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Manager Engineer

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Cumming, GA
Posted:
January 10, 2020

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CHARLES LUCAS

706-***-****

Key Skill

Experience

Last Used

AIX Enterprise Architecture

AIX SME

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Current

Current

Data Center Data Migration

15+ years

Current

Data Center Storage

15+ years

Current

TECHNICAL SUMMARY

Power5, 6 and Power 7, 8 and 9, HMC versions 6 and 7 and 8, LPAR, DLPAR, IBM AIX 4.3.3, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 6.1and 7.1 and 7.2, LPM (Partition Mobility), NPIV, Java, VERITAS NetBackup, TSM, VLAN Tagging, Windows Active Directory, IBM Virtual I / O (VIO), Tivoli SysBack, EMC, Shark, DS800-8300 SAN storage/ SVC, NIM, Sun Solaris 8, 9,10 and 11 HP-UX,, Compaq Digital Tru64 UNIX, Cisco / Firewall (all models / switches), LPAR / DLPAR, RS6000 (all models), Linux (Red Hat and Fedora) VM Ware, XEN, EMC Powerpath, SDD, MPIO and NPIV, scripting: ksh, bash, Chef, Puppet, Ansible

Applications and Middleware Summary

WebSphere, WebLogic, BladeLogic, Sterling, Rationale, Eclipse, SMS. SEA, Fusion, Tatum, Centrify, IAM, PAM, MQ Broker, Chef, Puppet, Ansible

Certifications and Training

IBM Certified Systems Administrator

IBM PSeries AIX Problem Determination

IBM PSeries AIX System Tuning

IBM PSeries AIX System Implementation

Network Administration and Configuration

ITIL V4 Certified

NetBackup for UNIX

Advanced NetBackup for UNIX

Introduction to Cisco Router Configuration

Basic Programing: Datatel Database

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

IBM, National, Atlanta, GA December 2016 to present

Sr. AIX/ LINUX SME

Architect and Implement complex AIX solutions large-scaled customer facing environments. Including documentation of processing and training junior system administers

Provided hands-on support for all US datacenters averaging over 5,000 servers per site.

IBM AIX: HMC configurations, Lpar configurations, VIO servers, Micro-Partitioning, NIM, and AIX OS level 7.1

PowerHA/ HACMP clusters.

Veritas Volume Manager and VFS

DevOPS: Chef, Puppet and Satellite, NIM

TSM, Veritas NetBackup support

Splunk Administration, Configuration and Deployment

System configuration, Tuning and Analysis

OS Patching

AIX OS builds using NIM and SMS

Automation of repetitive processes and commands: ksh, bash

HP (Coca Cola) April 2015 to November 2016

AIX/Linux SME

OS Patching and Upgrades for AIX for AIX 7.1 TL4 and RHEL Upgrades and patching

Power HA

IBM Power 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8

ATL disk installs and backups

HMC boots using vtmenu

Tier III Support: trouble tickets and steady state support

DevOPS (Production Steady State Support) and trouble tickets

Powerpath SAN and disk migration using powermt commands

NPIV and VSCSI disk mapping on VIO servers

VIOS pathing and upgrades

Supported Oracle, DB2 and Oracle RAC

IBM Global Services, National, remote, Atlanta, GA January 2005 to March 2015

AIX/ Linux SME

Supported multi-Data Center running on SAP and Oracle RAC environments and ongoing support.

HACMP, VIO, LPAR, LPM, WPAR technologies also with SRDF and Recovery Point for SAN migrations and Data Migrations. Expert level migration knowledge in AIX, LINUX,HP-UX and Solaris

NPIV and VLAN tagging based p740 and p770 based AIX systems

Build, configure and deploy AIX based systems to include NIM, TSM, LPAR’s, HMC’s

Primary responsibilities included: AIX 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 6.1 and 7.1 implementation, patching and maintenance.

Upgraded, configured and updated over 10,000 LPAR’s and multiple NIM servers and 200 VIO servers including DPLAR configuration and SAN allocation.

Power5 and Power6 Virtualization and LINUX using ZEN configuration and administration.

Managed several Data Center migration projects from beginning to end including DR sites.

Lead Tools PM for a $142 million dollar account with over 3,000 servers (both WINTEL and UNIX Midrange servers involved).

Technologies Used: All p5’s, RS / 6000, power6 (p595’s and p570’s) and power 7 (p770’s) technologies (AMS- Active Shared Memory), OS installs and updates and all software installs, SRM, Fusion and SEA (Parity)

Selected projects:

IBM Cloud Services, Denver, CO, March 2011 to Present

Role: Master Infrastructure Architect/UNIX Systems Administrator

Built a Data Center from the ground up.

Migrated existing clients SAP-based data solutions into our in-house managed services Data Center. Used Recovery Point, SVC and FlashCopy technologies.

Glaxo Smith Kline, RTP, NC / Maersk, Inc., Raleigh, NC, February 2007 to June 2007

Role: Master Architect/LINUX and AIX Lead

Tested and upgraded large oracle and SAP based HACMP solutions up to version 5.4.1.

Continued support of over 5,000 lpars to include routine OS upgrades and software maintenance.

AIX installation, documentation and implementation with SAN and SSA disks.

TSM and Netbackup implementation and maintenance.

First Marblehead Corp., Boston, MA, November 2006 to February 2007

Role: AIX / Linux UNIX Team Lead / Architect

Project Lead responsible for designing and implementing a p570 / p595 / AIX-based solution which consisted of 20 lpars, 2 vio servers and 3 NIM servers. This AIX environment was configured with WAS 6.0, Weblogic, MQ, MQ Broker, Control-M running on an Oracle database.

Focal-point and subject matter expert for the configuration of these applications and the Oracle layout and configuration. This included Blade Servers running SUSE Linux.

System performance tuning (presenting performance graphs and reports to the CIO and other Project Managers for review).

Managed Solaris and AIX systems using VCS and Veritas Foundation Suite for LVM on AIX and Solairs.

Technical Lead for the AIX team responsible for interviewing and hiring new AIX personnel, training existing personnel, developing processes and procedures for future AIX Team use.

Technical Lead for the WAS / Application team responsible for the planning and implementation of all WAS 6.0, Weblogic, MQ, MQ Broker installation and configuration for this project.

Also responsible for interviewing and hiring additional personnel.

FFIC / IBM, P570, Linux Build, January 2006 to February 2007

Role: Sr. Solutions Architect/LINUX and AIX Administration

Project implementation of all new hardware software solutions for the team. Included SAN (SVC) and Network Installation.

Also all virtual network, SAN and SCSI disk configurations.

UNIX server audits, patching and maintenance updates

Solaris 9, Linux and AIX were used at IBM.

Time Warner Cable, August 2005 to January 2006

Role: Master Architect/ P570 / Linux Blade Server Builds

AIX 5.3, Solaris 9 and Linux.

Led a four million-dollar p595 implementation, which involved 500 LPAR’d environments to include a VIO server and a NIM server. This AIX 5.3 LPAR’s ran Oracle and an information application.

Configured Red Hat Linux based IBM blade servers running Red Hat and SUSE on a fiber-based LAN system.

Extensively worked with Oracle, EDI, and ETL.

Used VERITAS Foundation suite 4.5 for LVM on Solaris, VCS to manage Solaris clustered environments and perform and troubleshoot system failovers using VIP’s.

Bank of America, Louisville, KY, May 2005 to August 2005

Role: Infrastructure Architect/Project Manager / AIX / UNIX

Managed a multi-million dollar AIX pSeries migration project.

Was tasked to migrate an RS6000 / AIX 4.3.3 and Solaris 8 and 9 on Oracle 8i solution onto a pSeries LPAR’d / 5.2 on Oracle 10g solution.

Migrated EMC SAN solution onto a DS8300, 30TB storage solution (with expansion rack).

BCBS of South Carolina, February 2005 to June 2005

Role: UNIX Security Team/UNIX and Security Team hardening expert.

AIX 5.1, 5.2, Solaris 8 / 9 and Linux.

Prepared all AIX, Linux and Solaris systems to pass a large-scale government security audit.

Worked extensively with Oracle and EDI.

Maintained, troubleshot Fast-t (1722-600) based disk storage systems (fiber, controller card replacement and configuration, HBA card replacement).

Maintained all IBM Shark storage DS8300/SVC.

Performed NIM based installations (5.1.7, 5.2.4 OS / ML upgrades, mksysb).

Implemented and Managed large-scale Government Security Projects.

Configured / managed LPAR’s, HMC.

Pseries models: p690 Regatta, p670, 630 (cpu, memory, and all hardware replacements).

IBM Direct Talk.

Matrix Consulting, Columbia, SC September 2004 to December 2004

System Administrator AIX/Linux / Solaris / AIX Web / DNS

Resolved all technical problems in a large SAP Data Center environment, handling over 2,500 outsourced clients, including federal, state and local governments.

Oracle Database Administration and maintenance of all Linux, Solaris and Fedora based web servers.

Data Center migrations from client existing solutions to managed services/ASP solutions.

IBM Shark storage and SVC technology, EMC and FAStT.

Responsible for DNS and MX record forwarding.

Administration and maintenance of Exchange and Windows 2000 Advanced Server and Windows workstations.

Agilera / Bluestar Solutions, Columbia, SC December 2000 to September 2004

System Engineer AIX / Linux / Solaris

Responsible for the administration of multiple IBM RS / 6000 and PSeries.

AIX 4.3, .4.3.3, 5L, 5.1 and 5.3

Installed and configured third-party system and application software products.

Supported and worked with multiple applications and databases to include: Oracle, EDI, and DB2.

Wrote Korn shell scripts to automate various system administration tasks on RS6000 (all models).

Managed over 1,000 Solaris servers in 3 different data centers.

This included jumpstart server administration, VCS and VERITAS Foundation Suite.

Helpdesk Support on all Windows, Citrix Servers.

Managed Linux SUSE mail and DNS servers.

Performed backups / restores, upgrades, configurations, ML (Maintenance Level upgrades), patches and fixes.

Disaster Recovery (mksysb’s, planning).

SSA disk configuration (hot sparing, fiber / SAN storage, remote or NFS mounting of disk space / filesystems).

NIM Installations (OS upgrades, ML updates, patches).

Supported state and local governments (South Dakota, NC Department of Transportation, Brooklyn’s Public Library, Jefferson County, MO).

VERITAS Volume Manager on Solaris.

Inspire Insurance Solutions, Columbia, SC September 1999 to October 2000

System Administrator

Designed infrastructure from the ground up with SAP, AIX Windows and Oracle solutions for new-build Data Center migration.

Responsible for providing analysis, planning, installation, configuration, management and support for all Windows 2000 based systems with respect to hardware as well as software.

Supported network infrastructure and all UNIX support.

Performed routine backups / restores.

User level PC support.

Responsible for maintaining routers and web server to include firewall maintenance.

Columbia College, Columbia, SC June 1999 to September 1999

UNIX Administrator (Team Lead)

Responsible for successfully implementing remote access server and writing UNIX automatic backup scripts for servers.

Performed UNIX upgrades on database using Compaq Digital Tru64 Unix.

Responsible for maintaining routers and web server to include firewall maintenance.

United States Army January 1990 to June 1999

UNIX / Windows / Network Engineer Manager

Organized and instructed several large-scale classes for UNIX (Solaris and SCO UNIX), Windows, and TCP / IP.

Activated and administered over 2,000 remote access accounts.

Setup and maintained 23 remote access servers.

Implemented and supported several UNIX and NT based LAN and WAN Projects.

Migrated over 4,000 e-mail accounts from Microsoft Mail to Microsoft Exchange.

Responsible for Cisco-based WAN networks, including fiber optics.

Responsible for training all other technicians to become Network Administrators.

Managed and controlled productivity software and over 75 computers and printers.

Set up approx 60 workstations with Windows 3.1, 3.11 and NT.

Responsible for the maintenance and troubleshooting of all workstations.

Established email accounts and internet to the network.

EDUCATION

Luther Rice University, Master of Divinity (Apologetics)

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Master of Public Administration

Oral Roberts University, Doctor of Ministry



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