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Network Engineer Resume Profile

Herndon, VA

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

Cisco certified professional for 8 years of Network Engineering, Administration and general Infrastructure support experience. Have extensive exposure to IT support in retail, Hospital and pharmaceutical domain having successfully managed customer and user expectations in both areas.

Career-Objective

Hardworking and innovative Software professional looking to obtain a challenging and rewarding responsibility where IT training and working experience can be utilized to provide professional solutions within the business environment and contribute to the seamless flow of information in different business models while affording the opportunity for corporate advancement.

  • Hands on experience on Local Area Networks LANs , Wide Area Networks WANs , Open Systems Interconnection OSI , TCP/IP and various Network Management systems
  • Have hands-on experience on switches like Cisco 6500 series, Cisco 7600 series and routers like Cisco 3600 series and 3700 series
  • Extensive knowledge and troubleshooting in data communication protocols and standards including TCP/IP, UDP and IP Routing Protocols RIP, EIGRP OSPF
  • Experience in command line and GUI configuration of Cisco routing and switching platforms.
  • Experience with Configuration, Testing and troubleshooting of Switches with VLAN, STP, and VTP etc.
  • Hands on experience on configuration and testing of layer 3 protocols - OSPF, RIP, and EIGRP
  • Good experience with TCP/IP networking standards and with the Protocols TCP/IP, SNMP, ICMP, NAT, PAT
  • Experience with communicating with customers solving complex problems in a timely manner.
  • Have extensive experience managing small and large scale LAN projects mostly involving Switch and Router replacements, upgrades, cabling for servers in data center, Wireless site surveys and installation of Light weight access points.
  • Worked on a wide range of network equipment including various kinds of switches and routers. Most prominently Cisco 6500 Catalyst switches, Firewalls and WAN equipment.
  • Have Extensive knowledge of OSI and various network protocols DNS, DHCP, TCP/IP, FTP, TFTP, UDP, ICMP, IPv4/IPv6, NFS, HTTP, SMTP etc . Worked on network analyzers like Wireshark to troubleshoot network issues.
  • Configuring static NAT, dynamic NAT, inside Global Address Overloading, TCP overload distribution, Overlapping Address Translation.
  • Redistribution between the routing protocols.
  • Excellent team player and self-starter with good communication skills. Demonstrated ability to finish tasks within deadlines.

TECHNICAL SKILLS :

Network Support:

Cisco Switches: 6500 Series, 3750 Series, 3560 Series, 2900 Series. Cisco Router: 7200, 2900/2600/1900 Series.

Network/Protocol: LAN/WAN, TCP/IP , WINS, DNS, DHCP, POP3, SMTP, FTP, TELNET, VPN, ICMP, TFTP, Ethernet, RIP, IGRP,EIGRP, OSPS,MPLS

LAN/WAN, TCP/IP , WINS, DNS, DHCP, POP3, SMTP, FTP, TELNET, VPN, ICMP, TFTP, Ethernet, RIP, IGRP,EIGRP, OSPS,MPLS

Routing Protocols:

RIP, EIGRP and OSPF

L2 Protocols

VTP, STP, RSTP, MSTP, PVST, ISL, 802.1q.

Switching:

VLANs, PVLANs, Ether-Channel

WAN Technologies:

Frame Relay, ISDN, PPP, ATM, MPLS

Operating System:

Windows 2003, Windows 2008 Server

Software:

FTP Server, Proxy Server, email Management Server, Exchange 2003, MS Visio, MS Outlook, Outlook Express, MS Office.

Tools:

Wireshark, Solar Wind.

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Network Engineer

Confidential are designed for complex workloads that are tuned for performance, virtualization and massive scale.

Responsibilities

  • Support to plan and execute LAN VLAN Management and WAN management activity.
  • Identifying, troubleshooting and resolving incidents related to VLANs, access and trunk port configurations, Physical layer connectivity and virtual server connectivity.
  • Network deployment, documentation and support including the following technologies Routing OSPF, BGP EIGRP , multicast, switching, L2/L3 technologies.
  • Identifying, troubleshooting and resolving incidents related to Wireless connectivity, as well as conducting wireless site-surveys
  • Responsible for configuring, installing and troubleshooting Cisco 2600, 2800, 3600 3800 routers at Wireless cells sites.
  • Responsible for working with the different business units to develop the engineering design to support the business and operational requirements for either new systems or enhancements to existing systems. Interacts in a professional manor during the project engagement.
  • Responsible for the engineering design to meet the business and operational objectives for business continuity solutions.
  • Responsible for defining standard engineering designs, templates, processes, and procedures for implementing projects.
  • Responsible for analyzing system performance, modifying parameters to improve throughput and effectively utilize system resources. Monitors resource usage, making required adjustments.
  • With administrative direction and assistance from management responsible for leading the evaluation and selection of tools, setting up product demos, and objectively evaluates tools and coordinate the collection of feedback from other evaluators

Confidential

Network Engineer

Confidential is a management and marketing contracting firm for the U.S. Government federal, state, and local agencies.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for Installation, configuration, up-gradation and troubleshooting on a wide range Cisco Switches and Routers. Responsible for keeping all network equipment in a qualified state.
  • Managed two different networks Enterprise and Manufacturing separated by ACL's. Edited ACL's as per requirements to allow or deny access.
  • Implemented Private-vlans.
  • Setting up VLANS and configuring ISL trunk on Fast-Ethernet channel between switches.
  • Implemented SNMP on Cisco routes to allow for network management.
  • Implemented Layer 2 security on Cisco 6500 series switches.
  • Managed fiber optic cables connecting various buildings in the Internetwork.
  • Designed configured and implemented BGP, EIGRP, OSPF and RIP v2 in multi-protocol network environment.
  • Built LAN/WAN TCP/IP network comprised of Cisco Switches 6500, 7000, 3750, 3500, and 2900 .
  • Troubleshooting on all Cisco IOS and Catalyst switches on the network which included but was not limited to 2900, 1900, 3900, 7200 and 7500 series routers and catalyst 6513 and 6509 switches.
  • Responsible for monitoring network performance in order to maintain excellent network stability.
  • Hands-on experience working on analyzing results on Wire shark during production outage issues.
  • Resolving issues related to data communication systems including hardware, software and applications including Switches, Routers, and Firewalls, VPN, IP.

Confidential

Network Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for installing, maintaining and supporting computer communication networks within an organization or between organizations.
  • Troubleshooting network problems.
  • Configuring trunk port between two switches.
  • Support to plan and execute LAN VLAN Management and WAN management activity.
  • As a LAN Support point of contact give response to initial trouble calls.
  • Directly worked with customers to offer Level 2, Expertise in handling routers, servers, and switches.
  • Responsible for support and upgrades of a 250 user network.
  • Assists in LAN Design support.
  • Provided customer support including daily backup procedures, testing network connections, equipment installation and turn-up, and remote hands assistance.
  • Undertook troubleshooting of network connectivity problems and day-to-day operations.
  • Developed maintenance and operating standards for computer hardware and software.
  • Experienced with physical layer interfaces and cabling standards.
  • Planned and implemented IP address schemes and subnet masks.
  • Patch and test cables for new and existing sites.
  • Troubleshooting and supporting multiple OS and hardware environments.
  • Maintained detailed time based incident logs and technical checklists.
  • Responsible for documenting network related issues.

Confidential

Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Assisted in troubleshooting LAN connectivity and hardware issues in the network of 100 hosts.
  • Studied and analyzed client requirements to provide solutions for network design, configuration, administration, and security.
  • Involved in troubleshooting IP addressing issues and Updating IOS images using TFTP.
  • Performed IOS upgrades on Catalyst 1900, 2900, 3500, series switches, and 2500, 2600, 3600 series routers.
  • Implemented and configured routing protocols like EIGRP, OSPF.
  • Troubleshot the issues related to routing protocols
  • Preparation of proper network cabling diagrams prior to installations and supervision of the LAN cabling contractor for compliance to industry standards for Ethernet.
  • Responsible for maintenance and utilization of VLANS, Spanning-tree, VTP of the switched multi-layer backbone with catalyst switches
  • Implemented redundant Load balancing technique with internet applications for switches and routers
  • Used Network Monitoring tool to manage, monitor and troubleshoot the network
  • Used load balancers with multiple components for efficient performance and to increase reliability through redundancy
  • Configured NAT, and Access Lists on multiple devices, IDS, IPS.
  • Troubleshot DNS, DHCP and other IP conflict problems
  • Implemented name resolution using DNS in TCP/IP environment
  • Extensive hands on experience to manage, monitor and troubleshoot network management tools

Confidential

Junior Network Engineer

Responsibilities

  • Configuration and administration of Cisco Switches and Routers.
  • Dynamic routing protocol configuration RIP, RIP V2 .
  • Installed and maintained network hardware and software.
  • Responsible for installing, maintaining and supporting computer communication networks within an organization or between organizations.
  • Maintained redundancy on Cisco 2600, 2800 and 3600 router with HSRP.
  • Created a backup and recovery policy for software application and verified peripherals are working properly.
  • Performed RIP OSPF routing protocol administration.
  • Troubleshoot problems on a day to day basis provide solutions that would fix the problems within their Network.
  • Monitor the operability and reliability of the network.
  • Maintenance and Troubleshooting of connectivity problems using Ping, Trace route.
  • Managed the IP address space using subnets and variable length subnet masks VLSM .
  • LAN cabling in compliance with CAT5 standards.
  • Worked along with the team in ticketing issues.
  • Daily responsibilities included monitoring remote site using network management tools, assisted in design guidance for infrastructure upgrade help LAN administrator with backbone connection and connectivity issues
  • Other responsibilities included documentation and support other teams.

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