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Network Engineer, Sr Network Engineer

Milford, Massachusetts, United States
May 29, 2018

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Alex Andryeyev

** ******* **, *******, ** 01757

Cell: 617-***-****,

Certification/training: CCNA (R/S), CCSA, CCNP (R/S), ECS (NMS, NAC, SIEM, IPS, ETS, Policy, Wireless, BYOD,) ECE Networking, ECE Network Security, LPIC-1, PaloAlto FW Management 201/205, Cisco LMS/Prime, AeroHive 6.0/NG.

Professional Experience:

I have seventeen years of experience in the high tech field installing, maintaining and troubleshooting WAN/LAN equipment & software, Windows/Linux administration and network management support. I thoroughly enjoy the process of building client relationships, understanding the individual needs of business and providing effective, efficient solutions for addressing these needs.

Software Supported: Cisco LMS 4.0, Cisco Prime 2/3, Cisco WAAS (WAN optimization), VMPS, ISE, Extreme Networks (Enterasys) Netsight NMS, Enterasys Dragon IPS/IDS, Enterasys (IBM QRadar) SIEM, Enterasys WiFi IdentiFi suite, Cisco EasyVPN, Juniper NetScreen VPN Client, PA GlobalProtect/TRAPS, HP ProCurve Manager, MS Server 2003, MS Exchange server, Terminal Server, Network General Sniffers, PRTG/MRTG, AppNeta, Splunk, SolarWinds, Plixer Scrutinizer, Infoblox IPAM, AlgoSec, KiWi Syslog, Cisco CUCM/CME/CUPS/Xpressway/Jabber/TelePresense, AeroHive 6.0/NG, Cradlepoint ECM, VMWare, Oracle VBox, Nagios3, Sabre® GDS, Win 2000/XP/7/8/10, MS Office 2000/2002/2003/2007/2010/2013, Visio/Project, Intuit QuickBoolks, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer.

Hardware Supported: Nexus 9K/5K/7K/2K/3K, Cisco ISR 4400/3900/2900/1900, Cisco ASR 1001/1002, Catalyst 2590/3500/3600/4500/6500/6800, Cisco 5500 WiFi, Cisco Aironet 2700/3700, Cisco IP Phones 6945/7906/7912, PaloAlto 200/3020/3050/3060/5020/5050, Avaya Ph 9620/1692, Enterasys (Extreme) D2/C5/N-series/S-series, Enterasys C20/C25, Enterasys WiFi APs 3610/3705, Enterasys XSR 3150/3020, Dell PowerConnect 3000/3300/5300/6000/8000, Sonicwall (Dell) TZ170/TZ170W/TZ210/5500/6600 Firewalls, Cisco PIX/ASA5505/5520/5550, HP ProCurve 2900/5400/8200, HP ProLiant C7000, Juniper SSG5/350/550M, F5 BigIP-1600/2000/VM, SFP/SFP+/QSFP, FCoE, SM/MM fiber links, T1/SONET/ATM /FrameRelay/DSL/IPFlex/AVPN.

OS - Protocols: WAN/LAN, Aspera (IBM), Frame Relay, NetWare 4.0, Metro-E (E-Line/E-LAN), Cisco IOS/XE/XR/NXOS, DNS, HTTP, TCP/IP/IPv6, Telnet/SSH, FTP/SFTP/FTPS, TFTP, SNMPv2/3, ICMP/ICMPv6, RIP/RIPng, OSPFv2/3, IS-IS, IGRP/EIGRP/EIGRPv6, BGPv4/BGPv6, QoS, DMVPN, MPLS/VPLS, NLAN, AVPN (IPFlex), LTE, VoIP.

Work history:

11.2015 – Present, Lead/Sr. Network Engineer, 5 Star Senior Living Inc.

Designed and deployed a DR datacenter in Phoenix, Arizona. Replaced Cat 6500 with NX9K (9372PX) in the EastCoast datacenter.

Installed and configured PaloAlto (NAT, Sec rules, Sinkholes) 3050/3020 firewalls (multiple DCs.)

Replaced Cat 6500 with NX9K (9372PX) in EastCoast datacenter.

Participated in design and installation of 1900 AeroHive APs at multiple remote locations.

Participated in Cisco ISE, Prime 3.2, Ansible network management tools installation.

Managed a DMVPN multi-hub network infrastructure between two DCs and 290 remote sites.

Configured MPLS/BGP for 125 sites between DCs for VoIP services.

Configured Cradlepoint LTE devices as OOB access and a backup Internet solution for 290 sites.

Participated in migration of 180 MPLS connected sites to BB provision (design and configuration).

Collaborated with SysOps, Telecom teams and different third parties on multiple projects.

Participated in management and migration of WEB/DNS proxies (CWS, Cisco Umbrella.)

Improved, standardized and finalized the existing network documentation based on HIPAA security requirements. Performed deep-dive network assessments and network health checks to identify and develop remediation plans.

Acted as a 24/7 Tier3 escalation point for a primary/secondary on-call network personnel.

Provided a mentorship support to a junior network personnel.

05.2015 – 11.2015 (6 month contract) -- Sr. Network Engineer, Extreme Reach Inc.

Worked on the Network design, planning and implementation of NLAN and VPN site-to-site services between main datacenters and 73 locations nationwide.

Managed routers, switches and firewalls between main datacenters and remote offices. These datacenters include more than 400 servers, 12 SANs and more than 1200 network devices.

Designed and configured BGP (path engineering) as EGP between different locations.

Upon a recent enterprise acquisition, updated the existing software/hardware inventory and network documentation.

Installed and configured additional monitoring tools for new office locations.

Participated in a migration from legacy Mitel voice systems to Cisco CUCM/CME. Installed new types of VoIP communication tool for mobile and remote users.

Involved extensively on customer support.

2013 – 2015, Sr. Network Systems Engineer, Turbine Inc, Warner Brothers Entertainment Industry

Recovered and updated all network documentation, built and maintained a strong knowledge database of existing network toolsets, processes and technologies.

Analyzed market trends and evaluated a new technology to promote a flexible network design. Responsible for utilizing different vendors for researching, pricing and purchasing all new IT equipment.

Redesigned and upgraded the corporate LAN via implementing Cisco N5K/N2K/N3K core switches.

Designed and performed migration on WAN network segment (BGP Multihoming on ISR routers, PaloAlto 3020/5020 firewalls installation) upgraded existing hardware and software components.

Redesigned the old WiFi infrastructure at Kendrick location. Implemented new 802.11ac standard with Cisco 5500 WLCs/Aironet 3700 APs.

Participated in a chassis server upgrade for production and development (Dell M1000e, HP Proliant C7000)

Provided technical support to Technical Operations and RE/BI/CS teams and mobile projects (Perforce) teams.

Managed Network Technician staff of 4 full time employees, participated in staff hiring and training.

Implemented monitoring solutions (PRTG, Netsight) achieved a network uptime 99.994% through multiple levels of redundancy and proactive management and maintenance.

Redesigned and implemented the ip addressing structure at Turbine according to a new WBIE Enterprise Unification plan.

Assisted Sys Admins team in Office365 and AD migration.

Created new security policies (PaloAlto firewalls, NAC/Policy manager) and setting for the environment (PCI compliance.)

Disaster Recovery planning, testing, and evaluation.

24x7 escalation point to support primary on call support technicians.

02.2013 – 09.2013 (6 month contract) – Network Engineer, Massport Auth (Jacobs Tech Co)

Developed a new network design for Massport facility, performed a network administration: hardware replacement and upgrade, firmware upgrade on Cisco and Enterasys switches, troubleshooting different copper and multimode/single mode fiber connectivity (connectivity and dB loss on fiber,) Enterasys SSA/S4/S1 linkflap, lag and inline power issues, RMAs preparation for the parts replacement and Wireless AP upgrade. Troubleshooting different multicast issues, configuration between Verint and Pelco (Schneider Electric) cameras and the end-user software.

Worked on a new Massport network upgrade design. Checked hardware and software (RTU licenses, firmware) specifications and compatibility. Configured and tested Cisco TrueSec/MacSec implementation on Catalyst 3850 and Catalyst 3750x switches. Cisco StackWise and PowerStack configuration. Participated in TransitionNetworks CWDM implementation between locations.

Participated in development of a network design for the Consolidated Rental Car Facility (ConRAC location, North and South wings.) Updated existing Massport documentation and Infoblox IPAM database with a new addressing scheme.

Updated existing Massport cable infrastructure documentation (horizontal and backbone cables, types of media, hardware, pathways and locations.)

Worked on a new network design for the WEB servers location (BGP configuration) and on a network upgrade design plan for the Green Bus Depot at Logan Airport location (CleverDevices, Inc.)

Provided assistance to Carousel Inc. representative during a new Avaya phone system installation (a part of the Massport IP phone system upgrade plan.)

Implemented a new UPS upgrade plan in Massport facilities, updated existing APC StruxureWare (datacenter management software) configuration and documentation due to a new design.

2009 - 2013 – Network Administrator, InfoTravel, Inc, Brookline, MA

Provided configuration, maintenance and troubleshooting for a network with several WAN geographic locations over VPN. Assisted a company’s staff in USA.

Upgraded a core infrastructure (Enterasys N-series L3 switches.) Implemented new network monitoring solutions.

Sourced, trained and managed the helpdesk roles (3 employee across this time)

Designed and installed a new ticketing system based on Jira.

Assisted SysAdmin team with installation and maintenance of a new messaging infrastructure between different locations.

Implementation of mobile user and remote office access solutions to enable a dynamic workforce and reduce overhead at main office locations.

Networking: Cisco ASA, Cisco Catalyst 2950 switch, Cisco Aironet 1200,

Server software: File server, FTP/SFTP server, DHCP server. Sabre® global distribution system (GDS). Symantec Endpoint antivirus server local deployment.

End-users hardware: Lenovo IntelliStation ZPro/MPro, Lenovo Thinkpad T40/T60, Dell Inspirion laptops.

End-users software: Microsoft Office 2003, Lenovo ThinkVantage Utility, Adobe Photoshop 7, Adobe Standard 6.0., Symantec Endpoint 11.0, Cyberlink PowerDirector 10.

Local and network printers: HP LaserJet 2015, HP LaserJet 2600n, HP LaserJet Pro 400, Canon CanoScan LiDE110.

2007 - 2009 – System/Network administration, GrettaCole, Inc. Wellesley, MA

Installation and configuration of a core network equipment.

Installation of physical infrastructure, cabling and server racks system in a new datacenter and office environments.

Improved an inventory database and a configuration change control system.

Collaborated on implementing of new Avaya VoIP system.

Networking: Cisco PIX, Sonicwall TZ170/TZ170W, VPN configuration between locations.

Server software: CounterPoint (Point-of-Sale and Inventory Management system,) Salon SpaBiz (Spa software).

End-users hardware: IBM Intellistation and IBM NetVista desktops.

End-users software: Microsoft Office 2003, IBM/Lenovo ThinkVantage Utility, Norton Internet Security.

Local and network printers: OKI C5200n, HP 1300/1320, HP2015 LaserJet, Xerox Phaser 8550, Thermal Barcode Printers (Zebra and Datamax e4203.)

Configured mobile devices (Blackberry/Verizon Treo) for commuter workers (email, contacts synchronization, outlook calendars sharing.)

2006-2007 – Network Administrator, Concert Pharmaceutical Inc., Lexington, MA

I have participated in a network deployment from scratch.

Configuration and maintenance of specific medical and biological research applications and databases. Installed and supported Verispan VONA database.

Designed and installed custom control solutions for process automation using logging & control software to regulate processing equipment in labs.

Networking: Installation and maintenance of Cisco PIX, Cisco Catalyst 2960 switches with VLANs configuration. VPN configuration.

Installed and maintained a local Wiki (Ubuntu/Linux) server.

The conference room equipment installation and configuration.

End-user hardware: IBM desktops and IBM T40/T60P laptops for new users.

End-user software: Microsoft Office 2003, Adobe 7.0 Standard, IBM ThinkVantage, Symantec Antivirus 8, Adobe Photoshop Elements 3, HP Photosmart software, QuickBooks.

Local and network printers and scanners: HP Scanjet 8270, Epson V100 Perfection Photo scanner, HP Color LaserJet 4600, CardIris Business Card scanner, HP LaserJet 1320, HP DeskJet 9800D.

2004 - 2006 – System administration, Tepha, Inc. Lexington, MA

Configuration, maintenance and troubleshooting a network consisting of several offices and a lab space equipment.

Physically set up new workstations and servers, configured software and users’ profiles.

Performed planning, creation and testing of all technical processes involved in rolling out Windows XP to about 600 workstations and laptops.

Performing daily tasks including AD administration, managing small to medium projects, receiving/acting upon error reports generated by Windows Client Technology team. Remote software administration.

Created the end-user knowledge base. Reduced help desk incidents by 55% with user training.

Maintained data backups and disaster recovery policy.

Networking: Cisco PIX installation, Firewall configuration. Cisco Catalyst switches with VLANs configuration.

Server software: DHCP server, File Server with RAID configuration, IOmega NAS200m Store Center (Windows Storage Server 2003) with Iomega Automatic Backup,

End-users hardware: IBM NetVista desktops, HP Pavillion desktops and IBM R40/R60 laptops.

End-users software: Microsoft Office 2003, Adobe Standard 6.0, Microsoft Visio 2003, Microsoft Project 2003, Vector NTI, AutoCAD, CisPro (, Lenovo ThinkVantage Utility, Sony Dowload Taxi Utility.

Local and network printers: Sharp MX-M350 with SharpDesk 2.5 Utility, HP LaserJet 2015.

Education: Pyatigorsk State Technological University. Bachelor Degree – Computer Science, June 1995

Language Skills: Fluent in English, Russian and Ukrainian. German ILR Level2.

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