Open to Relocate - Corp 2 Corp only - Available Immediately Over 7 plus years' of experience as a Unix system Administrator and Engineer in complex high end server/client environment consisting multi-operating systems (with emphasis on RHEL, AIX and Solaris environment) in which my responsibilities include design, installation, configuration, maintenance, tuning and troubleshooting of servers running on Red hat enterprise Linux 6.x/5.x, Solaris 10, 11, Aix 6.1, 7.1 and Windows servers.
*Expertise in Systems Administration, Data Center migration, Server Deployment and production support with automation and scripting.
*Participated in DR exercises. Proficient in Backup utilities, Restoring, Mirroring and Cloning.
*Worked with tools like Nagios, Splunk, Zabbix and Solar winds for performance monitoring and checking health status of the servers.
*Monitored Virtual environments with ESX/ESXi servers and Virtual Center 4.X.
*Configuration of Cisco catalyst switches and racking of servers, networking and interfaces.
*Installation, configuration and management of LAMP (LINUX/Apache/MySQL/PHP) stacks.
*Specialized in Linux System Administration, Installation, Configuration of RHEL 4/5/6, CentOS 4/5/6 environments.
*Experience in using Shell scripts to automate log backups and daily tasks.
*Troubleshoot the issues at server level (Physical & Virtual VMware, Zones, LDOMs)
*Experience in installing the VERITAS, installing and configuring the VERITAS cluster server (VCS), using the VERITAS storage administration (VERITAS volume manager, VERITAS file systems) for the SAN configuration.
*Expert in setting up SSH, SCP, SFTP connectivity between UNIX hosts.
*Proficient in configuring JumpStart and Kickstart servers to initiate installation of Solaris and Red Hat Linux on several machines at once.
*Performance and Capacity Planning to meet the growing requirements of the applications.
*Extensive working knowledge of mainframe Tools like TSO/ISPF, File AID, Xpediter, Abend AID, Syncsort, NDM, SPUFI, QMF, SSO and FTP, TCP/IP.
*Have good working experience with configuration management tools Chef and Puppet.
*Installation and up gradation of Packages and Patches configuration management, version control, service pack. & reviewing connectivity issue regarding security problem.
*Experience in Creation and managing user accounts, security, rights, disk space and process monitoring in Solaris and Red hat Linux.
*Hazel cast, Cassandra or any other NoSQL, RDBMS.
*Proficient in System Software Installation, Configuration & Administration of NFS, NIS, DHCP, DNS, Apache and Samba server configuration and management.
*Experience in Network Troubleshooting, SAN, NAS connectivity issues and Server Hands-On for DELL R710, HP ProLiant DL-380 G4/G5, & DL-580 G6/G7.
*Excellent team-oriented worker and ability to quickly adopt and work under minimal supervision.
Operating System Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.x/5.x, Solaris 10, 11, HACMP 5.3/5.2, AIX 6.1, 7.1, VMware ESX 3, 4, 5, Centos 4, 5, Ubuntu 11, 12.
Web Servers Apache HTTP server 2.0.50/2.0.49/2.0.48, IBM HTTP web server 188.8.131.52 , Web Logic 8.1, Web Sphere application 6.0/5.4/5.1
Virtual Environment VMware virtual server , Zones, LDOMs
Hardware HP ProLiant: DL 580/380 (G8/G7/G6) DELL IDRAC: (R710, R720, R910), M5000, T3, T5, Sun Fire V-880, IBM P/P5series (p795, p780, p690, p670, p510, p590).
Volume Management Red hat LVM, VERITAS Volume Manager and ZFS.
Scripting Languages Shell scripts KSH, CSH, BASH, HTML and PERL.
Server Monitoring Tools Service Now, HP Open view, Splunk and Nagios.
Networking NIS, NFS, DNS, SSH, CISCO Switches/Routers/Access Points and Firewalls.
A-MAX Auto Insurance is an industry leader that specializes in providing low cost insurance to thousands of Texas residents and businesses.
Headquartered in the heart of Dallas, Texas, A-MAX Auto Insurance has rapidly expanded its company's growth since its inception in 2002; and today has more than 100 locations in over 17 cities throughout the state.
Installing, configuring and support RHEL 6.x/5.x.
Building the host using the Kick start and configuration of LVM and maintaining them.
Excellent Knowledge of ITIL process for incident /change management.
Done in place upgrades of Red hat servers from 5.10 to 6.5 via Yum repositories.
Used Red hat Satellite Server for updating packages at various locations of servers where it deployed.
Shell scripting for job automation in korn and bash shells.
Maintaining and upgrading operating systems like RHEL and AIX platforms.
Assembled Puppet Master, Agent and Database servers on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Platforms.
Utilized Nessus software to run vulnerability scans on TCP & UDP Ports to ensure system security.
Remote system administration via tools likes SSH and console access.
Performed day-to-day administration tasks like User Management, Space Monitoring, Performance Monitoring and Tuning, alert log monitoring and backup monitoring.
Provides accurate root cause analysis and comprehensive action plans.
Works closely with HW/SW vendor support teams to resolve problems quickly.
Installed VMware VSphere 5 and created VMs on ESX 5.0 Servers using Dell PowerEdge R410.
Worked on maintenance of ESX host clusters and security.
Strong communication skills are imperative, including assertiveness and taking ownership of issues and requests.
Analyzed the VMCore dumps, system logs, data gathered from Splunk, VMware on day to day basis to troubleshoot the mission critical issues.
Administered Linux servers for several functions including managing WebSphere, Apace/Tomcat server, mail server, MySQL database, SVN.
Implemented automations tools DevOps.
Developing scripts to be checks by Nagios for execution in both Windows and Linux environments.
Worked with variety of storage volume managers such as ZFS, LVM, SVM, VERITAS Volume Manager on backend EMC storage arrays.
Involved in automating the WebLogic server installation, and its components using puppet.
Utilize Puppet for configuration management of hosted Instances with in AWS.
Manage ITIL compliant Change control cases using BMC Remedy Help Desk.
Performed scripting on Perl and shell for monitoring and scheduling the Jobs.
Migration of LDAP and up gradation of RHEL 5 to RHEL6.
Extensively used LVM - created VGs, LVs & File systems.
Monitoring of web servers and other services using Nagios monitoring tool.
Configuring the FTP, DHCP, DNS and troubleshooting them.
Application readiness/OS checkpoint.
Install & config oracle 10g and coordinating with the oracle team.
Worked on homogeneous and cross-platform file sharing protocol such as FTP, Samba, NAS, and NFS for sending and receiving files between local and remote servers.
Installing, configuring and maintaining apache, samba, Web Sphere & Web Logic Application Servers.
Troubleshooting of VERITAS Volume manager and Sun Solaris manager.
Review of UHG standard Solaris OS image and configuration standards.
Installed the Teradata and Java patches and granted the privileges to the users.
Install OS packages and patches, break/fix support.
System security management.
Worked on OS upgrade plan for Solaris on development and production servers.
Provide 24x7 supports on shift rotation basis.
Resolved/closed incident tickets and documented issue and each step taken in order to resolve.
Also worked with the storage team to setup the "TSM Schedules" for all the servers and troubleshoot the issue if any of the servers was missing backup.
Environment: Insurance (auto, life and health), Red Hat Linux 6.x/5.x, Red hat Satellite Server, Nagios, Dev-Ops, Hadoop, HP ProLiant: DL 580/380 (G8/G7), Puppet, ELK, DELL IDRAC: (R710, R720) X 3650.
2500+ Linux Servers, Zabbix, Web Sphere & Web Logic Application Servers.
10/2013 to 07/2015
UNIX Infrastructure AdministratorScottrade Scottrade, Inc – St. Louis, MO
a financial services firm, partners with more than three million retail clients to provide the trading services and investment solutions they need to overcome barriers to financial success.
Founded in 1980, Scottrade pairs its large nationwide branch network with advanced online products and services to help clients gain insight into the market and react quickly to trading opportunities.
06/2011 to 09/2013
UNIX/LINUX EngineerHitachi – Naperville, IL
Hitachi Data Systems uses data to power the digital enterprise.
It's Broad portfolio with cloud, data analytics, data protection, infrastructure and applications.
Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi which provides hardware, software and services to help companies manage their digital data.
Its flagship products are the Virtual Storage Platform (for enterprise storage), Hitachi Unified Storage VM for large sized companies and Hitachi Unified Storage for small and mid-sized companies.
04/2009 to 05/2011
Part of the US$ 1.6 billion CK Birla Group, BirlaSoft is a leading global IT solutions provider, with micro-vertical focus across Automotive, Industrial Manufacturing, Healthcare, Lease & Lending, Insurance & Re-insurance and Aerospace & Defense.
Our portfolio of IT services includes CRM, Quality Assurance & Testing, Enterprise Application Services and specialized IT Services that include Advanced Analytics, Mobility and Cloud Solutions.
Bachelor of Science: Electronics and Communication Engineering KLCE - Andhra Pradesh