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Engineer Network

Denton, Texas, United States
August 22, 2018

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Nikhil Dhole • 469-***-**** • Apt 715, 5555 Amesbury Drive, Dallas, TX 75206 •


A dedicated network engineer with excellent troubleshooting skills, understanding of network protocols and solid technical support experience, looking for a network engineering position in a challenging organization to assist and support in ongoing projects and optimizing existing processes.


Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX Aug 2016 – May 2018 Master of Science in Telecommunications

Centennial College, Toronto, ON May 2014 – Dec 2014 Post Graduate Diploma Management

Mumbai University, Mumbai Aug 2009 – July 2011

Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Telecommunication SKILLSET

Networking Competency: OSI, LAN, VLAN, VTP, RSTP, MSTP, HSRP, VRRP, GLBP, Ether channel, OSPF, BGP, EIGRP, RIP, DNS, DHCP, TCP-IP, NAT/PAT, SSL, TELNET, SSH, Traceroute Platform Experience: GNS3, Packet Tracer, Wireshark, OpManager, Oracle VM VirtualBox, Microsoft Office Operating System: Windows, Linux

Programming Language: Python(Beginner)

Certifications: Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) in Routing and Switching (CSCO12591521) EXPERIENCE

Degoylers Library, Student Assistant Aug 2016 – May 2018

• This position involved interacting with students on daily basis to understand their research needs and providing them with the material necessary to support their independent research and learning

• Selecting, developing, cataloging and classifying library resources along with answering readers’ enquiries Ericsson India ltd, Network Support Engineer May 2013 – Apr 2014

• Devised monitoring development including IP address planning, designing, installation, configuration and testing, which helped in maintenance and error checking of the LAN/WAN & Telecom services

• Administered switching infrastructure which involved creating and managing VLAN’s and maintaining port security, establishing trunking, STP, inter-vlan routing and LAN security

• Configured Cisco routers for remote logging using tcp/ip tools like telnet and SSH for secure Login

• Configured Static routes, EIGRP and OSPF depending on infrastructure to ensure efficient network routing Reliance Communications, System Administrator intern Jan 2013 – Apr 2013

• Improved inventory control capabilities by maintaining an access database

• Configured and installed new routers, switches within the infrastructure and setup new work stations for users

• Troubleshooting network connectivity using network analysis tools like top, route, netstat, nslookup, dig and ip tables

• Created runbooks for device maintenance and installation of software images PROJECTS

Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) & Elastic Compute Cloud(EC2) instance creation on AWS Aug 2017 – Dec 2017

• Created an instance of a user defined VPC using AWS and maintaining two networks- a database and a web server

• Defined subnets for the two created networks and using private and public NAT to maintain them

• Configured security groups for each network and denial of unwanted inbound and outbound traffic on interfaces Telecom Network Management using Network Management Software OP-Manager Aug 2017 – Dec 2017

• Created a network connecting 10 routers and a switch using GNS3

• Setup network discovery, monitoring and analyzing real time traffic

• Implementing FCAPS by causing Node failure and monitoring the alarms caused due to node failure Network Design using GNS3 Jan 2017 – Apr 2017

• Working with Cisco Routers and Switches in Cisco Labs

• Simulated a network on dynamic routing using software like GNS3

• Projects on routing protocols like OSPF, EIGRP, RIP, BGP Implementation of L3VPN using IP/MPLS Jan 2017 – Apr 2017

• Configured L2 and L3 MPLS VPN using Cisco routers and switches

• Exchanged VPNv4 routes with PE devices through the Multi-Protocol Border Gateway Protocol (MP-BGP) Traffic analysis of network protocols Aug 2016 – Dec 2016

• Analyzed live network traffic and packet capture of various layer2 and layer3 protocols

• Implemented the working of PingPlotter with Wireshark to vary the packet size in bytes to detect fragmentation of datagram

• Detailed analysis and reports on Ethernet, IPv4, DHCPv4, ICMP, HTTP, ARP, DNS and TCP

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