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Senior Infrastructure Consultant Resume

SUMMARY:

  • 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 |
  • Hardware Lifecycle Management including Consolidation and Virtualization | ITIL V3 Intermediate Certified/VMware Certified | Building/Configuring Complex Environments | AD; DNS; DHCP; SQL; SharePoint; DAX; Biztalk; Clustered (HA) Environments | IT Service Management/Delivery | McAfee ePO Specialist | Strategic Planning | Multitasking |
  • Working in Fast-paced Environments | Problem Resolution | Communication

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Senior Infrastructure consultant

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • 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

Cloud Consultant

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • 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

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • 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

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • 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

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • 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.

SYSTEMS ENGINEER

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • 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.

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