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Technical Consultant- Resume

Bakersfield, CA

SUMMARY:

  • Around 12+years of experience in design, infrastructure sizing and deployment of Microsoft Technologies, SQL database, Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Office 365(o365) and web applications.
  • Playing a role of Technical consultant in current organization.
  • Played a role of Technical Architect in Mind - Tree.
  • Played a role of Manager- - Microsoft Infrastructure & Database Technologies in G.B.M organization.
  • Management, planning and execution of Microsoft Server solutions.
  • Design, Installing, configuring, migrating, Maintaining SharePoint server 2016/2013/2010/2007, coordinating with the developers to resolve the issues in programming.
  • Design, Installing, configuring, migrating, Maintaining System Center configuration Manager 2016/2012 R 2/2012/2007.
  • Experience in Managing Multiple Windows Systems with Microsoft SCCM 2012/16 providing Patch Management, Remote Control, Software Distribution and OS deployment.
  • Design, Installing, configuring and implement of Data center for a mid-size organizations in Bahrain
  • Installing, configuring and implementing of Microsoft Private cloud for leading telecom industry in Bahrain.
  • Design, Installing, configuring and implement of Lync 2013 to banking and government organization in Bahrain
  • Design, Installing, configuring, Maintaining of windows server family suite 2016/2012/2008/2003
  • Design, Installing, configuring, Maintaining of SQL 2016/2012/2008/2005/2000, scheduling daily and weekly backup using Microsoft Management Studio.
  • Hands on experience on PowerShell scripts.
  • Installing, configuring, Maintaining of WebLogic Tomcat, Apache, Jboss and PHP servers.
  • Maintaining the Server infrastructure by Environment Management such as SCOM and Orion.
  • Extensive experience with sonic wall TZ 170 and Netgear FV 318
  • Migrating Microsoft ISA firewall to TMG 2010
  • Extensive experience in all kind of Hardware installations, up-gradation and troubleshooting.
  • Effective time management, multitasking, and problem solving skills.
  • Assisted in designing, development and management of Active Directory architecture on overall enterprise applications.
  • Extensive experience on EPBX for Voice communications
  • Knowledge of Windows Registry, File System, Services, Devices, Drivers, Security, Active Directory, and GPOs.
  • Troubleshooting server’s hardware issues by using HP SIM and ILO.
  • Updating the project status with PMO on daily/weekly meetings
  • Ability to manage packages, collections and assignments in the SCCM console.
  • Installing, configuring and maintaining of system center operation Manager-2012/ 2007 R2
  • A good team player and capable of supervising a team successfully.
  • Executing Infrastructure Implementations/operations as per CMMI and ITIL standards
  • Participating in a ONCALL roster to monitor and respond to high severity problems and callouts

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Operating Systems: Windows 2012R2/2008R 2/2008/2003/2000, Windows 95/98/XP/Vista/Windows7 Workstation, Linux (, Red Hat, Fedora), Nortel Passports.

Database: SQL Server 2012/2008/2005/2000/7.0, IBM DB2 9.5&10.1 MY SQL, PostgreSQL

Microsoft Azure: Virtual Networks; Azure Load Balancer; Azure Traffic Manager; DNS, DHCP, and IP addressing config; Network Security Groups (NSGs); Azure Application Gateway; Extend on-premises; point-to-site (P2S) & site-to-site (S2S) VPN, ExpressRoute;

Identity & Access: Azure AD B2C & B2B; Identity Providers, Microsoft, Facebook, Google, & Yahoo; Azure Active Directory Synchronization, hybrid identities, ADFS; Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) strategy; Multi-Factor Authentication;

Design Data Storage: SQL Database, Blob & Table Storage, Azure PowerShell.

Microsoft Office 365: Office 365 Enterprise & SharePoint Online (Dedicated), Azure Farm for SharePointFAST Search for SharePoint 2013/2010; SharePoint Enterprise Search Farm

Network:: Ethernet, Frame Relay, Wireless LAN, PPP, HDLC, X.25, PSTN, ISDN, Cable modemxDSL, T1/T3

Protocol:: TCP/IP, VLAN, SSL, RADIUS, Frame Relay, SNMP, VPN, DNS, DHCP, WINS and SMTP

Service and Application:: Lync 2013, Exchange Server 2003/2000, SQL Server 2012/2008/2005/2000/7.0, MS SharePoint Server 22013/010/2007/2003, SCOM 2012/2007R2 SCCM 2007 R2 Norton Anti-Virus Enterprise Edition

Virtualization Platform: Installing and administration of VMware ESXi 3.5, vSphere ESXi 4.0 and Microsoft Hyper-V Servers on windows server 2012/2008 R2

Internet/Intranet Service:: HTTP/WWW, FTP, DNS, WINS, DHCP, RAS, SMTP, POP3, IMAP, NNTP, NFSSMB (Samba), SNMP, SSH/SFTP/SCP, Telnet, Proxy

Security: TMG 2010,SonicWALL TZ170, Netgear FV 318, Symantec.

Infrastructure Management Tools:: System center configuration Manager-2007 R2; System Centre peration Manager-2012/2007R2; Opalis6.2

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Bakersfield, CA

Technical Consultant- ConfigMgr(1702), Microsoft infrastructure, VMware & Azure migrations.

Job Responsibilities:

  • First point of contact for Business-critical applications, Server management & VMware for process control network environment.
  • Architectural Design for upgrade and implementation of ConfigMgr (1702)
  • Working on SCCM Migration from 2012 sp1 to 02) to support heterogenous PCN network.
  • Design and Implemented Application catalog website for the application request and approval process.
  • Created PowerShell script to automate workflow through Email for the requested applications from Application catalog portal.
  • Migrating Windows servers from 2008 R2 to 2012 R2, including Applications, Databases and proprietary software applications.
  • Working on migration for ESXi 5.0 patch 5 to ESXi 6.0 in enterprise environment.
  • Working on VMware enterprises tool such as DRS, HA, Horizon view.
  • O365 & Azure Administration in enterprise environment.
  • Defining the Scope of work in-line with the business requirements.
  • Extensively working on Active Directory, DNS, DHCP and group policies to meet the company compliance standards.
  • Working on end to end operational support in enterprise environment which includes Server Systems, Hyper-V, and networks.
  • Participating in CAB meeting for the changes assigned and raised for production deployment.
  • Participating in a ONCALL roster to monitor and respond to high severity problems and callouts.

Confidential, Houston, TX

Technical Architect - Microsoft Infrastructure & Database Technologies

Responsibilities:

  • First point of contact for SharePoint 2013/2010 and Microsoft Web Server (IIS),MS-SQL Server for implementation, Support and Operational Activities.
  • Managed the provisioning, operation, monitoring and maintenance of systems software and application in MS Azure IAAS PASS SAAS.
  • Experience with administration and management of Azure ARM Portal, Classic Portal and OMS
  • Experienced in Microsoft’s Azure cloud computing platform, (Compute, Storage, AD, Network, Azure Backup) developed cloud based solutions to increase productivity, reduce time-to-market, and lower total cost of ownership for software systems, by using cloud capabilities.
  • Competent in Azure API management tool and solutions that leverage high volume telemetry ingestion, stream analytics and data visualization.
  • Multiyear experience in Continuous Delivery and DevOps including the design and automation of Infrastructure-as-a-Service and Platform-as-a-Service capabilities including virtual networks, virtual machines, cloud services, web sites, data services, etc.
  • Capable of deployment of Azure AD, Identity & Access Management, Azure Multi Factor Authentication, Azure Trust Center.
  • Experience in implementing managing and monitoring of Azure Storage(Blob, Tables, Queues and Files), Backup, DR, Azure Site Recovery
  • Lead the installation and testing of new enterprise system software and hardware releases in my current position,
  • Maintained up-to-date knowledge of new hardware and software developments and participated in the evaluation of alternative approaches and new software or modifications to enhance operations and development activities.
  • I am also responsible for managing the build, configuration, deployment, support and maintenance of virtualization and desktop virtualization products in my current organization.
  • Experience with administration and management of System Center 2012 R2 Suite and WSUS.
  • Protected corporate information by implementing enterprise class virus protection for network, web, email, and file reputation data in real time utilizing Trend Micro™ Enterprise Security suite applications.
  • Backup Solutions for both physical and virtual systems and Secure MS Sql Server 2014, MS Exchange Server 2010 and File Server using Symantec Backup Exec and MS Azure Cloud.
  • Migrated Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS) from 2012 to Team Foundation Server 2015.
  • Integrated Release Management 2015 with TFS 2015
  • Working Knowledge on K2 (Automated workflow appliance with SharePoint)
  • Defining the Scope of work in-line with the business requirements
  • Migrating SharePoint 2010 Custom Portals with Metalogix third party tool
  • Migrating SharePoint Server from 2010 to SharePoint 2013 with database attach and Detach Method.
  • Design, Installing, configuring and implement of SharePoint 2013 for the organization in multiple Farms across the geographic of globe.
  • Deploying applications, scripts, shims, and service packs using SCCM, monitor installation status, troubleshoot, worked with vendors, and resolved installation and OSD failures.
  • Created WMI scripts in PowerShell.
  • Implemented procedures for development and maintenance of solutions for Active Directory requirements.
  • Managed Microsoft SCCM deployments in a large-scale global environment of 50,000+ users oversaw deployments of large and complex applications targeted for mass audience.
  • Developed PowerShell scripts to automate various tasks.
  • Upgrading SharePoint 2010 RTM Version to SP2 and cumulative updates with 11 different language packs
  • Migrated TFS with SQL 2012 as a backend.
  • Designing and implementing SQL 2012 on High availability and Disaster recovery

Confidential

Manager- Microsoft Infrastructure & Database Technologies

Responsibilities:

  • First point of contact for SharePoint 2013/2010 and Microsoft Web Server (IIS),MS-SQL Server for implementation, escalations for Govt.Ministries under Central Informatics Organization (C.I.O)
  • Leading a team of 6 techies for smooth flow of implementations and operations
  • Migrating SharePoint Server from 2003 to SharePoint 2010 Sp2
  • Securing SharePoint environment by changing the service accounts passwords for default portals every quarterly.
  • Design, Installing, configuring and implement of SharePoint 2013 for government organization in Bahrain
  • Migrating MS-SQL 2005 to SQL 2008 R2
  • Tested application by manual and SCCM installation process.
  • Installing and Administration of SCCM 2007 R2 for applying latest windows and security patches to all the servers.
  • Experience with Microsoft clustering and Load balancing.
  • Designing and implementing SQL 2012 on High availability and Disaster recovery
  • Installing and Configuring Private Cloud using Microsoft Technologies.
  • Designing and implementing Hyper-V cluster, SQL 2008 R2 cluster and SharePoint 2010 Farm for leading Ports organization, Bahrain
  • Working knowledge on IBM-DB2 Databases.
  • Working knowledge on PostgreSQL Databases.
  • Infrastructure Migration of SharePoint 2010 for Most of the ministries in Bahrain
  • Managing and Supporting SQL Environment for all government ministries sectors, Bahrain
  • Designing and implementing SQL 2008 R2 cluster for defense organization, Bahrain
  • Day to day operations of SharePoint and database for enterprise environment, Bahrain
  • On-call support for SharePoint and all mission critical databases for C.I.O.
  • Participating in CAB meeting for the changes assigned and raised for production deployment.
  • Support and administration of SharePoint server 2007, simple PowerShell scripts, Active directory user accounts integration.

Confidential

Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Migrating SharePoint Portal Server from 2003, WSS3.0 to SharePoint 2010
  • Designing and implementing SharePoint 2013.
  • Worked with Server Team to in corporate remote Sales Office sites into Active Directory which integrated PCs into SCCM for upgrading, inventorying, and patching.
  • Installing and Configuring Private Cloud using Microsoft Technologies.
  • Designing and implementing Hyper-V cluster, SQL 2008 R2 cluster and SharePoint 2010 Farm for leading Ports organization, Bahrain
  • SCCM Administrator to support all divisions with the administration and migration of the current 2007 environment to SCCM 2012
  • SCCM (App Deployment, Operating System Deployment, Patching, Reporting, OSD Image Creation)
  • Infrastructure Migration of SharePoint 2010 for a leading banking sector, Bahrain
  • Designing, Implementing, of SQL 2012 in a standalone environment for Aviation department, Bahrain
  • Managing and Supporting SQL Environment for leading banking sectors, Bahrain
  • Designing and implementing SQL 2008 R2 cluster for defense organization, Bahrain
  • Customizing SCOM 2007 R2 environment for leading telecom industry, Bahrain
  • Securing Al-Zayani Group of company’s Server networks by performing regular patch management and Preventive Maintenance

Confidential

Technology Platform Lead/SCCM consultant

Responsibilities:

  • First point of contact for MOSS and web logic L3 team for any escalations
  • Leading a team of 4 members
  • Migrating MOSS 2007 default and custom portals infrastructure to SPS 2010 default infrastructure
  • Configuring MS Duet for SPS 2010 and SAP
  • Implementing, Managing and maintaining social networking Site using SharePoint 2010, Infybubble an intranet social networking site in Infosys
  • Implementing, Managing and maintaining SharePoint 2010/ 2007 Custom portals infrastructure
  • Implementing, Managing and maintaining SharePoint 2010/ 2007 Default portals infrastructure
  • Managing and maintaining Web logic 10.3.2 infrastructure
  • External vendor coordination
  • Actively participate in client calls every week to discuss team’s performance.
  • Monitoring team performance and helping them in improving technical skills and motivating team to perform better to fulfill client expectations
  • Securing Moss environment by changing the service accounts passwords for default and custom portals every six months.
  • Working on Performance Point, SharePoint 2010 in Production environment.
  • Installing OS in VM Environment
  • Participating in DR Drills for applications hosted in our environments.
  • Server hardening when released in productions
  • Closing the NCR’s on the servers, which are raised by the security team after the audit
  • Installing, Configuring, troubleshooting and coordinating with the application team for deploying in
  • Development, Test, User acceptance test and Production envt after the PT and VT signoff for MOSS 2010 and 2007 portals
  • Raising Change request for the business needs and implementing the changes after the CAB approvals
  • Managing and maintaining Web Logic 10.3.2 infrastructure
  • Maintaining and managing SCOM 2007 R2
  • Installed and configured SCCM 2007 R2 on a windows Server 2008 R2
  • Security patch implementation for all the servers using SCCM 2007 R2
  • Working on the problem management issues which are occurring frequently.
  • Working on CA anti-Virus and MS forefront anti-virus for SharePoint and Exchange
  • Participating on Disaster activities for the all the applications
  • Participating on Downtime time review and process implementation of the environment
  • On call support for weekend and any public holidays

Confidential

Sr. System Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Remote Support and Management of 2000 servers (36 Messaging,12 MOSS,6 SQL servers) across (Europe and China)
  • Installing, configuring, Maintaining SharePoint server 2007, Coordinating with the developers to resolve the issues in programming.
  • Scheduling SharePoint backups with automated tool and STSADM command line tool
  • Giving Appropriate Permissions on subsides and workflows in Moss2007
  • Troubleshooting SharePoint issues related to user management and programming.
  • Installing SharePoint 2007 on windows Server 2008 with SQL 2008 as Database server.
  • Migration of physical to virtual using VMware Converter 4.0.
  • Exchange server administration
  • SMTP, exchange connectors issues resolving
  • Administration of blackberry mobile messaging client administration
  • MIME Sweeper Antispam mail administration
  • Coordinating and planning with the team for any critical issues or schedule outage on the Messaging servers.
  • Managing Active Directory
  • Maintaining, Troubleshooting and Monitoring Active Directory for all Locations.
  • Installing, Configuring and Maintaining VMware clients,
  • Administration of Exchange Server 2003 across the domain forest and cross forest
  • Fine-tuning and Load Balancing Terminal Services on Windows 2000/2003
  • Daily Turnover call with Business IT leaders to improve the Service delivery
  • Coordinating with remote teams and clients for various issues and providing solutions across the company by its offices and client places
  • Server BIOS and firmware upgrades as and when required
  • Respond to and address any Incidents/ change requests in the ILTIS queue
  • Troubleshooting and coordinating with service providers for hardware break-fix and maintenance of server hardware
  • Monitoring and analyzing the System Logs and Console messages within Tivoli Monitoring
  • Troubleshooting server’s hardware issues by using HP SIM
  • Installing windows 2003 servers using ILO on HP Blade servers
  • Administration of HP Altirs for installing windows server Images on blade servers
  • Configuring Windows clustering on exchange and SQL Servers.
  • Participating in a ONCALL roster to monitor and respond to high severity problems and callouts

Confidential

Team Lead-System Administration

Responsibilities:

  • Installing, configuring and managing mixed Windows Servers
  • Install, configure and mange Exchange servers.
  • Deployed migrating tool for windows exchange servers
  • Database server installation and administration On Windows Platforms;
  • Perform problem diagnoses and implement corrective actions;
  • Conduct performance configuration and tuning of data servers;
  • Proactively monitor and check database consistency;
  • Coordinate and provide support and consulting to applications development, systems administration, systems interoperability, and operations support for database systems in the organization;
  • Coordinate/install database patches and third party backup software as necessary;
  • Monitor and measure data server performance;
  • Implement database backup and restore tools, processes and procedures
  • Create user and group accounts as requested;
  • Provide technical assistance with data migration and system conversion efforts;
  • Maintain and monitor SQL Servers replication server.

Confidential

Customer Support Executive

Responsibilities:

  • Managing very high end Remote servers
  • Managing high volume websites,
  • Configuring Web servers IIS4, IIS5, and DNS servers on Linux environment and Database servers MSSQL on NT and Windows2000, and Configuring of databases, database users and maintenance
  • Providing Service for dedicated hosting clients and servers for Windows NT/2000 and Linux servers
  • Maintenance and configuration of Windows NT, Windows2000 and Red Hat Linux 7.3, Red Hat Linux 8 and Red Hat Linux 9 based servers and establishing the connectivity
  • We have windows 2000 server as a domain controller for our network.
  • Configured NAT Server for host’s to provide Internet.

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