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Vmware Vdi Engineer Resume

Beaverton, OR

SUMMARY

  • Over 8+ years’ experience managing server infrastructures and data - center operations across multiple platforms.
  • Effectively plan, install, configure and optimize IT infrastructures to achieve high availability and performance.
  • Experience on analysis, administration and support of VMWare Horizon View VDI, thin clients, and other VDI-related technology.
  • Experience on configuring VM's on ESX Server and installing hosts and Migrating Virtual Machines across various VMware ESXi Servers.
  • Responsible for testing all ESXi and vCenter patches and upgraded before deploying to
  • Production systems
  • Published desktop for over 1500 users, installed on VMware ESXi 5.0 and physical environments,
  • supporting over 5000 users worldwide.
  • Designed, Implemented, and troubleshooted VMware vSphere ESXi 4.1/5.0/6.x environments
  • for consolidating servers project consisting of an environment of 500+ servers
  • Extensive knowledge on VMware ESXi Server security tasks creating and applying Roles and Permission within Active Directory Users and Groups, configuring vMotion, Resource Pool, and DRS, HA Cluster, cloning and migrating VM machines.
  • Experience in vRO, vCenter and vRA integration.
  • Knowledge on Linux environment and VMware vblock
  • Experience in Configuring Networking on Standard vSwitch, Distributed vSwitch.
  • Capable of administering/configuring iSCSI, NAS and NFS storages and Familiarity with RAID concept.
  • Experience in WINS, DNS, DHCP, Virtual Server Administration, and Patch Management on Microsoft Windows Servers.
  • Experience in migration of servers P2P, P2V and V2V by using VMware Converter.
  • Experience in analyzing and troubleshooting Microsoft Windows Server hardware, Software applications and clustered environment issues.
  • Extensive experience in managing Data Center environment with Administering, Installing, and Troubleshooting Microsoft Servers and ESXi Hosts.
  • Experience in WINS, DNS, DHCP, Virtual Server Administration, and Patch Management on Microsoft Windows Servers.
  • Extensively worked with Windows NT 2003/2008/2008R2 server architecture and administered
  • them successfully on HP/Compaq, Dell PowerEdge, IBM xSeries Hardware Platforms

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • VMware VSphere ESXi 4.0/4.1/5.1/5.5/6.0/6.5
  • VMware vCenter 4.0/5.0/5.1/5.5/6.0/6.5
  • VMware Horizon View 5.X/6.X/7.X
  • VM VMotion, VMware View, VMware Workstation, VMware Player
  • Windows Server 2000/2003/2008/2012/2016
  • Windows XP/7/10, Red Hat Linux, Unix, Ubuntu
  • Hyper-V
  • IIS, TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, WINS, Active Directory, SMTP, FTP, LDAP, POP3, VPN & VLAN
  • PowerShell, PowerCLI
  • SQL Server 2008/2008 R2/2012/2014
  • Microsoft Exchange 2007/2010/2013/2016

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Beaverton, OR

VMWare VDI Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed, administered and supported VMWare Horizon View VDI, thin clients, and other VDI-related technology.
  • Deployed VMware Horizon VDI Instances and creating over 10,000+ desktops by building an entirely new infrastructure of Horizon View 7.x also integrated with existing Infrastructure.
  • Created VDI Golden Images.
  • Installed and configured VMware Horizon VDI View Connection Servers (Standard & Replica).
  • Provided Tier 3 support for VMware Horizon View VDI and Windows.
  • Proactively maintained VMWare Horizon View VDI platform, including notifying and working with necessary infrastructure support teams.
  • Escalated and drove issues related to the Horizon Platform.
  • Actively involved and participated in the planning and design expansion of VDI for additional use cases while scaling infrastructure to maintain peak performance.
  • Test, troubleshoot and deploy applications, upgrades and operating system security updates in the virtual desktop environment while working with application teams to minimize user impact.
  • Managed ThinApp and AppVolumes application delivery technologies.
  • Created, Tested, and maintained Group Policies used to configure the virtual desktops.
  • Monitored, tuned and troubleshooted the VDI environment using vRealize Operations Manager for View.
  • Worked with the infrastructure team in support of the vCenter hosting the VDI environment.
  • Hands on experience in updating/upgrading ESXI servers,Virtual center servers and Windos virtual machines.
  • Proficient in Windows servers and upgrade of 2003 servers to 2008 and 2012 servers as per the versions used like standard and enterprise upgrade.
  • Configured Resource pool, Alerts, Alarms and Migrated Virtual machines using PowerCli.

VMware/Windows Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Migrated VMware vCenter and ESXi server infrastructure environments to 6.0 and 6.5.
  • Installing and configuration VMware tools and orchestration of guess OS that include Windows and Linux.
  • ESX Server Maintenance, ESX Server Deployment, ESX Server Upgrades, Virtual Center Maintenance, Operational Troubleshooting, Virtual Server Maintenance, Storage Migrations and Patching.
  • Supported windows and VMware engineering operations, coordinated with the software license vendors and renewed the licenses of VMware and Microsoft products.
  • Worked on including vMotion, DRS, storage DRS, VLANs, RDM disks and vmdk files.
  • Troubleshooted Cisco UCS critical and major faults like memory DIMM module errors and network card errors
  • Implement and Manage VMware vRealize Orchestrator (vRO), VMware vRealize Automation (vRA), vRealize Operations Manager (vROPS)
  • Hybrid cloud management of the enterprise using VMware vRealize Orchestrator (vRO), VMware vRealize Automation (vRA)
  • Monitored and resolved all issues related to the Horizon View Environment (Including Windows
  • Servers).
  • Proactively maintained VMWare Horizon View platform, including notifying and working with
  • necessary infrastructure support teams.
  • PowerShell, Batch file Scripting as it relates to Horizon View Administration.
  • Upgraded Active Directory environment from existing 2008R2 to 2012R2. Automate ESXi host configuration across substantial number of hosts and clusters.
  • Performed troubleshooting on Cluster servers by upgrading firmware of NICs on cluster nodes, thereby stabilizing the cluster and preventing cluster failures.
  • Worked VMware Data Center Virtualization and Microsoft Azure Cloud Computing.
  • Implemented and Administered the Hyper-V Running the scripts through PowerShell like creating users, patch updates etc.
  • Created and documented technical processes which could be followed by support teams.
  • Took on additional responsibilities as assigned or requested.

VMware VDI Engineer

Confidential, Irving, TX

Responsibilities:

  • Installed, configured and maintained the VMware Horizon View 7.6 Virtual Desktop
  • Infrastructure (VDI) environment
  • Actively involved and participated in the planning and design expansion of VDI for additional use cases while scaling infrastructure to maintain peak performance
  • Test, troubleshoot and deploy applications, upgrades and operating system security updates in the virtual desktop environment while working with application teams to minimize user impact
  • Managed ThinApp, and AppVolumes application delivery technologies
  • Managed user profiles with View persona management
  • Created, Tested, and maintained Group Policies used to configure the virtual desktops
  • Monitor, tune, and troubleshoot the VDI environment using vRealize Operations Manager for View
  • Worked with the infrastructure team in support of the vCenter hosting the VDI environment
  • Interacted with end users to understand workflows and requirements in order to troubleshoot issues and optimize the end user experience
  • Presented and introduced VDI solutions and topics to non-technical audiences
  • Acted as an escalation point in support of enterprise scale virtual desktop issues or initiatives
  • Closed all support requests tickets in a timely manner with a focus on customer satisfaction
  • Performed other BAU work such as patching/upgrading as well as project support for items such as the Windows 7 to Windows 10 migration
  • 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, Full Disk Encryption and Removable Media Encryption solutions
  • Administer production servers/ network infrastructure that include Windows Administration of Domain Controllers, IIS Web Servers (HTTP/S/FTP and SMTP), file and print servers and terminal servers on Windows 2008/2008 R2

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