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Senior Ip-infrastructure Engineer Resume

Cranston, RI

SUMMARY:

  • High proficiency as network Engineer with 7+years of experience in the IT industry, which includes expertise in the areas of Enterprise, DATA CENTER, Service provider based Routing, Switching, security, and physical layer deploying and troubleshooting
  • Expert Level Knowledge about TCP/IP and OSI models.
  • Very comfortable working on IOS, IOS - XR, IOS-XE, JunOS and Arista’s EOS for all the routing and Switching Platforms, and ASA, checkpoint for IP based firewalls
  • Deep work and analyzing skills about Layer 2 technologies like VLANs, VTP, STP, RSTP, PVST and MST
  • Expertise in the configuration and troubleshooting of Routing Protocols like RIP, OSPF, EIGRP, ODR, BGP, MP-BGP, VRF-LITE, Redundancy Protocols like VRRP and HSRP
  • Experience in Service provider IS-IS, in Level 1 and 2 routing including IPv6
  • Experience configuring Service Provider Level MPLS, MPLS L3VPN, L2VPN, Ethernet over HFC using L2 Circuits
  • BGP PE-CE routing, Inter AS MPLS L3VPN, BGP Multi VRF PE and CE Routing
  • Expertise in configure and troubleshooting of DNS, DHCP, FTP, NFS.
  • Experience in Tier3 and Tier 4 Architecture solutions to provide for most robust and less prone Data center
  • Substantial lab testing & validation prior to implementation of Nexus 7K, 5K & 2K connecting to blade servers
  • And also Substantial lab testing & validation prior to implementation for service provider hardware like cisco ASR9k, NCS6K, Along with Satellite’s, Juniper MX routers and EX4200 series routers
  • Extensive work experience on exclusive Nexus technologies like Fabric path, VDC, vPC and OTV technologies on data center environment
  • Experience with Nexus 6K and 9K using VXLAN technology on Nexus.
  • Worked in a Global pioneer Call center environment (more than 300 Sites) to Give network related deployment and trouble shooting.
  • Experience on All NOC operations like Hotline calls, Telco circuit issues and Network performance monitoring
  • Worked on Cutting Edge technologies Hardware like Cisco ASR9K, CRS-8 and NCS6000 in service provider ( Confidential )
  • Very Strong and expertise experience on Change Control Process including complete ITIL/ITSM process
  • Worked with Carriers to order circuit MODs, Circuit upgrades and carrier related Incidents for our Global sites and DATA centers.
  • Worked under Design and deploy Group, on migration to END OF ROW to TOP OF RACK with NX family In DATA center environment used Nexus 7,5,2 K devices
  • Deployed IPS and IDS (source fire) along with GIGAMON SPANER in Datacenter environment
  • Configuration and troubleshooting on Juniper EX4500 and EX8200 switches
  • Responsible for Cisco ASA firewall administration across our global networks.
  • Worked extensively in Configuring, Monitoring and Troubleshooting Cisco's ASA 5500/PIX security appliance, Failover DMZ zoning & configuring VLANs/routing/Netting with the firewalls as per the design
  • Implementation traffic filters on Cisco routes using Standard, extended Access list.
  • Implementation experience on IP Addressing, Sub netting, VLSM and ARP, reverse & proxy ARP, Ping Concepts.
  • Configured Load Balancer viz. F5 LTM and GTM.
  • Technical Knowledge on Cisco ASA 5500 series Routers.
  • Implementation of VRRP and GLBP for Default Gateway Redundancy.
  • Expert knowledge of cable connectors and replacement as RJ-11, RJ-45,, and different transvers like GBICS, Xenpacks(including DWDM), ONS optics, SFPs, QSFPs, XFPs, CPACK(100gig in NCS), including all LR, SR and ER ranges.
  • Very Strong Documentation proficiency to create VISO Diagrams, EDPs(engineering Design Package) and SMOPS(Standard Method of Procedures)
  • Proficiency in communication skills to interact with team members and support personnel and also can act as a mentor to less experienced personnel.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Routers: Cisco 1800, 2600, ISR 2801, 3600,ISR 3845,ISR4435, 39XX &7206 series. Cisco ASR 9001, ASR 9010 and Cisco NCS6000, Juniper MX10 and Juniper MX40, J6535

Switches: Cisco 3550, 3750, 2950,2960 series, NX Family. AVAYA 4550T, JuniperESX

DATA Center Switches:: Catalyst 4500, 6500, 6800 AND NEXUS 7K,5K,2K AND NX 6K,9K, JUNIPER EX SERIES SWITCHES

Load Balancer: Cisco CSS,ACE, F5 Networks (Big-IP) LTM and GTM

Routing: OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, RIP-2, PBR, Route Filtering, Redistribution, Summarization, Static Routing, ISIS in Serviceprovider AND IPV4 MULTICASTING

Switching Technologies: VLAN, VTP, STP, PVST+, RPVST+, Inter VLAN routing & Multi-Layer Switching,Multicast Operations, Layer 3 Switches, Ether channels, Transparent Bridging

LAN: Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, FDDI, CDDI, Token Ring, ATM LANEmulation

WAN: Leased lines 64k - 155Mb (PPP / HDLC), Channelized links (E1/T1/E3/T3), Fiber Optic Circuits (OC12/OC18/OC192), Frame Relay, ISDN, and Load Balancing.

Security:: ASA 5500 series PIX, FW Net screen SSG, Juniper SRX

Fiber optics: FCpatch cable Assemblies, Testing with ODTR and trouble shooting

Features &Services: IOS and Features, HSRP, GLBP, IRDP, NAT, SNMP, SYSLOG, NTP, DHCP, CDP,DNS, TFTP and FTP Management

AAA Architecture: TACACS+, RADIUS, Cisco ACS.

Monitoring:: Solar WINDS, Netmonit, NET BRAIN, RIVERBED, Wireshark,Fiddler, Microsoft Network MonitorScripting: pearl scripting, TCL scripting on IOS, Red Hat KVM running RedHat 5.6 i386 for Network Jump box, for Network Automation, Python, Perl

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Senior IP-Infrastructure Engineer

Confidential

  • As a senior network engineer my roles and responsibilities are to Design, implement and trouble shoot all the IP based network infrastructure for Confidential clients like Department of transportation, NY EZ-Pass, NJ EZ-PASS, Government health services Missouri, Dallas red light and so on… government clients
  • Design and build new Jersey state toll systems, remote sites, including call centers network infrastructure
  • Redesign and migrate Missouri Health services datacenter from NJ to OM
  • Redesign the remote site cores with new catalyst 4500 with sup 720 RE and 6800 switches and meet the PCI compliance
  • Test and validate per client group basis access for general non-PCI services in the main DATAcenter and migrate accordingly to meet PCI-Compliance.
  • Decom the end of life network devices and migrate to proper PCI compliance hardware like ASA5500-X, 4507 with VSS, ISR 4400, ASR 1009, and so on…
  • Responsible for on call rotation and all sev 1 sev 2 calls for all enterprise incidents
  • Maintaining high level security between customer connections using various Cisco ASA and router based VPN solutions and build new ones according to the requiems
  • Worked on Network configuration manager projects like NETMRI and Puppet server client connection deployment
  • Experienced with strong documentation and technical communication skills

ISE-IP Engineer

Confidential

  • As an Integrated Systems IP engineer, I am responsible for many HUB/Headend sites including greater Boston Area and western new England regions, which involves ISP routing and multicast devices along with Divisional HUB sites, Video and VOD routing
  • Responsible for Converged Regional Area Networks ( CRAN ) Modernization involves Cisco 7600s, ASR 9K, CRS and NCS6K platforms.
  • Part of CRAN MOD I am responsible for all VIDEO infrastructure migration which involves the Multicast devices like LENS and SEMS
  • Responsible for Region VOD balancing and VOD infrastructure rebuild by taking out VOD-UNI-P2P links to VOD P2P conversion, from PUMP sites
  • Extensive experience on Transceivers SFP+, XFPs, XENPACK, QSFP(40 gig) and C-PACKs(100 gig on NCS)
  • Responsible for CRAN augmentation with 100gig fiber transportation
  • Able to work on NCS6000 which is owned very few organizations in the world
  • Very strong Knowledge on IOS, IOSXR, and NXos and worked on very extensive technologies
  • Involved in on call and resolving on call issues for Greater Boston Area CRAN
  • Worked on 7600 FWSM ( firewall service module ) for the HUB site security in a cable provider environment, configured secured VLANs and added to FWSM locally migrated PIX firewalls to ASA(5520) along with the rules and NATing using multi context Mode.
  • Migrated/ modernized multiple VENDOR DMZ with multiple context mode ASA firewalls
  • Implemented Datacenter FW between Core (NX5K) and distribution switches in Data center environment implemented new network for Exadata Server Racks using Nexus leaf and spine architecture .
  • Very strong knowledge on F5 load balancers to load balance the HUB sites, including all regular day to day Network engg jobs

Build Network Engineer

Confidential, Cranston, RI

  • As a Build Network Lead, My responsibilities are involved, Network Design, Deploy and Trouble shoot of, Datacenter Needs, Branch offices and Global remote sites
  • Managing all Cisco Routers, Switches and Firewalls worldwide.
  • Maintaining high level security between customer connections using various Cisco ASA & PIX Firewall Technologies
  • Working on a comprehensive IP scheme for an enterprise network.
  • Designing and implemented a comprehensive QoS strategy.
  • Project lead for Enterprise end of life refreshment Technology
  • Project lead for New Tier 4 Architecture Using Nexus platform in a CO-Location
  • Providing Out of band and MGMT connections to the Nexus 7K, 5K and 3K series and replacing, adding of hardware parts like line cards, fan tray, GBIC and SFP’s on them as per requirement.
  • Day to Day Activities include troubleshooting of network’s configured OSPF,BGP routing with IPV6,IPv4 addressing and Switching redundancy protocols HSRP,VRRP and looping prevention mechanisms like STP,BPDU guard and broadcast storm control.
  • Worked on Designing MOP’s for Non-standard and semi-standard Infrastructure Clients
  • Configured and troubleshot the BGP Confederations, Route-Reflectors and atomic aggregate.
  • Worked with routing protocols RIP V2, OSPF, BGP and influencing traffic paths them by tuning BGP attributes like AS-Path, MED, Local Preference, Weight.
  • Configured and tested the ACL, distribute-list, prefix-list and route-map for on demand routing and use of sub-optimal timers and link aggregation for failover providers.
  • Worked on Nexus 9K and 6K for Hardware based VXLAN configuration
  • Network team lead for Centralized Gateway with Inter-VXLAN Routing in the Core/Aggregation using Nexus9K hardware

WAN Engineer

Confidential, Horsham,PA

  • As a WAN engineer at Confidential world’s headquarters My responsibilities are Like very versatile.
  • Experience on All NOC operations like Hotline calls, Telco circuit issues and Network performance monitoring using Solarwinds, Net brain and riverbed
  • Worked on a Datacenter migration projects With Many clients to host their devices. Worked with telcos to install, upgrade and trouble shoot the circuits.
  • Handling Clients VPN connections, establish new connections and troubleshoot.
  • Jump on to Hotline SEV1 calls to make sure all clients are up and running globally
  • Supported core network consisting of Cisco 7200 series routers running multi area OSP
  • Configuration of EIGRP and BGP to Telco peers
  • Configuring/Troubleshoot issues with the following types of routers Cisco (1700, 2600 and 3500 series), to include: bridging, switching, routing, Ethernet, NAT, and DHCP, as well as assisting with customer LAN /MAN, router/firewalls.
  • Worked on Network configuration manager projects like solarwinds NCM and Puppet server client connection deployment
  • Worked under Design and deploy Group, on migration to END OF ROW to TOP OF RACK with NX family In DATA center environment.
  • Provided Layer-2 support by troubleshooting issues related to HSRP, VLANs, VTP, STP, RSTP, MST, TRUNKING, SPAN and RSPAN, in our DATA center and CAMPUS environments.
  • Responsible for All firewall requests and approve them according to standards and push them through NSM(junOS and Netscreen), CSM(cisco) and SMART DASHBOARD(check point.
  • The present environment is so diverse because Confidential formed, when Confidential and APAC merged together.
  • Very strong Knowledge on multiple vendor devices like, CISCO, JUNIPER,AVAYA, Brocade, Polycom, checkpoint and bluecoat…etc..
  • Experience in Datacenter Technologies and Tier 3/ Tier 4 solutions
  • Extensively worked on Nexus family for (ToR) Top of Rack and tier3/tier4 architecture using Nexus 5K and N2K
  • Network Team lead for project that deals to migrate one of our client Department of education, from one building to another . I am the network lead for this project to move all the infra from one place to another.
  • Data center Tier 3 and tier 4 Architecture experience to provide 99.985 and 99.995 % availability to the data center
  • Worked on project with client AT&T to provide Network infrastructure to 300 agents in North Charleston SC. I am the Network lead for this project.
  • There are many projects with clients that I worked as a network lead, some of them are, IBM VPN Migration, PCI refreshment project 2013, PCI 2014 and PCI 2015 .
  • In the PCI 3 year project I replaced more than 150 Hardware devices that are from Different vendors.
  • I do have a very strong communication and writing skills

Network Admin

Confidential

  • Hand on experience on configuration and implementation of various Cisco Routers & L2/L3 Switches.
  • Extensive experience in configuring and implementing OSPF and BGP
  • Supported core network consisting of Cisco 7200 series routers running multi area OSPF
  • Configuration of EIGRP and OSPF as interior gateway protocol with route filtering and route redistribution, installed and maintained Cisco 3600, 2600 and 7200 backbone routes with HSRP
  • Implemented stub/Totally stub areas. Implemented various OSPF features like route-summarization and SPF throttling
  • Configuring/Troubleshoot issues with the following types of routers Cisco (1700, 2600 and 3500 series), to include: bridging, switching, routing, Ethernet, NAT, and DHCP, as well as assisting with customer LAN /MAN, router/firewalls.
  • Worked onTier3/Tier4 architecture solutions to provide maximum high availability for the datacenter
  • Substantial lab testing & validation prior to implementation of Nexus 7K, 5K & 2K connecting to blade servers
  • Primary responsibility is to design and deploy various network security & High Availability products like Cisco ASA other security products
  • Used DHCP to automatically assign reusable IP addresses to DHCP clients
  • Provided full visibility and notification of authorized and unauthorized network access with integration of CISCO ASA and NAC solution
  • Configured and installed multi-protocol (IP, IPX) multi-interface Cisco routers
  • Demonstrated the migration benefits from HSRP to GLBP. Successfully upgraded the existing network to GLBP for high availability and load balancing between distribution layer switches.
  • Performed configuration of SNMP, RADIUS, and TACACS along with other standard global configurations on existing client production routers and switches.
  • Design, configure, and implement EIGRP with NS
  • Responsible for service request tickets generated by the helpdesk in all phases such as troubleshooting, maintenance, upgrades, patches and fixes with all around technical support.
  • Build PDF documents from XML programming language and produce a final deliverable MIL-STD compliant manual.
  • Monitored and analyzed Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) to identify security issues for remediation
  • Managed the F5 BigIp GTM/LTM appliances to include writing iRules, SSL offload and everyday task of creating WIP and VIPs.
  • Supporting EIGRP and BGP based PwC network by resolving level 2 &3 problems of internal teams & external customers of all locations.
  • Providing daily network support for national wide area network consisting of MPLS, VPN and point-to point site.
  • Worked on a project to migrate Juniper 6500 to ASR 9K for customer Edge routers
  • Expertise work experience IOSV, IOS-XR, NX-OS
  • Configuration and troubleshooting on Juniper EX4500 and EX8200 switches
  • Worked extensively in Configuring, Monitoring and Troubleshooting Cisco's ASA 5500/PIX security appliance, Failover DMZ zoning & configuring VLANs/routing/NATing with the firewalls per design
  • Worked extensively in Configuring, Monitoring and Troubleshooting Cisco's ASA 5500/PIX security appliance, Failover DMZ zoning & configuring VLANs/routing/NATing with the firewalls as per the design.
  • Upgrading WAN link using PPP Multilink and by implementing Cisco WAAS
  • Negotiate VPN tunnels using IPsec encryption standards and also configured and implemented site-to-site VPN, Remote VPN.
  • Load balanced the HTTP traffic by installing the Cisco CSS 11000
  • Configuring STP for switching loop prevention and VLANs for data and voice along with Configuring port security for users connecting to the switches.
  • Designed and implemented VPN WAN using Cisco Secure Policy Manager and Cisco IOS Firewall VPN routers, replacing an all frame-relay WAN.
  • Worked on commissioning and decommissioning of the MPLS circuits for various field offices.
  • Network Cabling, dressing, labeling and troubleshooting various network drops onsite.
  • Developed documentation, system standards and SOPs within the organization.

Network Administrator

Confidential

  • Manage installations, configuration and administration of Cisco equipment in IT architecture of organization.
  • Configure IT LAN/WAN elements and held responsibility of maintaining and monitoring performance of network
  • Provide Tier1 technical support; assist users facing network problems. Perform advanced troubleshooting, diagnostics and provide tier/level-1 solutions to network failures
  • Network Migration from RIP to OSPF and EIGRP
  • Network infrastructure support to routing and switching equi pment
  • Redistribute routing protocols and Frame-Relay configuration
  • Design the layout for cable installations
  • Involved in design and deploying various network security & High availability products like Cisco ASA and other security products.
  • Support customer with the configuration and maintenance of ASA firewall systems.
  • Troubleshoot and resolved dynamic routing, Ethernet switching and host connectivity issues in a window and network environment
  • Troubleshoot wiring problems and serial communication lines
  • Develop, plan and maintain documentation necessary for operation in support of LAN to WAN connectivity
  • Maintain excellent communication with the IT Manager on all tasks and projects

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