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Network Analyst Consultant Resume

Moines, IA

SUMMARY

  • Experience using Riverbed (OpNet), SolarWinds, and Wireshark to perform analysis.
  • Network Cloud infrastructure engineering and design guidance with the Cisco Meraki and HP Aruba product line for cloud management
  • Virtualization experience with the Cisco Nexus 7k Virtual Device Contexts (VDC) product line.
  • Experience/Training with the following technologies: AWS Cloud, VMWare, and F5 load balancing
  • Automation experience suing SolarWinds, Ansible, and Splunk
  • Conduct network bandwidth analysis to identify and address reported “slow response” issues from the end user for both internal and external customers.
  • PROJECT MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE
  • Project management experience for both internal and external customers. Includes evaluation: of vendor proposals, network studies and traffic analysis, network architectures, and forecasts of traffic and capacity.
  • Provide high - level reports to upper management (VP level) documenting: high visibility issues, standard monthly reports, and audit requirements.
  • Utilization of both Agile and Kanban best practices for project management
  • Standardizing operations and procedures documentation for internal/external audit reports.
  • Demonstrate high quality, results-driven, prompt, and professional customer service and support to instill confidence in technical advice and directions among peers and internal and external customers.
  • Research and perform cost analysis for complex WAN/LAN networks of various sizes for both internal and external customers.
  • Performing assessments and analysis of network and application performance and maximizing bandwidth capacity efficiency for both internal and external customers.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Moines, IA

Network Analyst Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a Team Lead and high-level technical resource on large scale voice and/or data communications issues Cisco Routers/Switches (Nexus platform)/Firewalls (Cisco ASA) and v irtualization using the Cisco Nexus 7k series switches .
  • Lead the evaluation of vendor proposals, conduct network studies and traffic analyses, develop network architectures, prepare forecasts of network traffic and capacity, and recommend modifications to the network configurations that reduce costs or improve service.
  • Conduct complex network capacity analysis using SolarWinds and Wireshark.
  • Identify at risk network infrastructure with remediation paths that may include hardware and circuit upgrades, changes to QoS marking and forwarding policies, or similar tactics.
  • Analysis using packet analyzers or similar software.
  • Identify and report observed application and/or infrastructure behaviors that are contributing to an end user’s application performance experience.

Confidential, Des Moines, IA

Pre-Sales Engineer Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Assisting in pre-sales with engineering and design guidance of cloud management with the HP Aruba product line for both small and mid-size businesses.
  • Providing consultative advice to clients.
  • Responding to RFIs and RFPs.
  • Creating architectural diagrams, solutions, and quotes.
  • Preparing (SoWs) Statements of Work.

Confidential, Des Moines, IA

Network Engineer Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for design and development of network services and technologies to meet client and business unit requirements.
  • Engineering and design guidance of cloud management with the Cisco Meraki product line for both small and mid-size businesses.
  • Utilize Kanban project management board for workflow process on both short-term initiatives & long-term projects.
  • Identify optimal networking and communications solutions that deliver long term capabilities, capacity, reliability and resiliency for the business units and clients to successfully maintain and grow their business operations.
  • Understanding of the client and business unit requirements , and designing and deploying optimal networking and connectivity solutions that enable clients and business units to achieve their operational and business goals

Confidential

Network Engineer Infrastructure

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for design and development of network services and technologies to meet client and business unit requirements. H igh-level technical resource on large scale voice and/or data communications issues Cisco Routers/Switches (Nexus platform)/Firewalls (Cisco ASA) and v irtualization using the Cisco Nexus 7k series switches .
  • Conduct complex network capacity analysis using Riverbed (OpNet), SolarWinds, and Wireshark.
  • Engineering and design guidance of cloud management with the Cisco Meraki and HP Aruba product line for both small and mid-size businesses.
  • Utilize Kanban project management board for workflow process on both short-term initiatives & long-term projects.
  • Identify optimal networking and communications solutions that deliver long term capabilities, capacity, reliability and resiliency for the business units and clients to successfully maintain and grow their business operations.
  • Understanding of the client and business unit requirements , and designing and deploying optimal networking and connectivity solutions that enable clients and business units to achieve their operational and business goals

Confidential

Network Engineering Infrastructure

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the evaluation of vendor proposals, conduct network studies and traffic analyses, develop network architectures, prepare forecasts of network traffic and capacity, and recommend modifications to the network configurations that reduce costs or improve service.
  • Serve as a Team Lead and high-level technical resource on large scale voice and/or data communications issues.
  • Conduct complex network capacity analysis using Riverbed (OpNet), SolarWinds, and Wireshark.
  • Identify at risk network infrastructure with remediation paths that may include hardware and circuit upgrades, changes to QoS marking and forwarding policies, or similar tactics.
  • Analysis using packet analyzers or similar software.
  • Identify and report observed application and/or infrastructure behaviors that are contributing to an end user’s application performance experience.
  • Project management experience for application architects, application developers, server infrastructure engineers, network infrastructure engineers, and LOB channel executives.

Network Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and develop relationships between the various lines of business.
  • Team Lead for International (India) Network Engineer resources
  • Utilize tools such as Riverbed (OpNet), SolarWinds, and Wireshark to perform analysis to support various lines of business in maximizing bandwidth capacity efficiency.
  • Developed internal dashboard to proactively monitor bandwidth utilization using the 98th percentile and creating alerts based on internal metrics.
  • Responsible for creating and investigating the expectation report within Area/Domain.
  • Understanding and validation of QoS when determining network bandwidth capacity of each location.
  • Validating that all routers and links that are part of the Area/Domain are part of the regimen process.
  • Provide input information into the enterprise overview report for Area/Domain.
  • Generate, Track and Escalate proactive upgrades on devices and links for Area/Domain.
  • Identify gaps in tool monitoring for Area/Domain.
  • Review and Enhance the Capacity Planning Process for Area/Domain.

Network Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the research, analysis, design, testing, and implementation of large and complex networks to support company LAN and WAN data networks.
  • H igh-level technical resource on large scale voice and/or data communications issues Cisco Routers/Switches (Nexus platform)/Firewalls (Cisco ASA) and v irtualization using the Cisco Nexus 7k series switches .
  • Utilize Agile project management for workflow process on both short-term initiatives & long-term projects.
  • Implementation of first SIP/VoIP infrastructure within the enterprise.
  • Experience using Riverbed (OpNet), SolarWinds, and Wireshark to perform analysis
  • Perform and manage large WAN network design upgrades and hardware reconfigurations.
  • Participate in the evaluation of vendor proposals, conduct network studies and traffic analyses, develop network architectures, and prepare forecasts of network traffic and capacity.
  • Recommend modifications to the network configurations that reduce costs or improve service.

Confidential

Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Research and development and implementation of new WAN infrastructure (Cisco and Check Point).
  • Design, Configure, Install, Administer Windows Server 2003 infrastructure
  • Developed DMZ for home banking servers, banking cluster to provide server redundancy, automation of software upgrades for servers.
  • Web site design and implementation for Credit Unions throughout the U.S.
  • Engineer solution for multiple hardware vendors to communicate over the WAN (i.e. Motorola Vanguard to Cisco solution).

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