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Engineer Network

القبله, Kuwait City, Kuwait
September 15, 2018

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Libu Thomas Varghese

Telephone: 009**-******** E-Mail:

Seeking a challenging position as a Network/System Engineer and utilize skills in this domain in a growth oriented organization.


Master of Computer graduate with 12+ years of experience in Networking, Telecom & System Administration.

Hands on experience in LAN, WAN, ISP.

Certifications include CCNA, CCNP, CMARS,HUAWEI,ALCATEL and MCP

Installation, configuration and administration of network & system infrastructure.

Adept in enhancing team competency by training & knowledge sharing.

Efficiently prioritize & complete tasks with a positive attitude within schedule.

Good Interpersonal and Technical Skills.

Proactive and a good Team Player.

Strong organizing and execution capabilities.


LAN/WAN infrastructure design, implementation & maintenance

Configuring Cisco Routers & Switches

Good understanding of OSI Model, TCP/IP protocol, IP addressing, subnetting and routing protocols.

DHCP, DNS, WINS, SNMP, Remote Access, Routing Protocols

Knowledge and experience on Wireless 802.11a/b/g/n and Wi-Fi implementation

& configuration

Network troubleshooting in complex environments, VLAN configurations, Switch port configuration, Access list configuration etc.

Good Knowledge in Wireless, Security, Voice, Data & Internet Services

Experience of installation & Configuration of Cisco and Fortinet firewalls

Administration and Configuration of Windows 2003, 2008 Server & clients Win 7, Win XP.

Active Directory & trust relationship 2003, 2008 R2

Expertise on McAfee 8.8 antivirus software, McAfee EPO 4.6

Administration and Configuration of Windows 2003, 2008 Server & clients Win 7, Win XP.

Hands on experience on Symantec BESR 8, BESR 8.5 (Backup Exec System Recovery) and LSR 3.0 (Live State Recovery), Symantec BESR 12.5, Acronis Backup and Recovery 11.5

Critical Thinking, Systems Analysis & Evaluation, Complex Problem Solving, Monitoring & Troubleshooting and Time Management.


Gulfnet Communications - KUWAIT

Nov 2014 – Till date

Role: Network Engineer.


Installing and configuring Network Devices (Routers, Switches and Firewalls)

Installation of Internet, Voice & Data services including configuration and troubleshooting

Responsible for conducting FAT (Factory Acceptance Test), SAT (Site Acceptance Test), SIT (Site Integration Test), ETET (End to End Test) for customers

Install security devices include internet firewalls, data center firewalls, SSL VPN server and Cisco ACS daily operations and optimization

Working on Wireless LAN and AP’s and all related configuration of ARUBA & CISCO WLAN controllers

Responsible for providing Point to point connectivity using Huawei & Cisco switches and Router

Providing configuration of routers for the Voice service, IP phones using SIP Trunk and AVAYA IP Office

Providing support for configuration related to connectivity using different media like Optic Fiber, DSL, 4G, Wireless

Troubleshooting of issues related Internet, Voice (E1 and SIP) and Data

Performing IOS upgrading tasks Cisco Routers & Switches

Configuration of Avaya IP Office, Yeastar, Xontel PBX, Cisco SPA Fax adapters etc. Kuwait Distinguished Systems Co. (Resident engineer at EQUATE Petrochemical) -KUWAIT Dec. 2008 – Nov 2014


Project Name: Process Control Network.

Role: Network Engineer.

Client: Equate Petrochemicals Company.


Expertise working on Honeywell DCS Experion.

Maintenance of Active Directory Components.

Configuring, monitoring and updating of Network Devices (Routers, Switches and Firewalls)

Expertise working on products of Cisco Routers and Switches.

Administration of Windows Server 2003 & clients Win 7, Win XP.

Monitoring and scheduling of backups of servers using Symantec BESR 8, BESR 8.5 (Backup Exec System Recovery) and LSR 3.0 (Live State Recovery), Acronis Backup and Recovery 11.5

Monitoring the network using System Center Operations Manager

Monitoring, Scheduling of NAS to Tape Drive backup using Symantec BESR 12.5

Configuring, monitoring and updating of Mcafee 8.8 antivirus software

Configuring and maintaining AV clients using McAfee EPO 4.6


Wipro InfoTech Ltd – INDIA

Dec. 2007 – Nov. 2008


Project Name: Wireless LAN Implementation

Role: Network Engineer.

Client: Malayala Manorama Co. Ltd.


Managing a team of three resources

Planning, design, implementation, configuration, troubleshooting and upgrading of Client Network

Co-ordination and implementation of 802.11n Wireless LAN

Configuring Cisco 6500 Switch with FWSM, 3500 Cisco Switches

Installation and configuration of ACS, WLC 4404 (Wireless LAN Controller) and Cisco Access points (Aironet 1250)

Configuration of ACS 1113 (Access control Server)

Possess good knowledge about 802.11 a/b/g and n wireless standards Project Name: Design and Implementation of Core Banking Network Role: Network Engineer

Client: Catholic Syrian Bank


Co-ordination and Implementation of Network at 244 sites of Catholic Syrian Bank spread throughout India

Installing and configuring Cisco 1841 Routers and CE 500 Switches.

Co-ordinate and execute client inspection process.

Co-ordination with service provider for leased line and ISDN services

Main point of contact for all escalation relating to processes and service issue, proactively identify process and service improvement. HCL InfoTech Ltd – INDIA

Jun. 2007 – Nov. 2007


Project Name: ADSL Project.

Role: NOC Engineer

Client: BSNL (Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited)


Configuration of UTStarcom, ZTE, Nokia-Siemens DSLAM and Readback BNG

(Broadband Network Gateway)

Configuration of Layer2, Layer3 Switches

Troubleshooting DSLAMs, BNG (Broadband Network Gateway)


DSM Infocom Pvt. Ltd – INDIA

Apr. 2005 – Mar. 2007


Project Name: ADSL-NIB 2.2 (National Internet Backbone) Project. Role: Technical support Engineer

Client: BSNL (Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited)


Configuration of HUAWEI DSLAM (MA5300 & MA5105) and HAUWEI Switches

(Tier1-S8016, Tier2-S6506)

Configuration of HUAWEI BRAS, Layer1 Switch, Layer2 Switch and DSLAM

Troubleshooting DSLAMs and L2&L3 Switches.

Resolving fiber optics issues on client site.

Conduct AT (Acceptance Testing) according to the prefixed schedule. PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS:

CCNP – Cisco Certified Network Professional (Routing and Switching)

CCNA – Cisco Certified Network Associate

CMARS – Cisco Security Monitoring, Analysis & Response System

HCNA – Huawei Certified Network Engineer

ACFE -- Alcatel OmniSwitch LAN

MCP – Microsoft Certified Professional


MCA (Master in Computer Applications) from Periyar University Tamil Nadu, India in 2003 with an aggregate of 74%.

B.Sc. Physics from MG University, Kerala, India in 2000 with an aggregate of 67%. ACHIEVEMENTS:

Won Award for Best Recruitment of the Year 2005

Was member of Best Project Delivery team for third quarter of 2008 PERSONAL INFORMATION:

Date of Birth : 03-06-1980

Sex : Male

Marital Status : Married

Languages Known : English, Hindi, Malayalam and Tamil Nationality : Indian

Driving License : Kuwait License

Visa Status : Transferable (Visa 18)

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