Storage And Backup Administrator, Resume Profile, Harleysville, PA

Reference Id: 82475     Posted on Wednesday 16th September 2015      Storage Area Network / SAN



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 Storage and Backup Administrator, Resume Profile, Harleysville, PA

 

 

Professional Summary:

 

Ø  Operations Specialist with over Seven Years of experience in IT industry with EMC Storage and Symantec Netbackup which includes Administrating, Maintaining and Troubleshooting of EMC Storage Arrays VNX 7500/5700 Symmetrix V-MAX, DMX-4, DMX-3, DMX-2, CLARiion CX-3, CX-4 Series, and Net App FAS3020, FAS3040, FAS 3050, FAS3140, FAS 6070, Symantec like Netbackup, Dedupe appliance, Enterprise Vault, Storage foundation.

Ø  Experienced in Administrating EMC CLARiion Storage Environments using Unisphere Analyzer, Unisphere Manager, Navisphere Analyzer, Navisphere Manager, PowerPath, SnapView Clone/Snapshot, MirrorView, SnapSure and SANCopy.

Ø  Well versed using GUI management tools like Symmetric Management Console (SMC), EMC IONIX ControlCenter (ECC), Unisphere and Navisphere.

Ø  Well versed in using command line interface Solutions Enabler (SYMCLI) and NavisecCLI.

Ø  Experience working in Open Systems. 

Ø  Experience in Implementing Migration solutions using Open Replicator, SANCopy and Host level migrations like Mirroring.

Ø  Experience in Implementing Local Replication using Time Open Migrator, PPME and LVM Finder/clone/snap and Snapview.

Ø  Excelled in Implementing Remote Replications SRDF and MirrorView for Bulk data.

Ø  Explicit knowledge in Recover Point with array based splitters in VNX environment in both CDP/CRR modes.

Ø  Integrated Recover point with Replication Manager for Oracle and SQL databases.

Ø  Experience in implementing tiered SAN solutions using FAST and Virtual Provisioning on VMAX and VNX arrays per EMC best practices.

Ø  Experience in Implementing Remote Replication using SRDF/S, SRDF/A and TimeFinder.

Ø  Experience working in Open Systems. 

Ø  on-disruptive Migration of VMware environments to VPLEX using data mobility.

Ø  Experience in VMware deployments in a VPLEX Metro Environment.

Ø  Experience with SAN performance and Reporting tools like SPA/WLA and Storage Scope Manager.

Ø  Deployment and Configuration of ProSphere and collection of SAN Performance Reports using SMI-S providers.

Ø  Configuring and Managing EMC Power Path for path failover, load balancing and Path Management.

Ø  Implementing IP Replicator for CIFS and NFS shares and Configuration of Data Movers as CIFS servers.

Ø  Good  understanding  of  Installation,  Configuration  and  Management  of  CISCO,  Brocade  and  McData  Switches and maintaining vendor fabrics.

Ø  Experience working on VNX file including configuring CIFS servers and migration of shares using Robocopy.

Ø  Experience in working on Linux/Solaris/HP/AIX/Windows Operating system platforms.

Ø  Installation, Configuration and Maintenance of Virtual Machines, ESX Servers, VMware tools using VMware vSphere 4 and Virtual Center.

Ø  Experience with Server migration using VMware vMotion and Storage vMotion and ESX also worked on VMware vFabric cloud application platform, and performed, VMware vFabric Hyperic Application Monitoring.                                   

Ø  Server Provisioning.

Ø  Knowledgeable in troubleshooting day to day SAN/Storage and host related issues.

Ø  Team player with strong management and excellent communication skills.

 

Netbackup:

Ø  Hands on experience in implementation, migration, administration of Symantec   Netback up grid on a small to enterprise scale.

Ø  Worked with Netback up 7.5 in a 1000+ server Windows environment

Ø  Involved in installation, configuration, upgrading, patching and troubleshooting on Master, Media and clients servers

Ø  Installing client’s on Vm’s and physical boxes using script and manual process

Ø  Adding net backup server configuration to different clients.

Ø  Responsible for troubleshooting daily backups issues based on status code or enabling debug logging for knowing much in detail

Ø  Increased the log size by enabling the robust logging for trouble shooting purpose

Ø  Worked on De dupe appliances for deduplication process.

Ø  Involved with 24/7 on-call support rotation with other co-workers

Ø  Monitored and cleared backup images on timely bases on DE dupe appliances.

Ø  Created different backup policies based on client requirement and their retention

Ø  Worked on replication process of backup images to remote sites.

Ø  Solid experience in configuring NDMP backup policies

Ø  Trained and worked with Operations support to handle certain backup functions and issues

Ø  Involved in backup testing for newly build servers during migration.

Ø  Configuration of Volume Pools, Storage Units, SLP, Policies, Tape drives and       Robot

Ø  Involved in archiving process for certain data older than yr. through enterprise Vault

Ø  Restored different backup images and databases through Netback up GUI or through Net backup MS sql client .

Ø  Involved in troubleshooting and resubmission of failed sql jobs by using batch script

Ø  Sound knowledge on Duplication, De-duplication, Replication of backed-up data

Ø  Used Comm vault for archiving file server data and exchange data.

Ø  Helped users in recalling process from vault to user home directory.

Ø  Used FSA utility to perform a mass recall.

Ø  Created multiple tasks to break-up archiving jobs into smaller tasks for       archive jobs which aren’t complete

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Technical Skills:

 

EMC:                                       Clarion CX3 and CX4 Series, Symmetrix DMX3, DMX4 and VMAX.

HP 3PAR:                               HP 3PAR® T400 and T800 Storage Systems, HP 3PAR Thin Provisioning HP3PAR Virtual Copy, HP 3PAR Remote Copy, Virtual Copy and Backup Management via GUI and CLI,  3PAR  Recovery Manager, 3PAR VIRTUAL COPY SNAPSHOTS,  3PAR  Synchronous long distance Remote copy.         

Operating Systems:            Data ONTAP 6.0/7.3, Enguinity with (SYMCLI) Version V6.5.2.0, Solaris 9/10, AIX, Windows 2008/2003/2000, Brocade FabricOS 5.0 and 6.0 and Cisco Fibre Switch OS MDS-9500/9100         Series, Switch zoning tools.

Backup:                             Net backup, Avamar, Dedupe, Data Domain, Storage Foundation,Enterprise Vault, OPS center

Other:                                      Shell Script, MS Project Management, Visio, Oracle SQL, MS                                                                                   .                                      Office

 

Skill Set:

 

Ø  switch zoning

Ø  SNAPSHOTS, SNAPRESTORE, SNAPVIEW

Ø  POWERSHELL SCRIPTING

Ø  EMC RECOVER POINT

Ø  VMware: VMware vMotion, vSphere, vCenter, Storage vMotion, vCloud

Ø  NAS STORAGE: CIFS, NFS

Ø  cli: putty, NAVISECCLI, HYPERTERMINAL, SYMCLI

Ø  REPLICATION: SRDF/S, SRDF/A

Ø  FAULT TOLERANCE: ALUVA, powerpath, multipathing

Ø  TROUBLESHOOTING KNOWLEDGE

Ø  ticketing tools: REMEDY,CLARIFY,HP SERVICE CENTER, SERVICE NOW

Ø  Net backup, Avamar, Dedupe, Data Domain, Storage Foundation,Enterprise Vault, OPS center

                                                                   

 

 

Professional Experience:

 

Confidential 

Role: Sr. Storage and Backup Administrator

Roles & Responsibilities:

 

Ø  Involved in Day to Day Administration of Symmetrix V-MAX, DMX, CLARiion and VNX Arrays.

Ø  Worked  on  Configuration  and  Allocation  of  Storage  from  DMX/VMAX  and  CLARiion  Storage  Arrays  using SYMCLI/ECC/SMC.

Ø  Involved and Performed Data Migration/consolidation of Arrays using sancopy/OpenReplicator/PPME/Open migrator.

Ø  Well versed with Recoverpoint Implementation in CDP/CRR Environment and created consistency groups for Oracle/SQL databases.

Ø  Maintaining the ECC infrastructure, troubleshooting day-to-day issues.

Ø  Configured alerts for management of the entire SAN infrastructure and also dealt with performance issues.

Ø  Actively involved in Installation of ECC and Discovery and Management of all SAN objects including Installation of SDM/Symmetrix agents, FCC and host agents.

Ø  Comprehensive knowledge in using Unisphere and NavisecCLI in Implementing and Administration of VNX Arrays.

Ø  Experience with data mobility and Management of distributed volumes in VPLEX metro.

Ø  Well versed on VNX platform including configuring virtual pools and FAST/VP per EMC best practices using Unisphere Manager.

Ø  Experience working on VNX file including configuring CIFS servers and Migration of shares using Robocopy.

Ø  Implemented FAST VP and Storage tiering for Applications like Oracle Database and SQL Server in VMAX.

Ø  Configured FAST VP and Virtual Pools (TDAT’s and TDEVS) and created Auto provisioning groups for mapping and masking using SYMCLI 7.x/ SMC 7.X for creating initiator groups, port groups, storage groups and Masking Views in VMAX Environment.

Ø  Implemented SRDF/A, SRDF/S for production systems including creation of dynamic RA groups, creation of dynamic RDF pairs, enabling SRDF/A for the group of devices.

Ø  Implemented Business Continuity solutions for ORACLE databases using Recover Point CRR.

Ø  Worked on VERITAS storage foundation task’s like Volume management, DMP, and Volume replication

Ø  Responsible for creating Zones, Zoning and firmware upgrades with Switches like Brocade and Cisco.

Ø  Troubleshooting day-to-day performance issues and resolving them using Performance Manager. Comparing the port utilization, IOs and read/writes to the disks using performance manager and analyzing data for troubleshooting performance issues.

 

Backup:

Ø  Worked with Netback up 7.1 and 7.5 in a 1000+ server Windows environment

Ø  Involved in installation, configuration, upgrading, patching and troubleshooting on Master, Media and clients servers

Ø  Installing client’s on Vm’s and physical boxes using script and manual process

Ø  Adding net backup server configuration to different clients.

Ø  Responsible for troubleshooting daily backups issues based on status code or enabling debug logging for knowing much in detail

Ø  Increased the log size by enabling the robust logging for trouble shooting purpose

Ø  Worked on De dupe appliances for deduplication process.

Ø  Involved with 24/7 on-call support rotation with other co-workers

Ø  Monitored and cleared backup images on timely bases on DE dupe appliances.

Ø  Created different backup policies based on client requirement and their retention

Ø  Worked on replication process of backup images to remote sites.

Ø  Solid experience in configuring NDMP backup policies

Ø  Trained and worked with Operations support to handle certain backup functions and issues

Ø  Involved in backup testing for newly build servers during migration.

Ø  Configuration of Volume Pools, Storage Units, SLP, Policies, Tape drives and       Robot

Ø  Involved in archiving process for certain data older than yr. through enterprise Vault

Ø  Restored different backup images and databases through Netback up GUI or through Net backup MS sql client .

Ø  Involved in troubleshooting and resubmission of failed sql jobs by using batch script

Ø  Sound knowledge on Duplication, De-duplication, Replication of backed-up data

Ø  Used Comm vault for archiving file server data and exchange data.

Ø  Helped users in recalling process from vault to user home directory.

Ø  Used FSA utility to perform a mass recall.

Ø  Created multiple tasks to break-up archiving jobs into smaller tasks for       archive jobs which aren’t complete

 

Environment: Symmetrix DMX-3/4, VMAX, VPLEX, CLARiion CX4, VNX 5500/5700, Symcli, SMC, SRDF, TimeFinder, Snapview, NavisecCLI, Unisphere, MirrorView, SANCopy, Open Migrator, Powerpath, Solaris, Windows, ESX, Linux. Symantec net backup, DE dupe appliances, Enterprise vault.

 

 

Confidential 

Role: Sr. Storage and Backup Administrator

Roles & Responsibilities:

 

Ø  Host based migrations from EMC DMX 3 environment to HP 3PAR environment.

Ø  Migration of data from old Netapp 2000 series filers to new 3040 Netapp filers using snapmirror.

Ø  Host based migrations from EMC CLARiion NS 460 to Netapp 3040 environment.

Ø  Storage provisioning on 3PAR T800 Storage System using 3par Inform GUI and allocating to hosts.

Ø  Created CPGs, VVs and vluns on 3par T800 using Inform Management Console.

Ø  Assigning VVs to host/host sets by exporting to host/host sets.

Ø  Checking the performance and tuning by moving stressed volumes to different drives and Raid policies.

Ø  Worked on 3Par inform CLI for checking performance statistics and recommending tuning or adaptive optimization for best performance.

Ø  Implemented Adaptive Optimization by creating AO policies by using 3Par System Reporter for chunklet optimization.

Ø  Implemented Zoning on Brocade 5300 switches using VHBA devices provided by XSIGO director and extender.

Ø  Provisioned storage on EMC CLARiion NS 960, Peformed snapshots, lun migration and san copy.

Ø  Worked on Celerra platform and also on CLARiion platform for NS 960.

Ø  Worked with Unisphere and Navisphere to provision and troubleshoot storage issues.

Ø  Experience in EMC CLARiion CX4-480 series, Provisioning for Linux, Solaris and ESX Servers.

Ø  Mounting VLuns provisioned from 3Par on Linux, Solaris and Windows 2008 hosts.

Ø  Configuring storage using SIS and Compression technologies which saved more than 50% of storage costs.

Ø  Configured disaster recovery using SnapMirror and also Peformed DR tests.

Ø  Used DFM operations manager, Akorri monitoring tool for monitoring performance and checking historical performance to analyse and trace out bottlenecks.

Ø  Performed disk, shelf and Ontap upgrades.

Ø  Participated in implementation of Data Domain by provisioning NFS mounts for Oracle and SQL server database backups.

Ø  Implemented snapshots and snapmirror technologies for replicating VMware datastores.

Ø  Worked on SMVI to take and restore snapshots of ESX hosts and restoring them. Implemented file restoring in Windows and Linux environments.

Ø  Provisioned storage on EMC CLARiion NS 960.

Ø  Performed snapshots, lun migration and san copy.

Ø  Worked on celerra platform and also on CLARiion platform for NS 960.

Ø  Experience with EMC CLARiion cx4-480 series and Netapp Fas 6080 and 3040 series provisioning for Linux, Solaris and ESX Servers.

Ø  Troubleshooting SAN communication issues.

 

Backup:

Ø  Worked with Netback up 7.1  in a 500+ server Windows environment

Ø  Involved in installation, configuration, upgrading, patching and troubleshooting on Master, Media and clients servers

Ø  Participated in implementation of Data Domain by provisioning NFS mounts for Oracle and SQL server database backups.

Ø  Installing client’s on Vm’s and physical boxes using script and manual process

Ø  Adding net backup server configuration to different clients.

Ø  Responsible for troubleshooting daily backups issues based on status code or enabling debug logging for knowing much in detail

Ø  Increased the log size by enabling the robust logging for trouble shooting purpose

Ø  Worked on De dupe appliances for deduplication process.

Ø  Involved with 24/7 on-call support rotation with other co-workers

Ø  Monitored and cleared backup images on timely bases on DE dupe appliances.

Ø  Created different backup policies based on client requirement and their retention

Ø  Worked on replication process of backup images to remote sites.

Ø  Solid experience in configuring NDMP backup policies

Ø  Trained and worked with Operations support to handle certain backup functions and issues

Ø  Involved in backup testing for newly build servers during migration.

Ø  Configuration of Volume Pools, Storage Units, SLP, Policies, Tape drives and       Robot

Ø  Involved in archiving process for certain 3 months. through enterprise Vault

Ø  Restored different backup images and databases through Netback up GUI or through Net backup MS sql client .

Ø  Involved in troubleshooting and resubmission of failed sql jobs by using batch script

Ø  Sound knowledge on Duplication, De-duplication, Replication of backed-up data

Ø  Used Comm vault for archiving file server data and exchange data.

Ø  Helped users in recalling process from vault to user home directory.

Ø  Used FSA utility to perform a mass recall.

Ø  Created multiple tasks to break-up archiving jobs into smaller tasks for       archive jobs which aren’t complete

 

Environment: HP 3PAR T800 SYSTEMS, NetApp FAS 6080, FAS 3070, FAS 3020, Data ONTAP, Snap Mirror, CLARiion CX4-480/960, CLARiion CX4-480/960 and CX3-80, F5 ARX 1000 and 1500, Unisphere, XSIGO director and extenders, Redhat Linux, Sun Solaris, VMware ESX Servers, Netbackup,Avamar, Data domain,dedupe,VTL

 

Confidential 

Role: Storage Administrator

Roles & Responsibilities:

 

Ø  Allocated and Provisioned storage from several VMAX, DMX-3, DMX-4, CX3-80, CX4-480 to Windows, Solaris, HP-UNIX and AIX servers.

Ø  Experienced with Virtual Provisioning technology to allocate storage from for VMAX and DMX-4 Arrays using SymCLI, SMC 7.0.

Ø  Implemented Zoning on Brocade 48k, DCX, 5100, 5300, Cisco MDS 9513 switches using ECC.

Ø  Hands on experience in EMC CLARiion Administration by using Navisphere Manager and NaviCLI.

Ø  Migrated data from old storage frames like DMX-2000s to new array DMX-3 using LVM/open Migrator and open Replicator depending on the customer requirement. 

Ø  Actively involved in performing day to day operational tasks like storage provisioning and monitoring the health of SAN.

Ø  Involved in migrating SAN environment from Brocade 24k Director to Cisco MDS 9509 and MDS 9513 Directors (interoperability mode).

Ø  Experience in installation, configuration and maintenance of ECC 6.0 infrastructure and expert in installing and upgrading of agents for different entities (SAN, Masking, Database and File systems etc).

Ø  Hands on experience in creating Zones and zone sets between different fabrics (to make the SAN migration smooth).

Ø  Identify underutilized resources (FA ports and host based assets) using Storage scope reporting and proactively resolved the capacity allocation issues.

Ø  Performed daily activities and checks on the NetApp FAS3020, FAS3040 and FAS3070 Filers.

Ø  Resolved issues if any in the filers.

Ø  Created Volumes, Luns from console

Ø  Administered Luns and snapshots using Snapdrive.

Ø  Restored luns in case of any corruption using lun clone.

Ø  Configured snapmirror

Ø  Data movement from filer to filer using SnapMirror (planning)

Ø  Used DFM to collect Reports.

Ø  Prepared Capacity report on monthly basis.

 

Environment: EMC VMAX, DMX-3/4, DMX2000 and CLARiion CX3-80, CX4-480, Net App FAS3020, FAS3040, FAS3070, Cisco MDS 9509 and 9513 Directors, Brocade 48k and 5100 and 5300. AIX (5.2/5.3), HP-UX (11.11/11.23), Win 2K/2K3, Solaris 8/9/10, SYMCLI6.x/7.x, SMC 7.0, ECC 6.0, NAVICLI, Navisphere Manager, Time Finder/BCV, Clones, SRDF/S, Open Migrator and Open replicator, NetApp FilerView / CLI

 

 

  Confidential 

Role: Storage Administrator

Roles & Responsibilities:

 

Ø  Supported Installation and Configuration of DMX-3, DMX-2000, DMX-3000, and Cx500/700 to support and enterprise environment with multiple Operating Systems and Applications.

Ø  Planned and Implemented Disaster Recovery Solution using SRDF/AR between the two sites (Production and DR) located 1500 miles apart.

Ø  Converted the device personalities as per the requirement (converting STD to BCVs and BCVs to BCV/R1 and setup R1 and R2 etc).

Ø  Created the devices groups suitable for SRDF/AR and setup the “symreplicate” to run on regular interval based on the RPO requirement.

Ø  Created scripts (mapping and masking) to make use of BCVs and R2, in case of Disaster Recovery Situation.

Ø  Installed and Configured Navisphere Agent, Manager, CLI, and Event Monitor, and Implemented Storage Groups, using Access Logix.

Ø  Used EMC Navisphere Software to manage, monitor and configure the storage capacity for clarion CX700/500.

Ø  Installed and Configured EMC PowerPath software which provides multiple I/O path capabilities, load balancing and automatic path failover, to ensure high availability and support non-disruptive upgrades.

Ø  Converting the STDs to BCVs using symconfigure, create and manage device groups and setup the BCVs to do establish, split and mount volumes on a different server to do the backup operations.

Ø  Hardware and Software installations and configuring the applications, upgrading servers with latest service packs and patches.

 

Environment: DMX-3, DMX 3000, DMX 2000, and CLARiion CX3-40/80 and CX700, Brocade 48k/24k, 3800/3900 switches,AIX (5.2/5.3), HP-UX (11.00/11.x), Windows 2003/2000, SYMCLI, ECC 5.2, Navisphere Manager, Time Finder, SRDF/AR, SnapView, Mirrorview, ECC.

 

 

Confidential 

Role: Systems Administrator

Roles & Responsibilities:

 

Ø  Hands on experience in System Installation, Configuration and OS Administration.

Ø  Implemented and Administered LVM, Veritas, Volume Manager and Disk suite.

Ø  Experience in Installing Veritas Netbackup Agents on clients for Backup and Restore.

Ø  Configured and maintained NFS, NIS and DNS for sharing the file systems and the name resolutions.

Ø  Installation, Configuration and Troubleshooting of SUN enterprise Servers, Work Stations and Storage Systems.

Ø  Installation, adding and replacement of disks, cards and maintenance of SUN/HP systems.

Ø  Disk Mirroring and RAID Implementation of disks, cards and maintenance of SUN/HP systems.

Ø  Looking into Database Bottlenecks like hot data files, indexes and finding the best method to alleviate the problem and helping the client to either reallocate the files to new set of disks.

Ø  Installation of Applications and the middleware software.

Ø  Provide normal Sysadmin support (login creations and solving the day to day problems) client for all the SUN/HP systems.

Ø  Using vmstat, iostat netstat to determine the system and network health.

 

 

Environment: Sun 450, 220R, 4500, Compaq. veritas Volume Manager, Disk suite, DNS, NFS, NIS  Windows 2000, Solaris 7/8/9, HP N4000, K560.

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