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Engineer Network

Location:
Johannesburg, GP, South Africa
Posted:
April 29, 2018

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UMANG PATEL

No.** St. Gothard Ave., Johannesburg, South Africa

+27-836**-**** / +27-749******

ac5acg@r.postjobfree.com

Profile

A dynamic and dedicated network engineer with over 7 years of professional IT experience for ISPs and proficiencies including installation of fiber/E1/wireless lines, router configuration, and monitoring networks for bandwidth usage; good analytical skills and the ability to develop problem solving strategies; a self-starter with international exposure: was educated and began working in native India and went on to establish a successful career in South Africa; eager for further professional development and interested in working in network management as a NOC engineer or Sysadmin.

Key Skills

Experienced with the installation and configuration of fiber lines, E1 links,wireless lines and with coordinating between customers and engineers for resolution of problems such as downed links, Track performance related faults / incident, Capacity Management and optimization, OSS admin experience.

Able to configure routers including Huawei CX600, CX600-X2, and ATN, MikroTik, Cisco 7200 VXR series, and wireless routers such as Netgear, D-link, and Belkin; familiar with protocols like PPTP, VPN, OSPF, IS-IS, BGP, MPLS, and tunneling; as well as distribution level routing and switching.

Knowledge of NMS performance counters and formulas. Experience on Huawei Tools/NMS, Wireline access Network, Skilled at network management for RF wireless with WhatsUp Gold, Dude, and SolarWinds; expert in bandwidth monitoring and able to create live customized graphs of real time bandwidth usage using tools such as Cacti and Multi Router Traffic Grapher (MRTG).

Competent to install Red Hat and Fedora Linux on Windows platforms and VMware virtual machines; proficient in installation of Windows Server 2003 and 2008 R2, as well as Windows Server Essentials; can create domains and maintain Active Directory.

Has completed a SAP Basis course and has an elementary understanding of SAP ERP software.

Education and Qualifications

Jun. 2011

B.Tech, Computer Science & Engineering

Singhania University, India

Nov. 2007

Diploma in Computer Engineering

R.C. Technical Institute, India

Career Profile

May 2015 – Present Back Office Engineer

Huawei Technologies Pty Ltd, South Africa

Configuration on GSM, UMTS, LTE service for a access, aggregation node for Telecom network.

To investigate 2G, 3G, 4G related faults, Congestion release, network performance, TX optimization in a daily activity.

Configure and maintenance of Huawei CX600, CX600-X2, and ATN for a leading Telecom company.

Have the in-depth working knowledge of MPLS, L2VPN / L3VPN, MP-BGP, OSPF, BFD, VPN FRR, QinQ etc.

Configuration of ISIS, BGP, VRRP, IP-MPLS / MPLS-VPNs, VPLS & IGMP Protocols

Coordination with Huawei GTAC China & R&D department for Hardware & Software troubleshooting and fault diagnosis.

Overall responsibility for 24x7 Customer for smooth network operation and all associated Datacom / IP Core equipment to make sure maximum service availability to customers and its clients.

Customers Trouble Tickets handling and their resolution within contractual SLA.

Routine Network Inspections, Fault & risks identification and support to customer till resolution.

Rectifications of hardware and software bugs, Product limitations and license renewal.

Patch, License & software version Up-gradation of Huawei Nodes.

May 2013 – April 2015 Huawei CTN Maintenance – 2nd line support Engineer

Mobax Group Pty Ltd, South Africa

Configures and maintains Huawei CX600, CX600-X2, and ATN for a telecom company.

Have the in-depth working knowledge of MPLS, L2VPN / L3VPN, MP-BGP, OSPF, BFD, VPN FRR, QinQ etc.

Configuration of ISIS, BGP, VRRP / HRP, IP-MPLS / MPLS-VPNs, VPLS & IGMP Protocols

Coordinates with front office/ NOC/BOC on back-end problems; dispatches site engineers as needed.

Knowledge of NMS performance counters and formulas. Experience on Huawei Tools/NMS.

Jan 2013 – May 2013 IT Network/Wireless Engineer

CM Value Added Services, South Africa

Installed and configured wireless lines for a provider of lease lines, broadband, and IP telephony.

Set up RF wireless and monitored with WhatsUp Gold and Dude Server.

Configured MikroTik routers with IP protocols including PPTP, VPN and OSPF.

Used Cacti web-based network monitoring and graphing tool to create live customized bandwidth graphs.

Used network management system (NMS) and Multi Router Traffic Grapher (MRTG) to create graphs allowing users to see real time bandwidth usage for installed links.

Informed customers of planned outages by phone and email.

Apr. 2010 – Jul. 2012 Network Engineer – NOC Executive

YOU Broadband & Cable India Pvt Ltd, India

Worked for a provider of lease lines, broadband, and security systems such as Cyberoam.

Works with Cisco 7200 VXR series routers and 2950 L2, 3550 L3 switches, using different routing protocols like IS-IS, BGP, MPLS, and tunneling; handles distribution level routing & switching.

Installed and configured fiber lines, E1 links, and wireless lines; set up RF wireless and monitored with WhatsUp Gold and the SolarWinds network performance monitoring tool.

Used network management system (NMS) and Multi Router Traffic Grapher (MRTG) to create graphs allowing users to see real time bandwidth usage for installed links; liaised with location engineers and customers on link-related issues.

Coordinated with NOC/BOC department on back end problems; informed customers of planned outages; created trouble tickets for downed links at any location.

Dec. 2007 – Apr. 2010 Network Engineer

Guj Info Petro Limited (GIPL), India

Provided Internet services as per customer requirement; resolved customer-end WAN related problems.

Installed and configured fiber lines and E1 links; set up RF wireless and monitored with WhatsUp Gold.

Checked user bandwidth usage with the Netgazer monitoring tool.

Apr. 2007 – Dec. 2007 Network Administrator/System Administrator

HCL Infosystems Ltd, India

Maintained Win 2003 server, Microsoft ISA 2000 firewall, and web proxy server.

Installed a new server and configured Windows 2000 server OS.

Created user accounts and assigned privileges according to user roles.

Served as network administrator for a Windows 98 and Windows 2000 server/professional OS network.

Maintained a 150 node network connected through cat 5 & 6 cabling with Windows 2000 as the OS.

Installed and maintained computer peripherals such as modems, printers, scanners and CD & DVD drives.

Handled LAN Ethernet cabling; performed troubleshooting for network connectivity; secured LAN and WAN.

Additional Skills Training:

Apr. 2010

Cisco

Cisco Certified Network Associate – CCNA

Sai Management & Educational Services

SAP BASIS with Oracle

Technical Skills:

Operating Systems : Windows server 2008/2003/Win 7/XP Pro

RDBMS/DBMS : Oracle 9i, SQL-Server, Ms-Access

Routing & Switching : Huawei CX600,CX600-2,ATN-910,CISCO 7200VXR,3550 L3,L2 2950

WAN Technologies : Leased Line, E1, Wireless Technology

Routing Protocols : TCP/IP, RIP, IGRP, OSPF, IS-IS, BGP, MPLS

Server Technologies : Windows 2008 server, configuration and maintenance of Active Directory, create

domain

Utilities : Symantec & Trend Micro Antivirus Corporate edition



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