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Network Implementation Engineer Resume

New York, NY

SUMMARY:

  • Experience with routing protocols EIGRP, OSPF, BGP, MPLS networks
  • Experience with switching technologies including VLANs, LACP, STP, QoS, VTP, VSS, VPC, VDC
  • Experience with NEXUS 5k, 7k, 9k, Juniper Platforms
  • Cisco ISE and other industry NAC solutions
  • VPN, SSLVPN and Firewall administration using Palo Alto, Cisco, Juniper, Fortinet
  • Experience with SDWAN solutions including Silverpeak, Peplink
  • Experience with Web/Email filtering applications such as Cisco IronPort, Microsoft Forefront for Exchange, Symantec Cloud, and Palo Alto
  • Server administration on Windows Server 2016/2012/2008 for services (DNS, DHCP, Active Directory, Microsoft Exchange 2007/2010/2013, SQL 2005/2008/2012/1016 )
  • Manage backups of Network and Server Data using NetBackup, Backup Exec, VEEAM
  • Install and maintain Virtual servers and machines using ESX, Hyper - V
  • Experience with installing, configuring Cisco wireless using Meraki and Controller deployments

EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, New York, NY

Network Implementation Engineer

  • Work on Project team to perform network upgrades, installs and implementations for clients
  • Typical duties involve being assigned project, liaising with client to gather necessary details of existing environment, stage new equipment, and install at client site
  • Follow through network projects from inception to completion
  • Typical hardware used includes configuring/installing Palo Alto or Cisco firewalls, Cisco switches
  • Work with ISPs to turn up BGP circuits, implement EIGRP or OSPF in required deployments to achieve dynamic routing/failover
  • Bring up VPN tunnels between remote sites, work with vendor to establish tunnels to hosted resources
  • Implement switch port security using native functions on switches (various models) or NAC solutions
  • Configure and implement NAC solutions including Cisco ISE for wired/wireless authentication including MAB and 802.1x
  • Serve as level 3 escalation for various client network issues/problems for help desk and junior level engineers

Confidential, Secaucus, NJ

Network Administrator

  • Manage and Install Cisco environment, including Nexus, Firepower/ASA, IOS platforms
  • Lead on Corp Cisco refresh which encompassed replaced of 20+ IDFs, 6 cores
  • Lead on store network upgrade and segmentation project for 1200+ stores using Cisco Meraki gear (MX, MS, MR appliances)
  • Manage MPLS and PTP infrastructure between 4 US and 5 Asia corporate offices
  • Lead on installation of new circuits from planning to implementation phases
  • Serve as networking lead on various business related application projects. Duties as part of this involvement would include standing up new L2L VPN tunnels, edit ACLs for specific external/customer facing FWs, MS OS deployments, VM server builds
  • Manage Problem tickets, change requests using ServiceNow
  • Serve as escalation for help desk and store IT teams
  • Manage/Monitor backups using NetBackup v8
  • Monitor Server/VM/Network environment using Solarwinds monitoring
  • Participate in monthly rotating 24hr on call schedule with team
  • Manage VmWare 6.5, MS Server 2016/2012/2008 environments
  • Manage Corp and Store McAfee EPO and threat protection suites
  • Implement and manage Cisco ISE as authentication point for VPN and wireless users
  • Office365 administration, Manage Cisco IronPort Email filtering
  • Migrate to and manage 8x8 VoIP solution for Corp and Store environments
  • Manage Load-Balancing deployments using F5

Confidential, Bronx, NY

Network Manager

  • Project lead on all new site deployments. Responsible for coordinating with ISP install and configuring Network equipment and VPN tunnel back to main and colo site.
  • Project lead on colocation server move. Performed documentation on equipment (VMware environment, SAN, switches) as well IP changes.
  • Troubleshoot connectivity issues to access to applications located at colo, as well as quality issues with VPN phone networks. Approximately 75 remotes sites in scope.
  • Coordinate with vendors of installed equipment if needed to resolve issues
  • Lead on DR project, working with EMC and VMware to configure and establish data replication for mission critical services
  • Monitor DR replication, and periodically perform test failovers to ensure data integrity
  • Monitor and maintain virtual server resources/status, create new VMs as necessary
  • Troubleshoot application/Windows. Manage AD, DHCP, SQL, TS farms, DNS, Exchange 2007/2013 on Server 2008R2
  • Serve as escalation point for Network, Server, Application issues
  • Use Nagios and Solarwinds to monitor network/server traffic and status
  • Monitor and schedule VEEAM backups of VMware environment
  • Serve as lead on new application deployment, coordinate staff training with staff and coordinate install and testing with the vendors
  • Lead on WAN project to provide ISP redundancy to critical remote sites using Peplinks. Worked with Verizon to cancel MPLS sites within scope and ensure necessary routing in place
  • Provide 2nd level network related troubleshooting to help desk support
  • Maintain/Install Active Directory, Exchange, DHCP, DNS and SQL servers
  • Use of Web filtering application to regulate internet and email traffic (Cisco Trend Micro, and Symantec MessageLabs)
  • Maintain and troubleshoot issues with remote sites connected via VPN, MPLS
  • Schedule and monitor status of server backups using Backup Exec 2010
  • Build, configure and maintain Nagios and Cacti servers for network monitoring on CentOS
  • Use of Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager to maintain anti-virus health for client PCs
  • Configure Cisco ASA, routers and switches for new remote site deployment
  • Lead on virtualization project using VMware platform
  • Install and maintain Virtual servers on ESXi server
  • Maintain and create new LUNS on EMC SAN
  • Maintain and troubleshoot access and operation of various medical and billing applications including Nextgen, SMART, ADL, Eclinical Works, Fund EZ

Confidential, New Rochelle, NY

Infrastructure Engineer

  • Acted as consultant to various clients (Law Firms, Schools, local business, etc.) in regards to network maintenance and implementation
  • Performed network audits to ascertain current network configuration status and provided recommendation on best practices
  • Solely responsible for over 15 new network deployment for clients (50- 200 employees per client)
  • Performed initial configurations of network implementations for new clients
  • Configured and installed Firewalls, Routers, switches, and wireless controllers according to customer requirements
  • Provide level 2 assistance to resolve various LAN/WAN and network problems.
  • Administration for VPN and Firewall services (Juniper, Avaya, Cisco, Fortinet)
  • Work with service provider support to resolve carrier level connection issues
  • Work with clients regarding network changes such as VLANs, routing, QoS modifications
  • Maintain Microsoft Exchange, Active Directory, and Blackberry Enterprise server using Windows 2003/2008 server
  • Manage rules and policies of web and Email filtering using Bluecoat web filter and Exchange Forefront
  • Provide PC level support for Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7
  • Manage server backups using Backup Exec 2010/2012
  • Basic level troubleshooting involving Avaya BCM, CallPilot, and system administration
  • Use network monitoring Applications such as Nagios and Solarwinds to monitor network health
  • Build and maintain Dell and HP servers using Windows 2003/2008 servers

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