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System Administrator/ Data Center Supervisor/storage Resume

SUMMARY:

To obtain a challenging position with a diversified company that will benefit from my experience and educational background.

EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

System Administrator/ Data Center Supervisor/Storage

Responsibilities:

  • Install and Maintain Windows Server 2008 - 12 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 in a Network Environment.
  • Provide full lifecycle storage area network (SAN) administration, architecture, and support including storage utilizations/capacity planning and adjusting storage requirements.
  • Provide full lifecycle Vmware vSphere 5.1 administration and support including hosts upgrades, windows and Red Hat patching, building, cloning and replicating VMs.
  • Resolve escalated issues from the Help Desk concerning Active Directory.
  • Maintaining Active Directory and the Domain structure in a Production Environment: by adding and removing users and Servers as needed, also manage permissions via Group Policies
  • Replace and maintain Hardware on Servers (HP, DELL, and IBM)
  • Deploy, manage, and migrate virtual machines. Use vCenter Server to monitor resource usage. Use vCenter Server to increase scalability. Use VMware vCenter™ Update Manager to apply ESX/ESXi patches. Use vCenter Server to manage higher availability and data protection
  • Collaborate with infrastructure teams to defining and improving procedures in the areas of Disaster Recovery, Enterprise Backups, Systems Management, Monitoring and Systems Administration/Security, Build Standards and Server Build Automation.
  • Responsible for all designs modifications and changes to the SAN infrastructure and ensure proper change control is followed for implementation and documentation of all configuration changes.
  • Responsible for the installation, setup, technical operation and system administration of EMC CX4-480 EMC VNX5500 in a Production environment.
  • Responsible for Installing and Maintaining the CommVault Simpana 10 and HP Data Protector 9
  • Provide proactive monitoring and analysis and provide status reporting on availability, performance, and capacity utilization.
  • Uses storage management tools to discover, monitor, provision and report on the storage infrastructure.
  • Evaluates new technologies and architecting solutions. Investigate new technologies, tools and methodologies to improve system stability and reliability, and advance systems administration procedures across all teams. distributed server in various environments. Performing Deduplication for the volumes. Volume resize, aggregate disk add and lun resize
  • Responsible for maintaining Hardware Support and Maintenance Contracts with various vendors

Confidential

NetApp Storage Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with infrastructure teams to defining and improving procedures in the areas of Disaster Recovery, Enterprise Backups, Systems Management, Monitoring and Systems Administration/Security, Build Standards and Server Build Automation.
  • Provide full lifecycle storage area network (SAN) administration, architecture, and support including storage utilizations/capacity planning and adjusting storage requirements.
  • Responsible for the installation, setup, technical operation and system administration of enterprise storage and backup systems.
  • Responsible for all designs modifications and changes to the SAN infrastructure and ensure proper change control is followed for implementation and documentation of all configuration changes.
  • Provide proactive monitoring and analysis and provide status reporting on availability, performance, and capacity utilization. Develop plans & recommendations to proactively address performance and capacity issues. Resolving the hardware issues in co-ordination with NetApp.
  • Uses storage management tools to discover, monitor, provision and report on the storage infrastructure. Participates in root cause analysis for significant problems and suggests clear recommendations for improvements.
  • Builds partnerships with project teams and works closely with internal and external customers and vendors to provide detailed analysis and trending of storage usage, ensuring that support expectations are maintained/exceeded including planning of new or upgraded SAN and storage equipment.
  • Identify opportunities for automation and streamlining of system administration tasks.
  • Investigate new technologies, tools and methodologies to improve system stability and reliability, and advance systems administration procedures across all teams.
  • Lun management (LUN creation, LUN snapshots, Manual and automatic igroup management, LUN restore) using Snapdrive. Setting up and troubleshooting NFS, CIFS, and SAN (FC and ISCSI) Environment. Storage remediation like HBA driver and firmware upgrade. Assigning LUN’s (FC and ISCSI) to distributed server in various environments

Confidential

System Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Install and Maintain Windows Server 2003 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4+ in a Network Environment.
  • Resolve escalated issues from the Help Desk concerning Active Directory.
  • Maintaining Active Directory and the Domain structure in a Production Environment: by adding and removing users and Servers as needed, also manage permissions via Group Policies
  • Replace and maintain Hardware on Servers (HP, DELL, and IBM)
  • Deploy, manage, and migrate virtual machines. Use vCenter Server to monitor resource usage.
  • Use vCenter Server to increase scalability. Use VMware vCenter™ Update Manager to apply ESX/ESXi patches. Use vCenter Server to manage higher availability and data protection
  • Install and support CA Access Control for centralizes control and distributed enforcement of appropriate role-based access to sensitive server resources. Creating LUNS, Disk and Replication Groups along with adding new hosts.
  • Implementing and maintaining Local Network Security by means of CA Access Control.
  • Configuring and maintaining 2 EVA 4000 and 2 EVA 4400 SAN using Command

Confidential

System Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Install and Maintain Windows Server 2003 in a Network Environment.
  • Maintaining Active Directory and the Domain structure: by adding and removing users and computers as needed.
  • Replace Hardware on Servers and PC's (HP, DELL, and IBM).
  • Monitor Network Activity using a wide range of Network Monitoring Software, (Monitor One, Kiwi Syslog, PRTG Traffic Grapher, and IP Check). Backup Exec 10.0 for Windows Servers.
  • Resolve escalated issues from the Help Desk concerning Active Directory and Network connection.
  • Maintain the email Servers, troubleshoot and resolve issues within Exchange 2003.
  • Implementing and maintaining Network Security by means of group policy and Firewall.
  • Installing, Configuring and Maintaining Storage Area Network (SAN) HP EVA 4000
  • Configuring Cisco MDS 9000 Series Multilayer SAN Switches using Fabric Manager
  • Adding Servers to the SAN by using the correct HBA and Drivers.
  • Installing, Configuring and Maintaining Dell PowerVault MD3000i Network Attached Storage (NAS)
  • Troubleshooting and maintaining an Ericsson MD110 PBX Communication System, Dictaphone Freedom Voice Recording System, Cisco Call Unified Communication Manager 3.0.and LAN and WAN Connection.

Confidential

Help Desk Technician

Responsibilities:

  • Provide comprehensive technical support services to support Confidential clients in the pharmaceutical field.
  • Work within client service level agreements. Possess business acumen for all clients supported.
  • Assess issues reported to them and if appropriate, escalate to the proper contact.
  • Create and submit detailed call logs documenting customer interactions to be inclusive of accuracy, thoroughness, and timeliness. Confirm and update customer profile information as needed.
  • Maintain technical proficiency in all applications utilized by supported clients.

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