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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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System Administrator 5 - Storage Architect

[company name] is a non-profit provider of health insurance products with provider networks in Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota and South Dakota. As a system administrator and storage architect I am responsible for the design, maintenance, and day-to-day operations of a mixed SAN environment including products from EMC, NetApp, and Cisco. Additionally, I serve as an additional server administrator resource and provide technical guidance during project scoping and strategy discussions.

  • Assumed primary ownership of and responsibility for all storage products immediately upon hire, including responsibility for the successful elimination of legacy IBM DS4000 series storage arrays and migration of legacy NetApp equipment to two new NetApp arrays housed in separate data centers
  • Minimized downtime required for NetApp migration by pre-staging large portions of the target environment using SnapMirror replication
  • Developed and launched a storage capacity monitoring tool for EMC VMAX arrays that provides dashboard views of storage capacity consumption to enable rapid assessment of current capacity trending and future needs
  • Presented architectural recommendations that became the foundation of disaster recovery strategies for each individual technology stack in the [company name] infrastructure
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Mathematics
BA
English
12

Principal Storage Architect, EMC

Responsible for the North American EMC revenue number, solutions design, training of the technical and sales resources, and business development for all of [company name].

  • Grew backup and recovery focus area by 241%, resulting in over 7M in revenue and over 1.2M in GP.
  • Designed and sold the first partner led implementation VBlock in the Southeast, with 3 more in upside for the year.
  • Realigned services to support the areas on which I focused, driving their utilization up 400%.
  • Developed SMB storage packages for ease of sale across multi-focused sales regions, increasing SMB sales 150% in a month.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Computer Information Systems
13

Storage Architect / Sr. SAN Pre-sales SE

Partnered with Regional Sales Manager to develop one most successful sales territories within Brocade

  • Lead technical meetings that educated customers, potential customers, channel partners, and OEM partners of the advantages of integrating the Brocade product line into their environment
  • Exceeded annual quota twice and made sales team of the year twice
  • Supported multiple territories within a 3 state region
  • Represented Brocade as a SAN Subject Matter Expert in sales calls for the Brocade internal sales force and channel partners
  • Lead meetings with existing & new customers, existing & new channel partners with or without a sale person present
Candidate Info
33
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
AS
Electronic Technology
Physics
14

Senior Storage Architect, Pre-sales Engineer

Responsible for assessment, architecture and delivery of high availability SANs across heterogeneous open systems to prospects/customers of StorageNetworks PACS services

  • Developed best practice methodologies and documented as technical solution guides
  • As a Pre-Sales Engineer, assisted the sales team to formulate a winning strategy as it relates to prospective client requirements
  • Provided technical qualifications based on prospect/customer architectural surveys
  • Delivered presentations to prospective technical/management teams to articulate StorageNetworks value proposition
  • Mentored and trained new technical support personnel
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Information Technology
15

Storage Architect

I was part of the service operations team and the designated engineer to architect and design the environment consisting of VMware Vsphere cluster Farms in datacenters spread across North America and UK hosting Linux vms at one end and EMC VNXe 7500, CX4-960 SAN devices, Isilon/NetApp NAS devices at the backend providing SaaS and Cloud computing services.

  • Configured ESX deployment server to automate the rollout of ESXi 4.1 and customized install image with device drivers using Vibddi tool.
  • Designed and deployed 600 server virtual environment managed by Vsphere Vcenter including 18 HA clusters, A Redhat 5 servers acting as vault environment spread across various datacenters connecting different parts U.S, Canada and UK in the direction to virtualize the company's vault environment.
  • Written Perl scripts to take snapshots of EMC luns accessed by vaults via cron.
  • EMC SAN Management via EMC Control Center, SymmCLI and NaviCLI.
  • Worked on NetApp CLI to setup SnapVault between filers.
  • Worked with DBAs to take cold and hot backup of Oracle 10g and 11g database using EMC TimeFinder/Clone.
  • Installed and configured HP Blade c7000 chassis with HP DL380 G7 blade units in various datacenters.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Electronics And Communication
16

Storage Architect

Planned, designed, and built $2M storage and testing laboratory, including cooling, cabling, power and physical security issues. Provide clients with expert level consulting regarding SAN-LAN-WAN integration and high availability planning in UNIX and Microsoft environments.

  • Designed, tested and provided proof of concept for FDIC's disaster recovery plan, ensuring public confidence. This designed supported their Wintel environment of over 200 servers, but a disaster recovery site with only 50 servers. Designed the plan used to make emergency consolidation for FDIC to run critical applications.
  • Tested the first iSCSI devices ever developed. Developed test cases, conducted testing, and wrote the evaluation report, resulting in client proving product viability and selling company to Cisco for over $500M.
  • Designed and architected large scale storage networks, backup environments and replication to meet customers' business requirements.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Management Information Systems
Computer Science
17

Senior Storage Architect

Designed and developed the successful storage practice from ground zero to a profitable level.

  • Worked closely with vendors and management to design products and service offerings.
  • Trained staff on products and service procedures.
  • Sold, installed and supported storage solutions for a wide range of small business to enterprise customers throughout the U.S.
  • Participated in beta testing with multiple storage startups.
  • Proven track record for customer satisfaction.
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
Computer Programming
18

Storage Architect

Sales Engineer for Enterprise hardware and software, supporting seven account managers

  • Responsible for quotations, designing and configuration of EMC hardware and software
  • Worked with Sales Representatives on account calls and account planning
  • Responded to RFP's from customers and Interface with high-profile clients
  • Worked with Sales/Account Managers and Operation teams in gathering requirements for clients
  • Attained quarterly and annual objectives assigned by management
  • Leveraged relationships within organizations to solve technical hurdles and foster awareness of our products and solutions
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
AS
Electronic Engineering
19

Independent Consultant - Storage Architecture/disaster Recovery

Designed Total Architecture for Storage Area Network and Disaster Recovery using EMC SRDF. Implemented over 200
TB of EMC Symmetrix Storage with a 400 port SAN using EMC/McData Connectrix switches

  • Over 100 mid to large Sun Solaris and HP Servers. Exchange Microsoft Clusters on SAN with SRDF based DR
  • Celerra NAS implementation with Active/Passive redundant design using 12 Data Movers on each side and over 6TB of EMC BCV/TimeFinder storage.
  • Disaster Recovery over Dark Fibre using DWDMs with a completely redundant multiple Fabric design, using EMC
  • Wrote extensive shell scripts to automate various trouble-shooting procedures and DR failover recovery
  • Provided critical documentation to manage the total project with detailed Visio diagrams, Implementation Plans and checklists
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Physics
BS
Computer Science
MS
Computer Science
20

Storage Architect Intern

Monitored storage arrays using a data center fabric manager, utilizing Microsoft Excel to record inactive/offline storage arrays, then utilized ticketing system to confirm records of listed storage arrays

  • Project management related tasks- summarized meetings, maintained communication lines with stakeholders
  • Process Mapping- Created flowcharts using appropriate flow diagram symbols
  • Obtained high level views of Storage Area Networks, Network-Attached Storage, and Database Management
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BS
Business Administration

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