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Systems Engineer Resume Profile

SUMMARY:

A Systems technology specialist with over 26 years' experience in data center computing system design and administration of various platforms within a multitude IT industry environments. Demonstrates ability in diverse IT system architect, designed and implementation experience in multiple industry computing environments. These include Government contracts, Banking, Health Care, Telecommunication, and manufacturing has provides me with an open approach in resolving technical challenges. Over fourteen years' experience analyzing and designing systems solutions for various environments. With over six years' experience in Project Management of end-to-end architects, systems, and application/data migrations. Over seventeen years administration experience with Oracle Solaris operating systems, supported platforms and applications. Over fifteen strong years' expertise in providing technical and network support for all Windows, multiple versions for Linux and Apple compatible server/desktop operating systems, hardware, and applications. Ten years of analyzing, developing and implementing disaster recovery plans for various Information Systems operational environments. I have over seven years' experience in collecting, processing, dissemination, and briefing intelligence information up to top-secret level. Over eighteen years' experience providing technical training of personal. Possess excellent interpersonal, communication, and written skills with the ability to conduct meetings and presentations. Provides technical details of a solution clearly and concisely, and also in verbally and in writing to both technical and executive personnel.

Qualifications Summary:

  • Active Government Clearances Current: Active Top Secret/SSBI, CI Poly
  • Operating Systems: Solaris 2.4 to 11, MAC/OS 6 to 10, Windows 2000/2003/2008 Server, Windows XP/7 Desktop, Red Hat 7.x to ES3,4,5,6x, Suse 10/11, Data OnTap 7 to 8.x, Irix 6.5.x
  • Administered Platforms: IBM, Oracle, Mircoway Systems, HP and SGI High Performance Computing HPC clusters. Sun Fire F12000, F15000, Fujitsu Prime Power 200 to 1000, HP ProLiant DL, Integrity servers
  • Storage Network/HPC Oracle 7410, SunFire, x4500, Netapp FAS3140, FAS3200 series, IBM DCS3700
  • Network Protocols/Topologies: NFS, NIS, SUN LDAP, CIF, Active Directory, DNS, TCP/IP, SNMP, LAN Configurations, Ethernet, Infiniband, 10G Ethernet, Fiber Channel, ISCSI
  • Software: Centrify Server Suite 2013, Oracle Grid Engine, Microsoft HPC scheduler, Xwin32, VMware EXSi 5.x Server, Acronis, Veritas Cluster Software 3.5, Veritas Volume Manager 2.25.x to 3.1.x, Veritas File system 2.25.x to 3.3.x, Veritas Storage Solution/Foundation Suit 3.5, Microsoft Project, Open Office, Microsoft Office 2003 to 2012, Microsoft Visio 2007, Cygwin, Ganglia 3.x

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

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Sr. Systems Engineer II - Infrastructure Engineering

Responsible for the systems engineering of infrastructure and integration tasks related in support of programs development/sustainment activities. Tasks include architect, design, document, build, configure, integrate, test and install complex, large-scale compute environments. Infrastructure automation creating puppet modules for customers' custom application installation and overall network environment configuration change control. Experience utilizing customized waterfall/scrum agile methodology method for the development of software and computing services components. Assist in analyze and evaluate complex technical strategies of implementing a Application Service Provider ASP x86 Linux and Windows environment on a government provider Internet service provider ISP hardware infrastructure. While supporting applications developers and Oracle 11RAC DBAS in porting custom applications from Oracle Solaris Sparc systems onto the new x86 ASP model.

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Sr. Information System Technologist II - Collateral Data Center Systems Solutions/High Performance Computing Design Engineer

  • Responsible for the design, develop, and deploy advanced IT and data center solutions for missile system programs. Provide senior-level technical oversight to engineering and IT management for new fast past proposal for product line missiles solutions all aspects of networking computing environments to include storage, servers and High Performance Computing solutions needed to support all aspects of product development into production. This included create and present design solutions documents to IT, Product Line and senior technical engineering leadership. Primary responsible for the systems engineering infrastructure design, purchase and integration in the creating all devices of multiple heterogeneous network client server computing environments in support all phases of systems development life cycle including design, requirements implementation, testing and installations of large scale infrastructure environments. Lead teams in the build out and support of several closed area computing environments for programs from proposal to the production factory floor. Responsible for the design and building of a cross RMS Tucson facilities secured client server computing network environment to support multiple program's contract deliverables reducing company cost. Advance Missiles product line's main point of contact for diverse engineering projects and heterogeneous server infrastructure networks consisting of Microsoft 2003/2008, Oracle Solaris 10, Redhat Enterprise Linux 3 thru 6.x systems. Architects, design, document, build, configure, integrate, test and install complex computing resources for Hardware in the loop and High Performance Computing Grid highly available systems for secured research development R D program labs.
  • Partnering with product line programs and engineering functional units in devising technical solutions and environments to efficiently meet contractual deliverables. As a High Performance Computing HPC engineer, I collect and analyze computing request requirements to develop optimal HPC grid solutions up to 5000 cores in size. HPC clusters configurations include integration of multiple vendor solutions utilizing Infiniband, 10G/1G networking devices to HPC storage servers. Creates detail build and installation documents for each HPC deployments into secured area environments. These include Linux and Windows HPC clusters to run serial and parallel simulations to meet government contractual commitments.
  • Unix/Linux platforms migrated from using the NIS authentication protocol to the Windows Active directory LDPA by implementing Centrify Direct Control for the closed area programs. Understand business processes and general operating environment to provide technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems. Received the Technical Engineering Honors Award twice in 2008, 2011 in recognition of technical contributes to engineering and product line programs and projects.

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Main responsibilities to provide all data center solutions for all Unix servers during Verizon's in sourcing of IT support from EDS. Responsible for working with IT counterparts across the organization to ensure Sun server upgrades from old platforms to ensure to meet business strategies and achieve the cost savings associated with system consolidation. Identify and analyze problems in the platform environments assess problems impacts design and implement solution and thoroughly communicate the origin, situation, and solutions to both a technical and non-technical audience. Research, review, and evaluate platform hardware and software, and provide recommendations to management. Develop and maintain an understanding of emerging platform technologies that may benefit the company in the development of new business application systems.

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Primary SAIC UNIX system engineer contact for the migration and consolidation of UNIX systems into a new modernized redundant failover Defense Logistics Agency DLA data center. Reviewed UNIX servers architect design, and configurations. Responsible for providing direction to vender and facility personnel resources in the completion of identified task to insure minimum outages to the customer during the migration. Primary responsible for the remote administration of Sun Servers running Solaris 9 to 10 for the development, test and production environments located in Colorado. Work directly with Project Managers to ensure that all workloads, tasks, activities, and milestones are captured and tracked in the project plan. Conducted system installs, configurations, application installs and data migrations. Responsible for security incidents conducted investigations utilizing computer forensics techniques and tools.

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Provide detail consolidation studies of IBM customer Data Centers. Carried out a detailed study of the existing infrastructure and collected information on currently deployed operating systems, revision and patch levels, details on databases, custom software and package applications deployed existing UNIX environments. For customer provided information utilized industry standard capacity planning tools, system specific sizing tools and utilities in planning the new consolidated virtual environments consisting of Enterprise IBM Pseries servers utilizing lpars , Sun 's multiple logical domain servers and Red Hat Linux utilizing VMware. Define project scope for development and coordinate preparation of consolidation/collocation of multi-flavor SUN, HPUX, AIX, Linux UNIX physical/virtual environments.

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A Senior Technical Architect working with StorageTek aligned vendors to validate their applications on new storage and archive solutions. Created built heterogeneous operating system integrated with new storage products to certify partner products with StorageTek solutions. Defined and performed detailed test scripts with each vendor. Worked with prospective vendors on validation issues and provided liaisons with StorageTek software engineer groups. Develop recommendations for future lines of business and business activities that fulfill the strategic intent. Analyze and documented current business/systems environment to ensure complete development and best practices.

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Senior Systems Engineer working with Sun's internal departments to identify and understand existing business applications to ensure Sarbanes-Oxley compliant. Identified and created an informational questioner to capture environments architectural designs of existing business applications to produce detailed documentation. Analyze and document both current and future business architecture in light of needed capabilities. Organizing and facilitating interviews and meetings with application owners to certify architectural documentation

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Responsible for the, designed, architect and daily system administrating of multiple SUN v240, V440, V880, F6800, F12000, F15000, Dell PowerEdge 2650, 6650 both the Company's line of business for development, test and production environment as well as the DOD secured contract environment . UNIX environment consist of servers running Solaris 8 to 9, Red Hat AS 3 and IRIX 6.5 utilizing Hitachi/SUN disk storage with Web server applications Oracle Application Server and Oracle databases. Interface with system engineers, concerning hardware design, installation, test and integration, and problem resolution in support of new production environment roll out. Primary System Administrator for 3 F15000 and one F1200. Trained and provided administration documentation to UNIX system administrators on the Sun F12/15000. Analyzed server configurations and recommend/performed system tuning. Created relocation and server consolidation plans for the relocation of the UNIX servers' environment into a new Data Center.

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A Systems Engineer worked on the consolidation and migration of remote Data Centers into the Durham CA Data Center. Analyzed and consolidated the UNIX Oracle, Websphere application environments in to new architected virtual environments consisting of Enterprise IBM Pseries servers utilizing lpars and Sun 's multiple logical domain servers. Define project scope for development and coordinate preparation of consolidation/collocation of multi-flavor SUN, HPUX, AIX, Linux UNIX environments. Provided detailed architect and engineering documentation of current and future environments and develop resource plans for the re-engineering or moving of the systems. Work closely with both the remote IT operational organizations, product developers and the IT development staff to ensure on-time, on-budge delivery for the consolidation with minimum outage to the business.

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Responsible for the, designed, architect and system administrating of multiple SUN E450, E6500, F4800, V880, V480, E10000, F15000 and Fujitsu Prime Power 200 to 1000 servers within the IRS's secured environment. Architect to include Veritas Cluster servers running Solaris 2.6 to 8 in with Web server applications Websphere, Iplanet and databases Oracle and Informix applications i.e. SAP, SAS . Analyzed and document exiting operational processes, server and network architects for recommendations of procedural and cost improvements. Reviewed new project architect designs and interacts with venders to ensure IRS government regulations are met. Managed projects of new and ongoing consolidation/modernization initiatives to insure the IRS's requirements were inhered to for smooth transitions into the environment. Planned, and managed data, database and application migration for upgrading Server and EMC storage frames. Responsible for end-to-end UNIX administration support for the IRS's secured UNIX environments in conjunction with training government employees on new environment. For security incidents conducted investigations utilizing computer forensics techniques and tools. Provided detail server architect documentation. Performed all application upgrades and configurations as provided i.e. Oracle, Cyber Soft, PowerPath, Infomover . Assisted in planning and implementing upgrading applications SUN F15000. Responsible for analyzing, creating project plans for the standardizing of respective system's security and configurations.

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Responsible for architecting, standardizing, and administrating of 250 assorted SUN and HPUX 10.20 systems running the Company's line of business for development, test and production UNIX environments. To include Web based applications Websphere, Iplanet and Oracle databases applications, Mediation, Fraud, Clarify, Order Entry, Active Integrations, Provisioning and Geographic Information and the UNIX infrastructure Netbackup, HSM, Openview on multiple Sun Enterprise servers 220r, 450, E4500, E6500 up to E10000 running Solaris 2.6 to 8 utilizing EMC/SUN disk storage. Managed ten personnel team in the day-to-day UNIX administration of a dynamic Solaris environment. Evaluated multiple vendor products and recommending purchases consistent with the organization's short- and long-term objectives. Assisted in the defining and insuring the implementing UNIX server policies and standards configurations and ensuring adherence to security procedures. Designed custom jump-start servers' images and operation systems loads based on standards for each environment. Involved in providing system Architect designed of total cost of ownership for business analyst and requirements. Involved in assessing, tuning, and implementing systems and fail over/load-balancing requirements for Web base and Database applications consisting of Iplanet/Apache front ends to oracle, Informix databases. Assisted in creating a automation process for new applications functionality and code migration from the development, test, and production environments. Responsible for defining systems/network design plans in order to support the move and consolidation of UNIX servers from multiple locations. Responsible for creating server build and security standards, new code upgrade release implementation templates in order to improve operational and production support. Maintained liaisons with development groups to coordinate and review server current performance capacity to implement of new processes and procedures for maintenance and upgrades to meet business clients' needs. Trained and mentored junior/new UNIX system administrators in the daily systems administration and operations. Received a company Circle of Excellent award for reducing the total cost of ownership of the UNIX computing environment by aligning the company's business dynamic needs with information technology solutions.

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SR Implementation Consultant - Responsible for defining systems/network integration projects for the design, development and implementation of Unicenter TNG components within heterogeneous environments. For each client deployment of implemented Unicenter TNG components provided technical knowledge transfer, documentation, and training. Architect the design, and testing of systems integration for clients. Responsible for integrating Unicenter TNG components with network operating and distributed Systems management tools, application development architecture, and developed plans for disaster planning and recovery for the Enterprise Management environment. Responsible for the development of leadership, implementation and customer service communication skills of new Computer Associates Implementers.

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Pre Sales System Engineer - Responsible for presentations, demonstrations and answering all technical questions for in regards Unicenter TNG and all of its option to respective client's executive management and technical personnel. Analyzed and discuss with clients their heterogeneous IT environment and Enterprise Management business processes needs to provided proposed Unicenter TNG architect implementation plans. Provide support for qualified sales and proposal activities, including definition of customer problems, objectives and benefits development of solution. Prepared Computer Associate technical presentations, product demos, generates proposals, proof-of-concept, benchmarks, configurations, develops technical responses to RFIs/RFPs and systems assurance in the support of sales opportunities.

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Responsible for organizing and facilitating meetings, creating and managing project plans, and creating service specification agreements for projects to reside within a secured environment for American Express. Facilitated with technology leaders and developers in defining production service, detailed documented support and, reviewing/revising service specifications. Managed business units' projects for timely delivery of new products and enhancements of exiting functionality into production. For operations assisted in developing procedures and standards to establish expectations for customer service specification, defined service level agreement, disaster recovery methods, and an availability reporting. Also, maintained liaisons with developers on exiting projects to coordinate planning, designing and implementing of new processes and procedures for maintenance and upgrades to meet business clients' needs.

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Analyzed, client's UNIX environment and needs in order to provide detailed client server architecture report. Implemented and documented client approved UNIX infrastructure and environments. Designed, and implemented a client server environment utilizing NIS /NFS and automounter infrastructure servers. Responsible for configuring two SUN Enterprise Sparc 2000e with four attached Sun 30 gig Arrays and assisting DBA personal in installation, configuration of SYBASE database. Orchestrated support contracts with SUN and correlated with other vendors. Identified, documented and performed all daily routine system administration, performance tuning and backups for the customer's environment. Provided training to Promise Keeper personnel in daily UNIX system administration task and troubleshooting techniques to maintain the new systems.

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