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Sr Network, EngineeR

SUMMARY:

Sr. Engineer with of hands - on experience in deploying, migrating and supporting critical multi-site, redundant datacenter infrastructure including carrier class networks. Hands on expertise includes routing, switching, firewall and load balancing and Wireless technologies. Outstanding customer service along with a background in Big Data, Financial Services and Telecom sectors. Moreover, I have excellent communication and documentation skills with the ability to interface at all levels. Using a common-sense approach to complex problem solving and analysis are my strong suits.

TECHNICAL BACKGROUND:

Technologies: Wireless, RF, Application Firewall, Data Center, Routing, Switching, TCP/IP, SSLVPN, Wan Acceleration, SD-WAN, Application Delivery/Load Balancing, VoIP, IPAM, NAT/PAT, Hypervisor, Virtualization, Centos 6.x

Protocols: TCP/IP, Ethernet, SIP, QoS, SMB/CIFS, HTTP, TFTP, PXE, ALG, PEAP, WPA2, EAP TLS, h3233, 3DES, AES, IPSEC, BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, MPLS, HSRP, VTP, STP, DNS, DHCP

Circuits: T/E1/3, DS1/3, OC3-OC48

Software/Utilities/Network Management: IPAM, VMware Esxi 6/7, PuTTY, Wireshark, IPerf3, Ekahau, Wifi Analyzer, Solarwinds Engineer’s Toolset, Visio, NMS; Cisco Prime, Cisco ISE, Cascade netflow

HARDWARE:

  • Palo Alto PA-500/5050 7.x
  • Cisco WLAN Controller 55xx
  • Cisco Access Points 36xx, 37xx, 28xx
  • Talari SD-WAN
  • Cisco ASA Firewalls 55xx
  • Cisco Nexus 9k/7k/6k/5k/2k
  • Cisco ISR 1000, ASR1000,ISR4451; 29xx, 39xx
  • F5 LTM/GTM 11.x
  • Juniper Routers (M320, T640, M160)
  • Cisco Catalyst Switches 45xx,3825,3850,3750,2960
  • Firemon
  • Tufin Appliance
  • Infoblox 6.12/7.x
  • Cisco C220 M4
  • Cisco UCS 63xx Fabric Interconnect
  • Riverbed WAN Accelerator
  • VMware ESXi 6/7.x

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Sr. Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for engineering LAN/WAN solutions and maintaining dual mission critical data center network infrastructure
  • Responsible for wireless design planning, implementation, configuration, and administration globally
  • Manage deployments, testing of code updates, bug analysis, and feature research
  • As Lead for America’s global wireless refresh deployed and integrated Identity Management System with new wireless controller-based hardware, and network management systems (NMS) tool
  • Conducted RF Analysis, heat map creation and performance load testing across the wireless infrastructure using testing and analysis tools; Ekahau Heat Mapper, Wireshark, iPERF3, WIFI Analyzer
  • Performing debug level analysis from Controller to Access Points to client interaction
  • Troubleshoot wireless PHY through application layer communication, client, RF, experience, and diagnosis of complex WIFI problems
  • Demonstrated and tested vendor stated capabilities in each geo against test plan, documented results, and produced a side-by-side comparison scorecard to management
  • Key decision maker, vetted vendor proposals, deployed multi-vendor high density Wireless POC across US/India Regions in tandem
  • Developed, and executed detailed test plans against use cases, gauging product administration, technological feature set, level of performance along with the client experience
  • Experience with troubleshooting and resolving application integration, systems across data, wireless and voice infrastructure
  • Manage deployments, testing of code updates, bug analysis, and feature research
  • Plan/execute the build of new sites, responsible for moves, adds and changes to existing
  • Conceptualized, developed, architected, implemented and facilitated the adoption of a globally accessible IT lab to simulate the production LAN/WAN and deployed the lab in all Geo’s; US/IN/EU.
  • Developed, documented overall use cases for building lab configurations and executing test cases, policies and change procedures for the lab environment
  • Perform administration, upgrade, configuration, hands-on installation, fiber/copper cabling/rack/stack, and troubleshooting of network elements at core, distribution and access layers.
  • Experience with troubleshooting and resolving software, systems, wireless and voice network issues using
  • Create high-level data and designs based on best practices, presented RFP’s to 3rd party vendors, fine-tuned requirements, created BOM,
  • Design, maintain server/application infrastructure solutions in f5 environment
  • Gather requirements for new application deployments
  • Responsible for monitoring, modifying and maintaining application delivery systems to ensure high availability, stability and response time to customers
  • Create final documentation/diagrams, worked with teams to ensure quality assurance verification with the customers.
  • Created and standardized build documents, developed templates, test plans and user intake documents
  • Creating, maintaining, updating Visio diagrams, spec hardware, creating purchase orders
  • Regional and headquarter site buildout to support redesign pre-and post-installation
  • Security vulnerability remediation
  • Provide mentoring/training to Jr. level engineers

Confidential

Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Perform Tier IV network project engineering and implementation expertise for multi-national payment card processing enterprise.
  • Responsible for engineering LAN/WAN solutions and maintaining mission critical data center network infrastructure. To include taking architectural, high level requirements from design to implementation and creating final diagram for operational handoff.
  • Define standards for base configuration of network infrastructure
  • Gather requirements for configuration, deployment, and documentation of network infrastructure for Data Center buildouts.
  • Engineer and redesign extranet, customer networks in an environment to include redundant fault tolerant schemas within standard.
  • Serve as point of escalation to junior and mid-level support engineers.

Confidential

Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as key member in the creation of Default Access Standards for all production firewall’s
  • Serve as key member of Network Segmentation team to create interdepartmental IT strategy regarding overall network maintenance, cleanup and related PCI risk discernment
  • Perform quarterly firewall audit and analysis and documentation
  • Tune, configure, maintain Tufin appliance
  • Created overall firewall cleanup process and workflow procedures

Confidential

Network Security Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Tune, troubleshoot, configure Cisco 4260 IPS appliance and 5510 Firewall and IPS Module in production environment
  • IPS signatures fine tuning, customization, applying software updates and licensing, creating custom signatures, anomaly detection.
  • Responsible for filtering IDS reports, determining threat level, evaluating affected systems, taking corrective action
  • Perform a gap analysis of IDS and MARS configurations and make recommendations as appropriate.
  • Perform event analysis and provide response and recommendations to senior IT leadership
  • Implemented Cisco IPS devices in the production environment at network perimeter
  • Configure MARS as a receiver of security information from all network devices directly connected to a secure zone or PCI/Hippa regulated device
  • Implemented in-depth MARS tuning and integration with AAA (Cisco ACS)
  • Produce PCI documentation related to logging, network security and IDS.
  • Assist with Network Segmentation design and Cisco 5580 firewall deployment/integration with existing Juniper Netscreen
  • Exposure to Juniper Netscreen architecture via training and design sessions
  • Created operational guide outlining security operations procedures, threat detection and escalation

Confidential

Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for deciphering annual penetration tests, remediating security threats found therein and employing the latest encryption standards, patches, and or security best practices.
  • Responsible for filtering IDS reports determining threat level, evaluating affected systems, taking corrective action
  • Implemented McAfee IPS devices in the production environment at all network perimeter access points.
  • In charge of creating and updating comprehensive network diagrams.
  • Interpret and integrated SAS70and PCI audit control language to Confidential network
  • Performed network engineering and fault resolution for financial payments processing applications.
  • Troubleshooting Cisco routed, switched, and firewalled networks in production environment
  • Troubleshooting active directory, DNS, DHCP, authentication in Windows 2000/2003 environment
  • Performed design, planning and execution phases of mission critical network consolidation and integration projects in a multi-tiered enterprise network.
  • Built out entire DEV, QA, UAT environments for Accounts Payable software platform
  • Liaised with business leadership to gather application requirements and design solutions.
  • Interfaced with vendors, negotiated cost performed TCO Analysis and procured network gear and software.
  • Developed tracking controls for network moves, adds, and changes
  • Implemented equipment configurations, circuit migrations, and consolidation for all network changes
  • Build, maintain, troubleshoot site to site and client to site VPN tunnel configurations
  • Resolving network outages and troubleshooting during On Call rotations and maintenance windows
  • Performed day to day Data Center network administration and firewall changes including 24 hour on call rotation.

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