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Network Consultant Resume

SUMMARY

  • IT professional with over 10 years of experience in design, implementation, administration, tier 2/3 escalation support, troubleshooting, monitoring/analysis of various technologies with proficiency in routing, enterprise switching, security including firewalls, VPN, wireless, data center/server & branch technologies.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

WAN/Routing Technologies: OSPF, BGP, MPLS, EIGRP, Route - maps, Prefix-lists, ACLs, Static Routing, Stub Routing, IPv4/6, ARP, TCP, UDP, NAT/PAT, Cisco ASR 1004/1002-HX/1001-X, ISR 4451/3845/2851 , Cisco IOS XRv, Meraki, Juniper SRX 340/210, Juniper vSRX, Cisco IOS XE, JunOS

Datacenter, Core Switching Technologies: VPC, VXLANs, VSS, StackWise, HSRP, VRRP, SVI, Portchannel, STP, VTP, Portfast, F5 Big-IP load balancers, LTM, Nexus 9K/7K/5K/3K/2K, Catalyst 6500/4500/3850/3750 X, Meraki, Juniper EX4200/2200, DHCP, CDP, ACL, QoS, SFP+, QSFP, NX-OS, IOS XE, JunOS, SolarWinds, Wireshark, Cacti, Nagios, Remedy, SNMP, DNS, SSH, FTP/SFTP

Security/Firewall Technologies: Cisco ASA 5555-X/5508-X/ASAv/5510, Meraki MX 450/100, Cisco IPS/IDS, Cisco ISE, Juniper SRX 340/240, Juniper vSRX, Palo Alto 850/220/VM, ACLs, SSH, IPSecVPN, SSLVPN, MPLSVPN, AAA, TACACS+/RADIUS, 802.1x Authentication, Port Security

Program Languages, Database: Java, Java ServerPage, J2EE, Servlets, Java Beans, Visual Basic.NET,C++, PL/SQL, SQL, Oracle, MS SQL Server, MySQL, Access. EJB, JDBC, XML, HTM

Systems, Frameworks, Applications: Apache Struts, Java Mail, Microsoft Office, Excel, Powerpoint, FrontPage, Access, Adobe. Windows 98/2000, XP, Unix, DOS, Solaris,Linux, websphere, Weblogic, Apache, Tomcat, Oracle App Server, XWindows, N-tier, Server-side programming, client-programming

Wireless, Branch Technologies: Cisco WLC 5500/3504, Cisco vWLC, Cisco 3702i/1852i/3602i/1142 APs, Cisco Meraki MR 42/33/20 APs, Cisco ISE, TACACS+/RADIUS, 802.1x Authentication, 802.11, WLAN, WAP, SSID, LWAPP, SMTP, VoIP/SIP, QoS, CUCM, UCCX, AWS, UPS & PDUs

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Network Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Senior members of a global engineering team responsible for day to day management, support of a 24/7, mission critical enterprise LAN/WAN data center infrastructure including WAN connectivity and Large Scale Deployments from client locations to the data center and as need client corporate, regional and branch locations support.
  • Design and implement LAN and infrastructure upgrades, including installation and configuration of routers, firewalls, workstations and servers
  • Manage Cisco firewalls (ASA 5505, 5506-x, 5525, 5585, ISE), routers (ASR 1000, ISR 4300, Nexus 5k,7k,9k,), and switched network at all Data Center locations, including technologies such as: EIGRP, OSPF, and BGP, IPSec.
  • Managing Switching environment using VRRP, Virtual Chassis, VLANs, MSTP, STP and Port Channeling.
  • Configuration and implementation of resilient and low latency network solutions using BGP, NAT, IP multicast to Branch office, at different co-locations.
  • Experience with SolarWinds, Catalyst 6500/4500/3850/3750 X, and CISCO Meraki Switches
  • Actively involved in adding new client connections for inbound and outbound connectivity using BGP, HSRP, VRRP, VPN, etc.
  • Configuring and troubleshooting of VLANs, VTP and Inter-VLAN Routing
  • Implemented F5 Big IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM) for load balancing Web based applications.
  • Provided Escalation Support for BGP and OSPF neighbor and route issues using Traceroute, Show and Debug commands along Protocol Analyzers such as Wireshark.
  • Configuring TCP/IP IPv4 addresses and IPv6 addresses for Layer 3 testing.
  • Implemented Datacenter focused Nexus Switching infrastructure utilizing NXOS with features including, vPC, Fabric Extenders (FEX), Fabric Path and VXLANs.

Confidential

Sr Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Senior member of a team responsible for the day to day management of a 24/7 mission critical company network that includes Large Scale Deployments, corporate offices, data center and branch locations.
  • Implemented F5 Big IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM) for load balancing Web based applications.
  • Managed an IPSec Site-to-Site VPNs between Cisco ASA5500s at Main Office and Cisco branch ISR specifying IKE Policy, encryption and authentication protocols, access-lists to define VPN traffic, transform sets and crypto-map. Have used both Certificates and Pre-shared Keys.
  • Manage Cisco firewalls (ASA 5505, 5506-x, 5525, 5585, ISE), routers (ASR 1000, ISR 4300, Nexus 5k,7k,9k,), and switched network at all Data Center locations, including technologies such as: EIGRP, OSPF, and BGP, IPSec.
  • Experience with SolarWinds Catalyst 6500/4500/3850/3750 X, and CISCO Meraki Switches
  • Configuring, Troubleshooting & maintaining routing protocols like OSPF, BGP, EIGRP, MPLS, RIP
  • Configuring and troubleshooting VRRP, LACP and BFD
  • Participate in content delivery build activities including creation of F5 LTM virtual servers, profiles, encryption policies, and iRules based on project requirements
  • Implementing Switch redundancy and load balancing using HSRP and VRRP
  • Review proposed firewall, proxy, and other network infrastructure changes in order to determine the most restrictive rules, while still fulfilling the needs of the business
  • Firewall Troubleshooting and Support of multiple firewall and security vendor’s solutions, including Palo Alto and Cisco ASA, ISE Firewalls
  • Trouble shooting of issue such as BGP issue, ISIS forming, fiber loss, redundancy path failure, Latency, CRC errors, GTP loss, on Wireless and wire line links
  • Administrates, manages, configures and implements firewalls, including Fortinet Fortigate, Juniper, Cisco Meraki
  • Experience working with relevant security tools (NAC, SIEM, Wireshark, etc.)
  • Monitoring and troubleshooting redundancy in networks using traditional STP, RSTP, Ether channels.
  • AWS integrations and experience working with a varied set of global stakeholders and develop effective relationships
  • Monitor network traffic using Cisco Netflow.

Confidential

Network, Systems Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Member of a 100 member team responsible for design, engineering, deployment and as needed troubleshooting of mission critical networking technologies and applications.
  • Perform system security audits and disaster recovery analyses
  • Install and configure and manage email hosting services
  • Monitors, implements, services, and restores backups, replication, and disaster recovery
  • Provide technical support on all systems related issues and troubleshoots complex systems problems
  • Managing and patching 4000 endpoints and devices, Networks, firewalls, servers, workstations, switches, etc.

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