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Network Engineer Resume

Chevy Chase, MD


  • Around 8 years of Experience and having multiple Certifications Cisco (CCNA&CCNP), in designing, architecting, deploying and troubleshooting Network & Security infrastructure on routers, switches (L2/L3) & firewalls of various vendor equipment.
  • Working Knowledge of Cisco IOS, Junos & basic Nexus (7K, 5K&2K).
  • Efficient designing of IP Addressing Scenario using VLSM and Sub netting.
  • Good at OSI Layers concepts.
  • Strong hands on experience on PIX (506, 515, 525, 535), ASA (5505/5510) Firewalls.
  • Implemented security policies using ACL, Firewall, IPSEC, SSL, VPN, IPS/IDS, AAA(TACACS+ & RADIUS)
  • Strong hands on experience in layer - 3 Routing and layer-2 Switching. Dealt with Nexus models like 7K, 5K, 2K series, Cisco router models like 7200, 3800, 3600, 2800, 2600, 2500, 1800 series and Cisco catalyst 6500, 4500, 3750, 3500, 2900 series switches
  • Technology and Infrastructure consultant for Cisco and Juniper design and implementation projects. Specific tasks include installations, configurations, support and maintenance of routers and switches.
  • Experience in Layer 3 Routing protocol configurations: RIP, EIGRP, OSPF, BGP, & MPLS.
  • Experience in Layer 2 Routing protocol configurations: ATM/FRAME RELAY, IP services such as QoS and VPN technologies: IPsec & SSL.
  • Extensive experience in configuring Layer3 routing and layer2/3 switching of Juniper & Cisco based J2320,MX,EX,2950,2960,3600,3750,4500,6500,1700,1800,2600 and 3700 series routers & Switches.
  • Troubleshooting & implementation of Vlan, STP, MSTP, RSTP, PVST, 802.1Q, DTP, HSRP, VRRP, GLBP, LACP, PAGP, AAA, TACACS, RADIUS, MD5, VTP & SVI.
  • Familiar with Cisco firewalls PIX 515, ASA 5500 series, Juniper SRX and Netscreen Firewalls. Knowledge of Palo Alto and Checkpoint Firewalls.
  • Installed and configured the ACE and CSM for firewall/Server Load balancing for Cisco Catalyst switches.
  • Proficient in setting up IT infrastructure including wide area networks (WAN) local area networks (LAN), security management systems network device administration.
  • Experience with F5 load balancers and Cisco load balancers (CSM, ACE and GSS)
  • Experience working with Cisco IOS-XR on the ASR9000 devices for MPLS deployments
  • Experience working with ARISTA switches like 7100, 7500 for cloud computing, datacenter and low latency networks
  • Strong noledge of Gateway Redundancy Protocols. HSRP, VRRP, and GLBP
  • Experience working with Nexus 7010, 5020, 2148, 2248 devices.
  • IOS/JUNOS upgrade for Cisco & Juniper routers cum switches.
  • Experience in testing Cisco & Juniper routers cum switches in laboratory scenarios and deploy on site for production.
  • Knowledge in Password Recovery and trouble shooting of Cisco & Juniper device.


Routers: Juniper & Cisco based J2320,MX,EX,2950,2960,3600,3750,4500,6500,1700,1800,2600

Switches: Cisco 3550, 3750, 4500, 4900, 6500 and Cisco Nexus 2000, 5000, 7000 Series.

Firewalls: Juniper SRX -100,SRX-110,SRX-210 & SRX-220, Cisco ASA

Routing: OSPF, EIGRP,BGP,RIP, PBR, Route Filtering, Redistribution, Summarization, Static routing

Switching: VLANs, Dot1Q, VTP, STP, RSTP, VLAN Maps, HSRP, GLBP, CEF, DCEF, Port Security

LAN/WAN Technologies: Ethernet, Frame relay, MPLS, HDLC, PPP, T1, T3, OC Standard, ISDN


VPN Technologies: IPSEC, SSL


Confidential, Chevy chase, MD

Network Engineer


  • Experience with converting Cisco ACE load balancer to F5 LTM load Balancer in data center environment
  • Experience with convert PIX rules over to the Cisco ASA solution
  • Experience working with Cisco Nexus 2148 Fabric Extender and Nexus 7010 5000 series to provide a Flexible Access Solution for datacenter access architecture.
  • IPSO Versions and Checkpoint SW are currently being remediated to current target version of IPSO 6.1 Build 38 running Checkpoint R65 Build 63, Currently remediating Running in Active/Active Cluster mode into VRRP High Availability setups
  • Perform extensivetestingaround the upgrade, migration and configuration functionality of our software
  • Strong noledge on networking concepts like TCP/IP, Routing and Switching
  • Dealt with monitoring tools like (Solar Winds, Cisco Works), network packet capture tools like Wireshark.
  • Configured Frame-Relay, ISDN, ATM, Protocols, & load balancing switches.
  • Configured IPX/SPX, HDLC, PPP, BGP, EIGRP, OSPF, & HSRP.
  • Implemented configuration scripts and necessary changes on switches & routers as per IBM.
  • Extended support on access layer, distribution layer and core layer device of IBM as per assigned.
  • Experience with moving data center from one location to another location, from Cisco 6500 based data center to both Cisco 6500 & Nexus based data center.
  • Switching tasks include VTP, ISL/ 802.1q, IPSec and GRE Tunneling, VLANs, Ether Channel, Trunking, Port Security, STP and RSTP.
  • Network security including NAT/PAT, ACL, and ASA/PIX Firewalls.
  • Good noledge with the technologies VPN, WLAN and Multicast.
  • Worked on ACE load balancers. Experience with F5 load balancers - LTM, GTM series like 6400, 6800, 8800 for the corporate applications and their availability.
  • Involved in design and deploying various network security & High availability products like Cisco ASA and other security products.
  • Basic and advance F5 load balancer configurations, including migrating configurations from Cisco ACE to F5 and general troubleshooting of the F5 load balancers.
  • Configured and maintained IPSEC and SSL VPN's on Palo Alto Firewalls.
  • Successfully installed Palo Alto PA-3060 firewalls to protects Data Center and provided L3 support for routers/switches/firewalls
  • Implemented Site-to-Site VPNs over the internet utilizing 3DES, AES/AES-256 with PIX Firewalls
  • Experience with MP-BGP and MPLS LDP protocols.
  • Configuration and Administration of Palo Alto Networks Firewall to manage large scale Firewall deployments.
  • Migration of existing IPSEC VPN tunnels from Pre-Shared key to Certificate Authority for purpose of scaling.
  • Health check and automated IOS and script updates applied via voyance application.
  • Best practice implemented on Cisco & Juniper routers and switches.
  • Configure Deploy, and Troubleshoot Greenville Health System's Wireless Network utilizing Cisco WCS, wireless.
  • Managing health check of Network devices dis is involves upgrading IOS on every quarter after checking the vulnerability of IOS and reviewing the configuration.
  • Worked on NNMI, Infoblox, e-health monitoring tools.
  • Successfully implemented EOL project alias 'End of life equipment' assigned as per IBM guidelines in live environment.
  • Installation & decommission of new/old sites as per IBM.
  • Extending end to end network support on L2 and L3 switches.
  • Configured and resolved various OSPF issues in an OSPF multi area environment.
  • Installation and Configuration of Cisco Catalyst switches 6500, 3750 & 3550 series and configured routing protocol OSPF, EIGRP, BGP with Access Control lists implemented as per Network Design Document and followed the change process as per IT policy It also includes the configuration of port channel between core switches and server distribution switches.
  • Network Redesign for Small Office/Campus Locations. dis includes changes to both the voice and data environment
  • Installation and trouble-shooting of LAN, WAN & Multi-Layer Switching.
  • Act as first point of contact to diagnose an issue and drive it to closure.
  • Troubleshooting of complex LAN/WAN infrastructure that include routing protocols EIGRP, OSPF & BGP.
  • Experience with convert Checkpoint VPN rules over to the Cisco ASA solution. Migration with both Checkpoint and Cisco ASA VPN experience.
  • Ensure all devices are running with latest IOS as per IBM along with latest passwords.
  • Trace ports of user via trace route and ping to process change in vlan assignment as requested by user via TMAC process and notify them once done.
  • Update changes done in device and notify respective portals of IBM to document changes done.
  • Implemented new device of Cisco & Juniper as per policy reviewed by network architect.
  • Worked on different Cisco & Juniper devices of access, distribution and core.
  • Implemented conversion of wireless access points to light weight access points & associate to respective wireless controllers.
  • Extensive experience taking copy of Cisco IOS on TFTP server and loading back on routers and switches.

Confidential, Rock Ville Maryland

Network Engineer


  • Involved in design and implementation of Data Center Migration, worked on implementation strategies for the expansion of the MPLS VPN networks.
  • Work on different networking concepts and routing protocols like BGP, EIGRP, OSPF and other LAN/WAN technologies. Implementing, Monitoring, Troubleshooting and Convergence in Frame-Mode MPLS inside the core.
  • Working with MPLS Designs from the PE to CE.
  • Experience with designing and deployment of MPLS Traffic Engineering.
  • Design and deployment of MPLS QOS, MPLS Multicasting per company standards.
  • Proactively involved in upgrade, maintenance, monitoring and support for the PA500 Palo Alto devices.
  • Install, Configure, and Deploy Cisco Call Manager enterprise wide.
  • Performed OSPF, BGP, DHCP Profile, HSRP, IPV6, Bundle Ethernet implementation on ASR 9Kredundant pair.
  • Working on Cisco ASA 5580, Cisco PIX 535, Juniper NS5400, Juniper SRX550.
  • Configured Routing protocols such as OSPF, static routing and policy based routing.
  • Configuration 7609, 7606 with OSPF and 6505, 4500, 3550 switches with various VLAN.
  • Implemented cluster and configuration of SRX-100 Juniper firewall.
  • Installation & Maintenance of Juniper switches, routers & firewalls for Tata Consultancy Services onsite as per contract.
  • Technical Support of Cisco Nexus Switch and Cisco router using different Troubleshooting protocol. Manage Cisco routers and switches, including performing installations, upgrades, configurations and management.
  • Implemented various EX, SRX & J series Juniper devices.
  • Implementing and configuring F5 LTM's for VIP's and Virtual servers as per business needs.
  • Did some Troubleshooting for LAN/WAN virtualization using different routing protocols like IGRP, EIGRP, BGP, OSPF, ISIS, MPLS, VLAN, and port security.
  • Provided Cisco Routers support in a Wireless LAN/LAN/WAN environment by Installing/configuring Trip Wire and trouble-shooting Network connectivity issues in a multitasking Ethernet environment
  • Worked on FTP, HTTP, DNS, DHCP servers in windows server-client environment with resource allocation to desired Virtual LANs of network.
  • Involved in Configuring and implementing of Composite Network models consists of Cisco7600, 7200, 3800 series and ASR 9k, GSR 12K, CSR-1 routers and Cisco 2950, 3500, 5000, 6500 Series switches.
  • Configured Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) VPN with Routing Information Protocol (RIP) on the customer’s Site.
  • Installed controller and light weight access point coordination with JTAC.
  • Maintenance and trouble-shooting of LAN, WAN, IP Routing, Multilayers Switching.
  • Performing onsite data center support including monitoring electrical power, switch alarms, network alerts and access logs.
  • Maintained redundancy on Cisco 2600, 2800 and 3600 router with HSRP.
  • Configuring VLAN, Spanning tree, VSTP, SNMP on EX series switches.
  • Worked extensively on Checkpoint firewalls for analyzing firewall change requests and implementing changes into existing firewall policies, maintaining security standards.
  • Experience with deploying Fabric Path using Nexus 7000 Devices
  • Experience with configuring OTV between the data centers as a layer 2 extension.
  • Experience with configuring FCOE using Cisco Nexus 5548.
  • Implemented site to site VPN in Juniper SRX as per customer.
  • Implemented Juniper firewall & switches for various clients like AT&T, Qualcomm and SunTrust Bank as assigned.


Hardware Support Engineer


  • In-depth expertise in the implementation of analysis, optimization, troubleshooting and documentation of LAN/WAN networking systems.
  • Configured and troubleshoot OSPF and EIGRP.
  • Planning and configuring the routing protocols such as OSPF, RIP, and Static Routing on the routers.
  • WAN Infrastructure running OSPF & BGP as core routing protocol.
  • Support various Routers like 2600/3600/7200 series routers.
  • Tested autantication in OSPF and BGP.
  • Performed and technically documented various test results on the lab tests conducted.
  • Hands on Experience working with security issue like applying ACL’s, configuring NAT and VPN
  • Responsible for Internal and external accounts and, managing LAN/WAN and checking for Security
  • Work on different connection medium like Fiber and Copper Connectivity.
  • Installed and configured Cisco ASA 5500 series firewall and configured remote access IPSEC VPN on Cisco ASA 5500 series
  • Responsible for Configuring SITE TO SITE VPN on VPN Concentrators series between Head office and Branch office
  • Installation & configuration of Cisco VPN concentrator 3060 for VPN tunnel with Cisco VPN hardware & software client and PIX firewall
  • Configured Firewall logging, DMZs& related security policies & monitoring
  • Worked onCiscoLayer 2 switches (spanning tree, VLAN).
  • Planning and configuring the entire IP addressing plan for the clients'network.
  • Assist the certification team and perform configuration of LAN\WAN technologies such as Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, and Gigabit Ethernet.


System / Network Engineer


  • Troubleshooting of CISCO routers like ping, trace route and basic issues.
  • Ensure connectivity and communication among networks, servers and clients inside and outside department.
  • IOS upgrade for Cisco routers & switches.
  • Configured and troubleshoot OSPF and EIGRP.
  • Ensure reliability, stability and recoverable of specific server environments.
  • WAN Infrastructure running OSPF & BGP as core routing protocol.
  • Tested autantication in OSPF and BGP.
  • Normally primary focus involves server hardware associated operating systems and general responsibilities, backup strategies. Install and upgrade operating system software configuration and optimize storage systems.
  • Installed and configured Cisco ASA 5500 series firewall and configured remote access IPSEC VPN on Cisco ASA 5500 series.
  • Planning and configuring the routing protocols such as OSPF, RIP, and Static Routing on the routers.
  • Installation & configuration of Cisco VPN concentrator 3060 for VPN tunnel with Cisco VPN hardware & software client and PIX firewall.
  • Developing and implementing policy to ensure the integrity, protection and availability to authorized persons of department data and hardware, software and other components which are required for processing data.
  • Responsible for evaluating impact and performance on the network server.
  • Managing Layer 2 switches of Cisco, VLAN configuration and assigning ports to specific VLAN as per requirement.
  • Monitor and tune network to ensure acceptable levels of performance.
  • Responsible for Internal and external accounts and, managing LAN/WAN and checking for Security
  • Evaluate applications connectivity requirements.
  • Configuring various clients like Outlook Express, MS-Outlook 2003 & 2007.

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