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Server Engineer Resume

SUMMARY

  • Managed and maintained a complex server environment consisting of 3000 VMware servers in 365 nodes and 56 clusters.
  • Serviced a user base of more than 20,000 local and remote individuals, plus external contractors. Managed server and server network upgrades in a challenging corporate environment with attention to timeliness and cost effectiveness at all times.
  • Actively interfaced on a daily basis with project managers, applications programmers, and networking engineers.
  • Solved technical, network, account, DNS, Active Directory and storage issues in response to SCCSM Help Desk work orders.
  • Provisioned and deployed storage and server requests for thousands of projects, including sandboxed testing environments and lab configurations.
  • Maintained AS/400 and Intel legacy systems and equipment for a diverse environment.
  • Performed server and software troubleshooting, maintenance, virtualization design and deployment, and security enforcement.
  • Provided around - the-clock emergency support for corporate and 69 remote retail locations in multiple countries.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • VMware ESX and ESXi
  • Dell blade and rack-mount servers
  • DHCP
  • V-Switches
  • DNS
  • Cisco UCS blade servers
  • AS/400
  • VMWare vShield
  • Retail kiosks
  • VCE VBlock 300, 700, 720
  • Printer servers
  • Retail POS systems
  • Microsoft Clustering
  • Microsoft Active Directory
  • VNXE 3100 NFS storage systems
  • VNXE 7500, storage systems
  • UIM storage provisioning
  • MDS9506 Cisco storage switches
  • VMWare View administration
  • NSX Firewall administration
  • Vmware administration

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Server Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Upgraded the corporate VMware server farm from 3.5 to Enterprise 5.5.
  • Saved thousands of dollars in hardware, cooling and power costs through the consolidation of hardware-based server farms to virtual server clusters.
  • Achieved space savings in an over-utilized data center environment through blade server installations.
  • Certificate of Achievement Maintaining Server 2003, 2008, 2012R2 Network Infrastructure
  • Supported: VMWare View environments for over 1,200 users; over 3,000 Windows and Linux operating systems; 10 VNXE 3100 NFS storage units plus a VNXE 7500; MDS9506 switch configuration and maintenance; and supported four Virtual Center installations operating in linked mode.
  • Multiple VCE VBlock implementation with 356 ESXI 5.5 hosts and over 4,600 virtual servers, including UIM provisioning for storage and NSX firewalls and vShield.
  • Completed major overhaul of Point of Sale system overnight at 14 retail locations and support 69 retail stores running UCS blade server systems.

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