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Network Engineer Resume Profile

Chicago, IL

SUMMARY:

  • 7 years of experience in Network Implementation, Configuration, Trouble Shooting and maintaining Enterprise Networks by working with multiple vendor Routers, Switches as Network Engineer/Technician.
  • Extensive experience in configuring and troubleshooting routing protocols like RIP, EIGRP, OSPF and BGP.
  • In-depth knowledge of Protocol Stack and OSI layers and worked extensively in network layer protocols and TCP/IP.
  • Experience in implementation, configuration troubleshooting of Ether-channel, STP, RSTP, HSRP, VLAN, VTP and Access Control Lists ACL .
  • Extensive hands-on experience on LAN and WAN networks, Cisco routers, switches.
  • Understanding of LAN and WAN Internetworking Devices: Functions of Internetworking, Linking Devices Repeaters, Bridges, Routers, and Gateways. Configuring, Routing IP Addresses, Subnetting and knowledge of Frame Relay and ATM Switches
  • Expertise in configuration of Cisco Catalyst Switches of 1900, 2900, 3550,3750,4500,6500, Cisco Routers of 1800,2500,2600,2800,3600,3800,7200,7600 IP addressing, Nexus 7 k series.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Proficient in Cisco IOS for configuration troubleshooting of routing protocols: MP-BGP, OSPF, LDP, EIGRP, RIP, BGP v4, MPLS.
  • Primary responsibility is to design and deploy various network security High Availability products lick Cisco ASA other security products.
  • Responsible for Check Point and Cisco ASA firewall administration across global networks.
  • Installation, administration, migration and support of Windows NT4.0, Windows 2000, 2003, 2008 and 2012, Win 7/ W2K Professional/Home, Windows 98, Windows XP, Active directory
  • Experience in installing and maintaining inventory of Computers hardware, software and licenses.
  • Experience in technical documentation with change management.
  • Hands on experience in using various Network Monitoring and Packet Sniffing tools.
  • Experience within a large, Windows Linux-based Data Center environment.
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational communication, customer service presentation skills.
  • Excellent customer management/resolution, problem solving and debugging skills with good verbal/written communications and presentation skills.
  • Member of IEEE

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Hardware: Cisco Routers: 1800, 2500, 2600, 2800, 3600, 3800, 7200,7600 ASR 1000 series.

Cisco Switches: 2900, 3500, 4000, 4500, 5000, 6500.

Routing: BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, IGRP, RIPv2, BGPv4, MP-BGP, Static Routing, Redistribution, Route Summarization

Switching: Ether-channel, STP, RSTP, VTP, VLANs.

Redundancy: HSRP, VRRP, RPR, NSF/NSR.

Security: ACLs, NAT, PAT, VLAN, Cisco FWSM/PIX/ASDM/ASA.

Various Features Services: TCP/IP, LAN, WAN, IP Subnetting, VLSM, VLAN, Inter-VLAN Routing, Frame-Relay, PPP, HDLC, DHCP, DNS, ICMP, UDP, SNMP.

Operating Systems: CISCO IOS, CAT OS, Linux

Network Tools: Wireshark, Network Time Machine, QIP

Network Simulators: Packet Tracer, GNS3

Documentation: MS Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint, Outlook, Visio

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Role: Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Configuring, managing and troubleshooting networks using routing protocols like BGP, RIP, EIGRP and OSPF Single Area and Multi Area .
  • Worked on various point to point SONET links such as OC3, OC12, STM-1.
  • Troubleshoot latency and throughput issues on MPLS and Dedicated Internet Access circuits.
  • Configured and resolved various OSPF issues in an OSPF multi area environment.
  • Involved in migration from Frame-Relay/ATM network to MPLS-based VPN for customer's WAN infrastructure.
  • Monitoring alerts and reporting to Global Foundation Services and Microsoft Operation Center
  • Primary responsibilities include but not limited to design, implementation and troubleshooting of all LAN/WAN solutions offered by LAN/WAN Professional
  • Implementing a new Network Architecture as per low-level design.
  • Network design for new server connectivity.
  • Design and architect and implementation Datacenters for large carrier-class customer utilizing Nexus 7018, Nexus 7010
  • Datacenter build and support.
  • High availability HSRP, VRRP, ether channel creation on Cisco, switches and routers.
  • Transitioned as Network Project Manager and participated in kick off meetings, gathered data from stake holders to create Network design template.
  • Worked on Network Acceptance to comply with Microsoft design standard and delivered projects in time after quality check.
  • Weekly and daily meetings with clients to understand their network requirements discuss these with management and come up with an action plan.
  • Quickly resolve all IP network issues to reduce waste and downtime of a Network infrastructure.
  • Experience in ordering new modules and SFPs for the devices to support network expansion.
  • Helping Tier I engineers in any of the issues related to various aspects and concerns.
  • Interacted with different teams - on developing/ implementing the Onsite Offshore model for 24X7 supports.

Confidential

Role: Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Manage switches of 5 different MBFS locations.
  • Hands on experience working on packet sniffer: Network time machine by fluke networks to monitor the network.
  • Experience working on QIP to manage DNS names and IP addresses.
  • Designed and developed Quality of Service QoS functionalities on Cisco 7600Router
  • Configured Cisco Routers 2600 series using RIP, OSPF, and EIGRP.
  • Acted as part of the software bring-up team for Cisco's next generation CRS Intel based Route Processor card.
  • Migration to new Global Network infrastructure. High Bandwidth MPLS WAN links, OSPF Redistribution to BGP, Replaced legacy Layer 2 Network with a fast converging layer 3 network.
  • Hands-on experience with WAN ATM/Frame Relay , Routers, Switches, TCP/IP, Routing Protocols BGP/OSPF , and IP addressing.
  • Provided network connection to the new employees and wireless connection vouchers to visitors.
  • Responsible for network performance, monitoring/analysis, proactive troubleshooting and capacity analysis of network and proposing improvements and design changes beneficial to the business.
  • Responsible for Network cabling, dressing, labeling and troubleshooting network drops onsite.
  • Responsibilities also include technical documentation of all upgrades done. Attending meetings and technical discussions related to current project.
  • Prepared engineering documents and network diagrams in Microsoft Visio.
  • Documented firewall changes and request forms to respective vendors.
  • Vendor co-ordination for hardware issues and assessment management.
  • Ability to handle multiple complex tasks, with tight deadlines concurrently.

Confidential

Role: Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Installation and Configuration of LAN/ WAN.
  • Worked as an operational support engineer for various WAN problems.
  • Supporting an enterprise network for Data Center LAN.
  • Implementing fabric path, spine and leaf Data center.
  • Design, configuration and Installation of Cisco routers and catalyst switches.
  • Routing related tasks included providing Cisco router configuration, providing technical support for Cisco Router configurations and installation for Customer.
  • Troubleshooting with MPLS L3 VPNS.
  • Configuring routing protocols like RIP, EIGRP, OSPF, TCP/IP and configured HSRP for first hop redundancy and load balancing.
  • Switching related tasks included implementing VLANS and VPC configuring ISL trunk on Fast- Ethernet channel between switches.
  • Experience in WAN technologies including SONET Ring.
  • Physical cabling, IP addressing, Wide Area Network configurations.
  • Strongly support on Windows 2003 EE windows 2000 advance server with SP4.
  • Validating the forward backward DNS lookup zones.
  • Collect MAC address on production servers.
  • Installation, operation, and maintenance of switching, data communications, and peripheral equipment associated with the CS1000e, CS1000m and Meridian 1 PBXs for Avaya CS1000.

Confidential

Role: Network Support Technician

Responsibilities:

  • Planning and Implementation of Subnetting, VLSM to conserve IP addresses.
  • IOS upgrade on various routing and switching platforms.
  • Installed and maintained Cisco 3620, 3550, 2610 routers and cisco 3550, 3845 switches with HSRP and various IGP routing protocols such as RIP, EIGRP, and OSPF.
  • Implemented route redistribution between OSPF and EIGRP.
  • Experience with spanning tree and Network architecture design which includes dynamic routing, static routing, VLAN setup, traffic splitting.
  • Identified and resolved VLAN, STP and IP subnet issues.
  • Provided technical support for Windows 7, 2008, Macintosh OS 9, OS X, and Vista operating systems. Provided LAN / WAN / VLAN support and maintenance.
  • Configured Access List ACL Std, Ext, and Named to allow users all over the company to access different applications, Internet and compliance to the security policy and standards.
  • Troubleshoot connectivity problems using Ping, Trace route.
  • Documented security requirements, design, and validation and implementation criteria.
  • Desktop, Laptop, printer and Network peripheral administration and support.

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