems, Confidential system X

Software: Advanced Power Virtualization, Tivoli Storage Management Backup Software, VMware ESX Server

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Infrastructure Systems Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and design enterprise infrastructure solutions
  • Document technical design and operational procedures
  • Make recommendations on systems architecture based on application requirements
  • Provide thought leadership on application support and best practices
  • Contribute to network engineering, deployment, and support
  • Work with 3rd party software vendors to understand product capabilities and options
  • Develop application support procedures for 2nd and 3rd tier support personnel
  • Develop application deployment plan; and coordinate execution
  • Assist operations group to proactively manage and maintain systems
  • Assist operations group with support issues and problem management
  • Identify and evaluate technologies to improve system capabilities
  • Develop and utilize application performance and capacity management KPI’s
  • Mentor/ cross - train team members on existing and new technologies
  • Designing, configuring, and supporting complex software systems with multiple integrated applications
  • Monitoring application availability and performance
  • Unix/Linux systems administration and scripting
  • Active Directory / Group Policy / DHCP / DNS
  • High Availability and Disaster Recovery strategies
  • Strong understanding of virtualization concepts and technologies
  • Strong documentation & communication skills
  • Proven ability to provide leadership and work with and influence technical team members
  • Flexible and able to adapt to a rapidly changing environment
  • A broad range of technical skills with a strong desire to constantly expand skillset
  • Positive, self-motivated individual who can complete goals both independently and cooperatively
  • Three tier application development and support
  • Web application development and support
  • Supporting integration of SaaS applications with business applications
  • SNMP traps/notifications, Syslog, event management platforms
  • SNMP MIBs, WMI
  • Database management with multiple platforms
  • Software development experience
  • Release management experience
  • Windows system administration and scripting
  • VMware ESX / vCenter
  • Clustering & Load Balancing
  • Operating System Build Automation
  • Storage Area Networks
  • Windows Server Update Server
  • Linux rpm and yum
  • Jira
  • Remedy
  • Sharepoint

Confidential, SPRINGFIELD, IL

SENIOR SYSTEMS AND STORAGE, SOLUTIONS CONSULTANT

Responsibilities:

  • Provide Technical sales support to Sales Staff regarding customer configurations.
  • Provide analytical support necessary to develop and implement solutions small to medium size projects or components of larger projects
  • Provide analytical support necessary to develop and implement solutions for projects.
  • Install, build and architect AIX, TSM, VMware and Storage solutions to meet customer performance needs.
  • Document, design infrastructures for power systems and X-series and Storage customers.
  • Manage Projects from design to implementation, customer turnover and customer training.
  • Provide customer support and problem resolution, interface with Confidential on customers behalf.
  • Teach customers in AIX, TSM, and Vmware.
  • Design, Document and Implement Complete Disaster Recovery Solutions.
  • Advanced AIX Skills
  • Design, Implementation of Infrastructure projects.
  • Providing infrastructure solutions and setup in datacenter environments with best practices.
  • AIX Administration (AIX 5.3 and AIX 6.1 and AIX 7.1)
  • Hardware Intallation, racking of Confidential servers
  • LPAR and DLPAR configuration and Administrationon Confidential Power systems
  • HACMP cluster Installation, configuration, Trouble shooting
  • VIO - Dual VIO setup . Installation, configuration & troubleshooting
  • Expertise in creating and managing Dual Virtual I/O servers with SEA, MPIO and LNK aggregation
  • HMC management. Installation, adding frames to HMC, managing HMC
  • GUI/command line, patching . LAPR management /DPLAR/CuOd/firmware upgrades
  • Performance Management & Monitoring and OS Hardening in AIX
  • Performing disaster recovery testing and implementing new project for DR setup
  • Installation of patches and packages, Backup & mksysb
  • Documentation and Training for projects
  • Disk/Storage Management using LVM- AIX
  • Migrating AIX 5.3 to AIX 6.1 or AIX 7.1 or ML, Service packs, APARs, and installing other third party software.
  • Handling change management and problem management tickets and follow-up the issues.

Confidential, St. Louis MO

SENIOR SYSTEM ENGINEER

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for people management activities including career planning/support, training, interviewing, hiring, rewarding, disciplining, and performance and salary reviews.
  • Manage a team responsible for providing the day-to-day administration, maintenance, and/or support of all UNIX Systems
  • Ensure that service targets are met, and that department policies, and procedures are followed
  • Coordination of diverse resources to resolve cross-tier, cross-discipline problems; determine and eliminate their root causes, and document these processes and their results
  • Implement task automation and process improvements; recommends enhancements that result in increased quality and efficiencies
  • Develop, deliver, and exceed all performance targets
  • Communicate and coordinate major changes with other departments
  • Coordinate initiatives and drive teams to meet commitments based on the plan.
  • Provides management of the project team by providing central leadership and coordination of all engaged functional groups.
  • Develops, plans and manages implementation of activities for multiple, moderately complex projects for both external and internal customers.
  • Manages project risks, issues and escalations by identifying and applying mitigation strategies to project plan and technical strategy to ensure overall project success.
  • Lead teams in establishing and following effective processes to manage planning, development and deployment.
  • Establish project milestones/deliverables and work with key stakeholders to ensure the milestones are clearly defined and agreed to.
  • Responsible for budget and expense control for project. Accountable for timely project completion and delivery.
  • Obtain/Input all necessary data for tracking, planning and project evaluation.
  • Resolve conflicts and lead the team to ensure roadblocks and open issues are removed.
  • Foresee risks and dependencies and manage them proactively.
  • Analyze risk and report problems and delays in meeting commitments.
  • Provide Technical sales support to Sales Staff regarding customer configurations.
  • Provide analytical support necessary to develop and implement solutions small to medium size projects or components of larger projects
  • Design and plan implementation schedules to meet customers planned rollout dates and deadlines.
  • Install, build and architect AIX, TSM, VMware and Storage solutions to meet customer performance needs.
  • Document, design infrastructures for power systems and X-series and Storage customers.
  • Manage Projects from design to implementation, customer turnover and customer training.
  • Provide customer support and problem resolution, interface with Confidential on customers behalf.
  • Teach customers in AIX, TSM, and Vmware.
  • Create and administer yearly operational and capital budgets for IT resources.
  • Design, Document and Implement Complete Disaster Recovery Solutions.
  • Advanced AIX Skills
  • Design, Implementation of Infrastructure projects.
  • Providing infrastructure solutions and setup in datacenter environments with best practices.
  • AIX Administration (AIX 5.3 and AIX 6.1)
  • Hardware Intallation, racking of Confidential servers
  • LPAR and DLPAR configuration and Administrationon Confidential Power systems
  • HACMP cluster Installation, configuration, Trouble shooting
  • VIO - Dual VIO setup . Installation, configuration & troubleshooting
  • Expertise in creating and managing Dual Virtual I/O servers with SEA, MPIO and LNK aggregation
  • HMC management. Installation, adding frames to HMC, managing HMC
  • GUI/command line, patching . LAPR management /DPLAR/CuOd/firmware upgrades
  • Performance Management & Monitoring and OS Hardening in AIX
  • Performing disaster recovery testing and implementing new project for DR setup
  • Installation of patches and packages, Backup & mksysb
  • Documentation and Training for projects
  • Disk/Storage Management using LVM- AIX
  • Migrating AIX 5.3 to AIX 6.1 or ML, Service packs, APARs, and installing other third party software.
  • Handling change management and problem management tickets and follow-up the issues.

Confidential

SENIOR SYSTEMS ENGINEER

Responsibilities:

  • System Design and Planning for McDonnell Douglas support contract.
  • Planning and design of new systems as well as performance tuning and installation and migration and administration support.
  • Provide level 2 support for Helpdesk tickets and provide input on change control tickets for ongoing support.
  • Manage Project Implementation from design to implementation, customer turnover and customer training.
  • Provide customer support and problem resolution, interface with Confidential on customers behalf.

Confidential

SYSTEMS ENGINEER

Responsibilities:

  • System Administrator for 80 HPUX servers in 80 Branch Offices.
  • WAN/LAN Manager for Frame relay network with 80 locations.

Confidential, Wentzville, MO

SYSTEMS ENGINEER

Responsibilities:

  • AIX Administrator for 4 Confidential 550 RISC servers running HACMP 4 node cluster that served at interface to Confidential Mainframe.
  • Responsible for all terminals and printers on plant floor and 50 printers in the computer room for document delivery to assembly line operators.
  • Managed Interface software for data transfer between mainframe and plant floor devices.
  • Interface with Confidential department managers to map out data points to be pulled from mainframe.
  • Programming in C to create custom reports.

Confidential

MIS Manager

Responsibilities:

  • System Administrator for Novell Netware.
  • Database/Program Administrator for Navy Job Placement Program.
  • Instructor in PC Skills for people leaving the Navy.
  • Supervisor for a staff of seven employees.
  • Do annual employee evaluations with goal setting for improved cross training and measurable performance improvement.
  • Create and administer yearly operational and capital budgets for IT resources.

Confidential, Newport, RI

Division leader/DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR

Responsibilities:

  • Supervisor for a staff of twelve employees.
  • Do annual employee evaluations with goal setting for improved cross training and measurable performance improvement.
  • Responsible for database administration and preparation of various computer based Naval War Games.
  • Coordinate with game designers to populated war games with logistics planes, ships, ordinance and various other data.

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