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SAN Administrators or Storage Area Network Administrators are responsible for the maintenance of storage hardware. Common duties mentioned in a SAN Administrator resume include developing data storage systems, solving technical issues, handling restore operations, securing information, and optimizing storage systems. Essential qualifications for this job are network technology knowledge, analytical thinking, problem solving orientation, attention to details, and managerial skills. Successful example resumes mention at least a Bachelor's Degree in an area such as computer science or engineering.

1

Lead SAN Administrator/senior System Adminstrator

Team lead with two other SAN administrators, in charge of clustering all critical backend infrastructure
using Hitachi SAN storage and Veritas Cluster bundle

  • Led project of system administrators, network engineers, and Oracle DBAs to cut costs by bringing Oracle
  • Capacity planning to ensure high uptime and infrastructure growth
  • Led projects to setup a redundant data center in Denver, Colorado to ensure 99.99% uptime
  • Trained and mentored new employees.
  • Participated in 24x7 production support, wrote scripts to monitor and automate
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
2

Linux / SAN Administrator

  • Implemented a new Inventory System to coalesce multiple inventories, which reduced search time and reduced costs.
  • Configured Apache to put multiple complicated rewrite rules into place.
  • Planned and coordinated a scheduled move of a set of servers to a managed hosting environment, providing more nines in uptime and saving the company thousands in license fees.
  • Worked with the development team to correct a disk space usage problem.
  • Began a process to install Puppet and Zabbix on servers. This will allow for rapid configuration changes and constant monitoring.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Computer Science
BA
Computer Science
3

Unix/linux Systems Administrator, SAN Administrator, Project Manager

Installed, configured, and administered several HP-UX and RedHat Linux servers running multiple applications to support the HP Networking Engineering Lab. Duties included, but not limited to: NIS administration, scripting, package installation, hardware installation, and troubleshooting.

  • Project Manager for implementation of a global remote training solution for Procurve Networking.
  • Planned, installed, and administered HP Networking SAN storage environment consisting of EVA3XXX, EVA4XXX, EVA8XXX, HP 3Par T800, and several Brocade SAN switches (Brocode 4/256 Directors and Silkworm edge switches). SAN consisted of 10 storage arrays, ~400 TB of storage, 2 core and 8 edge switches, 100+ hosts (Windows, HP-UX, ESX, RedHat Linux). Provided remote SAN support to HP India and Singapore.
  • Served as secondary support for DataProtector backup environment.
  • Administered several large ESX clusters which housed over 500+ virtual Linux workstations as well as Tier2 Windows and Linux servers.
  • Installed and maintained HP NFS Clustered gateway NAS services supporting the HP Networking engineering community.
Candidate Info
28
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
4

San Administrator

Provisioned storage for multi-vendor host environments from DMX 1000, DMX 2400 and DMX 2500 using Symcli.

  • Created Aliases for host HBA's WWN to actual host name when preparing for Micro code upgrade for EMC, generated lists of attached hosts on 5 DMX boxes, and check the redundancy.
  • Monitor health connect backup during on-call schedule and troubleshoot and resolved issues during the swat calls and collaborate with respective teams.
  • Resolved Remedy tickets in timely manner.
  • Decommissioned Window and UNIX hosts when required.
  • Involved in SAN Knowledge Transfer sessions with new hired or existing transferred Employees.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Science
BA
Bachelor of Arts
5

Unix/san Administrator

Examined and monitored broad areas of informational work processes, operational practices, and needs assessments to ensure the performance of designed system responses.

  • Provide administration and maintenance for daily operations of information systems that support critical applications to 240+ servers including Solaris, Linux, ESXi Virtual Workstations.
  • Performed various system administration duties including capacity planning and performance tuning of server systems and HDS Architecture and recommending and specifying hardware for internal operations use.
  • Created LUN Assignments and Monitored LUN/Port Performance on a daily basis.
  • Helped train junior level administrators and SAN administrators on Unix and Hitachi products.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
AA
Associate of Arts
BS
Computer Science
6

Senior Unix/san Administrator

Served as a Senior System Administrator in a team environment for all Solaris and HP-UX servers and SAN infrastructure in support of the Customer Care and Billing Application.

  • Performed server system administration, maintenance, and hardware/​software upgrades.
  • Monitored, evaluated, and resolved system performance issues in a proactive manner.
  • Implemented disk-to-disk backup and recovery process using EMC Timefinder and SRDF technologies.
  • Recommended, developed and maintained documentation and procedures for new servers and software.
  • Ensured efficient and effective coordination and communications occur when working with other organizations.
  • Served as mentor for Jr. Systems Administrators.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Mathematics
7

SAN Administrator

Supported Unum Provident Insurance disk storage. Handled break / fix situations, planning, and implementing production changes.

  • Implemented IBM's storage performance tool Total Storage Productivity Center for Disk.
  • Provided monthly storage usage and billing reports.
  • Documented procedures and processes that will help other team members to more efficiently.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
C
Certificate
C
Programming
8

Sr. SAN Administrator

Responsible for the new SAN configurations on four environments using Hitachi, NetApp, EMC

  • Developed, implemented servers on the Sun Case , Linux
  • Administered tape backups and data recover on four environments.
  • Installed and set policy on the client servers.
  • Setup schedules for backups and data recovery.
  • Worked with Veritas Netbackup to setup ALTs for backup the environments
Candidate Info
27
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Computer Science
9

SAN Administrator

Supported approximately 840 storage devices that encompasses approximately 350 individual accounts, at 42 locations spread across 4 continents. Devices included [company name] DS8000, SVC, [company name] XIV Brocade, McData and Cisco fabric switches. Administer Brocade director FC switches as well as blade chassis FC devices. Performed activities related to installing, configuring and managing SAN devices and fiber switches. Monitored SAN health, performed initial and intermediate troubleshooting activities. Used CLI, Unix and DCFM to perform health checks and pull support saves. Worked with CEs to ensure full fabric redundancy was maintained when parts were replaced. Perform MCU on SVCs.

  • Performed audit of alerts and eliminated 8% of alerts which reduced waste and risk.
  • Validated 1200 technical documents on 4 databases. Ensuring confidential documents were labeled as such and that department personnel had access to the most accurate documentation.
  • Completed Brocade Certification.
  • Resolved long-running errors on a customer's fabric by identifying problem SFPs and having them replaced with the correct part.
  • Ensured error free zoning by implementing storage allocations, deallocations, and LUN sharing.
  • Reduced [company name]'s penalty exposure by making sure procedures were followed correctly and documented for compliance and auditing purposes.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
10

Senior SAN Administrator/technical Support Engineer

Responsible for supporting and managing GE locally and globally within an EMC, Hitachi, IBM, Cisco and Brocade environment.

  • Responsible for managing over 4 Pedabytes of storage within an EMC/IBM/Cisco
  • Provisioned, Mapped, Masked and zoned LUNs to VMware, Linux, Windows, and Solaris servers using CX/DMX/VMax and IBM XIV storage.
  • Conducted Performance Analysis in troubleshooting hot spindles, FA's and utilization on EMC arrays.
  • Deallocated and reclaimed storage from decommissioned servers and reclaimed SAN switch ports.
  • Supported 24X7 on call support rotation as needed.
  • Provided Break/Fix technical support on EMC products.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job

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