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Frisco, TX
March 19, 2018

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I have very strong desire to work more extensively with enterprise level routing, switching, and security. As a team player, I intend to increase my knowledge base and to pursue additional networking and security related certification

Experience Summary:

Networking Engineer having 8+ Years of Work experience in network implementation, routing, switching, troubleshooting and testing network

Highly skilled CCDP, CCNP and CCNA Security having experience in Network design and Operations in Cisco Router and Cisco Catalyst, Cisco Nexus switch and Cisco ASA firewall configurations

Hands on working knowledge of several types of network monitoring Tools and Packet Analyzer Tools for isolating the problems

Hands on working knowledge of Cisco ASDM for configuring, Monitoring and troubleshooting Cisco ASA 5500 series firewall

Hands on working experience on Wireless LAN controller and Access Point for wireless LAN

Knowledge of Cisco VOIP technology

Hands on working knowledge on Nexus switches like 9k, 7k, 5k and 2k

Experience in troubleshooting, implementing of layer 3 routing protocols and Layer 2 Technologies

A highly-organized individual who adopts a systematic approach to problem solving, effectively analyzes results and implements solutions

Ability to work effectively both as an individual and as part of a team

Professional Certificates:

Cisco ID: CSCO11936969

CCNP: Cisco Certified Network Professional Routing and Switching

CCDP: Cisco Certified Design Professional

CCNA: Cisco Certified Network Associate Routing and Switching

CCNA security: Cisco Certified Network Associate Security

CCDA: Cisco Certified Design Associate

Educational Summary:

Bachelor's degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering,

Government Engineering College, India

Collin County Community College, Frisco TX

Credit student of Collin county community college, Frisco TX earned certificates with GPA 4.0

Advanced Cisco Systems Computer Networking Technology (CCNP) certificate

MSAA - Cisco Systems Computer Networking Technology (CCNA) certificate

Training attended at Cisco Networking academy

CCNP Routing and Switching

CCNA Routing and Switching

CCNA security

Technical Skills:

Cisco Routers

1800, 2600, 2800,3600,3700 series router

Cisco Catalyst Switches

2950, 3550, 3560,2960, 3560

Cisco Nexus Switches

Nexus 9396PX, Nexus 7010, Nexus 5500, Nexus 2000 Fabric Extender

Networking Monitoring Tools

Kiwi Syslog server, Cisco CCP, Cisco SDM, Cisco ASDM, WhatsUP gold, Net QoS, Cacti, Nagios, Cisco prime, packet Analyzer, Net info, Splunk

Network Configuration

Cisco CLI, Switch configuration, Router configuration, advanced switch/router configuration (Cisco IOS access list, Route redistribution, Policy based routing)

Routing Protocols

RIP v1 & v2, EIGRP, OSPF and BGP

LAN Switching

STP, Trunking, VTP, VLAN & Inter-VLAN routing, vPC, VDC, Fabric path, VxLAN and OTV

Redundancy and management



Cisco ASA, Checkpoint firewall, ACL (Standard, Extended), NAT, PAT, AAA, IP Sec tunnel, Remote access Tunnel, Palo Alto firewall


Fort iGATE, Forti Analyzer, Forti Manager

Security Server Protocols

TACACS+, Radius, Clear pass

Networking Monitoring Tools

Kiwi Syslog server, Cisco CCP, Cisco SDM, Cisco ASDM, WhatsUP gold, Net QoS, Cacti, Nagios, Cisco prime


MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Microsoft Visio

Network Simulators

Cisco Packet Tracer and GNS3

Wireless Technology

Aruba Wireless Controller, Cisco Wireless controller, Access point, Airwave

Packet capture Tools

Wire shark packet capture Tool for troubleshooting


Class map, Policy map and Service Policy for VOIP technologies

Scripting language


WAN optimization


Load balancer

ACE, Radware and F5 load balancer

Professional Experience:

Network Solution Engineer April 2017 to November 2017

Citi Bank, Irving TX

Citi bank is the major financial bank

Project Detail: As a team member provided technical and solution for Network design based on new project requirement

Main responsibility includes creating a design, creating and coordinating network change, implementing and troubleshooting enterprise level network

Successfully designed and replaced End of life Cisco routers and switches requirements globally spanning Citi infrastructure across 160 countries

Designed and implemented Network PODs with eBGP and iBGP peering and route filters between POD devices including Cisco 6509,4500X and Cisco Nexus 7k

Deployed Standardization of infrastructure environments involving Cisco nexus9k,4500X,6509, Arista 7280 along with Cisco ASA, Checkpoint and Palo Alto firewalls

Reviewed network designs and interacted with business to meet their requirements globally spanning Citi infrastructure across 160 countries

Adhered to strict change control and change management policies to ensure compliance and best practices

Worked on the migration of vendor circuits from one data center including the setup of required routing policies using BGP, RIP and EIGRP and OSPF

Documented and updated technical diagrams, implementation/migration plans in a centralized database

Used Splunk traffic reporting tool for reporting traffic before decommission vendor connection with Citi

knowledge of fabric path, VxLAN concepts for Data center using Nexus switches

Network Engineer August 2014 to February 2017

Fossil Inc. Richardson TX

Fossil is an American watch and lifestyle major retail company.

Project Detail: As a team member provided technical support for Fossil retail stores network, Network design based on new project requirement

Main responsibility include configuration, implementation and troubleshooting enterprise level network

Responsible for configuration and implementation of BGP, OSPF routing protocol, and redistribution on Cisco routers, catalyst switches and Nexus switches

Responsible for planning for various projects like upgrading the store network to Fossil global standard, new VPN tunnel, new application of POS rolls out

Working knowledge of Nexus 7k, 5k and 2k switches

Configure ad working knowledge of Nexus switches with for the technology like VDC, VRF, VPC technologies

Hands on experience on creating VLAN, port channel, inter-vlan routing and HSRP configuration and implementation

Part of team of BGP MPLS fail over project

Installing new retail location connecting to the corporate headquarters

Works on the L2 OTV between two Data centers

Responsible for handling retail stores network trouble tickets

Responsible for handling priority 1 and priority 2 trouble ticket for network related issues

Hands on experience on creating IP sec tunnel and Remote access VPN tunnel between remote sites and remote users and implemented firewall rules

Part of team for remediation of PCI vulnerability of network

Created a ticket with Vendor for troubleshooting and support

Responsible for updating network diagram using Visio

Provided technical support and investigating, diagnosing and resolve network problem

Provided timely and accurate progress status on all ongoing support issues with an emphasis on problem, issues and concerns

Worked on QoS policy for VOIP, and for numerous services

Hands on experience on Aruba AP and Aruba wireless controller and airwave

Knowledge of F5 and Radware load balancer for Server load balancing

Working knowledge on Riverbed WAN optimization

Worked on various monitoring tools like WhatsupGold, Nagios, Cacti, NetQoS, Cisco Prime

Experience working with the various vendors

Worked remotely from HQ to EMEA and APC regions team for troubleshooting and implementation for projects

Worked with the Different application team for their requirement and planned to support the Infrastructure by implementing new device, firewall rule change and optimize application performance

Created a method of procedure for planned change and testing

Created design and implementation configuration on the project of migrating the leased line and frame relay connected offices to MPLS WAN circuits as network transport and implementation engineer responsibility

Extensive hands on experience in maintaining Cisco ASA firewall for upgrading IOS, Firewall rule set, IP sec Site to Site and Remote access VPN tunnel, NAT and HSRP configuration

Familiar with the Python Scripting language

Network Security Analyst Jan 2014 to July 2014

Freddie Mac Carrolton, TX

Freddie Mac is the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (FHLMC)

Project detail: Created and executed test cases for Disaster Recovery Data center from LAN to WAN connectivity

Main responsibility includes Verification, Validation, testing and analysis of Disaster Recovery Data Center Network

Responsible for creating and execution of Test plan, Test cases related to Virtual port-channel, Virtual device context,

Responsible for validation and verification of routing protocols like OSPF, static, default routing, Policy based routing and redistribution, inter VLAN routing

Created and executed test cases related to HSRP on Switches and VRRP on checkpoint firewall

Responsible for creating and execution of Test plan, Test cases related to Ether-channel, VLAN and STP

Hands on experience of Cisco works and Cisco configuration professional tools used for Network discovery, topology views, end-station tracking, and VLAN management

Responsible for Monitoring and tracking of network response time and availability

Created network diagrams using Microsoft Visio and trained the work-center on proper troubleshooting procedures as well as implementation of new firewall rules

Created and configured VLANS and inter-VLAN routing with Cisco Catalyst 3550 and Cisco 3750 series switches

Designed and Analyze basic security and implemented Access Control Lists, static routes, route redistribution

Network Engineer May 2002 to Jun 2005

Cross Shore Solutions, India

Cross Shore is onsite offshore based software development company

Project detail: Main responsibility include managing & operations of Cisco 2600 series, 2800 series router, as well as 2900 series, 3500 series Cisco switches

Experience on security applications like standard ACL, Extended ACL, NAT & PAT

Experience of configuring and monitoring Cisco router using Cisco Configurationally professional

Implemented layer 3 and layer 2 technologies

Installation and configuration of new devices on LAN

Responsible for hardening the device on cisco routers and switches

Performing installation and upgrading recommended hardware and/or software in a manner that is timely and non-disruptive to end user

Implemented Cisco router and switches hardening

Implementing and maintaining backup schedule

Enable STP attack mitigation BPDU guard, Root guard, Loop guard

Configured 802.1x authentication in switch ports

Provided a support of layer 3 routing protocol and layer 2 issues

Network technician Sept 2000 to April 2002

SocialAppCreation, India

Social App Creation is onsite offshore based software development company

Managed the IP address space using subnets and variable length subnet masks (VLSM)

Translate technical terms into non-technical language for Client

Identifies, troubleshoots and resolves hardware, software and network-related problems encountered by end-users of the network

Installing network equipment

Maintaining Excel Sheet for individual device’s device name, device model, description, IP address, MAC address, physical location, uplink switch & port, and VLAN

Worked effectively both as an individual and as part of a team

LAN design and implementation using hubs and switches

Provide training to staff at the customer location

Experience in Implementation of SNMP on devices to allow for network management

Hands on experience in troubleshooting of traffic filters using Standard and Extended access-lists, Distribute-Lists, and Route Maps

Build and maintain Visio documentations for Clients

Configured troubleshoot and managed layer 2 and layer 3 switches

Experience in configuring and troubleshooting OSPF, EIGRP, RIP routing protocols

Experience in configuring Router using Cisco Configuration professional

Provide technical support and Investigating, diagnosing and resolve network problem

Provide timely and accurate progress status on all ongoing support issues with an emphasis on problem, issues and concerns

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