Network Engineer, Resume Profile, AZ

Reference Id: 83174     Posted on Friday 18th September 2015      Networking & Wireless



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Network Engineer,   Resume Profile, AZ

Confidential                                                

 

 

 

SUMMARY:

 

·         Over 7 1/2 years of experience in Network Engineering and Administration

·         Experience in installing, configuring and troubleshooting of Checkpoint Firewall.

·         Experience in adding Rules and Monitoring Checkpoint Firewall traffic through Smart Dashboard and Smart View Tracker applications.

·          Configured Client-to-Site VPN using SSL Client on Cisco ASA 5520 ver8.2.

·          Configured ASA 5520 Firewall to support Cisco VPN Client on Windows 7/XP/Vista.

·         Expertise in installing, configuring, and maintaining Cisco Switches (2900, 3500 ,3700 series, 6500 series)

·         Expertise in installing, configuring, and troubleshooting of Cisco Routers (3800, 3600, 2800, 2600, 1800, 1700, 800)

·         Expertise in installing, configuring and troubleshooting Juniper EX Switches (EX2200, EX2500, EX3200, EX4200, EX4500, EX8200 series).

·         Expertise in installing ,configuring and troubleshooting Juniper Routers ( E,J,M and T-series)

·         Configuration and Administration of Cisco Routers and Switches.

·         Configuring RIP, OSPF, EIGRP BGP, MPLS, QOS, ATM and Frame Relay.

·         Administration and diagnostics of LAN and WAN with in-depth knowledge of TCP/IP, NAT, PPP, ISDN and associates network protocols and services.

·         Configuring VLANs and implementing inter VLAN routing.

·         Upgrading and troubleshooting Cisco IOS to the Cisco Switches and routers.

·         Configuring Site to Site to VPN connectivity.

·         Experience in TCP/IP protocol suite and OSI Model

·         Hands on experience on network Layer 3 routing protocols (OSPF, RIP, IGRP, EIGRP, BGP etc)

·         Outstanding experience in designing and configuring of Layer 2 / 3 networking features such as VLAN, ISL, STP, VTP, 802.1X, Port Security, L2PT and SPAN

·         Configure Protocols MPLS: TDP, LDP, L2VPN, VPLS, AToM, RSVP-TE, QoS

·         Hands on experience on Authentication protocols (CHAP, PAP)

·         Experience with implementation of DNS and DHCP protocols

·         Configuring firewall devices and configuring Access Control Lists (ACL)

·         Strong experience in 802.11, WEP, WAP, ATM, Frame Relay, IPv6, IPSec

·         Experience with VOIP and QOS implements and support

·         Strong knowledge of Cisco and Juniper software (IOS/XR and JunOS) and hardware

·         Extensive experience using Microsoft suite like Word, Visio, Excel, PowerPoint

·         Excellent technical and project management skills combined with strong communication skills

 

TECHNICAL SKILLS AND TOOLS:

 

Operating Systems

Microsoft Windows 9X/ME/2K/XP/Vista, Windows Server, Red Hat Linux, Macintosh, Cisco IOS, Junos OS, Solaris Unix. Junose, ScreenOS.

Networking Concepts

Access-lists, Routing, Switching, Subnetting, Designing, CSU/DSU, IPSec, VLAN, VPN, WEP, WAP, MPLS, VoIP, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi

Cisco Routers

GSR 12000, 10000, ASR 9000, 6000 and 1000, 7600, 7200 VXR, 3800, 3600, 2800, 2600, 1800

Cisco Switches

Nexus 7010, 5548, 5020, 2048, 1000v, Switches. Catalyst 6500/E, 4500/E, 4900, 3500, 3700, 2900 series and Catalyst Blade Switches for Server side.

Firewall

Juniper firewall SSG, Cisco Firewall: PIX535/ ASA 5520 series.

Network Tools

IXIA, Bugzilla, Wireshark, Ethereal.

Physical Layer

ISDN, SONET, T-Carrier (T1, T3), RS-232

Link Layer

Ethernet, FDDI, HDLC, L2TP, PPP, STP, VLAN Trunking

Link + Network

ATM, Frame Relay, MPLS, X.25

Network Layer

IP, IPv6, OSPF, BGP, EIGRP, ARP, RARP, RIP, RIP2, PPP, POS, ATM, VLANs, OSPF, IS-IS, BGP4

Transport Layer

TCP, UDP, RTP

Application Layer

FTP, HTTP, DNS, DHCP, SMTP, SNMP

Data Center Tech

VPC, VDC, CoPP, EOBC, NPV, Fabric, NX-OS HA, VEM, VSM, DCI, Cisco DCNM

Tunneling Protocols

L2TP, IPsec, PPPoE, GRE, MPLS, IEEE 802.1Q

Authentication Protocols

PAP, CHAP

Network Devices

Routers, Switches, Hubs, Cables/Trunks, terminating equipments

Hardware Equipment   

Signal Generators, Oscilloscope, Network Analyzer, Power Meters, Spectrum Analyzers

Languages

Perl, C, C++, SQL, HTML/DHTML

EDA Simulation Tools

MATLAB, PSPICE, Lab View, Verilog, OPNET, Packet Tracer

General                             

Cabling network devices, password recovery, disaster Recovery, upgrading  IOS versions

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

 

NCO/EGS,                                                                                                                                                           

Role: Network Engineer

Location: Horsham, PA-19044

 

Expert Global Solutions (EGS) is the holding company for two renowned companies in the global business process outsourcing (BPO) industry -- APAC and NCO. APAC is the EGS brand in the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) BPO marketplace. NCO is the EGS brand in the Accounts Receivables Management (ARM) BPO marketplace. EGS, through both companies, is a fully scaled provider and global partner serving all aspects of the customer lifecycle. Our clients benefit from the unique complement of a single-source solution with a customized CRM and ARM service delivery platform.

 

·         Provided support for global network including T1/T3, ATM connections using HDLC and Frame Relay on 3800, 2800, 7600 series Routers & on Juniper J6350, M7i, M10 Routers.

·         Configuration and maintenance of all models of cisco switches, Avaya switches and Juniper EX series switches for improved efficiency of the data plane.

·         Analyzing, monitoring and troubleshooting using routing protocols OSPF and BGP.

·         Configured & troubleshooted firewall rules using NSM for all Juniper Firewalls and used CSM for Cisco firewalls.

·         Configured & troubleshooted Aruba 7200 series Firewalls and RAP3 access points.

·         Configured & installed Meru (Foundry) wireless controller for wifi access for internal users.

·         Used to troubleshoot & used to open tickets with Circuit carriers AT&T, Level3 and Verizon for some sites.

·         Monitored the network with Network Management platforms, such as Spectrum, Solarwinds, River bed, Net Brain.

·         Efficiently utilized Cisco Nexus 7K, 5K, and 2K in managing and deploying data center switch upgrade to a 10GB infrastructure, resulting to a new virtual port channel technology.

·         Live upgrade on 40 Nexus 7010 for both kickstart & system image code from version 5.1(1) to 5.1(3) and applied 5.2(5).

·         Live upgrade on 120 Nexus 5200 for both kickstart & system image code from version 4.2(x) to 5.1(x).

·         Involved in several activities such as working with Storage and NetApp team for providing network connectivity service including port-channel configuration and troubleshooting.

·         Worked as part of the team activity in configuring peer-gateway on N7K’s on both data centers,

·         Troubleshooting VPC and VPC peer-link on N7K’s and N5K’s.

·         Create vPC domain, design double-sided vPC, design vPC peer-keepalive, vPC peer- link, and vPC member port, and configure single and dual home fex.

·         Troubleshooting FEX while upgrading code on N5K’s.

·         Responsible for complex testing and analysis of all network facilities, including, but not limited to  Cisco routers, Catalyst switches, Private Internet Exchange (PIX) firewalls, Cisco Virtual Private Network (VPN) concentrators, Juniper routers, Juniper firewalls, and various other equipment to identify and isolate problems and verify network production is working properly.  Create and implement solutions for any identified problems and issues.

·         Interface with vendors and drive problem resolution during local or long distance carrier outages.

·         Monitor the performance and status of network resources.

·         Utilize software and hardware tools to identify, diagnoses, and correct problems and factors affecting network performance.

·         Work with End Users, business units, and external Client technical teams to meet the data communication needs of all users. Include this process in future policies and data communications planning and development.

·         Knowledge, understanding, and compliance with NCO policies and procedures.

·         Provide feedback to management concerning possible problems or areas of improvement.

·         Make recommendations to implement improved processes.

·         Perform other duties as assigned by management.

 

 

 

Role: Network Engineer                                                                                                        

 Confidential

Location: Phoenix, AZ

 

Primary duties include deployment and configuration of routers, switches, firewalls and load balancers for Apollo’s next generation datacenters. This includes Cisco nexus 7000, 5000, and 2000 platforms, F5 BigIP load balancers, Checkpoint Power-1 firewalls. The infrastructure consisted of 6500 backbone switches, Nexus 7000 switches at the core and distribution layer and Nexus 5000 and 2000 switches in the access layer. 

 

·         Cisco Nexus 7k, 5k, 2k / ASA 5585 firewall virtualization/network replacement at all US colocations.

·         Replace core and distribution layer switching with Cisco Nexus 7010 utilizing VDCs using 10g VPCs to distribution layer, Cisco Nexus 5548 and 5520 using 10gig VPCs to access layer, servers and user access including Storage and Backup Devices

·         Worked actively from a network perspective on this all inclusive, companywide initiative.

·         Migrated subnets, equipment and firewall rules/policies from the colocation being decommissioned to other, still active colocations.

·         Las Vegas Datacenter Build out. Responsible for configuration and testing of F5 Big IP, Cisco Nexus 7010, and Checkpoint Security Gateways for new datacenter architecture.

·         Monitor health and stability of network via various monitoring tools.

·         Work with various vendors & service providers to ensure minimal downtime during network outages.

·         Setup, configure and deploy Cisco Catalyst switches and various wireless devices.

·         Troubleshoot and manage DHCP/DNS via Vital QIP and router/switch configurations.

 

Role: Network Engineer,                                                                                               

Confidential

Location: Andover/Cambridge, MA-01840

 

Manage LAN, WAN through the entire campus and the other campus at 25 miles from this at Cambridge, MA. Configure and Manages Local network and wireless access points.  Configure many Juniper EX series, Cisco 3500 series catalyst switches and 6500 chassis.  Below are my duties at this job…,

 

Responsibility:

1.    Support of network security and network devices such as routers, switches and wireless access points. 3rd level support lead for network security and firewall issues on Checkpoint NGXR 60 R65 R75, Juniper Firewalls and Cisco ASA devices

2.    Responsible for designing and implementation of Pfizer Network Infrastructure.

3.    Building, Configuring, maintaining, troubleshooting and auditing of Pfizer Site Firewall.

4.    Implemented upgraded firewall platform built on Nokia and Checkpoint Firewall Technologies.

5.    Designed Firewall Rule Base for the site.

6.    Checking the logs in Firewall.

7.    Migrated Juniper EX series switches to Cisco 3500 series and 6500 series switches.

8.    Configuring and troubleshooting Dell, HP, IBM, Sun servers in Data Center.

9.    Working on the HP transitioning project to upgrade Cisco switches, routers, Wireless Controllers to the Pfizer MSB (Minimum security Baseline).

10.Infrastructure trouble shooting and TCP/IP Protocols Experience.

11.Assigning work to the Network Engineers with the help of HP Open View Service Center application.

12.Assisted the Network team in maintaining the Pfizer Network in two different locations( Andover, Cambridge)

13.Maintained a Network with more than 600 Network devices, some 25,000 end hosts, and the other Network devices like DHCP, DNS servers, Firewall servers.

14.Co-ordination with Hardware vendors, software vendors and service Providers.

15.Helped Network Engineers on Performing Network configurations and installing Wireless Access Points.

Helped the Network team to install new switches and routers and configure the IOS according to the requirement        Included Vlan, OSPF, Subnetting, EIGRP, BGP, and VTP, spanning tree, IP Subnetting, Wireless Access points.

16.Assisted in backup, restoring and upgrading the Router and switch IOS.

17.Attended Team meetings and provided comments on existing network and the recommendations to improve the current network Performance.

18.Identifying technical problems and debugging hardware and software related to LAN’s/ WAN’s.

19.Maintaining the health of 250+ wireless Access points in two locations.

20.Interface effectively with other departments and staff to ensure satisfactory and timely resolution of their issues or problems.

21.Involved in installation and configuration of Cisco 3500 and 6500 series switches.

22.Involved in configuring Checkpoint firewall and applying rules to pass servers and switches through firewall.

23.Involved smart view tracker to check the firewall traffic.

24.Involved in DNS Management (IP addressing)

 

 

 

Role:    Network Engineer.                                                                                              

Confidential

                  Snoqualmie, WA-98065

 

Technically provides network configuration support, remote network surveillance, and troubleshooting. Performs basic configuration of CISCO switches and routers of allover nation Datacenter and fault management for wide array of platforms in the network including ATM and Frame Relay platforms, SGSNs, and GGSN for GPRS platforms, Routers and Firewalls for TCP/IP platforms, and various Unix based servers for support of T-Mobiles data network.

Primarily focused on the execution of tasks provided by Work Order, detailing the configuration and turn up of ports in the network. Each approved order will be reviewed for clarity and accuracy, performed in the maintenance window (night shift TBD, generally 2100 Pacific to 0500 Pacific), and all tasks updated and logged in our proprietary work order/ticketing system. Developed and maintained number of tools to assist Network Engineering group in their tasks, including project management tracking, tracking IP, VLAN, and BGP community allocations, visualizing switch-fabric topology, and visualizing BGP route-reflector topology.

One of my responsibilities is to pre-test and post-testing IP access, Media gateways(MGW), E911, voicemail, ringtoyou,UMTS etc , if I get any Work order on DRC Routers. Finally execute the Work order as per Method of Procedure (MOP).

Specific duty consisted of supporting Number of seat LAN and remote users throughout the country using direct dial in and VPN solutions. Worked on many WAN issues with associates throughout the country. Assisting network engineers on various projects involving ISDN, ATM, and frame solutions. Responsible for selecting hardware and software for supported users.

 

Responsibilities:

·         Configuration and Administration of Cisco and Juniper Routers and Switches.

·         Configuring RIP, OSPF, EIGRP BGP, MPLS, QOS, ATM and Frame Relay.

·         Administration and diagnostics of LAN and WAN with in-depth knowledge of TCP/IP, NAT, PPP, ISDN and associates network protocols and services.

·         Configuring VLANs and implementing inter VLAN routing.

·         Testing E911, voicemail, Media gateways.

·         Upgrading and troubleshooting Cisco IOS to the Cisco Switches and routers.

·         Configure and troubleshoot Juniper EX series switches and routers.

·         Configuring Site to Site to VPN connectivity.

·         Configuring and troubleshooting Dell, HP, servers in Data Center.

·         Implementation of HSRP,  IPSec, Static Route, IPSEC over GRE, Dynamic routing, DHCP,DNS,FTP.TFTP,RAS

·         Involved in configuring Cisco Net flow for network performance and monitoring.

·         Involved in designing and implementation of wireless IPT devices.

·         Involved in Disaster recovery, Like diverting the from one data centre to different data centre when disaster occurs.

·         Involved in configuration of Cisco 6500 ACE switches

·         Configuring IPSLA monitor to track the different IP route when disaster occurs.

·         Involved in Implementing, planning and preparing disaster recovery.

·         Having meetings with the application group and gathering requirements for disaster recovery.

·         Involved in configuring Juniper SSG-140.

·         Involved in configuring Cisco pix firewall.

·         Involved in configuring checkpoint firewall.

·         Involved smart view tracker to check the firewall traffic.

·         Troubleshooting hardware and network related problems.

 

 

 

Confidential

Role: Network and Lab Administrator

 

 Responsibilities included new installations, upgrades, and maintenance of the LAN/WAN, Network Security, Internet, and set up and repair desktop PCs using Windows 2000/XP/MAC/Linux for 350 users.

 

 

Responsibility:

·         Assisted the network team in maintaining the UB campus network

·         Maintained a network lab with more than 30 routers (3600 series), 50+ switches (2900 series), firewall and other network devices like DHCP, DNS servers and VPN concentrators

·         Assisted University students with hands on training on Cisco IOS and helped them perform network configurations.

·         Maintained lab manuals on modern technology as a part of curriculum at California State University Los Angeles

·         Helped the network team to install new switches and routers and configure the IOS according to the requirement

Which included VLAN, OSPF, Subnetting, EIGRP, BGP, VTP, PaGP, spanning–tree, IP Subnetting, wireless access points, T1 circuits and PIM-SM using auto RP

·         Assisted in backing up, restoring and upgrading the Router and Switch IOS

·         Assisted university campus for VOIP network management and troubleshoot

·         Set up network connectivity for Cisco training in the classroom. This involved connecting the routers, switches and firewall physically and loading them with a base configuration. It also involved connecting the PCs to the network and providing Internet connectivity

·         Worked on Data, VoIP, security as well as wireless installations and technologies

·         Attended team meetings and provided comments on existing network and the recommendation to improve the current network performance

·         Identifying technical problems and debugged hardware and software related to LANs/ WANs, different kind of workstation (PC/ MAC/Linux), laptops, printers, scanners, copier

·         Maintained the health of 40+ wireless devices throughout the campus

·         Desktop support for users including, MS Office, Windows 2000/XP, MAC, Linux, Operated and staffed help desk support for more than 500 users and 5 computer Laboratories

·         Interface effectively with other departments and staff to ensure satisfactory and timely resolution of their issues or problems

·         Experience of  VMware ESXi and VMware Infrastructure

  

 

 

Confidential

Role: Network Engineer

Provided network support, configuration, design, implementation to maintain the connectivity between the various branch offices and remote users. Communicated and worked with team members and various internal groups for timely resolution of network issues.

 

Responsibility:

·         Project Leader on CitiFinancial Branch Refresh Project, which entailed applying encryption to other branch routers (2811s) as well as core switches (6509s).  Managed team of 3 people to provide support to business for project. Worked with CitiFinancial’s Network Support Group to coordinate branch migrations.

·         Implemented an IP telephone network with 100+ IP phones and 4 Alcatel 7000 L3 switch. Configured data network to support voice including VoIP VLAN, intervlan routing and QoS tagging. Included 4 PCX systems, voice mail server, my teamwork server and a management server. This project included 7 wireless AP and LAN bridging through a wireless link

·         Created the foundation for the dynamic and automated data center with VMware ESX and ESXi

·         Analyzed the circuit using Spectrum Analyzers, Oscilloscopes, Power Meters, Monitored network traffic via network monitoring tools and sniffers in an attempt to troubleshoot network outages and intrusions by tracing their origin and destination.

·         Migration to MPLS from other protocols

·         Established and administered periodical testing of network backup and recovery procedures to protect corporate data and system assets.

·         Monitoring and updating trouble tickets on Clarify CRM tool in a timely manner based on Customer’s contractual SLAs and responding to incidents or service requests from both live and system-generated sources.

·         Maintained documentation and database of customer’s environment as per security standards with monthly Excel reports. Good understanding of Designing network diagram solutions for clients using VISIO and PowerPoint

 

 

 

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