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SUMMARY:

  • Around 7+ years of hands on experience in network engineering, designing, integrating, deploying, maintaining and supporting broad range of communication systems.
  • Experience with administering Web Security gateway functions and ProxySG security licensing Working on Authenticating Users on ProxySG and accessing logging.
  • Configuring, Administering and troubleshooting the Checkpoint and ASA firewall.
  • Troubleshoot and Worked with Security issues related to Cisco ASA/PIX, Checkpoint, IDS/IPS andPalo Alto firewalls.
  • Palo Alto Rule changes PA - 2000/PA-4000, templates, object creation, planning, configuration changes, OS upgrades, CLI troubleshooting, audits all single managed, no Panorama.
  • Responsible for the planning, design, implementation, organization and operation of Palo Alto Firewalls based perimeter security network and network security devices including but not limited to 7000, 5000 and 3000 series FW’s.
  • Experienced in handling and installing Palo Alto Firewalls with exposure to wild fire feature of Palo Alto Networks .
  • Develop studies and other methods to analyze and optimize network functionality and write procedures and standards to assure optimum utilization of networks ensuring a high level of service to the users.
  • Experience of configuration and day to day support and maintenance of the Palo Alto firewalls.
  • Implemented Zone Based Firewalling and Security Rules on the Palo Alto Firewall .
  • Good Knowledge and hands on experience on Netscaler 10K, 12K load balancers
  • Hands-on experience in network hardware devices Cisco 6509, Nexus 7K switches & Cisco routers 72XX and 76XX.
  • Troubleshoot and hands on experience on security related issues on Cisco ASA/PIX, Checkpoint, IDS/IPS, Palo Alto and Juniper Net screen firewalls .
  • Strong hands on experience on PIX Firewalls, Palo alto, ASA (5540/5550) Firewalls. Implemented Security Po li ci es u sin g AC L, Fire wall, IPS EC, SS L, V PN, IPS /IDS, A AA (TACA CS + & RA DIUS ).
  • Responsible for design, implementation, & configuration of several advanced networking solutions to include: IP management using VLSM, QOS, HSRP & VLAN management.
  • Configuration and Administration of Palo Alto Networks Firewall to manage large scale Firewall deployments .
  • Experience with converting Checkpoint VPN rules over to the Cisco ASA solution. Migration from Juniper Net screen SSG-550 to Palo Alto 5000 .
  • Good knowledge of CISCO NEXUS data center infrastructure with 5000 and 7000 series switches includes (5548, 7010) including CISCO NEXUS Fabric Extender (223, 2248)
  • Installation of Palo Alto (Web Application and URL filtering, Threat Prevention, Data Filtering) .
  • Experience with designing and manipulate new and existing IP/MPLS/Ethernet networks used for data and voice communications.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Routers and Switches: Cisco Switches (2900, 2924, 2950, 3550, 5500, 6500,6509, 6513), Cisco routers (2600, 2800, 3640, 3700,3825, 7200, 7204, 7206), Juniper Routers and Switches, Virtual Stacking Switches.

Protocols: RIP, RIP2, PPP, OSPF, EIGRP, IS-IS, BGP, SNMP, HTTP, FTP, TFTP, HTTP, DHCP, SMTP, ICMP, SNMP, NETCONF

WAN Technologies: Frame Relay, ISDN, PPP, ATM, MPLS, Channel & Leasedlines

LAN Technologies: Ethernet, TCP/IP, CDP, STP, RSTP, VTP, VLAN, Trunks,Ethernet channel, MPLS, Carrier Ethernet, Ethernet OAM, Ether Channel, CFM, LACP, LAG, L2TP, PPPoX, 1/10/40/100 G, xSTP

Automation Frameworks: ROBOT, Pybot, Pycharm.

Firewalls: ASA, PIX, SRX, Watch guard, ASDM, CSM, Checkpoint,Palo Alto Firewall, FireEye NX.

Operating Systems: Windows 2000/2003/2008, windows XP/7, LINUX,Redhat, UNIX, Macintosh, ONOS, Karaf Containers

Servers: Domain servers, DNS servers, WINS servers, Mail Servers, Proxy Servers, Print Servers, Application servers, FTP Servers, Cisco UCS.

Load balancer: F5 Load Balancer, ACE, LTM & GTM series.

Testing Tools: Spirent, IXIA, iPerf, Ostinato, BluecoatProxy and Drivelock, SPLAT and GAIA R75.

Programming Languages: Java, Ruby and Python

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, CA

Sr Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Design, implementation and operational support of routing/switching protocols in complex environments including IS-IS, BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, Spanning Tree
  • Configuring BIG-IP-F5 LTM and GTM Load Balancers and troubleshooting Issues in F5 and upgrading and modifying the Virtual Pool, Nodes and Virtual Servers.
  • Install and Configure GRE Tunnels and Extended the Data Center access to remote sites to access the Data Center.
  • Knowledge of Application Filtering and Private and Public Key Encryption .
  • Experience in Integrating the BlueCoat Proxy for Threat Intelligence Configuring Logging in Blue Coat ProxySG for the Splunk analysis Configuring bluecoat with Websense integration for Data Security to work with a Web proxy to monitor HTTP, HTTPS, and FTP traffic
  • Experience with administering Web Security gateway functions and ProxySG security licensing
  • Working on Authenticating Users on ProxySG and accessing logging.
  • Knowledge of Checkpoint and Palo Alto Firewall Rules .
  • Writing the Nat rules in Palo Alto FW manager including troubleshooting & validation.
  • Installation of Palo Alto (Application and URL filtering, Threat Prevention, Data Filtering).
  • Migration from Cisco firewalls to Palo Alto firewalls platforms PA 4000 and PA 500 and PA- 200 firewalls.
  • Configured and performed software upgrades on Cisco Wireless LAN Controllers 5508 for Wireless Network Access Control integration with Cisco ISE.
  • Experience with Bluecoat Web Proxy Rules).
  • Monitoring and troubleshooting traffic on Palo Alto 5020 firewall.
  • Enabling the TCP, UDP, SMTP ports to allow the traffic between the servers.
  • Configured Cisco ASA 5510 for VPN Network Access Control integration with Cisco ISE (Inline PEPs).
  • Configured ASA 5500 to ensure high-end security on the network with ACLs and Firewall.
  • Expert level knowledge about TCP/IP protocol suite and OSI model.
  • Implemented antivirus and web filtering on Juniper SRX 240 at the web server.

Confidential, Atlanta

Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Palo Alto design and installation (Application and URL filtering, Threat Prevention, Data Filtering) .
  • PIX, Net Screen Firewalls, Check point Provider-1 / VSX, Nokia VPN, Palo Alto IDS, Foundry / F5 Load Balancers, and Blue Coat Packet Shaper systems.
  • Implementation of signed off designs for Bluecoat and Checkpoint Firewall architecture.
  • Provide technical support in the configuration of Cisco and Juniper routers and switches to include: Cisco Enterprise Equipment, Cisco Routers, Cisco Catalyst Switches, Juniper Enterprise Equipment, Juniper Routers, M-Series, MX-Series, and Juniper EX-Series Switches.
  • Adding exemption, editing policy groups on Websense Management Server.
  • Experience with Bluecoat Web Proxy Rules.
  • Installation and configuration of Cisco Nexus 9k, 7k, 5k, 2k (Fexus), ASRs, 6500s, 4510s, 3800s, 2900s.
  • Creation of Bluecoat & Checkpoint Security designs in support of project initiatives and enhancement opportunity.
  • Knowledge of Checkpoint and Palo Alto Firewall Rules .
  • Experience working on RISK Domain, Tiered Domain, QoS, Ethernet and IP.
  • Experience working on Air Magnet Toolset, Cisco Equipment Configuration, Implementation and Support
  • Deploying and decommission of VLANs on core ASR 9K, Nexus 9k, 7K, 5K and its downstream devices.
  • Experience in Installation, configuration, and troubleshooting on Riverbed Steelheads.
  • Responsible for Palo Alto firewall management and operations across our global networks.
  • Involved in Bradford NAC policy development, testing and deployment.
  • Bluecoat / Checkpoint Architecture, Design, engineering and supporting services.
  • Knowledge of Application Filtering and Private and Public Key Encryption
  • Experience with devices Palo Alto Network firewalls such as security NAT, Threat prevention & URL filtering.
  • Used Cisco routers, switches, Access Points, Concentrators for implementation and management purpose.
  • Adding exemption, editing policy groups on Websense Management Server.
  • Perform Firewall OS upgrades using CLI, Splat and Voyager GUI.
  • Provide technical support in the configuration of Cisco and Juniper routers and switches to include: Cisco Enterprise Equipment, Cisco Routers, Cisco Catalyst Switches, Juniper Enterprise
  • Equipment, Juniper Routers, M-Series, MX-Series, and Juniper EX-Series Switches.

Confidential, Plano, TX

Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Experience on designing and troubleshooting of complex BGP and OSPF routing problems.
  • Experience in configuring routing protocols like EIGRP, RIP v2, OSPF & BGP and Cisco ACS protocols like RADIUS and TACACS.
  • Creation of Bluecoat & Checkpoint Security designs in support of project initiatives and enhancement opportunities.
  • Configuring and troubleshooting perimeter security devices such as Checkpoint NGX R77 Gaia, Provider- 1/MDM, Secure Platform, Palo Alto and ASA Firewalls.
  • Redistribution, Installed and Maintained Cisco 3600, 2600 and 7200 backbone routes with HSR.
  • Migration of existing IPSEC VPN tunnels from Pre-Shared key to Certificate Authority for purpose of scaling.
  • Upgrade firewalls in accordance with change management & Document changes to firewalls.
  • Applying crypto maps and security keys for the branches, ISAKMP (Internet security association key management protocol) for establishing Security associations (SA) cryptographic keys.
  • Configuring/Troubleshoot issues with the following types of routers Cisco (1700, 2600 and 3500 series).
  • Implementing & Troubleshooting of T1, MUXES, CSU/DSU and data circuits.
  • Configuration of EIGRP and OSPF as interior gateway protocol with route filtering and route.
  • Experience in migration of Frame-relay based branches to MPLS based technology using multi layer stackable switch like 6500 series and 2800 series router.
  • Experience in configuring routing protocols like EIGRP, RIP v2, OSPF & BGP and Cisco ACS protocols like RADIUS and TACACS.
  • Experience in HSRP standby troubleshooting & Experience in configuring & upgrading of Cisco IOS.
  • Have sound knowledge of Firewall architecture, routing and VPN.
Confidential

Network Support Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for design & management of juniper Netscreen firewalls, juniper switches, cisco switches.
  • Configuration, Troubleshooting and Maintenance of Palo alto Firewalls (160+ firewalls) - PA200, PA2000 series, PA3000 series, PA4000 series and PA5000 series.
  • Implement changes on switches, routers, load balancers (F5 and Brocade), wireless devices as per engineer’s instructions and troubleshooting any related issues.
  • Configuration and troubleshooting of Cisco 2500, 2600, 3000, 6500, 7500, 7200 Series routers.
  • Configured VLANs with 802.1q tagging. Configured Trunk groups, ether channels, and Spanning tree for creating Access/distribution and core layer switching architecture.
  • Working on the project of F5 LTM and GTM code upgrade project, doing couple of them every week.
  • Create and test Cisco router and switching operations using OSPF routing protocol.
  • Configured BPDU Guard, port-fast, uplink fast and other spanning tree features.
  • Configuration and troubleshooting link state protocols like OSPF in multiple areas.
  • Configured HSRP and VLAN trucking 802.1Q, VLAN Routing on Catalyst 6500 switches.
  • Configuration 7609, 7606 with OSPF and catalyst 6505, 4500, 3550 switches with various VLAN.
  • Configured HSRP and VLAN trucking 802.1Q, VLAN Routing on Catalyst 6500 switches.
Confidential

Network Admin

Responsibilities:

  • Designing solutions for frozen requirements using Cisco Routers and Switches.
  • Configured Cisco Catalyst 6500, 4500, 3850, 3750, 2960 switches and Cisco 3600, 7200 & ASR 1K & 9k Routers for an enterprise network.
  • Implemented ISL and 802.1Q for communicating through VTP.
  • Configured routers and modems, troubleshot issues related to broadband technologies for Residential and Business Customers.
  • Negotiate d VPN tunnels using IPSec encryption standards and also configured and implemented site-to-site VPN, Remote VPN.
  • Apache Web Server & MRTG, BIND DNS Server configuration and optimization over UNIX and Active directory implementation of Windows 2003 Server.
  • Worked on Cisco Layer 2 switches (spanning tree, VLAN).
  • Configured Cisco Catalyst 6500, 4500, 3850, 3750, 2960 switches and Cisco 3600, 7200 & ASR 1K & 9k Routers for an enterprise network.
  • Worked on Juniper J series j2330, M320 routers and EX 3200 switches.
  • IOS upgrade in Nexus 7010 through ISSU (In service Software Upgrade).
  • Migration of RIP V2 to OSPF, BGP routing protocols.
  • Configured & Maintained Cisco 2600, 2800, 3200 series routers including IOS upgrades.
  • Configured RADIUS server.
  • Configured EIGRP for Lab Environment.
  • WAN Infrastructure running OSPF & BGP as core routing protocol.

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