|| Hardeep Singh Aulakh
Seeks a challenging career in System Administration.
Graduated in June 1991 with BSCS
Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MCSE)
2. Certified in BSDI (UNIX) Internet Server
3. IBM certified for AS/400 RPG, COBOL, CL
SOFTWARE PLATFORM :-
Content Delivery Network (CDN) Static and Streaming 2-Year
UNIX (Solaris, Linux, Free BSD, BSDI) (4 year experience) .
WINDOWS (WinNT, Win95 & 98, Win 2000). (6 years
IBM AS/400 (CISC & RISC) (1 year experience) .
· Internet Protocols: TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, WINS, Telnet and
HARDWARE PLATFORM :-
Netapps C6100, C1100 Series (Cache).
Cisco Arrow Point CS11800, CS11150 (Content Smart Switch).
Extreme Summit 4800 series (Three Layer Switch).
DELL (Power Edge 6100/200,4200).
COMPAQ (Proliant-5000, 1600R).
HP-Net server LPR, LH-II, K Clase-9000, D Class.
IBM AS/400 ( S-20e , F-35).
Sun (Ultra Sparc Enterprise 3500, E450, E20, Ultra Sparc 30).
RAID (HITACHI 5700 series, IBM 9337, CMD).
· WAN Connectivity (T1, DS3. OC3, OC48).
Window NT (MSSQL, ORACLE, PCAnywhere, ARC Server, Seagate Server,
DHCP, WINS, IIS, ILS
(Internet Locator Server), Media Server, CTI (Computer Telephony
Integration), Eudora, Outlook (4 Years).
StarTeam (Source code management system).
UNIX (Send mail, Netscape Fast Track and apache
Web server, Chili soft ASP, X-window, Netscape.
· IBM AS/400 (Raid, MMIX/400) (1Years).
C, Visual BASIC, JAVA Scripts, HTML,
ABAP/4 , UNIX shell script, FORTRAN,
Pascal, Dbase, FoxPro, SAP(SD)
2001 – Feb 2002: - Globix Internet Exchange
Primary responsibilities are to manage the flow of procedures for all
operation-related processes for EarthCache CDN (Content Delivery
Network) service.That includes: -
Deployed CDN (Static) network in seven locations worldwide with in
Globix network. This include
deployment of hardware (HP-lpr Servers and Extreme switch) installation
Helped to deployed CDN (Streaming) network in 5 locations with in Globix
network. This Includes
deployment of hardware (Netapps
C6100 C1105 and Cisco PDNS CS11150),
software installation and update.
Develop training documentation to train NOC (Network Operation Center)
Developed documentation and procedures for ‘customer implementation,
and troubleshooting procedure.
The customer’s implementation for CDN service, that includes gathering
all technical information
for customer web site, coordination with engineers to set up
website for caching and helping for tagging customer’s website.
Providing Pre Sale support to Globix Account rep and sales engineers.
Monitoring and troubleshooting CDN customers.
Monitoring bandwidth usages and performance of all customers using CDN
Managing Globix worldwide CDN network, it includes coordination for
and trouble shooting hardware.
Responsibility to identify performance-deficient regions and make
network and deployment
recommendations to address these weaknesses.
Resolving all EarthCache (CDN) tickets issued by customers as well as
internal issue using
Available 24/7, and tier-2 support to all Content Delivery customers.
Jan. 2000 – Feb 2001:- Speedera
Network Inc. (Permanent)
12th employee, reporting to VP of operation deployed their worldwide
network (Point Of Presence) in 100 different data centers on 71
responsibility was to expand Speedera Network’s Global footprint.This
Found and contacted best Telecom and IP Networks (collocation
providers) in each country.
Obtained Technical information regarding their network that
includes their private and public peering
arrangement, their backbone connectivity, Network architect. Foot print
and total number of internet
Based upon the data provided by the companies, done performance
analysis (using trace route, mtr, ping, Keynote
agents and some other tools) from different locations and
different network to find most
suitable location for servers collocation.
Provided technical requirement for servers to data center
vendors and bought racks space, Bandwidth
and requested require IP addresses for servers and router from them.
Scheduled, configured, shipped and installed equipments (servers
and router). Co-ordinate with
colo- provider's technical team to install/bringing up equipments live.
Daily performance analysis of exiting production POP (Point of
Presence) and their network using
Keynote data and some other in-house tools.
Helped IT to setup internal network (LAN) .
Developed procedures (documents) for deployment:
Hardware/software installation configuring
and trouble shooting servers and switches.
Developed and provided the Marketing department with network maps
and weekly network performance
data, to be used for Marketing/Sales collateral.
Negotiation for collocation space and bandwidth prices.
Work closely with internal or third party groups to resolve
Sept1999 - Present:- Charles Schwab & Co
Working with company's Web Application Development depart.
Duties are to setup Web server such as IIS
on NT and Netscape Fast track on Solaris, setting
up Internet Locator Server (ILS) for NetMeeting, Microsoft Media Server
and Microsoft Theater Server.
Setting up Chilisoft ASP and
Microsoft Front Page 2000 Extension on Netscape
fast track server and Apache on Solaris
.Responsibilities are also includes to set up Microsoft Net show
theater Server to run Power Point broadcasting ( voice, video and slide
July 1999- Sept 1999:- Hitachi Software
The responsibilities are Managing and planning all internal
network. That includes Manage UNIX servers (BSDI) running Sendmail, DNS
and Web, UNIX Ware running firewall (Cyberguard), NT servers
running as File server, RAS server and Print server. Managed
user accounts, security, archiving, backups and restores on the network.
Troubleshoot and resolve hardware issues Design and administer a backup
solution. Prepared documentation for disaster recovery procedures,
consisting of contact lists for internal and external support,
network configuration, maintenance schedules. Planned and
implementing network from scratch for new unit of company.
Jan. 1999-July199 :- ASPECT
The responsibility for maintaining NT Domain
(200 users) and provide daily system administration such as
Backup, Managing disk storage, add/remove user account
and workstation, add/remove software packages and
patches , maintaining internal web site, DHCP and WINS server.
Duties also include installing and configuring
servers and Laptop with NT, UNIX, MSSQL and Oracle,
Configuring ODBC connectivity to Databases, taking backup of database ,
maintaining a standalone ACD (Automatic Call Distributor)
System. Working close with developer's team to conduct system support of their
Worked with Source Code Management Application Star
Team . this include Installation , moving , updation of
application and database. Creating , deleting and managing user for Star
team. Taking daily backup etc..
Installation and configuration of newly developed
application by developers.
Installation and configuration of third party
software such as pcANYwhere , Ghost , ARC Server for backup, CTI( Computer Telephony
Jan1998-Nov1998 HITACHI DATA
Jul1996-Jan 1998 Telenet System Solutions Inc. (Permanent)
System Administrator/QA Engineer
responsibilities is to test various middleware on the following platforms: IBM AS/400 , NT
, UNIX . Midleware software includes FirstWatch and SafePath on NT and
MIMIX/400 on AS/400
attaching with Hitachi RAID drive Subsystem 5700 series .
Duties also includes to test basic functionality of Raid subsystem on various platform
including UNIX, NT and AS/400.
Setup/Install AS/400, Cumulative Package Install, OS/400 upgrade
OS/400 TCP/IP setup, DASD mirroring, duplexing, and
RAID configuration, PC Support and Client Access/400,SNA over Ethernet. Configured
Configured multiple IBM AS/400's and PC's running WinNT and UNIX
in a heterogeneous network using TCP/IP .
Duties also include Backup , restore, upgrade and patches installation on all servers.
Installation and configuration of MSSQL server
This involved writing, modifying, test scripts , test planes (procedures) and test
System Installation and Product Integration
Installed various operating systems such as Solaris,
BSDI, Linux, FreeBSD, Window NT
and NetWare. Configured and
compiled UNIX kernels according to hardware specifications. Installed patches on
all platform. Configured WinNT &
UNIX (BSDI) as a software router. Configured different level of RAID sub system
& wrote shell scripts for
testing RAID units. Installed Back Office application such as
server on Windows NT. Tested and did
trouble shooting of 100 BaseT and ethernet boards in UNIX & WinNT
environment. Configuring FTP, DNS and
print servers and clients in UNIX & NT.
Mar1993-Jun 1996 National College of Computer Technology
Jun1991- Feb 1993 GND Engineering College
Analyzed and tested software which
included black box, white box and reliability testing.
Managed the computer department, which assembled, repaired and tested computers for
customer. Provided continuous
customer support. Administered and managed all in house computer tasks.
Adding and removing the workstations
from the network
Final Quality Control of the systems and provided
technical support to customers
computer related subjects and managed a computer lab . Helping the students to develop a
different type of
training projects. Assisted in system administration.
1. Terminal emulation and file transfer between UNIX and DOS Developed in
C as a part of the degree course to transmit key board entries to host, receive
characters from the host and process them either as received data and display on screen'
or 'upon receiving an escape sequenced a control character to perform other necessary
File transfers between UNIX and DOS.
2. Railway Reservation System
Developed as a part of AS/400 training using Cobol/400,RPG/400, CL/400 a
railway reservations system. Performed validations, assigned seats based on dates and
availability, printed tickets and status reports.
REFERENCE Available upon request