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System Engineer Or Private Cloud Vmware Engineer Resume

Shelton, CT

SUMMARY

  • Successfully design and implement scores of Virtualization projects, DC consolidation using Virtualization approach using VMWARE and MS Hyper - V on IBM, HP and Nutanix Hardware.
  • Successfully design and Implement Citrix Blade servers farm in Windows Environment of IBM and HP Brand. Successful Design and Install Microsoft Active Directory and AD server disaster recoveries. Analyzed, standardized, and stabilized Active Directory in preparation for migration.
  • Successfully design and implement Network Area Storage (NAS) and RAID concepts. Design and Implement Backup Solutions Using Symantec Backup. Implement Microsoft Server setup for 5000+ users.
  • Experience and administrate Domain Controller, DNS, DHCP, FTP, RODC, SQL Server, Active Directory Services and Group Policy Management.
  • Design and Implement Patch Management by System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) 2007 / 2012, Microsoft Deployment Kit (MDT), Windows Server Update Services (WSUS).
  • Experience in various Infrastructure Monitoring tools such as SCOM (System Center Operation Manager), vROP (VMware vRealize Operations), ControlUP.
  • Developed a migration approach to move workloads from On - Premises AD to Windows Azure or develop new cloud-ready application solutions.
  • Experience in Amazon Web Services (Amazon EC2, Amazon S3, Amazon Elastic Load Balancing, AWS Identity and access management, AWS Cloud Watch). Design and Implemented a small-scale VMware Horizon with about 350+ Desktops to different application Users.
  • Design and Implemented a mid-scale Citrix XenApp and Citrix XenDesktop with about 800+ Desktops to different application Users. Excellent experience of SLA preparation with decent documentation skills with good hands On MS office Products.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Hardware: Desktop, Laptop, Macintosh (MAC), Printers (HP printers, Lexmark, Panasonic, Xerox), Most of Dell Desktops and Laptops, IBM, Dell, and HP RACK and Blade Servers, Nutanix Platform.

Virtualization: VMWARE, Microsoft, Hyper-V, Citrix Presentation Server, Citrix XenApp, and Citrix XenDesktop.

Cloud: Amazon EC2, Amazon S3, AWS Identity, and access management, AWS Cloud Watch, Amazon EBS other services of the AWS family

Storage: Network Area Storage (NAS), VMWARE VSAN, VMFS, NAS/NFS, iSCSI

Patch Management: System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) 2007 / 2012, Microsoft Deployment Kit (MDT), Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)

Backup: Avamar, EMC Networker backup, Symantec Backup Exe

Antivirus: Symantec, Trend, Avast, Kaspersky, MacAfee

Operating Systems: Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7/8/10 Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016 Server, Linux

Database: SQL Server, MS Access

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential - SHELTON, CT

SYSTEM ENGINEER OR PRIVATE CLOUD VMWARE ENGINEER

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in design, implementation and maintenance of current mid-scale physical and virtual consolidated DEV, TEST, PRODCTION and UAT infrastructures. Physical to virtual (P2V) conversion of Windows 2003 / 2008 server editions using VMware converter.
  • Implement and Configure backup using Avamar Backup and EMC Networker backup. Create upgrade baseline for ESXI host and remediate for all host using VMware Update Manage. Streamline patch management process for Virtual Machine using N-1 formula with SCCM.
  • Implement an IAM policy is by developing a strategy around multi-factor authentication (MFA).
  • Implement IAM policy for all endpoints accessing corporate information and systems protection by an endpoint protection platform (EPP) and an endpoint detection and response (EDR) solution.
  • Managing Identity and Access Management with Microsoft Azure.
  • Manage Identity Access management of Azure Subscriptions, Azure AD, Azure AD Connect, Azure AD Pass through Authentication.
  • Created Forests and Domains and raised functional levels. Created trust relationships. Managed, created, deleted Local groups, Global groups, and Universal groups. Verified and resolved Group Policy problems; Imported and exported GPO settings.
  • Servers Health Check and performance monitoring for all the Wintel servers (1500 windows servers).
  • Creating and maintaining User accounts, Profiles, Security, rights, disk space and process monitoring using Active Directory.
  • Strong hands-on administration experience on Windows 2012 server - Forest, Domain trust, AD, DFS, DNS, WINS, DHCP, Group Policy, Distribution lists
  • Performed daily monitoring tasks to assure the proper health of multiple Active Directory environments Supported multi-domain DNS environments and configured DHCP scope for those environments
  • Reviewed the Windows 2008 R2 Active Directory Design encompassing a single forest, multi domain environment. Analyzed the design including branch based RODC's placement, aligned necessary DNS Domain and OU based group policies.
  • Created monitors, alarms and notifications for EC2 hosts using Cloud watch. Migrated applications to the AWS cloud.
  • Build servers using AWS, importing volumes, launching EC2, RDS, creating security groups, auto-scaling, load balancers (ELBs) in the defined virtual private connection
  • Having Experience Configuring and managing AzureAD Connect, AzureAD Connect health, Microsoft Azure Active Directory.
  • Resolved Azure AD issues relating to Office 365, Active Directory to AzureAD
  • Secure the environment by deploying patching through SCCM for Physical and Virtual System.
  • Create SUG (Software Update Group), different Collection for DEV, TEST, PRODCTION and UAT environment on the bases of weekly patch deployment using SCCM. Create baseline for VMWare tools and upgrade all ESXI host and Virtual Machine.
  • Virtual center server & license server installation and configuration. Managed Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) VMware View 7.0 by configuring VMware View Composer, View Connection Server, View Agent and View Client.
  • Worked on Hyper-V, ESX and ESXI Architecture, guest OS installation, setting up of VM priorities, Cloning and Snapshots. Upgrade ESX servers using VMware Host update utility and update plug-in. Monitoring and Reporting the health status of VMware VDI Environment.
  • Working experience as desktop support for different clients by phone or in person as needed to minimize downtime. Implementation of VDI Horizon View for whole organization. Experience in working with ESX and ESXi server’s configuration, Installation, management and maintenance.
  • Support as Service Desk technician, necessary on a 24-7 basis to limit system down time during internal or external outages and peak enrollment periods. Hands-on expertise in networking, storage, system integration and IT Hosting.
  • Experience as a VMware Administrator in Data Center Environment using ESX server 3.5, 4.0, 4.1ESXi 4.1, 5.0, 5.1 and VSphere VCenter Server 2.0, 2.5, 4.0, 4.1, 5.0, 5.1 running other VMware Products like VCenter Update Manager4.0, 4.1, 5.0 VCenter Lab manager 4.0, VMware View 4.5, 4.0 and Site Recovery Manager 4.1, 4.0.
  • Experience as a Citrix environment with versions of 4.0 and 4.5. Working experience on End to End process including ordering for hardware, installation, configuration and decommission of the servers. Administration of Hyper-V environments for servers 2008, 2008 R2 and 2012.
  • Install Configure and Administration of VMware Horizon View and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure VDI environment. Administration and VMware Horizon View. Day to day activities include installing, configuring and management of VMware Horizon View Virtual desktops, RDS.
  • VMware Horizon integrate with VMware vSphere to achieve cost-effective densities, high levels of availability, and advanced resource allocation control for your virtual desktops.

Confidential

SYSTEM ENGINEER ENGINEER OR PRIVATE CLOUD VMWARE ENGINEER

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in design, implementation, and maintenance of current large scale physical and virtual consolidated infrastructures as well as with the design, test and implementation of future technologies within virtual space on Nutanix Hyper Converge Platform.
  • Implement Single Sign On (SSO) principle for organization.
  • Capacity Planning for new clusters and existing cluster using VMware vRealize Operations (VROPS). Prepared Sizing sheet for new cluster and existing clusters for Nutanix Platform and VMWare. Monitor and maintain Nutanix Infrastructure using Prism.
  • Experience in Migrating Group and Exception Policies from one domain to another domain in AD forest. Planning, designing and implementing the various solutions on windows server platform technologies and its components like Active directory, DFS shares, RDS Service and high availability cluster environment.
  • Managing, installing and troubleshooting Microsoft windows active directory, DNS, DHCP services on windows server 2003/2008 and 2012 platforms.
  • Created AWS Route53 to route traffic between different regions. Configure IAM and Security Group in Public and Private Subnets in VPC.
  • Provided guidance in the planning, gathering requirements, recommendations, and implementation of data migration to Office 365, and configuration best practices
  • Having Experience on creating and updating the Various PowerShell Scripts for windows, Active Directory, AzureAD and o365.
  • Developed a migration approach to move workloads from On - Premises AD to Windows Azure or develop new cloud-ready application solutions.
  • Designing, Configuring and maintaining Active Directory Services on Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2012 and 2016(Test, Development) Domain controller.
  • Install and Manage security reporting tools to monitor any Active Directory changes. Plan and manage all the migrations and upgrades related to Active Directory and Domain controllers.
  • Expertise in Active Directory Setup and troubleshooting for any deleted objects and AD Recycle Bin.
  • Planning, creating and managing AD group policy Templates and Policies Administration, Operating System security Patches Upgrade Procedure for secure computing and network environment.
  • Experienced in Deploying Web Apps and Creating Web-Jobs Sync on premises Active Directory users to office 365 with ADCONNECT and ADFS to make easy to user moving.
  • Responsible for Servers Health Check and Performance Monitoring for all the Window servers.
  • Supported VMware, specifically ESX VSphere 4 to monitor cluster performance, optimize the server environment, and diagnose and resolve production issues amongst 3 Data Centers and over 1800 servers. Involved VMware data center migration from enterprise into small entity.
  • Performed ESX Hosts and Virtual Machine migrations between Development, Integration, and Production environments and across Datacenters. Implemented and Tested desktop virtualization and introduced VMware View to the client.
  • Creating and managing Active Directory (AD) Organizational Units (OU), Group Policy Objects (GPO), and creating the users providing the Users Permissions, Configuring GPO'S.
  • Having Experience on AWS Cloud Technologies. Having Experience Managing the Confidential Cloud Soft layer.
  • Familiarity in the following areas: single sign-on, enterprise directory architecture and design, directory schema, namespace, replication topology, resource provisioning, role-based access Control, user lifecycle.
  • Resolved Azure AD issues relating to Office 365, Active Directory to AzureAD identity and user permissions.
  • Primary responsibility for the Active Directory Administration to provide strategic and tactical direction for the Active Directory Services, Identity and Access Management, Roles Based Access Control
  • Creating and Managing Alarms for the Based on Vm Users, Esxi Server &Vcenter level.
  • Performing Snapshots, Cloning, Cold Migrations and Hot Migrations.
  • Experience Configuring and managing AzureAD Connect, AzureAD Connect health, Microsoft Azure Active Directory.
  • Expertise in configure the VMware environment with all available features like vSphere High Availability (HA), Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS), VMotion, Storage VMotion, Fault Tolerance (FT), vStandard switches, vDistributed switches, Host Profiles, VSAN Storage and Network teaming and bridge mode configure in ESX servers and virtual servers as per the requirement.
  • Create roles and permissions for specified users to give control over the VM’s. Adding additional hardware resources and expanding the Operation System Partition of VM’s. Performance monitoring, resource monitoring of the ESX nodes using graphs, reports and setting up alarms.
  • Day to day activities include installing, configuring and management of VMware Horizon View Virtual desktops and Citrix Xendesktops. Test of Various Applications on Citrix Server as per client requirement. Assigning User Base Policy on Citrix as well as Active Directory environment.
  • Troubleshoot daily issues regarding Citrix access, Printing, Performance & Providing Remote Assistance on servers located clients or at dealer’s locations. Taking support and consulting from Citrix for unknown and unsolved issues.

Confidential

SYSTEM ENGINEER OR PRIVATE CLOUD VMWARE ENGINEER

Responsibilities:

  • Administering, develop and deploy 500 VM’s running across Datacenters from templates and creating snapshots, cloning and golden image of the virtual machines for future deployments.
  • Installing overall IT infrastructure like budgeting, designing and execution; dealing with vendor management for IT asset procurement to deliver desirable results.
  • Role Includes Strategy, Design and Implementation of Solutions to Further Enhance Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity of Global Infrastructure Environment. Design and Implement Security for AD Objects Using Group Policy.
  • Active Directory administrator in an Enterprise class environment with multiple domain in forests. AD migration project, moving servers from two corporation domains to one common domain.
  • Administrate Active Directory replication, Active Directory backup / restore services, Active Directory security services, Active Directory Federation Service (ADFS), Active Directory group policy and Active Directory auditing by using Quest Software.
  • Migration of Active Directory in Windows Server 2008 include Experience Delegate Active Directory Permission. Managed local, roaming, and mandatory profiles planed strategy for placing Global Catalogue (GC) and evaluated the need to enable Universal Group Caching.
  • Backing up and recovering the Windows 2000/2003/2008 and Active Directory and other data. Implemented VMware Horizon View Virtual Desktop infrastructure with more than 200 Virtual Desktops. Monitoring and Reporting the health status of VMware Horizon View VDI Environment.
  • Used VMware Horizon Web-based administrative console to manage virtual desktops from any location. Performed active directory authoritative and non-authoritative restore operations.
  • Troubleshooting the servers all problems like, Authentication, Permission and Replication and Group policies.
  • Create and manage resource pools and add the VM’S into resource pools, install VM tools into VM’s and allocate for end user and setting up priorities on CPU, memory (RAM) and other resources.
  • Create virtual switches and port groups, configure virtual network settings for redundancy by teaming up vNIC, and configure network traffic, security and load balancing policies. Provision VMware Data store’s and configure storage for Virtual Machines.
  • Upgrade ESX host with vCenter update manager and pushing the patches for hosts and guests. Installed application onAWS EC2 instances and configured the storage on S3 buckets. Perform S3 buckets creation, policies and the IAM role based polices.
  • Created monitors, alarms, and notifications for EC2 hosts using Cloud Watch. Used Amazon Route53 to manage DNS zones and give public DNS names to elastic load balancers. Put in place traffic filters with IP Access Lists, Distribute-Lists, and Route Maps.
  • Modify PowerShell scripts to query data from machines, i.e. installed software/versions, software configuration. Extensive experience in design, installation and administration of Windows and Linux Systems. Daily backup Job and reporting by Symantec Backup Exec 2012.
  • Creates and maintains the Virus, Spyware policies and Live Update policies on the Symantec clients and servers. Install, maintain and backup SQL server and troubleshoot SQL server connectivity issues.
  • Perform daily system monitor, verify the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, review system and VM log files, and verify completion of schedule jobs such as backups also check alerts and alarms.
  • Install, configure and manage Windows servers 2003/2008/2012 on the VM’s and on physical machines.

Confidential

SYSTEM ENGINEER OR PRIVATE CLOUD VMWARE ENGINEER

Responsibilities:

  • Design, deployment, maintenance and implementation of large-scale virtualization infrastructure utilizing Dell rack mount servers includes 80 Domain controllers (DC) and 20 Member Servers. Maintain active directory infrastructure include migration of AD.
  • Extensive Experience with Domain Controllers including installation, promotion/demotion, configuration, monitoring and replication include troubleshoot.
  • Involving maintenance of AS/400 based applications and has worked on S/36, which is an advantage for maintaining legacy applications ported to AS/400. Administration of Vmware-vCloud Director- installation, design, and configuration experience.
  • Network, system administration and maintenance such as Linux, Windows, and Hyper-V. Worked with VMware features like High Availability, DRS, VMotion, Storage VMotion and Fault Tolerance.
  • Experience in Installation and Configuration of Single Sign on Server SSO, vCenter Inventory Services and vCenter5.1. Experience on VMware operations Manager. Experience in SRM implementation and vCenter Heartbeat Implementation.
  • Worked on migrations of physical servers with different OS Windows and Linux to virtual Platform using VMware converter and Plate spin. Implemented Rapid VM deployment preparing templates, cloning and exporting VM to OVF format.
  • Experience of using VMware Consolidated backup and Data Recovery appliances in backing up and restoring VM's. Configured scheduled tasks, alarms, alerts, CPU, Memory and Network Disk monitoring in VCenter.
  • Done Patch Management of ESXi hosts and VM's using VMware VCenter Update Manager. Experience in installing and configuring storage technology such as SAN, NFS, FC, NAS, ISCSI, and RAID. Experience in Linux/UNIX - Red hat Enterprise 6.0, 5.5, 5.4 and VMKernel, Fedora.
  • Activities related to VMware Infrastructure- OS and application Installations, New user Creations, File Permissions, maintenance of day-day activities and Performance Monitoring.
  • Experience in installing, maintaining and managing various rack mounted and Blade servers from Dell, HP, IBM and UC on Cisco UCS. Administering Microsoft Windows 2008, Windows 2003, Windows 2000 and NT Server Environments, Active Directory, DNS, DHCP.
  • Using AD Tools like repadmin for AD Quarrying and Reporting to Monitor Troubleshoot DC's. Use Microsoft Active Directory with VMware Horizon to manage access to virtual desktops and to manage policies.
  • Trouble shooting issues related to VMware ESX host, VMware virtual center, HA, DRS, VMware update manager. Performing daily server checklist of servers from all over the locations. Created weekly status reports based on Windows Server Event Log's, Storage capacities and Backup's.
  • Deleted the Log files on the Servers to handle Out of Disk Related Issues.

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