NetApp * NetApp VTL* EMC * EMC VTL * EMC EDL * EMC Power Path * Data Domain * Avamar
STORAGE & BACKUP ADMINISTRATOR
Storage/Backup and technical project management professional with demonstrated capabilities in working independently as well as a key member of cross functional teams to maximize security and disaster recovery systems. Detail-focused, able to multi-task, prioritize and work hard to complete projects within tight deadlines. Quick learner, knowledgeable in most major systems and passionate in continuous growth.
NetApp * NetApp VTL* EMC * EMC VTL * EMC EDL * EMC Power Path * Data Domain * Avamar Spectra Logic AIT & Quantum LTO tape robots * Symantec NetBackup * NetBackup Desktop Backup * Veritas * Legato * Connected * Solaris * Linux * Windows * Exchange servers * Multipath * Snap Vault * Snap Mirror.
Intuit, San Diego, CA * 2000-2012 * 12 years ENTERPRISE STORAGE AND BACKUP OPERATIONS TEAM * 2005-2012
Developed expertise in most major Enterprise Backup Software working as a team to create, maintain, troubleshoot and optimize solutions for storage and backup configurations. Implemented and administrated storage and backups for Enterprise Exchange and Exchange Vault. Administered provisioned storage including CIFS shares, NFS exports, LUNs (iSCSI and FC). Configured Cisco MDS switches via GUI and CLI for SAN. Maintained corporate enterprise tape libraries as well as offsite tape storage account with Iron Mountain.
* Recognized as a Subject Matter Expert in FC, NFS, CIFS, iSCSI protocols. * Spearheaded EMC Symmetrix DMX, NetApp frames Configuration and Support, EMC Clariion Disk Library and EDL administration. * Designed and implemented well received enterprise desktop/laptop backup solution. * Planned, scheduled and migrated EMC, NetApp Storage frames and backup environments from one Data Center to another, meeting data center closure date. * Designed and Implemented NetBackup, Data Domain and Avamar grids for Enterprise backups, increasing enterprise successful completion rate. * 7/24 on-call responsibility for all aspects of a 15 petabyte, multi data center, storage environment, including; EMC, NetApp, Data Domain, SAN switches and infrastructure, Also the NetBackup, Avamar backup environments. * Provided CIFS shares, NFS exports, LUNs (iSCSI and SAN FC) storage, configured, and completed connectivity to thousands of Linux, Solaris, Windows and ESX VM servers. * Hand selected to research, acquire, and implement the best solution to replace an aging tape backup enterprise environment. Implemented a disk based solution saving the company thousands of dollars, increasing backup and restore success rate.
CORPORATE NETWORKING AND BACKUP TEAM * 2001-2004
Promoted to areas of increased responsibility, Configured, installed and maintained Network switches and wiring closets. Administrated and maintained AD, Novel and NT enterprise environments. Aided in a team-centered effort to administer backups for corporate server. Troubleshot, led in-depth research, testing and ensured compliance to best practices.
* Designed and implemented corporate file server backups across nine different environments. Providing End User restore ability of critical business files. * Administrated NT, AD and Novel environments. Created many scripts to help with deployment and administration of environments.
DESKTOP SERVICES * 2000-2001
Hired by industry leader Intuit after many years military experience, using skills learned in management, leadership, workflow, prioritization and problem solving to take on multiple technical tasks. Imaged and maintained End Users' computers and laptops. Worked directly with internal/external customers in resolving software and hardware issues. Performed upgrading of all equipment to keep company at the cutting-edge.
** ** ** Career Note: Additional excellent experience as a Chief Warrant Officer III, US Navy (equivalent to Manager/ Director role). Oversaw 110 personnel within 3 separate departments at a training squadron. Managed Squadron Novell network and administrators.
* Master Training Specialist. * Managed a 3.5 million dollar training budget. * Seven Navy Achievement medals.
Bachelor of Arts ~ Computer Science. Coleman College, San Marcos, CA