An accomplished IT professional with **+ years of hands on technology experience focused on system architecture and operations. Proven expertise in web-based solutions i.e Software as a Service (SaaS) business model utilizing DevOps best practices on a Cloud platform. Proficient in a diverse range of technologies including: Security, Storage, Web Applications, Database, Systems Admin, IT cost management and Capacity Planning. Hands-on experience in these areas.
Technical Skills: -
Digital Asset Management (DAM)Tools
NUXEO, Media beacon, BPM (Appian), Web servers (Apache, IIS) Application Server (Tomcat & JBoss), Riverbed/Brocade Stingray Traffic Manager & Load balancer, AWS ELB and Route53, Signiant
Site scope, Nagios, Manage Engine, Site 24*7, Qualys, Wireshark, httpWatch,Splunk, Kibana, Datadog, Zabbix
Amazon Web Service (AWS)-VPC, EC2, EMR, EKS, S3, CF, SQS, SNS, SMS, RDS, DMS, Redshift, APIGatway, Autos calling, Cloud formation and many more, AZURE, Zadara Storage, Rackspace, VM’s, Physical Server, Twin strata, Storage Gateway. Anaconda, Snowflake
Identity & Federation Modules
OpenAM, OpenDJ, OpenIDM integration with ADFS, ping federate, Opens SO, Federation
Administrative knowledge on MSSQL, Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, AWS Aurora, Redshift, Dynamo DB, Mango DB.
Operating Systems & N/W
Windows, Linux, Router, Switches
Ansible, Terraform, Docker Container, ANT, SVN, Bugzilla, SCMBUG, JIRA, Jenkins, GitHub, code commit, code deploy, code pipeline, SonarQube, SFTP
Cloud Security & Compliance
Guard Duty, Security Hub, Dome9, Prisma/Redlock, Tenable, AWS Inspector, Trusted Advisor, Alert Logic, SAF, Cloud trail, Flow logs, KMS Key
Bachelor of Engineering (B.E) from IETE Pune in Information Technology (IT)
AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional February 2019
AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate November 2016
070-290 Managing and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Environment.
070-291 Implementing, Managing, and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network Infra.
070-270 Installing, Configuring, and Administering Microsoft Windows XP Professional.
070-284 Implementing and Managing Microsoft Exchange Server 2003.
640-802 Cisco Certified Network Associate
Hardware & Networking from C-DAC (Pune) with “A” Grade
Zadara Storage certified
Xandr (AT&T) (September 10, 2018 to till date) – AWS Cloud Solutions Architect- DevSecOps
Project Synopsys: - Xandr is Marketing, Advertising, and Content (MAC) data-sharing platform that resides within the Chief Data Office of AT&T advertising and analytics. The MAC cloud-based platform combines AT&T's unique consumer data and growing content data assets and enables data sharing across business units in support of marketing, advertising, and content intelligence related use cases.
Responsibilities in current role:
Designing & building the overall Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) environment including server instances, storage, subnets, network access controls, security groups, availability zones, etc
Designing & building the AWS network architecture including VPN & Direct Connect between regions and AT&T data centers
Designing & building AMIs bakery solution to build the cluster for EMR, Anaconda, EKS, Squid, Jenkins and WSO2 API manager and periodically rotate the AMI with latest security fixes.
Building & deploying infrastructure as code that meet performance, usability, scalability, reliability, and security needs
Designing & implementing HA & DR solution for all the critical components
Responsible for implementing cloud security across platform as per CSO (Chief Security office) guidelines which includes Access Control, Logging, Information Sharing, Data protection, Secure coding and Access and Secretes key protection.
CapitalOne (September 05, 2017 to September 07, 2018) – Sr. DevOps Engineer
Project Synopsys: - Digital Messaging Systems – GUMBO
Digital Messaging is an enterprise capability which securely reaches Capital One customers in Email, SMS and Push channels. The demand for unique personalized experiences and proliferation of digital touch points has us continuous innovating to deliver best in breed solutions
Responsibilities in current role:
Delivered Solutions to improve Cloud architecture, deployment for AWS Private and Public cloud
Managed multiple AWS accounts with multiple VPCs for both production and non-prod where Primary objectives are automation, build out, integration and cost control
Worked on automation and continuous integration process with Jenkins and Ansible
Created and maintained documentation of build and release process and application configuration to comply with audit requirement and industry best practices.
Design EC2 instances architecture to meet high availability application architecture and security parameters
Creating S3 buckets and also managing policies for S3 buckets and utilizing S3 buckets and Glacier for storage and backup
Creating cloud watch alerts for instances and using them in Autoscaling lunch configuration
Bootstrapping instances using Ansible and integrating with auto scaling
Provide support for AWS EC2, EBS, Trusted Adviser, S3 Cloud watch, cloud front, IAM, Security group, Auto scaling, cloud watch monitoring creation and update
Created and wrote Ansible playbook, shell script and python code for setting up automation process across the environment using SCM tool like GIT, SVN and Jenkins
Configured alert on Splunk, ELK, Data Dog and Zabbix and created dashboard
Rehydrating AMI’s of all the servers to latest release every 60 days
Worked on DR Strategy by Failing over to US-WEST to US-EASTand failing back to us-east
On boarding and deploying APIs on production system to support messaging platform.
Production System monitoring, incident management and Root cause analysis
Cognizant Technology Solutions (December 12, 2011 to September 01,2017) – Manager (DevOps)
Project Synopsys: - Cognizant is a global IT, business-process and strategic consulting business with more than 500+ clients, spanning five continents and every major industry
Cognizant assetSERV is a Cognizant Business Cloud Product which targets Enterprise Customers to manage an organization's vast libraries of digital assets. It serves as a central repository for all types of rich media - it automates the business processes that support their marketing functions. AssetSERV delivers Digital Asset Management (DAM) as a hosted SaaS model on the Cloud utilizing AWS and Azure
Responsibilities in current role:
Technical Manager for Cognizant assetSERV and a member of the core leadership team. My primary responsibilities are System Architecture and Client Delivery. I provide leadership in Infrastructure Design, Storage, Security, Monitoring, DR planning, Deployment and IT Operations. I participate during the RFP process and act as the primary technical resource to the customer to develop cloud strategies around the assetSERV product
Managing global operations team, which includes DevOps/SysOps and responsible for maintaining 24x7 system uptime.
Prepared architecture of Digital Assets Management(DAM) Solutions and deploy/manage in the AWS Cloud
Provisioned & Managed multiple AWS accounts with multiple VPC's for both production and non-production where primary objectives included automation, build out, integration and cost control
Design AWS Cloud Formation templates to create custom sized VPC, subnets, NAT to ensure successful deployment of Web applications and database templates.
Prepared architecture for backup and recovery solutions for assetSERV(DAM) platform on AWS as a DR or backup/archive solution
Installed, configured and worked on CI/CD processes with Jenkins, Ansible, code commit, code deploy and code pipeline.
Created and maintained documentation of build and release processes and application configuration to comply with audit requirements and Industry best practices
Managing Amazon Web Services (AWS) infrastructure with automation and configuration management tools such as Ansible & Cloud formation
Extensive experience of Amazon EC2, S3, VPC, RDS, Elastic Load Balancing, Auto scaling, IAM, SQS, security groups, Lambda, Cloud Watch and other AWS services.
Extensive experience with data center infrastructure, automation initiatives, web site migrations and network migrations.
Well-versed in DevOps principles and agile software development practices.
Installation, Configuration and Management of RDBMS/ NoSQL tools such as Oracle DB, MySQL,Dynamo DB & MongoDB
Created and wrote Bash, Bat and PowerShell for setting up baselines, branching, merging, and automation processes across the environments using SCM tools like GIT, Subversion (SVN) on Linux and windows platforms
Installation and configuration of IIS7.5, Apache Web Server and running as Front-End web server for Media Beacon, Nuxeo, Tomcat, jboss server & elastic search cluster, redis Queue.
Installation and configuration of OpenD,OpenAM, OpenIDM, UMC and Configuration of Federation for multiple Site in between SP and IDP system
Installation and configuration of Brocade Traffic Manager and AWS Elastic Load Balance, making the site Public, Maintaining and Deploying signed SSL certificate for the entire portal through GO Daddy.
Installation and configuration of Application Firewall for protecting multiple Sites.
Installation, Configuration of Monitoring tools like Manage Engines, Site scope, Nagios, Cacti and Site 24*7 for application and infrastructure monitoring
Persistent Systems Limited (Pune) - March-2010 to 1st Dec 2011 as Senior Software Engineer (Team Lead)
Project Synopsys: - Persistent Systems Paxpro project supports nearly 50 clients with Paxpro a web-based portal that enables Digital Asset Management (DAM), workflow/business process management (BPM), primarily used by manufactures in Consumer and Life Science industries. Also provided Appian Admin support for Crawford project.
Actively participated to migrate from OpSource to RackSpace. This included designing, implementing and maintaining a VMWare virtualized infrastructure for the PaxPro SaaS application.
Responsible for ensuring customer service level agreements (SLAs) are met to ensure client success and satisfaction, resulting in 100% client retention.
Successfully migrated and consolidated environment(s) multiple times based on shifting business operations
Upgrading and migrating various Appian versions
Build deployment on application servers.
Application server (Appian, JBoss & Tomcat) configuration, maintenance and support.
Operational tasks on Database server (Oracle10g EM) like export, import and support.
Managing and support for Code repository and build server (SVN, Bugzilla and Ant).
Alert Monitoring server (Sitescope & Nagios) configuration and management
Build, Patch deployment and defect tracking on hosted server.
Configured Linux-AD integration on Linux system in our project using Likewise tool
Configured SCMBUG for integration of SVN and Bugzilla systems.
Provides support for all daily activities like application deployment, plugin deployment, database changes and issue resolution.
Created automated Monitoring across all the Appian Servers.
Worked with Appian’s engineering team for troubleshooting and resolving critical production issues.
RBS (Royal Bank of Scotland Group (Sep-08 to Feb-10) Services IT – APAC IDS Specialist
COE ROLLOUT PROJECT IN TAIWAN
Migrated users systems with new COE build
Configured applications on users systems
Added users to their appropriate groups in AD
Migrated users data & profile to new PC
Solved issues raised during migration
Providing EUC support to Local IT Team for APAC courtiers.
Exchange Migration for APAC Countries
Creating Security groups in AD for the Shared Mailboxes Migration and adding respective user to the group.
Exporting users details from AD along with group membership as per the countries requirement
Updating attribute’s for User’s object in AD. Like email Address or RACF ID
Creating Collection & advertise on SMS to push Outlook Client on systems
Scheduling advertise for Outlook installation on SMS
Adding users to appropriate groups in AD
Configure outlook & PST file for all user.
Checking Exchange server availability using command line utility like RPCPing command etc.
Providing post migration support for outlook related calls.
Managing, Monitoring & Troubleshooting Exchange server 2003
Active Directory Management
Installation & Configuration of windows 2000/2003 server using company standard build CD or MS installation CD.
Manage AD Replication between Sites
Back-up AD Group Policies
Addition /Removal of subnets from AD site & Services
Periodic review of Active/non Active User List & Co-ordination with Local –IT for deletion of Non Active users from AD
Periodic review of Active/non Active Machine List & Co-ordination with Local –IT for deletion of Non Active machines from AD
Daily monitoring of Service account Status
Periodic review of Service accounts
Review of USB/CD/Floppy access AD Group Membership
Monitoring of Local Administrator /Floppy /USB /CD Access Group & removal of access if deviation found.
Create and manage DHCP scope & DNS
Monitoring Sites event logs, Status and DC uptime status.
Monitoring the Patches on Servers with latest released patch
Co-ordination with Local IT for testing of new released patch on UAT servers and post successful testing implementation of patch on production server.
SEP & SAV
Daily monitor the signature updates and clients risk management
Answer inquiries, resolve problems and troubleshoots the supported antivirus product; using the AV master console and providing end user support when needed.
Configuration of SEP server & client in UAT & production environment.
Daily monitoring the server and client for latest definition.
Deployment of SEP client through Management server
Preparing SAV report and monitoring SAV server and client.
Doing follow up for the same with respective countries.
SMS Activity & Application Packaging
Running query on SMS server to get the Hardware/Software inventory as per the requirement.
Making collection of systems to push the package on systems for mass rollout.
Creating & scheduling the Advertise to push the package.
Running query to find out the Advertise Status or taking the inventory of installed packages on systems across APAC
Making SMS report
Periodic review of unused packages and retire them from GAPS
If any changes happen to the existing packages then refresh the package to the Primary & secondary Sites across all countries in APA
Safe Boot and Personal Firewall
Back-end Infrastructure Support
Training for Site Administrators for Safe Boot
Periodic Review of safe boot Admin Ids
Videsh Sanchar Nigam Ltd (Aug-07 to July-08) As Network Administrator
Managing DNS, DHCP Server and network Issue
Managing Monitoring & Troubleshooting the Exchange server 2003
Regularly monitoring & maintaining Internal Network traffics and performance using ISA server.
Solving desktop Issue
Solving LAN and WAN Issues
IT Management including network installation and configuration, Internet connectivity, IP Address allocation, regularly monitoring & maintaining Network traffics
Managing & maintaining Printers, working with local, Network, Internet Printer
Maintain, configuration of all router and Switches
Managing Daily Backups for Windows Server 2003. And also using Ghost utility for multiple operating systems at a time.
Exatt Technologies Pvt. Ltd (Jun-06 to May-07) As Network Engineer
Taking care of customer issues
Installing and maintaining the wireless LAN
Implementation of New Leased line links
Taking care of Broadband server & customers
Network Monitoring (Cacti,MRTG, Nagios)
Installation and maintenance of Switches and Router