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Technical Architect Resume

ChicagO

SUMMARY:

To pursue a challenging career in cloud computing where I can utilize my enterprise architect and leadership skills to design innovate business solutions

COMPUTER SKILLS:

AWS: EC2, S3, VPC, Cloud Formation Template, Cloud Watch, Direct Connect, SMS

VMware: vRealize Automation, vRealize Orchestrator, vROPs, VCSA, NSX, SRM

Compute: VCE vBlocks, Cisco UCS, Dell/HP Blade Chassis

Microsoft: Hyper - V, Azure, SQL, Exchange, AD/DNS/DHCP

Script: Javascript, JSON, Powershell

OS Administration: Windows Servers 2003/2008/2012/2016 , Linux Red Hat

EXPERIENCE:

TECHNICAL ARCHITECT

Confidential, Chicago

Responsibilities:

  • Migrated Chicago top pharmaceutical company with global datacenters
  • Set up AWS connectivity with Direct connect for data migration using SMS and AWS Connector
  • Created CFTs (Cloud Formation Template) and stacks for quick provisioning workloads/servers
  • Monitored key performance matrices using cloud watch alarms Hybrid Cloud (vRA + Azure)
  • Private cloud setup for a leading food chain firm
  • Designed and implemented a hybrid cloud solution by client technical workshops vRealize Automation integration with Azure endpoint to provision VMs using Microsoft AMIs Day2 operations of Virtual machine life cycle using VMware orchestrator workflows
  • Multiple Dell vblocks deployment for a North Carolina based top health care providers
  • Upgraded existing vcenter environment to 6.0 combining multiple SSO domains
  • Performed pre-assessment, LCS (logical configuration Guide) and KT (Knowledge Transfer)
  • Set up EHC for a fortune 500 company with 30 management servers in a dedicated Pod
  • Used multiple automation technologies - vRA (Cloud), NSX (Network), Vipr (Storage)
  • Distributed vRA/vRO deployment using load balancers, CA signed certs for a Chicago trading firm
  • VMware health check assessment and remedies using vROPS/vSphere Optimization Assessment
  • Datacenter failover using VMware Site Recovery Manager and EMC Recover Point for replication
  • Cisco UCS Central setup to manage multiple UCS domains spread globally
  • Act as SME for Virtualization (VMware), Compute (Cisco) and Automation (vRA)
  • Lead client facing Technical workshops, kick-offs and briefings
  • Documentation for solution build guides, pre-site checklist, test acceptance as project deliverables

SENIOR SERVER ENGINEER

Confidential, Chicago

Responsibilities:

  • Migrated the production datacenter to a new COLO facility. Lead Storage and Virtualization team to build a new production datacenter using VMware and NetApp storage. Project involved handling 500 servers and 500TB data
  • Managed setting up disaster recovery/Site failover plan, meeting RPOs and RTOs. Using Site Recovery Manager for business critical applications while Netapp snap manager for crash consistent oracle databases
  • Performance tuning of NetApp storage by fixing misaligned LUNs, staggering volumes snapmirror transfers, dedupe schedule.
  • Currently implementing VMware automation center and IT business management products for cost saving, workflow for better management and integration
  • Monitoring Storage performance using performance advisor, replications through snapmanager datasets and provisioning though system manager
  • Generating monthly SLA CIO reports for VMware virtualization infrastructure, storage utilization and Avamar backups using data protection advisor
  • Migrating remote sites locations to MS HyperV platform on routine basis. Process involves building new AD/DNS/DHCP, file, print and imaging virtual servers and data migration
  • Providing Level III support to the helpdesk team on escalated issues

SENIOR NETWORK ENGINEER

Confidential, Chicago

Responsibilities:

  • Architect and designed the environment (ESX servers, iSCSI SAN) to install the new ERP system.
  • Evaluated current resources and upgraded exchange servers to Exchange 2010. Configured CAS Array, DAG to provide redundancy
  • Created a custom application to automate the new hire process. It improved the coordination between different departments and made the new hire process smooth.
  • Maintained a high level of performance and communication between teams in Operations Group.
  • Managed SOPs for various IT critical processes including server OS standards and guidelines, windows patching, data backup, desktop computer policies
  • Responsible for the Server Architecture and Administration which includes designing, implementing and supporting Active Directory, Exchange, SQL and Remote Desktop Services
  • Consolidated all SQL servers running multiple instance into a single enterprise 2008 SQL platform

NETWORK ANALYST

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Setup 2003 active directory infrastructure and upgraded Exchange 5.5 to servers 2007 with CCR
  • Upgraded all the file, application and web servers from windows NT to 2003
  • Used Microsoft HyperV and MS Virtualization Server 2005 to setup test environment
  • Implemented HIPPA compliance by securing email messages and confidential data
  • Active Member of ITSC (IT Steering Committee) to manage Department annual IT Budget
  • Supported Citrix based application on thin client machines for Gemini application

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