Around 8 years of IT experience, multi-certified systems administrator with strong experience managing server infrastructures and data-center operations across Unix, Linux, and Windows platforms. Effectively plan, install, configure and optimize IT infrastructures to achieve high availability and performance.

Experience

Ericsson India Global Service Pvt Ltd - Bangalore, June 2015 to till date

Senior Engineer:

Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all server resources.
Advanced Bash scripting and Administration for RHEL and CentOS Linux distributions
Supporting virtualization environment running KVM
Reduce repetitive tasks by automating using Bash and Python scripting
Supporting multiple microservices running in Docker
Using Kubernetes for container orchestration
Supporting MySQL/Postgres database in production
Hardening Images, Containers, Daemons, and Hosts
Performing application upgrade, security patch in the production environment using Ansible
Continuous Integration using Jenkins
Working closely with Architecture, Development, Security and IT team
Resolve issues in a technically complex and diverse environment
Perform deployments and administration of various EDOS environments
Thoroughly documentation all the technical handovers
Participate in on-call rotation

Infosys Ltd – Chennai, November 2012 to May 2015

Technology Analyst / Senior system engineer:

Working as a Linux System administrator, roles involves providing production support for 200+ Linux servers. Troubleshooting the issues, monitoring server up time and health check, providing support based on ticketing system and involving in Data center operations.
As a cloud administrator providing support for 200+ servers hosted in KVM, VMware, PureFlex servers managed by IBM smart cloud.

Key Contribution: Worked on automation in Linux track, developed internal tool/scripts and introduced various opensource tools for the project. Spot award has been received for the contribution done in Linux automation track.

Accel Frontline Ltd – Chennai, November 2010 to November 2012

Support Engineer:

Provides technical support for servers hosted in local datacenter. Technical support including installation and configuration of Web, email, DNS, network and application issues raised by the customers.
Key Contribution: Migrated 200+ websites to different datacenter.

Educational Qualification

• Bachelor degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Sri Muthukumaran Institute of Technology 2010
• HIGHER SECONDARY from Gandhi Matric higher sec school
• SSLC from Gandhi Matric higher sec school

Certifications

Link for Linux certification - http://shortlinks.vikki.in/certification_linux
Red Hat Certified Architect (Certification ID 110-754-314)
Red Hat Certified Data Center Specialist
Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in System Monitoring and Performance Tuning
Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Clustering and storage management
Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Server Hardening
Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Deployment and Systems Management
Red Hat Certified Virtualization Administrator
Red Hat Certified Engineer
CCNA Cisco, (License CSCO11844430)

Other Contributions

Online epoch converter – https://www.epochtodate.com
Technical blog – https:///www.vikki.in

Awards

• Rock star Award - March 2018
• Spot Award - February 2015
• Greenhorn Award - August 2014

Skills

System administration platform - Linux(Primary), Unix and Windows
Virtualization - KVM, RHEV, VMWare, HyperV
Scripting - Bash scripting and Python
Containers and orchestration - Docker, Kubernetes
Cloud - AWS and GCE
Web servers - Apache, Nginx, IIS
Databases - Mysql , Postgresql
Devops - Ansible, Vagrant, GIT, Jenkin
Network Infrastructure - TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, Samba, FTP, AD, NIS
Storage - NFS, Samba, iscsi, SAN, NAS, LVM, RAID
Authentication - NIS,LDAP,IPA,Active directory
Hardware - Data center onsite experience, DELL/HP hardware, ilo/idrac