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Senior Vmware System And Storage Engineer Resume

SUMMARY

  • More than ten years of progressive experience in the field of IT and hands - on experience with System, Storage Area Networks (SAN), VMware systems and products(VRA/VRO), Network Attached Storage(NAS), VMware, HyperV, Citrix XenServer, AWS, Cloud and Backup environment.
  • Hands on experience installing, configuring, managing and troubleshooting VMware vSphere 4.1-5.5, VMware Horizon/View, VMware ThinApp, SRM (Site Recovery Manager)
  • Experience in VMware, vCenter 5.0, 5.5 & 6.0, Vsphere Administration, VMware update manager, VMware vRA and vRO administration, VMware ESX 3.0, 3.5 and on V sphere and ESX (Command Line)
  • Experience VMware clustering, HA, DRS rules, vMotion, Storage vMotion Snapshot manager, Cloning, Template creation and deployment& VMware View 4.x/5.x, Site Recovery manager 5.0
  • HPE Synergy Gen9, HPE Proliant Blades BL460C / BL620C Series, HPE Blade C7000 Servers, Confidential M1000. Blade Server, Confidential PowerEdge R310, R710/R720 Rack Server Series, HPE Blade enclosures, Confidential Rack mounts, HPE ML/DL Series, Fujitsu Primergy Series.
  • Good understanding of windows and VMware server automation using scripting language Power shell, VB Script, Power CLI. environments with Windows server 2008/2012/2016/2019 and Solaris, Linux, Unix operating system.
  • Hands on experience on VMware vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V, AWS (Amazon Web Service) and Azure cloud.
  • Configured, maintained and upgraded Cisco MDS 9000 series switches and Brocade 24K, 48K, DCX, 5100, 6510, 6520 edge switches.
  • Hands on experience on Brocade Network Advisor, Cisco Data Center Network Manager.
  • Administration, configuration and maintenance of CISCO UCS chassis and HPE Synergy frames.
  • Experience in configuring and troubleshooting of Veritas Netbackup, Netapp SnapCenter, Networker, Veeam.
  • Worked on Data Domain, Quantum DXI7500 VTL, Quantum scalar i2000 Tape library, Storagetek, tape library.
  • Ability to work on Veritas Backup Reporter, Symantec OpsCenter Analytics.
  • Worked on EMC Unisphere, Symcli, Navisphere Manager, SAN Screen, DATA Ontap, System Manager, Operation Manager, HP Storage works, Hitachi Command Suite, Hitachi storage navigator.
  • Expertise in WINS, DNS, DHCP and Active Directory services in Windows 2003/2008//2008 R2 & 2012/2012R2 servers.
  • Designing and Implementing Active Directory Domains and Forests.
  • Expertise in Active Directory design and support (GPO's, AD Schema, OU's, LDAP, Sites, etc.).
  • Implemented Active Directory services for creation and maintaining users and group profiles based on company policies.
  • Knowledge about software defined storage such as Ceph, ScaleIO.
  • Experience on storage multiprotocol environments such as FC, iSCSI, CIFS and NFS.
  • Strong communication skills, smart thinking and capability to handle critical situations.
  • Excellent Scripting skills (Example: Shell Scripts, Blade Logic, vRealize Automation (VRA) and/or Service now)
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, resolve issue and work independently as well as a team member.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

VMware: VMware vSphere 4.1/5.0/5.1/5.5/6.0/6.5 , ESXi Server 4.1/5.0/5.1/5.5/6.0/6.5 , vCloud Director, VMware SRM, VMware vRealize Orchestrator (vRO), vRealize Operations Manager (vROPS), VMware vRealize Automation (vRA), VMware Horizon, VMware Standalone Converter, vShield, VMware Update Manager, VMware Virtual Desktop Infrastructure VDI, VMware Workstation, VMware VCB, VMware View, Pivotal Spring, Spring Enterprise and Spring Server.

Operating Systems: Microsoft Windows 2003/08/12/16 , Linux, CentOS Linux.

Antivirus: Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.

Hardware: Enterprise Rackmount & Blade Servers from HP, Confidential, IBM, EMC VNXe 3300 Storage Array, EMC Clarion CX4, HP MSL 4048 Tape Library, Brocade SAN switches.

Tools: /services: Zabbix, Solarwinds Nagios. VMware Health Check, IBM Tivoli storage manager(TSM) for VMware, BMC Remedy, Microsoft clustering services, file and print services.

Windows Servers: Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000, Windows NT, Active Directory, ADFS, LDAP, ADRMS, DNS, DHCP, Microsoft Hyper-V, Microsoft Exchange server 2007, Windows 10,8,7, Vista, XP, Share point.

Backup Solutions: Symantec, CommVault, Veritas NetBackup, HP Data protector, vRanger, Veeam.

Networking Equipment: Cisco Nexus series, Cisco Routers, Cisco Switches, Cisco Firewalls, Juniper Routers, Juniper Switches, Palo Alto firewall.

Ticketing Tools: Remedy, Service now, Maximo, CA, HP Service Manager.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Senior VMware System and Storage Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Implement and Manage VMware vRealize Orchestrator (vRO), VMware vRealize Automation (vRA), vRealize Operations Manager (vROPS).
  • Hybrid cloud management of the enterprise using VMware vRealize Orchestrator (vRO), VMware vRealize Automation (vRA).
  • Setup, configured and maintaining VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V on premise cloud.
  • Deploying Active Directory solutions on Microsoft Azure Cloud
  • Commissioning and building virtual servers in VMWare and Azure Cloud Environment
  • Installing and configuring VMWare ESXi, vSphere and VMWare Virtual Center
  • Implement and Manage VMware vRealize Orchestrator (vRO), VMware vRealize Automation (vRA), vRealize Operations Manager (vROPS).
  • Hybrid cloud management of the enterprise using VMware vRealize Orchestrator (vRO), VMware vRealize Automation (vRA).
  • Support in designing, implementing and evaluating applications, systems and utilities relevant to Active Directory services and VMWare
  • Create new servers using Blade Logic Server Automation
  • Managing changes and request fulfillment using SILVA Service NOW platform
  • Perform Business as usual activities for Windows Servers, VMWare, SAN Storage and CyberArk environments
  • Administering, configuration of VMware ESXi 6.0/6.5, Hyper-V 2019 and ZenServer environment VMs.
  • EMC VNX, to Confidential EMC Unity Storage migration.
  • NAS shares migration from Synology to Confidential EMC Unity storage arrays.
  • Configuring VRA and VRO/workflows, vRO configurations/integration with external systems/3rd party tools such as Infoblox service Now, checkpoint TAM, Sailpoint, cyberark etc
  • Working on CISCO UCS chassis and HPE Synergy Frames administration and configuration.
  • Setup, maintain the AWS Cloud infrastructure and managing Virtual Machines in Microsoft Azure cloud.
  • HyperV infrastructure designing, setup and also installed System Center Virtual Machine Manager.
  • Planning and executing production and non-production environment related changes with no impact or less disruption to normal business operation and discussion with Stakeholders.
  • Actively participated in Data center migration and new Data center setup projects.
  • VMware to HyperV virtual machine migration using Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter and PowerShell.
  • VMware and HyperV VMs scaling and management using Turbonomici. Created policies and actions in Turbonomic tool to load balance Virutal Machine in cluster.
  • VMware VM conversion using VMware converter tool and Worked on VMware vROPS 6.4
  • Working on VM build automation using Azure pipeline VSTS, Powershell, Ansible tools.
  • Actively participated new system deployment and application development projects.
  • Involved in Kubernetes deployment on ubuntu systems.
  • Automated tasks and streamlined process.
  • Designing and implementing a new Active Directory Environment
  • Migrating and integrating Active Directory Objects between source and target domain
  • Migrating Group Policies from one domain to another domain in the Active Directory Forest
  • Provided Training and wrote procedures in OneNote for team.
  • Created technical documents, standards and Visio documents.

Confidential

Senior VMware and Storage Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Created custom report to measure performance of VMs and ESX servers using Virtual Centre and vROps.
  • Managed Confidential EMC Isilon A2000, VNX 8000 storage arrays in SAN and NAS Environments.
  • Isilon array upgrade and patches installation.
  • Deployment of VMware ThinApp for application virtualization for efficient Application installation and maintenance in VDI environment.
  • Worked on troubleshooting efforts on a day to day basis and resolved the issues, experience in writing Root Cause Analysis documents. (Involves log analysis to identify cause of failure, co-ordinate with VMware support etc.)
  • Performing Virtualization tasks, NFS migration, disk alignment, etc.
  • Providing Technical help to customers on various issues of Symantec Endpoint Protection.
  • Implementation of Symantec Endpoint Protection
  • Monitoring and reporting the health status of VMware Horizon View VDI environments and VSphere environments using vCOPS/vROPS.
  • Experience in installing, configuring, administering, tuning, and troubleshooting application development platforms in Virtual Windows and VRA/VRO environments
  • Monitoring and reporting the health status of VMware Horizon View VDI environments and VSphere environments using vRA
  • EMC Networker, Data Domain administration, troubleshooting in backup environment.
  • Administrated, Configured of CISCO MDS 9000 series SAN switches.
  • Administered, troubleshooting VMware ESXi 6.7 and VMs.
  • Worked on VROPS to manage, troubleshoot and analyze VDI Infrastructure for future needs.
  • Administration and upgrade of VxRail devices use for VDI environment.
  • Advanced Monitoring and Performance Analysis of vSphere Environment using native tools as well as vRealize Operations Manager (vRO’s).
  • Windows and UNIX system performance tuning and resolving issues.
  • Wrote batch script for fastcopy/robocopy daily sync jobs.
  • Automated daily task using task scheduler.
  • Worked on alert and monitoring setup for Storage, Backup, SAN switches.
  • Built VMWare ESXi 5.5 Hypervisor hosts on HPE ProLiant BL480c & Synergy 480 server blades housed in HPE CS7000 & Synergy chassis respectively.
  • Actively participated new system deployment and application development projects.
  • Performed storage arrays health check and best practices implementation.
  • Built & installed & configured over 300 + VMWare ESXi servers on HP C7000 & Synergyblades
  • Documented necessary procedure and technical specification for the Projects.

Confidential, Washington, DC

Senior Storage and VMware Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Administration, configuration and maintenance of storage array such as Confidential EMC Isilon X210, X400, NL 400, VNX 7500, Netapp FAS 3200, Netapp 6200,FAS 8040/8060, AFF 200/700, E-series, Nimble arrays in SAN and NAS Environments.
  • Veritas Netbackup, Netapp Snapcenter administration, troubleshooting in backup environment at multiple locations.
  • Experience in deployment of vCAC and creating Reports using vRealize Operations Manager (VROM).
  • Installation and support of VMware ESXi 4.x/5.x server which hosts the virtual servers for the test/development/staging environment.
  • Design, Installation and configuring of new vSphere 5 ESXi servers for the P2V candidates on UCS Cisco C240 M3 Rack Server.
  • Installed Management Server (vCenter Server) instances to enable centralized management of multiple ESXi hosts.
  • Configuring High Availability (HA), Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) and vNetwork Distributed Switch (VDS).
  • Configured VMware HA, VMware DRS in acquiring higher efficiency for VMware Infrastructure.
  • Creating and managing Virtual Machines and Templates, worked with clones and snapshots of Virtual Machines.
  • Administering, troubleshooting and automating vSphere ESXi using Power CLI.
  • Installing, configuring and managing the wintel windows and Linux servers.
  • Patching and upgrading Esx4.x to Esx5.x through VMware update manager.
  • Conversion of Servers from Physical to Virtual (P2V) and Virtual to Virtual (V2V) using VMware convertor tool.
  • Worked on Configuring VMware server system using VRA’s and vRO’s SRM and Netapp array integration setup.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve Storage, Backup, VMware, network, firewall connectivity issues.
  • Actively participate in the planning and implementation of storage and backup solutions.
  • Automate tasks and streamlined process.
  • Wrote script in python to do storage environment health check.
  • Worked on storage array decommission, Installation, storage migration, disaster recovery (DR), SRM and replication activity.
  • Worked on alert and monitoring setup for Storage, Backup, SAN switches.
  • Document necessary procedure and technical specification for the Projects handled.
  • 24x7 on call support for troubleshooting.

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