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Vmware/windows Systems Engineer Resume

SUMMARY:

To join a team of Information Systems Professionals, where my skills and years of experience in Information Technology can by utilized in a progressive and challenging manner.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

MICROSOFT: Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE). Windows NT 4.0, XP. Windows 2000 Pro/Server/Adv. Server, Windows Server 2003/2008/2012 Enterprise and Standard. Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5, 2000, 2003, 2007; 2010 Microsoft SCOM, SCCM Microsoft SharePoint Server. Active Directory, Microsoft Clustering, Group Policy, Local Server Security Policy, DNS, SMTP, IMAP, POP3, Internet email routing, ADFS 2.0

CISCO: Cisco Switches 6500(L3), 3750(L3), 3500, 2900, 2600. Cisco PIX 525(w/failover), 515, 501. Cisco Routers 7200, 3600, 2800. Cisco CSS11500 (Content and Load balancing), Cisco VPN 3005 Concentrator, Cisco Secure ACS 3.1(TACACS+), Cisco MDS 9210 Fiber Switch, Cisco Airtonet 1200 Access Points.

VMWARE: VCP4, ESX Server 2.5x, 3.0, 4.0, 5.0, 5.5 VMware Virtual Center 2.0, 2.5, 4.0, 5.0, 5.5 VMware converter 3.0, 4.0, 5.0, 5.5 VMware VMotion, VMware Workstation 7.0 and VMware Player, Evault Cloud backup, Fiber and ISCSI connectivity to SAN (Netapp), Veam Backup and Recovery.

BLACKBERRY: BlackBerry Server 4.1 for Microsoft Exchange 2000/2003/2007/2010. Devices - Blackberry 8700, Blackberry 7200 and Blackberry 8100.

SYMANTEC: Brightmail AntiSpam 6.0, E-Vault, SEP 11, 12, Enterprise Vault for Exchange 7.5, 8.0, 9.0, 10.0

TREND: ScanMail for Microsoft Exchange 7.0, Mail security for Exchange 7.5, NetBackup Server 5 thru 7.5

CRYPTOCARD: Crypto-Server 6.0 (used in conjunction with Cisco ACS), Crypto-Tokens (Software) and Hardware RB-1 PIN Pad Tokens.NETAPP (SAN) Netapp FAS3050, FAS3040, FAS920, FAS270, FAS250. ONTAP Software 7.03, 7.04, 7.22. Snapdrive 3.2, 4.0, 4.1. Snap Manager for Exchange, Snap Manager for MS SQL, Filer Clustering, Fiber Channel and ISCSI connectivity. QLogic PCI-X 4 GB, Emulex LP10000-M2, SnapMirror, SCSI and SATA Drives.

HEWLETTPACKARD: Open Network Management and monitoring, HP StorageWorks/SureSecure DAT Autoloaders backup system, Various NetServers, HP DL 360, DL380, DL585, ML350(G2 thru G5), Blades BL460c G1 thru G7, HP Enclouse C7000, HP Virtual Connect and SAN boot.

IBM: System x3950(type 8878), xMXE-3950 E, x460, x445, x440 (ranging from 4 CPUs to 16 CPUs)

DELL: PowerEdge 1550, 2500, 2850, 6650, Compellent SC8000, PowerVault 120T, 210S and NAS Servers. OptiPlex Desktops, Inspiron Laptops and Latitude Laptops.

NETWORKING: Ethernet 10Baset-Gigabit, FDDI, Frame Relay, LAN/WAN/Internet design and implementation, Wi-Fi 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n. WEP, WPA-TKIP, WPA2-EAS and Wi-Fi troubleshooting.

LINUX: Redhat Enterprise Editions 3.0 and 4.0. Basic installation, configuration and management

CHECKPOINT: Firewall-1 4.1, Firewall-1 NG, VPN-1 SecuRemote, VPN-1 SecuClient, Intrusion Prevention, SSL Network Extender, IPSec, SSL.

SOLARWINDS: Orion Network Performance Monitor and Application Performance Monitor

VISION SOLUTIONS: Double-Take Double-Take Availability, Double-Take Fail-over Exchange and SQL

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:

Confidential

VMware/Windows Systems Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Managed, maintained and upgraded two VCenters from versions 5.1 to 5.5 to 6.0U2 and to 6.5. VCenter number one was solely used for our production environment (Front End servers, Web Servers, Middle tier, Backend Servers and DBs).
  • Dev and QA environments a total of 20 ESXi Servers ver.5.1 to 5.5 to 6.0U2.and upgraded to 6.5(approximately 4000 Vm guests, all environments).
  • Email (Exchange 2010)), File Server (Windows), Anti-virus (Trend Micro v10.0), Malware (Malwarebytes ver. 3.2), Message Logging (Barracuda model 400), Email Internet Security (Barracuda model 400), Email Archiving (Barracuda model 450) Web filtering (Forcepoint/Websense ver. 8.0) and FTP Servers. Active Directory (Domain Functional Level 2008r2), Group policies, DHCP, DNS, OUs, Windows 20 R2 and Windows 2012 R2.
  • Storage - Dell Compellent SC8000, EMC VNX 7600 (2 in Production), UCS Chassis' 5100s, UCS Blades B200M4, SCOM 2007R (Prod) and 2012R (Corp), Commvault Library Backup LTO5 (Disk to Disk to Tape to Iron Mountain).

Confidential

VMware/Windows Systems Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for installation, configuration and management of 2 individual Vsphere Clouds, consisting of a total of 15 ESXi 5.0-5.5 hosts and 2 VCenters 5.5
  • Over 600 VMware guest machines existed within the four Clouds.
  • Configuration and management of 5 clusters in 2 Vsphere Clouds. Configure Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) to load balance VM guest machines within ESXi hosts in the Cloud.
  • Configure High Availability (HA) in case of ESXi host failures.
  • Create Host Profiles for ESXi consistency.
  • Creation and configuration of Resource Pools to manage resource usage of ESXi hosts.
  • Create Virtual network switches and port groups to manage networking and VLANs.
  • Manage roles and permissions for cloud access.
  • Create datastores with the required block size.
  • Configure ISCSI and fiber to present LUNs for storage.
  • Configure VMotion and Storage VMotion for VM guest's movement.
  • Clone VM guest machines, virtualize physical servers to VM guest machines.
  • Create VM Guest machines (Windows and many flavors of Unix) and install VM tools.
  • Install, configure and manage VCenter
  • Add and remove ESXi hosts from the VCenter, setup alerts and SMTP in the VCenter.
  • Setup reporting to manage Cloud resources.
  • Create snapshots of VM guest machines.
  • Evault Cloud backup for Vsphere
  • Microsoft Exchange 2010/Windows 2008 R2
  • Responsible for management of MS Exchange server 2010 in environment.
  • Responsible for maintaining CAS servers and Mailbox Exchange servers.
  • Public Folder creation and maintenance, Public folder replication.
  • Manage and monitor mailbox growth.
  • Implemented and maintained mailbox archival application.
  • Disaster Recovery and Business continuity implementation for Exchange where put in place (3rd party software), OWA configuration using SSL s.
  • Installed, configured and monitored Symantec System Security for Exchange 7.0-7.5 with Anti-Spam.
  • Configured SMTP, IMAP, POP3, and HTTPS (for OWA).
  • Symantec Enterprise Vault for archiving and journaling
  • Windows Server 2003/2008/AD, ADFS Admin

Confidential

VMware/Windows Systems Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for installation, configuration and management of 4 individual VMware Clouds, consisting of a total of 40 ESXi 4.0-5.0 hosts and 4 VCenters.
  • Over 600 VMware guest machines existed within the four Clouds.
  • Configuration and management of 16 clusters in the 4 Clouds. Configure Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) to load balance VM guest machines within ESXi hosts in the Cloud.
  • Configure High Availability (HA) in case of ESXi host failures.
  • Create Host Profiles for ESXi consistency.
  • Creation and configuration of Resource Pools to manage resource usage of ESXi hosts.
  • Create Virtual network switches and port groups to manage networking and VLANs.
  • Manage roles and permissions for cloud access.
  • Create datastores with the required block size.
  • Configure ISCSI and fiber to present LUNs for storage.
  • Configure VMotion and Storage VMotion for VM guest's movement.
  • Clone VM guest machines, virtualize physical servers to VM guest machines.
  • Create VM Guest machines (Windows and many flavors of Unix) and install VM tools.
  • Install, configure and manage VCenter and SQL backend database (shrink DB and logs VC).
  • Add and remove ESXi hosts from the VCenter, setup alerts and SMTP in the VCenter.
  • Setup reporting to manage Cloud resources.
  • Use VEAM to backup VM guests on a regular basis.
  • Create snapshots of VM guest machines.
  • Microsoft Exchange 2007/Window 2008/AD
  • Responsible for installation, configuration and management of MS Exchange server in 2003 environment.
  • Responsible for managing CAS servers and Mailbox Exchange servers.
  • Public Folder creation and maintenance, Public folder replication.
  • Manage and monitor mailbox growth.
  • Implemented and maintained mailbox archival application.
  • Installed, configured and monitored Symantec System Security for Exchange 6.0 and 6.5 with Anti-Spam.
  • Configured SMTP, IMAP, POP3, and HTTPS (for OWA).
  • Windows Server 2003/2008/AD

Confidential

VMware/Windows Systems Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Experienced in installing, configuring and managing 3.0and 4.0.
  • Responsible for configuring host level Fiber and ISCSI connectivity to SAN, VMware guest machine SAN booting, extend virtual guest machine drives, create guest machine clones and guest machine snapshots.
  • Copy or Move guest machines between ESX Servers (manually or through Virtual Center). Use VMware converter to convert virtual guest machine between VMware platforms.
  • Virtualization of physical (windows) servers using VMConverter. Manage and Monitor VMware environment through VirtualCenter.
  • Movement and migration of virtual guest machines using VMotion.
  • Windows 2000/2003/2008 / Exchange 2003
  • Window Server Enterprise 2000/2003/2008
  • Experience designing and implementing Active Directory, managed, monitored Windows 2003/2003 environments.
  • Responsible for deployment of Windows 2008 throughout 10 countries in South America.
  • Responsible for the configuration and management Windows Active Directory DNS (internal and External), DHCP, Group Policy, Domain Group Policy, Local Server Security Policy, SNMP, FTP, FTPS( IPswitch), IIS, HTTP, HTTPS, SSL, SMTP, File Server, Share Level Security, File Level Security and Inheritance and MS Radius Servers.
  • Deployed Websense Web security throughout 10 Countries in South America and Symantec Endpoint Protection.
  • Monitored network and applications using Solarwinds' Orion Network
  • Performance monitor and Application Performance Monitor.
  • Deployed Quest Password management for locked users.
  • Responsible for installation, configuration and management of MS Exchange server 2003 in clustered and non-clustered environments throughout South America.
  • Total of 15 Exchange Servers deployed in South America and Miami.
  • Configured and deployed RPC over SSL for 1500 Users.
  • Responsible for configuring Front-End SMTP Exchange servers, Back-End Exchange servers and Routing Groups.
  • Public Folder creation and maintenance, Public folder replication, Manage and monitor mailbox growth.
  • Disaster Recovery and Business continuity implementation for Exchange were put in place (using DoubleTake software), Exchange 2000 migrations, OWA configuration using SSL s.
  • Installed, configured and monitored Symantec Mail Security for Exchange 4.5 and 6.0. Configured SMTP, IMAP, POP3, and HTTPS (for OWA).
  • Installed, configured monitored BlackBerry Server 4.1 for Exchange.
  • Accountable for re-routing SMTP traffic when necessary, troubleshooting EDB and STM Exchange databases when they won't mount.
  • Exchange monitoring, Exchange backup
  • Responsible for configuring bridgehead server when necessary and manage all exchange email queues.

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