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San Storage Administrator/engineer Resume Profile

Charlotte, NC

Summary:

  • Over 8 years of remarkable and professional experience with EMC, NetApp, and HP storage systems.
  • Experience in Administration, Troubleshooting and Configuration of EMC, HP, NetApp in SAN like VMAX 20K 40K, DMX-4, DMX-3, VNX 5500 5300, CLARiiON CX 4-80, CX3-80, HP P9500, XP24K, XP12K, HP XP1024 HP XP128, NetApp FAS6000, FAS3200, Connectrix Cisco MDS 9513/09/06, 9216, ED140M, ED64M, ED 32M2 and Brocade 4800/DS 4100B .
  • Experience in implementing tiered Storage solutions such as FAST Cache and Virtual Provisioning FAST VP on Symmetrix VMAX, and VNX as per requirements.
  • Extensively performed migrations with a day to day goal involving VPLEX Encapsulation of DMX/VNX/VMAX volumes to do Data Mobility to VMAX.
  • Configured FAST/VP and Fast Cache on VNX platform per EMC Best practices.
  • Performed provisioning tasks like mapping and masking of DMX Devices to VPLEX using SymCLI.
  • Experience and through understanding on Migration tools, Open Replicator, SAN Copy, Open Migrator, PowerPath Migration Enabler PPME .
  • Dealt with NetApp Management software's such as OnCommand system manager, DFM, Operations Manager, Protection and Provisioning manager and Snap Manager.
  • Maintained EMC Control Center ECC , SYMCLI, Unisphere Manager, Navisphere Manager, Data Center Fabric Manager, Connectrix Manager, Fabric Manager and Device Manager.
  • Knowledge on Microsoft 2008, 2003, Hyper-V, SUN Solaris, IBM AIX 5.3, HP-UX, Linux VMware platforms as it relates to disk allocation, managing LUN's, Host Side and HBA configuration.
  • Worked on MultiPathing software, EMC Powerpath and Veritas DMP
  • Proficient with Zoning and Administration of Cisco, Brocade and McData SAN Switches.
  • Designed, implemented Disaster Recovery solutions using SRDF, MirrorView and RecoverPoint.
  • Hands on experience in Storage and fabric consolidation Data migrations and switch migrations.
  • Installed and configured MirrorView, SnapView, BCV's using TimeFinder and SRDF at Symmetrix level.
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills, learning agility and ability to handle critical situations are plus.
  • Ability to work in teams, adaptive to new environments and provide on-call support for SAN environments.

Technical skills:

Storage Enterprise Arrays

EMC CLARiiON CX, Symmetrix DMX series, EMC VMAX, EMC VNX, HP P9500, XP24K, XP12K, HP XP1024 HP XP128 and NetApp FAS 3000, 6000 filers.

Switches

Cisco MDS 9509, 9506, 9200, 9513, 9216 Brocade DCX, 48000 24000, 5480, 5100, 2400, 8012, 4100, 3200, 3850, 5000, and McData 3232, 6064, 4400, 4500.

Storage Softwares

EMC Control Centre ECC , EMC Navisphere Manager, Unisphere, Solutions Enabler, Replication Manager, Mirror View, Snap View/Clone, SANCopy, Time Finder, SRDF, Power Path Migration Enabler, Open Replicator, Rsync, Emcopy, RecoverPoint, NaviCLI, SnapMirror, HP Command View XP, HP Storage Works Command View EVA, HP Webconsole, HP XP External Storage software, HP Performance Advisor, FlexClone, NetApp Snapshots, Snapdrive, Snap manager for exchange/SQL, Cisco fabric manager, brocade fabric manager, Connectrix manager, ECC.

Operating Systems

Windows 2003/2008, UNIX, RHEL, SUN Solaris v8, 9, 10, IBM AIX v5.3, v4.3.

Professional experience

Confidential

Role: SAN Storage Administrator/Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Performed storage allocation to different hosts from VMAX 40K through VPLEX using Unisphere and SymCLI.
  • Performed provisioning tasks like mapping and masking of DMX Devices to VPLEX using SymCLI.
  • Performed VPLEX Data Mobility to consolidate the Storage by Migrating Data from Symmetrix DMX to VMAX
  • Allocated storage from a VMAX and DMX array using Unisphere, and Solutions Enabler.
  • Configured and Carved storage from VNX 5500 ARRAY
  • Worked on creation of Distributed devices and Consistency Groups in VPLEX Metro environment using both CLI and GUI.
  • Migrated data from a DMX to VMAX array using tools such as Robocopy and SRDF.
  • Used EMC RecoverPoint from VNX storage systems to provide continuous data protection and remote replication for recovery.
  • Installed, Configured and Validated VMware Site Recovery Manager with Recoverpoint 4.0
  • Implemented FAST policy based on the performance required and extensively worked on FAST/VP and FAST pool/policy administration.
  • Created aggregates/volumes/Qtrees in the NetApp environment and provisioned storage to different teams on their requirements.
  • Expertise in implementing Disaster Recovery DR strategies utilizing NetApp hardware combined with SnapMirror, SnapRestore, Thin provisioning and Snap Drive technologies.
  • Migrated data from CLARiiON to DMX and DMX to VMAX using PPME or PowerPath migration enabler
  • Created masking views, storage groups, initiator groups and ports group in a VMAX environment to allocate storage to different OS platforms
  • Worked with the EMC customer support to get the ESRS gateway configured in the environment
  • Created pools, file systems and shared NFS and CIFS shares in a Unified environment.
  • Added LUNS to the pools as required by the customer
  • Created interconnects, network interfaces in a NAS environment
  • Configured the Celerra replicator session at a VDM level for DR purposes
  • Provided capacity planning, storage expansion, storage creation and presentation as well as all zoning activities on the Brocade and Cisco Fiber Channel switches.
  • Executed Weekly zone pushes on Brocade 48k and Cisco 9509 switches for new filers that are being added to backups.
  • Monitored and trouble shot many SAN/NAS related issues, escalate to vendors if needed.
  • Performed a Host Analysis, document recommendations for any required Upgrades on Host's for smooth migration.

Environment: EMC VMAX 20K, 40K, DMX4, DMX 3, VNX5500, CLARiiON CX3-80, CX4-480, Celerra NS-480, SRDF, PPme, Robocopy, FAST VP, FAST Cache, Recoverpoint, SRM, Veritas netbackup, Brocade 48000/3900 fabric switches, Brocade fabric manager, Windows 2003/Windows 2008, SUN Solaris 9/10 and RHEL 4/5 .

Confidential

Role: SAN Storage Administrator/Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • As a storage admin, implemented SAN NAS Solutions projects from all technical aspect by coordinating with internal client groups.
  • Expertise in EMC VNX, NetApp, HP P9500, XP24K, XP12K, HP XP1024 HP XP128 Storage Arrays
  • Installed, configured and maintained Storage Area Networks in a heterogeneous environment using HP P9500, XP24K, XP12K, HP XP1024 HP XP128
  • Manage storage using VNX 5500 with FAST VP through Unisphere.
  • Create/Expand/Delete Pools, LUNS. Adding LUNS to Storage groups and registering Host Initiators.
  • Used Recoverpoint 4.0 to monitor testing, recover volumes and failovers.
  • Monitor the VNX, detect bottlenecks and reporting
  • Installed Unisphere agent on hosts and created SnapView Clones and SnapView Snapshots.
  • Set Replication Policies and Protect Volumes on VNX.
  • Installed and configured HP Storage Works Command View Enterprise Virtual Array EVA .
  • Used Webtools and CLI to configure, troubleshoot and perform zoning on Brocade Switches.
  • Used Webconsole to reclaim storage from HP XP12K and XP24K.
  • Installed and configured HP XP External Storage software to support local replication Business Copy , Remote replication Continuous Access , and performance optimization Auto LUN .
  • Worked on Brocade DCX 48000 24000, 5480, 5100, 2400, 8012, 4100
  • Designed and implemented Celerra High availability solutions IP Replication and Celerra SRDF to EMC Clients.
  • Migrated data from Windows servers to Celerra using EMCopy, Robocopy, Quest Consolidator to clients and verification using 3rd party tool beyond compare and EMC tools fsscan and fsdisk.
  • Performed Migration data from Windows to EMC Celerra and Celerra to Celerra using Celerra replicator and Robocopy.
  • Implemented LUN Masking using Solution Enabler and ECC on Symmetrix/DMX arrays.
  • Co-ordinate the flare code upgrades on all CX3 and CX4 series.
  • On-call support and Troubleshoot issues related to Storage, Configuration Errors and HBA Connectivity Issues.
  • Health monitoring of SAN components and monitor Backup storage.
  • Generated reports for daily logs, capacity planning, utlization performance and collected data for trending

Environment:, Command View EVA, EMC VNX 5500, NetApp Filers, Brocade DCX, Business Copy, Continuous Access, Auto LUN, MirrorView, EMCopy, Open Replicator, SAN Copy, EMC Recover Point, Snap View/SnapView Clone, Replication Manager, SRDF, Time Finder, Snapsure, Celerra IP, Windows 2000/Windows 2003, SUN Solaris 8/9, IBM, AIX, HP-UX, Linux.

Confidential

Role: SAN Storage Administrator/Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Installation, implementation and migration of CLARiiON CX3-80, CX4-960, CX3-40, CX3-20F, CX3-10C and Symmetrix DMX4 into a Storage Area Network.
  • We supported Petabytes of EMC storage. Performed lun management, MetaLUNS, raid groups, storage groups, hypers, and Meta's.
  • Allocated storage from CLARiiON CX3-40, CX3-80, CX4-480, CX4-960 and DMX4, VMAX using Navisphere Manager, ECC, Symcli and SMC
  • Performed zoning on the Cisco switches
  • Provisioned storage from Celerra NAS using Celerra manager.
  • Created virtual data movers and configured CAVA on the Celerra
  • Involved in creation of filesystems and allocating shares from Celerra
  • Managed NaviCLI and Navisphere Agent on all the hosts in CLARiiON environment.
  • Installed master agents and discovered the servers into ECC
  • Installed and configured Emulex, Qlogic HBA's for SAN connectivity on Solaris and windows servers
  • Created SRDF sessions to migrate the data from DMX to VMAX
  • Involved in documenting the procedure for creation and managing SRDF in the environment
  • Created Snap sessions for rollback during any possible data corruptions.
  • Performed SANCopy incremental to migrate data between CLARiiON storage systems.
  • Configured standard disk groups for BCV operations using TimeFinder.
  • Performed firmware upgrade and zoning on Brocade Fiber Channel switches.

Environment: EMC CLARiiON CX3-40, CX3-80, CX4-480, CX4-960, DMX 4, DMX3, VMAX, Celera NS480, Navisphere Manager, NaviCLI, ECC, Symcli, Connectrix Manager, Celera Manager, SnapView, MirrorView, SANCopy, TimeFinder, SRDF, Emulex, Qlogic, Cisco MDS switches Windows 2000/2003, Linux, Solaris 8/9.

Confidential

Role: SAN Storage Administrator/Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Creating RAID groups, binding LUNS, creating Meta LUNS, creating Storage Groups, registering Hosts.
  • Installed, configured and administrated Brocade switches. Implement Core-Edge design for Brocade 48000 4100.
  • Implemented Boot from SAN for Windows Servers.
  • Provisioned storage for Windows 2003 Solaris using CLARiiON NaviCLI Navisphere Manager .
  • Allocated Storage from EMC Symmetrix using Symcli
  • Zoned administration to assign new storage after migration.
  • Dealt with symconfigure to perform configuration changes on the DMX/Symmetrix arrays.
  • Created/dissolved Meta Volumes, Change device configuration, map/unmap devices to FA ports as and when required.
  • Configured lpfc.conf and sd.conf files in Solaris environment for storage visibility to the servers.
  • Installed and configured PowerPath in UNIX and Windows environment.
  • Assigned storage from DMX/Symmetrix CLARiiON arrays to UNIX Windows systems using symcli and/or ECC 5.x.
  • Installed NaviSphere Agent and NaviCLI on all the hosts in CLARiiON environment.
  • Assigned storage from CX700/CX380 using NaviSphere Manager.
  • Performed Host Analysis, document recommendations for any required Upgrades on Host's for smooth migration.
  • Zoned administration to do migration and assign new storage after migration.
  • Created SANCopy Sessions using Navisphere Manager or scripts to perform migration-using SANCopy.

Environment: EMC Symmetric DMX-3000, DMX3-1500, CLARiiON CX700, CX-380 , Brocade B48000i, Cisco MDS 9000 Series 9509/9216/9216i , SUN Solaris, UNIX, Red hat Enterprise Linux3.x,

Confidential

Role: System Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Performed system administration of UNIX servers by using Operating Systems of Solaris 2.5/2.6/7/9.
  • Configured and maintained NIS, NFS, and DNS client.
  • Performed system startup and shutdown.
  • Ensured appropriate user service level is maintained.
  • Monitored Console error messages.
  • Backing up and restoring files across the network.
  • Installed and Configured Veritas NetBackup 3.0 on Sun E 4500 servers.
  • Responsible for Connectivity Issues among various Servers.
  • Worked with installation and configuration of Veritas Volume Manager 3.5.
  • Responsible for Installation of various software components on several servers.
  • Troubleshooter console error messages.
  • Provided support for local and remote users.
  • Installed and Configured Send mail Utility on Sun UNIX Servers.
  • Performed scheduled incremental backups using ufsdump and recovered and rolled over backups.
  • Maintained machine logs to record use of system using Service Center Management Administering NFS Mounts.
  • Troubleshooting Backup and Restore problems.
  • Constantly Monitored System Performance. Involved in Day-to-Day trouble shooting for the end users on Solaris based applications.

Environment:

Solaris 2.5/2.6/7/8, Sun E4500, NIS, NFS, DNS, Veritas Volume Manager 3.5, ufsdump, Veritas NetBackup 3.0

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