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Senior Vmware Engineer Resume

Charlotte, NC

OBJECTIVE:

Seeking opportunities in all types of System Engineering, Architecture and Administration positions which will allow me to provide solutions for your virtual & physical networks, domain forests, farms and all types of clusters

PROFILE:

  • Over 19 years of cross - platform experience in systems architecture, engineering. VMWare hybrid, Hyper V hybrid as well as physical environments.
  • Cisco HCI - UCS, Dell HCI vxBlock’s and Dell Chassis M1000’s deployments and migrations holding between 3 to 5 vCenters, (multi-locations-Stretch Clustering) 40 to 100 hosts, and between 1000 to 5000 VM’s
  • Expert in LAN/WAN/VPN/VoIP design and deployments, and administration in enterprise environments - including large data centers and network support call centers, spanning several different industries. eCOM, Medical, .GOV, Financial
  • Proven work experience as an IT Manager/Director

AREAS OF STRONG TECHNICAL EXPERTISE:

  • Microsoft Windows Server (Win2000 through Windows Server 2019)
  • Active Directory, DNS
  • PowerShell, VB scripts, and C# utilities (ask about latest creations)
  • SharePoint Infrastructure: installing, configuring, programming, maintaining, upgrading and managing a SharePoint farms
  • SolarWinds (SAM) monitoring servers and network
  • Microsoft Exchange 2003 to 2016)
  • Microsoft SQL Server (2000 through 2019)
  • VM Ware ESX6.5, and Hyper V 8, 12, & 16
  • IIS, Tomcat, Apache, and SharePoint. performance, optimization, security and troubleshooting excellent interpersonal skills - able to communicate with both business users and technical staff, team player, calm under high pressure situations, detail oriented, quick learner and self-starter, enjoy learning new things, not afraid of a challenge, great sense of humor

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • Windows Server 2019-2000-Ent
  • Linux, Centos & Redhat
  • Cisco UCS Hyper-Flex M5-240C
  • Hyper Convergence
  • Dell V-Block EMC(HCX)
  • Dell M1000 Chassis/Blade’s
  • Dell 7xx 9xx PowerEdge
  • Citrix NetScaler load balancers
  • SonicWALL/Cisco VPN Appliances
  • PowerShellVB Scrips
  • MS Orch. Runbooks
  • MSSQL 2000-2016
  • SharePoint 2000-2016
  • MS Exchange2013 - 2000
  • WSUS,SCCM,VMM
  • NanoServer
  • MS Visual Studio 2017-2015
  • C#
  • ADUC,ADSS,DNS,ADDS,GPO
  • LDAP,MS Network Controllers
  • Automation Scripting for AD
  • VMWare vCenter 6.5 Ent
  • Hyper V Virtualization (VMM)
  • PROTOCOLS/Net Appliances
  • DNS.DHCP,VoIP,IPSec,PPP,PPTP
  • NAT, RIP, RIP2, BGP, SMTP, SNMP, POP3, SMTP, SSH, SSL, FTP, Telnet. SonicWALL Firewalls,Cisco Firewalls & Switches, Barracuda

EXPERIENCE:

Senior VMWare Engineer

Confidential, Charlotte, NC

Responsibilities:

  • Hired to design, buy, then deploy Cisco UCS HCI vCenters then migrate vCenter from ageing hardware and old version of vCenter
  • Primary role is to now maintain these new vCenter’s totaling 7 clusters and 1300 VM’s of various configurations
  • Secondary role is building servers & templates using: VRA (VMware), VMM (Microsoft Hyper-V, PS scripts, (VB-Scripts with PS) physical remote builds via iDRAC, (Dell 740) and SQL server Microsoft Cluster servers.
  • Create/Restore VM’s using snapshots for customers daily. Upgrading vSphere software
  • Keeping vCenter distributed network switches current with our physical network and updating Active Directory Sites & Services accordingly.
  • Build DHCP servers as we expand throughout the area in new buildings and locations.
  • Troubleshoot all network / server WAN connection issues for entire build team covering multi-offices world wide
  • Create all DNS records, AD objects needed for every server build, cluster created.
  • Create new PS scripts for the Automation Team for various automation tasks.
  • Ticket system: Service Now
  • Patch server: Manage Engine, SCCM
  • Hyper Visors: VMWare, (Azure Hybrid, Service Management Portal), VMWare ESX6.5, 6.0
  • Monitoring servers: SolarWinds, PRTG

Build Master (Consultant)

Confidential, Charlotte, NC

Responsibilities:

  • Primary role was building servers using: VRA (VMware), VMM (Microsoft Hyper-V, PS scripts, (VB-Scripts with PS) physical remote builds via iDRAC, (Dell 740) and SQL server Microsoft Cluster servers.
  • Create/Restore VM’s using snapshots for customers daily. Upgrading vSphere software, tagging down VLANs on new Port Groups
  • Troubleshoot all network / server connection issues for entire build team
  • Create all DNS records, AD objects needed for every server build, cluster created.
  • Create new PS scripts for the Automation Team for various automation tasks.
  • Ticket system: Service Now
  • Patch server: Manage Engine
  • Hyper Visors: VMM, (Azure On-Prem Service Management Portal), VMWare ESX6.5
  • Monitoring servers: SolarWinds

Virtualization Windows Engineer

Confidential, Greenville, NC

Responsibilities:

  • Build, install & maintain Windows servers for various infrastructure roles to support enterprise mail, MSSQL, APPS, SharePoint, IIS, SCCM farms/domains
  • Maintain Windows Servers for updates and compliance
  • Verify and Test daily backups
  • Verify and test monthly Failovers to DR location
  • Submit monthly technology improvement plans
  • Regular upgrades on all Virtualization software (VMWare esx6.5)
  • Regular upgrades on all storage software (Dell EMC/vBlock
  • Weekly team meetings yesterday/today/tomorrow planning
  • Migrate SCCM farm from 2012 to 2016
  • Automate any/all infrastructure/app/utility servers using: PS Scripting, VB Scripting, C# scripts

Director of IT Infrastructure - Consultant

Confidential, North Carolina

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain Microsoft Windows networks & cloud servers and appliances for developers and production environment for entire WAN/LAN as well as all client sites via site-to-site VPN tunnels (PPTP) Troubleshoot all Cloud and WAN VPN connections for in house network as well as all client networks.
  • Design and deploy multiple Virtual Hosts using VMWare and Microsoft Hyper V, with Microsoft Hyper V HOST Replication.
  • Using Microsoft Systems Center Operations Manager 2012 to generate MS SQL (SRS) reports for daily briefings with managers and other staff on the health of cloud environments
  • Integrated Operations Manager and Virtual Machine Manager and ran daily health reports using SQL Server (SRS) service to be presented in weekly reports of all our cloud servers.
  • Create & Maintain database indexes and prune unnecessary data to optimize database space and performance.
  • Maintain all management packs and rollups for MSSQL, as well as other custom system software
  • Automated the creation, monitoring, and deployment of resources in our environment using MS System Center Orchestrator 2012
  • Design, deploy and support multi-domain, enterprise level Microsoft environment for a large development firm and its hosted customers.
  • Design, setup, and maintain disaster recovery plan for all mission critical servers.
  • Design and deployment of SharePoint farms, Windows forests and Microsoft Exchange 2007, 2010, MS 2008 Servers
  • Maintain VoIP phone switch (Altigen) for in house communications.
  • Migrate DSL system to T1. Maintain PRI network for VoIP system
  • Automated daily processes through PowerShell and some VBScript
  • Leveraging the following technologies:
  • Microsoft Systems Center Operations Manager 2012, Hyper-V, VMWare, SQL Server, SharePoint 2010 and 2013, Windows 2008 and Windows 2012, Exchange 2010-2013.

Systems Administrator

Confidential, Torrance, California

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for maintaining MSSQL SERVER 2003 Servers, network equipment, routers, edge switches
  • Migrate office from Unix to Microsoft Windows servers
  • Create daily MSSQL reports for our managers and other tech staff.
  • Install configure admin and support MS Exchange 2003/2007
  • Migration from a standard DSL circuit to T1 circuit
  • Setup SQL Reporting Services for external clients as needed.
  • Routine MSSQL, IIS, SharePoint server software setup, maintenance and backups.
  • Designed and built SonicWALL VPN for President of company, and sales force for remote access to SQL/SharePoint servers. Setup VPN bridge between two office buildings.

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