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Network Engineer Resume

Collegeville, PA

SUMMARY:

  • CCNA CCNP CERTIFIED professional with over A round 7 years of experience in network design, implementation, and support. Routing, switching, firewall technologies, system design, implementation and troubleshooting of complex network systems.
  • Provided services in many industries such as Consulting, Telecommunications and IT Infrastructure. Specializing in LAN, WAN, WLAN, and Data Center networks
  • Extensive knowledge with VLAN’s, Trunking, RSTP, SNMP, Ether Channels, HSRP, Port Security, ACL’s, QoS, Traffic Policing, Shaping, EIGRP, OSPF, NAT, PAT, Inspections, VPN’s, DHCP, Wireshark etc.
  • Expertise in configuring and troubleshooting of Palo Alto, Juniper NetScreen& SRX Firewalls and their implementation, Experience in site - to-site and remote access VPN solutions.
  • Experience working with Nexus 7K, 5K and 2K.
  • Experienced in maintaining huge datacenters with Heterogeneous environment.
  • Implemented multiple Cisco Nexus based Data-Center environments, as well as 6500/4500/3750 series switches, 7200/3900/2900/1900 series router. Multiple data center migrations and transformation projects, with great expertise on Wireshark.
  • Worked on network topologies and configurations, TCP/IP, UDP, Frame Relay, ATM, bridges, routers, hubs and switches.
  • Hands on Knowledge/experience on F5 load balancers, its methods, implementation and troubleshooting on LTMs and GTMs.
  • Worked extensively on Palo Alto, Juniper Net screen and SRX Firewalls.
  • Working on PIX (506, 515, 525, 535), ASA (5505/5510) Firewalls.
  • Well experienced in configuring HSRP, GLBP, ICMP, PPP, PAP, OSPF, CHAP and SNMP.
  • Experience in installing and configuring DNS, DHCP server
  • Expertise in installing, configuring, and maintaining Cisco Switches (2900, 3500, 7600, 3700 series, 6500 series) Cisco Routers (4800, 3800, 3600, 2800, 2600, 2900, 1800, 1700, 800)
  • Expertise in installing, configuring and troubleshooting Juniper Routers ( J, M and MX-series)
  • Configuration of Cisco wireless technology including Wireless LAN Control (WLC).
  • In-depth knowledge and hands-on experience in ISP Routing Policies, Network Architecture, IP Sub netting, VLSM, TCP/IP, NAT, DHCP, DNS, Firewalls.
  • Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE) to simplify identity management across diverse devices and applications.
  • Extensive experience dealing with Vendors for MPLS/DSL installations.
  • Troubleshooting complex datacenter environment, resolved many critical Severity 1 incidents.
  • Deployed and decommissioned Cisco switches and their respective software upgrades
  • Have hands on experience with trouble shooting and configure terminal servers.
  • Monitoring Network infrastructure using SNMP tools, PRTG and Solar-winds.
  • Troubleshooting and repair of local area network outages using Telnet, Sniffer, Ping, Trace Route and CLI.
  • Configured dynamic ACL and streamlined access with ACS.
  • Maintained Cisco catalyst switches and configured VLAN's for readdressing entire enterprise network.
  • Created and tested Cisco router and switching operations using OSPF routing protocol, ASA Firewalls, and MPLS switching for stable VPNs.
  • 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.
  • Highly motivated with the ability to work independently or as an integral part of a team and committed to highest levels of professionalism.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Routers: Routers (1700, 1800, 2500, 2600, 3200, 3600, 3700, 3800, and 7200), Cisco ASR (1000 & 9000 Series)

Switches: Cisco L2 & L3 Switches (2900, 3560, 4500, 5000 & 6500), Cisco Nexus(7K, 5K, 2K & 1K), Cisco Catalyst switches (6500, 4900, 3750, 3500, 4500, 2900 series), ASA, PIX, FWSM, Netscreen

JUNIPER Platforms: SRX, MX, EX Series Routers and Switches

LAN Technologies: Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, & 10 Gigabit Ethernet, Port- channel, VLANS, VTP, STP, RSTP, 802.1Q

WAN Technologies: Frame Relay, ATM, ISDN, PPP, HDLC, MPLS, leased lines & exposure to PPP

Firewalls: Firewalls/VPNs ASA, PIX, Cisco VPN 3000 Series Concentrator

OS products/Services: DNS, DHCP, Windows (2000/2003, XP), UNIX, LINUXProtocols/Services: Routing Protocols (RIP v1 & v2, IGRP, OSPF, EIGRP, BGP), QoS, HSRP, VRRP, TCP/IP, load balancer, Proxy servers, IPSec, MPLS, PPP, VoIP, SIP, H.323

Network Management Tools: Wireshark, Netflow Analyzer, HP OpenView, Cisco Works, Ethereal, Solarwinds, Cisco ISE

Security Server Protocols: TACACS+, RADIUS

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Collegeville, PA

Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in configuring IP Quality of service (QoS)
  • Experienced in WAN environments, installing and troubleshooting data circuit problems (MPLS, T1)
  • Involved in designing and applying QOS and policy map to 2800 series routers for all the branches
  • Involved in designing GRE tunnels for encryption of data flow from source to destination
  • Implementing VoIP solutions using SIP & H.323, also have sound knowledge of Avaya VoIP product.
  • Hands on experience with Cisco 3500, 3750, 4500, 6500 series equipment and configuring and deploying and fixing them with various modules like Gig card, VPN SPA card, WIC card.
  • Had exposure to wild fire advance malware detection using IPS feature of Palo Alto
  • Successfully installed Palo Alto Next-Generation PA-3060, PA-5060 firewalls to protect Data Center with the use of IPS feature.
  • Configure all Palo Alto Networks Firewall models (PA-2k, PA-3k, PA-5k etc.) as well as a centralized
  • Management system (Panorama) to manage large scale firewall deployments.
  • Hands-on experience on Checkpoint Firewall R77.
  • Experience on Check Point Firewalls NG, NGX R65, R70, R75, R77, NSX (VMware Network).
  • Experience in creating multiple policies and pushing them in to Checkpoint Firewall (Gateways) and hands on experience in managing the Checkpoint Management Server.
  • Replaced aging Checkpoint firewall architecture with new next generation Palo Alto appliances serving as firewalls and URL and application inspection.
  • Configured and maintained IPSEC and SSL VPN's on Palo Alto Firewalls.
  • Configuring BGP/OSPF routing policies and designs, worked on implementation strategies for the expansion of the MPLS VPN networks.
  • Tuned BGP internal and external peers with manipulation of attributes such as metric, origin and local
  • Preference.
  • Responsible for turning up BGP peering and customer sessions, as well as debugging BGP routing problems.
  • Black listing and White listing of web URL on Blue Coat Proxy Servers.
  • Proficient in handling network traffic generators like IXIA and Spirant and network protocol analyzers like
  • Ethereal, Wireshark.
  • Experience configuring and troubleshooting on Citrix NetScalar Load Balancer.
  • Design, install, configure, troubleshoot and maintain varies load balancers including Citrix Netscaler,
  • Riverbed STM.
  • Experience with Project documentation tools & implementing and maintaining network monitoring systems (Cisco works & Net info, Info man Virtual Change) and experience with developing network design documentation and presentations using VISIO.
  • Understanding & Implementation of IPSEC & GRE tunnels in VPN technology.
  • Involved in designing L2VPN services and VPN-IPSEC authentication & encryption system.
  • Experience in HSRP standby troubleshooting & Experience in configuring & upgrading of Cisco IOS.
  • Implementing & Troubleshooting of T1, MUXES and CSU/DSU and data circuits.
  • Have experience with Cisco Works LAN Management Solution.
  • Experience in migration of Frame-relay based branches to MPLS based technology using multi-layer stackable switch like 6500 series and 2800 series router.
  • Involved in design and implementation of Data Center Migration, worked on implementation strategies for the expansion of the MPLS VPN networks.

Confidential, Irving, TX

Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting of dynamic routing protocols: BGP, OSPF & EIGRP (route redistribution, distribute lists, route-maps, offset-lists, prefix lists, route summarization, route-feedback, BGP attributes) on Cisco Routers 7613, 7201, and 3945E.
  • Working knowledge of frame relay, MPLS services, OSPF, BGP and EIGRP routing protocols, NAT’ing, NAC product sub-netting, also including DNS, LDAP, DHCP, http, HTML, HTTPS, TCP/IP, UDP, SNMP, OSPF, RIP, IPSEC, PPTP, VLAN, STP (Spanning tree Protocol), RTSP & Multicasting protocols
  • Experience with design and implementation of Virtual Switching System (VSS) for both User segment and server segment using 6509-V-E catalyst switches
  • Experience with design and implementation of Data centre migration.
  • Designed, Implemented and Troubleshot Cisco 3750, 3550, 3560, 2924, 6509-V-E, 6513, 6504, 6503, 6506, 6500 series switches, GSR, ASR routers with Cisco IOS and IOS-XR and NX
  • Installed, configured and managed Cisco routers such as 7200 series, 3800 series, 3700 series, 2800 series and Cisco Catalyst switch series 6500, 4500, 3500, and 2900.
  • Upgraded the data center network environment with Cisco ASA 5520.
  • Configured ACL’s on Cisco Switches as well as configured routers as terminal servers.
  • Implementing 3750 Stackable switches using Cisco Stack Wise technology. Experience to review, evaluate current and future design issues as required maintaining network integrity, efficient data flow.
  • Worked on Layer 2 protocols such as STP, VTP, STP, RSTP, PVSTP+, MST and other VLAN troubleshooting issues and configuring switches from scratch and deployment
  • Involved in designing and implementing QOS and policy map to 2800 series routers for all the branches
  • Connect workstation, servers, etc. Rack and stack Pre-configured new hardware and connect the circuits. Worked with Carrier to test and turn-up circuits.
  • Configured Cisco Wireless LAN Controller (WLC) 5500, 4400 series and Lightweight Access point.
  • Configured Wireless LAN FlexConnect and worked extensively on Flex 7500.
  • Used Cisco 5520 Wireless Controller to Support centralized, distributed, and mesh deployments
  • Supported EIGRP and BGP based on the network by resolving level 2 & 3 problems of internal teams & external customers of all locations
  • Installed wireless access points (WAP) at various locations in the company.
  • Perform various scheduled maintenance tasks across numerous platforms and datacenters such as building VLANs and configuring switch ports on Cisco, Brocade
  • Configured Voice ports and Dial peers on the call manager for the VOIP call to reach remote destination.
  • Worked on configuration and commissioning of the MPLS circuits for various branch offices.
  • Handled Network capacity planning, modeling, and traffic optimization and experience in using tools (OPnet, Netflow, etc.).
  • Responsible for Data Center Migrations and its operations including the change from 6500 switches to nexus series switches, configured VPC/VDC on nexus 2k, 5k and 7k.
  • Understanding of the technologies providing functionality of the World Wide Web Electronic Mail, Usenet news and Network Security applications.
  • Responsible for developing all phases of project documentation, system diagrams, configuration change information, charts, and SLA reports.

Confidential, Miami, FL

Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Successfully migrated the Cisco legacy environment which consist of 6500, 4500 to Cisco Nexus 7k/5k/2k.
  • Security policy review and configuration in Palo Alto and JuniperSRX Firewall in US offices and Datacenter.
  • Configuring & managing around 500+ Network &Security Devices that includes Cisco Routers & Switches, Nexus Switches, Juniper and Palo Alto Firewalls, F5 BigIP Load balancers, BlueCoat Proxies and Riverbed WAN Optimizers.
  • Regular upgrade and maintenance of Infrastructure, Installing, configuring, and maintaining Cisco Switches (2900, 3500, 7600, 3700 series, 6500 series) Cisco Routers (4800, 3800, 3600, 2800, 2600, 2900, 1800, 1700, 800) Cisco Router and Switches, Juniper Routers and Firewalls, Nexus 7k,5k & 2k, f5 BIG IP, Palo Alto Firewalls, BlueCoat Proxy and Riverbed Steelhead appliances.
  • Configuration and Management of Cisco Nexus 7K and 5K Series Switches, Cisco 6500, 4500, 3750 series Switches, Cisco 2800, 2900, 7200, ASR 1000 Series Routers, ASA, Check Point Firewalls, F5 Load Balancers
  • Configured policy statements, routing instances, route manipulation on RIP, OSPF and BGP.
  • Migrated Sites From EIGRP to OSPF.
  • Coordinating with Vendors for creating and modifying firewall and NAT rules and Maintaining Site to Site and SSL VPN
  • Configuring & managing around 500+ Network &Security Devices that includes Cisco Routers & Switches, Nexus Switches, Juniper and Palo Alto Firewalls, F5 BigIP Load balancers, Blue Coat Proxies and Riverbed WAN Optimizers.
  • Configuring switch ports (VLAN tagging, switch port mode, Port Channel) at distribution and Access layers for new server builds and critical server movement as per requirement
  • Used Cisco ISE to grant authenticated users with access to specific segments of the network, or specific applications and services, or both, based on authentication results
  • Configuration of Cisco wireless technology including Wireless LAN Controller (WLC).
  • Infrastructure trouble shooting and TCP/IP Protocols Experience
  • Worked in HP blade centers for server storage and used HP One view for automated lifecycle management.
  • Provided deep application-aware network visibility and granular performance analytics that empower network administrators to rapidly isolate and remediate problems and improve the user experience using Cisco Prime.
  • Configured, Troubleshooted and Monitored Cisco LMS
  • Involved in Configuration of Access lists (ACL) on Juniper and Palo Alto firewall for the proper network routing for the B2Bnetwork connectivity.
  • Switching technologies like VLAN, Inter-VLAN Routing, Ether-channel, VTP, MLS, HSRP, VRRP,UDLD, Spanning Tree Protocol 802.1d, 802.1s and 802.1w.
  • Experience of IP/MPLS/Optical Transmission network for access transport & back haul network to Facilitate 2/3/4G Network.
  • Good understanding on iRules.
  • Have implemented Cisco ACE load balancers across the DC for various projects.

Confidential, Omaha, NE

Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Part of Network security team who will be responsible for Installing/Maintaining the Firewalls.
  • Day to day activities includes addressing new installations/troubleshooting existing issue across Checkpoint FW (splat/Nokia), Juniper ISG1000 etc.
  • Will be responsible for assessing the vulnerability of port openings requested by business across the Globe.
  • Deployed the Nexus 7000/5000/2000 architecture into production securing competitive advantage across multiple verticals.
  • Converting CatOS to Cisco IOS Config Conversion on distribution layer switches
  • 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.
  • Planning, Designing and assisting in deploying enterprise wide Network Security and High Availability Solutions for ASA.
  • Monitoring and Inspecting throughput on HP Tipping point Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) S330 series through command line interface and Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS).
  • Using Cisco ACE 4700 we reduced data center power and the ACE platform helps to secure data centers and serves as a last line of defense for servers and applications in Data-Centres
  • Established user identity, location, and access history, which can be used for compliance and reporting using Cisco ISE.
  • Have created lot of site to site IPSEC VPN tunnel with Checkpoint, Juniper Netscreen firewalls and Cisco PIX/ASA firewalls. Completed a project to update the patch HFA50 across all the firewall to overcome the bugs in the existing version of R65.
  • Migrated the user access switch environment which is of HP 5406 to Cisco 3750X, 3750G and 3750V2 environment to get gigabit speed.
  • Responsible for logging/Resolving the severity calls logged in by Incident management.
  • Hands-on configuration troubleshooting experience with Cisco Catalyst, Enterasys and HP switches not limited to layer 2 and 3 VLANs and QoS.
  • Hands-on configuration troubleshooting experience with Cisco ASR and ISR routers. Modular and Universal IOS and associated licensing.

Confidential

Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshooting, configuring & installing distribution, access level switches and ISR routers, upgrading network setups for LLD upgrades
  • Regular upgrade and maintenance of Infrastructure, Installing, configuring, and maintaining Cisco Switches (2900, 3500, 7600, 3700 series, 6500 series) Cisco Routers (4800, 3800, 3600, 2800, 2600, 2900, 1800, 1700, 800) Cisco Router and Switches, Juniper Routers and Firewalls, Nexus 7k,5k & 2k, f5 BIG IP, Palo Alto Firewalls, Bluecoat Proxy and Riverbed Steelhead appliances
  • Configuring various BGP attributes such as Local Preference, MED, Extended Communities, Route-Reflector clusters, Route-maps and route policy implementation.
  • Deployed the Nexus 7000/5000/2000 architecture into production securing competitive advantage across multiple verticals.
  • Configured of OSPF, BGP on Juniper Routers and SRX Firewalls.
  • Actively participated Implementation and customization of customer network.
  • Designing, Provisioning and Installation of the Customer Sites in Oracle IPSA for MPLS Backbone.
  • Implementation and testing of ISDN BRI/PRI circuits.
  • Single point of contact for Client networks. I will be the SPOC for maintaining their uptime from addressing new client installations/Client location moves/day to day issues etc.
  • Maintained a 3 layer Cisco architecture network with HP Procurve switches in the access layer and 6500 series as core and distribution layers.

Confidential

Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Configured, managed and deployed group policies.
  • Installed and maintained software through group polices.
  • Configured, managed File server, Printer server on the network.
  • Configured and managed domains on Windows 2003/2008 platforms.
  • Planned, implemented and maintained critical network infrastructure services (i.e. WINS, DNS and DHCP).
  • Monitored and troubleshot LAN, installed and configured routers, hubs, switches, and generated weekly reports.
  • Produced backup software for distribution and maintenance all computers and peripherals.
  • Daily tasks included the creation of user accounts, logon scripts, share permissions, global and local group creation and print Server configuration.
  • Handled the daily monitoring of the Server infrastructure.
  • Created logon ids, database access, and database maintenance with scheduled tasks.
  • Provided LAN/WAN administration regarding wins, dns, and network connectivity.
  • Daily tasks included the creation of user accounts, logon scripts, share permissions, global and local group creation and print Server configuration.
  • Handled the daily monitoring of the Server infrastructure.
  • Created logon ids, database access, and database maintenance with scheduled tasks.
  • Provide on-call support to address production down issues in a timely manner.
  • Built, configured and performed hardware and software upgrades for desktops, laptops as per customer specifications.
  • Direct client interfacing role, collaborating with customer networking staff to achieve the best solution.

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