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Sr. System Engineer Resume

NY

SUMMARY:

  • Systems Administrator with 7.0 years of experience in VMware virtualization, UCS, Storage Solutions and Datacenter Operations.
  • Experience in design & implement VMware products including VMware Vcenter, Site recovery manager, Vrealize operations manager, Replication, VMware Update Manager & ESXI.
  • Hands on experience in Vcenter Upgrade, ESXI upgrade.
  • Experience in design & implement UCS from scratch includes day to day administration i.e creating service profile, VLAN’s.
  • Hands on experience on firmware Up - gradation of Cisco UCS.
  • Managing VMware Servers, and clusters. Monitoring the datacenter using VCOPS & VROPS.
  • Experience in Designing the Datacenter Layout & cabling architecture.
  • Experience in managing the datacenter includes Vendor management, Inventory management & day to day operations.
  • Experience in calculating the power & cage dimensions in datacenter for new requirement.
  • Experience in implementing the monitoring for racks in datacenter.
  • Hands on experience in pure storage day to day operations.
  • Experience in powercli to automate the day to day operations in VMware environment.
  • Experience in SRM deployment, configuration and management.
  • Experience in with Virtualization technologies like installing, configuring, VMware vSphere. Creation, management, administration and maintenance of virtual servers and clients.
  • Extensive knowledge in advance features of ESX VMOTION, SVMOTION, HA, quarantine mode, Proactive HA and DRS.
  • Experience in P2V, V2V MIGRATION using VMware Converter & PlateSpin. Creating host and client VM templates and cloning.
  • Knowledge in VMWare Workspace ONE design, development and support with implementations of 1000+ endpoints.
  • Experience on windows 2003, 2008, 2012 &2016, including zero-day patch management, Active Directory, DNS, TLS & SSL configuration protocols, SSL certificate renewal and day to day operations.
  • Perform preventative maintenance & DR test in data center according to schedule and ensure effective working of servers.
  • Knowledge in VMWare Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) with experiencing optimizing for local and remote connectivity.
  • Unpacking servers, racking, cabling and installation of servers & equipment.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • VMware Vcenter 6.7, 6.5, 6.0, 5.5, 5.0.
  • VMware ESXI 6.7, 6.5, 6.0, 5.5, 5.0.
  • Site recovery Manager 8.1, 8.0, 6.5, 6.0, 5.8, 5.5
  • VCOPS 5.0, 5.6, 5.7 & VROPS 6.0, 6.1, 6.2, 6.6.
  • VMware Vcloud Director 2.0
  • Unified computing systems (UCS) 2.0, 2.1, 2.2, 3.0, 4.0.
  • VMware Automation- General Knowledge i.e. creating blueprints, compute reservations, Network pools & pricing.
  • Windows 2000, 2003, 2008, 2012 and 2016.
  • Windows Patch management, IEM, SCCM.
  • Ticketing tool: SCCD, HPOM & solar winds.
  • VCE Vblock 340/ RCM code upgrade.
  • Working Experience with cisco hardware UCSB200M2/ B200M3/ B200M4/ B200 M5, C series blades, Dell PowerEdge and HP ProLiant hardware.
  • Experience in troubleshooting the new complex server hardware components & design.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, NY

Sr. System Engineer

RESPONSIBILITIES:-

  • Migrated from Vcenter 5.5 to 6.5 & 6.7 environment including ESXI upgrade and migrated all 4000 production workloads to 6.7.
  • Implemented site recovery manager 8.1 including categorizing the server based Tier level.
  • Migrated from VCOPS to VROPS. Analyzing and reporting Virtual environment usage through VROPS and creating reports and projects.
  • Cisco UCS firmware upgraded from 2.1(3c) to 2.2(4d), 2.2 (4d) to 2.2 (8f), 2.8 to 3.2 etc.
  • Design & implemented own converged infrastructure model to get rid off Vblock 340.
  • Working on day to day administration on Cisco UCS i.e creating service profiles, VLANS, VNIC templates & HBA templates.
  • Performed Physical to Virtual on 100 physical servers including HP, Dell & cisco.
  • Implemented ISCSI methodology in Vblock to augment the capacity.
  • Performed DR test and we were able to run the VM's from remote site.
  • Successfully implemented own DR solution to Citrix Xendesktop infrastructure by scripting.
  • Proactively automate, streamline and simplify engineering processes and routine tasks.
  • Creates and updates system documentation for engineering, operations, and support teams.
  • Participates in multiple cross company projects and initiatives that impact the end user computing solutions and experiences.
  • Worked on windows 2003, 2008, 2012 &2016, including zero day patch management, TLS & SSL configuration protocols, SSL certificate renewal and day to day operations.
  • Designed the Datacenter Layout & cabling architecture. Managed datacenter includes Vendor management, Inventory management & day to day operations including Unpacking servers, racking, cabling and installation of servers & equipment.

Confidential

System Engineer

RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Deployment of vSphere infrastructure from the ground up, including vCenter Server 5.1, External vCenter MSSQL Database server, vCenter Update Manager server, ESXi hosts installation and configurations.
  • Upgraded Vcenter from 5.1 to 6.0.
  • Migrated the 2500 VM’s from 5.1 to 6.0 U2.
  • Upgraded UCS manager from 2.1 to 2.2 (4d).
  • Implementation of stateless Cisco UCS service profiles with boot from SAN policy for ESXi hosts.
  • Monitoring the datacenter using Vcops and HPOM.
  • Deployment of vApp Templates and Catalogue Publishing.
  • Strong understanding and competence in virtual computing environment.
  • Utilizes technical knowledge in cross-functional and intra-departmental efforts.
  • Configure SNMP based monitoring on all infrastructure components (ESXi hosts, vCenter, UCS, nexus switches) and integration with Alertlogic & Qradar to troubleshoot and Resolve configuration related VMware issues.
  • Experience in troubleshooting the new complex server hardware components and designs.
  • Configure and troubleshoot ESXI/ WINDOWS OS related issues on our servers. Participate actively in on-call rotations to support our data center infrastructure.
  • Unpacking servers, racking, cabling and installation of servers & equipment.
  • Experience in managing the datacenter includes Vendor management, Inventory management & day to day operations.
  • Day to day support and resolution of help desk tickets using HPOM tool.

Confidential

Systems Administrator

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Served in computer maintenance, performed all types of hardware, software maintenance and engineering in addition to systems selection, backup and technical support.
  • Installing, configuring and Windows 2003 servers of DHCP, FTP, WSUS and SQL Database Server.
  • Creating and managing the users, groups, GPO in the Active Directory.
  • Implemented, Managed ISA server 2004 Firewall with web filtering and Remote Access VPN.
  • Implemented and managed McAfee Antivirus EPO Server and clients for LAN security
  • Monitoring of Internet usage, Antivirus statistics and reporting to Project Manager.
  • Installation and Configuration of networks, router configuration and wireless access point/router with security, TCP/IP, VPN, Content Filtering, Access Control Lists on router/switches, VLANs (port mapping, naming etc.), and routing IP address in both LAN/WAN and wireless networks.)
  • Investigated user problems, determined possible solutions, oversaw software, installation and upgrades.
  • Creating a backup job and also took backup of data centre on daily, weekly and monthly basis.
  • Planned and coordinated with major vendors like ISP and V-SATs service providers for installation/Down Calls of branches.

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