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Data Center System Engineer Resume Profile

Las Vegas, NV

Qualifications

Seeking a position in the IT industry in a challenging, creative and energetic work environment which will enable me to create and grow. Dedicated, hardworking individual with intercommunication skills at all levels of the organization and with eight plus years of experience in the Information Technology industry.

Technical Expertise

Operating Systems Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2008, Windows 7, Windows 2012, SUSE Linux, IBM AIX, SCO UNIX, Sun Solaris, VMware and Red Hat Linux

Networking LAN, WAN, TCP/IP, DHCP, DNS, IEEE 802, FTP, VPN, VLAN, Wi-Fi and Zigbee Networks

Hardware Routers Switches Hubs Netgear, Cisco, 3com , Fiber Channel, ISCSI and SAS PCI E Cards, IBM Blade Servers, Dell Blade Servers, Intelicloud 360 chassis, Sun Blade Servers, Dell Poweredge Servers, DTI Blade Servers, IBM DS3000 Storage Units, Netapp N3700 SAN Units

Software/Tools Microsoft Active Directory, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft SharePoint, SQL, Remote Desktop, Lync Service, FileZilla Server and Client, VMware VCenter 5.1, WDS, AIK, Sysinternals Suite, MS Office, Parallels Virtuozzo, VMware Workstation and EMC Avamar

Strengths Plan, Configuration, Deployment, Troubleshoot, Monitor, Support, Installation and Administration

Core Competencies Systems and Network upgrades, Testing and troubleshooting, Windows and Linux/Unix platforms, System Administration, Training, Project Management and Installations of new Systems

Professional Experience

Confidential

Key Achievements

  • Performed hands-on and in-depth troubleshooting of associated repairs of failed server and storage systems
  • Daily monitoring of system alarms and reported them back to the client
  • Installed new racks including blade chassis, blades servers and the CAT5 cabling for a new deployment
  • Worked with a wide range of different cabling such as CAT5, Fiber and SAS

Confidential

Network Engineer

Designed, built and configured networks for all of the Vingcard, Orion Timelox products for major casinos and hotels throughout the United States. Installed and setup Windows based servers both virtual and physical to handle our product software and network configurations. Managed and lead projects, Setup new databases for every site our product software was installed. Meeting with customers about future upgrades and how our system would be cost effective. Directly involved with our R D/ Quality evaluation team on improvements on our products as well as software/firmware needs and new network schemes.

Key Achievements

  • Was the lead Engineer on the projects at the Cosmopolitan. Also worked on the projects at the Palazzo
  • Resolved multiple issues to network systems to increase business functionality
  • Recommended a variety of technical solutions to improve performance and productivity

Confidential

System Engineer

Analyzed, installed and configured Sun and DTI blade servers for the Intelicloud 360 chassis which was currently in the development stage. Generated and executed tests cases for all hardware including all blades and storage units Tested new OS updates, firmware releases BMC, BIOS, LSI and RAID and with SAN units. Reported and assisted the developers/programmers through our overseas partnered companies with any or all defect that came up during a test case. Also configured a variety OS including Windows 2003/2008, Solaris UNIX and Red Hat Linux. Administered the company's network infrastructure by maintaining Active Directory and SharePoint servers on a 20 plus user network. Setup and troubleshooted user and group accounts. Installation of new servers both physical and virtual using VMware. Making myself available for investors, vendors, customers and employees with questions and concerns about current projects.

Key Achievements

  • Lead engineer on a variety of projects that including developing the PXE server and WDS servers
  • Assisted in setting up our new Data Center COM Room which included installing new racks, installation of our internal servers as well as our development blade server and chassis. Also including new switches and CAT5/Fiber cables
  • Recommended a variety of technical solutions to improve performance and productivity
  • Was responsible for maintaining software catalog

Confidential

Blade Center Engineer

Generated and executed tests cases on IBM Blade servers to ensure that all new hardware and firmware updates were supported which included new OS updates, BIOS, BMC, LSI, RAID, hard disk local and remote and SAN configurations. Reported any or all defects to our development team and assisted to finding a resolution in a timely matter. Installed and setup multiple OS including Windows 2003/2008, Red Hat Linux and SLES Linux on IBM Blade Servers and the storage components. Independently worked on projects with set deadlines and sent weekly status updates to the team lead. Setup remote and local LUNs on SAN units through Fiber Channel, SAS, Ethernet and ISCSI. Setup RAID configurations through the LSI controller, IBM Serve RAID Manager, LSI Simplicity and Storage Manger client.

Key Achievements

  • Lead engineer on the Lucas project. Lucas was a new blade system under development. The project went through 3 phases of testing before deploying to customer sites
  • Preformed test cases with VMware on USB keys with Linux live OS. I did the majority of the VMware projects
  • Installation of any new Blade Chassis that currently was entering the development stage including setting up the racks and the cabling

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