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Vmware/windows Administrator Resume

Philadelphia, PA

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • 6+ years of experience in Virtualization with VMware ESX / ESXI 3.5 and 4.0 4.1, 5.0, 5.1 Servers and Virtual Center server. Hands on Experience in Windows System Administration 2000, 2003, 2008/2008R2, 2012.
  • High-level understanding of VDI environment like VMware View 4.6/5.0, Thin App.
  • Experience in user profile management & user rights management using AppSense 8.2/8.3 suite i.e. Environment Manager, Application Manager Performance Manager & Management Center.
  • Strong understanding on resource management framework like creation resource pools, adding the VMs into resource pools, P2V and V2V conversions by using VMware Converter. Conducted 300 plus P2V migrations using VMware converter.
  • Extensive experience in working with the VMotion technology, working with the Storage VMotion technology. Strong knowledge of VMware HA, EVC 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.
  • Worked on HP Proliant Servers, Dell Power Edge rack mount servers, Super Micro Servers.
  • Highly experience in LAN/WAN networking architecture and TCP/IP protocol stack, wireless networks & Cloud computing concepts. DNS/DFS/DHCP/WINS Management.
  • Design and implementation of global monitoring solution using SCOM, HP SIM and Dell Open Manage.
  • Excellent leadership qualities, good communication skills and interpersonal skills. Extremely self- motivated, quick learner, team player.
  • Strong analytical, technical and troubleshooting skills
TECHNICAL SKILLS:

VMware: VMware vSphere 4.0/4.1/5.0, VCenter Server 4.0/4.1/5.0, ESX 3.5/4.0/4.1, ESXi 4/5.x, VMware Update Manager, VMware View 4.6 (VDI),VMware vCenter Converter, HA, DRS, FT, vMotion, Storage vMotion, VMware Capacity Planner, SRM, VDR.

Windows Administration: Configuration of DHCP and DNS, Windows Server 2000/2003/2008 - installation and configuration, installation and configuration of Active Directory and Internet Information Service (IIS 5.0/6.0), creating users and groups, setting user access controls

Networking: OSI Reference Model, IPv4 and IPv6 addressing and subnetting, Ethernet LAN, TCP/IP, UDP, switches, routing concepts, virtual network concepts including vSwitches, VLANs, dvSwitch, TCP/IP stack for virtualization.

Hardware: HP ProLiant DL380G4/G5/G6 Intel Xeon, HP Proliant DL580 G5, Dell PowerEdge 2850, 2950, R710, HP BL 460c G5/G6 blade servers, C7000 HP Chassis, HP Tape Library MSL 6060,MSA 1000 SAN, Sun Storage tech Tape Library.

Operating Systems: Windows Server OS – NT/ 2000/2003/2008 , Windows 7/XP/NT, Linux (Ubuntu), UNIX.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Philadelphia, PA

VMware/Windows Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Managed Virtualization Environment using VM Ware ESXi 5.x, Virtual Center, vSphere Client, P2V.
  • Installation, Configuration, Administration and Trouble shooting of ESXi 5.x, Virtual Center, VI Client.
  • Proficient in the deployment, configuration, and optimization of VMware technologies including vCenter Server, ESXi, ESX, Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS), vMotion, High Availability (HA), Distributed Power Management (DPM), Fault Tolerance (FT), virtual networking, Storage vMotion, and VMware Workstation.
  • Creating and managing resource pools and adding the VM's into resource pools
  • Converted the Physical machine to VMs using standalone VM Converter
  • Installation and configuration of virtual machines in an Enterprise SAN and NAS environment
  • Creating and managing VMware cluster. Enabling HA and DRS features in a cluster
  • Performing Snapshots, Cloning, and VM migrations.
  • Creating templates from VM's and deploy VM's from templates and allocate resources
  • Moving VM's from one LUN to another LUN using Storage VMotion.
  • Performance tuning of VMware servers, Virtual sessions and management of server resources between virtual machines
  • Configuring alarms and Managing task, events and alarms
  • Experience on configuring data store to ESXi servers using SCSI, iSCSI or Fiber Channel.
  • Installation, Configuration and administration of Windows 2003, 2008 & 2012 server's
  • Installation and configuration and managing of active directory and DHCP, DNS
  • Responsible for server deployments, which include application installations, operating system updates and security patches.
  • Handling Desktop Management including Home Directory, Profiles, and Folder Redirection.
  • Configuring MS Outlook, Outlook Express Clients, and Mozilla Thunder bird
  • Handling the Technical escalations from the team members and also end users.
  • Installation, configuration and troubleshooting of various applications and software's
  • Responsible for server deployments, which include application installations, operating system updates and security patches through windows sever update services.
  • Configuration of Microsoft ISCSI target in Windows 2008 storage Server
  • Apply OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities. Configure / add new services as necessary.
  • All the new Software's / Hardware's / Upgrades / Patches / Service Packs are tested on the test environment to ensure that the production is not affected.
  • Installation and configuration storage equipment’s like EMC2, HP&IBM Storage products And troubleshooting the same products on Hardware level
  • Experienced in working on all type of server products like HCL, HP IBM & DELL installation and configuration and H/W & S/W issues troubleshooting on window servers
  • Experienced in working on all banking application like Finical, Core Banking & flex user installation and configuration on window servers.

Confidential, Minneapolis, MN

VMware Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Creating and managing Virtual Machines, Installing VM Tools into VM's and allocating for end user.
  • Installing, configuring and managing ESX servers and VCenter.
  • Creating templates from VM's and deploy VM's from templates and allocate resources.
  • Creating Cluster, resources pool, Template & Clone in ESX/ESXi 3.x/4.x.
  • Manage users, groups, permissions and roles.
  • Creating monthly and weekly reports regarding storage, memory, CPU usage and summary of the VM are sent to site in charge.
  • Moving VM's from one LUN to another LUN using Storage VMotion.
  • Configuring and managing HA Settings and Customizing HA for Virtual Machines.
  • Installation, Configuration, Administration and troubleshooting for Vmware ESX servers.
  • HA, DRS, VMotion and Troubleshooting of Virtual Center Creating Virtual Switches & Port groups in Virtual Environment.
  • Monitoring of VM's & ESX servers (CPU, Memory, Disk, Network Utilization) for Security Compliance.
  • Migration of the Physical Server to Virtual Server using VMware Converter.
  • Migration of the Virtual Server to Virtual Server using VMware Converter.
  • Troubleshooting virtual machine issue
  • Installing different flavors of windows servers.
  • Monitoring, managing and reporting daily, weekly and monthly server status.
  • Disk quota management and reporting and Assigning rights and privileges to users to access files and folders.
  • Installing services patches and antivirus.
  • Installing, configuring and troubleshooting Active Directory.
  • Creating, managing and troubleshooting group policies.
  • Installing, configuring and troubleshooting DHCP and DNS servers.
  • Taking Active Directory, DHCP and DNS backups and restoring as on required.
  • Configuring and maintaining Remote Server Administration through VNC, Remote Desktop Connection.

Confidential, Secaucus, NJ

Windows Administrator

  • Installing, configuring and managing ESX servers, V Sphere and virtual center.
  • Consolidation of Datacenters using VMware Infrastructure.
  • Installation, Configuration, Administration and troubleshooting for VMware ESX servers. HA, DRS, V Motion and Troubleshooting of Virtual Center
  • Creating and managing VMware cluster. Enabling HA and DRS features in a cluster
  • Configuring and managing HA Settings and Customizing HA for Virtual Machines.
  • Configuring DRS in a Cluster and the DRS Automation Level Using DRS Affinity Rules.
  • Creating resources pool, Template & Clone in ESX.
  • Creating and managing Virtual Machines, Installing VM Tools and allocating for end user
  • Performed hot conversion and cold conversion of physical server's to VM's and VM's to VM's using V Center Converter.
  • Moving VM's from one LUN to another LUN using Storage V motion.
  • Monitoring VM'S & ESX Servers using virtual center
  • Creating Virtual Switches &Port groups in Virtual Environment
  • Security hardening and Monitoring of VM's & ESX servers (CPU, Memory, Disk, Network Utilization) for Security Compliance
  • Creating templates, editing and deploying VM's using templates, managing snapshots and restoring, cloning of VM's, configuring V Switch and group ports.
  • Cloning the VM's as on required
  • Configuring Virtual Switches and Port Groups, Editing Security Policy and Traffic Shaping Policy for a Virtual Switch.
  • Editing Failover and Load Balancing Policy for a Virtual Switch.
  • Configured V Motion, Alerts, SNMP and NTP.
  • Configuring alarms.
  • Troubleshooting problems with the help of Event Logs
  • Configuration and managing of Permissions in VC Server
  • Troubleshooting the ESX Server using Putty.
  • Responsible for all the hardware and software related activities
  • Installation, Configuration and administration of Windows 2003/2008 Servers.
  • Installation, configuration and administration of Windows XP/7 Professional Client OS.
  • Creating User Accounts, Configuring User Profile, Creating Local & Global Groups, Managing Accounts & Domain Controller, Sharing Folders, NTFS Permissions.
  • Configuring and managed DHCP, DNS and Active Directory.
  • Responsible for server deployments, which include application installations, operating system updates and security patches.
  • Handling Desktop Management including Home Directory, Profiles, and Folder Redirection.
  • Installation, configuration and troubleshooting of various applications and software's.
  • Assigning rights and privileges to users to access files and folders
  • Troubleshooting and repairing Hardware, software and network related problems.
  • Troubleshooting LAN Connectivity related problems.
  • Taking up the users email client issues and logging into their remote systems.
  • Assigning Folder Permissions to users.
  • Maintaining Assets Inventory and documentation.

Confidential

Windows Admin

Responsibilities:

  • Installation, Configuration and administration of Windows 2003/2008 Servers
  • Installation, configuration and administration of Windows XP/2000 Professional Client OS
  • Configuring and managed DHCP, DNS and Active Directory
  • Responsible for server deployments, which include application installations, operating system updates and security patches
  • Handling Desktop Management including Home Directory, Profiles, and Folder Redirection.
  • Configuring Network Printers.
  • Maintaining Anti Virus Server.
  • Create and implement an effective back-up strategy for servers including protection and restoration of the entity's critical data.
  • Creating and Managing User accounts.
  • Responding to users tickets.
  • Configuring MS Outlook, Outlook Express Clients
  • Troubleshooting LAN Connectivity related problems
  • Taking up the users email client issues and login into their remote systems
  • Taking Back ups and Troubleshooting Systems
  • Assigning Folder Permissions to users
  • Adequate documentation for daily startup, shutdown and emergency
  • Maintaining Assets Inventory and documentation.

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