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Consultant- Vmware,aws, Windows, Linux Resume

Jersey, CitY

OBJECTIVE

  • Aiming to be associated with a progressive Organization that gives me the scope to apply my knowledge and skills to work towards the growth of the Organization.

SUMMARY

  • A technology leader with 14 years of proven track record of delivering strategic IT solutions aligned with business and commercial goals. Self - motivated, results driven and a subject matter expert in VMware, Microsoft, Cloud Infrastructure Data center Consolidation & Migration (private & public) and deep knowledge in Storage infrastructure
  • Design, install, configure VMware ESX, ESXi, within VI3, vSphere 4, vSphere 5 and 6 environments with VirtualCenter management, DRS, HA, vMotion, VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM), vCenter Operations Manager, VMware View desktop virtualization infrastructure (VDI).
  • Installed, Configured and managed VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM), VMware VDI View, Horizon and vRealize suite
  • Build, configure and deploy VMs and templates. Completed Physical-to-Virtual (P2V), Virtual-to-Virtual (V2V) and Virtual-to-Physical (V2P) migration of 2003, 2008, and 2012 as well as Linux servers from VMware, Hyper-V, and legacy hardware
  • Design and deploy Amazon Web Services, including EC2, S3, Glacier, Auto Scaling, CloudWatch, Route 53, and ElastiCache.
  • Design solutions which integrate AWS cloud, on premise physical & Virtual server, EC2, S3 storage, networking and security.
  • Developed strategy to migrate Dev/Test/Production from an enterprise VMware infrastructure to the IaaS Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud environment including runbook processes and procedures.
  • Hands on experience in System administration and troubleshooting in Windows 2003/2008/2012 servers, Active Directory services, LDAP services, WINS, IIS, RAS, DNS, DHCP, FTP, RDP, Windows failover clustering. Microsoft Clustering Services
  • Good understanding of Microsoft SQL Database & Installing Databases.
  • Hands on experience in iSCSI, NFS, and Fiber Channel protocols, Fiber Channel cabling and zoning.
  • Administration (Raid configuration, creation of LUN’s) of NetApp FAS and EMC Clariion storage arrays.
  • Experience with design, implementation and maintenance of Dell, HP, IBM Blade servers and Cisco UCS
  • Good understanding on Hyper-V servers, versions 2008 and 2012
  • Experience with 3rdparty solutions in VMware environments including Veeam, Zerto, Symantec and TrendMicro.
  • Hands on Experience on Datacenter migrations from private to public & private to private using conversion tools like Plate Spin, Double Take, VMconvertor and Zerto.
  • Experience in Hybrid Cloud Deployments (ON Premise + Cloud)
  • Experience in Analysing current Disaster recovery setup and propose better design (RTO & RPO)
  • Experience in dealing with CoLo and Private Datacenter vendors in setting up Datacenters as per client requirements
  • Responded to various RFPs and conducted oral presentations for potential clients
  • Developed estimation and planning models for Datacenter projects
  • Created solution architecture and effort estimates.
  • Presented the solution to the prospective clients and responded to various RFPs.
  • Developed solution architecture to support Datacenter Transformation Program
  • Analyzed current state Datacenter and developed future state architecture
  • Working effectively with Stakeholders (business and technical including Executive Management) within organizations; liaising with third party vendors, global team and system integrators.
  • Excellent Communication Skills and Presentation Skills, Comprehensive problem solving abilities

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Virtualization Platform: VMware

Cloud Platform: AWS

Hardware: HP ProLiant DL/BL series, Dell Power Edge, Cisco UCS, HP Blade servers,IBM Blades, and Nutanix

Storage: EMC CLARiiON, NetApp using FC, iSCSI SAN’s and NAS

Operating Systems: Windows server 2000/ 2003/2008/2012 & RHEL

Other Tools: Active Directory services, DNS, DHCP, IIS, VERITAS Net backup, MS Office 2007/2010, Powershell scripting, PlateSpin, DoubleTake, Zerto,Visio, MS Projects,ITSM, CA Spectrum and CA Service Desk

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential - Jersey city

Consultant- VMware,AWS, Windows, Linux

Responsibilities:

  • Architect and implementation of technologies and platforms supporting on Bank applications. Design, architecture and implementation of BMC CLM, Scalr & Virtual Infrastructure environments using VMware & Virtual Center.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert lead on the execution and delivery of Cloud Integration and Transformation projects using cloud enabling technologies as well as orchestration and management approaches and tools( CLM, BSA,BNA,Scalr & Ansible)
  • Lead and contribute in the “DevOps” culture and delivery practice to build, maintain, and continuously improve the infrastructure and servers
  • Configured Blade Logic/ Ansible to manage BMC CLM /AWS environments and automate the build process for core Template & AMIs used by all application deployments including Autoscaling, and Cloudformation scripts.
  • Maintain and troubleshoot multi-tier production and development PaaS applications using Cloud environment (IaaS).
  • Managing 1200+ ESXi, 40+ Hyper-V hosts and 25000+ Virtual machines (Linux & Windows)
  • Cisco UCS Central expert managing 6200 & 6300 series UCS’s with Global Service Profiles.
  • Managing 30 UCS Domains equaling 1,800 servers, 2660 CPU’s, and 23782 cores
  • VMWare Virtual Center, ESXI Server, VMWare Server, and Windows and Linux template build. These are attached to SAN and NetApp Filers. Performance analysis in this environment.
  • SAN and NAS attached VMWare server build and administration including performance monitoring and tuning
  • Capacity planning and report presentation for new hardware purchasing
  • Documentation of build out and testing of complete environments sent to datacenter’s for installation
  • Working with capacity management and add resource for business continuity.

Confidential

Lead Consultant- Infrastructure Management

Responsibilities:

  • Determining customer requirements and designing VMware-based solutions architectures spanning VMware’s product portfolio from the vSphere to vRealize Suite to meet the business requirements for range of clients with various sizes and across verticals.
  • Design, install, configure VMware ESXi environments with VirtualCenter management, Consolidated Backup, DRS, HA, DPM, vMotion, VMware Data Recovery, VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM), vCenter Operations, ThinApp and VMware View desktop virtualization infrastructure (VDI).
  • Build, configure and deploy VMs and templates. Completed Physical-to-Virtual (P2V), Virtual-to-Virtual (V2V) and Virtual-to-Physical (V2P) migration of Windows 2003, 2008, and 2012 as well as Linux servers from VMware, Hyper-V and legacy hardware
  • Understanding & Resolving production issues relating to VMware, Linux and Windows environment
  • BMC Cloud Life Cycle Management.
  • Working Knowledge on S3, EC2, VPC, Cloud Formation, Cloud Trail, RDS, and ELB etc. AWS Services
  • Server architecture in AWS by choosing Appropriate Instance types
  • Configuration of the VPC and VPN tunnel
  • Configuration of Security Groups & Access Control List.
  • AWS Billing and Invoices.
  • Design and Implementation of Data Center Migration to On premises and Cloud POC’s
  • Create and managing of runbooks for DC consolidation and migrations.
  • Responded to various RFPs and conducted oral presentations for potential clients
  • Developed estimation and planning models for Datacenter projects
  • Created solution architecture and effort estimates.
  • Presented solutions to the prospective clients and responded to various RFPs.
  • Developed solution architecture to support Datacenter Transformation Program
  • Analyzed current state Datacenter and developed future state architecture
  • Interacting with various Datacenter Hosting vendors and work towards designing & setting up of new DC’s as per the clients requirements
  • Study and Design of DR strategies as best fit for the client requirements
  • Windows Active Directory, DNS design, configuration and managing.

Confidential

Windows & VMware SME

Responsibilities:

  • As Subject Matter Expert includes my job profile is to implement, manage, and support the following datacenter technologies: ESX/ESXi 4.x/5, Virtual Center SAN, storage, server hardware and OS, clustering, VMware and Citrix.
  • Installing and Configuring VMware vSphere on IBM Blade servers and Cisco UCS chassis.
  • Upgraded around 200 ESXi hosts from 4 to 5.5 using VMware Update manager and upgraded vCenter server’s .
  • Installing and Maintaining Windows 2008 and 2012 Servers.
  • Supporting Production support and various teams in issues resolving and providing best practice documents
  • Working with Storage and Networking teams to ensure allocated SAN, Fiber and networking infrastructure reflects specifications laid out in the initial VMware design to ensure successful deployment and managing.
  • Provide VMware vSphere and Microsoft Windows infrastructure supported for the datacenter that involves 3000+ servers and about 500 ESXi hosts.
  • Build and configure multiple ESXi 5.5 hosts on IBM blades.
  • Installation/Managing of VMware VDI environment 4.6
  • Configured VMware on clustered environment and implemented migration of VMs using V-Motion and storage V-Motion using swing LUNs.
  • Defined the patch management process for VMware environment and successfully installed the VMware Update Manager.
  • Troubleshoot and analyse the VM-support logs and vCenterlogs to diagnose and finding root cause.
  • Worked on Physical-to-Virtual (P2V), Virtual-to-Virtual (V2V) and Virtual-to-Physical (V2P) migration of Windows 2003, & 2008.
  • Building VM’s and new Templates for new Projects and allocating them to appropriate Resource pools.
  • Configure and manage User, Group, Permission, Role, and Resource pool on VMware vCenter.
  • Configuring virtual environments forVMwareHigh Availability (HA), vMotion, NIC Teaming, Host Profiles, VLAN tagging and Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS).
  • Built multiple High availability (HA) virtual datacenters-leveraging hosts clustering with DRS, data store clusters with SDRS, admission control and host monitoring.
  • Supporting of AWS environment
  • AWS Account creation
  • Configuration of Security Groups.
  • Configuration of Access Control List.

Confidential

VMware & IT-Security Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Implementation and managing of VMware Servers setup.
  • Implementation of any new Data centers for new projects as per the project requirement
  • Implemented VDI, View 4.6 (500 users)
  • Configuring of VMware and vSphere servers and Adding LUN’s from SAN.
  • Configuring & managing of Microsoft Active Directory, Group Policy Objects, DNS, DHCP
  • Configuring and Managing of windows 2003, 2008 & Linux servers
  • Configuring of Firewalls and Squid Proxy
  • Configuring of Anti-Virus, ESM Servers and WSUS Servers
  • Respond to system failures and work with the vendor to resolve issues related to servers.
  • Performed regularly scheduled hardware and software maintenance
  • Define and implemented a Hardening policy for servers.
  • Managing team of 20 resources spread across various location.
  • Maintaining of IT related security for the Hyderabad Branch data centers
  • Auditing of Project relating compliance as per the customer requirements.
  • Day-to-day analysis of security events, researching the impact of events
  • Determining the level of risk to the organization and responding appropriately
  • Perform vulnerability assessments, reporting and tracking to closure
  • Perform routine audits to ensure compliance with security policy
  • Managing Audit requirements
  • Incident Management/Problem Management/Change Management
  • Capacity Management/Availability Management / Security Compliance
  • Syslog, firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems

Confidential

Sr. IT Field Support Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Installation and managing VMware ESX server 3, 3.5 and vSphere 4
  • Installed and Managing 20 ESX Host with 300 Virtual machines
  • Installed and configured windows 2003/2008 server
  • Creation and deletion of AD users accounts
  • Installed ESX patches on all the ESX hosts
  • Configure Clusters with DRS & HA for newly added ESX hosts
  • Creating VM’s using template’s, ISO images
  • Created Resource pool for VM’s
  • Cloning Virtual Machines, creating Template’s
  • Monitoring & Maintain Vcenter 4.0 and VSphere 4.0 ESXHost’s and Adding LUN’s from SAN.
  • Creation, modification, deletion and maintenance of virtual machines on VMware ESX.
  • Designing, architecture and implementation of projects in the planning and executing.
  • Monitor and maintain the health of all servers.
  • Resolving issues of account lockout, MS office products.
  • Day to day maintenance of all VMware and windows environments.
  • Hot and Cold Cloning of Virtual Machines using VM ware Converter. Migration of Virtual Machines using V-Motion. Troubleshooting issues relating to V-Motion such as compatibility issues. Setting up Users and Groups for access to the Virtual Center
  • Maintained local area network, workstations and several servers, both domain and member application, network printers, and associated hardware using Microsoft Windows XP, 2000 Server, and Server 2003.
  • Interacting with various vendors for sourcing products and solutions and for closure calls of certain services and their products, which are supported by them.
  • Tracking asset movements and ensuring software and hardware assets are within control using the License Compliance and Asset Management.
  • System Troubleshooting in case of a failure and maintain server uptime above 99.99%.

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