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Consultant Resume

Solutions, ArchitecT

SUMMARY

  • Over the years I have gained extensive experience with storage & backup systems, administering NIX & Microsoft Windows operating systems, virtual infrastructures and enforcing security procedures.
  • I can demonstrate a record of success troubleshooting complex computer systems, increasing operational efficiency, thorough documentation and team leadership.
  • Installation, implementation and administration of many storage and backup technologies
  • Operating system installation and configuration
  • In depth system troubleshooting and performance tuning
  • Server and application monitoring systems
  • Deployment and management of commercial and open - source monitoring systems
  • Operating system, application and hardware life cycle management
  • Extensive experience with standard services such as DNS, NFS, DFS/CIFS/SMB, SMTP and LDAP/Active Directory
  • Backup strategy design, implementation and administration
  • Disaster recovery planning, implementation and off-site DR validation exercise experience
  • Shell and automation scripting (primarily BASH & Korn and PowerShell + PowerCLI)

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • Linux (primarily RedHat and their major derivatives)
  • Microsoft Windows (NT4 - 2019) including Hyper-V core deployments
  • VMware ESX / vSphere (2.5.x - 6.x)
  • Linux + Apache Web Server + MySQL + PHP (LAMP) web hosting platforms
  • Microsoft Active Directory, Policy Services & Azure AD synchronization + pass-through authentication
  • Microsoft IIS
  • Microsoft Exchange Server (5.5 - 2013)
  • Microsoft Clustering Service (MSCS)
  • Microsoft SQL (2000 - 2014)
  • Open Compute Project x86 Servers
  • Dell / EMC PowerEdge x86 Servers
  • Cisco UCS (B & C Series)
  • HP x86 Servers
  • IBM x86 Servers
  • Dell / EMC VNX & VNX2 series disk arrays (block & unified)
  • Dell / EMC CLARiiON CX3 & CX4 series disk arrays
  • Dell / EMC RecoverPoint
  • Dell / EMC Replication Manager
  • Dell / EMC Celerra NAS devices
  • Dell / EMC Avamar (3.x - 7.x)
  • Dell / EMC Data Domain
  • NetApp low to mid-range filers
  • Nimble Storage Arrays
  • Veeam Backup & Replication
  • Zerto Virtual Replication
  • Cisco MDS & Nexus switches
  • IBM TS4500 series tape libraries
  • ADIC Scalar series tape libraries

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Solutions Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Build complex deployment packages on various configuration management engines. IE: Chef, Kaseya, and SCCM.
  • Re-Implement RedHat satellite and remediate hosts which have not patched in years.
  • Retire a number of legacy Windows domain, each requiring a lengthy discovery process to migrate straggler apps/users.
  • Evaluate and deploy SIEM platform (Rapid7) to a fragmented mix of obsolete & modern operating systems.

Confidential

Data Center Production Hardware Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the local Open Compute Project hardware lab operations, capacity and technician(s)
  • Work globally to help other data center regions, and participate in discussion groups to share procedures & methods with my peers around the world
  • Mentor, assist and facilitate escalations from on-site tier 1 & 2 server break-fix teams
  • Facilitate building maintenance activity with tier owners as required, often at large-scale
  • Consistently help our team meet or exceed SLA’s for server repairs & escalations
  • Develop, write and update documentation as the server repair processes evolve
  • Assist Confidential hardware team in diagnosis, repair and remote hands during lab, FA and troubleshooting events

Confidential

Solutions Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Deployed EMC Avamar backup systems and assist with migrations on a consulting fee basis
  • Implementation and administration of dedicated multi-tenant Veeam Backup & Replication appliances on commodity hardware
  • Installation, operation and maintenance of a large multi-tenant EMC NetWorker and EMC Avamar backup platform
  • Installation, operation and maintenance of multi-tenant Cisco UCS compute platform
  • Installation, operation and maintenance of various EMC “mid-range” storage platforms (IE: CLARiiON / Celerra / VNX)
  • Created a fully automated open-source server build system to offload tasks onto lower tier personnel
  • Retired and consolidated many obsolete Intel based servers (Windows & Linux based) to ESX and Hyper-V.
  • Development and implementation of the “gen 1” multi-tenant hosted VMware platform
  • Consolidated many disparate & obsolete Linux servers to a single standard distribution
  • Implement MSCS clusters hosting IIS, Microsoft SQL and MySQL for customers

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