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Solution Delivery Architect Resume

SUMMARY

  • Seasoned Systems Architect with 9 years of experience in Virtualization, Converged and Hyper - Converged Infrastructure, Automation, Cloud, Windows, Linux, Storage, Backup & Recovery technologies

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Hyper Converged Systems: Nutanix NX Series, Nutanix Dell XC Series, Nutanix Prism, Prism Central, Nutanix LCM, VxRail with VSAN, VxRack Flex OS/ Scale IO, SimpliVity, Cisco Hyperflex

Virtualization: VMware vRealize Suite 8/7/6/5, VMware vSAN, vSphere 7/6.7/6.5/6/5/4 , VMware HCX, VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF), vCloud Director, vSphere Replication, SRM, Horizon View, App Volumes, Horizon Apps, Vcenter/SSO, VMware Work Space One, vRealize Log Insight, High Availability (HA), VMware Workspace One Access, VMware NSX-T/NSX-V - Migrations to NSX, NSX implementation, Load Balancing, Micro Segmentation, NSX DNS, DHCP, NSX Routing and Switching/Gateways, NSX Intelligence, vRealize Network Insight (vRNI), VMware Fault Tolerance (FT), DRS, vRealize Operations (Vrops), VDPA, vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA), P2V using VMware Converter/Plate spin, Hyper-V, SCVMM, Citrix Xen Server, VMTurbo

Compute: Cisco UCS Servers (Blade series and Rack servers) HP C7000, HPE Synergy, ProLiant servers, Dell Blade Chassis and Rack servers

Converged Systems: vBlock, Flex pod, Nimble Smart Stack

Operating System: Windows Server 2019/2016/2012/2008 , Linux (Red Hat), Unix

Storage: PowerMax, Symmetrix VMAX 3, VMAX 2, VMAX, Unity, VNX, VNXe, VIPR Controller, VIPR SRM, VPLEX, NetApp SolidFire, XtremIO, Isilon 6th Gen and 5th Gen, NetApp FAS, NetApp C Dot and 7 Mode, Nimble Storage, Pure storage, HP EVA, HP 3Par, Veritas Volume Manager, Hitachi VSP, USPV, RecoverPoint, Recover point for VM (RP4VM)

Backup and Recovery: Veeam, Avamar, Data Domain, Rubrik, Cohesity, NetBackup, Commvault, Exagrid, HP Data Protect

Automation Tools: Power Cli, UCS Director, vRealize Automation, vRealize Orchestrator

High Availability & Business Continuity Tools: Veeam Replication, vSphere Replication, VMware Converter, Double-Take, Zerto, SRM

Public Cloud: Azure - Compute Virtual Machines, Azure Site Recovery Manager, Scale Sets, Load Balancers, VPN Gateway, Storage - Blob, Disk & file, Azure SQL, Cosmos DB, Data Migration to Azure from On-Prem, Azure Active Directory (AAD), Azure MFA, Azure Azure CDN, Azure Virtual Networks, AWS, Microsoft Office 365, EMC Hybrid Cloud (EHC)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Solution Delivery Architect

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Implemented site recovery manager 8.1 including categorizing the server-based Tier level.
  • Configure and manage multiple Nutanix servers using Prism Element and Prism Central. Upgrade Nutanix Devices without any downtime using Nutanix Life Cycle Manager (LCM)
  • Migrate vCenter, ESXi hosts and Virtual machines from ESXi 5.x/4.x to ESXi 7/6.7. This involved using various tools like vmotion/svmotion, VMware Upgrade Manager, Cross vCenter Migration Utility etc. Virtual Machine VM Tools and CPU was also upgraded
  • Perform day to day operations on Nutanix devices including working on Nutanix networking, patching and storage using Prism Central and Prism Element
  • Migrate data from legacy servers to Nutanix using various tools without downtime
  • Installed and Configured VROPS 8.0. Analyzing and reporting Virtual environment usage through VROPS and creating reports and projects.
  • Worked on SRM deployment and configuration of DR site. Tested different recovery plans in SRM to ensure recovery of failover VM's.
  • Planned migration strategies, DR plans with SAN and NAS data.
  • Implementing VMware NSX Micro segmentation, logical switch, DLR/Edge configuration and maintenance.
  • Integrated log Insight 8.0 with vCenter Operations, leverage log Insight for all devices in the DC so I can complete the picture, configuration Windows 2016 Server for Log Insight, configuring Syslog on a Synology NAS for Log Insight.
  • Create sharing content Packs with log insight, analysis process ESXi host error, iSCSI/SCSI and NFS error, max latency over time, vCenter Alarms and Events, create alerts for virtual infrastructure for any outages
  • Deployed HCX on Source and Destination Data Centers. Performed VMware HCX Bulk Migration to AWS.
  • Performing the installation, configuration and maintenance of the VMware virtual infrastructure, including, but not limited to, vCenter Server Appliance, vRealize Operations Manager (vROps), vRealize Automation (vRA), vRealize Orchestra-tor (vRO), vRealize Business, ESXi, Update Manager and NSX.
  • Developing VMware vCenter and vROps reports for performance, troubleshooting and capacity planning.
  • Developing custom blueprints and workflows using vRA7.5 and vRO 7.5 to automate and simplify tasks.
  • Deployed VApp workflow is to provide a single call workflow that is capable of instantiating a VApp Template from vCloud Director (vCD) and performing a number of operations on the resulting VApp before actually deploying and powering it on.
  • Implemented and designed cloud solution based on VMware VCloud Director for users.
  • Responsible for all VMs cloning, Deploying and monitoring.
  • Configured and managed NSX manager along with SRM.

Sr Consultant

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • As a VMware Professional service engineer, I have participated in Migration tasks for DXC and HPE.
  • Was responsible for designing a DR solution using vSphere Replication for around 1500 VM’s across 3 sites
  • Troubleshoot and maintain VM’s after migrations and install VMware Tools if needed.
  • Migrated VM from DELL VxRail Hyperconverged infrastructure.
  • Worked on VxRail, VxRack and configured the nodes and creating cluster and expanding the cluster.

Infrastructure Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Configure and perform day to day operations like patching/upgrades of Nutanix using Prism Central and Prism Element
  • Consolidated multiple DC’s to one production and one DR DC. Involved in architecture and planning for the whole project. The new DC’s had Nutanix Hyper Converged devices and all the data was migrated to them using different tools
  • Conducted in-depth onsite architecture and configuration analysis of company VMware VSAN clusters, delivered documented current state and future state technical designs for future state compute platforms.
  • Architect the Upgrade of VMware environment on Nutanix from 5 to 6.x across 2 DC’s. This involved upgrading Vcenters, upgrading hosts and virtual machines (VM tools and VM hardware upgrades) using VMware Update Manager
  • Delivered an upgrade plan to bring mission critical vSphere VSAN clusters to 6.6, to meet demanding I/O requirements and deliver 24x7 reliable platforms.
  • Perform day to day Nutanix operations and perform firmware upgrades using LCM
  • Upgraded ESX/ESXi host, vCenter Servers from 5.5 to 6.0U3.
  • Installation, Configuration and Administration of Cisco UCS Environment.
  • Configuration of UCS systems to upstream Nexus 5K/7K switches
  • Installation and upgrade of UCS Fabric Interconnect.
  • Planned and upgraded Cisco UCSM from 3.1 to 3.2.
  • Installed, Configured and upgraded NetApp ONTAP from 9.1p11 to 9.1p12, Disk Firmware, Shelf Firmware.
  • Perform regular hardware maintenance and upgrades along with Ontap upgrades at client environments.
  • Installed, Configured and upgraded NetApp OnCommand Unified Manager (OCUM) from 7.1p3 to 7.2

Sr Consultant

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in build and maintain Highly Available secure multi-zone AWS cloud infrastructure utilizing Chef with AWS Cloud Formation and Jenkins for continuous integration.
  • Implemented a 6 node Nutanix HCI solution for a research institute and implemented vSphere 6.5 on it and managed it using Prism Element and Prism Central
  • AWS Cloud administration - managing EC2 instances, S3, SES and SNS services. Created Buckets in AWS and stored files. Enabled Versioning and security for files stored. Implemented and maintained monitoring and alerting of production and corporate servers
  • Installed and configured Site Recovery Manager (SRM) for DR. Did Mappings and configuration of VM and data stores to DR site.
  • Implemented a Nutanix 3060 solution. The install involved designing the Nutanix solution for networking, storage and High Availability
  • Installed Nutanix NX-3050 Converged Infrastructure platform for their secondary DC for their VDI solution and educated the customer on using the Nutanix platform
  • Configure and perform day to day operations like patching/upgrades of Nutanix and ESXi using Nutanix Life Cycle Manager (LCM)
  • Administered VMware ESXi Servers on HP C7000/Cisco UCS Blade Server Environment.
  • Deployed VApp workflow is to provide a single call workflow that is capable of instantiating a VApp Template from vCloud Director (vCD) and performing a number of operations on the resulting VApp before actually deploying and powering it on.
  • Implemented and designed cloud solution based on VMware VCloud Director for users.
  • Configured vCenter and ESXi for vRealize Automation and NSX integrated environment.
  • Responsible for vRealize configuration Manager and its configuration. Installed agents on Windows server for patch management.

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