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Systems Engineer/administrator Resume

San Jose, CA

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Over all 7years of experience as a Systems engineering & Systems Administrator with extensive knowledge in VMware Virtualization
  • Extensive experience in Installing and Configuring vCenter, VMware Vsphere, ESX/ESXi Server, Virtual Machines and VCP on vSphere Client, VSAN, Vmware Cloud, AWS. installation and configuration, administration of VMware ESX 3.0/3.54.0/4.5/5.0/5.1/5.5 , vSphere 4.0/4.1/4.5/5.0/5.1/5.5/6.0 , VMware ESXi 4.1/5.0/5.5/6.0/6.5 VMware Virtual Center 2.0/2.5/3.5/4.0/5.0/5.5/6.0 U2, U3/6.5.
  • Design, Implementation and Troubleshooting VMware ESXI 6.5/6.0/5.5 Hosts, VMware vSphere, Vcenter, VRealize Suite, Vrealize Operations.
  • Experience with storage products EMC VMAX, VNX, XtremeIO, Hitachi STORAGE ARRAY
  • Experience developing and delivering training, including NSX, vSphere/vCloud, and Database.
  • Experience with SAN, NAS, CIFS, NFS Protocols, fiber channel switches Brocade, cisco
  • Expertise in administration of VMware Workstation, ESX/ESXi servers, VMware vSphere and Windows Servers 2008/ 2008R R2.
  • Integration of VMware NSX with VMware's suite of products (ie. vRealize Automation, vRealize Operations).
  • Installation, configuration, Administration Virtual Center Server, VMware View, Disaster Recovery, Plate Spin, vMotion, P2V, P2P, V2V, VMware Update Manager.
  • Administration of Active Directory in Windows 2008R2 / 2012 R2 environment. Managing Active Directory issues such as: Logon Failures, Account Lockouts, Group Polices, Network Connectivity, DNS and WINS Name Resolution, Authentication Problems, File and Printer Permissions.
  • Physical server virtualization using Azure site recovery andAzure Active Directory
  • Azure server Migration best practices and Azure Power shell scripting
  • MSI package is deployed (distributed) through GPO as a Group Policy Object. In order to create an object.
  • Troubleshooting all types of server and web site related issues in the IIS platform.
  • FTP and FTP/S (FTP over SSL) file transfers.
  • Explicit (RFC - conforming) and implicit FTP/S connection modes. Active and passive file transfer modes.
  • Backup and Restore of IIS configurations and editing the IIS Configuration files.
  • SSL certificate installation, managing service accounts and configuration and management for the hosted websites in IIS.
  • Utilized Microsoft Azure services, including AD Premium to implement self-service password resets.
  • Experience designing, deploying and VMWARE Orchestration(Vro)in production environments
  • Expertise on windows OS serverconfiguring, administrating, managing windows 2008,2010,2012 R2
  • Experienced in administration of cisco UCS chassis, HP Blade server, Dell Chassis, CISCO Fabric interconnect, CISCO Netowrking.
  • Migrating Virtual Machines between the data centers.
  • Hands on design and development experience with vRealize Automation (vRA) and vRealize Orchestration (vROManaging Access Control through vCenter server, Optimizing Resource Utilization, Load Balancing (VMware DRS) and ensuring High Availability (VMware HA).
  • Provide updates to the DCIM web tool. Track and communicate progress of assignments using web-based tools.Experience in Configuring Networking on Standard vSwitch, Distributed vSwitch.
  • Experience in Configuring VMware DRS Rules and VMware HA on Clusters in Virtual Center.
  • Capable of administering / configuring iSCSI, NAS and NFS storages. Familiar with RAID concept.
  • Expert in maintaining Business Continuity and performing Disaster Recovery (DR) using VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM).
  • Created Raid Groups, Storage Groups, LUNs and assigned LUNs to Windows and VMware hosts.
  • Expert in Continuous Data Protection Development of continuous data backup appliance in Linux environment.
  • Experience in Data Protection provide automatic, real-time data backup for servers and desktops.
  • Files first backed up locally with versioning and fast data recovery.
  • Designed VM backup solution based on vSphere Data Protection (VDP).
  • Experience with VDI (Virtual Desktop Infrastructure) VMware View in an enterprise environment.
  • Hands on experience with Creating and managing VM Cluster. Enabling HA and DRS features in Cluster
  • Worked on Windows Server Backup Tool, OS migration for DB, Migrated OS 2008 to Windows Server 2012.
  • Patched/upgraded VMware vSphere hosts, VMs and Hyper-V Virtual Machines.
  • VMware tools upgrading and Windows patch updates. Migrated datacenters and converted physical servers to virtual servers using VMware and HP Blade servers resulting in a reduction of racks and power usage, decrease downtime during maintenance and upgrades and improved monitoring.
  • Deploying Virtual Machines (VM’s) through Templates, Converting Physical to Virtual (P2V) and Virtual to Virtual (V2V) Machines.
  • Experience in configuring VMware CPU and memory shares for virtual machines.
  • Experience in building VMware virtual machines from templates and CD/ISO image.
  • Administration of VMware Virtual Center and virtualization services VMware DRS, VMware HA, VMotion and SVMotion.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Hypervisor: VSphere 6.5/6.0/5.5/ 5.1 / 5.0 / 4.1 / 4.0 , ESXi 5.5/5.1 / 5.0, ESX 4.1 / 4.0

VMware Tools: VMware Standalone Convertor, Vsphere CLI, VMware Power CLI, VShield Manager, VCenter, VCenter Update Manager, HA, DRS, Storage vMotion, Host Profiles, vApp, VMware vCenter Heartbeat, VMware vSphere Client, VMware Thinapp, P2V, V2V, VCP,VMware Consolidated Backup, Cisco routers and switches, ASA firewalls, Juniper SSG, HP & DELL servers, VMware Management Assistant, Capacity Planning, Plate spin Power convert

Operating Systems: Windows 2003/2008/2012/2016 ; Windows XP/7 /8; Red Hat Linux.

Protocols/Services: TCP/IP, SMTP, PPP, HTTP, Telnet, SSH, DNS, DHCP, FTP and IIS

Applications: IIS, Tomcat, MSOffice 2010, MS Visio

Database: Oracle 8i, IBM DB2, Sql Server, MS Access

Other Management Tools: HP Onboard Administrator, HP Virtual Connect Manager, Avocent DS View, Putty, MKS Integrity Change Management Software, Groundworks VI Monitoring Tool, Vkernel Monitoring Software, Microsoft Robocopy GUI, Solar winds IP Address Tracker, VeeamBackup, FastSCP,Ansible.

Storage products: EMC, HITACHI storage provisioning, brocade, cisco switches zoning

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, San Jose, CA

Systems Engineer/Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Design, Implementation and Troubleshooting VMware ESXI 5.0/5.5 Hosts, VMware vSphere Virtual center.
  • Expertise on windows OS server configuring, administrating, managing windows 2008,2010,2012 R2
  • Experienced in administration of cisco UCS chassis, HP Blade server creating profiles, templates, and organization, installing ESXI.
  • Installation and configuration of Microsoft Windows 2008 R2 and 2012 Servers on Virtual Machines,
  • Experience designing, deploying and configuring VMWareVRO in production environments
  • Knowledge on vRealize suite products (ie. vRealize Automation)
  • Expertise in installation, administration, patches, upgradation, configuration, performance tuning and
  • Hands on experience Hyper-V in windows server 2008 and 2008 R2
  • Physical-to-Virtual (P2V), Virtual-to-Virtual (V2V) and Virtual-to-Physical (V2P) conversions of physical/virtual machines using VMware Converter, Performing Snapshots, Cloning, cold migrations and hot migrations, Moving VM's from one LUN to another LUN using Storage VMotion Experience
  • Expertise in installation, administration, patches, upgradation, configuration, performance tuning and
  • Hands on experience Hyper-V in windows server 2008 and 2008 R2
  • Physical-to-Virtual (P2V), Virtual-to-Virtual (V2V) and Virtual-to-Physical (V2P) conversions of physical/virtual machines using VMware Converter, Performing Snapshots, Cloning, cold migrations and hot migrations, Moving VM's from one LUN to another LUN using Storage VMotion Experience
  • Complete setup environment on HA & DRS enabled.
  • Implementing, configuring, Migrating and supporting Windows, Creating and managing User Accounts & Groups in Active Directory.
  • Experience in Data Protection provide automatic, real-time data backup for servers and desktops.
  • Files first backed up locally with versioning and fast data recovery.
  • Proposed, negotiated acquisition, and successfully deployed Dell/EMC VXRail Hyper-converged Server solution to replace dated server farm.
  • Hands on experience on P2P, P2V, V2V Migration of Machines from one datacenter to another datacenter using migration tools like Plate spin, Double take and VMware Converter.
  • Build, Install and Configure Enterprise Virtualization using VMware Products and Solutions.
  • Rack, Stack and Configuring Cisco UCS B and C Series, HP Enclosures, HP Proliant BL/DL Hardware.
  • Configured automated VM migrations using automated scripts in PowerShell. Standardized network cable runs for VMware hosts across multiple data center.
  • Extensively worked on vMotion, Storage vMotion, VMware Mirage and Patch management and upgradesusing VMware update manager. Experience in configuring VMware standard vSwitch&dvSwitch.
  • Experience in Deploying Windows 2008/2012 Servers in both physical & Virtual Environments.
  • Microsoft Windows Active Directory Administration, OU/User Management, Group policy Management and DNS/DHCP management.

Environment: VMware Infrastructure 5.0,5.5, 6.0 and 6.5 vCenter Server, VCenter operation Manager, Hardware installation, VMware standalone converter, Windows 2016/ 2012/2008/2003 Server,Plate Spin, VMware VCenter Converter, Active Directory Migration, TCP/IP, DNS, Windows Clustering, FTP, File and Printer Server, P2V, V2V, VMotion., HPC7000, DL380P GN8, Cisco Nexus 9000,5000K 7600 series, switches, Arista 7010/7020/7050 series switches, Dell PowerEdge Servers, EMC VNX 5200, 5500, VMAX, EMC Recovery,PowerShell

Confidential, Rosemead, CA

Systems Engineer/Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the complete environment & handled Data center virtualization project
  • Design, Implementation and Troubleshooting VMware ESXI 6.5/6.0/5.5 Hosts, VMware vSphere, Vcenter.
  • Expertise on windows OS server configuring, administrating, managing windows 2008,2010,2012 R2
  • Experienced in administration of cisco UCS chassis, HP Blade server creating profiles, templates, and organization, installing ESXI.
  • Installation and configuration of Microsoft Windows 2008 R2, 2012 and 2016 Servers on Virtual Machines,
  • Experience designing, deploying and configuring VMWare in production environments
  • Knowledge on vRealize suite products
  • Expertise in installation, administration, patches, upgradation, configuration, performance tuning and
  • Hands on experience Hyper-V in windows server 2008 and 2008 R2
  • Physical-to-Virtual (P2V), Virtual-to-Virtual (V2V) and Virtual-to-Physical (V2P) conversions of physical/virtual machines using VMware Converter, Performing Snapshots, Cloning, cold migrations and hot migrations, Moving VM's from one LUN to another LUN using Storage VMotion Experience
  • Complete setup environment on HA & DRS enabled.
  • Implementing, configuring, Migrating and supporting Windows, Creating and managing User Accounts & Groups in Active Directory.
  • Experience in Data Protection provide automatic, real-time data backup for servers and desktops.
  • Files first backed up locally with versioning and fast data recovery.
  • Proposed, negotiated acquisition, and successfully deployed Dell/EMC VXRail Hyper-converged Server solution to replace dated server farm.
  • Hands on experience on P2P, P2V, V2V Migration of Machines from one datacenter to another datacenter using migration tools like Plate spin, Double take and VMware Converter.
  • Build, Install and Configure Enterprise Virtualization using VMware Products and Solutions.
  • Rack, Stack and Configuring Cisco UCS B and C Series, HP Enclosures, HP Proliant BL/DL Hardware.
  • Configured automated VM migrations using automated scripts in PowerShell. Standardized network cable runs for VMware hosts across multiple data center.
  • Extensively worked on vMotion, Storage vMotion, VMware Mirage and Patch management and upgradesusing VMware update manager. Experience in configuring VMware standard vSwitch&dvSwitch.
  • Experience in Deploying Windows 2008/2012 Servers in both physical & Virtual Environments.
  • Microsoft Windows Active Directory Administration, OU/User Management, Group policy Management and DNS/DHCP management.
  • Good understanding of Cisco UCS Director, UCS Manager.
  • FTP and FTP/S (FTP over SSL) file transfers.
  • Explicit (RFC-conforming) and implicit FTP/S connection modes. Active and passive file transfer modes.
  • Environment: UCS Director: Virtualization and Storage Concepts, Python.
  • Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) Manager provides unified, embedded management of all software and hardware components in the Cisco UCS.
  • This feature integrates the hardware tests to the UCS Manager, allowing customers, manufacturing team and field engineers to debug and isolate hardware issues.
  • Experience on MOVEit Freely runs on Windows 9x/ME/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/7/8 and can take the place of Microsoft's command-line FTP client in all scripts. Simply replace "ftp" in your existing scripts with "ftps"
  • Developing the UCS Manager framework to configure and trigger hardware tests.
  • Build and Release Management, Change Management, Application Packaging and Deployment Engineering & Continuous build integration (CI/CD).
  • Migrated VMware ESX 5.5 to ESXi 6.5usingVMware update Manager.
  • Experience on hot and cold clone process.
  • Installed/updated patches on VMware ESX i hosts using VMware Update Manager tool.
  • Updated VMware tools on virtual machines using Update Manager tool.
  • Provided 24/7 On Call support onsite and remotely on rotation basis.

Environment: VMware Infrastructure5.5/6.0/6.5, vCenter Server, Windows 2003/2008/2012/2016 Server, Plate Spin, VMware VCenter Converter, Active Directory Migration, TCP/IP, DNS, Windows Clustering, FTP, File and Printer Server, P2V, V2V, VMotion., HPC7000, DL380P GN8, Cisco Nexus 9000,5000K 7600 series, switches, Arista 7010/7020/7050 series switches, Dell PowerEdge Servers, EMC VNX 5200, 5500, VMAX, EMC Recovery,PowerShell.

Confidential, Bellevue, WA

Systems Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Design, Implementation and Troubleshooting VMware ESXI 6.5/6.0/5.5 Hosts, VMware vSphere, Vcenter, VSAN, Virtual volumes, Google Cloud
  • Experience in Google Cloud Deployment Manager, write flexible template and configuration files and use them to create deployments that have a variety of Cloud Platform services, such as Google Cloud Storage, GoogleComputeEngine, and Google Cloud SQL, configured to work together.
  • Expertise on windows OS server configuring, administrating, managing windows 2008,2010,2012 R2
  • Expertise on windows files system cifs/smb shares, ntfs, creating, setting permission, security setup.
  • Experienced in administration of cisco UCS chassis, HP Blade server creating profiles, templates, and organization, installing ESXI.
  • Installation and configuration of Microsoft Windows 2008 R2 and 2012 Servers on Virtual Machines,
  • Experience designing, deploying and configuring VMWareVRO in production environments
  • Bulilding a configuration files using YAML syntax.Setting Access Control in a Configuration using Identity and Access Management (IAM).
  • Expert in Continuous Data Protection Development of continuous data backup appliance in Linux environment.
  • Designed VM backup solution based on vSphereData Protection.
  • Creating a templates like template properties, environment variables, modules, and other template functionality to create dynamic configuration and template files.
  • Experience with Altiris Deployment Server and PlateSpin migration tools (P2P, P2V, V2V, and V2P).
  • Experience with static desktop and dynamic desktop supporting technologies such as Thin Cloning, Provisioning, Application Virtualization (App-V).
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in the area of Virtualization with VMware vSphere, ESXi 6.0,5.5,5.0, servers, vCenter server 5.5,5.0,4.1, vCenter Converter, VMware Orchestrator (vCO), VCenter Operations Manager and vSphere Replicator.
  • Migrating Virtual Machines between the data centers.
  • Hands on design and development experience with vRealize Automation (vRA) and vRealize Orchestration (vRO
  • Worked on Google Cloud Deployment Manager(GCP) and could shell.
  • Troubleshooting all types of server and web site related issues in the IIS platform.
  • SSL certificate installation, managing service accounts and configuration and management for the hosted websites in IIS.
  • Provided server and client support for all issues such as logon failures, account lockout, network connectivity and authentication issues.
  • Creating user accounts and make sure that they have appropriate groups assigned to the accounts.
  • Building solutions on Cloud, Datacenter Virtualization, and VDI (Desktop Virtualization) Platform.
  • Experience in managing cloud infrastructure (Google Cloud Platform). Involved in designing and deploying multiple applications using.
  • Provide support for reported core SQL Server and SQL Server performance issues that are within the Azure Cloud.
  • Information requests, and support requests to enhance Azure products and services and ensure that these customers.
  • Created and implemented ARM templates from a deployment, deployed the template using the portal, PowerShell, and using Azure quick start templates.
  • Configured the control access- using service principals, locking Azure resources, setting policies.
  • Designed the Role Based Access Control(RBAC) to securing Azure subscriptions, to configure Azure active directory roles and assigning RBAC, and Designed custom RBAC roles..
  • Working on migrating online stores to Google cloud platform.
  • Setup internal applications in google cloud platform.
  • SME in troubleshooting infrastructure and application issues on various platforms.

Environment:VMware Infrastructure 5.0,5.5, 6.0 and 6.5 vCenter Server, VCenter operation Manager, Hardware installation, VMware standalone converter, Windows 2016/ 2012/2008/2003 Server, Google Cloud Platform, Apache Server, GitHub, Java, Python, JIRA, MS Build and PowerShell

Confidential

Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the complete environment & handled Data center virtualization project
  • Design, Implementation and Troubleshooting VMware ESXI 6.5/6.0/5.5 Hosts, VMware vSphere, Vcenter, VRealize Suite, Vrealize Operations (VRops).
  • VMWARE VSAN, Virtual volumes, AWS Cloud
  • Install & managed VMWARE SRM & RP FOR VM for Disaster Recovery & replicating data to DR site.
  • Expertise on windows OS serverconfiguring, administrating, managing Windows 2008,2010,2012 R2
  • Expertise in installing &administration of Cisco UCS chassis, HP Blade servers, creating profiles, templates, and organization, installing ESXI.
  • Solid experience of VMware virtualization products and be able to troubleshoot and resolve software, hardware, configuration and operational problems across the VMware and Wintel platforms .
  • Expertise on multiple vendor technologies and platforms including VMware, Microsoft Windows, HP, IBM and Cisco .
  • Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) Manager provides unified, embedded management of all software and hardware components in the Cisco UCS .
  • This feature integrates the hardware tests to the UCS Manager , allowing customers, manufacturing team and field engineers to debug and isolate hardware issues.
  • Deployed (distributed) through GPO as a Group Policy Object. In order to create an object.
  • Created and implemented ARM templates from a deployment, deployed the template using the portal, PowerShell, and using Azure quick start templates.
  • Configured the control access- using service principals, locking Azure resources, setting policies.
  • Installing Native and UPD drivers, creating printing policies and resolving printing issues in Citrix environment.
  • Build, install, configure and maintain VMware products including ESXi servers, HA clusters and Virtual Center
  • Advanced technical expertise VMware virtualization technologies ( vCenter,vSphere, ESXi, DRS, vMotion, HA, FT, DRS, SRM
  • Advanced technical expertise of VDI technologies, VMware View, Citrix XenApp and Xendesktop
  • Advanced experience with Microsoft Operating Systems: Windows Server 2003 & 2008, Windows XP and Windows 7
  • Experience with Altiris Deployment Server and PlateSpin migration tools (P2P, P2V, V2V, and V2P).
  • Experience with static desktop and dynamic desktop supporting technologies such as Thin Cloning, Provisioning, Application Virtualization (App-V).
  • Work on several consolidation, virtualization and cloud projects at involving VMware products, including NSX, vCloud Director, vCAC, vCloud Orchestrator, vSphere, vCenter, vCOPS, vCNS, AppSpeed, SRM, and vCenter Configuration Manager.
  • Experience with Storage Network Technologies and boot from SAN
  • Technical knowledge of HP and IBM hardware, particularly blade technology, IBM Director, HP SIM
  • Knowledge of Windows scripting / programming skills
  • Provide advanced troubleshooting and problem resolution of the entire Virtualization Infrastructure.
  • Develop, automate and implement operations best practices and Perform Capacity Management functions.
  • Manage problem and service tickets ensuring timely resolution to meet Service Level Agreements
  • Follow established Enterprise change management procedures
  • Participate in Business Continuation / Disaster Recovery infrastructure planning, building, and testing .

Environment: VMware Infrastructure 5.0,5.5, 6.0 and 6.5 vCenter Server, VCenter operation Manager, Hardware installation, VMware standalone converter, Windows 2012/2008/2003 Server, HPC7000, DL380P GN8, Cisco Nexus 5000K 7600 series, switches, Arista 7010/7020/7050 series switches, Dell PowerEdge Servers, EMC VNX 5200, 5500, VMAX, EMC Recovery, P2V, V2V, VMotion.

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