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DevOps Manager

Coatesville, Pennsylvania, 19320, United States
October 03, 2016

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Thomas E. Moury

*** ***** **** ***********, **. *9320 (Cell) 717-***-**** (Email)

Career Overview

Highly accomplished leader providing architectural recommendations, and implementing enterprise class configurations following ITIL standardization for policies and procedures. My expertise in computer hardware and software allows me to develop and expand operations, increasing ROI at the same time, decreasing time to market/deployment. I remain a team player that directly affects the growth of the company I am associated with.

Technical Skills

Disaster Recovery High Availability IT Architect Engineer HPC Grid Engine

Consulting Sales Service Support Maintenance

Storage (EMC, HP, SUN, Hitachi, IBM, NetApp, AD) Volume Management RAID Backup / Recovery

SAN / WSAN Fabric Cloud (multi Vendor ) Performance Solaris Windows

Linux Network Gear (Cisco, IBM, Netgear, Sun) Virtualization (VMware, Platespin, Zones) Automation / Jumpstart Apache PeopleSoft Oracle RFID

WebSphere AWS ITIL MQ suite


Highly accomplished leader with many awards to include employee of the year.

Enterprise Data center solutions designed and documented with redundancy to meet high availability and disaster recovery standards.

Developed and taught SAN architect courses for professional services personnel.

Manage large Data Center migration/consolidation projects to completion.

Work Experience

Contractor 1099 /W2 (10/2011 – Present)

Independent Consultant U.S.

Manage large Data Center migration/consolidation projects to completion.

Consult with companies for architecture and sales presentations. Consult/Install HA/DR and SAN configurations to include Solaris Cluster, virtualization and cloud solutions for enterprise class data centers throughout the US.

DC Migration Lead Infrastructure Architect

Data center migration Lead Architect for the State of PA. Harrisburg, Unisys

Create master wave plan for migration schedule, migration forecast for projections on hardware orders. Create project templates, and deep dive technical session agendas.

Create process for migration methodologies, to include standardization of build sheets, specialized service desk ticketing, and interim order process.

Consult on infrastructure dependencies, network requirements, systems configuration, and storage layouts to maximize the new DC configurations.

Freddie Mac -Va. Sr. Infrastructure Engineer

Consult and design project solutions for business customers within Freddie Mac. Foster configuration standards within the business units to allow for a standard project build set of 4+1 environments (Dev/SIT/UAT/Prod + DR) in order to prevent server sprawl within the updated infrastructure.

Upgrade applications from legacy environments to enable support on new infrastructure. Work with application vendors to acquire support of the applications in a virtual environment.

Was able to show one vendor a 29% performance improvement on a virtual platform and convince the vendor to provide support for their application in the virtual platform.

Work on legacy remediation and consolidation projects using T4, T4-2, T5 and M10 Sun/Oracle servers on the Solaris side, in order to take the enterprise environment from 75 racks of mixed platform servers down to 9 racks of servers.

Work with the Middleware and Database teams in order to consolidate, and retire up to thirteen hundred unused instances within the Data Centers. Saving license costs of ~ $800K per year.

Work on Cloud solutions (Vmware, containers) to further streamline the day to day operations.

Work with the build teams in order to make installations more automated and efficient. (Build templates, active directory)

Work with the retirement and decommission teams in order to streamline the processes involved with coordinating the retirement of the legacy servers to free up power, cooling, and rack space within the data centers. The consolidation has already provided cost savings in excess of $22K a month in power and cooling reductions.

Work with facilities personnel to discuss data center consolidation efforts. With all of the virtualization efforts, we were be able to consolidate 5 local NOVA data centers into two very efficient data centers. This aligned with in region High Availability efforts and allowed for a more efficient out of region Disaster Recovery replication model. Saving Freddie Mac ~$20 Million dollars over the next five years.

Sungard Financial Services -NJ.

Assist with HA upgrades at multiple locations throughout the US to include the Operating Systems, File System (from UFS to ZFS), as well as Solaris Cluster.

Virtualize the environment using Zones to facilitate individual client data as well as satisfy security requirements throughout the environment.

Oracle Corporation (06/2010 - 10/2011)

Principal Sales Consultant Reston, VA.

Assist with North American Commercial Hardware sector sales for Solaris and Solaris Cluster primarily in the North East.

Prepare, and present technical architectural recommendations for enterprise class data centers throughout the US.

Engage early in the sales cycle to provide recommendations for upgrading the customer’s environment. Enabling them to better utilize technology through virtualization and cloud solutions to meet the demands of today's fast paced environments.

Contractor 1099 /W2 (09/2008 - 06/2010)

Independent Consultant U.S.

Consultant for High Availability solutions, Solaris, Virtualization, and Enterprise Management Solutions.

Consult with clients to assist with sales and architectural recommendations.

Limited Brands -Columbus, OH. Work with Limited Brands, Victoria's Secret division on upgrading the environment and building a virtualized solution to better meet HA requirements. Document and coordinate the repair of off-site replication servers with third party Co-location facility.

Blue Cross Blue Shield -Fargo, ND. Implement an HA solution to support the MQ project and provide MQ replicator to facilitate backups and development environments.

Sun Microsystems (06/1998 - 09/2008)

Technical Sales Consultant Arlington, VA.

Technical Sales Consultant/ Global Escalation support for Solaris Cluster solutions – (2000- 2008)

Data Center Architect - (2003-2008) Responsible for designing infrastructure solutions for customers. Experience includes design of SANs, web-service (multi-tier architectures), High Availability systems, and backup and recovery solutions.

Customer Training Specialist - (1998-2003) Provide technical training for SunEd courses

Operations Manager: Ordering and purchasing equipment for several Sun locations. Support hardware and software concerns, replace defective equipment, inventory control, classroom and server room design, scheduling.

BABSS/DecisionOne (07/1994 - 06/1998),

Manager / Sr National Software Support Specialist Malvern, PA

Sun Microsystems support desk - Technical consultant.

Commerce Online Bank - support customers with connectivity issues and software setup. Assist first level technicians with troubleshooting techniques.

Netscape - support end users with software setup and configuration of the Netscape browser and plug-ins. Trained and assisted first level technicians in troubleshooting and setup procedures.

Compaq Computers - designed training manuals, trained technicians in troubleshooting techniques, help desk procedures, and quality control.

Hardware Manager (05/1993 - 07/1994)

DG Palmer_Info_Systems Exton, PA

Perform regular operations for assembly and configuration of Novell Servers and clients. Network administration and technical support for the client base. Purchasing and inventory control. Beta testing and documentation of in-house and third party software.

Education and Training

Sylvan Certified:

Certified Sun Cluster 3.3 Administration Certified Sun Cluster 3.2 Administration

Certified Sun Volume Manager Administration Certified Storage Architect

Certified Data Management Engineer for Veritas

Sun Microsystems Certified:

Cloud Computing Solaris 11 administration

HPC administration Sun Grid Engine Advanced Administration

Certified Sun Cluster 3.1 Administration RFID Installation and Maintenance

Certified Sun Cluster 3.0 Administration Enterprise Cluster HA Administration

Server Maintenance with SUN Storage Sun Fire Server Maintenance and Administration

Design and Administration of Storage Area Networks Hdw RAID and Storage Systems Administration

Solaris 2.X Essentials for System maintainers Solaris 2.X Systems Administration I

Solaris 2.X System Administration II Solaris 2.X Server Administration

Solaris 2.X Network Administration

Other Certified:

Novell Supervisor Training

Interpersonal Communications, Penn State University Business Writing, Penn State University

Computer Engineer and Programming,, Rets Education Center, Broomall, PA 1992-1993

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Dale Nowling

Kansas City, Kansas

cell: 405-***-****

work: 717-***-****


James Souders – Project Coordinator

Harrisburg, PA. 17111

cell: 814-***-****


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