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Senior Network Engineer Resume

SUMMARY:

  • Highly skilled and seasoned Senior Network Engineer with over 10 years hands on IT experience. Extensive knowledge of network designs, LAN/WAN switching and routing, operational support, and configuration of networking components. Posses Data Center experience designing and implementing Cisco’s Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) using APIC controller as well as XML and Json scripting in both a Greenfield and Brownfield environment. Possesses extensive experience with technologies such as VPC and VDC, VXLAN, OTV, Fabricpath, Port channels, Spanning Tree and HSRP. Hands - on experience in a multi-protocol environment including routing protocols such as OSPF, EIGRP, BGP and ISIS. Experience configuring network technologies such as MPLS L2 and L3 VPNs, MPLS TE, CSC, VPLS, VRF-lite, IPSEC VPN, DMVPN and GRE Tunnels. Extensive experience in configuration, setup, troubleshooting and maintenance of devices such as Cisco Routers and Switching equipments including Nexus 9336PQ, 93180TC-EX, 7710, 7010, Nexus 5000, 5500, 2332, 2248,Catalyst 6513, 6509, 4507RE, 4500-X, 3850, 3750, ASR-9000 and 1000 series . R obust internetworking expertise complemented by excellent communication and organization skills.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Senior Network Engineer

Confidential

  • Lead a Brownfield deployment of Cisco’s ACI Spine and Leaf architecture using Nexus 9336PQ and Nexus 93108TC-EX.
  • Worked as part of team in the deployment of Cisco’s ACI Spine and Leaf architecture using Nexus 9336PQ and Nexus 93108TC-EX in a Greenfield environment
  • Implemented Cisco ACI L4-L7 service graph to include, Cisco ASA and F5 Integration as well as L2 and L3 out extension using contracts and Layer 3 capable device such as routers and Checkpoint firewalls
  • Used XML scripts in the deployment of the ACI environments and well as day to day operations via postman
  • Designed and Implemented 2 x 100GB DWDM Data Center Interconnect using technologies such as MPLS, OTV and VPC, PIM SSM, Anycast RP and VDC
  • Lead the design and implementation of the Data Center Interconnect project
  • Act as Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Data centers and Nexus platforms including Cisco Nexus 9336, 93108, 7700, 7010, 5500 and 2000.
  • Manage multiple Data Centers including troubleshooting and deploying of new network devicesand assisted team members in the deployment and troubleshooting of multiple network projects
  • Participate as a member of the Engineering on call rotation to resolve network related issues and responsible for data center maintenance, device hardware and IOS upgrade

Senior Network Engineer

Confidential

  • As part of a team, implemented 100GB DWDM campus wide Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
  • Designed and implemented Enterasys Network Access Control solution that included Guest network for campus wide support.
  • Implemented Enterasys Network Access Control solution along with Air Marshall captive portal to provide network authentication, authorization and accounting for network devices
  • Installed, configured and maintained F5 LTM load balancers for DMZs and Data Centers.
  • Produced thorough network documentation to include, network matrix, backup configurations, and site network diagrams using Visio
  • Monitored network environment using various network monitoring tools including Cisco Opsware and CiscoWorks
  • Recommend preventive, mitigating, and compensating controls to ensure appropriate level of protection and adherence to the goals of the overall Network Access Control strategy

Network Engineer

Confidential

  • Assisted in the design, upgrade and implementation of federal clients network infrastructure
  • As part of a team, designed state of the art network architecture to collapse existing Cisco 6500 core and upgraded to Nexus 7000 and 5000
  • Effectively troubleshot networking components such as routers and switches
  • Managed all aspects of the LAN environment, including Cisco Routing and Switching
  • Implemented network technologies such as MPLSL3VPN, VRF, and GRE over IPSEC and Multipoint GRE tunnels and ASA Firewalls
  • Designed and planed new firewall and network security systems to protect the network from internal and external threats.
  • Evaluated network products, technical solutions, and capacity requirements to meet business needs.
  • Troubleshot networking issues involving EIGRP, OSPF and BGP routing protocols
  • Designed and deployed EIGRP/OSPF configurations, including route distributions and summarizations

Network Engineer

Confidential

  • Responsible for network administration activities to include help desk support, documentation of hardware and software inventory and network mapping
  • Performed troubleshooting of network, hardware, and software issues
  • Maintained and administered perimeter security systems such as firewalls and intrusion detection systems.
  • Maintained logs for all outages, giving start and end times, duration and cause.
  • Troubleshot networking issues involving EIGRP, OSPF and BGP routing protocols

Network Administrator

Confidential

  • Troubleshot routing protocols such as OSPF, EIGRP and BGP
  • Analyzed network traffic pattern and developed a VLAN (Virtual LAN) infrastructure among all switched networks for optimal performance. Developed a VLSM scheme
  • With a team of three, scheduled after hours installs, preconfigured and ran quality assurance checks on all devices before installation; kept documentation on progress.
  • Created and maintained local, end to end VLANs, Ether channels and STP .
  • Configured and maintained a network environment that included access/edge switches, core/backbone switches, to service provider edge and DMZ .

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