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Senior Network Security Engineer Resume

Atlanta, GeorgiA

SUMMARY:

  • Disaster Recovery / Network Administration / Stakeholder’s Engagement
  • Exceptionally efficient and solution - driven IT Professional with a solid background in executing network operations against foreign adversaries' information systems and networks while utilizing advanced software applications for network navigation, tactical forensic analysis, and collection of valuable intelligence information.
  • Track record of researching and implementing solution sets to influence and enhance network offensive posture.
  • Proficiency in producing formal and informal reports, briefings, and perspectives of actual and potential attacks against organizational systems or mission-critical projects.
  • Seeks to leverage extensive skills and unique expertise to drive corporate growth within the public and private sector in the role of a Cyber Network Professional, System Vulnerability Analyst or Cyber Mitigations Engineer.
  • Intuitive strategist adept in exploring emerging network industry technologies and solutions, vulnerability analysis as well as research and scalable defensive mitigation development
  • Proficiency in facilitating penetration testing and building defensive capabilities while overseeing state-of-the-art network infrastructures across multiple locations with an emphasis on availability, scalability, reliability, data confidentiality, and system integrity
  • Outstanding in the development and management of overall planning and projects control functions & programs for various frameworks in cross-sectional fields
  • Highly-organized individual with excellent communication, problem-solving, and decision-making skills with strong attention to detail and follow-through while maintaining focus on the big picture
  • Familiar with vulnerability assessment tools and the ability to recommend modifications to security tools to better detect, prevent, and mitigate intrusions

TECHNICAL PROFICIENCIES:

Platforms: Windows OS, Linux & Unix (Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Kali Linux Ubuntu) Ethernet (Gigabit Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Optical Fiber (Single-Mode, Multi-Mode) Wireless (HP and Aruba access points, Controllers, POE Switching, Wireless Channels, 802.11)

Tools: /Technologies VMware, Puppet, IBM XIV, ePublisher, Cisco IOS, HP Procurve OS, Cisco Nexus Platform, TACACS and RADIUS Authentication, Cisco Switches, BlueCat, Routers, Cisco WAAS Manager, Aruba ClearPass and Airwave, Routing Protocol (OSPF, EIGRP, BGP), Cumulus Linux (White-Box Switching), HP Procurve Switches (2500, 2600, 5400), Cisco ISE

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Strategic Planning
  • Team Leadership
  • Splunk Logging Analytic
  • DDoS Firewall Technologies
  • Cyber & Network Security
  • Security Contingency Plans
  • System Evaluation
  • Policy Enforcement
  • Information Assurance
  • Vulnerability Management
  • Contracts & Negotiations
  • Reports & Documentation
  • Policy Enforcement
  • Analytical Abilities
  • System Administration
  • Budget Management
  • Malware Analysis
  • IT Security Trends
  • Risk Management

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Atlanta, Georgia

Senior Network Security Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Spearhead the selection, on-boarding, and architecture of DDoS and WAF services for the enterprise-wide security framework and also communicated security updates that impact the organization for efficient and effective remediation and resolution
  • Spearhead the planning, implementation, monitoring, and upgrades of security measures and tools for protecting data, systems, and networks across the organization
  • Generated security documentation, including security assessment reports; system security plans; contingency plans; and disaster recovery plans
  • Oversee Cisco Network Access Control (NAC) deployment responsible for authentication, authorization and ensuring proper security measures for all company-wide IT infrastructures

Confidential, Atlanta, Georgia

Senior Data Center Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for deploying Cisco 5000, 9000 and Cisco FEX for Cisco Legacy to facilitate Nexus conversion as well as the configuration of template for prospective needs of Supply Chain
  • Initiated security solutions to enable secure access to the company’s network for vendor management services
  • Supported the planning and execution of a project designed to convert Ciena to Silver Peak WAN optimization devices for storage replication between Data Centers with a budget of $3MM project
  • Oversaw the routing and switching Data Center Fabrics between Atlanta, GA, and Austin, TX while designing plan for a 100GB Data Center Fabric for top tier application
  • Collaborated with the network engineering team to implement a “Tree Lot” payment system and also maintained a close relationship with vendors to facilitate cost-effective solutions for project equipment
  • Implemented Juniper Routers for Core WAN routing infrastructures and orchestrated Cisco Nexus 5000 device upgrades in our infrastructure with minimal operational downtime.

Confidential, Minneapolis, MN

Global Network Support Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Initiated new core routing backbone, DHCP logging parameters on Cisco 881 for efficient security logging, as well as Cisco WAAS Appliance for our global and domestic sites.
  • Maintained and oversaw organizational plant and hub sites and also supported the core network architecture
  • Drove process improvement initiatives for troubleshooting global network routing for domestic and international sites while providing technical support to resolve network issues
  • Coordinated network infrastructures to facilitate new site deployment and converted Sales sites to a simpler IBGP Core infrastructure from an OSPF routing core
  • Serve as point of contact for support services at the sales, plant and headquarter sites as well as supporting the secondary replacement Data Center development

Confidential, Minneapolis, MN

IT Infrastructure Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for designing and implementing a centralized logging platform for Oracle, IBM/NetApp Storage, and server platforms while incorporating Splunk logging analytic.
  • Migrated company’s core data from Unix to Linux servers and oversaw Data Center operations.
  • Designed and initiated a standard for Cisco Nexus B22HP FEX Cards for HP VMware Enclosures
  • Oversaw server, storage and backup infrastructure environments that support SAP, Oracle, and Red Prairie applications

Confidential, Research Triangle Park, NC

IT Engineer Intern

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitated research on Mobile Enterprise Platforms for simplifying the ordering/tracking for Cisco client partners.
  • Responsible for implementing, configuring, and provisioning Cisco devices for lab testing environment.
  • Spearheaded the compilation of client host data to be transferred from Richardson, Texas Data Center to Cisco’s Non-Production Data Center in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

Confidential, Research Triangle Park, NC

Cooperative Student Intern

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborated with Technical Assistance Center Engineers to troubleshoot network issues and provided general lab infrastructure support.
  • Proficiently completed cases within a specified time frame and loaded appropriate IOS images when required
  • Utilized routing and switching commands to service Cisco IOS. Monitored the case-tracking tool for recreating requests

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