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Senior Storage Engineer Resume

Austin, TexaS

OBJECTIVE:

Looking for a challenging position as a SAN Engineer with opportunity for continued professional progression

SUMMARY:

  • Overall 10 years of extensive experience in information technology as Senior SAN Engineer
  • In - depth exposures to heterogeneous Storage technologies SAN, NAS and DAS
  • Expertise in multi-vendor operating systems which includes Solaris, Linux and Microsoft Windows
  • Experience in multi-vendor Storage including HDS, EMC, NetApp, IBM
  • Integration and Management of Hitachi VSP, G1000, USPV, AMS, HUS, HNAS, HCP, SNM, HCS, HTSM, HTnM, HTM, SI, TC, HUR, EMC VMAX/DMX, CLARiiON/VNX, SMC, ECC, SYMCLI, Navisphere, Unisphere, NetApp Filers(Snap mirror, Snap vault, Snap restore Snap copy), SRDF, Symclone, Symsnap, Time finder, Open Replicator, SAN Copy, Mirror view, IBM XIV(Gen1,2,3), SVC and V7000
  • Switch and Directors experience Brocade, McData, Cisco
  • Integration and day-today management of NetApp Filers includes creating Aggregates, Volumes (Traditional Vol, Flex Vol, and Flex Clone), Qtree and Quotas.
  • Experience in NetApp hardware refresh using SnapMirror
  • Experience in migrating NetApp Snap lock compliance volumes
  • Configured volumes for CIFS and NFS in NetApp SAN/NAS environment.
  • Configured Snapshot schedule for volumes or Aggregates.
  • Experience in Configuring and troubleshooting EMC Symmetrix (SRDF, TimeFinder, PowerPath) and CLARiiON
  • Data migration experience using SRDF and Host based
  • Experience with Mapping, Masking, Meta creation, Flags change, Hyper creation, Dynamic devices, Dynamic RA groups, SRDF pairing, CG groups, Async mode, Acp disk mode, Sync mode, MSC mode, Consistency groups, FAs setup, BCV pairing, RBCV setup, Raid groups, Storage groups
  • Experience in Configuring and troubleshooting EMC Symmetrix (SRDF, TimeFinder, SDR, Power path) and Hitachi (Shadow Image and True Copy)
  • Proficient in CLARiiON Storage provisioning using Navisphere manager.
  • Experienced in junior SAN administrators on HITACHI products line
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experienced in configuring and maintaining data center Switches and Directors from Brocade and Cisco
  • Experienced in creating Logical groups, Luns, adding hosts, reclaiming Luns, adding, sharing and removing storage to cluster, migrating volumes and replication using Shadow Image, True copy, HORCM manager, HTSM, USP, USPV/VM, VSP and AMS Arrays

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Austin, Texas

Senior Storage Engineer

Environment: 4000 + servers (Linux, Solaris, Windows)

Disk Arrays: VMAX, DMX, CLARiiON, VNX, USPV/VM, VSP, AMS, HUS, IBM V7000, SVC, XIV and NetApp

Switches & Directors: Brocade, CISCO

Responsibilities:

  • Installation, Configuration and Implementation of HDvM, Storage Navigator Module, USP/VM, VSP, G1000, AMS, HUS, HCP, HNAS, HTnM, HTSM
  • Creating Logical groups, Luns, adding hosts, deleting Luns, adding, sharing and removing storage
  • Install, configure and troubleshoot HORCM for Shadow Image and True Copy replication operations
  • Installed and configured Hi-Track monitor for HITACHI Arrays
  • Implementing, Configuring and maintaining HTnM for storage performance monitoring
  • Installed, configured and troubleshoot HCP and HNAS platforms
  • Creating Logical groups, Luns, adding hosts, deleting Luns, adding, sharing and removing storage on USP, USPV/VM, VSP and AMS Arrays
  • Proficient in adding hosts, storage sub systems and access paths using HDvM
  • Planned, Configured and Implemented data replication solutions using shadow image, true copy, Hitachi Tiered Storage Manager and Volume Migrator
  • Planned and Implemented Microcode upgrade for HITACHI arrays
  • Configuring and Implementing Thin provisioning (creating / deleting DP pools / Volumes) using HDP
  • Perform necessary storage infrastructure maintenance in accordance with Change Management policies
  • Performing daily Operational tasks like Storage provisioning, LUN expansion, Host Groups, Reclaiming Luns Using HDvM and SNM
  • SAN space allocation, scanning and configuring LUNs for Linux, Solaris, Windows and ESX servers
  • Plan, Implement and troubleshoot host based migrations using HORCM manager
  • Set up and implement Volume migrations using HTSM.
  • Planning and implementing flash copy and global mirror using SVC, v7000
  • Worked on setting up and maintaining NetApp appliances
  • Planned and worked on expansion of filers by adding new enclosures, and then assigning disk to controllers and aggregates
  • Set up aggregates, volumes, LUN, and iGroup to register and assign disks to hosts.
  • Set up Qtree, quotas, CIFS
  • Created and managed vfiler
  • Planned and implemented ONTAP upgrade
  • Extended aggregate, volumes when needed
  • Setting up de-duplication on LUNs
  • Proficient with Operation manager
  • Planned and implemented Qtree, volume snap mirror, Metro and Global mirror
  • Set up new appliances on operations manager for reporting.
  • Worked on operation manager to run monthly allocations, and other reports requested by management.
  • Added new host to SnapMirror for replication, ensuring appropriate throttle speed for replication.
  • Performed SnapMirror DR tests using
  • Work with ONTAP for Filer Administration
  • Create Aggregates, Volumes (Traditional, FlexVol, FlexClone), Qtree, Quotas
  • Configure volumes for CIFS and NFS in NAS environment
  • Configure Snapshot schedule for volumes or aggregates
  • Installed, configured and monitored ECC, SYMCLI and SMC as well as FC data center switches (Brocade, Cisco).
  • Planning, allocating, storage layouts, connectivity and policy design
  • Day to day EMC Storage provisioning using ECC, SYMCLI, Navisphere Manager, SMC and Unisphere
  • Planned and implemented data migrations using SRDF
  • Creating Dynamic RA groups, Dynamic devices, Pairing for SRDF replication
  • Wrote TimeFinder, SRDF and Open Replicator scripts
  • Creating Dynamic RA groups, Dynamic devices, Pairing for SRDF replication
  • Design, installed with DELL/EMC CX4-960 and CX4-120
  • Configuration and maintenance, EMC software installation including ECC, Solutions Enabler SYMAPI, Storage Navigator and EFCM
  • Planned FLARE code upgrade on multiple CLARiiONs
  • Proficient in using variety of GUI tools like Connectrix manager, Web tool, Fabric Manager BNA, for switches and directors
  • Created ISL between production fabrics. Merged fabrics and cleaned zones.
  • Created, modify zoning and zone sets. Add/Remove zones from zone set.
  • Planned and worked on upgrading the Brocade and Cisco firmware
  • Activated zone set and created planned zone sets on Brocade switches.
  • Proficient in using command line utility for Brocade and Cisco switches and directors
  • Creating zones, aliases, adding zone members, deleting and activating zones using Fabric Manager as well as CLI on Cisco and Brocade DCFM

Confidential, Santa Barbara, CA

Senior Storage Engineer

Environment: 4000 + servers (Linux, Solaris, Windows)

Disk Arrays: VMAX, DMX, CLARiiON, VNX, USPV/VM, VSP, AMS, HUS, IBM SVC, XIV and NetApp

Switches & Directors: Brocade, CISCO and McData

Responsibilities:

  • Day to day Storage provisioning and necessary infrastructure maintenance
  • Planning, allocating, storage layouts, connectivity and policy design
  • Configuration and maintenance of HDvM and Storage Navigator
  • Planned and configured Tuning manager, Tiered Storage manager, Device manager, Storage Navigator and Hi-Track monitor
  • Creating zones, aliases, adding zone members, deleting and activating zones using Fabric Manager as well as CLI on Cisco and Brocade switches
  • Creating Logical groups, Luns, adding hosts, deleting Luns, adding, sharing and removing storage on USP, USPV/VM, VSP and AMS Arrays
  • Proficient in adding hosts, storage sub systems and access paths using HDvM
  • Planned, Configured and Implemented data replication solutions using shadow image, HORCM, HUR and true copy.
  • Configuration and maintenance, EMC software installation including ECC, Solutions Enabler SYMAPI
  • Perform necessary storage infrastructure maintenance in accordance with Change management policies
  • LUN masking using ECC, and SYMCLI
  • Provisioning storage using Auto Provisioning Groups on VMAX
  • Creating zones, aliases, adding zone members, deleting and activating zones using Fabric Manager as well as CLI on Cisco and Brocade switches
  • Request bin file layout for Symmetrix to EMC CE as per the business
  • Provisioning storage, allocation, scanning and configuring LUNs for ESX servers
  • Creating Logical groups, Luns, adding hosts, deleting Luns, adding, sharing and removing storage on USP, AMS and 9985 using HDvM
  • Set up shadow image and true copy replications
  • Plan and schedule of new / junior SAN administrator to improve upon their troubleshooting skills using HCS, Storage Navigator and HTnM
  • Provide 24x7 technical support to both our operation and user community throughout the firm

Confidential, Riverside County, CA

Storage Engineer

Environment: 3000 + servers (Solaris 8, .9, 10, WIN, VMware)

Disk Arrays: DMX4-950, Clariion, VMAX, CelerraNS120, USP, USPV, HNAS, TagmaStore, Thunderligntning, XIV and NetApp

Switches & Directors: CISCO, Brocade, Nexus

Responsibilities:

  • Configuring data replication solutions using HORCM, SI, HUR and TC
  • Discovering and Configuring SAN devices on Solaris hosts.
  • Configuring and troubleshooting VERITAS Vol Mgr and file systems
  • Configuring, provisioning and sharing LUNs in USP and AMS Arrays
  • Performing Zoning using ECC, Connectrix manager and Fabric manager
  • Creating Logical groups, Luns, adding hosts, deleting Luns, adding, sharing and removing storage on USP, AMS and 9985 using HDvM
  • Trained junior SAN administrators for installing and configuring Storage navigator, HDvM and HTnM
  • Installed, configured and maintained Solaris 8.9.10 and RHELinux
  • Creating Logical groups, Luns, adding hosts, deleting Luns, adding, sharing and removing storage on USP, USPV/VM, VSP and AMS Arrays
  • Planned and implemented HNAS object migration using JetMirror
  • Proficient in adding hosts, storage sub systems and access paths using HDvM
  • Configured and maintained Qtree, quotas, CIFS, NFS
  • Created and managed vfiler
  • Provisioning storage using Auto Provisioning Groups on VMAX
  • Creating zones, aliases, adding zone members, deleting and activating zones using Fabric Manager as well as CLI on Cisco and Brocade switches

Confidential, San Jose, CA

Storage administrator

Environment: 2000 + servers (Solaris 8, 9, Linux 4, 5, VMware)

Disk Arrays: DMX 3, DMX 2000, DMX3000, CX3-80, CX700, HDS 9900, 9700, 9800

Switches & Directors: McData, Brocade, CISCO / Nexus

Responsibilities:

  • Day to day Storage provisioning and necessary infrastructure maintenance
  • Perform necessary storage infrastructure maintenance in accordance with change management policies
  • Perform necessary storage infrastructure maintenance in accordance with change management policies
  • Provide support and interface with vendors for any and all failing components
  • Configuring data replication solutions using HORCM, SI, HUR and TC
  • Experienced in creating, provisioning and sharing LUNs in USP and AMS Arrays
  • Creating Logical groups, Luns, adding hosts, deleting Luns, adding, sharing and removing storage on USP, AMS and 9985 using HDvM
  • Planned and worked on expansion of filers by adding new enclosures, and then assigning disk to controllers and aggregates.

Confidential, Milwaukee, WI

SAN Engineer

Environment: 4000+ servers (Solaris 9, 10, Win2003, VMware)

Disk Arrays: Hitachi AMS1000, 9990,9985,9980,9970, DMX 2, DMX 3000, Clariion

Switches & Directors: McData, Brocade, CISCO / Nexus

Responsibilities:

  • Creating Logical groups, Luns, adding hosts, deleting Luns, adding, sharing and removing storage on USP, AMS and 9985 using HDvM
  • Experienced in creating, provisioning and sharing LUNs in USP, USPV/VM, VSP and AMS Arrays
  • Installed, configured and maintained Solaris 8/9/10 and RHEL
  • Planned and worked on expansion of filers by adding new enclosures, and then assigning disk to controllers and aggregates.
  • Configuration and maintenance, EMC software installation including ECC, Solutions Enabler SYMAPI, Storage Navigator and EFCM
  • Set up Shadow Image and True Copy using HORCM manager
  • SRDF operational activities like Creating pairs and setting replication
  • Participate in project meetings, Act as a focal point for the specification and purchase, Maintained technical documentation.

Confidential, Irvine, CA

SAN administrador

Environment : 1400+ servers (Solaris 9, Red hat Linux, Win2K, VMware)

Disk Arrays : USPV, USPVM, AMS, DMX 2, DMX 3000, CLARiiON

Switches & Directors: McData, Brocade, CISCO

Responsibilities:

  • Day to day Storage provisioning and necessary infrastructure maintenance
  • Zoning using, Connectrix Manager, Cisco Fabric Manager
  • Perform necessary storage infrastructure maintenance in accordance with Change management policies
  • Request bin file layout for Symmetrix to EMC CE as per the business
  • Set up BCV devices for Business Continuity
  • Set up Shadow Image and True Copy using HORCM manager
  • Planned and Implemented Host based data migration using SI, HORCM, UVM and TC
  • Creating Logical groups, Luns, adding hosts, deleting Luns, adding, sharing and removing storage on USP, AMS and 9985 using HDvM
  • Set up shadow image and true copy replications

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