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Network Engineer Resume

Albany -, NY

SUMMARY

  • Around 6 years(Master of science in Electrical & computer Engineering) of experience in IP network design, network integration, deployment and troubleshooting.
  • Extensive knowledge in configuring and troubleshooting Layer 3 Interior Gateway Routing protocols such as Link - State routing protocols (OSPF and IS-IS) and Distance Vector routing protocols (RIPv1, RIPv2 and EIGRP). Wide exposure to LAN/WAN setup, installation, configuration and commissioning of network devices.
  • Good at OSI Layers concepts.
  • Strong hands-on experience on Cisco Catalyst (series 3800, 3500, 3700, 4500, 4900, 6500), Cisco Nexus (series 5K, 7K), Cisco Routers (series 2600, 2800, 3800, 3900, 7200 & 7600), Load Balancers (F5 BIG-IP LTM/GTM ADC), CheckPoint Power-1 5070 and CheckPoint Smart Dashboard.
  • 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+).
  • Worked on Cisco Firewalls Cisco ASA 5500(5510/5540) Series and Checkpoint R75, 76 Firewalls.
  • Proficient with network hardware and technologies including routers, switches, firewalls, Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet.
  • Solid understanding of OSI and TCP/IP model along with LAN, WAN, TCP/IP (IP, ICMP, ARP, TCP, UDP).
  • Strong knowledge in switching and layer 2 protocols (STP, VLAN, VTP).
  • Strong knowledge in routing and layer 3 protocols RIPv2, EIGRP, OSPF, BGP.
  • Implement firewall security policy management, Network Address translation(NAT), Port Address Translation(PAT).
  • Conducting technical site surveys different branch and main office.
  • Worked and Configured TACACS/RADIUS protocol.
  • Implemented traffic filters using standard and extended access-lists, distribute-lists and route maps.
  • Excellent hands on experience in Computer Networking with Network Infrastructure, LAN, WAN, Network Maintenance, Troubleshooting, Security, Virtualization, Load Balancing.
  • Extensive knowledge of IP sub netting, VLSM, NAT/PAT, Access Control List (ACL).
  • Some experience supporting open source network tools such as Netflow Analysis tools, OpenNMS, Solarwinds.
  • Installing/troubleshooting PCs and Printers and Linux RHEL 6.0 Servers.
  • Experience with route-maps for policy-based routing.
  • Experience with QoS for Voice, Video and other traffic.
  • Networking: Assisted in advice, install and support LAN/WAN hardware & software. Configure & troubleshoot routers and switches.
  • Experience conducting desktop support and inventory control over different sites.
  • Experience installing/troubleshooting with data cable and data communications equipment.
  • Work collaboratively with developers, partners, business analysts and support team and end users.
  • Ability to quickly learn new technologies using self-study materials and intuition.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Routers: Cisco 2600, 2800, 3800, 3900, 7200 & 7600 series, Juniper M Series, MX480 and MX240

Switches: Cisco 3500, 3700, 3800, 4500, 4900, 6500

Firewalls: ASA 5500, CheckPoint, Juniper Net Screen, Juniper SRX.

Routing: OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, RIP, PBR, Route Filtering,Redistribution, Summarization,Static routing

Switching: VLANs, Dot1Q, VTP, STP, RSTP, PVST+, VLAN Maps, HSRP, VRRP, GLBP, CEF, DCEF, PortSecurity

LAN/WAN/Voice Technologies: Ethernet, Frame relay, MPLS, HDLC, PPP, VPLS, VPN, SD-WAN, T1, T3, OC Standard, ISDN, VoIP, POTS

Protocols: IP, TCP, UDP, ICMP, NAT, DNS, DHCP, SNMP, IPSEC, SSL, HTTP, SSH, TACACS/RADIUS

Network Management Tools: Solar Winds, HP Open View NNM, Wire shark, RADCOM, Packet Sniffer, Packet Analyzer, Cisco Secure ACS, Cacti, Zenoss, ITSM & REMEDY System.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Albany - NY

Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Installation, configuration and troubleshooting Switches, Routers, VOIP Phone, WLC(wireless controllers and APs in LAN/WAN Environment.
  • Installation, configuration and maintenance of Cisco 7000/ 3600/ 2600 series routers and Cisco 3500, 3700, 3800, 4500 series switches.
  • Configure Cisco and Juniper devices, Checkpoint such as Juniper SSG1000/2000, Juniper SRX, Juniper ISG500, Cisco ASA, IDS/IPS, ASR for network monitoring, CheckPoint Power-1 5070 and CheckPoint Smart Dashboard.
  • In depth knowledge of big IP F5 load balancer LTM and F5 GTM.
  • Worked on Palo alto Firewalls.
  • Troubleshoot L3 level tickets and alerts using ITSM Software system. Work with Tier 2 and Field Technicians to resolve issues.
  • Working on CISCO Prime and Wireless controller to Manage all WAPs in campuses.
  • Creating RMA For the Faulty Cisco Equipment's with Cisco Engineer Team.
  • Implemented route-maps for policy-based routing.
  • Implemented QoS for Voice, Video and other traffic.
  • Troubleshooting and manage GRE, DMVPN, MPLS, IPSEC VPN tunnels and other WAN technologies.
  • Monitor the status of the network with Solarwinds for the LAN/WAN and Cisco Prime for the wireless APs.
  • Coordinated with various vendors like Frontier, AT&T, Spectrum/TWC and Verizon to solve Layer 3 issues of P2P link between different sites.
  • Configured/Troubleshoot Site to Site VPN tunnels with our clients on Cisco ASA 5500 Platform.
  • Works closely with Customers in determining the business needs for a Project and build Detail design which includes Data Flow diagram, Logical and Physical Diagram.
  • Created Visio Diagram to give complete picture of network design for each site.
  • Implemented and configured routing protocols like OSPF, EIGRP and BGP.
  • Making prompt changes in the network to ensure uninterrupted services.
  • Resolving routing and switching related real-time performance issues.
  • Configuration & Management of VLANs, 802.1q trunks, VTP, Security policies.
  • Responsible for VLAN, VTP, 802.1Q tunneling, DTP, STP, RSTP, Physical Layer and Data link layer issues.
  • Worked & provide Enhanced security using Cisco ACS server through TACACS/RADIUS.
  • Experience supporting open source network health tools such as Netflow Analysis tools, OpenNMS and Cacti Performance Monitor.
  • Maintain and backup devices configs using Solarwinds NCM
  • Monitor devices and server using open source monitoring tool like Zenoss
  • ACLs management on Switches & Routers, managing inters VLAN communications.
  • Provide on call support for the network in an outage situation.
  • Conducting technical site surveys different branch and main office.
  • Experience installing/troubleshooting PCs and Printers and Servers.
  • Experience installing/troubleshooting with data cable and data communications equipment.
  • Work collaboratively with developers, partners, business analysts and support team and end users.
  • Working on support team member on large data center migration project to support network configurations, documentation and other activities.

Confidential

Network Support Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Perform general lab support, network maintenance and troubleshoot the network connection and layer 1 & 2 & 3 problems.
  • Assisted in design and documentation IP address schemes.
  • Conducting technical site surveys different branch and main office.
  • Documentation of network devices and design with the help of MS Visio and MS Office.
  • Connected a topology with AAA server for login Authentication purpose.
  • Installing/troubleshooting PCs and Printers.
  • Experience conducting desktop support and inventory control.
  • Experience installing/troubleshooting with data cable and data communications equipment.
  • ACLs management on Switches & Routers, managing inter VLAN communications.
  • Manage and supported DHCP/DNS infrastructure.
  • Implemented route redistribution between OSPF and EIGRP.
  • Designed ACLs and VLANs.
  • Installation and commissioning of Cisco Catalyst Switches 2900, 2950&3500
  • Configuration & Trouble shooting of Cisco Switches: - 2960, 3500 Series Catalyst Switches.
  • Configuration and troubleshooting of LAN's and WAN's with various protocols including TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, PPP, NETBEIU, RIP, IGRP, EIGRP, OSPF.
  • Configuration of Cisco 3600, 2600, 2500, 1700, 1600 series Routers which are used for WAN design.
  • Assisted with troubleshooting all network issues with routers and switches when necessary and consulted with on Call tech as needed for client.
  • Assist on various projects with multiple vendors.
  • Troubleshoot TCP/IP problems, troubleshoot connectivity issues.

Confidential

Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • IT experience in administration, troubleshooting & new implementations on Cisco Switches, Cisco Routers & ASA firewall, IP Phone, WLC and APs in LAN/WAN Environment.
  • Coordinating with Branch Office Site contact to understand the site-specific Network devices and connectivity.
  • Draft and publish internal knowledge base articles such as step-by-step troubleshooting reference material
  • Assist on various projects with multiple vendors and stakeholders
  • Analyze and score RFP submissions from multiple vendors.
  • Work done in installing/troubleshooting VOIP phones for branch office.
  • Experience conducting desktop support and inventory control over different sites.
  • Provide domain and system access to vendors, employees, and customers
  • Lead all deployment and move projects (Installation new hosts, relocate production hosts, system upgrade etc. and bring up new hosts in production environment)
  • Supported nationwide LAN infrastructure consisting of Cisco 4510 and catalyst 6513.
  • Configured port-fast, uplink fast and other spanning tree features.
  • Created Lab demonstrations for new technology deployments with loaner equipment from various vendors and presented the findings to upper management.
  • Maintained good understanding of the basics behind the Internet and its workings (DNS, Security, IP Routing, HTTP, VPN, Email Routing, SPAM, etc.)
  • Configuration and maintenance of OSPF protocol which was the enterprise IGP. Configuration included deploying of new branch locations or new network devices in the existing infrastructure. Creating Stub Areas & configuring Summarization for effective Routing.
  • Implementing traffic filters using standard and extended access-lists, IP prefix-lists.
  • Inspected overall health of the network, server deployment throughout the company's LAN.
  • Assigning IP address and password to Routers.
  • Preparing the Task list for remote sites implementation steps with timelines and owners.
  • Troubleshooting incidents of different levels of severity by working with the OS, Customers and application teams.
  • Making emergency changes in the network to ensure uninterrupted services.
  • Resolving routing and switching related real-time performance issues.
  • Configuration & Management of VLANs, 802.1q trunks, VTP, Security policies.
  • Knowledge and configuration of redundant router protocols like HSRP, VRRP and GLBP.
  • Developed and documented network diagrams and procedures.
  • Implemented route redistribution between OSPF and EIGRP.
  • Designed ACLs and VLANs.
  • Work done in installing/troubleshooting PCs and Printers and RHEL Servers.
  • Testing fornetworkconnectivity before and after installing or upgrading.
  • Conducting technical site surveys different branch and main office.
  • Experience installing/troubleshooting with data cable and data communications equipment.
  • Installation and commissioning of Cisco Catalyst Switches 2900, 2950&3500
  • Configuration & Trouble shooting of Cisco Switches: - 2960, 3500 Series Catalyst Switches.
  • Configuration and troubleshooting of LAN's and WAN's with various protocols includingTCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, PPP, NETBEIU, RIP, IGRP, EIGRP, OSPF.
  • Configuration of Cisco 3600, 2600, 2500, 1700, 1600 series Routers which are used for WAN design.
  • Assisted with troubleshooting allnetworkissues with routers and switches when necessary and consulted with on Call tech as needed for client.

Confidential

Jr. Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Worked with the Help Desk for circuit troubleshooting to give Support to the Tech persons at the site.
  • Configuring routers and sending it to Technical Consultants for new site activations and giving online support at the time of activation.
  • Experience installing/troubleshooting VOIP phones for branch office.
  • Supporting Development team for the access to corporate network and outside world. Providing access to specific IP, Port filter and port access.
  • Experience conducting desktop support and inventory control over different sites.
  • Experience in Cisco 2800 3700 series switches: Physical cabling, IP addressing, Wide Area Network configurations (Frame-relay and ATM).
  • Conducting technical site surveys different branch and main office.
  • Performed troubleshooting, while maintaining trouble ticket tracking, following internal/external escalation procedures and customer notifications. Configured Cisco Routers for OSPF, RIP, IGRP RIPv2, EIGRP, Static and default route.
  • Installing/troubleshooting PCs and Printers and Servers.
  • Configured the Cisco router as IP Firewall and for NATting.
  • Switching (Ethernet) related tasks included implementing VLANS and configuring ISL trunk on Fast-Ethernet channel between switches.
  • Responsible for implementing Qos prioritizing voice traffic over a data.
  • Implemented SNMP on Cisco routes to allow for network management. Completed the installation and configuration of T1, T3 & OC3 circuits.
  • Experience installing/troubleshooting with data cable and data communications equipment.
  • Troubleshoot TCP/IP problems, troubleshoot connectivity issues.

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