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Vmware/windows Administrator Resume

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Redmond, WA

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Over 8 Years of professional experience as Systems/VMware in supporting Windows NT/ 2000/2003/2008 servers and VMware
  • Worked in the area of Virtualization with VMware vSphere products, ESXi 5.5, 5.1, 5.0, 4.1, ESX 4.0 servers & vCenter servers 3.5, 4.0, 5.0, 5.1 and 5.5 web Client updated versions.
  • 8+ years of experience specialized in System Administration working onRedHatLinux, Solaris, Sues Linux, AIX, Centos, Fedora, OEL, Windows environments, and VMware VSphere.
  • Have good exposure on Installation, Configuration and Administration of Redhat, Ubuntu, CentOS including virtual and cloud environments. Performance Tuning and Troubleshooting issues.
  • Have good exposure on Installation, Configuration and Administration of Windows Servers, Domain Services. Trouble shooting.
  • Experience using cloud providers and API’s for Amazon(AWS) with Cloud Sigma(EU).
  • Experience in Planning, Installing, Configuring, and Upgrading vCenter Server and VMware ESXi products.
  • Administration of VMware Virtual Center and virtualization services VMware DRS, VMware HA, VMotion and SVMotion.
  • Strong knowledge and experience on VMware ESXi 5.5/5.0/4.1/4.0 , and VMware vSphere 5 features including Virtual SMP, Storage DRS, profile driven storage, auto deploy and vSwitch design.
  • Deploying Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard/Datacenter with Windows Server Essentials Experience role in an Existing Active Directory Environment.
  • Expertise in WINS, DNS, DHCP and Active Directory services in Windows 2000/2003 servers.
  • Expertise in building Confidential Windows 2008 R2, 2008, 2003, 2000 servers using HP Smart Start, Array configurations, diagnosing server, Updating Firmware and PSP,Application Software under multi - platform environments, deployment & monitoring physical Servers.
  • Worked in large complex directory environments with experience supporting Windows 2003/2008 Active Directory (AD).
  • Experience with Confidential Network Load Balancing and Confidential Clustering technologies.
  • Experience in EMC SAN LUN creation, LUN masking, Raw Disk Mapping and Storage pools
  • Excellent skills in patching and hardening Win2000/Win2003/2008 servers using Windows Update and also by using the staged patches.
  • Experience in building VMware virtual machines from templates and CD/ISO image.
  • Administration of VMware Virtual Center and virtualization services VMware DRS, VMware HA, VMotion and SVMotion.
  • Expert knowledge on configuring hardware iSCSI and NFS storage to VMware ESX (i) hosts from vSphere client.
  • Experience in configuring VMware standard vSwitch&dvSwitch.
  • Experience in Planning, Installing, Configuring, and Upgrading vCenter Server and VMware ESXi products
  • Experience working on various hardware products such as HP ProLiant Blade DL360 G7, HP ProLiant Blade DL 380 G4, G6, G8, HP 842 1075mm Rack server, Dell PowerEdge R720 2U Rack Server - 2 x Intel Xeon E5-2670 2.60 GHz,PowerEdge M1000e, M620 Blade, Cisco UCS B200 M2 Blade, Cisco UCS B460 M4 Blade Server
  • Experience in setup, configuration, and management of an enterprise VMware VDI Horizon View, vCenter, vSphere, and
  • ESXi v5.x and daily operational support of this infrastructure.
  • Experience incloning VMs and deploy new virtual machines from clones.
  • Experience in managing a team and the resources during Server Infrastructure migrations and platform upgrades.
  • Experience in installing monthly security patches and fix packs on windows platform including with providing documentation.
  • Converted many (P2V) physical servers to Virtual Machines using VMware vCenter Converter part of decommission legacy servers effort.
  • Experience in migrating the virtual machines between the ESX (i) Hosts using cold migration and VMotion.
  • Worked on CISCO UCS Hardware,Including setups,Configuration.
  • Experience in Cloud products such as vCloud Director and vCAC.
  • Worked on VCAC 5.1,5.2&6 installing and configuring
  • Worked on scripting like PowerShell and PowerCLi for Automation
  • Creating the Multi blueprints in VCAC.
  • Connecting vcenter in VCAC & configure vsphere and vcloud director endpoints.
  • Complete knowledge on Open stack with NOVA, KEYSTONE,NEUTRON, CINDER,GLANCE and compute.
  • Provided 24/7 On Call production support onsite and remotely on rotation basis.
  • Adapts to new systems and environments quickly, takes ownership of all duties, meeting management skills, Good work ethics, Group and individual based problem solving and decision making abilities.
  • Have good exposure on Development Tools including - Confluence, Jira, Crucible, Stash, Perforce, GIT.
  • Experienced in implementing Spelunk, Puppet, Chef,and Divots.
  • Have good exposure on Storage - Brocade SAN Switches, HP EVA, HP 3PAR, HP X9300 (IBRIX)
  • Have good exposure on Compute - HP c7000 Blade Systems, Virtual Connect, HP DL Servers.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Operating Systems: RHEL 3/4/5,, Solaris Release 2.10/2.9/2.8/2.7 , IBM-AIX 5.X, svn Windows 2003, 2008, 2012 and NT

Hardware: HP Proliant, Blade servers, Sun Servers E450, E3500, E4500, E5000, E6500, E10k, E15k, E25k, Sun Ultra's, V210, V280, V490, V880, V6800 SUN Ray (1g Ultra-Thin Client) SUN Desktops (SPARC 10, 5), DMX3 and DMX4 Storage Arrays, F5

Software: Veritas Volume Manager 3.5/4/5, Veritas File System,Veritas Cluster Server 3.5, Veritas Netback up 6.0, MS-Office/MS-Project

Web/ Application Server: Tomcat, Apache DB2, Oracle

Network Protocols: DHCP, DIG, DNS, SNMP, SMTP, Ethernet, IOS, net stat, NFS, NIS, nslookup, RIP, OSPF, BGP, TCP/IP, and tcpdump, FTP, TFTP.

Cluster Environment: Sun Cluster Servers 2.2, 3.1, 3.2 and VERITAS Cluster Servers 4.1

Programming Languages: C, SQL, HTML, PHP, XML, Bash, Perl and Shell Programming, JSP, Pythonand Ruby

Other tools: VMware VSphere, ESX/ESXi, VCenter Server, Datacenter Puppet,splunk,Chef and Navies

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Redmond,WA

VMWARE/WINDOWS ADMINISTRATOR

Responsibilities:

  • Main role is to provision virtual machines and physical as per client requirements.
  • Extensively managed Active Directory like all the problems related to user accounts, domain accounts, managing permissions etc.
  • Involved in operational support of Active Directory, WINS, DNS, and AD enabled applications.
  • Installing and updating the windows patches.
  • Creating NTFSshares on Windows Servers and provide permissions to users.
  • Setting up perfmon windows servers to analyze performance issues.
  • Built and manage Virtual servers on VMwareESXServer3.5/4.1.
  • Configuring DRS, HA & Resource Pools in ESX 3.x
  • Creating, Installing, configuring and maintaining the Virtual Machines, installing Guest Operating Systems like Windows, Linux.
  • VMotion configuration & troubleshooting
  • Installation, configuration and upgrade of RedhatLinux5/6, SUSE 11 operating systems.
  • Configured and installed and RedhatLinuxServers on Google Cloud.
  • Expertise in creating VM Templates, cloning and managing Snapshots
  • Remote monitoring and management of server hardware.
  • Worked on building Hadoop Clusters on Google Cloud.
  • Installed TIBCO Spotfire on RHEL servers
  • Installation and administration of DNS, NIS, NFS, NTP, Samba, SNMP & DHCP servers.
  • Package management using RPM, YUM and UP2DATE in Red HatLinux.
  • Installed and deployed the VMware ESX containers for the VM cloud and Vsphere
  • Experience working in VMware ESX (VSphere) 4.x, 5.x hypervisor for virtualization and installed different OS such asLinux(RHEL), SUSE, Windows.
  • Experience in creating Clusters in Virtual Center and adding ESXHosts to Virtual Center Cluster.
  • Experience in setting up VMKernelNetwork and Enable VMotion.
  • Experience in creating and monitoring ResourcePool for Virtual Machines Resource Reservation and Limits.
  • Creating and managing user accounts and the groups in Active Directory users and computers.
  • Helped in auditing Datacenter Inventory in the process of Data center migration.
  • Built a new Datacenter from scratch for clients. Added Clusters and Esxi hosts according to Business requirement.
  • Creating a Organational units in active directory
  • Deploying and configuration of Windows servers 2008, 2008 R2,2012R2 Virtual Machine Templates in the ESXi host clusters.
  • Virtual Machine (VM) Build Base OS Setup/Patching/Security Scans
  • Used scripting like VB to run the WSUS
  • Installing Application tools like commvault, logrythm, Control-M and Mandiant etc
  • Adding static routes for backup IPs and installing additional tools according to Pre-Reqs given by Business requirement.
  • Adding and Updating permissions to users or groups in servers according to Business requirement
  • Installation of Vcenter server and Configuring ESXi - host’s within the cluster using VMotion and HA.Running patches and updates through update manager for the Esxi hosts
  • ESXi Host build ILO Configuration/Base OS Setup/Patching/Firmware/Security Scans
  • Physical Windows Server Build Rack/Cable hardware, ILO/UCS CIMC Configuration/Base OS Setup/Patching/Firmware/Security Scans
  • Applied patches using VMware vCenter Update Manager and host update utility.
  • Migrated and imported Virtual Machines P2V, V2V and also using OVF templates.
  • Add storage to ESXi cluster Gather WWNs, Scan for provisioned storage, Add storage to cluster
  • Racking and stacking the hardware in data center
  • HP C7000 Chassis Enclosure Rack/Cable hardware, Initial setup and configuration of Chassis components, firmware
  • Worked on VRealize Operations manager (VROPS) for monitoring the vcenter alerts
  • Creating the Dashboards, widgets and customized the default dashboards according to client requirement.
  • Worked on VRealize Creating single tenant or multi- tenant and modifying the default tenant according to client requirement in VRAC.
  • Worked on VRealize Administration like Managing users and Managing Multi- Machine services.
  • Worked on fabric extenders and inter connections on CISCO UCS emulator.
  • Creating service profiles templates on UCS EMULATOR
  • Worked on physical hardware like HPDL360p, BL460, BL480, G7, and G8. And UCS B-series, UCS rack M3.
  • Deploying VM from VRealize tool like windows 2008 and 2012r2 servers.
  • Configuring the windows servers and giving STATIC IPs and adding to Domain.
  • UsedStashas Distributed version control system andGitbranching for creating a new feature and making bug fixes.
  • Skilled in usingJira - AtlassianAgileDevelopment software to meet theSprintgoals.
  • Extensively usedScrumProgramming concept which is part ofAgile methodologiesto plan work for every iteration and used continuous integration tool to make the build passes before deploying the code to other environments.
  • Worked on COMMVAULT SIMPANA back up tools and LOGRYTHM.
  • Configure and manage the existing ESXi hosts with fully updating and patching theHPC7000BladeServers, ML350 Gen8 andDL360 Gen 8.
  • Installed and configured TSM for STORAGE and install BIT9
  • Worked on Service Now for change management tickets.
  • 5 months Hands on experience on Openstack on configuring NOVA,GALANCE,NEUTRON,KEYSTONE RABBIT MQ, and Horizon Dashboard.
  • 2 months experience on VIO(VMWARE INTERGRATED OPENSTACK). Deploy ova template on VCenter for VIO.

Environment: VMwareESXi 5.1/5.5,P2V,V2V,VMotion,VRAC, VROPs, WIN 2008/2012 R2,HP DL360PG6,G7,G8,HPC700 AND CISCO UCS M4 BLADE SERVERS AND UCS EMULATOR.

Confidential, Miami, FL

VMWARE/WINDOWS ADMINISTRATOR

Responsibilities:

  • Implementation ofVMwarevCloud suite with vCloudAutomationcenter (Cloud administration as tenant and infrastructure), vCenter orchestration (workflows for IPAM and Avamar)vRealizeAutomation:
  • vRA 6.0 Installation and Configuration(VCAC appliance, IAAS appliance and Identity appliance)
  • Integrated withvRO(workflows development) for customizations.
  • Creating Application blueprints and templates in vCenter - Oracle, MSSQL etc and publishing them in Catalogues.
  • Providing different access levels on Development, Stage and Production environments with LDAP group creation.
  • Integration with IPAM for IP assignment and Avamar for backup
  • Performing Health check for vCloud components vCAC (IAAS, DEM worker, Agent), vCO etc through scheduled vCO workflow..
  • VCAC administration like Lease management, bringing vCenter machines under vCAC.
  • Blueprint creation and build profiles for Win 2012, Win 2010, Win 7, RHEL 6.4, RHEL 6.6, RHEL 7.2.
  • Configuration of Compute resources and Reservations for the Site expansions in vCAC(adding new vCenters).
  • Creation of custom properties for customization blueprints - sandbox environments as per business need
  • Integration of vRealize orchestrator(vRO) with Service-now using REST API .- for the end to end execution of Service requests in SNOW.
  • Integration ofvROwith Service-now CMDB module to update CI status as Disposed/Installed/retired via Soap
  • Upgrade of vRA environment - vRA,vRO, ITBM and App Services v6.1 to v6.2.3. vRealize Orchestration:
  • Creating workflows for vCenter management and scheduling the workflows.
  • Configuring the new vCenter for adding into the vCAC as endpoints.
  • Troubleshooting and debugging the vCO logs.
  • Design and implementation of vCO workflows vRA customizations. vRealize Application services:
  • Installation and Configuration of vRealize Application services.
  • Integration and configuration vRealizeautomation.
  • Creation and maintenance of Cloud providers and deployement environments
  • Creation of logical templates and design for Application blueprints - Oracle 12c, IBM WAS etc
  • Configured HA, Failover and DRS in VI
  • Created templates and build servers on ESX Host
  • Migrate EVA's to3PARStorage
  • Manage, coordinate, and perform yearly SAN Firmware updates on3PARSAN's, EVA’s,HPBrocade
  • SAN switches at local and remote sites
  • Perform monthly Storage capacity reports, and future capacity planning
  • Install/Update Storage Management Applications
  • VMotion VM's across datastores
  • Provision Storage and configure VMWare Datastores on ESX Hosts
  • Perform ESX patch updates
  • Support and administerHPStorageWorksIBRIX, and NetGear RD5200 ReadyData NAS
  • Configured memory, processors, switches etc on for virtual Servers on ESX host
  • Monitored and managed the performance and the load balance of the Servers
  • Created Process Documents and Standard Operating Procedures as per the ITIL standard and was reviewed by Manager
  • Built and manage Virtual servers on VMware ESX 3.0
  • Built the Base Images in VM Ware time to time and testing the solutions using the linked clones and full clones
  • Create, test and deploy virtual environments using Virtualization Technologies - VMware Workstation and ESX Server, MS Virtual PC
  • Working on the regional server issues through Incidents Tickets of Remedy Tool
  • Created and maintained document management systems for the team's collaboration.
  • Experience on Working On Call 24x7.
  • Actively Participated in the ASPECT - Upgrade Project for the development of New Datacenter Environment Supporting over 200+ Caremark Call Center Users to accommodate a 3 year growth.
  • Installation and configuration of ESXi 5.1/5.5 in New- HP Proliant series Servers in a core new Data-Center.
  • Installation and configuration of Windows servers 2003,2003 R2, 2008, 2008 R2,2012.2012R2 Virtual Machines in the ESX host clusters.
  • Install and configure TSM AND SCCM in each built and other tools like BIT9.
  • Installation of Vcenter server and Configuring ESXi - host’s within the cluster using VMotion and HA.
  • Installation of windows server 2008 R2 in physical servers that host the primary Caremark duties.
  • Actively participated in Migration of Servers to the new Data-center.
  • Actively discussed with the vendors on software installations and CVS Caremark vendor specifications for new server
  • HP C7000 Chassis Enclosure Rack/Cable hardware, Initial setup and configuration of Chassis components, firmware
  • Experience in Active Directory, GPOs, DNS, DHCP, File & Print Server, IIS (Web Server),IIS 5.1/6.0/7, FTP, Terminal Server, RIS, RRAS, NAT, WSUS, Confidential Clustering, Exchange Mail Server and ISA Server.
  • Physical Windows Server Build Rack/Cable hardware, ILO Configuration/Base OS Setup/Patching/Firmware/Security Scans
  • Virtual Machine (VM) Build Base OS Setup/Patching/Security Scans
  • Worked on VDI Horizon view install, configure.
  • Deploying linked clone view desktops.
  • Hands-on experience in Project Management, Deployment, Installation, Administration, Maintenance and Troubleshooting of various Confidential Operating Systems and Application, Networks and Computers.
  • Experience with Virtualization technologies like Installing, Configuring and administering VMware ESX/ESXi and created and managed VMs (virtual server) and also involved in the maintenance of the virtual server.
  • Experience in Cloud products such as vCloud Director and vCAC.
  • Configuring and installing VCAC.
  • Creating blueprints and configure vsphere endpoints in VCAC.
  • Configuring Multi-Machine service in VCAC.
  • Creating and setup VCO Agent, Endpoint and Group configuration

Environment: Windows 2000/2003/2008 R2/2012, Windows XP/Vista/Win 7, Exchange Server 2003,LinuxServers,PowerCLI,PowerShell,VMwareESX4.0,VMwareESXi 4.1/5.0/5.1/5.5 ,VCAC5.1,5.2VMwareView,VMwareLab Manager, VMwareconverter,P2V,V2V,VMotion,HP DL360PG6,G7,G8,HPC700.

Confidential, Denver, Colorado

VMWARE/WINDOWS ADMINISTRATOR

Responsibilities:

  • Installing and Maintaining Windows 2003 and Windows 2008, 2008 R2 Servers.
  • Managed Virtualization Environment usingVMwareESX/ESXi 5.x, Virtual Center, and VI Client.
  • Installation, Configuration, Administration and Troubleshooting of ESXi 5.x, Virtual Center, VI Client.
  • Excellent knowledge in creating and managing users, permission settings, roles and responsibility assignments and VM resource allocations on ESX/ESXi hosts.
  • Knowledge on the converged infrastructure Vblock by integratingVMware, Network and storage components.
  • VMwaredeploymentsvROand vRA.
  • Have experience invROworkflow development forautomationtasks.
  • Have experience invRO, vCenter and vRA integration.
  • Have experience in performance optimization in private cloud models (IaaS/PaaS) with enterprise standards, workflows and industry best practices usingVMwareproducts.
  • Involved in private cloud environment (SDDC) design to deliver successfulautomation, self - service and unit pricing by helpingdevelopergroups and infrastructure address common corporate-political and virtualization issues
  • Good experience in working with 1000v switch and knowledge on working with cisco hardware switches like N5k and N7k.
  • Managed all aspects of Vblock from Compute, Virtualization, and Storage to Networking using UCSM, vCenter, Unisphere, Nexus CLI and UIM.
  • Supported complex enterprise virtual environments to include architecture and support of Cisco, Vblock environments.
  • Creating templates from VM's and deploy VM's from templates and allocate resources.
  • Creating Clusters for High Availability (HA) and Distributed Resource Scheduling (DRS)
  • Configured Resource Pool, VMotion, Alerts, Alarms.
  • Migrated Physical Servers to Virtual Server usingVMwareConverter (P2V Converter).
  • Migrated Virtual Machine using PowerCli scripting.
  • Have experience in Batch scripts and Windows PowerShell.
  • Have experience in Java Script, VB Script and Unix Shell scripting.
  • Migrated Virtual machine form one server to other using VMotion.
  • Performed Snapshots, Cloning, Cold Migrations and Hot Migrations.
  • Configured and managed the client's Snapshot schedule for both SAN and NAS.
  • Configured and managed the SnapMirror connection of Primary and Secondary site.
  • Discussed and understand the customer requirements to design custom IT solution with optimized performance to meet their requirement and thereafter implement it to prove the performance and features.
  • Implement and configured Flex clone Volumes for the Test environment.
  • Implemented deduplication for space management.
  • Hands on experience in installation, configuration and cabling of all NetApp FAS series models with various disk shelves and in addition to NetApp Snap Manager Products.
  • Performed installations, configurations, troubleshooting, upgrades, tuning and user access administration on NetApp FAS Systems and NetApp Software's.
  • Performed configuration on NetApp Storage including management of client's NFS, CIFS, and LUN Management (iSCSI and FC based).
  • NetApp Filer Migration (migration the traditional volumes to flexible volume).
  • Experience with troubleshooting issues like path failures, storage not seen, and performance using EMC Power Path, Symantec/VERITAS DMP and Performance Manager.
  • Excellent knowledge in creating and managing users, permission settings, roles and responsibility assignments and VM resource allocations on ESX/ESXi hosts.
  • Creating templates from VM's and deploy VM's from templates and allocate resources.
  • Creating Clusters for High Availability (HA) and Distributed Resource Scheduling (DRS)
  • Configured Resource Pool, Motion, Alerts, Alarms.
  • Migrated Physical Servers to Virtual Server usingVMwareConverter (P2V Converter)
  • Administration of LargeVirtualenvironment housing over 1000 Windows and Linuxvirtualserverson 50+ hosts in numerous domains including DMZ.
  • Administration and Support of VDI environments Windows and Linux Desktop for City the Agencies
  • Servicing and maintaining Clusters and HostsServersthat reside in ourVirtualCenter City agenciesvirtualmachine migration from VMwareVirtualCenter 3.5 to VMware VSphere 4. Also, migrated hosts to vSphere 4.1 to vSphere 5.
  • Provide support for business owners to New York City Governmental agencies such as 311, 411, 911, NYPD, FDNY, City Hall, FBI, OCME, COIB, etc/
  • Racked and configured two Cisco UCS B250bladechassis andHPDL580 G7 for vSphere 5, vCenter 5 and View 5 for a POC. Also, created an environment for View 4 production users.
  • Leveraged features of vSphere 4 to best utilize our storage environment with thin provisioning.
  • Configuring VMware View 4 and 5 to create pools of VM's for departmental staff. Also, use VMware Thinapp suite to package the Confidential Office Suite, View Client toconnectto virtualized desktops and Internet browsers such as IE and Mozilla Firefox to run from a USB hard drive while using a Wyse device client to access the broker.
  • Architecture and designed environments for City agencies including domain controllers, ESX farms and VDI infrastructure.
  • Lead projects in which involved a POC of thin clients from a variety of manufactures such asHP, Wyse, Devon IT, Chip PC, Dell, SunRay, Provisioning a desktop to run a USB connecting as a thick client all running different blends of operatingsystemssuch as Linux, Wyse Thin OS and Windows XPE.
  • Managing and maintaining multiple Active Directory 2003 Domains, with well over 40,000 users.Worked with all components of HP (Smart Start, Insight Manager, Diagnostics, Network Configuration Utility etc)
  • Keep Virtual hardware and VMwaretools updated to keep a healthy environmentExperience in installing and configuring Confidential
  • Windows 2008 Servers from ILO management tool on Rack servers and blades.
  • Experience in installing and configuring vSphereESX (i) 5.1 on HPbladeservers HPC7000.
  • Experience in migrating VMware vSphere hosts from ESX 3.5 U2 to 4.0 and ESX (i) 5.1 to ESX (i) 5.5.
  • Installing the setup, configuration, and management of an enterprise VMware VDI Horizon View, vCenter, vSphere, and
  • ESXi v5.x and daily operational support of this infrastructure.
  • Configure Vsphere and Vcloud director endpoints in VCAC.
  • Installing and configuring the VCAC
  • Configuring multi-machine services in VCAC.
  • Experience in build, managing, monitoring, deploying, and troubleshooting virtualized server and desktop environments.
  • Create thin provisioned VMs to suite client application requirements and expanding Hard Disk sizes as requested by clients.
  • Used Remedy Tool for ticketing (Change Management, Incident Management, and Request Management).
  • Provided On Call support 24x7 during Critical Issues for Production Environment.

Environment: VMwareInfrastructure 4.1/5.1/5.5, vCenter Server,VCAC5.1,5.2,VDI, Windows 2000/2003/2008 Server, Plate Spin,PowerShell,PowerCLi,CISCO -UCS -Bseries Blade,HPC700,VMwareVCenter Converter, Active Directory Migration, TCP/IP, DNS, Windows Clustering, FTP, File and Printer Server, P2V, V2V, VMotion.

Confidential, Madison, WI

VMWARE/WINDOWS ADMINISTRATOR

Responsibilities:

  • Design and Implementation of migration strategy for consolidating Data Centers from around the world to centralized locations in USA which involves numerous servers of various LINUX versions.
  • Provided Tier 2 remote Unix Admin/Support in aHP-UX/Solaris/NT production environment
  • Performed problem analysis to determine root cause of service interruption viaHPITO generated Remedy tickets. Developed plan of action to restore service
  • Interfaced with customers for service requests
  • Performed and resolved filesystem issues
  • Work with Network, Database, Backup and other teams to resolve system issues
  • Performed Unix/NT storage administration viaHPOpenView Data Storage Manager 3.5/4.1/5.1 performing Backups, Restores, and
  • Scheduling/Rescheduling Backups in a SAN environmen
  • Identification, planning and migration of P2V and new builds from each site without any downtime.
  • Deploying VMs Through OVF Templates, Created & Troubleshot Virtual Networks and vSwitches
  • Performed 900+ of V2V Migration., Created clones and templates of Virtual Machines
  • Worked on Migration concepts like vMotion and cold migration and Remediate
  • Creating Data centers in the Vsphere Web client and adding the Hosts to the Data center
  • Configuring the Host profiles and Remediate
  • Creating the New virtual machines under the Host and configuring each VM in the console
  • Disable and Enable the ports for the Distribution switches
  • Creating the Duplicate Host profiles to the HOST
  • Hands on experience with VCOPS, configuring dashboards for clients.
  • Hands Experience on UCS - Configuring VSwitch1 and editing configurations of VMX file - Type delay
  • Setting up the VLANS for each and individual VMs
  • Deploying the VMs by using the PROTEUS and JUNOS space
  • Checking the speed tests in the CENTOS BOX
  • Troubleshooting UCS hardware if the Hosts are disconnected in the Vcenter
  • 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
  • Configured VMware HA, VMware DRS in acquiring higher efficiency for VMware Infrastructure.
  • Automate ESXi host configuration across large number of hosts and clusters.
  • Creating and managing Virtual Machines and Templates, worked with clones and snapshots of Virtual Machines.
  • Administering, troubleshooting and automating vSphere ESXi using Power CLI.

Environment: VM ware ESX 5.1, UCS C240 M3,UCS B-series, Windows 2008/2003, TCP/IP, DHCP, DNS, NTFS, Bluecat BCN - XMB Adonis (DHCP,DNS), JUNOS Space, Cisco Nexus 5K, CISCO switches, HPc7000, Emulex NC553, NC551 HBA’s, JUNPER SRX 240, VMware Lab Manager, VMware converter, VMware Vsphere client, Fault tolerance, High Availability and Distributed resource scheduling

Confidential, Maynard, MA

VMWARE/WINDOWS ADMINISTRATOR

Responsibilities:

  • Implementing new HP blade enclosures and assisting in Onboard Administration configuration.
  • Building ESX/ ESXi hosts upgrading/ downgrading BIOS and iLO Firmware, Performing memory test, updating ESX drivers and configuring server profiles.
  • ESX 4.0/4.1, ESXi 4.1, 5.0 and 5.1 installation, conducting CPU load tests on the host and HP systems insight manager (SIM) installation.
  • Integrating ESX/ESXi hosts to v-center, applying and managing host profiles and checking for profile compliance.
  • Conversion of physical servers to virtual machines, upgrade of already existing virtual machines to higher versions with aid of VMware and Vizioncore technologies.
  • Disaster Recovery methods and procedure related to Virtualization Environments.
  • Led a team of five, for Datacenter Migration and virtualization of over 500 Windows Servers as a part of Disentanglement.
  • 24x7 on-call rotation for support of production systems and trips to data-center for trouble shooting.
  • Creating, updating and managing project documentation.
  • Effective communication between cross-functional teams and within the team for Virtualized environment.
  • Evaluate, install, test, configure, maintain, tune, and troubleshoot Solaris 9/10, Red HatLinuxAS 4/5, SUSE 10, HP-UX 11.23/31, AIX 6.1/5.3 operating system software and third party commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) products with primary responsibility being for the UNIX operating systems.
  • Extensive use of Logical Volume Manager (LVM), creating Volume Groups, Logical volumes and disk mirroring in HP-UX, AIX andLinux.
  • Worked on migrating data from EVA, XP to 3-PAR Storage onLinux.
  • Package management using RPM, YUM and UP2DATE in Red HatLinux.
  • Extensively worked on tools like Veritas Volume Manager (VxVM) and Veritas file System, Logical Volume Manager (LVM), Solaris Volume manger (SVM).
  • Experience in building Servers using Jumpstart in Solaris, Kickstart inLinux, Ignite process in HP-UX and Manual installation.
  • Configuration and administration of DNS, LDAP, NFS, NIS, NIS+ and Sendmail on RedHatLinux.
  • Installed and deployed the KVM containers for the Openstack Cloud.
  • Installed and deployed the VMware ESX containers for the VM cloud and Vsphere
  • Worked closely with Cloud teams to build and deploy VM's using Open Stack and VMware.
  • Building new Windows Server 2003/2008 on Intel Server Platforms, IBM/HP/Dell PowerEdge servers as per the company’s Windows build standards.
  • Administered and setup user profiles in Win2003/2008 servers and ADS maintenance
  • Implementation of Confidential DHCP, DNS, and Domain trust relationship, file and print services, user and group management.
  • Implemented RAID5 for Fault Tolerance on Domain Controllers.
  • Patching the Production Servers during the green zone window with security patches.
  • Working on Change Management and RequestManagementTickets in Remedy Tool
  • Built and configured ESXi4.1/5.0 hosts and deployed XP/Vista/2003/2008R2 VMware Virtual Guests.
  • Created and managed Virtual Machines and Templates, worked with clones and snapshots of Virtual Machines.
  • Experience in creating Virtual Machines on Shared Data Store.
  • Worked on Migrating Virtual Machines with VMotion.
  • Providing 24/7 on call support for critical and production issues.
  • Extensive use of Logical Volume Manager (LVM), creating Volume Groups, Logical volumes and disk mirroring in HP-UX, AIX andLinux.

Environment: VMWare ESXi 3.5/4.0/4.1/5.0 VCenter server, HA, DRS, Vmotion, Win 2003/2008R2

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