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Network Specialist Resume

SUMMARY

  • A result driven professional having more than 16 years of experience in Networking & Wireless field.
  • Cisco Certified Networking Professional (CCNP)
  • Cisco Certified Internetworking Expert (CCIE) - Wireless written exam
  • Aruba Certified Mobility Profesional (ACMP)
  • Confidential Certified - MPLS Technology
  • Confidential Certified Associate - IP Networking
  • Certified Wireless Network Administrator (CWNA)
  • Ekahau Certified System Engineer - Design (ECSE Design)
  • Silver Peak SDWAN Professional (SPSP)
  • International experience for pre-sales, project execution, network management & technical support.
  • Strong working familiarity with Cisco IOS with hands-on experience configuring Cisco routers, switches, wireless
  • Expertise knowledge and experience in network planning, network design, network management & installation.
  • Having in depth knowledge of integrations and configuration of routers like Cisco, Nortel, H3C and wireless experience on Cisco, Confidential Strix, Nortel, Radwin, Proxim, Motorola, Airspan devices.
  • Proven expertise in deploying and maintaining large Broadband Wireless Network, Controller based Wi-Fi and RF
  • Expertise in handling the complete project managment operations and planning
  • Manage multiple project with different budget requirement.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Networking Skills: Cisco 1800,2800,3800,1900, 2900, 3900 Series integrated services router, Cisco 2900, 3570, 3750and 6500, 9300, 3650. Cisco ASA 5500 series.

Aruba switches: CX8325, CX8320, 6400 series switches. Aruba Clearpass, Airwave, Glass, Aruba sensor, Cisco ISE, Paloalto firewall Cisco Firepower 2100, 4100, 9300 series, Firepower management center Fortinet Fortigate, Fortimanager, FortiAnalyzer.

Cloud: Azure

Networking Protocol: MPLS, TCP, IP, VPLS, DHCP, VPN, SNMP, 802.1x, STP, RSTP, IPv4, IPv6, OSPF, EIGRP

Networking topologies: LAN, WAN, WiFi, WLAN

Network tools: Wireshark, NetScout MRTG, WhatsUP Gold, NetFlow, CiscoPrime, Splunk

Silver Peak: Unity Edge connect, Unity Orchestrator

Wireless Skills: Cisco controller 9800, 8500, Flex 7500 serires, 5508, 5520. Cisco 9120, 4800, 3800, 2800, 1572 series Access points. Cisco mobility service engine, Meraki MR series Ekahau Pro, AirMagnet survey tools, Aruba AP 300, 200, 130, 110, Aruba 7200, 7000 series mobility controller

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Network Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in wireless network implementation activities from site surveys to the detailed architectural specification of a solution.
  • Understand client requirements and work with the lead architect to develop innovative solutions to address them
  • Explore novel approaches to system integration with existing networking technologies.
  • Create repeatable processes and artifacts that will be used at scale to design and implement next-gen wireless networks.
  • Work with Engineering teams to define detailed solutioning methodologies as well as providing expertise and guidance.
  • Interface with customers on all technical matters of lab trials, testing and deployments.
  • Implements, manages and troubleshoots network hardware including routers, switches, firewalls, VPN, F5 Load-Balancers, Wireless LAN Controllers
  • Engage with customers in explaining technical details of our offerings and propose solutions for customer specific requirements.
  • Work with cross functional teams (network, cloud, software, compute) to ensure integration requirements and meet customer acceptance criteria.
  • Propose new, creative solutions for complex, system-wide problems.
  • Implement secure and compliant infrastructure solutions.

Confidential

Network Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Design & deploy wireless & wired infrastructure.
  • Plan, implementing, and identifying resource requirements for complex network systems.
  • Design, Deployment, Troubleshooting, Assessment of wireless network
  • Architect, implement and maintain Cisco WLC, Aruba mobiliy controller, Aruba mobiliy master.
  • Provide L3 support to Network Operation team
  • Integrate Aruba Airwave, ClearPass with Aruba controller, IAPs.
  • Wi-Fi architecture, RF design, and deployment in large, complex, high density environments
  • Raising change records and supporting the implementation in various regions and time zones
  • Manage incidents/problems according to Incident/Problem Management Process following ITIL model.
  • Initiate change control tickets and produce detailed execution documents.

Confidential

Wireless Network Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Plan, design and evaluate various components of BMO’s wireless network infrastructure
  • Proactively suggest enhancements to existing configurations, technologies or procedures
  • Work with other network team to establish wireless standards.
  • Identity wifi coverage, throgoutput issue by performing on-site survey with AirMagnet
  • Provides in-depth technical information for, and final technical editing of, all documents and proposals
  • Identify and propose specific strategies, initiatives and remedies necessary to align technology and infrastructure with client project objectives.
  • Provide oversight and recommendation on wireless network design/implementation
  • Integrate Aruba ClearPass with Active Directory for 802.1x.

Confidential

Design Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical guidance, troubleshooting, and resolution for highly complex and critical service troubles (WLAN/LAN) to manage restoration of network and services on 7x24 availability for customers
  • Provide technical analysis and recommendations to engineering, enterprise network and/or vendors to ensure smooth delivery & implementation of enhancements and/or fixes to our WLAN applications, hardware, and associated services
  • Perform WLAN Professional Services include site survey (on customer sites & remotely) to earn trusted advisor status with external customers
  • Subject Matter Expect for Aruba/Cisco WLC/Meraki, Ubiquiti WLAN deployments, participating in Pre-Sales Consultation, Solution Development of WLAN deployments, Industry trends, Vendor Best Practices
  • New Product & Solution Introduction lab development for go to market strategy on new products; installing, configuring, and testing for Managed Services
  • Manage Vendor cases and hold regular Operational meetings with Vendors
  • Perfrom wifi design with Ekahau/AirMagnet tool
  • Develop Business Cases for capital or OPEX budgets
  • Secure wireless network through 802.1x technology use various kind of authentication scheme by use of EAP protocols
  • Adherence to change management processes
  • Develop and maintain documentation and information, e.g. network diagrams, typologies, contact information, etc.
  • Work closely with the Network Solutions Team and customer to review WLAN designs and project goals.
  • Perform high occupacny site survey using Ekahau, AirMagnet planner tool.

Confidential

IP Platform Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Installing, configuring, monitoring, and maintaining network operating systems, Rogers’s national LTE RAN network.
  • Configuring and troubleshooting various networks with layer 3 routing protocols including EIGRP, OSPF, BGP, MPLS, VRF and QOS.
  • Troubleshooting malfunctions of network hardware and software applications, and configuring network using Cisco 6500, 7200,3400,7400,7600 ASR9K.
  • Communicate with engineering regarding identified logical and physical network design issues and network performance.
  • Receiving incoming technical issues via various mediums in a professional and timely manner.
  • Ensure that all calls are logged and updated with clear concise information.
  • Follow set procedures for resolution of technical issues and to identify and recommend improvements to processes and procedures.
  • Monitoring and maintenance of infrastructure through systems administration of various operating systems, as well as hardware and network support.

Confidential

Specialist - Wireless

Responsibilities:

  • Produced Network Design diagrams with detailed IP Flow information including IP and Port info in the context of the network and security topology.
  • Support the customer, telco operator, regional objectives for WiFi deployments, design and integration.
  • Perfomr on-site sruvey with Ekhalu and Airmagnet planner.
  • Produced network plans to install, design and/or update configuration of network elements and security elements in complex environments.
  • Ensure transport and IP network architectures are fully integrated.
  • Demonstrate failure analysis of transport links and how failures will affect corresponding IP links.
  • Designed and Configured VRRP/HSRP on Cisco routers
  • Tested and Analyzed end to end IP circuits, service and hardware alarms, identified them, rectified or escalated critical issues using NMS and ticketing tools
  • Configuring and troubleshooting various networks with layer 3 routing protocols including EIGRP, OSPF, BGP, MPLS, VRF and QOS.
  • Troubleshooting malfunctions of network hardware and software applications, and configuring network using Cisco switches 6500, 3400 and routers 7400,7600, 7200, 3800
  • Implemented Cisco WLC IOS upgrades, configuration changes and preventive maintenance routines following the Change Management procedures
  • Respect the agreed schedule plan for upgrades, configurations and integrations (according to customers’ SLA’s)

Confidential

System Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible to articulate and sell a full description of harmonized core network architectures for 802.11 (a/b/g/n) interworking with emerging technologies like WiMAX, 3G, and LTE.
  • Create and dimension reference architectures for outdoor/indoor mesh wireless networks
  • Establish and maintain relationships with technical leadership at the carrier customers.
  • Prepare presentation and educational materials for customer and peers.
  • Understanding of wireless network architecture, traffic engineering principles and transport considerations
  • Apply knowledge of wireless 802.11 networks. This includes a strong RF background, networking, TCP/IP fundamentals including working knowledge of Ethernet networking, VLAN’s, security such as 802.1x WEP, AES, 3DES, TKIP and so forth.
  • Perform site surveys of large telecom opertor with Ekahau and Airmagnet software.

Confidential

Field Application Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical support to customer for projects.
  • Work on technical specifications and application.
  • Provide close support to Sales/ Marketing in the form of technical assistance engineering proposals, customer, training, site service, technical advice, demonstrations, presentations and engineering design.
  • To interface with technical team to ensure satisfactory fulfillment of all commitments to customer.
  • Maintain effective communication channel with customers.
  • Work closely with Engineering Team to manage project timelines and ensure 'on-time' completion of projects.

Confidential

Project Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Implement network system solutions using networking technologies and products including but Cisco WLC, Cisco routers (7200, 3800, 2800 etc), switches (6500, 4500, 3750, 3560 and 2900 series),
  • Upgrade, install and troubleshoot networks and network hardware; Automating failure notifications and monitoring.
  • Work with circuit provisioning team and with access vendors to deliver new circuits or access trunks
  • Forecast the core capacity requirements in an environment when demand is constantly growing
  • Track a national backbone to manage costs without compromising on industry best SLAs
  • Prepare a monthly analysis package that identifies what really is happing in the backbone
  • Perform traffic optimization and network resource planning
  • Support a team of highly technical engineers and bridge the gap between engineering and procurement
  • Use tools that help the company sales and executive teams know what resources are readily available to support new demand

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