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Vmware Engineer Resume

Nashville, TN

SUMMARY:

  • Hard - working professional with 9.5+ years of experience and a proven knowledge of desktop technology, end user support, and troubleshooting. Aiming to leverage my skills to successfully fill the VMware Engineer role Confidential your company.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Nashville, TN

VMware Engineer

  • Actively involved and participated in the planning and design expansion of VDI for additional use cases while scaling infrastructure to maintain peak performance.
  • Designed and deployed solutions using virtualized hardware and networks.
  • Created and updated Windows Server templates and virtual host hardware as well as physical servers.
  • Configured, tested and deployed server and datacenter infrastructure.
  • Setup and managed Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) infrastructure including firmware upgrades.
  • Provided proactive administration and handled daily operation for server and application virtualization solutions ( VMware ESXi 6.0, ESXi 6.5 ).
  • Actively involved and participated in the planning and design expansion of VDI for additional use cases while scaling infrastructure to maintain peak performance.
  • Responsible for analysis, administration and support of VMWare Horizon View VDI , thin clients, and other VDI-related technology.
  • Expertise in installation, configuration and administration of Windows and VMware servers on different platforms
  • Deployed VDI Instances and created over 5000+ desktops by building an entirely new infrastructure of Horizon View 7.6 also integrated with existing Infrastructure
  • Created VDI Golden Images
  • Managed ThinApp and AppVolumes application delivery technologies
  • Managed user profiles with User Environment Manager (UEM).
  • Successfully configured View Security servers in Dmz and paired them with the Connection servers and Responsible for troubleshooting issues regarding replication errors for connection servers
  • Hands on experience in updating / upgrading ESXi servers, Virtual Center servers and windows virtual machines using VMware Update manager and manual upgrades for Patching
  • Expertise level and experience in working with vMotion and Storage vMotion technology
  • Proficient in Windows servers and upgrade of 2008 servers to 2012 and 2016 servers as per the versions used like standard and enterprise upgrade and Active Directory Administration
  • Experience on vRealize Operation Manager (vRops) dash boards and reports for both vSphere and Horizon view.
  • Configured Resource Pool, Alerts, Alarms and Migrated Virtual Machine using PowerCli.
  • Experienced in Configuring Networking on Standard vSwitch, Distributed vSwitch. Capable of administering/configuring iSCSI, NAS and NFS storages. Familiar with RAID concept.
  • Worked as part of a team in support of VDI and other Enterprise Desktop technologies including Antivirus, SCCM Administration, Single Sign On, Group Policy, OS Deployment.

Confidential, Louisville, TN

VMware Administrator

  • Migrated from Citrix to VMware Horizon View including dynamic and persistent desktops.
  • Troubleshooting and solutioning operation issues in the horizon environment working with engineering team and get certified.
  • Testing, finding issues and fixing whenever the new version of Horizon components released for testing by engineering team.
  • Analyzed exiting citrix environment in terms of application and user profiling based on business sectors and performing the planning and solutioning the challenges of horizon migration.
  • Designed the BAU process for horizon operations support to L2 and L1 team, transitioned them from Citrix to Horizon support.
  • Automated different activity such as health check, quality check for provisioned persistent VMs, spec upgrade, user entitlement etc.
  • Installation and configuration of connection and composer servers and managing the PODs
  • Created and managed linked clone pools for Dynamic and manual pools for persistent VDIs
  • Provisioned the persistent horizon VDIs and migrated from Citrix VDI.
  • Configured event SQL Database, Composer Database for the VDI Infrastructure
  • Created Global Entitlement and associating with pools
  • Optimized the Golden win 7 and win 10 Images to the company requested standard.
  • Created master images, updating it, taking snapshot and managing versions of it for linked clone
  • Recomposed the dynamic pools with updated master images during change windows
  • Opened tickets with VMware vendor and Troubleshoot issues coming in horizon VDI desktops
  • Manage Virtual Machines using Virtual center and web access

Confidential, Dallas, TX

Systems Administrator

  • Maintained reliable, secure and high performing systems in a multi-domain, multi-site Windows Active Directory environment.
  • Responsible for operational support and maintenance of 2,900+ Windows 2012 and 2008 servers located globally, running Microsoft Windows, includes server builds, monitoring, configuration and ongoing maintenance of servers.
  • Performed testing, deploying patches, application packaging, and configuration management using SCCM.
  • Provide advanced troubleshooting for applications and systems with emphasis on root cause analysis.
  • Worked on provisioning of users using Active Directory (ADDS) and Group Policy (GPO).
  • Established Windows system by planning and executing the selection, installation, configuration, and testing of PC and server hardware, software, LAN and WAN networks.
  • Designed and implemented the lifecycle management of Hyper-V technologies in the enterprise.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

VMware VSphere ESXi, VMware vCenter, Windows Server 2008/2012/2016/2019 , Windows 7/10, Hyper-V, Active Directory, PowerCLI scripting, VMware vROPS, VMware Horizon RDSH, VMware Horizon View 6.x/7.1/7.6/7.7/7.9, Horizon View Manager, Horizon View Composer, Unified Access Gateway, VMware App Volumes, Thinapp, NVIDIA Graphics and vGPU with VMware, VMware Horizon and VDI support, VMWare User Environment Manager, AppSense, SCCM, SCOM, Cisco UCS, UCS Manager, VxRail, Linked Clones, Instant Clones, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), troubleshooting, Citrix, Group policy management, Profile management recompose, change management, ServiceNow, Dynamic Environment Manager, Systems Administration, DNS, DHCP, Desktop pools, Application pools, RDS Desktop, Horizon security server, migration, Single sign on, TrueSSO, patching, monitoring, Systrack.

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