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  • 1. Candidate-1 SUMMARY: More than 20 years of cumulative experience as IT Professional with VMWare, MCSE, MCSA, PMP, Windows 2003/2008 and Exchange 2007 servers, Wintel Servers, Windows Vista, Blackberry, Wireless and Firewall Security. Dedicated, self-motivated achiever committed to success and adept at multi-tasking in a high-pressure environment. Professional Certifications:  PMI Certified PMP – Project Management Professional  MCSE & MCSA for Windows 2003  MCSE & MCP+I for Windows NT4/2000  Certified Web Administrator, World Wide Web Institute, Switzerland  Certified Web Developer, World Wide Web Institute, Switzerland  Working knowledge as Java Programmer  UNIX Certificate of Achievement from Informatics, Singapore  B.S. (Electronics) from NITK (KREC), Mangalore University, India WORK EXPERIENCE: PayPal (eBay) Sr. Systems Administrator San Jose, CA June 2009 – Present NetxtGen Technology Sr. Systems Administrator San Jose, CA March 2009 – June 2009 Ericsson, Inc. Sr. Systems Administrator San Jose, CA October 2008 – March, 2009 • Installed, configured and troubleshoot Windows 2003 Enterprise Servers, Active Directory, Wintel Servers, Solaris 10, L3/L4 support for Exchange 2007 Servers, Project 2007 Server, SMS – Systems Management Server, SCCM – System Center Configuration Manager, System Center Operations Manager (SCOM), formerly Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM or OpsMgr) - performance and event monitoring, WDS – Windows Deployment Services, RIS – Remote Installation Service, Microsoft OCS – Office Communication Server 2007, Microsoft LCS – Live Communication Server 2003, Windows 2008 Server, Failover Cluster Manager, PowerShell, Opsware, Blackberry (Bundle 30) Server on HP, Dell servers and IBM x3850 and x3950 blade servers, Hyperion, SharePoint, Symantec Enterprise Vault 8.0, HP Systems Insight Manager, Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Edition & EndPoint Solution, Citrix 4.5, Postal Forward, Postfix for aliases. • Upgraded Windows 2003 Enterprise Servers to 2008 and installed SCCM and used it to remote control, patch management, software distribution and operating system deployment in high-redundancy, high- availability production environment in Windows and Linux environment. • Proposed and implemented critical security updates and other relevant OS patches and firmwares for both OS and hardware that will improve the performance and reliability of the Servers and other system devices. • Insatlled, configured and maintained RedHat 6.2.2 and RPM Package Manager and strong in troubleshooting by looking at error logs for basic service debug skills for service start / stop and interacted with cross functional team. • Installed, configured and supported VMware ESX servers VI3/3.5 and Lab Manager 3.0 and further configured VMWare for Vmotion, HA and DRS and involved in ESX performance and capacity monitoring. • Installed, configured and maintained and SQL server 2005 and successfully configured BES – Blackberry Enterprise Server’s backup on SQL database instead of MSDE - Microsoft SQL Server Desktop Engine (Microsoft Data Engine or Microsoft Desktop Engine). • Move router functionality from production BES - Blackberry Enterprise Server to a standalone server in DMZ • Installed and configured OCS client for new Blackberry "Storm" on BES - Blackberry Enterprise Server. • Installed, configured and troubleshoot Microsoft SharePoint Server 2005. • OWA - Outlook Web Access and EWA - Exchange Web Access. • Used PERL, Shell and PowerShell to do day-to-day administrative tasks.
  • 2. • Used Quest tools and limit user disruption during mailbox moves between RedBack and Ericsson e-mail servers, also perform migration and maintenance activities even during business hours without any impact. • Supported access to e-mail, voice mail, instant messaging, and text messages enabling users to communicate. • Provided support for Blackberry and iPhone devices with Windows Mobile, through Exchange ActiveSync. • Supported configuration of TLS - Transport Layer Security for server-to-server traffic, RPC - Remote Procedure Call for Outlook connections and SSL - Secure Socket Layers for Client Access traffic like Outlook Web Access, Exchange ActiveSync, and Web Services. • Supported configuration of an empty dial tone mailbox database on a new server in the case of a complete server failure so users can send and receive e-mails while recovery is underway. • Troubleshoot and provide solution to conflict conference rooms for duplicate reservations • Provided access to SharePoint documents via LinkAccess without need of VPN. • VMWare ESXi, ESX 3.5, VirtualCenter 2.5 installed, configured and troubleshooted on IBM Servers x3850 and x3950 servers in 02 data centers in SAN environment. Also installed and troubleshoot VMWare workstations. • CWA - Communicator Web Access and LCS - Live Communications Server • ActiveSync (iPhone, PocketPC), Blackberry "Storm", "Bold" . • Outlook Anywhere (RPC/HTTPS, Outlook access from outside without VPN) • AES - Avaya Enterprise Server * Aladdin's SafeWord 2008 * AdventNet's OpManager • Basic network monitoring (Nagios) * Check Point's Pointsec (Hard drive encryption) • RVI (VPN software) * Iron Mountain's Connected Backup/PC NetApp, Inc. Sr. Systems Administrator Sunnyvale, CA February 2008 – October 2008 • Built more than 100 IBM BladeCenter HS21 Wintel Servers, configuring/programming iSCSI HBAs and successfully booted them over SAN on iSCSI protocol via Fiber Channel/NAS Storage at Sacramento on NetApp filers with no local hard drive. • Installed, configured ESX VI3/3.5, Lab Manager 3.0 in Fiber Channel/NAS Storage environment. • Installed, configured, fine tuned for performance, maintained and troubleshoot SQL server 2005 on NetApp filer for centralized database store and further scheduled for regular backup. • Applied all critical security updates and OS patches on newly built more than 100 IBM Blade HS21 Servers and further configured for future automatic download for first evaluate them in lab. • QLogic SANsurfer Management Suite installation, configuration and troubleshooting: I have fixed problems like Port 0 is visible and Port 1 is missing in QLogic SANsurfer iSCSI HBA Manager. Also troubleshoot issue like “Port 0 – Ready, Link Down” in high-availability and high-redundancy in Windows/Linux production environment. • Installed, configured and troubleshoot Microsoft SharePoint Server 2005 on NetApp Filer FAS6040. • Involved in installing, configuring and troubleshooting of Symantec Enterprise Vault 8.0 and scheduling full data backup for Outlook PST files. • Installed, configured and maintained RedHat 6.2.2 and RPM Package Manager and strong in troubleshooting by looking at error logs for basic service debug skills for service start / stop and interacted with cross functional team. • Participate in design of high availability and disaster recovery between Sunnyvale and Sacramento servers and filers. Used Opsware 7.0 to provisioned, configured and managed servers and other network device. • Used Microsoft Virtual Lab for Failover Cluster Manager, SCOM, SMS etc. • Microsoft iSCSI Initiator installation, configuration and troubleshooting of IBM Blade Center with HS21 Blades, Windows 2003 Servers, Active Directory, Advanced Management Module, Sysprep, Created Boot Volume on NetApp FAS6040 filer, Boot LUN, Copied master boot LUN and renamed, mapped boot LUN, created iGroup and added QLogic iSCSI IQNs and Microsoft IQNs to iGroup, make sure iGroup is online, configured IBM HS21 BIOS for iSCSI SAN Boot, Run Sysprep and install Windows 2003 from SAN over iSCSI, Solaris 10, installed QLogic SANsurfer iSCSI HBA Manager, Failover configuration in cluster environment, WDS – Windows Deployment Services, RIS – Remote Installation Service, Network Interface Teaming, MPIO – Multipath Configuration, Citrix 4.5, Siebel 7.5, Siebel 8.0 • Fujitsu Frame 1500, S2000, M8000, ONTAP, SnapMirror, SnapManager, SnapDrive, OPSWare, IBM Tivoli, NetApp Filers FAS6070 etc
  • 3. eBay, Inc. Sr. Systems Engineer San Jose, CA Mar 19, 2007 to Dec 31, 2007 • Dealing with day-to-day tickets using Remedy web client, troubleshooting load balancers like NetScaler, F5 with iRules and Resonate, hardware issues of Blade Center like IBM LS 20, HS 20, x335 servers imaging issues, rebuilding them with automate scripts for Windows 2003 servers, Active Directory and Linux in high- redundancy, high-availability QA environment with other preloaded applications including Symantec Enterprise Vault 7.0 archiving and retrieving the emails and other data, Microsoft Live (Office) Communications Server 2005, L3/L4 support for Exchange Server 2003 and SQL 2000/2005 servers, Wintel Servers, regularly evaluated and applied OS critical updates and patches. IBM ASM - Advanced System Management, Management Module, Advanced Management Module, IBM Director Console, RDM - Remote Deployment Manager Server, CSM, PXE Server, PXE Boot, httpwatch, ValidateInternal or Validate internal, Tivoli servers monitoring solution, Sun Fire x4600 M2, x4100, NetApp Filer FAS6040, IBM LS20 Servers, GUID/UUID, IBM Director Console, HP Systems Insight Manager, VMWare ESX Server VI3/3.5/ESXi, Virtual Center, Lab Manager 3.0, Virtual Infrastructure Client 2.5, VI3, vMotion, DRS, VMFS, VMDK, VMKernel, HA, Physical to Virtual (P2V) tools, VM Support, LM Tools, Datastores, Opsware, RDM, HBA, DR, UDA, LUN, Bind DNS, Cygwin, SSH, RSH, Putty, NetRanger, SCM, CPM. • Installed, configured and supported VMware ESX servers and further configured VMWare for Vmotion, HA and DRS and involved in ESX performance and capacity monitoring. • Coordinated data center servers planning, installing, monitoring, testing etc • Enterprise level experience supporting 1500 + servers within data center environment. • Experience implementing/managing VMware ESX Server and Virtual Center shared environments. • Experience with NetApp Storage Technologies – SAN, NAS, iSCSI, NFS. • Wintel server infrastructure experience of many years supporting complex large enterprise environment. AMD, Inc. Systems Analyst Sunnyvale, CA Jan 12, 2004 to Feb 15, 2007 • As Systems Analyst responsible for installation, configuration and troubleshooting of Microsoft Windows 2003 and Exchange 2003 Servers, Windows XP Professional, Windows 2000 Server/Professional, Wintel Servers, AD - Active Directory, LDAP, SQL 2000 server, Office 2003 / XP / 2000 with Outlook for Exchange Server Configuration, Outlook offline configuration, Personal Folders configuration, Symantec (Veritas) Enterprise Vault 6.0, Microsoft Office Communicator 2005, knowledge of ITIL, got training class for ITIL exam preparation from Manager. • Also install, configure and troubleshoot SAP, Metaframe, Citrix 4.x, MOM, WSUS, SMS, Ghost Imaging, WorldAccess, VPN, PAL, Blackberry, Palm Pilot, Microsoft Outlook, E*Trade EquityEdge, MeetingPlace, BaaN, DameWare, HINT, Control-M, HummingBird eXceed 7.0, HummingBird NFS Maestro, InfoPak 4.11, OSA – Oracle Sales Analyzer, Reflections 8.02, ITIL, Remedy 5.1, take care of SLA, Change Requests, Trouble Tickets, Service Requests, Hyperion, RIS (Returns Information System), Seagate Info 7.5 / Crystal 7.5 / Crystal Report Viewer, SecuRemote, SQL 2000 Server and Client Tools, TN3270Plus, Visual SourceSafe etc. • Instlled, configured and maintained RedHat 6.2.2 and RPM Package Manager and strong in troubleshooting by looking at error logs for basic service debug skills for service start / stop and interacted with cross functional team. • Supported VP Forum, an Executive Conference from April 11 to 14, 2006 at Hyatt Regency Hotel in Santa Clara, CA and supported Sales Leadership Alignment Conference from November 27 to 29, 2006 at Fairmont Hotel in San Jose, CA. BoardVantage, Inc. Network Engineer Menlo Park, CA March 07, 2003 to Feb 29, 2004 Directly reporting to the C.T.O. of the company, responsible for monitoring and maintenance of hosted environment with 10 Windows 2000 Servers, Wintel Servers, with AD - Active Directory at Data Centers (Cables & Wireless, Santa Clara and AT&T, Menlo Park) and internal development/test environment systems. This entails several tasks including the following:  Hosted System Maintenance: o Assist in monitoring/alerting on system performance and potential outages o Monitor and manage the application of Security patch availability on operating system and back-end applications for internal and hosted systems
  • 4. oInstalled, configured, fine tuned for performance, maintained and troubleshoot SQL server 2000 and scheduled for daily and weekly full backup. o Help maintain the CISCO firewalls, Foundry switches and their configuration at Data Center and at company o Rack mounted more than 15 servers at data centers.  Development Infrastructure Maintenance: o Development servers: Monitor with HP OpenView and apply as needed O/S patch and security updates o Disaster Recovery: Perform daily tape backups of all critical data o Help maintain the Checkpoint firewalls and their configuration o Product Testing Environment: Built an isolated test client machine with various client configurations (including different co-existing versions of IE and Netscape)  Security Audit: o Assisted in updating and hardening of firewall configuration, o/s, back-end applications, and host IDS software on production systems o Assist in building and maintaining a mimic of the production systems for ethical hacks and audit o Helped in the vendor selection for the security audit / SAS70 Quantum3D, Inc. Sr. Systems Administrator San Jose, CA July 16, 2001 to January 31, 2003 Directly reported to Director of IT and responsible for installation, configuration, maintenance and troubleshooting of following:  Security Configuration and Maintenance: o Monitoring: Perform daily network morning security checks. Check all servers system logs for ethical hacking. Monitor Intrusion detection and took appropriate action as needed. Monitor and review firewalls logs, modified rules as needed. Also configure IIS for W3C logging and further enabled extended logging of Client IP, User Name etc and monitor log files at regular interval and blocked intruders accordingly. Used HP Openview to monitor HP/Compaq servers. o Firewall:  Configure Cisco VPN Concentrator and NetScreen Firewall for Virtual IPs and mapped private IPs and allowed ftp, http and DNS by opening relevant ports on firewall and helped remote and home users for VPN connectivity problems.  Secured private intranet by further blocking specific ports on firewall for Kaaza, Chat, and pass through POP3 emails and logged and monitored traffic for security. Blocked inbound and outbound UDP ports 1434 to prevent infection by W32.Slammer virus to internal MS SQL 2000 Servers and further tightened security by adding more incoming and outgoing policies on firewall.  Migrate and maintain ftp and web sites as a DMZ of firewall for better security and performance with NAT, VLAN, and VIP. Successfully audited by SAS 70 auditors. o VPN:  Remote configuration and troubleshooting of Cisco VPN concentrator with latest VPN client: this prevented Federal servers access to specific users group and make sure not seen by rest of the company users.  Install and configure RRAS, RADIUS, IAS, LAN, WAN, setup NetScreen Firewalls with site-to-site VPN for secure VPN tunnel & dialup access to provide remote secure connection for intranet and mail systems. o Network:  Responsible for system patch and upgrade, to maintain basic network security  Install, configure, maintain and troubleshoot Cisco routers 1700/2500, 3Com switches, firewalls, T1 lines with CSU/DSU unit, frame relay and involve in security design, implementation and intrusion detection.  Administration of 3Com 802.11b Wireless Access Point and client configuration. Further secured by installing IAS-Internet Authentication Server and configuring WAP with RADIUS authentication. Finally moved WAP to DMZ zone.  Install terminal servers for remote administration and VNC on almost all servers and on some local and remote workstations and administered remotely to troubleshoot minor day-to-day breakdowns also with client terminal services. Troubleshoot remote XP clients with remote desktop connection. Also provide phone and online support to remote and laptop users as and when needed even during weekends.  Develop logon scripts and implement uniform and policy based user privileges.  Network Infrastructure Maintenance:
  • 5. o Windows 2000 Active Directory (AD), LDAP, Site Replications through RPC and/or IP o Install and configure Active Directory, DC, PDC, BDC, DHCP, WINS and AD integrated DNS servers, BIND, Backup Servers, Print Servers, Data Servers, Web Servers, TCP/IP and routing tables at local and remote locations for forest wide 5 different sites in the same domain. o Configure Domain Name System (DNS) to manage name resolution, schema, and replication. o Administer the user environment and software with Group Policy at Organization, site and domain level. o Install, upgrade, maintain and troubleshoot Microsoft Great Plains Dynamics 6.0 with Pervasive and Microsoft SQL 2000 Server. Also provided support for WinFRX and Crystal Report. o Administer an internal ‘php’ based bulletin board system using phpBB v2.0 o Install, Configure and Troubleshoot Microsoft Windows 9x/ME/NT/2000/XP, MS Exchange 5.5/2000 Enterprise Servers, IIS 4.0/5.0, MS Office 2000/XP Std/Prof, Outlook 2002 / XP, HP Systems Insight Manager & StarTeam administration. o Provided support for Lucent’s Intuity AUDIX and Definity Telephone Systems. o Install, setup & configure network printers and troubleshoot the same as and when needed. o Provide support to all end users Desktops and Laptops for all kind of hardware and software related issues.  Development Infrastructure Maintenance: o Involved in the setting up and troubleshooting of a demo environment that was used to showcase the company’s different products o Follow up on approval for purchase requests and help with specifications and purchased servers, laptops, desktops etc from Dell, HP, IBM, CDW, Insight and other vendors after successful negotiations.  Disaster Recovery and Defense Infrastructure: o Backup:  Implemented a back up plan that included: a) Daily differential, weekly and monthly full backup on DDS-3 and SLR100 tapes with HP SureStore and Tandberg Autoloader/Library by using Veritas BackupExec 8.6 on Windows 2000 Server for 3 different sites. b) Manage Secure off-site storage of the tapes c) Periodic verification of recovery procedures  Install, Configure and Troubleshoot Veritas’ BackupExec 8.6, Network Associates’ Management Edition 2.5, McAfee VirusScan 4.5.1 with live upgrades and updates, TrendMicro OfficeScan 5.0 Corporate Edition, ScanMail and InterScan  Server and Client Station Protection: o Install and maintain up-to-date virus protection for all the servers and client machines.  Day to day troubleshooting of IT/MIS tickets and provide virus defense strategies as and when needed. Monitor network for virus activity, stay current on latest virus patches. Apply updates/patches to all servers immediately and workstations as needed. Rack mounted Dell and Compaq servers. Reinformatic Computer Corp. Systems Analyst Queens, NY May 1, 2001 to July 15, 2001 Directly reported to IT Manager and responsible for installation, configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting of LAN / WAN of Windows NT and UNIX/Linux networks and other tasks as mentioned below:  Security Configuration and Maintenance: o Install, maintain and troubleshoot Checkpoint Firewall and NetScreen Firewalls and configure ftp and web sites with incoming and outgoing policies after moving them in DMZ zone. Locally and remotely troubleshoot connectivity problems and even helped remote and home users with VPN connections.  Install and configure VPN to securely access corporate network through dial-up and DSL/Cable modems.  Network Infrastructure Maintenance:  Install, configure, and troubleshoot SunOS/Solaris 7/8 on Enterprise Server 450 and Ultra 5 Sun boxes.  Provide end-user support to multinational ClearCase users in a mixed NT/UNIX environment.  Responsible for installation, configuration, Implementation of Windows 2000 Servers and NT Servers with DHCP, WINS, RAS, and VPN on Compaq Proliant servers on Fast Ethernet over LAN and WAN network.  Install and maintain MS SQL Server 6.5/7.0 on NT Server and looked after design issues related to server sizing, network throughput, security, user interfaces, and backup and recovery.  Planned, designed and implemented total turnkey solutions for Internet and Intranet.  Install, configure and troubleshoot different servers like WebLogic 5.x, IIS 4.0 with index & transaction
  • 6. servers, Exchange 5.0/5.5 Servers, Application/Data Servers, SQL 6.5 Database Servers, Print Servers, WINS/DNS/DHCP Servers with different network topologies and protocols like TCP/IP, NetBEUI, NwLink AND IPX/SPX.  Install, configure, troubleshoot and maintain Windows 2000 Server, Windows NT 4.0 Server, Workstation 4.0, Windows 95/98 on IBM & monitor HP/Compaq Servers with HP OpenView.  Develop an information web site for a client – developed, deployed, tested and maintained a medium size website. Also performed performance tuning on the site for faster loading. INFORMIX Software, Inc. (Now IBM) Sr. Systems Administrator Menlo Park, CA July 24, 2000 to April 30, 2001 Directly reported to Manager – IS Operations and responsible for but not limited to following tasks:  Security Configuration and Maintenance: o Install, configure, maintain and troubleshoot Cisco routers, Firewall policies to monitor and control both incoming and outgoing access and traffic for ftp site and web sites. o Install, configure, maintain and troubleshoot Cisco routers 2500/4500, switches, hubs, firewalls, T1 lines, frame relay, CSU/DSU unit. o Install and configure RAS, LAN, WAN, PAL, VPN and OWA - Outlook Web Access & setup dialup access to provide secure remote access into the company’s intranet and mail service.  Network Infrastructure Maintenance: o Install, Configure and Troubleshoot several software for development systems, including Microsoft Windows 2000 Servers, MS Visual C++, Visual Basic, Informix’s DataStage, DataFocus’s MKS Toolkit, On Technology’s Meeting Maker, Microsoft Outlook, Qualcomm’s Eudora, Symantec pcANYWHERE32 9.0, Araxis, ws_ftp, Attachmate EXTRA! o Installation, Configuration and Troubleshooting Rational’s ClearCase, SAMBA, Hummingbird’s NFS Maestro Solo/Client and Disk Access for connectivity between NT and UNIX on different server/client environments (including some mixed NT/UNIX environment) o Migration of mail stores - including inbox with calendar, personal folders, personal address book, calendar - between geographically remote and logically disparate Exchange Servers.  Backup and Virus Protection: o McAfee and Norton anti-virus softwares installation, upgradation and live updates for servers and client workstations including laptops. o Installation, Configuration and Troubleshooting of Veritas’ BackupExec, Legato’s NetWorker 5.5, Symantec Norton 2000 and Network Associates’ McAfee 4.5 AntiVirus softwares for Windows 9x/NT/2000. o Daily incremental and weekly consolidated backup on DLT tapes III/IV with Overland LoaderXpress LXL 7110 on Sun’s Sparcstation10 by using Legato’s NetWorker 5.5 and Veritas BackupExec on NT 4.0 server. o Install Symantec Norton Ghost 6.0 and backed up images for all workstations/laptops, Build m/c and few key servers in order to assure fast recovery and instant operational environment for any user. SOFTEK Computer Services Systems Engineer Gandhinagar, India April 1, 1991 to March 31, 2000  Security Configuration and Maintenance: o Being Systems Engineer monitor system performance and optimize server using Performance Monitor and Network Monitor. Isolated and resolved problems by going through Event Viewer and logged data. Edited registry as and when required. o Troubleshoot boot failures, configuration errors, RAS problems and more. o Implement and manage system policies, file and print permissions and rights. o Design, implement and manage multiple master domains and resource domains by using 1 or 2 way trusts. o Install, configure and administer remote servers and remote access services. o Create new users, local/global groups, logon scripts and mandatory/roaming profiles. Assign trustee rights. Administer security rights. Customize users desktop.  Network Infrastructure Maintenance: o Supervise plan, design, implementation, installation and configuration of Windows NT and Novell NetWare networks as per client’s requirements.
  • 7. o Install operating systems like Novell NetWare and Windows NT with fault tolerance like disk mirroring/duplexing (RAID 1) and stripe sets with parity (RAID 5). o Install, configure and troubleshoot IIS 4.0 with Transaction and Index Server, Proxy Server 2.0 and Exchange Server 5.5 as per customer requirements. o Install Windows NT Server to perform various server roles: PDC, BDC, and stand alone/member servers. o Install, configure and troubleshoot TCP/IP, NetBEUI and IPX/SPX protocols. o Install, configure and manage DHCP, DNS, WINS and RAS on different servers. o Installation, configuration and administration of UNIX network as per requirements. o Configure NT Server core services including Directory Replicator and License Manager. Perform domain directory database synchronization. o Install and configure network printers with TCP/IP and IPX/SPX on NT and Novell.  Trained service engineers and technicians on card level and component level repairing, troubleshooting and testing of different makes and models of microcomputers, printers and other peripherals like Digital Plotters, HP Scanners, Digitizers and Sony 8” LDP-Laser disk players. Essen Computers Limited Senior Engineer Gandhinagar, India October 1, 1988 to March 31, 1991  Network Infrastructure Maintenance:  Design, install and configure Novell NetWare 2.x as dedicated and ver 3.x as dedicated/non-dedicated Servers. Setup and Troubleshoot network printer.  Upgrade, maintain and troubleshoot Novell NetWare versions from 2.x to 3.x and the computer hardware as the need arise. Also done UNIX Administration.  Create volume sets and disk mirroring/duplexing after creating appropriate partitions on hard disks. Help backup operator in taking regular backups and restoring the data.  Create new groups, users and login scripts. Manage user and group accounts. Administer security rights. Install and configure IPX/SPX protocols.  Troubleshoot boot failures, configuration errors, booting files corruption, virus infections, damaged booting floppies, and hardware. Gujarat Data Electronics Limited Production Engineer Gandhinagar, India August 1, 1987 to September 30, 1988  Support the production of different models of Casiotones (musical instruments), DTMF Telephones and high- resolution 14” Color Monitors. Oversee assembly, inspection, test, troubleshoot, QC and dispatch functions. PROFESSIONAL SKILLS: Proficient in the installation, configuration, maintenance and administration of the following: O. S.: Windows 2003 Server, AD – Active Directory, LDAP, Clustering, VMWare, Windows 2000 Professional/Server/Advance Server, Windows Vista/XP, NT 4.0 Server/Workstation, Apple MAC OS X, Novell NetWare 4.1/5.1, UNIX - Sun Solaris 7/8, Red Hat Linux 7.x, OS Patching. Protocols: TCP/IP, HTTP, FTP, NetBUEI, NWLink, IPX/SPX, SMTP, SNMP, PPP, PPTP, GRE, L2TP, IPSec, ICMP, LDAP, SLIP, RIP, OSPF, BGP, IGRP, EIGRP etc Database: MS SQL Server 2000/2003, SQL Enterprise Manager, Query Analyzer, Stored Procedures, Access, Oracle 8.0/8i/9.0, IBM AIX, Informix Database, Informix Database. Test S/W: Mercury’s WinRunner, LoadRunner and TestDirector, Segue’s Silk Test Virus S/W: McAfee Management Edition 2.5, VirusScan 4.5.1, Norton 2002, TrendMicro’s Server Protect, OfficeScan Corporate Edition, ScanMail for Exchange, InterScan VirusWall Source Code: Rational’s ClearCase, MS Visual SourceSafe 6.0, Borland Starbase StarTeam 5.2 Scripting: PERL, VBScript, JavaScript, DOS Batch commands, Shell Scripting, PowerShell, Java etc Mail & RAS: Microsoft Exchange 2007/2003/2000/5.5 Servers, Outlook 2003, IE 6.0, Netscape Navigator 4.7, Qualcomm’s Eudora, OWA - Outlook Web Access, RRAS, PAL 4.x, VPN, SMS Web Server: Internet Information Server 5/6, Proxy Server 2.0, Netscape, Apache Server, Websphere, WebLogic, Enterprise Server and Application Server, Engage’s ProfileServer and AdManager Web Related: PKI, PGP, Digital Certificate, SSL, Java 2 / JDK 1.2, AWT, Allaire JRun, JDBC/ODBC,
  • 8. Applet, Servlet, JSP, Visual J++, Visual InterDev, HTML, Dynamic HTML, XML, MS Front Page 2000, ws_ftp, JavaScript, DreamWeaver 4.0, Macromedia Flash 5.0 Other S/W: Microsoft C#, Visual Basic 6.0, Visual C++ 6.0 with MSDN, Hummingbird’s NFS Maestro Solo/Client 6.x, SAMBA, DataFocus’s MKS Toolkit, Araxis Backup S/W: Veritas’ BackupExec 8.6, Legato’s NetWorker 5.5 for Windows/UNIX Utility S/W: Microsoft Office 2003, Visio 2003, Project 2003, VNC, Symantec pcANYWHERE32 9.0, Symantec Ghost 6.0, PQDI 5.0, Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0, WinZip 8.1, MeetingMaker 6.x HARDWARE: Servers: COMPAQ PROLIANT 2500/3000 & 370/530, Dell PowerEdge 745N, 750, 1650, 1750, 2450, 2650, 6450, 2500, 4100/200, 4200, 6100/200, Wintel Servers, HP Vectra, 9000/D, Visualize 8132L, Sun ULTRAENTERPRISE2, ULTRA 5, SPARCstation 10/20, IBM HS/LS 20/21, X335, IBM AS/400e, RISCSystem/6000, Digital DEC 3000, VAX 4000-100A, NCR, TANDEM Laptop: Dell, IBM, NEC, Compaq, Gateway2000, Fujitsu S2110, S2020, ACER 4000 Series Desktop: Dell OptiPlex, GX1, Dimension Network: Cisco routers, 3Com switches, Frame Relays, T1/T3 lines, CSU/DSU unit etc Firewalls: NetScreen 5/5XP/10, Cisco 506 & 515 PIX Firewall, Sofaware S-Box Safe@Office, Check Point