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DEVON DALEY

StreetHartford, , Cell

 

VCP / VMware Consultant

 

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CORE COMPETENCIES: VMware ESX 2.5x / 3.0 / 3.5 / vSphere 4.1, vCenter 4.1 / Virtual Center 2.0/2.5, Active Directory, Group Policy, Systems support; Implementation and design; Data Integrity/Recovery; IIS 6/7, PowerShell, Server and Data center migration, SAN EMC CLARiiON iSCSI, Navisphere Manager

* Platforms: Microsoft Windows® operating systems XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 2003, Windows 2008 R2, Linux Red Hat 5, VMware ESX 2.5 and ESX 3.5, vSphere 4.1

 

* Networking: TCP/IP, WINS, ISO/OSI, DNS, DHCP, Ethernet, VPN, SSL, ISA Server 2004

 

* Tools: PowerShell, VMware Converter, ISA 2004 Firewall, Ghost, Symantec Virus Protection Utilities, Microsoft Office System 2007 (including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint®, Microsoft Access, and Microsoft Outlook®), Remote Desktop, Marimba Admin Tuner, Veritas Net Backup, Backup Exec and Exec View

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 


IBM Global Services, Southbury CT.
VMware Consultant                 April 2010 -- Present
Support multiple VMware Environments ranging from ESX 3.0 to vSphere 4
·   Complete migration of the entire ESX 3.5 stack to vSphere 4, implementing the following features
Ø   Install and configure Cisco Nexus 1000v
Ø   Host profiles
Ø   Fault Tolerance
Ø   DRS / HA Clusters
Ø   Install and configure ESX host behind a fire / Work closely with network and security teams accomplish proper communications
Ø   ESX host security Hardening, to pass security compliance
Ø   Build out underline ESX host environment to support Citrix

 

IRS (Internal Revenue Service), Hartford CT

VMware Consultant  July 2009 -- November 2009

14 Site Deployment / Migration of VMware ESX 3.5 / 4.0

·   Create and document test plans for each site

·   Build and document vSphere Servers, and vCenter Enterpise Plus

1.   Install and configure SLQ 2005 servers to support vSphere / vCenter Database

2.   Update Manager installation and configuration

3.   Create and Test Linked Mode for second vSphere environment

4.   Platforms HP

5.   Virtual Connect Modules

6.   Resolve technical issues within the environment

7.   Create Security Groups for HP Suite of Applications as it relates to vSphere 4 security

 

 

 

 

WeatherPredict, North Carolina

VMware Consultant    February 2009 -- June 2009

·   VMware Consultant working with a team conducting POC (Proof Of Concept) for WeatherPredict

·   Multiple Vendors included

1.   EMC -- Testing and implementation of CLARiiON CX-240

2.   DELL -- PowerEdge Servers for ESX and VirtualCenter platforms

3.   VMware -- VMware ESX 3.5, VirtualCententer 2.5 running on Dell PowerEdge servers with EMC SAN

4.   CISCO -- Switches

5.   RHEL (Red Hat Enterprise Linux)

 

POC

 

·   Physical Host to VM NFS File Copy Test

·   Physical Host to original NFS File Copy Test

·   VMware Host to VM NFS File Copy Test

·   Model Test -- File level Backup of Data Volume ( Traditional WeatherPredict Backup)

·   Model Test -- SAN Backup of Data Volume

·   Traditional Server Image builds VS VMware Image Build

·   Stress test of all Virtualized VMs running NFS

 

 

 

UBS, Stamford CT             September 2008 - December 2008

VMware Consultant       

·   Supported a Multi-Site VMware Infrastructure from USA, Switzerland to the UK, including cross platform operating systems support.

·   VMware ESX 3.1 and ESX 3.5 / VirtualCenter 2.x and 2.5

o   Operating Systems deployed in the ESX environment, Windows, Red Hat Linux, and Solaris.

·   Work on transitioning VMware Infrastructure to Unix Support team, and conduct knowledge transfer and training, with supporting documentation.

·   Consolidated datacenter with ESX 3.5 and build out new ESX environment

o   Storage infrastructure included a mix of EMC CLARiiON and Symmetrix DMX

o   Hardware consisted of HP Proliant Servers

·   ESX configuration included HA, DRS, Vmotion and Update Mangager

·   Evaluated Site Recovery Manager in a lab environment with EMC CLARiiON Storage

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Probuild, Denver CO  March, 2008 - April 2008  

VMware Consultant

·   Redesign their ESX Hosts configuration to reflect best practices

·   Work closely with the Altiris team to help script the ESX host and Virtual Machine installs

·   Build out new ESX clusters using best practice implementation

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