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Windows And Vmware Administration Resume

SUMMARY

  • Over 8 + Years of Experience in Windows Administration, VMware Administrator and Active Directory Administration.
  • Managed Virtualization Environment using VM Ware ESX,Virtual Center 5.x 6.x VI Client, Web Client.Creating Clusters for High Availability (HA) and Distributive Resource Scheduling(DRS).
  • Configured Resource Pool, Motion, Alerts, Alarms. Creating and Managing Virtual Machines and Templates.
  • Team member for Different Project to Architect a VMware 5.x, 6.x Environment for the Virtualization and Consolidation of Development, Production and Testing Environments
  • Creating and Managing Alarms for the Based on Vm Users, Esxi Server &Vcenter level. Performing Snapshots, Cloning, Cold Migrations and Hot Migration.
  • Migrate Physical Servers to Virtual Server using VMware Standalone Converter (P2V Conversion) and Migrating Vm's from V2V.
  • Install & Configuration and Troubleshooting Dell Dirac and HP iLO remote interfaces for Remote Server Access.
  • Expertise in Installing, Configuring and Managing windows server 2003/2008/2012 and 2016 Platforms and hosted applications.
  • Experience in migration Windows 2012 using Platespin and Vmware convertor migration tool.
  • Install and manage security reporting tools to monitor anyActive Directory changes.Plan and manage all the migrations and upgrades related toActive Directory and Domain controllers Expertise in Active Directory Setup and troubleshooting for any deleted objects and AD Recycle Bin.
  • Created and managed Active Directory (AD) Organizational Units (OU), Group Policy Objects (GPO) Users and Groups.
  • Managing, installing and troubleshooting Microsoft windows active directory, DNS, DHCP, DFS, RDS, Failover cluster and high availability management services on windows server 2003/2008 and 2012 platforms and hosted applications.
  • Planning, creating and managing AD group policy templates and policies administration, operating system security patches upgrade procedure for secure computing and network environment.
  • Proactive planning and managing Server hardware, OS UPgrades, software drivers, hardware firmware upgrades, Backup - recovery methods and disaster recovery procedures.
  • Preparing and maintaining Process, Procedures and work instructions documents (PPWI) on various Technologies and server platforms..
  • Team Foundation Server Administrating of Creating the Branching, Merging, configuring the projects and Troubleshooting of the clients
  • Installing, Configuring, AdministrationSqlServer2012, Configuring the Databases and providing the Permissions for Database Users.
  • Configuring the ADDS, Creating the users providing the Users Permissions, Configuring GPO'S.
  • DNS: Configuring the Primary DNS, Secondary DNS, Checking the Dns Records.DHCP: Creating the Scopes, Providing the Backup, Creating the Scopes for WDS.
  • IIS:Deploying the Web Applications and Testing, User Control And troubleshooting The User Issues.
  • Planning, designing and implementing the various solutions on windows server platform technologies and its components like Active directory, DFS shares, RDS Service and high availability cluster environment
  • Installing and managing the Microsoft patch updates using SCCM2007, Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), TEM(Tivoli Endpoint Manager)and Group Policies (GPO).
  • Having Experience on AWS Cloud Technologies. Having Experience Managing the IBM Cloud Softlyaer
  • Having Experience working on Multiple teams of System Administrators working on various projects, Managing multiple projects and working with both technical and non-technical teams.
  • Installing and Configuring the Citrix Xen Server and Xen Centers6.0/ 5.0 and knowledge on Citrix Xen App 6.5.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Operating Systems: MS Windows Windows 2000 and 20 2016 (test Env), Windows XP Pro, Vista, Windows 7, Citrix Presentation Server & UNIX, DOS

Software: MS Office, XP, Remotely Anywhere, MS Outlook, Project Pier,Lan Messenger Internet Explorer, PDQ Deploy, IBM Maximo, Lotus Notes, Visiual Studio 2012, SQL, TFS,FTP, ILO IBM Director, Tivoli Backup Manager, VMware, MQM Netback up, IIS 6 & 7.0

Hardware: PC’s, Laptops, EMC, Compaq/IBM/Dell Server, HP/3Com Ethernet/Fiber Hubs and switches, CISCO Router and Switches Printers, Zip Drives, Network Cards, SCSI devices, I/O Boards, Ram, CD ROM’s Sound Card, Modems, Scanners, Quantum Backup, and RV042 VPN

Workstations: IBM, Dell, Compaq, HP Blade Rack and Tower Servers.

Application Servers: Windows NT, 2000 and 2003, 2008, 2012, Remote Access Server, DNS, DHCP,WSUS Terminal Servers Hyper V ADDS Antivirus System for server and Workstations

Virtualization Software: VMware ESX Server 5.5 5.1,Webclient VMware HA, DRS, SRM, VMotion, Storage VMotion, VMware Converter Citrix Xen Server Xen Center Xen Desktop Hyper V SVMM. AWS: RDS S3 EC2 Glacer Soft layer Cloud (IBM)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Windows and VMware Administration

Responsibilities:

  • Planned, Designed and implemented enterprise solutions involving VMware and Microsoft Technologies. Experience with the design, architecture and implementation of Virtual Infrastructure environments using VMware VI, Virtual Center, DRS and HA.
  • Installing, configuring and managing ESX Servers 6.x,5.x, Virtual infrastructure and virtual Center6.x,5.x. Configured and managed vCenter, ESX Hosts, VM's alarms.
  • Creating baseline and remediating Vsphere VCenter and ESXi patching/upgrades through VMware Update Manager
  • Configured Host Profiles and verified Cluster and ESX Hosts Compliance. Installed and configured Update Manager. Imported patches and created the base lines for ESX Upgrade.
  • Installing and Upgrading VMware Tools for Virtual machine. Creating Clusters for High Availability (HA) and Distributed Resource Schedule
  • Installing of Patches on ESX Servers and Upgradation of ESX Servers. Monitoring health of environment through monitoring tools for errors/crashes
  • Migrating the Vms Using tools like V Converter and Platespin Power Converter.
  • Administration and Trouble Shooting of ESX Servers and Virtual Center. Expertise on VMware Converter Standalone Tool. Managing VMware Virtual clients & templates,
  • Creating and managing various Powershell, batch scripts for routinely and on-demand activities
  • Coordinating with Vmware support vendor and Windows Various for Application Issues.
  • Creating templates from VM’s and deploy VM’s from templates and allocate resources. Performing Snapshots, Cloning, cold migrations and hot migrations.
  • Performance tuning of VMware servers, Virtual sessions and management of server resources between virtual machines. Troubleshooting virtual machine issues.
  • Moving physical machine to virtual machine using P2V Converter. Configuring alarms and Scheduling tasks. Manage Task,Events and alarms.
  • Root Cause & System Log Analysis and reporting. Troubleshooting problems with the help of Event Logs.
  • Distributed power management, Fault tolerance, Data Recovery. Manage Users, Groups, Permissions and roles.
  • Data Protection and maintenance of healthy network using different backup and recovery strategies and Automated System Recovery Disk and virtual machine.
  • Primary responsibility as the Architect for Architecture & Governance team is to provide strategic and tactical direction for the bank as it pertains to Divestiture,Active DirectoryServices, Identity and Access Management, Roles Based Access Control and Segregation of Duties
  • Reviewed the Windows 2008 R2 Active Directory Design encompassing a single forest, multi domain environment. Analyzed the design including branch based RODC's placement, aligned necessary Dns\Wins, Domain and Ou based group policies.
  • Reviewed the necessary implementation\migration runbook and recommended optimizing the FSMO roles, configuring time services, configuring GC's, setting up Quest Recovery Manager, optimizing event logging, sites and subnets, etc
  • Having Experience on Cloud Technologies (AWS) RDS,S3, EC2,Glacer, IBM Cloud(Soft Layer )
  • Having Experience on Linux Servers and Basic Knowledge on Linux Commands
  • Experience on Checking and resolving the tickets assigned to the group.
  • Creating and managing resource pools and adding the VM’s into resource pools.Creating and managing virtual machines and installing VM Tools into VM’s..
  • Creating and managing VM Ware cluster. Enabling HA and DRS features in a cluster.
  • Providing workforce effort calculation for various RFS activities.Having Knowledge on SDLC(Soft Ware Dovelopment Life cycle) Process.
  • Managing, installing and troubleshooting Microsoft windows active directory, DNS, DHCP services on windows server 2003/2008 and 2012 platforms.
  • Planning, creating and managing AD group policy templates and policies administration, operating system security patches upgrade procedure for secure computing and network environment.
  • Resolving hardware/Operating Systems and application software issues within SLA
  • Proactive planning and managing server hardware, OS upgrades, software drivers and hardware firmware upgrades.
  • Defining, implementing Backup-recovery methods and disaster recovery procedures, tests and plans.
  • Preparing and maintaining process, procedures and work instructions documents (PPWI) on various technologies and server platforms.
  • Develop design and implement solutions for small to large environment as per client requirement.
  • Having Experience on Cloud Technology solutions (IBM Softlayer)
  • Assist / provides end - user support with regards to Software / Hardware / IT peripherals related issues and troubleshooting of desktop over the Phone or Remotely.

Environment: Citrix Xenapp and Xen Desktop VMware ESX and Vcenter Server 5.5, 5.1 5.0, Platespin,Windows Server 2016(testing) 2003, HP and IBM Hard Ware

Confidential

Windows and Vmware Administrator.

Responsibilities:

  • Experience on installing and implementing a VMware ESX Server, Vcenter 5.x Configuration VMware Virtual center, setting up V-Motion, HA, DRS. Expertise on Cloning, Snap Shots.
  • Creating templates from VM’s and deploying VM’s from templates and allocate resources.
  • Troubleshooting of ESX Server and different VMware application issues. Migrating of Virtual Machines using VMotion and Storage VMotion
  • Implementation, configuration and maintenance of HA, DRS and VMotion and Resource pool.
  • Configured and managed vCenter, ESX Hosts, VM's alarms. Configured Host Profiles and verified Cluster and ESX Hosts Compliance. Installed and configured Update Manager. Imported patches and created the base lines for ESX Upgrades.
  • Install and configure Active Directory Domain Services for objects management (users, groups, network printers, network guests' nodes) and Active Directory Lightweight Active Directory Services for deployment of applications.
  • Performed hot/cold Migration.P2V, V2V migrations using Platespin and VMwareConverter.
  • Worked onActive Directory (AD) Domain Consolidation. Service delivery of the AzureActive Directory and the Identity Management team within Microsoft cloud platform (O365 Identity, Azure etc.)
  • Designed and implemented a new ROLE BASED admin model with deployment of QuestRoles
  • Assisted inActive Directory Redesign and integration using Quest Migration Manager (v7.3) tools, DC / Server built in the new forest.
  • Configure Tunneling for transmitting over IPv4 network.Creating Organizational Units(OU's) and setting up Group Policy Objects(GPO), and Group Policy Containers (GPC)..
  • Involved in fixing the interoperability among different applications and setting the rules on profiles inApplication Isolation Environment(AIE). Involved in troubleshooting functionality errors of the applications in isolation environment.
  • Strong hands-on administration experience on Windows 2012 server - Forest, Domain trust, AD, DFS, DNS, WINS, DHCP, Group Policy, Distribution lists, Windows folder security, and IP filter.
  • Expert level knowledge at Active Directory LDAP service, shell scripting, Certificate services (PKI), AD Site Topology - all under a multi-site multi-domain Windows 2012 environment.
  • Strong troubleshooting skills in a Windows 2012 environment - Event log analysis, installation and administration of Windows Server 2012, including user setup and defining roles, performance tuning, backup and restore, security monitoring, registry and AD scripting.
  • Installation, configuration and administration of Windows XP/07/08/10 Professional Client OS.
  • Configuring and managing DHCP, DNS and Active Directory.Created Active Directory Sites, OU containers and groups to assign permissions.
  • Responsible for server deployments, which include application installations.
  • Operating system updates and security patches Through SCCM,IBM TEM.
  • Installing, Configuring, Administration of SCCM 2007.S/W Distribution Patch Management.
  • Installing, Configuring, Administration SqlServer2012 Configuring the Databases and providing the Permissions for Database Users
  • Managing & Administering Users through Group Policy (Password Settings/ Account Restrictions/ Software Deployment).
  • Managing and maintaining services to client as per agreed contract and SLA's are achieved
  • Reporting daily operational issues in daily review meetings with account management.
  • Installing, Configuring, Administration of SCCM 2007.S/WDistribution Patch Management Through WSUS. and Maintaining the RV042 Router. Blocking the Websites. And Setting the firewalls for Intruders.Seting up VPN for Connecting the User's from Outside Network.

Environment: VMware ESX and VCenter Server 5.5, 5.1 5.0, Platespin, Windows Server, Dell and HP Hardware

Confidential

Windows and Vmware Administrator.

Responsibilities:

  • Configuring and Managing VmwareESX/ESXi hosts and Vcnter 4.x,5.x in the enterprise virtualized environment .
  • Design, Implementation and Troubleshooting VMware ESX 5.1 Hosts,VMware vSphere virtual center.
  • P2V and V2V conversions by using VMware Converter, Plate Spin.
  • Administration ofVMware ESX and ESXi Servers on HP Blade Servers and Dell Servers.
  • Hands on experience in updating / upgrading ESX servers, Virtual Center servers and windows virtual machines usingVMware Update manager and manual upgrades.Experience with vSphere Host Profiles, Standard and Distributed Switches setup.
  • Handled theVMwaresolutions to support multiple storage connectivity options such as FC-SAN, iSCSI, NFS (NAS)
  • Install multiple Operating Systems in different VM's and configure VM tools on them to accelerate hardware functionality and also maintain and configure unattended VM's builds.
  • Building new virtual machines to meet the specifications provided by the client. Experience in deploying new Virtual Machines from OVF/OVA templates.
  • Creating Roles and permissions in VMwareESX Server 4.1/5.1Migrated VMwareESX 4.1 to ESXi 5.1 using VMware update Manager.
  • Responsible for installing and configuring SQL Server 2008R2 on both Production, QA and development Server. Performed database upgrades from version
  • Created the User Accounts and Profiles, assigned permissions using Active Directory.Administered the Group Policy to automatically upgrade and repair software installations.
  • Administration ofVMware ESX and ESXi Servers on HP Blade Servers C7000 and C3000.
  • Performed daily monitoring tasks to assure the proper health of multiple Active Directory environmentsSupported multi-domain DNS environments and configured DHCP scope for those environments
  • Developed and implemented backup(Manual and Auto) and recovery process/strategies to ensure proper system continuity in in the case of a disaster.
  • Monitored and maintained Database performance and identified/recommended areas that can be improved.
  • As an Administrator involving and lead Incident problem management Change and Configuration management.
  • Familiar with Data Center/Server Farm environment like Servers deployment, Cabling & labeling maintaining AC cooling, Environmental Sensing Devices, power and UPS monitoring
  • Experience in managing IIS 7.5/8.5 Web servers and installing SSL certificates, creating websites and virtual directories
  • Team Foundation Server Administrating of Creating the Branching, Merging, configuring the projects and Troubleshooting of the clients

Environment: Citrix Xen App and Xen Desktop, VMware ESX and VCenter Server 5.5, 5.1 5.0 Windows Server, Dell and HP Hardware

Confidential

Windows and Vmware Administrator.

Responsibilities:

  • Configuring and Managing VmwareESX/ESXi hosts and Vcnter 4.x,5.x in the enterprise virtualized environment.
  • Managed separate Vmware Clusters like QA, Development and Production. Extensively worked on VmwareUpdate Manger for Host upgrades and patches.
  • Perform capacity analysis of existing physical production environment usingVmware Capacity planner.Monitoring and managing performance of ESX servers and Virtual Machines using Virtual Center server for HA, DRS.
  • Upgraded VM tools, VM versions and Datastore upgrade to VMFS 5.Tested different recovery plans in SRM to ensure recovery of failover VM's.
  • Completed Physical-to-Virtual (P2V), Virtual-to-Virtual (V2V) migration.Creating and managing Virtual Machines and Templates, Worked with Clones and snapshots of Virtual Machines.
  • Installing and configuring IIS and FTP Site, and Using IIS FTP Professional software.Support and troubleshoot the system, network and email related user issues remotely and on-site
  • Install and configure Active Directory Domain Services for objects management (users, groups, network printers, network guests' nodes) and Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services for deployment of applications.
  • Managing, installing and troubleshooting Microsoft windows active directory, DNS, DHCP, DFS, RDS, Failover cluster and high availability management services on windows server 2003/2008 and 2012 platforms and hosted applications.
  • Planning, creating and managing AD group policy templates and policies administration, operating system security patches upgrade procedure for secure computing and network environment
  • Using Power Shell scripts to obtain info and administer the DC..Creating Organizational Units(OU's) and setting up Group Policy Objects(GPO), and Group Policy Containers (GPC).
  • Setting up Security Policies including logon events, Management events, System events, Account logon events.
  • Daily Reporting Host availability, server down issues and any operational issues in daily Ops m
  • Reporting outage incidents and ensuring RCA's are provided to client. Keep track of RCA records towards timely completion from team
  • Managed roll out of McAfee Antivirus software to all Servers and Desktops using Epolicy Orchestrator.
  • Performing RCA’s on server failure issues by analyzing hardware-software dumps and logs
  • Installing, Configuring and Troubleshooting MS Outlook.Handling Desktop Management including Home Directory, Profiles, and Folder Redirection.
  • Installing Configuring and Maintaining Local Printers and Network Printers.Creating and Managing User accounts. Assigning Folder Permissions to users.
  • Taking up the users email client issues and login into their Remote systems through Remote Desktop or Net Meeting and resolve the issues..
  • Design, implementing and managing Active Directory (AD), Internet Information Server (IIS), System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM).Installing the Windows Patches, office patches and SCCM client tool for all the desktops & Laptops.
  • Installed and updated the Windows Patches and Hot Fixes. Installation, configuration & maintenance of Windows 2003 & Windows 2008 Servers with Active directory Infrastructure, DNS, DHCP.
  • Performed system analysis, monitoring and performance tuning for Windows 2003/2008/2012 Servers in Production Development and Testing Environment.

Environment: Citrix Xen App and Xen Desktop, VMware ESX and VCenter Server 5.5, 5.1 5.0 Windows Server, Dell and HP Hardware

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