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Team Lead Resume

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Having around 12.7+ years of professional IT experience as AIX/Linux/UNIX System Administrator and worked various Unix operating systems like IBM AIX, IBM VIO, Solaris, RHEL and on different tools like HMC, PowerHA, Vormetric Encryption, Veritas Volume manager and Veritas cluster servers.
  • Working as Team Lead for AIX/Linux Team and providing 24 X 7 supports of 690+ IBM AIX/VIO servers and 300+ RHEL servers.
  • Working as Infra Lead to specific critical project and involving in planning &execution of all project’s infra activities (OS/Storage/DB/Network).
  • Having good experience as Architect for planning, creating, implementation of IBM Power 7/8/9 Architecture.
  • Extensive experience on Power systems like Power 6, Power7, Power 8 and Power 9.
  • Extensive experience in AIX LPAR Virtualization using IBM VIOS.
  • Multiple years of proven systems administration experience including Installation, support & administration of IBM AIX 5.3/6.1/7.1/7.2 LPARS and IBM VIOS.
  • Installation, support & administration of IBM VIOS Various versions like 2.X/3.X .
  • Having great technical experience in identifying and resolving various critical production issues.
  • Admirable experience in administer & troubleshooting Issues with PowerHA Cluster 6.1, PowerHA System Mirror 7.1& 7.2 with combination of metro mirroring across data centers.
  • Good experience in Live Partition Mobility, ProMon, Power SC and PowerVC.
  • Weekly Capacity planning and optimize the resources and providing the proactive recommendations.
  • Attending SOX Audits & Quarterly CSA audits and providing all the require data from servers.
  • Great Experience in AIX/VIO upgrades and server migrations from one location to other.
  • Expertized Experience in HMC & IBM Frame Firmware upgrades.
  • Extensively involved in major projects like AIX server’s migrations to Power8 frames and RHEL.
  • Building & Maintaining the Golden images.
  • Planning & implementation of major changes.
  • Providing Immediate support for all kinds of Service interruption issues.
  • Great experience in troubleshooting & resolving various production issues
  • Having good communication skills with ability to work under pressure in a highly visible role.
  • Adaptive to team environment and capable of completing complex tasks independently.
  • Extensive experience in AIX upgrades & migrations.
  • Greatly experienced in HMC administration &IVM Administration.
  • Working as SME for Vormetric encryption for data privacy.
  • As per the standard patching cycle, maintaining the servers with latest patches.
  • Great experience on RHEL5, RHEL6& RHEL7 administration.
  • Planned & migrated all the RHEL servers to RHEL7 version.
  • Good experience in RHEL Patching & upgrades.
  • Having great technical documentation and communication skills.
  • Installation and administration of SUSE LINUX on Power Servers.
  • VMWare ESX/VSphere/VBLOCK experience in building Linux VM’s using EMC VMAX.
  • Configuration of Critical RHEL servers on High availability with VPLEX data stores.
  • Proficient experience in NIM server configuration and NIM installations.
  • Having good experience in Oracle Solaris 9/10 administrator.
  • Hands on experience in VERITAS Volume Manager and VERITAS Cluster Services.
  • Good knowledge on Shell scripting .
  • Capacity planning for every week on all the AIX and LINUX servers.
  • Good experience on WPARs.
  • Working on Automations, operation improvements and cost savings.
  • We are following ITIL Process and using ServiceNow ticketing tools and had experience on various ticketing tools like Maxima and BMC Remedy.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Operating Systems: IBM AIX 5.3/6.1/7.1/7.2 , RHEL5/6/7, IBM VIO 1.5.2/2.2.2/2.2.3/2.2.4/2.2.5/2.2.6/3.1.0 Oracle Solaris 9/10

Hardware: Power 6/7/8/9 systems (P595, P770, P795, E880, E870, P980), Power 6/7 Blades (P701, JS23) and Power Intel Blades (HS22/23), Vblock, SunFire - V440,480,880,890

Cluster Software’s: PowerHA6.1, PowerHA SystemMirror 7.1/7.2 &VCS

Consoles: HMC7/8, IVM

Storage: IBM SVC, IBM XIV/FLASH, EMC.

Ticketing Tools: ServiceNow, IBM Maxima, BMC Remedy, Vormetric Encryption (DSM)

Project Experience and details:

Confidential

Team Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Working as Team Lead for AIX/Linux Team with Team Size of 10 members.
  • Providing 24 X 7 supports of 692 AIX servers and 285 RHEL servers.
  • Attending client/Project meetings and Based on the requirement providing various solutions.
  • Attending regular Operation calls and working towards SLA reports.
  • Using ServiceNow ticketing tool. As per ITL standards, working on various Incidents, Tasks, Problems, Service Requests and Change requests.
  • Providing 24 X 7 on-call support for P1 /P2 Service interruptions.
  • Providing Technical plans for all implementations plans.
  • AIX/VIOS Server Builds, File system increasing, shared VG creations, adding resource groups, fall over-fallback periodical testing. Logical Volume Management, File system Housekeeping, APAR Installations, User Administration, Server Health checks, TL-SP updates. Configuring NFS exports. Increasing memory/CPU entitlements/virtual CPUS, creating virtual SCSI, Virtual Ethernet, Virtual FCS, NPIV Adapters, LHEA, SEA adapters. Mapping disks from VIO server to VIO clients, Mirroring/Un-mirroring, alt clones.
  • Having weekly team meetings and discuss all the operation/Project tasks &improvements.
  • Creating & maintaining all the SOPs and conducting KT sessions to offshore team.
  • Creating weekly capacity report and will do optimization.
  • Creating Health check report for critical servers and will do proactive recommendations to avoid all the performance issue.
  • Analyzing performance issues and tuning the servers based on the utilization statistics.
  • Attending all Service interruption outages/Degradations and provides the quick solutions.
  • As per the security base line in ESOP, Maintaining the servers.
  • Managing the Audit meetings and proving the evidences to internal/external auditors.
  • Attending Vendor calls and understanding& implementing/upgrading new technologies.
  • Managing client escalations and working for the client satisfactions.
  • Building RHEL servers, troubleshooting different kinds of issues creating/Resizing FS, DR configuration, Samba configuration, NFS mounts, Adding Memory /CPU/swap, Patching using satellite server, RPM installations, working with vendor for hardware/software issues, User administration, InfiniBand Configuration, Capacity planning .
  • Creating & updating DR documents. Performing DR activities as per the cycle.
  • As part of N/N-1 version currency, performing upgrades from AIX 5.3/6.1/AIX 7.1 and AIX 7.2, VIOS 2.2.3/2.2.4/2.2.5 to 2.2.6 & 3.1.0 and RHEL 6 to RHEL7.
  • LPAR Migrations from power 6/7 to Power 8 with in same site, LPAR migrations from one site to another site. LUN’s migrations from Old SVC to new SVC at AIX level by using mirroring/un-mirroring. Performed cluster upgrades from HACMP 6.1 to Power HA 7.1 and PowerHA 7.1 to PowerHA 7.2, Cluster server’s migration from Power7 to Power8.
  • Working as Infra Lead to specific critical project and I will be involved in planning & execution of all project’s infra activities (OS/Storage/DB/Network).
  • Updating latest service packs as part of patching cycle.
  • For data privacy setup & maintenance of Vormetric encryption on specific data base servers.
  • Design activities, including the creation, management, and implementation of project plans of high complexity.
  • Configured ProMon and maintaining AIX environment in standard way.
  • Maintaining mksysb Backups and Restorations.

Confidential

Sr. UNIX Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Providing 24x7 Remote UNIX System Administration Support.
  • Support and Maintenance of 500+ servers.
  • Handling Incidents /Service Requests /Change Requests using BMC Remedy Tools.
  • Logical Volume Management, File system Housekeeping, APAR Installations, User Administration, Server Health checks, TL-SP upgrades. Configuring NFS exports, increasing memory/CPU entitlements/virtual CPUS, creating virtual SCSI, Virtual Ethernet, Virtual FCS, LHEA, SEA adapters. Mapping disks from VIO server to VIO clients.
  • Performed AIX 5.3 to AIX 6.1, VIOS 1.5 to VIOS 2.1 migrations.
  • File system increasing, shared VG creations, adding resource groups, fall over-fallback periodical testing.
  • Increasing memory/CPU entitlements/virtual CPUS, creating virtual SCSI, Virtual Ethernet, Virtual FCS, LHEA, SEA adapters. Mapping disks from VIO server to VIO clients.
  • Working with Build team and performing the preproduction readiness task before sending servers into Go-live. Supporting DR activities.
  • Working with IBM for H/W replacements like Disk/adapter/DIMM/Sysplanar/Power supply.
  • Preparing Technical/Process documentations for project support.
  • Conducting KT sessions for team on project tasks.
  • Other Activities: Handling daily basis production/Customer calls. Working with vendor’s software/Hardware support teams. 24 X 7 ON-CALL Supports.

Confidential

UNIX Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Providing 24x7 Remote UNIX System Administration Support.
  • Support and Maintenance of 500+ Solaris Servers and 20+ AIX servers.
  • Handling Incidents /Service Requests /Change Requests using BMC Remedy Tool. nstallation of patches and packages, VERITAS NetBackup client’s upgrades.
  • Logical Volume Management, File system Housekeeping, APAR Installations, User Administration, Server Health checks, increasing memory/CPU entitlements/virtual CPUS, creating virtual SCSI, Virtual Ethernet, Virtual FCS, LHEA, SEA adapters. Mapping disks from VIO server to VIO clients.
  • Worked with vendor to replace the failed hardware.
  • Resizing the FS, replacement of failed disks.
  • Troubleshooting of software and hardware issues.
  • Server maintenance - FS thresholds & CPU utilization.
  • Configuration of Schedule Cron jobs.
  • User management & File management.
  • Trouble shooting of Hardware/Software problems.
  • Adding/removing the SAN disks to the servers.

Confidential

UNIX Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Providing 24x7 Remote UNIX System Administration Support.
  • Support and Maintenance of 450 Servers.
  • OS installations and configurations.
  • User administration & Cronjob Scheduling.
  • File systems creations & providing permissions.
  • Patch & package installations.
  • VERITAS Volume Manager Administration like creating disk groups, adding disks, creation of FS and resizing.
  • Troubleshooting Hardware & Software issues.

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