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Sr. Unix Administrator Resume

Charlotte, NC

SUMMARY:

Worked as a Programmer/Analyst, Capacity Planning and Management Specialist, Lead Analyst, Methodology Consultant, Network Products Specialist, Enterprise Network Monitoring and Management Specialist, Project Leader, Project Manager, Systems Analyst/Engineer/Architect, Operations Engineer, Sr. UNIX Administrator, and Sr. Server Analyst.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:

Sr. Unix Administrator

Confidential, Charlotte, NC

Responsibilities:

  • Providing AIX, Solaris, and RHEL (with VMware and VSphere) UNIX Administration. This includes support of AIX and Linux (OEL/RHEL) with Patch Management, Technical Level and Service pack updates.
  • Providing Operational Review for physical and virtual builds in multiple domains.
  • Creating Methods of Procedure (MOP) documents for the HOSS Team to be able to perform Level 1 & 2 support of change Management.
  • Execute Change requests in support of multiple Unix environments.
  • Providing break/fix support in all Unix environments.
  • Providing root cause analysis in all Unix environments.

Sr. Unix Administrator

Confidential, Fort Mill, SC

Responsibilities:

  • Provided AIX (6 and 7), and RHEL (6.2 and 7.2 with VMware and VSphere) UNIX Administration. This includes support of virtual environments in AIX with LPAR Management from the Power 7 managed systems, and VIO servers, as well as supporting all OS administration. VMware Guests from the VMware host and VSphere, as well as all OS Support. Supported sendmail on all Unix environments
  • Provided level 1, 2, 3 break/fix support in all UNIX environments.
  • Escalated to vendors or technical support as needed.
  • Provided Level 2 and 3 operational support Break/fix as well as project analysis
  • Provided Root cause analysis on high severity break/fix issues. I developed best practices to prevent future like issues in all UNIX environments.
  • Provided Capacity Management analysis to determine current utilization and help customer define resource needs in their environments.
  • Provided Infrastructure Analysis and implementation of Infrastructure projects.
  • Provided technical and application support to the Application teams as needed to resolve incidents and issues.
  • Worked with the network teams to resolve connectivity issues.
  • Provided server networking support for routing in all supported UNIX environments.
  • Created systems and procedural documentation for our team.
  • Vendor management. Worked directly with the vendors to resolve complex

Capacity Planning Engineer/Solutions Architect

Confidential, Durham, NC

Responsibilities:

  • Provide analysis and planning to facilitate migration of the current state to the future state environment.
  • Provide capacity management, planning and analysis for the current environment to help with the migration strategy.
  • Assisted BCBSNC in creating a plan and process to right size migrated systems.
  • Provide in depth analysis of the current infrastructure environment.
  • Build documentation on planning and migration activities.
  • Provide operational best practices guidance recommendations.
  • Vendor management.

Server Analyst, Unix Administrator, Incident Focus Lead

Confidential, Columbia, SC

Responsibilities:

  • Provided AIX (6.2 and 7.1), Solaris (10) and RHEL (6.2 and 7.1with VMware and VSphere) UNIX Administration. This includes support of virtual environments in AIX with LPAR Management from the VIO servers, as well as supporting all OS administration. VMware Guests from the VMware host and VSphere, as well as all OS Support. LDOMS and Local and Global zones in Solaris, as well as supporting the OS.
  • Supported sendmail on all Unix environments
  • Provided level 1, 2, 3 break/fix support in all UNIX environments.
  • Escalated to vendors or technical support as needed.
  • Provided Level 2 and 3 operational support Break/fix as well as project analysis
  • Provided Root cause analysis on high severity break/fix issues. I developed best practices to prevent future like issues in all UNIX environments.
  • Provided Capacity Management analysis to determine current utilization and help customer define resource needs in their environments.
  • Lead the Disaster Recovery Support Team for the FEPOC project. Performed server and application recovery for a large AIX, HACMP, and Websphere environment. Trained junior AIX Administrators to support this project.
  • Provided Infrastructure Analysis and implementation of Infrastructure projects.
  • Provided technical and application support to the Application teams as needed to resolve incidents and issues.
  • Provided disaster recovery and data restore functions using TSM.
  • Worked with the network teams to resolve connectivity issues.
  • Provided server networking support for routing in all supported UNIX environments.
  • Worked with the Data Analytics Team using BMC True Sight to monitor Server performance, and analyze root cause for server resource performance issues.
  • Created systems and procedural documentation for our team.
  • As the ICT Incident Focus Team Lead. I was responsible for the facilitation of all Incident Focus matters for all of ICT.
  • Vendor management. Worked directly with the vendors to resolve complex technical issues.

Data Center Engineer

Confidential, New Albany, OH

Responsibilities:

  • Provided operational support to the Confidential.
  • Supported all hardware components of various LANs, vlans, network devices, and application servers within the two production data centers.
  • Vendor management and oversight. I was responsible for inspecting and approving all vendor work within the production datacenters.

Project Manager / Senior Unix Administrator

Confidential, Cincinnati, OH

Responsibilities:

  • Provided UNIX Systems Administration in an HPUX/RHEL Version 5 and 6/AIX UNIX environment.
  • Lead UNIX Administrator. Lead a remote team of AIX and RHEL Unix Administrators
  • I supported the Sybase Database team on AIX and Linux Server platforms.
  • Supported Sendmail on all Unix Environments
  • I supported the Websphere middle wear team on AIX and Linux UNIX platforms.
  • Supported multiple MC ServiceGuard cluster nodes and packages.
  • Performed patch analysis and installation.
  • Worked break/fix for severity one system outages where I took charge of all UNIX issues through resolution. I was responsible for reporting the root cause and developing best practices to prevent future occurrences.
  • Capacity Analysis to assist in the right sizing of new VM’s for the Sybase and AIX Infrastructure migration.
  • P romoted to Migration Project Manager. Performs project management and Unix Administration duties in the migration of AIX, Linux to Linux Version 6.2 with VMware, and HPUX, servers, application, and MC ServiceGuard clusters from SAVVIS to ATOS datacenters. Including version upgrades of Sybase version 12.X to Sybase Version 15.7, including replication Servers.
  • Lead a team of Sr. UNIX administrators to migrate from an AIX 4.3.3 UNIX environment to a RHEL 6.1 platforms that will be the base operating system going forward.
  • L ead an internationally diverse team of 25 to 50 Technical Migration Team members in various portions of the migration (PeopleSoft, HPUX, AIX, LINUX, Oracle, PowerBuilder, Apache, Web logic, JBOSS, Java,).
  • I was a member of the Change Management Board for Confidential .
  • One of two Technical Project managers at the corporate level for Confidential .

Sr. Unix Administrator

Confidential, Columbus, OH

Responsibilities:

  • Provided UNIX Systems Administration in an HPUX/Solaris/AIX UNIX environment utilizing Internet and Intranet portals. This required the installation, configuration and support of Java.
  • Supported three separate datacenters located in California, Florida and Columbus Ohio for Confidential 's down line customer which is Walt Disney World.
  • Responsible for building new HPUX UNIX systems in a MC ServiceGuard clustered environment. These builds were from golden images using ignite.
  • Performed patch and environment upgrades of the HPUX OS and supporting applications such as Hp OpenView, SAP, MC ServiceGuard and others.
  • Responded to severity one system outages where I took charge of all UNIX issues through resolution.
  • Supported sendmail on all Unix environments
  • Responsible for reporting the root cause and developing best practices to prevent future occurrences.
  • Performed systems analysis and capacity planning to determine future resource needs for the OS, Storage, Database, and third party applications.

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