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Senior backup engineer

Location:
Sharon, MA
Salary:
100-115k
Posted:
March 18, 2018

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PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

* **** ***** ** ********** in Infrastructure Backup and Storage department in multiple sectors like pharmacy, Retail and Banking

* ***** ** ********** ** Architecting,implementation, migration, administration of data protection technologies like Networker, Avamar, Datadomian, DPA, DDVE and ECS Technologies on a small to large enterprise scale

Experience in integration with Hyper-V, VMWARE virtual environments on Networker and Avamar.

Conducted the DR Test using Networker and Avamar software.

Experience in vStorage API, BMR, Virtual Tape Library in complex OnPrem and Cloud environments

Expertise in Tape management components, Drive configuration and Juke Box configuration using command-line (CLI), menu based GUI (NMC )

Experience in performance tuning measures according to customer recommendations and following Networker, Avamar, Datadomian Best Practice guidelines.

Configured Data Domain 5.7 for Backups using Boost Software for Storage Node.

Preformed Duplication of Data Between Primary and DR Data centers

Worked on Configuring Various networker Modules NMDA,NMM,NMSAP,NDMP

Working on automating Networker and Avamar backups through Python scripting integrating MCCLI and nsradmin commands.

Effective communication skills, team building skills, ability to work effectively with minimal supervision and good analytical and problem solving skills.

SKILL SET:

Backup/Recovery Technologies:

EMC Networker 9.x, 8.x Avamar 7.x (Single and Multi-Node AVE), Elastic Cloud storage 3.x with Cloud boost /Cloud direct, EMC DPA, DD 670, 640, 7200, 2500, 890, 990 and 9500 DDOS 5.7.x & multi tenancy, Index Engines for legacy metadata/bootstrap/catalog archiving, NMDA, NMM, DDBEA, DPA 6.0, Cristie BMR and CommVault

Operating Systems: Solaris 8/9/10, Red Hat Linux, Windows server

Databases : Oracle Database (8i/9i/10g), SQL Server 2000

Network Services : NFS, NIS, DHCP, ftp, Storage Area Network (SAN), DNS, TCP/IP.

Scripting Languages/Others: Java script, Python and C.

CERTIFICATIONS:

E20-593: Backup Recovery – Networker Specialist Exam for Implementation Engineers

E10-001: Information Storage and Management Exam Version 2

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Senior Storage Operation Specialist

Walgreens, Lincolnshire, IL

Senior Technical Analyst Aug 2013 till Current

Worked on Migration project Tape to disk. Moving all the tape backups to DDs

Worked on, Networker Multi Zone, Configured and managed different DD products like DD890 and DD990,Networker 9.x, 8.2.4.6 and Avamar 7.4.1

Integrating Data Domain with DDBEA and Cloudburst for achieving solution.

Configured CCR and MTREE – MTREE Replicaiton.

Worked on upgrading DD OS to 5.7.x

Worked on setting up DDVE 2.0

Configured DDboost 3.0

Worked on setting up VM backups in Microsoft Azure Cloud

Working on setting backups in Commvault version 11 SP4

Worked on configuring DDMC version 5.7

Worked on SAP project configuring backups using NMSAP 8.2.4

Worked on designing the solution and implementing in Enterprise level.

Configured DD Boost over FC and IP

Created Replication between data domains across multiple sites

Configured VTLs for backup operations

Configured Extended Retention to move long-term retention data to passive tier

Configured SNMP and Auto Support

Worked on adding licenses and network configuration for Data Domain

Prepared POC for NMM for backing up SQL

Prepared POC for NMDA for Oracle Backups

Installed latest Networker version 8.1.2.6on the AIX and Linux OS.

Worked on Sev1 and Sev2 Service requests

Configured Devices, Libraries And Volume Pools for Backups

Configured the Linux And windows servers for Backups

Installed and configured the storage Nodes for Windows

Performing scheduling and daily monitoring of Backup Tasks.

designed workbooks, configurations guides, migration plan for the client.

wworked on the device target sessions to set the correct target sessions based on their environment

Did knowledge transfer to the Engineering, L1, L2 and L3 teams on Networker, Avamar and DD

Avamar

Performing L3 Level Trouble shooting in case of escalations for Avamar

Migrated clients from TSM to Avamar.

Installed DPA collectors on all of the Avamar grids.

Checking the Avamar server health status on a daily basis using the health check commands.

Worked on HFS check failures and checkpoint failures with Level 3 support.

Configured DRACS when node is replaced.

Worked on following modules NDMP, SQL and Exchange virtual servers

Configured LDAP authentication in Avamar.

Worked with support on replication issues, node transplantation issues, rolling back the grid to the latest HFS check, running a check points successfully and connect EMC crash.

Worked on the bad ram issues on the nodes.

Extensively worked on troubleshooting client backup failures.

Echo Star Technologies, Cheyenne, WY

Sr Storage Operation Specialist Jun 2013 – July 2013

Installed Networker server, version 8.0.1.1 on 64 bit Linux servers.

Installed NMC on Linux server.

Integrated LDAP authentication with NMC

Integrated Datadomain DD860 with Networker 8.0.1.1

Enabled DD boost in Datadomain

Created DDboost user and password

Enabled SNMP in Datadomain

Created CIF shares in Datadomain.

Created SNMP string

Installed client agent 8.0.1.1 on V-center server.

Configured VMware V-center 5.0 with Networker 8.0.1.1 and ran auto discovery to list all VM environments in NMC.

Setup SMTP mail server for emailing bootstrap information to the email group.

Setup NMC backups to backup all configuration.

Setup bootstrap backups.

Worked on setting up Oracle backups using NMDA 1.2

Worked on setting up VM Image level backups and Guest level backups.

Worked on Sev1 and Sev2 Service requests

Did KT to clients on effective using of Networker server based on best practices.

Walgreens Co., Lincolnshire, IL Mar 2013 – May 2013

Sr Storage Operation Specialist

Worked on migrating networker server from Aix to Linux.

Worked on upgrading networker server to the latest version.

Installed latest Networker version 7.6.5.2 on the AIX and Linux OS.

Worked on Sev1 and Sev2 Service requests

Worked on tuning parallelism which are non-disruptive performance tuning options

Configured Devices, Libraries And Volume Pools for Backups

Configured the Linux And windows servers for Backups

Installed and configured the storage Nodes for Windows

Performing scheduling and daily monitoring of Backup Tasks.

Worked on the device target sessions to set the correct target sessions based on their environment

Did knowledge transfer to the clients on Networker

Rotary International, Evanston, Illinois Aug 2012 - Present

Sr Storage Operation Specialist Aug 2012 – Dec 2012

Avamar:

Reviewed total backup environment and generated reports on the current backup environment based on the bytes protected, capacity reports,DPN summary to better assist client and to let them understand where they stand today regarding schedules retentions and capacity.

Designed Avamar Replicator for the DR Purposes

Recommended the Avamar best practices and approaches.

Upgraded Avamar grids DS-14,DS-6,DS-5 and Super node gen 2 and gen 3 grids from 5.x to 6.1.0-402

Configured LDAP authentication in Avamar.

Configured Oracle Data Bases and NAS Filers for Snapups and Restores

Worked on HFS check failures and checkpoint failures with Level 3 support.

Addressed high server capacity issues by lowering retentions, running aggressive GC and applying exclusion where ever required and moving high change rate clients to other grids bring down the high utilization of the grid.

Reviewed current schedules and adjusted the backup and blackout window to better address the capacity, backup and replication issues.

Extensively worked on all client backup failures.

Did knowledge transfer to the client on Avamar.

Configured SQL, Cluster Exchange and Oracle servers for backups.

Created new datasets, schedules and retentions based on the client requirements and best practices.

Checking avamar grids on daily basis for the health and escalate any issues regarding hardware failure to the EMC like drive failure etc.

Trained offshore team in effective using of Avamar backup solution.

Worked on upgrading Centera version from 4.1 to 4.2

Chamberlain Inc, Elmhurst-Chicago Apr 2012 - Jul 2012

Sr Storage Operation Specialist

Performed server migration from sun Solaris server to IBM AIX server using networker backup software.

Installation and Administration of Solaris 8/9 Operating System on Sun Servers

Configured and maintained Solaris OS on Sun Enterprise Servers and Sun SPARC Servers.

Providing day-to-day user administration like adding or deleting users, password

Performed Disaster recovery test.

Resolving Operating Systems related issues of Solaris, making sure that the users get the proper environment for testing.

Set up polices and tape retentions according to specifications provided by the customerWorked on Backup Exec Servers

Used nwadmin, nwbackup and nwrecover for backing up and restoring files.

Provide a run book of effective use if the networker based on best practices.

Coordinating and planning for better utilization of resources in Labs and reportingthe management about it.

Secure -24, South field- Michigan Dec 2011 – Jan 2012

Sr Storage Operation Specialist

Worked on secure-24 action plan for effective way of working on performance tuning.

Worked on tuning parallelism which are non-disruptive performance tuning options.

Worked on server parallelism based on the number of target sessions and the number of devices.

Worked on the device target sessions to set the correct target sessions based on their environment.

Setup the GUI based replication.

Worked on the client internal tickets to solve general day to day trouble shooting issues.

Provided the DD best practices and general recommendations foe DD boost devices.

Setup networker LDAP authentication.

Provided the best practices for backing up Oracle RMAN script when backing up to datadomain.

Created reports from the NMC to check the server performance and the group completion report on a day-to-day basis.

Provided SQL best practices with datadomain.

Calculated how many server parallelism sessions are used at a point of time and there by deciding if the environment need more server parallelism sessions or not.

Fifth Third Bank, Cincinnati- Ohio Feb 2011 – Oct 2011

Sr Storage Operation Specialist

Responsibilities:

Networker:

Configured backups for 400 windows, UNIX and Solaris servers.

Installed latest Networker version 7.6.2.5 on the AIX, Solaris and windows servers.

Migrated windows SQL servers from TSM to Networker.

Extensively worked on the issues which came-up in the new Networker version 7.6.2.5

Integrated Networker 7.6.2.5with Datadomain OS 5.0.2.2, model DD880.

Configured LDAP authentication in Networker.

Set up polices and retentions according to specifications provided by the customer.

Configured Networker devices and pools.

Set up scheduled cloning in Networker.

Worked on different modules in Networker like NMSQL, NMDA, and NMM.

Configured oracle server for RMAN backups.

Troubleshooted RMAN backup and restore failures.

Provided the Networker and RMAN best practices while using data domain as the backup devices.

Extensively worked and troubleshooted networker client backup failures.

Avamar:

Implemented the Avamar Backup solution for Total environment

Architect for Total Avamar Grids on production And DR site using Multimode Avamar Grids

Configured the Avamar Backups to Tapes using ADT Hitachi.

Configured the Avamar Replication for Production and DR sites

Designed Avamar Replicator for the DR Purposes

Configured the Multi node servers for the storing snapups

Configured Oracle Data Bases and NAS Filers for Snapups and Restores

Designed Cost Effective way of Avamar Backup solution

Implemented total Domains and Groups depending upon the customer requirements

Performing L3 Level Trouble shooting in case of escalations

Performed total server Restores using Avamar for DR Purposes

Mentoring And Training the L2 Admins for effective way of handling the Avamar servers

Handling urgent Requests and issues 24/7 on call support

Effective way of handling the troubleshooting and meeting the SLA Requirements

Scana Corporation, South Carolina Nov 2010 – Jan 2011

Sr Storage Operation Specialist

Responsibilities:

Troubleshooting Backup Failures for the servers

Installed the Networker 7.5.3 ON UNIX And Windows Servers.

Acted as an primary contact for Backup solutions

Configured Devices, Libraries And Volume Pools for Backups

Performed Automated Scripts for Backup Reporting Failures

Responsible for backup and recovery of enterprise data on approximately 600 Linux and 400 windows servers.

Provided the L3 Support for Backups

Configured the Backups for the NAS file servers

Troubleshooting System, Network, and Operating System issues.

Set up polices and tape retentions according to specifications provided by the customer

Configured the Unix And windows servers for Backups

Upgraded servers from 7.4 to 7.6

Performed Automated Scripts for Backup Reporting Failures

Schwan's Inc,Minnesota Jun 2010 – Aug 2010

Sr Storage Operation Specialist

Responsibilities:

Designed the Backup solution for the Networker (7.6) for Total Environment

Configured 30 Networker servers And 120 storage Nodes for Total Backup solution Both on Windows and Unix Servers.

Configured Backups for 1500 servers on UNIX And Windows

Configured NAS Backups for Networker Using NDMP Module for Networker

Configured total Exchange server backups for Total environment

Configured Oracle and SQL Data Bases for Backups using Networker Modules for Oracle And SQL

Configured Networker servers for VTLS and Physical quantum Libraries

Implemented and configured Alpha store Tape Management Software for the effective way of tape Handling for Networker

Experienced in Networker (Legato) backup.

Configured juke Boxes for cloning’s

Assist with projects around the Legato technology

Virinchi Technologies Pvt. Ltd. Jun2007 – Jul 2008

Networker & Avamar Backup Support Engineer.

Responsibilities:

Configured juke Boxes for cloning’s

Configured total Exchange server backups for Total environment

Configured Networker servers for VTLS and Physical quantum Libraries

Set up polices and tape retentions according to specifications provided by the customer

Configured NAS Backups for Networker Using NDMP Module for Networker

Configured the Linux and windows servers for Backups.

Installed and configured the storageNodes for Windows.

Configured the Avamar Replication for Production and DR sites Installation and Administration of Solaris 8/9 Operating System on Sun Servers.

Extensively worked on troubleshooting Avamar client backup failures

Configured the Tape Juke Boxes ForNetworker of 1BM3584.

Manage Tape Library and tape inventory with Tape operations group

Configured the Linux And windows servers for Backups

Installed and configured the storage Nodes for Windows

Worked on HFS check failures and checkpoint failures with Level 3 support

Configured LDAP authentication in Avamar.

Planning, configuring new Sun Servers and X86 Boxes.

Worked with support on replication issues, node transplantation issues, rolling back the grid to the latest HFS check, running a check points successfully and connect EMC crash.

Worked on the bad ram issues on the nodes.

Extensively worked on troubleshooting client backup failures.

Providing day-to-day user administration like adding or deleting users, password

Aging, installation, configuration and administration of UNIX and Windows NT Servers.

Performed backup/restore operations using tar, cpio, dd, ufsdump, ufsrestore.

Limited time Work experience on Windows OS Administration.

Resolving Operating Systems related issues of Solaris, making sure that the users get the proper environment for testing.

Configuring RBAC, NIS, cron jobs.

Coordinating and planning for better utilization of resources in Labs and reporting the management about it.



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