Network Storage Engineer with design experience covering a wide variety of storage systems.
Outstanding skills in mass storage systems Dell Compellent, freebsd and Netapp. Specializing
in large network file storage design, implementation, and administration.
Core Qualifications NAS / SAN Administration Dell Compellent Certified Problem solver and highly analytical Data migrations Powershell automation Ability to analyze and advice based on data Strong interpersonal skills
ITServices Storage Engineer II January 2011 to CurrentMichigan State University － East Lansing, MI
Design, implemented and administer departmental file storage servers.
This storage solution is being used as the primary storage for CIFS shares for ITServices and it is also being made available to many other departments on campus as a service Dell Compellent administrator for File storage CIFS and ISCSI for SC8000.
Managed the archives department ZFS storage servers for spartan and dark NFS file storage servers.
Powershell automation for folder creation Manage storage availability, utilization, throughput, and latency Successfully worked on large projects with our project management team.
Ability to manage domain integrated storage OU administrator for ITServices Understand ITServices change management process.
I have documented the departmental file storage service and also the Dell Compellent file storage.
I/O, Networking and Stress test Dell compellent system and documented results Advised the organization on storage system needs based on data metrics collected I have work with VMWare, vSPhere, NetApp Insight, vRealize Operations Manager and other reporting and monitoring tools.
I have provisioning storage to Linux, Windows, OSX, freebsd and other Operating Systems.
HIT Hardware Software Coordinator January 2004 to January 2005Michigan State University － East Lansing, MI
Supported variety of desktop systems and servers WIndows file server administration NAS administration implemented centralized antivirus solutions administered project planning setup server for automation of client deployments set up and implemented an laptop and workstation image system using multicast setup network storage servers to host our golden images so they can be accessible from anywhere responsible for backup and DR for Clinical Center and Fee areas on call for network security issues for Clinical Center and Fee areas conducted research, tested, evaluated and made hardware/software recommendations.
CHM Hardware Software Coordinator January 1999 to January 2004Michigan State University － East Lansing, MI
Implemented CHM active directory domain.
Supported Mac and Windows workstation Windows file servers administration Implemented 2 NAS storage solutions assisted in developing disaster recovery plans set up and managed the backup server using ARC Server consulted with other departments to help them secure their network performed research and testing to evaluate and make hardware/software recommendations.
System Technician January 1998 to January 1999Ingham County MIS － Mason, Michigan
at Ingham county responsible for maintaining, installing and managing Windows and Linux operating systems.
Conducted ongoing consolidation and migration projects going from Novell to Windows file server environments.
Worked with the network team cabling workstations and servers around the county in hospitals, clinics, courts and Sheriff's department building.
IMC/ VUDAT Network Administrator Michigan State University － East Lansing, MI
Responsible for overseeing all IT needs for both departments implemented a software and hardware standard that makes use of the latest technologies implemented and administer four windows DFS clusters with ISCSI backend SAN, two for each department in different locations.
The requirement was to have network isolation and also to be able to failover to another cluster for both departments.
This solution gave each department snapshot backups and a disaster recovery solution Provided storage and archival to multiple departments implemented standard image across both department set up the Webcheckout server (a Linux web database that takes care of all the classrooms equipment) Responsible for the administration of their department and services domains and web application servers.
Bachelor : Media Information, 2015Michigan State University － East Lansing, MichiganMedia Information
active directory, AD, antivirus, automation, backup, cabling, change management, hardware, Network & Systems, client, database, Dell, disaster recovery, disaster
recovery, file servers, firewall, freebsd, graphic, IIS 5, IIS 6, image, Linux, Mac, Macintosh, managing, access, Outlook, Microsoft SQL, MS
Windows, Microsoft Windows, WIndows, WIN2000, WIN 2000, Microsoft Windows 2000, MS Windows NT, NT, WIN NT, migration, NAS, NFS, network security, Network, Networking, Networking Essentials, Novell, Operating Systems, Operating
System, project management, project planning, QA, reporting, requirement, research, SAN, servers, SSL, TCP/IP, vbscript, Video, VPN, web servers