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Linux Engineer / Migration Lead Resume

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Los Angeles, CA

SUMMARY:

  • Multiple years of experience in administering and supporting Enterprise Directory services on different platforms Solaris 9.0/10.0/11.0, HP - UX 11i, AIX 6.1/7.1, Red Hat, Linux, and Windows 2000/2003/2008 R2.
  • Experience also includes Virtualization and/or Cloud (VMware ESXi, Hyper-V, CloudStack, OpenStack, Xen, and KVM), Disaster Recovery, Sysback and familiarity with Perl / Korn / Python / Bash scripting, and SQL.
  • Over 7+ years of experience in Software Design, Development, Testing, Maintenance, Enhancement and Production/Application Support.
  • Experience working with and supporting CA Technologies Workload Automation AE in with both UNIX and Windows environments.
  • Expertise in Job Scheduling environments CA Workload Automation AE (AutoSys Edition), CA-7 Scheduler, UC11, JOBTRAC and CONTROL-M.
  • Strong expertise in SQL and PL/SQL.
  • Excellent experience in creating test cases, creation of test data and validation of test data.
  • Extensively working on different test regions from Unit testing to User acceptance testing of the applications.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Software Skills: Operating System & Virtualization platforms: IBM AIX 5.2, 5.3, 6.1, & 7.1, HP UX 11.0 and Linux 7.2, Windows (NT 4.0, 2000, 2003 and 2008 R2), VMware ESX 3.5.x, Sun Solaris 8.0, 9.0 & 10.0

Server Hardware: Sun Enterprise Servers (E4500/E3500/E420/E250, Sun Fire V880, V480, V240), HP Servers (ProLiant DL580 G2, DL380 G4, DL385 G1, DL385 G2), IBM Regatta Servers (P series P690, Netfinity 3000/3500/4500, eServers), IBM Power5/Power6/Power7 servers

Storage Hardware: IBM Enterprise Storage Server (ESS and Shark), EMC Clariion CX series (CX-700, CX-500 and CX-300), EMC Celerra File server (NS 700G) and Centera (CAS)

Tape & Virtual Libraries: IBM 3494, IBM 3584, IBM TS3200, Dell power Vault 136 T, HP MSL 2024, HP 1/8 G2 Autoloader, EMC Clariion Disk Library EDL 700, EMC Disk Library EDL 4200/5200, EMC Data Domain DD880

SAN Switch Models: McData FC Director ED6064, FC Switch ES1000, Brocade 2109 Port F16 and F32 and CISCO MDS 9000

Backup Software: Tivoli Storage Manager Servers TSM 5.3, 5.4.3, 5.5.4 and 6.1.3, Tivoli Data Protection Agent TDP (Oracle, Microsoft Exchange, SAP, SharePoint DocAve and SQL), Microsoft Data Protection Manager (DPM for Windows 2007), Symantec Backup Exec 12 and Veritas NetBackup 5.0

Programming Knowledge: UNIX Shell Script, AWK, PERL, BASH, & Ruby/Python.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Los Angeles, CA

Linux Engineer / Migration Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Support, configure and maintain over 150 physical Windows Server 2008 R2 / 2012 servers and over 100 virtual Windows Server 2008 R2 / 2012 servers.
  • SAN Administration of a complex multi peta byte storage environment consists of EMC Symmetrix VMAX/DMX4, Clariion arrays and IBM XIV storage arrays including file system configuration in AIX, Solaris and Linux servers/clusters
  • Storage allocation to new build and existing UNIX, Windows servers/clusters and VMWare ESX environment using auto provisioning on V-max using SYMCLI/SMC. Tasks include creation of tdevs, binding tdevs to thin pools, creation of initiator/storage/port groups and creating masking view and enabling bit settings to initiators.
  • Provisioning storage to UNIX, Windows and ESX servers from DMX4/DMX3 arrays using SYMCLI/SMC
  • Configuration and management of Cisco Fabric environment. Tasks include creation of device alias, zones, adding zones to zoneset and activating zoneset.
  • Implement thin provisioning from VMAX to UNIX (AIX, Solaris and Linux) and Windows2003/2008 (clusters) servers, and VMware ESX Servers.
  • Technical Lead and troubleshooter of Windows 2008, Linux, DNS, and TCP/IP.
  • Develop, enhance and maintain the database storage features and modules.
  • Troubleshoot and identify fixes for Linux open source modules and drivers.
  • Implement and operate accountability for SAN/NAS architecture and Support.
  • Design and develop highly complex, integrated solutions for storage area networks.
  • Create DHCP scopes for client and network printer address allocation; making local changes to on-site routers (using RIP v2 and OSPF) to optimize data traffic, including switches for purposes of VLAN segregation.
  • Experience with installation, configuration, upgrade and administration of IBM Power5 servers on various levels of AIX operating system.
  • Administration of IBM Power6, AIX 6.1 (PowerVM partition), PowerHA/HACMP in 50+ servers environment with LPAR through HMC.
  • Setting up VIO servers (Virtual SCSI/Virtual Ethernet), and configuring NIM master in the VIO clients.
  • Configuring NPIV (N Port ID Virtualization) on IBM AIX Power Systems.
  • Perform AIX 5.3 installations, and OS migration using NIM server.
  • Upgrade of AIX TL and SP to latest level using NFS mount and alt disk.
  • Update of managed machine and device’s firmware/microcode
  • Develop tools for day-to-day tasks, maintenance operations and system integrity (Bash, Perl and php scripts)
  • Coordinating with application teams to schedule AIX maintenance on PROD/DEV
  • Administering mid-scale (more than 250) Linux (RHEL, CentOS, Fedora) and Windows servers.
  • Configuring and supporting network routers and switches, HBA H/W; SAN support of EMC/HDS/NetApp, with Brocade (Fabric) using LVM and zoning.

Confidential, Los Angeles, CA

Systems Engineer, SME

Responsibilities:

  • Supported, and maintained over 150 physical Windows Server 2008 R2 / 2012 servers and over 100 virtual Windows Server 2008 R2 / 2012 servers

    Addressed trouble tickets within Remedy 7.0 Helpdesk Ticket System.

  • Administration of IBM Power6, PowerHA, AIX 6.1/7.1 (PowerVM partition), HACMP in 50+ servers environment with LPAR through HMC.
  • Setting up VIO servers (Virtual SCSI/Virtual Ethernet), and configuring NIM master in the VIO clients.
  • Develop, enhance and maintain the database storage features and modules.
  • Troubleshoot and identify fixes for Linux open source modules and drivers.
  • Implement and operate accountability for SAN/NAS architecture and Support.
  • Design and develop highly complex, integrated solutions for storage area networks.
  • Resolved configuration based issues in coordination with infrastructure support teams.
  • Configuring NPIV (N Port ID Virtualization) on IBM AIX Power Systems.
  • Automating deployment of TSM/HSM (version 6.1.4) to 1,000+ Unix/AIX servers, including DR (Disaster Recovery) and Sysback.
  • Performed AIX 5.3 / 6.1/7.1 installations, and OS migration using NIM server.
  • Upgrade of AIX TL and SP to latest level using NFS mount and alt disk
  • Developed tools for daily tasks, maintenance operations and system integrity (Bash, Perl and php scripts)
  • Supporting IBM pseries servers (P6/P7) using HMC version 6 and 7.
  • Installed and configured dual Virtual I/O servers and clients.
  • Creating and configuring standard LPAR assigned physical I/O.
  • Set up and configured virtual recourses ( virtual scsi, virtual Ethernet, virtual FC)
  • Hands on experience with Advance virtualization and power 6 partition mobility feature.
  • Experience with SAN storage migration from IBM DS8300 to DS8300 and NetApp.
  • Utilized BMC Remedy to work on Change Request, Service Request, Problem Management and problem tickets.
  • Administer mid-scale (more than 250) Linux (Redhat, CentOS, Fedora) and Windows (2000, 2003) servers.
  • Performed administrative tasks such as System Startup/shutdown, Backup strategy, Printing, Documentation, User Management, Security, Network management.
  • Administered, and configured TSM 6.x and above for 13+ Terabytes of data..
  • Installation / upgrade of Tivoli Data Protection (TDP), Tivoli Storage Manager for SAN, and NDMP for Network Attached Storage (NAS).
  • Implementation of an EMC / Data Domain Virtual Tape Library environment.
  • Configuring and supporting network routers and switches (Cisco), HBA H/W; SAN support of EMC/HDS/NetApp, with Brocade (Fabric) using LVM and zoning.
  • Solid working knowledge of VMware, NFS, NIS, NAS/SAN’s, Puppet/Chef, Kickstart and APT/Yum.
  • Setting up the VIO server (Virtual SCSI and Virtual Ethernet), and configuring the NIM master in the VIO client; configuring NPIV (N Port ID Virtualization) on IBM Power Systems with AIX.

Confidential, Torrance, CA

Storage Engineer, Technical Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Supported, configured and maintained over 150 physical Windows Server 2008 R2 / 2012 servers and over 100 virtual Windows Server 2008 R2 / 2012 servers.
  • Provisioning storage to UNIX, Windows and ESX servers from DMX4/DMX3 arrays using SYMCLI/SMC
  • Configuration and management of Cisco Fabric environment. Tasks include creation of device alias, zones, adding zones to zoneset and activating zoneset.
  • Implement thin provisioning from VMAX to UNIX (AIX, Solaris and Linux) and Windows2003/2008 (clusters) servers, and VMware ESX Servers.
  • Fixing trouble tickets within Remedy Helpdesk Ticket System.
  • Deployment of TSM clients (version 6.x) to 1000+ Unix/AIX servers, including DR (Disaster Recovery) and Sysback.
  • Administered, installed, configured, and supported TSM 5.x and above.
  • Defined, scheduled, and monitored backup and Admin jobs.
  • Responsible for performance issues/reports for TSM.
  • Overseeing maintenance and performance of tape drives/tape library infrastructure, including onsite/remote tape inventory.
  • Capacity planning of TSM infrastructure; configuration of client issues for Cluster backups and API.
  • Data migration from old TSM Taper technology.
  • Administration of IBM Power6, PowerHA, AIX 5.3 and 6.1 (PowerVM partition), HACMP in 50+ servers environment with LPAR through HMC.
  • Setting up VIO servers (Virtual SCSI/Virtual Ethernet), and configuring NIM master in the VIO clients.
  • Configuring NPIV (N Port ID Virtualization) on IBM AIX Power Systems.

Confidential, Los Angeles, CA

Systems Engineer, Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Installing, configuring, tuning, security, backup, recovery and upgrades of IBM AIX, Linux (RHEL) servers and Windows 2000/2003 based systems.
  • Administered 250+ Linux (Redhat, CentOS, Fedora) and Windows (2000, 2003) servers.
  • Provided timely and thorough responses for off-hour issues during on-call shifts.
  • Supported ESXi virtualization project, including production server conversions, QA and DR environments.
  • Develop tools for day-to-day tasks, maintenance operations and system integrity (Bash, Perl and php scripts)
  • Administration of IBM Power6 platform (p595, p570, p520, 7042-CR4), PowerHA, AIX 5.3 and 6.1 (PowerVM partition) HACMP in 40+ servers environment with LPAR through HMC.
  • Solid working knowledge of VMware, NFS, NIS, NAS/SAN’s, Puppet/Chef, Kickstart and APT/Yum.
  • Setting up the VIO server (Virtual SCSI and Virtual Ethernet), and configuring the NIM master in the VIO client; configuring NPIV (N Port ID Virtualization) on IBM Power Systems with AIX.
  • Automating deployment of TSM/HSM (version 6.1.4) to 1,000+ Unix/AIX servers, including DR (Disaster Recovery) and Sysback.
  • Administered, installed, configured, and supported TSM 6.x and above
  • Installed, configured, and updated AIX 5L, 6L and 7L on IBM pSeries hardware (up to POWER7 processors), including configuring queues and interfaces on UNIX systems.
  • Supported application development tools (Virtual Network Computing/VNC) on UNIX systems.
  • Managed and administered UNIX systems servers in an enterprise environment consisting of 100 or more servers.
  • Implemented and administered PowerVM virtualization technologies (virtual I/O) on IBM pSeries servers.
  • Maintained and supported UNIX and Perl scripts for automation of system monitoring and maintenance procedures.
  • Installing, configuring, tuning, security, backup, recovery and upgrades of IBM AIX, Linux (RHEL) servers and Windows 2000/2003 based systems.
  • Configuring and supporting network routers and switches (Cisco), HBA H/W; SAN support of Shark/EMC/HDS/NetApp, with Brocade (Fabric) using LVM and zoning.
  • Configuration and management of Red Hat Enterprise (RHEL) for scalability to support SAP, including Kickstart / Apache and performance tuning for high- volume web traffic, use of package management tool (APT/Yum), NFS/NIS, KVM, and SAN support of EMC Clariion / NetApp, with Brocade (Fabric).
  • BMC Remedy system for Incidents and Change control; L2 support of WAS.
  • Analyze & evaluate system/user project requirements.
  • Reported to incident tracking system for SAN-related requests.
  • Performed SAN hardware and software maintenance and upgrades
  • Generated monthly and ad hoc capacity planning, trending and forecasting reports.
  • Worked with SAN vendors to review and optimize current environments.
  • Managing enterprise NAS devices, and SAN arrays, particularly HDS and HP 3Par, for a large scale IT infrastructure supporting a large user community.

Confidential, Los Angeles, CA

UNIX Administrator, SME

Responsibilities:

  • Installed Red Hat Enterprise Linux, including Kickstart, Apache Web Server configurations, network/firewall configuration.
  • Installed and managed IBM AIX 5L on IBM pSeries systems; hands on administration with AIX LVM, PowerVM virtualization (virtual I/O).
  • Installed and assigning LPARs resources, including SMS/NIM for AIX servers.
  • Deployed of a large-scale Tivoli Storage Management (TSM) 5.4 on multiple platforms, including AIX 5L and Windows 2000; policy management, storage pool configuration and maintenance; TSM database maintenance, and system documentation.
  • Designed Batch Processing system for applications using AutoSys.
  • Developed standardized scripts for job implementation.
  • Provided 24x7 batch processing support.
  • Troubleshooting batch failures to determine cause (review AutoSys logs) and correct/escalate.
  • Performed problem determination and resolutions (Root Cause Analysis).
  • Adhered to established processes and procedures to distinguish between life cycle and have an understanding of auditing and SOX internal controls.

Confidential, Los Angeles, CA

UNIX Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Configured NIM, network protocols (DNS, NFS), and system security (SUDO, SSH); managed LPARs, PowerVM virtualization (virtual I/O), HMC for IBM P5 hardware.
  • Supported Powerbroker 4.0, which allows Powerbroker to easily work with local accounts, NIS/NIS+ accounts, LDAP accounts.
  • Supported Oracle, Web application, NIS, Volume Manager and other related UNIX tools; installed and managed IBM AIX 5L on IBM pSeries systems.
  • Deployed a large-scale Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) 5.4 and 5.5 on multiple platforms, including AIX 5L/6L, Linux (RHEL) servers and Windows 2000/2003 based systems; policy management, storage pool configuration and maintenance.
  • Administered, installed, configured, and supported TSM 5.x and above.
  • Installed, configured, and updated AIX 5L and 6L (7L wasn’t released yet) on IBM pSeries hardware, including configuring queues and interfaces on UNIX systems.
  • Supported application development tools (Virtual Network Computing (VNC) on UNIX systems.
  • Managed and administered UNIX systems servers in an enterprise environment consisting of 100 or more servers.
  • Implemented and administered PowerVM virtualization technologies (virtual I/O) on IBM System p servers.
  • Maintained and supported UNIX and Perl scripts for automation of system monitoring and maintenance procedures.
  • Monitored TSM server activity logs, database and log usage, growth and volume status in ACSLS, disk storage pool volumes and tape scratch pool count.
  • Managed TSM clients including Lotus Notes, and Oracle TDP clients, LAN free, NDMP; backup scheduling, client option set creation and maintenance, restore and Archival operations.
  • Fixing trouble tickets within Remedy Ticket System.

Confidential, Los Angeles, CA

UNIX Administrator, Technical Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Installed and managed IBM AIX 5L on IBM pSeries systems; managed LPARs, PowerVM Virtualization (virtual I/O) resources, including NIM for AIX servers, and scripting
  • Configuring sudo to grant root access using secure authentication procedures.
  • HP-UX 11.i Logical Volume Manager (LVM) administration, used to assign luns, disks, volume groups, logical volumes, and file systems for JFS and OnLineJFS; mirrored root and swap Disk; setting up Ignite-UX server that facilitates the installation of HP-UX and booting of other systems/clients remotely.
  • Deployed of a large-scale Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) 5.4 on multiple platforms, including AIX 5L, Linux servers and Windows 2000 based systems; policy management, storage pool configuration and maintenance.
  • Administered, installed, configured, and supported TSM 5.x and above
  • Installed, configured, and updated AIX 5L and 6L (7L wasn’t released yet) on IBM pSeries hardware, including configuring queues and interfaces on UNIX systems.
  • Supported application development tools (Virtual Network Computing (VNC) on UNIX systems.
  • Managed and administered UNIX systems servers in an enterprise environment consisting of 100 or more servers.

Confidential, Los Angeles, CA

Unix/Storage and Infrastructure Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Installing and managing IBM AIX 5.3 on IBM Power5, including HMC, Virtual LPARs, NIM, HACMP; Virtual I/O with scripting (Perl).
  • Configuring sudo to grant root access using secure authentication procedures.
  • Added paths to SDD vpath devices, creating a SDD volume group for ESS.
  • Deployed of a large-scale TSM 5.4 on multiple platforms, including AIX/Windows 2000; policy management, storage pool configuration and maintenance.
  • Installed, configured, and updated AIX 5L and 6L (7L wasn’t released yet) on IBM pSeries hardware, including configuring queues and interfaces on UNIX systems.
  • Implemented and administered PowerVM virtualization technologies (virtual I/O) on IBM pSeries consisting of 100+ servers.
  • Maintained and supported UNIX and Perl scripts for automation of system monitoring and maintenance procedures.
  • Monitored TSM server activity logs, database and log usage, growth and volume status in ACSLS, disk storage pool volumes and tape scratch pool count.
  • Managed TSM clients including Lotus Notes, and Oracle TDP clients, LAN free, NDMP; backup scheduling, client option set creation and maintenance, restore and Archival operations.
  • Performed analysis, and implemented solutions for enterprise data backup and recovery.
  • Implemented disaster recovery and business continuity plan for datacenters.
  • Interfaced with various vendors, identified new technologies required for implementation.
  • Handled projects end to end, and took lead in planning and implementation.
  • Provided documentation in physical design, operation, performance and tuning.
  • Provided operation support, including problem determination and on call support.
  • Maintained software / infrastructure for data backup and recovery spread among datacenters.

Confidential, CA

UNIX Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Installation of Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM Power Architecture, including Disk Partitioning setup, network/firewall configuration, and troubleshooting after installation.
  • HP-UX 11.i Logical Volume Manager administration, used to assign luns, disks, volume groups, logical volumes, and file systems for JFS and OnLineJFS; mirroring root and swap Disk; setting up Ignite-UX server that facilitates the installation of HP-UX and booting of other systems/clients remotely.
  • Patched management using ITRC (IT Resource Center) for “standard” HP-UX patch bundles or individual patches; SAM as an administrator tool for adding disks, printers, file layouts, kernel parameters.
  • Supported Solaris 9 and AIX 5.2 high performance / high availability environment, including OS installation and patching.

Confidential, Gardena, CA

Storage Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Supported SAP, PeopleSoft, DRP (Forecasting and Order Placement), Decision Support and Data-Warehousing System, utilizing Oracle as standard database.
  • Configuring sudo to grant root access using secure authentication procedures.
  • TSM 5.3 administration of storage pool, Tivoli Data Protection (TDP) for Oracle, and troubleshooting of Backup/Archive clients in a SAN environment with IBM Shark storage, and IBM 3494/3584 tape libraries for AIX 5L, Windows 2000, Linux/Solaris; database tuning (Oracle, DB2, SAP) for backup and archive for recoverability; shell scripting (Ksh, Perl).
  • Worked with fabric zoning for SAN library connected to HP servers, utilizing Brocade switches, and Logical Partitioning (Lpar’s) with HMC; maintained the retention policies procedure; added the schedule and scripts for backup for each server enterprise wide, including backup of TSM 5.3 database and disaster recovery files, and TRM and TEC configurations.
  • Configured SUN Install Check tool to create a more seamless system installation, Java 1.3.1 Runtime installation, VCC/Console Access.

Confidential, Woodland Hills, CA

UNIX Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Installed and configured fabric zoning for Qualstar SAN library; HP-UX Auto Port Aggregation, and Fiber drivers install; Omniback Data Protector Version 4.x with Brocade switches for SAN; shell scripting (Ksh, Perl); utilizing Visio for documented diagrams.
  • Configuring sudo to grant root access using secure authentication procedures for Linux, and Solaris.
  • Configuration Installation/Update on Managed Nodes for HP OpenView.
  • HP-UX 11.i Logical Volume Manager administration of disks, volume groups, logical volumes, and file systems for JFS and OnLineJFS; mirroring root and swap Disk; setting up Ignite-UX server that facilitates the installation of HP-UX and booting of other systems/clients remotely.
  • Configured an HP-UX kernel, Networking and LAN adapters; Software Distributor management.
  • Patched management using ITRC (IT Resource Center) for “standard” HP-UX patch bundles or individual patches; PGP encryption software; setting up HP-UX Ignite/Web Console/SSH2; data exchange with vendors via FTP programs; EDI upgrade on HP 9000/800/K360, 64-bit OS.
  • Patched Management; performance monitoring/tuning, utilizing SAR, Glance; SAP/R3, and Oracle 8i database on HP-UX 11.x and EMC Symmetrix Storage arrays of floppy/4314 Mb (196 GB Disk).

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