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Enterprise Engineer Resume

SUMMARY

  • Accomplished systems administrator with more than 20 years of experience with server infrastructures and data - center operations across multiple platforms (Unix, Linux, Windows). Able to effectively plan, install, configure and optimize the IT infrastructure to consistently achieve high availability and performance.
  • Proven ability to create and deliver solutions tied to business growth, organizational development and systems optimization. Skilled problem identifier and troubleshooter comfortable managing systems, projects and teams in a range of IT environments.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • VMWare Administration
  • Unix/Linux Administration
  • SAN/NAS/Replication Administration
  • Storage Design and Implementation
  • Systems Installation, Configuration & Upgrading
  • Process Improvements
  • Patching Procedures
  • Security Solutions
  • System and Process Automation
  • Documentation, Training & Mentoring
  • Change Process Management

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Enterprise Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Architected and implemented conversion of key applications to Linux based blade/VM platform, allowing of proprietary Unix systems footprint to be reduced by more than two thirds.
  • Integrate EMC, HP and CA toolsets to leverage lower TCO while improving system availability and insight.
  • Successfully executed regular Disaster Recovery testing using bare metal and intermediate level restoration processes using EMC Recoverpoint and other technologies. (Also developed necessary documentation for said restorations)
  • Key role in implementing Netbackup as a single backup solution. Validated and tested methodology to move Unix and Linux backups from legacy Data Protector tape environment to Symantec disk-to-disk solution.
  • Implemented MC/Serviceguard clustering to protect Mission Critical systems that were previously unprotected. Later migrated some of these systems to linux heartbeat clusters to maintain same level of availability.
  • Lead role in multiple SAN refresh projects, tailoring and implementing migration plans from Symmetrix to Clariion, then VNX technologies.
  • Assessed and improved change control processes, allowing for better management while streamlining approval work flow. Managed/mentored NJIT interns to build Sharepoint prototype change tracking system to meet division requirements.
  • Document and update SLO/SLA's with business owners.
  • Troubleshoot multi-vendor processes and architectures to resolve performance and work flow issues.
  • Successfully planned and executed migrations from Internal Disk to SAN storage working with end-user and vendor teams for downtime windows and testing requirements.

Technologies:

  • VSphere 4x & 5x
  • Suse Linux
  • Red Hat Linux
  • Ubuntu Linux
  • LVM, JFS and other UX filesystems
  • HP-UX 11x
  • HP Data Protector 6x
  • Netbackup 7x
  • KSH / BASH scripting
  • CIFS / Samba / NFS / FTP / SFTP
  • EMC VNX, Clariion, Symmetrix
  • EMC Recoverpoint
  • EMC Timefinder/SRDF
  • EMC Celerra
  • Brocade SAN Fabric

Confidential

Senior Systems Administration Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Acting team lead to remotely located group manager: Manage group of help desk engineers in handling customer problems and in prioritizing development defect correction requests.
  • Handle customer escalations and act as single point of contact for key RBOC customers (Pacific Bell, SBC Telecom, Ameritech, Worldcom).
  • Identify, prepare and deliver customer specific content and scheduled application patches to meet customer needs and service level activations. Created methodology for preparing/packaging/delivering application fixes to meet monthly customer Quality Metrics targets.
  • Informix Database maintenance and ISQL script development and usage.
  • Ksh scripting and debugging.
  • SME for switch related communication problems with Lucent 5ESS and Northern Telecom DMS100/200/500 digital communication switch equipment.

Confidential

Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Support and maintenance of varied HP-UX, AIX and Solaris systems as well as baseline support of applications on those systems.
  • Support and maintain Oracle and Cache database server environments Unix and Linux platforms (production and development).
  • Write custom scripts for file manipulation and tape creation.
  • Create and maintain system users, printers and filesystems on Solaris, HP-UX and AIX systems. Provide secondary support for these types of systems in other company facilities.
  • Regular validation and testing of backup media for these mission critical systems.
  • Coordination of hardware repairs and upgrades through operations staff using mandated downtime procedures.
  • Plan and coordinate OS and application upgrades. (HP-UX 10.01 thru 11.23, AIX 4.1.4.0 -> 4.3.1)
  • Certify and Test Y2K Compliance of systems based on manufacturer’s recommendations.
  • Administer Openview Operations Administration (OVO 6) with Telalert notification.
  • Implemented “Ignite” image backups on HP-UX and coordinated successful disaster recovery testing efforts.
  • Define operational needs (hardware/software) and budgetary requirements. Provide business case support to acquire funding.

Confidential

Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Deployment and support of distributed UNIX based applications on HP/SUN client server platform.
  • Troubleshoot X.25 VCS Datakit II to Applied Innovations 180 TCP/IP network connectivity.
  • Develop and Update customer documentation and training information.
  • Prepare and present customer informational content for User Conference.

Confidential

Systems Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Engineer and Install Unixware, SCO Open Server, NT 4.0, Win 95, Netware 3.x, Lantastic and TCP/IP - NFS Networks (up to 40 Users)
  • Server/Workstation Specification, Sourcing and Ordering.
  • Cable Layout and Installation.
  • Support/Maintain of Association Management, Diocesan Census and Country Club Management software packages.

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