Raleigh, NC ***** firstname.lastname@example.org
SKILLS & EDUCATION
Knowledge of Hardware: Cisco ISR/ASR Router, Catalyst & Nexus Switch/FEX, ASA Firewall, WLAN Controller/Aironet, Secure ACS, CSP Collector; Palo Alto Firewall/Panorama; F5 BIG-IP; Riverbed Steelhead/Interceptor, SteelCentral AppResponse/NetProfile/CMC.
Knowledge of Protocols/Technologies: EIGRP, OSPF, BGP, RIP, HSRP, VRRP, GLBP, VARP, VLAN, vPC, VSS, ECMP, LAG/MLAG, VTP, STP, NAT/PAT, FTP, TFTP, SNMP, SMTP, QOS, IPsec, IKE, ESP, AH, VRF, VPN, MPLS, Multilink PPP, PPPoE, SLA, AWS VPC, DirectConnect, SecurityGoups & ACL.
Computer Certifications: Cisco- CCNP/CCDP/CCNA RS& Security/CCDA, CCIE R&S Written; Palo Alto Networks ACE; Microsoft- MCP NT4/2K, MCSA/MCSE 2000; Comptia- Network+ & A+; ITIL FV3.
Education: NYC College of Technology Major: Microcomputer Business Systems (Graduated 2003)
HCL Technologies/Allergan Pharmaceuticals - Cary, NC
Network Engineer Consultant/ Network Engineer L3 (Contract) 10/2015-Present
Managed/designed/implemented Cisco ISR/ASR router using static/EIGRP/BGP and Catalyst/Nexus switches, Cisco ASA/Palo Alto firewalls & Panorama, Remote & Site-to-Site VPNs, Cisco Wireless APs & WLC, Cisco Security ACS, F5 BIG-IP, and Riverbed Steelhead Optimizers/Interpreter/CMC.
Troubleshot network with Riverbed NetProfiler/AppResponse, Cisco Prime, Wireshark & SolarWinds.
Supported AWS VPCs, VPNs, DirectConnects, Elastic IPs/LBs, ACLs, and Security Groups for EC2.
IBM / Lenovo - Morrisville, NC
Network Product Engineer - Level 3 Support (Contract) 6/2014-9/2015
Served as the primary Cisco focal point for Lenovo x86 Product Engineering and other groups.
Worked with Lenovo development/Cisco on switch IOS/NX-OS bugs, product defects, testing and the
release of new code/firmware with Lenovo/IBM.
Supporting/troubleshooting/configuration assistance/network recreations on Cisco Catalyst 3100's Blade modules, Cisco Nexus 4k/5k switches, Flex system B22 Cisco FEX, IBM/Lenovo switches on BladeCenter/Flex/System x servers with Network Adapters Emulex/Avago/Intel/Qlogic/Broadcom.
Provided product recommendations on design/deployment/maintenance/sales.
Cloud Harmonics – Remote - Network Security Engineer (Laid off) 4/2014-6/2014
Channel Advisor - Morrisville, NC
Network Engineer 1/2012-4/2014
Lead/designed EIGRP re-architect to create redundancy between datacenters.
Lead/designed EIGRP to OSPF routing migration between datacenters & remote offices.
Worked with coworkers to design/install/setup Nexus 5548UP’s with vPC & peer links.
Lead/designed Core/ToR Arista Network 7504/7150 switches with LAG/MLAG peer links.
Worked with coworkers to design/install/setup Cisco vWLC & Aironet 3602i AP’s.
Worked with coworkers to install/setup Palo Alto 500/3050/5020 Firewalls & Panorama.
Lead/configured/installed new office Cisco 3750's, 6513's and 4510 switches.
Managing/supporting/installing/troubleshooting Layer 2/3 Cisco switches 2960/3560/4006/4506/3750/ Nexus 5548 & Arista 7504/7150/7050, Firewalls Cisco PIX515e/ASA5505/5510/5520 & PaloAlto 200/500/3020/3050/5020 including routing/VPN remote access/VPN IPsec remote tunnels, Aironet AP’s & F5 BigIP Load Balancer 1500/3600/virtual LTM.
Verizon Business - Cary, NC
Network Engineer III/ Network Specialist 1/2007-1/2012
Interfacing with Network/Security Engineers to provide permanent solutions to recurring issues.
Promoted to one of the backup leads in the group for my outstanding work and leadership abilities.
Contributing towards installations, replacements, upgrades and projects for 100,000+ devices.
Supporting, monitoring, configuring, troubleshooting data logical/physical connects including routers/MLS switches (L2/L3/L4) and wireless access points.
Working with service providers, LEC/CO/Telco/PTT/NTT on data circuit issues.
Responsible for working with security groups monitoring alarms for VPN, F5 load balancers, Bluecoat Packeteer’s, Juniper Firewalls, Nokia Checkpoint Firewalls, Cisco Contact Engines (CE’s) including (WCCP) Web Cache Communication Protocol for web server traffic, Cisco ASA’s and PIX’s devices.
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