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Cloud Storage Manager Resume

Pittsburgh, PA

SUMMARY

  • I have found over the years that I have applied that mentality in many different and dynamically diverse organizations to overcome some of the most challenging and complicated solutions.
  • I can work independently or teach others, I can learn if I do not know, and I can always function as a team member to contribute whatever and whenever possible, while others take the lead.
  • Ultimately, I am looking for that next great challenge to take an organization to the extreme and cutting edge of technology, thank you for taking the time to read this brief summary.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Storage Planning Methods
  • Storage Best Practices
  • Storage Security
  • Detailed Documentation
  • Data Integrity/Disaster Recovery
  • Large Storage Implementations
  • Risk Assessment
  • Windows System Administration
  • VMWare Administration
  • Coding Shell Scripts, PERL

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • Equallogic PS Series, PowerVault MD Series, Compellent SC Series
  • Storeserv 7000 Family, Storeserv 8200 Family, Storeserve 20000 Family
  • HNAS Platform, VSP Family, HCP (Content Platform)
  • FAS 2600 Series, FAS 8200 Series, FAS 9000 Series
  • VNXe, Isilin, Clariion, Celerra
  • Storage Resource Manager, SDS
  • HI Command Suite, UVM, Performance Monitor
  • IBM X - series, Blade HS, JS & LS Series, P-Series
  • ProLiant Series, Blade BL & WS Series, Servers (DL360/380)
  • X-Windows RedHat RHEL V.x VMWare: VSphere 5.x, 6.x
  • Tivoli Storage Manager Veritas: NetBackup CommVault: Simpana
  • Microsoft Office Suite, PuTTY, Openssh, Puppet, HP Openview, BMC Remedy

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Pittsburgh, PA

Cloud Storage Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Managed storage and replication in the VMWare VSphere/SRM virtualized environment
  • Designed and implemented architectural roadmaps regarding the global data center Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) architecture to various Government Contractors
  • Participated in deep architectural discussions to ensure solutions are designed for successful deployment, security, and high availability in the Cloud Consolidation Project
  • Planned, coordinated and upgraded components of the SAN infrastructure as needed with software, hardware and microcode upgrades

Confidential

Cloud Storage Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Hands on experience on EMC VNX build, implementation
  • Hands on experience migrating between platforms, HP 3 Par to EMC VNX, and vice versus
  • Migrated obsolete hardware platforms to VMs via VMware Converter
  • Designed, implemented, and tested disaster recovery and business continuity architecture
  • Capacity planning to ensure high uptime and infrastructure growth
  • Monitored EMC VNX and HP 3Par Storeserv 20450 systems to ensure structural integrity
  • Oversaw the development and installation of new hardware and software
  • Installed and configured operating systems and tested software for glitch detection and other issues during Cloud Consolidation Project (Proof of Concept)
  • Ensure constant availability of technical resources

Confidential

SAN/Infrastructure Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Planning, coordinating and upgrading components of the SAN infrastructure as needed with software, hardware and microcode upgrades
  • Created and configured CIFS Shares, NFS Mounts, Quotas, Groups and Permissions on NetApp NAS
  • Creating and Expanding Luns using Dell Resource Manager
  • Providing recommendations for future capacity growth for the SAN and NAS environment
  • Providing on-call rotating pager support for the corporate SAN and NAS environments
  • Configured SAN storage to allocate storage for SQL hosts
  • Implementing and maintaining data replication for both SAN and NAS storage to meet requirements
  • Responsible for disaster recovery solutions to ensure data availability using Tivoli Storage Manager and CommVault Simpana

Confidential

Customer Support Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Oversaw the architecture, design and implementation of various storage solutions
  • Performed all duties related to Linux Redhat and X-Windows administration, user accounts maintenance, backup & recovery, License Management, Printer configuration
  • Handled various duties like building critical scripts, enhancing specifications, developing, designing, coding in Perl, Bash, and Korn languages
  • Performed responsibilities of providing first-line product support as well as provide solutions in malfunctioning
  • Delivered and Maintained customer satisfaction
  • Developed and maintained long-term customer relationships
  • Developed and recommended solutions to issues and problems
  • Assisted and helped clients in attaining their goals
  • Understand business problems and structure the approach to come up with a solution

Confidential

Senior Storage Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Defined and validated optimal Information Lifecycle Management policies and processes
  • Developed methodologies for enterprise with emphasis on scalability, performance, and cost minimization
  • Defined availability and disaster recovery strategies and techniques

Confidential

Senior Storage Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluated, tested and designed new industry technologies to enhance reference architecture
  • Provide NAS and SAN management solutions
  • Responsible for installation, configuration and support of the following Confidential Software Products:
  • Maintained LUNS, Volumes, and Storage Groups utilizing Confidential High Command Suite, Virtual Storage Provisioning, Confidential Tuning Manager
  • Configured and Installed HCAP, Dynamic Provisioning, and Tiered Storage Manager
  • Subject Matter Expert on the Confidential High Performance NAS powered by Blue Arc
  • Responsible for customer presentations and demonstrations of the HNAS product line
  • Trained Sales Representatives on the Blue Arc products and provided them with detailed sales kits

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