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Sr. System Architect (fte) Resume

SUMMARY:

  • Over 17 years of enterprise - level technical experience with broad expertise in large enterprise Application and/or Datacenter migration, consolidation, decommission, Agile development, VMware Virtualization/Migration, IT Security, Patch Management,
  • SAN/NAS management, LAN/WAN design, Network/Server administration, Web Farm, IIS 8/7 migration, SQL/Oracle administration, and project management.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Servers: Windows Server 2012/2008/2003, Linux, AIX, SUN, JBOSS, VMware, ALTIRIS, OPSWARE (HPSA), Remote Deployment Manager (RDM), SCCM, Wise Package Studio, HP SIM, VERITAS Cluster Server v5.0, SQL Cluster 2014/2012/2008, Citrix XenApp 6.5, Exchange, IIS 8/7, VPN, SMS/SCCM, DNS, DHCP, Data Domain, VERITAS, CommVault, and Symantec.

Desktops: Windows 7 & 8, and Vista

Storage: IBM Tivoli Storage Management, IBM Storage Manager, IBM System Storage, and Fiber Channel SAN/NAS.

Network: F5, Check Point Firewall, NAS, SAN, CISCO Routers, VPN, Wi-Fi, WAN, LAN, Enterprise switches, and Ethernet.

Applications: Plate Spin Power Convert, VMware Converter, Web Deploy, Remedy, HP Service Desk, Rack Wise DCM, SFW, VCS, IBM Director, NSI Double Take, Visio, Site Minder, SharePoint and MS Office.

Patching: HP Server Automation (OPSWARE), and SCCM

Programming: Windows Power Shell and VBScripts.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Sr. System Architect

  • Gathered business requirements to design robust and scalable solution for both internal and external facing enterprise Applications and documented those solutions.
  • Presented artifacts including Concept Architecture, Logical Architecture and Physical Architecture to the Enterprise Architecture team for review and approval.
  • Worked with business owners to analyze and identify physical servers to determine if they are good candidates for virtualization or decommission.
  • Provided all IT technical architects such as conducting stakeholder interviews, user testing sessions, creating workflows, and schematics as well as delivering information architecture and walk through prototypes for IDP and fresh start project.
  • Troubleshot, debugged of complex systems, resolved Application’s performance issue and clearly identified root causes of production level architecture issues to make practical suggestions with proof-based technical reasoning to support a large enterprise data center migration project.
  • Worked effectively with internal technical leads on Service Delivery teams to communicate technical designs and resolve implementation details for all network, server, storage (SAN/NAS), software components, Firewall, Databases, and F5…etc to drive continuous improvement in availability, serviceability and efficiency.

Confidential

Solution Engineer (Contractor)

  • Worked effectively with Developer, Technical Service Delivery, DBA, QA team to communicate technical designs and resolve incidents prior and after the datacenter migration.
  • Worked on AIM book reviews to ensure quality and address any technical discovery problems.
  • Assisted App teams with translation of Aim book to both Confidential Self Service Online Requests and CWT Self Service Online Requests .
  • Served as a technical contact on migration projects and/or escalation point for delivery technical issues.
  • Managed/prioritized small to large Application migration activities with PM and variety of teams spread across multiple locations.
  • Worked on decommission project to dispose/repurpose approximately 700 servers, storages, appliances and network devices associated with Confidential ’s applications that were migrated successfully to NV.

Confidential

Sr. Systems Engineer (Contractor)

  • Migrated existing legacy .NET application to the new Windows 2012 environments using Web Deployment tool.
  • Configured a new Stage, Prod and DR environment to get them ready for the migration.
  • Implemented code changes in both Stage and Prod environment to address all application issues to continuous improvement in availability, serviceability and efficiency.
  • Worked effectively with QA and developer team to communicate technical designs and resolve incidents prior and after the migration.
  • Configured Citrix servers as frontend Web Application for OneSource Tax Provision project.
  • Configured, supported and administered enterprise Web farms (IIS 7/8).
  • Served as a technical contact on assigned projects and/or escalation point for technical issues.
  • Managed and prioritized small to large Application deployment activities with PM and variety of teams spread across multiple locations.
  • Resolved incident tickets from HP Service Manager Production in timely manner.

Confidential

Solution Architect (Contractor)

  • Provided technical architect solution for enterprise data center migration over 800 Unix/Wintel servers and technology refresh.
  • Troubleshot, debugged of complex systems and clearly identified root causes of production level architecture issues to make practical suggestions with proof-based technical reasoning to support a large enterprise data center migration project.
  • Provided all IT technical architects such as conducting stakeholder interviews, user testing sessions, creating workflows, and schematics as well as delivering information architecture and walk through prototypes for IDP and fresh start project.
  • Understood the enterprise application architecture design patterns and how they translate into infrastructure deployments.
  • Worked closely with internal Application Architects during requirements and solutions analysis and Application Development teams during solutions design to understand how an application functions and the software products required in supporting it.
  • Generated the provisioning artifacts required to support the operational teams in building and supporting the solutions per Systems Logical Designs.
  • Worked effectively with internal technical leads on Service Delivery teams to communicate technical designs and resolve implementation details for all network, server, storage (SAN/NAS), software components, Firewall, Databases, and F5…etc.
  • Worked closely with Operations to drive continuous improvement in availability, serviceability and efficiency.
  • Recommended changes to resource utilization to improve efficiency.
  • Ensured architectural integrity and compliance with our hardware and software infrastructure standards.
  • Managed and prioritized small to large deployment activities with PM and variety of teams spread across multiple locations.

Confidential

Sr. Systems Engineer (Contractor)

  • Providing a 3rd level technical support to all applications, Desktops & Servers’ hardware, network connectivity and clients in HP helpdesk environment.
  • Performed Baseline scanning on Wintel servers, vulnerable and port scanning on the network and analyzed priority patches to ensure patches will be applied on servers and validated patching results.
  • Worked with business owners to analyze and identify physical servers to determine if they are good candidates for virtualization or decommission.
  • Performed overall capacity planning of physical workloads to be virtualized using Plate Spin Power Recon and/or VMware Capacity Planner.
  • Migrated approximately 700 enterprise classes’ servers (V2V, P2V and P2P) such as Microsoft Clusters, Exchange 2007, SQL/Oracle databases, Domain Controllers, Applications, Files, and Web servers...Etc using the VMware Converter, Plate Spin, disk align (NetApp), sMotion, and vMotion and addressed all technical issues encountered during migration.
  • Installed, configured, troubleshoot and managed of VMware Virtual Center, VMware HA, and DRS.
  • Configured, supported and administered enterprise Web farms (IIS 6 & 7).
  • Served as a technical contact on assigned projects and/or escalation point for technical issues.

Confidential

Solution Architect (Contractor)

  • Built new servers and/or rebuild ones including VMware guests/hosts, Citrix, Applications, and SQL using both Opsware (HP Server Automation) and Altiris server build process.
  • Supported and maintained enterprise VMware infrastructure environment (ESX Server, Virtual Center and vMotion, DRS, HA and VCB) including design, planning, deployment, and management.
  • Deployed a large-scale P2V and V2V migrations including planning, setting up VMware cluster, new hosts and clients, and administered multiple data centers.
  • Deployed, configured and supported Citrix servers for all farms.
  • Configured, supported and administered enterprise Web farms (IIS 6 & 7).
  • Deposed old severs, refreshed and/or upgraded production servers at data centers.
  • Managed various phrases of Systems Deployment Lifecycle Patch (SDLP) from being built to finish to ensure all new servers were deployed properly in Production and Non-Production environment.
  • Managed and prioritized small to large deployment activities with PM and variety of teams

Confidential

Sr. Systems Engineer (Contractor)

  • Worked effectively with PM and variety of teams such as Servers, Applications, Operations, Storage, Network Security, Database, etc to design and deploy systems and resolved technical problems in both VMware Infrastructure, and Wintel server’s environment.
  • Performed Baseline scanning on Wintel servers, vulnerable and port scanning on the network and analyzed priority patches to ensure patches will be applied on servers and validated patching results.
  • Provided security health check servers at multiple data centers.
  • Implemented automated application deployment using SCCM including creating new collections, software packages, and programs, copying software packages to new distribution points, then creating advertisements to deploy application packages to servers in the collection and finally addressing any technical issue encountered if needed.
  • Built new Wintel servers and/or rebuild ones including VMware guests/hosts, Citrix, Applications, and SQL using IBM Remote Deployment Manager and offline image.
  • Deployed, configured and supported Citrix Presentation servers for all farms.
  • Configured, supported and administered enterprise Web farms (IIS 6).
  • Migrated approximately 400 enterprise classes’ servers (V2V, P2V and P2P) such as Microsoft Clusters, Exchange, SQL/Oracle databases, Domain Controllers, Applications, Files, and Web servers...Etc using the VMware Converter, Plate Spin, disk align (NetApp), sMotion, and vMotion and addressed all technical issues encountered during migration.
  • Supported and maintained enterprise VMware infrastructure environment (ESX v3.5, vMotion, DRS, HA and VCB).

Confidential

Sr. IT Infrastructure Analyst

  • Performed Baseline scanning on Wintel servers, vulnerable and port scanning on the network and analyzed priority patches to ensure patches will be applied on servers and validated patching results.
  • Managed multiple Windows 2003 domain to support approximately 100 servers at the Headquarter, Co-location, off-shore development teams in India.
  • Configured, supported and administered enterprise Web farms (IIS 6).
  • Implemented automated application deployment using SCCM including creating new collections, software packages, and programs, copying software packages to new distribution points, then creating advertisements to deploy application packages to servers in the collection and finally addressing any technical issue encountered if needed.
  • Administrated and configured virtual servers for all productions, staging, testing and development.
  • Migrated approximately 40 enterprise classes’ servers (V2V, P2V and P2P) such as Microsoft Clusters, Exchange, SQL/Oracle databases, Domain Controllers, Applications, Files, and Web servers...Etc using the VMware Converter, Plate Spin, disk align (NetApp), sMotion, and vMotion and addressed all technical issues encountered during migration.
  • Supported and maintained enterprise VMware infrastructure environment (ESX v3.5, vMotion, DRS, HA and VCB).
  • Configured and maintained of Cisco routers & switches, Sonic wall firewalls, Firewall, Exchange 2007, PDC, BDC, DHCP, IIS, SQL, VPN, BACKUP, VLAN, Wi-Fi, SAN and Network Printers.

Confidential

Sr. Network Systems Administrator

  • Worked effectively with PM and business owners to analyze and identify physical servers to determine if they are good candidates for virtualization or decommission.
  • Project leader to build new servers and/or rebuild ones including Citrix, Applications, Webs, Exchange/Blackberry, and SQL/Oracle using Altiris server build process.
  • Deployed, configured and supported Citrix Presentation servers for all farms.
  • Configured, supported and administered enterprise Web farms (IIS 6).
  • Migrated approximately 300 enterprise classes’ servers (V2V, P2V and P2P) such as Microsoft Clusters, Exchange 2003, SQL/Oracle databases, Domain Controllers, Applications, Files, and Web servers...Etc using the VMware Converter, Plate Spin, disk align (NetApp), sMotion, and vMotion and addressed all technical issues encountered during migration.
  • Supported and maintained enterprise VMware infrastructure environment (VMware Infrastructure 3, ESX Server, vMotion, DRS, HA and VCB).

Confidential

Information Technologies Manager

  • Designed, analyzed, and deployed of network/internet security technologies to all offices.
  • Managed and provided technical and business direction that affects capacity planning, new applications, data security, and WAN systems.
  • Managed and provided technical and business direction that affects capacity planning, new applications, data security, and WAN systems.
  • Monitored and responded to all disruptions, outages, security violations and attacks of network services.

Confidential

Network Admin

  • Performed Baseline scanning on Wintel servers, vulnerable and port scanning on the network and analyzed priority patches to ensure patches will be applied on servers and validated patching results.
  • Maintained and supported SQL 2000 enterprise data warehouse including managing, monitoring, and tuning corporate databases, implementing of new databases and database instances; configuring new and existing database servers, creating test plans and participate in testing of the data warehouse processes for internal audits; testing database changes prior to upload in production servers; providing problem solving and technical supported to end-users; implementing any new security or upgraded patches to existing database servers; developing a database disaster recovery plan.

Confidential

PC/Network Specialist II

  • Handled all technical phone and email supports to end-users and remote staffs regarding all servers, desktops and applications issues in timely manner.
  • Installed, upgraded and troubleshot servers, desktops, laptops, applications and network printers.

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