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San Storage Administrator Resume

Raritan, NJ

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • EMC Storage
  • Migrations
  • Troubleshooting
  • Confidential Storage
  • Automation
  • Allocating, Alerting & Monitoring
  • SANscreen
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Change Management
  • Storage Consolidations
  • Capacity Planning
  • System Administration
  • Systems Management
  • Application Support
  • Process Improvement
  • UNIX
  • Cisco MDS
  • Incident Management

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Hardware:

SUN SPARC: Enterprise class servers, UNIX, AIX, HP - UX, Linux, ESX

Wintel: HP DL380 G series & DL585 G Series, C Class Blade servers

Storage: EMC VMAX, EMC DMX, EMC Clariion CX, Confidential Tagmastore USPV, USP and HP

SAN: CISCO MDS, Brocade, McData

Software Products:

Operating Systems: Windows 2k/2003, Sun Solaris 8, 9 & 10, AIX 5.2 & 5.3, HP-UX 11.x, VMware

Storage Software: EMC NaviSphere, EMC Control Center suite, SMC, CISCO Fabric Mgr, EMC SRDF, SAN Screen, Storage Navigator, Confidential Command Suite, Brocade Network Analyzer

CLI: Symcli

Tools: Putty, SanScreen, Netbackup

CRM/Ticketing Systems: Remedy ARS, BMC

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Raritan, NJ

SAN Storage Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a stable, predictable, and scalable Storage environment to protect business critical data.
  • Work closely with GDC Operations to maintain current infrastructure with required new releases.
  • Designs and provisions storage to systems as required through rotational standby support; responds to failure and alert event notifications 24x7 to ensure capacity demands.
  • Part of a team environment that communicates clear, concise messages to Internal Teams, IT and functional leadership on operations and support activities.
  • Ensures conformance to established system architecture, methods, regulations, standards and practices. Assures consistency with business objectives for resiliency, disaster tolerance, and regulatory compliance.
  • Monitors performance and SAN connectivity to ensure availability and prepares, schedules, documents storage assignments w/ System Administrators, related infrastructure teams, management staff through a regulatory change management system and other documentation.
  • Oversees and remediates SAN device/application {access, performance, and event} alerts to identify/ potential incidents. Escalates and follows incidents with senior management and other Confidential & Confidential agencies to ensure capacity management, data storage integrity and performance service level objectives are met.
  • Manage the Storage solution implemented within Confidential & Confidential ’s Enterprise Data Center infrastructure.
  • Executes processes that ensure capabilities meet compliance and regulatory requirements.

Confidential, Warren, NJ & New York, NY

Vice President | SAN Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Utilized command line scripts to provision EMC storage on DMX, V-MAX, and Fast VP arrays.
  • Created LUN metas, mappings and SRDF pairings. Thick and thin LUN provisioning on V-MAX and Fast VP arrays.
  • Provisioned Clariion storage with NaviSphere.
  • Skilled in provisioning Confidential storage USPV and USP arrays using Storage Navigator and Confidential .
  • Supported SAs in troubleshooting SAN issues such as initial storage configuration, path and storage failures.
  • Proven ability to handle significant workload with experience managing multiple projects concurrently in a matrix process environment.
  • Adhered strictly to Confidential ’s Problem/Change Management policies to ensure proper controls.
  • Participated in weekly meetings with PMO’s, SA’s and Business technical leads to ensure current and future projects met SLA’s for SAN storage.

Confidential

System Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Partnered with the TCRS (Technical Capacity Request System) development team to define SAN storage requirements through proof of concept/UAT testing. Performed BAU capacity planning and quarterly long term forecasting that enabled management to run reports to assess future needs.
  • Reviewed projects requesting new and additional SAN storage submitted thought the TCRS system.
  • Ensured storage amounts requested were justified based on facts/figures and not just random storage amounts.
  • Reduced initial storage amounts requested as appropriate to drive efficiency and cost savings averaging about $ 1million per year.
  • Team member on the Aperture work flow system that tracked status of new and existing SAN storage projects.
  • Worked with compliance on audit, PCM and RCSA documentation.

Project Leader | Senior UNIX System Administrator

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Supervised day-to-day operations for a team of 8 UNIX SA’s delegating project assignments.
  • Responsible for building and maintenance of UNIX servers and desktops.
  • Partnered with various technology groups to plan and accomplish long-range departmental objectives; implemented OS upgrades, environment and major equipment purchases & installations.

UNIX System Administrator

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Built and administrated 100+ Solaris/SunOS servers and desktops for various organizations of the firm.
  • Supported Fixed Income & Confidential Trading floors.
  • Handled troubleshooting hardware/software problems.

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