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Sr. Systems Engineer Resume

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Atlanta, GA


  • Extensive experience in multi - vendor NAS/SAN Storage and UNIX System Administration and Architecting with an emphasis on Systems Integration, Capacity Planning and Implementations. Extensive Project Management and leadership skills used in effective data center, data and platform migrations. Upgrades and migrations result in minimal downtime and maximum application availability.
  • Storage Engineer on platforms including: NetApp, EMC Isilon, Data Domain, VNX, Symmetrix, DMX, Clariion and HP StorageWorks XP/EVA (Hitachi Data Systems) including hardware, software and firmware upgrades and configurations.
  • Storage Management products include: NetApp Data ONTAP cDOT and 7-Mode, OnCommand System Manager, Insight, WAFL, DFM, EMC Unisphere, Control Center (ECC), Avamar, StorageScope, PowerPath, Celerra Manager, Clariion Navisphere, HP CommandView, Configure Snapmirror and SnapVault volumes and CIFS, NFS and iSCSI shares. Manage SRDF and BCVs utilizing Continental Cluster technology. Also, backup for VMware Engineer.
  • Sr. Consultant experienced in interaction with CEO/CIO, Sr. Management, Department and Application managers on gathering requirements for Storage/Backup-Recovery/Operating Systems, applications and performance.
  • UNIX and Storage Administrator and Architect on Operating Systems that include: HP-UX V9-11.34, MC/ServiceGuard, IBM AIX (Certified Specialist, 12/2000), Sun Solaris, Linux (Red Hat, Fedora, SUSE; Physical & Virtual), Silicon Graphics IRIX, DEC OS/F, DEC VAX/VMS, ESX, VMware running both MS-Windows and Linux.
  • Switch Management of Cisco, Brocade and McData switches using Fabric Manager, Connectrix Manager and CLI.
  • Backup Administration/Recovery and DR testing with the products: NetApp Snapmirror, EMC SRDF, HP DataProtector, OmniBack II & Ignite, NetBackup, EMC Legato, Networker, Syncsort and other backup solutions.
  • UNIX Project Manager and Lead for the migration of several projects, both data & systems, including: Multiple Data Center relocations (Lockheed, Dresser Inc.), HP V-class to SuperDome hardware & clustering as well as software upgrades from HP-UX 9.x -10.x to 11i v3.1 and implementing MC/ServiceGuard. Other software upgrades include SunOS 3.1 through Solaris 2.9, VMS V4.1 to V5.6 and Y2K testing and the migration of DEC OS/F Oracle platforms to HP-UX Oracle/SAP environment.


Sr. Systems Engineer

Confidential, Atlanta GA


  • NetApp Consultant, providing Architectural and Operational support and reconfiguration during the acquisition of Axiall Corporation by Westlake Chemical Corporation.
  • Perform hardware and software upgrades of Axiall NetApp storage systems.
  • Additional duties include UNIX/Linux and VMware support on production systems.
  • NAS Storage Engineer for BoA’s 1100+ Global NetApp Storage & EMC Isilon Infrastructure supporting all production and development environments in excess of 100 PB of data.
  • NAS Engineer Involved in Corporate Storage reduction effort of -10% across all NAS devices.
  • Responsible for finding and resolving NetApp and EMC Isilon Enterprise related storage issues and DR testing and configurations.
  • Corporate Senior Storage Engineer responsible for the consolidation of various TK data centers (31) to one corporate data center.
  • Perform capacity planning, hardware, software and firmware upgrades and configurations on NetApp, HP EVA and EMC VNX and Data Domain storage systems and associated infrastructure.
  • Perform troubleshooting and configuration tasks for the corporate Backup infrastructure.
  • Mentor staff and document process and procedures for various storage systems (NetApp, EMC VNX, Data Domain, HP, Cisco & Brocade).

Sr. Data Center Engineer

Confidential - Charleston, SC


  • Architect and implementation Engineer focusing on Storage, Backup and Recovery and Operating Systems for various customers primarily focused on EMC (VNX, Data Domain, Avamar), NetApp, Cisco and HP technologies. Also involved in pre and post sales activities.
  • Implement and support of Avamar and Data Domain Deduplication solutions for various customers.
  • Capacity Planner for Bank of America involved in the migration of Country Wide and Merrill Lynch acquired physical computer systems and applications to Bank of America standard Compute Host Platform Virtual Machine environments.
  • Account Technical Lead providing single point of contact for customer technical issues, Architect and Project Manager, delegating responsibilities, coordinating vendors, equipment installations, change control, customer liaison and setting standards for T-Systems NA. Also involved in the Virtualization of Linux on ESX, IBM AIX hosts and building Solaris containers.
  • Project Manager of numerous Data & Data 1Center migrations and Architect involved in all aspects of building the Jacksonville Data Center. Hardware & software support of HP SuperDomes, rp & DL series, Sun SunFire V, T & E series equipment and their operating systems
  • HP: Storage Administration supporting Rockwell Collins’ outsourced SAN/NAS/Backup production and engineering infrastructure which included EMC Symmetrix, Clariion, Centera, Celerra, NetApp, Cisco and Brocade hardware.

Storage, UNIX & Backup Engineer

Confidential, Atlanta, GA


  • Provide UNIX/SAN & Backup Administration to Production environment. Position includes day-to-day support, Performance, Capacity Planning and Project Management for various HW/SW/Firmware upgrades on all platforms.
  • UNIX Lead Engineer on the migration of 14 HP V-Class servers to SuperDomes and the implementation of MC/ServiceGuard
  • Technical Lead responsible for single source of technical expertise as well as client liaison and systems management functions. Architected, implemented and documented off-site Disaster Recovery (DR), Capacity Planning, training technical staff in UNIX and Company Standards.

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