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Lead Infrastructure Engineer Resume

Atlanta, GA

OBJECTIVE:

Engineer/Architect with a progression toward management.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Operating Systems: Windows 2003 R2,Windows 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Confidential Solaris versions 6,7,8 and 10, Redhat Linux 5.x, AIX 4.3, Confidential - UX Openview 11.0, Compaq Tru64,ESX 3.5, ESXi 5.0 and 5.5,IBM UEFI

Software: ESX 3.5 Hypervisor, ESXi 5.0/5.5 Hypervisor, Vcenter Update Manger, Netapp Virtual Storage Console, Vcenter Appliance 5.0,Vrealize Operations Manager, VMWARE Configuration Manager, Active Directory, Windows Update Services, Microsoft Server Clustering Services, Symantec Server/Client Services, Key Management Services, IIS, Apache, NFS, ISCSI, CA ITPAM Automation, Basic Powershell, Basic Powercli, TCP/IP,IBM Director

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Lead Infrastructure Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Monitored Vsphere 3.5,and 5 infrastructure including networking Cisco 1000v, Netapp Storage, IBM HS22/23 servers and Vsphere Web Client for application management to ensure highest possible availability of production services within the Data center.
  • Created a mix of Powershell, and Vmware Powercli commands/scripts to create a windows 2008 R2 template used in conjunction with CA ITPAM workflows for multiple, or single deployments of virtual machines.
  • Created change request and implemented changes to ESXi Hosts, Qlogic Adapters, and Datastore in the Vsphere 5 infrastructure using Change control.
  • Maintained Virtual data and system security by checking log files either through the web client or loginsight.
  • Performed regular patching, and updating using Vcenter update manager of the Vsphere 5 infrastructure, Linux Satellite Server, and Windows Updates Services.
  • Performed P2V,V2V, along with requirements gathering for application migrations.
  • Wrote Vsphere 5 procedures on maintaining system configurations, installations, based on Confidential ’s best practices and procedures
  • Mentored and coached a small group of less experienced Specialists ensuring they had the skills and knowledge in order to perform their roles.
  • Migrated London Datacenter from esx 3.5 to esxi 5, linux and Microsoft Vm’s remotely across countrys or region.
  • Along with the above responsibilities I also handled third level support and design for Microsoft environment.

Lead Build Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Create System designs to validate customer requirements, confirm and negotiate technical specifications upon activation of a project, verifying adherence to requirements in delivered solutions.
  • Deployed IIS Services, Active Directory Services, Windows Update Services, and Key Management Services.
  • Mentor and coach System Support Specialists ensuring they have the skills and knowledge to perform certain task.
  • Collaborated with storage team, to facilitate disaster Recovery procedures for VMware infrastructure for 3.5 and 5.5 environments.
  • Investigate, advise on functionality; either from specific application enhancements, system enhancements, or functionality requirements of the user community.
  • Design and implement specific application/s in different country’s / regions.
  • I worked with internal and external auditors to gain PCI Compliance for the Datacenter, through configuration management.
  • Collaborate with technical development implementing new POC system Designs, vender guidelines, and best practice plans.
  • Investigate, advise on functionality; either from specific application enhancements, system enhancements, or functionality requirements of the user community.
  • Created automated work flow for VM deployments in collaboration with technical development.

Senior Systems Engineer

Confidential

  • Implement and manage technical change request processes ensuring all system changes follow agreed policy and comply with audit requirements.
  • Engineered projects ranging from Windows, Linux, Solaris, and VMware from design review Ground-level System Design, up to Business services.
  • Responsibilities include technical set-up of the systems, liaising with development teams to determine effort, feasibility, scheduling, etc. Create technical documentation that supports the products as defined in the requirements for Hand-Off to Service Support Teams.
  • Design/Implement Windows Server, Symantec, Active Directory, Key Management Services and WSUS process improvement to ensure best practice rules are maintained throughout the Data Center.

Confidential, Decatur, GA

Unix/NT Systems Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinated in redesigning small business network by implementing new technologies and strategies. I was responsible for purchasing new computers, printers, phone system, and software.
  • Installed and configured four servers running windows 2000 server, terminal server, Active directory, DNS and confidential backup exec.
  • Designed and coordinated the implementation on new website, along with writing new policy and procedure as it pertains to the network infrastructure.
  • Assigned new IP addresses for better connectivity to apps and legacy data.
  • Designed new database to help with workflow, which increased productivity by fifty percent.
  • Upgrades from NT Server to 2000 Server
  • Managed permissions for users and servers being added to the network.
  • Installed updated patches on servers and desktops.
  • Used Active directory, and terminal server to increase network security and allow for employees to work from home.
  • Configured local policy for password changes using Active Directory
  • Set log on times for our telecommute users
  • Configured internal/external user permissions for access to network files and applications through Active Directory.
  • Updated users with proper protocol for passwords as it pertained to company policy.
  • Tested files for accessibility from outside network.
  • Configured servers and shares through TCP/IP connections.

Confidential, Jacksonville, FL

AIX Systems Administrator

  • Worked on a team of Specialized Administrators where my responsibility was to use Tibco Hawk to monitor system anomalies on a proactive basis, implement scripts that would fix issues as alerts where received, and troubleshooting.
  • Help gather requirements for upper management in determining the job requirements of the Tibco systems administrator.
  • I used basic commands Ping, netstat, finger, talk, shutdown, ps, and init to monitor the bandwidth, performance, and usage of servers.
  • Worked with project managers for the implementation and development of change control and tickets issued by remedy.

Confidential, Palo Alto, CA

Systems/Network Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Setup software-testing labs from ground level.
  • Worked with Senior Admin. and Project Manager to implement new security features and technologies.
  • Installed patches on Solaris and Hpux.
  • Setup users using useradd command and editing the etc/passwd and etc/group files
  • Configured files, disk, and external drive permissions for users.
  • Tracked server usage by using the finger command.
  • Installed Linux firewall for lab testing.
  • Used telnet, and ftp to test the security of lab networks.
  • Planned, installed, customized, maintained and supported operating system software, computer hardware, networks and four lab testing environments for multiple computer systems.
  • Configured Install and configured Windows NT 4.0 Server, NT Workstation, Windows 2000 Server, and Advance 2000 Server and configured TCP/IP connections by using DHCP or Static configuration on different systems.
  • Installed Confidential Solaris versions 6, 7 and 8 on Confidential Ultra 10, 60 and enterprise 450 Servers.
  • Maintained user accounts by adding, deleting, and file permissions.
  • Configured TCP/IP on network cards and files. Used Telnet, FTP, rlogin, nslookup, and PING to test and configures network connectivity.
  • Setup and configured DNS, NIS and BIND in Solaris, AIX, Confidential -UX, TRU-64, and Linux operating systems.
  • Upgraded Compaq Dl 380, Proliant 3000 with CPU s, Memory, CD-RW, and Hard disk.
  • Upgraded Confidential Ultra 10 with software, memory and video adapter.
  • Setup network configurations for new and old PC s in lab environment, assisted users with problems such as IP Addresses, network connectivity, and computer location.
  • Designed Lab layouts using VISIO 2000 which help users Locate Machines.
  • Setup Network frames and racks.

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