IT Specialist – Systems, Storage & Data Services
·Analyze customer requirements, write proposals, deliver presentations, negotiate & win new business against competition.
·Solution design & implement on IBM Power Systems, Server & Storage Virtualization including IBM SVC, BladeCenter, IBM Softek, Global, Metro & Enhanced Remote Mirroring technologies.
·Analyze system performance, identify system bottlenecks & suggest remedies using TPC for Disk & native tools of IBM SVC, IBM Storage & SAN Technologies
·SAN solution design, implementation & maintenance including LSAN (Logical SAN) &FCIP Tunnelling using IBM b type switches and multi protocolrouters
·Produce design documents which describes architecture, scope of work, deliverables & acceptance procedures
·Break downsolutions into a sequence of tasks with realistic milestones, compile responsibility matrix, develop effort estimation & cost cases
·Implement proof of concepts on new technologies such as Thin Provisioning, vdisk mirror, IBM Softek & data replication solutions
·Participate in project review meetings to discuss & identify project deliverables, dependencies, deadlines, plan, schedule & resources.
·Over see project risks & suggest alternate strategies to overcome time & resource challenges