Experience

  • Technical Specialist

    at Standard Bank

    December 2015 - at Present

    Gauteng

    Db2 Database Administration for SAP on DB2 z/OS: JCL and SQL (including DDL, DML) IBM Tools and Utilities (Image Copies, Recovery, REORG, RUNSTATS) Work closely with the Performance Team to provide Monthly and Yearly data growth statistics. Monitor database performance, implement changes and perform upgrades when required. Assist in performing disaster recovery to ensure data security and integrity and to also conform with the regulations. Minimize database downtime and manage constraints to ensure fast query comebacks. Perform data backups and recoveries. Define users and enable appropriate access based on their relevant profiles

  • Backup Administrator

    at Gijima

    January 2014 - November 2014

    Gauteng

    Provide support for Symantec NetBackup, Backup Exec Provide support for HP Data Protector Install New NetBackup Client Software Provide assistance or perform Ad-hoc Restores Troubleshooting Backup Failures Provide Daily Management Reports Liaise and closely work with ITIL process based teams such as Incident Management, Change Management and Problem Management Work closely with Datacentre Operators to ensure Tape Management and remote duties are performed on a regular basis such as tape drive cleaning Perform proactive maintenance, regular health checking and performance management Implement infrastructure changes

  • Backup Administrator

    at Computacenter

    July 2011 - August 2013

    Province of the Western Cape

    Installation and support support for Symantec Netbackup, Backup Exec,EMC Networker 7.6, HP Data Protector and VEEAM.Provide assistance with the implementation of projects.Provide Daily Reports.Liaise with ITIL process based teams such as Incident Management,Change Management and ProblemManagement.Work closely with Datacentre Operators to ensure Tape Management and remote duties are performed on a regular basis. Perform proactive maintenance.Mentor and coach Operations Teams to efficiently monitor backups and provide first based troubleshooting before contacting Callout. Attend client production meetings. Assist the Team Lead to ensure that BAU is performed by the Backup Team.Ensure that the Team completes Project Tracker (System to load tasks actioned for the day and project SLA's).Provide technical assistance to clients in the UK for upcoming projects.Assist with providing feedback for escalations within the team and possible prevention and drive fast resolution in production issues.

  • Data Storage Analyst

    at Standard Bank

    January 2007 - June 2011

    Gauteng

    Provide support for Symantec NetBackup, EMC Networker Install New NetBackup Client Software Provide assistance or perform Ad-hoc Restores Troubleshooting Backup Failures Provide Daily Management Reports Liaise and closely work with ITIL process based teams such as Incident Management, Change Management and Problem Management Work closely with Datacentre Operators to ensure Tape Management and remote duties are performed on a regular basis such as tape drive cleaning Perform proactive maintenance, regular health checking and performance management Implement infrastructure changes

Education

  • Certificate

    at UNISA

    2013 - 2015 (2 years) Gauteng

  • National Diploma

    at Durban University of Technology

    2003 - 2005 (2 years) Province of KwaZulu-Natal

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