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Network Engineer Resume

Atlanta, GA

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) and Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) with around 6 years of working experience with Cisco products.
  • Experience in installation, configuration, management, administration and troubleshooting of routing, Switching and Firewall networks.
  • Extensive work experience with Cisco Routers, Cisco Switches, F5 Load Balancers and ASA & Palo Alto Firewalls.
  • Involved in the configuring, maintaining BIG IP F5 load balancer LTM, GTM & ASM.
  • Proficient in configuring routers and switches and monitoring the global network including LAN, MAN & WAN. Configuring and troubleshooting with Networking tools such as Solar Winds Tool, Net Flow Analyzer, Nagios, Packet Sniffer, Wireshark, MS Visio, Outlook and Office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel).
  • Experience in configuring and troubleshooting issues with Cisco Prime, Cisco ISE (Identity Services Engine) and SDN. (Software Defined Networking).
  • Experience in configuring, troubleshooting and maintaining Cisco routers: 2500,2600, 3600, 3700, 3800, 7200 series, Nexus 2k, 4k, 5k, 7k, 9k, ISR, ASR 1k, Catalyst Cisco Switches: 2900, 3750, 3850, 4500,6500 series and Firewall: ASA 5500 Series, Palo Alto 500, 2000, 5000 Series, FortiGate firewalls, Meraki firewall @ Aruba Wireless Devices.
  • Excellent knowledge on Routing protocols IPv4 - Static, RIP, IGRP, EIGRP, OSPF, BGP (iBGP & eBGP) and IPv6 - RIPng, EIGRP for IP v6, OSPF v3.
  • Excellent knowledge on Switching technologies - VLAN & VTP (Inter-VLAN Routing), Trunking (dot1q & ISL), STP, layer 2 and layer 3 forwarding, TCP/IP, Ether channel, 802.1Q, Spanning-Tree, Metro Ethernet, Ether Channel, CDP, Stacking, IP Schema, Port Maps, Network Access Control Systems.
  • Configured ASA 5520 Firewall to support Cisco VPN Client on Windows 7/XP/Vista & Windows 10.
  • Installation, advanced configuration and troubleshooting of Cisco and F5's load balancing devices.
  • Experience with designing, deploying and troubleshooting LAN, WAN, Frame-Relay, Ether-channel, IP Routing Protocols - (RIPV2, OSPF, EIGRP & BGP), BGP Peering, ACL's, NAT, VLAN, STP, VTP.
  • Responsible for Cisco ASA firewall administration across our global networks.
  • Hands on experience on Up-gradation of Cisco IOS (IOS RX & NX OS) of different Cisco devices & modules.
  • Hands on experience with telnet, vlan and other configuration and deploying the same into multiple networking devices like routers, switches and firewalls.
  • Implemented redundancy with HSRP, VRRP, GLBP, Ether channel technology (LACP, PAgP) etc.
  • Expertise in configuration of routing protocols and deployment of OSPF, EIGRP, BGP and policy routing over Cisco routers, Route-Filters, Prefix-List, Distribute-List, Route-Maps.
  • Sound knowledge on PBX (Private Branch Exchange), SIP trunk’s and Avaya VoIP installations.
  • Configuring and troubleshooting security technologies like ACL (Standard & Extended), NAT (Static, Dynamic), PAT, GRE Tunnels, VPN (IP-Sec, SSL, Site to Site), Network Access Control (NAC), AAA TACACS & RADIUS servers, Cisco Secure ACS, BIG-IP F5 Load Balancer LTM 6400, ASA 5500 Series, Palo Alto Firewall.
  • Migrated from all the other firewalls to the NexGen Palo Alto firewall series like 3050 and 5020 series.
  • Involved in Threat Prevention, URL Filtering, Malware analysis and global protection.
  • Used the panorama interface to control the Palo Alto firewall’s centrally.
  • Experience in setting up the feature of Palo Alto 5020 to enabling security measures like Site to Site VPN’s, Dynamic Access List, Fraudulence entries, Monitoring Nodes.
  • Sound knowledge on DMVPN, MPLS technology L3 VPN, QoS Services, Bluecoat packet shaper, Cisco Secure Access Control Server (ACS), OpenDNS, IPS/IDS, Cisco Security Appliance.
  • Experience in adding Rules, URL Filtering, Identity Awareness, End-Point Security, Licensing, Application Control & policy provisioning and monitoring Checkpoint Firewall (4000, 5100, 5200) traffic through Smart Dashboard, Smart View Tracker applications.
  • Efficient designing of IP Addressing Scenario using IPAM (IP address management), VLSM and Sub netting.
  • Configuring and troubleshooting Network Backups through TFTP, Password Recovery, Logging Synchronous, NTP Configurations, Route filtering, Re-distribution, Offset List, Leak Map, Avaya VoIP Phones. Sound knowledge on Wireless Network, 802.11 (B, G, N &A) frequencies, Radio Frequencies. Wireless Security.
  • Deep understanding of server configuration, RAID configuration, Active directory, server installation, windows OS 2008, windows OS 2013, ADS, DNS, DHCP, DHCP Relay, WDS, handling authorization and permissions.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Cisco Platform: Nexus 9k, 7K, 5K, 2K & 1K, Cisco routers (7600,7200, 3900, 3600, 2800,2600, 2500, 1800 series) ISR routers, ASR 1k series & Cisco Catalyst switches (6500, 4900, 3750, 3500, 4500, 2900 series), IOS RX & NX OS

Juniper Platform: SRX, MX, EX Series Routers and Switches

Access: lists, Routing, Switching, Security, Subnetting, Designing, Maintaining, Monitoring, CSU/DSU, VLAN, IPsec VPN, WEP, WAP, MPLS, VoIP, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi.

Firewall: ASA Firewall (5505/5510), Palo Alto, Check Point Firewall, FortiGate Firewalls Firewall.

Networking Tools: Solar Winds Orion, Net Flow Analyzer NPM Tool, SNMP, Cisco Works, Cisco Prime, Cisco ISE, SDN, Symantec Backup Server, Nagios, Wireshark, Packet Sniffer, Microsoft Visio, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Project

Load Balancers: Cisco CSM, F5 Load Balancer (Big-IP)

IPv4: RIP (v2), EIGRP, OSPF, BGP, IPv6- Frame-Relay, ISDN, ATM, MPLS, Leased Lines & exposure to PPP, HDLC and CSU/DSU, TI/T3Links & SONET.

Lan Technologies: Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, & 10 Gigabit Ethernet, Port-channel, 802.1Q, Sub-netting, Super-netting, Ethernet, Fast-Ethernet, Giga-byte Ethernet, Fiber- optics, Port-Channel, VLAN s, VTP s, DTP, STP, KVM Switches, FLSM, VLSM, Login Password encryption, CDP, LLDP.

NAT, PAT, ACL, Port: Security, VPN (IP-Sec, Site- site, Remote Site), AAA (TACACS+ & RADIUS), SYSLOG, BIG IP Load Balancer LTM, GTM, IKE, ESP, IPSEC, Site to Site, RA VPN, SSL-VPN

Networking Protocols: RIP, OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, STP, RSTP, VLANs, VTP, PAGP, LACP, MPLS, HSRP, VRRP, GLBP, TACACS+, Radius, AAA

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Major responsibility is of complete Data Center Migration.
  • Responsible for migrating one project at a time by deploying the code on to the new devices and maintaining them.
  • Responsible for making the changes in all the devices such as Cisco 2851 routers, ISR 4431 & ISR 4321 routers, 9k (9508), 5k (5548), 2k (UCS Fabric Extender), ASA Firewall (5500, 5510, 5525, 5545, 5585), LAN Firewall (ASA 5525)DB Firewall (ASA 5525), Internet Firewall (ASA 5545), VPN Firewall (ASA 5515), DMZ Switches & Distribution Switches (4500e L3 Switch, 4900), Internet Switch (Cisco 3850), Core Switches (Cisco 3560), VIPRION F5 Load Balancer (version 12.1.1), Aruba Wireless Device, Open Gear device and other Network Devices.
  • Responsible for using tools like Dyn portal the global DNS, Splunk tool for monitoring geometry, Orion SolarWinds for monitoring the nodes along with implementation network device backup jobs, understand the Netflow, CPU bandwidth utilization, DHCP * DNS Management, Manage Subnets & IP Address (IPAM) and IPAM Summary.
  • Responsible for troubleshooting the tickets and task raised in the ticketing tool SD Manage Engine and before closing the ticket would document the complete thing which has been performed to resolve the issue for future s.
  • Involved in Threat Prevention, URL Filtering, Malware analysis and global protection with the help of Palo Alto
  • Hands-on experience of Cisco Unified Call Manager (CUCM) for Cisco IP telephony network infrastructure.
  • Working onVoIP protocols (SIP, H.323) and understanding of TDM signaling (SS7, PRI, ISDN).
  • Used the panorama interface to control the Palo Alto firewall’s centrally.
  • Experience in setting up the feature of Palo alto 5020 to enabling security measures like Site to Site VPN’s, Dynamic Access List, Fraudulence entries, Monitoring Nodes and lot more.
  • Expert level understanding of configuring the Palo alto NexGen firewall for various security policies for application.
  • Worked onISE802.1X,ISEwired/wireless guest andISEtrustsec implementations.
  • Provides management level reporting of firewall and IntrusionProtectionSystem (IPS) activity on a periodic basis.
  • Responsible for pulling out reports of network usage, outages, bandwidth usage, CPU usage and load over a device along with managing and monitoring Syslog, Traps, alerts and events.
  • Responsible for complete F5 configurations like creating Vlan’s, Self IP; s, routes, configuring interfaces, syncing the redundant devices, device licensing and (rsa key) and maintaining the high availability.
  • Responsible for deploying, maintaining and managing BIG IP LTM F5 Load Balancer for multiple project along with
  • Migrating all the Projects from the common partition to a Norcross (new partition) with the help of TMSH and CLI.
  • Responsible for creating rules and implementing them as per the requirement such as i.e. “port redirect = http to https redirect” or “Multi URL to a single public IP redirect” or “SSL Handshake”.
  • Responsible for implementing the SSL Profile (Client side or Server side), Offloads, Protocol Profile, HTTP Profile along with implementing the SNAT and Vlans.
  • Responsible for creating VIP, Virtual IP, Pools, Pool Members and assign them an IP and implement Load Balancing
  • Methods, s, Health monitors, Ration or Priority Group and connection Limit.
  • Involved in coding complete code of the migration includes, routers, switches cisco and nexus, ASA and Palo Alto Firewalls, F5 load balancers.
  • Responsible for creating IPSec tunnels and maintaining them.
  • Strong hands on experience on configuring, routing EIGRP, OSPF & BGP, IPsec tunnels, Static routes, VPC, VDC,
  • Vlan’s (L2& L3), VTP, Trunking, HSRP, implementing ACl’s, Natting (both source and destination at once), Network and Service Object Group’s, Port Channel’s, Interface monitoring, Tacacs +, 2 factor login Authentication, Wireshark and Aruba Wireless.
  • Responsible to maintain and manage the Network Uptime of Wireless Aruba Wireless Controllers (WL) and Accesspoints (AP) along with creating and deletion of the user access over the wireless network and managing the Clients connected to the AP’s or Networks.
  • Hands on experience in understanding and analyzing the Link status, Throughput, Bandwidth utilization of the each of the network, access point or an individual user.

Environment: Cisco 2851 routers, ISR 4431 & ISR 4321 routers, 9k (9508), 5k (5548), 2k (UCS Fabric Extender), JUNIPER, ASA Firewall ( 5500, 5510, 5525, 5545, 5585 ), LAN Firewall (ASA 5525), DB Firewall ( ASA 5525 ), Internet Firewall ( ASA 5545), VPN Firewall (ASA 5515), DMZ Switches & Distribution Switches ( 4500e L3 Switch, 4900), Internet Switch (Cisco 3850), Core Switches ( Cisco 3560), VIPRION F5 Load Balancer ( version 12.1.1 ), Palo alto 5020, OSPF & BGP, IPsec tunnels, Static routes, VPC, VDC, Vlan’s (L2& L3), VTP, Trunking, HSRP, ARUBA, SOLARWINDS, WIRESHARK, IPAM, Cisco Prime, ACI.

Confidential, CLEVELAND, OHIO

Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

Environment:, which involved with devices such as routers, switches, firewalls and wireless access points.

  • 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.
  • Strong hands on experience on ASA (5505/5510) Firewalls. Implemented security policies using ACL, Firewall, IPSEC, SSL, VPN, IPS/IDS, AAA (TACACS+ & RADIUS).
  • Experience in adding firewall rules, Network address Translation and in creating multiple security contexts (virtual firewalls).
  • Involved in handling Cisco router 2800, 2900, 3800, 3900, ASR 1k series routers.
  • Involved in setting up IP sec VPN between ASA firewalls and handling Fortigate firewall.
  • Involved in installing, maintaining, Configuring & troubleshoot Palo Alto Firewall 3060 & 5060 series.
  • Configuring and troubleshooting Route-filters, Route-Maps, Cisco Prime, Cisco ISE (Identity Services Engine) and SDN (Software Defined Networking).
  • Responsible for advanced enterpriseWireless(ARUBA)LAN administration and design, mesh networks, and point-to- point and point-to-multipoint topologies.
  • Involved in configuring Palo Alto as per the company’s security rules to restrict the intruders.
  • Migrated from all the other firewalls to the NexGen Palo Alto firewall series like 3050 and 5020 series.
  • Involved in analyzing the data logs, system logs, config logs and understand the Network activity, threat activity and Blocked activity in Palo alto firewall.
  • Involved in the configuring, maintaining BIG IP F5 load balancer LTM, GTM & ASM.
  • Experience with implementing Cisco 6500 VSS on the User distribution switches.
  • Knowledge of JUNOS platform and worked with IOS upgrade ofJuniperdevices.
  • Upgraded IOS on the ASA 5520 firewalls and used the ASA firewall as an Internet Firewall.
  • Expert level understanding in the Palo Alto Firewall 3050 and 5020 series.
  • Good understanding of the Panorama feature of the Palo alto firewall, used the panorama interface to handle multiple.
  • Working with overall LAN & WAN Designs from the PE to CE and configuring VRF on PE routers.
  • Configuring and maintaining of RIP, OSPF, EIGRP BGP, MPLS, QOS and Frame Relay.
  • Involved in design and implementation of Data Center Migration, worked on implementation.
  • Configuring and troubleshooting devices onVOIPnetwork through Cisco Unified Communication Call Manager.
  • Working Knowledge of Cisco IOS, Cisco IOS-XR, Cisco Cat OS, Cisco NX-OS, JUNOS.
  • Experience with configuring BGP in the data center and using BGP in WAN and manipulating BGP attributes.
  • Implemented Cisco Advanced Malwareprotectionforendpointsecurity systems.
  • Involved in ticket handling & documentations such as Change management, Root Cause Analysis.
  • Involved in handling Internal Audits.
  • Implemented site to site VPN in Cisco ASA as per customer.
  • Installation various EX, SRX & J series Juniper devices.
  • Installed controller and light weight access point coordination with TAC.
  • Maintenance and trouble-shooting of LAN, WAN, IP Routing, Multilayer Switching.
  • Performing onsite data center support including monitoring electrical power, switch alarms, network alerts and access Logs.
  • Configuring RIP, EIGRP, OSPF and Static routing on Cisco series Routers & L3 Switches.
  • Configuring VLAN, spanning tree, PSTP, SNMP on Cisco 3750 series switches.
  • Dealt with monitoring tools like (Solar Winds, Cisco Works), network packet capture tools like Wire shark.
  • Implemented the Client based Internet gateways with Palo Alto Firewall.
  • Maintained a Network with more than 600 Network devices, some 25,000 end hosts, and the other Network devices like DHCP, DNS servers, Firewall servers.
  • Installed new Cisco routers/switches/ASA's and Palo Alto firewall.
  • Co-ordination with Hardware vendors, software vendors and Internet Service Providers.
  • Assisted in backup, restoring and upgrading the Router and switch IOS.
  • Analyzed and tested network protocols (Ethernet, TCP/IP) usingWireshark, Riverbed tool.
  • Attended Team meetings and provided comments on existing network and the recommendations to improve the current network Performance.
  • Maintaining the health of 250+ wireless Access points in two locations.

Environment: Cisco ASA firewall, Palo Alto Firewall, DMZ, IPSEC-VPN, Cisco 6500, IPSEC, SSL, VPN, IPS/IDS, AAA (TACACS+ & RADIUS), Nexus 9500,9300,7010,5548,5020,2148,2248, JUNIPER, Cisco Prime, VOIP, IDS/IPS, Cisco ISE Checkpoint Firewall, Palo Alto, ASA 5520, RIP, OSPF, EIGRP BGP, MPLS, QOS, EX, SRX & J series Juniper, Solar Winds, Cisco Works, CUCM, Aruba.

Confidential

Jr. Network Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Configuration and Administration of Cisco and Juniper Routers and Switches.
  • Involved in configuring network devices as per the Hardening document of the company.
  • Responsible for designing and implementation of customer's network and Security infrastructure.
  • Monitor Network devices like routers, switches, firewalls, Servers (Dell PowerEdge, HP DL380 G5, and Telecom devices all over the locations along with multiple WAN & LAN links.
  • Involved in complete LAN, WAN, Extranet redesign (including IP address planning, designing, installation, pre-configuration of network equipment, testing, and maintenance) in both Campus and Branch networks.
  • Experience with converting Cisco 6500 IOS to Cisco Nexus NX-OS in the data center environment.
  • Involved in handling Cisco Routers 2800, 3800, ISR & ASR series routers.
  • Sound knowledge on Nexus 2148, 2248 devices.
  • Experience in Configuring, upgrading and verifying the IOS operation system.
  • Involved in handling Cisco ACS, Cisco Prime and other cisco implementations for monitoring and global deployment tools.
  • Experience in configuring, implementing and troubleshooting issues with Distribute-list, Prefix-List, Route-maps.
  • Design and configuring of OSPF, BGP on Cisco Routers and Firewalls.
  • Configuring IPSEC VPN on Cisco ASA 5520 series firewalls.
  • Worked extensively in Configuring, Monitoring and Troubleshooting Cisco's ASA 5500 security appliance, Failover DMZ zoning & configuring VLANs/routing/NATing with the firewalls as per the design.
  • Provided Load Balancing towards access layer from core layer using F5 Network Load Balancers.
  • Managed the F5 BigIP GTM/LTM appliances to include writing iRules, SSL offload and task of creating Nodes, Pools, Pools Members, VIP’s and assigning them with Round robin, Ration & other Methods.
  • Involved in Switching Technology Administration including creating and managing VLANs, Port security, Trunking, STP, Intervlan routing and LAN security.
  • Knowledge of design and implementation of Data Center Migration, worked on implementation strategies for the expansion of the MPLS VPN networks.
  • Use and maintain routing protocols EIGRP, OSPF and BGP on the Routers in the network & also worked on BGP Route Reflectors, Confederations, BGP Peer-Group, Authentication.
  • Deployed a large-scale HSRP solution to improve the uptime of collocation customers, in the event a core router became unreachable.
  • Configured and designed LAN networks with Access layer switches such as Cisco 4510, 4948, 4507 switches.
  • Installed new Cisco routers/switches/ASA's, Juniper and Palo Alto firewall.
  • Implemented HSRP on the Cisco 2948G Layer 3 switches and EIGRP, OSPF on 2 Cisco 2610routers, the Layer 3 switch, 3 Cisco 350XL Switches, Cisco 3524XL switches for load balancing and fail over.
  • Extensive knowledge and troubleshooting in data communication protocols and standards including TCP/IP, UDP, IEEE 802.3, Token Ring, Cable Modem, PPPOE, ADSL, Multilayer Switching, DoD standards.
  • Administration and diagnostics of LAN and WAN with in-depth knowledge of TCP/IP, NAT, PPP, ISDN and associates network protocols and services.
  • Knowledge of design and implementation of Data Center Migration, worked on implementation strategies for the expansion of the MPLS VPN networks.
  • Troubleshooting problems on a day to day basis & providing solutions that would fix the problems within the Network.

Environment: VPN, EIGRP, BGP, RIP, OSPF, DHCP, DMZ, Cisco 3745,6509,3560,3600,2600, Cisco 350XL Switches, Cisco 3524XL switches, Nexus 2148, 2248, MPLS, Catalyst Switches 4500, STP, RSTP, VTP, IPSEC VPN, VLAN Trunking, SRX Firewalls, STP, RSTP, Cisco ACS, Cisco Prime.

Confidential

Network Associate

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for troubleshooting complex problems related to the Internet and network interface cards.
  • Responsible for initiating the complete recovery and troubleshoot complex issue of hardware and software including internet issues.
  • Sound knowledge in routing protocols like Rip, EIGRP, OSPF in IPv4 & IPv6.
  • Responsible for creating tickets of each and individual customers and maintain separate record of everyone.
  • Responsible for troubleshooting issues related to the processors, motherboard, chipsets and other computer related issues.
  • Involved in sales of HP products and services and maintain Customer satisfactory records.
  • Troubleshooting modular routers of D-Link, Linksys.
  • Involved in IP Quality of Service (QoS) implementation including Priority and Class-Based Weighted.
  • Experience with Cisco 3500, 6500 series equipment and configuring and deploying.
  • From the scratch and fixing them with various modules like Gig card, VPN SPA Card, T1-WIC card and other modules.
  • Experience in deploying EIGRP/BGP redistribution and the changing the metrics for the primary and backup Paths for the packet prioritization and EIGRP tuning.
  • Involved in designing data communications and networks utilizing that utilize a mixture of frame relay, Point to point T1, T3 & OC3 lines.
  • Involved in designing and applying QOS to 2600 series routers for all the branches.
  • Worked on Riverbed devices for WAN bandwidth Optimization in the data centers for the sensitive marked data applications.
  • Experience on designing and troubleshooting of complex BGP and OSPF routing problems.
  • Experienced in SYSLOG analysis & Proxy servers.
  • Good understanding with network based F5 Load balancers with software module & Checkpoint.
  • Experience with connectivity of Cisco Networking Equipment with F5 Load Balancer.
  • Expert level understanding with F5 component to provide high availability with providing services across data centers.
  • Involved in configuring the ASA Firewall for the safety of the corporate network.
  • Involved in deploying network objects, port object, service object and inculcate them into the ACL’s.

Environment: HSRP, OSPF, RIP, EIGRP, OSPF, VLAN, VTP, Cisco Routers (2500,3000,4000), Cisco Switches (2960,3560), ACL, Syslog, Proxy Servers, MS Windows, MS Word, MS Excel.

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