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Sr. Windows/vmware System Admin/engineer Resume

Jersey City Nj New York, NY

SUMMARY:

  • Providing IT services for personal, small offices, and home offices.
  • Attend training and certification courses to further my IT skills and knowledge.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Jersey City, NJ / New York, NY

Sr. Windows/VMware System Admin/Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Administration and support of VMware vSphere 5.x infrastructure (vMotion, SRM, DRS, HA, vSwitch)
  • Processed physical/VM builds, rebuilds, migrations and upgrades of Windows Server 2003 thru Server 2012 and all pertaining MS Server components and services (AD, Cluster, SQL, IIS, Print, RDP, DHCP, WINS)
  • Daily monitoring of server health, resources and logs with CA SysEdge, Unicenter, Atrium
  • Ensured servers were patched and protected using tools such as EPO and LEMSS
  • Provided hardware support for various models by Dell, IBM, HP via KVM, RAC and various remote access tools
  • Responsible for daily production and non - production support issues and requests via the ServiceNow ticketing system. Updated documentation on RITA and JIRA
  • Created and updated documentation and reports required for Auditing, Change Management and ITIL processes
  • Supported the IT business application support & IT development teams for their server application installation, upgrade and maintenance projects
  • Collaborated with IT Security teams to assist in development, implementation of security mandates and tools for Windows server and Active Directory such as Varonis, Sailpoint, Arcsight, and CyberArk.
  • Engaged with the Storage and Networking teams to configure SAN & NAS, VLANs for Windows and VMware infrastructures and clustered environments. Managed IP and DNS server records on Infoblox.
  • Provided support to the Unix team for their Linux based VM systems
  • Provided 3rd level support to the User Access Management, User Access Control, Desktop and Hardware Services teams
  • Provided 3rd level support for the server teams of the South American offices
  • Interact with 3rd party vendors for hardware, software services and support
  • Provided 24/7 off hours on-call support
  • Supported several complete data center moves of all Windows and VMware server hardware

Windows/VMware System Admin/Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Designed, installed and managed the VMware Infrastructure v3.x production/disaster recovery clustered environments on EMC SAN storage while implementing VMotion, DRS, HA and vSwitch. Migrated over 90 physical servers to VM servers
  • Processed physical/VM builds, rebuilds, migrations and upgrades of Windows Server 2000 thru Server 2003 and all pertaining MS Server components and services (AD, Cluster, SQL, IIS, Print, RDP, DHCP, WINS)
  • Ensured servers were patched and protected via internally created custom tools
  • Daily monitoring of server health, resources and logs with CA Unicenter, NSM, Aperture, Hyena, Alchemy Eye
  • Provided hardware support for various models by Dell, IBM, HP via KVM, RAC and various remote access tools
  • Supported the business application support & development teams for their server applications installation, upgrade and maintenance projects
  • Maintained NTFS user and departmental data shares, and AD User Access Management
  • Updated documentation and reports required for Auditing, Change Management and ITIL processes
  • Responsible for daily production and non-production support issues and requests via the Remedy ticketing system. Updated documentation on RITA and JIRA
  • Provided 3rd level support to the Desktop, Hardware and Account Management teams
  • Interact with 3rd party vendors for hardware, software services and support
  • Provided 24/7 off hours on-call support
  • Supported several complete data center moves of all Windows and VMware server hardware

SAN/NAS/Enterprise Backup Admin/Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Provided sole management and administration of the SAN, NAS and enterprise backup services for all Windows, Unix, Solaris servers
  • Responsible for the EMC Symmetrix 8730 and 8430 frames and EMC Connectrix Directors ED1032 & ED16m
  • Managed LUN allocations and SRDF via Symmetrix CLI 5.1 along with the McData SAN fabric switches
  • Administration of the existing EDM v4.6 tape backup system
  • Designed and installed the new IBM TSM v5.0 backup environment and migrated all Windows and Unix backups from the old EDM v4.6 using Tape Library ATL P3000 & P2000 and ADIC Fiber-to-SCSI Bridge
  • Managed, administered and upgraded the existing Network Appliance NAS systems
  • Responsible for migration of all individual Windows backups from Backup Exec to the centralized backups infrastructure on EDM v4.6
  • Provided 24/7 off hours on-call support

Windows System Admin/Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Installed and configured over 100 Windows NT4 servers, including hardware, as part of global project initiative to upgrade NT 3.51 infrastructure to NT4 while travelling to offices in US, Canada and Mexico
  • Created an automated server build in order to maintain standardization for the upgrade project
  • Worked with the network teams to migrate from an ATM to Ethernet network
  • Designed, installed and managed new Network Appliance ONTAP v5 clustered filer infrastructure
  • Migration of user & departmental data from over 30 decentralized data servers to Network Appliance F760 filers using FC Disk Shelves FC9
  • Upgraded NetApp to ONTAP v6 with F840, F820 filers and FC Disk Shelves DS14
  • Member of project team to design and build the first disaster recovery data center to be used by NT4 and Network Appliance infrastructure and shared with Unix infrastructure
  • Provided hardware support for various models by Compaq, HP, IBM
  • Provided support to application and development teams for testing and preparation for the Y2K event
  • Ensured proper backup of servers via Backup Exec using Compaq DLT 40/80, 35/70 tape drives
  • Managed user on-boarding activities, including accounts setup and entitlements
  • Provided 3d level support for the Desktop Support and PC Hardware Services groups
  • Interact with 3rd party vendors for hardware, software services and support
  • Provided 24/7 off hours on-call support

Confidential, New York, New York

NT Admin / Trade Floor Systems & PC Support

Responsibilities:

  • Provided management and support of over 1000 Windows NT 4.0 PC’s in a network environment
  • Managed user on-boarding activities, including accounts setup and entitlements
  • Installed Mission Critical EA software for administration of accounts and resources across domains
  • Installed and managed first IP based network via Windows NT 3.1 domain, then upgraded to v3.5 and eventually to multiple v4.0 domains
  • Ensured coexistence of NT domains with Pathworks and Novell for trader and non-trader systems in a multi-protocol environment via TCP/IP, IPX/SPX, NetBIOS/NetBEUI, DECnet, and LAT
  • Installed DEC Pathworks 4.2 and 5.1 on DEC VAX\VMS 5.5-2 and Novell 3.11 to allow implementation of new LAN based trader and non-trader platforms
  • Provided upgrade path of PC’s from MS-DOS 2.x thru 6.x, Windows 3.1 thru Windows NT 4.0
  • Installed, managed and upgraded systems for Reuters, Open Bloomberg, Nasdaq, Bear Stearns, Shark, Quotron and several trader and back office services
  • Responsible for evaluating, purchasing and upgrading all PC hardware, peripherals and software while providing technical support and providing basic help desk services
  • Provided support for legacy Macintosh System 7.x via AppleTalk on Macintosh SE/30, IIci, Centris 610
  • Monitored and maintained status of SMS, Cognet, Arcserve, Octopus, Quota Manager, Diskeeper and NT event logs
  • Interact with 3rd party vendors for hardware, software services and support

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