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Network Engineer Resume


Objective Seeking a contract position as a Network Engineer.


  • Seven years of network architecture and engineering experience in designing networks that improves operational proficiency and reduce total costs of ownership.
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) and Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
  • Masters in Electrical Engineering focused on Computer Networking and Telecommunication
  • Solid understating in TCP/IP and OSI protocol suit
  • Knowledge in new technologies like SDN, Openflow protocol and NOX controller Python based
  • Expert in configuring Cisco Routers, Catalyst Switches, Nexus Switches.
  • Expert in configuring Routing Protocols EIGRP, BGP, OSPF, RIP, ATM, MPLS and Frame Relay.
  • Expert in configuring layer2 technologies like STP, RSTP, MST, VTP, Ethechannel and VLANs
  • Knowledge in ISL, 802.1q, PAgp, LAcp, SPAN, RSPAN, Voice VLAN, Flex Links
  • Knowledge in OTV, Virtual Device context, Fabric path, Virtual Port channel and VSS cluster
  • Hands on experience on Nexus 7000, Nexus 5000 and Nexus 2000 switches
  • Hands on experience on Cisco 6500, 5500, 3750s, 2960s switches
  • Hands on experience on Cisco 7200, 2600, 3600, 3800 routers
  • Engaged in design, install, configure and maintain complex routing, switching, WAN/LAN, firewalls and network security issues.
  • Knowledge in IPv6, RIPng, Eigrpv6, Ospfv3, DHCP, DNS, SNMP, RMON, NAT
  • Experience in Cisco VOIP network and Cisco Unified Call manager
  • Expert in Configuring and Implementing VPNs and Security using IPSec
  • Knowledge in Cisco autonomous APs and LWAPP access points
  • Experience in configuring Cisco 4500, 5500 Wireless controller
  • Designing Redundancy Gateways for Campus Network using HSRP/VRRP/GLBP.
  • Strong Inter-personal skills, Team Player and fluent in communication.

Work Experience

Network Engineer 02/12- 05/12 Confidential, Macon

  • Managed and maintained global network of over 20 sites, supporting corporate needs of more than 2000 users, resulting in minimized downtime of enterprise applications
  • Worked in a large enterprise level data center supporting more than 800 network devices
  • Worked for change management procedure and implementation of configuration changes during non-production window
  • Worked extensively with Nexus 7000, 5000, 2000, Cisco 6500 series multilayer switches, Cisco 2960s series switches and Cisco 3560/3750s switches
  • Set up VSS cluster, ether channel, VLAN trunking, VTP and inter-VLAN routing on 6506.
  • Configure VDC, OTV and vPC on Nexus 7000 and Nexus 5000
  • Responsible for creating, modifying, removing VLAN confings as per the need
  • Engaged in Network Cutover for multiple sites
  • Upgrade Cisco 6500, 3750, 2960s, Nexus 5000, Nexus 2000, Nexus 7000 switch IOS software
  • Support after hours cut-over issues, Opening trouble tickets with NOC for special support

Network Engineer 05/09 -01/12 Confidential, Northbrook, IL

  • Assisted in the design and completion of a new remote site build along with implementation of Cisco 3845 circuit routers, Cisco catalyst 6500 and 3750 switches, Cisco aironet 1242 access points
  • Worked on Cisco 5500 wireless controller
  • Worked on Cisco ASR 5000 EMS for protocol monitoring, session monitoring and auditing and network troubleshooting
  • Improved Client satisfaction by troubleshooting and resolving VOIP issues from past implementations which consisted of various versions of call manager, gateways and switches.
  • Engaged in office moves, helped in identifying network requirements of new building, installed new networking hardware, and coordinated with vendors for cabling/wiring
  • Successfully planned and installed network equipments for migration of a lab of servers in a main data center with minimal impact to application availability
  • Engineered in day-to-day network troubleshooting, image upgrades for routers and switches, VMPS database management, and hybrid to native conversion of Cisco multilayer switches
  • Set up site-to-site and remote access VPN, and created security policies on firewalls
  • Set up HSRP, VLAN trunking 802.1Q, etherchannel, VTP and inter-VLAN routing using MSFC on catalyst 6509 and 6513 switches
  • Updated firewall rule base on Juniper SSG VPN, Checkpoint FW-1/VPN-1, as well as implemented NAT on WAN applications
  • Created traffic filters using standard and extended access-lists, distribute-lists and route-maps
  • Configured and troubleshot link-state protocols such as OSPF in single and multiple areas
  • DNS configuration and administration
  • Provided 24/7 on-call support for all network and security related issues
  • Worked for change management procedure and implementation of configuration changes during non-production window
  • Responded to network incidents and outages in timely manner and worked closely with telecommunications providers to diagnose network and circuit problems
  • Used Cisco Works 2000 for network monitoring

Network Engineer 02/07- 03/09 Confidential, Santa Ana - CA

  • Responsible for configuring Cisco router 7000, 3800, 2800 series. Configurations involved routing protocols like OSPF, BGP, STATIC routes, etc.
  • Worked on Cisco switches 4500, 3500, 2900, 3750 series. Configurations involved trunking, VLAN, Layer 3 Switching. Involved in configuration of Cisco catalyst 4500 Switches.
  • Created and design network layout and documented the network system design with detail information.
  • Responsible for creating, modifying, removing VLAN configs as per the need.
  • Configuring standard and extended access-lists for security purpose.
  • Provide timely and accurate progress status on all ongoing support issues, with an emphasis on problems, issues, and concerns
  • Involved in setup of F5 Load Balancers
  • Experience with network redundancy, diversity and associated dynamic protocols, including HSRP, VRRP, BGP and EIGRP.
  • Work and experience with Cisco Content Delivery Network.
  • Support after hours cut-over/migration issues, opening trouble ticket with NOC for special support

Network Support Engineer, PNB. 11/05 -12/06

  • Upgrade Cisco 7200, 3600 Router IOS Software, backup Router and Catalyst 3560 switch configurations, backup servers, etc.
  • Working knowledge and experience as a System Engineer.
  • Managing 24 hours operations and answer 24x7 pager calls from the customers on network emergencies and resolve issues.
  • Work and experience with NOC to troubleshoot network problems.
  • Install and manage Cisco Catalyst Switches 3500XL Series, Cisco Catalyst 3560 Series, Cisco 3750, 3600, 2600 routers, etc.
  • Responsible for creating and implementing Disaster and Recovery standards for Network infrastructure.*
  • Conduct throughput analysis, problem solving, and infrastructure planning.
  • Participate as part of a project team in designing, developing and implementing architectural and infrastructure technologies for the business
  • Provide assistance to Network Manager and serve as Secondary Network support for the Network Manager.
  • Troubleshoot and fix any backup and monitoring systems related issue(s) in conjunction with Systems team and external vendor(s).

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATION MS in Electrical Engineering BE in Electronics and Communication

Certifications Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Preparing for CCIE

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