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Lead Windows System Admin Resume

Houston, TexaS

SUMMARY

  • 9+ Years of experience with a Microsoft Certified Professional in IT industry with 7+ years in Windows System Administrator and 2+ years in the Virtualization with VMware ESX/ESXi 6, 5.5, 5.0 servers and virtual centre server.
  • Installed, configured and administered all: Windows Server 2012 R2: DNS Servers, DFS Servers, FSMO Servers, Domain Controllers and Printer Servers.
  • Managing windows server infrastructure (More Than 500 Servers) with Physical & Virtual environment.
  • Sound knowledge in administering & maintaining SAN/NAS systems such as EMC & NetApp Environment.
  • Experience in Active Directory, GPOs, DNS, DHCP, File & Print Server, IIS (Web Server), FTP, Terminal Server, NAT, Microsoft Clustering and Exchange Mail Server in Windows based server environment.
  • Installing, configuring the Domain Controllers in windows 2008,2012, & 2016 servers
  • Installing and administrating the DHCP servers, creating scopes, super scopes and IP reservation and configuring the server options.
  • Good knowledge in administration and management of Active Directory in windows 2008,2012, & 2016 servers
  • Active Directory backup and restore, Implementing and managing group policy through GPMC
  • Excellent experience in performing all aspects of VMware vSphere Operations and actions which Essentially is required for virtual machines such as Snapshots, vMotion, Storage vMotion, HA, DRS.
  • Manage the deployment, maintenance, support and upgrade of serves, hardware, software, operating systems and distributed printers in a Microsoft Windows and server environment. Build and troubleshooting experience with VMware ESX Server and Virtual centre server
  • Experience in creating and configuring Standard vSwitches and VMware Distributed Switch
  • Maintaining the Online Microsoft Exchange Office 365.
  • Managed Microsoft SCCM deployments in a large - scale global environment
  • Handled different projects in System administration, Expertise in Remote Infrastructure management in Windows XP, Win 7, Win 10 & 2003/2008 environment
  • Configuring installing Wi-Fi and LAN, Disk Management RAID 0,1,5
  • Supporting servers with MySQL Databases, co-coordinating with DBA’s for Kernel Tuning and performance monitoring
  • Hands-on experience on Lotus Notes and Microsoft outlook in client-side environment.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential - Houston, Texas

Lead Windows System Admin

Responsibilities:

  • Hands on experience in building, configuring, troubleshooting, maintaining windows 2008/2012/2016 virtual as well as physical servers
  • Hands on Experience in installing SQL 2012/2014/2016 , SSIS, SSAS, SSRS on windows servers and troubleshooted issues related to SQL.
  • Experience in adding internal DNS to the servers as well as troubleshooting DNS issues on windows servers.
  • Manage entire infrastructure in day to day to day administration of LAN and WAN for corporate headquarters and Boise Physician site
  • Managed print servers - Windows 2008, Windows Server 2008r2 and now also on Windows Server 2012
  • Maintained Servers using Windows 2000, Windows 2003 and Windows2008. Applications running on maintained server was: ISA 2006, Symantec
  • Anti-Virus, Ghost Suite, DHCP, DNS, WINS, ISS, SharePoint Services, Active Directory, Websense, Call Copy Numerous client specific programs and WSUS.
  • Migrated around 600 VMS and 180 HP physical servers from windows 2008 OS to 2012 and 2012 to 2016.
  • Migrated around 120 physical servers from EMC storage to AMEX storage.
  • Deployed the Windows Server 2008 R2 operating system using a Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) and Windows Automated Installation Kit (Windows AIK).
  • Designing and executing the Phase by phase migration plans and performing upgrades from VMware ESX 4.0, 4.1 to vSphere ESXi without Downtime.
  • Perform successful physical to virtual and virtual to virtual conversions of physical/virtual machines using VMware Converter.
  • Performing Cloning, Cold Migrations and Hot Migrations and taking Snapshots.
  • Conduct Windows server implementation, migration and patching as needed to ensure minimal service impact.
  • Creating Virtual Machine Templates and deploy virtual machines from templates and allocate resources.
  • Maintaining Data in an offshore environment as a part of a Disaster Recovery Plan.
  • Handling Network LAN/WAN deployment, including IP Addressing and Troubleshooting.

Environment: VMware vSphere 5.5/5.1/5.0, ESXi 5.5/5.1/5.0, Windows 2012/2008R2, SQL Server 2012/2008 R2, vCenter Operations Manager, HA, DRS, vMotion, P2V, V2V, vCenter update manager.

Confidential

Sr. Window Server Admin

Responsibilities:

  • Installed, configured and administered all: Windows Server 2012 R2: DNS Servers, DFS Servers, FSMO Servers, Domain Controllers and Printer Servers.
  • Managing windows server infrastructure (More Than 500 Servers) with Physical & Virtual environment.
  • Troubleshooting OS related issues on Windows 2016, 2012, 2008.
  • Created/modified user account, security groups, and distribution list to protect company information
  • Administer Microsoft Windows Servers (Active Directory), Microsoft Workstations, and network security devices for 350 users.
  • Migrated to Windows 2008 Server/Exchange 2008 Server with Blackberry Integration Services, Windows Server Updates Services (WSUS), and Microsoft Operations Manager.
  • Migrated all Windows 2008 Domain Controllers to Windows 2012 R2 Domain Controllers.
  • Implemented additional Domain Controllers in each site for redundancy.
  • Troubleshooting the servers all problems like, Authentication, Permission and Replication and Group policies.
  • Managed Microsoft SCCM deployments in a large-scale global environment oversaw deployments of large and complex applications targeted for mass audience.
  • Excellent experience in performing all aspects of VMware vSphere Operations and actions which is essentially required for virtual machines such as Snapshots, vMotion, Storage vMotion, HA, and DRS.
  • Installation & Configuration of vCSA & vCenter Server.
  • Enabling the Active Directory option in vCSA Server and configure the same.
  • Assigning permission on the vSphere, Installation of vSphere Web client Server.
  • Managing the License of the vSphere Servers and vCenter Server.
  • Monitoring the Alarms & Events and Guest Server
  • Installation & configuration of Guest OS on VM ESXi 6.0, 5.5, 5.1 and 5.0
  • Supported 300+ end users/ Multiple locations in a windows XP Win 7 and Win 10 environment
  • Maintaining McAfee server 10.0, Update the MacAfee patches through MacAfee server
  • Maintaining the Online Microsoft Exchange Server office 365.
  • Office365/Exchange Online Configuration and troubleshooting
  • Migrations to Office 365 (IMAP/Staged/Cutover/Hybrid/PST)
  • Exchange Mailbox issues troubleshooting.
  • MS Office Suite installation for O365 Portal
  • Lync/Skype for business Support Specialist
  • MS Office Suite installation and troubleshooting. Office Pro Plus 2013 & 2016 activation issues.
  • Supporting servers with MySQL Databases, co-coordinating with DBA’s for Kernel Tuning and performance monitoring
  • Involved with the development team to write Stored Procedures, Functions, Packages, Handling Exceptions, creating database Triggers using SQL
  • Responsible for logging all calls and submitting detailed report to management at the end of the day.
  • Provide support to end users relating to hardware and software, computer applications, LAN components and peripherals

Environment: Windows Server 2000/2003, Windows XP/vista, Active Directory 2003, SQL Server 2000/2003, HA/DRS.

Confidential

Networking/Windows System Admin

Responsibilities:

  • Installing, configuring and Administering Microsoft Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2012 Operating system.
  • Maintaining a Daily backup in Tape Drive
  • Up gradation with SP2 for Windows Server 2008 Domain Controllers & File / Print Servers
  • Installation of Operating Systems, Software and Local and Network printers
  • Wrote and maintained documentation of system inventories and operating protocols
  • Resolving Incident tickets from the service centre tool.
  • Monitor the network link between the sites & DC
  • Involved in Migration from Exchange server 2007 to 2010
  • Configuration and Maintenance of L2 and L3 devices (HP)
  • Configuration of VLAN in the Network
  • Maintaining the site and service between domain controllers in different subnet and Generating the inter-site and intra-site Replication reports
  • Managing File servers like creation and deletion of shares and assigning access permissions as per project requirement
  • Responsible for building physical and virtual servers, Post check and Release to production
  • Handling multiple changes for Clients globally
  • Troubleshooting & coordinating with Vendor for all hardware related issues.
  • Installation of Operating Systems, Software and Local and Network printers
  • Maintained confidentiality and discretion when working with password or sensitive materials
  • Responded to requests for technical assistance in person via phone and remotely for the following technologies: Windows and Mac OS based end points (Laptops Desktops & Thin Clients) Tablets & Smartphones (IOS & Android) and Microsoft Office
  • Continually updated personal knowledge of computing hardware operating systems and software
  • Ensure the functionality of all the PC/MAC desktops

Environment: VMware ESX 5.0/4.x, vSphere 5.0/4.x, vCenter 5.0/4.x, Wintel Servers, MS Windows Server 2008 R2/2003, Windows 7/XP, Active Director.

Confidential

Window System Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Installation and configuration of windows server 2003 & 2008 Operating system.
  • Handling user level rights in ADC server and configuring the user profiles in AD Server.
  • Promoted Additional Domain Controller, Installation of WSUS server, Installed Symantec Antivirus server with GUP console and migrated nearly 230 systems in a week of time successfully.
  • To provide Desktop and LAN support for more than 200 users in Color Plus Fashion Ltd
  • Resolving the day to day Desktop and network related problems facing by the users and Coordinate with the vendors.
  • Configuration and Maintenance of L2 and L3 devices.
  • Configuration of VLAN in the Network, Handling the two leased lines.
  • System Support - Desktop support, Network printers, Installation and configuration of windows XP Operating system, configuration of Domain clients, dial-up, Software Token configuration.
  • Coordinating with DELL Computers regarding Laptops Problems.
  • Handling the Troubleshooting over the Phone/Remote access (Net Meeting, VNC & VPN).
  • Hands-on experience on Lotus Notes 6.5.4 & 8.5.1 in client-side environment.
  • Troubleshooting mail clients like Lotus notes, Microsoft Outlook & Outlook Express
  • Create new Filesystems, Monitor disk usage, Performance, Events and correcting file-system inconsistencies.
  • Responsible for file and data restores from backup
  • Take Backup (Daily, weekly, Monthly, Yearly) in Brightstar ARC software

Environment: VMware ESX 4.x/3.5, vSphere 4.x, Windows Server 2008/2003, Active Directory 2003, SQL Server 2008/2005.

Confidential

Desktop Service Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Solving OS and Network, Mail problems
  • Installation of Operating Systems, Software and Local and Network printers
  • Installing, configuring and troubleshooting of MS Outlook
  • Support end-users on Microsoft operating systems, Microsoft Office applications
  • Computer and network trouble shooting.
  • Installations, upgrade, configure of LAN networks.
  • Troubleshooting of Peripherals and Vendor Management
  • Troubleshooting of Stand-Alone Systems
  • Installing, configuring and troubleshooting Proxy server
  • Maintaining the AMC customer database

Environment: LAN, WAN, Subnetting, VLAN, VTP, VPN, NAT.

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