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Tivoli Storage Administrator Resume

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Poughkeepsie New, YorK

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Poughkeepsie, New York

Tivoli Storage Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Participating Disaster Recovery exercise and documenting DR plans.
  • Install and Configure TDP Oracle LAN free backup, and also fixing TDP Oracle, SQL TDP backups issues.
  • Install and configure and managing TDP for Domino Servers, Install and configure and managing SharePoint backups. Work with Intel and Linux team to setup VMware backup and recovery.
  • Upgrade TSM Server code, and assist Level 2 Admin TSM server migration project, Key player configuring
  • TSM library and installing and updating firmware.
  • Working on backup monitoring automation process, wrote shell scripts for automated backup jobs.
  • Supporting On - call rotation weekly based
  • Architect design, engineer, implement and configure Replication, Source side deduplication and manage the Enterprise Tivoli Storage Manager Servers on AIX, Linux and Windows base Enterprise servers.
  • TSM Server capacity planning. Fine tuning, performance statistics and measurement
  • Ensure the backup jobs are completed successfully, and also make sure to re-run the miss/failed backups
  • Prior to prime hours. Upgrade TSM clients to 7.XAIX and Windows and Linux Platform
  • Hands on day to day administration and problem solving for SAN/NAS Storage and enterprise backups
  • Performing full range of storage and system administration tasks as defined by the company policy.
  • Install and Configure and administration the enterprise class SAN attached storage, EMC VNX, VMAX, ISILON- IBM DS8300, DS3574
  • Manage IBM SAN Volume Controller (SVC).
  • Administrator fiber and ISCSI SAN and Isilon NAS Environment
  • Add/delete/modify SAN Zones for Brocade and CISCO fabrics
  • Responsible for providing highly available storage and backup environment to eliminate single point failure
  • Ensuring all storage configuration, install, replacement upgrade and firmware are executed and completed on time. Responsible for Storage computing environment metrics collection and reporting.
  • Participated in capacity planning including forecasting of needs for future infrastructure related purchases
  • Implement backups technologies and manage backup environment with EMC Avamar
  • Backup recovery software: Tivoli Storage Manager 5.5.5.0 and TSM 6.X, 7.X, 8.X
  • Install configure and upgrade Tivoli Storage Manager from 5.x to 6.x, and 6.x to 7.x and 8.X Servers and Clients, most of the TSM
  • Servers on AIX and Windows 2010 Platform and the clients are AIX and Windows
  • Daily monitoring TSM and TDP (Oracle, Exchange) backups, fixing miss/failed backups, and re-running the
  • Backups. Monitoring Storage Pool backups and make sure the off-Site tapes are copied before cut-off time.
  • Schedule the reclaim process, if required running them manually. Few of the TSM 5 servers Log pinning issues
  • Monitoring and fixing them daily bases, if required cancel the backups. Auditing the Tapes
  • Proactively identifies problems within the enterprise backup and recovery environment on Windows, Linuxand AIX platforms and engages the appropriate technical resources for resolution in a timely manner.
  • Documented, consistent and repeatable backup, recovery, and archival procedures. Monitors the use and
  • Availability of storage resources.
  • Strong Scripting and programming skills(Shell, AWK, Perl and Sed) Expertise in using AWK and Sed in shell scripts. Maintained, coded and updated shell and AWK scripts for TSM Housekeeping and tape management. Automated TSM operations using AWK Scripts, TSM macros and TSM admin schedules.
  • Working with team to generate periodic reports to review, analyze, and discuss TSM utilization with
  • Management and peers. Contributes to technical architecture discussions to determine the most appropriate
  • Scalable model taking into consideration high availability failover and disaster recovery.
  • Upgrade TSM Server 7.X and also upgrade TSM Client 7.X
  • Import and Export the node as per customer requests. Install and configure TSM backups for VMwareSharePoint backups and restores.
  • Install configure and maintain of Fiber channel attached SAN Storage, upgrading and applying patches SAN
  • Management software. Disk allocation as per the customer requirements, worked on brocade Switches.

Tivoli Storage Manger-SME

Confidential, Boulder, CO

Responsibilities:

  • Operating System server, monitoring upgrade and install and troubleshooting backups fails and fixing the problem on the fly, applying patches, Client Servers registration for nightly backups and also hourly backup for point-in time recovery, Creating Proper Policy setting for client nodes
  • Worked at IBM State of TX Project Implementation VTL (Virtual Tape Library) and De-duplication and
  • Upgrading to TSM 6.1.2 Code. Utilizing Bocada Reporting tool for daily backups monitoring. And the Remedy for the Ticketing process.
  • Install configure and upgrade Tivoli Storage Manager from 5.x to 6.x Servers and Clients, most of the TSM
  • Servers on AIX Platform and the clients are AIX and Windows
  • Daily monitoring TSM and TDP (Oracle, Exchange) backups, fixing miss/failed backups, and re-running the
  • Backups. Monitoring Storage Pool backups and make sure the off-Site tapes are copied before cut-off time.
  • Schedule the reclaim process, if required running them manually. Few of the TSM 5 servers Log pinning issues
  • Monitoring and fixing them daily bases, if required cancel the backups. Auditing the Tapes
  • Proactively identifies problems within the enterprise backup and recovery environment on Windows, Linuxand AIX platforms and engages the appropriate technical resources for resolution in a timely manner.
  • Documented, consistent and repeatable backup, recovery, and archival procedures. Monitors the use and Availability of storage resources.

L2-Tivoli Storage Administrator

Confidential, Poughkeepsie, NY

Responsibilities:

  • Experience with TSM enterprise configuration, backing up over terabytes of data nightly for hundreds of Windows, UNIX, and Linux servers in a highly distributed environment. Familiar with IBM tape libraries IBM 3584, LTO/LT04, 3590/3590e tape drives. Performed allocation of storage on ESS Shark. Day-to-day support remote datacenter TSM instances running on AIX and Windows, with tasks inclusive of troubleshootingupgrades.
  • TSM DB maintenance as well as TSM client tuning; in addition to assisting in support of backup management for corporate data warehouse environment.
  • Responsibility for daily support of several dozen remote servers providing recovery for just under 200 Windows and AIX servers handling about 10 terabytes of data remotely.
  • Perform restores of customer data as well as assist in complete server recovery due to failures or as part of disaster recovery scenarios using TSM, operational procedures for daily backup checkouts, problem determination, and file/server recovery steps Daily Monitoring and Troubleshooting backups, and restoring the files as per the request.
  • Automated the backup process.
  • Install and Upgrade TSM servers WMATA two locations,
  • Configure ADIC Library and make the dedicated backups Oracle TDP backup.
  • Worked with Oracle DBA and resolve TDP backups.
  • Worked with Intel team configure VMware backups. Install and upgrade TSM server 6.1 on new hardware.
  • Implement Offsite Tapes for Disaster Recovery. Fix the COF TSM server issues and Tape Library. On-call rotation weekly based with team member.

Tivoli Storage Manger

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Worked as Tivoli Store Subject Matter Expert for IBM Internal and External Projects.
  • TSM SME for internal and External IBM, Tivoli Management Servers on AIX and S-390 Windows 2000/2005
  • Operating System server, monitoring upgrade and install and troubleshooting backups fails and fixing the problem on the fly, applying patches, Client Servers registration for nightly backups and also hourly backup for point-in time recovery, Creating Proper Policy setting for client nodes
  • Worked at IBM State Of TX Project Implementation VTL (Virtual Tape Library) and De-duplication and
  • Upgrading to TSM 6.1.2 Code. Utilizing Bocada Reporting tool for daily backups monitoring. And the Remedy for the Ticketing process.
  • Experience with TSM enterprise configuration, backing up over terabytes of data nightly for hundreds of
  • Windows, UNIX, and Linux servers in a highly distributed environment. Familiar with IBM tape libraries IBM
  • 3584, LTO/LT04, 3590/3590e tape drives. Performed allocation of storage on ESS Shark. Day-to-day support remote datacenter TSM instances running on AIX and Windows, with tasks inclusive of troubleshootingUpgrades.
  • TSM DB maintenance as well as TSM client tuning; in addition to assisting in support of backup management for corporate data warehouse environment. Responsibility for daily support of several dozen remote servers providing recovery for just under 200 Windows and AIX servers handling about 10 terabytes of data remotely. Perform restores of customer data as well as assist in complete server recovery due to failures or as part of disaster recovery scenarios using TSM, operational procedures for daily backup checkouts, problem determination, and file/server recovery steps Provide subject matter expertise for Windows platform client backup and recovery configuration as well as in assisting with "server down" recovery situations in addition to basic AIX administration in support of TSM.
  • Complete TSM solution build-outs inclusive of base install library configuration, mgmt classes, storage poolsetc.
  • Assisted with the re-architecture of corporate data center TSM environment as part of data center relocation project, trending and analysis of client backup durations and TSM server performance in addition to the redirection of server backups to the new TSM AIX environment.
  • Disaster recovery planning for AIX and Intel Platform, accounting for procedures, server hardware specsnetworking requirements, storage hardware specification, SAN connectivity requirements and data for IBM Sterling Forest recovery site.
  • Experience working TSM with IBM libraries 3584 and 3593 tape drives, shell scripting experience.
  • Experience backing and restore of Oracle/Lotus Notes/ Exchange/SQL Servers by utilizing Tivoli Data

Confidential

Tivoli Storage Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure all backup and recovery environments meet Enterprise performance and availability requirements Support Enterprise Disaster Recovery initiatives.
  • Wrote shell scripts to automate various storage administration tasks and also for restores. Ensuring the backup and recovery systems and processes are compliant with corporate security policies.
  • Document software and system configuration. Provide 3rd level support to TSM clients (Backup/Archive client, API and TDP client (TDP for RMANDOMINO, TDP for SQL, ).
  • Provide 3rd level support for TSM server and Between TSM server and Tape library.
  • TSM Environment Architect / design for future requirement and Take part in implementation face.
  • TSM backup schedule through Control-M (BMC Product) and also monitoring thru Patrol.
  • Key role in participating DR testing at IBM Sterling forest site. TSM Performance management and reporting, Develop documentation and supporting applicationhardware, and procedural changes.
  • Create and maintain procedures to support daily operations of the data backup environment. Provide off-hours support to maintain data Confidential environment

System Management Integration Specialist

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Worked for IBM as System Management and Integration Specialist.
  • Utilized Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) on AIX RS/6000 servers to provide backup of customer server data and of client workstations.
  • Built/configured TSM on RS/6000 servers as well as downloaded firmware for Automated Tape Libraries.
  • Provided 24x7 on-call support of TSM, communicating and intervening with operations personnel and assisting a variety of customers.
  • Improved customer satisfactions by diligently engaging customer engineers and providing symptomatic evidence of numerous Automated Tape Library drive errors.
  • This resulted in consistent completion of backupswhich had not been occurring, prior to my taking over the account, for an average 7 Tb of data per day Key team player in servers' consolidation, resulting in substantial space and server lease savings. Teamed on a project to adding additional tape drives to each backup TSM server, gained back from the servers' consolidations, which improved throughput and further ensured backup success.
  • Key participant with a project which beta-tested and then converted 1500 customers to a scaled-down Lotus
  • Notes solution, providing infrastructure and space cost savings.
  • Provided RRDF Support, customer conversion and testing of networking hardware and software configuration.
  • Supporting 400 servers for their backup and recovery, and working as server support personal in 24/7 environment: s.
  • Responsibility includes Install Operating system (AIX, Solaris, Windows and Linux) on server.
  • Application (Oracle, SAP, dB2, Lotus Notes/Domino, Exchange) data backup and recovery

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