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Storage Solution Architect And Backup Consultant Resume

PROFILE:

  • Storage Architect with 13+ years of professional IT consulting experience with 9+ years in the Storage & Backup arena focusing on Confidential Tivoli Storage Manager and Confidential Storage, Brocade and Cisco SAN Environments.
  • Proven consulting skills in managing, designing, planning and implementing Backup and Storage solutions comprising various Confidential modules to clients from Fortune 100 companies.
  • Experienced in transforming customer business requirements into a comprehensive solutions using the appropriate methods, tools, and technologies.
  • Experienced in integrating Confidential modules Tivoli Data Protection of Databases, TDP for VMWare, Tivoli Flash Copy Manager, Total Storage Productivity Center (TPC).
  • Experienced in design and supporting EMC Networker, Data Domain and Avamar Technologies.
  • Managed environments with Networker, Avamar and Data Domain technologies.
  • Specialization in Storage Administration & Virtualization, Exposure to Confidential Tivoli Storage Manager, SVC, Confidential SAN, TPC, Cisco & HDS SAN environments and have design and implementation of Data Domain DD880g.
  • Built from scratch many highly effective, highly efficient, large Confidential environments.
  • Managed largest Confidential environment so far with simultaneous growth to 50 Confidential instances, 28 Confidential Library managers, 4 large 3500 Tape libraries with all hardware equally duplicated between two production datacenters and two hot Confidential DR sites including remote tape vaulting.
  • Proven ability to work with multi cultural teams, lead 30+ backup team, and 15+ team located onsite, offshore - India.
  • Managed all aspects of solution delivery as a Solution Architect, Lead Consultant and as functional expert.
  • Presented recommendations and Confidential architectures that provide fast backups and equally fast restore.
  • Achieved high level customer satisfaction through timely delivery of proposals, implementations, resolutions, blueprints both from customer and offshore locations.
  • Recently received appreciation from top level management at Confidential for attending major critsits with fast resolutions and helped in winning the deals for the customers.
  • Excellent Design & Implementation skills, ed special performance at Confidential and at various client locations for achieving time bound targets and maintaining excellent rapport with the client and relevant business units

TECHNICAL CAPABILITIES:

Operating Systems: Confidential AIX, Linux (Red Hat, Caldera, Suse & Debian), SUN Solaris, FreeBSD, SCO UNIX, MS WindowsNT/2000, HP-Unix

Storage: Confidential Tivoli Storage Manager V4, V5, V6 DS4500, DS8000, Brocade, Mcdata & Cisco SAN Switches, SVC (SAN Volume Controller), DD880G, TS7650G, High Availability Clustering on Redhat Linux Advanced Server 2.1

Hardware Platforms: Confidential X245, X345, X440, X445 and Pseries Servers Sun Ultra and Enterprise Series Servers (E420, E250, Ultra series)

Tape Drives and Libraries: Ultrium, DLT stand alone/Library, DAT, LTO and LTO2 Confidential 4560SLX, Optical Library, 3494ATL, 3584ATL, TS7510, TS7520, TS7530, TS7650G, DD880G

Internetworking: Web Server - Apache, MS IIS, DNS, NIS, NFS, LDAP, EmailServer-Sendmail, Exchange, POP3, IMAP, Samba, Proxy Server - Squid, Gateway, IP Chain, IPtables, FTP, Dialup Server/Client, TCP/IP,SSH and SFTP, Check Point Firewall(CPNG), IPSec

Database: Oracle DB and Confidential DB2 Installation and Basic Administration, MySQL, Postgressql

PROJECT EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Storage Solution Architect and Backup Consultant

Systems Involved: Tivoli Storage Manager V5 and V6 3494ATL, 3584ATL,RS6000, Confidential AIX 5.1 and 4.3, DS6000, DS8000, ESS 800, DS4300, Mcdata & Brocade SAN Switches, Netapp Gfilers, Hitachi SAN, SVC (San Volume Controller), TPC 3.3.2, Confidential, DD880G, TS7650G, Storwize V7000

Responsibilities:

  • Working as and Technical Solutions Architect for Confidential with Storage team, design and Implementation of Backup Environment with TSM.
  • Took part and solved major critsits and received appreciations from the customer.
  • Involved in the Backup & Storage Infrastructure optimization projects for major telecom customers.
  • Engaged in the different presale discussions and played major role in winning deals.
  • Performed Storage and backup assessments and provided recommendations which helped clients in optimizing their environments for above customers .

Lead Architect

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • The entire backup data of the Production site will get replicated to DR site through TSM.
  • Responsible for supporting the Confidential devices and Confidential Brocade switches through which the entire data gets replicated to the DR site.
  • Responsible for Brocade SAN Directors M48000 through which all the Lanfree backups has been configured by using the VTLs TS7510,7520,7530.
  • Presented recommendations and Confidential architectures that provide fast backups and equally fast restore.
  • These same set of recommendations can support multithreaded restores and backups, storage pools and types of data to be stored within the storage pools to take advantage of efficient reclamations.

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Designed and built from scratch highly effective, highly efficient, Confidential environments.
  • Worked in the migration of KDC1&2 datacenters to Confidential Datacenter
  • Replicated backup data from Production to DR by using High Speed Cisco LAN Switches and Confidential Hardware.
  • Established Process and Procedures since the environment has been migrated from different architecture to the current architecture.
  • Layout efficient admin schedules to manage the Confidential backend and data movement within Confidential as well as the schedules to manage the client backups and Confidential loading.
  • Clients included but not limited to the installation of LAN-free clients and LAN-free windows clusters.
  • The above environments also consist of Confidential for Databases like Oracle, MSSql and FlashCopy Manager with Dataprotection for Exchange Servers.
  • Provided experts advise while designing and installing these environments.
  • Worked with all versions of Confidential up through 6.2 but specializing in versions up to 5.5.

Confidential

Backup and Storage SME

Responsibilities:

  • Worked in the transition process of Confidential.
  • Working on Confidential AIX, RS6000 servers with Confidential installed with more than 3000 nodes connected to those servers.
  • Working on Storage Libraries like 3494 & 3584 ATL and VTLs also.
  • Supported AIX Servers with SSA disks and Fast’s connected to those servers.
  • Experienced in Troubleshooting Tivoli Storage Manager Servers and Clients.
  • Experienced in Installing, Configuring and troubleshooting TDP for Oracle, SQL, and my SAP
  • Experienced in troubleshooting TDP for Exchange and Domino.
  • Involved in setting up Confidential Client environment with DB2 Database.
  • Experienced in setting up Confidential for Advanced Copy Services.
  • Worked on Problem and Change management tools like CPMA, manage Now, Remedy etc.,
  • Worked on maintenance of DR and Production sites for TSM
  • Have done performance tuning of BPebhs Confidential Server, which involves Load & Unload of the database, restructuring the Confidential Database and log Volumes.
  • Worked on Confidential environment where Library Manager and Library Client Architecture has been setup.
  • Worked on Disaster Recoveries which has been performed in lot of environments of Tivoli Storage Manager.
  • Implemented a Configured Confidential Server with Disk pool, Primary Tape Storage and Copy Storage Pool with DRM modules & SAN environment in GSBC project.
  • Lead a team of 19 people, helping them technically and process wise in all the technologies and accounts they are supporting.
  • Helped the team to successfully complete AIX & Confidential upgrades to latest level and make sure that all the servers are complaint.
  • Participated in the Defect Prevention Project of Confidential and reduced the backup failures in the Confidential environment.
  • Identified the performance issues on the Confidential Servers Database in the Confidential environment and fixed them successfully.
  • Worked on RSATSM ebhs SSADisks upgrade which involves removing the complete Confidential database and restoring the database from the scratch.
  • Worked on alerting project, this is having implementing TEC alerting on all the Confidential Servers. And made sure that all the servers we are supporting in complaint with alerting.
  • Worked on mailing issues on all the servers wherever there is a mailing problem.
  • Configured Confidential SAN, Netapp Gfilers and Administering & Configuring Mcdata & Brocade SAN Switches
  • Worked on the RFS work in IGA environment where there is allocation of 2 TB of LUNs from DS8000.
  • Designed and Configured Confidential DS8300 storage at Vodafone.
  • Worked as a Functional manager for Paloma BUR Team supporting 14 accounts and 35 Confidential Servers.

Network Engineer

Confidential

Systems Involved: Aix 5.3, 5.2, 5.1IBM DB2 8.1 and 7.2, Tivoli Storage Manager 4.1, 5.1 and 5.2, Red hat Linux Advance Server 2.1, Confidential Servers X-Series and P- Series,RS6000, Confidential MQSeries 5.1, 5.2 and 5.3, Confidential HTTP Server 1.3.12.

Responsibilities:

  • Worked on Intel Based Confidential Servers like x440 and x345 running on Red hat Linux AS.2.1 with Db2 and Web sphere with Confidential.
  • Good Working Knowledge in Configuring designing Tivoli Storage Manager for different environments.
  • Worked on implementing failover technology with Linux Clustering on Confidential X440 servers using Red hat Linux Advanced Server 2.1.
  • Used Policy domains, policy sets, management class, storage pools while Designing the Confidential for all the countries.
  • Configured Confidential for taking Db2 backup which is running on Linux, which is a core banking database in Confidential .
  • Worked in Configuring Confidential for taking backup from SAN.
  • Configured Confidential Server for taking backup into SCSI libraries with LTO and LTO2 drivers like Confidential 4560slx and Optical Library.
  • Worked in configuring Confidential for Confidential On demand Content Manager Server.
  • Experience in configuring and expiring the backups and running reclamation on the storage pools for all the countries for the respective time and date.
  • Having good working knowledge in the implementation Confidential Fastt600 and fastt200 with Exp400 SAN configuration with raid10 EXP 600
  • Implemented Samba for file sharing in the Confidential.
  • Good exposure in implementing clustering on Linux with DB2.
  • Experienced in Leading a team consists of 6 members for Rolling out Ibanking of Confidential Bank for the MESA Region
  • Worked on the Ibanking project for countries like UAE, Bahrain, Pakistan, which includes technologies like Confidential MQSeries, Confidential WCS Server with Confidential HTTP Server
  • Worked on Virtual hosting using Confidential HTTP Server.
  • Experienced in configuring Confidential MQ Series for remote queuing, local queuing and worked on MQSI which is used for publish and subscribe.
  • Exposure in creating Message flows and deployment of a Message flow using MQSI.
  • Experienced in configuring and maintaining Confidential MQ Servers on AIX and Linux.
  • Working on banking project, this has to be implementing with Confidential Web sphere commerce server, Confidential HTTP Server, and Confidential MQSeries on Confidential AIX Servers.

Systems Administrator

Confidential

Systems involved: Sun Solaris 2.8, Sun Netra T1, Sun E-250 Server, Linux Redhat 6.1, 6.2, 7.1, 7.3 windows NT4.0 and Windows 2000 Professional, Cisco 2612 Router, Checkpoint NG, Confidential Tivoli Storage Manager 5.1

Responsibilities:

  • Administered Mail server like Sendmail on Sun E-250.
  • Administered firewalls like Cisco Checkpoint firewall on Sun Netra T1.
  • Maintained Cisco router 2600 and Cisco Switches 2950.
  • Administrated Windows 2000 server.
  • Provided Desktop support to all the users having Windows2000 professional, Windows XP.
  • Vendor Interaction and Taking Backups of Solaris and windows servers.
  • Maintained servers with Redhat Linux 8.0 7.3 7.2 which are configured with NFS and NIS.

System Administrator

Confidential

Systems involved: Sun Solaris 2.8, 2.6, and 2.5, Sun Ultra 10 Workstation, Linux Redhat 6.1, 6.2, 7.1,7.3 windows NT4.0 and Windows 2000 Professional, Cisco 2612 Router .

Responsibilities:

  • Configured and administering servers and gateways on Linux, Sun Solaris 2.8 and 2.7 and Windows NT.
  • Installed, Configured and administered Linux gateways with IPChains as firewalls and IPSec for VPN with NAT and IPMasquerading.
  • Installed, Configured and administered fileservers on Solaris and Linux with Linux Software Raid with DNS, DHCP, Samba, NIS, and NFS.
  • Configured and administered Apache Web server with SSL module, mason implementation with PHP, Perl, MySQL, Virtual Hosting on Apache, FrontPage extensions and Accesscontol on Apache
  • Configured and administered MailServers like Sendmail, Postfix, IMAP and POP3.
  • Implemented Firewalls like IPChains on the Gateways and For accessing fileserver from outside with redirecting ports on the Gateway by using the secure tools like SSH, Sftp from outside.
  • Implemented Version Controlling Systems on UNIX like CVS (Concurrent Versioning Systems).
  • Implemented Samba Server on Linux and Solaris for accessing UNIX server from Windows Desktops.
  • Dual booting on Sun Ultra 10 machine with Sun Solaris 2.8 and 2.7.
  • Implemented NIS, NFS, DNS on the Sun Solaris 2.8 and 2.7.
  • System Administration of Windows NT 4.0 and Windows 2000 Desktops.
  • All workstations configured for Database, E-Mail, Intranet and Print Services.
  • Worked in the project for Inter office connectivity by using VPN.
  • Installed Oracle database on Solaris and HP-UX
  • Installed Confidential MQSeries on different platforms like Solaris, Windows, Linux, and HP-UX.
  • Configured and Administered application servers like Apache with Tomcat-Jakarta with Backend database like PostgresSql for running servlets and JSP.
  • Configured and installed IPMasquerading with Squid as Proxy with ACL (Access Control Lists).

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