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Vmware Engineer Resume Profile

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OBJECTIVE

To secure a position where there is scope to implement my current skills and enhance my knowledge through practical learning.

SUMMARY

  • 5 years of IT experience in VMware, Windows Administrator with hands-on expertise in networking, storage and system integration
  • Over 6 years of Working experience as a VMware Administrator in Data Center Environment running vSphere 5.1, 5.0, 4.1, VMware Infrastructure 4.1 4.0, 3.5, and 3.0 including the latest vSphere 5.1 and Other VMware Products like VCloud director, SRM Site Recovery Manager 4.0/4.5/5.0, vCenter Life Cycle Manager 4.0, VMware View 5.0, 4.5 and 4.0 and Thinapp 4.5, vCenter Operations Manager vCOP .
  • Good Understanding and Knowledge VBlock and components and experience with Cisco UCS administration and EMC SAN storage.
  • Administering Microsoft Windows 2008 R2 Server, Windows 2003, Windows 2000 and NT Server Environments, Active Directory, DNS, DHCP
  • Experience with HP/Cisco UCS blades 5148 chassis and blade server administration
  • Experience with VDI 4.5 and SRM disaster recovery and datacenter relocation projects.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

VMware Engineer

  • Upgraded vCenter Servers/ ESXi hosts from vSphere 4.0, 4.1 to 5.0
  • Performed health check for the existing environment.
  • Supported a large scale Data Center projects including server installation, hardware maintenance, and break/fix activities.
  • Upgraded VMs hardware components according vSphere requirement.
  • Worked on SRM 5.0 deployment and configuration of DR site.
  • Upgraded VM tools, VM versions and Datastore upgrade to VMFS 5.
  • Tested different recovery plans in SRM to ensure recovery of failover VM's.
  • VM migration across cluster level using v2v, Mount files option and SCP.
  • Planned migration strategies, DR plans with SAN and NAS data
  • Administration on VM clones and snapshots
  • Managed Windows 2008-2003 active directory domain administration
  • Worked with storage networking teams to ensure allocated SAN, fiber and networking infrastructure reflects specifications laid out in the initial VMware farm design to ensure successful deployment
  • Deployed, provisioned the shared NFS storage for ESX servers and virtual machines
  • Created LUNs, storage groups and RAID groups.
  • Worked all day on support troubleshooting client's problems
  • Implementation of host profiles
  • Good experience in working on vShield Manager
  • Good administration command on vSphere
  • Enhancement of virtual environment from 30 to 70
  • Capacity planning for entire campus once every month
  • HP blade Center administration on HP blade models C7000
  • P2V conversions using VMware convertor, doubletake
  • Experience with installing, configuring and troubleshooting VMware Lab Manager
  • 24 7 production support, Giving solutions to server owners for their server designs
  • V-Block experience
  • Tested vSphere 5.5 beta version.

Confidential

VMware Consultant

  • Installed VMware VSphere 5 and created virtual machines on ESX 5.0 Servers. Created standard images and deployed servers from the images.
  • Responsible for deployment, Implementation and configuration of V-Block state-of-art by VMware, Cisco and EMC.
  • Designed and successfully implemented VMware ESX 5.0 servers for server consolidation.
  • Worked as Technical Lead on various infrastructure projects surrounding Servers consolidation, Physical to Virtual Migrations, Storage and Server Management.
  • Responsible for the management of servers and duties include regular and proactive monitoring of servers, responding the alerts
  • Worked on Central Management Server VCenter Server to manage all the ESX hosts in the datacenter.
  • Creating and managing Virtual Machines and Templates. Working with snapshots of Virtual Machines.
  • Installed and Tested VMware Site Recovery Manager SRM 5.0 for the disaster recovery and managed recovery plans
  • Implemented successful recovery by VMware SRM 5.0 Planned Migration, Disaster Recovery and eliminated the complexity of managing and testing recovery plans
  • Implemented View 4.0/4.5/4.5.1 and ThinApp 4.0 in production environment.
  • Configured VMware on clustered environment, Implemented Migration of Virtual Machines using VMotion, Storage VMotion
  • Virtualized Windows server Migration using VMware Converter, Platespin Power Convert.
  • Hot and Cold Cloning of Virtual Machines using VMware Converter.
  • Configured VMware HA, VMware DRS and Fault Tolerance in acquiring higher efficiency for VMware Virtual Infrastructure
  • Worked on VMware Update Manager for updating or patching for all the ESX hosts and Virtual machines
  • Configured the standard cluster settings on vCenter clusters.
  • Configured windows clustering for vCenter server high availability.
  • Used BMC Remedy 7.0for the change management and Incident resolution.
  • Performed datastore migration using VMware storage vMotion on Netapps NFS, EMC CLARiiON SAN Storage
  • Experience with Cisco UCS 5048 chassis and Blades B200 M2 administration
  • Experience with HP blades C7000 and C3000 server models
  • Implementation Of different Host Profiles for Multiple Clusters across Multiple Data centers
  • Experience of Storage Migration on 1650 VM's Fiber channel Upgrade from EMC DMX-3 to DMX-4
  • Implementation of SRM 4.0 on vSphere across multiple sites to provide Disaster recovery solution for VMware Vsphere Environment, vSphere Linked Mode and replicated storage, Configuring Sites Roles and Privileges, Alarms for monitoring the Site Status. Failback Testing from Protected Site to Recovery Site in SRM and Shared Recovery Site across multiple Protected Sites
  • Huge Experience using VMware converter 75 virtualized running different applications with Different Hardware.
  • Migration and P2V conversion Experience on many applications like SQL Server, Exchange running on Windows and some applications running on Linux Red hat and SUSE and VMkernel Linux appliances.
  • Experience on Host Profiles, Distributed Switch, DRS, VMotion, SV-Motion, Resource pools, permissions, Patches, Snapshots, Tools Upgrade, disk expansions, Templates, and many more
  • Building Windows 2008 Servers and upgrading Windows 2003 on both physical and virtual machines.
  • Database Upgrade for vCenter and update manager from SQL 2005 to SQL 2008 on 2 vCenter Servers
  • Building VM's and new Templates for new Projects and allocating them to appropriate Resource pools.
  • Administering Windows 2003/2008 Active Directory, DNS, DHCP and building new windows physical/virtual servers as per the requirement of the project
  • Generating Reports and graphs on Performance of ESX Nodes
  • Remote installation of ESX Hosts, Windows 2008 Servers using Raritan and Communicating with Network/Storage teams for Server Support.

Confidential

Associate Technical Consultant

  • Installation and configuration of ESX servers and VM virtual servers using VM-templates to facilitate server consolidation, migration and testing.
  • Analyze performance of physical servers to determine and customize virtual server specification Deployment of VM Templates to deploy virtual servers.
  • Migration of virtual machines from ESX 3.5 to ESX 4.0.
  • Installing patches and software upgrades recommended by security scan.
  • Expertise in thin provisioning, VMFS expansion, RAID technologies.
  • P2V V2V conversions using System center virtual center manager 2007.
  • VMware tool up-gradation at host level and VM level.
  • Good experience working with HP EVA virtualization adapter.
  • Server bang light fixing once every month.
  • Clear up of orphaned vmdk files periodically to clean up memory.
  • VM migration across cluster level using v2v, Mount file option and SCP.
  • LUN path mapping and keeping track of VM's along with their datastores.
  • Worked on day on support troubleshooting client's problems.
  • Implementation of Host Profile in development cluster.
  • Good experience in working on Vshield manager.
  • Good administration command on vsphere using Linux commands.
  • Enhancement of virtual environment from 30 to 70 .
  • Capacity planning for entire campus once every month using Vkernel tool.
  • Implementation of EMC power path LUN path monitoring tool.
  • Capacity planning of virtualization world using Vkernel tool.
  • Experienced in migrating and importing virtual machines.

Confidential

Systems Engineer

  • Designed, installed and configured Win 2003 servers in Enterprise Environment.
  • Experian with Hyper Virtualization Assessment and Implementation
  • Designed and implemented the enterprise Windows 2003 Active Directory GPO's.
  • Installed and supported SQL Server 2000
  • Windows 2003 Server Maintenance and builds
  • Install Support Web Servers, FTP Servers, File and Print Servers
  • Maintained networking devices and various servers' hardware software.
  • Performed installations and testing of upgrades and patches before final implementation in the active network.
  • X Performed system and security Audits to define system service and security levels.
  • Defined and implemented system and network administration services.
  • Defined and implemented backup service levels.
  • Responsible for facilities management, liaison with vendors and training for end users on various platforms and for various applications.
  • Responsible for documentation of processes and changes in the network on a day-to-day basis.
  • Managed and Monitored availability, performance and disk/cpu usage of servers
  • Performing backups of data on the servers as well as network backups
  • Monitor various aspects of server like health file systems, logs using tools like BMC patrol, Tivoli, and Net view.
  • Assisting customers and end users with hardware, software application network connectivity issues.
  • Installing various applications, performing OS tuning and configuring IP networking parameters.
  • Actively participated in migration from Windows 2000 to 2003 server and application updates.
  • Troubleshooting of file system issues with remote servers via telnet and putty.
  • Performed tape and library management of daily, monthly and incremental backups.
  • Participated in installation of Tivoli Management Framework.
  • Creation of profiles, profile manager, task configuration and execution with ITM 5.1 package.
  • Configuration of Active Directory, EventPro, Outlook to desktops and laptops and mapping them to host server.

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