Highly motivated engineer with broad background building and managing 24/7/365 enterprise environments with focus on getting business goals on target.
I am a self-starter who works well with minimal supervision and can handle multiple simultaneous projects.
Solaris 9-10, Linux (RedHat/Centos 4-6), Mac OSX, Microsoft Windows NT4.0-2003/XP/7, VMWare Server/ESX/ESXi3.x-5.x, Xen
Programming/Scripting: PHP, JAVA, HTML, XML, Bash, C++
Cisco WIC (Wireless LAN Controller)
FlexPod - multi-datacenter deployments with disaster recovery with secure multi tenancy.
Sun Servers and Workstations including large scale SunFire E25K through all current hardware - Sparc and Intel.
Dell Server and Workstations from 1750 to all current hardware Intel and AMD
Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS)
NetApp storage controllers
Direct Attached Storage Arrays including StorageTek 2530-M2
Intel PC workstations and servers
Network Operation Engineer March 2014 to Current
Consolidate console services to one access port with in each market.
Deploy software to manage connection and authorization to several different vendors of console servers.
Provide Auditing of configurations of Prod/DR/QA/Testing FlexPod deployments for customer facing applications.
Design / Implemented / Manage - UCS / NetApp / VMWare in markets to help with moving from physical to virtual in markets without hands on resources.
Completed Projects: I engineered & implemented Jumpstart with JET (Jumpstart Enterprise Toolkit).
This allowed for non-interactive of installs, configuration, and patching of new and redeployments of servers.
I engineered & implemented patching solution for Solaris OS.
Putting process in place to patch and meet all security audits goals and requirements for PCI DSS.
I engineered & implemented HA cluster of DHCP service for network operation call centers (NOC).
Allows for maintenance and hardware faults without outages of our 24/7 call centers workers.
This improves our goals for revenue and customer satisfaction.
I made infrastructure and configurations improvements to VMWare, UCS, NetApp, and Switches.
Using port channels and trucking made improvements to redundancy, availability, and network access within VMWare infrastructure.
Improved storage capacity by redesign of datastores and making changes with NetApp deduplication policy's Redesigned networking for UCS Blades by adding templates to standardized deployments of resources.
I engineered & implemented new backup policy and services to allow for offsite backups for 30 days.
This improved availability of onsite and offsite backed up data to be available for restore of critical systems.
Migrated backup media servers from tape to disk2disk devices for sites without tape library.
I improved monitoring of servers and services with Nagios custom scripts for OS & Device Monitoring.
This allows us to monitor redundancy and capacity.
I engineered & implemented capacity, provisioning, and recovery service.
This allowed for billing other departments for provisioning cost of new services and servers that will share resources.
Detect what systems need to be reclaimed due to lack of following decommission process of application teams.
Provided reports to allow us to identify explanation needs before lack of resources would impact projects competition goals.
Provided reports of over provisioned servers and recommended reduction of resources.
IT Specialist November 2013 to March 2014Southwest Power & Pool / Delphi-us Sonic Enterprise Service Bus
I managed Sonic 8.5 ESB with JBoss My team monitored all containers and topic and queues for issues.
I pushed out updates in code via Jenkins to servers and deployed new code in production HA environment.
Project: Supported Sonic ESB of Integrated Markets platform, deployed to consolidate all 110 members in SPP power footprint.
SAIC / Entergy - RedHat Lead October 2011 to November 2013
I managed patching of all Linux servers in environment with RedHat Satellite & SpaceWalk servers.
Resolved customer requests for new products and services.
Maintained and monitored 500+ Unix/Linux Servers with in Entergy Inc.
I planned and managed outages with critical SLA servers for maintenance and break/fix problems.
Identified issues related to servers performance.
24x7 team with rotating on-call Rack/stack of new equipment.
Prioritized work on several projects simultaneously.
Ongoing produce procedures for team to complete new tasks.
Operational support managing storage from DMX, Clariion, NetApp, and HDS 9990.
Projects worked on: I worked with team to migrate all san storage from EMC to NetApp.
I worked with team to upgrade all of our Solaris servers from Disk Suite (SVM) to ZFS.
I replaced servers at multiple nuclear facilities that run critical application.
Deploy custom vendor software to track lighting strikes with in our utility service area.
Work with App team to migrate all credit card and financial payment systems over to new hardware with F5 load balance interfaces.
I setup RedHat Satellite server to managing patching for RedHat servers in our environment.
I performed successful Disaster Recovery tests of SAP environment from bootstrap to running SAP with remote Sun Guard equipment.
Migrating >50TB Oracle database including SAP application from Solaris 9 / Sun E25K/V890 hardware to FlexPod environment (Cisco UCS / VMware Esxi 5.1 / Netapp / RedHat 6).
Owner January 2004 to Current
Built and manage online search engine optimization (SEO) support business.
I developed PHP frontend with MySQL backend customer facing web site.
Managed secure web servers for processing credit card customer signups.
Designed interfaces for several Credit card processing companies (PayPal, 2checkout, Authorize.net).
Designed and implemented internal ecommerce solution.
I currently manage servers and all company accounting.
I implemented firewall and security solutions for servers with direct internet connectivity.
Designed & implemented backup solution for hot standby database and web server for production customer facings websites.
Tested and supplying patches for Apache open source project Hadoop and HBase.
Developed spider service to download and index links for 10 million web pages daily for competitive research with Hadoop and HBase framework.
Developed & implemented DNS indexing service for tacking website dns data for competitive research with Hadoop and HBase framework.