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Gaurav Kamboj

sysadmin | cloud architect | devops

A LITTLE ABOUT ME

Hello. I am a Cloud Architect. an IT engg. a SysAdmin. a DevOps guy. an AWS fan. a coffee lover.
I love making stuffs that are designed to fail.
I am passionate about technology!

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KEY AREAS OF WORK

SysAdmin

Responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related IT infrastructure. Conducting technical research and development to enable contionius innovation within the infrastructure.

Cloud Architect

I architect cloud-native applications and resilient infrastructure. I specialize in Amazon Web Services including all key domains such as compute, storage, networking. I design hyper-flexible infrastructure based on principles such as design for failure and defense in depth.

DevOps

I love automating manual processes and strive for simplicity. I have an insatiable craving for making applications more consistent and reliable over time. I work with bunch of dev folks for app deployment, configuration management and orchestration of IT infrastructure.

MY TOOLBOX

CERTIFICATIONS

  Amazon Web Services
AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate
AWS Certified Developer - Associate
AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate
  Microsoft
Microsoft Certified Professional [MCP]
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist [MCTS]
Microsoft Certified IT Professional [MCITP]
VMware
VMware Certified Associate [VCA] - Data Center Virtualization
VMware Certified Professional [VCP] 5.5 - Data Center Virtualization
Others
ITILĀ® Foundation 2011 - Certificate in IT Service Management
Certified Information Security Expert
Rackspace CloudU Certificate

CLASSROOM TRAININGS

  Amazon Web Services
AWS Foundation
  Microsoft
Windows Server 2012:
Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases
Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.5/8.5
  VMware
VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V5.5]
Others
Citrix Certified Administrator - XenDesktop 7.5
ITILĀ® Foundation 2011 | Certificate
Symantec Backup Exec 2012

OFFICIAL CREDS

SELF PACED TRAININGS

MOOC is a revolution in the education universe. It is a noble and applaud-able attempt to spread education, across the world. MOOC has changed the entire distance education system. It is not limited to course material sent to you via email and you just read it. It offers you to actively interact with teachers and professors.

  Cloud Computing
AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate [2015]
AWS Solutions Architect - Associate Level
AWS Certified Developer Fundamentals
Google Cloud Platform Fundamentals
Google Compute Engine Essentials
  Management
PRINCE2 Fundamentals
Business Analysis Fundamentals
  Security
IT Security Fundamentals
Foundations of IT Security: Core Concepts
Cyber Security with Cloud Computing

TECH CONFERENCES

I love to attend Tech conferences as they are a great place to get a hands-on demonstration of what the future holds for the consumer and corporate markets. It also includes learning solutions from your peers, expanding your network, advancing your career, and reviving your passion for the technologies you work with.

Amazon AWSome Day [2015] - Mumbai
AWS Enterprise Summit [2015] - India
CLOUDSEC India 2015
VMware vForum [2014]

LET'S GET IN TOUCH

Gaurav G. Kamboj

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gauravkamboj@live.com

+91 98-1947-6633

Mumbai, IN

LET'S SOCIALIZE

VIEW MY LINKEDIN PROFILE

I currently work at Tata Consultancy Services. I create, configure and manage IT resources, including - but not limited to - Servers, Applications, Websites - required by our internal users and clients. I am also responsible for planning and building infrastructure for Business Continuation / Disaster Recovery.

WORK HISTORY

2015

Cloud & DevOps Engineer

Tata Consultancy Services

2015

Senior System Engineer

eClerx Services Ltd.

Architect cloud-native applications and resilient infrastructure. I specialize in Amazon Web Services. Part of solution architect team responsible for designing, planning and building infrastructure for business continuation / disaster recovery.

2013

System Engineer

eClerx Services Ltd.

Responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware, software and related IT infrastructure. Conduct technical research and development to enable continuous innovation within the infrastructure.

2013

Web Developer/SEO Analyst

Triologic Media Solutions

During my time at TMS, I was responsible for creating, designing responsive web pages and application using HTML, CSS, PHP, MySQL and JavaScript. I was also involved in on-page and off-page search engine optimization for client websites. This role provided me with the foundation and deep understanding of web development/hosting and provides me an edge in performance tuning, code optimization, resolving application/development issues.

EDUCATION HISTORY

2013

Bachelor of Engineering - IT

Mumbai University

Completed my engineering in Information Technology (IT) in the year 2013 with core specialization in Computer Networks, Information Security.

2010

Dip. in Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering

B.G.I.T. - Mumbai

Designed and developed an advanced, self reliant traffic controller system capable of sensing the traffic on road and adjusting signal timing accordingly using state-of-the-art RFIDs and weight gauge. The system is also capable of integrating with - automatic fare collection at tolls and speed guns to capture folks failing to comply with a traffic signal.

2006

SSC

ST. Thomas Academy

I have spent a large part of my life here studying from kindergarten to class X (almost 13 years). This is the place where I got to use and interact with a computer way back in 1999. During the same year I also came across a thing called "google search" for the first time and I used it complete a small home work, copied my assignment to a floppy disk and got A+ grade for it. That was a defining moment and I knew within - I want to work with computers, I want to be an Engineer!

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

2015

Spot Award (2014 - Q4)

eClerx Services Ltd.

For migration of all virtual machines (VM) from ESXi 5.0 to ESXi 5.5 and creating HA/DR solution for FTP.

2014

Analyst of the Year (2014-15)

eClerx Services Ltd.

Won Analyst of the Year in "Domain Expert of the Year" category for financial year 2014-15. It was a great honour to receive this award from Anjan Malik & PD Mundhra at our annual day. I was chosen from bunch of 250 odd people

2014

Spot Award (2014 - Q1)

eClerx Services Ltd.

For successful completion of 1200+ CIFS shares migration with downtime.

2013

Spot Award (2013 - Q4)

eClerx Services Ltd.

For successful migration of 60 plus Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2008 R2.

VIEW MY LINKEDIN PROFILE

I currently work for Tata Consultancy Services. I create, configure and manage IT resources, including - but not limited to - Servers, Applications, Websites - required by our internal users and clients. I am also responsible for planning and building infrastructure for Business Continuation / Disaster Recovery.

SYSADMIN SKILLS

Windows Server 2003 - 2012 R2

Internet Information Services (IIS)

AD, DNS, FTP

High Availability - NLB, FC

Disaster Recovery

CLOUD ARCHITECT SKILLS

AWS Compute Services - EC2, AS, ELB

AWS Storage Services - S3, EBS, GLACIER

AWS Networking Services - ROUTE53, VPC

AWS Other Services

Google Cloud

VIRTUALIZATION SKILLS

EXSi 5.0 & 5.5

vSphere 5.0 & 5.5

SRM

Citrix

DEVOPS SKILLS

Chef

DSC

Puppet

DEV & APPLICATION SKILLS

HTML

CSS

WordPress

TESTIMONIALS

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Nisha Jagtiani CMU, Silicon Valley

Gaurav is a hard-working guy. I am so proud to have him as my friend. Gaurav is the most dependable, organized and enthusiastic person I know. When you need excellence, and fast, Gaurav always comes through.

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Yash Shah CEO, Triologic

Gaurav was a great co-worker and a friend. During his time at TMS, he carried out his responsibility diligently to achieve outstanding end results. Gaurav's strong work ethic has allowed him to lead by example, inspiring those around him to go the extra mile needed for success.

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Amol Belhekar SDM, eClerx Services Ltd.

I have worked with Gaurav on many projects over the past two years. In every instance I have found him to be an exceptional team member as well as a superb team leader. Gaurav has the rare ability to make sense out of chaos. He can take complicated ideas and information and craft them into elegant solutions. When I'm working with Gaurav, I feel like I'm part of a winning team.

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