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Windows/vmwaresystem Admin/active Directory Consultant Resume

VA

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • 7+ years of IT experience in private Cloud Architecture with VMware, Citrix and Microsoft based Server, Desktop, Storage and Application Virtualization in a wide range of technologies.
  • Having experience in leading, designing and implementing various projects individually and simultaneously making significant contributions to team to achieve organization goals.
  • Extensive experience in teh area of Virtualization withVMware VSphereESXi 4.1, ESXi 5.5 servers, ESXi 6.0 servers, vCenter server 2.5, 4.0 and vCenter Converter
  • Proficient in Windows 2000/2003/2008R2/2012server upgradeandActive Directoryadministration
  • Experienced in installation, configuration, tuning, security, Backup, recovery and upgrades of IBM AIX and Linux (Red Hat)
  • Extensive experience in Citrix XenApp 6.5 and 7.x servers on Windows Server 2008R2 environment.
  • Design and implement Virtualization, cloud Networking, and mobility solutions based on Citrix XenMobile.
  • Experience in publishing applications with Citrix XenDesktop 7.6
  • Extensive experience with Windows Server 2012/2008/2003 OS’s.
  • Experience in Active Directory, GPOs, IIS (Web Server), WSUS, Microsoft Clustering.
  • Experience in Application Packaging and Unattended Installations.
  • Experience in Deploying Netscalar Gateway in users machines
  • Experience in UtilizePower Shellto configure roles and features of Microsoft products.
  • Good Understanding and KnowledgeVBlockand components and experience withCISCO UCSadministration
  • Extensive experience with theActive Directorytools
  • ImplementedVDI(Virtual desktop infrastructure) technology usingVMware View 4.5/4.6
  • Deployment of business continuity andDRtechnologies such asVMwareSRM4.0 (Site Recovery Manager) andVMwareVDP
  • Design, Install, Configure and Administration of VMware Horizon View 7.0/6.2/5.3 and VCloud Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) environment
  • Expertise in Thin provisioning,VMFSexpansion,RAIDtechnologies
  • Experience in working with theSCCMmanagement of Windows systems
  • Hands on experience with theHP Blade c7000enclosures and theML, DL, BLseries servers
  • Hands on experience inupdating / upgrading ESXi servers, Virtual center servers and Windows Virtual Machines usingVMwareUpdate manager.
  • Experience in Physical to Virtual (P2V) andVirtual to Virtualconversions usingVMwareConverter,PlateSpinPower convert andvCenter GuidedConsolidation
  • Experience inWindows clusteringAdministration, troubleshootingandMicrosoft failoverclustering manager
  • Strong experience with theVMwareHA(High Availability),Fault Tolerance,DistributedResource Scheduler (DRS)andVMwareDistributed Power Management
  • Extensive experience indiagnostics & troubleshootingof ESXi server environment includingESXi CLI, ESXi patch management
  • Proficient with developing and usingPower Shell scriptsto manage/maintain theVMwareESX environment
  • Proficient withDatacenteroperations and administration

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

VMWARE TOOLS: VMware VSphere6.x / 5.x/ 4.x and vCenter 2.x ESX me Server 6.x /5.x /4.x /3.x, VMware Horizon View 6.x, 7.x VMware Converter 5/ 4 / 3 VMware View Composer 6.x, VMware Thin App User Environment Manager, VMware Virtual SAN 6.x, VMware App Volumes 2.X, VMware Mirage

CITRIXXen: Center 5.x / 6.x Xen Server 5.x / 6.x Xen Desktop 4.x / 5.x / 7.x Xen APP / Presentation server 4.x /5.x / 6.x Citrix PVS 5.x / 6.x /7.x Citrix Edge sight 5.x Citrix Store Front & Web Interface server Citrix NetScaler VPX & secure gateway

MICROSOFT: Windows 2008R2, 2012 R2 Hyper - V System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager Remote desktop services Active Directory Services DNS, DHCP, IIS, WSUS, SQL, File & print Services

STORAGEEMC: Clariion CX3 & CX4, VNX 5400 Dell power vault & EqualLogic NetApp FAS2240

SERVERSD: ell/IBM/HP / CISCO Rack & Blade Servers.

BACKUPSS: ymantec Backup Exec, Bright store Arc serve

PROGRAMMING LANGUAGESC: , C++, VBScript, PowerShell, PowerCLI, MS SQL server.

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Confidential, VA

WINDOWS/VMWARESYSTEM ADMIN/ACTIVE DIRECTORY CONSULTANT

Responsibilities:

  • Worked in Converged Infrastructure Operations Team with an Environment consisting of several hundred servers running on Win2003 R2, Win2008R2, 0 VSphere 5.5/6.0.
  • Building Win2012R2 Servers as per teh requirements given, on teh VCE VBlock.
  • Resolving Tickets pertaining to Infrastructure Operations Team using Ticketing System.
  • Working to maintain and resolve issues pertaining to shared folders on Isilon and EMC Celerra.
  • Using PowerShell scripts to automate processes pertaining to installing software on Windows Server 2012R2
  • Administering and implementing Exchange 2007 & Exchange 2013.
  • Managing and troubleshooting issues with Win 2003, Win 2008 R2, Win 2012 R2 Servers.
  • Working with VCE VBlock, VSphere 5.5/6.0 for managing teh vCenters.
  • Managing users on Exchange 2007 & Exchange 2013. Storage Zoning through Fabric interconnect.
  • Coordinating with Network teams for new Network subnets and Creating Van and attaching it to Network templates on UCS.Worked with SQL servers, administration, setting up data base.
  • Implemented various configurations for creating new Azure profiles.
  • Implemented and Manage VMware vRealize Orchestrator (vRO), VMware vRealize Automation (vRA), vRealize Operations Manager (vROps) and VBlock.
  • Worked on Hybrid cloud management of teh enterprise using VMWare vRealize Orchestrator (vRO), VMware vRealize Automation (vRA). Managed cloud servers on AWS EC2.
  • Deployment of Windows servers on Virtual environment using MDT tool and VM templates.
  • Deploy, Maintain and monitor clusters and resource pools hosted on VSpheresuite.
  • Deployment of ESXi host and guest operating systems.Patching using Update Manager.
  • As a part of data center consolidation performing P2V Migrations.Patching Production\DEV\Test servers.
  • Handling technical issues of all on-shore and off-shore VDI pools.VDI pools entitlements.
  • Working on production issues on Windows servers hosted on different Data centers across teh world.
  • Working on ITSM Remedy tool for creating, accepting incidents and change requests.
  • Handling decommissions of servers and single point of contact for all decommissions orders across teh globe.
  • Working on One time activities like DISK, RAM and CPU s up gradation\De-gradation, service level changes and Backup configurations as per change management process.
  • Created Firewall Zoning policies for data-flows traversing third party vendor sites.
  • Firewall Policy Optimization using third party tool Tufin to ensure better performance of teh Firewall.
  • Successfully worked on design and deployment of mid to large scale SCCM infrastructures.
  • Experienced using Configuration Manager 2012 (SCCM) / Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) to develop custom operating system images, patching solutions, troubleshooting and maintenance plans,
  • Application Virtualization(App-V) and VDI
  • Making servers complaint before delivering to teh customer.Deploying patches using WSUS and SCCM.
  • Creating groups, users and object in Active Directory.
  • Expertise in planning, implementing, configuring teh folloWing SCCM Versions in a large Scale Environment in SCCM 2007 R3, SCCM 2012, MDT 2012, SMS. Migrating user mailboxes from Exchange 2007 to 2013.
  • Security hardening and Monitoring of VM’s & ESX servers (CPU, Memory, Disk, Network Utilization) for Security Compliance.
  • Working with Active Directory, GPOs, DNS, DHCP, File & Print Server, IIS (Web Server), FTP.
  • Strong Knowledge in creating various objects like User Accounts, Computer Accounts, and Auto logon accounts. Managed and troubleshoot Windows 2008/2012 R2 file servers, Active Directory, WINS, DHCP, DNS, FTP, IIS & Storage servers. Updating service account passwords.

Confidential, BOWIE, MD

VMWARE ADMINISTRATOR / VCLOUD ADMIN & WINTEL ADMINISTRATOR

Responsibilities:

  • Extensive knowledge and experience in teh area of Virtualization with VMware vSphere, ESXi 6.0,5.5,5.0, servers, vCenter server 5.5,5.0,4.1, vCenter Converter, VMware Orchestrator (vCO), VCenter Operations Manager and VSphere Replicator.
  • Capable of building and managing Cloud management servers like VCloud Director, Kiwi syslog,
  • NFS, AD, VDR, TMG, VUM, vShield Manager and VC
  • Handled extensive P2V and V2V of production servers of Windows 2003, 2008 as well as Linux 5.8 and 6.3
  • Responsible for designing, administrating creating and documenting teh new ACL policies enterprise LDAP.
  • Administer Microsoft SCCM 2012 environment, including creating or editing security groups, application deployments (collections, advertisements, task sequences, and PowerShell scripts), patch management, general troubleshooting, log analysis, upgrade and recommendations on current infrastructure.
  • Utilization and any other issue related to VM from VSphere and VCloud.
  • Creating teh VMware scripts for automation, VMotion, report fetching and etc.
  • Has an experience of patching/upgrade ESXi hosts, VCloud Director patching/upgrade and BNT
  • Firmware upgrade.
  • Communicating with vendors for support like Microsoft, IBM, DELL, HP and VMware for any issues.
  • Handling major issues related to VCloud, Vsphere, Virtual center, Virtual Machine, Physical machine and ESXi
  • Installing and configuring teh Windows server 2008R2 in production and development environment.
  • Installing and upgrading teh ESX/ESXi hosts and vCenters01
  • Upgrade teh servers from 2003 to 2008R2 and 2012.
  • Architecture, design, install, configureVMwareSite Recovery Manager (SRM), VRealize Operations Manager, vRealize Log Insight, vR Network Insight.
  • Experience with Data centers on small and large scale.
  • Scripting and automating tasks using VBScript and PowerShell.
  • Manage access control within vRealize Operations Manager
  • Experience in managing teh operational dashboards, widgets, views and reports in vRO.
  • Hands on design and development experience with Scripting Automation (vRA) and vRealize Orchestration (vRO)
  • Experience in WAN, VMPLS, VLAN, Routing, Firewall.Experience in DFS, DNS, GPO.
  • Created clones and templates of Virtual Machines.Deploying VMs through Templates.
  • Configured and Managed Windows Failover Clustering on 2012 Server for SQL environment (GUI mode and PowerShell)
  • In depth knowledge of solutions such as server Virtualization, high-availability clustering.
  • Deployment and performance guides for Virtual Networking
  • Managing and monitoring teh ESXi hosts and clusters in vCenter.
  • Creating estimated reports, pro-active capacity requirements, tuning and alerts in VCOPS.
  • Design and deploy ESXi and VCenter Servers.
  • Creating and Managing Data Stores (Fiber Channel,NFS),HA/DRS,SDRS/vStandard Switch/vDS,PortGroups, NIC-Teaming, Portchannel in ESXi hosts
  • Performing VMotion, Cloning, Snapshot, FT, Update Manger, Host Profile, Manage OS Templates and Multipathing
  • Manage NSX Network components such as controller, edgegateway and distributed routers
  • Create and Manage VXLAN and Manage ESXi cluster in NSX
  • Plan and applying ESXi patches, upgrades using VUM.
  • Periodic Firmware/BIOS/device driver updates on CISCO UCS, HP Blade servers.
  • Working with Network/Security team to resolve Network/Security related issues and Coordinate with vendor to resolve hardware issues for servers and application issues
  • Responsible for attending change management meetings and submitting reports to management and follow ITIL Process
  • Experience in combining Linux servers to Active Directory to enforce password policy uniformly and simplify dual factor authentication.
  • Configure and troubleshoot issues with DNS, DHCP, services including Terminal Services, IIS, Certificate Services, Active Directory Federation Services and hardware Virtualization utilizing Hyper-V
  • Deploying Web Apps and Creating Web-Jobs Sync on premises Active Directory users to office 365 with ADCONNECT and ADFS to make easy to user moving.
  • Worked with Network team to troubleshoot misconfigured Network, VLANs etc.
  • Experience in building configuring various Application Servers like Microsoft IIS 5.0/6.0, MS-Proxy Server 2.0, ISA, DNS, WINS, DHCP, File and Printer Servers, FTP and Citrix
  • Implemented and supported Backup software like VERITAS net Backup for configuring VMware image level Backups and also OS level backs.
  • Designed and implemented software update services and antivirus system for various Data centers using SUS 2.0 and Symantec antivirus 10.0.
  • Involved in supporting RHEL 4.x/5.x/6.x running on HP, Dell & CISCO HW and involved in patching using Yum repository and Satellite servers and also build RHEL servers using kickstart.
  • Very Strong Scripting background VB, WMI, ADSI Scripting, Shell Scripting, VSphereScripting using PowerCLI
  • Handled VMware infrastructure VCentre Servers 4.0.0, 4.1 and clients VMs.
  • Experience in IBM Blade Centre H series Blades HS12, HS22. With Fiber SAN DS3400.
  • Experience in deploying Virtual Machines (VM’s) through Templates, Converting Physical to Virtual (P2V) and Virtual-to-Virtual (V2V) Machines using Platespin, Double take and VMware convertor.
  • Build various version of LINUX/UNIX for infrastructure and troubleshoot them. Linux 4.X to 6.X
  • Created and installed Infrastructure requirement application, E.g. SCCM, SCOM, Casper, SEP etc.
  • Establish user accounts and group policies and also troubleshoot teh existing GPOs
  • Implemented VDI (Virtual desktop infrastructure) technology using VMware VIEW 4.5/4.6
  • Expertise with Disaster Recovery tools SRM 5.0 & Double Take, deployment of business-critical technologies - VMware SRM

Confidential, FARMINGTON HILLS, MI

VMWARE ADMINISTRATOR

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Experience includes installation, configuration, administration and support ofRed Hat EnterpriseLinux Server (RHEL) versions5.x and 6.xand to a lesser degree additional Linux distributions such as
  • InstalledAIX, i5 OS, VIO server OS,TSMback-up servers/ clients, tools and middle-ware related software, applications and security Firewalls over teh entire MTA ICCU cluster consisting ofVMware, TSM, Windows AD, Cyber-Arc etc
  • Linux instances are installed asVMware VSphere hosted Virtual Machines or as bare metal installation on Intel based physical hardware.
  • Linux administration includes regular patching ofLinuxsoftware and other enterprise supporting components.VMwarevCenter is used to perform Virtual Machine cloning, snapshots and VMotion.
  • VMware- Extensive knowledge on install and ConfigureVMwareinfrastructure handling
  • VMwareAdmin, VM Windows andVMwareImplementationVMwarePolicy implementationandSecurity ReviewWorking withVMwaremanagement tools
  • ReviewSMTDandEPD Documentsand proposing teh industrial Best practices
  • Perform Health Check ofVMwareServers Infrastructure Perform and accessSecurity AuditPlacement ofESXi/Vsphere servers across Geos to accomplish business and DR requirements
  • Perform Capacity planning usingVMwarecapacity planner
  • Prepare teh capacity forecasting requirement of Hardware and Software requirement
  • Contributed to teh wider technology community in terms ofPOCand proven white papers.
  • Converting business processes into operational service levels.
  • Installing, configuring, upgrading and supportingRed Hat Enterprise Linux serversin an enterprise Data Center environment.
  • Benchmarking, performance monitoring, debugging and tuningLinux systemsfor distributed projectsdeployedas multiple server instances.
  • Networking experience integrating, supporting and troubleshooting Linux systems inN-Tier Firewalled, load balanced Data Center Networks.
  • Installing, optimizing and supporting Web related software applications on Linux servers.
  • Installing, configuring, profiling, upgrading and supportingLinux serversrunning asVMwareVsphere/ESXVirtual Machines.
  • IT Service Management (project, service catalog, change and incident management) interaction with customers, other support teams and vendors on projects supporting 24x7 systems.

Confidential

SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supporting as engineer to check teh servers.
  • Managing Tasks, Events and Alarms.
  • Ensuing teh RCA for teh problems are found so dat teh same incident doesn’t repeat.
  • Initiation and attending teh team meetings and teh Client meeting.
  • Resolving day-to-day Administration issues with teh global teams simultaneously understating their culture.
  • Making sure dat no tickets or tasks gets escalated and they follow teh effective process of change/problem/Incident management.
  • Taking client calls for resetting teh passwords and account lockout issues.
  • Managing teh VMware ESX Server 3.5 and Virtual Centre 2.5, based on requirement.
  • Managing around 110 ESX servers and 1000 Virtual Machines.
  • Regular BAU activities such as increasing disk size, adding additional drives, Cloning, Teaming Networking and Virtual Switches both Primary and Extended.
  • Configured additional ESX server to teh existing production cluster.
  • Frequently checked ESX server logs for any problems and troubleshoot whenever necessary.
  • Create Virtual Machines using existing templates in ESX servers.
  • Used VMotion to Hot and Cold migrated VM’s from one ESX server to different ESX server.
  • Troubleshoot any operating system issues in VMware Environment. Worked with application team in resolving any issues related application installed on teh servers.
  • Monitored ESX server alarms and VM’s alarms and acted on those incidents to resolve.
  • Generated report on teh Performance of teh VM’s and ESX servers using Virtual Center.

Confidential

SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supporting as engineer to check teh servers.
  • Managing Tasks, Events and Alarms.
  • Ensuing teh RCA for teh problems are found so dat teh same incident doesn’t repeat.
  • Initiation and attending teh team meetings and teh Client meeting.
  • Resolving day-to-day Administration issues with teh global teams simultaneously understating their culture.
  • Making sure dat no tickets or tasks gets escalated and they follow teh effective process of change/problem/Incident management.
  • Taking client calls for resetting teh passwords and account lockout issues.
  • Managing teh VMware ESX Server 3.5 and Virtual Centre 2.5, based on requirement.
  • Managing around 110 ESX servers and 1000 Virtual Machines.
  • Regular BAU activities such as increasing disk size, adding additional drives, Cloning, Teaming Networking and Virtual Switches both Primary and Extended.
  • Configured additional ESX server to teh existing production cluster.
  • Frequently checked ESX server logs for any problems and troubleshoot whenever necessary.
  • Create Virtual Machines using existing templates in ESX servers.
  • Used VMotion to Hot and Cold migrated VM’s from one ESX server to different ESX server.
  • Troubleshoot any operating system issues in VMware Environment. Worked with application team in resolving any issues related application installed on teh servers.
  • Monitored ESX server alarms and VM’s alarms and acted on those incidents to resolve.
  • Generated report on teh Performance of teh VM’s and ESX servers using Virtual Center.

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