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Network Engineer Electrical Engineering

El Monte, California, United States
August 30, 2017

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Master of science in Electrical Engineering, California State University

Bachelors in Electrical Engineering, Gujarat Technological University

GPA 3.217

GPA 3.319

Nov 2017

May 2014

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

Technical Skills: -

Over 3 Years experienced Certified Network Engineer in design & implementation of Enterprise Networking configuration of Cisco Routers, Switches and Firewalls, troubleshooting & fine-tuning of Firewalls, VPNconfiguration, troubleshooting network related problems in Enterprise & Data Centre Networks.

Designing and configuring networking features such as VLAN, ISL, STP, VTP, 802.1X, Port Security, L2PT and SPAN.

Implementation of DNS and DHCP protocols and Configure Protocols MPLS: TDP, LDP, L2VPN, VPLS, AToM, RSVP-TE.

Strong experience in 802.11, WEP, WAP, ATM, Frame Relay, IPv6, Ipsec.

Administration of ASA firewalls in the DMZ and FWSM in the Server Farm to provide security and controlled/restricted access.

Experience with Load Balancers for administrating and monitoring global & local traffic.

Strong experience in Configuring F5 LTM 8950, 6900, VIPRION 2400 models.

Working knowledge of network monitoring/management tools like Wireshark, Cisco Prime, Net Flow, Solar Winds.

EIGRP/OSPF to BGP to WAN routing experience and converting Point to point circuits to MPLS circuits.

Hands-on experience on IP Addressing, Sub netting, VLSM and ARP, reverse & proxy ARP, Ping Concepts.

Implemented traffic filters using Standard and Extended access-lists, Distribute-Lists, and Route Maps, Cisco ASA Firewall.

Designed, Implemented and Troubleshot Cisco 3750, 3550, 3560, 2924, 6509-V- E, 6513, 6504, 6503, 6506, 6500 series switches.

Upgraded the software images of all Cisco network devices to include routers, switches and ASA firewalls

Prepared and maintained SOP' s and technical documentation and network diagrams.

Experience with Racking, Stacking, configuring, Nexus 2K,5K and 7K

Installed wireless access points (WAP) at various locations in the company

Hands on experience and good working knowledge with Checkpoint Firewall policy provisioning.

Experience with managing the completed end to end site solutions.

Hands on experience with Juniper EX-Series Ethernet Switches.

Environment: Cisco routers (7200, 3800, 2800) and Cisco switches (6500, 3700, 4900, 2900), Nexus (7K, 5K & 2K) Routing Protocols (EIGRP, OSPF, BGP), Switching protocols (VTP, STP, GLBP, HSRP),

Network Engineer, Jackson National Life Insurance, Lansing-MI June 2010 – Sep 2011

Responsibilities: -

LAN and WAN installation, configuration, and support and IOS updates (Cisco routers, switches, firewalls, concentrators).

Configured routers between sites, IP Sec LAN-to-LAN VPN tunnels.

Completed VMware installs) and manage SAN (EMC CX120).

Implemented and administer Cisco Call Manager and Cisco Unified Voice mail Server

Manage Active Directory, Blackberry Enterprise Server, MS Exchange, Barracuda Web filter and Spam filter.

Created images for laptops and desktops with company applications using Syman tec Ghost Suite for standardization and quick deployment.

Worked on Layer 2 protocols such as STP, VTP, RSTP, PVSTP+, MST and other VLAN troubleshooting issues and configuring switches from scratch and deployment.

Worked on frame relay, MPLS services, OSPF, BGP and EIGRP routing protocols, NAT' ing, NAC product sub-netting, also including DNS, LDAP, DHCP, http, HTML, HTTPS, TCP/IP, UDP, SNMP, OSPF, RIP, IPSEC, PPTP, VLAN, STP (Spanning tree Protocol), RTSP & Multicasting protocols.

Installed, configured Cisco routers such as 7200 series, 3800 series, 3700 series, 2800 series and Cisco Catalyst switch series 6500, 4500, 3500.

Experience with Racking, Stacking, configuring, Nexus 5K and 2K and 7K

Installed wireless access points (WAP) at various locations in the company

Environment: Cisco Routers, Cisco Switches, Nexus 7k/5k/2k Routing protocols, F5, Load Balancer HSRP, VRRP, IPSEC VPN, VPN, QOS, ASA MPLS, VLANS, VTP, RSTP, ACL, NAT, IDS/IPS, RTP, RADIUS, TACACS+,

Network Engineer, Capture Network Systems Pvt Ltd. Feb 2012 – Jan 2013


Implemented Site-to- Site VPNs over the internet utilizing 3DES, AES/AES-256 with ASA Firewalls

Responsible for managing activities, Upgrading IOS -- Upgrading hardware and installing new devices, Tuning

(Configuration), make standardization for the topology

Performed IP address, designing, installation, configuration, testing, maintenance, and troubleshooting in complete LAN, WAN development

Design and configuring of OSPF, BGP on Juniper Routers (MX960) and SRX Firewalls(SRX240)

Hands on experience with Juniper EX-Series Ethernet Switches

Responsible for layer 2 securities which was implemented using a dedicated VLAN ID for all trunk ports, setting the user ports to non-trucking, deployed port security when possible for user ports

Worked with High performance data center switch like nexus 7K series

Worked with Nexus 7010, 7018, 5020, 2148, 2248 devices

Worked extensively in Configuring, Monitoring and Troubleshooting ASA 5500 with ACL, NAT, Object Groups, Failover, Multi-Contexts.

Environment: Cisco Routers - 2600, 3600, 7613, Switches - 3750, 4500 and 6500 series and Cisco Firewall - ASA 5585- X, Checkpoint.

Network Engineer, Network Tech. lab (I) Pvt. Ltd May2013 – Aug 2014


Migration of RIP V2 to OSPF, BGP routing protocols.

Configured EIGRP for Lab Environment.

implemented ISL and 802.1Q for communicating through VTP.

Working with Client teams to find out requirements for their Network Requirements.

Designing solutions for frozen requirements using Cisco Routers and Switches.

Documenting and Log analyzing the Cisco ASA 5500 series firewall.

Monitor performance of network and servers to identify potential problems and bottleneck.

Performed administrative support for RIP, OSPF routing protocol.

Worked on frame relay, MPLS services, OSPF, BGP and EIGRP routing protocols, NAT' ing, NAC product sub-netting, also including DNS, LDAP, DHCP, http, HTML, HTTPS, TCP/IP, UDP, SNMP, OSPF, RIP, IPSEC, PPTP, VLAN, STP.

Installation & configuration of Microsoft Proxy Server 2.0 & Blue Coat Proxy


Find an available IP on a network without DHCP

Comparative study of Web application and Network Layer Firewalls

Design and configure a network for a casino with appropriate networking components with TCP/IP details.

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