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Senior Network Consultant Resume

SUMMARY

  • CISCO Certified Professional with over 8 years of experience in network designing, implementation & infrastructure management. Managed Infrastructure projects along with Build & Operation procedures. Exposure to a wide range of LAN, WAN, WLAN, Firewall technologies - Checkpoint, Cisco, Routers & switches
  • Planned IT network infrastructure with clients to ensure that the systems are tailored and comply with their requirements
  • Implemented IT network projects consisting of installation, configuration along with maintaining Network services, hardware systems and peripheral equipment/devices
  • Administered servers and server clusters which demanded managing system back-up, database and restoring protocols
  • Performed network QA test through execution of system analysis and troubleshooting in order to resolve problems on servers, workstations and other network devices
  • Monitored the network performance regularly to improve performance and functionality
  • Monitored network/software security, controlled access to the IT network and updated security programs as a part of the security procedure
  • Designed and installed LAN, WAN and security networks
  • Configure troubleshoot network and security equipment’s like routers and switches, firewalls, UNIX and Windows servers etc.
  • Analyzed and implemented efficient processes to improve the company LAN, WAN and security architecture
  • Performed Remote monitoring and site to site VPN, Easy VPN
  • Designed network topology along with the network engineer in MS Visio
  • Handled troubleshooting and maintenance of the network using various tools like Sniffer and Syslog
  • Worked on WASS for performance improvement
  • Performed migration & optimization of WAN using Riverbed WAAS
  • Migrated firewall appliances
  • Performed audits as per ITIL processes
  • Effective Project Management and leadership skills, working with multiple teams within the customer environment
  • Delivered compliant awareness sessions to across IMS teams
  • Gathered the requirements from clients on the site requirements, such as network, server, application and user base
  • Participated in Change Advisory Board, Presented implementation changes for final approval

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Operating Systems: Cisco IOS/CATOS, Windows Server 2000/2003/2008 , Windows 2000/XP/7

Protocols: TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, DNS, SMTP, SSL, 802.11, OSPF, BGP, EIGRP

Mail Systems: Exchange 2000/2003/2010 , Enterprise Server, IronPort

Web Servers: IIS, SSL, HTTPS

Hardware: HP/, Dell, Cisco (Routers - 7200/3900/2900/2800 , 1900, 800; Switch 6500/3700/3500/2900 ; Firewalls: PIX/ASA) Riverbed

Wireless: Cisco Aironet, WCS, WLC

Security: IDS/IPS, MARS, CSA, ACS, IAS, TACACS, RADIUS, Firewalls (Cisco PIX/ASARemote Access

VPN, Terminal Server (2003, 2008)Utilities: VMWare, HyperV, Cisco Works/ASDM/ACS/CSM, Web SenseWire Shark, Remedy, BMC Service Desk, Nagio

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Senior Network Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Designed the lab & implemented complete DMVPN solution
  • Maintain updated inventory/documentation
  • New ISP circuit Installation, maintenance and support of LAN/WAN equipment .
  • Inventory sites, specifying which SIG sites have largest bandwidth.
  • Investigated IP ckts for hub sites , and getting quotes and lead time
  • Create the BoM for Hubs & Branches and provide lead time , considering the future move to IWAN solution
  • Tested the LTE solution on cisco 899 SAG cisco router for far end remote sites

Confidential

Senior Network Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Worked with voice and data networks environment, including: Switches, Routers, Servers, Copper and Fiber Cabling/Optics, Racks/Cabinets, Firewalls, LAN, WAN, TCP/IP, VPN, QoS, dynamic routing protocols, and server load balancing
  • Conducted periodic audits, testing, and remediation in accordance with IT and PCI Audit policies
  • Provided high-level technical support for voice and data network systems, creating and maintaining network documentation, maintains hardware and software standards
  • Maintained disaster recovery procedures for network systems
  • Supported operations in their management of network equipment inventory: stock levels, spares ordering, repair, warranty management, disposal
  • Gathered the details from clients on the site requirements, such as network, server, application and user base
  • Designed network topology along with the network engineer in MS Visio
  • Understood the client requirement, suggesting client with appropriate configuration
  • Contacted Verizon team for circuit quote and installation details
  • Contacted Cisco dealers in the region, getting quotes and placing orders as per requirement
  • Performed Remote monitoring and site to site VPN, Easy VPN
  • Performed network assessments and security audits
  • Participated in the administration and maintenance of the remote monitoring and management system: update agent scripts, respond to alerts, monitor dashboard, and periodic system review

Confidential

Sr. Network Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Supported daily monitoring of issues like NAT and PAT mappings, objects groups changes and port changes
  • Monitored all the traffic and loads using solar winds. Nbar mapping for web link, https sites
  • Provided support to BGP gateway with multihoming BGP connection for internet service providers
  • Setup MPLS at multi location to connect via service provider and then to our remote sites. Also used Riverbed/WAAS for to support fast services and some blue coat proxy application
  • Migration of Pix to ASA firewall from previous acquired company and merged to central location in Atlanta data center
  • Supported NOC services 24*7 basis, to support network issue and opened tickets
  • BGP filter for routes from service provider and client using MED, local pref
  • HSRP implementation to existing router for load balancing and high availability
  • Data center migration from Germany to Atlanta
  • Managed data network 100 nodes for clients
  • Sales work support for client, Bill of materials, network design, hardware resources requirement for client's project
  • Performance improvement by using WASS
  • Cisco VOIP support 2811, 3845 cisco routers
  • ASA 5540/6500 FWSM supports
  • OSPF, LDP, HSRP, and ASA failover
  • Data migration for client from previous IPsec to MPLS/BGP environment
  • Data Center Integration and merger for client
  • Weekly status report, progress and project management report implementation
  • Design for hardware requirement and price margin for datacenter setup and migration Optimization of WAN using Riverbed WAAS
  • MPLS and BGP implementation at different locations of client datacenter
  • Disaster recovery support like power outage, Network slowness, Internet outage
  • Wireless support using 5560 / 7500 Cisco wireless LAN controller

Confidential

Network Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Worked on the upgrade for the internal IMB network with the various Cisco catalyst 4500, 3550, 2900 series and routers 2600, 3600, 7200 along with the installation of Nortel 2000-24 switch and Nortel 1002 secure router
  • Redesigning of the network for the better load balancing and redundancy
  • Managing and implementing the NMIS 4.2.12 for the network management
  • Troubleshooting and maintenance of the network using various tools like sniffer and syslog
  • Installation and implementation of PIX 525, 515, 506 etc. and applying ACLs and Natting on the same. Used MPLS for the layer 3 routing along with CoS

Confidential

Junior Network Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Configuration of VLANs, trunking, and spanning tree protocol and Creating and maintaining VLAN database and its configuration
  • Configuring Security Appliances on Remote access VPN's & site-to-site VPN
  • Implementation of Standard and Extended Access-lists to secure the network
  • Configuring VPN (site /to /site, ca certificate, Remote access, DMVPN, EZVPN, WEBVPN,GRE-TUNNELING )
  • Technologies: Routing protocols (OSPF, RIP, EIGRP), Multicast, VPN, ACLs, NAT
  • Configuring Rule Base, Network Address Translation

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