Consistently recognized as a well - qualified, dynamic, and eminently successful Engineer and Operations lead with more than 12 years of comprehensive experience. Possesses a highly evolved technical and hands-on interactive skill set.
Proactive and results- oriented, able to reliably apply diligent attention to details resulting in superior customer service. Well-versed in maintaining a high level of personal drive, coupled with a confident nature and an aggressive attitude in achieving results. Capable of providing effective leadership and management for all tasks, projects, teams, and initiatives.
Azure |Inspirational | Team Leadership | Eliminating Silos | Improving Software Engineering and Delivery Processes | Data Center Assessments and Architecture | Data Center Infrastructure Optimization | Designing, Planning, and Implementing Large Data Migrations | Managing Deployments and Sustainability of Large Infrastructure Projects |
Working in Fast-paced Environments | Problem Resolution | Communication
Senior Infrastructure consultant
Lead technical discussions with senior customer executives that drive decisions and implementation approaches
Convey and report project status to all C-level executives plus IT management inclusive of budget, risks and issues
Review and manage technical requirements and business functional requirements
Ensure to stabilize developed solutions utilizing firm’s procedures in complex client environments
Plan/Design the refresh of client end of Life infrastructure (which includes O/S(Windows/VMware) & Hardware)
Implement, manage and maintain all aspects of IT Infrastructure including Server Hardware, capacity planning, Software, Business Applications, Infrastructure Services, End user computing, etc.
Maintaining Security across all farms including vulnerability patching
Helping clients with their Journey to cloud (Azure), planned and implemented a hybrid cloud services.
Design, Install, Administer and Optimize hybrid cloud components to ensure business continuity (i.e., Azure AD, ADFS, SSO & VPN Gateways)
Worked on Azure AD connect to sync on-premises AD user data, groups and organizations to Azure AD and troubleshoot Azure services sync with on-premise AD and resync using the Azure tools
Planned/Implemented Azure IaaS, SaaS & PaaS solutions while contributing to the architecture decisions which include various components like Azure SQL, VPN/Firewall, Kubernetes etc...
Involved in security scan/Vulnerability assessments across azure environments and developed mitigation plans
Designed & Implemented RBAC across Azure environments according to the Organization security standards and created custom roles/groups wherever required.
Worked on Configuring the Azure Load Balancer, Internal Load Balancer and Traffic Manager and Application Gateway
CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE/INFRASTRUCTURE OPERATIONS LEAD
Reduced the silo mindset by successfully introducing inter-team collaborations.
Built a sandbox environment for clients to provide a solution that allowed them to test upcoming code releases without requiring the additional purchase of physical infrastructure.
Served as the IaaS lead for Virtual Server, Storage, and Networks.
Co-ordinated between onshore and offshore teams to achieve workload balance and migrated more workload towards offshore which resulted in huge cost savings from a project point of view
Successfully run the IO operations making sure all the ITIL process are being followed.
IT TRANSIT AUTHORITY INFRASTRUCTURE/OPERATIONS SPECIALIST
As an IT Infrastructure Specialist, charged with liaising with Client and Technical Architecture leads in the evaluation and definition of the infrastructure, hosting strategy roadmaps, technical environment strategies, non-functional requirements, infrastructure capacity planning, technical blueprint, and implementation plans.
In the role of Data Architect, analyzed, designed, and managed the infrastructure build in support of the client’s Business Intelligence initiative.
INFRASTRUCTURE BUILD & DEPLOYMENT SPECIALIST
Responsible for 25+ high-end enterprise physical servers and more than 500 virtual servers employing Hyper-V/SCVMM), and other project related infrastructure such as switches and firewalls.
Installed, configured, and maintained application servers including Microsoft Dynamics AX, BizTalk, SQL, and SharePoint in high availability mode (Microsoft Clustering/Load balancing) across multiple environments and project locations.
Directed the installation, configuration, and maintenance of Microsoft System Centre Suite tools like SCVMM, SCOM, SCCM, and SCSM.
Oversaw large data migration activities between multiple systems/versions of the application; accountable for modifying existing builds, localization, and deployment automation scripts; and supported deployments in production and nonproduction environments.
Charged with installing/administering Windows 2008 servers, and Active Directory 2003/2008; completed SQL Server 2005/2008 installations, DB backups, restores, job configurations, SQL user creations, mapping DB security roles, and updating OS and security patches.
Maintained/administered three ESXi Servers for the entire infrastructure using VM tools including VM Analyzer and VSphere; managed virtual servers and oversaw the full DR system.
Managed DNS and DHCP Servers with IIS/IAS Servers; maintained database servers; created/troubleshot user issues; supported the leased line Internet for all clients without zero disconnections; and maintained 150 IBM systems.
Held accountable for planning, configuring, and troubleshooting domain controllers and DNS.
Planned, implemented, and maintained OUs, GPO, and DFS.