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Vmware Administrator Resume

SUMMARY

  • Service - driven IT professional over 9 years of experience in network administration, system administration, system maintenance, technical troubleshooting & Infrastructure Planning. Recognized for leadership in planning, problem solving, attention to details, analytical, organizational & time management skills. Strong Interpersonal communication skills and user support experience. I am a Team Player and a goal oriented individual

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Hardware: HP Rack and blade servers (c7000, BL460, BL680c…), IBM Rack and Blade servers, Dell chassis, UCS Cisco (B400M5…)

Virtulization: VMware vSphere ESXi hosts 6.0-6.7, VMware Update Manager, HA, DRS, FT, VMotion, VMware Converter (P2V, V2V, P2P & V2P), VDS, VLAN ID, VMKernal, VMware Data Center Virtualization, Hyper-V, VCenter and VCSA installation, Shared Storage, RDM

Operating Systems: Windows Server 2008R2, 2012R2, 2016, 2019, Windows OS 10, 8, 7, XP, Printers, Scanners and Installation of ADUC, SCCM, SQL services, Memory Dumps, Pagefile, Powershell, WSUS, Patrol Agent, Veeam Backup, Netbackup, IIS, PCI (payment card industry)

Networking: Configuration of DHCP, DNS, Ethernet LAN, IPV4, TCP/IP, Switches, Routing Concepts, NIC Teaming, vDistributed swtich, Static routes etc.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

VMWare Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Building Win 2012R2 and 2016 Servers as per the build book
  • Resolving Tickets pertaining to Infrastructure Operations Team using the Ticketing System
  • Windows 10 Migration Part of the team in creating work packages and sequencing activities
  • Transferring files and setting to external hard drive using windows Easy Transfer. Installing windows 10. Moving back files and settings, Reinstalled programs and updated drivers
  • Working with vSphere 6.5 for managing the vCenters, vMotion, high availability, storage vMotion for Host based migrations of VMs in Production environment
  • Understanding of Change Management, concepts, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery concepts as they relate to Distributed Systems architecture
  • Upgradation of AD server from 2008 to 2012, 2016
  • Working with Active Directory, GPOs, ADFS, DNS, DHCP, File & Print Server, IIS (Web Server)
  • Improved virtual machine performance by setting up load balancing and failover policies in virtual environment
  • Configuration and Maintenance of Microsoft Windows cluster Servers
  • Knowledge about SAN Configuration and Implementation, Storage Components like Internal storage, Attached storages, SAN Switches, HBA, LUN Mapping and RAID groups
  • Tested remote access of lab environments to ensure stability of connection to ensure client satisfaction

Confidential

System Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Migrated VMs across hosts within a HA cluster to perform maintenance tasks on ESXi hosts and used VMware vMotion to eliminate application downtime from planned server maintenance by migrating running virtual machines between hosts
  • Created virtual switches and port groups, configured virtual networking settings for redundancy by teaming up NICs, and configure network traffic, security and load balancing policies
  • Worked on SCCM and WSUS for Windows OS deployment and Patch management
  • Created clones from existing VMs (both live and powered-off)
  • Identified highest space using folder on various NAS servers to free up disk usage using TreeSize Professional
  • Configuration, provisioning and support for internal on-premise and cloud-based servers, including but not limited to, Active Directory and Federated Services, DNS services and file sharing resources
  • Responded to server down alerts in a timely manner and brought them up via HP iLO
  • Acting as on-call support in the event of service or server outage or special events
  • Resolved tickets on daily basis for Tire 3 level
  • Part of the Windows change management Team such as implementing software updates, server reboot, coordination with application team to ensure everything is working fine after implementation of change records

Confidential

System Administrator / Support Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Installed Windows 2008R2/2012R2 in the created virtual machines and also installed the required roles, software and tools
  • Windows Server 2008R2/2012R2 installation, deployments, troubleshooting and automation
  • Troubleshooting the Hung VM Sessions on ESX Host & sending the files to VMware support for resolutions
  • Implementation of Active Directory infrastructure and Network fundamentals, protocols (such as TCP/IP, DHCP, DNS), Group Policy and Profile Management
  • Performed daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, system and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups
  • Provisioning and management of 3rd party application licensing, such as Adobe, Visual Studio, etc
  • Server maintenance, including by not limited to patching, backups, performance and availability monitoring
  • As part of the window Implementation Team build 2 to 4 nodes Windows cluster
  • Troubleshooted complex AD issues, i.e. performance of directory service in terms of messaging, replication issues
  • Strong Knowledge in creating various objects like User Accounts, Computer Accounts, and Auto Logon Accounts, assigning folder permissions to the users by gathering approval from the group owners

Confidential

Senior IT Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Windows system administrator in the management and maintenance of the File, Email and Blackberry servers. Including adding new users and assigning user permissions
  • Lead technical support for the installation, configuration and maintenance of platforms for daily production requirements and project development
  • Maintained up-to-date documentation and procedures that define the operability of the infrastructure
  • Ensured clients’ server, desktop and network issues are resolved in timely manner
  • Planned and implemented Group Policies onto Workstations & servers to provide a more secured & controlled environment as well as planned and performed OS & hardware upgrade of windows 2000
  • Performed administration & support on MS Windows 2012 Domain Controller, DNS, DHCP, SQL and Printer services
  • Tier 2/3 support for technical support desk resolve escalated service requests from end-users
  • Developed technical notes and user guides for new software installations for end users
  • Monitored and enforcement of the company's anti-virus policy on individual workstations
  • Troubleshoot issues and outages promptly and efficiently by running diagnostics
  • Managed entire purchase on inventory related to hardware, software, and other IT supplies
  • Expertise in installing configuring and troubleshooting on Windows NT/Windows 2000/2003 servers
  • Overseeing system performance and troubleshooting issues
  • Created a backup and safeguarding the data if there are any hindrances
  • Performed system upgrades following new releases
  • Performed account setup, sustaining network integrity, server deployment, and security
  • Controlling & maintaining ATM Servers/network for 120 branches
  • Provided help desk support for all employees
  • Maintained, troubleshoot, and repair all equipment at a timely manor
  • Configured and install operating system, desktop applications, and network software
  • Provided user support and problem resolution for workstations, network access, email and server base applications
  • Create, maintain and update images for all corporate desktops and laptops with Ghost imaging
  • Ensured all computers are up-to-date with all security patches and software updates
  • Administered servers, laptop and desktop computers, printers, routers, switches, firewalls, software deployment, security updates and patches

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