Gaurav Kumar, MCTS
Experienced IT Consultant, focused on delivering solutions that create business value. Demonstrated ability to successfully, pitch, plan, manage, and deliver IT projects. Ability to connect management challenges and technical solutions and adds significant value.
SharePoint 2016, 2013, 2010, Office 365, SharePoint Hybrid Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 (MOSS 2007), Windows SharePoint Services 3.0, Microsoft SharePoint Portal Server 2003, Site Migration Manager, SCOM, Heat, Remedy, CAML, WCF, WPF
Deep understanding of MS SharePoint Architecture
Installation, Configuration, Architecture, Site Template Customization, Site Definition Customization, Taxonomy, Content Management, Collaboration, Windows Workflow Foundation, Custom Web Parts, Business Data Catalog, Search, InfoPath Forms Server, Master Pages, Content Types, Excel Services
Microsoft SharePoint Designer, InfoPath, Exchange,
Expertise in Axceler ControlPoint,Quest Migration Manager,Replica Ross,Spotlite,ShareGate
SharePoint scripting Windows PowerShell
MCTS: MOSS 2007
MCTS: SharePoint 2010
Integrate InfoPath forms for use in SharePoint 2007 and 2010.
Create dynamic Forms that leverage SharePoint 2010.
HP Service Manager 7
Requirements Management, End-User and Administrator Training, Technical Writing
SharePoint Workflows design and implementation
Team Foundation Server
Content management, including standards for establishing Policies
Extensive knowledge of community solutions, setup knowledge management portals and sites.
Web Part Deployment
Service Job Scheduling
Fast Search Design and Configuration
Expertise in Design in Enterprise Level Applications
Expert troubleshooting and analytical skills with the ability to collaborate across multiple IT
functions and businesses
Extensive Experience of Central Admin
Expertise in PowerShell Scripting
PowerApps, Flow and Power BI.
Windows 2012/2008/Vista/2003/XP/2000/NT/Windows 7
.Net 3.5: ASP.Net, C#, VB.Net, ADO.Net, Visual Studio 2012/2008
Database: SQL, Microsoft SQL Server 2008, SQL Server Reporting Services, MySQL, Access
Remedy,HP SM 7
Quest Spotlite,Migration Manager,Axceler ControlPoint,Replica Ross
Microsoft IIS,AJAX, Active Directory
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist in MOSS 2007 Development.
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist in MOSS 2007 Administration.
Sr. SharePoint Administrator (lead Engineer)
FedEx Inc. - Memphis, TN
Jan 2014 to Present
Configured various SharePoint environments in Corning and providing 24/7 support for production SharePoint systems.
Configuration, and support Office 365 & SharePoint 2016
Assisted in the design, architecture, availability, reliability, backup, restore, and security of SharePoint environments.
Experience in managing both On-site and off-shore team.
Installed and Configured MOSS 2007, SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2016 environments.
Technical support for SharePoint 2013 Records Center, SharePoint 2013 eDiscovery Center.
Configured Cross-farm services between SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint 2010 environments.
Experience in configuring Excel Services, User Profile, Search and SSRS and Manage Metadata services.
Experience in installing Microsoft Cumulative updates and patches to SharePoint environment.
Involved in SharePoint migration from 2007 to 2010 & 2010 to O365 and 2016 using database attached approach & Third party tools.
Worked with DocAve AvePoint tool for SharePoint backup and restore and High Availability.
Deployed custom and third-party solution packages, Configuring SharePoint services, Managing site quotas, Monitoring usage reports, managing content databases, Administering and maintaining sites, sub-sites, workflows.
Working on various SharePoint tools needed to solve end users problems like SharePoint Designer, Content Deployment Wizard, ControlPoint, SharePoint Manager and SPlistX.
Executed and developed change control procedures to ensure all enhancements, upgrades and patches are thoroughly tested and planned before implementation.
Experience in working with various third party custom web part tools like Kwizcoms, Bamboo and Pentalogic.
Experience with Yammer.
Experienced in PowerShell scripts in deploying features and solution to SharePoint.
Configured SQL server Reporting services with MOSS 2007 and SharePoint 2010.
Coordinate with network administrators, systems analysts, and software engineers to assist in resolving problems with SharePoint framework, sites, and information.
Enhanced SharePoint functionality and/or performance as necessary. Experience in maintaining IIS application pools, web applications, authentications.
Experience in interacting with various teams such as network team, tools team, server team, DBA team, business team to gather required information on providing solutions, while adhering to the existing policies and procedures.
Experience with C#, Infopath, XML, XSLT in resolving, and providing solutions, for various SharePoint issues
SharePoint environment Data center migration.
Provided training to end users.
Key activities performed as a Farm administrator
1.Installing, configuring, maintaining, upgrading and managing a SharePoint Server or a Farm.
2.Configuring all service applications like Search, Metadata, User Profile Synchronization etc.
3.Creation of a Content DB and maintaining it. It involves maintenance of various logging databases in SQL Server. Compressing of logging Databases is also done by SharePoint admins since they grow in size considerably.
4.Configuring timer jobs depending on business requirements.
5.PowerShell admin for creating scripts and scheduling it as per the requirement.
6.Configuration of Business Connectivity Services for connecting to a SQL database or a WCF service.
Environment: O365, SharePoint Server 2016,MOSS 2007, SharePoint Server 2010,, C#.Net, XML, XSLT, SharePoint Designer 2010 & 2007, Content Deployment Wizard, SharePoint manager 2007 and 2010, AvePoint Docave, Sharegate, ControlPoint, Sharegate, NetIQ, Service Now, remedy, Avamar Backup Tool.
Completed the Transition for the project CE at Jackson, USA and developed offshore model which includes the further responsibilities
Role: HCL Transition Resource
Location: Jackson, MI
Date: Jan 2012 till Dec 2013
Provided consulting expertise in the areas of SharePoint governance, planning and Requirements Management and authored a draft Requirements Management Plan
Maximized the business value of the existing technology platform through the delivery of SharePoint-based solutions created through integration, advanced configuration, design
Design and Implementation of FAST SEARCH
Worked as SharePoint Lead for SharePoint related projects. Primarily working on projects for entertainment company in New York (US) which included following responsibilities-
1.Develop, maintain and lead an enterprise overview of the technical architecture of the SharePoint platform.
2.Developed web part to show business information
3.Created and customized Blog sites with the new them
4.Provide technical input and guidance on effective use of SharePoint as a global development platform.
5.Develop capacity management guidelines.
6.Migration to SharePoint 2010.
7.Managing different SharePoint farms Environments, providing architecture improvement to existing environment following ITIL processes.
8.SPOC for onsite team, Installing updates, web parts, templates, solution etc. Coordinating designing workflows and InfoPath forms
9.System integration using native capabilities of SharePoint and potential custom software development application platform eg. SSRS 2008 in SharePoint Integration mode, Performance Point, Microsoft Dynamics CRM
10.Advise regions on platform and technical architectural matters.
11.Complete management information and reporting on a regular basis; create, analyze and distribute incident and problem management reports.
12.Monitor the effectiveness of the incident and problem management process and make recommendations for improvements.
13.Designed project plan and provide milestone dates
Project: Warner Musical Group, California CA
Date : Jan 2011 to Dec 2011
Ø Interact with the head of multiple divisions to gather requirements for each individual section
Ø Installed and configured MOSS 2010
Ø Performed non-functional worksheets including authentication methods and data capacity requirements.
Ø Imported profile information from Active Directory
Ø Created My site for the users
Ø Good Knowledge of creating and deploying custom web parts and Ajax web parts
Ø Worked on adding users and permissions for the site collection
Ø Created dev and test environments in a Virtual PC environment that was used for the development and testing of the intranet environment.
Ø Created custom style sheet to match the intranet site according to policies in place by the marketing department
Ø web applications, site collections and manage errors, logging by extensively using the Central administration
Ø Good knowledge of out of the box workflow
Ø worked on queries and Stored procedures in SQL Server 2008
Ø Implemented custom document centers and wiki.
Project: AIG, New York
Nov 2007 to Dec 2010
Worked as share point professional, managing all aspects for Share Point Administration cum
Development, interaction with team members providing the Premier customers and Partners with reliable technical solutions and consistently outstanding services, delivers the highest levels of customer satisfaction through direct interaction with Premier customers.
Creation of code, Workflows, Content types and Forms on MOSS 2007 environment.
Perform typical administrative activities such as backup, restore, site creation, and user issues resolution
Troubleshooting the issues in moss 2007
Guide the implementation of Share Point Portal Server 2003 / 2007 across several of our clients divisions, configure and maintain document libraries, lists, and WSS site collections.
Assist business users in the creation and management of their team sites.
·Mentor peers on service delivery and problem solving processes.
·Monitors and responds to questions on technical aliases.
·Solve increasingly complex level of problems, involving broad, in-depth product knowledge or in-depth product specialty redirected or escalated by subsidiary sites
·Meet service delivery guidelines within the principles of the Customer Focused Culture.
Maintaining Large Server Farm for Microsoft Share point Portal Server 2003 and MOSS 2007 environment
Employer : Patni Computer Systems Limited
Title : Software Engineer
Dates of employment : July 2006 – Nov 2007
Project : Intranet 2007
Type : Development
Platform : Share Point Portal 2003, MOSS 2007
Client : Patni
Duration : 3 years
Role : Group Leader
Corporate management information system (CORMIS) is the internal IT function of Patni Computers. This nearly one hundred and sixty member team is primarily responsible for the design, development and implementation of information systems with Patni. The aim of the department is to support the organization in meeting its business goals and needs by Developing processes and systems that provide the internal stakeholders with requisite information for strategic planning, operations and controls.-
Project: PATNI-Intranet 2007 (Enterprise Portal)
Installation, Coding & Configuring.
Exploration of the out of the box features.
Description: This is our company INTRANET application we are developing to enhance the Effective ness and productivity of the Organisation to a greater Extent using all the available Out-Of-Box futures of MOSS 2007.
Before: Here we have powerful Intranet developed using ASP.Net which mainly concentrate on processes and Security of nearly 150 internal Applications running with SSO. But this Intranet does not provide any collaborative futures. So the Update is planned and being done.
After: As our organization is already utilizing various MS PRODUCTS for its Earlier and ongoing Apps we chose MOSS as our collaboration platform though it is costly. This Project is now in the Phase of Architectural & Security Design. Our AIM is to provide Messenger Integration (We already have Internal MSN for PATNI with OUR AD based Access to it), Document and Content management Across all Verticals along with our existing Share Point Knowledge management sites, WIKIS, Blogs, other Social Network utilities, BI-Office, BizTalk Integration and so on.
Deployment of MOSS 2007,
WSS 3.0 Functionalities IN MOSS 2007,
Content Types and Attaching Out-of-Box (Available in the Package) Workflows to them.
New Security Model & How MOSS different than
Developing & Deploying Custom Built Web parts (ASP.Net 2.0).
Ideas on migration (Restore & Backup
Explored & Implemented the BUISNESS DATA CATALOGS (BDC).
Project: Contract Management System
an enterprise level contract management tracking solution,built on MOSS 2007. It is designed to streamline the entire contract tracking process - from creation to completion. an easy-to-use interface, custom fields, customer reports, online calendar, e-mail alerts, and a centralized repository.
Expressly developed to support contractors, Patni contract management group extends beyond core requirements to support the entire contract management lifecycle, from solicitation receipt to contract closeout.
Contract management has an increasingly critical role as contractors/business partners seek to improve accountability and efficiency
Uploading files through a user interface which is not provided out of the box,This user interface has various fields for the metadata which is also to be inserted along with the content document.
Custom Event handlers to auto populate the calendar List whenever any new document is inserted into the document library.
Workflows for sending emails/alerts as the notifications for revival /expiration of the concerned document.
Developed custom WebPages and deployed on Share Point Portal Server 2007(MOSS)
Coding for the ‘Metadata form’ UI business logic in c#
Testing & Debugging
Build UI through the .NET, not using the smart part.
Pages have design view as compared to custom controls
Project: Investors Relationship Management System (IRMS)
R & D on Share Point Portal Server 2003
Testing & Debugging
Description: Investors Relationship Management System (IRMS), is a web-based application developed to maintain Investor related data of the company. This Application will provide services to the CC Members, BU Heads and Administrators (IR Team) to do the following activities
To maintain contacts of investors, brokers and fund managers located across the globe,
To manage investor specific documentation,To schedule meetings with investors,
To log minutes of the meeting,
To track and follow up action items,
The system generates custom alerts/notifications based on the changes or additions in the meeting schedules, action items, news articles and document management system.
It provides Easier Access to the entire process of IRMS from anywhere in the world, for IR-Team, CC Members and BU Heads ensuring faster response times and better efficiency of the technology available with the company.
Project: Patni Portal
Explored out of the box features in SharePoint Portal Server 2003
Developed Web Parts in ASP.NET 1.1
Testing & Debugging
Description this portal was developed with the intention of facilitating the direct access to Customers for various BPO processes and Dashboard reports. This portal is accessible by various groups of people from Patni BPO unit. And Customer was able to view reports uploaded by site admin. BPO Process managers create and identify the links that are accessible to Customers.
This Application will do the following activities
To add new classification and organizational schemas and extend the information structure as per needs.
Allow the administrator to manage the site content
To upload documents and Excel report and also allows creating the homepage content.
Project : www.worldtavernpoker.com
Employer : Mastiff Tech Pvt.Limited
Title : Software Analyst
Dates of employment : April 2004 till June 2006
Type : Development and currently running website
Having record of 1 lakh hit reported by Google portal once
Platform : ASP.NET 1.1
Client : Mike Matsinger,USA
Role : Software Analyst
Initially, www.worldtavernpoker.com was created with some features of registration, event creation and scores updating. Client wanted to check the business idea feasibility. With time world tavern poker picked up and became the favorite site for the players. Currently the site is managing around 34,000 registered users and around 350 registered taverns across more than three countries, including US and CANADA. Players are pleasantly amazed with the facility of handle their account so smoothly through web, while Taverns are at ease by maneuvering the whole events and various championships through web interface in quick seconds.
Gaurav’s responsibilities in this project include:
Responsible for organizing events like City Championships, Tavern Championships
Which hold a great degree of complexity and composite parts.
Solely involved in ranking of players corresponding to championships once the
Events are over.
Updating of scores once the event is completed.
Registration of players and taverns seeking membership.
Administration of the users, players, taverns in the application.
Provide assistance to answer user questions, any discrepancy.
Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) in Chemical Eng, IIT KANPUR, India
Received HCL Best Stellar Performance Award for successful support, implementation and administration of Consumers Energy project.
Awarded with Mentor Award for efficiently imparting the knowledge to
Other SharePoint resources across the HCL.
Received Project Critical Resource Award for successful support, implementation and administration of Project
1. Dr. N.S. Gajbhiye
2. Mr. Darpan Kumar
Deutsche Bank, New York - USA)