Detail-oriented with extensive experience in visualization and storage systems. Troubleshoots highly technical issues with ease and patience.
Customer service expert
Expert in disaster recovery
Skilled in TCP/IP and WAN
Senior SYstems Engineer - Storage and VMware, 10/2008 to Current Barnes and Noble Inc. – Westbury, NY
Senior Systems Engineer, 10/2008 to Current Barnes and Noble Inc – Westbury, New York
Perform tasks implementing storage for multiple purposes and monitoring storage systems Handle responsibilities of developing techniques of improving the efficiencies of IT systems by leveraging storage capabilities Handle the tasks of setting storage environment by following best standard and practices Mentor junior staff in day to day storage operations Prepared the budget and planned the review in accordance to the same Handle the tasks of capacity planning and provisioning of storage systems Evaluate, design and develop storage solutions with AFA (All-Flash Arrays) for ECOM bn.com website Design and maintain storage solutions for large scale Oracle RAC deployments Design and maintain multiple VMware environment with more than 1000 virtual machines Managed Virtualization Environment using VM Ware vSphere 4.x,Virtual Center Installation, Configuration, Administration and Trouble shooting, vSphere 4.0, 5.0, 5.1 and 5.5 Creating Clusters for High Availability (HA) and Distributive Resource Scheduling (DRS) Configured Resource Pool, vMotion, Alerts, Alarms, NTP Consolidation of more than 400 Windows and Linux Physical Servers using VMware Converter (P2V Converter) Creating Templates from VM's, deploy VM's from templates and allocate resources Monitoring of Virtual Machine's & ESX servers (CPU, Memory, Disk and Network Utilization) for Security.
Converting P2V and V2V using VMware Standalone Converter.
Creating duplicate Virtual Machine's using cloning technology (hot & cold).
Migration of Virtual Machines using V-Motion.
Creating Clusters for High Availability and Dynamic Resource Scheduling.
Creation of Virtual Switches, Ports and Port groups and setting up Layer 2 Security Policies for Virtual Networks.
Moving VM's from one LUN to another LUN using Storage V-Motion.
Performance tuning of VMware host servers and virtual machines Root Cause & System Log Analysis and reporting.
Organize tasks, events and Configuring alarms.
Senior Systems Engineer, 10/2007 to 10/2008 Fortunoff – Garden City, New York
Windows and VMware Assigned the tasks of developing and installing VMware environment for physical consolidation of production Windows and Unix servers Developed and maintained internal and external SharePoint portal site for internal employees, partners and vendors Performed the tasks of improving storage infrastructure Assigned the tasks of maintaining file systems and storage arrays as well as provide technical support in handling various storage projects Provided support in procurement of system parts and prepare records of the same for future reference Assigned responsibilities of installing storage to servers for providing effective working of storage systems.
Windows Systems Engineer, 10/2000 to 10/2007 Forest Laboratories, Inc – Commack, New York
Built, hired employees and managed internal helpdesk Design and implement multi-site Windows 2003 Active Directory infrastructures Support of Exchange 5.5 to 2003 Migration Responsibilities included building and racking Windows 2000 and Windows 2003 Servers for various projects Designed and maintained SharePoint Portal Site to streamline SOX, PCI and FDA audits Project lead for new projects working with developers on new application builds Participate in 24x7 on-call support rotation schedule.
IT Support Professional, 01/1994 to 01/1999 IBM – New York, New York
4 years at Mitsubishi International Corp as on-site systems administrator supporting Novell Severs and Lotus Notes Domino Servers 6 month project at Hudson General Corporation installing IBM routers and switches, workstations and configuring Lotus Notes Clients for AS400 3 month project Equitable Life installing desktops and servers 1 month project Cablevision moving RS6000 Servers Various desktop and server projects Educational Summary
01/1992 to 01/1993 Operation Restore Hope, Somalia
01/1991 to 01/1994 United States Marines Corps
Senior Windows Engineer, 12/2007 to 10/2008 Fortunoff – Carle Place, NY
Senior Windows Engineer, 10/2001 to 12/2007 Forest Laboratories, Inc – Commack, NY
High School Diploma: 1991 Division AVenue High School - Levittown, NY