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Network Engineer Resume

SUMMARY

  • 30+ years as an IT Professional and assigned to a multi - tiered data center
  • Able to mentor trainees in every phase of their learning process
  • 25 years as a Senior Storage Management Administrator and Supervision
  • 25 years of z/OS (MVS) mainframe experience
  • Collaborate with System, Database administrators, and end users
  • Conduct analysis, maintenance, optimization, troubleshooting, reporting, and space management of the z/OS (MVS) Storage infrastructure: DASD/disk, migrated/archived data, and physical/virtual tape
  • Plan, implement, and utilize best practices for Storage architectures including SMS, HSM applications, and ACS Storage Routines
  • Plan, Schedule, Configure, and Implement all z/OS (MVS) storage backups
  • Focus on Disaster Recovery / Business Continuity Planning and Implementation
  • Data Center, DASD array, Tape, and System Migration expertise
  • ITSM Remedy Incident, Problem Management, Service Request, and Change Management processes
  • Strong understanding of ITIL service support and delivery
  • Virtual Tape Migrations and Conversions
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to work in team oriented, collaborative environment with little supervision

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • DASD/DISK Support DS8700/DS8800: DFSMS, DFHSM, ACS Coding, ISMF, DFDSS Backup/Restore
  • FDR Backup/Restore, ExHPDM, JCL, TSO/ISPF, Confidential Utilities (IDCAMS, ICKDSF, CLIST), TDMF, PPRC Data Replication
  • GDPS, CA-Disk (DMS), CA-Allocate (VAM), CA-View (SAR), CA-Vantage, BMC Mainview SRM, Stopx37
  • DFSORT, Syncsort, ICF Catalog Maintenance and Recovery,
  • Tape Support: CA-1 TMS, TLMS, RMM, TAPECOPY, FATSCOPY, COPYCAT, Confidential TS7700
  • Confidential TS3500, HSC/SMC/CSC, STK/SUN/Oracle VSM, VTL, ATL/Silo, EXLM, and Fujitsu VTS

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Plan, implement, and support DASD and Tape infrastructure refreshes
  • Support new z/OS System releases and test associated software product
  • Plan and implement DFHSM, DFSMS, CA-Allocate, and perform ACS Routine updates to optimize storage and fulfill customer requests.
  • Monitor DASD and Tape capacity and resources to ensure ample free space and scratches
  • Monitor and perform maintenance to ICF User Catalogs
  • Create customized DASD, HSM, and Tape reports per customer specifications
  • Design programs and work with Automation to improve Storage efficiencies
  • Perform BAU (Business As Usual) work for customers including VSAM, Non-VSAM, and GDG file allocations and sizing
  • Open, update, and close Incident tickets and Change Records

Confidential

Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and Maintain Production Mainframe Tape Architecture
  • Provide Technical Support for Automated Cartridge Systems
  • Provide Technical Lead Support Activities for Design and Programming Teams
  • Provide Mainframe Key Management System Support
  • Analyze Production Mainframe Tape Storage Availability
  • Analyze, Design and Support Production Mainframe Tape Storage
  • Offsite Vaulting and Recovery/Disaster Recovery Infrastructures
  • Provide Technical Support for Teams Designing and Configuring Mainframe Tape Storage Subsystems Which Include support for the NCC, SSC, NSC Data Centers, and Disaster Recovery Locations.
  • Data migrations and site to site replication
  • Oracle VSM upgrades
  • EMC DLM implementation

Confidential, Orlando, Florida

Senior Storage Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Mentored department and group members in technical skills
  • “Go To” person in the analysis, maintenance, optimization, troubleshooting, reporting, and space management of all z/OS (MVS) storage tiers: DASD/disk, migrated/archived data, tape, and virtual tape
  • Administer SMS (System Managed Storage), HSM (Hierarchical Storage Management) applications, and ACS (Automatic Class Selection) Storage Routines
  • Plan, Schedule, Configure, and Implement all z/OS (MVS) Storage Backups
  • Disaster Recovery / Business Continuity Planning, Implementation, and testing
  • Data Center, DASD array, and System Migration expertise
  • ITSM Remedy Incident, Problem Management, Service Request, and Change Management
  • Strong understanding of ITIL service support and delivery
  • Virtual Tape Migrations and Conversions
  • Support SOX (Sarbanes Oxley), Ernest & Young, and Corporate Audits
  • 10 Year Successful Disaster Recovery Exercises
  • Multiple Successful System DASD (Disk) Migrations: Confidential, EMC, HDS Arrays
  • Saved corporation over $1M in software/hardware/operating costs with multiple successful System/LPAR Consolidations
  • Physical tape to Virtual Tape System(VTS) Migration and VTS to VTS Migration
  • Archival Expertise providing clients with storage costs savings of over $500K

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