Jones Raj Thangaraj

Jones Raj Thangaraj

LEAD ADMINISTRATOR - LINUX

Summary

8+ years of experience in Unix System Administration in managing Business critical Production environment. As a Linux Administrator, I'm experienced in Banking, Telecommunication and Energy related projects. Also well experienced in Solaris & AIX Server administration. Currently acting as Technical Lead and managing the offshore team for Energy project. Involving in discussions with client SMEs for project planning. Provided L3 Linux server support for R&D end users in Telecommunication project. Worked in customer location Finland and acted as point of contact to handle customer requirements. Having very good knowledge in handling Datacenter activities. Also worked on Red Hat Satellite, KVM, Shell Scripting, VxVM, VCS & VVR.

Technical Skills

Operating System: Red Hat Linux 5, 6, 7, Solaris 5.10, AIX 5.3 & 6.1

 Hardware               : HP ProLiant G6, G7 & G8 Rack Servers, HP G6 & G7 Blade Servers. IBM  Blade Center HS 20                                       & 21 SUN M-Series 5000/4000 servers, SUN T-series servers, SUN Enterprise (E4500, E5500),                                     SUN Fire 280r Model 2900, SUN Fire v240, IBM p520 & p570

 Server Management Application: Red Hat Satellite Server, Spacewalk Server

 HA Clustering: Veritas Cluster Server & Sun Cluster Server

 Volume Management: Logical Volume Manager (Linux), Veritas Volume Manager & Sun Volume Manager (SVM)

 DR Solutions: Avamar VM’ restore, VMware Zerto & Veritas Volume Replicator (VVR)

 Virtualization: KVM, VMware & Solaris Zoning

Professional Trainings Attended

RH199 RHCSA Rapid Track Course – Red Hat Linux 7
RH401 Red Hat Systems Management– Satellite Server 5.6
RH413 Red Hat Server Hardening
RH442 Red Hat Performance Tuning

Work History

Work History
Mar 2010 - Mar 2016

Lead Administrator

Wipro Technologies

Currently I'm working on managing Linux Servers for our customer, an Energy related company. I'm responsible for project related functional and technical discussions with client, leading the offshore team, providing inputs on designing Linux Servers and coming up with solutions for complex scenarios.

My second assignment was to work on Linux Server for our Telecom customer. I Worked in customer location Finland and acted as the point of contact to handle customer requirements. My role was to provide maintenance and enhancements to their existing application. My responsibilities are understanding the requirements, impact analysis, bug fixing, resolving Linux Server related technical issues.

The first project was to work on administrating Solaris, Linux & AIX Unix Servers for our Banking customer. I was covering 24/7 support for any Break fix issues. My responsibilities included Server administration as Oncall Support, Service request handling & Change requests. I was responsible for doing health checkups on critical servers about any hardware failures and raising vendor cases to replace the faulted one.

Aug 2009 - Mar 2010

System Administrator

Accenture Service Pvt Ltd

Being a part of Unix operation support team, my tasks were to support end users with service request and implement major changes on Production Unix servers. It was a finance related project where I was a part of support team that covered 24*7 operations. My responsibilities included Server administration for User requests, Problem management request & Change Controls for Production servers. Worked on major production servers during server outages, on highly critical production environment.

Jul 2007 - Aug 2009

Associate – Infrastructure Management

Doli Systems Pvt Ltd

As a Junior system administrator Supported UAT & Dev Linux and Solaris servers. Responsible for monitoring the events via monitoring tool and creating request to respective support team. After May-2008 I was deputed as contractor to Accenture Service Pvt Ltd as System Administrator for Banking project. The project involved to provide a Global Unix server support.

Education

Education
2003 - 2007

Bachelor of Technology

Anna University