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Senior Network Architect Engineer Resume

SUMMARY

  • Senior Network Architect Engineer with 17 years’ experience in managing, maintaining and migrating networks with proven five nines reliability. Understands risk management providing SOP documentations, R&D solutions & mentoring to junior engineers.
  • Deployed on - premises end-to-end network management and cyber security solutions to proactively enforce compliance.
  • Empowering businesses with the insight to securely manage, analyze & monitor network infrastructure traffic.
  • Focusing on policy management of routers, switches, firewalls, VPNs, and other related security devices,
  • Improving operational integrity with SIEM solutions to ensure reliable redundant networks and reducing risk.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • Network Design, Configuration, and Troubleshooting (LAN//WAN/WIFI)
  • Network & Security deployments, upgrades and migrations.
  • Wireless: 802.11 wireless Layer-2/3 roaming with authentication and encryption.
  • Network Security: Firewalls (ASA, Palo Alto, Sonicwall) VPN, GRE, IP-Sec, TACACS+
  • Network Monitoring: SolarWinds, Netbrain, SmokePing, Net Flow.
  • Basic Deployment and understanding skill set of F5.
  • Basic Deployment and skill set of JuJu & Puppet Ansible.
  • Basic Deployment and understanding skill set of Vmware, KDE.
  • Basic Deployment and understanding skill set of Openstack and SDN.
  • Linux experience with Python automation capabilities.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Senior Network Architect Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Instrumental in orchestrating team leadership towards expediting and resolving network severity related incident for both Data Centers, remote sites & third party vendors.
  • Providing comprehensive postmortem detailed reports for Incident Management.
  • Coordinating & collaborate with Apria, Confidential groups and third party vendors for any new change management requests.
  • Managing day-to-day operations by facilitating ongoing communication with Apria management & staff as well as Confidential internal & leverage support teams
  • Influential in kick starting the newly identified "Network Project Priorities" allowing the opportunity for the Confidential team to continuously work side by side in executing Apria's network steady state and set expectations for future network architectural design efforts.
  • Aligning support with Apria's Security lead in remediation network related vulnerabilities.
  • Proactively implementing new network router & switch templates in compliance with NIST & HIPAA auditing.
  • Managing & supporting the Confidential network engineers in rolling out NetBrain in efforts to troubleshoot implementation related issues, testing feature functionalities, and mapping Apria’s network.
  • Facilitate open forum Friday conference call to discuss concerns, address blockers and provide mentoring.

Confidential

Senior Network Architect Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • New 4500x/4510 Tech refresh tasks involved implementation of new design, complete R&S configuration to include integrated Cisco ISE for all new and existing deployments, submit migration playbooks documentation, finalized wiring matrix, and cabling validation of LAN/WAN/WIFI functionality after migration.
  • Ekahaus software heat map placements and design for wireless access points to accommodate new or existing sites.
  • Configuration of new Aruba controllers, playbook documentation, site survey validation after migration.
  • Provisioning of new Aruba 225 access points for new or existing build outs.
  • Ongoing Cisco software & ROM upgrades related to bug issues or Confidential ’s standards.
  • Office in a box architect for new build outs to include hardware specifications, design and BOM.
  • Cyclades 6000 series deployment, configuration and replacements for existing sites.
  • Trace ticketing system requests for ongoing router & switch configuration changes.
  • Circuit related upgrades.
  • Training and mentoring for new hire junior engineers to meet Confidential 's standards.

Confidential

Senior Network Architect Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Senior Network Consulting supporting for Confidential project plans.
  • Managed & project delivery to Cal State Los Angeles efforts for the Cisco Access Control Server (ASC) upgrade from 5.3 to 5.6. Implementing new VM ACS servers to the existing cluster and conducted fail over redundancy scenarios on all ACS servers for HA capabilities with expected results.

Confidential

Senior Network Architect Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • First order of priority entailed the coordinating/ migration of the existing network 60 remote sites of the MPLS XO Service Provider and implementation of backup redundancy to Zayo hosted provider. Migrating off the redundant Cisco 5580 ASA and deployed / configured over to the Palo Alto Next Generation Firewall layer seven inspection
  • Senior network manager responsibilities included overseeing day-to-day maintenance of creating ACLs for the Cisco ASA Firewall Switches & Router configurations.
  • Conducted a total network assessment and security posture analysis.
  • Research & Design for syslog server vulnerability scanner Netflow software to comply with HIPAA regulatory compliance.

Confidential

Senior Network Architect Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • As part of the Confidential network migration team daily operations included:
  • Design, architecting & execute fibre cable management requirements necessary for TOR, with the Cisco Nexus 5K & 2K equipment
  • Rack & Stack Nexus equipment for Data Center and DR.
  • Rack & Roll of the Nexus 5K / 2k TOR for the existing Major Bank client’s networks and the data center migration forklift.
  • .Architect / Designing of the Cisco 4500-x Switches with VSS functionality for VM DR sites.
  • Cisco 4551-X VSSP configuration for Eline P2P
  • On Going Support and troubleshooting analysis related to pre and post migration upgrades.
  • Documentation of playbooks and final review for CAB approval related to Bank segregations.
  • 24/7 on call support and conference during migrating window.
  • Scheduled ACL auditing & configuration assistance for Cisco ASA 5545.
  • Routine maintenance and upgrade of Cisco ASR 1002 Routers, Nexus 5K 2K switches.
  • Scheduled configuration changes & modifications with the Brocade Switch infrastructure.
  • Solarwinds build out & deployment for Monitoring & Troubleshooting.

Confidential

Senior Network Architect Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Provide an overall network, security & risk assessment on behalf of Confidential ’s existing infrastructure with emphasis on an overall migration plan for both their Data Center and DR in conjunction with the build out of the new Cisco Nexus environment.
  • Worked with a team to design, reviewed and execute a high level LLD & BOM to meet Confidential ’s requirements.
  • Worked directly with vendor’s to insure and review proper equipment, licensing & SmartNet, ordered, tracked and inventory for the migration.
  • Wrote up detailed playbook / spreadsheet for any network related changes to be presented to CAB for approval.
  • Routine maintenance / configuration changes of Cisco & Brocade routers and switches.

Confidential

Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Provided Security & Risk Assessment on the existing hospital’s network design as it relates to HIPAA compliance.
  • Redesigned and upgraded the hospital’s network on all routers, switches, APs, ASA and pix.
  • Perform analysis and troubleshooting for DICOM fiber networks.
  • Troubleshoot MRI coaches for connectivity related issues 3G/4G EVDO Cisco routers.
  • Provided documentation and network recommendations based on Cisco’s best practices towards optimizing, securing and future corporate network expansion.
  • Assisted with Security Policies and implementation of Solarwinds, Wireshark, TACACS + Cacti and Kiwi Syslog.
  • Provided technical support to users for application and network related issues.
  • Assisted in knowledge transfer to allow for their IT mangers to use Cisco’s ASDM, switch & router Gui.
  • Scheduled configuration changes & modifications with Long Beach Memorial Brocade Switch infrastructure

Confidential

Senior Network Architect Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • 10gig campus wide infrastructure upgrade.
  • Install, upgrade IOS, configure, and burn in of Cisco VS-720-10G-3C / 3CXL modules into new or existing 6505 or 6509 chassis.
  • Scheduled site survey the day before installation, as well as perform pre-cutover checklist.
  • Prep, installation and pre-testing for 10gig WS-X6148-SFP modules.
  • 5:00 a.m. scheduled maintenance outage with a two hour window to completely replace equipment and bring full connectivity back on line to the Berkeley’s OSPF network.
  • Post-cutover checklist after install, run the diff command between old and new configuration and make any necessary IOS configuration changes after a full review.

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