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Eric
850-252-2129
Tallahassee, FL 32399
Senior Systems Engineer
9 years experience W2
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Summary

  • Hitachi Data Systems Certified Professional (HCP)
  • Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) Certified Storage Expert
  • SNIA Certified Storage Architect (SCSA)
  • SNIA Certified Storage Engineer (SCSE)
  • SNIA Certified Expert (SCSN-E)
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) - ISC2
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA)

Experience
SENIOR SYSTEMS ENGINEER
Information Technology
Nov 2018 - present
Louisville, KY
  • Designed and implemented Veeam 9.x in conjunction with Netapp cloud storage devices for company-wide backups.
  • Responsible for training and guidance of administration teams regarding backup and disaster recovery practices.
  • Provided day-to-day VMware, Netapp and Veeam administration and engineering services to end clients.
  • Authored run books for backup and restore processes for the backup teams.
  • Successfully migrated and ingested 1 petabyte of data using Veeam, Netapp and AWS from NetBackup.
  • Designed snapshot retention policy and RPO objectives based on business need.
AWS Database Backups Disaster Recovery NetApp Systems Engineering VMWare
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SENIOR SYSTEMS ENGINEER
Information Technology
Jan 2018 - Nov 2018
  • Ensured the operation and administration of Netapp CDOT and 7-mode storage infrastructure, Commvault and Veeam environments.
  • Fine-tuned the efficiency and performance of Netapp devices during and after migrations from 7-mode to CDOT.
  • Provided design services in creation of new disaster recovery and backup environments using Commvault.
  • Created run books for all migration projects. Provided guidance and training for backup and storage teams.
  • Managed day-to-day administration of Netapp, Commvault, Veeam and VMware.
  • Designed and implemented a Commvault environment of over 8 petabytes. Preformed Netapp migrations from 7-mode to CDOT.
Commvault Bacup Database Backups Disaster Recovery NetApp Systems Engineering VMWare
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LEAD STORAGE ADMINISTRATOR
Information Technology
Mar 2017 - Nov 2017
Burlington, MA
  • Administered a large-scale global enterprise environment consisting of Netapp, EMC, Hitachi and Isilon storage devices.
  • Engaged with multiple teams across the IT division to complete project deadlines. Led installation and life cycle projects for Netapp NAS and SAN implementations.
  • Supported open systems recovery and resolution of issues with Commvault and Veeam.
  • Implemented a backup environment for VMware using Veeam in a disk to disk backup solution for 6 petabytes of virtual machines.
  • Cut storage hardware costs 30% by switching vendors.
  • Eliminated $150k in software expenses by evaluating applications and reducing unnecessary software.
  • Responsible for hardware refreshes, Ontap upgrades, storage provisioning and backups.
Database Backups Database Upgrades EMC NAS NetApp SAN VMWare Storage Administrator
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SENIOR STORAGE ENGINEER
Information Technology
Sep 2014 - Dec 2016
Irvine, CA
  • Subject matter expert on Network Appliance 7-mode to CDOT migrations. Designed and implemented migration processes and planning efforts to migrate and restructure data in enterprise environments.
  • Provided services for unique data sets requiring host-based migrations using RSYNC, ROBOCOPY and Secure Copy.
  • Changed storage environments file security from UNIX and Mixed Mode to contiguous NTFS security style storage environments using AD pass-through authentication.
  • Created run books for migration design, implementation and processes.
  • Preformed migrations from 7-mode to CDOT including pre-staging data and flattening 7-mode installations for new CDOT installs.
  • Designed modular data sets on CDOT, 7-mode, Hitachi and Isilon to be portable and hardware independent for future life cycle migrations.
UNIX
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PROFESSIONAL SERVICE ENGINEER
Information Technology
Mar 2011 - Sep 2014
San Jose, CA
  • Addressed storage capacity requirements to create efficient designs for clients. Participated in enhancing new practice offerings to include in the services solutions sales portfolio.
  • Installed and configured Netapp, Hitachi and Isilon systems for new and existing customers.
  • Responsible for architecture and supporting storage infrastructures at data centers and customer locations.
  • Services included maintenance, troubleshooting, data capacity, performance and installations.
  • Subject matter expert for Snap manager for Exchange, SQL and On command.
  • Services also included integration and deployment of VMware. Provided training for customers on SMSQL, SME and Oncommand.
Data Center NetApp SQL VMWare
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NetApp
2021
6
VMWare
2021
6
Data Center
2014
3
Database Backups
2021
3
SQL
2014
3
Disaster Recovery
2021
2
Systems Engineering
2021
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UNIX
2016
2
AWS
2021
1
CISSP
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Commvault Bacup
2018
1
Database Upgrades
2017
1
EMC
2017
1
NAS
2017
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SAN
2017
1
Storage Administrator
2017
1
System Administration
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1