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Sr. Network Engineer Resume

Des Moines, IA

SUMMARY

  • CCNP Certified Professional wif 8 years of experience in routing, switching, firewall technologies, system design, implementation and troubleshooting of complex network systems.
  • Hands on experience in Cisco IOS/IOS - XR/NX-OS, Juniper JUNOS for configuration & troubleshooting of routing protocols: MP-BGP, OSPF, LDP, EIGRP, BGP v4, MPLS,, NAT, VLAN, STP, VTP, HSRP & GLBP.
  • Experience wif designing, deploying and troubleshooting LAN, WAN, Frame-Relay, Ether-channel.
  • Experience working wif High performance data center switch like Nexus 7010,7018, 7009, 5020, 2148, 2248 devices
  • Experience wif F5 load balancers - LTM, GTM series like 6400, 6800, 8800 for the corporate applications and their availability.
  • Experience in Configuring and implementing VLAN, VTP, LAN switching, STP and 802.x autantication in access layer switches.
  • Strong hands on experience on PIX Firewalls, ASA (5540/5550) Firewalls. Implemented Security Policies using ACL, Firewall, IPSEC, SSL, VPN, AAA (TACACS+ & RADIUS).
  • Switching tasks include VTP, ISL/802.1q, IPSec and GRE Tunneling, VLANs, Ether Channel, Trunking, Port Security, STP and RSTP.
  • In-depth noledge and hands-on experience in Tier II ISP Routing Policies, Network Architecture, IP Sub netting, VLSM, TCP/IP, NAT, DHCP, DNS, FT1 / T1 / FT3 / T3 SONET POS OCX / GigE circuits, Firewalls.
  • Experience in IP addresses management services.
  • Understanding of JUNOS platform and worked wif IOS upgrade of Juniper devices.
  • Good noledge in configuration of Voice VLAN’s (VOIP), prioritizing the voice traffic over the data traffic.
  • Experience wif different Network Management Tools and Sniffers like Wireshark (etheiral), RSA envision, and Cisco works to support 24 x 7 Network Operation Center
  • Extensive noledge in different networking protocols DHCP, DNS, FTP, VOIP (SIP, H.323, MGCP), Quality of Service (QOS).
  • Efficient at use of Microsoft VISIO/Office as technical documentation and presentation tools
  • A highly organized individual who adopts a systematic approach to problem solving, effectively analyzes results and implements solutions.
  • Strong general management, negotiation, inter-personal, communication and team building skills.
  • Experience wif Load Balancers for administrating and monitoring global & local traffic using Cisco CSM, ACE Module, and F5 BIG IP LTM & GSS
  • Experience in Network Management Tools and sniffers like SNMP, HP-Open view, WireShark and Cisco works to support 24 x 7 Network Operation Center.
  • Experience in physical cabling, IP addressing and sub-netting wif VLSM, configuring and supporting TCP/IP, DNS, installing and configuring proxies
  • Experience wif 802.11x wireless technology
  • Ability to Install, Manage & Troubleshoot Large Networks & Systems Administration on Windows & Linux platforms in Development, Lab & Production Environments
  • Excellent leadership wif good written and oral communication
  • Great team player and able to work under pressure 24x7 duty rotation

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Operating Systems: DOS, Windows 95/98, Windows NT/2000/XP/Vista/7/8

IP Routing: RIPv1, RIPv2, BGP, OSPF, IGRP, EIGRP.

Communication Protocols: TCP/IP, UDP, DHCP, DNS, ICMP, SNMP, ARP, RARP, PPP, HDLC and ISDN.

Topologies: Frame Relay, ATM, T1, T3, OC3, OC12, OC48, Ethernet, Cable Modem, xDSL and Wireless.

Network Peripherals: Hubs, Cisco switches (2900, 2924, 2950, 3550, 3560, 4000, 5500, 6500, 6509, 6513,), Cisco routers (2600, 2800, 3640, 3700, 3825, 7200, 7204, and 7206), Cisco PIX 500 series, and Cisco ASA 5500 series

Sniffers: WireShark, Solarwinds.

Firewall Security: Cisco ASA, Juniper SRX, Checkpoint, Palo Alto

Protocols: TCP/IP, Telnet, SSH, HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, SNMP, LDAP, DNS, DHCP, ARP, SSL.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Des Moines, IA

Sr. Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Configured Routing protocols such as RIP, OSPF, EIGRP, static routing and policy based routing.
  • Team member of Configuration ofCisco7206 router wif VPN and Configuration of Catalyst switches.
  • Configuration 7609, 7606 wif OSPF and catalyst 6505, 4500, 3550 switches wif various VLAN.
  • Create and testCisco router and switching operations using OSPF routing protocol, ASA Firewalls, and MPLS switching for stable VPNs.
  • Configuration and troubleshooting link state protocols like OSPF in single area and multiple areas.
  • Redesign of Internet connectivity infrastructure for meeting bandwidth requirements.
  • Configured HSRP and VLAN trucking 802.1Q, VLAN Routing on Catalyst 6500 switches.
  • Optimized performance of the WANnetworkconsisting of Cisco 3550/4500/6500 switches by configuring VLANs.
  • Configured VLANs wif 802.1q tagging. Configured Trunk groups, ether channels, and Spanning tree for creating Access/distribution and core layer switching architecture.
  • Configured BPDU Guard, port-fast, uplink fast and other spanning tree features.
  • Configuration and troubleshooting of Cisco 2500, 2600, 3000, 6500, 7500, 7200 Series routers.
  • Providing Technical Support and solutions forNetwork Problems.
  • Implementing NAT solution's on wan applications.
  • Planned, tested and evaluated various equipment’s, systems, IOSs and procedures for use wifin the Network/ security infrastructure.
  • Upgrading IOS, troubleshootingnetworkoutages.
  • Continually monitor, assess and improvenetworksecurity, test and implement new security technologies.
  • Participate in all technical aspects of LAN, WAN, VPN and security Internet Service projects including, short and long term planning, implementation, project management and operations support as required.
  • Worked on Cisco Routers, Active /Passive Hubs, Switches, Cisco PIX Firewall, Cisco ASA, NOKIA Firewalls, Nortel VPN Concentrators TCP/IP, NAT and Checkpoint ESX/GSX firewall.
  • Having Data Center Design Experience, installing and Configuring Network Devices in a Data Center including patching the cables in the Patch Panel. Design and implemented network infrastructure and configured the entire network Infrastructure devices including Network Printers and Register.
  • Configuring Voice VLANS wif respect to Cisco VOIP phones 7940, 7960.
  • Worked wif the Call manager installation for deploying Cisco VOIP.
  • Hands-on experience in the network management of circuits using TDM and Frame Relay network, performing configuration and provisioning management, fault management and performance monitoring.
  • Worked wif several network engineers for the understanding of Juniper SRX firewalls along wif the changeover to Palo Alto(5060s) needs.
  • Provided VPN services to site-to-site and, Remote access VPNs using IPSec tunneling along wif ensuring of high availability.
  • Managed, deployed and provided troubleshooting support for Routing Protocols. Performed route manipulation to influence traffic flows using protocols OSPF and BGP across the WAN MPLS cloud.
  • Involved in design, documentation, planning and migration of data center fabric from legacy catalyst switches to nexus switches.
  • Responsible for simulating network operations wif usage of monitoring tools like wireshark, netcool theirby resolving tickets as per the issue.

Environment: Juniper SRX, F5 BIG-IPLTM, BGP, EIGRP, HSRP, VRRP, RSTP, Palo Alto, RIP, EIGRP, OSPF, BGP.

Confidential, Milwaukee, WI

Sr. Network Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Designed, installed, and maintained various WAN technologies and applications connecting remote sites to corporate headquarters.
  • Configured, implemented, and troubleshoot routers and switches wif various account settings, permissions, and parameters including security firewalls.
  • Primary responsibility is to design and deploy various network security & High Availability products like Checkpoint NGX, Provider-I, Nokia appliance, Cisco ASA other security products
  • Installed various network hardware including concentrators, bridges, and hubs to establish communication connections wif remote locations.
  • Configured multiple domain name services (DNS), email services (Exchange Server), web, and file transfer protocol services (FTP) for various platforms including line leasing through DHCP servers.
  • 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 wif F5 BIGIP LTMs/EM.
  • Experience wif creating VIP (virtual servers), pools, nodes and applying iRules for the virtual servers like cookie persistency, redirection of the URL.
  • Hands on experience wif Juniper EX-Series Ethernet Switches.
  • Worked on Installation of PIM modules on Juniper J-Series routers.
  • Configuring and deployment of Juniper ERX310 router.
  • Worked wif several network engineers for the understanding of Juniper SRX firewalls along wif the changeover to Palo Alto(5060s) needs.
  • Networking protocols worked wif included but not limited to TCP/IP, DNS, WINS, DHCP, VPN, Terminal Services, Routing and Remote Access, Network Design, wiring and cabling.
  • Cisco IOS experience on 3600/7200 class hardware in complex WAN environment and experience on Cisco OS and IOS on CAT6500 in a complex data center environment
  • Hands on experience installing Sup720 for Cisco 6509-E series and its Gigabit Ethernet port deployment in the core network.
  • Configuring IP, RIP, EIGRP, OSPF and BGP in routers.
  • Experience in deploying EIGRP/BGP redistribution and the changing the metrics for the primary and backup paths for the packet prioritization and EIGRP tuning.
  • Establishing VPN Tunnels using IPSec encryption standards and also configuring and implementing site-to-site VPN, Remote VPN.
  • Experience on a mesh 6500 and 5500 series routes and switches to support the core trading system.
  • Experience working wif Nexus 7010, 7018, 5020, 2148, 2248 devices.
  • Designed the PGP enterprise encryption solution.
  • Experience working wif High performance data center switch like nexus 7000 series
  • Configuring IPSEC VPN on SRX series firewalls.
  • Worked extensively in Configuring, Monitoring and Troubleshooting Cisco's ASA 5500.
  • Provided redundancy in a multi homed Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) network by tunings AS-path.
  • Configured IPSec site-to-site VPN connection between Cisco VPN 3000 Concentrator and Cisco 3800.
  • Experience working wif Nexus 7010, 5020, 2148, 2248 devices
  • Experience wif configuring Nexus 2000 Fabric Extender (FEX) which acts as a remote line card (module) for the Nexus 5000
  • Cisco ASA/Checkpoint Firewall troubleshooting and policy change requests for new IP segments dat either come on line or dat may has been altered during various planned network changes on the network.
  • Involved in the configuration & troubleshooting of routing protocols: MP-BGP, OSPF, LDP, EIGRP, RIP, BGP v4. Configured IP access filter policies.
  • Configuring and implementing F5 BIG-IP,LTM,GTM load balancers to maintain global and local traffic

Environment: Checkpoint,: Juniper SRX, F5 BIG-IP, LTM, GTM, RIP, OSPF, EIGRP, RIP, BGP, LAN, WAN, MPLS, Nexus 2K,5K,7K,PIX 501,Cisco VPN

Confidential, Boston, MA

Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoot traffic passing managed firewalls via logs and packet captures
  • Configured and resolved various OSPF issues in an OSPF multi area environment.
  • Managed fast Layer 3 switched/routed LAN/WAN infrastructure as a part of Network team. The LAN consisted of Cisco campus model of Cisco 3550 at access layer, Cisco 6513 at distribution/core layer.
  • Worked wif telecom vendors in regards to network fault isolation.
  • Hands-on experience wif WAN (ATM/Frame Relay), Routers, Switches, TCP/IP, Routing Protocols (BGP/OSPF), and IP addressing.
  • Configured CIDR 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.
  • Identify, design and implement flexible, responsive, and secure technology services
  • Experience wif Firewall Administration, Rule Analysis, Rule Modification
  • Modified internal infrastructure by adding switches to support server farms and added servers to existing DMZ environments to support new and existing application platforms.
  • Deployed 7613 as PE and CE router and Configured and troubleshoot the Edge Routers.
  • Excellent troubleshooting noledge on T1, T3, OC-3 and OC-12.
  • Configured egress and ingress queues for ISP facing routers using CBWFQ.
  • Generating RCA (Root Cause Analysis) for critical issues of layer1/layer2/layer3 problems.
  • Configuration and troubleshooting of Cisco catalyst 6509, 7613 wif supervisor cards.
  • Worked wif Juniper Firewalls.
  • Experience wif implementing and maintaining network monitoring systems (Cisco works and HP Open view) and experience wif developing complex network design documentation and presentations using VISIO.
  • Estimated Project costs and created documentation for project funding approvals.
  • Configured ASA 5540 to ensure high-end security on the network wif ACLs and Firewall.
  • Used IPSec VPN tunneling to provide access to user machines and partners in other network. Provided application level redundancy and availability by deploying F5 load balancers LTM.
  • Experience wif convert Checkpoint VPN rules over to the Cisco ASA solution. Migration wif Cisco ASA VPN experience.

Environment: Cisco 2900/3550/4500/6809 switches, Cisco 1600/2600/2800/3600/7300 routers,Cisco ASA5510, Checkpoint, Cisco ASA, PIX, LAN, WAN, RIP, OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, Nexus 2K/5K/7K, VLAN, F5 BigIP GTM/LTM.

Confidential

Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Hands on experience wif Juniper EX-Series Ethernet Switches.
  • Worked on Installation of PIM modules on Juniper J-Series routers.
  • Configuring and deployment of Juniper ERX310 router.
  • Worked on designing, configuring & troubleshooting of routing protocols: RIP, EIGRP, OSPF, LDP, MP-BGP, BGP v4.
  • Configured IP access filter policies.
  • Hands on experience and good working noledge wif Checkpoint Firewall policy provisioning.
  • Worked on Firewall Administration, Rule Analysis, Rule Modification..
  • Resolved various OSPF issues in an OSPF multi area environment.
  • Created, configured and managed fast Layer 3 switched/routed LAN/WAN infrastructure as a part of Network team. The LAN consisted of Cisco campus model of Cisco 3550 at access layer, Cisco 6513 at distribution/core.
  • Configuring RIP, OSPF and Static routing on JuniperRouters.
  • Involved in configuration and troubleshooting of Cisco catalyst 6509, 7613 wif supervisor cards.
  • Active participation on operational support for routing/switching protocols in complex environments including BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, Spanning Tree, 802.1q, etc.
  • Troubleshooting traffic passing managed firewalls via logs and packet captures.
  • Strong working noledge and troubleshooting of T1, T3, OC-3 and OC-12.
  • Estimated Project costs and created documentation for project funding approvals.
  • Managed various teams involved in site surveys, cabling specifications, Network equipment installation and configuration.
  • Experience wif Juniper firewalls.
  • Identify design, configuring and managing flexible, responsive, and secure technology services.
  • Gathering the information on planned resources and presented the project status to higher management.
  • Implementation and deployment of series 7613 as PE and CE router and configuring and troubleshooting the Edge Routers.

Environment: Cisco 2900/3550/4500/6809 switches, Cisco 1600/2600/2800/3600/7300 routers,Cisco ASA5510, Checkpoint, Cisco ASA, PIX, LAN, WAN, RIP, OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, Nexus 2K/5K/7K, VLAN, F5 BigIP GTM/LTM.

Confidential

Unix/Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Worked on Cisco routers 7200, 3700 and Cisco switches 4900, 2900
  • Key contributions include troubleshooting of complex LAN/WAN infrastructure dat include
  • Configured Firewall logging, DMZs & related security policies & monitoring
  • Creating Private VLANs & preventing VLAN hopping attacks & mitigating spoofing wif snooping & IP source guard
  • Installed and configured Cisco PIX 535 series firewall and configured remote access IPSEC VPN on Cisco PIX Firewall.
  • Enabled STP Enhancements to speed up the network convergence dat include Port-fast, Uplink-fast and Backbone-fa
  • Establishing VPN Tunnels using IPSec encryption standards and also configuring and implementing site-to-site VPN, Remote VPN.
  • Configured network access servers and routers for AAA Security (RADIUS/ TACACS+)
  • Other responsibilities included documentation and change control
  • Responsible for Configuring SITE TO SITE VPN on Cisco Routers between Head Quarters and Branch locations
  • Implemented the security architecture for highly complex transport and application architectures addressing well non vulnerabilities and using access control lists dat would serve as their primary security on their core & failover firewalls
  • Active participation on operational support for routing/switching protocols in complex environments including BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, Spanning Tree, 802.1q, etc.
  • Troubleshooting traffic passing managed firewalls via logs and packet captures.
  • Strong working noledge and troubleshooting of T1, T3, OC-3 and OC-12.
  • Estimated Project costs and created documentation for project funding approvals.
  • Managed various teams involved in site surveys, cabling specifications, Network equipment installation and configuration.
  • Identify design, configuring and managing flexible, responsive, and secure technology services.
  • Configuration and troubleshooting of EIGRP, OSPF, BGP.
  • Design OSPF areas for reliable Access Distribution and for Core IP Routing.
  • Support the project manager in defining the work and the associated effort, duration, and resource needs to deliver the solution.
  • Extensively used TCP/IP tool like TELNET for remote login to the routers and SSH for secure login.

Environment: Cisco 2900/3550/4500/6809 switches, Cisco 1600/2600/2800/3600/7300 routers,Cisco ASA5510, Checkpoint, Cisco ASA, PIX, LAN, WAN, RIP, OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, Nexus 2K/5K/7K, VLAN, F5 BigIP GTM/LTM.

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