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System Admin Resume Profile

NJ

Career summary:

  • 8 years of experience in System / Network administration , VMware Citrix
  • Expertise in installation, configuration and administration of 2000/2003/2008 servers HP/Compaq, Dell Poweredge,IBM x Series Hardware Platforms.
  • Involved in Migrating the Servers from one Data Center to another Data Center.
  • Preparing Project plans for Migration and Successfully Lead the team in Migration Project
  • Working on the regional server issues through Incidents Tickets of Remedy Tool
  • Involved in managing multiples domains in active directory integrated organization.
  • Experience in implementing and Administration of Active DirectoryServices, replication, Trust Relationship and enforcing domain group policy.
  • Cloning the laptops and Servers with Ghost Image and Altiris Server Scripts.
  • Remote tool ILO to connect to the servers
  • Configured and administrated VMware infrastructure 3.5/4.0/5.0/5.1, VCenter, virtual infrastructure backup solution.
  • Migrating the Citrix Metaframe Presentation Servers from 1.8 to 4.0 4.0 to 4.5 Xenapp 5.0 to Xenapp 6.5, Xendesktop 5 to Xendesktop 5.6.
  • Enabling Web Access and Securing the Published Applications and Content
  • Configuring Metaframe Presentation Server Policies, Load Management and Printers
  • Experience with HP servers DL360, DL380, DL580, ML 570 , IBM servers and Dell Power Edge Servers.
  • Work well both independently and as part of a team. Work well under pressure and conflicting priorities.

SKILLS:

Operating Systems: - Windows NT, 2K, XP, 2K3, Solaris/Linux.

Mail Servers: - Microsoft Exchange 5.5, Lotus Domino R5

Backup: - Arcserve, Win 2000 backup.

Network services: -DNS, DHCP, WINS, Remote Installation Service

Languages: - C/C , Java, SQL, Visual Basic

Data Bases: - MS Access, MySQL, Oracle 8.i,9i,10g SQL Server 2008

Package Tools: - MS-Office, Adobe Photoshop.

Hardware: - Compaq Proliant servers, IBM Compatibles,Cisco Routers/Switches,

Modems, RAID Controllers, Firewall Fortinet

Professional Experience::

Confidential

System Admin

  • Planning, managing and Installation VMware ESX 4.1 /5.1 server, Installation and configuration of virtual center database and installation fo VMware infrastructure machine.
  • Management integrated ESX server, create a new storage space, creation of VMSFS data store, configuring networking for the virtual machines.
  • Publishing applications and in Citrix Xenapp farms
  • Working on problem related to Event logs and troubleshoot accordingly.
  • Planning, configuration, maintenance and administration of VMware ESX server, VMWare virtual center, Vmotion, storage motion, HA and DRS. P2V , v2V.
  • Addressing issues of Level2 and 3 working having responsibility and management over the CA service desk incident queue.
  • Troubleshooting application issues.
  • Troubleshooting performance issues.
  • Receiving and resolving helpdesk ticket escalations.
  • Resolving issues with end users to provide support for citrix application and terminal services.
  • Resolving issues with end user account profile, permissions, applications access and printing needs.
  • Provide remote end user support through a variety of electronic telephony and communication media
  • Creating documentation associcated with troubleshooting issues and providing end users support to form knowledge base.
  • Daily and weekly reporting around the tickets of the day and include and analysis of any trends that are beginning to surface
  • Potential developer support in a number of environemnts including development , test and production.
  • Logging into the Server through Remote Desktop and resolving the Issue. Publishing Different Applications and Printers on the Citrix Users Profile.
  • Develops scripts Vbscript, Powershell, Perl and configures tool sets and third-party applications to automate support tasks

Environment: VMWARE ESX Server , Citrix 4.5, Xenapp 5.0 , Appsense, Windows7/Windows XP/VISTA/2003/2008, Windows Active Directory SQL Server 2008.

Confidential

System Admin

  • Working on the regional server Problem tickets through Cherwell software and Handling helpdesk incident through Cherwell software.
  • Planning, managing and Installation VMware ESX 3.5 /4.0 server, Installation and configuration of virtual center database and installation fo VMware infrastructure machine.
  • Management integrated ESX server, create a new storage space, creation of VMSFS data store, configuring networking for the virtual machines.
  • P2V, V2V conversion of windows 2000 and windows 2003 server using enterprise convertor.
  • Planning, configuration, maintenance and administration of VMware ESX server, VMWare virtual center, Vmotion, storage motion, HA and DRS. P2V , v2V.
  • Troubleshooting.Configure and manage User, Group, Permission, Role, Resource pool on VMware virtual center.
  • Planning, configuration, maintenance and administration of Windows Server Systems
  • Configuration, Management and Troubleshooting on websites including .NET running on Microsoft IIS 6.0 and 7.0.
  • Installing, configuring and troubleshooting VMware ViewPerformed tons of V2V MigrationCreated clones and templates of Virtual MachinesDeploying VMs Through TemplatesCreated Troubleshot Virtual Networks and vSwitche Installed following servers Win 2003, Win 2008 etc Configured DNS, DHCP etc. Configured HP Blade DL460 using the ILo Onboard Administrator and HP Insight Manage.

Environment: VMWARE ESX Server , Citrix 4.5,Active Directory SQL Server 2008, Windows7/Windows XP/2003/2008.

Confidential

System Admin

  • Working on the regional server issues through software Maximo
  • Involved in managing multiples domains in active directory integrated organization.
  • Experience in implementing and Administration of Active Directory Services, replication, Trust Relationship and enforcing domain group policy.
  • Using VMware vcenter, created datacenter environment by creating VMWare clusters, adding ESX host in the clusters, and implemented HA and DRS.
  • Installed and configured ESX 4.0 Servers on blade servers.
  • Performed physical to virtual P2V migrations for approximately 500 physical server s utilizing VMware convertor.
  • Installling configuring ESX4.0 servers on blade servers.
  • Created clones and templates of virtual machines, Deploying VMs through templates.
  • Created troubleshoot virtual networks and vswitches.
  • Configured hp Created clones and templates of Virtual MachinesConfigured HP Blade DL460 using the ILo Onboard Administrator and HP Insight Manager
  • Responsible for deploying, managing, and maintaining HP Proliant BL-series C-class blade servers and DL-series servers.Worked with business clients to evaluate, streamline, and improve current systems, processes, and workflow. Using V Using VMware vCenter.
  • created DataCenter Environment by creating VMware clusters, adding ESX hosts in the clusters, and implemented HA and DRS.
  • Installed and configured ESX 4.0 Servers on Blade Servers.Performed physical to virtual P2V migrations for approximately 500 physical servers utilizing VMware Converter.
  • Responsible for deploying, managing, and maintaining HP Proliant BL-series C-class blade servers and DL-series servers.
  • Installed and configured webinterface 5.4 for xenapp 6.5
  • Cloning the laptops and Servers with Ghost Image and Altiris Server Scripts.
  • Working on Banking Center Refresh Automation installation script
  • Generating a package report for the production servers .
  • Installation and maintenance of File Server and Print Server
  • Maintenance and Manage the User Accounts and Groups.
  • Installation and maintenance of DHCP, DNS and WINS
  • Experience in building VMware Virtual Machines.
  • Troubleshooting printers HPLaserjet 3035, Lexmark 2590
  • Oversee delegated Infrastructure activities e.g. maintenace reboot, power down, patching, upgrades, DR exercises, maintaining production system for stability. Knowledge management on share point portal.
  • Creating a test environment in citrix or Vmware for production team or test their applications.
  • Creating new sites in Citrix webinterface 4.0 ,hardcoding the webpage,and installating hotfixes.

Environment: VMWARE ESX Server, Citrix 4.5, Xenapp 5.0 Xenapp 6.5, Windows7/Windows XP/VISTA/2000/2003/2008, Windows Active Directory Clustering SQL Server 2008.

Confidential

System Admin

  • Managing Monitoring Active Directory Service Configure sites and services as per requirement
  • We also used Remedy 7.1 for ITIL v3 processes related to the Service Desk, Incident Management, Problem management Change Management, This Remedy installation is the worlds largest occurrence of Remedy.
  • Adding new Domain Controller as per requirement troubleshooting directory Services related Issue.
  • Managing others network infrastructure services include DNS, WINS, DHCP, and Terminal servers.
  • Supporting virtual Infrastructure comprising of VMware 5 ESX servers and more 230 VMs.
  • Successfully migration of Physical domain controllers into virtual environment.
  • Creation of standard Virtual Machines and templates for VMware ESX. Worked on 100 virtual environment using VMware ESX.
  • Troubleshooting the VM machines using Virtual center and VMware Infrastructure client.
  • Monitoring, Remote administration, maintenance of a Datacenter Servers comprising of windows 2000, 2003, 2008 Servers and ensure them to be up and running within 99.52 SLA.
  • Performing health checks and monitoring the Windows servers for any critical alerts like hardware failures, critical events, disk space issues and dependency services that are running
  • On the server on daily bais.
  • Executing ITIL process such as Incident Management via BMC Remedy ticketing tool, Change Management via dimension.

Environment: VMWARE ESX Server ,Exchange server 2007 , Windows7/Windows XP/VISTA/2003/2008,Citrix, Xenapp, Windows Active Directory Clustering.

Confidential

System Admin

Responsibilities:

  • Building new windows server 2003/2008 on Intel server platforms, IBM/HP/DELL Power edge servers as per the windows build standards
  • Performed engineering and technical lead role on agent application delivery project, which affected 2500. The project implemented Citrix Presentation Server 4.5 to replace remote application installation.
  • Installation of ESX server and creation of VMs and install different guest OS.
  • Installation of VC server and installating Virtual center components.
  • Installation of ESX server and creation of VMS and install different guest OS.
  • Installation of VC server and installing Virtual center components.
  • Updating ESX hosts using Vmware update manager.
  • Monitoring and managing performance of ESX servers and virtual machines.
  • Creating of templates from VMs and creation of VMs for templates.
  • P2V and V2V conversion by using VMware convertor
  • Updating ESX hosts using Vmware update manager.
  • Monitoring and managing performance of ESX servers and Virtual machines.
  • Creation of templates from VMs and creation of Vms fom templates
  • P2V and V2V conversions by using VMware convertor
  • Working on VMware clustering like HA and DRS clusters using VC.
  • Working on migration concepts like VMotion and cold migration, storage Vmotion.
  • Creation of templates from VMs and creation of VMs from templates.
  • Managing ESX servr host from Virtual center.
  • Connecting to ESX servr by using creation Vswitches , different types of port group, Nic.

Environment: VMware ESX Server, VMware Workstation, Windows 2000/2003, SMS, IIS 6.0, Microsoft WWSUS, Windows XP.

Confidential

Windows Server Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Installation, Configuration and Maintenance of WinNT Servers, Win2000 Servers, Win2k XP Clients running on HP IBM Workstations
  • Creating users and groups, Resetting users passwords in Active Directory.
  • Defragment of active directory database and troubleshooting active directory.
  • Backup and Restore Active directory.
  • Migrating the Citrix Metaframe Presentation Servers from 1.8 to 4.0 4.0 to 4.5
  • Enabling Web Access and Securing the Published Applications and Content
  • Configuring Metaframe Presentation Server Policies, Load Management and Printers
  • Problem resolution details from escalated issues submitted to availability Mgr for outages affecting Citrix environments.
  • Configure Resource Manager and the Resource Manager Web Console to record historical data and create reports
  • Published technical documentation for security compliance and performance tuning which was set as the global standard by the Corporate Security Group for all future Terminal Server and Citrix environments.
  • Maintain Citrix Logon scripts Monitor and troubleshoot connectivity to the data store.
  • Monitor and troubleshoot the Citrix IMA Service and the ICA communication channel Monitor, optimize and troubleshoot client performance and slow logons
  • Monitor, optimize and troubleshoot published applications
  • Monitor, optimize and troubleshoot printing and printing policies
  • Installing and configuring integrating DNS and Active Directory.

Environment: VMWARE ESX Server, Windows Active Directory , WindowsXP/VISTA/2000, Citrix, Cisco Network.

Confidential

Windows Server Support

Responsibilities:

  • Primary responsibility was to maintain availability of the corporate LAN consisting of servers, client workstations, laptops, printers.
  • Maintained a Windows 2000 and NT LAN of 5 servers, 100 clients and 100 users
  • Implemented and maintained corporate Intranet sites.
  • Implemented, administered and monitored NAT server/firewall providing Internet access to client computers through the corporate LAN.
  • Administered and maintained Microsoft Exchange Server and mailboxes.
  • Provided end user application software and operating system software support.
  • Day to day Backup of file server with windows backup tool.
  • Maintenance Lotus Domino server R5 installation, configuring Lotus notes and troubleshooting.
  • Installation, Configure and Maintenance of F O Application, Citrix Applications and other Stock Exchange related Applications.
  • Software Deployment from server to several clients.
  • Installation and Configuring WINS, DNS, DHCP.
  • Maintaining Branded clients IBM, Compaq, and HP.
  • Insallation of Sql 2000 and creating databases and roles and taking backup
  • maintenance of Antivirus corporate edition.
  • Installation and configuration of Network printers such as HP LaserJet 2200DN, 4050N
  • Installation and configuring HP Branded systems preloaded software.
  • Software Installations and Printers.
  • Installation and configuring HP, Compaq Laptops preloaded software.
  • Trouble shooting HP desktops and laptops.
  • McAfee Antivirus and updating Antivirus Patches

Environment: VMWARE ESX Server, Windows Active Directory , WindowsXP/VISTA/2000, Citrix, Cisco Network.

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