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Network Engineer Resume

Santa Rosa, CA

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 9K, 7K, 5K and 2K.
  • Has expertise to work in Cisco/Checkpoint/Juniper/F5 Products.
  • 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, 5512-X, 5515-X, 5520, 5525-X, 5540, 5545-X, 5550, 5555-X & 5585) Firewalls and Cisco Firepower Management Center 1500, 2000, 3500 and 4000 . Cisco Firepower Model 2110, 41100, 4120 and 9300 series.
  • Worked on SD-WAN implementation and configuration.
  • Experience with WAN circuit configurations/troubleshooting including SD-WAN, DMVPN , Site-to-Site VPN , point-to-point Serial, MPLS , DWDM , Microsoft Azure hands on experience with using SDN APIs to automate network
  • 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 ( 3850, 7600, 3700 series, 6500 series) Cisco Routers (4800, 3800, 3600, 2800, 2600, 2900)
  • Installed and configured Meraki (MS250, MS210) and MR84, MR250.
  • Expertise in installing, configuring and troubleshooting Juniper Routers ( J, M and MX-series)
  • Configuration of Cisco wireless technology including Wireless LAN Control ( WLC ).
  • Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE) to simplify identity management across diverse devices and applications.
  • Experienced working on network monitoring and analysis tools like SOLAR WINDS, CISCO works, CA Spectrum and Splunk.
  • Experience in designing and installing F5 infrastructure at a large-scale Enterprise level. Experience in managing BIG-IP applications such as LTM/GTM and ASM.
  • Extensive experience dealing with Vendors for MPLS/DSL installations.
  • Implemented MPLS/VPN services for various customers. Worked on troubleshooting customer issues related to MPLS/VPN related issues involving PE configuration issues, PE-CE link issues such as routing protocol configuration, Layer1 / Layer2 issues, BGP address-family related issues, MP-BGP etc.
  • Hand on experience in implementation of Cisco Multicast for Enterprise Customer including Financial, Manufacturing etc.
  • Experience in Network Management Tools like SNMP tools, Opnet, NetSight and Solar-winds.
  • Configured dynamic ACL and streamlined access with ACS.
  • 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 (2900, 3200, 3600, 3700, 3800, and 7200), Cisco ASR (1000 & 9000 Series)

Switches: Cisco L2 & L3 Switches (2900, 3560, 4500, 5000 & 6500), Cisco Nexus(9k,7K, 5K, 2K & 1K), Cisco Catalyst switches (6500, 4900, 3750, 3500, 4500, 2900 series), ASA, PIX, FWSM, Netscreen, Meraki (MS250,MS210) and MR84, MR250

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, DS1, DS3, OC3, T1 / T3 & SONET, Riverbed Steelhead

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

OS products/Services: DNS, DHCP, Windows (2000/2003, XP), UNIX, LINUX, Microsoft SQL Server 2000 and 2005, VMware.

Protocols/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, OPNET, Solarwinds, Cisco ISE, NetSight

Security Server Protocols: TACACS+, RADIUS

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Santa Rosa, CA

Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshooting, configuring & installing distribution, access level switches and ISR routers, upgrading network setups for LLD upgrades
  • Data Center Design/install/Configure on Cisco Nexus 9k , 7K , 5K & 2K Switches (Nexus Switches Nexus5548, 5596, 7009) for Implemented feature like ACI , VDC , VPC , fabric path and OTV . Worked on configuring Nexus 2K Fabric Extenders. ISSU software upgrade in Nexus switches.
  • Implement ed code upgrades on the DDoS environment using A10 and Radware. Detect and take appropriate action to mitigate DDoS attacks with a wide level of independence
  • Successfully implemented iWAN technology more then 1000+ site. Played a key role in Implementing QoS in Cisco and Juniper hardware based on user traffic.
  • 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 9k, 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.
  • Involved in implementation and configuration team of SDWAN solution for the hospital.
  • Migration of MPLS environment to Cisco Meraki based on SD-WAN IPSEC VPN solution
  • Configured of OSPF, BGP on Juniper Routers and SRX Firewalls.
  • Configured Client VPN and RSA Token ID technologies including Cisco ’s VPN client via IPSEC
  • Actively participated Implementation and customization of customer network.
  • Manage deployment and testing of code updates for wireless systems, such as WCS, WiSM, and WLC.
  • Responsible for conducting physical wireless site surveys with Confidential site survey and predictive site surveys.
  • Conducting location based, VoIP and Data Wireless site surveys for 3 hospita l.
  • Configured Cisco ASA/ Juniper SRX firewall in HA Pair, migrated all the site to site VPN’s from cisco routers, Palo Alto firewalls and netscreen firewalls to Cisco ASA and Juniper SRX. Installation and troubleshooting of firewalls like Cisco ASA and Juniper SSG/SRX firewalls. Knowledge and experience with Cisco Firepower 9300 and 4120 Fire Sight.
  • Configuring and troubleshooting F5 LTM/GTM, F5 BIG IP, F5 BIG-IP LTM, F5 BIG-IP GTM, •F5-ASM, APM, Creating irules, Virtual servers, Pools, Nodes with health, Profiles, SNAT, SSL and iApps. Cleanup work for F5 Load Balancer like unused pool, unbound VIP and Unused Real Server
  • Installed and configured Meraki (MS250,MS210) and MR84, MR250.
  • Installed and configured Cisco Meraki (MR66,MR18) wireless Access points in the hospital.
  • Provided day-to-day administration and support of an OSPF/BGP NetScreen firewall WAN with dual-stack IPV4/IPV6 environment.
  • Utilized Cisco ISE to authenticate Endpoints onto the network.
  • Worked on Meraki firewalls, switching and wireless, including support for ISE, QOS, and SDWAN on these devices.
  • Established and maintain IPSec-based connectivity with external vendors.
  • Supported remote access solutions (Cisco ASA, Juniper SSL VPN)
  • Configuration and providing management support for Palo Alto and Checkpoint Firewalls (R75, R76 and R77).
  • Configuration, Troubleshooting, and Maintenance of Palo Alto Firewalls (36+ firewalls ) - PA200, PA2000 series, PA3000 series, PA4000 series and PA5000 series.
  • Design and configuring of OSPF, BGP on Juniper Routers (MX960, MX480 ) and SRX Firewalls (SRX240 , SRX550 ).
  • Managed Infoblox Grid Manager to manage DNS Forward and Reverse Lookup zones.

Confidential, Wayne, PA

Sr. 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.
  • Experience with design and implementation of Virtual Switching System (VSS) for both User segment and
  • Involved in operations and administration of WAN consisting Ethernet Handoffs, T1, DS3, and Optic Fiber Handoffs.
  • Configuring and troubleshooting Juniper Netscreen Firewalls using NSM.
  • Migrate, upgrade and patch management for Fortinet and checkpoint Firewalls
  • Experience with Racking, Stacking, configuring, Nexus 9K, 5K, 2K and 7K.
  • Actively involved in switching technology Administration including creating and managing VLANS, Port security - 802.1x, Trunking 802.1Q, RPVST+, Inter-VLAN routing, and LAN security on Cisco Catalyst Switches 4507R+E, 6509-E and Cisco Nexus Switches 2232, 5596, 7009.
  • Worked on configuration and commissioning of the MPLS circuits for various branch offices.
  • Provided Daily network support for national wide area network consisting of MPLS, VPN and point-to-point site.
  • Handled Network capacity planning, modeling, and traffic optimization and experience in using tools (OPnet, Netflow, etc.).
  • Configured ACL’s in Cisco 5520 ASA firewall for internet Access requests for servers, Protocol Handling, Object Grouping and NAT
  • 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,7k and 9k.
  • Plan, Design, and Assist in deploying enterprise wide Network Security and High Availability Solutions for ASA.
  • Deploying SD WAN, interfacing sites with MPLS, or site to site VPN
  • Replaced NAC for wired and ACS for wireless with Cisco ISE
  • Responsible for developing all phases of project documentation, system diagrams, configuration change information, charts, and SLA reports.
  • Implemented Zone-Based Firewalling and security rules on the Palo Alto Firewall.
  • Installed and configured PIX 525 and ASA 5505 in customer locations. In addition to that, configured PIX firewall for the guest access.

Confidential, Pittsburg, PA

Senior Network Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Successfully migrated the Cisco legacy environment which consist of 6500, 4500 to Cisco Nexus 7k/5k/2k.
  • Migrated old Nokia firewalls to standard HP hardware’s.
  • Design and configuring of OSPF, BGP on Juniper Routers and SRX Firewalls.
  • 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.
  • Configure GSLB on NetScaler Gateway.
  • 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
  • Performed Nexus-OS ISSU and EPLD upgrade.
  • Configured policy statements, routing instances, route manipulation on RIP, OSPF and BGP.
  • Migrated Sites From EIGRP to OSPF.
  • Migrated Data Center Backend Firewalls from PIX to the ASA.
  • Deployed Checkpoint GAIA Firewalls at the Data Centers.
  • Coordinating with Vendors for creating and modifying firewall and NAT rules and Maintaining Site to Site and SSL VPN
  • Design and configuring of OSPF, BGP on Juniper Routers and SRX Firewalls.
  • 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.
  • Understanding of mobile backhaul network on IP, Ethernet, ATM, PW & TDM.
  • Good understanding on iRules.
  • Have implemented Cisco ACE load balancers across the DC for various projects.
  • Have completed two Business integrations with a very strict time line and gained some very good knowledge in understanding the road blocks in Network integration and feasible methods to fix it.
  • Worked in an Agile Scrum environment and with HPSM Change Control System
  • Documented workflow process, managing and implementing standard policy and procedures.

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.
  • Configured Client VPN and RSA Token ID technologies including Cisco’s VPN client via IPSEC
  • 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

Jr. 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.
  • Provided administration of six SQL 6.5 Servers and the front-end applications.
  • Created logon ids, database access, and database maintenance with scheduled tasks.
  • Set-up, configured and monitored Server backups via Veritas Backup Exec 8.5.
  • Migration of all Server backups to IBM's Storage Area Network-Tivoli 5.15. Handled SQL Server 7.0 and SQL Server 2000 database administration, maintenance scripts and backups.
  • Provided daily NT 4.0 domain administration-share creation, ntfs permissions, local and global group creation, print Server administration, wins replication and administration, DHCP configuration and administration.
  • 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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