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Network Architect Resume

Chantilly, VA


  • An extremely resourceful Network and Information Security Professional with significant background knowledge and experience in Networked Computing Services.
  • A proven ability to adapt very quickly to new situations and changing environments. Possess outstanding Customer Service relationship skills.
  • Expertise in IT security based on lots of hands - on experience with system/application hardening, security architectures development and application security testing; good knowledge of IT security best practices, solid technical background resulting in good knowledge of security threats, vulnerabilities, methods of exploitation and feasible countermeasures.
  • A strong combination of both technical and people skills qualities for effective interaction with end users, technical staff and management and an aptitude for explaining high level technical concepts to non-technical personnel.
  • Excellent organizational skills, proactive and comfortable working independently or as a team.


System/Software: Windows, UNIX and Linux Operating Systems, Ubuntu, CentOS, Win2000 Server, Windows 2000 Prof.,Win-NT 4.0, MS office 365, Cisco IOS and CatOS, Sniffview 5.0, Visio Professional, Net Screen Security Manager (NSM), VMware,ESXi 5.x, VMware vCenter 5.xXenServer and Hyper-V, SolarWinds, CA Service Desk Manager.

Hardware: Cisco Routers (7000, 5300, 3000, 2600, 2500) - Cisco Switches (5000, 3500, 2900) - Hub (Cisco), Cisco PIX Firewalls (525,520, 515,506), Nortel Optical Multiservice Edge 6500,Fujitsu Flashwave 9500 HDS, Alcatel-Lucent Routers and Switches, CISCO CRS-1 Series, CISCO MGX 8800, CISCO ASA (5505, 5510,5520,5540,5550), CIENA 6500 Broadband, MFoCS and Photonic Layer and Tellabs 5500 Digital Cross-connect, Palo Alto and CheckPoint firewall and F5 Load balancer.


Routing Protocol:: BGP4, OSPF, RIP, IGRP, EIGRP, IS-IS. Routed Protocol: TCP/IP, IPX/SPX


Network Architect

Confidential, Chantilly, VA


  • Perform analysis on ACLs and ensures configuration meets baseline standards
  • Perform vulnerability assessment and proposes solutions on mitigating security risks
  • Analyze, troubleshoot, and maintains network infrastructure devices (routers, switches, etc.)
  • Determine Risks and Priorities and review current incidents and determine appropriate threat levels
  • Work in a team environment that is deadline driven
  • Recommends enterprise best practices.
  • Develop white papers, GAP analysis, and other types of technical/business documentation as required
  • Communicates and presents reports to stakeholders and leadership
  • Complete familiarity and working knowledge of Confidential SP security controls
  • Mastery of the Risk Management Framework as outlined in Confidential SP
  • Expertise in firewall troubleshooting with Cisco ASA (5505, 5510, 5520, 5540, 5550) and F5 Load Balancer
  • Experience related to Application security, code security, vulnerability and risk assessments, security policy development and review, general IT and security controls development, compliance readiness (i.e. Confidential 800- Series, DIACAP, FISMA, FedRAMP, FIPS) and technical security architecture/ design/ development/ implementation

Senior Systems Engineer / Network Engineer

Confidential, Aberdeen, MD


  • Develop security architecture and solutions for Confidential ( Confidential ) networks.
  • Lead/Support the Design, testing and deployment of Customers LANs, WANs, and wireless network, including servers, routers, hubs, switches, UPSs and other hardware.
  • Operational support, hands-on implementation, troubleshooting, and configuration of network devices such as routers, switches, and firewalls for large-scale LAN/WAN environments.
  • Plans and monitors the installation of network systems.
  • Analyzes network activity and network problems to discover and prevent systematic errors. Recommends network design changes/enhancements for improved systems availability and performance
  • Develop data reduction and analysis software, as well as associated report automation, evaluate Security Network Performance.
  • Manages and document system configurations
  • Complete familiarity and working knowledge of Confidential SP security controls
  • Mastery of the Risk Management Framework as outlined in Confidential SP
  • Complete understanding and practical experience in performing security assessments in accordance with Confidential SP A
  • Familiarity with all Confidential Special Publications and FIPS PUBs
  • Configuration and troubleshooting of Palo Alto and CheckPoint Firewalls.
  • Expertise in firewall troubleshooting with Cisco ASA (5505, 5510, 5520, 5540, 5550) and F5 Load Balancer
  • Operation, and testing of a large scale enterprise Cisco based network and data center using Nexus switches and virtualized Nexus and Next-Generation Firewalls and Next-Generation IPS/ IDS.
  • Support Security Test Team in areas of test planning, instrumentation, execution and analysis.
  • Participate on the Data Authentication Group to access the completeness, consistency and accuracy of data from Security events.
  • Provide Engineering support for Test and Evaluation activities through the course of the Department of Defence acquisition process.
  • Research technological advancements to ensure that network solutions are continuously improved, supported, and aligned with industry and company standards as well as emerging business requirements.
  • Identify security vulnerabilities and implement new techniques for automating regression testing.
  • Provide System Engineering support for various projects in the primary areas of software and Network Architecture as well as Network Security.
  • Design and verify network solutions to support requirements for routing protocols, policy based routing, Traffic Shaping, Border Gateway Protocols, Tunneling IP Security, Network Address Translations, Network Security, Firewall contexts, Load-Balancing, Latency, data throughput, WAN acceleration, and monitoring.
  • Install, configure, and maintain servers, network hardware and virtual systems. Perform software installations and upgrades
  • Serve as a technical lead for hardware installation, configuration, and operational support of VMware virtual infrastructure.
  • Provide System Administration of VMware Products (ESXi 5.x, VMware vCenter 5.x, Update Manager 5.x).
  • Server Maintenance for Physical and Virtual including Monthly Patching and Backup Verifications: Dell Servers, Hyper V.

Network Engineer / Systems Engineer

Confidential, Jersey City, NJ


  • Responsible for the advanced installation, operation, and maintenance of the regional data network elements, ensuring network integrity and quality including CDPD, ATM, OTN, CDMA Data, EWS, STP, OMP, desktop, and laptop PC’s, and peripherals.
  • Troubleshooting; upgrading; administering these platforms and multiple vendor systems;
  • Maintaining system, element and platform applications; and providing support to a varied user community
  • Monitor network status and provide support for issues related to the network infrastructure, hardware and applications.
  • Create and update trouble tickets as required by standard procedures
  • Updating daily logs with site-specific information; and composing clear, concise reports for system documentations.
  • Experience installing and maintaining switches, routers and other networking equipment
  • Participates in cross-functional projects as schedule.

Network Technician

Confidential, North Haven, CT


  • Involve in activities of installation, technical support, configuration and troubleshooting
  • Evaluating new network technologies to make them a part of the infrastructure
  • .Maintaining and repairing the network tools and equipment
  • Monitoring the new and advance technologies to fulfil the client’s requirements
  • Performing the general activities of LAN/WAN administration
  • Evaluating and tracking global information technology infrastructure incidents

Assistant Network Associate

Confidential, Lorman, MS


  • Installed, upgraded, and maintained Network Operating Systems,
  • Maintained the operation of Windows NT 2000, and SQL servers, routers, Switches, hubs, and multi-platform networks and related peripheral equipment.
  • Provided connection for LAN, WAN, and related applications.
  • Configured and installed productivity tools, Windows NT 2000, and SQL servers and various systems.
  • Tested and configured new server software and troubleshoot network.
  • Diagnosed network problems.
  • Worked with QA to assist in the smooth transition of application releases
  • Assisted faculty and staff with software and hardware issues of LAN/WAN.

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