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Sr Systems Architect Resume

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  • I am an enterprise cloud architect specialised with Cloud and Big Data infrastructure with more than 17 years of experience in IT industry in Cloud(AWS, Azure, Openstack, Confidential ), Big Data with Converged IT Infrastructure (VCE’s vBlocks) related Solution Architect, Pre - Sales engagements, program management of Prestigious Converged Cloud infrastructure Programs, Solution Design and Architecting of Cloud, Big Data, Hadoop Integration, Data Integration, Application Integration, partner relationship management of in large and complex global IT projects. During the explosive growth of Virtualization, I managed a large specialist team of solution architects for datacentre transformation in the field of Cloud and Big Data.
  • My background and work made me a deep technical expert in cloud and big data architecture, Desktop and Enterprise hardware, Account management, resource management for information technology infrastructures, Architecting Public & Private Cloud, Big Data Infrastructure, Virtualisation, Consolidation.
  • In recent years I have used this expertise to translate technology changes into business opportunity. I have done this as a trusted adviser in my employer's largest account. And also by guiding partner's specialist teams for assisting customer's ambitious IT projects for global corporations involving IT systems implementations of IaaS, PaaS, Backup as a Service, Storage as a Service.
  • I enjoy technology and its impact on business and individuals. I am delighted to have the opportunity to present on stage and I love being the first person to present a new technology to individuals. I like leading from the front and getting my hands dirty on new toys, both hardware and software. I believe the internet is the greatest electronics in my lifetime but Big Data will change and surprise all of us again.
  • Strong solution selling skills with the ability to sell at CxO level, down to technical level.
  • Architect, Designing Public IaaS (AWS, Azure) & Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure ( Confidential, Open stack), Pivotal Cloud Foundry PaaS with DevOps and automation, Architected Serverless Infrastructure.
  • Architect, Design Big Data application and Analytics Infrastructure, Hadoop Cluster.
  • Rich hands on Experience with Cloud Software from EMC, Confidential, Cisco products, OpenStack and EMC Storage Technologies.
  • Have presented at conferences and to clients on technologies around Virtualization, Solaris, OpenSolaris, OpenOffice, Java. Conducted Software Boot camps across India for Confidential and Sun Server Virtualization and VDI Technologies.
  • Architecting Automation of Disaster Recovery of IT infrastructure with AWS, Confidential, EMC and other Software and Storage solutions, collaborate with a project team, interface with clients, and use technology to build successful solutions for clients.
  • Creation of Cloud with VSPEX.Solution Architecting of Enterprise Middleware Software (Oracle Middleware Stack), Sun Middleware Stack.
  • Lead a team of software engineers, in the Solaris software development team in Sun Microsystems India for System and Sun Server management tools in Solaris environment with C, Java and Java EE Technology and Web Services.
  • Good Understanding with Hands-on Experience of Desktop Virtualization, Confidential VDI, XenDesktop. Worked in BFSI, Telco, Retail, and Government verticals.


Cloud Technology: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, IBM BlueMix PaaS, OpenStack, RedHat CloudForm, Confidential Cloud Suite, Pivotal Cloud Foundry PaaS, Heroku, SDN, NFV.

Serverless & Container Technology: MESOS, Docker, Kubernetes, CoreOS, AWS ECS, AWS Lambda etc.

Big Data & IOT Technology: AWS EMR (Elastic Map reduce), Kinesis, Redshift, HDInsight, DS,HDFS, Hive, Impala, Hbase, Pig, Kafka, Spark, SparkSQL, MapReduce, YARN, Flume, Storm, Gluster, Ambari, Hadoop Cluster Setup & Administration, CloudEra, Hortonworks, MapR, PivotalHD, Hadoop Integration, Data Integration, Application Integration with Informatica, Talend, Splunk, Raspberry Pi, Arduino, Odroid SBCs.

Data Management Technology: SAP HANA, Cassandra, GemFire, SQLFire, Oracle ExaData, DB2, MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server

DevOps: Jenkins, Puppet, Chef, AWS Cloud Formation

Confidential & EMC2 Technology: EMC FEHC, Confidential vRealize Suite, Confidential NSX, Isilon, ViPR, Pivotal HD, Pivotal GreenPlum DB, Pivotal GemFire, Confidential VSI Plugin, EMC Avamar.

Oracle Technology: Solaris 10, Sun Solaris Zones, LDOMS, Power VM.

Citrix Technology: Xen Server, Xen Desktop

Converged &Hyper Converged Infra: VCE's vBlock, VSPEX, Nutanix, IBM PureSystems, Oracle ExaData, NetApp FlexPod.

Programming Languages: C, C++, JAVA, Python, Perl, Java Servlets, Java Server Pages (JSP), Struts, JSF, Django, JavaScript, HTML.

Distributed Web Services: EJB, CORBA, SOAP, WSDL, BPEL, ESB, SOA, Spring Framework.

Server Hardware: Cisco UCS, Dell, HP, IBM (x86 and Power), Sun (x86 and Sparc), Nutanix

System/Network/Enterprise Management Tools: RMI, SNMP, N1SM (JMX), xVM Ops Center, CA s TNG Unicenter, IBM s Tivoli.

Storage Administration: Sun Unified Storage, IBM Tivoli Storage Manager, VERITAS Volume Manager, NexentaStor, and OpenFiler.

Linux & Solaris Internals: IPC, POSIX Thread, Device Driver, Dtrace, ZFS, Zones, SMF, GNU tools (gcc, g++, gdb, Makefile), Shell Script, Perl.

Application Servers: Weblogic, Web Sphere, JBoss, Glassfish Web Space Server, Tomcat.



Sr Systems Architect


  • Working at Confidential as a Cloud & Big Data Systems Architect on AWS Cloud Infrastructure Services, worked with AWS, Lambda Server less Architecture, Mesos, Docker Containers, Kubernetes.
  • Architected some of their Internal Application with OPTP and OLAP architecture which uses AWS services like EC2, ELB, Auto Scaling, VPC, S3, RDS, Spark cluster, SparkSQL, PySpark HDFS, Splunk, Elastic search, EMR, Redshift, Kinesis AWS services.
  • Also worked on the AWS Automation and DevOps track to build Confidential ’s Cloud Automation Framework using Jenkins, Bit Bucket, Puppet, Cloud Formation.


Principal Consultant, Cloud Practice Lead


  • Worked closely with customers on the technical requirements for Cloud and Big Data technical solutions for various technology like Confidential, Open stack, Cloud Form, Azure, Pivotal Cloud Foundry, Pivotal HD, Pivotal GreenPlum DB and Big Data (MapR), Azure HDInsight.
  • I was the DevOps Lead for Syntel’s Flagship Product SyntBots, a DevOps automation tool to automate end to end development and testing of client’s Environment using the CI/CD (Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery) tools i.e. Jenkins, Bit Bucket, git etc. Trained Sales and Pre-Sales on DevOps and Automation.
  • Managed the Cisco relationship for Hybrid Cloud Solution (Intercloud fabric, application Centric Infrastructure). Deployed, developed and managed these infrastructures with strong relationships with strategic clients and industry partners.
  • Worked with the sales team to develop selling strategy within the target accounts, Create the GTM strategy from Syntel’s perspective, Created and delivered effective presentations and sales tools for the sales team. Responded to RFPs and created RFIs.
  • Work with regional sales managers to provide pre/post-sales support - Worked with the sales team to design, propose, and close new deals/opportunities with customers.


Sr. Cloud Consultant


  • I was responsible for the Overall Solution and Design Cloud and Big Data projects. Responsibilities include Solution Validation, Implementation of Hadoop (Hortonworks, Cloud Era) and Configuration Management tools like Puppet and related technologies, Roadmaps for the upcoming projects related to Cloud, Big Data worked with the CI/CD tools like Jenkins and git. Also, I worked on architecting OpenStack based cloud solution for a client of Experis.
  • I founded and started working for my own company BigOpenCloud.com, here we I tried to have my own open stack distribution and Hadoop distro I created our own free and open source based Cloud and Big Data products to run on low cost commodity hardware. I dedicatedly worked on these two products. There was no direct GUI installer for Open stack, so I tried to create an OpenStack
  • GUI Installer and also an Open stack distro on a pen drive so that it can be just used to boot open stack on a server. A distro for creating Hadoop cluster, I created my own Virtual Appliance for Hadoop cluster which can be installed on any hypervisor and low cost hardware.


Sr. Technology Consultant


  • As vSpecialist for EMC2, India, I was Responsible for Solution Architecting of Public and Private Cloud and Big Data Solutions with Confidential and VCE vBlocks.As VCE’s representative for India for vBlocks, was involved in presenting and introducing vBlocks to customers for private cloud, involved in Big Data related engagements with EMC’s GreenPlum & Isilon Products.
  • Program manager for VSPEX: Managed the VSPEX Cloud Architecture program of EMC in APAC region.
  • Successfully conducted the VSPEX Private Cloud program for India which resulted in India 2nd Best in APJ. Involved in creating cloud infra bundles, creating Architecture, enabling Partners, Creating Demo Lab for VSPEX.
  • Enabled and trained more than 50 EMC partners in India around Cloud, vBlock and VSPEX. Involved in many IT Strategy workshops; providing Cloud Related Subject Matter benefits demonstrating ROI, TCO, CAPEX, OPEX, technical benefits, road maps to IT Directors with Private, Public Cloud and Enterprise Virtual Desktop as a Service(VDI). Set up of Cisco and EMC Cloud Lab for complete Cloud solution that includes, Cisco UCS Blades, EMC VNX, Confidential Cloud Suite.
  • Lead the cloud initiative and VCE vBlock from HCL to have a global POC and Demo infrastructure site based on VCE vBlock in association with Confidential, Cisco UCS, EMC and NetApp.
  • Helping the Global Sales team to prepare and respond to RFPs for Virtualization and Cloud. Managing the HCL partnership with Confidential, Microsoft, Cisco, EMC, Redhat at a global level. Technical Implementation Architect, E&Y, SGX, Mecom etc. which includes, Planning of P2V Migration. Assist in Providing Management, Monitoring and Automation solution for DC Server Migration. Assist in create backup solution/strategy.


Sr. Virtualization Solution Architect


  • Worked as a Systems Engineer (Pre-Sales) for Confidential, India, introduced virtualization and infrastructure cost saving to IT environment via the introduction of Confidential, Oracle VM to blue chip clients. Architecting Server Consolidation, Administration and Sizing for Confidential 's vSphere 4.0, Storage Administration and Sizing, Architecting Confidential View(VDI) solution for Wipro, Tata Technologies, Persistent Systems, BMC Software. Support to Sales and Marketing, Engagement with Partners, presented at Conferences, Conducted Technical Workshops, POCs for vSphere, Confidential View and other Confidential products.
  • As a Software Solution Architect, I was responsible for whole India Sun VDI Customers, Products including Sun Rays, SSGD, xVM portfolio, Virtual Box, Middleware Software Stack. Conducted more than 35 POCs in a year on Sun VDI Solutions out of which 3 Big (more than 5000 Desktops) and 7 medium size (more than 500 desktops) deals were owned by Sun Microsystems. I was involved with the Government of India projects sponsored from Sun. Lead a small team to carry out development of sample applications on Open Solaris and OpenOffice to showcase Sun Technology.
  • As an Open Source evangelist I spoke regularly to Students at Indian Universities on Sun University-Days About Open Source Initiative from Sun particularly Open Solaris. Taught Solaris system programming in VTU-EDUSAT (satellite ) program from Sun. Conducted and participated in the FOSS from Sun, Sun Tech-Days.
  • Lead a team of software engineers, in the Solaris team in Sun India for Implementing enhancements, Code Level Bugs Fixing, Creating & Releasing Patches, handling alerts, performance tuning, imparting product knowledge to PTS and Customer facing engineers.

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