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Engineer Management

Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
November 08, 2018

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Jineesh Mathew


Qualification Summary

Cisco & Checkpoint Certified Professional having experience in routing, switching, firewall technologies, WAN technologies, system design, implementation, troubleshooting of complex network systems, enterprise network security, VPN configuration, data network design, capacity management and troubleshooting network related problems in Enterprise & Data Center Networks.

Implementing IP addressing schemes, LAN/WAN protocols, IP Services, to meet network requirements in different environments.

Extensive knowledge of troubleshooting OSI and TCP/IP.

Experience installing, configuring, upgrading and troubleshooting Catalyst (2900, 3500, 3700 and 6500 Series), Nexus (7000, 5000, 9000 Series) Switches, and Routers (2800, 3600, 4400, 7200, ASR 1000 Series) using CLI and GUI.

Expert in configuration of Virtual Local Area Networks (VLANS) using Cisco routers and multi-layer Switches and supporting STP, RSTP, PVST, RPVST along with trouble shooting of inter VLAN routing and VLAN trunking using 802.1q.

Configuring Nexus 2000 Fabric Extender (FEX) which acts as a remote line card (module) for the Nexus 7000. Configuring VDC & VPC in Nexus switches and experience in Virtual Extensible LAN (VXLAN)

Excellent understanding of routing and routing protocols. (OSPF and BGP)

Hands on exposure in configuring and supporting site-to-site IPSec VPN in Check Point and Palo Alto firewalls

Experience in Designing and assisting in deploying enterprise wide Network Security and high availability solutions for different Cisco platforms.

Experience with Check Point, ASA firewall and F5 Load Balancers.

Experience on HP and DELL Data Center switches.

Worked extensively in Configuring, Monitoring and Troubleshooting Cisco's ASA 5500/PIX security appliance, Failover DMZ zoning & configuring VLANs/routing/NAT with the firewalls as per the design.

Excellent customer management/resolution, problem solving, debugging skills and capable of quickly learning, effectively analyzes results and implement and delivering solutions as an individual and as part of a team.

Expertise in Network Management SNMP, Wireshark, Splunk and SolarWinds.

Experience in third party internet gateways.

Familiar managing workload in ticket system such as REMEDY & JIRA

Excellent in documentation and updating network documentation using VISIO.

Well experienced in configuring protocols HSRP, GLBP, VRRP, ICMP, IGMP, PPP, HDLC, PAP, CHAP, and SNMP.

Professional Experience

JP Morgan Chase, Bangalore April 2013 – Aug 27, 2018


Worked as a lead Network Security Engineer.

Life Cycle management & Hardware refresh.

Code upgrade of Data center devices including the DC core and GCN Core switches.

Nexus 5k,7k & 9k ACI Fabric upgrades- recently completed the software upgrade for 12 data center fabrics across NA, EMEA and APAC

Lead engineer responsible for monitoring and fixing the daily data center compliances generated through in house scripts.

Managed Protocol migration, OSPF to BGP for multiples data center networks.

Scheduling Project meeting and work with customers on end to end service delivery.

In depth Knowledge on ITIL processes like Incident management, Configuration management and Change Management processes.

Administration of Juniper SSL VPN

Perform policy changes on Check Point, Cisco PIX/ASA, Bluecoat, and Juniper SSL VPN for firewall policies as per the client requirements and peer reviewing the changes.

Convert the Cisco ASA firewall rules to the Checkpoint solution as part of enterprise wide firewall migration and initiated the ASA decommission process.

Participated on Vendor discussions for the migration of internal Check Point firewalls to Palo Alto.

Collaborated with Automation team to develop Python script for the unused firewall rule decommission project.

Advanced trouble shooting skills and identify the severity of the issue, Ability to Resolving issues quickly to account/customer satisfaction and Prepare RCA

Self Audit of configuration changes across the team, maintaining the SLA,suggesting improvements and training the team

Security Monitoring tools- TCP Dump, Wireshark, NASH, Splunk

Infinite Computer Solutions Singapore Pte Ltd May 2012 to Aug, 2012

NETWORK Security Administrator

Client BDS Bank, Singapore.

Worked as a problem and change firewall engineer supporting DBS bank from client location, taken care the incidents and firewalls changes mainly in the Check Point and Juniper platforms.

Major Responsibilities:-

Day to day administration and of Bank’s security infrastructure.

Nokia/ Check Point, NetScreen and ASA administration.

Bluecoat Proxy and Infoblox related change management.

AlgoSec firewall analyzer management.

Vasco authentication server administration.

Infinite Computer Solutions India Ltd, Bangalore Oct 2010- July-2011

SR.NETWORK Administrator

Infrastructure support spoke for Fujitsu Global Delivery Centre Bangalore and Pune.

Major Responsibilities:-

In charge of Network, Systems and Infrastructure.

Administration of Checkpoint Cluster NG R 65 firewall and rule management for different Fujitsu accounts.

Cisco ASA Firewall management for RMGA UK account.

Monitoring of 10Mbps BT MPLS link between India GDC and Fujitsu UK.

Designed and Implemented IPSec Tunnel between Fujitsu India GDC and SHELL Malaysia. (Between Check Point NG and Cisco Concentrator)

Maintaining two 2 Mbps internet leased links from different last miles.

Network Management –Solar Wind Administration and report capturing.

Bluecoat proxy management.

Management of Websense Content Gateway server.

Administration of Exchange server and Cisco Iron port S160 web security appliance.

Management and In-charge of DNS, DHCP, WSUS, Symantec Antivirus and other different Production and testing servers.

Liaison with corporate IT team for different IT activities.

Giving technical presentation, Demo to different clients and active scrum call participation for different projects.

Design High level and low level documents for different projects and client presentations.

Alliance Consulting India Pvt Ltd. 30-Jul 2006- 30-Sep 2009


Responsible to provide the engineering supports for different development and testing projects.

Implement IT security policies

Monitoring the routing Issues associated with OSPF and BGP routing protocols.

Configurations and Monitoring of VPN’s for site to site and multi-locations.

Management of TACACS server.

Installations and management of Windows Servers.

Good experience in Load testing (Load runner) and manual testing.

Communicate with internal clients on all levels to help resolve IT-related issues and provide solutions in a timely manner

Manage and in charge of IT related assets and make sure they are well maintained and documented.

Coordinated efforts with Global Engineering to ensure all network devices conformed to defined network standards.

Scheduled proposed network changes and worked with major business units to identify their impact.

Delegated projects to other team members and ensured their successful completion.

Led In charge of Alliance’s Branch Refresh Project, which entailed applying encryption to 50+ branch routers as well as Core switches (6509s).

Lab setting up to Mirage Networks, NAC security appliance testing.

Network setup, Integration of various scanners and devices like Qualys, Foundstone, Infoblox and third party authentication portals Nessus etc with CP (NAC) and adaptors.

Configuration of DNS and DHCP services using Infoblox devices.

RedHat Linux based test bed setups.

Flextronics, Gurgaon, India Apr2005-Jul2006


Flextronics offers broad range of communications-related software services, products, and solutions to the leading communication OEMs worldwide. FSS is an ISO 9001:2000 certified company, with various centers assessed at SEI-CMMi Level 5 & BS7799-2: 2002.

Lab in charge of NOKIA 3G Radio Network Controller functional testing.

Installations and commissioning of Nokia Radio Network Controller's (RNC-3G WCDMA), PATE etc.

Periodic Firmware and HMS upgrade for different RNC Plug in units.

Management of Solaris based License Servers for RNC Software D/w and Testing.

Administration of Linux based Test Beds includes kernel upgrades and patch management.

NetHawk 3G Analyzer Installation in Linux Boxes and ATM configurations.

Providing our partners/Customers technical support and debugging assistance.

Documenting and tracking problems and issues to final resolution as per TL 9000 standard.

Excel Systems and Services, Kochi, India Nov2001-Nov2004


Extensive Hands on experience in implementing, configuring and supporting the following:

Implementation & Administration experience with Nortel Meridian 11C

Creation and Maintenance of ACD Skill sets for Call routing in 11C.

11 C MIRAN administration and periodic announcement changing.

Installation and management of Nortel Symposium Ver 4.2, TAPI Services in Windows 2000 server

Installation and Trouble shooting of different Operating systems like Windows NT/XP, Windows 2000 and Linux. Installation and Configuration of LAN/WAN hardware and Software.

Configurations and Trouble shooting of different classes of Cisco Routers and Switches.

IOS upgrade for a Nationalized Bank with branches all over Kerala.

Work experience with Cisco PIX Firewall.

Configurations and testing of Channelized E1 lines.

Good concepts about Leased Line modems and their standards.

Configurations and testing of Dialer Profiles for ISDN in multi locations.

Implemented, Installed and tested data/voice network in selected CANARA Bank (Leading public sector Indian bank) branches across Kerala on behalf of Wipro InfoTech

Implement and commissioned the billing and Customer care network of BSNL South Mobile Telephony Project.

WAN Implementation of Kerala police force.

Lead member of a leading International Call Centre implementation. Equipment’s include Nortel 11C switch, Meridian SCCS and TAPI servers.

Professional Trainings & Certifications

CCIE –Data Center (Written) - Completed on 2017

Cisco Certified Network Associate, CCNA (Id# CSCO10499916)

Check Point Certified Security Administrator R70 (Id# CP0000064534)

Cisco Live 2018, Barcelona


3 year Diploma in Computer Engineering

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