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Openvms Systems Administrator w/ AIX Experience

San Diego, California, United States
August 24, 2011

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• Over ** years of experience as a VMS Systems Administrator

• Over 6 years of hands-on UNIX Administrator experience


• Openvms and AIX Installations, Upgrades, and Migrations

• Server Configuration for Network Protocols

• Openvms and AIX system monitoring and management

• Customer and development support for both Openvms and AIX systems

• Experienced with both standalone and clustered VMS systems

• Cluster load balancing

• Automated backup procedures

• Provided 24/7 On Call and after hours support


Able Force / Credco-Corelogic, San Diego CA 2010 - 2011

NOC Operator

• Graves NOC Operator during migration of data center to Santa Ana

• Monitor network and server performance, AIX and Windows

• Escalate issues and monitor alerts to appropriate support groups

• Process daily TSM backup tapes from Iron Mountain

Environment: AIX, Windows, BMC Patrol, TSM, Iron Mountain, NOC, Hostmon

Scripps Health, San Diego, CA 2004 – 2010

ECP Systems Administrator

• Monitored and provided hands-on assistance for mid frame computer system performance.

• Resolved critical production issues and provided backup support across multiple operating systems.

• Primarily responsible for the clustered Openvms and various UNIX mid frame servers.

• Installed, patched and upgraded servers as required.

• Worked closely with senior managers, technical staff, and directly with clients to develop effective planning and operational processes, procedures and methodologies.

Environment: OpenVMS, AIX, HP UX, HP Nonstop, OS390, Tru-64, Alpha Servers ES47 & ES40, IBM P5, P6, and HMC, EMC DMX, HP TCPIP, DCL, DECNET Phase IV & V, Shell scripting, Smit, SAM, Load balancing, Disk Shadowing

Innovative Technologies / Science Applications International Corporation 2002 – 2004

VMS Systems Administrator

• Completed migration of production and test standalone Openvms alpha servers.

• Project included testing and modifying startup command procedures for both in-house and layered applications.

• Developed backup and restoration procedures for transferring data to east coast sites.

• Built out both Disaster Recovery and development nodes.

• Provided daily system monitoring and help desk support

Environment: OpenVMS, Alpha Servers DS20 and DS10, IBM Mainframe DCL, SNA,


Kelly-Moore Paint Company, San Carlos, CA, 1999 – 2002

VMS Systems Consultant

• Provided VMS support for upgrading VAX production servers for Y2K efforts at two manufacturing plants.

• Project Lead for VAX to Alpha migration. Installed, configured and tested production applications on new hardware.

• Coordinated programming support for software migration and testing phases.

• Provided on call and production support for processing, backups, batch procedures, new accounts, and printer support.

Environment: OpenVMS, Vax VMS, Alpha Server 500, VAX 3800, Compaq TCPIP, DCL,

Startup scripting

Lockheed Martin, Enterprise Information Systems (EIS), Sunnyvale, CA 1999 – 2001

Computer Systems Analyst

• VMS System Administrator for multiple VMS platforms (VAX and Alpha) supporting a classified development test facility for the MILSTAR satellite program.

• Major projects included converting VMS system network configurations from MULTINET to Compaq TCP/IP (UCX) and DECNET Phase IV to V.

• Upgraded operating systems with applicable patches.

• Provided daily customer support, application troubleshooting, and system maintenance.

• Created new accounts, monitored system access and automated backup procedures.

• Provided remote system management for the EIS Denver Data Center and supported their system consolidation, Y2K, and legacy software reduction efforts.

Environment: OpenVMS, Vax VMS, Alpha Server 500, Compaq TCPIP, DCL, Tru64 Unix, Multinet, DECnet Phase IV & V


Open Node Management I & II

Openvms System & Network Node Management III

Openvms DCL Scripting

Configuring and Managing Complex VMS Clusters

Managing Complex HP Openvms Systems

HP UNIX System and Networking Administration I & II

Windows 2000 MSCE Coursework

Linux Self Studies for Red Hat and Ubuntu


DOD Interim Secret granted 5 December 2000, Lockheed Martin MILSTAR program, not active

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