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Summary

         Proven ability to create and deliver solutions tied to business growth, organizational development, and systems/network optimization. Skilled problem identifier and troubleshooter, managing systems, projects, and teams in a range of IT environments.

Specialist with over 11 years experience in Systems Optimizations and Strategic I.T Solutions. Technology skills include – Unix, Linux, Windows, VMWare, Database Management, Cloud, NW, and Security.

 Work History

Jul 2011Present

 Infrastructure Architect/Project Lead & DR Manager 

 HCL Technologies Singapore Pte. Ltd

Project: Capitaland Pvt Ltd, Singapore 

Awards: - Awarded  for Top CSAT Customer Satisfaction and Outstanding Performance across many Projects(FY 2013).

Responsibilities: 

Leading the IT infrastructure of Top real estate and retail giant in Singapore, Capitaland Pvt Ltd.

  • The profile includes custody of servers's (800+)  handling critical applications and confidential databases across 2 Data Centres in Singapore hosted by Equnix on several platforms like HP-UX, Red Hat Linux 5, 6 & 7, Suse Linux, Ubuntu, Solaris, Linux-based Virtual Appliances, Microsoft Window Server 2008, Vmware ESX & Cloud deployments with Netapp storages.  
  • Disaster Recovery Manager -  I plan, strategize and execute Annual Disaster Recovery Exercises, Standalone Drills, backup/restore procedures and ensures Business Continuity by achieving desired RTO/RPO.
  • Infrastructure Architect - Delivering all aspects concerning server architecture planning, strategizing,  technology adoption, designing, implementing or provisioning   systems/database/applications according to customer and business needs. Work with the marketing team / Customers in pre-sales, collaterals, lead generation and responding to RFPs on Cloud migration, management, DB, performance and Security related projects.
  • As a Project LeadResponsible for  RHEL, Suse Linux  & HP-Unix administration and configurations on  HP MCSG (Service Guard Clusters), Veritas Clusters, LVM, VxVm, Package Administration(yum), Public DNS, NFS, Send Mail relays, Forward & Reverse Squid Proxy,  Sudo, NIC Teaming, LVM and VxFS file system management, Unix patching and configuration management & ILO.
  • Writing Linux  bash scripts and HP-UX POSIX scripts for server automation, performance monitoring and automate daily tasks. Familiar with other programming languages like Perl, HTML, JAVA and CSS.
  • Perform health checks, Application & Server Monitoring using BMC tools like BMC Patrol (BPPM), BMC Bladelogic (BBSA) Automation Tools, BMC Performance Manager & VMware VCOM & BMC Control-M for Large-scale scheduling of batch jobs. 
  • Building Virtual Machines on-premise (Datacentres in SG) or Cloud. Migrate existing  Windows & Linux machines from DC  to NTT Private & Public Cloud platforms. Supporting a wide range of Application deployments like SAP, Oracle EBS, PeopleSoft,   Middleware- Apache, LAMP, Microsoft IIS, IBM Web Sphere Application Server. 
  • Having working knowledge of cloud platforms like AWS and Google Cloud, familiar with pricing options, budgeting, compute and storage options,  building and importing instances.
  • To lead and mentor a team of 14+ engineers and writing technical documentation and KB articles on known issues. Providing timely RCA reports, raising vendor cases.   
  • Working on several ITSM Tools like BMC Remedy, HP Service Manager, ServiceNow portals and working in accordance  with  ITIL processes concerning SLA, Change, Incident, Problem (RCA) & Asset Management. 
  • Responsible for audit engagement planning and certification with the customer on requirements like ISO27001 process and procedures and PCI compliance.  
  • Implementing security templates & compliance using QualysGuard tool and support installaion/troubleshooting of  McAfee Antivirus for Linux and Windows machines through EPO.
  • Responsible for analyzing and providing Monthly reports, RCA reports, SOP's, Impact Analysis, Patching reports, compliance reports and also Server performance & Capacity Reports to the customer. 
Sep 2009Jun 2011

Senior System Analyst

 Fujitsu India Consulting Pvt. Ltd,

Project: Munich Re, Germany  

Awards: - Outstanding performance and  Best Team across the Project.(FY 2010)

Responsibilities

  • To manage 100 HP-UX Physical & 400 Linux Virtual Machines. Team size 5.
  • Migration of Vm's from HP-UX to RHEL.
  • Handle complex business environments like SAP, Peoplesoft, Oracle EBS. 
  • Automation using Shell and Perl Scripting.
  • Patch Management using yum and Ignite Backups.
  • Firmware upgradation and ILO Management.  
  • HP Service Guard Operations on a single node, multi-mode clusters.
  • Shell scripting sh, ksh and bash.
  • Operations on Opsware –Installation, the configuration of services and managing user accounts.
  • Creating/Growing/Deleting file systems using LVM, VXVM.
  • Adding/Removing LUNs on Linux hosts in VERITAS cluster & stand alone systems.
  • Creating NFS, automounter file systems under Red Hat Linux.
  • Perform system health check before releasing a Linux server.
  • Establish and change a swap space under Red Hat Linux.
  • Establishing VERITAS Cluster configurations, managing resource groups.
  • Installing/Uninstalling Red Hat Linux using HP Server Automation tool.
  • Vendor management.
Mar 2007Sep 2009

System Administrator

Enhanced Software Solutions Pvt. Ltd, Mumbai

Project: Air India Pvt. Ltd, Mumbai, India

Responsibilities

  • Single onsite person to manage 25 HP-UX physical server’s.
  • In charge of System Documentation & SOP’s for HP-UX & Linux.
  • McAfee Antivirus agent installation & support on HP-UX.
  • LVM and VxFS file system management on both Linux & HP-UX.
  • Preparing IA/RCA reports, Rack diagrams, Patching reports, vulnerability & compliance reports.
  • Patching and configuration management.
  • S Installation & Restoration from Storage Snap backups. Performing HP-UX system backups using Ignite.
  • UNIX Console setup & Management.  
Jun 2005Mar 2007

System & Database Administrator

HCL InfoSystems Pvt Ltd.

Project: Godrej Industries Pvt Ltd, India

Responsibilities

  • Single onsite person to manage 8 HP-UX servers' and databases.
  • Installing Progress versions.
  • Automate certain routine functions like giving access to certain options in MFG-PRO.
  • Compiling and testing Programs under the current setup.
  • Attaching tested programs to respective menu options.
  • Creation / Deletion of databases on UNIX & windows.
  • Oracle Export & Import Tool with Datapump.
  • Good exposure on taking hot/cold backups manually and RMAN backup.
  • Exposure on Data Guard (Physical Standby).
  • Oracle Client/Server Installation on Production/QA/Dev Environments.
  • Assign and manage privileges.
  • Database cloning.
  • Monitoring database space requirements and adjustment for future needs.
  • Designed and created primary structures such as tables, views, indexes, links & synonyms.
  • Database monitoring using DB Console.
  • Applying RDBMS patches to Oracle.
Jan 2004Mar 2005

Faculty Engineer

CMS Computers Institute, India

Conducting Daily batches

Responsibilities

  • Manage Site Infrastructure – Server’s, desktops, asset management.
  • Conduct Technical Training's and manage junior staffs.
  • Technical Trainer - Training students for Windows NT 4.0, Windows 2000 Adv. Server and Red Hat Linux Server 8.0.
  • Conducting 2-3 batches a day.

Certifications

Apr 2016Apr 2016

Project Management Professional (PMP)

PMI  (Project Management Institue)

PMP Trained 

Nov 2015Nov 2015

IELTS 

British Council

IELTS (International English Language Testing System)

Jan 2009Mar 2009

HP Integration Specialist

Hewlett Packard

Exam - (HP0-P11) - HP Integrity Entry Level Server Technologies 

Exam - (HP0-P10) - HP Integrity Server O.S Installation & Deployment

Sep 2008Sep 2008

HP Certified System Engineer (CSE)

Hewlett Packard 

Exam - (HP0 - 914) - HP-UX  High Availability

Exam - (HP0 - A02) - HP-UX 11iv3 Advanced  System Administration

Apr 2008Apr 2008

HP Certified System Administrator (CSA)

Hewlett Packard

Exam - (HP0 - A01) - HP-UX 11iv3 System Administration

Education

Awards

Certificate of Achievement  from HCL Technologies Singapore Pte. Ltd. (FY 2013) 

Award for Top CSAT Customer SATisfaction and Outstanding Performance across many Projects.

Special Recognition Award from Fujitsu Consulting India Pvt. Ltd. (FY 2010) 

Award for outstanding performance and Best Team across the Project.