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Padmakar Prakash Sawant

- + 91-7710061585


To pursue a highly rewarding career with challenging responsibility in IT Service Industry where I can utilize my IT
expertise to achieve customer satisfaction and there-by contribute to my employer's business growth.


IT Professional with diversified experience of 5.1 years in IT Infrastructure Management Service includes
relevant experience of
- Around 4+ years in Datacenter Virtualization with VMware, Wintel & Datacenter operation.

Currently associated with IBM India Pvt. Ltd at Mumbai location as System Administration- VMware


Systems Technologies
o VMware ESXi Virtualization (5.5/6.0/6.5)
o VMware Product (vCenter Server, Update manager, vROPs etc.)
o Windows Server (2003/2008/2012)
o Linux 6.x/7.x
o Cloud Concept
o Network & Storage Concept

Hardware Platforms
o HP server hardware(c7000 and C12000 Enclosure Architecture)
o IBM Server hardware (IBM/Lenovo Flex Architecture)
o Huawei Server hardware
VMware Administration

In-depth hands-on of various VMware products like ESXi 5.5/6.0/6.5, vCenter, Update Manager and
PowerCLI including their installation and configuration as per standard build process.
Vmware Networking concepts like vSS/vDS, Load Balancing algorithm, NIC teaming
Creation of shared datastores with agreed multipath policy as per standard storage design.
VCS to VCSA migration
VCSA 6.0 to 6.5 upgradation
VCHA configured in DC
Creation of vCenter objects like Datacenter, Cluster and folders as per design and geographic locations.
Implementation of VMware vSphere features like HA, DRS, vMotion, and Storage vMotion.
Build various Windows and Linux OS Templates with pre-installed application and database software to
provision VM as per latest IT trend platform as a service.
Manage VM Clone, Snapshot, Resource reservation and limits.
Apply VMware security patches and product updates using ESXCLI command line/Update Manager.
Virtualization of physical server (P2V) using VMware convertor tool.
Basic knowledge on SRM & Cloud

Wintel Administration

Installation and Administration of Windows 2003 and 2008 Server.

knowledge of Active Directory, DNS & DHCP
Sound knowledge on Datacenter Operations, Wired Networking
Handling of IBM X-series & Blade Server, HP Servers, RAID Configuration and Firmware upgrades
Troubleshooting and resolving the Windows related issue.
Installation and configuration of windows cluster, terminal licensing for terminal servers.

Certifications & Trainings

VCP6-DCV Training competed(conducted by VMware Certified Instructor)

Server Activation & Deactivation Training Completed.
IBM change management training completed.
IBM Compliance training completed.


IT Service Management as per ITIL Framework

Continuous Service Improvement and Technology Refresh Plan
Continuous study of IT trend and finding new area of IT solution
Customer focused service delivery as per agreed SLA

Course Board/University Institution

B.E (Computers) Mumbai University Y.T.I.E.T.
Diploma Mumbai University VPMs polytechnic
S.S.C Maharashtra State Board SNYD Vidyalaya


Since March16
IBM India Pvt. Ltd as SME- VMware

Roles & Responsibilities:-

Helping in design & implementation of new DC (Vodafone Customer) for cloud/Virtualized infrastructure
Working of project lifecycle, implementation and coordination with various vendors for same.
Handling DC for Vodafone customer for daily BAU activities with respect to IBM standard(compliance, ITIL
VCS to VCSA migration
VCSA 6.0 to 6.5 upgradation
xClarity Administrator Deployed in infra
HP IRS implemented in Infra
Customization wizard introduced in infra
VCHA configured in DC

March13 to March16
Softenger India Pvt. Ltd as VMware Administrator

Roles & Responsibilities:-

Working with incident, change and problem management and ITIL Processes.
Raising Change request and Follow-up for approvals and Implementing Service Request from BMC Remedy
Working & handling Escalated issues from L2 or L1 Engineers.
Installation & Configuration of ESXi
Manage virtual infrastructure & monitoring in 24/7 environment for ESXi Host & VM's
Managing VMware infrastructure Environment with 350 ESXi Servers, around 1200 plus virtual machines.
Conducted around 20 P2V & V2V of Windows to VMware Environment.
Installation & Configuration VMs on ESXi Host (Windows 2k3/2k8, Linux 5/6.1, Fedora).
Installing, configuring of vCenter, vSphere & Access Web interface.
Installed & update VM tool on Windows & Linux Servers
Security hardening and Monitoring of VMs & ESXi servers (CPU, Memory, Disk, and Network Utilization) for
Security Compliance issued.
Creating and managing Vmware cluster. Enabling HA and DRS features.
Configurations of Virtual switches and network connections.
As per requirement for requester performing snapshots, cloning, cold migrations and hot migrations.
Deploy VMs from templates & import .OVF format Vm's.
Troubleshooting virtual machine issues with the help of logs.
Adding a New Virtual Disk and Extending existing Virtual disk Hardware monitoring of IBM.
Regular System Administration tasks like User Accounts, access, Permissions, Security health check.
Apply new release patches & updates install on ESX, XEN, & Windows Servers
Handling Administration task for ESX & Windows Servers.

July12 to March13
Snowbit Infosys Pvt. Ltd as System Administrator

Roles & Responsibilities:-

Troubleshooting and maintenance of servers/Desktop.

Managing LAN networks and troubleshooting local users.
Troubleshooting antivirus related issues.
Taking backup of server using windows backup features.
Configuring and troubleshooting outlook related issues.
Hardware related issues.


Birth date: 29th January 1989

Nationality: Indian
Religion: Hindu
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Single
Languages known: English, Hindi, Marathi
Passport No: K9282033
Residential Address: 35/112 Sai krupa Soc, New PMGP Mhada Colony, Mulund (E), Mumbai-81