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Sr. Unix/linux/aix System Administrator Resume

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Charlotte, NC


  • Over Ten and half years of experience as Openstack, Solaris / UNIX / Linux / AIX Administrator with experience in provisioning, upgrading and configuring and administering Solaris 8, 9, 10, SLES 9, 10, 11, Centos 5.0, 6.x, Debian 4.0, 5.x, AIX 5.3,6.x, 7.x (Power7) and Redhat Linux 3.x, 4.x, 5.x, 6.x, 7.x environments.
  • Experience with the configuration and administration of virtualized environments in Solaris, Redhat and VMware environments.
  • Experience in configuring and administering highly available environments using Veritas Cluster Server and VMware HA.
  • Expertise in implementing redundancy using Veritas Volume Manager, Solaris Volume manager on Solaris and Logical Volume Manager on Linux
  • Provisioning of Solaris servers using Jumpstart and Linux Servers using Sun Solaris 7, 8, 9 and 10 on Sun Servers.
  • Expertise in working Esxi 3.5, 4.0, 5.0 with the Vmware 3.5, 5.0 and Guest Operating System.
  • Worked on configuring redhat Satellite Server 5 for system management and deployments.
  • BMC blade logic Server Automation 7.x, 7.8, 8.1, Captiva InputAccel 5.3, 6.5 and Big fix enterprise suite console 8.x.
  • Drive product integration with cloud platforms such as Openstack, Cloudstack, VMware NSX and Contrail Controllers.
  • Developed and maintained tasks using shell scripts to integrate OpenStack components with OpenContrail (Networking Component) consequently optimizing the essential services.
  • Worked on applications like Apache 2.x, JBoss 4.2.2, Oracle 9i, 10g on Solaris and Linux environments and legacy Corba based applications on HP - UX environments
  • Experience in installing and configuration of TCP services asHTTP, FTP, SSH, DNS, DHCP etc
  • Experience in installation, configuration and administration of Apache 1.3.x, 2.2.x, Sun One 6, 7, IIS 6, 7 Web Servers and supporting application servers like WebLogic 9.x, 10.x, JBoss 4.x, and Oracle 9i, 10g, MySQL 4.x, 5.x
  • Familiar With: HMC 7.1, Manage Now, Maximo, TSRM, CMI, MAD, ITIM, VNC, Lotus Notes.
  • Experience in configuring and maintaining Samba and Centrify to authenticate and share resources between Active Directory and Linux / Solaris users.
  • Implemented backup solutions using Veritas Netbackup 4.5, 6.5 and open source tools like Amanda 3.x
  • Supported WebSphere Application Server, IBM HTTP/ Apache Web Servers in AIX environment for various projects
  • Performance Management & Tuning of AIX 5.2/6.x UNIX Kernel.
  • Expertise in installing and configuration of management tools like Clear Case and Clear Quest
  • Integrate ZENworks Configuration Management with Active Directory, Novell eDirectory environment.
  • Installing of ZENworks 6.5 Migration Utility, Managing of users dynamically to read user identity information,
  • Worked on automation tools like HPSA, Puppet and PAC2000 for ticketing system.
  • Experience in writing shell scripting using ksh, csh, bash, sed, awk to automate administrative tasks. Using shell scripts me did checking for database locks, log monitors, storing stats, disk usage into the database, killing runaway processes, offsite backups for systems, High frequency monitoring of system on regular bases.
  • Implemented SUDO, SSH, SSH2, F-SECURE and other security tools and ensured that Sarbanes - Oxley (SOX) standards are met as per the norms defined.
  • Experienced in working with different teams such as Network engineering, Database and application to resolve the issues and provide Customer ERP Installations Satisfaction.
  • Experience in providing 24x7 technical support to the environments by being on-call rotation.


Operating Systems: Suse Linux 9, 10.2, 11, Centos 5.0, 6.x, Solaris 7, 8, 9, 10, Redhat Linux 3.x, 4.x, 5.x, 6.x, 7.x, HP-UX 10.2, 11i, Debian 4.0, 5.x, Windows 2000, 2003, 2008 XP, AIX 5.3, 6.x, 7.x

Hardware: Sun M3000, M5000, M8000, T2000, T5140, T6320, 15K, 12K, 6800, 4800, 2900, 880, 480, 280 x4100, x4200, x4250, x4440, Sun Ultra E6900,E4500, E3500, E2900. E450, E250, V290 Sun Storage Arrays 5xxx, IBM M2 x3500, M3 x3500, ECC 6.X IMS(Intel Modular Server) with MFSYS25 and MFSYS35, Dell 6450, IBM P570, Entire range of ULTRA SUN Workstations. HP Proliant DL 360G2, DL 360G5 and DL 580, 585G2, c3000, BL 600c, DLT, AIT, DLT/DDS drives, Sun StorEdge 3510, 7110, A1000, A5200, D1000, EMC Symmetrix 8830, DMX 3, 4, Hitachi Lightning 9990 arrays, BL460c G6 & IBM 3650 M3, IBM AIX 5.2/5.1/Power6f, Power7

Volume and Server Management: Veritas Volume Manager 3.5, 4.1, 5.1, Solaris Volume Manager, Vmware ESXi 3.5, 4.0, 5.0, 6.0 Linux / HP Logical Volume Manager, SMC, SAM

Languages: C, C++, JAVA, XML, PHP, PL/SQL, Shell Scripting - ksh, sh and csh, Perl, python

Data Base Servers: Oracle 9i, 10g on Solaris and Redhat Linux, Suse 9,10.2,11 and Windows 2000, 2003, MS SQL 7, 2000 on Win 2000, MySQL 4.x, 5.x on Redhat Linux, AIX 4/5.2, 5.3,6.x, 7.x, HACMP, IBM Virtualization, N-Port Virtualization (NPIV), Tivoli (TSM), EMC (DMX and VMAX), IBM Storage DS4400, DS4800, RAID, GNU Compilers, Splunk, Guardium, IBM UDB2


Desktop Applications: Novell Group Wise, Corel Perfect Office, MS Works, Acrobat, Paint Shop Pro, MS Office, Open Office, Photoshop, DreamWeaver, FrontPage, and many others.

Internet and WWW: Apache 1.3.x, 2.2.x, Sun JES Web Server 6.1, 7 WebLogic 9.x, 10, WAS, Apache Web Server, Postfix 1.x, 2.x, Webmin, SWAT, Web/Application Servers: Web Logic Server, iPlanet Server, MQSeries, IBM HTTP Server, samba

Security Hardware/Software: Dell Checkpoint 2000, / NG/NGX/VSX, VPN-1/Firewall -1 version NGX R6x, Cisco PIX version 5.1, 6.2, Solaris IP Filters, Linux IP tables, nmap, Nessus, SSG 140, JUNIPER SSG 500, ISG 1000, Cisco PIX Firewall, 501,506E, 515,525,535,ASA 5505,5506,5515,5525, Pac2000, Service-now, IBM-Lotus, Maximo, BMC Remedy, Xymon, Nagios, Vistara.


Confidential, Charlotte, NC

Sr. UNIX/LINUX/AIX System Administrator


  • Responsible for Patching Sun Solaris 9/10/11, HP-UX and Redhat Enterprise Linux 5/6/7.
  • Responsible for installing, managing of BoKS on all both Solaris and Redhat machines.
  • Responsible for firmware upgrading Sun Solaris 10/12 on Sun cool thread T2000, T5120, T5220, T5240 and M-series as M5000, M4000, M3000.
  • Responsible for firmware upgrading on DELL PowerEdge R610, R620, R710, R720, R810, R820 and also on HP ProLiant DL 360 models.
  • Configuring the Openstack keystone, glance, cinder, swift,
  • Integrated Openstack (Ice house) with Openstack to create software-Defined-Networking tenant and service provider network and routers.
  • Worked with Client’s Openstack cloud, created instances using nova client, setting security and deploy applications and brought them in to production after QA testing.
  • Performedadministrative taskssuch as System Startup/shutdown, Backup strategy, and Documentation, User Management, Security and Network management.
  • ProvidedUNIX infrastructure, operations and support forIBMP-Series 650, 670,690andP5serversP570/590/595runningIBM AIX5.X.6.1.
  • Performed installation, periodic maintenance updates and applyAPARfixes.
  • Configured IBMRS 6000,550,520,610machines for production, staging and test environments.
  • Setup and configured networkTCP/IPon AIX including RPC connectivity for NFS.
  • Created mount points for Server directories, and mounted these directories on AIX Servers.
  • Configured and administrated of Lpar's and Configured and administrated VIO server and Lpar clients.
  • Administration Tasks included User administration, Performance, Send mail, weekly mksysb, with Daily roles included dealing with LVM extensively. Strong hold of LVM.
  • Migrated AIX 5.3 withHACMP 5.1 to HACMP 5.2(online).
  • Responsible for Patching all Zones and LDOMS which are related to ZFS and UFS file systems.
  • Worked on vmware vsphere 5.0 to handle virtual machines.
  • Good working experience on HPSA Automation tool and patching, pushing software’s and running job’s on Unix/Linux machines through HPSA.
  • Managing Disk configuration, creating new file system using LVM’s.
  • Involved in Installation, Configuration and Troubleshooting of NIS, NFS and DNS.
  • Installed and configured Veritas NetBackup3.4.
  • Worked on Vsphere 5.0 for building new servers to test on lab environment, deploy and push to production with RHEL 5.x, 6,x and 7.x.
  • Worked on middleware technologies like WebSphere, MySQL and oracle10g and 11g
  • Creating class files and managing Backup schedules.
  • Extensively involved in migrating from Solaris 8 to Solaris 10.
  • Extensively worked on Solaris 10 container technology, created non-global zones, modified local zone parameters, created file systems on local and global zones.
  • Jumpstarted the new/existing T2000, 6800, 4800, 2900 and 890 servers with Solaris 10 Image.
  • Provided 24/7 supports, worked on pac2000 for change requests and problem tickets.
  • Installed and configured Global zones and Non Global zones.
  • Completely recovered Production server crashes using backup and rolled over to the production.
  • Worked on Qualys and vulnerability issues to bring the server 100% secure.
  • Jumpstarted the New Sunfire 6800, 4800, 490 and 440 servers with Solaris 8 Image.
  • Installed and configured FC Patches for HBA’s A6795A and A6685A.
  • Created partitions for Oracle Database and mounted.
  • Setup Kernel Parameters as per Oracle requirements and rebuild the kernel.
  • Worked on Solaris10 container technology, created local and global Zones, modified local zone parameters, created file systems on local and global zones.
  • Created Ignite image and configured other servers.
  • Performance analysis of the applications servers including CPU, memory Usage.
  • Patch Management and Installation of SUN/RHEL recommended patches.

Environment: Sun Solaris 8/10, DELL R720, RHEL 5, 6, 7, Sun fire T2000, T5120, T5220, T5240, Solaris 8/9/10, NFS, Auto Mounts, NIS, SUN Enterprise 6800, 4800, 2900 and 890, DELL PowerEdge R610, R620, R710, R720, R810, R820, IBM RS/6000, P Series 570 590 … and 780's, HP ProLiant DL 360/G2/G3/G4/G5/G6/G7, Blade Logic, Veritas volume manager4.1 Sun cluster, File Net, Veritas Net backup 4.5, Web logic 6.0, VMware esxi 5.0.

Confidential, Charlotte NC

Sr. Linux/Unix/AIX Engineer


  • Worked on different platforms with difference flavors of OS like Solaris 8, 10, Linux 6.x, Aix 5.x, 6.x, 7.x Servers and pushed automated scripts with reboot of more TEMPthan 28000 servers in the environment. is having rich experience in AIX System Administration in IBM including noledge of Power HA(HACMP), LPARs/DLPARs, VIOs, HMC
  • Experienced IT professional with extensive experience in AIX 5.3, 6.1,7.x Administration with Other Operating systems like unix and linux.
  • Having good understanding in SAN and TCP/IP architecture including hardware noledge in power systems
  • Possess the enthusiasm for work, strong desire to succeed and commitment to continuous skill development that halp build confidence and high level motivation to achieve desired results. Very ambitious to halp others and work in the IT field.
  • Excellent noledge and expertise in installation, configuration, administration, troubleshooting, tuning, security, backup, recovery and upgrades of IBM AIX
  • Hands-on experience with installing AIX on LPAR, VIO server and client using NIM
  • Experience with SMIT, LVM(Logical Volume Manager), Mirroring, User & System Resource management, Paging Space management, job scheduling
  • Good understanding of error logging subsystem and Performance Monitoring tools like topas, vmstat, iostat, sar, netstat on AIX.
  • Add memory to a particular server and Perform failover / failback on HACMP nodes during test / maintenances
  • Add COD keys on a P5 Machines and Configuration and administration of Fiber card Adapter's and handling AIX part of SAN.
  • Familiar with AIX user Administration, File attributes Permissios, And Password less connectivity setup between servers using Public/Private Keys.
  • Knowledge of Installation, configuration and maintenance of HACMP V5.4, Power HA v5.5, v 6.
  • Worked on VMware vpshere 6.x with rebooting of Solaris, Linux and Aix and trouble shooting the boot prompt issues under different run levels.
  • Mid-level experience working within a cross-platform environment comprised of both physical and virtual systems, with Linux/UNIX operating systems, FTP/SFTP, LDAP.
  • Testing the automated scripts on Dev and Test environment, trouble shooting the issues and making changes according to the application team requirements.
  • Writing start-up scripts for automation of apache, JBoss, WAS, Web logic, IBM Tivoli, Data stage, Web sphere MQFTE, Splunk, Oracle Coherence on Oracle web logic Servers.
  • Adding users, creating new user accounts, also closely worked with Active Directory Team.
  • Configuring, installation of Zones on Solaris 8 and 10, adding packages to the global zone.
  • Pushing automated scripts to Local and Global Zones, starting and stopping of zones to test the automation script on Solaris Zones.
  • Providing local Enable Permitted IP's to manage the firewall and traffic screening
  • Building Packages and RPMS for application to push on to the servers.
  • Worked on VERITAS Cluster with Solaris Zones configured and running on them.
  • Installation and configuration of HA environment using Linux cluster or VERITAS Cluster.
  • Good noledge inIBM AIX hardware components (RS/6000, pSeries),trouble-shooting and maintenance of PC's
  • Installation and configuration ofVIO Serverwith AIX 5.3 onclient LPAR'son 520 and 570 models
  • Created Flash copy volumes and Installation of web sphere on aix server.
  • Installed Veritas Cluster Server on Solaris, with Oracle agent.
  • Backup and restoration process in solaris.
  • Experienced in implementing theworkload Management (WLM)usingcloningandclustering.
  • Experience in monitoring the availability &performance of AIX Serversthrough tools like vmstat, netstat, vmstat and iostat.
  • Experience in clinet/server based ERP solutions.
  • MigratingAIXOS from 5.1 to 5.2, 5.3 on 520, 550, 610,RS/6000
  • Worked on Enable global-deny policy, Segregate DMZ (Demilitarized Zone) and enable NTP protocols.
  • Worked on enabling and common ports firewalls with SNMP, HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, STFP, RDP and SMTP protocols.
  • Installation and Configuration of Mail server of Sendmail, and Postfix.
  • Well versed with information security management system (ISMS)
  • Involved in Sudo, Batch Job Administrations (cron & at) and Send mail configuration
  • Experienced on Enable Centralized Syslog for log rotation and Login Authentication.
  • Configuration and administration of LVM and VERITAS logical volume manager, also installing and maintaining kickstart environment.
  • Experienced in Understanding of SAN and NAS storage
  • Installed and configured Veritas Volume Manager and Veritas file systems on some of the infrastructure servers. Administration of Sun Cluster 2.2 with Veritas Volume Manager and NFS, send mail services.
  • Updating of NFS file system, mount, un-mount of file system, also worked on creating LVM.
  • Working closely with Application team, Middleware team in pushing scripts, troubleshooting the issues during the reboots.
  • Responsible for updating Maximo on servers changes and also worked on Remedy ticket request for application, middleware team.
  • Maintaining Remedy environments used for the ticketing system and Sales Force Service Now Ticketing System.
  • Writing shell scripts on Ksh, Bash, Perl to accomplish day-to-day system administration task.
  • Provided 24X7 on call support for automation script implementation project. Troubleshooting Hardware and Operating system related issue

Environment: Solaris 8, 10, HP-UX, AIX 5.x, 6.x, 7.x, Red hat Linux 5.x, 6.x, Windows 2008, VMware ESXi 5.0, 6.x, IBM x3500 M2 AND M3, AIX Cluster Software: Power HA 6.1, Power HA 5.5, HACMP 5.4Sun x4100, x4200, M3000, M5000, Cisco PIX Firewall, 501,506E, 515,525,535,ASA 5505,5506,5515,5525, Apache 2.1,2.3, Web logic 11g(10.3.6), WAS, Remedy, NAS, IBM Tivoli, HP Blade Servers, IBM RS/6000, pSeries 650, 630, 670.

Confidential, Charlotte NC

Sr. UNIX /LINUX/AIX Engineer


  • Responsible for evaluating, testing, certification, packaging, integrating, and providing support for Unix/Linux, Windows systems software across multiple operating systems.
  • Installation, configuration and support of Solaris and Linux Environments consisting of Solaris 8, 9, 10, HP-UX 11i and Red hat 4.x, 5.x. 6.x. Performed automated installation of operating systems using Jumpstart for Solaris, Kickstart for Red hat Linux.
  • Installation and administration of Sun Solaris and Linux Virtual servers using VMware 5.x, 6.x.
  • Worked on Update existing Satellite 5 to Satellite 6, and migrated the configuration management process from CFEngine to Puppet.
  • Creating LVM, users through LDAP, worked on FTP/SFTP setup
  • By using Foreman application configured Puppet Module, and opened 8140 port to all the servers so that they can be managed by Puppet.
  • Configured Puppet agent on all the Hosts.
  • Configured Capsule Server so that the Puppet Agent can read Puppet manifests to hosts.
  • Installed and configured Red Hat Satellite 6.0
  • Patched RHEL 5.x, and 6.x servers in Development, Staging, Production, and DR environments using RHN Satellite Server.
  • Updated Satellite certificate (License) when our Satelliterenewalis due.
  • Worked with Redhat Support Team for Satellite relatedissues (Channel Cloning, Satellite Crashing, grub.conf update issue etc).
  • Installation of patches, compilers and other software packages on Solaris 8, 9, 10 and RHEL 5.x, 6.x, environments.
  • Have experience in Running PT and VA tests with third party tools for the server infrastructure.
  • Configuration of hardware and software RAID (RAID 0, 1, 5) using PowerEdge RAID Controller (PERC), Solstice Disk Suite 4.2 and LVM.
  • Familiar with taking mksysb and Tsm restore and archive utility.
  • Familiar with setting root and user Crontabs on Aix and Linux.
  • Upgraded MPIO ODM To accomadate DMX to VMAX Migration.
  • Performed powerpath upgrade on AIX servers.
  • Worked on DMX to VMAX Migration.
  • Worked with IBM Advance support on issues, which required high-level insight.
  • Familiar with HMC and SDMC and upgrades
  • Migrated HMC's to version's 6 and 7
  • Built, Administered, Configured, Monitored and Maintained the NIM Servers.
  • Installed and configured Sudo for users to access the root privileges.
  • Installed and upgraded different versions of ssh/ssl.
  • Installed and upgraded GNU Compiler, Splunk and Guardium.
  • Unlocking Root user and Padmin user, using Aix And VIO's Bootable CD's respectively.
  • Operational, configuration as per PCI, ISO27001 and NIST guidelines
  • BMC Server Automation software Blade Logic 7.8, 8.1 for automation of OS Patching, third party software’s, Kernel level patching and used to deploy jobs.
  • Advise best practices for security device Provisioning specific to the customer environment
  • Big fix Enterprise suite console 8.x Used to deploy jobs, third party software’s on Merrill Edge Servers.
  • Experienced in Installation, configuration, maintenance and troubleshooting ofHACMP4.5 on AIX 6.
  • Created a functional account on servers to be used by Tideway system to automatically gather inventory information. Cron configuration and sendmail setup.
  • Managing of available yum and redhat.repos through Satellite server.
  • Worked on blade logic server automation scripts, server automation security, creating ACL template and release management.
  • Power Broker 6.2.3 and Sudo 1.7 to access accounts with different privileges.
  • Verify Software to primarily be security related, including authentication, authorization, and logging.
  • Working on building Rpms, creating packages with automation and RPM test for deploy through BMC Blade logic 7.8, 8.1and Big fix Enterprise suite console 8.x.
  • Working closely with Platform Engineering and Security teams, analyze technical requirements and determine how to implement into existing operating systems.
  • Wrote scripts for automation of BMC Blade Logic, Fixlet Jobs and UNIX shell scripting using ksh and Bash.
  • Adding users, writing NSH scripts and providing executable permission to users for Blade logic jobs.
  • Experience on adding servers for Blade logic server automation console, creating workspace for different types of OS.
  • Worked on Splunk 7.x for setting up the rsyslog on ecsl serves at bank.
  • Ensuring appropriate interface capabilities with enterprise systems and build infrastructures. Provides documentation for tools. Provides training for tools.
  • Configuration of virtualized environments for Solaris and RHEL using VMware VSphere 4.x, 5.x to install VMs for Windows 2008, AIX 5.6, 6.x, 7.x Red hat 4.x, 5.x, 6.x and Solaris 9, 10.
  • Configured and installed LPAR’s on AIX p-series machines.
  • Expertise in installation and configuration of Web Sphere Portal 6.0 on AIX.
  • Performing failover and integrity test on new packages before rolling out to production.
  • Configuration and maintenance of NIS, NFS, DHCP and DNS Servers on both Solaris and Linux environments.
  • Working on Nexus and Selma tickets, change and problem management.
  • Resolving critical problems, performing root cause analysis, document solutions and provide preventive Measures for products.
  • Installation, configuration, and customization of Red hat Enterprise Linux, Java, FTP servers to meet the user needs and requirements.
  • Experienced in services installation, configuration and maintenance (WWW on apache, SMTP on send mail) on platforms, including security of provided services, ability to troubleshoot common problems.
  • Extensively used Active Directory with BacVAS Upgrade for Power broker and to synchronize user accounts, group accounts between Windows and UNIX / Linux Environments.
  • Add of severs to Active Directory and working on user privileges.
  • Performing and executing Linux server hardware and software configuration, installation, patching, integration, upgrades and performance tuning
  • Installation, configuration and administration of Vintela Authentication Service 4.3, Netback up 6.5, 7.1, Tivoli Monitoring ITM 4.X on Linux and Sun Servers.
  • Coordinating with DBA and Application teams for operational and support issues like file system resizing, performance, application installs etc.
  • Configured and maintained NFS environments and Logical Volume Managers for optimization of storage in the existing environment.
  • Shell scripting in ksh, Bash and Perl to automate the repetitive administrative tasks.
  • Troubleshooting scenarios and Documenting processes on run books.
  • Provided 24x7 on call and remote RHEL production problems and responding to user’s tickets.

Environment: Sun Solaris 8, 9, 10, Red hat Linux 4.x, 5.x, 6.x, IBM AIX 5.2/6.X/7.X, Red Hat Cluster Server 5.0, Blade Logic 7.8, 8.2, Big Fix Enterprise suite console 8.x, VERITAS Net Backup 6.5, 7.1 Web Logic 9.x, 10.x, Apache 2.2.x, VisiBroker 8.x, Oracle 10g, 11g, JUNIPER SSG 500, ISG 1000, Tivoli Monitoring Tool 4.x, Sun M3000, M5000, T6320, E6900, x4200, BL460c G6 & IBM 3650 M3.

Confidential, Chicago IL

Sr. UNIX/AIX system Administrator


  • Configured, Administered, Maintained 2 and 4 node HACMP Clusters with versions 4.5, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, Power HA mirror (6.1).
  • Upgaded Hacmp from 5.2 to 5.4 using Cluster snapshot.
  • Did Failover and Falback of HACMP Resource Group.
  • Added more resources to the HACMP Resource Group Configuration.
  • Familiar with Setup of disk Heart bit for HACMP Cluster.
  • Built a 2 Node Hacmp Cluster with HACMP 5.3
  • Configured shared, Concurrent Vgs, Resource Groups, Application servers on HACMP Cluster.
  • Migrated Vio servers from 2.1 to 2.2.
  • Experience in upgrade system firmware, Ethernet and Fiber card firmware.
  • Experience in applying patches to the AIX servers at various TL and Service pack Levels.
  • Experience in NIM installation, setting up NIM servers.
  • Defined Nim clients on Nim master server, and defined resources.
  • Performed BOS Installations from NIM server using Lppsource and Spot, Migrations, patch Installations from NIM server taking mksysb's of the servers from NIM
  • Performed BOS installation from Mksysb and CD's and also restoring systems using Mksysb. Installed SUSE Enterprise Server version 10 on HP Blades.
  • Worked in setting the Crontab for non root users in both AIX and SUSE
  • Installed, configured, supported and administered large, global and mission critical UNIX Servers in Production, UAT (User Acceptance Testing) and Development environments which include SuSE Linux 9, 10.2, 11, Solaris 9, 10 and Red hat Linux 4.x, 5.x.
  • Applying patches and packages after planning change requests (CR) using Red hat Satellite server, up2date, YUM, pkgadd and RPM tools.
  • Used the Jumpstart to automate Solaris OS Installation and Kickstart for Red hat and Auto install for SuSE Linux.
  • Worked on updating and fixing the Security, bugfix, enhancement errata through satellite Red hat 5 and manually using Yum repos.
  • Worked on Developing and enforcing process and procedure for Red Hat Patch Management, using Red hat Satellite 5 Server and HP-UX.
  • Red hat Satellite 5 server build and configuring channels for package download.
  • Migrating of servers from Suse 10 to red hat 4.x and 5.x and moving the servers from xen apps to VMware virtualization 4.x.
  • Deep noledge and expertise with SAP HANA configuration integration familiarity with Business Objects reporting suite
  • Build, configure, and deploy security devices and services as per PCI DSS and ISO27001 requirements.
  • Worked on SAP HANA planning, sizing, implementation, installation, Upgrade and also worked on Managing SAP HANA Cluster, Scale up and Scale out appliance on ECC 6.x
  • Design and implementing of complex data integrations from the source into the target SAP system.
  • Installation and support of Web Logic 8.x, 9.x and Oracle 9i after tuning the kernel parameters as required.
  • Experienced in dealing with Harmonize data within SAP providing consistent data to downstream systems.
  • Primarily responsible for automating manual processes using 3rd party tools such as Blade logic and Microsoft System Center Configuration Management (SCCM)
  • Upgraded Solaris 9 to Solaris 10 using live upgrade and tested the compatibility of applications.
  • Writing of scripts, develops and implements a proposed technology solution within a release notes for end users for Blade logic 7.x.
  • Worked on executing BI Strategy by leveraging SAP BW and HANA capabilities as Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW).
  • Adding of Suse, Linux and Solaris inventory to Blade logic component templates, Depot.
  • Migration from BMC Blade logic platform to Microsoft System Center
  • Executing Blade logic packages on deploy servers through BL Package Job.
  • Experience in managing Linux servers from hardware to core services like NTP, DNS and SSH.
  • Working noledge of other server/workstation vitalization technologies (Hyper-V, VMware)
  • Worked on migrating servers from Centos to Suse, Red hat and running on VMware Virtualization 5.2, 5.5.
  • Development, deployment and support of existing Blade logic application packaging solutions.
  • Efficient in the implementation of BMC products on assigned project tasks for testing and provision of servers through Blade logic.
  • Troubleshooting of the load balance on the workstation with High availability of servers.
  • Expertise with Net App’s Storage and Manageability Software (Operations Manager, Provisioning Manager, and Protection Manager)
  • Provided Infrastructure solutions for J2EE applications around IBM Web Sphere Application Server v6.1/6.0/5.1, IBM HTTP Server, IBM Web Sphere Portal v5.1 and IBM MQ Series on AIX and Linux platforms.
  • Installed and configured an Active Directory Domain Controller.
  • Analyzed the hardware and software requirements of Active Directory.
  • Managed user accounts, groups, print queues and controlling access rights using Active Directory for all Linux serves.
  • EMC Captiva 6.5 windows experience in installation, configuring and running batch process. Also worked on debugging and monitoring of batch.
  • Performing of patch/installs to application support layer software, monitoring system usage, performance and patch management for backup and recovering the OS.
  • MS Patches deployment using Big fix Enterprise suite console 8.x
  • Migration of applications from legacy Citrix farms to Xen App 5.0, 6.0 servers farm
  • Maintenance, troubleshooting and doing RCA of Citrix 4.x and Xen App 5.0, 6.0 servers
  • Created disk groups, volumes, volume groups and RAIDs using VERITAS Storage Foundation, Logical Volume Manager and Solaris Volume Manager.
  • Involved in the yearly maintenance patching for NAS, EMC Storage connected to IMS Servers.
  • Trouble shooting on mission critical Linux Servers and working closely with the database team on resolving the issues in Production and Migration.
  • Managing the monitoring tools like Tivoli system management and working on Remedy tickets, change and problem management.
  • Used Perl/Shell scripting for administrative functions
  • Installation and configuration of Oracle 10g, 11g, Apache 2.2.22, and Web Logic 11g.
  • Working with Project Managers/Leads on multiple complex issues, provided support on rollout until Go live.
  • Provided 24X7 support for large number Production, Migration, Development and Test systems.

Environment: SuSE Linux 9, 10.2, 11, AIX 5.1/4.5, Centos 5.0, Sun Solaris 8, 9, 10, Red hat Linux 4.x, 5.x, Windows 2000, 2003 and 2008, Blade logic 7.x, VMware ESXi 3.5, 4, 5.0, IBM x3500 M2 AND M3, IMS(Intel Modular Server) with Intel Xeon, ECC 6.X, Sun x4100, x4200, M3000, M5000, with RAID, Oracle 10g, 11g, Dell Checkpoint 2000, / NG/NGX/VSX, VPN-1/Firewall -1 version NGX R6x, Web Logic 11g, Remedy, NAS, Tivoli, Dell 6450.

Confidential, Houston TX

Solaris/Linux/Aix Administrator


  • Installation, configuration and support of Solaris and Linux Environments consisting of Solaris 9, 10 and Redhat 4.x, 5.x. SLES 9, 10, Debian 4.x, 5.x. Performed automated installation of operating systems using Jumpstart for Solaris, Kickstart for Redhat Linux, Debian Linux and Auto install for SuSe Linux.
  • Planned and performed the upgrades to Linux (RHEL 4 & 5, SuSE 9, 10.2, Debian 5.x) and Solaris 9, 10 operating systems and performed hardware maintenance tasks like changing memory modules, disk devices, IDE and SCSI devices.
  • Maintenance of BMC Blade Logic Servers, network automation, scheduling jobs and writing scripts, managing server objects, Basic compliance and rule base compliance for tasks.
  • Writing NSH scripts on Blade logic and pushing across all prod servers.
  • Configuration of virtualized environments on Solaris using zones (sparse and whole root) and managing the services with service management facility (SMF). Also used VMware vSphere 4.0 to install VMs for Redhat 4.x, 5.x and SLES 9, 10.
  • Worked on windows and Linux Patching management on Blade logic 7.x
  • Migrating of environment to new level from Red hat 4.x, 5.x, SLES 9 to Debian 5.0v.
  • Experience with Debian package management and installing Apache on servers.
  • Managed volumes using Veritas Volume Manager 5.x, ZFS and Solaris Volume Manager on the Sun Servers and Linux Volume Manager on the Linux servers. Created RAID 1, 5 and RAID Z configurations.
  • Worked on setting up Configured IBM p-series Models P570, P520, P595, P570 machines,for production, staging and test environments.
  • Skilled in supporting and managing Linux based patching on (Suse, Red hat and Debian).
  • Worked on EMC2 Captiva InputAccel 5.6 installation, configuration and dealing with the batch processing on windows servers.
  • Administering of multi node clusters based of Veritas Cluster Server 5.0 with agents for WebLogic and trouble shooting cluster related problems by checking log files and using CLI
  • Support of High Availability environments running on VERITAS Cluster Server 5.1
  • Performing failover and integrity test on new Solaris servers before rolling out to production.
  • Worked on Active Directory Services; Active Directory Group Policy Objects (GPO); Group Policy Management Console (GPMC); DHCP; WINS; and DNS.
  • Supported the configuration of Oracle RAC based of Redhat Linux 4.x and Oracle 10g.
  • Working on Remedy tickets, change and problem management and familiar with SOX process.
  • Worked on SAN and NAS in lab environment to share the storage for new build servers.
  • Resolving critical problems, performing root cause analysis, document solutions and provide preventive Measures.
  • Installation, configuration, and customization of Redhat Enterprise Linux, Sendmail, Apache, FTP servers to meet the user needs and requirements.
  • Extensively used Centrify Express to synchronize user accounts, group accounts between Windows and UNIX / Linux Environments.
  • Installation, configuration and administration of Apache 2.2.x, WebLogic 10.x, Oracle 10g and VisiBroker 8.x on Linux and Sun Servers.
  • Installation, Administration and Configuration of SQL and PL/SQL database Applications on servers and co-ordinate with application administrators in successful migration of databases and generating the database reports.
  • Coordinating with DBA and Application teams for operational and support issues like file system resizing, performance, application installs etc.
  • Configured and maintained NFS environments for optimization of storage in the existing environment.
  • Wrote scripts for automation and information gathering using python and UNIX shell scripting.
  • Supported 24/7 highly available critical system and involved in on-call pager rotation for production support. Monitoring pages, emails and Nagios alerts and taking corrective action.
  • Working with Project Managers /Leads on multiple complex projects until Go live.

Environment: Sun Solaris 8, 9,10, Redhat Linux 4.x, 5.x, SLES 9, 10. Veritas Cluster Server 5.0, Veritas Storage Foundation 5.x, Veritas NetBackup 6.5, WebLogic 9.x, 10.x, Apache 2.2.x, VisiBroker 8.x, Oracle 10g, Nagios 3.2.x, Sun M3000, M5000, T6320, E6900, x4200, Hitachi Lightening 9980, McData Spherion FC switches.

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