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Tivoli Storage Manager Consultant

TECHNICAL AREAS:        

Twelve years experience. Tivoli Storage Manager Consultant with a strong background in Tivoli
Storage Manager (5.1 to 5.5, with one 6.1 implementation),  TSM backup solution architecture, TSM configuration management,  TSM Deployment, TSM
road mapping / planning, TSM upgrades, Disaster Recovery Planning and Testing, and TSM issue troubleshooting.  TSM experiences has been under the
Windows operating systems, with AIX exposure.


EXPERIENCE        

Townsend Analytics
Backup Solutions Architect        August 2007 – October 2010

•        Expertise in TSM backup solution architecture
•        TSM configuration management
•        Design roadmap for future development of TSM architecture
•        Evaluate current backup infrastructure in order to give recommendations to management on steps to get environment protected and backed up
•        Design, test and perform upgrade on old TSM environment from 5.1 to 5.5, design and implement 6.1 environment
•        Evaluate business relevant systems and ensure proper disaster recovery is in place
•        Manage TSM environment in remote sites, perform test restores validating TSM
•        Design and test DR plan throughout sites
•        Design exchange 2010 environment, upgrade exchange environment from exchange 2003 to exchange 2010
•        Upgrade Blackberry server environment from 4.1 to 5.0, design Blackberry 5 environment


NORTEL GOVERNMENT SOLUTIONS        Hines, IL
Senior Systems Engineer – Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)        April 2001 – August 2007

•        TSM Project Manager – Led nationwide deployment of Tivoli Storage Manager 5.3 (TSM) and managed all support, upgrades and troubleshooting
efforts of VA TSM infrastructure.
•        Responsible for maintaining test environment to properly test major upgrades and disaster recovery scenarios
•        Developed, architected and tested Disaster recovery site which enables any of the 20 TSM sites to be recovered along with the exchange
environment they back up.
•        Assured documentation was produced on procedures to restore databases, monitor tapes and media rotation, and properly monitor backup
processes for site administrators
•        Created backup strategies and assisted all sites in properly executing strategy.
•        Additional responsibilities include troubleshooting high level TSM issues
•        Maintained a rigorous testing schedule of  TSM sites for disaster recovery
•        Represented VA in communications with TSM providers (IBM/Champion) throughout installation and configuration of all 20 VA sites, thereby
assuring standard configuration throughout nationwide sites.
•        Trained each site administration team to manage local TSM infrastructure and day-to-day tasks.
•        Managed a team of 5 TSM experts providing high level support for forty local site TSM administrators.
•        Provide round-the-clock support to VA personnel with regards to TSM issues.


DEBIS IT SERVICES        Lisle, IL
IT Specialist        April 1999 – April 2001

•        Asset Management System Deployment Project Lead - Led a four-member team tasked with deployment of a custom asset management platform
designed to track infrastructure items for a large pharmaceutical customer.
•        Outlined findings of relevant research project prior to deployment including causes of inconsistencies and inaccuracies in existing platform and
associated risks and costs of such inaccuracies.
•        Developed and coordinated project objectives with customers and upper management, documented and reported project progress, and created
and implemented work plans resulting in on-time project completion.
•        Advised customers and upper management on technical perspectives of system upgrades.
•        Supervised three subordinates, trained new employees and documented employee training procedures.


EDUCATION AND TRAINING        


•        B.S. Management Information Systems (December 1998) – Northern Illinois University DeKalb, IL
•        Certifications/Training: MCP - Windows 2003 Server, Exchange 2003, Active Directory, TSM 5.3.
•        Skills:
•        Management Tools: Remedy, Openmanage, Compaq Insight Manager, Microsoft Operations Manager, NetIQ Application Manager, DNS.
•        Hardware: Dell, IBM, HP, MPC, EMC, DIGITAL.
•        Programming Languages: C, C++, Visual Basic, Pascal, COBOL, SQL, HTML.
•        Operating Systems: Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows 2003/2008.
•        Other: IIS, Application Manager, Exchange 5.5/2000/2003/2010, ePolicy Orchestrator, Veritas Backup Exec 8.5/9.1,10, Office XP/2003/2010, Crystal
Reports, TSM 5.3,5.5,6.1, TDP for mail.
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