Data Center Administrator Resume Samples

A Data Center Administrator is an experienced IT professional who assumes responsibility for overseeing the data center operations. Typical work activities listed on the Data Center Administrator Resume are – developing a wide range of technical and business skills; undertaking responsibility for analyzing and determining the appropriate layout for all the equipment in the data center, implementing and setting up of data center, creating and keeping documentation up-to-date, taking responsibility for capacity planning and to ensure the facility meets current and expected power and cooling requirements; and monitoring all data center solutions.

The nature of the job demands the following skills and abilities – a good understanding of the electrical, load balancing, and cooling needs of the equipment; troubleshooting skills, and familiarity with network firewalls, and security protocols. Most employers seek applicants possessing a degree in IT or a related discipline.

Data Center Administrator Resume example

Data Center Administrator Resume

Headline : Maintaining server hardware, Windows Server OS software, and updates, Obtaining quotes for new servers, installs new equipment; Ensuring all servers are current with maintenance plans and troubleshoots hardware failures.

Skills : Windows Administration, VMware Administration.

Description :

    1. Responsible for administrating and managing over 500 collocation and dedicated servers.
    2. Provisioned Dell and Supermicro servers for new client builds.
    3. Provisioned Dell and Cisco switches; configure switch port VLANS and trunk ports.
    4. Designed and configured Spanning Tree Protocol for Dell to Cisco migrations.
    5. Setup, configured and managed APC 7932 power strips for remote access and OOB reboots.
    6. Provisioned virtual machines via ESXi VMware under a cloud configuration.
    7. Installed and configured Centos Linux and Microsoft Server 2008/2012.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
A.S.


Data Center Administrator Resume

Headline : Seeking a Data Center Administrator position with an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team that will fully utilize management skills.

Skills : Management Skills, Administrative Skills.

Description :

    1. Analyzed and determined the appropriate layout of all equipment in a data center with help of balancing and cooling.
    2. Monitored and supervised all data center solutions.
    3. Assisted various departments in installations and removal of data center hardware as per requirement.
    4. Documented all power and space schematics and ensure accuracy in same.
    5. Performed installation and ensure the effective layout of all tools in the cabling industry as per industry practices.
    6. Monitored all data center assets for tracking information.
    7. Coordinated with vendors and resource engineers and ensure effective completion of all installation hardware at various data centers.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma


Data Center Administrator Resume

Summary : Data Center Administrator seeking a position to utilize my 15 years of experience in the Information Technology Department. Experienced with UNIX, Windows, CISCO, Information Security, 802.1x, Active Directory, and other various systems that run on an enterprise level network.

Skills : Windows Server 2012, Cisco, Linux, Active Directory, Amazon Web Services.

Description :

    1. Supported for a network of over 600 managed servers in a Data Center located in Downtown Los Angeles.
    2. Supported multiple flavors of Unix, versions of Cisco Systems and Windows Server environments.
    3. Responsible for installing, configuring and maintaining Operating systems ranging from FreeBSD, RedHat, CentOS, SUSE, Windows NT/2k/2k3, and XP Professional.
    4. Upgraded Cisco IOS versions and reported bugs on IOS.
    5. Installed packages for web applications such as PHP, MYSQL, APACHE, PROftpd and Sendmail for servers.
    6. Responsible for the configuration of Cisco Routers and Cisco Switches.
    7. Prepared and ran cat5/6 cables from server racks to dedicated switches and cabinets.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
B.S. In Computer Science

Data Center Administrator Resume

Headline : Resolving user problems by answering daily requests through the help desk system; troubleshooting user problems remotely; recovering data, and researching problems for a resolution.

Skills : Administrative Skills, MS Office.

Description :

    1. Sorted out and arranged distribution of the end of day and on-demand reports to concerned users as per distribution lists and reports requested.
    2. Monitored Applications, Batch Jobs, ATMs, Network, and Database performance and conduct periodical systems performance tests, and take appropriate corrective measures where necessary including vendor liaison and maintenance of log and control sheets.
    3. Coordinated, administered the scheduling, processing, and testing of the jobs, patches/fixes, and new procedures supplied (or) developed for Electronic Banking, Ancillary systems, Host Applications, and related Hardware platforms.
    4. Executed at scheduled intervals Housekeeping and regular jobs such as Backups, File Reorganization, Archives, Restore and Recovery of Databases.
    5. Coordinated with and provide quality-based assistance to users so that systems and services are used properly and effectively.
    6. Responsible to resolve Problems in End of Day Process for the EQUATION Unit Environment: AS400, Linux, Windows, IBM I (i5/OS, OS/400).
    7. Performed over-nightly activities on the transaction servers inclusive of data backup on the report servers, ATM offline transaction upload, run the end of day processes, and any other procedures as required.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MBA In Marketing

Data Center Administrator Resume

Headline : Ensuring regular servicing of computers, ancillary systems, and support equipment (A. units, UPS, Generator, etc), adherence of access restrictions to computer/machine rooms to authorized personnel only, up keeping of the computer/machine rooms environment including temperature controls to prevent exposure from any disaster.

Skills : Linux administration, Certification VMware.

Description :

    1. Oversaw capacity planning, perform power audits and ensure appropriate supply of power to all equipment.
    2. Maintained access of data to the data center and ensure appropriate filling of all columns in the access system.
    3. Used the PRTG SNMP monitoring system to monitor the network infrastructure.
    4. Used CRM software to communicate with customers via the ticketing system.
    5. Responsible for making sure that all rackmount servers were installed correctly, cables were prepared and Cross-over connects to client switches were configured correctly.
    6. Provided weekly backup reports for internal and external servers.
    7. Promoted to Data Center Administrator: provided Managers and Programmers with computer support.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      5-7 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Executive
      Education
      Education
      A.S.

      Data Center Administrator Resume

      Headline : As a Data Center Administrator, responsible for Providing support for VMware environment - ESXi and vCenter Servers. Deploying Virtual Machines and use clones, snapshots, and templates. Perform health checks for VMs and ESXi hosts, and also Providing support for and administer Exchange online.

      Skills : Microsoft Office, Nylte, Vizio, And Remedy.

      Description :

        1. Provided daily assistance in operations of data centers at multiple locations.
        2. Ensured continuous 24/7 efficient functioning of the data centers.
        3. Installed, configured, and troubleshot multi-platform systems and PDUs.
        4. Racked and installed servers and rack-mounted equipment along with any related cables.
        5. Installed, terminated, tested, and labeled all data center-related cables (cat6, multi/ single-mode fiber, power) in the data centers.
        6. Movement and installation of cabinets and racks, as well as hardware installation including shelves, power strips, rails, cables, cables management, servers, and general equipment.
        7. Excellent troubleshooting skills and documentation skills.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      5-7 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Executive
      Education
      Education
      GED

      Data Center Administrator Resume

      Summary : Data Center Administrator with a Top Secret/SCI Security Clearance and nearly 10 years of experience. I have a Microsoft Windows system administration, technician background but am familiar with Linux operating systems as well. Work experience includes things from troubleshooting hardware and software on both computers and networks to software and hardware integration.

      Skills : Monitoring Skills, Data Center.

      Description :

        1. Exhibited exemplary workmanship in such performance.
        2. Maintained a ticketing system called Remedy, to perform all tasks and correspondence with other colleagues and vendors.
        3. Administered Windows 2003 and 2008 servers.
        4. Assisted with the installation and monitoring of computer equipment.
        5. Setup of computer racks with power.
        6. Monitored and configured Advocent KVM switches.
        7. Ran Cat 5e and fiber optic cables.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      10+ Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Senior
      Education
      Education
      G.E.D

      Data Center Administrator Resume

      Headline : Monitoring and revising ancillary application policy/procedure manuals as necessary to identify opportunities to improve quality and efficiency using computer hardware and software systems, and alsoContacting for ancillary application issues with current and future systems. 

      Skills : Communication Skills, Administrative Skills.

      Description :

        1. Maintained server hardware, Windows Server OS software, and updates. Obtain quotes for new servers, installs new equipment; Ensure all servers are current with maintenance plans, and troubleshoots hardware failures.
        2. Resolved user problems by answering daily requests through the help desk system; troubleshooting user problems remotely; recovering data, and researching problems for a resolution.
        3. Managed shares, file systems, and quotas on NAS.
        4. Maintained the backup system by configuring daily and weekly backup jobs. Monitor performance and manage storage.
        5. Provided support for VMware environment - ESXi and vCenter Servers. Deploy Virtual Machines and use clones, snapshots, and templates. Perform health checks for VMs and ESXi hosts.
        6. Provided support for and administer Exchange online.
        7. Developed and maintained clinical and business systems to ensure operational efficiency and effectiveness.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                5-7 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Executive
                Education
                Education
                A.S.

                Data Center Administrator Resume

                Objective : A Data Center Administrator with more than 2 years of experience in administration, design, installation, configuration, and troubleshooting of LAN/WAN infrastructure, services, and security. Proficiency in Virtualization Technologies, Windows and Linux Servers, Routers, Switches, Firewalls, SANs, Network, and Data Center Architectures. Eager to embrace new challenges, supported by strong self-study abilities and quick adaptability to new technologies and environments.

                Skills : Network Administration, Network Design, Data Center, Linux Servers, Windows Servers, Scripting Languages, VMware VSphere Suite, Juniper SSG Firewalls, EMC VNX/PowerVault SANs, Dell PowerEdge Blade Enclosure, HP/Dell Servers, Switches, Cisco Routers.

                Description :

                  1. Managed Virtualization Infrastructure, Network Services, Storage Systems, Servers, Switches, Firewalls, and Routers of the Data Center.
                  2. Reconfigured and upgraded network services to increase network performance and security.
                  3. Created implementation guides for the specific configuration of services and equipment.
                  4. Participated in the design of the Data Center's infrastructure.
                  5. Configured the new infrastructure which encompassed Dell PowerEdge Blade Enclosure along with its Dell servers and switches, the EMC VNX SAN, and the Juniper Firewall.
                  6. Implemented the new virtualization infrastructure based on the VMware vSphere suite.
                  7. Migrated all the existing servers and systems to the virtualization infrastructure with a minimum service outage.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                2-5 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Executive
                Education
                Education
                MS

                Data Center Administrator Resume

                Summary : Data Center Administrator in a Career spanning over 25 years. Program/Project Manager with over 10 years of experience managing teams, delivering diverse and complex business requirements and technical solutions. Highly experienced in providing Project Management expertise for Data Center Projects to include Consolidation, Virtualization, and infrastructure design, network management, procurement, real estate, operations, and implementations.

                Skills : Linux Administration, Certification VMware.

                Description :

                  1. Led a team of eight individuals supporting multiple 24 by 7 critical data centers Operational management of multiple data centers, 15,000 plus square feet, containing over 2000 servers and services supporting over 15,000 employees.
                  2. Monitored physical security, environmental systems, power and cooling of data centers, network closets, and switch rooms to be in compliance with PCI, PHI, HIPPA, and JCAHO standards.
                  3. Documented the data centers using DCIM, Aperture VISTA, Trellis migration completion Schedule and supervise facility infrastructure preventative maintenance and required repairs for UPS, CRAC, add PDU systems for multiple locations Schedule equipment installation, decommission and environmentally-friendly equipment disposal of Information Technology assets.
                  4. Developed standard processes and procedures for Data Center and remote facilities.
                  5. Received, inventory and asset tagging and tracking of capital equipment.
                  6. Coordinated with outside vendors regarding application problems upgrades installations and modifications.
                  7. Configured various HP Pro Curve network switches.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                10+ Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Senior
                Education
                Education
                Bachelor Of Science