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Network Engineer Resume

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Warren, NJ

SUMMARY

  • Over 7 years of extensive hands - on experience in Cisco network design, deployment and troubleshooting.
  • Experience of routing protocols like EIGRP, OSPF, RIP, and BGP, MPLS/VPN
  • Worked on Cisco 6500, 7200VXR, 12416 and 12410,12816,12404,12406 series Router and Cisco 4500, 6509, 7613 series switch.
  • Enhanced level of experience with QoS, OSPF, BGP, ATM, T1-T3 Frame-Relay
  • Extensive hands-on experience with complex routed LAN and WAN networks
  • Experience in the setup of HSRP, Access-Lists, and RIP, EIGRP, and tunnel installations.
  • Well experienced in VLAN implementation, VTP domain settings, Stacking,and Redundancy technologies - XRRP, VRRP, HSRP, PAGP, LACP
  • Hands-on configuration and experience in setting up Cisco routers to perform functions at the Access, Distribution, and Core layers.
  • Proficiency in configuration of VLAN setup on various Cisco Routers and Switches.
  • Network analysis and capacity planning experience using tools like Sniffer, Ethereal, and Tcpdump.
  • Experience with Quality of Service: Congestion Management and Avoidance, Policing, Shaping, and Link Efficiency.
  • Excellent Verbal, written communication skills and Interpersonal skills with ability to work with large teams as well as independently with minimum supervision & Team Player
  • Experience with Project documentation tools & implementing and maintaining network monitoring systems and experience with developing network design documentation and presentations using VISIO

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Networking Concepts: OSI Model, TCP/IP, Static Route, Access list, RIP, EIGRP, OSPF, BGP, MPLS

Routing Protocols: Route Map, Route Redistribution

LAN Protocols\ WAN Technologies: IEEE 802.1q, VTP, STP, RSTP, HSRP, Frame Relay, PPP, HDLC GLBP, VRRP\

Security Technologies\ Lab Tools & S/W: Checkpoint NG, Cisco PIX & ASA Firewalls, Ethereal, Microsoft Visio Cisco ACS & VPNs

Operating System: Microsoft Windows Vista/XP/7, UNIX Windows Server Installation

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Warren, NJ

Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Design and Implementation of complex networks related to extranet clients.
  • Configuring, Maintaining the Routers and Switches and Implementation of RIP, EIGRP, OSPF, BGP routing protocols and trouble shooting.
  • Experience in configuring and troubleshooting various WAN technologies like MPLS, T1, T3, DS3 and ISDN.
  • Involved in meetings with engineering teams to prepare the configurations according to the client requirement.
  • Creating change tickets according to the scheduled network changes and implementing the changes.
  • Co-operation with service providers in Installing, Troubleshooting T1, DS3,OC3 and OC-12 circuits
  • Experience working with JUNOS OS on JuniperRouters and Switches.
  • Experience working JuniperT-Series, M-Series, MX-Series, J-Series Routers
  • Experience working with EX-Series Ethernet Switches
  • Experience configuring and deployment of ERX310
  • Experience with Installation on PIM modules on J-Series routers
  • Configuring RIP, OSPF and Static routing on JuniperRouters
  • Configuring VLAN, Spanning tree, VSTP, SNMP on EX series switches
  • Involved in migration of Frame-relay connections to MPLS based technology with the extranet clients.
  • Implementing the firewall rules on Checkpoint according to the Business Requirement and verification.
  • Involving in data center migrations from one data center to other.
  • Involving in VPN (IPSEC and GRE) migrations and new designs for the clients.
  • Troubleshooting the Network Routing protocols (BGP, EIGRP and RIP) during the Migrations and new client connections.
  • Manage operational monitoring of equipment capacity/utilization and evaluate the need for upgrades; develop methods for gathering data needed to monitor hardware, software, and communications network performance.
  • Ensures the project will achieve targeted dates to ensure business continuity.
  • Creation of change tickets and implement according to the customer requirements.

Environment: Cisco 6509/ 3750/3550/3500/2950 switches, Cisco 7200/3845/3600/2800 routers, Checkpoint firewalls(SPLAT), Net Flow, Load Balancer(BIG-IP), TACACS, EIGRP, RIP, OSPF, BGP, VPN, MPLS, CSM, SUP720, Ether Channels, Fluke and Sniffer

Confidential, Rhode Island, MA

Sr. Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Configuration and troubleshooting of Cisco Routers such as Cisco 3640, Cisco GSR 12416,21418(with PRP and RPR processors), Cisco catalyst 6509,7613 with supervisor cards
  • Configured IP RIP, PPP, BGP and OSPF routing
  • Involved in the configuration & troubleshooting of routing protocols: MP-BGP, OSPF, LDP, EIGRP, RIP, BGP v4.
  • Configured IP access filter policies.
  • Configured and resolved various OSPF issues in an OSPF multi area environment.
  • Configured and played with various BGP attributes such as Local Pref, MED, Extended Communities, Route-Reflector clusters, Route-maps and route policy implementation.
  • Created and delivered internal trainings for BGP.
  • Configuring, Monitoring and Troubleshooting Cisco’s PIX firewall, ASA 5500 security appliance ad Checkpoint NG Firewall. Designing and Implementation experience in building DMZ, and integration of firewalls with Gateway Anti-Virus and web Filtering applications from TrendMicro and Websense.
  • Configuring various advanced features (Profiles, monitors, iRules, Redundancy, SSL Termination, Persistence, SNATs, HA on F5 BIGIP appliances SSL termination and initiation, Persistence, Digital Certificates, Executed various migration/upgrade projects across F5 and hands on with F5 BIGIP LTMs/EM.
  • Configured egress and ingress queues for ISP facing routers using CBWFQ.
  • Configured LLQ for VOIP.
  • Worked with multiple customers over a period of time to enhance their network, resolve and do the RCA(root cause analysis) for in service production problems and create work around for known IOS issues.
  • Configured VLANs with 802.1q tagging. Configured Trunk groups, ether channels, and Spanning tree for creating Access/distribution and core layer switching architecture.
  • Configured various Router interfaces like ATM interface, T3 interface, and Channelized T1 interfaces
  • Involved in IOS and CAT OS upgrade procedures and Pre/Post checks for customer production upgrades.
  • Also used Smartbits test sets to generate ip data traffic.
  • Generating RCA (Root Cause Analysis) for critical issues of layer1/layer2/layer3 problems.
  • Ability to analyze, configure and troubleshoot networks
  • Effective utilization of Cisco tools to take the right course of action
  • Effective written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Share information and communicates clearly to team member to achieve a common goal and to improve team effectiveness.
  • Understanding network support center goals and objectives
  • Drive for continuous learning and teamwork

Environment: Cisco 3750/3550/3500/2960 switches and Cisco 3640/ /3845/3600/2800 routers

Confidential

Sr. Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Proficient in OSPF, EIGRP, MP-BGP.
  • Providing technical assistance and support to Cisco customerson 2950, 7600, 7200 and GSR routers.
  • Self stuffy of PNNI routing and Multicast VPN(MVPN) protocols
  • Worked on Cisco Layer 2 switches (spanning tree, VLAN, QoS
  • WAN Infrastructure running OSPF & BGP as core routing protocol.
  • Support various Routers like 2600/3600/7200/7200 VXR and 12416, 12816 series routers.
  • Worked on Cisco GSR, Cisco 7200a VXR and Cisco 7600 series routers.
  • Configured various channelized Engine 3 line cards such as Choc-12, Choc-48, 4*GiGE.
  • Configured RPR+ Mode on PRP-1 cards.
  • Experience through Hand-on Experience with configuring T1.5, Gigabit Ethernet, Channelized T3 and full T3, OCX, ATM, Frame-Relay and VOIP (Voice-Over Internet Protocol).
  • Configured and deployed BGP backbone/Infrastructure, VOIP, QOS and defined class of service (COS) WRED and WFQ for bandwidth management.
  • Experience in configuring QOS policies
  • Experience in configuring CSU/DSU devices and also helped troubleshooting various CSU.DSU devices
  • Tested authentication in OSPF, LDP and BGP
  • Configured firewall filters, routing instances, policy options, on Juniper m320 an d T640
  • Migrated some of our routers end routers M320 as RR
  • Performed RE, SIB, Fabric on various platforms like 12 k series and Juniper and t640 routers
  • Influencing the routing in the core by setting the value of MED by the CE and via Local Preference value; as set by the PE depending on community set by the CE, Load Balancing for dual homed CE
  • Provided technical support for intradomain and interdomain multicast and nicest routing issues, IOS bugs,and fault tolerance issues.
  • Built an IP Multicast performance test bed running PIM-SSM on Linux platform and Spirant test equipment to provide input to system requirement specifications.
  • Configured and troubleshoot OSPF, BGP, and EIGRP.
  • Worked on projects like BGP Route Reflectors deployment, Removal of BGP from the core
  • Hands on experience on test sets like Attach AX 4000 and IXIA
  • Tested BGP features such as as-override, Local prêt, EIBGP load balancing
  • Troubleshooting IOS related bugs based on past history and appropriate release notes
  • Work on different connection medium like Fiber and Copper Connectivity.
  • Configured and supported Multicast customers.
  • Involved in configuration of PIM SM and PIM DM and also configurations of RP
  • Tested and implemented various BGP attributes such as Local Preference, MED, AS-PATH, Community, Extended community.
  • In-depth expertise in the implementation of analysis, optimization, troubleshooting and documentation of LAN/WAN networking systems
  • Planning and configuring the routing protocols such as OSPF, RIP, and Static Routing on the routers
  • Performed and Technically documented various test results on the lab tests conducted
  • Planning and configuring the entire IP addressing plan for the clients’ network.
  • Created QOS profiles using CBWFQ.
  • Created QOS profiles for CBWFQ using LLQ for voice.
  • Assist the certification team and perform configuration of LAN\WAN technologies such as Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet;
  • Routing protocols such as RIP, OSPF, EIGRP & BGP
  • Supported networks which are comprised of 2000+ Cisco devices.
  • Experience in supporting Juniper M320 routers, Worked on Various customer facing and network facing PICs and FPC’s.
  • Supported EBGP with multiple providers. Propagated default routes from multiple locations.
  • In-depth expertise in the implementation of analysis, optimization, troubleshooting and documentation of LAN/WAN networking systems
  • Used BGP to impact traffic forwarding and traffic load balancing on multiple ckts.
  • WAN Infrastructure running OSPF as a core routing protocol.
  • Streamlined OSPF costs in the network to account for network delay
  • Follow process & procedures for change & configuration management.
  • Supported nation wide LAN infrastructure consisting of Cisco 4510 and catalyst 6513
  • Deployed the switches in high availability configuration with HSRP
  • Configured udld, port-fast, uplink fast and other spanning tree features.
  • Support various Series of Cisco Routers like 7200/7600/12000 series.
  • Support Complex 6500 Series Switches.
  • Network Monitoring using tools like Cisco Works 2000, HP Openview.
  • Created Lab demonstrations for new technology deployments with loaner equipment from various vendors and presented the findings to upper management.
  • Troubleshoot network problems using Packet Analysis tools like Ethereal

Environment: Cisco 6500/4500 switches and Cisco 7200/7600/12000 routers

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