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Systems Administrator Resume

West Chester, PA

SUMMARY

  • Over 15 years of system administrator expertise in multi - platform AIX and Linux environments, small, mid-sized, large and global, with hands-on expertise in networking, scripting, and systems integration.
  • Excellent technical skills, with strong knowledge of SAN technologies and database administration.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication strengths leveraged to train users, troubleshoot system issues, and ensure total client satisfaction.
  • Experience working in fast-paced, deadline-oriented environments, including 24x7.
  • Solid background in technical support, capacity planning, infrastructure, and security.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

OS: UNIX, Linux, IBM AIX 6/7, Database and SAN Administration

Utilities: LVM, Kickstart, NIM, HACMP, HADR, HMC, PowerVM,VIO,LPM, VMWare, VSPhere, and Cloud TechnologiesHardware: IBM RS/6000 P5-P7 Series, IBM series Blade servers, SMP standalone servers, HP Servers, IBM DS series SAN, EMC (All models), NetApp, Pure Flash Storage, Brocade and Cisco Switches.

DB: DB2, Oracle, Sybase, MySQL, Maxdb

Networking: TCP/IP, AD, NFS, NIS, CISF and DNS

Cloud-based: IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS services

Applications: Websphere, MQSeries, Apache, TXSeries, CICS, Proprietary health software, Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM), CommVault, Veritas NetBackup

Languages: Korn, Bash, Sed, Awk, MF COBOL, SQL, HTML

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Systems Administrator

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Provided support and knowledge transfer to the support staff on creating and administering new operating systems by means of advanced virtualization techniques.
  • Utilized multi-platform and multi-language experience to successfully coordinate activities and ensured flawless operation of systems.

Senior System Administrator

Confidential, West Chester, PA

Responsibilities:

  • Completed major infrastructure upgrade project; replacing older system technology with newer, better hardware.
  • Participated in rotational 24x7.support.
  • Introduced PowerVM, creating virtualized environment; installed VIO LPARs to host AIX LPARs and consolidate overall footprint of standalone servers resulting in reduction in TCO and an increase in RIO.
  • Successfully supported migration from traditional SAN equipment to Solid State architecture.
  • Utilized strong hardware and software architecture experience.

Senior UNIX Administrator

Confidential, Norristown, PA

Responsibilities:

  • Hands on installation and maintenance of IBM P7 series servers.
  • Automated creation of LPARs, installing and configuring AIX O/S, utilizing AIX live partition mobility features.
  • Successfully completed several infrastructure and application projects, including OS upgrades and migration from older HP-UX to newer IBM AIX Power7 systems,
  • Participated in rotational 24x7.support.

Senior UNIX Engineer

Confidential, Conshohocken, PA

Responsibilities:

  • Automated rollout process in production environment. Automated LPARs creation by engineering, testing and documenting HMC, NIM and AIX scripts, and SOPs.
  • Set guidelines for Solaris Administration team to secure smooth transition into AIX environment.
  • Configured local HACMP failover and global failover environments, 24x7 with on-call features.
  • Performed Systems Architect and capacity planning duties, utilizing available resources on each server (IBM p570 and p560 with CECS, AIX 6.1 and 7.1, with TSM 5 and 6).
  • Became primary DB2 Administrator while performing AIX Administrator duties.

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