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Network Engineer Resume

Newark, CA

SUMMARY:

  • Over All 8+ years of experience in IP network design, network integration, deployment and troubleshooting.
  • Experience in working with Cisco Nexus Switches like 5000 and 7000 series and Virtual Port Channel configuration.
  • Interconnecting existing DC network infrastructure to newly deployed ACI fabrics in order to allow applications to be gradually migrated from one infrastructure to another, ideally in a non - disruptive manner.
  • Over All 9+ years of experience in IP network design, network integration, deployment and troubleshooting.
  • Configuring and designing Nexus 7018, 7010, 5596, 3K data center routers/switches for redundancy with HSRPv2, VPC's and peer-links.
  • Replaced / Upgraded Nexus 9K/7K/5K/3k/2K and Catalyst 65xx/V SS/Cisco boxes.
  • Knowledge and configuration of redundant router protocols like HSRP, VRRP and GLBP.
  • Substantial knowledge, including the configuration, of Spanning Tree Protocol (STP), Per VLAN Spanning Tree (PVST), Rapid STP (RSTP) and Rapid per VLAN Spanning Tree (PVST+).
  • Coordinate and collaborate with leadership regarding technical vulnerabilities that may have the potential to impact enterprise-wide operations.
  • SRX 3K and 5K platforms. Some large-scale migration/deployments, client’s cluster migration from Cisco ASA to SRX
  • Completed daily/weekly/monthly/quarterly tasks to maintain PCI Compliance.
  • Advanced OSI model knowledge Advanced Layer 3 and Layer 4 packet analysis in-depth, end-to-end, Network troubleshooting and analysis.
  • In-depth knowledge and hands-on experience in Tier 2 ISP Routing Policies and Firewalls.
  • Experience in installing and configuring NAT, DHCP server and DNS in large networks.
  • Experience in configuration of LAN protocols such as Ethernet and Fiber Distributed Data Interface (FDDI) on Cisco Switches.
  • Implemented traffic filters using standard and extended access-lists, distribute-lists and route maps.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Routers: Cisco ASR,ISR,7600, 7200, 3800, 3600, 2900, 2800, 2600 series

Routing: OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, RIP v1/v2, PBR, Route Filtering, Redistribution, Summarization, and Static Routing.

Switches: Nexus 2K/5K/7K, Cisco Catalyst 6500, 4500, 3850,3650, 3750, 2960

Switching: LAN, VTP, STP, PVST+, RPVST+, Inter VLAN routing & Multi-Layer Switch, Etherchannels, Transparent Bridging,vPC, LACP, HSRP, NAT, NTP and QoS.

Network Security: Cisco ASA 5540, ACL, IPSEC, F5 Load Balancer, Checkpoint

Wireless Technology: Cisco AP, LWAP, Aruba, Access Points, WCS.

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

Platforms: Data Center Migration, Dynamic Fabric Automation

Load Balancer: F5 Networks (Big-IP) LTM 8900 and 6400.

LAN: Ethernet (IEEE 802.3), Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet

WAN: PPP, HDLC, Channelized links (T1/T3) & SONET, SD-WAN, Riverbed Steelhead Appliances, Fiber Optic Circuits, Frame Relay.

Gateway Redundancy: HSRP and GLBP

Riverbed Steelhead Appliance viz: SaaS, IaaS

DHCP and DNS: Infoblox

Various Features & Services: IOS and Features, IRDP, NAT, SNMP, SYSLOG, NTP, DHCP, CDP, TFTP, FTP.

AAA Architecture: TACACS+, RADIUS, Cisco ACS.

Network Management: Wireshark, SNMP, SolarWinds

NexusOS, Cisco IOS: XR, Linux, UNIX (Mac OS).

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Newark, CA

Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for Support of network security 24/7 operation and network devices such as router, switches and firewalls.
  • Engaged in working with nexus 7k,5k and 3k Cisco Nexus switches and CISCO ASA (5585/5505/5510 ), SRX 5800, Fortinet firewalls.
  • Configured and troubleshoot OSPF and BGP.
  • Hands on Experience working with security issue like applying ACL’s, configuring NAT and VPN
  • Automating process for continues compliance and keep documentation up to date.
  • Designing and implementing highly-scalable and robust perimeter security solution.
  • In Collaboration with process owners, process managers and IT owners, define and maintain best practice network security policy, standards and process.
  • Deploying and managing access-lists and firewall policies for high-throughput environment.
  • Configuration & troubleshooting of Layer 2 protocols such as Spanning tree protocol, EtherChannel and Layer-2 security (port-security).
  • Troubleshooting the network issues (Layer-2 and Layer-3) onsite and remotely, depending on the severity of the issues.
  • Configured VLAN, OSPF, Sub-netting, EIGRP, BGP, VTP, spanning tree, IP Sub-netting
  • Volunteered dedicated team for development of python scripts for automating current networking environment
  • Executing work programs to test operational effectiveness key control of using variety of approaches, including sampling, corroboration, observation and performance.
  • Communicating to the process owners control deficiencies and provide recommendations for remediation.
  • Experience in documenting and preparing the process related operational manuals.
  • Configured OSPF and Static routing on Juniper M and MX series Routers.
  • Completed daily/weekly/monthly/quarterly tasks to maintain PCI Compliance.
  • Wide exposure to LAN/WAN setup, installation, configuration and commissioning of network devices.
  • Experience in working and designing configurations for vPC, vPC domain, vPC peer-gateway, vPC peer-switch, auto-discovery, vPC single sided, vPC double sided, NX-OS and fabric path.
  • Attending meetings and technical discussions related to current projects.

Confidential, Boston, MA

Network Consulting Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Once trouble ticket has been created, keep customer informed of status of ticket and estimated time to repair.
  • Configured the BGP as a WAN protocol, and OSPF/EIGRP as interior routing protocol.
  • Provide technical support for clients with dial-up internet issues.
  • Monitoring the NMS system for different Network Alerts
  • Performed switching technology administration including VLANs, inter-VLAN routing, Trunking, STP, RSTP, port aggregation & link negotiation.
  • Followed company confidentiality policy and procedures, HIPPA, Local and State Rules and Regulations.
  • Configuration and maintenance of Network Switches and access points (Cisco, Meraki, Dell).
  • Implement port security on Cisco switches.
  • Responsible for monitoring & operations of all data network related products and services
  • Responsibilities also include technical documentation of all upgrades done
  • Initiated the use of Infoblox csv import tool for improved productivity and mass updates.
  • Upgraded VCenter and ESXi to 5.5 using VMware Update manager and manual upgrades.

Environment: Cisco Routers, Cisco Switches, Routing protocols (OSPF, EIGRP), HSRP, VRRP, IPSEC VPN, SSL VPN, Cisco CLI, QOS, ASA firewall, IP Phones, Microsoft Lync, VoIP, ACE load balancer, MPLS, VLAN, VTP, ACL, SIP, RSTP, NAT, FCAPS, RADIUS, TACACS+, Cisco Access Points, Juniper SRX.

Confidential

Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Work internally with a team of technical personnel in the configuration, installation and maintenance of corporate LAN, WAN, Wireless and virtualized network environments
  • Troubleshoot routing protocols EIGRP, OSPF and BGP
  • Troubleshoot issue as VLAN, Trunk, STP, HSRP, GLBP
  • Verify and Troubleshoot VTP and RSTP Configuration issues within the corporate network
  • Firewall review, router rule base and validation for company employees.
  • Performed VPN/VRF secure designs over BGP enabled MPLS and dedicated WANs.
  • Worked on configuring Cisco routers and switches, implemented protocols such as OSPF, EBGP, IBGP, STP and VLAN management.
  • Troubleshoot configuration issues Cisco Campus Switch Network.
  • Responsibilities also include technical documentation of all upgrades done
  • Attending meetings and technical discussions related to current projects.
  • Maintain and troubleshoot Hub and spoke frame relay with EIGRP
  • Installation & configuration of ISDN BRI/PRI circuits .

Environment: Cisco 6509/3750/3550/3500/2950 switches, Cisco 7200/3845/3600/2800 routers, Checkpoint firewalls (SPLAT), Cisco IOS CLI, Net Flow, TACACS, EIGRP, RIP, OSPF, CSM, Ether Channels.

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