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Network/data/automation Engineer Resume

Alpharetta, GeorgiA

SUMMARY:

Dynamic and hard - working Engineer, with over 10 years of professional experience in Automation, Networking, System Integration and Software Quality Assurance, demonstrated success in designing and supporting networks and hardware systems with emphasis on systems administration, technology deployment, and technical analysis of multi-client operations, looking for a position in the Telecommunication industry that will enable greater appreciation of academic curriculum and will further enhance professional skills

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • Troubleshooting and monitoring routers and switches. Router and switches configured and installed from scratch.
  • Implementation of HSRP Redundancy, GLBP AND VRRP
  • Implementation and deployment of routed and routing protocols including TCP/IP, UDP, ARP, RARP, ICMP, RIP ( V1 & V2), BGP,OSPF,EIGRP
  • Cisco Routers 2600,3600,3700 and 3800, 7200 and Terminal Servers 2511, 2509
  • Cisco Switches 2900, 3500, 3700, 4500 and 6500 series
  • Cisco catalyst, VLAN, VTP, STP, DTP, ETHERCHANNEL,PORT,UPLINK,BACKBONE FAST, PAGP, LACP, 802.1Q and VSS configuration, management and troubleshooting.
  • VMware, Openstack, AWS Python, Java script, Java, Visual Basic and C++
  • Apache Web Server,, IIS. Microsoft Visio, Rational Rose
  • Networking Protocols (including Routing/Multicast) PHP, XML, HTML, JSON
  • Restful API GITHUB
  • Oracle, MS Access, SQL, Informix Mercury Quality Center, Clarify
  • VBA, TSL, SQA Basic, Shell scripting Rational Unified Process, SDLC, Agile
  • Conditional Access System (including Simulcrypt) DAVIC and DOCSIS Standards
  • DRMs (PlayReady, FairPlay, Widevine) Adaptive bitrate Streaming (HLS, DASH, SMOOTH)
  • Spectrum/QAM analysis Hybrid Fiber Coax (HFC) Networks
  • Cisco’s Digital Network Control System (DNCS) Cisco’s Confidential Services Delivery System (ISDS)
  • Cisco’s Digital Content Manager (DCM) Cisco’s PowerKey CAS Gateway (PCG)
  • Encoders (SAs) Cisco’s CDE110 VQE (Video Quality Experience)
  • Cisco UCS c240 M3, UCS 220, UCS200 Motorola’s Digital Addressable Controller (DAC 6000)
  • Motorola’s SEM v8 Modulator Motorola’s NE2000 (NE2K)
  • Tektronix MTS300 MPEG Analyser Tektronix VM700 Waveform Monitor
  • Cisco Routers and switches 6800, 6504, 7609 and 4948 Wireshark Network Analyser
  • Sunrise AT2500RQ Spectrum/QAM Analyzer Sencore MAP 1870 MPEG Analyzer

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Alpharetta, Georgia

Network/Data/Automation Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Updated nGeniousOne database with retail stores networks
  • Converted manual data entry for 3261 retail stores network IP addresses to automated scripts that saved a lot of time and effort to Confidential & Confidential engineers
  • Retrieved data from Netscout nGeniusOne and Retailnet database and preformed data clean up to make it in human readable format
  • Using Python programing language, developed an automation tool to provide solution of finding difference between ngeniusOne and Retailnet databases, reporting errors, cleaning up the database, and generating results in human readable forms.
  • Provided automation using python to filter retail stores IP Addresses and report to nGeniusOne probes administrator list of IP addresses that need to be inserted to Netscout database
  • Configured two HP DL380 Gen 9 servers to centralize automation scripts and make friendly user interface to generate report system without human intervention
  • Extensive use of Python object oriented programing
  • Used ‘openpyxl’ to access data in Excel sheets, migration the data to be manipulated in python.
  • Design and implementation of Restful API for retrieval and modification of nGeniusOne site records
  • Integrated Restful API to python automation script
  • Removed inactive network stores from database
  • Created script that generate report of outdated networks in nGeniusOne database
  • Utilized Restful API feature on nGeniusOne to updated database automatically
  • Developed Server Allocation Planning Tool for Confidential & Confidential Integrated Cloud (AIC)
  • Estimating the number of physical servers
  • Estimating efficiency (server utilization)
  • Visualizing placement of virtual machines (VMs)

Confidential, Lawrenceville, Georgia

Sr. Systems Integrator / Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Lead engineer responsible for integrating and maintaining the End-To-End vantage solution based on Cisco specifications.
  • Maintained LAMP server(Linux,Apache,MySQL,and PHP) services on shared hosting server
  • Automated capture of crash reboot of total of 2 million subscribers of Confidential
  • Automated script to choose top five finder of total reboots range between 8,000 and 16,0000 out of 2 million devices
  • Analyzed and maintained the Explorer Control (EC), the successor product to Cisco’s DNCS (Digital Network Control System)
  • Installed and configured Cisco UCS Server C240 M3 with proper raid configurations to support EC 6.0 virtual machine with ESXi as the underlying hypervisor platform
  • Designed and configured Headend network using Cisco Routers and switches (6800, 6504, 7609 and 4948).
  • Designed and configured routing between Headends using OSPF/EIGRP routing protocols
  • Enabled Headendß network to support multicast with PIM Sparse Mode protocol
  • Managed and maintained verities of Linux OS servers connected to lab network such as SUSE, Redhat, Fedora, Centos and Ubuntu
  • Implemented Catalyst Switched Port Analyzer (SPAN) to capture reboot logs by SVTUNREAL to be analyzed
  • Troubleshooting and Configuration of SSH, FTP, NFS and APACHE Server.
  • Configured servers with management and data VLANs then enabled Trunks between Headends
  • Generated binary map file out of xml file and placed on Broadcast File System (BFS), enabling STBs to join three multicast System-Wide Flow, Bridge-Wide Flow and Hub-Wide Flow and become IPDirect ready.
  • Configured Cable Modem Termination System (CMTS) to support Source Specific Multicast (SSM) and Channel Bonding 4x4
  • Configured DHCP to assign IP Addresses to end clients connected to CMTS
  • Configured TFTP servers on Linux openSUSE 12.1 and Centos 6.4 OS
  • Configured receivers to ingress content from satellites and convert to IP, using the Cisco DCM to create MPTS (including rate shaping), and then using Cisco’s RF Gateways, G-QAMs, QPSK to modulate signals to be sent over an RF plant to set-top boxes being managed by the Cisco’s EC/DNCS
  • Implemented IP address Helper for end devices to find bootpd such as GQAM and QPSK
  • Implemented 4K High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) H265, High Dynamic Range (HDR) clear, Encrypted streams.
  • Configured and maintained the Universal Session and Resource Management (USRM). Created Encrypted and Clear Switched Digital Video (SDV) channels on channel map

Confidential

Lead Test Engineer / Network Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Lead engineer responsible for integrating and maintaining the End-To-End Cable Card Vantage solution based on Cisco specifications.
  • Analyzed and maintained the Explorer Control (EC), the successor product to Cisco’s DNCS (Digital Network Control System)
  • Designed and Configured Network Address Translation (NAT) for Sling Set Top Boxes to be accesses remotely by developers
  • Maintenance & management of the Critical Linux and Windows based Server Environment
  • Designed and configured Headend network using Cisco Routers and switches (6504, 7609 and 4948)
  • Installed and configured Cisco UCS Server C240 M3 with proper raid configurations to support EC 6.0 virtual machine with ESXi as the underlying hypervisor platform
  • Configured Cable Modem Termination System (CMTS) to support IPDIrect
  • Implemented DHCP configuration on 6504 router
  • Configured TFTP server on Centos Linux
  • Implemented Catalyst Switched Port Analyzer (SPAN) to capture reboot logs by SVTUNREAL to be analyzed
  • Mapped Sencore Streamer multicast to DCM ingress then to DBDS to mimic Multiple System Operator (MSO) environment
  • Actively involved in test planning and execution for RTN 4.1 and bring enclosure to implemented defects in timely manner
  • Configure and maintain Caller ID Third Party media friend server

Confidential

System Integration Engineer / Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Lead engineer responsible for bringing the first ever Confidential Headend solution based on the NDS solution (Cisco acquired NDS in 2012)
  • Configured VDSOS, VOSM, and VOSSR to support linear contents
  • Deployed cloned images from vCenter phase 2 project to the Confidential Client lab and configured the virtual machines to mimic Confidential network configurations IP scheme and work flow.
  • Configured CAPHE Data Master and brought up all processes (NM, LSM, CCM, OASM, BSM and CARM) to manage data created by Catalog Ingest (CI) and CMDC components and from User Management.
  • Configured and maintained CMDC for CPE client to receive and search metadata on contents from Headend. Also configure CMDC for developers to run API (since the client was in early development stages).
  • Configured Secure Gateway to have client authentication and add security level of encryption session between client and any device component on the cloud to communicate with headend component.
  • Configured Catalog Ingest (CI) with local developed scripts to generate EPG data from tribune source and ingest metadata to CI component (eventually got ingested to dataMaster).
  • Configured and maintained User Management VM to manage and provision client on the headend using UPM process. Also, configured PPS to manage client DVR and HEP for VOD functionality.
  • Configured BOA conductor to use in early development to interact with UPM and provision clients. In addition, installed SOAPUI to create Update house hold, Create device, delete house hold, Create house hold Parental PIN, Create House hold Purchase PIN, house hold billing, etc.
  • Configured locally EPG Server solution to generate live EPG data for 14 days from tribune for development team to develop and test EPG data API and user interface Guide on the Client
  • Participated in Configuring Star Net (Cisco network infrastructure supporting connectivity between Cisco Labs) to route data from Nexus switches to the Confidential lab and cubicles of developers.
  • Involved in mapping DCM multicast Stream. In Confidential project DCM changed MPEG2 modulation format from Mpeg2 —> MFP —> ABR —> resolution h264 to support ABR.
  • Involved in configuring Linear Stream Manager (LSM), used as management interface for CAP. The main functionality for CAP was to convert HTTP to HLS format out to VDS-OS.

Confidential

System Integration Engineer / Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Task involved working as an end-to-end Lab Administrator
  • Designed lab IP environment for internal network connectivity as well as external via the corporate network. Network supported end-to-end video streaming
  • Due to limitation of corporate IP Addresses Network Address Translation (NAT) was configured
  • Designed and installed the RF Network plant. Mounted, configured, and troubleshooted lab equipment’s such as two-way Amplifiers and one-way Amplifiers, 8 way 4 way combiners and TAP. Was also involved in getting software developers connected to Confidential RF Network from first floor to third floor. Troubleshooted RF network signal strength and constellations using Sencore Analyzer (CMA1820) and RF Analyzer (AT2500RQv)
  • Installed and mounted various lab equipment (Unified Computing System (UCS), iStreamer Server, Digital Content Manager (DCM), StreamXpress Servers, Radio Frequency Gateway Server (RFGW), Cisco L3 switches (6500 and 3700 series).
  • Used iStreamer to convert DVB PID values for SDT, TOT, EIT, NIT, etc., to ASI modulation and insert those streams to DCM ASI Card (a process called load Stack).
  • Configured and maintained StreamXpress with PAL stream recorded in Bangalore, India to support Confidential project.
  • Configured and maintained Network File System (NFS) Server to provide mounts to STBs to boot up using images in NFS server and speed up boot up time for STBs which were in early stage of development.
  • Tested and verified STB images off of Confidential headend and send necessary logs to development teams in Atlanta and India.
  • Helped Cisco’s San Jose team to configure their lab to support Confidential project.

Confidential

Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Part of the Quality Assurance team responsible for testing and qualifying the pioneer Cisco Confidential Solution
  • Actively involved with the QA lead to formulate strategy for testing the end user requirements.
  • Analyzed system requirements RTN (Reference TV Navigator) and verified RTN features and functionality on STBs
  • Performed extensive End Client testing of Confidential STBs various functionalities and found and reported critical defects.
  • Responsible for manually testing various software features like TSB (Time Shift Buffer), Video OnDemand, Menus and Grid listings.
  • Manually tested the basic functionalities like Turbo Scrolling and Turbo Surfing Favorites, and Parental Control
  • Ran overnight scripts: Soaking Channel, Channel change
  • Involved in pulling cmd2000 and FDR logs for rebooted STBs using scripts on Digital Network Control System (DNCS)
  • Reported and tracked defects using defect tracking tools such as Clarify, TIMS, and JIRA.
  • Wrote, reviewed, and verified technical documents (e.g. MOPs, diagnostics, provisioning documents) provided to customers.

Confidential, Philadelphia, PA

Quality Assurance Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Active involvement with the PM and QA lead in the team meetings to formulate test strategy for executing and documenting the end user requirements through test plans and test cases.
  • Played a key role in updating the existing Test scripts as per the latest releases of the Software Requirement Specification document.
  • Maintained an up-to-date status report of the testing being conducted.
  • Used Excel as a bug tracking tool to report application bugs and enhancements request and discussed with developers to resolve technical issues.
  • Responsible for manually testing various DVR features
  • Manually tested the basic functionalities like Favorites, Parental Control, Closed captions etc.
  • Monitored logs, including analyzing reboot logs via serial connection to the set-top box.
  • Conducted regression testing on the various new builds of the firmware used.
  • Documented and tracked defects so as to help the developers understand them and to follow up on their fixes.
  • Interacted with the developers about the status of defects in different software builds.
  • Tested parental control features: Confidential .V rating locks, movie rating locks, channel locks, master locks, adult titles locks.
  • Analyzed the variation between expected and actual results in case of failed test cases and reported bugs

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