Daniel Casey

Solutions oriented Systems Analyst with success directing a broad range of corporate IT initiatives while participating in planning, analysis and implementation of Information Systems solutions in direct support of business objectives.

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• (479) 553-9870 • Bella Vista, AR 72714




Project Management, Reporting, Documentation, Training, Standards Compliance, ITIL


Systems Design and Process Improvement


Unix (AIX, Linux, SuSE, Solaris, HP-UX) and Windows


Apache, Web Design, HTML/CSS, Windows, Unix Shell, Perl Scripting, MSSQL, MySQL, DB2/UDB

Education & Certification

University of Arkansas at Fayetteville / Computer Information Systems 1989 – 1992


Cisco DCMDS - MDS 9000 Series

ITIL Foundations


System Center Operations Manager 2012


Arvest Bank, November 2012 – present

Enterprise Systems and Capacity Planning Engineer

Comprehensive UNIX experience installing, patching, and scripting on AIX 5.3, 6.1, 7.1; Solaris 5.8/5.9; Linux (RHEL6/7, SuSE). This includes application management such as WebSphere Application Server, Tomcat, and the LAMP stack.

Extensive Storage/SAN experience managing IBM XiV, DS, and v-Series; HP 3PAR/P2000; TinTri Hybrid; EMC CX; NetApp storage on Brocade 5300.

Document Storage and Management on Imation (Nexsan) Assureon CAS

Administration of VMWare Linux and Windows Server VMs

Server and Storage Monitoring management with tools such as Solarwinds, Cacti, Webtrends, Thunderstone, Stor2RRD, LPAR2RRD.

Tyson Foods Inc. June 2008 – November 2012

Technical Analyst - Capacity Planning

AIX Systems and Storage Analyst supporting over 500 Unix based systems (AIX 5.3, 6.1, IBM VIO Server, HP and SCO) local and remote.  My primary focus is storage planning and support.  I support IBM DS4500, NetApp 250, 270c as well as EMC.  I have taught several class on the Tyson architecture and general Unix usage.
• TSM backup/recovery management, TSM 5.4, 5.5, IBM 3584 Libraries LTO2 and LTO4 drives, Manage local and remote backup/recovery assets, Disaster Recovery Planning and Exercise
• Storage/SAN - NetApp FAS250, R200, 3050, NetApp SnapMirror, IBM SVC, Cisco MDS9500 Device/Fabric Manager

IBM Corporation September 2007 – March 2012

Team Focal – Storage Systems Analyst

IBM Systems Engineer supporting AIX and related hardware and software such as iScsi attached storage, IBM N3700 & N3300, TSM on x3650 SuSE Linux backup solution and AIX.

Key Contributions:

• Successfully lead project for IBM/Wal-Mart helpdesk call-center move.

• Documentation of primary supported systems as well as training new hires.

• Communicated current and ongoing issues to management.

• Supported IBM TSM backup solution running SuSE Linux in over 140+ remote sites.

• Supported IBM N3700, N3300, N5200 iScsi attached storage in over 400+ remote sites.

J.B. Hunt Transport February 2002 – September 2007

Lead Server Engineer

Design, implement, and maintain systems to meet various business needs. Primary systems analyst for JB Hunt Web, Call Center, and VoIP environments.

Key Contributions:

• Project lead in a Proof of Concept project on server consolidation by implementing a VMWare virtual-server solution paving the way for J.B. Hunt VMWare implementation.

• Documentation of Primary supported systems.

• Developed install processes for supported systems to decrease downtime in event of system failure.

• Recommended and received budget approval for updated Call Center server environment integrating Windows 2003 Servers, BEA Weblogic Web servers and backend DB2/UDB databases.

• Played key role in the upgrades of several corporate Windows and AIX systems.

• Coordination of technical issues involving network, hardware, and operating systems (IBM AIX, Windows 2000/2003 Server) in an EMC SAN environment.

• Supported in-house written applications connected to DB2 and Sybase databases.

• Provide recommendations to Team Leads, Managers, and Directors on current and future technologies.

• Ability to meet deadlines on time with high-visibility projects involving cross-platform applications developed in-house by various teams.

JB Hunt Transport February 1997 – September 2002

Systems Programmer

Systems Programmer
Primary AIX administrator for systems running Load Assignment and Optimization software for the entire JB Hunt fleet of 12,000+ trucks/trailers.

Key Contributions:
• Developed various scripts to monitor application activity as it related to system performance.
• Successfully performed major OS upgrades involving various sub-systems.
• Primary Technical Systems Lead on new business initiative to consolidate databases from remote customer sites to centralized DB2 database available via the Internet.
• Lead on Proof of Concept to install Lotus Notes as well as IBM Web Server on OS/390-USS