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Sr. Systems Engineer Resume Profile

NJ

Experience

Sr. Systems Engineer

Confidential

  • Managed, maintained, and administrated Cisco ASA 5525-x, Cisco Nexus 5596T switches with Nexus 2k
  • fabric extenders, Juniper SSG 320M, and Dell PowerConnect Network devices
  • Setup and managed Kemp LM 2000 and 3600s
  • Installed, implemented Dell PowerVault MD3660 and Dell Compellent SC8000 filers. Provisioned storage
  • based on business requirements and rate of growth
  • Configured iSCSI logical switch failover using Dell PowerConnect 6248, SAN-to-SAN replication with Dell
  • Equallogic PS4100 arrays
  • Help with acquiring Metro Ethernet Circuit to use for data replication using Zerto software
  • Designed security postures to improve management access
  • Helped with redesigning LUNs to use RAID 10 instead of RAID 5 when implementing SaaS
  • Installed, Maintained, and troubleshot IIS server issues running our SaaS Platform
  • Installed, configured,maintainedVmwareESXi 5.1 and 5.5 DRS clustering, cpu/memory resource pools,
  • implementedZerto virtual replication appliance, used RV tools to inventory virtual environment.
  • Configured IT infrastructure for fault tolerance and redundancy for Edge Aggregate Access network layers,
  • DRS clustering for VMware along with triggers for fault tolerance resource limitations
  • Zerto replication to disaster recovery site the ViaWest DC in Dallas,TX,
  • Installed, configured, managed cisco nexus 5596T and cisco 3850 series switches
  • Troubleshooting VPN tunnel issues on Juniper ssg 320m and cisco asa 5525-x

Sr. Systems Engineer

Confidential

  • Performed backup with Veeam 6.5 and practiced restores on a monthly basis
  • Configured, monitored, and performed configuration changes on EMC CX3-700 devices, Sun StorageTek
  • Tape Devices, Netapp 3050c and R200 filers with MKII FC disk shelves, and HP StorageWorks MSA 1000
  • devices
  • Created diagrams that help upper management make decisions based on the current hardware environment
  • Managed backup jobs with CA ArcServe, ArcServe backup software, and Veeam 6.5 replication
  • Created LUNs for Windows/Linux based servers, configured QoS settings on Cisco catalyst chassis for
  • better throughput
  • Coordinated Projects between offices in Argentina, Spain, and the main office in Irvine, Ca
  • Configured VmwarevCenter for load balancing VMs, DRS clustering
  • Performed vCenter installation maintained and configured
  • Configured Netapp Filer via CLI, System Manager 2.1 performed backup via SnapMirror with SnapDrive
  • Configured and Maintained HP SAN Director FC switches performed failover configuration
  • Provide analytics reports storage IO performance, storage capacity, fault tolerances, and memory usage
  • Used IOmeter to perform storage IO testing on FC, SATA, and SAS drives
  • Perform firmware performance analysis, how previous firmware performs against latest firmware
  • Spoke freely about analysis reports, ideas for improving performance and servicing model as a Cloud
  • Service Provider
  • Administered EMC and Netapp devices for business continuity purposes DR replication of VMs and
  • Netapp volumes using snapmanager suite snapmirror
  • Configured EMC with Navisphere 6.x and Netapp Devices with System Manager 2.1
  • Knowledge of Netapp Data OnTap 7.2.4 and 8.1
  • Setup CIFS and NFS on Netapp and EMC devices NAS technology
  • Installed and configured CentOS and Ubuntu Servers CIFS, NFS, and FC to Sun StorageTek L700e
  • Cabled and configured NetApp DS2246 and DS4243 disk shelves
  • Created VLANs on Brocade BigIron 800, 8000, and 15000 series switches

Data Storage Engineer

Confidential

  • Installed, Maintained, and Configured Brocade 8000 and 6510 FC/FCOe, Cisco Nexus 5020 FCOe
  • switches.
  • Installed, maintained, and configured HP MSA storage devices, Oracle sunfire x4450 and x4470 M2
  • servers Dell R820, R710, R620, and R610 servers
  • Lead Engineer for solving issues with Dell and Oracle issues
  • Performed performance testing with Netapp 6080 filer and EMC CX3-40 storage devices.
  • Performed performance testing with FibrePCIe for servers such as QLogic HBA 8300, 8200, and 2600
  • CNA cards.
  • Configured and maintained HP EVA P6300 and HP EVA MSA P2000 FC/iSCSI storage devices
  • Provisioned scalable Storage LUNs to anticipate future storage business needs

Senior Network Engineer

Confidential

  • Help support DR sites for data replication/business continuity
  • Designed and Created VPNs between branch offices
  • Part of SAP support tech team
  • Operated and maintained Cisco ASA 5520 setup VPNs, failover clusters, encryption domains
  • Perform network troubleshooting skills with BlackBox analyzer
  • Configured switches Cisco 3750 and 2960, HP 5406zl , routers 3825, 1841, 2821, 2911 , and
  • security gateways Cisco ASA 5520, Checkpoint 4607
  • Installed and configured Dell server R610, R710, Poweredge 2850, 2950, 1800.
  • Knowledge of Dell's RACADM command line
  • Design network physical and logical topologies for increased performance, security, and data integrity
  • of frames/packets traversing network
  • Helped IT director develop IT governance rules
  • Worked with vendors like AT T and XO communications to implement a cost effective network
  • solution
  • Installed, Configured, optimized Cisco Aironet 1240G devices setup root and repeater access points
  • Installed, Configured, and managed EMC VNX 5300 filer plus Cisco 1900 MDS fiber channel
  • switches
  • Reversed engineered Data Center creating multiple Visio documents to represent current state and
  • proposed states previously vendor controlled
  • Performed BGP, VRRP, and HSRP protocol functions
  • Configured and Installed Raids, LUNs, Zones, CIFS, and NFS
  • Knowledge of SCSI, iSCSI, and FC protocols
  • Setup data replication for disaster recovery planning with remote location sites
  • Managed SAN with EMC Unisphere management tool
  • Troubleshot NAT-T branch offices have to sit behind one LAN that is translated into a public address to
  • AT T hosted solution in Anapolis.

Data Storage Engineer

Confidential

  • Performed analyzer bus traces on NetApp equipment using FinisarXgig bus tracer Analyzed
  • communications between host bus adapter, SAS controller, and SAS/SATA HDD
  • Responsible for Creating Test Plans for performance and protocol tests
  • Wrote weekly status reports to upper management
  • Spoke to customer NetApp about issues with HDD firmware and pushed those issues further
  • Established metric for performance in the NetApp subdepartment
  • Created error reports for firmware engineers
  • Worked with FCOE, SATA, and SAS protocols.
  • Operated Netapp Filer FAS 2050s, 3050s, 3070s, and 6080s.
  • Operated Netapp Disk Shelves MKII, DS2246, DS4243.
  • Performed installations, configurations with VmwareESXi 4.1
  • Troubleshot vSwitches, PortGroups, and Network Interface cards using ESXi command line utilities

Data Network Administrator

Confidential

  • Created ACLs on Cisco 1700 series routers for University of La Verne, LA county fire department
  • Managed network with NetFlow analyzer
  • Cabled Cisco 2600 routers, Cisco 2950 switches in the data center at the University of La Verne
  • Configured IGRP, OSPF, BGP Routers to update route topology and databases
  • Configured Frame relay routers for cheaper connectivity to branch offices
  • Configured site-to-site VPN to remote campuses using Cisco PIX security gateways
  • Experience in Trackit and Remedy ticket tracking systems

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