K. K. Narendran
+91 9880833281
IT Infrastructure Management Positions
 CCIE Datac...
• Collaborating with application owners and assisting them to characterize their http/https traffic
• Conducting performan...
Date of Birth: 6th May 1979
Address : Flat No.-207, Creative ShreeNilaya Apartments, 53/5B, 24 Main, H.S....
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Published on: Mar 3, 2016

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  • 1. K. K. Narendran narendran.k.k@gmail.com +91 9880833281 IT Infrastructure Management Positions PROFILE SUMMARY  CCIE Datacenter & ITIL certified with over 12 years of experience in: Network Administration Project/Vendor Management Data Centre Operations Installation/Configuration/Troubleshooting ITILProcess Management Infrastructure Management  Goodknowledge inCheckpointfirewall, F5-LTM/ASM, DNS& DHCPenvironment, Cisco & extreme switchinginfrastructure, global load balancing devices – F5 GTM and Cisco GSS  Quality exposure in Change Management, Incident Management, Problem Management and Capacity Management  Proven acumen in ensuring that IT systems, applications, and communication equipment within the organisation are managed and maintained in accordance with documented processes, procedures, guidelines, and instructions  Stellar ininfrastructure deploymentat Greater AsiaRegion& Greater Europe Region sites;successfully conductedtraining& Brown Bag sessions worldwide  Demonstrated excellence in handling data centre operations for various enterprises, integrating & virtualizing service functions with Business Application Models and interconnecting them to ensure workload mobility & disaster recovery  Insightful knowledge of cloud technologies and SDN concepts  Effective leader with excellent team management skills to sustain growth momentum while motivating peak individual performances  Analytical, meticulous and quality-oriented professional with an eye for detail CORE COMPETENCIES  Managing the overall administration of enterprise LAN & Data center system involving design of network layouts and configuration & maintenance of network peripherals  Leading operations related to IT/ network infrastructure by measuring, managing, analysing, tuning & implementing necessary changes in resource utilization as per business priorities  Monitoring network performance including maintenance, upgrades, and back-up/recovery responsibilities including software and hardware (process control domain equipment and network equipment (e.g. switch, router, and firewall)  Creating & sustaining a dynamic environment that fosters development opportunities & motivates high performance amongst team members; imparting continuous on-job training to accomplish greater operational efficiency  Providing feedback & direction to the team members for the evolution / modifications based on customer inputs, specifications and feedback ORGANISATIONAL EXPERIENCE Since Jan’05: Intel, Bangalore Growth Path / Deputation: Jan’05 – Dec’05 Datacenter Technician Jan’06 – Dec’08 Network Specialist (India Site Operations) Jan’09 – Till date Network Specialist (Enterprise DC Networks) Key Result Areas: • Administering enterprise DC environment and extending support for various services within the enterprise data center scope likeACLs, Firewalls, DNS/DHCP, Load Balancers, WAF and Cisco GLBs & F5 GTM, VPN, Radius, Employee Hot Spot, Guest Internet Access, Cisco & Extreme Switching Infrastructure • Handling DNS/DHCP migration; collaborating with network engineering team to move the DNS/DHCP services to next generation architecture • Migrating IT GPB datacenters from Cisco devices to extreme devices with minimal downtime; managing stakeholders, taking approvals from management and connecting with multiple vendors for infrastructure setup • As part of cloud infrastructure build-up team handling implementation at multiple sites across regions
  • 2. • Collaborating with application owners and assisting them to characterize their http/https traffic • Conducting performance and stress testing of the network and security components to ensure effective information systems security • Have good knowledge on large scale Datacenter infrastructure deployments with overall knowledge about compute, storage and virtualization environments. • Preparing disaster recovery plans for the network and security devices; interfacing with vendors for network and security products • Practicing & enforcing standards and policies for infrastructure domain related to network security & Cloud technologies. Accomplishments:  Instrumental ininfrastructure deployment at Greater AsiaRegion & Greater Europe Region sites; successfully conducted training & Brown Bag sessions worldwide • Played avital role as part of technical migration team in migration of external & internal applications from legacy juniper LB to F5 LTM; landed F5 LTM/ASM LB’s across regions  Pivotal in migrating the Munich IMC customer portal UTP to secure DMZ environment which enabled the IMC customers to close the security waiver within the scheduled time and made Intel more secure & robust  Built new infrastructure inclusive of data center & wired networks; handled design, planning, risk assessment, implementation, and documentation of all IT infrastructure components Highlights: As Network Specialist (India Site Operations)  Supervised Local Area Networks inBangalore Campus that involved data center network support, incident management and vendor management  Connected with customers to resolve the bandwidth issue occurred during Tape-In activity; upgraded the uplinks of datacenter switches without downtime  Carried out annual network maintenance activities to ensure 99% percent uptime for customers; it involved OS upgrades, network re-design and infrastructure upgrades as per the industry standards  Essayed a key role in identifying and driving the requirements globally for 2 major high density datacenters network infrastructure upgradation to 10 G links; got necessary approvals for design and funding to implement this USD 1 Million project  Collaborated with datacenter applications team to move& consolidatethe entire core IT infrastructure from BGADC to SRR campus datacenter; avoided operating costs and support overhead worth USD 1 million  Completed SSB Site Decommission & Lab Movement; existing equipment were re-used to avoid new purchases and the lab move was completed with “zero” excursions keeping with the aggressive schedule As Datacenter Technician  Participated in Regional and Global Forums/Teams in sharing knowledge and methods  Oversaw capacity management in the Datacenter with an in house developed equipment library which enabled to reduce buffers and make the same available to the ever growing Compute Infrastructure PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE Jan’04 – Dec’04: Orient Technologies, Bangalore as Site In-charge Based in Intel on contract Role: • Extended 1st level support (SLA based) for LAN & WLAN using basic tools • Collaborated with vendors for cabling & network requirements in data center • Handled LAN & data center operations and oversaw DC infrastructure management (cable, facility, asset & security) CERTIFICATIONS  ITIL Foundation Certified, 2015  ITIL intermediate – CSI 2015  ITIL Intermediate – Service transition 2015  CCIE – DataCenter - Jan 2016  Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), 2010  Microsoft Certified System Administrator(MCSA), 2004 ACADEMIC DETAILS 2003 M.Sc. (Information Technology & Management) from Kongu Engineering College, Erode, Bharathiar University with 76% 2001 B.Sc. (Computer Technology) from Kongu Engineering College, Erode, Bharathiar University with 69%
  • 3. PERSONAL DETAILS Date of Birth: 6th May 1979 Address : Flat No.-207, Creative ShreeNilaya Apartments, 53/5B, 24 Main, H.S.R. Layout, Sector II, Bangalore 560 102 Languages: English, Tamil & Kannada

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