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System / Storage / VM Administrator

Location:
Apex, North Carolina, United States
Posted:
December 28, 2015

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Robert Dale Stanifer

**** **** ****** *****, ****, North Carolina 27539

919-***-****

acsxlu@r.postjobfree.com

SYSTEM, STORAGE (SAN), VIRTUAL MACHINE ADMINISTRATOR

IT specialist with 30+ years of professional experience in Systems, Storage and Virtual Machines Administration. Expert and highly familiar with wide variety of networking, operating system, storage administration and virtual machines. Possess an Associate Degree in Computer Programming. Had held Security Clearances from the Department of Justice (Currently Inactive), Class: Unknown.

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE

DATABASES: Oracle RDBMS, Oracle RDB/VMS and DBMS database systems.

NETWORK: Decnet, TCP/IP and LAT network protocols

OPERATING SYSTEMS: Vax/VMS, OpenVMS; HP-UX Unix; Linux including CentOS, Fedora, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Oracle Enterprise Linux and Ubuntu; Windows NT, XP, Vista, 7; Window Server 2008, 2012

STORAGE AREA NETWORK: Brocade Fibre Switch, HP EMA, HP EVA and IBM XIV

VIRTUAL MACHINES: HP Integrity Virtual Machines, KVM, VirtualBox and VMware vSphere

HARDWARE: VAX, ALPHA, HP PA-RISC, HP Integrity, x86 servers and blades

OFFICE PACKAGE: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Viso, Outlook,

Participated On-Call rotation, troubleshoot various hardware and software problems and resolved them sufficiently.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

SAS Institute Inc. Cary, North Carolina, October 2008 – September 2015

System Programmer for R&D

Project management, setup time line, mile stones and guide the team to completed the project on time.

All facets of system and network management on the servers, various software and hardware upgrades.

Implemented HP-UX 11i v1, 11i v2 & 11i v3 operating system, various software and hardware upgrades.

Implemented High Availability on 3 HP Integrity BL890’s, using HP ServiceGuard and HP Integrity Virtual Machines. Host over 80+ VMs.

Migrated physical server to Virtual Machines.

Implemented Ignite-UX on HP-UX 11i v3 servers. Simplify deployment and recovery.

Implemented and managed Storage Area Network (SANs) for HP-UX 11i v2, 11i v3 and OpenVMS.

Implemented Linux, RHEL, Fedora, Oracle Linux, CentOS, Ubuntu, various software and hardware.

Implemented OpenVMS operating system, various software and hardware upgrades.

Maintain Compaq/HP Tru64 Unix environment, performed various software and hardware.

Design, development and implementation of automate backup procedure using network and software technologies.

Administered user’s access to root by granting them sudo access on Linux and Unix servers.

Manage 3rd Weekend Maintenance, consist reboot over 500 servers (Linux, Unix and Windows).

Manage Problem, Change & Request tickets and provide timely update to the requestor.

Procure new hardware and software per request of the requestor.

Troubleshoot various hardware and software problems and resolved them sufficiently.

Install, restage and recover Linux, HP-UX, OpenVMS, Tru64 and Windows on assorted hardware and VM.

Implemented TCP/IP network services, FTP, NTP, NFS, SSH and Telnet. Configure and troubleshoot.

Configuration Management.

Developed operation, site and user software and documentation.

Evaluate and recommend hardware and software products.

Provide user and site help and online training.

Insight Global, Contracted to SAS Institute Inc, Cary, North Carolina,

System Programmer for R&D October 2007 – October 2008

Project management, setup time line, mile stones and guide the team to completed the project on time.

All facets of system and network management on OpenVMS servers, various software and hardware upgrades.

Implemented Linux, Fedora, various software and hardware.

Amdoc's, Inc. ASI, Morrisville, North Carolina July 1998 to January 2007

SENIOR SYSTEM SPECIALIST

Managed Data Center, including all facets of systems and network management as well as availability of hardware and software. Evaluate and recommend hardware and software products.

Project Management, setup time line, mile stones and guide the team to completed the project on time.

Implemented HP-UX 11i v2 operating system, various software and hardware upgrades, HP-UX 11i v2 Npar, Vpar and VM on HP Rx8620 and Rx8640 Integrity Servers.

Implemented Ignite-UX on HP-UX 11i v2 servers.

Implemented Storage Area Network (SANs) for HP-UX 11i v2, over 180TB of Storage.

Migrate from Alpha System running OpenVMS to new Integrity Systems running HP-UX 11i v2.

Implemented OpenVMS operating system, various software and hardware upgrades.

Implemented OpenVMS Galaxy software on AS4100’s, ES40, GS140 and ES47.

Implemented Storage Area Network (SANs) for OpenVMS, Dev/Test 10TB and Production 50TB of Storage.

Implemented Network Operation Software.

Migrated from Vax system to new Alpha system platform.

Designed, developed and implemented automate backup procedure using advance tape drive and software technologies.

Configuration Management.

Troubleshoot various hardware and software problems and resolved them sufficiently.

Implemented TCP/IP network services, FTP, NTP, NFS, SSH and Telnet. Configure and troubleshoot.

Developed operation, site and user software and documentation. Provide user and site help and online training.

South Carolina Department of Transportation, North Charleston, SC May 1998 to July 1998

INFORMATION RESOURCE COORDINATOR (IRC)

Implemented Microsoft Window NT operating system, various software and hardware upgrades.

Support Window NT on Intel base systems.

Installed configured and supported various printers. i.e.: HP LaserJet V, Okidata 395 and Lexmark.

Setup, configured and supported TCP/IP protocol, Microsoft Office 97, PC-Anywhere on MS Windows NT.

Migrated from Novell NetWare and Microsoft Windows 95 to Microsoft Windows NT files and print services.

Northrop-Grumman Data System, North Charleston, SC, April 1995 to March 1998

Systems Integrator

Implemented VMS and OpenVMS operating system, various software and hardware upgrades.

Implemented DEC Ultrix, NetBSD, and OpenBSD operating system, various software and hardware upgrades.

Support Windows NT on Intel base systems.

Implemented Network Operation Software.

Implemented Oracle RDBMS and Oracle DBMS Database System software upgrades.

Implemented, setup and manage Consilium Workstream Software.

Design, development and implementation of automate backup procedure using advance tape drive and software technologies.

All facets of systems, network and database management as well as availability of hardware and software to the RAMP project.

Developed operation, site and user software and documentation.

Evaluate and recommend hardware and software products.

Provide user and site help and online training.

Implemented, manage and support SCO Unix operating system on x86 servers.

Evaluate and recommend Kodak DC 40 & DC50 Digital Cameras and require software.

Troubleshoot various hardware and software problems and resolved them sufficiently.

Provide Digital Camera Support.

Cincom System Inc. Cincinnati, Ohio, October 1988 to April 1995

Computer System Manager

All facets of systems and network management as well as availability of hardware and software. Evaluate and recommend hardware and software products.

Implemented VMS and OpenVMS Operation system, various software and hardware upgrades, developed operation and user software.

Design, development and implementation of automate backup procedure using advance tape drive and software technologies.

Document all System Procedure.

All facets of system and network management on OpenVMS servers, various software and hardware upgrades.

Implemented and manage Pathwork Servers and Clients.

Implemented and manage Microsoft Windows NT on DEC Alpha systems.

Implemented and provide support for Microsoft DOS, Windows, Windows for Workgroup and NT on x86 desktops.

Implemented NT Network, TCP/IP, NetWare Link and NetBEUI.

Implemented various PC hardware and software initial setup and upgrades, hardware, software and network setup.

Provided user help and On-line training.

Appalachian Computer Service, September 1984 to June 1988

System Manager and Technical Support

As System Manager and Technical Support responsibilities included:

All Facets of Computer Operation as well as availability of hardware and software to the user departments.

Implemented various software and hardware upgrades, developed operations and user software and also provided user training.

As Computer Operator for Appalachian Computer Service, responsibilities included:

Monitor and providing tapes for jobs in process.

Retrieving and filing tapes.

Reorganized disks.

Updating and modifying DCL job streams.

Education:

Associate Degree, Computer Programming, Southern Ohio College, June 1982

Honors, Awards and Memberships:

Vice President of Cary High School NJROTC Booster Club 2005-2006.

Web/Post Master of Cary High School NJROTC Booster Club 2004-2006

Digital Equipment User Society (DECUS) Member.

Marquis Who’s Who’s in the World 1995-1996, Honor.

Marquis Who’s Who’s in the Science and Engineers 1994, Honor.

Vendor Lead Training Course:

VMwareVsphere: Optimize and Scaling

RHEL RHCSA Rapid Track Course

VMware – What’s New in v6.0

RHEL System Admin

VMware – What’s New in v5.5

Linux Performance IBM XIV Gen III Lunch and Learn

ITIL Training EMC Lunch and Learn

VMware Vsphere: Install, Configure and Manage V5 IBM Storage Overview Lunch and Learn

Advanced Unix: Shell & AWK scripting

HP-UX System and Network Administration I

Brocade: Certified Fabric Professional

Oracle 8 Database Administration

OpenVMS Performance Management

Troubleshooting DECnet & TCPIP

OpenVMS System Performance Management

Unix Utilities and Command

Vax/VMS System Management

Additional Skill Summary:

Operating Systems:

UCS

OpenVMS /IA64 v8.1 – 8.4 OpenVMS/AXP v1.5 – 8.4

HP-UX 11i1, 11i2, 11i3 FreeBSD v8, v9, v10

Linux:

oRed Hat Enterprise Linux Oracle Linux Enterprise Server

oFedora CentOS Ubuntu Knoppix

Microsoft Windows:

oWindows v3, 95, 98, NT, XP, Vista, 7, Server 2003, 2008, 2012

Tru-64 v5.1 Dec OSF/1 v1.2 - 3.2 Vax/VMS v3.5 – 7.1

MicroVAX/VMS 3.5 – 3.7 Dec Ultrix v4.3

OpenBSD v2.1 – 2.2 NetBSD v1.2 – 1.3

Microsoft DOS v3, v5 Mac OS/7

OS/JCL, DOS/JCL

Scripting Languages:

Bash, Ksh, sh, Python, VMS DCL, Perl, AWK

Virtual Machines:

HP Integrity Virtual Machine, VMware vSphere, KVM, VirtualBox

Network Operating Systems:

TCP/IP Protocol v4, v6 Decnet Phase IV and V

TCP/IP Services for OpenVMS Multinet for OpenVMS

Pathworks - Decnet and TCP/IP LAT, LAD, Terminal Server

Web Servers:

Apache, Ohio State HTTP Server, Netscape Fasttrack

Storage Area Network:

HP SSSU, SWCC, EMA, EVA, IBM XIV

NetApps Brocade Fibre Switch Brocade Fabric Manager

Database:

Oracle RDBMS, Oracle RDB, DBMS, SQL, CDD, DEC Dataatrieve

Computer Languages:

COBOL, Fortran, Assembler

Software Products:

HP DRD, Ignite, ServiceGuard, ZIP, Gzip, Tar, Sudo, Nagios, Xymon

HP Data Proctor Backup, Symantec Netbackup, HP-UX fbackup

Dec Polycenter Performance Solution Data Collector, HP Archive Backup System

Performance Advisor Capacity Planner, Dec Storage Library System

Dec Polycenter Dec File Optimizer, Disk File Utilities(DFU), Software

Partners/32 Thruway, Kermit, C-Kermit, Consilium Workstream,

Dec ALLIN1, DecWrite, Dec Polycenter Console Management

Software Products PC:

Microsoft Office, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, MS PowerPoint

MS Outlook, MS Project, MS Visio Professional and Technical

MS Photo Editor Microsoft Internet Explorer, FireFox, Anti-Virus

Hardware:

DEC VAX 11/750, 4000’s, 8250, 8600, 8650, 8700, 7000's

DEC MicroVAX II, 2000, 3100-40, 3100-80, 3400, 3500, 3600, 3900

DEC Vaxstation 3100’s, 4000’s

DEC Station 3100

DEC AXP(Alpha) 150pc, 3000’s, AS2100, 4000, 4100's, DS10, DS20E, ES40, GS140, ES47, ES80

DEC HSC50, HSC70, HSD10, HSJ40, HSJ40C, HSJ50, HSZ50, HSZ70, HSZ80, HSG80

HP Integrity Rx2600, Rx2620, Rx4640, Rx8620, Rx8640, Rx6600, BL860, BL890

HP PA-RISC B2600 RP3400

HP EMA12000, EMA16000, EVA5000, EVA8000, EVA4400

IBM XIV

Compaq Fibre Channel SAN Switch

Brocade Silkworm SAN Switch

DEC Server 90, 200, 300, 500, 700

DEC WanRoute 250

Various x86 Desktop, Server, Blades

Macintosh, Apple



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