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Senior Network Solutions Architect Resume

SUMMARY

  • Demonstrated history of pioneering and delivering cutting - edge network architecture design with technical implementation for multiple large-scale infrastructure projects which include: Private Data Center Cloud service provider networks, Design and IP traffic engineering for global WAN/SDWAN backbone
  • Global Hybrid Data Center Design and Deployment, Data Center core and WAN edge refresh, Network edge Security Design & integration, and engineering methods for multi-site distributed hybrid data centers offering robust application delivery models.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Senior Network Solutions Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Design, document, and engineer multiple Hybrid data center’s (Equinix, AWS, GCP, Azure) network infrastructure for zero-trust multi-tenant requirement utilizing - Cisco Nexus 9k, Arista 7K leaf-spine EVPN/VXLAN fabrics; Cisco ASR 1k/CSRv, Viptela vEdge/cEdge and Silver Peak for WAN/SDWAN global backbone.
  • Design, engineer and lead the SDWAN POC and pilot site adaptation for the production rollout, utilizing SilverPeak - Leveraging latest features using Beta code, working extensively with vendor’s development & engineering team for bug fixes, feature requests, and unexpected caveats.
  • Design and deploy BGP traffic engineered routing architectures for multi-site data centers and Global Corporate Backbone utilizing Equinix On-Premise Colocations and Public Cloud (AWS, GCP, Azure) regional subscriptions.
  • Design and engineer an AWS multi-regional routing solution for multiple AWS landing zones (Equinix) and zero-trust multi-tenant accounts, leveraging AWS’s Direct Connect Circuits with Public & Private VIFs for Inter-cloud and on-prem workloads.
  • Design & engineer Palo Alto NGFW (5280, vm-series 500) with Panorama, clustering and active/active for multi-site hybrid data center utilizing BGP TE, VTI/IPSec, Security Zone & NAT Policy, Address Objects, Custom Application Groups, NW services, AAA, Logging, HA.

Confidential

Senior Network Solutions Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Develop the strategic vision and direction as per business requirements for core networking infrastructure - Hybrid Data Center (On-premise Equinix) with Public Cloud (AWS, GCP, Azure) and legacy WAN with SDWAN for global backbone.
  • Design, document, and engineer multiple on-premise data center colocation’s (Equinix - US & EMEA) network infrastructure for zero-trust multi-tenant requirement utilizing: Cisco Nexus 9k leaf-spine EVPN/VXLAN fabrics with DCNM; Arista 7K leaf-spine fabrics with CVX; Cisco ASR/CSRv 1K, Viptela vEdge/cEdge, and Silver Peak SDWAN/WAN backbone.
  • Design, and engineer the migration from on-premise enterprise data center voice solution (local SBCs, MPLS SIP, etc.) to a Cloud Telephony Solution with RingCentral. Leveraging multiple Equinix data center colocations for migrated SBC infrastructure, Voice Provider SIP trunks (AT&T, Verizon), redundant internet DIA and AWS Direct Connect circuits.
  • Design and deploy BGP traffic engineered routing architectures for multi-site EVPN/VXLAN fabric data centers and Global Corporate Backbone utilizing Equinix On-Premise Colocations and Public Cloud (AWS, GCP, Azure) regional subscriptions; Leveraging DIA, PTP, MPLS, AWS Direct Connect, GCP Interconnect and Azure Express Route Circuits.
  • Design and engineer SDWAN transit VPCs/Vnets (Silver Peak EC-V, Viptela vEdge, Cisco CSRv 1000), DMZ VPCs/Vnets (Palo Alto VM-Series 500), leveraging AWS DC & Azure ER circuits for Inter-Cloud and Hybrid On-Premise/Cloud requirements.
  • Design and engineer an AWS and Azure regional & global routing solution for zero-trust multi-tenant accounts, leveraging Public Cloud’s backbone for DCI with AWS Transit Gateways and Azure vWAN Hubs for Intra-Cloud workloads.
  • Engineered several SDWAN POCs with Silver Peak, Cisco Viptela, and VeloCloud for a multi-tenant zero-trust WAN requirement.

Confidential

Senior Network Solutions Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Designed and engineered five zero-trust, multi-tenant, EVPN/VXLAN leaf-spine data centers and WAN/SDWAN backbone Arista switching platforms - 7280, 7304, Palo Alto NGFWs - 5260,vm-series 500, VeloCloud E-2000, dual MPLS & Tier 1 DIA ISPs for SDWAN overlays; Leveraged Ansible, Python and Jinja2 templates .
  • Designed and implemented BGP traffic engineered routing architectures over Azure ExpressRoute and AWS Direct Connect for multi-site hybrid data centers. Juniper vMX, MX, Arista vEOS, 7280, and VeloCloud V-Edge, E-200 .
  • Designed and engineered a VeloCloud SDWAN solution for regional On-Premise Data Center hub sites with active/active clustering, Leveraging BGP traffic engineering for multiple underlays and overlays between regions & sites.
  • Palo Alto NGFW design and implementation for multi-site hybrid data center infrastructure utilizing 3rd party service insertion (Arista DirectFlow Assist and MSS), Multi-vsys & vRouter, BGP, Zone & NAT policy, IPSec, NW services, HA, GP.

Confidential

Network Solutions Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Designed and engineered EVPN/VXLAN DC leaf-spine fabric (Cisco 9K & DCNM); Integrated into existing infrastructure with minimal disruption; large CAPEX savings at BOM/PO stage with multi-year ROI.
  • Led the successful migration of a legacy multi-vendor Data Center and WAN environment to net new leaf-spine fabric (Junos MX960, SRX5400, QFX5K/10K, Cisco NX9K) resulting in optimal OPEX reductions.
  • Engineered & deployed a network automation tool (Ansible) for Hybrid DC / cloud infrastructure, Translating business needs into technical plans and actions. Utilized Python and bash for network related tasks and built scalable templates with Jinja2.

Confidential

Network Solutions Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Designed, engineered and operated multiple internationally dispersed L3 CLOS and EVPN/VXLAN leaf-spine multi-tenant data centers with multi-continent MPLS service provider integration & Global DMVPN management services networks.
  • Commended for providing pivotal leadership in the successful design and implementation of two Greenfield EMEA multi-tenant cloud service provider data center’s network infrastructure (Cisco NX9K/3K, Arista 7k, ASR9K, Fortinet 7060E, ASA 5585) for a 10 + million dollar joint public cloud venture between Confidential and Vodafone.
  • Engineered a ZTAP (Cisco POAP W/Puppet) solution for Greenfield data center builds, resulting in efficiency gains in engineer's work cycles and ongoing CAPEX/OPEX savings.

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