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MISSION VIEJO, CA 92691 (949) 521 3706 C (949) 588 1721 H Jorge11b@yahoo.com
Test Engineer PROFILE
Highly motivated IT Test Engineer / Storage Engineer / SAN Administrator / Systems Engineer / Test Engineer / Networking Engineer, and Project Lead, with over 10 years of specialized in Storage engineering. Dedicated in achieving project targets, design, maintenance, recovery, support of all storage subsystems, servers, Applications testing, Networking and Security, while providing customer support in systems test engineer, systems integrations, SAN architect, SAN administration, Networking and quality assurance with Unisys Corporation in engaging and managing highly-skilled technical teams to deploy innovative application solutions in systems Integration and Backup and recovery, during my long tenure at Unisys I planned and executed design validation testing (DVT or FVT). Expert in EMC storage, Hitachi Data Systems (HDS), NetAPPs and iQstor RAID subsystems and related software as well as administration of storage devices, SAN and NAS switches, to include VTL projects for Backup and Recovery and Networking. Presently attending Networking classes towards the CCNA certification. Knowledge of TCP/IP, WLAN and WWAN. In-depth knowledge of general storage technologies: SCSI, FC, SAN, NAS, DAS, iSCSI and FCoE. Booting from SAN, Configuring and booting from out side storage and installing OS’s. Very familiar with HB anywhere tools. Used debugging tools with Finisar Analyzer for complex problems. Particularly effective in applying deep technical application of technical and business acumen, innovating solutions and influencing positive change across an enterprise. Fluent in English and Spanish in use of oral, written, and reading forms of communications.
Test Engineer: Systems integration on many systems using many OS’s such as Windows, Linux and providing system analysis using the Finisar analyzer to debug complex problems: Configured many Storage devices, HBA’s, Brocade, McData and Cisco switches for systems integrations projects on many OEM storage devices, such as EMC, HDS, NetAPPs, Storgae Tek Subsystems over Fibre Channel (FC), and many other devices. Storage Engineer: Meet customer demands for providing access to storage and providing system analysis on demand: Installed and configured new Storage devices, configure Brocade, McData and Cisco switches providing access to storage devices, providing daily and weekly status reports, procedures and policies; analytical, research and database management skills; organized, detailoriented, self-motivated, and providing performance analysis on any issues a customer might have. Systems SAN Administrator – develop strategy in Storage availability and provide access of storage’s throughout the organization – Identifying and evaluate storage issues, perform storage analysis, and provide solutions to critical issues, identify differences critical thinking, communication and problem solving between different engineering groups. Provide daily and weekly status reports, listen to concerns, provide training, follow up, build individual and leadership capability and establish rewards and recognition.
Networking Administration: Design and implement Networking and Computer operations to customer demands for providing access to the LAN Network and access to storage devices on demand: Installed, configured and Design Network implementation to provide access to the LAN from any PC, configure routers, switches and PC’s to access the LAN / WAN.
Led and was part of Storage Systems integration team that qualified storage devices on many servers and platforms, were the company made over $250 mil in sales annually since 2002. Implemented a DVT test plans that cut the integration period by almost 40%, by automating the process vs. starting the process manually. Provided support to Product Support cutting their response time by about 50%. Awarded “Silver Recognition” for Bank of America qualification and NetApps on a Unisys server, for a total sales revenue of over $500,000 on this single sale during 2005. Introduced Six Sigma Lean (SSL) methodologies to improve quality assurance across network engineering projects, ensuring annual ISO 9001 compliance, in 2006.
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Communication Oral: Influence, mediate, negotiate, and persuade individuals though information interviewing, demonstrate, explain, promote, and translate technical terminology, concepts, or ideas into business English. Facilitate, organize, prioritize, and supervise activities. liaison between groups and staff; listen, instruct, monitor, and observe clients though use of body language, eye contact, feedback, asking questions, questionnaires, restating answers, written tests, and evaluations. Writing: Create critique, edit, evaluate, and write documents, manuals, policies, proposals and resumes. Design, categorize, compose, and review brochures, handouts, presentations, and web pages. Extract, interpret and translate abbreviations, industry terminology, technical & engineering descriptions, into business grammar for use in accomplishment statements in writing resumes IT Management Data & information management; team workload & cross functional project management Service level agreement & business requirement documents; management of simultaneous projects Creation of business plans, roadmaps & key milestones
Platforms: OEM Platform / Systems Integration Test Engineering, Win2000, Win2003, Win2008, Windows XP, Linux (including Sles9, Sles10, Rhel4 and Rhel5 and Perl scripting). Large Systems Integration, Mainframe Operations (many Unisys proprietary Systems) Microsoft WORD, EXCEL, PowerPoint, Lotus Notes, LabView, and VMware Host Bus Adapters, many storage devices and various peripherals – HBAs to include (Emulex, QLogic, LSI and Adaptec) many disk devices, printers and tape drives. Familiar with NIC,
and network adapter’s cards, HB Anywhere and most Cisco network Routers and Switches. Test: Extensive knowledge of SCSI and Fibre Channel (FC), iSCSI, FCoE and various peripherals – Storages from EMC Clariion, DMX, and from Hitachi (HDS) USP600, USPv600 and from NetAPPs, FAS 2xxx, 3xxx Series, iQstor storage, Brocade, McData and Cisco switches all on Fibre Channel (FC). Storage Tek Subsystems LTO, STK series and many VTL projects.
2009 –2009 Independent Contractor – Storage Administrator at Sycuan Casino (via Lumen21) February – August San Diego, CA Administered and configure Hitachi data systems and Cisco Switches for migration of new storages and Windows Enterprise Systems and applications, configure HBAs and switches.
2008 – 2008 Independent Contractor - Systems SAN Admin at Sony Pictures Ent. (via TenTek) June – August Culver City, CA Administered, managed and analyzed Hitachi data systems for performance and NetApps with 100+ terabytes of storage as well as more than 100 enterprise servers to meet daily demands. Configured HDS, NetApps and storage devices; administered and configured SAN switches, including 500+ fibre channel ports (Brocade switches).
1995 – 2008 Hardware Engineer II Unisys Corporation January – January Mission Viejo, CA Senior test engineer and project leader for storage integration and storage/SAN product development, managed engineering lab with more than 500 fibre channel ports (Brocade and McData switches), 100+ terabytes of storage capacity from EMC (CLARiiON and Symmetrix), iQstor, and HDS as well as 100+ enterprise servers. Configured all storage devices, SAN switches, and servers, planned and executed design validation testing and posted latest reports on industry websites for use in field applications. Hardware Engineer II / Engineering Lab Management Unisys Corporation Employed Brocade Fabric Manager and EMC Navisphere software to assign LUN security through storage LUN masking, storage groups, and zoning switches, Allocated storage/SAN ports and reconfigured RAID groups based on department needs. Integration, Configuration, Testing, Product Support, application teams & Analysis Qualified OEM platforms, peripherals, and HBAs for use on Unisys systems, analyzed storage configuration on Unisys systems running Windows, Linux, and other OSs, under Linux some scripting experience in script based testing to verify driver applications. Used Finisar Analyzer for debugging and analyzing complex problems. Project Leadership & Third-Party Interfacing Led and conducted various review meetings with third party suppliers and engineering for various aspects of Storage development. Directed 5+ employees in storage engineering lab to implement systems integration projects, liaised with senior management to ensure smooth storage-group leadership transition and update on projects’ planning, status, and achievements.
JORGE MACIAS References available on request.
Electrical engineering studies, Cal State University at Los Angeles (170 + units completed) A.A., Drafting, East Los Angeles College EMC Software Engineer (SE) Accreditation 2007
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