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Network Build Engineer Resume

San Francisco, CaliforniA

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Experience in designing, architecting, deploying and troubleshooting Network & Security infrastructure on routers, switches (L2/L3) & firewalls of various vendor equipment.
  • Hands - on experience with Cisco ACI, Prime, ISE, ACS, and Cisco IOS & Nexus 9K, 7K, 5K & 2K switches.
  • Efficient designing experience in IP Addressing Scenario using VLSM and Sub netting.
  • Strong hands on experience on PIX 506, 515, 525, 535, ASA 5505, 5510, 5520, 5540, 5550 series & FTD Firewalls.
  • Implemented security policies using ACL, Firewall, IPSEC, SSL, VPN, IPS/IDS, AAA (TACACS+ & RADIUS).
  • Strong hands on experience in layer-3 Routing and layer-2 Switching. Dealt with Nexus models like 9K,7K, 5K,2K series, Cisco router models like 7200,4400, 3900, 3800, 2900, 2800, 1900, 1800 series and Cisco catalyst 6500,4500, 3750, 3500, 2900 series switches, WLC’s, WAP’s, Proxies
  • Experience with Cisco wireless solutions including2504, 5508, 5520, 8500 WLCs
  • Technology and Infrastructure consultant for Cisco design and implementation projects. Specific tasks include installations, configurations, support and maintenance of routers and switches.
  • Experience in Layer 3 Routing protocol configurations: RIP, EIGRP, OSPF, BGP, & MPLS.
  • Experience in Layer 2 Routing protocol configurations: ATM/FRAME RELAY, IP services such as QoS and
  • Installation and management of Network Management Systems using Solarwinds, PRTG and Nagios
  • Worked on various VPN technologies like IPsec & SSL.
  • Extensive experience in configuring Layer3 routing and layer2/3 switching of Cisco routers & Switches.
  • Troubleshooting & implementation experience of Vlan, STP, MSTP, RSTP, PVST, 802.1Q, DTP, HSRP, VRRP, GLBP, LACP, PAGP, AAA, TACACS, RADIUS, MD5, VTP & SVI.
  • Proficient in setting up IT infrastructure including wide area networks (WAN) local area networks (LAN), security management systems network device administration.
  • Experience working with Cisco IOS-XR on the ASR9000 devices for MPLS deployments
  • Configuring and Managing Network Management Systems using CA Spectrum, HP Open view, SolarWinds, Zabbix, NetMRI, Cisco Prime Infrastructure.
  • Configuring and managing Splunk log analysis and reporting tool
  • Experience with Network Access Control(NAC) solutions like Cisco’s Secure Access Control Server (ACS) or Identity Services Engine (ISE)
  • Worked on various ITIL tools (Service Now, BMC Remedy) for Incident, Change, Problem, Configuration and Service Request Managements.
  • Configure and support various network security & High availability products like Cisco ASA, Juniper SRX, Checkpoint, Fortinet FortiGate, Palo alto and other security products
  • Installing and Configuring F5 Load balancers, Websense for content filtering, Riverbed for WAN optimization
  • Experience with AWS cloud migration services (S3, EC2, ELB, EBS, VPC, Direct Connect, VPC Flow logs, etc.)
  • Strong knowledge of Gateway Redundancy Protocols. HSRP, VRRP, and GLBP
  • Experience working with Nexus 7010, 5020, 2148, 2248 devices.
  • Strong hands on experience working with Cisco CLI interfaces
  • IOS upgrade for Cisco routers cum switches.
  • Experience in testing Cisco routers and switches in laboratory scenarios and deploy on site for production.
  • Knowledge on Cisco Meraki devices and Meraki cloud based solutions.
  • Knowledge in Password Recovery and troubleshooting of Cisco device.
  • Good at OSI Layers concepts.

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, San Francisco, California

Network Build Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinated efforts with Engineer's to ensure all network devices conformed to defined network standards.
  • Create design documents, network diagrams and maintain IP Address management scheme
  • Create AWS Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) resources such as subnets, network access control lists, security groups
  • Create AWS Direct Connect and VPN connections to AWS cloud VPC’s
  • Build and analyze ISE rules to comply with client network security policies
  • Establishing a baseline ISE security rules/policy working with other service lane members
  • Implementing redundant Cisco ISE solution
  • Implement ISE solution for campus LAN, wireless, remote access and guest network environments
  • CISCO ISE Change administration, writing and implementing client sponsored or required changes
  • Cisco ISE configuration/deployment for network device access
  • Implementing and supporting ISE for Wireless and guest authentication
  • Designing and deploying NAC solutions for large enterprise environments
  • Possess excellent attention to detail and ability to work collaboratively with other teams for NAC integration within the overall environment
  • Installing and Configuring Cisco Firepower Threat Defense(FTD) Firewalls and managing them through Firepower Management Center(FMC)
  • Migrating ASA config to FTD using ASA to FTD Migration Tool and integrating the device to FMC
  • Converting ASA into FTD by upgrading the ASA code to FTD code
  • Work with technical teams and senior architects to finalize specifications related to integration between numerous systems; including but not limited to corporate datacenters, public, private, and hybrid cloud designs.
  • Administration and troubleshooting of Network devices through Cisco Prime Infrastructure monitoring tool
  • Providing technical expertise in your areas of responsibility and collaborate with other cross-functional technical leaders to design high performing enterprise scalable solutions
  • Installing and Configuring Datacenter class switches like Nexus 9k, 7k, 5k, 2k, and Cisco catalyst switches like 6800, 6500, 4500, 3800 and 3600 switching platforms.
  • Configuration of datacenter features like vPC, Fabricpath, FCoE, OTV, vPC+
  • Troubleshoot connectivity issues involving VLAN's, OSPF, QoS etc.
  • Performance monitoring of applications and web servers to maintain quality of service and network stability.
  • Maintained core switches, creating VLAN's and configuring VTP.
  • Designed IP Addressing schemes, VLANs and Switch port assignments, Ether-channel implementation.
  • Gained hands on experience with VLSM, STP, VTP, VLAN Trunking.
  • Configured and troubleshooting HSRP, BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, MPLS WAN, QoS and Route Maps.
  • Experience with Cisco wireless solutions including, 5508, 5520, 8500 WLCs
  • Experience with wireless survey tools (AirMagnet or Ekahau Site Survey).
  • Experience with wireless survey methodologies for office, factory, warehouse, outdoor, and mesh designs.
  • Design and validate RF link performance, quality and reliability.
  • Conduct wireless site surveys utilizing spectrum analysis technologies, recommend, implement corrective action.
  • Optimize existing network by adjusting radio network parameters, adding/deleting of neighbors and recommending possible solutions to hardware problems.
  • Worked with various Cisco access points and antenna options.
  • Provided detailed network drawings and diagrams and relation as-built documentation.
  • Configuration of Wireless Security Platforms, including intrusion prevention and clean access solutions.
  • Provide technical assessment of requirements and definition from conception to launch.
  • Optimize existing network by adjusting radio network parameters, adding/deleting of neighbors and recommending possible solutions to hardware problems.
  • Configuration of both autonomous and Light Weight Access Point Solutions, including Clean Air, Cisco Prime Infrastructure, MESH, RFID, and RTLS.
  • Installed and set up Cisco routers and switches using CLI according to deployment plans.
  • Applied access lists and NAT configurations based on implementation guidelines.
  • Hands on experience of the different Citrix NetScaler load balancing options and features to include Persistence, SSL offload functions, HTTP profiles, etc.
  • Installing and configuring Cisco (Tandberg) codecs like SX10, SX20, SX80,C40 etc.
  • Installing and configuring Cisco Video Infrastructure like VCS (Control & Expressway), Tele Presence Server, etc.
  • Change management, monitoring network performance with network tools.
  • IP Distribution for existing devices and new devices as they were added.
  • Preformed maintenance on equipment as necessary, performing device upgrades, modification of configurations, password changes and diagnostic testing.
  • Deployed a large-scale HSRP solution to improve the uptime of collocation customers, in an event where a core router became unreachable.
  • Designed, built and managed rollout of Riverbed WAN accelerator appliances in thirty of our main sites to help speed up user experience across the WAN
  • Worked with vendors and Engineering team to test new hardware and procedures.
  • Prepared and maintained documentation using MS Visio.
  • Route configuration and point code checks for System Technician and Network Technician.
  • Hands on experience on 802.11 a/b/g/n Ethernet standard for wireless Technology, WAP’s, WLC’s
  • Worked with other team members in testing of the network architecture.
  • Implemented, configured redundancy protocols HSRP, VRRP, GLBP for Default Gateway Redundancy.
  • Implementing, configuring, and troubleshooting various routing protocols like RIP, EIGRP, OSPF, BGP.
  • Upgrade multiple Checkpoint firewall and NG on distributed NT environment. And manage network security policies which include access control, NAT, content security and authentication.
  • Performing network monitoring, providing analysis using various tools like Wireshark, SolarWinds etc.
  • Responsible for Cisco ASA firewall administration, Rule Analysis, Rule Modification.
  • Worked extensively in Configuring, Monitoring and Troubleshooting Cisco's ASA 5500 firewalls.
  • Hands on with configuring routers and switches through CLI or console for brand new cisco devices.
  • Primary responsibility is to design and deploy various network security & High availability products like Cisco ASA Palo Alto and other security products

Confidential, Glendale, AZ

Lead Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for implementing, supporting, and maintaining 24x7 network services.
  • Configured and troubleshooting HSRP, BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, DMVPN, MPLS WAN, QoS and Route Maps.
  • Installing and Configuring Nexus 9k, 7k, 5k, 2k, Cisco 6800, 6500, 4500, 3800 and 3600 switching platforms.
  • Worked on AWS cloud migration services (S3, EC2, ELB, EBS, VPC, Direct Connect, VPC Flow logs, etc.)
  • Engineering, configuration, installation, maintenance and upgrade of the datacenter, LAN, WAN networks
  • Had worked on lot of Network Migrations and Datacenter deployments
  • Troubleshoot connectivity issues involving VLAN's, OSPF, QoS etc. Support, monitor and manage the IP network.
  • Performance monitoring of applications and web servers to maintain quality of service and network stability.
  • Maintained core switches, creating VLAN's and configuring VTP.
  • Designed IP Addressing schemes, VLANs and Switch port assignments, Ether-channel implementation.
  • Gained hands on experience with VLSM, STP, VTP, VLAN Trunking.
  • Installed and set up Cisco routers and switches using CLI according to deployment plans.
  • Applied access lists and NAT configurations based on implementation guidelines.
  • Managed and developed network projects designed to strengthen network continuity and deploy security elements in an attempt to meet and exceed contract requirements, including system analysis & troubleshooting.
  • Hands on experience of the different F5 load balancing options and features to include Persistence, SSL offload functions, HTTP profiles, iRules, etc.
  • Change management, monitoring network performance with network tools.
  • IP Distribution for existing devices and new devices as they were added.
  • Preformed maintenance on equipment as necessary, performing device upgrades, modification of configurations, password changes and diagnostic testing.
  • Responsible for maintenance of multiple CheckPoint-1 firewalls on NT environment
  • Worked with vendors and Engineering team to test new hardware and procedures.
  • Prepared and maintained documentation using MS Visio.
  • Route configuration and point code checks for System Technician and Network Technician.
  • Hands on experience on 802.11 a/b/g/n Ethernet standard for wireless Technology, WAP’s, WLC’s
  • Worked with other team members in testing of the network architecture.
  • Implemented, configured redundancy protocols HSRP, VRRP, GLBP for Default Gateway Redundancy.
  • Implementing, configuring, and troubleshooting various routing protocols like RIP, EIGRP, OSPF, BGP.
  • Upgrade multiple Checkpoint firewall and NG on distributed NT environment. And manage network security policies which include access control, NAT, content security and authentication.
  • Performing network monitoring, providing analysis using various tools like Wireshark, Solarwinds etc.
  • Responsible for Cisco ASA firewall administration, Rule Analysis, Rule Modification.
  • Worked extensively in Configuring, Monitoring and Troubleshooting Cisco ASA 5500 series firewalls.
  • Hands on with configuring routers and switches through CLI or console for brand new cisco devices.

Confidential

Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in Configuring and implementing of Composite Network models consists of Cisco7600, 7200, 3900, 2900, 1900 series routers and Cisco 6500, 4500, 3700, 3500, 2900 Series and Nexus 9k, 7k, 5k and 2k switches and HP Pro Curve 3800 and 5400zl series switches and Cisco 4400, 5500 and 2500 series WLC’s, various models of standalone and LWAP’s, VPN 3000 ACS, Cisco ASA 5500, FWSM, Juniper SRX, Checkpoint, Palo Alto, Fortinet Fortigate Firewalls, IPS/IDS sensors, etc.
  • Configured networks using routing protocols such as EIG RP, OSPF, BGP and manipulated routing updates using route-map, distribute list and administrative distance for on-demand Infrastructure.
  • Hands-on experience with AWS cloud migration services EC2, S3, ELB, EBS, VPC, Direct Connect, VPC, etc.
  • Configured and maintained Cisco ASA 5500 series firewalls.
  • Installed and configured F5 load balancers and knowledge of application requirements (such as persistence), SSL offloading and implementation of SSL s and Keys, web acceleration, and TCP optimization and knowledge of external services environments including SSL exchange
  • Implementing traffic engineering on top of an existing Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) network using Frame Relay and Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
  • Provided redundancy in a multi homed Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) network by tunings AS-path.
  • Implemented Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP) by tuning parameters like preemption
  • Implemented various OSPF scenarios on networks consisting of 7600 routers
  • Configured policy based routing for BGP for complex network systems.
  • Configured Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) VPN with Routing Information Protocol (RIP) on the customer's Site
  • Cisco Secure Access Control Server (ACS) for Windows to authenticate users that connects to a VPN 3000 Concentrator.
  • Worked on FTP, HTTP, DNS, DHCP servers in windows server-client environment with resource allocation to desired Virtual LANs of network
  • Responsible for day to day management of Cisco Devices, Traffic management and monitoring.
  • Configured and managed OSPF redistribution and authentication with type 3 LSA filtering and to prevent LSA flooding and also configured OSPF over frame relay networks for NBMA and point to multipoint strategies.
  • Extensively worked on layer 2 features like STP, VLAN, and VTP and implemented them on new switches and used to troubleshoot any issues.
  • Designing, configuring, implementing and troubleshooting (LAN) VLAN's, VTP, Spanning Tree (STP), Trunking (dot1q and ISL) and Ether channel
  • Implementing and managing traffic engineering on top of an existing Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) network using Frame Relay and Open Shortest Path First (OSPF).
  • Hands on experience with Nexus Switches 2K, 5K and 7K
  • Network consists of Heavy Cisco equipment such as: Cisco 3560 2950 2924 switches, Cisco 6509 6513, 5500 series Layer 3 switches, Cisco 7200 series routers.
  • Hands on experience and good working knowledge with Checkpoint Firewall policy provisioning.
  • Worked on Firewall Administration, Rule Analysis, and Rule Modification.
  • Assisted with troubleshooting all network issues with routers and switches when necessary and consulted with on call tech as needed for client.
  • Validate existing infrastructure and recommend new network designs.
  • Manages network device configurations, logical names and addresses, network design and implementation.
  • Improving OSPF convergence by controlling SPF algorithm.
  • Participate in all technical aspects of LAN, WAN, VPN and security internetworking projects including, short and long term planning, implementation, project management and operations support as required.
  • Extensively used TCP/IP tool like TELNET for remote login to the routers and SSH for secure login.
  • Estimated Project costs and created documentation for project funding approvals.
  • Worked on AWS cloud services like VPC, EC2, ELB, EBS, etc.
  • Managed various teams involved in site surveys, cabling specifications, Network equipment installation and configuration.
  • Planned resources and presented project status to higher management.
  • Has expertise in LAN/WAN technologies (fast Ethernet, Layer2 & 3 switched/routed LAN, and Frame Relay).
  • Responsible for Checkpoint firewall management and operations across our global networks.
  • Working with Checkpoint Support for resolving escalated issues
  • Worked with Cisco to troubleshoot various problems.
  • Modified router configurations programming with additional VLANs, port assignment.
  • Configure Routing protocols such as RIP, OSPF, EIGRP, MPLS static routing and policy base routing.
  • Team member of Configuration of Cisco 7206 router with VPN and Configuration of Catalyst switches.
  • Configuration 7609, 7606 with OSPF and catalyst 6505, 4500, 3550 switches with various VLAN.
  • Create and test Cisco router and switching operations using OSPF routing protocol, ASA Firewalls, and
  • MPLS switching for stable VPNs. Cisco CLI, Ciscoworks, Network Security, Network Analysis Tools.
  • Configuration and troubleshooting link state protocols like OSPF in single area and multiple areas.
  • Redesign of Internet connectivity infrastructure for meeting bandwidth requirements.
  • Configured HSRP and VLAN trucking 802.1Q, VLAN Routing on Catalyst 6500 switches.
  • Optimized performance of the WAN network consisting of Cisco 3550/4500/6500 switches by configuring VLANs.
  • Configured BPDU Guard, port-fast, uplink fast and other spanning tree features.
  • Configuration and troubleshooting of Cisco 2500, 2600, 3000, 6500, 7500, 7200 Series routers.
  • Providing Technical Support and solutions for Network Problems.
  • Implementing NAT solution's on wan applications.
  • Planned, tested and evaluated various equipment's, systems, IOSs and procedures for use within the Network / security infrastructure
  • Upgrading IOS, troubleshooting network outages.
  • Participate in all technical aspects of LAN, WAN, VPN and security Internet Service projects including, short and long term planning, implementation, project management and operations support as required.
  • Configured lot of brand new cisco devices through console access using CLI.
  • Having Data Center Design Experience, installing and Configuring Network Devices in a Data Center including patching the cables in the Patch Panel. Design and implemented network in a Data Center.

Confidential

Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for reporting day to day operations of all associated routers, switches, gateways equipment.
  • Configured BGP for CE to PE route advertisement inside the lab environment
  • Monitoring the network, troubleshooting network problems, implementing changes, communicating and working closely with vendors, customers, system administrators.
  • Configured rules, static routing, IPsec tunnels, site-to-site vpns, etc. on Cisco ASA/Foritnet Fortigate Firewalls
  • Headed meetings & discussions with team members regarding network optimization and BGP issues.
  • Plans, coordinates, implements and supports the LAN / WAN hardware, software and Internet /Intranet integration network connectivity, diagnose network failures and resolve any problems.
  • Responsible for LAN and internet connection file and print server.
  • Maintained and installed new internet connections for customers.
  • Validate existing infrastructure and recommend new network designs.
  • Created scripts to monitor CPU/Memory on various low end routers in the network.
  • Installed and maintained local printer as well as network printers.
  • Handled Tech Support as it relates to LAN & WAN systems.
  • Handled installation of Windows NT Server and Windows NT Workstations.
  • Maintained and installed new internet IPsec connections for various customers.
  • Used various scanning and sniffing tools like Wire-shark
  • Troubleshooting of personal computers. On line Support to customers concerning their computer problems.
  • Involved in troubleshooting of DNS, DHCP and other IP conflict problems.
  • Installed Hard disks, Floppy drives, CD Drives, Sound Blaster cards, CPU, Memory, Power supply unit, Network card, Video graphics card, Hard disk controller card on PC systems.

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