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Network Security Consultant Resume

SUMMARY

  • As an experienced network architect, security engineer, project manager and line manager, I have been responsible for the design, installation, and operations and management of small, medium, and large LANs and WANs for over twenty years.
  • I have extensive experience in systems integration projects supporting the integration of multi - vendor equipment from concept to cutover.
  • During my career, I have accumulated over seven years of direct management experience.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Network Security Consultant

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Connected seven sites for a construction company using Checkpoint appliances and creating VPN tunnels to HQ in Warren, Virginia
  • Performed Root Cause Analysis for a manufacturing company after a serious outage. Configured QualysGuard and performed vulnerability assessment
  • Replaced five closet switches with HP ProCurve switches and reconfigured VLANs and inter-VLAN routing for a car dealership in Northern Virginia

Network Security Consultant

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Served as the Network Security Consulting Engineer responsible for implementing a new core architecture at Howard University. IBM was the prime on this 7-year managed-services contract
  • Implemented Cisco Firepower and Nexus 9000 series equipment at the RCN data center in Lanham, Maryland in a fully redundant configuration with two 10 Gbps egress circuits dual-homed to two Howard University redundant POP locations
  • Migrated from TrendMicro Tipping Point to the Cisco Firepower appliances for IPS
  • Moved external partner VPN tunnels from the Cisco ASA 5585 to the Cisco Firepower appliances
  • Migrated Remote Access VPN from Juniper to the Cisco Firepower appliances
  • Responsible for BAU and support of the existing network
  • Responsible for developing, documenting, and presenting the HU Security Architecture to IBM

Network Security Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Implemented new 12400 Check Point NGTP cluster at production facility in Phoenix, including meshed VPN network
  • Implemented Check Point 1120 and 640 appliances for out-of-band management and remote office connectivity
  • Implemented Digi16 and Digi32 devices for remote serial connections
  • Maintain and troubleshoot all network security devices
  • Developed and performed Red Team exercises
  • Upgraded old Brocade (Foundry) 4G-SSL load balancing appliances to Brocade Virtual Traffic Manager using the Web Application Firewall (WAF) at two facilities
  • Responsible for all aspects of network engineering in addition to my security duties.

Brocade Security Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Reconfigured vrrp-e instances on the ServerIron pair
  • Resolved VLAN inconsistencies
  • Gathered data with Wireshark to assess network connectivity
  • Reconfigured ACLs throughout the network
  • Assessed and reconfigured OSPF, and eBGP
  • Assisted with the implementation of a new network utilizing A10 network equipment with Avaya switches
  • Created both “as-is” and “to-be” network drawings

Network Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Worked on the assessment/rationalization phase of GSA’s data center consolidation project
  • Installed Riverbed and Gigamon equipment in the Fort Worth, Texas data center
  • Performed on-site assessment of GSA’s Kansas City data center
  • Utilized VMware Capacity Planner to assess virtualization capabilities
  • Assessed Gigamon data with Riverbed Cascade
  • Provided planning and documentation

Senior Systems Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Member of Core Network Engineering team tasked with consolidating the entire data center of BLS.
  • Implemented a re-designed switching and routing infrastructure to support consolidation activities (data center rack reduction from 135 to 65)
  • Implemented IPS systems
  • Retired one of two Catalyst 6513s at the core and implemented a Cisco Nexus 7010 in its place as the new core switch. Heavy emphasis on security.
  • Implemented two Cisco UCS C250 servers for virtualization of mission-critical applications.
  • Installed a new SAN network consisting of a Nexus 5010 and Nexus 2148 fabric extenders to migrate from the legacy Catalyst 6506 SAN network switch.
  • Developed test plans and documentation to support implementation activities and the operational life cycle
  • Virtualized over 40 servers using VMware ESX and VSphere
  • Resolved complex network issues in a data center environment
  • Implemented a fibre channel SAN for embargoed data using Brocade switches
  • Eradicated internal static routing in favor of OSPF. Successfully configured OSPF authentication between the Cisco Nexus equipment and numerous HP ProCurve 3500 and 6200yl switches.
  • Installed and configured F5 Big-IP load balancers for Web server farm (Layers 4 and 7)
  • Relocated and configured building-wide television equipment
  • Implemented controller-based Aruba wireless architecture
  • Worked with business process and engineering teams to update existing Disaster Recovery and Continuity of Operations plans

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