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Scott
sjb762@outlook.com
518-650-3890
905 Deans Mill Road
Ravena, NY 12143
Senior Systems Administrator/Engineer
36 years experience W2
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Summary

10+ years using VMWare, vRealize Suite, Veeam-latest versions
• 10 + years of experience with Tier-2 LINUX/UNIX System Administration on Sun Solaris 2.10/2.9/2.8/2.7/2.6, HP-UX, AIX, Debian, Cent OS, Red-Hat Enterprise Linux.
• 10 + years of experience with Tier-2 WINDOWS System Administration on Windows Server 2003,2008 Std., 2008 R2, 2012 2012 R2 2016. PC O/S Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1., 10.
• Expert in setting up servers on UNIX, System Administration in Production & Development (24x7) environment, user & security administration, backup & recovery and maintenance of various activities.
• Experience with Sun Solaris 10 features like Containers, Branded zones, SMF and knowledge of ZFS and Dtrace.
• Experience with the installation of Veritas Cluster Server 4.x and design, implementation of High Availability.
• Installation and administration of Veritas Volume Manager 3.5, 4.x, 5.0,6,6.5 Solaris Volume Manager and Logical Volume Manager with the implementation of RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, 60 and 100. Vmware and vCenter 5.5,6, 6.0, 6.5,6.7 and HyperV. Veeam 8.0,9.0,9.5
• Experience with backup and recovery using Veeam 6,6.5,8,9.0, 9.5Veritas Netbackup 4.5, 5, on Adic Tape Library.
• Experience in Solaris upgrade to Solaris 10 from prior versions like Solaris 8, 9 using live upgrade.
• Responsible for installation, administration, maintenance, monitoring, upgrade, and performance tuning of all UNIX operating systems.
• Package and Patch administration including implementation of DST packages
• Involved in performance analysis of system resources like CPU, Memory, and I/O devices and implementing necessary changes in the servers both OS and hardware based on the analysis for better server performance.
• Handled Kernel Turning to improve Operating system and application performance. naming services.
• Expertise in planning and building secured systems and hardening of servers in Solaris like NIS, DNS, DHCP Server and sharing services like Apache and Samba..
• Create and maintain SHELL scripts and programs on all platforms for automation, tuning and monitoring.
• Manage and support UNIX servers like SUN Solaris, HP-UX, AIX and Linux REDHAT OS that runs Oracle databases and Netbackup enterprise.
• Experience and knowledge in SAN (All HP and Dell-EMC-VMAX, Equallogic ELASTIC models), LVM, tape library, Send mail, FTP, SSH, TCP/IP, Apache, SMF, ZFS, SUN Virtual Container and zoning technology.
• Experience and knowledge in All HP and Dell server models including Blade servers.
• Maintain storage and enterprise backup procedure and processes. (SAN, Tape, Cloud)
• Responsible for maintaining security on all UNIX system for regulatory compliance.
• Conduct systems analysis, configuration management and develops improvements for systems software performance, availability and reliability.
• Provide technical assistance to IT support including DBA, application users, developers, project managers, business users and internal IT staff.
• Sound knowledge of Oracle 10g on Sun Solaris, HP-UNIX, Linux and Windows XP, 2003.
• Involved in various stages of testing (Black Box, White Box, Unit, System, Integration, and User Acceptance Test).
• A good team player with excellent communication, management, analytical, verbal & writing skills.
• Flexible enough to work in a variety of environments & capable to take up new tasks as I am self motivated & quick learner.
• Lab tested new versions/configs using custom Kickstart install of Linux/Unix Servers for production environment.
• Skills/Tools Project Management- Designed and implemented a repair and imaging procedure for desktop/servers (O/S, Software) and a comprehensive customer service program, for a new staffed Tier 1,2, & 3 IT department of 30 employees.
• Designed CD Rom that contained over 500 html formatted software drivers to provide technicians instant access to a driver for a piece of software this eliminated the need to spend time searching for appropriate drivers.
• Designed and documented a complex engineering project to support a digital imaging system recommended all peripherals to support a major customer including printers, cameras, and provided costs analysis.
• Completed store wide Windows NT upgrade to approximately 20 on site workstations.
• Custom designed (2) ASP and (2) PHP websites including shopping carts automatic credit card processing and a search engine.

Experience
Education
Computer Science
University of Buffalo College Harkness Center 2002
Electrical Engineering
Erie Community College 2000
Certifications
36 hr. night course: Received a 4.0 average: Subject: Electronic Technician C.E.T. (Certified Electr
CompTIA A+ Certified Certificate-
HP SAN C.E.T. (Certified Electronic's Technician)
Skills
Project Management
2022
12
Database Backups
2021
9
Linux
2021
9
Windows
2021
9
Cisco
2021
8
System Administration
2021
8
VMWare
2021
8
Routers
2018
7
Hybrid Cloud
2018
6
Network Engineer
2018
6
Customer Service
2003
5
Database Upgrades
2021
5
Firewall
2021
5
Office 365
2021
5
AWS
2021
4
CentOS
2021
4
Commercial
1992
4
Data Center
2021
4
Debian
2021
4
DNS
2015
4
Electricity
1992
4
Hyper-V
2021
4
Microsoft Exchange
2021
4
MS Active Directory
2015
4
MS Azure
2021
4
Switches
2021
4
vCenter
2021
4
VPN
2021
4
Cisco ASA
2018
3
Network Monitoring
2015
3
SAN
2015
3
Solidworks
2018
3
Ubuntu
2015
3
vBlock
2018
3
vcloud
2018
3
vSphere
2018
3
Windows Server
2015
3
Devops
2021
2
Firmware
2021
2
JIRA
2021
2
MySQL
2021
2
Oracle
2021
2
Telecommunications
1994
2
EMC
2008
1
FTP
2008
1
Laptops
2008
1
Network Administration
2007
1
Network Design
2021
1
NFS
2008
1
Printers
2008
1
RedHat
2021
1
Solaris
2008
1
SuSE
2007
1
UNIX
2008
1
Veritas
2008
1
Veritas NetBackup
2008
1
Veritas Volume Manager
2008
1
AIX
2007
1
Apache
0
1
Box
0
1
BSA
2007
1
Continuous Deployment
0
1
DBA
0
1
DHCP
0
1
Field engineer
2007
1
HTML
0
1
Kickstart
0
1
NIS
0
1
OPTIM
2007
1
Performance Tuning
0
1
PHP
0
1
RAID
0
1
Regulatory Compliance
0
1
Samba
0
1
Shell Scripts
0
1
SSH
0
1
System Analysis
0
1
TCP/IP
0
1
Veritas Cluster Management
0
1