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Sr. Network Engineer Consultant Resume

Miami, FL

SUMMARY

  • Resourceful Network Consultant with strong knowledge in Routing, Switching, Data Center, Wireless, Network Automation, Application Control and Cloud Solutions. Solid Architect and Engineering background. Experience with several Managed Service Providers, multi - vendor infrastructures, solution planning, and design. Aptitude to work autonomously and remotely.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Miami, FL

Sr. Network Engineer Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Part of the Professional Services Team
  • Troubleshooting major network brands: Cisco, Palo Alto, Checkpoint, Juniper, Riverbed
  • Adapting to customer’s network design promptly to address issues
  • Guiding colleagues and customers to find the right design for specific issues
  • Personally driving or flying to customers to improve the relationship and speed of the solution
  • Working remotely for the most part to increase productivity
  • Constantly acquiring certifications to match customer’s needs
  • Experience with Cisco Viptela from an Architect and Consultant perspective
  • Experience with VMware VeloCloud from an Architect and Consultant perspective
  • Part of the SD-WAN solutions team, assisting other members and collaborating
  • Part of the ACI solutions team, for deployments and assessments
  • Deployed ACI for a major customer in South Florida
  • Provided consulting services for the Network, Wireless and Data Center solutions
  • Working with Pre-Sales consultants to understand customer’s need and our solution process
  • Working as a Pre-Sales consultant for specific Solutions and customers
  • Created several in house tools for specific customer’s project
  • Deployed RISC assessment tool for several customer to increase network assessment efficiency
  • Working with C-level executives to understand the customer’s company business needs
  • Designed, deployed and troubleshooted vRealize suite
  • Automation of Network Functions with Python
  • Designed, deployed and troubleshooted Cisco Firepower with multiple customers
  • Whiteboarding solutions to Engineers and Business Executives
  • Re-designed Network Infrastructure of several customers: BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, Failover, moving Gateways from Core Switches to Firewalls, protocol migrations
  • Worked with customer’s acquisitions, integrating them to their network
  • Designed, deployed and troubleshooted Solarwinds for many customers, including custom SNMP configurations, custom dashboards, customized Alerts using PagerDuty and VictorOps
  • Designed and deployed several Amazon AWS applications like AWS VPN, VPC, EC2, S3, RDS, Lambda
  • Worked with the NSX Team to re-design the Infrastructure
  • Following best practices when designing networks or applications
  • Designed, implemented and troubleshooted VMWare Hypervisor

Confidential, Miami, FL

Sr. Network Engineer Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Focus on consulting services, design recommendations and deployment.
  • Deployed and redesigned several sites
  • Redesigned Primary and Secondary Service Providers for Internet and MPLS services
  • Redesigned their Fortinet infrastructure
  • Redesigned their Wireless infrastructure, mix of Cisco and Fortinet
  • Redesign their Application Access Control within FortiManager and prepared it for future changes
  • Designed their Zscaler implementation
  • Designed the migration from Data Centers to Amazon AWS as part of the new company direction
  • Designed the AWS Network and some services
  • Designed and migrated some microservices and Windows IIS Services to Azure
  • Worked with Cisco Nexus and IOS firmwares
  • Redesigned their Riverbed infrastructure. Backups, Physical Design, Logical Design, Rules, Templates
  • Administer and redesigned their Solarwinds implementation to an Enterprise level with multiple sites
  • Redesigned their Routing and Switching Standards, mostly Cisco platforms.
  • Redesigned several Routing environments to fit their Enterprise level, adding QoS, replacing static to dynamic routing, redirecting traffic to their least used pipes.
  • Designed an SDN environment using OpenStack
  • Redesigned their External DNS to use Cloudflare
  • Redesigned their Citrix NetScaler Load Balancer implementations
  • Installed and configured their Cacti solution to increase network visibility
  • Redesigned their Active Directory based Websense
  • Created tools using Python to automate network tasks
  • Delivered several reports to present to the business for specific projects
  • Worked autonomously on many projects, from discussion, design and implementation
  • Tested Silver Peaks and IWAN as part of a SD-WAN trial
  • Tested Fortinet SD-WAN product to compare to the other solutions
  • Tested Meraki products for their Wireless refresh
  • Troubleshoot and administer their AlgoSec implementation
  • Created several SOWs to improve support quality
  • Deployed a wide array of Fortinet products, including FortiGate, FortiSwitch, FortiAP and FortiSIEM

Confidential

Sr. Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Maintained several Networks concurrently using a general ticketing system.
  • Oversaw onboarding process, to bring customers with an obsolete design to a more current, redundant and resilient.
  • Maintained a myriad of vendors including Palo Alto, Cisco, Fortinet, Checkpoint, Meraki
  • Worked with several Palo Alto products, including PA-5060, Wildfire and Panorama
  • In the Datacenter environment, worked with several products including several brands and models: Cisco Nexus 2k, 3k, 5k, 7k; HP switches, Brocade switches, Juniper.
  • Experience with Cisco ASA 5500-X Series and FirePower 4100 and 9300 Series.
  • Experience with the Cisco FirePower 4110
  • Installed, configured and maintained several monitoring software like Solarwinds, PRTG, Nagios, Cacti, Spiceworks, OpManager, New Relic, Cisco Prime Infrastructure, Custom made software as well
  • Configured and maintained several Load Balancers and Concentrators like Citrix Netscaler and Gateway, Juniper Pulse Secure, Kemp, F5, Blue Coat Proxy
  • Managed several varied Wireless environments with Cisco, HP, Aruba, Meraki
  • Inherited, configured, redesign and maintained EMC RSA deployments
  • Designed and developed several RADIUS implementations
  • Configured and maintained Steelhead products. Automated many weekly reports
  • Developed Chef and Puppet automation to ease transitions and acquisitions
  • Inherited and maintained several VMware products, including the Cloud Foundation with vRealize, vCenter, NSX, vSAN
  • Redesigned customer environments to fit the business direction
  • Extensive work with MPLS, DMVPN, GRE, IPSEC and vendor specific Tunneling and Label protocols
  • Worked with OpenStack as SDN solution
  • Using Python, scripted several mundane tasks and created a useful library that was key on customer onboarding to review current design, match found devices with customer provided spreadsheets, understand AAA implementations, Security Permissions on each device
  • Maintained TACACS implementations with Cisco ACS
  • Continued education by using a quarterly goal system
  • Maintained several MPLS networks, mainly using Cisco routers and switches
  • Maintained several voice implementations using Cisco Unified Communications Technologies
  • Maintained several Cisco Wireless Controllers with over 500 Access Points
  • Configured, redesigned and maintained customers with Anyconnect and Forticlient implementations
  • Constantly continued education by providing a quarterly goal that included more than one certification or course and peer reviewed design proposals for each company
  • Maintained perfect communication with customers and continue driving and setting expectations
  • Recommended and delivered network redesigns for each customer, as part of the onboarding process and as an ongoing healthy relationship

Confidential, Boca Raton, FL

Sr. Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Install, troubleshoot and maintain Cisco Routers, Voice Gateways, Switches, Firewalls and Wireless Controllers.
  • Experience with Cisco ASA 5500-X Series and FirePower 4100 and 9300 Series.
  • Experience with the Cisco FirePower 4110
  • Maintained other vendors like: Checkpoint, F5, Force10, Fortinet, and Juniper
  • Specialized in Routing OSPF and BGP
  • Optimized the LAN environment using STP and restructuring the L2 to L3 design.
  • Involved in projects with InfiniBand and FCoE with Mellanox and Nexus platforms.
  • Apply the use of software’s like Opnet, Solarwinds, Infoblox, CounterACT, Nagios, Domain Manager, ASDM, Gigamon, ExtraHop and others locally developed.
  • Design and implemented new sites (acquisitions): integration to the MPLS cloud, route filtering with BGP across the tunnel and OSPF locally, Checkpoint Firewall configuration, documentation and local implementation.
  • Reviewed migration to Palo Alto Networks for their security edges
  • Continued education by using a quarterly goal system
  • Developed several scripts using Python
  • Developed an application for managers to visualize their ticketing system using Python
  • QoS implementations for L2 and L3 environments
  • Developed TCL and EEM scripts for specific implementations aiming to hundreds of switches
  • Troubleshot Cisco ACE for TACACS+
  • Worked directly with F5 Load Balancers, customizing reports and automating tasks
  • Redesigned the MPLS cloud to use DMVPNs or GETVPN instead of static Tunnels.
  • Troubleshot issues based on a locally developed ticketing system.
  • Worked with several SDN implementations
  • Designed and implemented Cisco ACI
  • Designed and implemented OpenStack solutions
  • Configured and maintained SaltStack
  • Worked in the integration of the NAC Forescout CounterACT within the Network
  • Worked directly with Service Providers to troubleshoot circuit issues
  • Developed scripts to solve network and application problems using Python

Confidential, Sunrise, FL

Sr. Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Install, troubleshoot and maintain Cisco Routers, Switches, Firewalls and Wireless Controllers.
  • Experience with Cisco ASA 5500-X Series and FirePower 4100 and 9300 Series.
  • Experience with the Cisco FirePower 4110
  • Install, troubleshoot and maintain HP Procurve Switches and Wireless Controllers, also using HP PCM for compliance regulations and centralized configuration point.
  • Install, troubleshoot and maintain Juniper SRX and SSG
  • Install, troubleshoot and maintain Meraki Networks, Fortinet Firewalls, Adtran Routers.
  • Maintaining over 1000 VPNs of all kinds for clients.
  • Maintained OpenStack
  • Monitoring our network infrastructure with PRTG, Nagios, Kiwi and Scrutinizer.
  • Redesigning networks for managed clients and new projects.
  • Worked on site for many customers, to provide visual presence
  • Day to day troubleshooting tasks, especially with VPNs
  • Optimizing current devices configurations; preparing Network Diagrams; Suggesting network changes, Performing Network Assessments for new clients.
  • Maintaining Compliance at all cost, using RFC (Request for Change), SOP (Standard Operation Procedure), SOW (Statement of Work), RCA (Root Cause Analysis)
  • Worked on call rotation

Confidential, Miami, FL

Sr. Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Installed and maintained several ASA Firewall 5510: ACL, NAT, QoS, VPN
  • Installed and maintained several Cisco Catalyst 3560.
  • Installed and maintained ESXi Server
  • Installed and maintained an Astetrisk Elastix PBX Server: IVR, Ring Groups, Extensions, ACL, Users, iSymphony, FOP, Remote Extensions, Forwards, Voicemail, MOH, and Email.
  • Installed and maintained Vtiger CRM: Profiles, Users, Groups, Access Rules, PDF, Email, Templates
  • Installed and maintained an Active Directory Server with a backup server.
  • Installed and Maintained Great Plains CRM from Microsoft using a SQL database
  • Installed and Maintained a customized Server with SQL database integration
  • Installed and maintained a Terminal Server
  • Provided new design for a tunneled network to interconnect sites
  • Setup and maintained a backup server using local backups and online backups with iBackup software
  • Setup and maintained antivirus using Symantec.cloud services
  • Maintain current email using Appriver’s services
  • Maintain current Fax using Ring Central services

Confidential

Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Designed networks on a LAN and WAN scale using mixed equipment (Cisco, Barracuda, HP, Dell, Fortinet) and Routing Protocol (BGP4, OSPF, EIGRP, IGRP, RIPv2), Routed Protocol (TCP/IP, SCCP, SIP).
  • Implementation, Maintenance and Administration of Cisco Pix Firewalls, ASA Firewall, Routers, Switches
  • Implementation of QoS for VoIP Cisco phones, EtherChannel, Rapid Spanning-tree (RSTP), PortFast, VLAN, VTP, AAA, IPv6.
  • Implemented traffic filters using Standard and Extended access-lists and Prefix-lists.
  • Implementation, Maintenance and Administration of Cisco VOIP Technologies
  • Migrate Physical Servers to Virtualized environment in VMWare and Citrix
  • Build, configured and Deployed VMs and Templates in VMWare ESXi 5
  • Maintained and redesign Networks for each customer
  • Completed Physical-to-Virtual (P2V), Virtual-to-Virtual (V2V) and Virtual-to-Physical (V2P) migration of several OS (Windows and Linux based)
  • Implementation and Configuration of Disaster Recovery Plans for different types of environments including physical and virtualized.
  • Implemented SNMP on devices to allow for network management.
  • Implementation of SSH, DHCP, DNS, FTP, TFTP, MPLS, Frame Relay.
  • Implementation, Maintenance and Administration of Barracuda Load Balancer (340, 440).
  • Implementation, Maintenance and Administration of PBXs (FreePBX, trixbox, Vicidial, Asterisk, Elastix).
  • Implementation, Maintenance and Administration of Active Directory (Group Policy, Scripting)
  • Implementation, Maintenance and Administration of Backup Software and Services (Symantec, NovaBackup, Ahsay)
  • Implementation of RADIUS Servers.
  • Implementation of Wireless Solutions with Wireless LAN Controllers (WLC), Cisco Wireless Control System (Cisco WLC), using LWAPP Layer 3.
  • Visited customers on a regular basis to provide physical assistance
  • Implementation, Maintenance and Administration of SQL, MySQL databases.

Confidential, Miami Beach, FL

Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Designed their Network Infrastructure with limited resources
  • Implemented several Open Source applications to optimize the business direction
  • Designed their Production and Development virtualized environment
  • Designed their Wireless Infrastructure
  • Designed their Remote Infrastructure
  • Migrated the business from a Workgroup environment to Active Directory
  • Consulted for their application development team in regards to the network portion
  • Deployed their application network solution using encrypted USB keys
  • Deployed their Automated Linux environment
  • Researched on possible ways to improve Systems efficiency on a budget

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