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Engineer Network

Atlanta, GA
March 28, 2018

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Venkata Ranga Reddy 330-***-****

*** **** ****** **, ********, GA-30067.

Professional Summary:

A passionate Networking engineer with a degree and more than 2 years of experience in Implementation, Administration, Operations, and Troubleshooting of enterprise data networks as a Network Engineer. Hands-On Lab Experience and Work experiences on Cisco Switches, Cisco Routers, Load Balancers & Cisco Firewalls, LAN/WAN setup, installation, configuration, and troubleshooting. Seeking a position to utilize my skills and abilities in networking that offers professional growth while being resourceful, creative & flexible.


Cisco Certified Network Associate – CCNA.

Cisco Certified Network Professional – CCNP – Routing.


Networking Software’s: Cisco IOS, Cisco NX-OS, FortiOS.

Routing: OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, RIP, PBR, Filtering, Redistribution, Summarization, Static Routing.

Switching: LAN, VTP, STP, RSTP, Inter VLAN routing, Ether channels.

Firewall: FortiGate, ASA Firewall (5505/5510).

Security Protocols: IPSEC, VPN.

LAN Technologies: Port-channel, VLANS, VTP, STP, RSTP, 802.1Q.

WAN Technologies: Frame Relay, ISDN, ATM, MPLS, exposure to PPP, T1 / T3.

Networking Protocols: MPLS, HSRP, VRRP, GLBP.

Authentication: RADIUS, Dot1x, FortiGate, ISE.

Features & Services: IOS and Features, SNMP, SYSLOG, DHCP, CDP, TFTP, FTP.

Network Management: Wireshark, SNMP, Syslog, VMWare, vSphere.

Professional Experience:

Client: S & P Global, NJ Jun 2017 – Mar 2018 Role: Network Engineer

Project: Network Segmentation

Develop designs, Proof of Concept and implementations for FortiGate and Forti Authenticator.

Installed and configured Cisco Nexus 7k/5k Series switches.

Segmented Rating servers from other servers, so that only Rating users can access them.

Manually added Domain Controllers (DC) in Forti Authenticator to collect user login data, which is used to authenticate users at FortiGate.

Applied group policies on FortiGate to allow authenticated users (Rating users) to pass through it.

Created layer 3 to layer 2 bridges in the firewall.

Documented the user test cases for the low-level design.

Experience in VPC (Virtual Port Channel), used VDC (Virtual Device Contexts) to enable virtualization and to present the physical switch as multiple logical devices.

Documented the implementation of FortiGate, Forti Authenticator and Nexus switches.

Knowledge of F5 Load Balancing.

Environment: FortiGate, Forti Authenticator, Cisco Nexus7K/5K, AD servers, VMware servers, VDC, SVI, HA.

Kent State University Jun 2016 – Dec 2016

Role: Network Support Engineer

Configured hardware and software, setting up peripherals such as printers, routers, learning and technical equipment. Identifying technical problems and debug hardware and software related to LANs/ WANs.

Performed switching technology administration including VLANs, inter-VLAN routing, Trunking, STP, RSTP, port aggregation & link negotiation.

Upgrading IOS, Troubleshooting Network outages.

Cisco routing and switching technologies and devices LAN/WAN, VPN, Routing protocols, VLANs, Cabling, IOS administration.

Implemented ISL and 802.1q for communicating through VTP.

Configuring Port Mirroring, VLAN, SMTP, STP, RSTP, SNMP and Routing Policies on Switches.

Experience in configuring and troubleshooting EIGRP, OSPF & RIP Routing protocols.

Electronics and Corporation of India Limited(ECIL). May 2014 – Jul 2014


Assisted the Speech Secrecy design team at Communication division team in performing Data encryption.

Worked with Quality Assurance & Control team which undergoes various stages to render reliable and professional services of Quality Assurance, Testing and Calibration to the satisfaction of its CUSTOMER’S.

Worked on a Very high frequency and Ultra high frequency (V/UHF) Radio’s that are used for communication in Defense & Navy. In Speech Secrecy, ASIC is a key stream generator used to generate a 12-bit output key, and EX-OR gate is used for Encryption and Decryption of Data.


Kent State University Kent, Ohio GPA: 3.66/4.0

Masters: Digital Science, Major – Telecommunications. May 2017

GITAM University Visakhapatnam, India GPA: 3.3/4.0

Bachelors, Electronics and Communication Engineering. May 2015

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