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Network Engineer Resume Profile

Qualification Summary

  • 9 plus years of experience in Cisco/Juniper Networking, Security which includes designing, Deployment and providing network support, installation and analysis for a broad range of LAN / WAN protocols.
  • Hands On experience Cisco IOS/IOS-XR/NX-OS, Juniper JUNOS for configuration troubleshooting of routing protocols: MP-BGP, OSPF, LDP, EIGRP, RIP, BGP v4, MPLS.
  • In-depth knowledge and hands-on experience in Tier II ISP Routing Policies, Network Architecture, IP Subnetting, VLSM, TCP/IP, NAT, DHCP, DNS, FT1 / T1 / FT3 / T3 SONET POS OCX / GigE circuits, Firewalls.
  • Strong knowledge of TACACS , RADIUS implementation in Access Control Network.
  • Experience in Designing and assisting in deploying enterprise wide Network Security and High Availability Solutions for ASA.
  • Experience with configuring Nexus 2000 Fabric Extender FEX which acts as a remote line card module for the Nexus 5000
  • Experience working with Cisco Nexus 2148 Fabric Extender and Nexus 7010, 5000 series to provide a Flexible Access Solution for a datacenter access architecture
  • Involved in troubleshooting of DNS, DHCP and other IP conflict problems.
  • Configuring Virtual Chassis for Juniper switches EX-4200,Firewalls SRX-210
  • Responsible for Check Point and Cisco ASA firewall administration across global networks.
  • Experience in working with Cisco Nexus Switches and Virtual Port Channel configuration.
  • Knowledge of implementing and troubleshooting complex layer 2 technologies such as VLAN Trunks, VTP, Ether channel, STP, RSTP and MST. Implementation of HSRP, VRRP for Default Gateway Redundancy.
  • Experience in testing Cisco routers and switches in laboratory and deploy them on site production.
  • Worked extensively in Configuring, Monitoring and Troubleshooting Cisco's ASA 5500/PIX security appliance, Failover DMZ zoning configuring VLANs/routing/NAT with the firewalls as per the design.
  • Worked extensively on Cisco Firewalls, Cisco PIX 506E/515E/525/ ASA 5500 5510/5540 Series
  • Knowledge in preparing Technical Documentation and presentations using Microsoft VISIO/Office.
  • Excellent customer management/resolution, problem solving, debugging skills and capable of quickly learning, effectively analyzes results and implement and delivering solutions as an individual and as part of a team.
  • Hands on Experience testing iRules using Browser IE , HTTP watch

Core Competencies

  • Cisco Routers: Cisco GSR 12416, 12418, Cisco 7200vxr, Cisco 3640, Cisco 3600
  • Redundancy and management: HSRP, RPR, NSF/NSR
  • Network Configuration: Advanced switch/router configuration Cisco IOS access list, Route redistribution/propagation .
  • Routing Protocols: IGRP, EIGRP, OSPF, BGPv4, MP-BGP
  • WAN Protocols: HDLC, PPP, MLPPP
  • Circuit switched WAN: T1/E1 T3/E3/OCX Channelized, Fractional full .
  • Packet Switched WAN: ATM, FRAME RELAY, MPLS VPNs
  • Security Technologies: Cisco FWSM/PIX/ASDM, Nokia Checkpoint NG, Juniper SRX
  • Physical interfaces: Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, Serial, HSSI, Sonet POS
  • Layer 2 technology: VLAN, VTP, VMPS, ISL, dot1q, DTP, Spanning-tree, PVST
  • Layer 3 Switching: CEF, MLS, Ether Channel
  • QOS: CBWFQ, LLQ, WRED, Policing/Shaping.
  • Switches: Catalyst 6500, MSFC, MSFC2, 7600, 3700, 3500
  • Operating Systems: Microsoft XP/Vista/7, UNIX, Linux Redhat, OpenSuse, Fedora
  • Windows Servers 2003/2008 Windows MS-Office.

Professional Experience

Confidential

Sr. Network Deployment Engineer

Key Responsibilities

  • Working with Network Design and implementation teams on various projects across related to all the Branches and Data Center.
  • Designing and deployment of Partner IPSEC VPN tunnels.
  • Involved in the configuration troubleshooting of routing protocols: MP-BGP, OSPF, LDP, EIGRP, RIP, BGP v4. Configured IP access filter policies.
  • Deploying and decommissioning Cisco switches and their respective software upgrades.
  • Converting CatOS to Cisco IOS Config Conversion on distribution layer switches
  • Experience with manipulating various BGP attributes such as Local Preference, MED, Extended Communities, Route-Reflector clusters, Route-maps and route policy implementation.
  • Deploying and decommission of VLANs on core ASR 9K, Nexus 7K, 5K and its downstream devices.
  • Experience configuring Virtual Device Context in Nexus 7010
  • Experience in Configuring, upgrading and verifying the NX-OS operation system.
  • Performed OSPF, BGP, DHCP Profile, HSRP, IPV6, Bundle Ethernet implementation on ASR 9K redundant pair.
  • Configured CIDR IP RIP, PPP, BGP, MPLS and OSPF routing.
  • Performing the ACL requests change for various clients by collecting source and destination information from them.
  • Experience with setting up MPLS Layer 3 VPN cloud in data center and also working with BGP WAN towards customer
  • Performed Break Fix support through driving to different buildings, identifying the root cause of the hardware issues with switches, routers.
  • Design, implementation and operational support of routing/switching protocols in complex environments including BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, Spanning Tree, 802.1q, etc.
  • Involved in iRule management like loading rules, writing iRule syntax using TCL language.
  • Involved in design and deploying various network security High availability products like Cisco ASA and other security products.
  • Performing troubleshooting on slow network connectivity issues, routing issues that involves OSPF, BGP and identifying the root cause of the issues.
  • Configure Corporate , Wireless and Lab Devices which includes Bandwidth Upgrade, Adding New Devices, Decom the Devices, Testing Pilot .
  • Implemented DHCP, DNS, IPAM configuration on the servers to allocate, resolute the ip addresses from Subnet.
  • Worked on Aruba Wireless LAN Implementation for 11n Infrastructure Across the Corporate Network.
  • Troubleshoot the Network Issues onsite and remotely depending on the severity of the issues.
  • Familiar with various MSIT Tools to check Networking Connectivity, Testing, Configuration and Adding or Removal of IP address blocks, Decoming or Adding the Devices.
  • Created Visio Dean / Visio Documentation to give complete picture of network design for each building.

Environment: Cisco 2948/3560/4500/3560/3750/3550/3500/2960 6500 switches and Cisco 3640/12000 /7200/3845/3600/2800 routers , Cisco Nexus 7K/5K, Cisco ASA5510, Checkpoint, Aruba Controllers 6000, 3600, 3400,650: windows server 2003/2008: F5 BIGIP LTM.

Confidential

Sr. Network Engineer

Key Responsibilities

  • Experience in working with cisco Nexus 5000 series switches for data center.
  • Conversions to BGP WAN routing. Which will be to convert WAN routing from OSPF to BGP OSPF is used for local routing only which involves new wan links.
  • Convert Branch WAN links from point to point circuits to MPLS and to convert encryption from IPSec/GRE to GetVPN.
  • Plan Design and assist in deploying enterprise wide Network Security and High Availability Solutions for ASA.
  • Worked extensively in Configuring, Monitoring and Troubleshooting Cisco's ASA 5500/PIX security appliance, Failover DMZ zoning configuring VLANs/routing/NATing with the firewalls as per the design.
  • Configuring routing protocols OSPF, EIGRP, RIP, MPBGP, LDP and BGPV4.
  • Configuring HSRP between VLANs, Configuring Ether-Channels, Port Channel on 6500 catalyst
  • Experience working Juniper T-Series, M-Series, MX-Series, J-Series Routers.
  • Implemented WLAN Aruba Wireless Access Points and its Controllers at various corporate sites fort 11n Infrastructure and its legacy technologies.
  • Worked on Extensively on Cisco Firewalls, Cisco PIX 506E/515E/525/ ASA 5500 5510/5540 Series.
  • Worked On UNIX, Linux, and Windows Platforms and also involved in capacity planning of Network Maintenance.
  • Experience with design and implementation of Data center migration at NBC Universal
  • Data center migration was involved in Access, Distribution and Core layers.
  • Wrote IOS and CAT OS upgrade procedures and Pre/Post checks for customer production upgrades.
  • Created MOPS and get approval from peers to perform configuration add/ remove changes.
  • Excellent Troubleshooting Skills and Customer Centric approach.
  • Strong Knowledge in working with F5 Load Balancers and their Implementation in various Networks.
  • Actively participated in upgrading fast Ethernet, Layer 3 switched/routed LAN infrastructure from Cisco 3640 to Cisco 2811 ISR routers and switches at access level to 2950, 3550.
  • Converting CatOS to Cisco IOS Config Conversion on distribution layer switches
  • Configuring Vlan's, VTP's, enabling trunks between switches.
  • Configured VLANs with 802.1q tagging. Configured Trunk groups, ether channels, and Spanning tree for creating Access/distribution and core layer switching architecture.
  • Configured various Router interfaces like ATM interface, T3 Channelized T1 interfaces
  • Configuring and troubleshooting CISCO catalyst 6509, 7609, 7613 with Supervisor cards, Cisco 3640, Cisco GSR 12416, 21418 with PRP and RPR processors .
  • Performed Configuration on ASR 9K Pairs includes HSRP, Bundle Ethernet Config, Assigning dhcp profiles.

Environment: Cisco 3750/3550/3500/2960 switches and Cisco 3640/12000 /7200/3845/3600/2800 routers, Cisco ASA5510, Checkpoint, Aruba Controllers 6000, 3600, 3400,650, Cisco Nexus 7K/5K, 2248/3560/5020/6509.

Confidential

Network Engineer

Key Responsibilities

  • Troubleshoot traffic passing managed firewalls via logs and packet captures
  • Configured and resolved various OSPF issues in an OSPF multi area environment.
  • Managed fast Layer 3 switched/routed LAN/WAN infrastructure as a part of Network team. The LAN consisted of Cisco campus model of Cisco 3550 at access layer, Cisco 6513 at distribution/core layer.
  • Worked with telecom vendors in regards to network fault isolation.
  • Hands-on experience with WAN ATM/Frame Relay , Routers, Switches, TCP/IP, Routing Protocols BGP/OSPF , and IP addressing.
  • Configured CIDR IP RIP, PPP, BGP and OSPF routing.
  • Involved in the configuration troubleshooting of routing protocols: MP-BGP, OSPF, LDP, EIGRP, RIP, BGP v4. Configured IP access filter policies.
  • Identify, design and implement flexible, responsive, and secure technology services
  • xperience with Firewall Administration, Rule Analysis, Rule Modification
  • Modified internal infrastructure by adding switches to support server farms and added servers to existing DMZ environments to support new and existing application platforms.
  • Deployed 7613 as PE and CE router and Configured and troubleshoot the Edge Routers.
  • Excellent troubleshooting knowledge on T1, T3, OC-3 and OC-12.
  • Configured egress and ingress queues for ISP facing routers using CBWFQ.
  • Generating RCA Root Cause Analysis for critical issues of layer1/layer2/layer3 problems.
  • Configuration and troubleshooting of Cisco catalyst 6509, 7613 with supervisor cards.
  • Experience with implementing and maintaining network monitoring systems Cisco works and HP Open view and experience with developing complex network design documentation and presentations using VISIO
  • Estimated Project costs and created documentation for project funding approvals.

Environment: Net Flow,TACACS,EIGRP,RIP,OSPF,BGP,VPN,MPLS,CSM,SUP720, Ether Channels,Cisco 7200/3845/3600/2800 routers, Fluke and Sniffer, Cisco 6509/ 3750/3550/3500/2950 switches, Checkpoint firewalls SPLAT .

Confidential

Network Engineer

  • Configuring HSRP between the Cisco router pairs for Gateway redundancy for the client desktops.
  • Configure VRRP GLBP and VLAN Trunking 802.1Q ISL, STP, Port Security on Catalyst 6500 switches.
  • Negotiate VPN tunnels using IPSec encryption standards and also configured and implemented site-to-site VPN, Remote VPN.
  • Configuring STP for switching loop prevention and VLANs for data and voice along with Configuring port security for users connecting to the switches.
  • Designed and implemented Cisco VoIP infrastructure for a large enterprise and multi-unit office environment.
  • Responsible for service request tickets generated by the helpdesk in all phases such as troubleshooting, maintenance, upgrades, patches and fixes with all around technical support
  • Supporting EIGRP and BGP based PwC network by resolving level 2 3 problems of internal teams external customers of all locations.
  • Updated the HP open view map to reflect and changes made to any existing node/object.
  • Ensure Network, system and data availability and integrity through preventive maintenance and upgrade.
  • Involved in L2/L3 Switching Technology Administration including creating and managing VLANs, Port security, Trunking, STP, Inter-Vlan routing, LAN security.
  • Worked on the security levels with RADIUS, TACACS .
  • Completed service requests i.e. IP readdressing, bandwidth upgrades, IOS/platform upgrades, etc
  • Identify, design and implement flexible, responsive, and secure technology services
  • Modified internal infrastructure by adding switches to support server farms and added servers to existing MZ environments to support new and existing application platforms.
  • Strong knowledge on networking concepts like TCP/IP, Routing and Switching

Environment: Cisco 7200/3845/3600/2800 routers, TACACS, EIGRP, RIP, OSPF, BGP, VPN, Ether Channels, Fluke and Sniffer.

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