A position as Senior UNIX/System Administrator/Storage Administrator, System Architecture, Senior Systems Manager, IT Migration Specialist, IT Support Specialist or Integration with a stable, progressives company utilizing leading-edge technology
IBM Power: P595/P750/P750/P690/P655/P550, 2105-800, 2109-F16, 7017 (S80/S7A/S70), 7026 (H50/H80/6H1), 7015 – 99K, 59K, 99K field upgraded to *R40
Senior Systems Administrator11/1999 － CurrentTransocean Offshore Deepwater DrillingHouston, Texas
Performed analysis to ensure system compliance with best practices and security guidelines, Plan for growth, capacity utilization, Create or improve processes for operations
Organized and plan installation and configuration of LPAR
Validated LPAR and all modifications.
In-charge of VMware ESX configuration and administration
Architected DMX ERP Deployment for migration of Financial Databases
Deployed DMX storage via migration from IBM ES 800 array on IBM P Series and MS SQL
VMware vSphere architecture, implementation and support for company utilizing best practices for availability, reliability, and performance of compute, network, and storage resources to achieve dense virtualization ratios while maintaining SLAs. Specific tasks include:
Design, install, configure VMware ESX, ESXi, within vSphere 4 and 5 environments with VirtualCenter management, Consolidated Backup, DRS, HA, DPM, vMotion and VMware Data Recovery. Experience with VMware View desktop virtualization (VDI).
Build, configure and deploy VMs and templates. Completed Physical-to-Virtual (P2V), Virtual-to-Virtual (V2V) and Virtual-to-Physical (V2P) migration of Windows NT, 2000, 2003, & 2008, 2012 as well as Linux servers from VMware and Hyper-V and legacy hardware.
Architect, Design and implement EMC Clariion (CX, CX3, and CX4), EMC DMX and NetApp SAN environments to ensure high availability and acceptable performance characteristics for VMware vSphere and SAN-backed applications.
NetApp FAS Architecture, Configuration and Installation
EMC CX-series Architecture, Configuration and Installation
Hands on experience in NFS, and Fiber Channel protocols, Fiber Channel cabling, switching, and zoning.
Analyze and troubleshoot on an advanced level, performance of SAN-backed VMware ESX infrastructure to determine proper allocation of resources to a multi-department user population with widely varying needs.
Customize layer 2 and layer 3 networking between VMware, networking components and storage for high availability and maximum performance.
Develop, test, and maintain a disaster recovery plan for critical VMs and application data.
Setup virtualized environment supporting Exchange, SQL, Active Directory
Migrated VMWare ESX hosts from ESX 2.5, 3.5 to ESXi 4.1, 5.0. 5.1 using VMware vCenter Converter
Designed and implementation of Disaster Recovery Solutions which have incorporated long distance data replication as well as cost saving solutions from management consolidation, virtualization, capacity planning and data de-duplication techniques
Oversaw Infrastructure strategic planning including mainframe, mid-range, and low-end server plans, storage plans, and overall IT plans
Proficient in Strategic Technology Planning, Requirements Definition, Standards Development, Policies and Procedures, Infrastructure Design, Systems Architecture, Solutions Planning, Capacity Planning, Systems Implementation, Disaster Recovery Planning, Vitalizations Implementation, Performance Tuning, Data Center Migration
Knowledgeable and function effectively under UNIX, LINUX, Windows, Storage and Backup environments
Orchestrated planning, recommendation and allocate storage based on corporate wide and application based storage requirements.
Designed and configures storage infrastructure for physical and virtual servers, ensures high-availability to all applications; integrates backup/restore operations with current and future SANs, and proactively manages the efficiency, reliability, and business continuity of client computer technology infrastructure
Performed connectivity of host systems, inclusive of switch connectivity, HBA configuration, and LUN creation and presentation. Handles disk array management, capacity planning, and health monitoring
Managed company AIX operating system base, including but not limited to configuration, patch applying, firmware upgrade, LVM, security, networking, performance analysis using NMON, monitoring, user and login management, job scheduling and management
Responsible and supervised configuration, implementation, and management of on-going operations of enterprise Storage Area Network (SAN)
Troubleshot and maintained communications relating to SANs opened issues
Installed, upgraded and maintained AIX systems 7.1/6.1/5L/4.3/4.1 on P595/P740/P720/P550/P520/P560/P730/S80
Applied security fixes, APARs, and upgraded to AIX systems to maintenance level
Supervised planning of migration from three S80 to one P690 and SSA to 2105-800
Deployed company Internet sendmail MTA
Hardened AIX & Solaris Security
Installed RED HAT server running Oracle 9i
Orchestrated planning upgrades of EMPAC 8.0 to 8.5 for 40 rigs running AIX and Windows 2000 Terminal Services
System architecture, platform design, and capacity planning of HR, Financials running PeopleSoft 7.05 to 8.X with Windows 2000 & 2000 Terminal Services, Solaris 8 and AIX 4.3.3 in 2001
System architecture, platform design, and capacity planning of HRM, Financials and EMPAC server in 2000
Strong inter-personal and communication skills; capable of writing proposals or papers, acting as a vendor liaison, making presentations to customer or client audiences or professional peers, and working closely with upper management
Capable of upgrading HRM, Financials and EMPAC server from J40 IBM to three IBM S80 within six month periods
Upgraded remotely 25 NT servers running EMPAC with Oracle 8.06
Evaluated software requirements. Installed and maintained the installations software. This includes the operating systems, databases, utilities, etc.
Capable of administering mid-sized site alone or assisted in the administration of a larger site
Designed, implemented and administered system security
Purchasing authority and responsibility for IT purchase justification
Ability to solve problems quickly and completely
Ability to identify tasks which require automation and automate them
Strong background in technical publications, documentation, or desktop publishing
Designed and implemented complex local and wide-area networks of machines
Effectively backup, archived and restored files utilizing CPIO, MKSYSB, SYSBACK, and Legato Networker
Maintained disaster recovery plan. Creates backup capabilities adequate for recover of date
Routinely consult with vendors in configuration and pricing of hardware and software and assisted in decisions of which technologies to implement departmentally
Coordinated and maintained disaster recovery plan. Created backup capabilities adequate for recover of date
Responsible to user and system problem 24 by 7
Responsible for tracking Error Report while performing Routine and Exceptional Monitoring and System Bug
Documented of all error report
Responsible for department budget. Expert in writing personnel reviews and ranking processes. Experience in interviewing/hiring
Strong interpersonal, communicative, and organizational skills
Quickly adapt to new knowledge in any environment
Capable of working on broad scope of perspective when different parties are involved
Senior Systems Manager09/1999 － 11/1999TeleCheck International, IncHouston, Texas
Configured and supported variety of platform, including Solaris 2.61-7, DEC OFS/1,OpenVMS, and Windows NT 4.0 Coordinated the installations of E10K with EMC Symmetrix 8730 "7 Terabytes" data warehouses Coordinated the installations of E6500 with EMC Symmetrix 8730 " 3 Terabytes" for Electronic Check Acceptance Coordinated the installations of E450 with EMC Symmetrix 8730 " 3 Terabytes" for Eclipse terminal Coordinated the installations of E4000 with EMC Symmetrix 8730 " 4 Terabytes" for online backup server Coordinated the installations of E5500 with Sun StorEdge A5100 for Database server Supported and maintained EMC PowerPath, EMC TimeFinder, EMC CopyCross, Electronic Check Acceptance, Internet Check Acceptance, Eclipse terminal and Recovery Scoring System applications Performed shell script programming Provided backup, archived and restored files utilizing CPIO and EDM Supervised and managed large site or network Worked collaboratively with vendors and all levels of management in configuration.
Senior UNIX Administrator03/1999 － 09/1999Harris County Hospital District/HBOCHouston, Texas
Wrote custom command programs using KIX32 to automate in the creation of new users on the network Configured and support variety of platform, including DG/.UX 4.2, Solaris 2.61, AIX 4.2, and Windows NT 3.51, 4.0 Supported Interface Engine between Mainframe to Fetal Monitor and Watch Child monitor Supported and maintained Laboratory system, Radiology System, Interface Engine, Fetal Monitor and Watch Child monitor application Performed shell script programming Evaluated software requirements.
Installed and maintained the installations software.
This includes software such as the operating systems, databases, utilities, etc.
Designed, implemented and administered system security Oversaw backup, archive and restore files utilizing cpio, mksysb, and sysback Maintained disaster recovery plan.
Created backup capabilities adequate for recover of date Routinely consult with vendors in configuration and pricing of hardware and software and assisted in decisions of which technologies to implement department.
Senior Systems Analyst08/1998 － 03/1999PGS Data ManagementHouston, Texas
Development of procedures to implement support and system hardware/software upgrades across multiple sites Responsible for systems support, planning and implementation migration from SunOS 4.0-4.1 to Solaris 2.6 environment with the later version of LandMark OpenWorks and GeoQuest Installed new hardware and all software (ADSM, OpenWorks, SeisthWork, GeoQuest/IEXS, Netscape mail), including all OS patch.
SunOS 4.X to Solaris 2.5.1 migration:
Server applications migration from Single workstation to E4000 Client/Server base for Landmark Applications
Server applications testing and modifications
Installed set-up, configuration systems and applications both on server and clients workstation
Configured and supported variety of platform, including SunOS 4.0, Solaris 2.51-2.6, and AIX 4.1 - 4.3.1; maintain One Sun E4000 with over one terabytes, four E450 with two terabytes and one AIX with three terabytes Configured and supported variety of platform, including SunOS 4.0, Solaris 2.51-2.6, and AIX 4.1 - 4.3.1;.
Configured and supported variety of platform, including HP-UX 9000 10.10 & 10.20, Solaris 2.51, Windows NT 3.51, 4.0 and Enterprise Edition.
Installed new hardware and Lawson, AutoXfer, AutoSys, Omniback, and Netscape mail software, including all OS patch.
Coordinated and planned backup, archive and restore files utilizing CPIO, Copyutil, and OmniBack Responsible to user and system problem 24 by 7 Identified and troubleshot system and network problems base on HPUX-9000, Windows NT 4.0 and Windows 95 platform Reconfigured kernel and supervised the upgrade procedures and process Configured LVM for striping and MirrorDisk and moving disks for one system to another system.
UNIX Administrator08/1995 － 01/1998Halliburton Shares Services, Inc./Brown and RootHouston, Texas
Configured, deployed and supported variety of platform, including AIX 3.12 - 4.1.2, CLIX 3.0 4.5, HP-UX 9000 10.10, IRIS 5.5, Solaris 2.4- 2.6, Windows NT 3.51, 4.0.
Also, have experience with SunOS 4.1 and SCO 3.2V4.2) Designed testing procedures for new systems and storage technologies to be used with current applications Installed most hardware and all software, including Operating System Updates Responsible to all user problems, then trouble-shooting and resolving these problems Responsible for developing and documenting procedures for Disaster Recovery Supervised and responsible backup, archive and restore files utilizing cpio, ufsdump, Legato NetWorker, ARCserve, and Palindrome Responsible for disk volume configuration and management utilizing LVM (AIX LVM, HP LVM, Solstice DiskSuite 3.0.
and Veritas Volume Manager Provided backup services for network and/or DBA functions Developed, documented and maintained IP addressing, Domain Name Server(DNS) and NIS Managed IP address for all serve.
Manage all aspects of food service operations for restaurant (profit and loss responsibility).
Hire, train, motivate, supervise, evaluate, schedule and terminate employees.
Oversee inventory control, ordering, food sanitation and quality control of food products.
Maintain excellent customer service by stressing "the customer comes first" in all weekly employee meetings.
Daily responsibilities included journals' entries, voucher inventory invoices for payment, and expense invoices, etc.
Responsible for completed monthly accounting cycle, including financial statements, billings, collections, and payrolls.
System Administrator10/1991 － 03/1993SFI-GRAYHouston, Texas
Maintained group of UNIX CAD workstation Performed hardware and software installation, upgraded software, maintained and setup NFS services from the users to the server Designed UNIX shell programming, prepared documentation, provided user support in a network computing environment, performed backups, managed user accounts and trained users Responsible for installation set-up, configuration and administrator of a NOVELL NetWare 3.11 LAN Provided knowledge and experience with analysis and recommendations for PC hardware & software installations Extensive experienced with PC hardware repair and conflict resolutions.
1986Associate of Applied Science:ITT - A.S. of Electronic TechnologyHouston, TX, Harris
1984High School Diploma:J. Frank Dobie High SchoolHouston, TX, Harris
San Jacinto College - General Houston, TX
Bachelor of Science:University of Houston - Bachelor of Science in of Mathematics/Computer ScienceHouston, TX
1986 Associate of Applied Science : ITT - A.S. of Electronic Technology 1984 High School Diploma : J. Frank Dobie High School San Jacinto College - General Bachelor of Science : University of Houston - Bachelor of Science in of Mathematics/Computer Science
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