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Seann Herdejurgen

Disaster Recovery Technologist


Highly skilled technologist with more than 10 years experience in Information Technology. Specializes in automation and Disaster Recovery solutions using Veritas software. Excellent interpersonal and troubleshooting skills. Provides strong leadership, works well in a team environment and communicates effectively with customers, vendors and management.

Automation High Availability Disaster Recovery Replication Performance Tuning Troubleshooting Virtualization Veritas InfoScale Enterprise Solaris Linux Windows Programming Shell Scripting Firewalls

Texas A&M University

CREDENTIALS

Linux Server Hacks by Rob Flickenger

January 2003

Hack #47, "iptables Tips & Tricks"
Hack #62, "Disk Age Analysis"

SysAdmin Magazine

January 2002

"Redundant Internet Connections Using Linux"

2015 - 2019

  • Designed and built High Availability / Disaster Recovery IT solutions for Federal Reserve Bank utilizing Veritas / Hitachi products.
  • Protected applications include database, middleware and custom banking applications.
  • Maintained software currency by performing multiple software and OS upgrades with minimal downtime.
  • Migrated Veritas storage to all flash storage array with zero downtime.

Principal Technical Product Manager

Symantec

2012 - 2014

  • Prioritized software requirements, engineering resources and critical customer escalations for Veritas InfoScale Enterprise storage product.
  • Worked with multiple customers on Disaster Recovery projects and customer-centric product testing.
  • Developed competitive collateral for Disaster Recovery, High Availability and replication to enable field sales engineers.
  • Built a virtual demo environment using VMware vCloud Director for a 5-site Disaster Recovery solution based on VVR replication.
  • Developed innovative product requirements based on customer feedback and market analysis.

Infrastructure Specialist

Hewlett-Packard

2008 - 2012

  • Storage Team Lead for Federal Reserve Bank private cloud environment responsible for VCS clustering, Disaster Recovery, Hitachi and EMC SAN storage for three data centers.
  • Reduced RPO from 30+ minutes to ~30 seconds by migrating from EMC SRDF/AR to Hitachi Universal Replicator.
  • Developed generic failover script to reduce RTO from 1-2 hours to ~20 minutes using VCS Global Cluster Option (GCO) to automate failover of multiple application components on multiple clusters to DR site.
  • Successfully performed production Disaster Recovery failover in two hours for multiple business applications.
  • Developed custom VCS agents for application components.
  • Developed scripts for maintaining configuration standards across 28 different VCS clusters consisting of 124 servers total.
  • Performed root cause analysis for multiple technical incidents / performance problems.

Senior Systems Analyst

Electronic Data Systems

2004 - 2008