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Engineer Active Directory

Chicago, Illinois, United States
November 30, 2017

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Greater Chicago

: 626-***-****




Highly competent, a multi-faceted and organized professional with over two years of providing technical expertise in installation & configuration, problem resolution as well as network analysis, in line with aggressive objectives. Hands-on expertise in troubleshooting, network engineering, problem resolution, and technical support. A versatile individual Possesses an acute awareness of practical issues and trends, particularly accessibility, usability and emerging technologies. Adept at spearheading large-scale, multi-location projects and programs. An effective team player with a strong ability to present complex solutions clearly and accurately.


Routers: Cisco routers (2600, 2800, 2900, 3600, 3800)

Switches: Cisco switches (3560, 3750, 4500& 6500).

Routing Protocols: RIP, EIGRP, OSPF & BGP, Route Filtering, Redistribution, Summarization, Static routing


Load balancers: F5 BIG-IP LTM

Switching Protocols: VTP, STP, RSTP, MSTP, VLANS

Carrier Technologies: MPLS, MPLS-VPN.

Redundancy protocols: HSRP, VRRP.

Firewalls: Checkpoint, Palo Alto, Cisco ASA

Security Protocols: IKE, IPsec

Good understanding of OSI Model with Each Layer Functions, VMware, Active Directory


Over two years of experience in designing, monitoring, and troubleshooting networks.

Strong analytical and problem resolution skills, and ability to analyze business problems and opportunities.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both orally and in writing.

Adept at assessing and prioritizing opportunities, setting project milestones, aligning stakeholders and communicating decisions throughout the company.

Strong understanding and experience of Firewall on various platforms like checkpoint firewall, Palo alto Firewall, Cisco ASA.


Syspro Technologies July 2017- Present

Network Analyst (Contract Engineer)

Worked on Layer 2 protocols such as STP, VTP, STP, RSTP, and PVSTP.

Good level understanding with Lan, Wan technologies.

Spearheaded the configuration of Layer 3 Cisco redundancy solutions HSRP, and VRRP.

Experienced with Cisco routers and switches, and a good understanding of IP sub netting and routing such OSPF, BGP, RIP, EIGRP and MPLS networks

Configuring various BGP attributes such as Local Preference, MED, Extended Communities, Route-Reflector clusters, Route-maps and route policy implementation.

Experience in negotiating VPN tunnels using IPsec encryption standards, configuring and implementation ofsite-to- site VPN and Remote VPN

Working on installing, configuring, and troubleshooting of Cisco Routers (ASR1000, 3800, 3600)

Ensure proper documentation of reports Bi-weekly and submit to the manager so that overall issues can be Resolved in future Configuration & maintenance of Checkpoint Firewall R71-R77 on GAIA platform

Configuring Checkpoint Firewall R71-R77 in IPSO, Secure Platform and GAIA platforms

Worked extensively on checkpoint R77.20 on GAiA and SPLAT, Palo Alto firewalls environment

Configuring Site-Site VPN on Checkpoint Firewall with R77 GAIA.

Configure checkpoint firewall to authenticate users based on user identity, user group, session and client PC Authentication

Sanbean Inc. August 2016- June 2017

IT Help Desk/Network Analyst (Contract Engineer)

Provided hardware/software installation setup, assistance, and support; troubleshot and resolved computer hardware, software, and communications failures, etc.

Monitored, updated, escalated, and closed help desk tickets as appropriate to the status of the issue using judgment in analysing the problem. Performed end-user equipment moves, adds and changes (e.g., new employees, employee relocations).

Performs basic and moderately complex troubleshooting and repair activities, typically associated in an end-user environment, including but not limited to PC’s, desktops, laptops, tablets and printers.

Also presented new employees with security procedures as per company policy.

Competently performed Active Directory (AD) account administration including creation, modification, and deletion of AD accounts as well as creation/modification/deletion of Exchange mailboxes.

Created/modified/deleted distribution groups and shared mailboxes.

Tansa Pvt Ltd January 2012- March 2014

Junior Network Engineer

Performed TCP/IP networking based administration including VLANs, inter-VLAN routing, Trucking, port aggregation & link negotiation and port security.

Worked on HSRP and GLBP for first hop redundancy and load balancing

Experience with Configure ACLs, VLANs and troubleshooting IP addressing issues, back up switches and routers.

Experience with Wide Area Network configurations (Frame-relay and ATM)

Configured and troubleshoot routing protocol like OSPF, IGRP, RIPv2, EIGRP

Configured Static and default route as required in the network Prepare, update, and maintain technical and logistical network documentation including Visio diagrams


BGP laboratory Work

Allocation of Security Policies using Gaia migrated R65 to R77.30, and backups for checkpoint firewall.

Performance Comparison of RIP, OSPF, and EIGRP routing protocols using Cisco Packet Tracer and GNS 3.

MPLS layer 3 VPN- Analysis of Layer 2 VPN over layer 3 MPLS Network.


California State University, Los Angeles 2014-2016

Master of Science, Electrical Engineering

University of Mumbai, Maharashtra, India 2010-2013

Bachelor of Engineering, Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering

Cisco Network Associate Routing/Switching August 2016

Cisco Network Professional Routing/Switching Expected, Nov 2017

ACE Palo Alto Certified

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