Storage Management Professional Resume Profile, NV

Reference Id: 52777     Posted on Wednesday 17th June 2015      Storage Area Network / SAN



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Storage Management Professional Resume Profile, NV

Storage Management Professional
Problem Solving Capacity Planning Performance Tuning Storage Infrastructure management

  • 8 Years of ProfessionalIT Experience in Configuring and Administering Storage Area Networks SAN and Implementing Backup and Disaster Recovery
  • Experienced in Setup Configure and Administration on VPLEX Recover Point VNX Storage Array
  • Expertise in EMC Storage Area Networks SAN including Administrating Maintaining and Troubleshooting of Storage Arrays like Symmetrix VMAX DMX 4 DMX 3 CLARiion CX 4 and CX 3 Series VNX 7500/5700 Network Attached Storage NAS Backup Disaster Recovery
  • Extensive experience in working with EMC Products and Tools like UnisphereAnalyzer UnisphereManager Navisphere Analyzer Navisphere Manager PowerPath SnapView Clone/Snapshot MirrorView SnapSure and SANCopy
  • Experience configuring CIFS using VNX file and migration of CIFS using EMCopy
  • Experienced in Implementing Disaster Recovery Solutions using Open Replicator SANCopy and Host level migrations Mirror View Snap View and SRDF
  • Well Knowledgeable in Configuring Troubleshooting and Managing Cisco Switches using GUI and CLI and Brocade Switches using CLI and Connectrix Manager
  • Expertise in troubleshooting day to day SAN Storage and host related issues
  • Experienced in Installing Configuring and Maintaining Virtual Machines ESX Servers VMware Tools using VMwarevSphere 4 and Virtual Center
  • Knowledgeable and experienced in Installing and Configuring Multipathing and Load Balancing Software such as EMC PowerPath
  • Well experienced in Implementing Migration tools like Recover Point Replication PPME SAN Copy Tool Open Replicator and Open Migrator
  • Worked on FCOE ISCSI FC and FCIP technologies on different Storage and Server platforms
  • Experienced in conjuring Dell Compellent Storage Arrays
  • Experience with Dell Compellent InstantReplay Compellent Live Volume Compellent Snapshot
  • Expert in implementing Auto provisioning and Storage Tiering on VMAX 40K 20K using SYMCLI and SMC
  • Worked and knowledgeable on Windows Server 2008 2003 UNIX SUN Solaris IBM AIX HP UX Linux VMware platforms as it relates to disk allocation managing LUN s Host Side and HBA configuration
  • Great planning skills with Symmetrix Performance Analyzer for short or long term planning and decisions making and analyzing the root cause of performance issues
  • Experienced with Disk Management related operations
  • Experienced in Data Migration using tools like Open Replicator Hot Pull and Host based tools Open Migration/LVM mirroring PowerPath Migration Enabler
  • Expertise in Recover Point with array based splitters in VNX environment in CDP mode along with CRR modes
  • Worked on VNX file including configuring CIFS Servers and migration of shares using
  • Very well experienced and motivated to work with teams and meeting all deadlines under company s budget
  • Team player with strong management and excellent communication skill
Core Competencies
Data Migration
System Reporting
Disaster Recovery
Technology Refresh
Backup Recovery
Provisioning
Solution Design and planning
Fabric Zoning
Troubleshooting
Technical Skills
Storage Systems
EMC VNX 7500/5700/5300 VMAX 10K/20K/40K VPLEX Data Domai CLARiiON DMX XtremIO
Storage Software
ECC EMC Control Center GUI/CLI SMC Device Manager Fabric Manager Navisphere Manager SRDF SRDF/A TimeFinder/Clone Mirrorview/Snapview ProSphere Celerra Manager/Replicator SanCopy Open Replicator Recover point
Unisphere Manager SYMCLI 6 x/7 x
Migration Tools
SanCopy SnapView Snapshot SnapView Clone MirrorView BCV PPMe Open Replicator hot and cold SRDF SRDF/A Vplex Encapsulation
Switches
MDS Cisco 09513/9509/9506/9216
Brocade DCX/12K/24K/48K/6510

Fabric Management
Soft zoning WWN zoning hard zoning port zoning Fibre Channel SAN Topologies Inter switch Links ISL Brocade Fabric Manager Brocade CLI Cisco CLI Fabric/Device Manager
Operating Systems
Windows XP/7 IBM AIX 5 1/5 2/5 3/6 1/7 1 HPUX 11 x SunSolaris 8/9/10 Redhat
Linux RHEL ES4/ES5/ES6 ESX 3 5 4 x 5 0 HP 11 x VMware Vsphere Inform OS

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


Client Confidential


Role Sr Storage Engineer


Roles

Responsibilities




  • Involved in Day to Day Administration of SymmetrixV MAX VPLEX VNX 5300 VNX 5700 and CX 4 arrays using SMC/SYMCLI Unisphere
  • Implemented Confidential to check the consistency of the replicated data along with DR test clean up procedure once DR testing was over
  • Actively participated in DR testing meetings and recommended action plans after DR test to overcome reported issues Well versed on VMware virtualization including creating VM s/Datastores/VAAI plugins per EMC best practices
  • Implemented SRDF/A for production systems including creation of dynamic RA groups creation of Dynamic RDF pairs enabling SRDF/A for the group of device
  • Actively monitored existing SRDF sessions and resuming them upon suspension using EMC best practices
  • Worked on configuration and assigning of storage to VMAX and VNX storage array using SYMCLI/ /SMC
  • Provisioned TBs of space from VMAX to Vplex and created distributed devices and presented in storage views along with creation of new storage views
  • Migrated VMAX devices using lun migration to maintain the array performance
  • Created logging volume in VPLEX as it ran out of logging volume space
  • Experience with data mobility and Management of distributed volumes in VPLEX metro
  • Migrated VNX thin Luns to thick Luns and ExpandingThinPools with additional capacity
  • Comprehensive knowledge in using Unisphere and NavisecCLI in Implementing and Administration of VNX Arrays
  • Provisioned storage from VNX to Vplex using mapping file and presented distributed virtual volumes to the storage views
  • Unclaimed storage from the host and unclaimed storage volume from the VPLEX
  • Created file systems replications and NFS
  • Troubleshoted file system and involved with hardware team in replacing DATA movers and management module in VNX 5300
  • Well versed with RecoverPoint Implementation in CDP/CRR Environment and created consistency groups
  • Performed DR testing using RecoverPoint test copy and monitored Journal space
  • Added new replication sets in existing RecoverPoint consistency groups and adds more journal space to maintain the performance
  • Created distributed consistency groups in RecoverPoint along with consistency groups to balance the load when required and ran load balance report upon high load errors for best recommended action plan
  • Conducted Knowledge Transfer Sessions on Administration Operations and Performance of
  • Requested upgrades for VPLEX from 5 2 to 5 3 and VMAX upgrades on time for best performance
  • Imported RecoverPoint certificate in Vplex to add missing RP cluster in running environment
  • Added RP cluster in Vplex and troubleshoted all the potential errors and fixed
  • Configured and troubleshoot fabric switch zoning using Cisco and Brocade Switches
  • Extensively worked on SAN related host connectivity for various Operating Systems including SUN Solaris Linux and Window
  • Performed snapshots lun migration and san copy
  • Migrated VMAX devices to VNX to reduce write pending utilization of VMAX as it was heavily loaded
  • Implementation and administration of Time Finder VSE snapshots using scripts
  • Unclaimed storage on VMAX and VNX arrays and dissolved Meta volumes when required
  • Migrated VMAX devices from one storage pool to pool for best performance
Environment EMC Symmetrix VMAX VPLEX VNX 5300 VNX 5700 Data Domain NS 480 Brocade Enterprise Directors and Departmental Switches SYMCLI SMC SPA Unisphere VPLEXCLI VPLEX Management Console Active Directory EMC Control Center Brocade WebTools/CLI and Connectrix Manager UNIX Solaris Windows 2008/2003 VMware ESX/ESXi and Linux

Confidential


Role Sr Storage Administrator



Roles

Responsibilities



  • Involved in Administration of Symmetrix VMAX/DMX VNX CLARiiON and VPLEX arrays using SMC/SYMCLI Unisphere and VPLEXCLI/Management Console/Unisphere
  • Configured RecoverPoint CDP/CRR using Array Based Splitters
  • Implemented FAST/VP and Thin Provisioning in VMAX by creating Thin Pools and binding devices to POOLS per EMC Best practices
  • Created Device Mirrors in VPLEX to migrate multiple LINUX Servers
  • Performed Health and Performance checks on VPLEX using Perpetual Monitors
  • Created various Monitors on VPLEX Directors to study the
  • Implemented various Scripts on VPLEX for
  • Administered RecoverPoint using RecoverPoint Management Application/Unisphere and RecoverPoint CLI
  • ExpandingThinPools with additional capacity
  • Configured RecoverPoint Disaster Recovery Remotely for mission critical Message Queuing Application
  • Conducted Knowledge Transfer Sessions on Administration Operations and Performance of
  • Replicated Oracle Databases and Application LUNs between Sites in Asynchronous mode
  • Implemented SRDF for Production by creating R1 and R2 device pairing RDF groups and device
  • Experience with Prosphere/SRM tools to perform end to end monitoring
  • Involved in migrations using open replicator/sancopy/PPME for array consolidations
  • Implemented Disaster Recovery Exercises to check the consistency of the replicated data
  • Performed Failed Over and Failed Back the Production from Primary to the DR Site and vice versa to perform Maintenance at the Primary site
  • Created Design Runbook for the RecoverPoint Administration and
  • Planned and Executed the Encapsulation of LUNs from EMC DMX VMAX CLARiion and VNX Arrays in
  • Performed VPLEX Data Mobility to Consolidate the Storage by Migrating Data from Symmetrix DMX to VMAX and CLARiion to VNX A
  • Created Storage Pools and RAID Groups on VNX
  • Configured VNX as CIFS server and migrated CIFS Shares from Windows/NetApp to VNX using Robocopy/EMCopy
  • Provisioned LUNs from EMC VPLEX DMX VMAX CLARiion and VNX arrays to a variety of Hosts including Linux AIX ESX and
  • Configured and troubleshoot fabric switch zoning using Cisco and Brocade Switches
  • Configured Dell Compellent Storage arrays
  • Well experienced with DellCompellentInstantReplay CompellentLiveVolume CompellentSnapshot
  • Implementation and administration of Time Finder BCV/Mirror/Clone using scripts
  • Implemented FAST/VP on VMAX and VNX arrays per EMC best practices
  • Executed Zero Space Reclamation on Symmetrix
  • Performed Disk Clean ups and decommissioned the older arrays
  • Configured Zones in Brocade Enterprise Directors and Departmental Switches using WebTools/CLI and Connectrix Manager
  • Configured back ups for operating system Active Directory Back up
  • Implemented Core Edge topology for new Cisco Fabrics to ensure high availability
  • Involved in switch migration from CiscoMDS9506 to Cisco MDS 9513
  • Used RemedyServices for routine ticketing system
Environment EMC Symmetrix DMX VMAX VPLEX CLARiion CX4 960/480 VNX and IBM DS Series Storage arrays Brocade Enterprise Directors and Departmental Switches SYMCLI SMC Avamar SPA Unisphere VPLEXCLI VPLEX Management Console Active Directory Cisco Switches Dell Compellent SC200 Brocade Switches EMC Control Center Brocade WebTools/CLI and Connectrix Manager EMC PowerPath AIX Windows 2008/2003 VMware ESX/ESXi and Linux
Confidential
Role Sr Storage Backup Administrator

Roles

Responsibilities




  • Responsible for gathering requirements installation configuration and testing of backups in a high availability enterprise system
  • Supported service provisioning activities including Service starts stops suspends etc
  • Performed customer initiated Restore requests
  • Solve issues with backups and restores
  • Created CIFS shares and NFS mount file systems on the datamovers for application servers in production
  • Restored multiple files from VM using Avamar Administrator
  • Have recovered data from image based backup
  • Configured Data Domain system for safe recovery
  • Added Data domains in existing policies and transferred Oracle SQL server image back up to Data Domain
  • Worked using Data Domain Boost to increase back up speed
  • Have Configured Storage devices to perform back up along with restore
  • Implemented Virtual Provisioning technology to assign storage from for VMAX and DMX 4 Arrays using SYMCLI SMC
  • Assigned and Provisioned storage from several VMAX DMX 3 DMX 4 CX3 80 CX4 480 to Windows HP UNIX and AIX Solaris Servers
  • Executed Zoning on Brocade 48k DCX 5100 5300 Cisco MDS 9513 switches using ECC
  • Experienced in EMC CLARiion Administration by using Navisphere Manager and NaviCLI
  • Migrated data from out of family storage arrays like DMX 2000s to upgraded array DMX 3 using LVM/open Migrator and open Replicator depending on the customer requirement
  • Actively involved in performing day to day operational tasks like storage provisioning and monitoring the health of SAN
  • Involved in migrating SAN environment from Brocade 24k Director to Cisco MDS 9509 and MDS 9513 Directors interoperability mode
  • Well Knowledgeable and Experienced 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
  • Well experienced in creating Zones and zone sets between different fabrics to migrating purpose
  • Created Volumes Luns from console and well experienced in Configuring SnapMirror
  • Identify underutilized resources FA ports and host based assets using Storage scope reporting and proactively resolved the capacity allocation issues
  • Resolved issues if any in the
  • Administered Luns and snapshots using
  • Restored Luns in case of any corruption using lun clone
  • Data movement from filer to filer using SnapMirror planning
  • Used DFM to collect Reports and responsible for Preparing Capacity report on monthly basis
  • Worked strongly with Excel Visio and other tools for best communication and organization
Environment EMC VMAX DMX 3/4 DMX2000 and CLARiion CX3 80 CX4 480 Net App FAS3020/3040/3070 Cisco MDS 9513/9509 Directors Brocade 48K/5300/5100 AIX 5 3/5 2 HP UX 11 23/11 11 Celerra 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 Avamar NetApp FilerView/CLI Commvault Simpana9 0 Symantec NetBackup


Confidential


Role Storage Administrator



Roles

Responsibilities




  • Created storage policies for backup for requested volumes and VMs Commvault CommCell Console from storage policy level
  • Supported Daily operations and storage provisioning on EMC DMX VNX storage devices
  • Timely upgrades troubleshooting database performance issues migrated volumes between different aggregates and filers
  • Monitored the performance of storage array and tuning by moving stressed volumes to other drivers and RAID policies
  • Experienced and actively worked on DR issues using Snap Mirror along with performing DR tests
  • Creating NIFS and CIFS shares and migrating to servers and troubleshooting access issues in VNX environments
  • Management of NAS through NFS and CIFS
  • Actively worked on snapshots and snap mirror technologies for replicating VMware data stores
  • Worked on the Installation Configuration and Zoning on Cisco MDS Switches
  • Involved in Troubleshooting storage issues and SAN communicating issues from the level of storage administration
  • Storage Provisioning on EMC DMX 4 and creating TimeFinder clones SRDF/Areplications troubleshooting connectivity issues zoning on Brocade switches
  • Supported DFM operation manager Akorri monitoring tool for monitoring the performance and checking historical performance to analyze and trace out bottlenecks
  • Configuration of storage using SIS and compression technologies that resulted in saving more than 50 of storage costs
  • Documented various Procedures/Run Books as part of knowledge transfer
  • Worked with SMVI to restore snapshots of ESX hosts and implemented file restoring in Windows and Linux environments
Environment EMC DMX 3 DMX2000 CLARiiON CX3 80 CX4 480 Cisco MDS Netapp 6000/3000 Series Windows 2008/2003 Servers Varonis DataAdvantage Treesice Professional Varonis DataPrevilage Commvault Simpana9 Hitachi ESX servers Red Hat Linux and Solaris Servers IBM DS800 Series

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