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Windows Administrator Resume Profile

Professional Summary:

  • Established track record with more than 7years of experience as a Windows Engineer and VMware Administrator
  • Proficient in Windows 2000/2003/2008 server administration and active directory administration
  • Performed QA testing for integrated applications and different OS builds as well as documentation related to the packages and Operating Systems
  • Extensively experienced with the Active Directory tools
  • Created the user accounts and provided access to the desired servers
  • Extensive experience in working with the Wintel servers
  • Establish user accounts and group policies and also troubleshoot the existing GPOs
  • Extensive experience in the area of Virtualization with VMware vSphere, ESX 4.0,4.1,5.1 and 5.5 servers, vCenter server 2.5, 4.0and vCenter Converter
  • Application virtualization using VMware ThinApp 4.5 version
  • Managed and dealt with changes, ITIL IT operations and their executions
  • Experience in ESX Architecture, guest O/S installation, setting up of VM priorities, Cloning, Creating Templates and Snapshots
  • Experience with Microsoft Share Point 2007/2010 and its tools
  • Expertise in Thin provisioning, VMFS expansion, RAID technologies
  • Expertise in System Center Configuration Manager SCCM and System Center Operations Manager SCOM
  • Experience in Windows clustering Administration, troubleshooting and Microsoft failover clustering manager
  • Experience with enterprise backup systems and disaster recovery operations familiarity with SAN technologies implementation with shared storage fiber channel, ISCSI, NFS / VMFS strategies for performance and optimization
  • Hands on experience with the HP blade c7000 enclosures and the ML, DL, BL series servers
  • Expertise in Microsoft Exchange server
  • Experienced in VB Scripting and PowerShell scripting
  • Hands on experience in updating / upgrading ESX servers, Virtual Center servers and windows virtual machines using VMware Update manager and manual upgrades for Patching
  • Experience in working on the disaster recovery DR plan
  • Experience in IIS 5.1/6.0/7.1
  • Experience in Physical to Virtual P2V and Virtual to Virtual conversions by using VMware Converter, Platespin Power convert and vCenter Guided Consolidation
  • Extensive experience in working with the vMotion and Storage vMotion technology
  • Strong knowledge of TCP/IP protocol suite, virtual networking, wireless networks Cloud computing concepts
  • Experience in Cisco UCS Servers
  • Administrating, creating and modifying DNS records, DHCP scope and reservation, DFS link, Web servers including record/scope creation, troubleshooting and managing user and group accounts Administration
  • Expertise in FTP servers, ODBC for the database management and SSL certification
  • Strong Experience in vNetwork concepts: vSwitch and dvSwitch

Technical Skills:

  • Certifications: VMWARE Certified Associate VCA , Information Technology Infastructure Library ITIL
  • VMware Tools: VMware vSphere 4.0/4.1/5.0/5.1/5.5, VMware ESX 2.5/3.0/3.5, VMware ESXi 3.5/4.0/4.1/5.0, VMware vCenter, vSphere Client, VMware VDI, VMware ThinApp, View 4.6/5.0, Microsoft Hyper-V, VMware Update Manager, vCenter Lab Manager 4, vCenter Server, vCenter Update Manager
  • Operating Systems: Windows Server 2008/2008R2/2012, Windows 95/98/NT/2000/XP/7,
  • Apple Mac OS, VMware ESX server, Red hat Linux
  • ServerServices: Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, TCP/IP, Clean Server Installation/Migration
  • DR/P2V Tools: Platespin migrator, Quest vConvertor and Double take DR tools
  • Programming Languages: C, C
  • E-mail Clients: Microsoft Outlook, Lotus Notes
  • Designing Languages: MATLAB, VHDL

Work Experience:

Confidential

Server Operations Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Migrated Windows 2003/2008/2008R2 and Linux servers from ESX 4.0 to ESX 5.1 using the VEEAM tool
  • Administrating production servers/network infrastructure that includes Windows administration of Domain Controllers, IIS Web Servers HTTP/S, FTP and SMTP , Exchange 2003/2010 Mail Servers, NAS, File and print Servers and Terminal Servers on Windows 2003/2008/2010
  • Responsible for production support of Active directory AD , GPO, GPP, Domain users, Users and groups and given appropriate permissions, shares and privilege to access LAN and Domain environment.
  • Upgraded the virtual hardware, IP information and installed the VMWare tools as part of the post migration process
  • Worked closely with the project manager for scheduling down time from the customer for the maintenance of the servers
  • Built new Windows 2008 and linux servers as per the requirements of the servers
  • Worked with the backup tools such as TSM, TSMVE and Commvault
  • Dealt with server related issues and always played a critical role in war rooms
  • Solved tickets related to the disk space adds and decommissioning of servers
  • Worked on Migration concepts like vMotion and Storage vMotion
  • Updated/Upgraded ESX/ESXi servers, Virtual Center servers and windows virtual machines using VMware Update manager and manual upgrades
  • Responsible for Patch Management through Shavlik Protect and anti-virus protection Symantec Endpoint Protection of Servers for Client
  • Increased space in LUNS for expanding the size of the data stores
  • Installed the Symantec end point protection and Sophos antivirus and dealt with their issues
  • Worked on solving the tickets in both HP Service Manager HPSM and Sales Force
  • Created the user accounts and provided access to the desired servers
  • Managed and dealt with changes, ITIL IT operations and their executions
  • Assisted in P2V conversions of Windows servers using VMware vConverter
  • Requested IP addresses essential in the P2V process
  • Performed the DNS reverse and forward look up tasks
  • Created new user accounts with username and password and proficiently managed the accounts
  • Administrating and Supporting Email Server Exchange 2007/2010 which included the tasks of creating user mailbox, supporting outlook users, performingbackup strategies, monitoring of email queues and server health
  • Worked with HP Open View Software in managing the IT Infastructure
  • Created pools of networks, servers and storages using the Vmware vCloud Suite 5.1
  • Worked on the SQL servers and was involved in troubleshooting various issues with the server and access to the server
  • Dealt with the security issues using the SSL certifications

Confidential

Wintel Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Built the Wintel servers and worked on the QA of the servers
  • Installed Windows 2003/2008R2 in the created virtual machines and also installed the required software and tools
  • Worked with the HP virtual connect enterprise manager
  • Administrating Symantec Endpoint Antivirus console, managing 300 antivirus client's computers like definition updates, Exception policies, Scanning, reporting etc
  • Administered the IIS application efficiently
  • Set up V-Motion, High Availability HA , Distributed Resource Scheduler DRS , and related VMware products such as VM Workstation
  • Performed the day to day administration of Red hat Linux
  • Experienced with Microsoft Hyper-V POC environment
  • Provided research into VMware ThinApp initiative for increasing server virtualization
  • Assisted in P2V conversions of Windows servers using VMware vConverter
  • Installed and managed the Symantec Endpoint Protection
  • Installed, configured and troubleshooted VMware Lab Manager
  • Handled snapshots, clones, templates during patch releases and new server deployments
  • Performed up gradation of ESX 3.5 to vSphere 4.0, vCenter 2.5 to 4.0
  • Experience in implementation and deploying View 4.5 VDI virtual desktops and ThinApps 4.5 Application packages with vSphere ESXi4.1 environment.
  • Used ODBC for accessing the data in a heterogeneous environment
  • Worked with the SCCM software and managed a large no of windows systems and additional features like software distribution and patching
  • Provided user access to the users for any required server based on the requirements
  • Several tasks were managed and dealt with by using the VB Script and PowerShell scripting
  • Provided the infrastructure support for the whole network
  • Installed VMware tools and upgraded the virtual hardware
  • Updated/Upgraded the HP Onboard Administrator, Virtual connections
  • Installed and configured Site Recovery Manager SRM

Confidential

Virtualization Support Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Experience in installing and administering the hyper V
  • Developed the cloud infrastructure using the vCloud Suite 5.1
  • Migration of virtual machine from one enclosure to another within the same environment in different enclosure
  • Worked closely with the command center during the decommissioning process
  • Management of Snapshots, clones, templates
  • Involved in the cut-over and decommissioning of the physical server after the P2V server
  • Performed P2V migrations of Production, QA and Development Servers
  • Installed, configured and maintained Windows 2000, 2003 and 2008 Operating Systems
  • Performed Preparatory work for physical and virtual migrations and worked with the storage team regarding the storage and LUN capacity
  • Involved in datacenter migration projects and P2V conversions
  • Installed and implemented Manage Engine monitoring application and configured SNMP and WMI on Servers and other network devices
  • Deployed Windows 7 OS utilizing SCCM
  • Installed and the managed the active directory and its tools
  • Created the GPO's based on the requirements and placed them as an OU
  • P2V conversions of Windows 2000 and Windows 2003 servers using VMware Converter
  • Broad experience with designing, implementing and troubleshooting VMware ESX server, VMware virtual center, setting up V-Motion, HA, DRS, and related VMware products such as VM Workstation, P2V converters, VM Backup products and other products for virtualization
  • Generated reports with Health analyzer giving recommendations and resolving performance and tuning issues in the HA, DRS clusters and virtual Datacenters
  • VMware ESX 4.1 installation and configuration
  • Installing VMware tools and upgrade of virtual hardware
  • Migration of virtual machine from one environment 3.5 to another 4.1

Confidential

Systems/Windows Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Installation, configuration and system administration of Windows 2000/2003
  • Maintaining network running on Windows 2000/2003 for 900 Users
  • Migrating users and their settings from Windows 2000 and Exchange 2000 server to 2003 server/Exchange server
  • Active Directory User's Management for new employee joins and providing access to the resources and file permissions
  • Involved in the TCP/IP network configuration, Creating and deleting the user accounts across the location
  • Responsible for Domain controller's throughout organization
  • Monitored and maintained backups in Symantec
  • Managing Remote Servers through Terminal Services Manager
  • Maintaining corporate DNS system
  • Routine maintenance activities for optimal performance
  • Installing and Set up Print servers in the Network
  • Creating Virtual Sites and Directories in IIS and FTP server
  • Prepared Network Documentation and Created Disaster Recovery Plan
  • Setting up user accounts, Permissions and Passwords

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