Designed and Implemented Enterprise storage/backup infrastructure for a major financial client to using EMC Vmax, VNX, XtremIO, ECS, Recoverpoint, Vplex, Avamar,DataDomain, VCE Vblock/Vxblock, ECS, Atmos, Netapp Vmware Vsphere virtualization Cisco MDS fabric.
Collaborated with senior IT executives and stakeholders to understand the requirements expectations and challenges to provide best suitable storage solutions based on performance, scalability, budget and DR needs for various Web applications, SAS infrastructure, HDFS clusters, Oracle RAC clusters, SQL database, distributed filesystems, VMware VDI, Vmware ESX farms, HP/UCS blades.
Designed and implemented Virtual provisioning infrastructure using EMC Vmax/VNX Arrays for block storage. Performance tuning/auto tearing on EFD, SATA,FC disks with FAST policies.
Designed Implemented and supported disaster recovery solution using EMC RecoverPoint Vmax/XtremIO/Santap splitters.
Deployed and maintained backup infrastructure using EMC avamar, data domain, Veritas NetBackup for physical and virtual servers.
Performed migrations using various tools and technologies like Open Replicator, SRDF, TimeFinder snap/clones, Open migrator, Oracle ASM, Oracle RMAN, VXvm volume mirroring, LVM mirroring, Powerpath migration Enabler, Rsync, Vmware vMotion.
Implemented NAS infrastructure using NetApp ONTAP,SnapManager, SnapVault, FlexClone, SnapMirror, Performance Manager OCI/OCUM.
Designed and deployed EMC Vipr SRM suite for enterprise storage monitoring/reporting/alerting chargeback and capacity planning.
Lead data center migration project to move 20+ PB of usable storage and 100+ critical applications hosted over 1000+ bare metal/Virtual servers to a new data center.
Scoping and sizing a migration solution to replace existing legacy VMAX/VNX arrays with VMAX all flash array.
Working with customer and sales team to deploy POC for new technical product or solution. Getting it certified as per customer standards.Documenting the design deliverables.
Capacity planning, performance monitoring and performance tuning for EMC DMX/Vmax. Monitoring/alerting using various EMC tools i.e symcli, Vipr SRM, Unushered, ESRS, ECC, SPA,SMARTs Gateway, Powerpath administration, DCNM, Virtual Wysdom.
Worked with various ITIL cross functional process owners such as Change, Release, Configuration, Incident, Capacity, Performance, Service Level Agreements, Problem Management.
Documented storage operating standards and procedures. Defined and certified SOPs to meet SLA and GRC (Governance, Risk, Compliance) requirements.Training and onboarding L2/L3 resources within managed service team.
Tracked and expedited project tasks avoid/resolve technical delays and roadblocks.
Worked with application owners to identify application/workload that can be eventually moved to cloud/hyper converged infrastructure. Consolidated and migrated applications to virtualized/converged infrastructure.Technical evaluation of public/private cloud and software defined data center solutions including Openstack using VxRack, VMware vSphere using VxRails, AWS, EMC Cloudera.
Triaged and Troubleshoot performance/latency/emergency P1/P2 issues. Escalation and coordination with vendor support and SMEs. Made sure to have solution or work around available and implemented as per SLA.
Root Cause Analysis and Knowledge Base Articles.
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