Sample Resume: Storage Architect


5 Dice Street  |  Baltimore, MD 00000  |  000-000-0000  |

Talented Storage Architect with 7 years of experience in storage media,
data protection, and recovery


  • Extensive knowledge of storage area networks (SAN), local area networks (LAN), data warehouses/centers, and disaster recovery.
  • In-depth understanding of operating systems, servers, and enterprise applications, as well as their compatibility with storage architecture, business goals, and technology strategies.
  • Proven background in disaster recovery and backup, including data replication at remote locations.
  • Firm knowledge of industry standards, regulations, and compliance with Sarbannes-Oxley.
  • Superior communication, analytical, organizational, and presentation skills.


Platforms: Linux, Unix, Mac OS, Windows NT/2000/XP/Vista, AIX
Networking: SAN, LAN/WAN, Network Attached Storage (NAS), TCP/IP, VPN, NFS/SMB/ CIFS/SCSI protocols, Brocade switches/directors, Multi-Protocol Router (MPR)
Storage: Enterprise Network Storage Architecture (ENSA), Federated Storage Area Management (FSAM), Serial Storage Architecture (SSA), Direct Attached Storage (DAS)
Servers: VMWare, HPUX, AIX
Databases: SQL Server, MySQL, Oracle, Access
Applications: Veritas NetBackup, HP StorageWorks, StorageTek, MS Office
Languages: XML/HTML, Java, C++, C#, VisualBasic
2004 – PRESENT
Storage Architect
  • Provide operational management, technical maintenance, troubleshooting, and tuning of storage architecture and technologies.
  • Planned and deployed NAS, encompassing blueprinting and modeling. Provided 24/7 support and coordinated with third-party vendors to ensure successful implementation.
  • Assessed backup environment and proposed recovery strategy to provide complete data protection both on-site and at off-site data warehouse.
  • Merged small backup environments and implemented encryption technology for enhanced security.
  • Research and develop designs, including strategic roadmap for all infrastructure SAN/storage devices and associated software and tools, ensuring enterprise-wide architecture consistency.
  • Write technical documents and developed manual for SAN and NAS.
2001 – 2004
Storage Architect/Systems Engineer
  • Assessed operating system and suggested storage architecture solutions, including backup hardware.
  • Helped implement SAN, including configuration and enhancing platform security.
  • Performed complete documentation of all systems, including system design, operational history, backup program, disaster recovery procedures, and patches.
  • Provided 24/7 technical support for computers and peripheral equipment for on-site and remote staff.
2003 – 2004
Junior Enterprise Architect
  • Assisted senior architects in developing current and to-be systems architecture artifacts.
  • Helped analyze legacy applications and systems to derive required business functions and rules from existing applications.
  • Performed requirements definitions, system analysis and design, interface and data architectures, lifecycle cost analysis and estimation, and governance.
  • Worked with 5-member team and project leaders to establish standards and guidelines.
B.S. in Information Science
University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD (2000)

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