IBM Power Systems Architect/Engineer/Manager with extensive experience in executing and maintaining business and vendor best practices/recommendations/standards for a cost-efficient environment. Proven ability to manage (design, plan, coordinate, and execute) system Hardware/Software installations, relocation and upgrades within the Enterprise Infrastructure and Data Centers. Led team in composing, testing and executing Disaster Recovery procedures both in a Test environment and Production systems as part of system migration projects.
In depth knowledge with many types of peripheral devices and their configurations. Giving me extensive experience with both the hardware and software components. Also experienced with training documentation which allowed me to have the responsibility of training Distribution Center or site personnel.
I possess broad and diverse experience with multiple function and location platforms, that combined with a bias for result providing profitable and synergistic solutions. I believe that my experience will enable me to provide meaningful contributions to the team and the overall company.
LinkedIn - www.linkedin.com/in/steve-palazzolo
IBM power systems (IBM i, iSeries, AS400) hardware design, installation and configuration.
IBM i OS install / upgrade and patching (PTF) (V1R1M8 - V7R2M0).
EMC Data Domain installation and configuration.
Disaster Recovery - Backup/Restore - Native OS with minimal BRMS,
ASIST - Job Scheduling
Misc 3rd Party peripheral devices i.e. Thin Clients, Printers ranging from desk top models to high Speed Laser (IBM, OCE, Ricoh), 10Zig eTwinax Controller