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Cloud / Vmware Engineer Resume

SUMMARY:

Over Eleven (11+) years of progressive, responsible and diversified experience as a VMware Virtualization Engineer supporting small to large businesses with IT infrastructure Consulting, Project Execution, Designing and Architecting, Business Continuity Planning for enterprise customers covering appropriate technology.

SKILLS AND TOOLS:

Hardware: c7000 Enclosures, BL460c G7, G8 blades

Virtualization: ESX 2.x/3.x/4.x/, ESXi 4.0/5.1/6.0 U2, Virtual Center 1.x/2.x/4.x/5.1/6.0U2, vSphere 4.0/5.1/6.0U2, Wintel/Linux P2V & V2V, Update Manager, Hyper - V, NSX, vROPS implementation, Have good knowledge and understanding of vRealize Suite and Horizon View.(VDI)

Migration Tools: Plate Spin Migrate 9.0, VMware Converter 3.x/4.x/5.1, Good Understanding of how HA, DRS,DPM,NSX,EVC,vMotion and SvMotion technologies work

OSes: Windows 95, 98, ME, NT, WinXP, Win2000, Win2003, Win 2008, Win2012

Databases: SQL Server 2000/2005/2008/2012

Remote Monitoring: VNC, Terminal Service/RDP 5.0, Dame Ware, Confidential SIM

Network Infrastructure: TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, NAT

File Transfer: FTP, SFTP - Open SSH, WinSCP

Ticketing System: Remedy, Unicenter Service Desk, Peregrine, Ionix

Management of Infra: VCEM,VCM, vCenter Server, Confidential SIM

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Cloud / VMware Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Deployed 250+ ESXi hosts and set up ESXi 6.0 U2 vCenter Server with SQL 2012 Database.
  • Deployed and Integrated NSX with vCenter Server.
  • Installed and configured vROPS to monitor and analyze the risks of the Virtual Infrastructure 6.0 U2
  • Test and provide procedures to streamline best practices on ESXi hosts to Operations team
  • Troubleshoot issues on VMs, ESXi hosts, vCenter Servers, NSX agent failure installation on ESXi hosts
  • Serve as a technical escalation point in support of high risk, complex operational challenges
  • Confidential SIM alert Monitoring and fixing issues related to Confidential SIM
  • C7000 Server Profile configurations and troubleshooting issues related to profiles, Ethernet and Storage setup
  • Documenting detailed procedure to implement complex and simple changes to CAB Meeting members
  • DNS Update/modification of records
  • AD users, groups creation and integrating with vCenter Server and NSX

Confidential

VMware Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • VMware Practice Development.
  • Preparing Best Practices document for VMware Virtualization
  • Providing Escalated Support to other projects in Confidential
  • Involved in Due Diligence, Transition and Transformation projects
  • Involved in the presentation of High Level Design, Low Level Design and other migration documents related to Transformation
  • Virtualization Solution Review
  • Participation in Interview drives for the selection of candidates on Windows and VMware Platforms.
  • Validation of BOM for various projects in Confidential .
  • Managing the entire product line life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities
  • Driving a solution set across development teams (primarily Development/Engineering, and Marketing Communications) through market requirements, product contract, and positioning
  • Developing and implementing a company - wide go-to-market plan, working with all departments to execute. Analyzing potential partner relationships for the product
  • Provide Business case Analysis to support Pricing proposals and Escalation.
  • Escalate technical issues found during pre-sales DD to internal Stakeholders
  • Provide Technical Support to Sales team to meet the sales targets
  • Constantly improve the services offered to customers based on their feedback and requirements.
  • Participated and contributed in the Gold Standard Audit for various projects managed by Confidential

Confidential

Datacenter Consolidation / VMware Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in Due Diligence before providing a robust Virtualization Design solution based on VMware Virtualization.
  • Involved in setting up the Global Data center where my activities involved
  • Racking, Stacking, cabling of G7, G8 BL460c Blade servers
  • Set up VCEM and manage all enclosures using VCEM
  • Installed ESXi 5.1 hosts (45 hosts in both DCs)
  • Set up the Virtual Infrastructure (5.1)
  • Migrated around 600 VMs, 10 Hyper-V VMs,8 Workstations and 12 Physical servers using VMware Convertor Standalone tool.
  • Provided a detailed report of storage space usage for billing purposes

Associate Information Architect

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • VMware Practice Development.
  • Design and implement Confidential with all advanced features of vSphere 4.1 with Business Continuity.
  • Analyze solutions workload performance and scalability across a variety of hardware and software configurations.
  • Conduct Software and Hardware benchmark analysis as necessary to assess workload performance impacts and hardware capacity growth
  • Developing Work Packages and effort estimations to suit different client’s requirements
  • Developing POC, Assessment, Design and Process documents.
  • Current State Analysis and Health Check Analysis for Prospective Customers using VMware Capacity Planner.
  • Design and implement standardized processes and procedures for capacity planning, build and configuration, performance engineering, Standard Operating Procedures and Operational Verification documents.
  • Define maintenance and administration practices.
  • Responsible for analyzing, designing, and providing implementation guidance or best practices on server virtualization technologies across different accounts.

Lead Infrastructure Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Set up the infrastructure with 36 ESXi hosts 4.0 U2 with Netapp as Storage, Cisco Nexus 1000v Distributed Switch
  • Co-ordinate and resolve Hardware, Network and Storage Issues in VMware Virtual Infrastructure
  • Host patch management using Update Manager
  • Provisioning of new VMs, MSCS (Microsoft Cluster)
  • Installed, configured Capacity IQ 1.0.2, and send monthly reports to Management, related to current usage of Resources on a Data Center Level, Future Forecast reports and What-if Scenarios at Cluster Level.
  • Applied security measures to the Virtual Infrastructure as per the VMware Hardening Guide and best practices adhering to ING security polices
  • Involved in Installation and Administering the Trade WebSphere Applications of TLM (Transaction Lifecycle Management)/TPM (Ver 6.1.0.27) and TLM/RECS (Ver. 6.1.0.31) Applications.
  • On Process front, ensuring that the Configuration Management Database of ING is up to date.

Lead Infrastructure Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Managing and Administering approximately 150 Hosts and over 3000 VMs spread across 4 Virtual Centers.
  • Taking proactive measures in case of any Host Hardware Failures and taking appropriate actions.
  • Generating Datastore Consumption Reports, Cluster Health reports and Performance Reports of the ESX hosts.
  • Involving in Base VM Build
  • Troubleshooting issues with Hosts, VMs, HA & DRS cluster issues
  • Expanding disks in VMs as and when request is made.
  • The above activities are performed strictly adhering to the ITIL Process laid by British Petroleum Client.

Senior Engineer System Administration

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Worked with the Wintel Engineering team as a VMware Consultant to deploy and maintain virtual infrastructure solutions based on VMWare Virtual Infrastructure 2.x and 3.x.
  • Build, configure, maintain, troubleshoot, and upgrade VMware ESX Servers 2.x/3.X and Virtual Center 2.5.
  • Designed, tested and implemented a plan to migrate 110 vm's & 13 ESX Hosts from Esx2.5/VC1.3 to ESX 2.5/VC 2.0.1 to ESX 3.5/VC 2.5
  • User Administration, which deals with creation, deletion of User accounts, home folders, granting them access to folders and files as per the guidelines of BHP-B.
  • Creation of Groups, OUs and other AD related tasks
  • Print Management, which deals with Installation of Printers, Managing the print queues, Configurations, Troubleshooting issues and resolving them appropriately.
  • Performing Post Server Builds, Configuring NIC, Teaming, E-Trust Installation, NetBackup Installation, Oracle and Boss Installation, Service Packs etc.

System Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Installation and Configuration of different Server Operating Systems like, Windows NT Server, Windows 2000 Server,
  • Level1 support for Citrix and windows Servers.
  • Provided operating systems rollouts/installs, special project implementations, liaison with principle vendors for hardware issues, application installation and upgrades and Level 3 support for mission-critical servers.
  • Managing and troubleshooting issues related to Interpel, an application used by Nestle to track and process transactions from different locations.
  • Collaborated with internal business units to provide Windows Server environment for standard application functions as well as for customized applications.
  • Managing technical support team which is responsible for infrastructure services on Microsoft Windows technology
  • Updating servers with latest service packs and hot fixes.
  • Creating standard process for group policy deployment
  • Active Directory users and groups management.
  • Implementation and administration of DNS, DHCP and WINS

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