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Sr. Vmware Engineer Resume

SUMMARY:

  • Microsoft Certified Professional with several years of experience with Windows Server platforms. A+ and VMWare Certified.
  • Strong background in virtualization solutions and technologies such as VMware Vsphere 5.5 and Hyper - V .
  • Special skills on Oracle Administration (Portal and Discoverer). Solid knowledge of network configurations to include experience with routers & switches, Internet firewalls, and wireless technology.
  • Experience setting up and managing database systems such as SQL Server. Background supporting multiple enterprise computer systems such as HP , Confidential, Dell, EMC and NetApp .
  • Advanced hardware & software troubleshooting skills.
  • Maintains quality customer service skills, a strong work ethic, and is a team player with the ability to work well independently.
  • Possesses above average organization skills, excellent communication skills, and outstanding problem solving skills.
  • Considered an out of the box thinker and a quick learner.
  • Lead of multiple technical team in different tasks and projects.
  • A proven record of reliability, the ability to perform under time constraints, and good judgment under pressure.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Skills: Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Publisher, PowerPoint, Outlook, Front Page, Sony Vegas, Adobe Photoshop and Dreamweaver.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Sr. VMWare Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and support a distributed solution of VMWare vSphere 5.5.
  • Support and scale Nimble, EqualLogic and Compellent storage system.
  • Manage and support CISCO UCS blade system
  • Manage and support Dell VRTX system
  • Lead projects and initiative to improve performance and capacity to the environment.
  • Design and Implement Array Base replication for DR.
  • Optimize DNS and AD infrastructure
  • Manage and support vRanger and BackupExec for backup to tape and ExaGrid storage.
  • Support complex Exchange environment with a mix of Exchange 2008, 2010 and Office 365.

Confidential

Sr. Systems Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and support a distributed solution of VMWare vSphere 5.5.
  • Support and scale Compellent and EMC storage system.
  • Manage and support CISCO UCS blade system
  • Lead projects and initiative to improve performance and capacity to the environment.
  • Prepare documentation of the infrastructure and DR site.
  • Prepare a Disaster Recovery Plan for all locations with planned shutdown and power or process and procedures.
  • Provide level 3 support for On-Call rotation.
  • Design and support audio/visual solution for streaming and recording and business meetings.

Confidential

Sr. Infrastructure Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and maintain Virtual Infrastructure running VMWare 4.5, 5.1 and 5.5.
  • Manage and support EMC Storage systems VNX5300, CX4-120, NS120 and CX700.
  • CISCO UCS Blade System management and support.
  • Support and Implementation of HP C7000 Blade System for Cloud Provider.
  • Technical Lead for 5 support team member.
  • Project lead for multiple IT initiative for datacenter consolidation and capacity improvement.
  • Technical leader for datacenter replication project for Disaster Recovery.
  • Windows 2012, 2008, 2003 and 2000 operating system support and maintenance.
  • Linux RedHat, CentOS, Fedora and Ubunto support.

Confidential

Systems Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • In charge of administrate, install, configurate and provide support to Windows 2000/2003/2008 Servers in a hosted Datacenter enviroment.
  • Administrated virtual environments with +20 ESX Host, +300 virtual machines running Windows 2003, Windows 2008, Windows 2012, Windows 7 and Windows 8 and +200 VMWare View machines for secure application access.
  • In charge of the management of vulnerabilities using WSUS, Patchlink and WU tools for secure, monitor and reporting vulnerability issues.
  • Coordinated testing, upgraded and configurated system files and services. Ensured changes were in accordance with appropriate operating procedures.
  • Responsible for planning and implement Microsoft System Center Operation Manager (SCOM) for services monitoring.
  • Documented system events to ensure continuous functioning. Recommended course of action and implemented as approved.

Confidential

Senior System Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Active Directory backend support.
  • Worked on a 24hrs schedule, most of the time working 2 nd shift on a 12hrs schedule.
  • Documented all work performed on HP Service Desk system.
  • Coordinated project with Confidential India technical team to ensure high application availability..
  • Performed Confidential hardware troubleshooting and replacement.

Confidential

Senior System Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • In charge of administrate, install, configurate and provide support to Windows 2000/2003/2008 Servers in a Datacenter enviroment.
  • Responsible for planning Virtualization Solutions such as VMware ESX 3.5, VSphere (ESX4), VMWare Workstation and VMWare ACE.
  • Responsible for the implementation of HP System Insight Management, Version Control Repository Management and Dell OpenManage IT Assistant.
  • In charge of managing all types of patches, firmware and driver updates for HP and Dell infrastructures.
  • Assist in setting up the implementation and configuration of WSUS environment for Microsoft systems' patches and updates to ensure work is performed in accordance with company policy.
  • In charge of the management of vulnerabilities using WSUS, Patchlink and WU tools for secure, monitor and reporting vulnerability issues.
  • Helped in designing and creating templates for a fast virtual server deployment.
  • Maintain and apply security and keeping up to date patches, firmware, drivers and other enhancements for virtual infrastructures and Dell infrastructure with Dell IT Assistant
  • Performed P2V, V2V, V2P and P2P conversions using VMWare Converter and Acronis with Universal Restore.
  • Administrated virtual environments with +15 ESX Host, +150 virtual machines running Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows 2008, Windows XP and Windows NT4 and +200 VMWare ACE machines for secure workstation environment.
  • Implementation of high secure VMWare ESX Infrastructure.
  • Planned and performed assorted VMWare Virtual Infrastructure 3.5 to VSphere (V4) migration.
  • Trained staff in various computer-systems setup and operations.
  • Coordinated testing, upgraded and configurated system files and services. Ensured changes were in accordance with appropriate operating procedures.
  • Coordinated and monitored troubleshooting to isolate and diagnose common system problems
  • Documented system events to ensure continuous functioning. Recommended course of action and implemented as approved.
  • Utilized standard corporate tools to record changes, service requests, and problem activities for tracking purposes.
  • Responsible for planning and implement Microsoft System Center Operation Manager (SCOM) for services monitoring and benchmark analisys.
  • In charge of implementation and administration of IpSwitch WhatsUp system to monitor and remote logging of non Windows systems.

Confidential

Windows Engineer / VMWare Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Designed and managed a data center consolidation plan.
  • Prepared new environment for consolidation project.
  • Technical Leader of 6 Wintel SME
  • Implemented the migration process
  • Administered the new environment.
  • Managed the hardware resource and physical interconnection.
  • Prepared technical documentation.
  • Interviewed the client for business requirements and constrains.
  • Leaded the virtualization of +1000 servers.
  • Managed VMWare ESX farm of +50 hosts and +1000 virtual machines.
  • Audited IPs and SAN space allocation.
  • Installed, configured and administrated HP Blade Infrastructure of over 15 blade enclosures.
  • Supported OS issues after the migration process.
  • Organized VirtualCenter following the company security requirements.

Confidential

Systems Engineer / VMWare Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Handled Microsoft Platforms such as Windows 2003 server, XP, SQL, IIS Terminal Services, Exchange and Active Directory.
  • Planned and performed the implementation of VMWare ESX Environment Upgrades from older to newest versions of ESX (ESX 2.x to ESX 3.x, VirtualCenter 1.x to VirtualCenter 2.x) using VMWare and Vizioncore tools.
  • Performed impact assessment ESX updates and patch.
  • Implemented mixed VDI solutions using VMWare and Citrix.
  • Analyzed data processing requirements.
  • Daily Management of network switches such as Dell, 3Com and Intel.
  • Planned data processing system that would provide system capabilities required for projected workloads.
  • Developed layout and installation of new system or modification of existing system.
  • Conferred with data processing and project managers.
  • Gathered information on limitations of existing systems auditing their capabilities and requirements for different projected work loads.
  • Evaluated number of departments serviced by data processing equipment and reporting formats required.
  • Determined volume of transactions, time requirements and cost constraints.
  • Evaluated need for security and access restrictions in order to determine hardware configurations.
  • Analyzed information to determine, recommend and plan layout for type of Confidential, peripheral equipment and modifications to existing system.
  • Provided capability for proposed work load, efficient operation and effective use of allotted space.
  • Maintenance of system's security (firewall and security patches).
  • Specified power supply requirements and configuration.
  • Recommended purchase of equipment to control dust, temperature and humidity in area of system installation.
  • Trained users on new and modified equipment.
  • Monitored functioning of equipment to ensure system operated in conformance with specifications.

Confidential

Expert System Engineer Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Solid knowledge on Call Center’s management.
  • Performed cost/benefit analysis to determine overall effectiveness and baseline comparisons for different projects. (ROI)
  • Database administration and maintenance (Oracle, MySql and SQL)
  • Network communications (IP, TCP, UDP)
  • Liaison between end-users, external consultants and data center.
  • Digital broadcast systems and Linux platform.

Confidential

Local Area Network Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing a multi-user computing environment.
  • Performed installations and configuration of system hardware and software.
  • Establishment and management of user accounts.
  • In charge of upgrading software, backup and recovery tasks.
  • Performed planning for network capacity, technology and capabilities and storage, technical documentation, troubleshooting, security and virus prevention.
  • Performed Project Management task such as coordination of financial projects from development through implementation.
  • Developed an Intranet/Extranet reporting data collection system.

Confidential

Information Systems Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Developed detailed plans for the of both technical and business goals.
  • In charge to provide the upkeep, maintenance and security of networks.
  • Assisted in making hardware and software upgrade recommendations based on the company’s technology.
  • Coordinated inventory and purchase system projects from development through implementation.
  • Assisted in the design and creation of official pharmaceutical formulary materials.
  • Assisted in the elaboration of strategic work plans.

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