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Arun Kumar
2509- 8 Silver Maple crt, Brampton, ON L6T 4N6 • 647-877-0002 • arunsvs@gmail.com

 

A competent, result-driven and well-rounded IT professional with many years of professional experience in deploying, implementing, administering, and supporting multiple technologies in the fast developing and complex business facilities. Proactive and task-oriented professional, with an intensive background in conceiving and developing unique initiatives to propel technology to the limit and optimize performance.

 

 

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

 

Resident Engineer – Storage support                                                                                                      2016 – 2018

(IT support for Storage Account Organizations)
Archon consulting systems Pvt Ltd, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

 

 

·         Experience in migrating over many on premise applications and servers using Azure Site Recovery ASR)

·         Automated VM auto startup and stop operations via Azure Automation PowerShell Runbooks

·         Implemented Azure SQL Databases- create and configured the SQL Databases and restoring the database

·         Configured to integrate an Azure AD with existing directories, added company branding and a custom domain to Azure AD, Configured the Azure AD connect and Azure AD connect health

·         Created and configured Azure load balancers and created an application gateway.

·         Experience in network administration, deploying and troubleshooting of Firewalls, NSG, DNS, Active Directory, IIS/Apache, NFS, ADFS and DHCP etc, Exchange server and skype for business

·         Experience in automating day-to-day activities by using Windows PowerShell and Azure CLI.

·         Exceptional communication skills, business insights to comprehend and convey technical issues. Proven ability to collaborate, lead and work incessantly towards organizations growth.

·         Experience in SCCM and SCOM to manage the servers and client computers.

·         Experience in Citrix XenApp and NetScaler

·         Scheduled maintenance to avoid the downtime and meet the SLA

·         Monitoring, escalation,  change management, documentation, evaluation of systems

·         Windows client operating systems such as win XP, Win 7, Win 10

·         Experienced in Cisco switches LAN and WAN

 

Technology Consultant                                                                                                                                  2011 – 2016
Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

 

·         Administrated Microsoft Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, routers and firewalls, Windows server 2008, 2012 R2, Exchange server 2013, print servers, FTP, Hyper-V, VMware, Backup and recovery. Installing MS SQL server.

·         Build and automated tasks with scripts (PowerShell).

·         Hands on experience in iSCSI, NFS and Fiber Channel protocols, FC cabling, switching and zoning on storage system

·         Prepared the environment for deployment of Windows & Unix/Linux Servers.

·         Configured and supported the VMware environment provisioning including Installing and Configuring VMware vCenter Server, VMware ESXi Server, configuring HA, VMotion, DRS, and VM provisioning

·         Configured VMware vCenter Datastore, Templates, upgrades.

·         Used SCCM to manage Inventory collection and manage distribution points, Windows migrations and configuration.

·         Incident, Change and Asset management.

·         Manage Windows servers, Linux servers, EXSi hosts and Virtual machines.

·         Installation and support Hitachi Mid-range and enterprise storage systems

·         Performing server maintenance activities, troubleshooting server related issues and performance Tuning.

 

 

Systems Administrator                                                                                                                                  2008 – 2011
Novozymes South Asia Pvt Ltd, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

 

·         Provided computer helpdesk support and training on new software to end-users.

·         Managed Users and Computer security groups, roles and policies in Active Directory.

·         Automated OS, software deployment and windows patches using SCCM and WSUS.

·         Perform on-call duties, support weekend work and on special events.

·         Interacted with third party vendors and managed services providers to assess and evaluate various technological solutions to improve current processes or to implement for the first time

·         Lead infrastructure projects including design, installation, configuration, integration, testing and documentation

·         Provided remote assistance for installation and connectivity guidance to field managers

·         Documentation of procedures, create network implementation plans and network diagrams.

·         Vendor management, IT device warranty renewals, sourcing IT requirements for both users and Datacentres.

·         Support APAC team to forecast the IT budget and solving IT issues on Global level

 

 

EDUCATION HISTORY
Bachelor of Computer Applications
Annamalai University, India
(Equivalent to a three years Bachelor’s degree , as determined by World Education Services, Toronto, ON)

 

TECHNICAL CERTIFICATIONS
VCP – VMware Certified Professional 6.5 – Data Center Virtualization

MCSA – Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate: Windows Server 2016

MCITP – Microsoft Certified IT Professional: Windows Server 2008

MCSA – Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate: Windows Server 2008

MCP – Microsoft Certified Professional

MCTS – Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Configuration

 

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