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Providence, RI

SUMMARY

  • Over 16 years of hands - on experience in IP Network Design, Implementation and Troubleshooting on Cisco Routers, Switches, and Firewalls.
  • In-Depth knowledge and experience in designing Network architecture and Dynamic routing protocols like EIGRP, OSPF & BGP.
  • Good working experience on Cisco Nexus series Switches, Cisco Catalyst switches, Cisco Routers. Cisco ASA Firewalls and Cisco Wireless controller
  • Experienced in implementing and troubleshooting Cisco Firewalls Cisco ASA 5520, 5550 & 5585.
  • Experienced in implementing various VPN technologies like DMVPN, GETVPN, Site-to-Site VPN, Cisco AnyConnect and SSL VPNs.
  • Experience with F-5 Load Balancers LTM & GTM

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Network Devices: Cisco Catalyst Switches 2900, 3700, 4500, & 6500, Nexus Switches 7000/5000/2000 and Routers Cisco 1800, 1900, 2900, 3800, 7600, & ASR, Cisco Aironet 5500 Wireless Controller, Cisco Aironet 3602I Aps. Firewall Cisco ASA 5550, Cisco 5585. F-5 LTM & GTM

Monitoring & Management Tools: IBM Tivoli, Wireshark, SolarWinds and WhatsUp Gold, Cisco ACS, IBM QRadar, Algosec

Network Protocols: TCP/IP, RIPv1&2, EIGRP, OSPF, BGP, HSRP/VRRP/GLBP, VRF, DNS, DHCP, NAT/PAT, ACL, MPLS, SNMP, STP, VTP, VPC, FCoE, VLANs and SSL & IPSEC VPN.

Operating Systems: Linux, Windows 2008/2012, Windows 7/8, Microsoft Hyper-V

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Providence, RI

Network Implementation Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Working on Highly complex Disaster Recovery - Data Center migration and consolidation project - vendor connectivity work stream - Servers migration - Network equipment migration
  • Data Center is built on number of Cisco Nexus 7K, 5K and 2K, Cisco ASRs, Cisco ASA 5585 and F5 load balancers with various segments based on business and security requirements.
  • Coordination with various partners to establish connectivity with DR site using different technologies i.e. MPLS, Leased line circuits (AT&T & Verizon), Site-to-Site IPSEC VPN, GETVPN etc
  • Responsible to build configurations for various connectivity types, which involves port configuration on Cisco ASR for MPLS circuit termination, BGP routing for peering with AT&T and Verizon, GETVPN Key Server and Group Member configuration, site-to-site VPN tunnel configuration on Cisco ASA 5585x, Static/Dynamic NAT configuration, Access-list configuration on Cisco ASA 5585x, Firewall sub-interface configuration and Cisco Nexus 5k/2k port configuration for Ethernet hand off for partner owned routers/circuits.
  • Configuration of Cisco 7k/5k/2k VPC configuration, port/vlan assignment for provisioning of servers connectivity. Routing configuration using static routing, OSPF and BGP.
  • F-5 Administration, creating virtual servers, adding pools, iRules and Profiles.
  • F-5 Firepass configuration for SSL VPN access to remote users
  • Follow Bank’s change management process (using HP ITSM tool) to implement the change in production.
  • Integration of new devices (i.e. Routers, switches, Firewall etc) with TACACS and RSA server for secure access of devices.

Confidential - Vienna, VA

Senior Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Supporting Network infrastructure of the Client, which includes Data Center, LAN, branch offices WAN connectivity and Internet connectivity.
  • Service and technology based assessment/selection of potential network solutions
  • Coordinate with clients to understand the business requirements for providing required network solution/services
  • Network design for resilience under single and double faults scenarios.
  • Network design for optimal phased deployment with minimal service disruption.
  • Detailed core and access network design and resource optimization.
  • Managing Network and Security devices: Data Center switches Cisco Nexus 7000/5000/2000 , Cisco aggregation switch Catalyst 6509-E, Cisco Access switches Catalyst 3560 & 2960, and Cisco Routers 7600, 3900 and 2900 series routers.
  • Configuration of Cisco ASA 5550 firewalls and Cisco ACS AAA Server.
  • Route additions, changes, new VLAN assignments, VLAN security, new Firewall deployments
  • Installation and configuration of Routers & switches for new sites connectivity
  • Initial level configuration on F-5 BIG IP LTM for load balancing of Application traffic
  • Prepare RCA and share with client manager for escalated problems
  • Work on High priority escalation from clients
  • Troubleshoot VPN issues with external customers
  • Cisco AnyConnect VPN support and basic level troubleshooting.

Confidential

Infrastructure Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Manage Enterprise Network Infrastructure, including LAN/WAN, NOC, Servers and Data Centers, and ensuring infrastructure is functioning reliably and serving the needs of the organization.
  • Lead team of Engineers to ensure 24x7x365 network infrastructure availability to 2000+ LAN users, 1300+ branch offices, 300+ Servers Data Center Network.
  • Manage Microsoft Infrastructure for the Bank, Active Directory Services, MS Exchange Server 2010 for 8000+ users, Microsoft 2012 Server Hyper-V environment hosting 100+ Virtual Servers and VDI environment for 300+ users, Lync Server, Forefront security, SCCM, WSUS and SCOM servers for management of 10,000+ desktops.
  • Evaluating vendor performance to determine if internal standards and contractual obligations are being met. Establishing required service levels and response time in consultation with departmental heads and top management
  • Supporting Network operations 1300+ branches using Cisco 7600 series routers at Primary and DR Site for connectivity of remote branches on Cisco 1900 series routers at branch end. Configured GRE tunnels from branches to Core Network
  • Designing & development of Head Office LAN project using 10G technology (14 story building with 2000+ nodes). Cisco 6500 Series aggregation switches and Cisco 3560 Access switches with dual 10G backbone and 1G Access connectivity. Configured department wise VLANs with NAC based security.
  • Implementation of Cisco ACS server & integration with RSA for two factor authentication
  • Deployment of Perimeter Routers with dual links to alternate ISPs using BGP protocol, Firewalls, and IPS.
  • Implemented Enterprise Wireless Network solution using Cisco 5500 Aironet Controller and Cisco Aps for 2000+ Head Office Users
  • Network Infrastructure design for Virtualization environment (Microsoft Windows 2008 Server Hyper-V)

Confidential

Senior Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Support Nationwide Network Infrastructure, 1100+ countrywide branches, Head Office LAN 1500+ node, and Data Centers.
  • Deployment of Network equipment at new sites, branch routers, switches and configuration of connectivity with Head Office. Site-to-site IPSEC tunnel for encryption and ACLs configuration on the branch router.
  • Migration of 400+ Servers Primary Data Center and 200+ servers DR site network infrastructure from Nortel 8600 to Cisco Nexus 7000/5000/2000
  • Created multiple Segments within Data Center according to security requirement. Configured multilink between TOR and aggregation switches in Data Center for high availability and redundancy.
  • Integration of Network Equipment with AAA Server for secure authentication and authorization
  • Design IP addressing scheme and VLAN configuration for Head Office LAN
  • Installation and configuration of JUNIPER SSG550 Firewall on Internet segment in combination of Cisco PIX 515E for dual security.
  • Designed WAN routing using OSPF for branch connectivity and integration with Core Network
  • Installable and configured Cisco PIX 515E Firewall in failover mode on Internet Segment with DMZ for publishing of Public facing Services
  • Wireless connectivity with centralized controller, .access points connected using PoE
  • Network configuration for Video Conferencing solution Cisco Tandberg VC solution.

Confidential

Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Installation of switches & cabling for LAN setup of around 100 to 200 users.
  • Installation of Windows NT Servers
  • Installation and configuration of Proxy 2.0 for Internet access
  • Managing Cisco Lab equipped with Cisco 3600, 2600 and 2500 series Routers and also Cisco Catalyst 2900 and 1900 series switches as well as different types of Hubs.
  • Building Cisco Labs for different scenarios and providing technical support to students.
  • Arranging Labs for MCSE 2000, CCNA 2, and A+ Certifications

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