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Systems Engineer Resume Profile

Career Overview

An insightful, technical expert with skills in planning and designing technical solutions that are robust, reliable, and cost efficient.

Technical Skills

  • NetBackup 3.1.1 through NetBackup 7.6 Windows, Solaris, Linux, and Vmware
  • VERITAS foundation suite
  • NetBackup Database agents within NetBackup including Oracle, DB2, SQL, and Exchange.
  • EMC Symmetrix Storage arrays VMAX 40k, VMAX 20k, DMX3, 8730
  • EMC Clariion Storage arrays CX series, VNX2, and VNX series
  • CISCO Switches 5K and MDS series
  • McData SAN switches
  • Operating Systems Windows, Solaris, RedHat Linux, SUSE Linux
  • Data Replication technologies SRDF, Timefinder, RecoverPoint, Open Replicator, Rsync, and Robocopy
  • Extensive data replication planning and design.
  • Performance monitoring on storage arrays and SAN switches
  • EMC SRM suite
  • Multiple data center relocations
  • Both block and file array migrations
  • Multi pathing using DMP, MPIO, powerpath, and native VMWare
  • Unix level scripting ksh,bsh,csh

Work Experience

Confidential

Technical Architect

  • Responsible for planning disaster recovery solutions for over 300 TB of production data
  • Handled all storage vendor evaluations, relationship building, and price negotiations
  • Provided business cases and vendor analysis to upper management for storage purchases
  • Responsible for performance reviews and management of over 1.5 PB of storage on multiple storage arrays
  • Required to review all maintenance contracts to ensure that they were accurate and cost efficient
  • Worked closely with solution architects, and developers on the design of software

Technical Manager

  • Managed a team of engineers responsible for all SAN attached data storage, SAN network, NAS storage, Backup, and Recovery of corporate data assets.
  • Responsible for growth and development of all employees that reported to me.
  • Responsible for architecting storage and Backup systems. This included several very detailed solution comparisons and proof of concept engagements.
  • Worked with Storage vendors to ensure that Premier was getting the best pricing possible.
  • Responsible for designing a replication scheme to move all data assets from one data center to another.

Senior Systems Engineer

  • Responsible for maintaining Storage arrays primarily EMC DMX and Clariion storage arrays.
  • Responsible for maintaining NetBackup environment.
  • Responsible for making technical recommendations on which type of storage should be purchased and evaluating alternate solutions.
  • Designed and Implemented a Cisco SAN solution, including migrating from a McData solution.
  • Responsible for designing and implementing data replication strategies.

Linux Administration

Systems Engineer

  • Sun administration
  • NT administration
  • Implemented and Administered a Citrix Metaframe environment.
  • Involved with infrastructure changes and decisions.
  • Implemented a NetBackup 3.1.1 solution with a StorageTek library.
  • Implemented a Storage Area Network for backups using Brocade switches and Crossroads bridges.
  • Worked with Clarion storage both fiber channel and SCSI.
  • Responsible for leading several business critical projects.

Confidential

Technical Systems Analyst

  • NT hardware and software support at both a workstation and server level.
  • Configuration analysis of various systems and made recommendations on improvements and implemented the improvements.
  • Third tier help desk at Premier Inc.

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