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Manager Aws

Little Elm, TX
March 11, 2020

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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

IT Infrastructure

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

Other tools

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)

Certifications: -

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

Professional Experience:

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



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.


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

Application Packaging

Package Application

QA Application

Release Application

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

Database Maintenance

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

(Manoj Kumar)


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