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Data Center Administrators work in large organizations where large computer or networking systems are implemented. Regular resume samples for this job showcase duties like upgrading and replacing hardware, providing technical support to end users, collaborating with other departments, updating databases, and making sure industry regulations are respected. Based on our collection of example resumes, the most sought-after qualifications in a Data Center Administrator are computer proficiency, network expertise, troubleshooting, leadership, communication, and teamwork. Successful candidates hold a college degree in information technology or a similar discipline.

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Data Center Administrator

Operator for the 24/7 TerumoBCT US Products production data center environment. Ensured that the computing and telecommunications environments were housed in and operated as a best in class computing facility. Also helped champion the development and continuation of major processes and controls related to the production computing and scheduling environments.

  • Implemented and maintained the process and automation of centralized job scheduling and reporting, reducing overhead and saving the company $120K in the first year.
  • Analyzed requirements to plan systems that provided capabilities required for projected workloads, planned layout and installation of new systems. Resulted in a 50% reduction in Computer space.
  • Supervised data center vendor relationships and conducted annual negations, saving 30% on AC maintenance.
Candidate Info
27
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
Computer Science
2

Data Center Administrator

Datacenter Administrator responsible for 40 Windows 2003 servers, 4 VMware ESX servers, and 35 VM guest servers used for business critical manufacturing SAP environment. Responsible for continually improving efficiencies and capabilities with limited resources.

  • Increased the number of servers that could be supported in data center by implementing a combination of HP blade and VMware guest servers.
  • Obtained 40% cost savings by reduced power consumption and cooling requirements without having to expand the limited floor space constraints of the existing Data Center.
  • Improved system reliability by replacing existing cabling with new certified CAT-5 cables.
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
BS
Computer Science
3

Data Center Administrator

Used Nagios, NetIQ and SQL Server to troubleshoot potential problems on MS 2000 Active Campus Servers and MS 2000/NT Production Servers, thereby increasing cost-effectiveness throughout the organization.

  • Saved [company name] a $2.1 million dollar MasterCard migration fine based on a thorough knowledge of the analytical tools used daily to catch production server related issues.
  • Maintained timely disbursement of production support, DBA, and IT tickets to appropriate personnel in rotation.
  • Provided Tier 1 and Tier 2 support for 100 local users using standard troubleshooting techniques, and performed computer hardware maintenance for servers and local intranet users.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Computer Science
Fine Arts
4

Data Center Administrator/servers and Storage

Managed, maintained, and fine tuned Microsoft 2003/2008 servers in an enterprise environment serving 500+ servers and 6000+ desktops/ laptops

  • Setup and monitored backup operations and schedules, as well as disaster recovery of data, and servers in branch offices and participated in archiving of outdated data
  • Sustained all hardware in branch offices to include servers, switches, phone systems, security systems, power, and print devices
  • Coordinated and carried out all branch office physical moves, changes, and closures in regards to technology
  • Provided on-call support for any major outages in branch offices
  • Designed and installed a/v and video conference solutions in branch offices
  • Moved from Technology Delivery to a Service Delivery focus
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
Management Information Systems
5

Data Center Administrator

Oversaw monitoring, support and communications between corporate IT and Green facility. Led war room personnel to resolve major issues and provide 24/7 coverage.

  • Coordinated updating of computer room to current environmental requirements, including: lowered ceiling, raised floor, sealed for fire suppression and rewired networking racks.
  • Oversaw Infrastructure Technology communications between teams in different areas of the company to be monitored for smooth completion.
  • Assisted in troubleshooting any issues stemming from computer room with result of less issues and smoother communications, including war room coordination when needed to resolve and assess damage.
  • Condensed racks, refreshed processes, and eliminated excess equipment and wires.
  • Coordinated replacement of mainframe, sending old mainframe to Disaster Recovery location.
  • Initiated automation of climate control monitored 24/7.
  • Monitored and reviewed weekly change control meetings to assure smooth operation, resulting in improved relations between IT and customer.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
6

Company Owner / CIO / Data Center Administrator

Owner and CIO of a small company that provided support for social media sites and services. Managed cloud based datacenter that provided hosting and management of social media sites. Provided guidance and design advice to companies setting up media sites. Managed day to day operations of all technology related serviced provided by the company.

  • Installed and configured Centos and Redhat servers. Responsible for updating (YUM, RPM) and maintaining servers
  • Identified and mitigated security risks to ensure maximum security for customers web sites.
  • Managed over 10 Unix Centos servers running web (apache), mail (Squirrel mail, sendmail, dovecot), DNS (BIND), and database (SQL, MySQL) services to include clustered file systems (GFS) and load balancing (F5 load balancers).
  • Administered SQL databases that supported websites hosting over 20000 users with profiles and media content.
  • Provided guidance and debugging of problematic web code for multiple websites.
  • Designed and installed solutions for media streaming and interactive video teleconferencing.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
7

Data Center Administrator

Modified the division's database systems and introduced new applications for data collection.

  • Coordinated all reporting for $3 million dollar state grant.
  • Created small web applications to increase the productivity and accuracy of data entry staff.
  • Managed the accuracy of three data analysts.
  • Trained users on various division wide software application
  • Assisted in system administration duties which included creating user and email account management.
  • Developed numerous graphical user interfaces and reports for medical staff using proprietary software and web development.
  • Managed clinic census of over 4,000 patients and eleven clinics that included patient movements and patient demographics.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
MS
Professional Studies
8

Data Center Administrator

Performed junior level UNIX systems /data center administration at the world headquarters.

  • Monitored IRIX/UNIX and WinNT based SGI servers
  • Monitored and conducted the nightly backups using Net-worker software
  • Performed tape and backup silo cleaning and maintenance as scheduled.
  • Processed nightly batch jobs on Oracle databases.
  • Monitored the company's network systems for network activity, security breaches, server loads and downtime on all local and remote company servers using Big Brother software and reported any problems to the NOC.
  • Provided Tier 1 IRIX technical support to users and escalated any unresolved problems to senior DBA's or systems administrators.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
months
at this job
9

Data Center Administrator, New Media Architect

Staging, maintenance, and support of entire data center Solaris (2.5.1) environment.

  • Developed service level agreement between the W3 group and its customers (other parts of Ford).
  • Designed, coded, and implemented network monitoring software to contact beepers.
  • Designed, coded, and implemented global web activity statistics system.
  • Designed, coded, and maintained web security system.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BA
English Linguistics
MA
English Linguistics
10

Data Center Administrator

Provided on-site support for HP, Dell, and Oracle systems.

  • Created and updated 20+ network related documents for asset locations, cable maps, switch port assignments, server administration, shipping locations, and new system installations.
  • Audited library backup policies in HP Data Protector and NetBackup to reflect new server installation requirements and old server decommissions.
  • Accountable for 100+ server racked installations, network cabling and electrical connections in a 10,000 sq. ft. Data Center.
  • Tracked and reported Data Center items including server installation change requests, server issues, scheduled network outages, backup library outages via Remedy.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
C
Certificate
AS
Associate of Science

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