Solaris hardware builds and delivery in highly regulated environment.
Contract to define solutions and provide support for Royal Mail autumn and winter pressure periods. Initial discovery work to define at risk/critical systems via heat map methodology was followed by preventative patching and fixes for hardware, OS and application.
RHEL build, configuration, delivery, handover using Oracle Ops Center DevOps tool
Provision and installation of Alteryx BI analytics solution
Performance enhancements of key Java applications.
Automation Delivery Engineer on a very large and highly complex upgrade programme, taking the Global HSBC server estate (~55k servers) from the current HP Server Automation (HPSA)
Solaris packaging of team applications. Security analysis, review and transformation. CA Certificate installation, review and reporting for expiry.
Installation of new tape silo for centralised backup of Linux, Unix systems and NAS arrays.
Upgraded customer’s Kickstart build tool to deploy RHEL 7.2 OS builds to HP DL/BL, VMWare and Cisco UCS Blades. Shell scripts needed to be re-written or amended for RHEL7. OS deployed to CIS security standards. Included additional functionality as per client requirements. Undertook research and testing of new RHEL7 functionality including test Redhat (pcs/coroysnc) clusters. Full testing and documentation for customer acceptance. Presented .
Virtualisation of National Trust's physical servers onto VMware ESX clusters. a major role involving architecture, design and replacement of NT backup solution. Engaged with HP for disaster recovery testing.
Short contract to backfill client resource. Prototyped Linux cluster solution using several AWS EC2 instances to replicate some support issues which were then resolved. Support of several Redhat PCS clusters for RS Components integration. Project was successfully delivered.