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Mob: +91 9884680066

Seeking a position as Unix system administrator to utilize my potential. Looking forward to contribute towards the
organization and develop as an individual too.

Experience Summary
I am an associate with TATA Consultancy Services from December 2008 with a total of 7+ years of Technical work
experience. I have worked primarily in the domain of IT Infrastructure Management of various sizes.

Red Hat Certified Linux Engineer with experience in the Information Technology industry as UNIX Professional
with hands on experience in wide range of concepts and technologies.

Expertise in System administration of UNIX Server Systems in Production , Testing & Development (24x7)
environment for Banking and Manufacturing

Expertise in Linux Level system administration

Expertise in bash shell scripting

Expertise in IBM Solaris Level 1 system administration

Knowledge in VERITAS Volume Manager and VCS.

Knowledge in backup tool Tivoli Storage Manager and job scheduling tool Tivoli Workload Scheduler.

Operating Systems: Unix, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Solaris 10
Hardware: Dell Power Edge Servers, Sun Sparc Servers, x86, IBM P series
Tools: TSM (Tivoli Storage Manager), TWS (Tivoli Workload Scheduler), IBM TEC, Active Experts, Putty, IP/KVM

Educational Qualification

Degree and Date



Bachelor of Engineering
Technology, May 2005

IHRD College of Engineering,


Electronics and Communication

71 %

Career Profile




August 2005 to November 2008 Satyam Computer Services Ltd.

Software Engineer

December 2008 till date

IT Analyst

Tata Consultancy Services Ltd.

Merrill Lynch
Environment: Linux, Solaris, AIX, Oracle
Production Support (3years)
Ensured the continuity of mission-critical applications and services by providing complete Infrastructure support to remote
servers located in various data centers on a 24x7 basis

Administering, monitoring and troubleshoot UNIX, Sun Solaris, Windows production servers and mission
critical applications.

Open a Change record for Prod & non-prod activities.

Installation/Upgrade, System startup and System shutdown as needed

Monitoring the UNIX server health through IBM TEC, an enterprise-monitoring tool to monitor the Disk
Usage, CPU, Memory, Connectivity, and Application services.

Processes administration and management like monitoring start/stop/kill various processes/sub processes.

File system administration and management like monitoring various logs, file system sizes etc.

User administration and management like add/modify/delete.

Scheduled various regular, periodic, future, queue tasks by using crontab

Coordinating with Various Application Team and making Configuration File Changes recommended by
the Application Team

Monitoring Virtual memory, adding additional swap space as needed.

Administration and troubleshooting skills on Disks and File systems, Users and groups.

International Flavours and Fragrances (2 years)

Environment: Linux, AIX, Oracle, SAP PI message queue
Role: Data Center Operations

frame defined

Keeping the IFFMan (Major application) environment up and running

Monitor the ticketing system and work on tickets assigned & resolving tickets with in the stipulated time

Application installation

User management & Performance Monitoring

Installing Tivoli Backup Software and monitoring daily backup status and troubleshoot backup issues.

Defining backup schedules and nodes in TSM

Scheduling SAP jobs in Tivoli Workload Scheduler.

Monitoring SAP PI message queue and verifying communication channels.

Initiate appropriate action to address the alerts & escalate issues

Change Management Support:

Having interaction with 3rd party vendors, Application teams and senior onsite Systems Engineers as

necessary to optimally perform job responsibilities

Daily, weekly and monthly report generations and addressing it to VP and Director Level for Final analysis

and planning for future activities.

Target Corporation (3 years)

Environment: Linux, AIX, Solaris, VxVM and VCS
Role: Unix Patching and automation of patch deployment / Team Lead
There are over 4500 Unix servers in Target used for various applications. Unix patching team is enrolled with the task of
deploying patches on these servers on a quarterly basis so as to overcome security vulnerability and ensure system
compatibility with latest applications.

Installation of patch bundle.

Coordinating among various teams for proper shutdown and start up of applications.

Failover of applications that are in cluster to other nodes to ensure availability of business critical applications.

Troubleshooting all issues that occur during the patching window and ensure servers are handed over to

application team as it was prior to patching.

Coordinating with clients to finalize outage window.

Managing resource allocation across various shifts.

The entire patching process was scripted to reduce manual intervention. Scripts were developed for creating

alternate boot environment and system level verification post patching.

Scheduling meeting with clients and management to share updates.

Professional Memberships / Certifications

Professional Society / Certification

Member since / Date Certified

Red Hat Enterprise Linux v 5

June 2008

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager v 5.5

December 2010

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Personal Profile
Date of Birth
Father Name
Permanent Address

8th September 1982

Mohandas Krishnan
Maveliparambil House Chathanad, P.O. Ezhikkara, North Paravur,
Ernakulam. Kerala - 683513