30+ years of real-world experience in the Federal Government ICT Space in Canberra, Australia. I have built, tested, deployed, maintained, migrated and decomissioned numerous enterprise IT data management systems for the major Australian Govt. players including Defence, Industry, ATO, Health, DFAT, DOFD. Exceptional interpersonal skills with demonstrated team leader and team member experience. My Goal: self healing...
30+ years of real-world experience in the Federal Government ICT Space in Canberra, Australia. I have built, tested, deployed, maintained, migrated and decomissioned numerous enterprise IT data management systems for the major Australian Govt. players including Defence, Industry, ATO, Health, DFAT, DOFD. Exceptional interpersonal skills with demonstrated team leader and team member experience. My Goal: self healing ICT data systems. Specialties: trouble-shooting of storage, backup and recovery, server, facilities, data centres * Get your data back * Engender a sense of purpose and responsibility through my team * Solving challenges and gaining wisdom * TSM 6.x/Netbackup 6.x/Commvault for ever/EMC AVAMAR 6x/exposure to EMC Networker 8/Veeam * Storage - IBM 'Shark'/'DS', EMC Clariion/Celerra/Centera/Data Domain * Data Management - a data protection guy. * Relocating backup infrastructure between data centres with minimum downtime * Facilities management - power; racks, structured and unstructured cabling, ICON/CWDMs/. * Tape library resucitation - IBM TS3500/3584sSenior Storage Engineer @ Storage resource for Project work for NEC customers in the Canberra, ACT, Australia region. Some experience with EMC VMAX storage provisioning.for VMware and Unix Hosts. Some experience with Cisco MDS 95X storage zoning for FC and port-channel diagnosis for FCOE NetApp Filer storage provisioning and expansion. From March 2015 to Present (5 months) Canberra Area, AustraliaTechnical Lead @ Responsible for technical excellence on Fujitsu projects for Australian Government accounts NetApp MetroCluster install and provisioning Windows2012R2 server installation Hyper-V and clustered resource config for High Availability. Vmware ovf template ingest and conversion to Hyper-V format via 5Nine easyconverter utility. Cisco Nexus mixed media install and trouble-shooting. Intersite fibre link testing Symantec Netbackup 7.6 server config and testing. SOE trouble-shooting for Win2k8 DCs Active Directory and DNS design From November 2014 to March 2015 (5 months) Barton ACTTechnical Specialist @ Technical support for a MS Exchange Migration between 2 domains using Dell Quest Migration Manager for Exchange v8.1x. Configuring and monitoring multiple (300+) Quest mail and calendar agents in multiple remote sites. Exposure to MS Hyper-V clustering and fail-over, trouble-shooting VM performance. Windows 2008 and 2012 server configuration. AD queries, powershell scripting Exchange 2010 management tools installation and use. Symantec Enterprise Vault v 10 installation and support. Dell Quest Recovery Manager configuration and trouble-shooting for AD backup and granular recovery. Netapp Snapdrive troubleshooting From January 2014 to November 2014 (11 months) CanberraStorage and Data protection service owner @ Data protection Server engineer and team leader involved in BAU and project work. Responsible for BURA for over 500 virtual and physical servers. Strong problem solving experience with EMC AVAMAR 6.x, EMC Networker 8.0, EMC storage SAN/ NAS, IBM TSM 6.1/6.2 including TSM Fastback for Exchange and NDMP, Symantec Netbackup. Exposure to Data Domain deduplicated storage. Extensive troubleshooting experience of IBM 3584/TS3500 tape libraries and LTO tape drives. Acting Facilities Manager during a major data centre move - structured cabling, fibre communications, power and cooling. 3rd level oncall support for over 2 years for applications, email, infrastructure, database, remote site support From December 2009 to January 2014 (4 years 2 months) Canberra Parliamentry TriangleJob seeker @ Just looking. From 2011 to 2012 (1 year) Canberra Area, AustraliaDR Consultant @ Project Manager and tech input into a second data centre DR solution for selected eBusiness applications using CDC @ Hume, ACT. * Chair progress meetings, prepare project documentation, analyse risk, revise project scope and plans with input from other team members and management. Prepare RTO/RPO estimates. * Analyse power and cooling requirements for rack mounted equipment. * Report on HP EVA SAN utilization From August 2009 to November 2009 (4 months) Backup Recovery Specialist @ Provide BURA support for the DFAT SATIN environment in a global context. Administer over 200 IBM TSM servers and over 500 TSM clients world-wide. Upgrade all of environment (100+ sites) to TSM 22.214.171.124 during a 6 month project. Contribute to a Commvault Simpana replacement system and provide Commvault BAU support including procedures, system health checks and media management. From January 2007 to August 2009 (2 years 8 months) Midrange storage specialist @ Environment: Windows 2000 and XP desktop in a Windows 2000 / 2003 WAN. IBM midrange AIX and Linux systems. IBM Mainframe systems. Duties: Provide midrange storage expertise in a small team in MCA/HIC, Health & Aged Care, Veterans Affairs, Therapeutic Good Australia, MediBank Private Limited and National Library of Australia accounts. Commvault Simpana training and support for TGA Participate in Disaster Recovery exercises by testing DR capability for HIC data centres Install and maintain Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) at version 5.2 and above on AIX and Wintel systems. (7 production instances) Support legacy TSM installations (MediBank Private Limited) Assign SAN storage on IBM FASTt and ESS 'Shark' systems Assign SAN storage on HDS Lightning storage systems Zone and maintain IBM/ Brocade fabric switches from 8 port entry level switches to multi-blade director class 'Blade Centres' Work on a major project to migrate Harbor Tantia archive data to production TSM servers using TSM lanfree storage agents. Support Tivoli Data Protection (TDP) for DB2, Domino and Oracle Develop standards and procedures for data storage. Trouble shoot and maintain TSM TOR systems (operational reporting) Use IBM's main-frame based change management system 'CPMA' to raise, escalate and solve problems and changes. Provide rostered 24*7 on-call support. Deputise for my team leader at project planning and management meetings. Work with JAV IT (tape operations staff) to ensure adequate scratch tape levels are maintained and trouble-shoot off-site vaulting across Health accounts Work with internal service providers on firmware upgrades and equipment replacement for disk and tape storage From January 2005 to January 2007 (2 years 1 month) Canberra Area, AustraliaInfrastructure specialist @ Environment: information available on request. JMC From October 2005 to December 2005 (3 months) EL1 Data analyst / server engineer @ Public servant providing data management and BURA support in an Enterprise environment team. Supported IBM TSM 3.x to 5.1. Upgraded enterprise backups using Commvault Galaxy v 5 and 6. Commissioned new SUN / STK B280 SAN arrays for dedicated BURA storage at 2 data centres. Trialled dark fibre backups between geographically distributed data centres using Compaq fibre hubs and then IBM fabric switches. Contributed to the successful implementation of midrange backups using STK main-frame controlled 9310 'tardis' tape silos and STK 9940A fibre attached tape transports plus libattach at 2 data centres. Involved in the successful relocation of data backup infrastructure to new data centres. Developed a re-usable secure BURA environment for the TENDER environment using IBM TSM. Later retro-fitted to Commvault Galaxy using a Quantum M1500 SDLT libray. Implemented embedded backup systems for firewalled environments. Worked on VTL systems (Quantum DX series). Some SAN storage appliance exposure (STK and FASTT) From January 2002 to January 2005 (3 years 1 month) Team leader @ EL1 Windows Application Testing and Release, ITS Environment: Windows 95 and NT 4.0 workstations in an NT 4.0 WAN Laptops running Citrix Metaframe thin clients and standalone applications. Duties: Lead a team of up to 6 technical staff involved in: LAN capacity testing new or upgraded application modules using Agilent and Numega testing software. Checking, scheduling and releasing application modules for workstations, laptops and Metaframe servers Provide high level technical advice to clients and managers on mobile computer related issues. Proto-typing Windows 2000 applications in the ATOnet Windows 2000 development environment. Act as liaison point between ATO staff and EDS for software release and problem resolution Represent my team at meetings with clients and other work areas during major projects. From January 2001 to January 2002 (1 year 1 month) Computer Network Administrator @ Environment: 500 client LAN/WAN using Windows 98 and Apple Mac computers in a Novell Netware 5.0, NT4.0 and Apple server environment. Duties: Lead a team of 4 technical staff to provide 1st and 2nd level technical support to teachers, staff and students. Provide high level technical advice to teachers and support staff on network related issues. Prioritise work requests from staff and students. Configure and roll out new desktop and notebook images. Assist in the planned replacement of three Mac equipped teaching labs with Gateway PCs and Novell file servers. Roll-out a replacement email system that included a web based interface (Novell Groupwise) Replace the Novell SBACKUP data backup system with Seagate Backup Exec for Netware to provide enterprise wide data backup and recovery systems. Introduce Novell BorderManager proxy and firewall services for tighter security to limit unauthorised access to PCs and internet by students. Voice services support including patching, new line requests and troubleshooting PABX issues From July 2000 to January 2001 (7 months) Desktop support analyst @ Helpdesk and desktop support for a 600 user Windows Desktop and Server environment. Win 95/ NT 4.0 / 2000 SOE creation and distribution via "PCMAN" and GHOST. Application support for IBM KINETICA catalog system. Support for foreign language Web Browser extentions for the Asian Reading Room including WINMASS. Exposure to NT4.0 Terminal services and Wyse appliances. From February 2000 to July 2000 (6 months) IT Contactor, Service Delivery Officer Bruce CIT @ Company Name: InTACT Start Date to end; Environment: 800 client WAN using Windows 3.1, 95 and NT4.0 clients in a Netware 4.0/5.0 and Windows NT3.5/4.0 network environment. Duties; Member of and then team leader of 5 person team that provided second level technical support to Bruce and Watson CIT campuses, and distributed sites in the northern region of the ACT eg Health Centres, Remand Centres, Fire stations, Schools. Duties included job distribution, installation of new pcs and printers, trouble-shooting of desktop, printer, email and Internet access problems. Data backups using Arcserve and Backup Exec over multiple file servers in multiple sites. Resolve problems with an NT3.51 network including non Y2K compliant backup software 2nd level responsibility for a 20 server Computer room. This site contained Netware, NT BDCs and PDCs, Linux, Sun, HP and IBM servers plus associated communications infrastructure. Assist contractors during file server migration from Netware 4.0 to Netware 5.0. Resolve communications infrastructure faults on networks using FDDI fibre, 10baseT and 10base2 wiring topologies. Act as a liaison point between contractors upgrading workstations (Select Approach), file servers (Select Approach), network communications changes (Anite), and InTACT and CIT management. From October 1999 to February 2000 (5 months) Consultant @ DMA) IT Recruiting - Canberra Office. Environment: Windows 95 workstation in a Novell Groupwise Network. Duties: Identifying IT job vacancies with private and public companies Interviewing candidates Placing candidates with employers Resolving issues concerning pay, conditions and contractor expectations in a team environment. Skill set used in this position: Verbal and written communications skills. Knowledge of IT industry skill sets and requirements to place candidates with commercial clients. ISYS and database search skills refinement From August 1999 to October 1999 (3 months) Assistant manager @ Environment: 1400 client WAN using Netware 4.0 File Servers, Microsoft Exchange mail servers and Windows NT 4.0 workstations on IPEX, Hypertec and Compaq PCs. Duties: Leading a team of 2 or more people who provided 2nd and 3rd level technical software and hardware support. This involved frequent client and vendor technical support liaison during problem resolution. Installation and network connectivity maintenance for over 240 WAN connected network printers. Technical planning and implementation for roll-outs of desktop, and fileserver hardware and software in interstate sites including Federal Ministerial offices located Australia wide. Problem resolution using the Quetzal helpdesk software suite. Support of remote sites including data backup and restore problem resolution using Intel Landesk and Cheyenne Arcserve. Integration of more difficult peripherals like scanners, speech recognition equipment and modems during a 1400 desktop upgrade to MS Windows NT 4.0 Workstation Evaluate new desktop and portable hardware, peripherals and printers and make written reports and recommendations to management and purchasing areas. Develop software images for Windows 3.1 and NT4.0 to be distributed in a 1400 user network environment on desktop and notebook PCs. Skill set used in this position: Extensive desktop operating system familiarity - Windows NT4.0, 98, 95, 3.11, MSDOS, Macintosh OS Network operating system experience using Novell Netware, Microsoft NT Server and peer to peer Windows networking Communications infrastructure troubleshooting including network card diagnosis, Ethernet cabling, hub and patch panel diagnosis. Extensive network printer administration From April 1989 to June 1999 (10 years 3 months) Analyst Programmer @ Small development team analysing Navy office procedures and proto-typing using CASE tools then coding using INGRES in a pc, terminal and UNIX environment. Interviewing Naval personnel and documenting procedures, data flows and data holdings Designing text entry screens using the CASE tool ECT Assisting in developing standard reports 1st level technical support for 20 pcs, shared printers and communications links Responsibility for data backups and desktop software installation. Skill set used in this position: Desktop operating system familiarity - MSDOS. Network operating system experience using UNIX and PRIMOS. Communications infrastructure troubleshooting of PRIME terminals, data links and printer sharers. PRIME INFORMATION database experience. INGRES and ORACLE exposure From August 1987 to April 1989 (1 year 9 months) Clerical support / Trainee Programmer @ UNISYS 1100 mainframe environment, using COBOL, DML and QLP for personnel database records. Duties: Clerical support involving change control documentation, filing, routine data searches, batch program report delivery Simple changes to personnel records using data entry procedures and data base ripples Changing and maintaining COBOL programs to meet new objectives Documenting work completed Skill set used in this position: COBOL programming in a large database environment Unisys 1100 environment familiarity as a maintenance programmer Exposure to Perkin-Elmer minicomputers Word processing (WORDSTAR) and spreadsheet skills (SUPERCALC) CPM exposure on a Discovery 8000 multi processor system From November 1984 to August 1987 (2 years 10 months) Clerk @ Army Office, Canberra. Environment: Clerical environment with exposure to mini and mainframe computer systems. Duties: Filing of personnel records Manual updating of record of service cards Simple written correspondence Generation and proof reading of Govt. Gazette notices Generation and proof reading of Executive Council orders From November 1982 to November 1984 (2 years 1 month) HSC @ Canberra CIT From 1982 to 1982 Computer Science Units @ Canberra UniHSC @ Canberra Grammar School From 1978 to 1981 James McCabe is skilled in: Storage, VMware, SAN, VMware ESX, Servers, Data Management, Backup Solutions, Microsoft Exchange, TSM, Security, Storage Area Networks, Service Delivery, Data Center, Disaster Recovery, HP, Unix, Infrastructure, Windows Server, Operating Systems
NEC IT SOLUTIONS
Senior Storage Engineer
March 2015 to Present
Canberra Area, Australia
November 2014 to March 2015
Fujitsu Australia Limited
January 2014 to November 2014
Dept of Finance and Deregulation
Storage and Data protection service owner
December 2009 to January 2014
Canberra Parliamentry Triangle
2011 to 2012
Canberra Area, Australia
Dept. of Innovation
August 2009 to November 2009
Backup Recovery Specialist
January 2007 to August 2009
Midrange storage specialist
January 2005 to January 2007
Canberra Area, Australia
October 2005 to December 2005
Dept Employment and Work Place Relations (DEWR)
EL1 Data analyst / server engineer
January 2002 to January 2005
January 2001 to January 2002
Canberra Boys Grammar School
Computer Network Administrator
July 2000 to January 2001
Desktop support analyst
February 2000 to July 2000
IT Contactor, Service Delivery Officer Bruce CIT
October 1999 to February 2000
David Martin and Associates
August 1999 to October 1999
Commonwealth department of industry,
April 1989 to June 1999
Department of Defence
August 1987 to April 1989
Department of Defence
Clerical support / Trainee Programmer
November 1984 to August 1987
Department of Defence
November 1982 to November 1984
Storage resource for Project work for NEC customers in the Canberra, ACT, Australia region. Some experience with EMC VMAX storage provisioning.for VMware and Unix Hosts. Some experience with Cisco MDS 95X storage zoning for FC and port-channel diagnosis for FCOE NetApp Filer storage provisioning and expansion. Storage resource for Project work for NEC customers in the Canberra, ACT, Australia region. Some experience with EMC VMAX storage provisioning.for VMware and Unix Hosts. Some experience with Cisco MDS 95X storage zoning for FC and port-channel diagnosis for FCOE NetApp Filer storage provisioning and expansion.
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James McCabe works for NEC IT SOLUTIONS
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James McCabe is Senior Storage Engineer
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James McCabe works in the Computer Networking industry.
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