Mike
msponsler@gmail.com
4068 Darius Drive
Enola, PA 17025
System Admin
26 years experience W2
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Summary

  • Experience configuring, installing, securing & administrating:
    • Linux:
      • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 - 7, Fedora, Gentoo, SuSE Enterprise Linux 9/10/11, Ubuntu, Debian on x86, x86-64, z390 Mainframe
      • Netbackup 6.0 through 7.5 (Master Server, Media Server, Client)
      • Red Hat Cluster Suite and Global File System / GFS2
      • Novell Zenworks 7.0 / 7.2
      • Red Hat oVirt Virtualization (Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization)
      • OpenStack Virtualization (Red Hat RDO OpenStack)
      • VMWare ESX Server
      • Veritas Storage Foundation 4/5/6 : Veritas File System (VXFS), Clustered File System, Veritas Cluster Server, Volume Replicator
      • Department of Defense System and Network Security (STIG)
      • Firewalls : Iptables & Netfilter design and implementation
      • SCSI/Fibre Experience – Network and Storage/Tape (SAN)
      • Apache 1.x & 2.x
      • DNS Bind 8.x & 9.x
      • Samba 2.x & 3.x
      • Patching, Security, and Tuning
    • Solaris:
      • Solaris 8 through 10 on SPARC and x86 Platforms
      • Solaris 10 Zones (containers), LDOM’s (T-Series), Domains (M-Series)
      • DNS Bind 8.x & 9.x
      • Veritas Storage Foundation 4/5/6 : File System (VXFS), Veritas Cluster Server (VCS), Clustered File System, Volume Replicator
      • Sun Volume Manager (SVM)
      • ZFS management
      • Sun Cluster 3.0 / 3.1 / 3.2 / 3.3
      • Netbackup 6.0 through 7.5 (Master Server, Media Server, Client)
      • SCSI/Fibre Experience – Network and Storage/Tape (SAN)
      • LDAP / Sun Identity Management / Sun MLS
      • Role Based Access Management (RBAC)
      • Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center

  • Oracle RMAN backup and recovery via Netbackup 6.0 / 6.5
    • Solaris 8/10, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4/5, SuSE Enterprise Linux 9/10
    • Worked with Oracle DBA to setup Oracle RMAN
    • Stand alone oracle Servers
    • Oracle RAC Cluster Environment
    • Large Oracle 10g Databases – Over 2 TB in size
    • Managed backup and recovery of over 60 Oracle 10g databases
  • Novell Zenworks 7.0 / 7.2 Linux Package Management
    • Part of a team that setup, configured and deployed a Zenworks Linux Package Management system to over 1,500 SuSE Linux Workstations for the United Kingdom Police Force
    • Used Novell Zenworks to manage the RPM package repository on each Linux workstation and Linux Server
  • Experience with SDLT Tapes, Drives, and Jukeboxes in locally attached SCSI and Fibre SAN configurations
    • Quantum SuperLoader SDTL600
    • Quantum M1500 SDLT320
    • Quantum PX502, PX506, PX510 SDLT600
  • Experience securing Solaris & Linux servers to the Department Of Defense's rigid standards (STIG, SRR: iase.disa.mil) and deploying Unix servers to US Military Installations
  • Installed, configured & managed Netbackup 6.0 through 7.5
    • Solaris 8/10, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4/5, SuSE Enterprise Linux 9/10
    • Netbackup 6.5.1 Master Server on Solaris 10
      • Netbackup Catalog replicated to DRS site
        • Veritas Volume Replicator of Netbackup Catalog
        • Catalog on External RAID Storage, Sun 9990
          • Connected via fibre SAN
      • Master Server Failover
        • Failover controlled via Veritas Cluster Server (VCS)
        • Catalog replication via Veritas Volume Replicator (VVR)
      • Managed Disaster Recovery Planning
      • Tape utilization forecasting
      • Shared Storage Tape configurations over Fibre SAN
      • Tape rotation and offsite scheduling
    • Originally deployed Netbackup 6.0, upgraded through Netbackup 7
  • Sun xVM Ops Center / Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center
    • Deployed Sun xVM Ops Center to development environment

Managing physical standalone, Control Domains and LDOMS.

Experience
Education
Bachelor's in Computer Science
Shippensburg University, 2001 - 2005
Certifications
Security+ Certified
2009
Skills
OpenShift
2021
36
RedHat
2021
36
Windows
2021
26
VLAN
2021
22
Fiber Optics
2021
21
Cisco
2021
20
Fiber channel
2021
20
Windows Server
2021
20
Linux
2021
16
Linux Admin
2021
15
RHEL
2021
15
System Administration
2021
15
UNIX
2021
15
CentOS
2021
14
Database Backups
2021
14
Solaris
2021
14
Project Management
2021
13
Cyber Security
2021
12
HA
2021
12
Unix Administrator
2021
11
Cloud Solutions
2021
10
Customer Care Management
2021
10
Customer Service
2021
10
Performance Tuning
2021
10
UNIX Shell Scripting
2021
10
Clustering
2021
9
VMWare
2021
9
ZFS
2021
9
Debian
2021
8
Fedora
2021
8
Veritas
2021
8
Veritas Cluster Management
2021
8
Disaster Recovery
2021
7
Gentoo
2021
7
RAID
2021
7
SuSE
2021
7
Veritas NetBackup
2021
7
Virtualization
2021
7
Human Resource Development
2007
6
Military
2007
6
NFS
2021
6
Veritas Volume Manager
2021
6
Perl Scripts
2021
5
Samba
2021
5
Apache
2021
4
SAS (Serial Attached SCSI)
2021
4
Technical Support
2005
4
CIFS
2021
3
LDAP
2021
3
Microsoft Windows NT networking
2005
3
Network Administration
2021
3
SAN
2021
3
Windows 2000
2021
3
DNS
2006
2
Kerberos
2008
2
MS Active Directory
2021
2
Oracle
2008
2
Systems Engineering
2008
2
Ubuntu
2021
2
VPN
2021
2
Windows 2003
2021
2
Checkpoint Firewall-1
2001
1
DHCP
2001
1
dtrace
2021
1
Legato
2008
1
MySQL
2001
1
PostgreSQL
2001
1
Spring
2006
1
SSH
2006
1
Data Replication
0
1
DBA
0
1
Firewall
0
1
Network Security
0
1
Python
2021
1
Seminars and Training
Vertitas Netbackup 6.x for Unix, Administration, 2007
United States Army Advanced Individual Training, 2004
United States Army Basic Combat Training, 2003
security+ recertification, 2014
security+ certification, 2009
security+ 40 hour instructor lead course, 2009
Languages
English, Fluent/Bilingual