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Sr Network Engineer/ Architect Resume

Chantilly, VirginiA

SUMMARY:

  • A result - oriented IT professional with extensive experience in the engineering, administration, design and support of information systems.
  • In-depth expertise in the design, implementation, analysis, optimization, configuration, troubleshooting and documentation of
  • LAN/WAN and Data Center.
  • Proven ability to lead and motivate project teams to ensure success.
  • Track record for diagnosing complex problems and consistently delivering effective solutions.
  • Proactive Architect and Engineer with over 15 years experience contributing to the profitability and performance of leading organizations through state-of-the-Art technology, infrastructure optimization, cutting-edge initiatives, and exemplary knowledge in both emerging and advanced technologies.

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE:

  • Data Center / Storage Networking
  • Data Center Architecture and Design
  • Nexus 9k, 7k, 6K, 5k, 2k, 1K, VDC, VPC, OTV, Fabric Path/Trill implementation
  • Cisco Fabric Interconnect (61xx/62xx) and UCS-5108-B/C Series design and implementation
  • Cisco MDS (9148, 95XX, 92XX) design and implementation
  • Cisco ASR 1K, 9K
  • Cisco ISR 4351-X, 4451-X
  • Cisco Meraki (60, 64, 64w), MS (220, 225, 250, 350), MR (1, 42)
  • Network Design/Architecture
  • IT Infrastructure Operations
  • Routing & Switching
  • Multicast Technologies
  • Wireless
  • MPLS L3/L2 VPN
  • QoS
  • Network Management
  • Network Security (Firewalls, IDS/IPS)
  • Confidential Communications
  • VoIP
  • Designing Routed (L3) and Switched (L2) networks
  • Configuring, Troubleshooting Routing Protocols (BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, RIPv1 - 2, ISIS, HSRP, VRP, GRE, DMVPN)
  • WAN Communications: (OCX, T1/T3, DS3, Metro-E, ATM and Frame-Relay)
  • Multicast DM, SDM and SM with Static & Dynamic RP (auto-RP, BSR) configurations.
  • Inter-AS Multicast, MSDP, Anycast
  • Bi-directional Multicast and Source Specific Multicast (SSM).
  • Multicast VPN (MPLS Multicast for Sites connected to MPLS Backbone)
  • Low latency (msec) and Ultra Low latency
  • QoS-Congestion Mgmt (PQ/CQ/WFQ/CBWFQ/LLQ)
  • QoS-Congestion Avoidance (RED, WRED)
  • QoS-Traffic Conditioning and BW Control (Shaping/FRTS, Policing/CAR)
  • QoS-Classification-Marking (DSCP, IP Precedence, NBAR), Policy Based Routing (PBR).
  • QoS-RSVP
  • Cisco PIX/ASA Firewalls and IOS Firewalls, Cisco VPN Concentrators, Cisco Secure ACS.
  • IPSec/VPN and authentication technologies, Remote access Technologies.
  • SonicWall Firewall
  • Barracuda Firewall
  • Cisco Meraki
  • VoIP design and implementation
  • Cisco Call Manager, Cisco Unity, Cisco IP Phones
  • Voice Gateways (2811s, 3725s, 3845s), Voice - T1s/PRI setup.
  • Video and Video on Demand (VoD)
  • IPTV Architecture
  • Wireless WLAN (core & guest) design and implementation.
  • Cisco wireless APs 1242s, 1252s, 1100 series, SonicPoint APs
  • Cisco WLC 2106, 4402, 5500, WiSM hardware, WSC and wireless phones
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Speak and write French fluently
  • Cabling Topologies included (CAT 5, 6 and Fiber Optic) Ethernet, ATM and Token Ring, Gigabit Ethernet;
  • Layer 2 and Layer 3 Switching; Cisco 6500, 5000, 4500, 3700, 3500, 7200, 2800, 2900 and 2600 series; 7835
  • (Cisco -VoIP Call Manager and Unity systems, Cisco Confidential Messaging), Nexus (7000, 5000, 2000), PIX (501506E, 512, 515E), ASA (5505, 5510, 5520, 5540 ), and Nokia Firewall (IP330, IP2330), Wireless technology including Symbol and Cisco, Nortel L2-7 Switching modules, Nortel OME (65110, 6500), Sonnet Flatware
  • 4500, Cisco VPN 3000 Concentrators, Cisco IP phones (7945, 7965, 7911, 7975, E20, Ex90), Infertile monitoring system, Telstra voice recording system. F5 /Big IP (LTM1600 and3600), Cisco MDS (90209100, 9200) switches for SAN, Nexus 7000, 5000, 2232, 2248), 1000v series, Cisco WC 4404, 5000 seriesSonicWall firewall, Barracuda LinkBalancers, SonicPoints Aps, Extreme Network switches ( Summit x450e, Blackdiamond 8000)
  • Cisco IOS/IOS XE/IOS XR/Cat OS, Win 2000, XP, NT. Nortel/SONET/SDH Multiservice switches, IBM Blade Center, BrocadeWireless
  • Concord Network Health Management Tool/HP OpenView/Eye of the Storm/Vital Net/ Smart for Measuring Bandwidth Utilization and Performance, InfoBox-NetMRI, SonicWall NSA 5600, SonicPoint access point
  • Packeteer for traffic shaping and monitoring, QIP, SMART, Falcon, Solarwinds, Barracuda Link Balancer 430
  • Network Associates Sniffer for Baselining networks, Fluke line tester for connectivity testing. Ethereal for Sniffer capture analysis, Qualys Guard (for security port scan,), What's UP Gold, IPAM, EasyIP
  • RIP1/RIP2, EIGRP, BGP, OSPF, IPX, IP, VRRP-HSRP, T1, T3, Frame-Relay, ATM, BGP, DLSW, MULTICAST, PPPoE, GREIPSEC, MPLS (LDP/TDP/RSVP), L3VPNs, L2VPNs/VPLS/RSA, GetVPN, DMVPN, VDC, VPC, FabricPath/Trill, OTV)
  • MS Office, MS Project, MS PowerPoint and Visio.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Chantilly, Virginia

SR Network Engineer/ Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Perform network assessment and documentation.
  • Analyze current network environment and propose solution.
  • Design High Level Design (HLD).
  • Design and implement wireless solution using Meraki MX64, MS350, MR18
  • Converted High Level Design into Low Level Design (LLD).
  • Participate in HLD and LLD meeting.
  • Attend corporate meetings and participate in Conference calls.
  • Configured and troubleshot Nexus 7K, 5K, 6K, 4K, 2K, ASR 1002, F5 LoadBlancer, Blue Coat, ASA 5500 firewall and MDS 90006905E, Cisco ASA and Cisco ISR4451-X
  • Reconfigured data and wireless network to improve network collectivity and availability such as, MX64, MS225, MR18
  • Configured and troubleshoot various protocols, such as Eigrp, Ospf, Bgp, MPLS, OTV Attended corporate meetings and participate in
  • Conference calls. Developed, designed principles, models, plans, internal standards, and processes based on industry best practices. Write technical documents.
  • Serve as a level 3 escalation point for all of the Network related issues.
  • Serve as a mentor for other Network engineers.

Confidential

Sr Network Engineer/Consultant / Lead Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Perform network assessment and propose solutions.
  • Designed, configured and implemented Confidential solution between Confidential Data Centers.
  • Designed, configured and troubleshot FCOE solution for data center
  • Configured, implemented and troubleshot UCS 6200 and Fiber interconnect
  • Configured and troubleshot Nexus 9K, 7K, 5K, $K, 2K, ASR 1002, F5 LoadBlancer, Blue Coat, ASA 5500 firewall and MDS 90006905E, Cisco ASA and Checkpoint Firewall, ISR 4451-X
  • Reconfigured data and wireless network to improve network collectivity and availability.
  • Configured and troubleshoot various protocols, such as Eigrp, Ospf, Bgp, MPLS, OTV
  • Attended corporate meetings and participate in Conference calls.
  • Developed, designed principles, models, plans, internal standards, and processes based on industry best practices.
  • Wrote technical documents.
  • Took a proactive approach to resolving network hardware and software problems quickly and efficiently with minimal impact to endusers.
  • Planned, designed, implemented, and support complex multi-vendor environments.
  • Developed and maintained detailed implementation and documentation.
  • Created and maintained detailed deployment documentations.
  • Installed, Configured Lantronix, VSS Monitoring devices
  • Led a group of engineers and multiple projects successfully.
  • Served as a mentor for other network engineers
  • Performed Level 3 escalation point responsibilities for all network related issues

Confidential

Sr Network Engineer/Consultant / Lead Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Performed network assessment and proposed solutions.
  • Designed Data Center solution.
  • Designed, configured and troubleshot FCOE solution for data center
  • Configured, implemented and troubleshot UCS 6200 and Fiber interconnect
  • Configured and troubleshot Nexus 7K, 5K, 6K, 2K, ASR 1002, F5 LoadBlancer, Blue Coat, ASA 5500 firewall and MDS 90006905E, Cisco ASA and Checkpoint Firewall
  • Reconfigured data and wireless network to improve network collectivity and availability.
  • Configured and troubleshoot various protocols, such as Eigrp, Ospf, Bgp, MPLS, OTV
  • Attended corporate meetings and participate in Conference calls.
  • Developed, designed principles, models, plans, internal standards, and processes based on industry best practices.
  • Wrote technical documents.
  • Took a proactive approach to resolving network hardware and software problems quickly and efficiently with minimal impact to endusers.
  • Planned, designed, implemented, and support complex multi-vendor environments.
  • Developed and maintained detailed implementation and documentation.
  • Created and maintained detailed deployment documentations.
  • Installed, Configured Lantronix, VSS Monitoring devices
  • Led a group of engineers and multiple projects successfully.
  • Served as a mentor for other network engineers

Confidential

Sr Network Engineer/Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Perform network assessment and propose solutions.
  • Configure and troubleshoot 3900, Cisco Voice gateway 3945, VG224, and ASR 1002, Barracuda LinkBlancer, SonicWall firewall and
  • Cisco ASA, SonicPoints Aps, Extreme switches (Summit x450e, BlackDiamond 8000).
  • Reconfigured data and wireless network to improve network collectivity and availability.
  • Configure and troubleshoot various protocols, such as Eigrp, Ospf, Bgp, MPLS.
  • Attend corporate meetings and participate in Conference calls.
  • Develop design principles, models, plans, internal standards, and processes based on industry best practices.
  • Wrote technical documents.
  • Supported a multi-site cluster of Cisco Call Manager, Cisco Unity Connections, Cisco Presence, Cisco Emergency Responder, UCCX and other Call based applications.
  • Configured, troubleshot and deployed Cisco IP phones.
  • Configured, maintained, and supporting Cisco Confidential Communications Manager, quality of service (QoS), H.323 gateways, IP phones, voice applications and utilities on Cisco routers .
  • Participate in developing architectural strategy, including technology standardization and modernization of
  • Enterprise, data center and disaster recovery network infrastructures.
  • Serve as a mentor for other network engineers

Confidential

Senior Network Engineer/Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Designed and Implemented a HA (High Availability) Data Center and Network solutions.
  • Troubleshot Confidential ’ network-related issues (Voice, Data, wireless and Video)
  • Wrote technical documents and train employees as needed.
  • Provided technical leadership for data and voice network problem escalation and resolution.
  • Designed, configured and implemented wireless using Cisco Meraki such as, MX64, MS225, MR18
  • Designed, configured and troubleshot FCOE solution for data center
  • Configured, troubleshot and implemented Cisco Nexus 7K, 5K, $K, 2K, ASR 1002, 6905E, cat 4510
  • Proactively investigate and resolve network and hardware matters of significance.

Confidential

Sr Network Engineer/Lead Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Designed and implemented HA (High Availability) Data Center Solution for Data, Voice, WirelessConfigured and troubleshot Cisco Nexus 7000, 5000, 2000, 1000V, Cisco 6500, 4500, 3900, Cisco Voice gateway 3945, VG224, and ASR 1002, 9001.
  • Designed, Implemented Cisco fabricPath Solutions.
  • Designed, configured and troubleshot FCOE solution for data center
  • Configured and troubleshot various protocols, such as Eigrp, Ospf, Bgp, MPLS, VRF, and GetVPN.
  • Attended corporate meetings and participate in Conference calls.
  • Developed design principles, models, plans, internal standards, and processes based on industry best practices.
  • Wrote technical documents.
  • Lead a group of seven (7) network engineers
  • Participated in developing architectural strategy, including technology standardization and modernization of
  • Enterprise, data center and disaster recovery network infrastructures.
  • Served as a mentor for other network engineers

Confidential

Senior Network Engineer/Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Designed and Implemented a HA (High Availability) Data Center and Network solutions.
  • Troubleshot Confidential 's network-related issues (Voice, Data and Video)
  • Wrote technical documents and train employees as needed.
  • Provided technical leadership for data and voice network problem escalation and resolution.
  • Migrated Avaya VOIP solution to Cisco VOIP solution.
  • Administered F5 Big IP Load Balancer
  • Maintained data, voice and video network hardware and systems
  • Designed, configured and troubleshot FCOE solution for data center
  • Configured, troubleshot UCS and Fabric Interconnect
  • Proactively investigate and resolve network and hardware matters of significance.
  • Configured, troubleshot and implemented Cisco Nexus 7K, 5K and 2K, Cisco 6500, 7500, 4500, ASR (1002, 9002).
  • Designed and Implemented DR solution using Confidential technology.
  • Configured, troubleshot and deployed Cisco and Avaya IP phones.
  • Configured, maintained, and supporting Cisco Confidential Communications Manager, quality of service (QoS), H.323 gateways, IP phones, voice applications and utilities on Cisco routers .

Confidential

Senior Network Engineer/Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Developed design principles, models, plans, internal standards, and processes based on industry best practices.
  • Troubleshot company's network-related issues (Voice, Data and Video)
  • Wrote technical documents and train employees as needed.
  • Provided technical leadership for data and voice network problem escalation and resolution.
  • Proactively investigated and resolved network and hardware matters of significance
  • Attended Consulate meetings and presentations.
  • Acted as an Escalation point for all Network-related issues (Data, Voice, Video)
  • Configured, troubleshot and managed Cisco Call Manager, Cisco Unity and Gateways.
  • Setup and administered Cisco UCCX
  • Configured, troubleshot and managed Cisco IP Phones, such as 7911, 7935, 7945, 7975, E20, EX90
  • Configured, troubleshot and implemented Cisco Nexus 7K, 5K and 2K, Cisco 6500, 7500, 4500...
  • Configured and troubleshot Cisco MDS switches (9020, 9500) for HP SAN.
  • Configured and troubleshot T1, T3/DS3 line, PTP
  • Designed, Configured and troubleshot GRE tunnels and DMVPN solutions
  • Configured and troubleshot Voice gateways.
  • Managed user’s account using Active Directory

Confidential, Easton, PA

Senior Network Engineer/Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Performed Network architecture and design duties
  • Gathering business requirements and objectives
  • Producing a blueprint for a complex, large-scale, integrated network
  • Communicating that architecture to stakeholders
  • Working closely with business management to determine business process and productivity needs and an appropriate technology strategy to support business goals.
  • Analyzing technical needs, requirements, and state of the network’s infrastructure design, integration, and operations.
  • Working with technical management to architect networks that effectively reflect business needs, service-level and availability requirements, and other technology parameters.
  • Developing design principles, models, plans, internal standards, and processes based on industry best practices.
  • Establishing governing principles for network design and deployment.
  • Participating in selection of networking technologies and products for implementation
  • Performing detailed technical analysis and site survey.
  • Planning, designing and delivering IT Infrastructure initiatives Confidential data Center, DDOD, DR and Local Network solution.
  • Troubleshooting network connectivity and performance issues and implemented network solutions.
  • Proposing network solutions, which improved network availability and performance.
  • Conducting local and remote sites surveys for network bottlenecks, performance issue and proposed resolutions.
  • Configuring and administering Cisco PIX and ASA
  • Configuring, troubleshooting and implementing Cisco Nexus 7K, 5K and 2K
  • Reviewing and updating all network documentation to improve troubleshooting and inventory.
  • Configuring VLANs, trunks, Ether Channels, port security
  • Performing IOS upgrades
  • Configuring and troubleshooting Cisco MDS switches (9100, 9200) for HP SAN
  • Installing, configuring and maintaining wireless access points and controllers.
  • Serving as escalation point and provided on-call duties

Confidential, NY

Senior Network Engineer/Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Performed detailed technical analysis and site survey.
  • Designed, configured and implemented LAN and WAN solutions
  • Configured Cisco routers, switches and firewall.
  • Troubleshot network performance issues and implemented network solutions...

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