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Network Engineer Resume

Wayne, PA

SUMMARY:

  • Almost Decade of professional experience in Network Engineering, Performing Network Analysis, Design, Implementing, Capacity Planning with focus on performance tuning and support of large Networks.
  • Experienced in configuring VLANs, STP, VTP, PVST and 802.x authentication in access layer switches.
  • Maintained TACACS+/RADIUS Servers for AAA authentication and User authentication.
  • Strong knowledge of HSRP, VRRP and GLBP Redundancy Protocols.
  • Experienced in Layer 2 Routing protocol configurations: ATM/FRAME RELAY, IP services such as QoS and VPN technologies: IPSec & SSL.
  • Experienced with different Network Management Tools and Sniffers like SNMP, and Cisco works to support 24 x 7 Network Operation Center.
  • Experienced in IP addressing & Subnetting with VLSM using QIP configuring and supporting TCP/IP, DNS, installing and configuring proxies.
  • Experienced in set up, configured and managed of Cisco PIX, ASA, Juniper SA 2500, 4500, 6500.
  • Experienced in set up, configured, licences updated and online registratered Palo - Alto firewalls(3020 and 5200).
  • Experienced in Layer 3 Routing protocol configurations: EIGRP, OSPF, BGP, & MPLS.
  • Experienced in cisco wireless Lan Controller (2400 and 5500).
  • Experienced in Cisco Meraki wireless.
  • Experience work on F5 LTM and GTM.
  • Implemented MPLS/VPN services for various customers.
  • Good work Experience with Active Directory.
  • Assisted in managing Windows Active Directory. on Cisco Nexus 7k
  • Experience working, 5k, 2k, Cisco Catalyst 6500’s, 4500’s & VPC, VDC, VRF configuration.
  • VSS on 6506E switches maintenance to provide dual homing for the consumers as well redundancy.
  • Worked extensively in Designing, Implementing & Managing LAN, WLAN & WAN solutions for different client setups. In-depth knowledged and experienced in WAN technologies including T1, T3, ISDN, HDLC, Point to Point, ATM & Frame Relay.
  • Configured, Installed and troubleshot wireless lan controller and Access point.
  • Ability to Install, Manage & Troubleshoot Large Networks & Systems Administration on Windows & Linux platforms in Development, Staging, Lab & Production Environments.
  • Strong Experienced in using various tools for management, analyzing, and troubleshooting, monitoring & process automation in Lab &Production environment.
  • Highly valuable Project Management and Operations Planning skills.
  • Experienced in Cisco Routing, Switching and Security with strong Cisco hardware/software experiences with high end Routers: Cisco 2600, 2800, 3600,4200, 6500,7200, 12000 Series; Catalyst Switches: 2900sx,3750,4506E, 4507,6503E, 6506E,7600.
  • Experienced in working with Cisco Nexus 7k, 5k, 2k, & VPC, VDC, VRF configuration.
  • Experienced in working with HP network.
  • Experienced in working with Aruba network.
  • Well organized, Self-starter, Quick learner, Self-Motivated, Team player with analytical, technical and communication skills.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Networking Concepts: OSI Model, TCP/IP, UDP, IPV4, IPv6, Sub-netting, VLSM

Routing Protocols: IGRP, EIGRP, OSPF (V2,V3), BGP (ibgp,eBGP), Static Routing

Infrastructure services: DNS, ICMP, SNMP, ARP,SMTP,FTP,TFTP, Active Directory

Switch Technologies: VLANs, VTP, STP, DTP, MLPPP, MPLS, ISL and dot1q

LAN Protocols: IEEE 802.1q, VTP, STP, RSTP

WAN Technologies: Frame Relay, HDLC, leased lines & exposure to PPP, T1 /T3 & SONET

Security: VPN, NAT/ PAT, access-lists

Firewall: Cisco ASA 5580, Juniper Secure Access VPN Appliance

Operating Systems: Microsoft Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10

Other Technologies: VISIO, VMware, Mat Lab, GNS3, Microsoft Word, Excel, Oracle

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Wayne, PA

NETWORK ENGINEER

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for configuration, monitoring and troubleshooting of WAN,LAN, VLANs, VTP, Spanning Tree (STP), Trunking (dot1q and ISL) and Ether channel on Cisco IOS Switches (2960, 2960s, 2960sx, 3750, 3800, 4500,6500E and 7000).
  • Handle Incident tickets & Service Requests related to Cisco ASA firewall, Ring Central (cloud based IP phone), Meraki wireless (cloud based) & SSLVPN along with the connectivity issues and provide prompt support when any issue pops up.
  • Deeply involve in Meraki wireless firmware upgrade, configure, monitore and troubleshoot for thirteen branches (2 .12 ).
  • Responsible for configuration, monitoring and troubleshooting of Ring Central for 57 branches(cloud based).
  • Responsible for IOS/ Licence upgradation in cisco Switches and Routers.
  • Implement TCP/IP and related services.
  • Experienced working with Network management software Service Now (Incident and change mgmt).
  • Work on project migration from 6500E to cisco 7000.
  • Configure VDC on Nexus 7k. Virtual Port Channel (VPC) between Primary and standby 7ks.
  • Implement Duel connections between multiple Genex sites to connect primary and redundant datacenters in Readning and Wayen.
  • Perform Layer 2 switching and Layer 3 routing within a Data Center Environment, between Core & Access Layers.
  • Create Excel documentation to give complete picture of network/IDF design for Readning and Wayen Locations.
  • Configure, install and uploade certificates on Palo-Alto firewalls (wayne and Reading).
  • Install Paloalto-Panoroma on VMw in wayne datacenter.
  • Involve in L2/L3 Switching Technology Administration including create and manage VLANs, Port security, Trunking, STP, Inter-Vlan routing, LAN security and troubleshoot LAN issues.
  • Involve in conversions to BGP WAN routing. Which will be to convert WAN routing from EIGRP to BGP (EIGRP is used for local routing only) which involves new wan links. prepare documentation for various IDFs of two different locations (wayne and Reading).
  • Develope access lists to meet user specifications.
  • Troubleshoot network problems with Wire Shark.

Confidential, Wayne, PA

NETWORK ENGINEER

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for configuration, monitoring and troubleshooting of LAN, VLANs, VTP, Spanning Tree (STP), Trunking (dot1q and ISL) and Ether channel on Cisco IOS Switches (2960, 2960s, 2960sx, 3800,and 4500).
  • Responsible for IOS upgradation in cisco Switches (2960, 2960s,2960x, 3560 and 3850) from version 12.2 to version 15.2
  • Worked with fiber Team as a supervisor to monitor and troubleshoot.
  • Implemented TCP/IP and related services.
  • Configured High availability SSO in wireless Lan Controller ( 5500).
  • Configured, monitored and troubleshot Cisco Access point (AIR 2702I/E).
  • Experienced working with Network management software NSM and HEAT ( Confidential Matthey ‘s software Incident mgmt., problem mgmt., change mgmt. etc.)
  • Worked on project migration from HP ProCurve to cisco 2960, 2960s, 2960sx, 3800,and 4500.
  • Implemented Duel connections between multiple Confidential Matthey sites to connect primary and redundant datacenters in West Chester and Wayen
  • Performed Layer 2 switching and Layer 3 routing within a Data Center Environment, among Core, Distribution & Access Layers
  • Implemented DHCP, DNS, IPAM configuration on the servers to allocate, resolute the IP addresses from Subnets on Infoblox.
  • LAN Remigration Projects for seven Different Locations In PA
  • Created Excel documentation to give complete picture of network design for each Location.
  • Involved in L2/L3 Switching Technology Administration including created and managed VLANs, Port security, Trunking, STP, Inter-Vlan routing, LAN security and troubleshoot LAN issues.
  • Implemented of BGP to optimize WAN routing on the core and edge routers
  • Involved in removal of EIGRP from all devices and making OSPF is the primary routing protocol. prepared documentation for various IDFs of seven different locations.
  • Hands on Experience testing iRules using Browser (IE), HTTP watch on f5 load balancers.
  • Developed access lists to meet user specifications.
  • Troubleshot network problems with Wire Shark.

Confidential, RENSSELAER, NY

NETWORK ENGINEER

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for configuration, monitoring and troubleshooting of LAN, VLANs, VTP, Spanning Tree (STP), Trunking (dot1q and ISL) and Ether channel on Cisco Cato’s and IOS Switches (2960,3500,3570,3850, 4948,4500,6500/E, 7600).
  • Developed Cisco Routers, Cisco switches and their respective software upgrades and and decommissioned legacy systems.
  • Implemented TCP/IP and related services like DHCP/DNS/WINS.
  • Set up resources, users, sign in policies in juniper SSl VPN.
  • Hands on experience in configuring and supporting site-to-site and remote access IPsec VPN solutions using ASA firewalls.
  • Analyzed firewall logs, Provided administration and Monitor Support, Dynamic Updates for Palo Alto 5050 Firewall & Cisco ASA 5555, 5585
  • Configured, monitored and troubleshot cisco wireless controller (cisco 3300 and 5500).
  • Configured, monitored and troubleshot cisco Access point.
  • Configured and managed Network and Network Security by performing system administration/analysis that includes installation /configuration proxies, DNS, IP addressing scheme & IP Sub netting with VLSM, configure VLANs & Trunks.
  • Experience working with Network management software NSM and Service now (Regeneron software Incident mgmt., problem mgmt., change mgmt. etc.)
  • Configured VDC on Nexus 7k. Virtual Port Channel (VPC) between 5K and 2K. Configured VRF, VRF-Lite.
  • Handled Incident tickets & Service Requests related to Cisco ASA & Palo Alto firewall, & VPN along with the connectivity issues and provide prompt support when any issue pops up.
  • Experience with design and implementation of Data center migration Involving in Access, Distribution and Core layers.
  • Supported to Configure the F5 GTMs to globally load balance the local brocade or F5 load balancers

Confidential, Wilmington, DE

NETWORK ENGINEER

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for configuration, monitoring and troubleshooting of LAN, VLANs, VTP, Spanning Tree (STP), Trunking (dot1q and ISL) and Ether channel on Cisco Cato s and IOS Switches (3500, 4948,6500/E, 7600) .
  • Implemented TCP/IP and related services like DHCP/DNS/WINS.
  • Monitored, managed and resolved all data network circuits. Configured Static, IGRP, EIGRP, OSPF and BGP Routing Protocols on Cisco1600, 2600, 2800, 3600, 7300 series Routers.
  • Performed Troubleshooting and monitoring of routing protocols such OSPF, EIGRP & BGP.
  • Implemented traffic filters on Cisco routes using Standard & Extended access - list.
  • Installed and configured Routers, Bridges, Terminal Servers and CSU/DSU have to support WAN links.
  • Negotiated VPN tunnels using IPSec encryption standards and also configured and implemented site-to-site VPN, Remote VPN. Work through the ServiceNow ticketing system to update tickets
  • Configured and managed Network and Network Security by performing system administration/analysis that includes installation/configuration of proxies, DNS, IP addressing scheme & IP Subnetting with VLSM, configure VLANs & Trunks.
  • Worked on firewall port open request as per business requirement and help application team for end to end connectivity.
  • Experience with converting PIX rules over to the Cisco ASA 5540 solution.
  • Hands on experience in configuring and supporting site-to-site and remote access IPsec VPN solutions using ASA firewalls
  • Supported F5 LTM, GTM series like 6400, 8800 for the corporate applications and their availability.
  • Supported in configurationof the F5 GTMs to globally load balance the local brocade or F5 load balancers.
  • Assisted in backup, restoring and upgrading the Router and switch IOS.
  • Configured HSRP on Cisco routers and troubleshoot
  • Experience on turning up BGP peering and customer sessions, as well as debugging BGP routing problems.
  • Configured, monitored and troubleshot cisco wireless controller (cisco 3300 and 5500)
  • Responsible for procurement and installation of Hardware, network drives and other IT infrastructure. Document the design, implement at and troubleshooting procedures with Method of Procedure (MOPS).
  • 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.
  • Worked with Data network team on Nexus 7010, 5020, 2148, 2248 devices.
  • Performed root cause analysis on the problems coming across Project execution.
  • Implemented changes through change management process ITIL Process.
  • Experience working with Network management software NSM and Service now (AZ software Incident mgmt., problem mgmt., change mgmt. etc.)

Confidential, New York, NY

Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Experience with converting PIX rules over to the Cisco ASA solution.
  • Configured OSPF, BGP and Static routing on Juniper M and MX series Routers
  • Configured Remote Access VPN on Juniper SA 6500, 4500,2500
  • Implemented TCP/IP and related services like DHCP/DNS/WINS.
  • Negotiated VPN tunnels using IPSec encryption standards and also configured and implemented site-to-site VPN, Remote VPN.
  • Designed, Implemented & troubleshot Juniper switches, routers and Firewalls.
  • Juniper: EX-2200, EX-4200, EX-4500, MX-480, M Series, SRX210, SRX240
  • Reviewed, analyzed, approved and executed all changes in the network. All Configurations of Cisco Routers and Switches. Participated in a rotating 24x7 support schedule for the Network operation Center.
  • Monitored, managed and resolved all data network circuits. Configured Static, RIP v1 & v2, IGRP, EIGRP, OSPF and BGP Routing Protocols on Cisco 2600, 2800, 3600, 7300 series Routers.
  • Designed and Implemented of (LAN) VLANs, VTP, Spanning Tree (STP), Trunking (dot1q and ISL) and Ether channel on Cisco Catalyst Switches 3500, 6500, 7600.
  • Performed Troubleshooting and monitoring of routing protocols such OSPF, EIGRP & BGP.
  • Designed OSPF Areas for reliable Access Distribution and for Core IP Routing.
  • Implemented traffic filters on Cisco routes using Standard & Extended access-list.
  • Installed and configured Routers, Bridges, Terminal Servers and CSU/DSU have to support WAN links.
  • Configuered standard and extended access-lists on network.
  • Configured and troubleshooting of HSRP on Cisco routers.
  • Responsible for turning up BGP peering and customer sessions, as well as debugging BGP routing problems.
  • Managed Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, Terminal Servers.
  • Planned and designed Windows Server 2003 Active Directory infrastructure and support systems, collaborated with corporate executives and vendors to acquire hardware and software within acceptable time periods and within budget.
  • Configured and managed Network and Network Security by perform system administration/analysis that includes installation/configuration proxies, DNS, IP addressing scheme & IP Subnetting with VLSM, configure VLANs & Trunks.
  • Responsible for procurement and installation of Hardware, network drives and other IT infrastructure. Document the design, implementat and troubleshooting procedures with Method of Procedure (MOPS).
  • 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.
  • Worked extensively on Cisco Firewalls, Cisco PIX (506E/515E/525)&ASA 5500(5510/5540) Series.
  • Experience working with Network management software NSM.
  • Experience in working with Nexus 7010, 5020, 2148, 2248 devices.
  • Performed root cause analysis on the problems coming across Project execution.
  • Implemented changes through change management process ITIL Process.
  • Hands on experience on F5 LTM, GTM series like 6400, 6800, 8800 for the corporate applications and their availability
  • Involved in deployment of new F5 GTM to replace the existing A10 GSLBs.
  • Configured the F5 GTMs to globally load balance the local brocade or F5 load balancers.
  • Hands on experience in configuring and supporting site-to-site and remote access Cisco, IPsec, VPN solutions using ASA/PIX firewalls, Cisco, VPN client in addition to providing TACACS+ and RADIUS services

Confidential, Portland, ME

Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Performed network engineering, design, planning (WAN & LAN) & implementation. Studied single point failures & designed WAN structure in such a way that there were no failures in network in case of any device or link failure.
  • Configured and designed LAN networks with access layer switches such as Cisco 4510, 4948, and 4507 switches.
  • Set up VLANS and configured ISL trunk on Fast-Ethernet channel between Switches.
  • Deployed a large-scale HSRP solution to improve the uptime of collocation customers, in the event a core router becomes unreachable.
  • Configured Virtual Chassis for Juniper switches EX-4200, Firewalls SRX-21.
  • Implemented, Monitored, Troubleshot and Converged in Frame-Mode MPLS inside the core.
  • Configured VLAN, Spanning Tree, VSTP, SNMP on EX series switches.
  • Developed understanding of the JUNOS platform and worked with IOS upgrade of Juniper devices.
  • Designed and implemented security policies using ACL, PIX Firewall.
  • Worked extensively on Cisco Firewalls, Cisco PIX (506E/515E/525/) & ASA 5500(5510/5540) Series
  • Designed and configured OSPF, BGP on Juniper Routers and SRX Firewalls.
  • Configured routing policy for BGP. switching related tasks including implementing VLANs and configuring ISL trunk and 802.1Q on Fast-Ethernet channel between switches
  • Implemented Cisco IOS Firewall IDS using 2600 series router.
  • Configured RIP, OSPF and Static routing on Juniper M and MX series Routers.
  • Troubleshooting network problems with Wire Shark.
  • Configured Nexus 2000 Fabric Extender (FEX) which acts as a remote line card (module).
  • Redistributed routing protocols and Frame-Relay configurations.
  • Configured and troubleshot type of routing to route traffic flow per customer requirement as primary, backup/load balanced and load splitting.
  • Performed the maintenance of Active Directory and Replication scheme, DNS/DHCP services and time services; wrote step-by-step procedures for implementing upgrades.
  • Created VIP(virtual servers), pools, nodes and applied iRules for virtual servers like cookie persistency and redirection of the URL.
  • Configured VLANs on a switch for inter-VLAN communication. Configured VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP) on Core Switches. Configured various LAN switches such as CISCO CAT 2900, 3550, 4500, 6509 switches for STP, VTP Domain, VLAN, Trunking, Fast Ether Channel configuration.
  • Documented all the work done by using Visio, Excel & MS word.

Confidential, NJ

Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Handled Corporate and Review Audits from the perspective of IT Security for Network Devices and Servers under our control.
  • Troubleshooting complex LAN/WAN infrastructure that include routing protocols EIGRP, OSPF & BGP.
  • Completed lab testing & validation prior to implementation of Nexus 7K, 5K & 2K connecting to blade servers.
  • Installed & configured Microsoft Proxy Server 2.0.
  • Configured, installed, & managed DHCP, DNS, & WINS servers.
  • Carried out performance monitoring & documentation of relevant network segments to ensure data integrity & environmental safety.
  • Provided front end on-call network support 24x7x365 for all network infrastructures in the co-operation.
  • Implemented Site-to-Site VPNs over the internet utilizing 3DES, AES/AES-256 with PIX Firewalls.
  • Upgraded Cisco Routers, Switches and Firewall (PIX) IOS using TFTP.
  • Managed Cisco Routers and troubleshot layer1, layer2 and layer3 technologies for customer escalations.
  • Performed regular backups & tested the backups by restoring in test lab frequently.
  • Designed L2VPN services and VPN-IPSEC authentication & encryption system.
  • Conducted HSRP standby troubleshooting & configured & upgraded Cisco IOS.
  • Installed, Configured and performed troubleshooting of Cisco switches and Firewall on multi-mode context based environments. This includes Artifacts for regular Health Checks, IP and System Integrity, Change management, Problem management, Logical Access Controls, Network Connectivity, Service Registration and Performance Management.
  • Experience with MP-BGP and MPLS LDP protocols.
  • Experience with setting up MPLS Layer 3 VPN cloud and also working with BGP WAN towards customer
  • Enabled continuous Layer 2 monitoring with Solar Winds, so that each site can run independently until connectivity is restored.
  • Responsible for managing activities, Upgrading IOS - Upgrading hardware and installing new devices, Tuning (Configuration), make standardization for the topology.
  • Installation and Configuration of Cisco Catalyst switches 6500, 3750 & 3550 series and configured routing protocol OSPF, EIGRP, BGP with Access Control lists implemented as per Network Design Document and followed the change process as per IT policy. It also includes the configuration of port channel between core switches and server distribution switches.
  • Migration of existing IPSEC VPN tunnels from Pre-Shared key to Certificate Authority for purpose of scaling.
  • Responsible for the Global engineering and support of existing network technologies / services and the integration of new network technologies / services.
  • Involved in 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.
  • Converted Branch WAN links from TDM circuits to MPLS and to convert encryption from IPSec/GRE to Get VPN.

Confidential

Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in the redistribution into OSPF on the core ASA firewall.
  • Prepared documentation for various Vlan’s and Voice sub networks and worked on Visio for the same.
  • Installed and configured DNS and DHCP server.
  • Involved in troubleshooting of DHCP and other IP conflict problems.
  • Performed switching technology administred including VLANs, inter-VLAN routing, Trunking, STP, RSTP, port aggregation & link negotiation.
  • Configured of Access List ACL (STD, Ext, Named) to allow users all over the company to access different applications and blocked others.
  • Configured STP for switching loop prevention and VLANs for data and voice along with Configured port security for users connecting to the switches.
  • Involved in L2/L3 Switching Technology Administrated including created and managed VLANs, Port security, Trunking, STP, Inter-Vlan routing, LAN security.
  • Worked on Cisco 6509 and 4507 series switches for LAN requirements that include managed VLANs, Port Security and troubleshot LAN issues.
  • Configured and installed Cisco 2500, 3640, 7200, and 7940 Routers.
  • Troubleshot network bandwidth performance, mismatched framing and line coding.
  • Coordinated with LAN/WAN engineers the development and implements security policy.
  • Monitored usage of network resources with Cisco works, and using sidewinder in PIX Firewall.
  • Defined policies, NAT and anti-spoofing for internal, external networks as well as Internet gateways.
  • Configured remote users to access corporate LAN with VPN connectivity.
  • Configured and installed new IP addresses for new users by using IP Addressing and Subnetting Scheme.
  • Interfaced with various vendors for company products.
  • Configured Frame-Relay, ISDN, ATM, Protocols, & load balancing switches.
  • Configured IPX/SPX, HDLC, PPP, TCP/IP, BGP, EIGRP, RIP, & HSRP.
  • Configured TCP/IP addressing scheme to assigned IP blocks.
  • Designed network architectures and implementation of network Switches.
  • Worked on a migration project which involved the removal of all static routes from core devices.
  • Worked on the redistribution of connected routes on all OSPF devices so that all connected subnets were advertised via OSPF.
  • Worked on Network design and support, implementation related internal projects for establishing connectivity between the various field offices and data centers.
  • Ensured network, system and data availability and integrity through preventive maintenance and upgrade.
  • Supported EIGRP and BGP based PwC network by resolving level 2 & 3 problems with internal teams & external customers for all locations.
  • Involved in the removal of EIGRP from all devices and making OSPF the primary routing protocol.
  • Involved in the modification and removal (wherever necessary) of BGP from the MPLS routers.

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