Consistently recognized as a well - qualified, dynamic, and eminently successful Engineer and Operations lead wif 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 wif 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
Senior Infrastructure consultant
Lead technical discussions wif senior customer executives dat 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 teh 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 wif their Journey to cloud (Azure), planned and implemented a hybrid cloud services.
Design, Install, Administer and Optimize hybrid cloud components to ensure business continuity (me.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 wif on-premise AD and resync using teh Azure tools
Planned/Implemented Azure IaaS, SaaS & PaaS solutions while contributing to teh 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 teh Organization security standards and created custom roles/groups wherever required.
Worked on Configuring teh Azure Load Balancer, Internal Load Balancer and Traffic Manager and Application Gateway
CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE/INFRASTRUCTURE OPERATIONS LEAD
Plan/manage Production/non-production defect deployments and Microsoft patching; manage daily activities/projects wifin teh IO team for all environments; and initiate/chair recurring client meetings to ensure open communications and an understanding of expectations.
Tasked wif providing support for teams in production/non-production environments including Azure, HP 3 Par SAN, HP 7000 Blade Chassis (as well as Blades), HP ProLiant Servers, VMware ESX 6.5, and Windows (2500+ servers).
Hands on wif User/Change & Problem/Defect management processes
Communicated IO activities between environment users to ensure dat release teams, operations, clients, and sub-contractors are aligned in current activities.
Serve as teh Azure PM for Infrastructure and Deployment.
IT TRANSIT AUTHORITY INFRASTRUCTURE/OPERATIONS SPECIALIST
As an IT Infrastructure Specialist, charged wif liaising wif Client and Technical Architecture leads in teh evaluation and definition of teh infrastructure, hosting strategy roadmaps, technical environment strategies, non-functional requirements, infrastructure capacity planning, technical blueprint, and implementation plans.
In teh role of Data Architect, analyzed, designed, and managed teh infrastructure build in support of teh 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 teh 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 teh application; accountable for modifying existing builds, localization, and deployment automation scripts; and supported deployments in production and nonproduction environments.
Charged wif 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 teh entire infrastructure using VM tools including VM Analyzer and VSphere; managed virtual servers and oversaw teh full DR system.
Managed DNS and DHCP Servers wif IIS/IAS Servers; maintained database servers; created/troubleshot user issues; supported teh leased line Internet for all clients wifout 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.