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A complete course for Linux Administration and learn from IT Professionals Engineer

Methodology

Online via Skype and Sharing my desktop with students. Each Batch is having maximum 5-10 students. My specialization is in Linux, Shell Scripting & Ansible. I have total 12 years of IT Industry Experience.I am B.Tech Graduate from Agra UP.

Background

My Name is Shikhar Verma from India and I am in IT industry since 2005 and currently working as Solution Architect.

I had worked as Senior Linux Administration on many MNC's and global projects like, I got an opportunity to work for AT&T Bell South, US Project for 3 years as Senior Linux Administrator and also I got an opportunity to work for global Johnson n Johnson project for 2 years as a consultant for Linux & HP-UX Environment.

My Primary Skills is Linux Administration and Secondary in HP-UX and AWS Cloud( Amazon Web Services), Automation with Ansible, Shell Scripting etc

I have already four Course Modules (almost 500 lectures) live in Udemy and many lectures in youtube as well as shown below.

1. Red Hat Linux Administration & Advance level of troubleshooting (180 lectures from IT Environment)


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Rates

Rate for online lessons : $11/h
Lessons offered by Shikhar
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at his home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Linux
Levels
  • Elementary School
  • Middle School
  • Sophomore
  • Junior
  • Senior
  • Adult Education
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Proficient
  • For children

Shikhar's resume

Curriculum Vitae

Shikhar Verma
House No: 401
Tower-CS3
Capetown Supertech
Sector-74
Noida, UP
(concealed information)0 E-mail: (concealed information)

Career Objective

To work in an environment where my technical skills and experience is put to proper
use for the prospective growth of company & my career.

Professional Synopsis

Total IT Industry Experience is 11 Yrs.
Period: 07th Sept 15 – till date
Current Company : DXC Technologies India
Role : Senior System Administrator (Linux/HP-UX/Ansible)
Location : Noida
Client : Network Rail, UK (They run, maintain and develop Britain’s rail tracks, signaling, bridges, tunnels, level crossings, viaducts and 19 key stations), UTC EMEA Account
Environment : HP Servers (Itanium/PA-RISC), 9000/RX Series Server running HP-UX 11iv1, v2 and v3, HP P & C Class Blades Servers running HP-UX/Rhel 7,6,5 etc. Configuring and managing Red Hat Satellite 6.2
Responsibilities : Leading as Level 3 Support to the Network Rail, UK project which is having three datacentre’s at different Locations (Sevenoaks Datacentre, Royal Tunbridge Datacentres as Unix Admin (HP UNIX & Linux)





Automation Projects: Worked on Automation using Shell Scripting with Ansible/Expect tool.

• Pre-validation Script is basically collecting the output all the possible commands from the servers and put it in a save location which can be used further as troubleshooting if any failure comes during the implementation or post-implementation task.

• Monthly Security Reports: Automated the process used to pull the various data from the entire Prod, DR & PPTE Servers as required by CSC Global Cyber Security team on monthly basis using Various Scripts. The work load and time taken to get those details has got reduced from 3-4 days to hardly 2-3 hours.

• Automate Faulty Boot Disks Report: This Automation can be used to check the Disk failure logs/Faulty Disk/Stale Lvols/Umirroed Root Volumes and if found any issues related with Boot disk then it will automatically drop an alert mail to the Unix team DL and will create some files which we can check manually on the server for more information.

• User Creation Script for UNIX Servers. User Creation for Prod/DR Servers. (Team is using this script to create a new user accounts for all NWR Unix Servers, if any ticket/request comes)

• Password Reset Script for NWR UNIX Servers. Unix Team is using this automation scripts to reset his own password once in 3 months)

• Account Removal Script for NWR UNIX Servers. (Unix Team is using this automation scripts to disable/delete the accounts once they are not needed. Recently we had deleted 95 users from all the NWR Servers using automated scripts).

• Created script for fetching all the details of any Serve like: OS Version, Model, IP Address, Serial Number, Asset Number, Environment, App/Db Running, Datacenter, Enclosure Name, Console Details

Technical Skills on Scripting:
• Certification: AWS Certified Solution Architect Associate.


• Ansible:
o Overview of Ansible Architecture
o Deploying Ansible
o Implementing Playbooks
o Managing Variables and Inclusions
o Implementing Task Control
• Shell Scripting: Bash Variables, Environment variables, Conditions like if else elif, Testing with test commands, sed, awk etc.
• Expect tools.


Period: 16th Feb 15 – 04th Sept 2015
Current Company : Tech Mahindra Ltd.
Role : Support Lead (HP-UX/Linux)
Location : Noida
Client : AT&T Servers (more than 1000 HP-UX servers)
Environment : HP Servers (Itanium/PA-RISC), Superdome 2 8s,16s & 32s, 9000/RX Series Server running HP-UX 11iv1, v2 and v3, HP P & C Class Blades Servers c7000 running HP-UX/RHEL5 etc.

Period: 07th Mar 13—13th Feb 15
Current Company : CSC India Ltd
Role : Senior System Administrator (HP-UX/Linux)
Location : Noida
Client : Network Rail, UK (They run, maintain and develop Britain’s rail tracks, signaling, bridges, tunnels, level crossings, viaducts and 19 key stations)
Environment : HP Servers (Itanium/PA-RISC), 9000/RX Series Server running HP-UX 11iv1, v2 and v3, HP P & C Class Blades Servers running HP-UX/RHEL5 etc.
Responsibilities : Leading as Level 3 Support to the Network Rail, UK project which is having three datacentre’s at different Locations (Sevenoaks Datacenter, Royal Tunbridge DataCenter as Unix Admin (HP UNIX & Linux)

Period: 1st Nov 2010 – 03rd March 2013
Current Company : HCL Comnet Systems & Services Ltd.
Designation : Senior Technical Specialist
Role : System Administrator (HP-UX)
Location : NOIDA

Company Profile : HCL is a leading global Technology and IT Enterprise with annual revenues of US$ 5.3 billion. The HCL Enterprise comprises two companies listed in India, HCL Technologies ((concealed information) and HCL Infosystems ((concealed information)

Responsibilities: Provided Tier-3 support to Johnson & Johnson (NORTH AMERICA). We have PA-RISC and Itanium both types Hardware in our setup (rx8640, rp7410, rp7420, rx6600, SD-16K, Blade servers, K, L series servers etc). Most of the servers are cell based. Luns are coming from HP storage XP arrays. Here we are using both MCSG and VCS HA technologies.

Routine day to day tasks:

 Monitoring and troubleshooting server performance.
 Online disk administration using LVM.
 FS Extension in cluster environment with adding additional storage LUNs.
 Npar/Vpar Activity ( Cell Board, CPU, Memory replacement Activity)
 FS extension in vxvm environment
 Adding and deleting packages in MCSG
 Creating and expanding file systems in MCSG
 Cluster configuration and addition of nodes to the cluster.
 Halting/Switching packages/nodes in MCSG during maintenance.
 Taking ignite backup and ignite restoration.
 Establishment and maintenance of customer relationships and enhancing overall customer satisfaction.
 Monitoring, starting and stopping VCS during maintenance activities.
 Online and offline Configuration of Service Groups and resources.
 On lining, off lining, switching and freezing service groups under various maintenance activities.
 Performing OS patching activities on VCS servers.
 Various activities like modification of Service group attributes and resources. Removal of SG etc
 Troubleshooting cluster communication issues.


Period: Feb 2008 – 28th Oct 2010
Current Company : TECH MAHINDRA LTD.
Designation : Technical Associate
Department : UNIX System Hosting
Role : System Administrator (HP-UX)
Location : NOIDA
Company Profile : A software company formerly known as MBT or Mahindra-British Telecom is one of the world’s leading software-consulting and services organizations today which has grown steadily to become a leading software solutions companies with a defined focus on Telecom

PROJECT DETAILS:
It was a Tier-3 support to AT&T Servers (more than 1000 HP-UX servers) remotely by using following tools:-
Remedy, CAMCS, TNG, ETAC, MIR, Q-chat, etc.
Responsibilities:
 Access log verification and analysis
 Configuring & Managing of LVM
 Installing software’s and patches using swinstall utility
 Monitoring and troubleshooting server performance
 Low disk space clearance & Disk Space Modification
 Volume Management in Cluster Environment. (Service Guard Clusters)
 Reconfiguring the Kernel.
 Network configuration / Trouble shooting
 NPAR & VPAR
 Resolving user related queries and managing users, groups, and accounts.
 Analyzing existing patches and downloading required patches
 Creating and expanding volume groups in HP LVM
 Online resizing and maintenance of LVM file systems
 Adding and deleting packages in MCSG
 Creating and expanding file systems in MCSG
 Cluster configuration and addition of nodes to the cluster
 Halting/Switching packages/nodes in MCSG during maintenance
 Operating System Installation, backup and recovery
 Installing new servers using golden image on ignite server
 Recovered OS using Backup tapes/ ignite backups
 Kernel rebuilding and tuning in HPUX



Technical Skill Set

Overview of C Class Blade Server & Superdome 2 8s, 16s
 Monitoring and troubleshooting Blades, Enclosures, Interconnect, OA Issues
 Resource Migration like Core CPU/Mem in Superdome 2
 Types of Blades bl870c i2, bl890c i2, CB900s i2 Server etc

HP Mission Critical Service guard Cluster (MCSG)

 Monitoring and troubleshooting high availability cluster issues.
 Creating and expanding file systems in MCSG
 Halting/Switching packages/nodes in MCSG during maintenance




NPAR & VPAR (Node partitions & Virtual Partitions)

 Performing reboot for reconfig.
 Halting and resetting nPartitions (soft & hard).
 Performing cell board replacement.
 Virtual partition booting and resetting.
 Understanding about vPar states.
 Hard and soft resetting vPars.
 Adding I/O to a Vpar.
 Patching activity on Vpars.
 Memory addition and CPU addition.







HP-UNIX
RP 8420
RP 4440
RP 3400
Version: 11.11
Version: 11.23

• Installing new HP-UX system
• Patch installation and rollback
• Logical volume management
• Network troubleshooting
• Users administration
• NFS configuration
• DNS configuration
• NIS configuration
• Printer management
• EMS configuration
• Shell scripting
• Backup scheduling

HP
Serviceguard
A.11.18
Cluster • Building high availability cluster
• Configuring packages and their services
• Cluster and package maintenance
• Troubleshooting cluster issues


Red Hat
Enterprise
Linux 5 • Redhat Linux installation
• System services and security
• User and group administration
• Logical volume management
• Redhat package management
• System configuration
• System monitoring
• Network troubleshooting


1) Period: March 2005 – February 2008
Previous Company : HCL Infosystems Ltd.
Designation : Technical Support Executive (Linux)
Location : Lucknow
Company Profile : HCL Infosystems Limited is India's premier information enabler and country's leading ICT system integrator and Distribution Company. Leveraging its 3 decades of expertise in total technology solutions, HCL Infosystems offers value-added services in key areas such as system integration, networking consultancy and a wide range of software and support services.

Job Profile: Installation, Maintenance and Troubleshooting of Hardware, Software and Operating System of Server, PC’s and LAN/WAN Infrastructure at various client sites.


Technical Skill Set

Red Hat Linux
• Familiar with EXT2 and EXT3 file systems
• Managing Users, Groups and their Permissions and applying quota etc
• Mail Servers(Sendmail): SMTP, POP, and IMAP
• DNS Configuration, BIND 9, DHCP, SAMBA, FTP & Networking Troubleshooting etc.
• Apache Web Server
• Configuration of Squid Server
• Overview of qmail server and LDAP Server
• LVM and Software RAID Configurations
• Upgrading the kernel

WINDOWS
• Windows 2000 Professional/ Server/ Advanced Server,
• Windows XP, Windows 98.
• Comfortable in Installing and configuring Active Directory Services, DHCP, DNS, etc.
• Comfortable in Installing and configuring RAID.
• Install Windows XP Professional by using Remote Installation Services (RIS)
• Configure backup and restore sessions by using the Backup Utility
• Manage Internet Information Services (IIS)
• Familiar with Networking and Networking Protocols TCP/IP, etc...
• Experience in Using, Installing and Maintaining application software’s like MS Office, Outlook Express, SPSS ……..



Certifications


• Red Hat Certified Technician (RHCT)



Academics

Degree Year of passing Aggregate University
10th 1997 55 Army School Gorakhpur
12th 1999 59.8% Lucknow Public School
B.E (E&E) 2000 - 2004 62% UP Technical University Lucknow



Personal Details



Name Shikhar Verma
Father’s name Sri Om Verma
Date of Birth 24Th, April 1982
Sex Male
Nationality Indian
Languages Hindi, English
Marital status Married
Permanent Address House No: 401, Tower CS 3
Sec 74
Noida - 201301
E-mail (concealed information)

Mobile No. (concealed information)0


I do hereby declare that all the facts and information mentioned above are true, correct and complete to the best of my knowledge and belief.

___________________________
DATE: (Shikhar Verma)

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