Hey, I am Praveen, Presently I mentor young graduates to choose the right career path.
I really love to share my professional experience with my juniors.
After completing my masters in electronics from Karnataka university, I started my career as system administrator in 2006 in a small development company, later on worked for IBM & then moved to United Kingdom.
I recently came back to India and started mentoring young graduates on cloud computing and its potential growth in near future.
I provide young technical graduates a professional socialization and personal support to facilitate success in career and beyond.
I believe in quality mentoring greatly enhances students' chances for success in their career.
Expertise in RedHat Linux, CentOS, Ubuntu, HP-UX and Solaris System administration.
A keen planner, strategist & implementer with demonstrated abilities in System Administration and new technology implementation for streamlining IT related operations and Data security.
Worked in a Digital Transformation team to build & deliver servers to a company standard.
Configuring backups, creating file systems, installing packages or software on new built servers.
Migrated 100+ RedHat Open stack Linux servers to AWS cloud using Velostrata & cloud endure. Worked in a Project Delivery team to build & deliver servers to a company standard.
Configuring VERITAS Cluster on new Solaris & Redhat Linux servers.
Built complete server on Sun M series, T-series, HP Gen 9,IBM blade servers
Worked with & Supporting web servers with application/middleware team for any issues before go live.
Delivered server support to Web servers, running e-commerce applications and Databases on RedHat Linux, Cent OS and Solaris.
Provided 3rd line support to Redhat Linux, Fedora and Solaris operating systems.
Install/update Apache/ATG/JBoss patches to web servers and application servers.
Responsibilities as a Unix System Administrator include monitor and tune system to make sure of the optimum level of the performance
An effective communicator with excellent relationship building & interpersonal skills. Strong analytical, problem solving & organisational abilities. Possess a flexible & detail oriented attitude, Worked as per ITIL procedures.
Developed and maintained the documents, library and procedural documents of the system.
Patch/Package management, storage administration with LVM on Redhat servers
Configuring and Managing NFS, Samba, Kick-start and Sudo on Redhat Linux.
Managing file systems in ZFS/LVM/VERITAS Volume Manager.
Server Capacity Planning, Change management, Incident management configuration management, Asset management.
Delivering the 24x7 IT support to more than 300 critical banking, Insurance and financial servers.
Determine Recovery Strategy and implement the disaster recovery plan as defined by the process
Delivered IT support to Investment Banking, Insurance, Telecommunication customers all over the globe for their critical production servers.
Freshers do not have exposure to corporate working style.
Freshers do not have any exposure to team work.
Freshers will not be having enough knowledge on software development life cycle.
Freshers are not able to handle work pressures.
Freshers Have Only Basic Knowledge: ( Today university and education institutes only provide a basic knowledge of programming like PHP and .net some more. So students who have currently completed their graduation, only have the basic knowledge that not fulfill company's requirement, so it is one reason for a company.)
Lack of corporate etiquette.
Freshers have lack of communication with different organization teams
Organizations don't want to spend time and money in training freshers.
Most important is Lack of professionalism:(Many freshers are still into their 'college' habits that can be considered as quite unprofessional in the workplace)
How devops or system administration team works in an organization?
Types of Environments
Teams in an organization
L1/L2/L3 support & SME
Backup & recovery tools
Storage networks (IBM, EMC)
Average: $125,000 per year in US, UK, most of the countries in Europe & Canada countries