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Network Security Engineer Resume

Houston, TX


  • Highly talented and accomplished IT professional with an unquenchable passion for excellence and .
  • I have an extensive background at solving the network problems.
  • Monitoring the data integrity through a web application firewall (WAF) and operating effectively to achieve the organization’s goals or objectives, design, implement, document and update IT related procedures, and provide guidance to less experience member of the team.
  • Helping user productive, with the phenomenal work ethic.
  • Ability to manage my time and resources in effective way.
  • Understanding power of communication to demonstrated mastery of leader ship and resourcefulness with the innovation mindset.


Operating System : Windows XP/7/10, Mac OS, Linux, Windows Server 08, 12, 2016.

Databases : Oracle, MS SQL Server, MySQL.

Networking : OSI TCP/IP, LAN/WAN, Active Directory, SMTP, HTTPs, DNS, DHCP, SNMP, VLAN, FTP, SSL, SSH, Telnet, Frame - Relay, EtherChannel, PPoE, LDAP, IPSec, GRE, BGP, EIGRP, OSPF, STP, HSRP, ACLs, 802.1X Standard.

Security: Cisco ISE, Umbrella, Firewalls, WAF, AWS (WAF), VPN, Cryptography, Malware Analysis, Palo Alto Firewall, F5, SCADA, IPS/IDS, Encryption, SIEM Solution, FireEye, IronPort.

Software/Applications/Tools: Microsoft Office Suite, VMware, Wireshark, MacAfee, Nessus Professional, Nexpose rapid7, Metasploit, GNS3, Packet Tracer.

Hardware : Computers and Peripheral, VOIP, Cisco routers, Cisco Switches, Cisco Firewalls, Cisco ASA, Cisco VPN, Cisco Meraki.


Confidential, Houston, TX

Network Security Engineer


  • Using MAC addresses as the unique identifier, and with the Cisco ISE collects various attributes for each network endpoint to build an internal endpoint database.
  • Maintain 99.99% of acceptable standards surpassing industry averages of 98.75%.
  • Work with IT Management & Auditors to coordinate and conduct security audits, risk assessment and analysis, and make recommendations for enhancing cyber-security.
  • Leverage Panorama to standardize & automate the support 100+ Palo Alto Firewalls and overseeing network migrations and customer acquisitions.
  • Quarterly best team member for optimizing the network, to be able to deliver an increasing array of services and application to support productivity and profitability.
  • Through customizing inspections, a WAF can detect and immediately prevent cross-site scripting, SQL injection attacks, to protect company’s web systems against zero-day exploits.

Confidential, Houston, TX

IT Security Analyst


  • Reduced external attacks against PBX severs by 25% every three months by changing SIP ports and implementing two factor authentications.
  • Designed, implemented, Cisco VOIP. With Cisco Unified Communications Manager and a SIP drop the phone service saved over 30% on monthly reoccurring cost.
  • Maintained LAN/WAN equipment and related services, including, switches, firewalls, routers, and IDS/IPS devices, Network Access Control Systems.
  • Designed and implemented migration strategy on legacy physical stateful firewall to virtualized Nextgen firewall.
  • Recognized at Corporate level for superior performance while assigned to analyze network traffic using SIEM solution to troubleshoot and resolve network issue .

Confidential, Houston, TX

Network Administrator


  • Enhanced security for clients by configuring and installing Barracuda SPAM Firewalls and dual-WAN security routers.
  • Managed and supported several check point firewalls, and Site to Site VPN.
  • Provided a cost saving $280,000 by developing & implementing a secure open-source firewall solution.
  • Maintained incident response plan for critical infrastructure, helping user productive optimized the network keep cost low, saving thousands of dollars for the company.
  • Nominated for Semi-Annual for helping resolve virus outbreak as member of a team that quickly isolated and removed virus that had infiltrated systems.

Confidential, Houston, TX

Desktop Support Analyst


  • Worked closely with engineer supervisor to provide high quality, timely, optimized, and repeatable integration services for security products.
  • Analyzed security threats in network environments, worked with security incident investigators for deeper analysis and provided feedback for solution enhancements.
  • Provided critical Tier 3 support to a key customer resulting 20% cost saving.
  • Performed regular system backups and recovery procedures, closely following SOPs to ensure system security.
  • Member of a 2-person team that performed internal IT compliance audits and advises on overall data security analytics and potential improvement .

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