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Principle Software Engineer Resume

Round Rock, TX

SUMMARY

  • Senior Computer Engineer actively seeking Systems Engineer roles where I can apply my 11+ years of experience and deep expertise in the areas of performance benchmarking, advanced technology investigation, capacity planning and solution design.
  • Extensive experience in Systems and Virtualization Design Implementation and troubleshooting of mission critical IT systems assignments.
  • Expertise in implementation and supporting VMware vSphere ESXi 4.x to 7.x environment
  • Experience working with Google cloud platform (GCE) and Azure Storage, Network and Azure Active directory services
  • Experience working with Kubernetes and Docker containers and deploying POD’s
  • Expertise in implementing Microsoft Hyper - V based solutions with Server 2012R2, 2016 and Server 2019
  • Experience in Citrix Provisioning services 5.6/6.0/6.1, XenDesktop 5.0/5.5/5.6
  • Experience with VMware Horizon View 4.5, 5.0, 5.1, 6.0, 6.0.2,7.0.3 Virtual desktops deployments
  • Experience with Microsoft 2012/ 2012R2/2016/2019 RDVH, RDSH Virtual desktop deployments
  • Extensive hands on experience with implementation of enterprise wide Virtualization Projects with VMware / Microsoft/vWorkspace and Citrix platforms
  • Experience in configuring MS SQL Server 2012,2016, Creating Database’s, assigning permissions and adding database users
  • Experience in installing and configuring Confidential PowerEdge M1000e Blades, MX7000/ FX2 Modular chassis and Confidential Rack Servers . Configured RAID, SAN Volume’s, SCSI Controller Installation
  • Experience in Configuring, Troubleshooting and managing VMware vSAN and Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct (S2D) Hyper-converged infrastructure
  • Hands on experience updating / upgrading of ESXi servers, vCenter servers
  • Extensive knowledge in installing, managing and supporting the Active Directory Environment
  • Proficient in installing and configuring small, medium and large sized system infrastructure on different o/s platforms.
  • Performed System Administration activities, Security policies and monitored system performance both at software and hardware levels
  • Reputation for dedicated teamwork, high-energy, work ethic, and commitment to customer service.
  • Proactively monitoring customer’s network on 24x7 bases and updating them regularly.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Server Hardware: HP ProLiant Servers, Confidential PowerEdge Servers, Confidential VRTX ROBO, Confidential M1000e Blade Servers, Confidential MX7000 Modular chassis, Confidential FX2 Modular Chassis, Cisco UCS Blades

Switches: Confidential PowerConnect Switches, Force10 Switches and Cisco Switches

Operating System: Windows Server 2003, 2008R2, Server 2012,Server 2012R2, Server 2016, Server 2019, Win 98, Win XP,Win7,Win8, Win10, RHEL 7.2,7.5

Virtualization: VMware ESXi 4.x/5.x/6.x/7.x vCenter, Horizon View VDI, ThinApp& VMware Automation tools, Microsoft Hyper-V, RDSH, Quest vWorkspace 7.6/8.0, Citrix Xen Desktop, PVS, Kubernetes, Docker

System Tools & Utilities: VMware Health check tool, Plate spin, Virtual Center Admin Portal, vFoglight, Login VSI, Stratusphere UX, Confidential Defender(2FA), Confidential RemoteScan for Enterprise, OME 3.0, Windows Admin Center (WAC)

Directory Services / Internet: Designing, Deploying and Migration of Windows Based Active Directory. Installation and Administration of IIS 6.0,RRAS, DHCP & DNS servers

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential - Round Rock, TX

Principle Software Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Deployed Kubernetes cluster, Configured Kubernetes Master node on Ubuntu using Kubeadm. Managing Kubernetes windows and Linux worker nodes. Configured Flannel networking and Deployed IIS and .Net PODs
  • Created Azure Blob Storage and Configured it as witness for SDS solutions, Configured storage replica on Azure for mission critical VM’s
  • Deployed Azure ARC instance in Azure to administer and manage on-premise Kubernetes from Azure public cloud portal
  • Installed Windows Admin Centre to manage windows Hyper-V servers and cluster, Configured Stretch HCI cluster for disaster recover between multiple sites
  • Configured vSphere 7.0 with Tanzu. Enabled Kubernetes (k8s) data domain, Deployed IIS and .net container POD’s
  • Deployed Storage Spaces Direct (Azure Stack HCI) / vSAN and EMC ScaleIO. Have done POC's around all the SDS platforms to validate the performance of different components with Confidential PowerEdge 13G and 14G servers which includes Racks/Blades and MX 7000 modular chasses
  • Configured and managing Confidential Open Manage Enterprise (OME), Created baseline for firmware updates and scheduled them without downtime.
  • Configured Azure fileshare witnesses for on premise S2D SDS solution
  • Experience working with Azure Active directory service AAD
  • Worked with Desired State Configuration (DSC) which is equivalent to Ansible. Configured both SMB and HTTP pull server, created a configuration blueprint to automate and manage a system configuration
  • Configured and maintained Microsoft System Center products like (SCCM/SCVMM/SCOM)
  • Hands on experience in configuring Microsoft Hyper-V / Failover cluster and implementing Microsoft Remote Desktop Services solutions like VDI and Terminal services in a clustered environment
  • Worked with different Windows Server OS’s like Server 2016/ Server 2019 during development phase to identify any possible OS feature bugs
  • Participated in reference architecture conversations to come up with optimal Horizon view VDI solution for customers. Configured Horizon view environment 7. X from scratch and tested the solution to find the scalability of Confidential servers with LoginVSI.
  • Migrated vSphere 5.5 environment to vSphere 6.5/6.7. Upgraded firmware, refreshed hardware and documented the process
  • Configured and Managed AD/DNS/DHCP and WDS bases PXE solution for image deployment. Integrated WDS with syslinux boot loader for it to boot ESXi and Linux images, Created custom menu for PXE boot
  • Evaluated new memory technology’s like Intel AEP, had opportunity to work with different Drive tiers like Optane, NVMe along with Network protocols like iWARP and RoCE
  • Configured 1/10/100 Gig Force10 switches. Configured vLan’s and interfaces on the switch based on the requirement
  • Configured and installed Linux OS on Confidential servers, Mapped LUN’s
  • Tons of experience in racking, stacking and changing hardware on Confidential PowerEdge servers

Confidential - Austin, TX

System Senior Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Experience in working with Public cloud provider’s like Google Compute engine (GCE) and Microsoft Azure Solution stacks
  • Design and implementation of fully Functional Solutions Stacks with VMware View, Microsoft Hyper-V, Confidential Wyse vWorkspace, Citrix VDI Private Cloud Infrastructures
  • Design and implementation of fully Functional Solutions Stacks on Microsoft Azure Public cloud platform for Wyse vWorkspace
  • Experience in Managing the Active Directory for Virtual Desktops with User Permissions.
  • Active Directory, DHCP, RRAS, IIS & DNS configuration and managing.
  • Worked on Central Management Server (vCenter Server) to manage all the ESXi hosts in the datacenter.
  • Extensive experience with Confidential Rack servers and Blades M1000e, M610, M710, M620, M820, R610, R710, R720, R730 (latest 13G servers)
  • Experience in working with Microsoft Storage Spaces and implementing Storage Spaces bases solutions with vWorkspace and MS RDS
  • Experience in implementing and testing View 6.0/6.0.2 Environment
  • Experience in implementing and testing Microsoft RDS (RDSH/ RDVH) on Server 2012 & 2012 R2 & Server 2016 TP Environments
  • Experience working with unified communication products like Skype for business and Lync 2013
  • Experience in VDI Security tools like Mcafee VirusScan Enterprise 8.8 antivirus for VDI.
  • Experience working with Confidential Defender a two factor authentication (2FA) system
  • Experience working with RemoteScan Enterprise software which allows a user to scan documents in any virtual environment
  • Deployed more than 10000 virtual desktops using VMware/Microsoft/vWorkspace and Citrix VDI solutions.
  • Experience in implementing Graphic solutions with ESXi (vSGA/vGPU/Pass-through technology’s) and Hyper-V (vGPU) on Confidential systems using AMD Firepro Graphic Cards and NVidia GRID cards
  • Extensive experience in Various Storages like Confidential EqualLogic PS6010, PS4100, PS6500, PS6110XS.
  • Experience in Networking of Confidential PowerConnect & Force 10 Enterprise Switches with vLan’s and configuration of the stacked switches for a solution.
  • Administered and supported SQL server 2008 R2 and SQL server 2012 environments
  • Involved in Implementation and Assessment of various projects with Infrastructure, storage, Network and VDI solution.
  • Experience in defining Restful Web API workflows for Confidential vWorkspace which expanded the support of Confidential IP to reach broader audience

Confidential - Austin, TX

System Senior Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the maintenance of the Datacentre and perform Rack and Stack operations.
  • Developed Reference architectures, authored Technical Runbooks and Whitepapers explaining how solutions are put together, and involved with defining technical features for virtualization solutions .
  • Experience in Installing, Configuring and Optimizing different virtualization products (VMware/Microsoft/Citrix) on Confidential servers
  • Experience in VDI Security tools like Mcafee MOVE 2.0 with agent and Trend Micro systems antivirus for VDI.
  • Experience in working with Nutanix Hyper-converged infrastructure
  • Experience in implementing VMWare solution with VMWare vSAN
  • Experience in Collaborating with various external VDI vendors and internal Confidential team members to gather the technical requirements to implement the VDI solutions
  • Performed VDI benchmarks using LoginVSI (Industry standard VDI benchmark tool) to determine the optimal user density on the Confidential servers
  • Performed Virtual Machine Assessment using Liquidware Labs Stratusphere UX (Industry standard tool)
  • Extensive experience with Confidential Rack, VRTX and Blades server (11G, 12G & 13G) platforms

Confidential

Solutions Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Experience with implementing, installing and troubleshooting ESXi 4.1/5.0/5.1.
  • Extensive experience with Confidential Rack servers and Blades M1000e, M610, M710, M620, M820, R610, R710 and R720
  • Experience in implementing and testing View 5.0 Environment
  • Experience in implementing and testing Microsoft RDSH, RDVH on Server 2012 & 2008 R2 Environment
  • Deployed more than 5000 desktops using Citrix VDI and VMware VDI solutions.
  • Developed Quest vWorkspace solution on Microsoft Infrastructure
  • Experience in desktop benchmarking tools like Login VSI, Liquidware Stratusphere UX
  • Experience in VDI Security tools like Mcafee MOVE 2.0 with agent and Trend Micro systems antivirus for VDI.
  • Extensive experience in working with Citrix XenDesktop 5.0/5.5, Provisioning Services 5.6/6.0, Citrix Licensing Server
  • Extensive experience in Various Storages like Confidential EqualLogic PS6010, PS4100, PS6500, PS6110XS.
  • Experience in Networking of Confidential PowerConnect & Force 10 Enterprise Switches with vLan’s and configuration of the stacked switches for a solution.
  • Experience in Development and Assessment of various solution stacks for Confidential .
  • Experience in troubleshooting Network Related issues and operations in our Datacenter
  • Experience in working with Windows Server 2008 R2, Server 2012 AD services, RRAS service and other administration tasks.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of the Datacenter and perform Rack and Stack operations.
  • Performed Virtual Machine Assessment using Liquidware Stratusphere UX (Industry standard tool).
  • Administered and supported SQL server 2008 R2 and SQL server 2012 environments
  • Involved in design and implementation of various documentation templates for various VDI solutions.
  • Involved in Implementation and Assessment of various projects with Infrastructure, storage, Network and VDI solution.
  • Worked with virtual storage POC in Confidential lab
  • Worked with image management tool like Unidesk on one of the projects
  • Worked with various types of Hardware Fabrics on Confidential Blades.
  • Worked with Microsoft Hyper-V 2012 environment, installing and validating various virtual machines with different OS on them and validating the Network Requirements on Hyper-V (Windows Server 2012)

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