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SUMMARY:

  • Experienced Checkpoint Firewall, Security and Network Administrator as well as a Cisco Certified Network Administrator (CCNA).
  • While at Fifth Third Bank he served as the Level 3 Support Firewall Administrator (Cisco ASA and Checkpoint), on-call support for 30 Cisco and 2 Checkpoint firewalls, Cisco routers and level 3 switches.
  • Member of team that managed and supported all of Fifth Third Bank's Internet and Intranet Infrastructure (Firewalls / Load Balancers/Dial In Partners).
  • On-Call support for F5 BIG-IP Load Balancers.
  • On call support for Cisco routers (AT & T Managed) and company owned LAN switches.
  • Managed WAN Across 40 sites in 4 Continents.
  • Team member for support of over 1,000 Cisco and Checkpoint Firewalls.
  • Drafted and installed Checkpoint Firewall rules and policies.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Firewall Security Policy Analyst and Implementer
  • Cisco PIX / ASA Firewall Administrator (9 years)
  • Checkpoint Firewall Administrator (8 years)
  • UNIX System Administrator (12 years)
  • Cisco Certified Network Administrator (CCNA)
  • Windows 2003 Terminal Server Administrator
  • Wyse / Windows 2003 Thin Client Administrator
  • Linux System Administrator (Redhat/Ubuntu)
  • Network Security Technician (Cisco and UNIX)
  • Sun Microsystems Certified UNIX Administrator
  • HP Certified Unix System Administrator
  • Cyber Cafe Administrator
  • Computer Training Center Administrator

EXPERIENCE

Confidential, April 2012 - Present
Firewall Engineer (Cisco ASA and Checkpoint)

  • Level 3 support Firewall Engineer (Cisco ASA and Checkpoint)
  • Lead Firewall and Security Administrator
  • On-call support for 45 Cisco and 3 Checkpoint firewalls
  • Managed Smart Center Checkpoint management server (SmartView Tracker)
  • Managed Checkpoint Firewalls from the command line (cpconfig and Sysconfig)
  • Managed Cisco firewalls from both the Command line and ASDM
  • Managed Linux Syslog server
  • Designed and implemented Company Wide Security Policies
  • Migrated 7 VPN Tunnels from Checkpoint to Brand New Cisco ASA firewalls
  • Worked with an outside vendor to implement new Cisco ASA Remote Access VPN with 750 user licenses
  • Managed WAN Across 40 sites in 4 Continents
  • Implemented the migrated policies from Checkpoint R60 to Cisco ASA 8.6
  • Created and configured VLAN on LAN Switches
  • Set up hide NATs and Static NATs for new company Internet gateway on Cisco ASA
  • Created and Implemented 2 New DMZ subnets to abate security nuisance
  • On-Call support for F5 BIG-IP Load Balancers
  • Managed the F5 Big IP backup and VIP creation
  • On call support for Cisco routers (AT & T Managed) and company owned LAN switches.
  • Created new Subnets and configured new routes to reach them
  • Made network changes following company change management policy
  • Managed Ticket queue assigned to himself and his group

Confidential, N ovember 2011- April 2012
Firewall Administrator (Cisco ASA and Checkpoint)

  • Level 3 support Firewall Administrator (Cisco ASA and Checkpoint)
  • On-call support for 30 Cisco and 2 Checkpoint firewalls
  • On call support for Cisco routers and level 3 switches
  • Member of team of four that managed and supported all of Fifth Third Bank's Internet and Intranet Infrastructure (Firewalls / Load Balancers/Dial In Partners)
  • Network Administrator for Internet gateway routers and core switches
  • Advised application teams on appropriate security policies for Bank on-line applications.
  • Approved or disapproved security policy changes or additions to comply with Financial industry requirements.
  • Approved/Disapproved requests for security deviations.
  • Regularly Summarized and sent performance reports to management on Word and Excel formats as requested for security planning

Confidential, June 2011 to September 2011
Firewall Administrator (Cisco ASA and Checkpoint)

  • Level 3 support Firewall Administrator (Cisco ASA and Checkpoint)
  • VPN and Data encryption expert
  • Team member for support of over 2,000 Cisco and Checkpoint Firewalls
  • Drafting and installation of Checkpoint Firewall rules and policies
  • Worked on a project to migrate Checkpoint on Nokia firewalls to Checkpoint on HP hardware
  • Level 3 firewall Break-fix support - received and acted pages from Level 2 and corrected faults
  • Collaborated with multiple HP customers to design and manage best practice solutions for network security problems

Confidential, 2008 - 2011
Network, Server and Firewall Administrator

  • Handled Cisco firewall/router, Cyber Cafe and Windows 2003 Terminal Server/Windows 2008 administration
  • Managing Partner
  • Configured and managed a network of WYSE 60 thin client computers using Microsoft Terminal server technology
  • Lead trainer for Cisco and Microsoft certification

Confidential, November 2000 - October 2007
CISCO Network Security Technician/Checkpoint Firewall Administrator

  • Level 3 support Firewall Administrator (Cisco ASA and Checkpoint)
  • Team member for support of over 1,000 Cisco and Checkpoint Firewalls
  • Drafted and installed Checkpoint Firewall rules and policies
  • Level 3 firewall Break-fix support - received and acted pages from Level 2 and corrected faults
  • Root Administrator Unix, Linux, (Log servers for Cisco devices-After 2004)
  • Level one support for Oracle Unix servers (Before 2004)
  • Junior UNIX Administrator at General Motors Tech Center Warren. Monitored and reported errors for more than 50 Sun Solaris and HPUX servers (Before 2004)

Confidential, 2006 - 2007
Windows 2003 Administrator

  • Installed and maintained Windows 2003 Server for office network of 7 Computers
  • Installed Medical practice software
  • Used TightVNC to remotely solve server problems
  • Remote Administrator for Cisco Pix firewall
  • Remote Support for Medical practice applications

EDUCATION

Technical Certificate in C Programming and UNIX Administration

Electronic Data Systems (EDS) Multiple Corporate Trainings In Network Administration and Security
BS Health Sciences

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