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NETWORK ENGINEER

Location:
Orlando, Florida, United States
Salary:
65
Posted:
February 01, 2018

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Name: Shiva

Number : 719-***-****)

Email: ac4axs@r.postjobfree.com

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Over 9 years of experience in Designing, Implementing and Troubleshooting Service Provider Networks and Enterprise Networks and Network administration, implementation, design and troubleshooting seeking a challenging and interesting opportunity in computer/network engineering which enables me to maximize my technical and managerial skills.

Strong hands on experience on Checkpoint Firewalls, ASA (5550) Firewalls. Implemented Security Policies using ACL, Firewall, IPSEC, SSL, VPN, IPS/IDS, AAA (TACACS+ & RADIUS).

In-depth knowledge and hands-on experience on IP Addressing, Sub netting, VLSM and ARP, reverse & proxy ARP, Ping Concepts. . Docker container configuration, activation, handling live webhosting & troubleshooting.

Extensive knowledge of deploying and troubleshooting L2/L3, TCP/IP, Multilayer Switches.

Extensive Knowledge on the implementation of Cisco ASA 5500 series and checkpoint R 75 firewalls.

Experience in working with Cisco Merkai routers, switches and access points.

Experience in working with Cisco Nexus 5000 series switches for data center.

Experience in layer-3 Routing and layer-2 Switching.

Expert level knowledge about TCP/IP protocol suite and OSI model.

Experience working with Cisco Nexus 2148 Fabric Extender and Nexus 5000 series to provide a Flexible Access Solution for datacenter access architecture.

Experience in layer-3 Routing and layer-2 Switching. Dealt with Nexus models like 5K, 2K series, Cisco router models like 12k,10k,7200, 3800, 3600, 2800, 2600, 2500, 1800 series and Cisco catalyst 6500, 4500, 3750, 3500, 2900 series switches..

Experience of 802.11 a/b/g/n Ethernet standard for wireless Technology

Experience in Configuring BGP/OSPF routing policies and designs

Expertise in implementation and troubleshooting of protocols such as STP, RSTP, PVST, HSRP and VRRP.

Advanced knowledge in Design, Installation and configuration of Checkpoint Provider Environment.

Involved Knowledge on Data Center Design with Cisco Nexus in troubleshooting of DNS, DHCP and other IP conflict problems.

Knowledge of implementing and troubleshooting complex layer 2 technologies such as VLAN Trunks, VTP Ether channel, STP, RSTP and MST.

Protocols Awareness: OSPF, EIGRP, RIP, BGP, HSRP, ACL, VTP, NAT/PAT, CDP, SSH, HTTP, HTTPS, NTP, SNMP, ARP, STP (802.1D), SNMP, DNS & DHCP.

Implemented new ultra-secure networks in multiple data centers that included Cisco and Juniper security devices.

Well Excellent problem solving and debugging skills with good verbal/written communication and presentation skills.

Experience in Network Management Tools and sniffers like SNMP, Wire shark and Cisco works to support 24 x 7 Network Operation Center.

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

Efficient at use of Microsoft VISIO/Office as technical documentation and presentation tools

Working knowledge with monitoring tools like Solar Winds & network packet capture tools like Wire-shark.

Technical Skills

Network Design Tools : OPNET, GNS3 and Packet Tracer

Network Monitoring Softwares : CiscoWorks, Wireshark, Packet Analyzer, SolarWinds, tcpdump

Computer Softwares : Microsoft Office, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop

Excellent understanding of TCP/IP fundamentals, OSI reference model and networking protocols. Docker container configuration.

Experience in configuration and troubleshooting of the following network protocols:

oRouting Protocols : RIP, RIP-2, EIGRP, OSPF, HSRP, VRRP and GLBP.

oLayer 2 Protocols : VTP, STP, RSTP, MST, VLANs, 802.1Q, ISL.

oInfrastructure Services : DHCP, DNS, SMTP, FTP, TFTP, ICMP, SNMP.

Experience in configuring the following networking devices:

oRouters: 2600, 2800, 2900, 3600, 3700, 3800, 3900, 7200, 7600,10k,12k.

oSwitches: 2900, 2950, 3500, 3550, 3560, 3750, 3850, 4000, 4500, 4900, 6509, 75009.

AAA Architecture : TACACS+, RADIUS, Cisco ACS

Features and Services : IOS and Features, NAT, SNMP, SYSLOG, NTP, DHCP, CDP, TFTP, FTP

Network Control : Infoblox

WAN : PPP, HDLC, Channelized links (T1/T3), Fiber Optic Circuits, Frame Relay

LAN : Ethernet (IEEE 802.3), Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet

Network Security : Cisco ASA 5540, ACL, IPSEC, Checkpoint

Juniper Platform : SRX, MX, EX series routers and switches.

CERTIFICATIONS

CISCO Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Routing and Switching

CISCO Certified Network Associate (CCNP) Routing and Switching

EXPERIENCE

Office depot, Orlando, FL April 2016 – Till date

Designation: Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

Designing, Implementing and Troubleshooting Cisco 3750, 3550, 3560, 4500,2924, 6513,6504,6506,6509,6500 series switches, GSR, ASR routers with Cisco IOS and IOS-XR and NX.

Installing, configuring, and maintaining Cisco Switches (2900, 3500, 3700 series, 6500 series)

Installing, configuring, and troubleshooting of Cisco Routers (3800, 3600, 2800, 2600, 1800, 1700, 800).

Installation of Palo Alto (Web Application and URL filtering, Threat Prevention, Data Filtering).

Developed the passive cabling design and installation for the passive storage area network infrastructure.

Migrated firewalls from ASA to Checkpoint. Docker container configuration, activation, handling live webhosting & troubleshooting.

Maintenance and configuration of Cisco ASR1000 series and 7200VXR routers at data center and deployment of and 3900, 3800, 2951 2821 for branch connectivity.

Experience with converting WAN routing from EIGRP/OSPF to BGP (OSPF is used for local routing only) which also involved converting from Point to point circuits to MPLS circuits.

Migration from Cisco to Juniper firewall & Cisco to Checkpoint firewall

Configured and maintained IPSEC and SSL VPN's on Meraki Security appliance.

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

Advanced knowledge of OSI model, TCP/IP, Internet technologies, system security, firewall infrastructure, network architecture and Cisco routing / switching (Layer 2 and 3) experience, including LAN and WAN, design and implementation which include Layer 1 to Layer 7 experience.

Configure Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) on Cisco IOS XR Software.

Configuring VLAN, Spanning tree, VSTP, SNMP on EX series switches.

Support Data center Migration Project involving re-locations.

Designing,Implementing,Troubleshooting,CiscoRouters-(2800,2900,3900,3800,7600) using Static, RIP, IGRP, OSPF, EIGRP.

Converting CatOS to Cisco IOS Config Conversion on distribution layer switches.

Configured IP, EIGRP and OSPF in routers. Configured and installed multi-protocol (IP, IPX) multi-interface Cisco routers.

Organized and remotely supported all hardware installation, repair, and maintenance activity performed at the various domestic and international office locations and Data center.

Experience working with design and deployment of MPLS Layer 3 VPN cloud, involving VRF, Route Distinguisher (RD), Route Target (RT), Label Distribution Protocol (LDP) & MP-BGP.

Configuring IPSEC VPN on Juniper SRX series firewalls.

Key contributions include troubleshooting of complex LAN/WAN infrastructure that include routing protocols EIGRP, OSPF & BGP.

Configuring and testing Multicast for both IPv4 and IPv6 routing in Data Environment

Configuring Cisco Catalyst 2960, 3750, 4500, 6500 and Nexus 3000, 5000, 6000, 7000 series switches and Cisco 2600, 2800, 3600 series routers & Cisco Firewalls.

Experience with converting WAN routing from EIGRP/OSPF to BGP (OSPF is used for local routing only) which also involved converting from Point to point circuits to MPLS circuits.

Used to be responsible for resolving the service request tickets from the help desk which involved in providing entire technical support.

Responsible for day to day management of Cisco Devices, Traffic management and monitoring.

Configured backup and recovery of Cisco IOS Images. Perform password recovery on Cisco IOS routers/switches.

Implemented with Cisco Layer 3 switches 3750, 4500, 6500 in multi VLAN environment with the use of inter-VLAN routing, HSRP, ISL trunk, ether channel.

Negotiate VPN tunnels using IPsec encryption standards and also configured and implemented site-to-site VPN, Remote VPN.

Deploying and decommission of VLANs on core ASR 9K, Nexus 7K, 5K and its downstream devices.

Good understanding of TCP/IP, Malware detection, and incident response, incident handling and monitoring.

Performs bandwidth and device upgrades on IOS-XR, IOS-XE, NX-OS, and IOS.

Performed Network analysis with packet capturing tools Sniffers, Wire-shark.

Environment: Cisco 6500/3700/3550/3500/2900 switches, Cisco 7200/3800/2600/2800 routers, Checkpoint firewalls(SPLAT), AAA,TACACS,EIGRP,RIP,OSPF,BGP,VPN,MPLS,CSM,SUP720, inter-VLAN routing, HSRP, ISL trunk, Ether Channels, Sniffer, Wire-shark

Cisco, Orlando, FL Oct 2014-March2016

Designation: Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

Designed and implemented DMZ for Web servers, Mail servers & FTP Servers using Cisco ASA5500 Firewalls

Configured IPSec site-to-site VPN connection between Cisco VPN 3000 Concentrator and Cisco 3800.

Experienced in traffic management for CMTS and cable modem integrations Training MSO operations in hardware.

Configured Nexus 7010’s with multiple distribution VDC’s running EIGRP for route propagation between them.

Configuring rules and maintaining Palo Alto Firewalls & Analysis of Firewall logs.

Configuring & managing Security Devices that includes Juniper (NetScreen) Firewalls, Blue Coat Proxies and Plug Proxies.

Working knowledge of frame relay, MPLS services, OSPF, BGP and EIGRP routing protocols, NATing, sub-netting, also including DNS, WINS, LDAP, DHCP, http, HTML, HTTPS,TCP/IP, UDP, SNMP, OSPF, RIP, IPSEC, PPTP, VLAN, STP (Spanning tree Protocol), RTSP & Multicasting protocols.

Involved in troubleshooting IP addressing issues and Updating IOS images using TFTP.

Performed CMTS chassis upgrades, card upgrades, frequency changes and node moves.

Implementing traffic engineering on top of an existing Multiprotocol Label Switching(MPLS) network using Frame Relay and Open Shortest Path First (OSPF).

Configuring, Administering and troubleshooting the Checkpoint and ASA firewall.

Extensive knowledge of deploying and troubleshooting L2/L3,TCP/IP and Multilayer Switches.

Configured and maintaining Cisco 7200, 4400, 4500,5000 and 6500 platforms.

Configured BPDU Guard, port-fast, uplink fast and other spanning tree features.

Played a vital role in installation and configuring Juniper M120i idea backbone MPLS network. Docker container configuration, activation, handling live webhosting & troubleshooting.

Configurations of SSL/VPN connections, troubleshooting CISCO ASA firewalls, and related network security measures.

Implementing the necessary changes such as adding, moving and changing as per the requirements of business lines in a data center environment.

Installed, configured and set security policies on cisco and checkpoint firewalls, VPN

Installing and Configuring of Cisco Routers (1700, 1800, 2500, 2600, 3200, 3600, 3700, 3800 and 7200, 7609) & Cisco L2 & L3 Switches (2900, 3560, 4500 & 6500)

Implemented, configured redundancy protocols HSRP, VRRP, GLBP for Default Gateway Redundancy.

Performed password recovery on Cisco Router/switches and a Juniper EX2200 series 9switches.

Implementing, configuring, and troubleshooting various routing protocols like RIP, EIGRP, OSPF and BGP etc.

Installed and maintains Juniper Netscreen ISG firewalls in an HA environment.

Troubleshoot connectivity issues involving VLAN’s, OSPF, QoS etc.

Worked extensively on Cisco Firewalls, Cisco PIX (506E/515E/525/) ASA 500(5510/5540) Series.

Maintained core switches, creating VLAN’s and configuring VTP.

Deployed new Cisco ISR routers (4300) running IOS-XE and planned migration away from existing IOS routers.

Experience with VLSM, STP, VTP, VLAN Trunking.

Installation, Maintenance, Troubleshooting Local and Wide Areas Network (Frame relay, NAT, DHCP,TCP/IP).

Responsible for Cisco ASA firewall administration, Rule Analysis, Rule Modification.

Working configuration of new VLANs and extension of existing VLANs on/to the necessary equipment to have connectivity between two different data centers.

Performing network monitoring, providing analysis using various tools like WireShark, Solarwinds etc.

Environment: Cisco Routers (1700, 1800, 2500, 2600, 3200, 3600, 3700, 3800 and 7200, 7609) & Cisco L2 & L3 Switches(2900,3560,4500,6500),AAA,TACACS+,EIGRP,RIP,OSPF,BGP,VPN,MPLS,HSRP,VRRP,GLBP,inter-VLAN routing,

PG&E, Fairfield CA Nov 2012-Sep 2014

Designation: Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

Designing, Implementing and Troubleshooting Cisco 3750, 3550, 3560, 4500,2924, 6513,6504,6506,6509,6500 series switches,

Installing, configuring, and maintaining Cisco Switches (2900, 3500, 3700 series, 6500 series)

Installing, configuring, and troubleshooting of Cisco Routers (3800, 3600, 2800, 2600, 1800, 1700, 800).

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

Worked on IPSec site-to-site VPN connections between Cisco VPN 3000 Concentrator and Cisco 3800.

Experienced in traffic management for CMTS and cable modem integrations Training MSO operations in hardware.

Configured Nexus 7010’s with multiple distribution VDC’s running EIGRP for route propagation between them. Docker container configuration, activation, handling live webhosting & troubleshooting.

Configuring & managing Security Devices that includes Juniper (NetScreen) Firewalls, Blue Coat Proxies and Plug Proxies.

Worked on troubleshooting IP addressing issues and Updating IOS images using TFTP.

Performed CMTS chassis upgrades, card upgrades, frequency changes and node moves.

Implementing traffic engineering on top of an existing Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) network using Frame Relay and Open Shortest Path First (OSPF).

Configuring, Administering and troubleshooting the Checkpoint and ASA firewall.

Extensive knowledge of deploying and troubleshooting L2/L3,TCP/IP and Multilayer Switches.

Configured and maintaining Cisco 7200, 4400, 4500,5000 and 6500 platforms.

Configured BPDU Guard, port-fast, uplink fast and other spanning tree features.

Played a vital role in installation and configuring Juniper M120i idea backbone MPLS network.

Configurations of SSL/VPN connections, troubleshooting CISCO ASA firewalls, and related network security measures.

Involved in implementing the necessary changes such as adding, moving and changing as per the requirements of business lines in a data center environment.

Worked on installing, configuring and setting security policies on cisco and checkpoint firewalls, VPN

Experience in Installing and Configuring of Cisco Routers (1700, 1800, 2500, 2600, 3200, 3600, 3700, 3800 and 7200, 7609) & Cisco L2 & L3 Switches (2900, 3560, 4500 & 6500)

Implemented, configured redundancy protocols HSRP, VRRP, GLBP for Default Gateway Redundancy.

Performed password recovery on Cisco Router/switches and a Juniper EX2200 series 9switches.

Implementing, configuring, and troubleshooting various routing protocols like RIP, EIGRP, OSPF and BGP etc.

Installed and maintains Juniper Netscreen ISG firewalls in an HA environment.

Troubleshoot connectivity issues involving VLAN’s, OSPF, QoS etc.

Worked extensively on Cisco Firewalls, Cisco PIX (506E/515E/525/) ASA 500(5510/5540) Series.

Maintained core switches, creating VLAN’s and configuring VTP.

Deployed new Cisco ISR routers (4300) running IOS-XE and planned migration away from existing IOS routers.

Experience with VLSM, STP, VTP, VLAN Trunking.

Installation, Maintenance, Troubleshooting Local and Wide Areas Network (Frame relay, NAT, DHCP,TCP/IP).

Responsible for Cisco ASA firewall administration, Rule Analysis, Rule Modification.

Working configuration of new VLANs and extension of existing VLANs on/to the necessary equipment to have connectivity between two different data centers.

Performing network monitoring, providing analysis using various tools like WireShark, Solarwinds etc.

Environment: Cisco (3750, 3550, 3560, 4500,2924, 6513,6504,6506,6509,6500) series switches, Cisco (3800, 3600, 2800, 2600, 1800, 1700, 800) Routers,, MPLS,OSPF, BGP, EIGRP,NAT,, LDAP, DHCP, http, HTML, HTTPS,TCP/IP, UDP, SNMP, OSPF, RIP, IPSEC, PPTP, VLAN, STP), RTSP, BPDU, SSL/VPN,

ACMEs Infosoft, India Jan 2010 – Sep 2012

Designation: Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

Configured various Routing protocols such as RIP, OSPF, EIGRP, static routing.

Coordinated efforts with Engineer’s to ensure all network devices conformed to defined network standards.

Configure, troubleshoot Spanning-Tree, EIGRP, OSPF, BGP, PAT/NAT, ACLs, HSRP and IPSEC/GRE tunneling.

Configuration and extension of VLAN from one network segment to other segment between different vendor switches (Cisco, Juniper) -

Implemented Positive Enforcement Model with the help of Palo Alto Networks.

Deployed and maintained Juniper firewalls-globally.

Apply firewall configurations on Juniper ISG 2000 firewalls

Configured CIDR IP RIP, PPP, BGP and OSPF routing.

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

Experience with Checkpoint Firewall policy provisioning.

Provided installation and initial user configuration of NEXUS 1K and 5K switches at the Data Center and providing IP addressing and different user session priorities on the switch.

Troubleshoot TCP/IP problems; troubleshoot connectivity issues in multi-protocol Ethernet, Environment.

Configuring and troubleshooting with Cisco ASA(5550/5520), Juniper SRX(3600/650).

Configuration of STP and Port Security on Catalyst 2900, 4900, 6500, 6509 and 7509 switches.

Configuring VLAN Spanning-Tree in conjunction with PVST+ for compatibility between Cisco and Juniper switches.

Implemented Zone-Based Firewalling and Security Rules on the Palo Alto Firewall.

Configuration & troubleshooting of routing protocols: BGP, OSPF, LDP, EIGRP, RIP, BGP v4.

Used various scanning and sniffing tools like Wire Shark.

Configuring and implementing Checkpoint VSX firewalls.

Implementing, supporting and maintaining network services.

Built and support VRRP / Cluster based HA of Checkpoint firewalls

Troubleshooting of DNS, DHCP and other IP conflict problems.

Troubleshooting L2/L3 environments. Troubleshooting the issues with the MPLS VPN connectivity and also Configured Virtual Routing Forwarding (VRF) on Cisco routers.

Optimized performance of the WAN network consisting of Cisco 3550/4500/6500 switches by configuring VLANs.

Troubleshooting of Cisco 2800, 2900, 3700, 3900, 7200, 7600 routers.

Creating PVLANs and preventing VLAN hopping attacks and mitigating spoofing with snooping and IP source guard.

Key contributions include troubleshooting of complex LAN/WAN infrastructure.

Enabled STP enhancements to speed up the network convergence that includes BPDU Guard, Port-fast, Uplink-fast on various layer 2 and layer 3 switches.

Monitor, troubleshoot, test and resolve Frame Relay, ATM, and PPP.

Maintaining Core Switches, creating VLANs and configuring VTP

Migrating the terminating VPN from Cisco technology to Juniper technology.

Back up a Cisco IOS to a TFTP server and upgrading and restoring a Cisco IOS from TFTP server.

Performing network monitoring, providing analysis using various tools like WireShark, Solarwinds and CiscoWorks, Tcpdump.

Environment: Cisco 2900, 4900, 6500, 6509 and 7509 switches. Cisco (2800, 2900, 3700, 3900, 7200, 7600) Routers,, MPLS,OSPF, BGP, EIGRP,NAT,, LDAP, DHCP, http, HTML,HTTPS,TCP/IP, UDP, SNMP, OSPF, RIP, IPSEC, PPTP, VLAN, STP), RTSP, BPDU, PPP,ATM

Trisquare Pvt Limited, India Nov 2008 – Dec 2010

Designation: Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

Configured STP for loop prevention and VTP for Inter-VLAN Routing.

Configured RIP, RIPv2, EIGRP and OSPF on 2600, 2900,3560 and 3600 series Cisco routers

Implemented redundant Load balancing technique with Internet applications for switches and routers.

Manage Checkpoint 2000 v.4.1 firewall

Manage installations, configuration and administration of Cisco equipment including Hubs, Switches and Routers.

Installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of LAN/WAN (ISDN, Frame relay, NAT, DHCP, TCP/IP).

Configuring VRRP, Static route, BGP, Routing policies, ACL

Configured Access Lists (Standard, Extended, and Named) to allow users all over the company to access different applications while blocking others.

Provide Tier1 technical support assisting users facing network problems. Perform advanced troubleshooting, diagnostics and provide Level 1 solutions to network failures.

Troubleshoot wiring problems and serial communication lines.

Responsible for the up-to-date Network health (wired and wireless) including Security, Performance and Reliability.

Coordinating with Service providers & Clients on various implementations.

Implemented VTP and Trunking protocols (802.1q and ISL) on 3560, 3750 and 4500 series Cisco Catalyst switches.

Performed on-call support for installation and troubleshooting of the configuration issues.

Maintenance and troubleshooting of connectivity problems using PING, and traceroute.

Responsible for keeping the system updated with the latest OS patches.

Supporting and maintaining networking devices, cabling and standalone systems.

Environment: Cisco 3560,3750, 4500 switches. Cisco (2600, 2900,3560 and 3600) Routers, LAN/WAN (ISDN, Frame relay, NAT, DHCP, TCP/IP),STP,VLAN,VRRP,BGP,ACL,VTP



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