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System Security Engineer Resume

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Silver Spring, MD


  • Over 8+ years of IT experience as Security Administrator, Information Security, Network Security, Data Securityand Security Engineer in IT Infrastructure.
  • Strong proficiency in planning, designing, and implementation of Information Systems and Network security Technologies.
  • Skilled & technically proficient with multiple firewall solutions, network security, and information security practices.
  • Experience in Network Intrusion detection/Intrusion Prevention System and Firewalls.
  • Experience in Implementing & managing Symantec Data Loss Prevention.
  • Experience in implementing application security solutions
  • Practical experience in configuration and installation of IOS security features and IPS.
  • Hand on Experience in Cisco Switches and Routers Configurations.
  • Hand on Skill in TCP/IP suite and routing protocols, such as OSPF, andEIGRP.
  • ExcellentAnalyticalandDocumentationskills.
  • Experience in troubleshooting and application support.
  • Conduction of Security Awareness and Network training for EU and CBE staffs.
  • Experienced Checkpoint Firewall, Security and Network Administrator as well as a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), routing and switching.


Platforms/Applications: Windows Server NT4 - 2012, Exchange 5.5 - 2010, IIS 7.5, Microsoft SQL 2005 - 2012, SCCM, Unix/Linux, PowerShell, MS Clustering, Enterprise Antivirus & Disk Encryption solutions

Networking: Conversant in LAN, WAN, Wi-Fi, DNS, WINS, DHCP, TCP/IP, Fiber, Firewalls/IPS/IDS, OSPF, BGP, RIP routing protocols, QoS in checkpoint.

Hardware: Dell, HP, CISCO, IBM, CheckPoint, SOPHOS email appliances

Operating Systems: Windows 98/XP/ 2000/2003/2007/8/10 , MS-DOS, Linux


Routing: OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, RIP-2, Route Filtering, Redistribution, Summarization, Static Routing

Switching: LAN, VTP, STP, Inter VLAN routing &Multi-Layer Switching, Multicast operations, Layer 3 Switches, Ether channels, Transparent Bridging

Database: Oracle 10g/9i, SQL Server 2005/2008/2012

Security Tools: Cane, Wire shark, MS Visio


Confidential, Silver Spring, MD

System security engineer


  • Provide security engineering for implementation in the Check Free enterprise network.
  • Directed the software engineering effort for the Dragon IDS/IPS network sensor.
  • Design, implementation, support and administration of multiple security products, supporting the installed product base, and internal engineering teams.
  • Perform individual site evaluations, technical hands on design, installation and implementation of Secure Track
  • Implement SSL and IPSEC VPN design connection and protocols, IPSEC tunnel configuration, encryption and integrity protocols.
  • Responsible for providing consultative, pro-active and sometimes reactive support to internal areas such as Network operation Center (NOC), Security Operation Center(SOC) and Solutions Architecture team.
  • Provide Security Consulting to customers around border security, data security and intrusion detection
  • Checking server and firewall breaches and vulnerability issues in a timely and accurate fashion, and conducting user activity audits when required.
  • Technical lead and participation of field services team during the implementation phase.
  • Assist customers in the design of key Managed Services, to further the goals of the company.

Confidential, Washington DC

Network Security Engineer


  • Designed Security Systems and deployed custom data collection, monitoring, and configuration validation software for critical security and network infrastructure.
  • Managed, maintained, and implemented systems in all areas of the company Infrastructure and provided second level support to the Help Desk team, other infrastructure team members, and end users as needed
  • Utilize Security Information and Event Manager (SIEM) to Identify, track and manage security incidents throughout the delegations.
  • Responsible for managing the security tools such as Checkpoint Firewall, RSA Security, ISS Site Protector and Nortel Connectivity VPN Server.
  • Specialized in Network Security technologies (Firewall, IPS/IDS, Content Filtering, Proxy and Cisco network products).
  • Designing, deploying and troubleshooting enterprise data network as Network engineer and expert in configuring and troubleshooting L2 protocols such as VLAN, VTP and port security and Cisco Switches.
  • Regularly performed firewall audits around Checkpoint Firewall-1 solutions for customers
  • Provided tier 3 support for Checkpoint Firewall-1 software to support customers
  • Supported mission critical 24x7-365 Siebel/SQL servers, ensuring & maintaining optimal uptime & efficiency


System Security Officer


  • Determine if security incidence occurred; examine all available information and supporting evidence related to an incident or event.
  • Logically determine scope of security event and the potential impact to the bank and network; recommend appropriate course of action for managing security incidents and participate in the confinement, resolution and remediation of security incidents.
  • Installing, Upgrading and configuring (Checkpoint) firewall.
  • Manage enterprise equipment to include: addition, modification and/or deletion of firewall rules; proxy rule sets that are an exception to global baseline
  • IPS/AV signature updates; RADIUS/RSA user and group management; remote VPN assistance / VPN Management/Monitoring / creation of user accounts/tokens for remote access VPN
  • Monitor Service Center queues for customer reported requests or incidents; access tickets for applicability and assign to subject matter expert, as required.
  • Remote Administrator for Cisco Pix firewall
  • Perform operating system, network and application vulnerability assessments to identify security exposures in the environment.
  • Established protocols for backups, server space management, security, virus protection and other procedures essential to eliminating downtime or data loss.


System Administrator/Network Administrator


  • Ensuring Data Integrity and accuracy and maintenance of application at the Station.
  • Efficiently handling the maintenance of LAN/ WAN, Cisco routers for data & voices for network traffic.
  • Designed, implemented, and supported LAN, WAN, different applications and wireless networks. Install (Win2K/2003), clients (windows 98/Win 2000/XP) and client/server applications, including backup and restoration of data, OS upgrades, and security patches, and user account creation and maintenance.
  • Backups using HP Backup tape and Network-attached storage (NAS)

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