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Senior Cloud Virtualization Storage Engineer Resume

New York, NY

CURRENT OBJECTIVE:

Seeking an opportunity as technology leadership roles that leverage my years of architecture - design-and-implementation experience. Roles may include but not limited to Development/Documentation of processes, procedures, and guidelines; Vendor interaction; Instruction and education; And where necessary, use of my technical experience to hands-on contribute directly. All of these are designed to leverage 17+ years of hands-on experience in highly visible financial and production environments.

SUMMARY:

  • Over 15 years of Storage and Network/System Administration on HP-UX, Sun Solaris, AIX Platforms, RedHat Enterprise Linux AS v4-5, SUSE Enterprise 8, 10 in highly visible Financial environments.
  • Netapp 7.x to Netapp Cdot Migrations utilizing 7MTT tool as well as Storage Vmotion and Snapmirror,TrueCopy, Robocopy.
  • Confidential Storage Products: Confidential Powerpath v 2.x, v4.2, 4.5, Confidential SRDF/A SRDF/S, Confidential Solutions Enabler 6.x, Confidential Time finder, Confidential ControlCenter 4.x, 5.1.1, 5.2 SP5, 6.0 (Vmware Support) Confidential ESN Manager SYMCLI 5.0, 6.x, 7 Recoverpoint 3.4,4
  • Implement Isilon Redundant Cluster featuring Smartpools, SyncIQ, SmartConnect configuration for connectivity for NAS(NFS/CIFS Shares) to replace IBM SONAS NAS arrays.
  • Plan, lead and architect IBM SONAS to Isilon migration project.
  • Migrated HP ESX Vsphere 5 Clusters via Storage Vmotion from Netapp/Celerra to VMAX/VNX Array’s.
  • Migrated HP/3PAR T400 EVA/Celerra and Clariion CX3-80 to VNX5300 via SANCopy - Created Map of VDISK to VNX Target LUNS in Confidential Symmetrix SRDF operations between Somerset, NJ and Newark, DE failover site.
  • Handled Confidential Symmetrix Advanced Operations Meta-Device Configuration, Enable Dynamic RDF Operations, Map-Unmap Symmetrix Devices to FA ports, Add Remove Hot Spare Devices, Configuration of Multiple BCV’s, Configuration of Raid-5 7-1
  • Installation and administration of centralized NFS/CIFS-based Storage Area Networks such - NetApps Filer, Confidential Clariion/Symmetrix/Connectrix (SRDF/Powerpath BVC configuration) Navisphere 5.x CLI and Sun StorEdge N2800/T3 FC-AL

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, New York, NY

Senior Cloud Virtualization Storage Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Senior Engineer for Storage Cloud Convergence Project. Healthcare and Financial Vertical’s specializing in IAAS, SAAS and PAAS specializing in Azure, Amazon Web Services.
  • Configuration on Cisco MDS, CISCO 9K as well as CISCO UCS for converged infrastructure environment.
  • Upgrade from vSphere 5 to vSphere 6 utilizing Auto-Deploy as well as vMotion to new vCenter 6 Clusters.
  • Deployed vROM/vROPS vRealize Operations Manager and vRealize Log Insight Manager to monitor over/under provisioned VM’s and resources within the VBLOCK environment.
  • Python scripts to automate Netapp task, CIFS Share, Quota increase, Volume moves (Between Aggregates), Snapmirror queries and more.
  • Support and Implement P2V Migration of IBM to CISCO UCS Blade Server Migration via Platespin migrate and Ghost Image of 200-300 VM’s.
  • Configure source and target volumes, Snapshot groups, CG’s, for Xtreme/IO and Recoverpoint. Register Xtreme/IO Bricks with Recoverpoint.
  • Managed HP XP 24k and EVA4400 to HP 3PAR migration for Microsoft Exchange environment.
  • Applied best practices for HP 3PAR VVolume/CPG’s with vSphere 5.5 and Linux host connectivity.
  • HP to 3par Migration with Online Import and Remote COPY (RCIP).
  • Upgraded to HP SE 9.7 for support of VMAX, VNX and Netapp environments for central management/performance monitoring.
  • Migrated from VSS Switches to vDS switches, assigned port groups to appropriate vMkernel Ports and verified and documented all connectivity prior and after migration via Powercli and vROM.
  • Specialized in Converged infrastructure for multi-tenancy including CISCO UCS, CISCO MDS 9148S, Cisco 9K and vMware ESX 5.5 and 6.0.
  • Worked as a member of the Infrastructure Team to Design, Install and Upgrade new and existing client Infrastructures built with Cisco Switches, Routers, Firewalls and Access Points.
  • Designed, configured and troubleshot Clients WAN (MPLS, VPN, BGP) and LAN (OSPF, EIGRP) across 30 sites. Hands on familiarity with Cisco Routers & Switches (LAN/ Data Center), Brocade Switches, Citrix NetScaler, Wireless controllers (Cisco, Meru, Aruba).
  • Lead engineer for 7MTT 3.1 7-Mode to CDOT 8.3.2 and 9.1 Migration involving 800+ CIFS and NFS Volumes. Configuration of all Target Vservers and LIFS, Network Interfaces and NDMP Netbackup via DataDomain and Netbackup 7.x. . OCUM Upgrades along with verification of Volume source/target sizes.
  • Configure HNAS 4060 with backend from HUS-VM Array and configuration of all Tier-1 Data with replication utilizing HUR and Hitachi Thin Image within Storage Navigator on G1000 Arrays.
  • Deployed VNXe CTA Cloud Tiering Appliance v7.5 and 9.0 for several Healthcare clients for archiving with VNX and Isilon arrays
  • Migration of Unisphere and OCUM to Confidential VIPR for Monitoring and Performance Tuning, Automated provisionin .
  • Installation and Configuration of ViPR SRM 3.7.x/3.5 SP2. Configured SolutionPack for Netapp Filers in 7-mode and CDOT as well Cisco MDS SMI-S as well as Confidential VMAX and Isilon.
  • Configuration of CloudArray Unisphere 360, eNAS, ViPR as well as SRDF.
  • Planning/design and architecture of 99.9% availability for Healthcare and Financial clients on Cloud Infrastructure.
  • Implement Veeam Availability Suite for for Netapp Metrocluster FAS8060 and FAS 8080
  • Upgrade Veeam Backup & Replication to 9.0.0.1715 Update 2 for integration with Netapp Snapvault offsite backups and well as vCloud Director 8
  • Configure Oracle, SQL powershell scripts for automated backups integrated with Veeam.
  • Configured SyncIQ Policies as well as well SnapshotIQ based on ONEfs API Automation and Failover Dry Run on Isilon Clusters
  • Upgraded all Clusters to Isilon ONeFS 8.0, verify all aspects of NFS/SMB Connectivity via Isilon Advisor
  • Powershell, DEVOPS development as well as ROR. Automating DSC tasks with Powershell and Puppet
  • Automate daily Storage Tasks via Puppet and Maintain manifest and relationship between interfaces.
  • Conform to HIPAA Standards on all Network, Storage and Compute infrastructure.
  • Migrate to CDOT 8.3.1 via 7MTT and “ bootarg.init.boot clustered” Autoloader option for 7-Mode controllers
  • Migrations include but not limited to VMAX2-VMAX3, VMAX-3PAR and 3PAR to 3PAR Consolidation utilizing HP Remote Copy (RCIP) . Netapp to HNAS 4060 with HUS-VM backbone. \
  • Upgrade firmware on all XtremIO Bricks and VPLEX Arrays. XtremIO 4.0.1-7 IPMI.
  • Lead Hitachi HNAS/HUS-VM Implementation Converged Infrastructure Project for 3 Locations (UK, VA, AZ) - Provision storage on HDS HUS-VM, VMAX2/3, HNAS 4060, Netapp arrays based on Best Practices for vCloud/NSX/Vmware 5.5/6.0 Environment with CISCO UCS/MDS 9168s (16GB) architecture .
  • Adhere to industry best practice standards for all vMware ESX Clusters and VM’s utilizing vStorage api on all Netapp, HDS HUS-VM/G1000, Confidential VMAX/200 Storage arrays.

Confidential

Senior vStorage Virtualization Architect

Responsibilities:

  • VBlock Resident to implement vBlock 720 and VMAX10k and VG8 with Avamar/DDBoost as well as Recoverpoint
  • Infrastructure supported includes Isilon 8 node cluster for CIFS/NFS, VMAX, Cisco MDS, Nexus 5548, Avamar/DD Solution as well as VPLEX for SAP HANA Migration/Consolidation.
  • Configuration of Xtreme I/O 4.0 with Recoverpoint v4.1.2
  • Responsible for Netbackup Disaster Recovery with Data Domain Infrastructure.
  • Monitor Backups/Restores and upgrade to Netbackup 7.7 OPS Center, Media, Master and Clients.
  • Support and Implement P2V Migration of IBM to CISCO UCS Blade Server Migration via Platespin migrate and Ghost Image of 200-300 VM’s.
  • Configure source and target volumes, Snapshot groups, CG’s, for Xtreme/IO and Recoverpoint. Register Xtreme/IO Bricks with Recoverpoint.
  • Managed HP XP 24k and EVA4400 to HP 3PAR migration for Microsoft Exchange environment.
  • Applied best practices for HP 3PAR VVolume/CPG’s with vSphere 5.5 and Linux host connectivity.
  • HP to 3par Migration with Online Import and Remote COPY (RCIP).
  • Deployed 500-700 VM via powerCLI and Customization scripts for Redhat, Windows 2012, Solaris VM Servers in 1-18 HA Clusters and 8 FT Clusters.
  • Migrated 80TB of data for Microsoft Exchange from VMAX to HP 24k using HTSM
  • Provision NFS/CIFS storage on VMAX/VG8 NAS Implementation. Provision Tier1 Block level storage for Vblock on VMAX SMC.
  • Lead up VBLOCK Storage Migration for DMX, VMAX, VMAX200 and VNX Arrays.
  • Zoning and Provisioning on CISCO MDS 9170 and CISCO Nexus 5k as well as Cisco 3560AMP Switches. LACP and Uplink connectivity configuration on all Switches within VBlock 720 infrastructure.
  • KT to customer Storage and Network team. Upkeep of Documentation for DWB for VPLEX, VBLOCK, Avamar and Recoverpoint.
  • Configured FAST/VP for SAP Consolidation into VBLOCK 720 environment on VMAX 20K.
  • Design Storage Solutions for Rich Media Clients based on Workflow and record and replay I/O intensive environments.
  • Architected solutions such as Harmonic, StorNext 5, Lattus Final cut pro to Avid transitions, Apple XSAN, Confidential Isilon, VNX, Netapp E/F Series Controllers w CDOT as well as Hitachi HUS VSP/VM, HNAS 4060 and Hitachi G1000 for high profile customers
  • Lead information gathering sessions to determine I/O and Performance patterns to identify the best practices for large scale highly available NAS/SAN infrastructure.
  • Architect Cloud Service for 3 Tenant solution with Hitach HUS-VM, Cisco MDS 9148S (16GB), Cisco 5548. UCS . C220M4 Servers with VMware vSphere 5.5 and NSX 6.1 and vCloud Director.
  • Implement Isilon Redundant Cluster featuring Smartpools, SyncIQ, SmartConnect configuration for connectivity for NAS(NFS/CIFS Shares) to replace IBM SONAS NAS ARRAYS.
  • Configuration of all VASA/VAAI and POWERPATH/VE on Vsphere 5.0 Cluster
  • Storage Technical lead Architect for Storage Refresh project involving NS-480/VNX/IBM SONAS/ Confidential VMAX, SANCopy, SVC Migrations
  • Netapp Cluster Mode Migration utilizing 7MTT on Netapp 6 Series Filers.
  • Primary storage liaison interaction between vendor interaction and application teams for storage evaluation and budgeting.

Confidential

Senior Technology Officer - SAN Storage Architect / Sr. System Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Function as a Senior Storage Engineer/Manager with responsibility for developing secure storage solutions Using Veritas NetBackup 3.4.1, Confidential Symmetrix 8300, 8730, Clariion CX700, CX600, VisualSRM, VisualSAN, SRDF/Powerpath/Timefinder BCV’s, SQL Backtrack, and Oracle RMAN.
  • Extremely large role in Confidential Symmetrix SRDF operations between Somerset, NJ and Newark, DE failover site.
  • Allocation of disk devices for Database and Trading Floor environment.
  • Configuration of Tivoli Network Manager Agents.
  • Design & Development of Storage Area Networks (using shared storage option) in both the mainframe and open systems (UNIX & NT/2000), mainly Solaris Enterprise Platform E10k in Clustered environment, Windows 2k/2k3 (Wintel) Clients w/ Active Directory Server.
  • Create JILS for CA Autosys to perform automated tasks such as automated backups within NetBackup as well as perform automated performance baselining within several OLTP databases.
  • E6500 Administration/Kernel Tuning/ Performance tuning for Oracle Database Engines. Installation and configuration of Brocade 3800 Silkworm ISL for Persistent Binding of HBA LUN’s, (Qlogic, Jaycor) HBA, Fiber Installation.
  • System Administration tasks such as scripting for automated backup/ restore services, Web Servers, Netscape/IPlanet Messaging and LDAP Servers.
  • Confidential Symmetrix Advanced Operations Meta-Device Configuration, Enable Dynamic RDF Operations, Map-Unmap Symmetrix Devices to FA ports, Add Remove Hot Spare Devices, Configuration of Multiple BCV’s, Configuration of Raid-5 7-1

Confidential

Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Provide 24x7 management support for the Microelectronics ICIS Application for Designers and testers. Support includes customer counseling, planning of computing facilities, security enforcement using tools such as PKI, COPS, F-Secure SSH, TCP-Wrappers, TITAN and more.
  • Installation of Enterprise Class Sun Servers (E450 - E10000) including 5 E10k's (domain builds, disk fiber runs (Brocade, Veritas Netbackup Data Center w/ Shared Storage Option Enabled, JNI FCI, SAN plan, design and implementation) resolving issues with Fiber attached to Confidential Tivoli Storage Manager on all RS/6000 F50 Servers as wells configuration of disk arrays (Navisphere 5.x, Powerpath, SRDF) such as SUN A3500 - 5000 with L700 Tape Arrays.
  • Configuration of Netscape Messaging 5.0p3 & Directory Server in Clustered environment, Implemented Citrix WinFrame Thin Client technology for public web access.

Confidential

Senior Manager of Technical Projects

Responsibilities:

  • Work with team of engineers and managers to support customers and to maintain a 24X7 support center for Internet Infrastructure and Web Systems of major Internet companies in the New York and Silicon Valley areas.
  • Installation and administration of centralized NFS/CIFS-based Storage Area Networks such - NetApps Filer, Confidential Clariion/Symmetrix/Connectrix (SRDF/Powerpath BVC configuration) Navisphere 5.x CLI and Sun StorEdge N2800/T3 FC-AL
  • Built the entire infrastructure for major e-commerce companies from the ground up, working with Global Center, Equinix, Above-Net, Level-3 and more. Implemented fully High Availability sites implementing Web Load Balancers and Clustered Firewall/Oracle, Sybase Database/Application Server solutions.

Confidential

IT Integration Engineer/ Sr. System Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Unix Administrator responsible for daily maintenance of Sun Storage Servers, Patching, scripts, backups with NetBackup and configuration of daily upgrades.
  • Support Large Print on Demand environment with Sun Servers connected to IBM Infoprint Servers as well as Docutech Printers.
  • Desktop support for Windows/Unix and Apple Appletalk Network.
  • Responsible for Network configuration with Windows and Appletalk connectivity and performance issues.

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