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Systems Administrator Resume Profile

System Administration/ Technical Support/ Project Management with a frontline organization

  • Over 10 years of experience in System Administration, Solution Delivery, Transitions Infrastructure , Project Management, Project Integration Operation management, Active Directory cross forest migrations Domain Consolidation.
  • Experience in design implementation of Virtualization, Infrastructure Management, and System Integration.
  • Adept in analysing information system needs, evaluating end-user requirements, custom designing solutions, troubleshooting for complex information systems management.
  • Skilled in working on Windows 2k/2k3/2k8/2k12, ADDS, MS DNS, DHCP.
  • Skilled in working on ESX Servers ESX3.5/VSphere 4/5 , VMWare NSX Architecture and windows virtualization.
  • Skilled in working with HP Blade chassis and Cisco UCS Chassis, HP Insight Management tool, HP SUM and HP SIM tools, Dell iDrac and openmange.
  • Successfully performed Disaster recovery of the windows servers and ESX Server with EMC and Hitachi as a Storage backend.
  • Created documents for project activities. An effective communicator with exceptional relationship management skills with the ability to relate to people at any level of business and management.

Employment Profile

Confidential

Position: Consultant-SME VMware L3

  • Responsible for Virtual Infrastructure Architecture including planning, migrating, consolidating and implementing large enterprise level server infrastructure. Manageing Virtual VMware infrastructure vSphere 5.x/4.x/3.5 and vSphere Client 5.x/4.x.
  • Key projects:
  • 1. VMWare Infrastructure Farm Upgrade. Overview: Upgrade the existing vSphere ver from 5.1 to 5.5

Responsibilities:

  • Documented requirements and planned architecture for Infrastructure upgrade.
  • Implemented the upgrade of vsphere hosts on Cisco blade servers and Dell Standalone ESXi5.5 .
  • Created new VM cluster, attached storage, created new datastores and configured networking on distributed switches.
  • Migrated VMs from old cluster to new and maintained high availability of datastores.
  • 2. Windows 2k12 implementation: Upgrading existing Servers to win2k12. ongoing
  • 3. Dell iDrac implementation: Get the Drac configured for all the Dell Servers to manage the HW remotely. Got rid of Avocent Merge point and point the Drac directly to network switch. ongoing

Confidential

Position: Consultant-SME Wintel and VMware L3

Key projects:

  • 1. Re-architect VMWare Infrastructure Farm. Overview: Re-architect the infrastructure VMWare Farm and upgrade the existing vSphere ver from 4.x to 5.1 Responsibilities:
  • Documented requirements and planned architecture for Infrastructure upgrade.
  • Implemented the upgrade of vsphere hosts on blade servers ESXi5.1 .
  • Created new VM cluster, attached storage, created new datastores and configured networking on distributed switches.
  • Migrated VMs from old cluster to new and maintained high availability of datastores.
  • Implemented VMWare Vcops, NSX and Navigator in Virtual infrastructure.

Confidential

Overview: Deploy HP Blade chassis and use the blades for ESX deployment.

Responsibilities:

  • Deployed the Onboard Administrator and configured it to manage the enclosure and blade ILO remotely.
  • Deployed the Virtual Connect module and configured it for network, SAN and WWNs.
  • Used shell scripts to get Firmware information of the chassis and blades.
  • Upgraded the OA, VC and blades firmware.

Confidential

2. Overview: Deploy the HP SIM and integrate all the HP HW for monitoring and reporting of any issues.

Responsibilities:

  • Installed a windows 2008 R2 server and HP SIM.
  • Created inventory of servers within HP SIM using IP range and/or single server.
  • Created and moved the servers into different server group representing ESX, Blades and/or Application servers.

Confidential

3. Overview: Test and report the windows 2k12 with new functionality.

Responsibilities:

  • Setup and tested installation of new windows 2k12 servers.
  • Prepared results for AD and DNS upgrade and VM behaviour.
  • Created procedure document for OS upgrade and presented to Infrastructure Management for upgrade approval.

Additional Projects:

  • Design, Implement, Test and Deploy VMware ESXi 5.0 on Infrastructure of HP c7000 Enclosure, ESX Clusters, HA, DRS, vSwitches, Distributed Switches.
  • Configured VMware features like Vmotion, High Availability HA , Resource Scheduling DRS , Standard vSwitches, Distributed Switch, VLAN Trunking, ESX Clusters.
  • Successfully Designed and Implemented AD Sandbox Environment of IAM project.
  • Successfully Implemented Group Policy, SSL LDAP Certificate Load balancers.
  • IIS Upgrades 5.0, 6.0 7.5 - Completed all IIS upgrades and Migrations for ONCOR internal and external websites.
  • Successfully Integrated Command Centre, TIM TAM applications with Active Directory.
  • Lead DC Legacy Project - OS Upgrades and Domain Migrations
  • Designed and Implemented PRE-POD, TEST, BUILD, STAGE Active Directory environments.
  • Designed, Planned and Migrated Active Directory DC's in Disentanglement Project from TXU to ONCOR Data Centre.

Confidential

Position: Consultant Wintel and VMware L3

Key Projects:

  • Design, Implement, Test and Deploy of VMware ESXi 5.x on Infrastructure of HP c7000 Enclosure, ESX Clusters, HA, DRS, vSwitches, Distributed Switches.
  • Successfully Designed and Implemented AD Sandbox Environment of IAM project.
  • Successfully Implemented Group Policy, SSL LDAP Certificate Load balancers.
  • IIS Upgrades 5.0, 6.0 7.5 - Completed all IIS upgrades and Migrations for ONCOR internal and external websites.
  • Successfully Integrated Command Centre, TIM TAM applications with Active Directory.
  • Lead DC Legacy Project - OS Upgrades and Domain Migrations
  • Designed, Planned and Migrated Active Directory DC's in Disentanglement Project from TXU to ONCOR Data Centre.

Confidential

Position: VMware and Windows Administrator L3

Key projects:

  • Six Sigma Datacenter Lab Validation
  • Overview: validate the datacenter for Windows servers lab and curtail to minimum Hardware to save costs for the client. Responsibilities included:
  • Six Sigma Backup Solution
  • Overview: project included the preparation of backup solution for Severs.
  • Implemented system to save backup time and space. Improved backup success rate to 98 .
  • Migration of Windows Servers
  • Overview: replaced expiring servers and handled group purchase of new H/W. Migrated servers on new H/W and implemented patches. Verified server connectivity with user and decommissioned old hardware after obtaining user's sign off.
  • Vsphere4 deployment

Confidential

Position: Windows Administrator L3

  • Played a major role in managing system admin functions at Cummins Inc.
  • Worked on Remedy Action Request System for incident and change track.
  • Isolate problem-causing components from other application components.
  • Started, re-started and stopped all applications components per SOP.
  • Created and maintained in-scope infrastructure inventory and support SOP documentation.
  • Installed service packs and patches on in-scope applications and infrastructure in Dev/QA/Production environments using SCCM.

Confidential

Designation: Systems Administrator

  • Data Center Movement
  • Racked, installed and configured new windows servers and migrated datacenter from Alton to London.
  • GDS Movement support
  • Installed, tested and migrated application and websites from AMADEUS GDS to Galileo GDS.
  • IP Migration
  • Migrated IP series of an acquired company to the regional offices of Intelenet.
  • SiteScope Monitoring Tool Configuration
  • Client: EBookers Plc. London Configured Sitescope 8.2 as a monitoring tool and established alerts.
  • Transition of the mid-office system onto new hardware windows box movement .
  • Prepared Windows boxes, transferred data, coordinated with different technical and business owners, tested application and coordinated functional testing with application owners.

Responsibilities:

  • Provided support on VMWare and Wintel servers and handled alerts on servers through Site-scope.
  • Led efforts to escalated issues related to Application Server and solved them within defined SLA's.

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