jose bellido

  • Storage, virtualization, Disaster Recovery Engineer
  • EMEA
  • Nov 19, 2021
Contractor Information Technology and Communications

Personal Summary

High success rate and proactive in designing, configuring and administering Storage, Compute and Virtual Infrastructure with specialized skills to include:

  • Storage: Azure storage accounts, Blob storage and File Shares, Dell EMC PowerStore, PowerScale, vSAN, VNX, Unity, UnityVSA, Isilon, ECS, Cloud Tiering Appliance, ViperSRM, VMAX, XtremIO, NetApp StorageGrid, Qumulo and Cisco MDS FC switches.
  • Data protection: Commvault HyperScaleX, PowerProtect, IDPA, Avamar and Data Domain.
  • Compute: Dell PowerEdge and Cisco UCS.
  • Replication, migration, DR and workload mobility: HCX, RP4VMs, Datadobi, IMT, EMCopy, Superna Eyeglass, Recoverpoint Classic and VMware Site Recovery Manager.
  • Server Virtualization: VMware vSphere and VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF).
  • Network Virtualization: VMware NSX-V and NSX-T.
  • Converged Infrastructure: Vblock, VxBlock, VxRail and Nutanix.
  • Cloud Infrastructure: AWS and Azure (Storage and IaaS).

Work Experience

Storage and Virtualization Architect
Nov 2020 - Nov 2021 Canada Life

Data Centre relocation programme:

Migrate, replicate and archive file and block resources from VNX2/XtremIO X1 to UnityXT/XtremIO X2/UnityVSA): Discovery and planning phase, migration approach, tooling and requirements, testing  and PoC, HLD, LLD, TDA, Service Impact assessment, Service Acceptance forum, UAT and post migration activities.

 

Tooling:

  File Migration – UnityXT Inband Migration tool

  Block Migration – Recoverpoint Classic

  File replication – Unity Native Async Replication

  Block replication – Recoverpoint Classic

  File Archival – Cloud Tiering appliance, Azure target

  Block Snapshot Shipping - Cloud Tiering appliance

 

DR for VMWare Cloud Foundation (VCF) workloads:

VMware Cloud Foundation disaster recovery solution based on Recoverpoint for VMs 5.3. Design, implementation and prepare DR playbooks for two production sites (stretched cluster) and a DR site, two remote copies (image access mode for DR invocation and direct access for extended testing).

 

Backup replacement project:

Networker to Commvault Hyperscale replacement: Design a new data protection solution based on Commvault Hyperscale X Reference Architecture across two GWLE on-prem sites (UK and Ireland) and to the cloud (Azure).

 

Mid-range storage tech refresh:

Replacement of two VNX unifies storage arrays with a pair of Unity XT arrays. Design workshops and review vendor HLD and LLD.

 

Azure cloud storage initiative:

Develop a proof of concept to introduce Azure cloud storage as an alternative to on-prem storage. Azure storage accounts, file shares, file sync, blob storage, snapshots and backup service, data tiering, cost model.

Objective

Searching for a L1 Azure cloud administration role.

IT Certfications

Microsoft Azure Administrator Associate (AZ-104)

VMware Cloud on AWS: Master Services Competency Specialist Exam

Dell EMC Storage Administrator, EMCSA x 7 – Avamar, VNX, Isilon, XIO, VMAX, VxRail and VxBlock

Dell EMC Implementation Engineer DCS-IE x 6, PowerStore, PowerScale, Unity, Recoverpoint, ECS and Converged Infrastructure.

Dell EMC Platform Engineer, DCS-PE – PowerStore

VMware Certified Advanced Professional, Network Virtualization Design, VCAP-NV Design 2020 (NSX-T)

VMware Certified Professional, Network Virtualization, VCP-NV6 (NSX-V)

VMware Certified Professional, Data Centre Virtualization, VCP-DCV 4.5, 5, 6.5, 2020 (vSphere v7)

VMware Certified Specialist x 3, Cloud Provider (vCloud Director), vSAN 2020 and Cloud Foundation 2020

Nutanix Certified Professional, NCP 5.10

Cisco UCS Technology Support Specialist, CUCTSS

BTEC/Cnet Certified Data Centre Technician, CDCT

ITIL Foundation Certificate, IT Service Management v3

Commvault Certified Professional 2020

Skills

  • Storage: Azure storage accounts, Blob storage and File Shares, Dell EMC PowerStore, PowerScale, vSAN, VNX, Unity, UnityVSA, Isilon, ECS, Cloud Tiering Appliance, ViperSRM, VMAX, XtremIO, NetApp StorageGrid, Qumulo and Cisco MDS FC switches.
  • Data protection: Commvault HyperScaleX, PowerProtect, IDPA, Avamar and Data Domain.
  • Compute: Dell PowerEdge and Cisco UCS.
  • Replication, migration, DR and workload mobility: HCX, RP4VMs, Datadobi, IMT, EMCopy, Superna Eyeglass, Recoverpoint Classic and VMware Site Recovery Manager.
  • Server Virtualization: VMware vSphere and VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF).
  • Network Virtualization: VMware NSX-V and NSX-T.
  • Converged Infrastructure: Vblock, VxBlock, VxRail and Nutanix.
  • Public Cloud: Azure (Storage and IaaS)

DesiredSalary

50

DesiredSalaryType

per hour