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Senior Network Engineer/network Architect Resume

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

Network Technology professional with over 15+ years of diversified customer relations and CCIE level experience. An excellent communicator with strong leadership abilities. Maintains a positive attitude, is self - directed, organized, motivated, and can handle multiple projects at one time. Primarily worked as a Data Center implementation engineer for the past 6 years both in larger multi data center and enterprise environments.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • Extensive knowledge of the Cisco Data Center suit of devices ranging from Nexus 7010’s,7018’s NX-OS 5.1 to 7.3.6 also worked with 5548UP’s,5596’s, with the Confidential N55-M160L3-V2,55128’s as well as ASR’1002,1004,1006 up to the 9010 IOSXR 6.1.3.
  • Planned, implemented and resolved issues having to do with building VPC domain’s peer associations, establishment of an OTV infrastructure with Confidential IGP assist within multitenant environments as well as enterprise locations. Resolved OSPF RIB convergences issue within a MPLS IGP environment worked with venders to resolve bug code.
  • Created an EBGP environment within the PALO ALTO 5520 PANOS 6.0 in order to meet customer Confidential ’s within a dual Data Center implementation. Built scripts for a refresh rollout for SDA implementation from legacy IOS to the new CATIOS-XE 6.1.5 9300, 9400 as well as the 4451-X IOS-EX 16-6.1.

SKILLS:

Routing/L3: EIGRP, OSPF, ISIS, BGP, MPLS, LISP

Switching/L2: PVSTP+, Rapid PVST, MST, HSRP, GLBP, VRRP, VTP, OTV, LACP, VPC

Load-balancing: F5 LTM, GTM, ACE 4710.

Platforms: Cisco 9400/9300/7600/6500/4500/ M 4400/3900/3500/3600/2900/ WLC5508/WLC8548/ F10, ASA5500/7200, NEXUS 7010/7018/5548/5596/55128/ FEX 2248/FEX2232TM, PALO ALTO 5500/200, F5 BIG IP LTM 3900/VIPRION

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Senior Network Engineer/Network Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Performed network software and hardware installations from IOS to IOS-X3 6509e’s to 9348xe.
  • Monitored environment with SolarWinds, Splunk established SNMP traps configured TACACS+, AAA, SSH to the assigned network for optimal performance, resolved standardizations within the current environment on IOS, NXOS & IOS-EX.
  • Acted as a primary interface with equipment vendors, resolved an OSPF RIB re-conversance issue within the N7018’s & discovered a 9448 IOS-XE overloading its CPU do to a bug issue.
  • Participated in the establishment of an operation plan for the network to ensure optimum reliability within the wireless environment by introducing anchor mobility and port-channels both active on & an LACP implementation.
  • Provided input to management on a standardized HSRP implementation to have the SVI’s run in an active state with the OTV odd even association.
  • Prepared and maintains technical documentation to guide network users and to assist with the ongoing operation, maintenance, and development of the network.
  • Identified OSPF misconfigured areas and resolved possible oversubscribed database, established a summarization implementation plan to decrease the environment routing table.
  • Worked with Senior Architect to implement a better OTV solution county wide.
  • Preformed many other daily tasked that afforded me the opportunity to work closely with the Chief architect as well as the Enterprise architect to adjust and create a more standardized low latency optimized environment.

Confidential

Senior Network Engineer/Network Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Developed and designed environments within the data center infrastructure to enhance the movement of traffic in a secured manner.
  • Created documentation to enhance the NOC’s understanding of the infrastructure. Preformed day-to-day operations through the Change Management process to onboard new applications while gaining an understanding of the needs from a network standpoint of future needs of the environment.
  • Worked with management and peers in the planning stages of building an SDN environment.
  • Resolved Data Center code upgrades on a pair of Nexus 7010’s.
  • Resolved OSPF interconnection issues between different VDC’s on a pair of Nexus 7010’
  • Resolved BGP route advertisement to ISP by utilizing prepend AS implementation along with a route-map.
  • Resolved OSPF PALO ALTO implementations to allow summarization between virtual and data Center firewalls.
  • Created a Network Diagram along with a BOMB & RFC on my SDN suggested Implementation.

Confidential

Senior Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Developed and designed customer environments within the shared data center.
  • Built implementation plans from a network centric deployment standpoint to meet customer deadlines.
  • Primarily worked on a specific project training Jr level engineers reviewing network scripts and possible
  • Implementation plans before CAB. Developed implementation standards and provided OSPF, EIGRP, STP & other layer 1-3 training methods.

Confidential

Network Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Developed designed customer environments within the shared data centers throughout the World.
  • Designed and implemented new design network plans from a multi-vender centric deployment standpoint to meet customer deadlines.
  • Designed and implemented new technology within the shared infrastructure such as, unicast extended VLANS Confidential ESM to enable a more dynamic failover between DC’s for multiple customers.
  • Built customer environments from CE to PE’s providing replication VRF, VSYS on PA, VLANS subnets BGP routes from carrier hotels to Confidential DC.
  • Work with PA 5020 NEXUS 7010, s 5548UP, s ASR 9010, CRT 12000.
  • All work is project driven and remotely deployed.
  • Stood up Arista 7280s within a Dev environment established an OSPF AREA implementation along with a number of VLAN between 7280’s and 7010 Nexus switches.
  • Supported all 15 DC throughout the Confidential environment onboarding customers to the existing BGP MPLS environments.
  • Created, tested a Confidential with BGP assist environment to allow the customer to dynamically redirect traffic in the event of a failure within one DC without the use of a virtual tunnel endpoint thereby allowing a seamless transition once server move within the VMOTION environment.
  • Created, tested a Unicast OTV environment for the act/act data center implementations for various customer and to be used with the Confidential BGP assist implementation.
  • Worked with SDN Team to build a lab environment to begin a testing project to move Cisco SDN into a production environment for a number of customers.
  • Installed and Tested C9336PQ N9K, N7010’S in an effort to begin SDN testing

Confidential

Senior Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Developed technical standards and interface applications, evaluation of new products and provided resolutions for highly complex network problems or issues.
  • Overseen work assignments to support, install, maintain and troubleshoot LAN, WAN or voice communication devices and related software for remote offices and internal and external networks.
  • Provided guidance for the creation and maintenance of documentation for data and voice network environments including LAN, WAN and Wireless environments.
  • Performed other duties as assigned or apparent.
  • Work with Cisco 4509E, Nexus, 5510, 5548, 2232 FEX’s also worked with wireless 5508 WLC and 1142 LWAP’s.

Confidential

Senior Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Worked in collaboration with Infrastructure Design Team, Enterprise Architects, Development Operations and a host of business units to implement enterprise level network solutions
  • Provided highly skilled technical guidance in reviewing and recommending appropriate hardware/software solutions and oversees the installation of routers, firewalls, servers, switches, wireless systems, and load balancing solutions as job requirements specify.
  • Developed technical standards and interface applications, evaluation of new products and provide resolutions for highly complex network problems or issues.
  • Overseen work assignments to support, install, maintain and troubleshoot LAN, WAN or voice communication devices and related software for remote offices and internal and external networks.
  • Interacted with vendors to identify and purchase hardware and software.
  • Provided guidance for the creation and maintenance of documentation for data and voice network environments including LAN, WAN and Wireless environments.
  • Maintained and increase professional and technical knowledge by attending workshops, reviewing professional publications, or participating in professional development activities.
  • Performed other duties as assigned or apparent.
  • Work with Cisco 6509E, Nexus 7010’s, 5510, 5548, 2232 as well as ASR 10001, 3750x as well as Arista 7248 switches Cisco UCS 550.
  • Implemented layer 3 protocols such as OSPF, BGP MPLS VPN along with establishing and troubleshooting layer 2 implementations such as Rapid-PVST, SVI’s, VPC, and VDC

Confidential

Senior Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Worked with Cisco Nexus 7010, 7018,5528,2248,2235, worked with F5 big-ip LTM, implementing migration builds between Data Centers.
  • Created overlay transport virtualization between three data centers, created SVI’s for overlay interfaces configured SVI’s and OSPF for WAN transport.
  • Created and implemented VDC for OTV established 5K VPC connection for FEX ports.
  • Migrated off 6509 to 7110 down to 5548UP and 2232 FEX established full connectivity.
  • Configured VPC & FEX ports for new builds on nexus 5548 & 2248, worked with server team cut sheets for optimized implementation processes.
  • Created PBR implementation to proof latency across the OTV links using ACL’s for asynchronous routing, riverbed wan acceleration implementations.
  • Provided WAN acceleration implementation using Cisco WAE and APNAV acceleration devices over OTV network implementation.
  • During Migration configured Cisco wan acceleration devices to optimize traffic related to OTV, trouble shouted network issues related to VPC, SVI and traffic flow.

Confidential

Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Provided network support for advanced level 3 TCPIP, EIGRP, ACLs, Routing, IP, and CNR, IPV4 with level understanding of routing & switching.
  • Managed network implementation projects between two data centers worked closely with server teams created VSS switch configurations SVI’s.
  • Worked with F5 big-ip load balancers, created VIPS, POOLS tested implementation.
  • Worked on cable management project to implement CAT6 cable throughout the Tempe data center
  • Worked with customers to bring up frame-relay, MPLS connections on site projects.

Confidential

Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Provided network support for advanced level 3 TCPIP, OSPF, BGP,EIGRP,ACLs,MPLS,Routing,IP,CNR, IPV4 with a CCIP level understanding of routing & switching.
  • Provided support for Cisco Outdoor -5K outdoor APs and 2K indoor units. These units use common controllers for CAPWAPP termination and are centrally controlled via WCS (the Cisco suite of system management).
  • Installed and configure Cisco 7201 routers (known as LNS) for Belair APs appx-14k outdoor units for l2tp tunnels, units managed partially by Belview.
  • Responsible for providing high level of operational/engineering insight to Confidential monitoring system and the applicable repair scenarios as related to the wireless infrastructure.
  • Worked closely with network engineering to design, document and implement all pushes to Confidential Wireless Network Infrastructure.
  • Responsible, under little or no supervision for different project level facets of the RFDN charter to include the upgrade of APs for the entire Confidential footprint.
  • Provided technical documentation in all areas as directed.
  • Upgraded 5508 & 4402 Unified Wireless LAN controller added them to the WCS on the WCS Navigator.
  • Upgraded Cisco LAWAPP, CAPWAP 1252AG, 3500e 1142N, 1242AG, 1522 outdoor AP to WCS on the WCS Navigator.
  • Prepared various deployments through MPLS for wireless deployment in multi-vender installations for MAN network deployments running 200 AP back to MHE controller.
  • Monitored the wireless MAN network provided level 3 supports for contraction Techs in the field verified AP to controller establishment, renamed and configured mesh, and mobility group configuration of all new installs.

Confidential

Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Performed service calls as a level 3 Network Engineer.
  • Provided technical support center via TCS.
  • Supported all authorized service providers 24 hrs as extension to technical support center
  • Installed 2811 Cisco routers for 25 employee Branch office with FXO ports configured dial plain SIP Trunk established connection to T1 line, worked with ISP to resolve peering issues.
  • Installed and Configured AT&T wireless controller in various location using Dell 251 AP 802.11ab running LWAPP. Provided level 3 support throughout the United States for onsite Techs for various issue.
  • Worked with ISP on LEC drops, DSL, T1 and ISDN installation

Confidential

Technical Support Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Took ownership of cases from web, phone and drives resolutions working with senior support engineers
  • Documented relevant information and ensures that the customer is communicated in a timely manner regarding the overall progress of the case
  • Resolved customer reported issues while working closely with the Engineering, SE and other cross functional teams and provided feedback to the Engineering for improving the product quality and reliability
  • Ensured that the work performed meets the quality within acceptable time schedules and meets the customer commitments while working with the technical support team members and management, engineering and other cross functional teams
  • Ensured that customers are treated with highest degree of respect and drive operational excellence through quality closures and proper escalation of issues
  • Worked closely with the Engineering and the Product Marketing teams on the New Technology introductions and remain technically competent with all the Confidential products

Confidential

Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Provided Network support for CMTS Cisco 7609, 6509, ASR1004 routers & switches.
  • Preformed IP reclamation of /29 to convert into /30 for point to point created an static route redistributed in BGP connected
  • Monitored SYSLOG and resolved teir1, 2, 3 network escalations for NOC and field technicians.
  • Updated Network systems for various clients in the tri-state area.
  • Upgraded from XP to Vista loaded applications, established network connections to Servers.
  • Reclaimed IP addresses tested the network installed OSPF, BGP, EIGRP, ISIS.
  • Tested layer 2 connections resolved network connectivity.
  • Created an optimized network to separate voice and data with QOS, MPLS BGP OSPF.
  • Worked on firewall replacement project installed and test the configuration in all New York area locations of the ASA5505s.
  • Upgraded the configuration and installed 2811 with wireless back on T3 lines running Confidential GRE, EIGRP.
  • Upgraded the IOS on Cisco 870 routers to establish VPN connections through Confidential .

Confidential

Network Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Provided network and server support for small local businesses using/EIGRP/NAT Access point 802. 11g, 802.11A, Laptop, PC support printers.
  • Migrated of applications for windows environments tested and verified application performing to standard.
  • Configured client 2003 server to ISA to run Radius server for switch port security and created a log to track user access.
  • Installed hardware Printers, LCD monitors, VOIP phones, and Cisco 3548 switches Cisco 3640, 4006 blades 3825 routers.
  • Configured VLANS, RSTP, HSRP, EIGRP, RIP, RPR, RPR+, and SRM, Microsoft windows XP 2003 server.
  • Configured & upgraded from windows server 2000 to 2003 server t for accounting law firm, install TCPIP, DHCP create FTP server to allow remote access of applications on 2003 server.
  • Configured call manager 4.1 to associate to 50 Cisco 7960 IP phone connected to a PSTN using MGCP on a Cisco 2620 router created the subnet mask for the data & voice VLANS from a 16-bit subnet to 30 bits for point to point and 26 bits for the voice & data VLANS.
  • Network Troubleshooting/ Problem Management
  • Telnet into AS5300 located in Zaire Arica to resolve SIP issue for 900 number translations.
  • Migrated 20 2960 for UPSC from HP HUBs test and configured unit with VLANS & RSTP.
  • Configured 3660 as a distribution layer switch created DHCP scope for 20 VLAN subnet ipv4 addresses structure using VLSM to provide optimized usage of the addresses provided.
  • Installed, configured Cisco 2811 for MPLS circuit test 3660 &3550 switches for connectivity added and replaced VLANs also created GRE tunnel for OSPF corporate connection.
  • Configured site-to-site VPN Confidential, GRE also easy VPN using.
  • Troubleshooter for Cisco 7200, 7100, 3845, 2800 and 6509, 3648, switches installed

Confidential

Network Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Loaded updated IOS to 3845 through flash. Upgraded from A3640 to A3845 tested the T1 line & dial backup and configured the ports as needed configured the Async ports created menu for port assignments.
  • Upgraded the 6500 supervisory engine from sup1 to sup32 replaced the NAM, power supply & fan tray loaded new IOS and established connection to rest of network tested the VRF & VLAN interfaces and updated network diagram.
  • Upgraded 3524PWR, 3548 LAN switches to 3560PWR 24 PORT & 3560PWR 48 PORT uploaded the current IOS loaded the configuration tested the network connectivity resolved any issues, captured the configuration & updated the network diagram.
  • Added a 4400-wireless controller loaded the current IOS, loaded the configuration and pushed configuration to Cisco 1240 LWAPs.
  • Brought up wireless network, tested proxy wireless RF 802.11a & 802.11b resolved any AP issues.
  • Network Troubleshooting/ Problem Solving.
  • Tested Pix 525 also added ASA5510 uploaded the configuration.
  • Configured Windows 2003 Active Directory DNS, DHCP and WINS for twelve VLANs also installed VLANS on network configured HSRP RAPID SPANNING TREE connected to the Core of the network also created a Server Farm.

Confidential

Network Support Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Supported enterprise networks for clients, provided tier two and three support.
  • Re-imaged desktops laptops with Windows XP, Vista preformed system updates & recovery.
  • Conducted network and equipment upgrades to CATIOS 3550, CAT2948GL and MLS PX 501 2800 IOS, image upgrades and configuration changes.
  • Installed a PIX 501 bridged the connection configure the pix to provide DHCP & NAT to five video server created the internal ip address structure.
  • Migrated servers to Windows 2003 ran updates installed patches replaced hardware.
  • Performed site surveys to determine proper procedures & hardware placement in IDF & MDF rooms.
  • Worked with cable venders & ISP providers to determine customer needs.
  • Ran daily reports identifying problems and changes to network, resolved all IP issues, SITE-TO-SITE Confidential VLAN, STP, HSRP and routed protocols RIPv2 EIGRP OSPF in a timely manner and reduce waste and downtime.
  • Configured firewalls with NAT/PAT address translations.
  • Trained and developed ten new staff members for field site work.

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