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Sr. Network Engineer Resume

SUMMARY

  • 7 + years of network management experience in routing, switching, firewall technologies, Wireless technologies, cloud computing, secure VPNs, implementation and troubleshooting of complex network systems.
  • Prepare for engagement reviews and QA procedures for analyzes project profitability, and equipment deployment.
  • Exposure to WLAN technologies, Cisco Access Points and Cloud solutions.
  • Hands on experience in installing, configuring, troubleshooting and managing Cisco ASR 1002 Routers, Cisco 7206VXR, 3925, 3845, 3650, 2620, 2960, 2901, 2811, 1900, 1800 series routers, and Cisco Catalyst 6500, 4500, 3750, 2960 series switches.
  • Extensive experience in configuring and troubleshooting of routing protocols RIP v1/v2, EIGRP, OSPF and BGP.
  • Hands on experience with Local Traffic manager, Global traffic manager F5 series for 3600 & 3900.
  • Proficiency in F5 based profiles, monitors, Virtual IPs, pool members, pools, iRules for virtual IP’s
  • Hands on experience with Layer 2 & Layer 3 switches and different platforms of Cisco switches.
  • Experience in implementation, support and troubleshooting of VLAN’s including operational knowledge of STP, PVST, RSTP, inter VLAN routing, port security, Ether - channel, LACP protocol and ISL/802.1q.
  • Well Experienced in configuring protocols HSRP, GLBP, VRRP, ICMP, IGMP, PPP, PAP, CHAP, and SNMP.
  • Dealt with the configuration and troubleshooting issues related to Access Control Lists (ACL), NAT/PAT, and ASA/PIX Firewall, Fortinet Firewall.
  • Experience in setting up site to site (IPSEC VPN) and remote VPN connections to communicate between branches using Cisco network devices.
  • Experience with the following technologies MPLS, Frame Relay, SSL VPN and WLAN.
  • Good knowledge of OSI Reference Model, TCP/IP, NAT, ACE, F5 load balancer, IDS, IPS, DNS.
  • Used multiple network monitoring tools Cisco works, solar winds, Cisco ACS, Cisco NCS, Firemon to troubleshoot network issues for end-users.
  • Exposure to Cisco Prime, Wireless LAN Controller, MS Active Directory Services, SCCM & SCOM
  • In-depth understanding of IPV4 and implementation of Sub-netting.
  • Managed and Configured DHCP Scope in Infoblox.
  • Extensive experience taking copy of Cisco IOS on TFTP server and loading back on routers.
  • Experience testing Cisco routers and switches in laboratory scenarios and deploy on site for production.
  • Highly motivated with the ability to work independently or as an integral part of a team and Committed to highest levels of professional.
  • Strong customer focus and experience of customer support.
  • Willing to work hard, a determination to see things through in the face of unexpected setbacks and a desire to learn.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Operating Systems: Windows, Linux, Unix, Macintosh OSX, Cisco IOS, F5 TMOS

Tools: Cisco IOS, Load Balancer ACE/F5, Cisco IOS 11.x, 12.x. Cisco VPN - Any Connect, HP Network Automation, HP Server Automation.

Languages: C, SQL, Python, PERL, TCL, Expect, PowerShell, Shell.

Hardware: Cisco Routers 17xxs/18xxs/28xxs/65xxs, Cisco Switches 19xx, 29xx, F5 LTM 51xx/64xx, Juniper routers and switches.

Network Services: TCP/IP, UDP, SSH, SSL, Ethernet, routers, switches, firewall, network security, DHCP, DNS, troubleshooting network connectivity, Routing and Remote Access configuration, VPN configuration, Remote Desktop, LAN/WAN management, VoIP, Amazon Web services SME.

Firewalls and proxy: DMZ Config, Cisco ASA, Fortinet Firewall, Windows Firewall, MS proxy.

Network Management Tools: Cisco Works, Solar winds, Firemon, Infoblox, Cisco NCS, Cisco ACS, NetMRI, Show and Share, DMM, DMP, TMS, Wire shark, NetQoS Super-Agent.

Routing protocols: EIGRP, OSPF, RIP, ISIS, IGRP); Route Optimization using (summarization, Redistribution); IP Addressing, IP Sub netting, VLSM, CIDR.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Sr. Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Participating in overall implementation of cloud networking solutions for product customers.
  • I’m being part of Cloud Network Operations team to support various operations and projects.
  • Work with the product customers to validate problem descriptions and perform detailed problem diagnosis; track and updateproblems in Remedy (Trouble-ticketing System).
  • Implementation of appropriate security, and various monitoring tools for cloud networks.
  • Supervising the Network team and supporting the mentoring activates.
  • Hands on with all services like IaaS, PaaS, STaaS, Software-defined networks, Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), Openstack etc.
  • Oversee load balancer or F5 hardware and software. Upgrade or install services if necessary.
  • Experience on F5 LTM series 2000, 4200, 6800, 6900, 10200 and GTM series 3600 for the corporate applications
  • Experience working on CLI and GUI for F5 OS versions 10.0.1, 10.2.3, 11.3.0 and 11.6.1
  • Configured different solutions on F5 LTMs and GTMs using CLI
  • Managing the network efficiently by engaging higher level support when needed.
  • Assist with migrating on-premises networks to the cloud infrastructure.
  • Providing daily status updates on Network issues and keep track of the Trouble Tickets reported.
  • Resolve the emergency issues with the support of other Specialists teams involved.
  • Work on automating tasks using server side scripts and introducing new tools using shell and python.
  • Provide Technical support to customers as and when needed regarding WAN Architecture.
  • Work on new Projects and providing network side inputs and look for discrepancies in the solution.
  • Provide hardware and software based solutions to potential customers and work with the on-boarding teams with the customer issues.
  • Oversee load balancer or F5 hardware and software. Upgrade or install services if necessary.
  • Test and implement new cloud networks and validate the end to end connectivity.
  • Managed virtual Cloud lab env using VMware Server and Windows 2008 servers.
  • Researching the ongoing issues and provide RCA from multiple teams for process improvement.
  • Assisting Planning team prior to Network implementation and provide feedback.
  • Approving the Network Changes and make sure it’s implemented properly.
  • Review the plans with Network Solution Planner team and track the progress.
  • Supporting the Firewall team with customer issues on Network side.
  • Assist Operations with troubleshooting and root cause analysis for network incidents in the environments and performance issues.
  • Create work instructions and standard operating procedures based upon network implementation and design.
  • Design network diagrams based on the requirements and maintained it in MS share point site.
  • Monitoring MPLS CE (Customer edge router) and BGP sessions.
  • ARC (Application recovery coordinator) role and Security expert role for various cloud based servers.

Confidential, Charlotte, N.C

Network Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Conducted a thorough technology analysis as a complete upgrade of existing network which was required by the company.
  • Prepare for engagement reviews and QA procedures for analyzes project profitability, and equipment deployment.
  • Configure routers including 3925, 3845, 2811, 2600 series along with Cisco switches including 2960, 3750, 3850.
  • Performed OSPF and BGP protocol administration and used redundancy protocols like HSRP, VRRP.
  • Configured VLANs, VTP, RSTP, STP (Spanning Tree Protocol), and Ether channel and port security Confidential switching level.
  • Works with the end users to validate problem descriptions and perform detailed problem diagnosis; track and updateproblems in HP Service manager (Trouble-ticketing System).
  • Assisted Operations with troubleshooting and root cause analysis for network incidents in the environments.
  • Deploying BIG IP Enterprise manager to cluster all the F5 LTM, GTM, ASA, Netscreen devices for easier management and Design, Build, Implement various solutions on F5 LTMs and GTMs.
  • Create Virtual IP address, Pools and Persistence profiles,, updating the SSL certificates across the F5 devices
  • Proficiency in using the iRules for redirection of HTTP based traffic to HTTPS traffic, HTTP acceleration iRule, HTTP header-insertion and modification.
  • Involved in creating and updating the F5 wide IP configurations using various load balancing methods.
  • Involved in migration of F5 Local traffic managers of LTM 5100 series to LTM 6800 series for higher performance.
  • Assisted in migration of existing B2B VPN tunnels with the vendors from the 3060 VPN concentrator to ASA Firewall and configured site-to-site IPSEC VPN .
  • Performed multiple firewall changes on the ASA firewall based on the requirements and monitored firewall changes using firemon Tool and configure various DMZs.
  • Designed and implemented an IP addressing scheme with subnets for different departments.
  • Created work instructions and standard operating procedures based upon network implementation and design.
  • Designed network diagrams based on the requirements and maintained it in MS share point site.
  • Configured MPLS CE (Customer edge router).
  • Used multiple network monitoring tool solar winds for supporting the existing core network environment and Network edge devices.
  • Configured WAP and performed troubleshooting of WAP and WLC using Cisco NCS Monitoring Tool.
  • Installed, configured and monitored IT Watchdogs.
  • Developed Python and TCL regression and performance test suite and load test suite.
  • Installed and configured Infoblox appliance for various locations in Horizon.
  • Deployed and developed task scheduler for packet capture and custom pcap file interpreter using Python
  • Extensively used Infoblox for IP address management. Created and added IPv4 Network, Reserved IP addresses for various devices, Defined DHCP Scope as per the requirements, Created DHCP scope options for setting up Voice VLANs, KACE Appliance, PXE Clients etc.

Confidential

Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Research Assistant performing various activities in Networking Research Lab.
  • Worked closely with faculty to set up educational research resources for special projects.
  • Actively developing the lab special guides based on Course material.
  • Administered and maintained VMware virtual computers for use by faculty and students.
  • Performed research on various ASA Firewall with the help of research guide.
  • Submitted final paper based on networking technologies like MPLS VPN and SDNs.

Confidential

Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Configuring, installing and administrating of Cisco 1720, 1841, 2811 routers.
  • Configuring, installing and administrating of Cisco catalyst 2950 switches.
  • Trouble shooting routers, switches, modems, leased lines.
  • Installing, configuring and administrating Cisco 2950 switches.
  • Helping in Maintenance of networking systems.
  • Testing of computers and ensuring that computer systems are functioning properly.
  • Troubleshooting routine problems and maintenance of servers Responsible for ordering or buying of computer systems that are required or alternatively, working in close liaison with the purchasing and supplies department.
  • Maintenance and upgrading of computer systems or offering recommendations on upgrades needed.
  • Maintaining other computer peripheral devices such as printers and solving printing problems if they arise.
  • Test newly released equipment software and operating system for security vulnerabilities and make changes to mitigate the risk.
  • Provide third-level support and troubleshooting of network problems. Periodically provide after-hours and weekend support.
  • Maintain and extend expertise in applicable areas of network and computer hardware and software technology.

Confidential

Trainee Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Provided level II Help Desk Support for 40,000+ clients. Router on a stick in some scenarios and in some other, also used a Multi layered switch to support Inter VLAN routing in the network.
  • Involved in installation and maintaining Firewalls. Planned and implemented sub-netting, VLSM to conserve IP addresses.
  • Troubleshoot TCP/IP problems and connectivity issues in multi-protocol Ethernet environment.

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