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Manager Engineer

Chalfont, PA, 18914
March 07, 2018

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George Chan

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215-***-**** (Home) 215-***-**** (Cell)


B.S. of Science in Electrical Engineering, Drexel University, PA, 1994


Senior-level of SAN Storage Administrator

20+ years Unix System Administration (Sun Solaris)

10+ years Linux System Administrator (Red Hat)

11+ years Storage SAN administrator HITACHI AMS2500, HUS150, HUSVSP, VSP, HP XP12K/24K

HP EVA81K/84K, EMC Symmetrix, EMC DMX, EMC Clarion,

SAN Brocade 24K/48K Korn /Bourne Shell.

Computer Platforms / OS:

HITACHI HDS AMS2500, HDS HUS150, HDS HUSVSP, HDS VSP, HP XP24K/12K, HP EVA 8100/8400, EMC Symmetric, EMC DMX, Brocade SAN 24000/48000 Director.

All Low and mid level SUN Servers: V series: V240, V440, V490, and T Series: T2000, T5220 X Series: X4200, X4600, M Series: M4000, M5000, SUN Fire 6900 and E4500.

SUN Solaris OS 1.x and 2.X including 6/7/8/9/10, Linux 3.0/4.0/5.0/6.0.

Software Expertise:

HITACHI, EMC, HP and Brocade SAN.

VERITAS volume manager, VERITAS cluster and VERITAS Oracle RAC cluster.

Sun volume manager (Disk suite) and Sun Cluster. Korn/Bourne shell scripting.

Work Experience:

McGraw-Hill East Windsor, NJ June 2014 – October 2016 Senior SAN Storage Engineer

Responsibilities to install, configure Brocade SAN Director, HITACHI AMS2500, HUS150, HUSVSP and VSP. Configure, maintain and zone on Brocade switch.

Support Veritas Cluster Services, UNIX (Solaris) and Red hat Linux Operating System.

Support Veritas Volume Manager, expand the file system

Provisioning and allocation of LUN’s on Hitachi Storage System.

Support existing infrastructure and systems as well as provide recommendations for new designs and technologies.

Perform capacity planning related to storage growth, system utilization and responsible for performance monitoring.

Fiserv Cherry Hill, NJ September 2013 – April 2014 Senior SAN Storage Engineer

Responsibilities include designing, managing, reporting on, implementing storage systems, SAN Fabric and Backups.

SAN administrator with Brocade 48K, HITACHI AMS2500, HUS and USP/VSP, SAN Storage Configuration.


•Install, configure, maintain and zone on Brocade switch.

•Install Provision and allocation LUN on HITACHI HDS AMS2500, HDS HUS150, HDS HUSVSP and HDS VSP. Support, configure and maintain UNIX (Solaris), Linux.

•Monitor and report performance metrics of storage devices.

ARAMARK Philadelphia, PA May 2011 – April 2012 SAN Storage Administration

Responsibilities include designing, managing, reporting on, implementing storage systems, SAN Fabric and Backups.

SAN administrator with Brocade 24K/48K, HP EVA 81k/84k, HP XP 12K/24K, Storage Configuration.

Implement required SAN zoning modifications implement solutions to support existing infrastructure and systems as well as provide recommendations for new designs and technologies.

Perform capacity planning related to storage growth and system utilization, trend analysis and predicting future storage requirements. Responsible for performance monitoring, tuning.

Comcast Mount laurel, NJ February 2001 – April 2010 Senior UNIX/LINUX system engineer /SAN Storage Engineer

Responsible for the administration of more than 1300 Sun and Linux Unix server, Brocade Storage 24000/48000,

HP XP12000/24000, EVA 81K/84K, EMC DMX3 and EMC Symmetric.

Performed extensive volume/storage management tasks (RAID levels 0-5) to maximize database performance and reliability.


•Install and Configure SUN Solaris OS including 6/7/8/9/10, Linux 3.0/4.0/5.0.

•Maintain Support and Troubleshoot SUN and Linux server includes DNS, NFS and High Availability Solutions.

•Upgrade all level of firmware on SUN and Linux servers.

•Configure and install Volume manager and VERITAS Cluster (active/passive and RAC).

•Ensure Disaster Recovery Capabilities for all production servers.

•Storage (RAID) management of disk arrays (VERITAS, SUN Disk Suite).

•Configure and allocate the disks on Storage, Zone on the Brocade SAN and map the disks on HP XP12000/24000, HP EVA 8100/8400, EMC Symmetric and Power Path.

•Zoning on Brocade Storage SAN 24000/48000.

Merrill Lynch New Brunswick, NJ August 1999 – Jan 2001 Unix System Administrator

Responsible for the administration of a Web-based SUN Solaris network of 150+ SUN Enterprise 4800 servers hosting over 58 stock brokerage web sites. Working in a team-oriented environment, ensure constant operation of all servers for execution of 70K+ stock transaction a day.


•Create consistent administrative policy and conduct performance monitoring on all servers.

•Configure and test web sites/servers for new clients:

•Install and configure all SUN servers, IP routing (DNS).

•Install and configure SUN Cluster.

•Install and Configure NIS and DNS.

•Monitor server Clusters, Routers, and local Directors for proper load balancing.

•Provide technical support for web brokers and client in resolving web site issues or stock transaction disputes.

General Instrument Horsham, PA July 1997 – August 1999 Senior UNIX/LINUX System Administrator

Performed administration duties on all SUN and HPUX, SUN Solaris processors and a backup network of UNIX workstations.


•Sun Solaris installation and upgrades.

•Install and configure VERITAS Volume Manager and file system.

•Core administrative duties: (user account, file and data management).

•Hardware upgrades, backup routines (full, incremental).

•Monitoring uptime and reliability.

Lockheed Martin King of Prussia, PA May 1994 – July 1997 Unix System Administrator

As part of the Navy’s AEGIS Combat System’s Interface Simulation (ACSIS) Software Test Group, was responsible for the administration of the network applications and test operations in a 60 node, multi-server/mainframe network environment (SUN, HPUX, DEC, ALPHA).


•Hardware and software installations and upgrades, troubleshoot, network configure User support.

•Establish and Maintain user accounts, file management, network interoperability.

•Worked on resolution of multithreading and interoperability issues between platforms.

Employment History

McGraw-Hill, East Windsor, NJ 2014 - 2015

Fiserv, Cherry Hill, NJ 2013 - 2014

Aramark, Philadelphia, PA 2012 - 2012

Comcast, Mount Laurel, NJ 2001 - 2010

Merrill Lynch, New Brunswick, NJ 1999 - 2001

General Instruments, Horsham, PA 1997 - 1999

Lockheed Martin, King Prussia, PA 1994 - 1997

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