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System Engineer Resume

CaliforniA

SUMMARY:

  • Over 8 years of Experience in IT industry
  • Datacenter Virtualization, Server Consolidation, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, Virtualization Management, EMC Unified VNX Storage Solutions.
  • I have the ability to collaborate with diverse technical and non - technical teams to come up with a world class solution to real world challenges.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Creative problem solver with ability to work independently or within a team environment.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Skills & Expertise: Deployment Capacity Planning, Cross-functional Team, Leadership

VMware: VSphere, VMware ESXi 4.0, ESXi 4.1 and 5.x, Virtual center 4.0, 4., 5.x and 6.x, VMware converter, VMware Update Manager, HA, DRS, VMotion and SVmotion, VMware Workstation, VMware capacity planner.

Operating System: Windows XP, vista, windows 7 Windows Server OS - 2000, 2003, 2008, 2008 R2, 2012 R2, Linux, Centos 6,7, Ubuntu, RedHat.

Application Servers: DNS, DHCP, Windows Active Directory Services, FTP, NFS, SMB

Infrastructure Hardware: HP Blade servers, HP ProLiant servers and Other HP hardware G5-G8, DELL Power Edge servers, Net gear, Confidential & HP Switches, Stack Diver, Compute Engine, VPC, IAM, Partner Solutions, Deployment Manger, API Services, Tunneling.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

System Engineer

Confidential, California

Responsibilities:

  • Testing third party applications like Palo Alto, Netapp, Elastifile, etc., and integrate with GCP Platform.
  • Check the functionality of the components that are deployed in the test environment.
  • Update the components in lab with latest code.
  • Deploying instances on Confidential Platform for regression testing.
  • Conducting test trials of software systems and software applications to identify errors and engaging in troubleshooting to ensure that the desired results are produced.
  • Writing, analyzing, reviewing, and rewriting software programs. This includes performing revisions, repairs, or expansions of existing programs to increase operating efficiency or to adapt to new requirements.
  • Validate data as produced by new programs
  • Test end-to-end functionality of the code before sending into production
  • Setup the lab environment for Dev and QE teams to test their code.
  • Execute test cases for bugfixes
  • Designing, integrating, and implementing differentiated cloud services for enterprise-class organizations. This includes deployment and configuration of networking and security products for virtualized IT infrastructure.
  • Design and implement tools and framework for software updates and upgrades and develop automation tools for testing
  • Coordinate testing, upgrade and configuration of system files and services. Ensure changes are in accordance with appropriate company operating procedures
  • Maintain documents for all changes done as part of the projects.
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills - desire to solve complex problems at scale
  • Implementing Change requests for different configuration changes within the virtual infrastructure.
  • Recorded Best practices and Run Book Documentation for Cloud partner team.
  • Understanding of Information classification and an ability to facilitate that discussion with clients

VMware Admin

Confidential, California

Responsibilities:

  • Installation, configuration, deploying, troubleshooting, and administration of VMware products.
  • Creating, Installing, configuring and maintaining the Virtual Machines, installing Guest Operating Systems like Windows, Linux.
  • Managing all aspects of the vSphere environments, troubleshooting and resolving configuration related VMware issues.
  • Create technical design recommendations for developing and integrating new software and system technologies - from the physical layer through to the virtual layer - per written specifications; test, evaluate, engineer, implement and support said technologies
  • Good knowledge of memory, threads/process and networking on Linux
  • Enabled utilization of VMware resources by consolidating them into Virtual Center. Designed and implemented Windows/Unix/Linux Servers to improve utilization of assets and support shared access for clusters and VMware and support the virtual center on a daily basis. Migration of shared web farm and external farms.
  • Performed virtualization server analysis, capacity planning and implementation for the enterprise environment. Consulted by other agencies and departments on a regular basis regarding virtualization (servers and storage), systems management, performance, engaged in customer issues on an as-needed basis and design issues.
  • Periodic auditing of resources for non-utilized and reclaiming of the same.
  • Resilient deployment with VMware HA which leverages VMware Heartbeat, Server availability utilizing VMware FT (Fault Tolerant), Server load balancing based on VMware DRS, Storage DRS.
  • Network Infrastructure involving DNS, DHCP and WINS servers, TCP/IP Protocol Stack.
  • Extensive knowledge in advance features of vMotion, Storage vMotion, VM Lab Manager
  • Deploy and management of storage array as the shared back-end storage for vSphere.
  • Ability to implement VMware Virtual Switch technology; port aggregation, NIC teaming, VLAN trunking and port groups
  • Managed storage using VMFS and NFS technologies by sharing access to underlying block storage and building client-server relationship between ESX hosts and NAS devices.

VMware Engineer

Confidential, California

Responsibilities:

  • Managing VMware Lab Manager to provide on demand access for the private cloud for Dev/test to Developers/Testers.
  • Assessing the existing testing/dev environment based on physical servers and understanding different constraints posed.
  • Planning and designing the virtualized cloud for development/testing environment based on vSphere4 platform and a customized VMware Lab Manager implementation.
  • Executing Proof of Concept of the new proposed system design.
  • Updating servers with latest service packs, security patches and antivirus definition.
  • Fine tuning VM’s configurations to achieve best performance/resource consumption depending on Application characteristics and requirements.
  • Review and influence new and evolving design, architecture, standard, and methods for operating services and systems
  • ESXi provisioning, Network provisioning, Device interoperability constraint identification and workarounds
  • Performing Load-balance testing for determining VM benchmarks, best VM configuration for optimized performance, Maximum number of VM’s per ESX, maximum number of VM’s per datastore, Network bandwidth on each ESX
  • Drafting and executing the implementation plan for rolling out the new design for the Dev/QA user community comprising of 1500+ users.
  • Development of a customized self-service portal built on top of Lab Manager based on business service automation use cases (pre-provisioning designated virtual machines once templates are published and make them available to developers for fast access)
  • Designing Template publishing system for streamlining publishing of new certified Templates every week to Lab-Manager Template Library.
  • Deploying vCenter Heartbeat server for vCenter High Availability and failover.
  • Hands on management on different Lab Managers features such as rapid provisioning, Template publishing, Configuration management, Linked clones and their context, storageleases, deployment leases, Image Library,autoarchive, Media store, Organizations and workspaces, Live-link, network spanning, Host spanning, roles and privileges, IP Pools, Storage and deployment Quotas.
  • Creation and management of Virtual Machines, Installing VMware tools, creating templates, cloning, deploy Virtual Machines from Templates.

VMware Administrator

Confidential, New Jersey

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for VMware Infrastructure Administration of Virtual Infrastructure 5.0 environment.
  • Virtualized 450+ servers using VMconverter.
  • Handling different aspects of the project such as Capacity planning, Performance /Capacity Monitoring, Storage optimization, Provisioning process, Virtual infrastructure management & automation
  • Confidential UCS Deployment and Implementation for Virtual Environments.
  • P2V conversions of Windows servers using VMware vConverter.
  • Migration of existing VMs from HP Blades to Confidential UCS.
  • Performing upgrade of the Virtual Infrastructure.
  • Configuring and managing VMware cluster with High Availability and Distributed Resource Scheduling.
  • Monitoring and managing performances of ESX/ESXi servers and virtual machines.
  • Design and Implementation of VMware ESX server infrastructure in multisite/multi Datacenter environments.
  • Configuring and managing Confidential UCS Service Profiles, vNIC/vHBA interfaces, MAC/UUID/WWPN/WWNN identity pools, various Server, Network and Storage related policies.
  • Configuring Confidential UCS Fabric Interconnect upstream connectivity for LAN with Confidential Nexus 5548 and upstream connectivity for SAN with Confidential MDS switches.
  • Configuring and managing Virtual Port Channel based clustering on the Confidential Nexus 5K series.
  • Administering Confidential Nexus 1000v Distributed switch using Virtual Supervisor Module.
  • Healthcheck on VMware Infrastructure using VMware Health check tool and custom scripts
  • Installation and configuration of Windows 2008 environment.

Environment: Hypervisors: ESX/ESXi, KVM, Blades: Supermicro, HP, vCenter 4.0, Confidential UCS Server Profiles.

VMware consultant

Confidential, AZ

Responsibilities:

  • Managing VMware Lab Manager to provide on demand access for the private cloud for Dev/test to Developers/Testers.
  • Assessing the existing testing/dev environment based on physical servers and understanding different constraints posed.
  • Planning and designing the virtualized cloud for development/testing environment based on vSphere4 platform and a customized VMware Lab Manager implementation.
  • Executing Proof of Concept of the new proposed system design.
  • Performing Load-balance testing for determining VM benchmarks, best VM configuration for optimized performance, Maximum number of VM’s per ESX, maximum number of VM’s per datastore, Network bandwidth on each ESX
  • Drafting and executing the implementation plan for rolling out the new design for the Dev/QA user community comprising of 1500+ users.
  • Development of a customized self-service portal built on top of Lab Manager based on business service automation use cases(pre-provisioning designated virtual machines once templates are published and make them available to developers for fast access)
  • Designing Template publishing system for streamlining publishing of new certified Templates every week to Lab-Manager Template Library.
  • Deploying vCenter Heartbeat server for vCenter High Availability and failover.
  • Hands on management on different Lab Managers features such as rapid provisioning, Template publishing, Configuration management, Linked clones and their context, storage leases, deployment leases, Image Library, Auto archive, Media store, Organizations and workspaces, Live-link, network spanning, Host spanning, roles and previliges, IP Pools, Storage and deployment Quotas.
  • Creation and management of Virtual Machines, Installing VMware tools, creating templates, cloning, deploy Virtual Machines from Templates.

System’s administrator

Confidential, Miami, Fl

Responsibilities:

  • Installed Windows NT, Server2003, Workstation, Proxy Server, Configuration, implementation and maintenance.
  • Managed Domain Controllers and Additional domain controllers.
  • Symantec antivirus console management, updating antivirus definitions through centralize Symantec antivirus server.
  • Migration of active directory services from Win NT to Win 2k to Win 2003.
  • Administrated Voice over IP
  • Providing Capacity Planning review for all the servers.
  • Patching all Windows servers and workstations with Company standards
  • Customized windows 2000/2003 servers in terms of Registry, Audit/Account/Security policy, patching, to sustain Company Standard Operating Environment configuring & administering Domain Naming Server (DNS),Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
  • (DHCP), Distributed File System (DFS), Internet Information Service (IIS) and Remote Access
  • Service (RAS)
  • Assist staff with the installation, configuration, and ongoing usability of desktop computers, peripheral equipment and software within established standards and guidelines.
  • Work with vendor support contacts to resolve technical problems with desktop computing equipment and software.
  • Assist in maintaining LAN/WAN records and, as appropriate, telephone systems cable
  • Attended professional from VMware
  • Involved in installing of ESX servers and configurations
  • Used capacity planer in consolidating the datacenter
  • Created Virtual machines and installed OS and applications according to standards
  • Configured and troubleshoot the network settings to virtual environment created
  • Migrated the physical machines to virtual environment using VMware enterprise converter

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