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Kingsley
System Administrator - Storage
11 years experience W2 Chicago, IL
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Kingsley
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Desktop Support Help Desk Management SAN Provisioning Brocade Dell Disaster Recovery EMC HP NAS
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Recent Experience
System Administrator - Storage 07/19 - present
Brocade Data Replication Disaster Recovery EMC iSCSI NAS NetApp NFS SAN System Administration Virtualization
Storage Administrator 08/16 - 06/19
Brocade Database Backups Disaster Recovery EMC NAS NetApp SAN Storage Administrator Provisioning NFS Diagnostics Data Recovery Capacity Planning
Storage Architect 09/14 - 07/16
Database Maintenance SAN Change Management Cisco Incident Management Switches Provisioning Storage
Summary

Over 9 plus years of IT experience who is a result-driven, solution-oriented, competent in storage administration. Highly skilled in planning, configuring, administering, and maintaining Storage systems with solid understanding and experience of storage design, with a personal drive for continuous self-improvement. Responsibilities include configuration, monitoring, troubleshooting, disaster recovery, and reporting. Over 9 years of experience with replication between NetApp appliances. Over 9 years of experience working with Virtual Netapp appliances.

STORAGE HARDWARE AND TOOLS

EMC VMAX 20k, 40K and VMAX3 (EMC Solutions Enabler SymCLI, Unisphere), EMC VPLEX EMC UNTY, 450F, 650F, VNX 5300, 5700, IBM SVC Web GUI, IBM Storewise V7000 & V9000, Brocade DCX – CLI and Brocade Network Advisor, Remedy Ticketing System, Service Now Ticketing system, EMC RecoverPoint, IBM Storage XIV Management Console/XCLI, XIV Top, NetApp FAS 8060, AFF Series, OnCommand system manager, OnCommand unified manager OCUM, DS8K Storage Management Console, Pure storage management console, FS900/9100 Management console, HP Nimble

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • Ability to plan, manage, and coordinate projects as well as run activities.
  • Exposure to Incident management, configuration management, and capacity management.
  • Exposure to developing and maintaining standard metrics for service performance analysis, component reports and service reports, based on Customers’ requirements.
  • Applied knowledge in the administration of windows and Linux servers.
  • Exposure to ticketing tools like Remedy, Service Now.
  • Good knowledge of ITIL.
  • Incident/change/problem on a regular basis.
  • Technical Documentation and design process and standards.
  • Expert knowledge of Critical incident management and SLA management.
  • Experienced SAN Management for Sun Solaris/HPUX/AIX/Windows operating systems.
  • Knowledgeable in troubleshooting day to day SAN/Storage and host-related issues.

Top 5 Skills
SkillsProficiencyLast Used
Desktop Support
2014
Help Desk Management
2014
SAN
2020
Provisioning
2019
Brocade
2020
Education and Certifications
Bachelor's in Physics
University of Cape-Coast 2007
Preferences
Availability:Immediately
Willing to relocate?:Yes
Relocation preference
Any location
Prepared to Travel:No travel (0%)
Employment Type:Any
Security Clearance:No clearance
Citizenship:U.S. Citizen