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Michael
michael@stephensons.us
14045 Turning Leaf Dr
Alafaya, FL 32828
Storage Systems Engineer
19 years experience W2
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Summary

ITIL-ITSM - EXIN -5175837.20325992
CompTIA - (CASP) Advanced Security Practitioner - COMP001020329837
NetApp - (NCDA) Certified Data Management Administrator - DQMQJ3Q222QECEQ4
CompTIA - Security + - COMP001020329837
Sun Certified System Administrator - Solaris
Training: Redhat - VMware - CommVault Simpana - EMC - NetBackup - Avamar - MS Server 2012
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Data Protection Architect/Subject Matter Expert (SME) with next-generation, best of breed/class, innovative
technologies and software enabled solutions
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Data Protection, Data Migration, Backup and Recovery, Replication Management, DeDuplication, Disaster
Recovery, Compliance, SLA, Long-Term Retention, Litigation, Archive, Management/Reporting, Performance
Analysis

Experience
Storage Systems Engineer Consultant
Government
Jan 2015 - present
  • Planned and Implemented Regional Storage & System Projects Responsible for providing the highest level of storage evaluation engineering and administration for 120,000 users maintained by the Office of Information Technology, Department of Veterans Affairs.
  • Managed enterprise storage systems and architecture production storage arrays and clusters in a mixed SAN/ environment (EMC, NetApp, Dell, HP, Dell Compellent, Cisco).
  • Evaluated and determine storage requirements, performance analysis and trending, coordinate with vendors and divisions, provide expertise to align vendor recommended best practices and ensure maximum efficiency of assigned storage operations.
  • Implement Federal and VA disaster recovery standards and policies to ensure maximum integrity for area assets. Implemented and consolidated backup infrastructures in area medical centers.
  • Deployed tier two storage appliances and media agent servers.
  • Replaced legacy Avamar, Data Domain, NetBackup, Backup Exec, ArcServe backup infrastructure.
  • STORAGE: EMC VNX, NetApp, Avamar, DataDomain, Compellant, Left Hand, Dell EqualLogic
  • DATA PROTECTION: CommVault Simpana, Avamar
  • VIRTUAL: VMware
  • COMPUTE: HP Proliant
  • OPERATING SYSTEM: Microsoft Server 2012r2
  • NETWORK: Cisco 6509, 4507, 3730, Nexus
Cisco VMWare Systems Engineering System Architecture SAN EMC Storage Management Disaster Recovery NetApp Commvault Bacup Database Backups
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Information Assurance Security Officer
Government
Jan 2013 - Jan 2015
  • As DoD IAT Level-III compliant "Information Assurance Security Officer" (IASO) I helped ensure the rigorous application of European information security assurance policies, principles, and practices in the delivery of Unix and DNS services.
Information Security DNS UNIX
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Infrastructure Project Lead
Government
Jan 2009 - Jan 2013
  • As Infrastructure Project Lead I used ITIL/ITSM framework and system engineering techniques to help integrate new and enhanced storage products solutions processes into the enterprise architecture.
  • Provided technical expertise to deliver innovative first-class information technology of complex IT storage solutions storage services and initiatives.
  • Researched desired transformational Data Life Cycle Management/Tiering Initiative.
  • Made recommendations to Leadership regarding team/site contingency/emergency readiness and development and maintenance of emergency and contingency documentation.
  • DoD COOP Collaborations - Subject Matter Expert (SME).
  • Managed maintenance support contracts between storage product vendors, government procurement and contract teams.
Systems Engineering Storage Management ITIL ITSM Enterprise Architecture
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Sr Systems Engineer
Information Technology
Jan 2007 - Jan 2009
  • High Performance Computing & Enterprise Solutions Integration/Administration project oversight for SGI and Sun server/storage infrastructure
Systems Engineering Storage Management
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HPC System Integration
Information Technology
Jan 2002 - Jan 2007
  • High Performance Computing (HPC), System Integration, Administration and Engineering Solutions.
Systems Integration Systems Engineering
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Non-cloudteam Skill
Education
Information Systems
University of Phoenix 2007
Avamar
not provided
MIS
University of Phoenix
EMC Training
New Mexico State University
Certifications
CompTIA A+
NCDA Certified Data Management Administrator
Sun Certified System Administrator
CompTIA Certificate Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP)
CompTIA Security+ Certified ce
Sun Certified System Administrator for the Solaris Operating Environment
Solaris Certification
Security + Certification
NetApp Certified Data Management Administrator NCDA
Skills
Systems Engineering
2021
12
Storage Management
2021
7
Database Backups
2021
5
Systems Integration
2007
5
Commvault Bacup
2021
4
Enterprise Architecture
2013
4
ITIL
2013
4
ITSM
2013
4
Disaster Recovery
2021
3
NetApp
2021
3
DNS
2015
2
Information Security
2015
2
UNIX
2015
2
Cisco
2021
1
EMC
2021
1
SAN
2021
1
System Architecture
2021
1
VMWare
2021
1
Data Management
0
1
Data Migration
0
1
Data Replication
0
1
Dell
2016
1
Documentation
2013
1
ERP
2002
1
HP
2016
1
Linux
0
1
Oracle
0
1
Oracle RAC
2016
1
RedHat
0
1
SGI
0
1
Solaris
0
1
Sun
0
1
SuSE
0
1
System Administration
0
1
Training
0
1
Veritas
0
1
Virtualization
0
1
Windows
0
1