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Cloud Architect (network And Security) Resume

Herndon, VA

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Herndon, VA

Cloud Architect (Network and Security)

Responsibilities:

  • Helped company divesture from BP
  • Managed Network and Security teams
  • Supported Azure Cloud, AWS and on - Premise Data Center.
  • Responsible for migrating accounts out of the BP Data Centers.
  • Built networks in new data centers to support migrated accounts.
  • Interfaced with Client and Vendors.
  • Supported Data Center, WAN, MPLS, routing, switching load balancing and security initiatives.
  • Designed new corporate wide wireless network using Cisco ISE, WLC and WAP
  • Developed Security Operations Center (SOC) and Network Operations Center (NOC).
  • Designed and Configured Nexus 7k and 5K of Row Architecture for a Scalable Production Network that supports Rack & Blade server architecture in a Multi-Tenancy environment using VPC, VDC & VRF.
  • Maintenance Data Center interconnect with WAN IP unicast with EIGRP routing protocol to connect to more than 15 regions by MPLS.
  • Implementing security policies using ACL, Firewall, IPSEC, SSL, VPN, IPS/IDS, AAA (TACACS+ & RADIUS)
  • Troubleshot of complex LAN/WAN infrastructure, including routing protocols EIGRP, OSPF & BGP and MPLS
  • Configured and managed F5 load balancers.
  • Design, Architect, maintenance and Fixed most broken activities on network infrastructure around the world like (VPN Tunnels, Multilink, PPP, DMVPN, QOS, BGP, OSPF) Issues.
  • Ran migration cutovers of MPLS-VPN and DMVPN for newly acquired offices, including travelling to country-wide offices.
  • Implemented and managed MPLS GETVPN provided encryption for of all Wide area network traffic. Installed and maintained multiple Key-Servers joined by a single COOP to provide redundancy as well as diversity. Configured and managed all Group-members that wish to participate in encryption.
  • Developed Cloud Security; Firewall, IDS/IPS, Cloud Access Security Brokers (Zscaler), Web Security Gateways, PaaS Security, API Security, Security Monitoring, Vulnerability Management, Cloud Access Security Brokers, Data Loss Protection, Data Encryption, Web Application Firewalls
  • Part of Network Security Team and I was responsible for deploying Access Control Servers (ACS), IronPort Cisco Web Security Appliances (WSA).

Confidential, Charlotte, NC

Data Center Migration Lead Architect (Network and Security)

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for migrating accounts out of the closing Data Center.
  • Built networks in new data centers to support migrated accounts.
  • Delivered high-level and low-level designs.
  • Supported pre-sales and post sales activities in Data Center, WAN, MPLS, routing, switching and security initiatives.
  • Peer reviewed colleagues and engineers work.
  • Heavily involved in the design and implementation phase of projects.
  • Designed vendor agnostic solutions.
  • Supported Data Center, WAN, MPLS, routing, switching load balancing and security initiatives.
  • Supported and installed routers (Cisco, Juniper), different models of ASA (Nat, VPN, SSL, IPS), wireless and switch, and troubleshot LAN/WAN.
  • Implemented and designed a multi-area OSPF network (Virtual-link, Stub and Totally Stub area, NSSA and Totally NSSA)
  • Implemented and designed an EBGP and IBGP based and complicated solution, and design IpV4 and IPV6 based and complicated redistribution solution.
  • Helped design a new Data Center solution for airlines using Cisco Nexus, Cisco ASAs, F5, Cisco ASRs, Cisco ISRs, MPLS, AVPN, ENLAN, NLAN, VPNs, BGP, OSPF
  • Helped shutdown their old Data Centers, Orlando, Raleigh and Dallas.
  • Designed and migrated entire 3rd party connections mostly Frame Relay, PPP and VPNs connections.
  • Designed and migrated entire WAN connections; MPLS, Frame Relay, AVPN, ENLAN, NLAN.
  • Supported deployment of solution.
  • Developed and documented the solutions using Visio, word and excel

Confidential, Herndon, VA

Data Center Solutions Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Managed EIGRP on Confidential region sites and gateway to use load balancing method and Tag filtering by route-map and advertise route to BGP and vice versa.
  • Architected and maintained Juniper and Cisco network, ASA firewall and configured NAT, PAT, VPN, IP Sec and Authentication AAA and network monitoring performance issue, troubleshoot network communication, migrate some policy and VPN site-to-site and SSL VPN from Juniper to ASA.
  • Managed Solar Winds and monitoring all of the offices nodes and more than 500 Switches.
  • Managed and configured Juniper and ASA firewalls, NS 5200 and SSG 550, NAT, Routing, VPN, IP Sec and created DMZ.
  • Managed two data centers in Herndon and Plano with info structure access and distribution and core layer switches.
  • Managed Core, Distribution routers and Access Cisco switches (3560, 3750, 3850, 4507, 6509) and Nexus 7k, 5k and implement STP, VLAN, VTP, HSRP, VRRP, GLBP and routers ( 2800, 3660, 2621, 7200, 7500) and routing between 1200+ nodes MPLS with AT&T which uses Cisco architect routing protocols EIGRP, BGP and OSPF. Install/troubleshoot LANS, WANS, routers, switches.
  • Implemented and Designed an OSPF and complicated solution on distribution switches 6509 on both data centers.
  • Implemented and managed redundancy between core and distribution and firewall on layer 2 and layer3, based on STP and EIGRP and BGP routing protocol.
  • Started as pre-sales and later moved to post-sales/delivery architecture role.
  • Delivered high-level and low-level designs.
  • Peer reviewed colleagues and engineers work.
  • Heavily involved in the Design and Implementation phases of projects.
  • Designed vendor agnostic solutions.
  • Supported pre-sales and post sales activities in Data Center, WAN, MPLS, routing, switching and security initiatives.
  • Successful in helping close the presales deals.
  • Performed Customer Workshops and assessments to gain customer inputs prior to design.
  • Responded to RFPs and created SOWs.
  • Priced new designs to include labor estimates.

Confidential, Tysons Corner, VA

Infrastructure Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Architect and manage Core and Distribution routers. Access Cisco switches (2970, 2960, 2950, 3550, 6000), Nexus 7k, 5 and implement STP, VLAN, VTP, HSRP, VRRP, GLBP and ASA 5540 and routers ( 2800, 3660, 2621, 7200, 7500 ) and routing between 800+ nodes which uses Cisco architect routing protocols IGRP, EIGRP, BGP and OSPF. Install/troubleshoot LANS, WANS, routers, switches, software/hardware.
  • Designed a new Data Center solution for Confidential using Cisco Nexus, Cisco ASAs, F5, Cisco ASRs, Cisco ISRs, MPLS, VPNs, BGP, OSPF
  • Performed Customer Workshops and assessments to gain customer inputs prior to design.
  • Delivered high-level and low-level designs.
  • Supported pre-sales and post sales activities in Data Center, WAN, MPLS, routing, switching and security initiatives.
  • Peer reviewed colleagues and engineers work.
  • Heavily involved in the design and implementation phase of projects.
  • Designed vendor agnostic solutions.
  • Supported Data Center, WAN, MPLS, routing, switching load balancing and security initiatives.

Confidential, Plano, TX

Cloud Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Provided high-level and low-level design and heavily involved in the implementation of these Data Center projects.
  • Designed a new Data Center for Confidential Cloud services employing Juniper MGX, Brocade, Cisco ASA, F5, Cisco Nexus, Force 10, MPLS, BGP, OSPF
  • Designed Internet2 cloud for academic institutions using BGP, OSPF, VMWare vCloud, Brocades
  • Designed a customer leveraged MPLS offering for vCloud.
  • Interviewed and hired two permanent architects for cloud services; vCloud and openstack.
  • Supported deployment of these solution.
  • Developed and documented the solution.
  • Assessed, designed and developed a new F5 LTM solution to replace an existing Cisco solution.
  • Supported deployment of solution.
  • Developed and documented the load balancing solution.

Confidential, Rockville, MD

Network Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Designed a new Data Center to include a private cloud and zones using Nexus 7K, 4K and 2K.
  • Developed reference architecture solutions.
  • Deployed Network elements using Juniper, F5 and Cisco.
  • Implemented and designed an EIGRP base and complicated solution,
  • Produced design documents including high- and low-level designs.
  • Provided level IV escalation support to Network Engineering.
  • Support escalation of infrastructure and security issues.

Confidential, Herndon, VA

Network Architect Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Designed a new network to include a private cloud using Cisco Nexus, EMC, VMware and vBlocks.
  • Designed and deployed an MPLS redundancy.
  • Supported Microsoft Exchange 2010 deployment.
  • Deployed F5 LTM and GTM for Exchange 2010.
  • Provided support to Network Engineering.
  • Developed a network monitoring solution.
  • Supported escalation of infrastructure and security issues.

Confidential, Research Service, DC

Infrastructure Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Designed, Architected and Implemented Data Center using Cisco, VMware, Xiotech SAN, EMC, F5, Netware, Commvault and IBM Blades and Bluecoat.
  • Architected and Designed Cisco IPT products such as Cisco Call Manager and Communication Manager, Cisco Unity and Unity Connections Voice Mail Systems, MeetingPlace and MeetingPlace Express, Presence Server and CUPC, Cisco Routers, Switches and Voice Gateways.
  • Developed Layer 2 and Layer 3 topology diagrams, plans and design documents.
  • Implemented switching, routing, security, backup and storage solutions.
  • Designed and implemented parts of the DR site.
  • Deployed Cisco MDS 9513s, ASAs, 6500s, Netscreens, DWDMs, Cisco Nexus 7018, Cisco Nexus 5000, Cisco Nexus 2000.
  • Well vast in 10Gig, Gig, HBA, FCOE and Data Center switching using latest technologies like Nexus, F5 and EMC.
  • Designed, architected and implemented an entire security system to cover wired and wireless Network.
  • Security solution included Cisco NAC appliance and NAC Modules on the routers.
  • Wireless solution included Cisco wireless routers and line cards on routers and switches.

Confidential, Vienna, VA

Senior Pre-Sales Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Designed Cisco IPT products such as Cisco Call Manager and Communication Manager, Cisco Unity and Unity Connections Voice Mail Systems, MeetingPlace and MeetingPlace Express, Presence Server and CUPC, Cisco Routers, Switches and Voice Gateways
  • Designed and Planned Cisco IP, Security and VOIP Systems, using Cisco Nexus and Cisco NAC.
  • Supported pre-sales and post sales activities for VoIP initiatives.
  • Priced new designs to include labor estimates.
  • Customer consultation and requirements gathering.
  • Supported the sales team in the sales process and the Post Sales Engineers.
  • Mentored Junior Voice and Network Engineers.

Confidential, McLean, VA

Senior Networking integration Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Performed PTT SIP/H323/MGCP testing.
  • Supported networking integration, IDEN to QChat integration using PII and TTS and SIP DART test tools.
  • Configured BTS soft switches to Comcast's Network.
  • Deployed and configured terminal servers, ITPs, 2950 switches, UNIX servers, Cisco MGX.
  • Turned up and tested SIP/H323/MGCP trunks.
  • Provided project documentation to the customer.
  • Configured a variety of telecom equipment.
  • Tested end-to-end the deployed voice system.
  • Oversaw accurate cable installation.

Confidential, Herndon, VA

Network Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Designed and implemented a campus solution to 10 Confidential sites.
  • The solution included 6509 switches.
  • This project provided a technology refresh to the sites.
  • Managed and deployed an Avian Flu solution; remote access solution.
  • Design solution included Cisco ASA 5520, ACS and AS5350.
  • This project provided WebVPN and dial in access to the corporate LAN.
  • Supported AD migration from NT4.
  • Deployed Site to Site VPNs.
  • Designed a Data Center.
  • Deployed firewalls around the customers network.
  • Created procedures documents for the new company.
  • Provided the routing configuration and designs.

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