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Storage Architects are in charge of developing and maintaining central database systems and handling information from various internal departments. Based on our collection of resume samples, Storage Architects perform activities like using software tools, maintaining and upgrading software, communicating information to clients, and making sure the company's storage needs are met. The most successful candidates demonstrate network maintenance expertise, analytical thinking, attention to details, communication, and time management. Eligible resumes make display of a Bachelor's Degree in information technology or computer science.

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Storage Architect

Provided storage solutions expertise on the Midrange Transformation Improvement team creating an end-to-end streamlined repeatable process from RFP through to successful midrange transformation.

  • Improved success rate of Transformation program by more than 50%.
  • Reduced transformation labor cost by 20%.
  • Reduced time spent on documentation by more than 50%.
  • Provided on site and virtual consulting for midrange transformation implementations across a diverse group of customers including AON, Ascension, Motorola, Textron, General Dynamics, and ETS.
  • Mentored and coached 200 storage resources throughout the US, Europe, and Australia.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
It Management
Design For Six Sigma Black Belt
2

Storage Architect

Recruited to lead storage team in design of a comprehensive data storage and disaster recovery solution.

  • Led design and layout of EMC Symmetrix storage units for production and DR, including (SRDF) connection between the storage units. Performed of data documentation for go-live of the DR environment.
  • Created and implemented cross country disaster recovery solution for production systems
  • Reduced costs by implementing a small footprint large capacity drive solution for storage products.
  • Maintained 99.999% uptime for production storage units.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Computer Information Systems
3

Senior Storage Architect / Manager Storage

Accountable for the design and day to day operations of the 600+ TB storage environment, which spanned 4 Clariion storage arrays and a redundant CISCO MDS fabric - providing fiber connectivity to 180 host machines via PowerPath running a variety of operating systems (Windows Server, Solaris, HP-UX, RHEL5)

  • Setup and implemented Commvault and DataDomain device.
  • Managed and monitored the capacity and performance of the storage environment and provided monthly reports to Senior IT management.
  • Key driver for establishing enterprise level storage standards, policies and procedures according to best practices.
  • Implemented a tiered storage platform by generating service levels agreements and providing lower cost alternatives based on application performance requirements.
  • Negotiated vendor support relationships and achieved an overall reduction in cost for maintenance agreements
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Business Information Systems
MA
Master of Arts
4

Storage Architect

Hired as part of Forsythe's building its New England presence. Responsibilities include pre-sales conversations with customers, writing responses to RFPs, qualifying and sizing service opportunities, and developing strong customer relationships with a focus on Storage Infrastructure.

  • Managed a successful project to move backup and disaster recovery from tape to disk.
  • Recognized for outstanding knowledge in the backup and recovery space.
  • Address customer's storage issues by offering them customized solutions that take advantage of new storage architectures and technologies such as Integrated ILM, De-Duplication, NAS, SAN, Replication, VTL, etc.
  • Developed technical knowledge of Data Domain, Sepaton, Quantum and Diligent solutions de-duplication solutions.
  • Developed detailed knowledge of various vendor's storage solutions such as EMC, IBM, Quantum, HDS, HP, and others.
  • Certification attained with EMC and HDS.
Candidate Info
52
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Electrical Engineering
5

Cloud Storage Architect

Architected and engineered storage solution for private cloud. Introduced and implemented standard storage cloud solution, which reduced storage complexity and increase manageability of the private cloud environment.

  • Lead NAS Architect. Re-architected NAS environment from ground up. Doubled the capacity of NAS without any impact to the service levels. Implemented one of the first successful Clustered NAS (cDOT) solutions.
  • Architected storage solution for VDI, matching high performance demands.
  • Introduced and documented Business Requirements for backup and disaster recovery of the company.
  • Simplified cost allocation by introducing planning concepts of the capacity unit for data protection.
  • Negotiated vendor purchases, which resulted in multi-million savings for the company.
Candidate Info
32
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BA
Computer Science
6

Storage Architect

Hired as part of Forsythe's building its New England presence. Responsibilities were to architect solutions to customer's storage requirements using EMC storage and Forsythe professional services.

  • Managed a successful project to move backup and disaster recovery from tape to disk.
  • Recognized for outstanding knowledge in the backup and recovery space.
  • Address customer's storage issues by offering them customized solutions that take advantage of new storage architectures and technologies such as Symetrix DMX, De-Duplication, NAS, SAN, RecoverPoint, VTL, etc.
  • Developed technical knowledge of Data Domain, Sepaton, Quantum and Diligent solutions de-duplication solutions.
  • Developed detailed knowledge of various vendor's storage solutions such as EMC, IBM, Quantum, HDS, HP, and others.
  • Certification attained with EMC and HDS.
Candidate Info
30
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Electrical Engineering
7

Storage Architect

Storage Architect consultant providing direct support for the Defense Logistics Agency Information Operations Philadelphia site.

  • Designed and implemented a major Storage Consolidation project including the migration from multiple DAS based Storage appliances to a SAN/NAS (EVA4400/8000 / Netapp V3140) Data Center Enterprise Storage Solution.
  • Analyzed and redesigned NetApp snapshot environment recouping 26% of production Tier-1 storage and alleviated several hours of weekly snapshot administration tasks by creating custom auto deletion policies and lowering the snapshot reserves where needed.
  • Restructured NetApp NAS storage environment through a combination of balancing and reducing volume sizes to accommodate storage deduplication (a-sis) resulting in a 37% reduction in Tier-1 capacity utilization.
  • Planned and executed a Fabric Migration from legacy Brocade 3800 and 4900 fabric switches to enterprise class 48000 switches resulting in a fully redundant fabric and a significant drop in persistent errors.
  • Designed and implemented a highly efficient disk based backup solution used to consolidate 3 tape libraries with a total of 34 dated tape drives down to a single backup appliance resulting in a significant improvement in general backup efficiency.
  • Provided a Disaster Recovery (DR) / Continuity of Operations Planning (COOP) strategy plan needed to meet the DLA standard MAC II Recovery Time Objective (RTO) / Recovery Point Objective (RPO) involving a disk based backup architecture with replication to an offsite remote location.
  • Besides day to day storage management duties, provided top tier support for NetApp (NAS/SAN), HP EVA (SAN), NetBackup (Backup and Recovery), Brocade (Fabric), and Enterprise Vault (Archive) with an average application recovery time of less than 20 minutes and a 99.99% overall storage system availability from 2010-2013.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AAS
Information Systems Technology Equivalent
BA
Bachelor of Arts
8

SAN Storage Architect / Engineer

Created SAN standards associated with on premise cloud for infrastructure and tooling

  • Developed storage replication standards for Microsoft IT using SRDF and RecoverPoint
  • Created Storage Standards for EMC's VMAX FAST implementation
  • Tested new SAN technologies from vendors in a lab environment and documented the results
  • Performed Proof Of Concepts on other new technologies
  • Implemented NetApp's OnCommand Insight (OCI) Suite for reporting and Business Intelligence
  • Led storage business intelligence team in support of OCI including maintenance, updates, and feature enhancements for one of the largest virtualized, OCI deployments in the world
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
9

Chief Storage Architect

Lead the development of long-term vision, strategy, and roadmaps for storage across the organization in conjunction with company objectives and goals

  • Analyzed the storage environment and make recommendations to make changes in processes and build new Artifacts
  • Develop, document and distribute production operational processes to ensure the availability and reliability of the Tier Storage environment
  • Maintained project plans, coordinated meetings with all stakeholders, conducted tests, identified prerequisites, documented technical procedures, and monitored the implementation phase of various storage related projects
  • Developed and presented training for SAN engineers
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
MA
Computer Science
MS
Computer Networks And Security
10

Enterprise Storage Architect

Responsible for providing architecture design, recommending storage, SAN, backup solutions and introducing new technologies to meet business needs

  • As Lead Storage Architect on largest SAP/ERP deployment initiative, developed storage architecture and designed solutions
  • As Lead Storage Architect in North America Data Center Consolidation Initiative, architected solution to consolidate storage from the 3 Data Centers. Designed and configured appropriate tiers of shared storage and helped define data migration strategy to reduce downtime and minimize risk
  • Partnered with vendors such CSC, Cisco and EMC to introduce appropriate technologies based on business needs.
  • As a member of the core Architecture Team, helped design Architecture & layout for new Enterprise Data Center.
  • Architected and introduced new technologies and ensured seamless integration across various platforms.
  • Provided guidance / coaching to team members on various projects
  • Assisted in budgeting and procurement of appropriate Storage technologies
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Electronics Engineering

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