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Systems Administrator Resume

SUMMARY

  • A Windows & VMware Certified Professional with 14+ years of experience in the IT industry in Retail, Banking and Insurance domains. Solid technical experience in Windows Server administration, Microsoft Clusters, Active Directory, VMware & Citrix Products, HP 3 PAR.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Operating Systems: Windows 2000/2003/2008/2012/2016 server family, Windows 7/8.0/10.

VMware Products: VMware vSphere 5.0/5.5/6.5/ESXi 5.0/5.5/6.5 server, VCenter 6.5, Site Recovery Manager, VMware Converter, VMware VDI, VMware work station, VRops

Hardware: HP ProLiant BL460c Gen9, HP ProLiant BL460C G6, HP ProLiant BL465C G7 HP ProLiant BL 680c g5

Services: Active Directory, Microsoft Clustering, DNS, DHCP, DFS

Products: SCCM 2012, Exchange server 2016, Citrix XenApp 6.5, GPMC, AD manager Plus

Security: RAIDs, Symantec NetBackup 7.6 Backup and Recovery, Symantec End Point Protection 11, LTO Tape Drive

Monitoring: NET IQ and HP - SIM, Whatsup Gold installations or other non-emergency requests.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Systems Administrator

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in developing and implementing a technical process for migration of the applications into an appropriate isolated, separated and secured network environment
  • Involved in developing and implementing a process to transform the current state data center from production/recovery model to a highly available swappable model by leveraging dynamic technologies and risk migration practices.
  • Perform the discovery and technical assessment of the applications services and infrastructure components for Confidential applications.
  • Configuring High Availability HA and Distributed Resource Scheduler DRS Creation of template
  • Involved in creating vSwitches and created different ports groups for different purposes.
  • Installed and configure maintenance of Windows 2008,2012 Servers with
  • Active directory Infrastructure, DNS, DHCP.
  • Maintain SCCM server to responsible for patches and service packs installation.
  • Monitored and managed performance of ESX servers and Virtual Machines.
  • Worked on Disaster Recovery Exercises for DR Plan for Production Servers
  • Cloning, deploying VM's to Template, Templates to VM's, VMotion, Storage VMotion etc. Configured the NTP server in ESX Server for the time synchronization between ESX and VM's.
  • Deploying HA DRS Cluster, Managing resources. Migrating virtual machine configuration files and virtual disks from one Data store to another Data store. Migration of servers P2V and V2V by using VMware Converter.
  • Installed and Implemented VMware ESXI 6.0 host server with vSphere client.
  • Configured HBAs and ISCSI SAN storage
  • Generated report summary and performance for ESX Servers and VM's.
  • Created snapshots for the VM's and also created new folders, data centers, clusters and resource pools in the VC.
  • Own Root Cause Analysis and Problem Management for corporate Identity
  • Management environment
  • Analyze and correct issues found as a result of security vulnerability scans or penetration tests.
  • Perform standard Windows server domain administration including, but not limited to, creating, maintaining, deleting user accounts, group directories, and applying security and group policies
  • Reboot servers as necessary to correct performance issues.
  • Research, evaluate and recommend new technologies to meet changing business needs.

Windows Systems Confidential

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Installation and Configuration and Maintenance of Windows 2003/2008 on HP ProLiant Servers. Configured and maintained Active Directory, User Management, implementing various policies for the user using the group policies on Windows 2003 Server, Domain management, Group policy management using Print and File servers. Implemented Windows 2003 Server as Backup Domain Controller for Active Directory.
  • Installation & administration of VMware 5.0 to 5.5 upgrade with VMware update manager.
  • Implementing Corporate level Group Policy setting to all Production servers
  • Reviewed tasks, issues and recommend changes to reduce problem reoccurrences.
  • Perform Production Server Support and Automated Information Systems assistance.
  • Experience in change management and incident management process.
  • Experience in troubleshooting DRS Cluster errors with shares, pools, and limits.
  • Managed the Commerce Corporate Datacenter
  • Maintain SCCM server to responsible for patches and service packs installation.
  • RCA preparation for incidents and meeting SLA for RCA submission
  • Configured HA, DRS clusters and capacity planning for new clusters and configured FT for the important.
  • Worked on Disaster Recovery Exercises for DR Plan for Production Servers.
  • Coordinated hardware and software installations and upgrades to ensure work is performed in accordance with company policy
  • Deploy VMware security/bug fixes to ESXi hosts and MS Security patches to Windows servers including service packs, and perform any other planned maintenance activities on an established cycle
  • Managing the Commerce Corporate Datacenter
  • Cloning, deploying VM's to Template, Templates to VM's, VMotion, Storage VMotion etc. Configured the NTP server in ESX Server for the time synchronization between ESX and VM's.
  • Reviewing the Security event logs for Windows 2003 /2000 & 2008 Servers.
  • Involved in day - to-day call handling through a TCS master craft ticketing tool
  • Fixing boot related issues on the Prod and Dev server s
  • RCA preparation for incidents and meeting SLA for RCA submission
  • Performing the schedule reboot for Prod and Non-Prod servers
  • Installing Software and fix packs according to the recommendation of the customer Replacing failed devices.
  • Monitoring Symantec NetBackup of the servers
  • Involved in day-to-day call handling through a RDBMS package called HPSM in SLA.
  • Performance Tuning of the servers
  • Monitored and managed performance of ESX servers and Virtual Machines.
  • Implementing changes based on customer requests through Change
  • Management on the Production servers.
  • Perform backups of all application data on a daily/weekly/monthly basis, including tape changes and cleaning tape drives.
  • Use automated tools to monitor operating systems to ensure optimal configuration and make adjustments as necessary.

Windows Systems Administrator

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Configured and maintained Active Directory, User Management, implementing various policies for the user using the group policies on Windows 2003 ServerDomain management, Group policy management using Print and File servers. Implemented Windows 2003 Server as Backup Domain Controller for Active Directory.
  • Installation, administration and Deployed of virtual machines through VM ware Infrastructure Client
  • Backup Management using IBM TSM. Also Involved in server De - commissioning vis standard practices.
  • Working with Network, Implementation & Problem management teams to avoid break-fix issues.
  • Implemented production changes based on customer requests through
  • Change Management using now.
  • RCA preparation for incidents and meeting SLA for RCA submission
  • RFC Scheduling, Canceling and deploying the packages through opsware OSM
  • RFC Scheduling, Canceling the maestro jobs on Unix boxes
  • Create or respond to Service Requests (SR s) and/or Change Requests (CR s) to fix any problems identified in a development, test or production environment within the SLA defined in this TORFP.
  • Installing and configuring TDP Backups for SQL DBA servers
  • Placing Hardware calls for failed devices with Vendors
  • Installing Software and fix packs according to the recommendation of the customer
  • Replacing failed devices.
  • Monitoring TSM Backups of the servers
  • Implementing Corporate level Group Policy (MCGP) setting to all Production server
  • Alerts management for Windows servers
  • Monitor load on each of the servers and make recommendations for upgrades as necessary.
  • Reboot servers as necessary to correct performance issues.
  • Convert physical servers to virtual server as needed.

Technical Lead IT-IS

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Planning and Designing Active Directory in windows 2000 and Win 2003 and 2008 network.
  • Implementation and Administration of Windows 2000 and Windows 2003 and 2008 network
  • Implementation and Administration of Windows Active Directory.
  • Creating Users, Groups and OUs as per company Security Standards and assigning permissions as per a team requirement.
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting AD Replication issues.
  • Managing group policies
  • Accessing remote Servers using remote handling software s like PC Anywhere, Tight VNC, HP (ILO - 2)
  • Responsible for daily virus updates in servers and monitoring of all client pc s through Symantec system center console.
  • Monitoring the OS alerts and Hardware alerts using NET IQ and HP-SIM
  • Monitoring User & Hardware Related activities in all Microsoft Servers.
  • Installing Software and fix packs according to the recommendation of the customer
  • Patching management for Windows servers using WSUS
  • Implementing changes based on customer requests through Change Management on the Production servers.
  • Reviewing the Security event logs for Windows 2003 /2000&2008 Servers
  • Test and install software patches, hotfixes, service packs and upgrades on servers to ensure client application compatibility of upgrades with existing system configuration prior to upgrade.
  • LUN assignments as per the application and DB request
  • Convert physical servers to virtual server as needed.
  • Implementing Corporate level Group Policy (MCGP) setting to all Production servers
  • Add, change or delete user groups and accounts including network, internet, share drive, and application access.
  • Submit Service Requests (SR s) and/or Change Requests (CR s) for any new work to be done in any development, test or production environment.

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