Jeff Ford REQUEST RESUME

Senior System Administrator

AVAILABLE   |   Permanent   |   Remote Only   |   CA   |   Posted on Mar 09, 2023

Hardware expert in IBM Power Systems, (IBM Power, IBM "i", iSeries, AS/400). Configuration and installation of large scale, extremely complex, multi-partitioned systems, including Power 8, Power 9 &Power 10 technology, Hardware Management Console administration, FSP maintenance, VIOs, NVMe SAN, DASD, Tape, Network Interfaces, Fibre Channel, SAS, PCI and IOP / IOA installation. Specializing in Performance Tuning, Capacity Planning and Network connectivity of IBM "i" servers. Administration of Brocade Fiber SAN switches for NVMe SAN, SSD SAN and DASD SAN as well as high speed tape drives.
Installation and configuration of Power VM and hosted partitions running LINUX, AIX, Windows Server and IBM "i" within an existing host IBM "i" partition.


My Specialties

Career: Expert hardware specialist in IBM Power Systems (Power 7+, 8 & 9, IBM "i"‚Äč, iSeries and AS/400), VIOs, FSP, iCluster, MIMIX, QuickEDD, High Availability, Disaster Recovery and performance. Excellent knowledge of SAN (V3700, V7000, FS5200), Wintel, Mac, Linux, Unix, iOS, OS X, Android, Windows 10 & 11, as well as NAS storage solutions. Excellent working knowledge of networking technologies and solutions (TCP/IP, Routers, Switches, WiFi, bandwidth performance, etc.).

Personal: Farmer, Singer, Musician, Motorcycle, ATV & Automotive enthusiast, gasoline and diesel computer tuner. Heavy Machine Operator, Handyman.



Geographic Preferences:

  1. Canada
  2. Ontario

Security Clearances:

  1. Canada - Secret Clearance

Disciplines