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Sr. Systems Administrator Resume

Irving, TX

SUMMARY:

Professional UNIX Systems Administrator with 15+ years’ experience. Extensive background in Confidential pSeries and AIX. Experienced with backups, clustering, shell scripting, and storage area networks. Accustomed to working in fast - paced environments and on simultaneous multiple projects.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Operating Systems: AIX, Redhat Linux, Sun Solaris

Programming / Scripting: Korn Shell, C, Perl

Software / Technologies: TCP/IP Networking, VERITAS Netbackup, Tivoli Storage Manager, EMC SRDF, Softek TDMF, Logical Partitioning, Advanced Power Virtualization, PowerHA / HACMP

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Sr. Systems Administrator

Confidential, Irving, TX

Responsibilities:

  • Part of a SA team that supports approximately 1700 AIX and Linux OS instances for the Confidential .
  • Responsible for OS loads, upgrades and patches, security tool installation, monitoring and backups as well as maintaining audit and compliance standards, annual continuity of business testing, and ensuring the availability of the system for proper operation of business applications.

IT Project Manager

Confidential, Irving, TX

Responsibilities:

  • Manage IT infrastructure projects that are part of the company’s global data center consolidation initiative.
  • Interface with IT delivery teams to coordinate and drive completion of data center migrations, ensure all equipment has been removed and the site is turned over to corporate reality by the target date.
  • Capture business requirements and ensure project design meets corporate technology standards while reducing business risk and expense.
  • Communicate project status to stakeholders, customers, and senior management.

IT Project Technical Specialist

Confidential, Irving, TX

Responsibilities:

  • Provide turnkey distributed system builds for business units on AIX and Linux platforms, beginning with the rack and stack of the system in the data center to turning the system over to the application teams.
  • Support data replication for distributed data center migrations using Confidential Softek Replicator on AIX, Windows, and Solaris
  • Provide technical advisement to project managers on the team when needed.

Sr. Systems Administrator

Confidential, Dallas, TX

Responsibilities:

  • Perform AIX system administration for midrange to high-end pSeries servers
  • Configure and support production clustered HACMP nodes
  • Primary system administrator for key production client facing systems requiring 24x7 availability

Sr. Systems Administrator

Confidential, Dallas, TX

Responsibilities:

  • Provide support and system administration for approximately 100 Sun Solaris servers running DNS/DHCP, 4 HP/UX servers running Oracle, and 4 Linux servers running Apache, DNS, FTP, and SMTP.
  • Set up new servers and readied them for deployment.
  • Responsible for backup and restore of production systems using VERITAS Netbackup and HP Omniback.
  • Modify Cisco router and switch configuration to accommodate new machines on the network.

System Administrator

Confidential, Austin, TX

Responsibilities:

  • Perform AIX system administration for RS/6000 servers, including such tasks as installation of AIX, hardware setup, hardware/software configuration, and system upgrades.
  • Utilize defined processes for change control and problem management along with performing root cause analysis.
  • Responsible for 4 SP2 frames consisting of 30 nodes and approximately 3 terabytes of external SSA DASD.

Software Analyst

Confidential, Austin, TX

Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical assistance to Confidential customers and field personnel via phone and e-mail.
  • Test product patches and new software under development.
  • Write how-to documents to assist customer and field personnel in installing and configuring the product.

AIX Software Analyst

Confidential, Austin, TX

Responsibilities:

  • Provided technical assistance to Confidential customers over the phone and via e-mail.
  • Specialized in trouble shooting network communication problems, especially on TCP/IP.
  • Supported products and protocols such as DHCP, DNS, IPX, NIS, NFS, and sendmail.
  • Performed system administration duties for several servers in the support center.
  • Worked 4 co-op terms, and then went on full time after obtaining degree.

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