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Azure Cloud Engineer Resume

NJ

SUMMARY

  • Around 7 years of Information Technology experience in system design, development, analysis and implementation using Microsoft Technologies.
  • Expertise in Managing Azure services and subscriptions using Azure portals
  • Expertise in Microsoft Azure Cloud Services ( PaaS & IaaS ), Application Insights, Azure Monitoring, Key Vault and Visual Studio Online (VSO).
  • Good knowledge in cloud - based FTP and other forms of file sharing.
  • Good understanding of Azure Web App hosting plans and experience of Implementing, deploying, and configuring Azure Websites.
  • Good understanding of storage concepts. Experience in designing, implementing Azure Storage.
  • Experience on migration.
  • Experience on migrating on premises servers into Azure.
  • Experience in creating and deploying virtual networks and virtual machines using templates.
  • Hands-on experience in managing configuration, Windows Azure Migration, Deployments, maintenance, software application & hardware devices with a focus on systems and Windows Azure environments.
  • Experience in Migrating from SQL server 2000 to 2005 and 2005 to 2008 and 2008 to 2012 by using In-Place upgrade process as well as side-by-side upgrade process and documented complete Upgrade Process.
  • Created resource groups using resource manager, which allow seeing cost/billing and monitoring.
  • Performed migration of Microsoft SQL server to Azure SQL database and created the geo replications in different regions.
  • Displayed quality skills in planning & designing servers for backup & recovery in Azure, restoring application/Vms etc. in case of crash/ emergencies & maintaining high availability with configuration.
  • Resourceful in delivering System/Applications maintenance support and responding to outages during off-hour software deployments within established Service Level Agreements (SLAs)
  • Extensive involvement in designing Azure Resource Manager Template and in designing custom build steps using PowerShell.
  • Experience in handling various backend data sources like MS SQL Server 2000/2005/2008 , MS Access and XML, XAML Data source.
  • Expertise in RDBMS including MS SQL Server, MS Access with thorough knowledge in writing SQL queries, Stored Procedures, Views, Functions, Packages, Triggers, Testing exception handlers, Cursors & tables and objects types.
  • Experience in migrating web-based database applications from physical servers and VMs to Azure would be an advantage.
  • Hands on experience in installation, configuring and troubleshooting DNS and DHCP servers.
  • Troubleshot Azure services synchronization with on premise AD and resynchronized using the Azure tools. Windows 7, Office 365 and Windows 10 deployment, troubleshooting, installation, ghosting and back- Confidential .
  • Setup and configured SCCM Operating System Deployment (OSD) for Windows XP, 7 and Windows 10.
  • Windows 10 Deployment on user’s computer by using SCCM 2016.
  • Expertise in Active Directory Setup and troubleshooting for any deleted objects, AD Recycle Bin, and Remote Desktop Services (RDS)
  • Experience in PowerShell scripting for automation of repeatable work.
  • Knowledge of storage concepts such as ISCSI SAN, NAS, NFS.
  • Knowledge of Networking concepts i.e. TCP/IP, VPN, VLANs and routing Administrating, creating, and modifying DNS records, DHCP scope and reservation
  • Installed and configured IIS including administering SSL certificates like renewing and deploying SSL Certificates

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Azure Expertise: IaaS, PaaS, VM Migrations, Traffic Manager, Azure AD, SQL Azure, Active Directory, Power Shell, Service Bus, Blob storages and Azure Cloud Services

Application/Web Server: Tomcat 5.0/6.0, IIS

Scripting Language: HTML, JavaScript, CSS, and PowerShell

Database: SQL Server 2008/2014, MS Access

Version Control: TFS, Visual Studio Online

IDE: Visual Studio

Operating Systems: Windows 10, Windows Server 2019/2012/2012 R2/2008/2008 R2/2003, Windows 8/7/XP

File Servers: DFS, FTP, Windows SharePoint Services

Web Servers: Internet Information Services 6.0/7.0/7.5/8.0

Networking: DNS, DHCP, NLB & Failover clusters

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, NJ

Azure Cloud Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Implement the OMS tool to monitor the azure infrastructure.
  • Managing the Vendors.
  • Helping customer to migrate the SQL DBs in azure.
  • On-Premises to azure migration.
  • Architecting, Designing and implementation of azure services based on the projects.
  • Providing the azure Training for internal Employing and team.
  • Analysing the customer subscription cost and helping to save the cost.
  • Create Cloud migration plan and strategic road map with effort estimates.
  • Analysing on premise cost and Azure cost as per customer requirements.
  • Helping customer to provide the training on new azure services and features.
  • Helping Customers for application monitoring and providing the internal training.
  • Understand business requirements, system analysis of Customer Environments.
  • Design and implement Azure CLOUD based solutions.
  • Communication with client-side technical team on architecture point of view and signoff.
  • Migration Project's reviews and guide team on technical and functional perspective.
  • Windows Azure Environment setups and implementation.
  • Support system testing\Integration testing and UAT before deploying to production Environment.
  • Managing & Monitoring Daily events for Azure Technical Service.
  • Experience in designing cloud, Web, and middleware solutions, supporting them with solution approach, cloud assessment workshops, POCs and development/migration Plans.
  • Create and maintain project related documentation (Statement of Work Document, Proof of concept document, technical design document etc.)
  • Manage resources and develop staff, assist in defining team objectives, provide subject matter expertise and conduct performance reviews
  • Developing, implementation and documentation of operating policies, methods, processes, measures, and tools.
  • Migration Project's reviews and guide team on technical and functional perspective.
  • Windows Azure Environment setups and implementation.
  • Support system testing\Integration testing and UAT before deploying to production Environment.
  • Managing & Monitoring Daily events for Azure Technical Service.
  • Coordinate all vendor management tasks inclusive of working with external vendors and internal employees.
  • Ensuring enterprise-wide needs for due diligence, risk assessment and continuing vendor monitoring are being accomplished.
  • Experience in designing cloud, Web, and middleware solutions, supporting them with solution approach, cloud assessment workshops, POCs and development/migration Plans.
  • Create and maintain project related documentation (Statement of Work Document, Proof of concept document, technical design document etc.)
  • Cloud Advisory and Consultancy.
  • Analysing and identifying applications for cloud assessment and fitment, mapping the workloads across IaaS, PaaS, and private clouds.
  • Engaging with customer base to understand their evolving business needs and align IT strategy on priorities
  • Analysing on premise cost and Azure cost.
  • Implemented Active Directory 2012 into the enterprise
  • Configured Windows 2012 R2 Direct access to Windows 7 Domain resources
  • Created Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) queries in System Centre Configuration Manager (SCCM) R2
  • Active Directory Installation & Configuration, Group policy management, DHCP, DNS, NPS administration on Windows Server 2012/R2
  • Configuration of Azure AAD Connect Synchronization Tool.
  • Power Shell scripting and automation of routine tasks
  • Deployment of software packages, Operating System, and windows patches through SCCM server.
  • Troubleshooting experience on Windows Client OS like Windows7 and Windows8
  • Integrated Opera application components with OAM for single sign-on
  • Audit GPOs in PROD and DEV domains to point out inconsistency in GPO settings.
  • Experienced in assessment, design, pilot, and upgrades/implementations of enterprise directory services technologies.
  • Active Directory, LDAP, and Kerberos

Environment: VMware vSphere 4.1/5.1, ESX/ESXi 3.5/4.0/5.0, Citrix, VMware vCenter, VMware Standalone Convertor, Windows Server 2000/2003/2008 , ADFS, CISCO blade servers, Remote Desktop Services,, Microsoft Visual Studio TFS, Azure portal.

Confidential - New Jercy City, NJ

Azure Cloud Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in migration from on-premises to Azure Cloud.
  • Performance Tuning for Applications using the Native Zip by the IIS
  • Installed SQL Server 2012 Cluster and configured Always On availability group set up on Windows Server 2008R2 in Development and Production environments.
  • Experience in designing and Implementing Azure Site Recovery and Azure Backup
  • Creating multiple Virtual Machines using PowerShell scripting for the testing purposes.
  • Managed Azure services and subscriptions using Azure portals, managed Azure resources with Azure Resource Manager
  • Installed, configured, administered, monitored Azure, IAAS and PAAS, Azure AD.
  • Used Windows Azure portal to manage Virtual Network.
  • Automate maintenance plan jobs in SQL Server agent and task scheduler: such as shrinking database, backup database, index rebuilding, creating filtered indexes, index reorganizing, cleaning up, and updating statistics.
  • Created, managed, monitored VM using Windows Azure portal admin
  • Hands on experience in implementing infrastructure on Azure cloud
  • Deploying Azure resources using Power Shell and portal
  • Created, managed, monitored Web site using Windows Azure portal admin
  • Deploying local database into Azure SQL server database by using Data Factory Management.
  • Installing and maintaining different server roles in the virtual machines created for the developers.
  • Configured NSGs for two tier and three tier applications
  • Experience in integrating on premises AD to Azure AD
  • Configured VNETs and subnets as per the project requirement
  • Configured Azure blob storage and Azure file servers based on the requirements.
  • Implementation and troubleshooting EXPRESSROUTE connectivity for private, public and Microsoft peering.
  • Implementation and troubleshooting Internal load balancer, Internet load balancer and Application gateway.
  • Securing Infrastructure by implementing Network security groups and Virtual appliance.
  • Have extremely good knowledge on Azure Site Recovery, Data backup and Replication.
  • Migration of VM WARE resources, Hyper-V resources and physical machines from on premises to Azure.
  • Worked on migrating on premises servers into Azure.
  • Worked on Azure Active Directory.
  • Good knowledge on performance monitoring, exposure to Operation Management Suite (OMS).
  • Worked on point-to-site VPN configuration as well as site-to-site connectivity.
  • Creation and management of Virtual Machines, Installing VMware tools, creating templates, cloning, deploy Virtual Machines from Templates
  • Documenting Application Installation, known issues which occur regularly.
  • Configuration of certain IIS related settings are coded into the web config file as part of the Web configurator utility effort
  • Resource Management- Configuring VMware HA, VMware DRS Clusters for VMotion- migrations between ESX Servers .
  • Updated the Patches for ESX Servers using VMware Update Manager in Virtual Center
  • Handling refresh updates will pick up any changes made to an AD or Cloud object since the last cache refresh.
  • Installation of Web components like IIS.
  • Managing Webservers and Troubleshooting the .NET applications thru Advanced IIS tracing techniques.
  • Experience with Microsoft Network Load Balancing and Microsoft Clustering technologies.

Environment: Windows Server 2008/2008 R2/2012, UCS, Active directory, vMotion, SV-Motion, vCenter, vSphere, Azure Portal.

Confidential

Windows Engineer\Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Installing and upgrading the ESX/ESXi hosts and vCenters
  • Upgrade the servers from 2003 to 2008R2 and 2012.
  • Designed and implemented DFS-R for MDT 2012 U2 deployment shares across the US and other countries.
  • Building packages for latest Microsoft OS like Windows 10 on different versions.
  • Installed and configured MDT 2012 U2 with BUILD and DEPLOY deployment shares for Windows 10.
  • Setup a local instance of Hyper-V to create the Windows 10 GOLD image.
  • Created a task sequence in MDT 2013 U2 to capture the gold image within the Hyper-V VM.
  • Captured the Windows 10 Enterprise GOLD image from the VM inside the local Hyper-V instance using the MDT U2 capture task sequence.
  • Helping team for solving SCCM agent and SCEP installation issues.
  • Planning for windows 10 migration by testing images for dell desktop workstation-laptops and thin clients for V
  • Develop, document and implement Engineering and Operational strategy for the Storage infrastructure.
  • Maintained security upgrades for installed software.
  • Responsible for managing users Microsoft Outlook and Active Directory Accounts.
  • Installed and configured networks, router, TCP/IP, and routing IP address in both LAN/WAN
  • Providing Comprehensive documentation for system builds.
  • Power Shell scripting and automation of routine tasks
  • Deploy and manage VMware horizon view on CISCO UCS for deployment and failover clustered Hyper-V environments
  • Reviewed Active Directory and exchange structure and made recommendations for changes to follow Microsoft best practices
  • Managing Webservers and Troubleshooting the .NET applications thru Advanced IIS tracing techniques.
  • Configuration of certain IIS related settings are coded into the web config file as part of the Web configurator utility effort.
  • Performance Tuning for Applications using the Native Zip by the IIS
  • Monitoring the Domino mail servers across the country for mail routing, Database quotas and access, web-mail access, Cluster replication, database replication, server tasks, server health etc.
  • Register, rename, recertify, and delete users, move users to new certifier, move users mail files to Different server, modify person docs, database access issues, out of office agents, modify location Docs, creating mail-in databases, distribution lists, ACL only, Mail only, and Multi- Purpose Notes Groups etc.
  • Determining causes of delivery failures through message tracking, tracert, and examination of server Log file and configuration etc.
  • Managed Group Polices, Security groups, and file shares for Trinity enterprise
  • Used Operating System Deployment (OSD) module of the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) to create automated server builds for both physical and in VMware ESX 5.5 environments
  • Served as Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) Subject Matter Expert
  • Implemented Active Directory 2012 into the enterprise
  • Configured Windows 2012 R2 Direct access to Windows 7 Domain resources
  • Configured VMware Templets to be deployed into the enterprise environment
  • Created Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) queries in System Centre Configuration Manager (SCCM) R2
  • Experience writing both Power Shell and PowerCLI scripts to automate Virtual Machine builds and DNS entry configurations.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills with the ability to interact effectively with employees at all levels within the organization
  • Efficient with PowerShell scripting.
  • Deploying SCCM 2007 solution for Update Management and OS Deployment for Windows Server 2008.
  • Attending CAB meetings and weekly and Monthly team meeting for reviewing SCCM activities.
  • Accepted responsibility as Knowledge Base Manager of the team.
  • Extended the Active Directory schema for Configuration Manager 2012.
  • Deploying Windows 7, Windows 10 on user computers.
  • Installing different types of roles and services as required in the environment like SCCM, SCOM, GPO etc.
  • Register, rename, recertify, and delete users, move users to new certifier, move users mail files to Different server, modify person docs, database access issues, out of office agents, modify location Docs, creating mail-in databases, distribution lists, ACL only, Mail only, and Multi- Purpose Notes Groups etc.
  • Experience in configuring multiple LDAP instances and defined LDAP Schemas.
  • Defined and maintained Sun and Active Directory (LDAP) security models redundancy and availability.
  • Configured Windows 2012 R2 Direct access to Windows 7 Domain resources
  • Configured VMware Templets to be deployed into the enterprise environment
  • Created Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) queries in System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) R2
  • Configured clusters to provide fail over, load balancing and deployed applications on clusters.
  • Providing problem resolution/troubleshooting for SCOM components.
  • Implementing changes/enhancements to SCOM components and creating custom Management
  • Creating the Backup’s and restoring the data for servers on scheduled basis.
  • Experience in decommissioned and rebuild the servers in Data Centres.
  • Experience with Data Centres on small and large scale.
  • Track the issues and document the development process for program references.
  • Communicate with Subject Matter Experts/Users to resolve and clarify any issues that are raised during the development cycle. Supporting Disaster Recovery Planning and Activation. IIS Management.
  • Scripting and automating tasks using VBScript and PowerShell.
  • Designing, configuring, maintaining, and troubleshooting of SCOM 2007 and SCOM 2012.
  • Performing regular health checks and diagnostics of site servers, system, and database.
  • Monitoring event logs, System performance, inboxes, disk space availability, File clean up.
  • Responsible for maintenance of enterprise SCOM 2007 and SCOM 2012 r2. This includes
  • Deployment and performance guides for Virtual Networking
  • Managing and monitoring the ESXi hosts and clusters in vCenter.
  • Design and deploy ESXi and VCenter Servers.
  • Creating and Managing Data Stores (Fibre Channel, NFS), HA/DRS, SDRS/vStandard Switch/vDS, PortGroups, NIC-Teaming, Port channel in ESXi hosts
  • Performing vMotion, Cloning, Snapshot, FT, Update Manger, Host Profile, Manage OS Templates and Multipathing

Environment: Windows Server 2008/2008 R2, Windows Server 2003, Windows 7, UCS, Active directory, vMotion, SV-Motion, vCenter, vSphere, Azure Portal.

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