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Data Storage Specialist Resume


  • Possess experience in engineering, implementing and managing backup/recovery environments from 100 TB to 100s PB of data.
  • Strong troubleshooting experience and scripting to analyze backup environments.
  • Can quickly learn the backup environment and eager to share knowledge of backup solutions and procedures.
  • Desire to create relationships with the team and customers to have the best communication that fosters a win - win atmosphere.


Systems: Solaris, NetBackup, UNIX, Windows, Solaris, Linux, HP-UX, NDMP

Backup Software: Symantec NetBackup & BackupExec, BrightStor ARCserve, EMC Networker & Avamar, HP Data Protector & Connected PC, ACSLS, Bocada

Languages: C/C++, Perl, Shell

MSWord, MSExcel, MS: PowerPoint

Storage Devices: StorageTek libraries, ADIC Scalar, IBM 3584, HP libraries, Sepaton VTL, NetApp VTL, EMC Data Domain, Hitachi, LTO



Data Storage Specialist


  • Provided architecture support for deployment & integration of two NetBackup Appliances into backup environment.
  • Developed procedures for separation of duties between Backup Server and Client Administration.
  • Client admins should not be able to perform server admin duties.


Data Storage Specialist


  • Engineered, implemented and managed data backup/restore solutions for IBM outsourcing customers.
  • Completed numerous technical consultations to resolve critical backup/restore situations where services were down or performing poorly.
  • Provided technical support for 20 data centers using DataProtector servers to support 2000 server clients in North America.
  • Without transition information from previous backup team, backup success rate improved from 70% to 95% by improving the communication between other IBM team members and correction of client side issues.
  • Backup servers were Linux & Windows with HP MSL & ESL LTO tape libraries.
  • Provided technical support for 5 data centers using Networker servers to support 700 server clients in USA.
  • Provided technical support for 2 data centers using DataProtector server managing both sites to support 60 server clients. Windows servers with HP MSL tape libraries at each site.
  • Provided technical support for one pair of Connected Windows servers with disk storage that supported 300 PC clients.
  • Networker servers were Linux with DataDomain devices at each site.
  • Devices were replicating between sites and tape cloning for offsite vaulting.
  • Provided third level support for 20 data centers using NetBackup servers to support 2000 server clients and NDMP filers globally.
  • Created scripts that gathered data from backup servers and generated reports for storage usage and backup success rate.
  • Engineered and deployed DataDomain devices to replace obsolete NetApp VTL.
  • Provided technical support for 12 Connected servers to support 20,000 PC clients, globally.
  • Engineered and deployed new Connected servers and storage refresh.
  • NetBackup servers were Solaris & Linux & Windows with DataDomain and NetApp VTL and Adic Scalar tape libraries.
  • Provided technical support for 2 data centers using NetBackup servers to support 1800 server clients in USA.
  • Led projects for new client installations and deployed new storage hardware.
  • Created scripts to generate backup volume & capacity reports.
  • Two NetBackup Solaris masters and 30 media servers.
  • Tape libraries were ACSLS controlled Sun SL8500 with T10K & LTO at both sites and Sepaton VTL at one site.
  • Provided secondary support when primary was not available, 30 sites, each site had BackupExec servers with standalone LTO or DLT or AIT drives.
  • Account was migrating to NetBackup servers as customer was determining which type of backup architecture to establish.

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