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Summary

As a Professional Services Engineer, has twenty three 23 years IT industry work experience and twenty one 21 of them are supporting the enterprise computing infrastructure and applications. A diverse background with emphasis on enterprise server and storage. Experienced in heterogeneous database and application environments 7x24 across a variety of industries. Known for professionalism as well as being an ambitious, dedicated individual who demonstrates strong ethics, excellent written and communication skills along with excellent customer relation and knowledge training and transfer skills. Extremely dedicated to superior customer service and high quality job performance.

Technical background

  • IBM FlexSystem and Pure FlexSystem Power node and x node integration consulting services
  • IBM Smart Analytic System 7600 and 7700 infrastructure integration services
  • IBM pSeries, power4, p5, p6 and P7 system AVM consulting, planning and implementing for the clients
  • As an consultant/administrator of AIX platform infrastructure to administrator and support the Distributed System Environment and application in an enterprise environment
  • HACMP, HACMP/XD:HAGeo, GLVM planning and implementing for the clients
  • VSF/VCS and Oracle RAC experience on AIX
  • SAN storage architecture planning and implementing for the clients
  • DS8000, ESS, DS5000/4000, DS3000, SVC, XIV consulting and proposal for the clients
  • IBM Storage system support. Configure and setup DS, ESS, SSA, SCSI disk systems and Tape library 358x, 349x, TS3xxx etc.
  • IBM xSeries sales and support. Set up of the client servers.
  • IBM BladeCenter planning and implementing for the clients
  • Tivoli Storage Manager, TSM DR consulting, planning, implementing, upgrading and migration for the clients
  • Successfully planned and implemented the DRP Disaster Recovery Plan for the client's solution
  • Encryption consulting services using TSM application encryption and IBM Tivoli Key Lifecycle Manager tape library encryption.
  • IBM Tivoli Monitoring planning and implementing for the clients

Work experience

IT Principal Consultant

  • Sr. Management Consultant
  • IT Principal Consultant
  • Contractor Consulting
  • Contractor Consulting
  • IT Implementation Consultant
  • IT Implementation Consultant
  • IT Consultant
  • ISM-BC CANADA TELUS Enterprise Solution , Senior Distribution Systems Analyst
  • Advisory IT Specialist

Industry experience

  • Three 3 years working with IBM engaged with the client's DC relocation, AIX/HA environment Health Check, new virtualized environment design/build support, IBM FlexSystem and IBM Smart Analytic Systems integration consulting services etc.
  • Two 2 years, working with IBM Agilysys as an Independent Consultant, to provide consulting and supporting services for the client's enterprise environment. Providing the services for the client's Data Center IT infrastructure relocation System consolidation consulting and supporting the client's enterprise environment setting up the backup solution with Flashcopy and setup the p6/p7 system virtualization infrastructure environment IBM TSM, TPC consulting services etc.
  • One 1 year, CSG Inc., IT Senior Consultant, with focus on IBM solution design and implementation consulting services. Especially focus on IBM system p, Advanced Virtualization, PowerHA, PowerHA/XD, IBM TSM, IBM Disk system, Tape library, SAN, system x and BladeCenter.
  • Three 3 years, Agilysys Inc., IT Senior Consultant, with focus on IBM system p, Advanced Virtualization, VIOS, LPAR, HACMP, DS4000, DS8000, Flashcopy, Remote copy, SVC, system x, BladeCenter, IBM Director, SAN, iSCSI, TSM, ITM.
  • Four 4 years, BTS Inc, IT consultant, with focus on IBM pSeries, HACMP/HAGEO, HACMP/XD, LPAR, DLPAR, Advanced Virtualization, TSM, FAStT, ESS, xSeries, BladeCenter and SAN.
  • Two 2 years, Telus, administration and support, focus on Unix/AIX/Solaris System and DCE/DFS.
  • Six 6 years, IBM Co., support on various I/T products, focus on PCs, Servers, RS/6000, Network products, and specializing in various Network environments including NT, NetWare, OS/2, AIX and SCO Unix.
  • Eleven 14 years IBM RS/6000, pSeries, System p, AIX administration, support and implementation experience.
  • One 1 year Veritas Storage Foundation / Veritas Cluster Server VCS and Oracle Real Application Clusters RAC implementation and support
  • Nine 10 years HACMP, HAGeo, HACMP/XD and GLVM implementation and maintenance experience.
  • Nine 10 years IBM Storage system, DS3000, DS4000, DS8000, SVC, XIV, ESS, SSA, SCSI disk system and IBM tape library TS3300, TS3500, 358x series.
  • Seven 7 years, system management field, specializing in Tivoli software and Netfinity.
  • Seven 7 years, IBM ADSM and IBM TSM support.
  • Experienced in the following Networks: LAN/WAN, TCP/IP, DNS, NFS, DCE/DFS and VPN.
  • Experienced in the SAN Storage Area Network designing and implementation.
  • Experienced in IBM Storage DS4000, DS8000, its Flash copy and Remote copy features.
  • Experienced in the encryption tape backup solutions.
  • Experienced in IBM Smart Analytic System integration services
  • Experienced in IBM FlexSystem consulting/integration services

Project highlights

  • International Printer Company consulting support for their US division's infrastructure of Power/AIX virtualized environment and their IBM SAN storage systems.
  • Global insurance company new IBM FlexSystem consulting/integration service which includes Power node P460, x node x240, SI4093 and SAN pass-through module etc.
  • Regional bank upgraded the software stack on its existing IBM Smart Analytic System 7600 and adding the expansion nodes to the existing 7600 7700 system.
  • Regional Clinic Company design and implement the IBM High available Power virtualized environment and migrated the old environment to it using EMC storage remote mirroring feature.
  • US largest Telecom Company new AIX virtualized infrastructure design/implementation which including AIX/Storage/VCS/RAC environment support, the CRM migration support etc. Atlanta, GA
  • US largest Drinking Company Data Center Relocation / Consolidation project support Atlanta, GA
  • Global pharmaceutical company - Data Center movement planning and support Morningtown, WV
  • Use utility such as SDRF and MirrorView with EMC storage system to migrate the IBM p5, p6, p7 and power blade servers to new data center.
  • State government division p7 virtualization infrastructure and PowerHA Harrisburg, PA
  • Perform the Healthcheck two p7-770 two p7-750 system, VIO, LPARs PowerHA environment which running Oracle DB SAP.
  • State government division - p6-570 virtualization infrastructure setup Trenton, NJ
  • Setup and configure the IBM p6-570, SAS disk expansion drawer and SAN infrastructure for Filenet solution which includes dual vio servers and production, development, user test, acceptance and backup/maintenance partitions.
  • National direct marketers - five 5 BladeCenter, XIV and SAN reconfiguration Long Island, NY
  • Relocate the SAN switch modules in BladeCenter and replace the blade's daughter card from FC to FC Ethernet combo adapter. Perform the SAN switch reconfiguration and zoning for each servers and its storage.
  • Global Engineering, Repair Logistics company Enterprise AIX SAN support and consulting West Chester, PA
  • Consulting and administration support for the enterprise environment which includes IBM Power6, Power5 , Power5, RS/6000 and IBM JS blade server EMC Clariion and IBM DS5000 storage McData and Brocade SAN switches in the multiple data center.
  • National retail company - Data Center relocation project with minimum business impact - Hicksville, NY
  • Design and implement the Data Center relocation project which includes IBM p570, p550, p55A, p630, LPARs three BladeCenters H, DS4800, DS4700, DS5300 Disk systems 3584, 3583 Tape library Brocade SAN switches etc. Reconfiguring SAN, Storage, servers Using NIM/SAN disk for cloning the AIX images using TSM as the key utility for replicating the production systems data which includes AIX, Linux hosts and Oracle RAC database Using NAT methodology to have mirrored systems on network during the migration phase.
  • National retail company SAN infrastructure review
  • Perform the SAN infrastructure reviewing with the existing DS4800, new DS5300, IBM SAN switch 2498 B40, IBM BladeCenter H, p6 p550, p5 p570, LPAR, p55A, p630, IBM 3584 LTO tape library etc. on the client's AIX and Linux environment
  • Regional Energy and Utility company IBM TSM DR solution Atlanta, GA
  • Design and implement IBM TSM backup/recovery and TSM disaster recovery solution on IBM pSeries partition with Data Domain gateway to provide no-tape and electronic vault to DR site solution. The backup client includes AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows, and Windows Cluster. The backup agent includes TDP for SQL, TDP for Domion
  • Regional Pet online distribution store PowerHA/XD solution Pompano Beach, FL
  • The services included setting up new IBM p550, p520 and IBM SAS disk system, designed and implemented HACMP/XD async mode remote mirroring solution. Skill transfer and documentation were provided.
  • International media company IBM system p virtualization solution Sacramento, CA
  • The services included IBM p570, HMC and its disk system setup, LPAR and VIOS planning and setup, skill transfer and documentation.
  • International media company IBM DS4800 DS4700 setup Atlanta, GA
  • Setup four DS4800 and two DS4700 and integrated them into the new and existing Linux servers. The services included planning, skill transfer and documentation.
  • State level Lottery company IBM BladeCenter, JS22, AIX, HACMP, DS4800, SAN Cleveland, OH
  • Setup all of the hardware, configured the AIX partition server and the disk system. Designed, configured and tested 2-nodes and 4-nodes HACMP cluster on both production and DR site. Skill transfer and documentation were provided.
  • Southeast regional phone company IBM system p, DS4800 and SAN integration Atlanta, GA
  • Setup infrastructure for IBM data warehouse solution, it included two p570, three p55A, HMC and two DS4800, Cisco SAN director setup and configuration.
  • International Bank IBM TSM backup encryption solution New York, NY
  • Design and implement AME TSM encryption solution with IBM LTO4 tape library TS3500 TS3310 on both Production site DR site.
  • Center North inter-state sports chain retail IBM WRS ITM, TEC, TCM solution Minneapolis, MN
  • Designed and setup IBM WebSphere Remote Server solution for this sports chain store on IBM BladeCeter running SuSE Linux. It included IBM BladeCeter DS3400 setup installed and configured IBM Tivoli Monitoring, Tivoli Enterprise Console and Tivoli Configuration Manager.
  • Regional Home Builder DS4300 upgrade and DS4800 installation Newport Beach, CA
  • Upgraded the existing DS4300 to turbo mode and added the expansion new DS4800 installation and configuration.
  • International Bank TSM smooth start on both sites New York, NY and NJ
  • Design and implement the TSM backup/archive solution for both sites and vaulted the critical data to DR site with DS4000 ERM feature from protection site.
  • Regional hospital IBM system p LPAR services New Haven, CT
  • Provided the existing pSeries server firmware upgrade, HMC code upgrade, and three new IBM p55A LPAR designing and setup services. Comprehensive skill transfer and documentation were provided.
  • Southeast Inter-state bank HACMP and DB2, MQ services Atlanta, GA
  • Provided the IBM p590 LPAR consulting services and designed and configured four HACMP clusters to integrate the partition DB2, MQ, AML and FileNet. Skill transfer and documentation were provided.
  • Regional hospital Remote SAN discovery consulting services and Onsite SAN, AIX and Windows health check Middlesex, CT
  • Started with SAN discovery consulting services remotely and won onsite two weeks performance health check for the whole hospital infrastructure review, recommendation and correction on their pSeries servers, Brocade SAN switches and IBM DS4000 disk systems. It ended with adding DS8000 and provided the data migration services.
  • Local college DS4000, p55A LPAR and TS3310 integration Pomona, NY
  • Provided integration services of IBM DS4700, SAN, p55A, HMC, LPAR, VIOS, TS3310. The skill transfer and documentation were provided.
  • Inter-state grocery chain store IBM p560 VIOS LPAR smoothstart - Indianapolis, IN
  • Integration services of IBM p560, HMC, Dual VIOS, LPAR and SEA were provided. It included planning, configuration, skill transfer and documentation.
  • State university DS4300, AIX and Flshcopy Charlottesville, VA
  • Provided DS4300 installation services and integrated Flashcopy function to its backup. Skill transfer and documentation were provided.
  • State Finance dept. pSeries, DS4000 and TSM Jackson, MS
  • The integration services of two new p570 and LPAR, p520, HMC, DS4400, SAN were provided. Setup TSM on AIX with their existing tape library. The skill transfer and documentation were provided.
  • International pipe company BladeCenter iSCSI SAN integration Nivelles, Belgium
  • Provided IBM BladeCenter setup and configured the TOC adapter to boot through iSCSI using HP disk system. The documentation was provided.
  • National insurance company SAN data migration services Toronto, ON
  • Data migration services from HDS to IBM Disk system were provided. The host platforms were IBM AIX, Windows and Solaris.
  • International retail chain store ESS800 implementation services Toronto, ON
  • Worked with IBM to setup and configure ESS800 to replace the existing F20 disk system. The services included the planning, configuration and data migration for AIX hosts.

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