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Cisco Engineer

Milpitas, California, United States
August 09, 2019

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Alka Agrawal

Contact: 408-***-****


Overall 2 years of extensive hands-on experience in network engineering, design, operations, installation and troubleshooting.

Strong grasp of current and future technologies including TCP/IP, IPv4/v6, RIP, EIGRP, OSPF, BGP, Frame Relay, ACL, VPN, Wireless LAN and configuration of VLANS.

Working knowledge of frame relay, OSPF, BGP and EIGRP routing protocols, NAT’ing, sub-netting, also including DNS, WINS, LDAP, DHCP, http, HTML, HTTPS, TCP/IP, UDP, SNMP, OSPF, RIP, IPSEC, PPTP, VLAN, STP (Spanning tree Protocol), RTSP & Multicasting protocols

Experience in layer-3 Routing and layer-2 Switching. Dealt with Nexus models like 9K, 7K, 5K, 2K series, Cisco router models like 7200, 3800, 3600, 2800, 2600, 2500, 1800 series and Cisco catalyst 6500, 4500, 3750, 3500, 2900 series switches.

Experience writing Linux shell scripts.

Built stable, productive and profitable operations within highly technical environment.

Good knowledge in configuration of Voice VLAN’s (VOIP), prioritizing the voice traffic over the data traffic.

Highly motivated with the ability to work independently or as an integral part of a team.

Enterprise Switching with VLANs, Trunks, Spanning Tree, Port Spanning etc.

Enterprise experience with Nexus models like 7K, 5K, 2K series.

Experience in configuring VDC, VPC and FCOE, upgrading NX-OS for Nexus Family Switches.

Hands-on experience with installing and managing IT services such as Active directory, site replication, DNS, SSH, DHCP, DNS, NAT and VMware.

Working knowledge with monitoring tools like Solar Winds & network packet capture tools like Wire-shark.


Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) in Progress

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

Certification in Computer Engineering from UCSC Extension, Santa Clara, CA


Routers: Cisco 1900, 2600, 2800, 2900, 3600, 3800, 3900, 7200, 7600

Juniper MX80, MX240, MX 480, MX960, ACX 1000, M120

Switches: Cisco 3550, 3750, 4500, 4900, 6500, Nexus 2248, 5548, 7010

Juniper EX3200, EX4200, QFX3500

Routing Protocols: OSPF, IGRP, EIGRP, RIP, MPLS, IS-IS, BGP, Multicasting

Switching Protocols: VLANs, Dot1Q, VTP, STP, ISL, DTP, RSTP, VLAN Maps, Spanning Tree, PVST, Port Security

Network Monitoring: Cisco Works 2000, Wire Shark, Solar Winds

Networking Technologies: LAN/WAN Architecture, TCP/IP, VLAN, VTP, NAT, STP, DHCP, DNS, IPsec, VPN, VRRP, GLBP

Software and Tools: Cisco IOS, Gaia OS, Unix, Cato’s, Linux 6.2, Windows XP, Vista, 7, 2003 Server/Workstation, MS project, Word, Excel, Power point, Access Outlook

Operating Systems: Windows Server 2003 R2, 2008 R2, Server 2012 R2, F5 TMOS 10.2-11.5.1, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, Cisco IOS, Adtran AOS, Brocade FOS, Windows XP/7/8.

Languages: Basic C, PERL & Python, Basic JAVA


M.Tech (Computer Science): Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya, MP,India, 2012-2014 75.00%

BE (Computer Science): Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya, MP, India, 2006-2010 69.59%

Projects taken during UCSC certification:

Letter grading project in C, JAVA, Python.

Description: In this project user input is taken as input disk file which stores data of the students and their marks for different quizzes, mid-term and final and output disk file where it writes data in alphabetical order with their grades calculated based on weightage marks. This program is to do letter grading using multiple sub functions.



Network Support Engineer

Roles & Responsibilities:

Work with the following routing/switching protocols: BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, LDP, HSRP, VRRP, GLBP, VTP, 802.1d, 802.1q, ISL, VLAN's and Port-Channels.

Configured VTP to manage VLAN database throughout the network for Inter-VLAN Routing.

Verify the UDP ports are enabled on the customer firewall in case of shared backhaul connectivity for the internet traffic.

Upgraded Cisco 7200, 3600 Router IOS Software, backup Routers and Catalyst 3560, 4500 switch configurations.

Experienced in designing, implementing LAN/WAN configurations on Cisco 5K, catalyst 6500 switches.

Experience with installation, configuration and reload of Nexus 7K, 5K, 2K devices in data center topology for core network.

Configuring and Implementing VLANS over the core Switch.

Configured Remote Access Servers with Frame Relay, Leased Line circuits.

Involved in SNMP Network management. Worked on various scanning and sniffing tools like Ethereal.

Experience in Network Management Tools and sniffers like SNMP, Wire shark and Cisco works to support 24 x 7 Network Operation Center.

Configure switch ports connecting to the WAN and LAN networks with separate subnets and VLAN’s.

Configure the Static IP routes.

Installation and configuration of Cisco 6509, Cisco 2960, Alcatel 7210 and 7450 Switches

Provisioning of different kind of SONET, SDH and PDH circuits using NGN tools.

Work Visa:

Valid H4-EAD

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