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Storage Administrators configure, implement, and manage ongoing operations of several servers simultaneously via a Storage Area Network. Skills relevant to this position and found on example resumes include working on VMware ESX servers to provide storage support, and increasing capacity utilization and enhanced performance on VMAX and DMX by performing Virtual Provisioning using SMC. Storage Administrators typically hold bachelor's degrees in computer science and can show prior information technology and SAN administration experience on their resumes.

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1

Storage Administrator / Network Engineer

Managed and supported enterprise storage infrastructure consisting of multiple EMC Clariion arrays, NetApp filers & McData/Brocade fibre channel switches

  • Engineered and deployed revamped backup and recovery environment which reduced RPO from 7 days to 12 hours. RTO decreased from 2 days to 2 hours
  • Managed corporate LAN, MAN and WAN infrastructure consisting of Cisco routers, Cisco PIX/ASA Firewalls and L3 switches.
  • Managed and executed project which migrated away from provider managed Internet services to in house managed clustered firewalls realizing a saving of $150K annually.
  • Manage relationship with telcos, MPLS carriers and internet providers
  • Replaced carrier managed site-to-site connectivity with an internally deployed & managed VPN environment, thus realizing a savings of $200K annually
  • Increased network reliability, scalability and redundancy through the use of VLANs and layer 3 switching
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Management Information Systems
2

Senior File/storage Administrator

Managed real estate and commercial mortgage loan file room providing support to all levels of customers both internal/external.

  • Updated/maintained over 30,000 files through electronic inventory system allowing for efficient customer service.
  • Revised internal procedures for daily activities and various unit projects eliminating inefficiencies.
  • Maintained/monitored off site file retention boxes aiding in inventory reduction and research capabilities.
  • Tested and approved new iTRAX releases achieving improved vendor communication and enhanced functionality.
  • Successfully coordinated 3 major file room moves involving transfer/set up of active files with minimal downtime.
  • Selected as liaison with FedEx to ensure successful implementation and communication of web-based shipping platform.
Candidate Info
32
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
3

Storage Administrator

Responsible for the maintenance and support of 10 terabytes of DASD dispersed among seven separate datacenters. Performed as a member of a help desk group (Advanced Problem Support) providing storage management support to the customer reducing the number of page outs to our DASD team significantly

  • Initialized and configured newly installed DASD devices across multiple hardware platforms to ensure adequate space for existing applications
  • Facilitated the migration of data from older DASD technology to new technology to support asset management
  • Initiated corrective action when DASD errors occurred
  • Provided 24x7 on call support
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AA
Operations & Management
AA
Computer Information Systems
4

Storage Administrator

Decreased unsupported storage platforms by 80% by migrating 640TB from Onstor and VNX to the new Isilon NAS servers, reducing datacenter floor space by 75%.

  • Eliminated tape backups of NAS data by configuring SyncIQ to replicate primary Isilon servers to secondary(s), decreasing operating costs and allowing users to be able to instantly restore data, improving efficiency and customer satisfaction.
  • Developed scripts for automating quota administration of 16 Isilons, standardizing servers globally, training India operations to use new scripts, and freeing up senior staff to work on more complex tasks.
  • Consolidated quotas from Isilons using Curl, producing a single report which is used by upper management for capacity planning and charge back to divisions.
  • Reduced operating costs by migrating obsolete storage platforms to Isilon, allowing storage from 3 datacenters in Colorado to be consolidated to 1.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AAS
Associate of Applied Science
BS
Computer Science
MS
Computer Science
5

Storage Administrator

Decreased unsupported storage platforms by 80% by migrating 640TB from Onstor and VNX to the new Isilon NAS servers, reducing datacenter floor space by 75%.

  • Eliminated tape backups of NAS data by configuring SyncIQ to replicate primary Isilon servers to secondary(s), decreasing operating costs and allowing users to be able to instantly restore data, improving efficiency and customer satisfaction.
  • Developed scripts for automating quota administration of 16 Isilons, standardizing servers globally, training India operations to use new scripts, and freeing up senior staff to work on more complex tasks.
  • Consolidated quotas from Isilons using Curl, producing a single report which is used by upper management for capacity planning and charge back to divisions.
  • Reduced operating costs by migrating obsolete storage platforms to Isilon, allowing storage from 3 datacenters in Colorado to be consolidated to 1.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AAS
Associate of Applied Science
BS
Computer Science
MS
Computer Science
6

Storage Administrator

Presented storage from HP EVA to VMS hosts, using EMC ECC and SymCLI to map/zone storage to Wintel/UNIX hosts, perform zoning using Brocade/Cisco Fabric Manager while configuring XP storage to Wintel/UNIX hosts that is controlled by an SVC

  • Provided daily administration and operational support, including on-call, for all supported hardware: 5 Symmetrix, 3 DMX, 4 CLARiiON, 1 Celerra, 4 XP 24K, 4 node EVA, 2 controller NetApp V3140
  • Team representative to discuss needs and requirements for the customer's disaster recovery drill. Performed logical setup without incident to restore multiple NAS file systems on EMC Celerra with a CLARiiON backend
  • Participated in moving 100+ TB from EMC arrays to HP XP24000's behind IBM SVC
  • Received U.S. Government Confidential security clearance to handle federal data
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
7

Storage Administrator

Installed HBA's in Solaris, Windows hosts (JNI, Emulex) and configured the hosts for connection to EMC Symmetrix DMX 1000 over fiber channel through Brocade switches.

  • Performed Fabric Zoning and LUN masking to meet the storage requirements of various user groups and applications
  • Diagnosed, researched and resolved storage issues using vendor resources and other support methods.
  • SAN component level installation, monitoring and maintenance, storage provisioning for local data centers; managed storage related servers, software and devices
  • Participated in the planning and implementing disaster recovery and high availability for critical systems.
  • Troubleshot/escalated storage related issues and implemented storage standards for all servers.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
Computer Applications
BS
Engineering
8

Tuning and Storage Administrator

Design, maintain and monitor enterprise wide backup operations using Tivoli Storage Manger that included around 500 Netware, 500 Lotus Domino, 200 NT, 200 UNIX plus SAP, DB2 clients.

  • Provided tuning and performance optimization of TSM Server databases.
  • Determined backup archive restores solutions for clients and implemented it. Assisted in improvements to business disaster recovery process.
  • Provided troubleshoot for backup/restore problems and in general database performance problems.
  • Researched to solve the TSM backup and restore problems escalated from the IT Support.
  • Strong involvement in several Project and Change Request. Provided an effective liaison path to infrastructure and other team members.
  • Mentored the Local Support Officers in Centrelink's Area Offices, which are located around Australia, to ensure the on-time and reliable midrange server backup operations. Provide an effective liaison path to infrastructure and other team members.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Education
C
Certificate
BA
Bachelor of Arts
9

Windows/storage Administrator

Provided tier 2 and 3 support for both physical and virtual Windows server 2003/2008/2008 R2 and related application issues.

  • Installed and configured Microsoft SharePoint 2010 farm, Microsoft SQL Server cluster, database mirroring, Active Directory, and DNS servers.
  • Performed security audits as well as creating GPOs to tighten and mitigate OS security vulnerabilities by following CIS benchmarks for Windows.
  • Developed scripts to automate tasks.
  • Managed and administered VMware clusters, Active Directory Domain, User account management, creation of global security groups within the Federal Government.
  • Primary lead storage administrator for both Production and Disaster Recovery infrastructures; managed NetApp storage systems (FAS3210 and FAS3240) with multipath HA configurations.
  • Led in designing, defining and implementing of the storage security, thresholds, and layout configurations.
  • Configured virtual storage console (VSC) on vCenter server and applied NetApp recommended settings across ESXi hosts.
  • Led all storage upgrades/maintenances.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Electrical Engineering
10

San/storage Administrator

Department of AIX/SAN/TSM

  • Managed the remote administration of nearly 80 brocade enterprise SAN switches using DCFM, and nearly 9 peta bytes of Hitachi Enterprises storage (HUS and VSP) using Hitachi Command Suite for AIX and Windows servers.
  • Performed zoning, LSAN zoning and allocated Logical Unit Numbers (LUN) for new build AIX UNIX and Windows servers in co-ordination with AIX L2 team.
  • Managed the decommissioning activity of AIX and Windows servers, where LUNs were reclaimed and zoning was removed.
  • Trained junior team members on zoning, LUN allocation and various aspects on compliance with respect to protocols for zone names and LUN names for AIX and Windows servers.
  • Achieved the 100% target of completing, and closing the incidents, requests, and tasks before the SLA deadline, thereby achieving zero financial loss for the client.
  • Spearheaded the team on weekly compliance checks on servers, switches, storage systems and standard routine documents achieving 100% compliance target.
  • Lead the team in the storage reclamation project, where the unused LUNs was painstakingly collected, and reclaimed saving US 5 million dollars of new storage cost for that year for the client.
  • Analyzed the generation of incidents to discover the root cause using Pivot Tables and VLOOKUP in Excel by importing data from reporting tool, saving 20 man hours of work per week.
  • Designed, and analyzed customized Key Performance Indicators with clients to track excessive generation of tickets for trivial issues, decreasing the ticket volume by 20%.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BE
Computer Science
MS
Management Information Systems

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