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    Aakriti Verma

    New Delhi, India

    www.linkedin.com/in/aakriti-verma-03555835

    M: +91 9873810756

    Email: aakriti_verma1812@yahoo.in

     

    Azure|AzureDevOps|Terraform|CI CD|Cloud Migration

    An AWS/Azure certified professional with about 4.5+ years of experience focused on Azure and hands-on experience in AWS and GCP. Has experience in customer-facing roles and success leading deep technical architecture discussions with senior customer executives, Enterprise Architects, IT Management and Developers. Responsible for end-to-end delivery of multiple cloud projects and migrations from on premise workloads to the Cloud within a large-scale business.

    Extensive experience across core pillars of public clouds, including security, availability, performance, and cost-efficiency
    Ability to drive the project with teams from around the globe – experience working with onsite/off-shore models and multi-stakeholder environment
    Passion for learning new technologies
    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

     

    Rackspace, Gurugram                                                                                           June 2020 –  Current

    Azure Build & Release Engineer II | Managed Cloud Team

    Working as Azure Public Cloud Specialist
    Acting as a  technical liaison to the customers across EMEA Region
    Working closely with Solution Architects and customers to finalize technical details of the architecture
    Educate customers on the value proposition of managed services on Microsoft Azure, and participate in technical discussions to address customer challenges with cloud workloads
    Engineering solutions on client’s Azure Platform using Infrastructure-as-Code methods (Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery pipelines using technologies like Terraform, Azure DevOps, PowerShell)
    Responsible for building highly resilient, scalable, reusable, and performant Azure infrastructure in an automated and efficient manner
    Review customer’s existing environment and identify opportunities to better align to industry best practices for security, availability, and operational excellence.
    NIIT Technologies Ltd, Greater Noida

    Senior Associate –Datacenter Services |Cloud Practice Team                                     Jan 2018 – May 2020

    Working as Public Cloud Specialist and a Cloud Migration SME
    On-Site placement in UK for Cloud Projects
    Managing workload migrations from on premise and other cloud platforms to Azure
    Infrastructure Provisioning and Management
    Discovery and Assessment of customer’s infrastructure using various tools (MAP, Cloudamize, etc.)
    IaaC -Automation of architectures and solutions using Cloud Formation
    Identifying architecture design alternatives to deliver optimization and reduce solution TCO
    Working on POCs (Azure/AWS) – IaaS/PaaS/Devops/IaC
    ·       Write specifications – High level and low design documents

     

     

     

    HCL Technologies Ltd, Noida

    Senior Analyst |Cloud Practice Team                                                                                   Dec 2015 – Jan 2018

    Worked as Public Cloud Engineer (IaaS) on Microsoft Azure
    Infrastructure Deployment and Post provisioning tasks
    Migration of datacenter from VMware to MS Azure
    Technical Demos and assistance to customers
     

    Grofers India Pvt. Ltd, Gurugram

    Executive | Content Team                                                                                        Aug 2015 –Dec 2015

    Managed catalogue products and inventory.
    Quality check the data on the app to ensure that information is accurate
    Collected, curated and updated store inventory on Grofers application
    Ensured that the product information on the app is sufficient and accurate for the consumer to make a purchase decision
    Data Analysis using Excel
    DOMAIN EXPERTISE

    ·       Extensive knowledge of cloud technologies

    ·       Detailed knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Azure and its relevant build, deployment, automation, networking, and security technologies (IaaS, PaaS, IaC)

    ·       Azure or AWS based Cloud Architecture and migration skills

    ·       Experience developing and refining solutions and services for Microsoft Azure/AWS Landing zones

    ·       In-depth understanding of entire Cloud Migration Eco-System with respect to Applications & Infrastructure

    ·       Hands-on experience in migrating and leading large scale complex enterprise applications to Azure

    Deploying solution designs utilizing methods including IaC (Azure DevOps & Terraform)
    Exposure to following Microsoft Azure Services:
    o   Azure Core Platform: Compute, Storage, Networking, Identity, Security

    o   Azure Site Recovery for datacenter migration, Azure to Azure DR & AWS to Azure Migration

    o   PaaS Services

    o   Azure Automation, PowerShell, Terraform for Azure, ARM Templates

    o   Update Management in Azure

    o   Azure DevOps (Managed CI/CD Pipeline integrated with SonarQube and JFrog)

    ·       Exposure to following AWS Services:

    o   EC2 Instances (Compute), Virtual Private Cloud (Network) and S3 and EBS (Storage)

    o   AWS Database Migration Service

    o   Cloud Formation

    o   AWS Application Discovery Service

    o   AWS Server Migration Service – Azure to AWS Migration

     

    Citrix on Azure Management
    ·       Experience working with Dynatrace, OpsRamp, MAP Tool, Cloudamize

    Possess data management skills using MS Excel, SAS and Microsoft Power BI
     

     

     

     

     

     

    SELECTED PROJECTS

    Client Organization: Charity Share, UK

    VMware based Datacenter migration to MS Azure for approx. 500 servers
    Worked closely with customer , as part of this went to On-Site (London,UK) for Knowledge Transfer and Migration related tasks
    Customer facing role to manage Windows 10 Citrix on Azure , as part of this went to On-Site (London,UK) for managing end-customers and smooth roll out of Windows 10 VDI systems to 1000+ users
    Discovery of current estate using Cloudamize Tool and assisting delivery team for deployment of Cloudamize
    Assessment of IT estate for migration to Azure
    Setting up of Express Route
    Migration of servers to Azure using ASR and post migration hyper care , infrastructure and cost optimization
    Azure Automation, Azure Backup for patching of servers post migration
    Created SOPs and assisted Operations Team as a part of handover for maintenance of Cloud Infrastructure post migration
     

    Client Organization: SIAM City Cement, Thailand

    Establish Express Route Connectivity and Multi-Site VPNs to office locations
    Set-up disaster recovery to Azure for On-Premises SAP Applications (VMware and Physical Machines)
    Perform DR Drills
    Client Organization: The Automobile Association, UK

    Discovery of current infrastructure using MAP tool
    Assessment of infrastructure for migration to Azure and presented recommendations
    Client Organization: SITA, USA

    Deployment of staging environment for PoC for Application Testing on Azure
    Azure to Azure DR
    Infrastructure deployment as a Code using AWS Cloud Formation for another Application
    Client Organization: Wolters Kluwer, Europe

    ·       Prepared Standard Operating Procedure Documents for various functionalities of Azure IaaS

    ·       Assessment of WK ASM and ARM Subscriptions according to the Services running

    ·       Validation of certain use cases on the customer environment

     

    Client Organization: De Beers, UK

    VMware based DC migration to MS Azure
    ·       Implemented Azure Site Recovery for On-Premises to Cloud Migration (VMWare to Azure)

    ·       Assisted Operations team to carry out smooth migration of business applications

    ·       Implemented Azure Backup

    ·       Assisted and provide KT to Ops Team for post migration hand-over

     

    SCHOLASTICS

     

    B.Tech. (Information Technology) from Banasthali Vidyapeeth, Tonk.

    Year: 2011-2015

    Result: 65.7%

     

    XII (Science) from South Delhi Public School, New Delhi – C.B.S.E. Board

    Year: 2010-2011.

    Result: 87.4% with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Economics and English subjects.

     

    X from South Delhi Public School, New Delhi – C.B.S.E. Board

    Year: 2008-2009.

    Result: 89% with Mathematics, Science, English, Social Science and Hindi subjects.

     

     

    EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES:

    ·       Art Page (The Craft Hymn) on Instagram

    ·       Participated in marathons, painting and dancing competitions

    ·       Event management

    ·       Joined NSS for 2 Years

    ·       Joined Horse Riding

     

    PERSONAL DOSSIER

    Gender                                             :             Female

    Nationality                                       :             Indian

    Father’s Name                                 :             Late Mr. N.S. Verma

    Hobbies                                            :             Painting, Art

     

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