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Senior Systems/vmware Administrator Resume

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Mount Laurel, NJ


  • Over TEN year of experience in IT, willing to acquire as a VMware/Windows System Administrator position in an organization that can give me a Challenging Career. FIVE years of total experience in IT industry as System Admin / Engineer.
  • Over FIVE years in the area of Virtualization with VMware ESX / ESXI 3.5 and 4.0 4.1, 5.0 Servers and Virtual Center server. Hands on Experience in Windows System Administration 2000, 2003, 2008.
  • Manage the deployment, maintenance, support and upgrade of servers, hardware, software, operating systems and distributed printers in a Microsoft Windows operating system and server environment. Build and troubleshooting experience With VMware ESX Server and Virtual center server.
  • Sound knowledge on Virtual Center server 4.0, 4.1, 5.0 for managing multiple ESX /ESXI Servers. Excellent understanding on ESX/ESXI Architecture, guest OS installation, setting up of VM priorities, Cloning and Snapshots.
  • High understanding on resource management framework like creation resource pools, adding the VMs into resource pools, P2V and V2V conversions by using VMware Converter. Generating Performance Reports weekly basis.
  • Installing VMware tools and Upgrading VMware tools on Windows Machines and Linux Machines. Decommissioning Virtual Machines according to Service Request. Creating and Configuring VM’s and Preparing Build Verification list’s for provisioned VM’s.
  • Patch Management of ESX Hosts using VMware Update Manager. Extensive experience in working with the VMotion technology, working with the Storage VMotion technology. Strong knowledge of VMware HA and VMware DRS.
  • Strong understanding of VMware Networking concepts like creation of Vswitches, different types of port groups, Nic Teaming and VLAN. Increasing resources like HDD, Memory and CPU. Conducted 500 plus P2V migrations using vCenter converter and VConverter DR.
  • DNS/DFS/DHCP/WINS Standardizations and Implementations. Worked on HP proliant Servers, Dell Power Edge rack mount servers, SuperMicro Servers. Good knowledge of Windows Server 2003 and 2008 server architecture and administration.
  • Highly experience in LAN/WAN networking architecture and TCP/IP protocol stack. Excellent leadership qualities, good communication skills and interpersonal skills. Extremely self - motivated, quick learner, team player.
  • Design and implementation of global monitoring solution using SCOM, HP SIM and Dell Open Manage.
  • DNS/DFS/DHCP/WINS Management.


VMware/Citrix: VMware vSphere 4.0 and 4.1, 5.0, VMware ESX 3.5, ESXI 4.0/4.1, 5.0, Virtual Center Server 4.0, 4.1, 5, VMware SRM 4.1, VMware Converter Enterprise, VMware Update Manager, VMware View (VDI), VMware ThinApp, Citrix Xen Server 5.0, Citrix Xen Desktop 4.0, 5.0, Citrix XenApp.

Application: Veritis NetBackup, Active Directory, Symantec AntiVirus.

Remote Management: Hp-SIM, Dell-ILO, Intel RMM3-4, IPMIVEW.

Hardware: Dell PowerEdge, 2850, 2950, 6950, HP Prolient DL360 G7, DL380 G6, DL385 G1, DL385 G2, HP Blade Server BL35p, BL460c G6, BL 465c G6, HP Blade chassis c3000, c7000, Intel Module Server, IBM pSeries Server, SuperMicro Blade Server / Rackmount Server.


Confidential, Mount Laurel, NJ

Senior Systems/VMware Administrator


  • Administrating production servers/network infrastructure that includes Windows 2000/2003 Active Directory design, installation and deployment of enterprise-wide Group Policies using Active Directory components. Exchange 2003 Mail Servers, NAS, File and print Servers, Windows update utility Server, RADIUS and Terminal Servers on Windows 2003/2008.
  • Installed and Implemented Vmware ESXi 4.0 host servers with vSphere Client, vSphere CLI. Configured HBAs and iSCSI SAN storage.
  • Worked on backup and restore of Vmware host server configuration, Virtual Machine backup, snapshot, P2V-V2V conversation with VMware converter and with other third party converters, Patch updation, monitoring/reporting, SSH and SNMP and notification of alerts.
  • Installing and configuring the Clarion Boxes. Upgrading the Flare code on Clarion using EMC Navisphere Service Taskbar tool. Installed, Configured and Implemented Terminal Serve R2 published applications using TS Web Access, RemoteApp programme and TS Gateway.
  • Works on Wintel Platform on Different Application. Implemented Microsoft Clustering for IIS Web Servers. Executed and performed Web Application installation and configuration on IIS 7.0. Executed and performed Product support and installation documentation.
  • Responsible for software upgrades, application support and optimization. Planned and implemented project for enterprise Web applications. Joined and participated in the change management process for the DMZ environment.
  • Build and troubleshooting experience With VMware ESX 3.x, vCenter server 2.5 and VMware vSphere Suite Expertise in migrations from ESX 3.0.1 to 3.5 to vSphere 4.0.
  • Strong experience with the VMware HA (High Availability), Fault Tolerance, Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) and VMware Distributed Power Management (DPM).
  • Manage snapshots, clones, templates during patch releases and new server deployments, Experience with installing, configuring and troubleshooting VMware Lab Manager. Setting up Read/Write Cache and Memory on Clariion.
  • Installing and Configuring the EMC Layer driver software such as Snapview, Mirrorview, Sancopy, Replication Manager and Navisphere Analyzer. Installed and implement NFS server using Windows UNIX service and configured with Vmware Host servers for storage.
  • Administrating Symantec Endpoint Antivirus console, managing 300+ antivirus client’s computers like definition updates, Exception policies, scanning, reporting etc.
  • Installed and implemented open source OpenFiler 2.3iSCSI SAN with RAID 10 for Vmware and other servers with iSCSI initiators. Also managing iStor SAN and Symantec Backup Exec 12. Configuring and Implementing VMware on HP Proliant Blade Servers.
  • Installed and implemented Manage Engine monitoring application and configured SNMP and WMI on Servers and other network devices for reporting and alerts notifications. Responsible for helpdesk support using Spiceworks ticketing system, inventory and system reporting.
  • Participated in the migration planning, developing, testing and moving the migration process onto full-fledged production network.

Environment: Windows 2000/2003/2008 , Exchange Server 2003, Windows XP/Vista/Win 7, VMware ESXi 4.0 Server, VMware vSphere 4.0, ESX 4.0, VMware vCenter, VMware Standalone Convertor, Open filer iSCSI SAN/NAS, iStore SAN, Dell PowerEdge Servers, Dell PowerVault NAS, Zywall and SonicWall Firewall.

Confidential, Pomona, CA

Server Engineer


  • VMware implementation and expansion work. Management of a 200 node ESX Farm running 1800 plus VM’s. Designed and implemented fully automated DRS and HA clusters with HP and Hitachi SAN storage.
  • Worked on large datacenter consolidations and completed them successfully using multiple P2V conversion tools like Vcenter Converter and vConverter DR. Managed separate VMware clusters like QA, Development and Production.
  • Extensively worked on VMware Update manager for Host upgrades and patches. Migrate / Upgrade ESX Host from 3.5 to 4.0-1 and from 4.0-1 to ESXI 5.0. Perform capacity analysis of existing physical production environment using VMware Capacity planner.
  • VMware tools upgrading and Windows patch updates. Migrated datacenters and converted physical servers to virtual servers using VMware and HP Blade servers resulting in a reduction of racks and power usage, decrease downtime during maintenance and upgrades and improved monitoring.
  • Created and Managed resource pools for Virtual Machines. Monitoring and managing performance of ESX servers and Virtual Machines using Virtual Center server for HA, DRS. Involved in live migration of Virtual Machines and Virtual machines files using the VMotion and Storage VMotion.
  • Handled the VMware solutions to support multiple storage connectivity options such as FC-SAN, iSCSI, NFS (NAS) and internal storage. Creation & Troubleshooting of Virtual Network, ESX & Virtual Machines. Creation of templates from VMs and deploying VMs from templates.
  • Maintain Microsoft Windows Servers (2003 and 2008), DNS DHCP and Active Directory. Design and implementation of global monitoring solution using NetIQ and HP SIM. Experience in Remote support tools like Citrix, DSView, ILO, PC-Anywhere and RDP.
  • Installation, Configuration of Servers Hardware with proper RAID and with various Server O.S., Patching, Security Updates etc. Handled multiple tasks to meet project deadlines. Configure and Implement Citrix Xen in Citrix Farms. Migration from ESX 3.5 to ESXI 4.0, 4.1, 5.0.

Confidential, Fullerton, CA

System Admin


  • Provide technical assistance in Hardware, Internet and Network and VoIP related issues. Provide technical assistance for HP Pavilion desktops, Compaq Presario desktops and Media Centers and IBM, HP desktops and servers. Installation and configuration of Windows servers.
  • Management of Active Directory / DNS/DHCP and WINS. Studying the requirements of the organization, installation, configuration and deployment by using the System Management Server. Package and Deploying Software using SMS and Wise in the client’s environment. Attending to clients for solving their technical problems and prompt solutions to their Problems for ensuring high satisfaction levels.
  • Interacting with various vendors for sourcing products and solutions and for closure calls of certain services and their products, which are supported by them. Tracking asset movements and ensuring software and hardware assets are within control using the License Compliance and Asset Management.
  • System Troubleshooting in case of a failure and maintain server uptime above 99.99%.
  • Job includes installation and configuration of VMware ESX 3.x, installation and configuration of VMware Virtual Center Server and creating Virtual Machines.
  • Assist in P2V and V2V conversion of Windows 2000 and Windows 2003 server editions using enterprise VMware converter and also installed the VMware tools on that machines. Provided disaster recovery and backup services using the VMware consolidated Backup (VCB).
  • Job also includes creating templates and deploying Virtual Machines through templates, cloning Virtual Machines and managing Virtual Center permissions. Creating and Managing VMware cluster with HA and DRS.
  • Creating and Managing resource pools for Virtual Machines. Monitoring and managing performance of ESX servers and Virtual Machines. Using Virtual centre server for HA, DRS and Vmotion. Working on Migration concepts like VMotion and Cold migration.
  • Creation & Troubleshooting of Virtual Network. Troubleshooting ESX & Virtual Machines. Creation of templates from VMs and Creation of VMs from templates. Performance monitoring and tuning for ESX Servers, Virtual Center Server and VMs. Migrate / Upgrade ESX 3.5.


System Engineer


  • Independently handling & supervising the Computer Systems at various Locations. Responsible for after sales and service technical support. Providing Technical Support for Installation, Setup of Systems, Upgrading, Troubleshooting of Peripherals / Software(s).
  • Installation of Network O.S. and administration of Novell Netware / NT in a small Network Environment.

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