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Engineer Network

Location:
San Jose, California, United States
Posted:
August 17, 2019

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LAKULISH KARTIKKUMAR PANDYA

* ******* ****, ********, *** 4E6, Canada

Mobile: 416-***-****

Email: ac93yl@r.postjobfree.com

SUMMARY

A result driven professional having more than 14 years of experience in Networking & Wireless field.

Industry certifications:

Cisco Certified Networking Professional (CCNP)

Cisco Certified Internetworking Expert (CCIE) – Wireless written exam

Aruba Certified Mobility Profesional (ACMP)

Ericsson Certified – MPLS Technology

Ericsson Certified Associate - IP Networking

Certified Wireless Network Administrator (CWNA)

International experience for pre-sales, project execution, network management & technical support.

Strong working familiarity with Cisco IOS with hands-on experience configuring Cisco routers, switches, wireless

Expertise knowledge and experience in network planning, network design, network management & installation.

Having in depth knowledge of integrations and configuration of routers like Cisco, Nortel, H3C and wireless experience on Cisco, Ericsson Strix, Nortel, Radwin, Proxim, Motorola, Airspan devices.

Proven expertise in deploying and maintaining large Broadband Wireless Network, Controller based Wi-Fi and RF

Expertise in handling the complete project managment operations entailing planning, resource utilization, maintenance & manpower management.

Manage multiple project with different budget requirement.

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE

Networking Skills

Cisco 1800,2800,3800,1900, 2900, 3900 Series integrated services router, Cisco 2900, 3570, 3750and 6500, Cisco ASA 5500 series

Ericsson WiFi manager, Ericsson WiFi business analyzer, Cisco prime infrastructure

Aruba Clearpass, Airwave, Glass, Aruba sensor, Cisco ISE server, Cisco Firepower 2100, 4100 series

Routing Protocol OSPF, EIGRP, RIP.

Networking Protocol MPLS, TCP, IP, VPLS, DHCP, VPN, SNMP, 802.1x, STP, RSTP, IPv4, IPv6

Networking topologies – LAN, WAN

Network monitoring tools – Wireshark, MRTG, WhatsUP Gold, NetFlow, CiscoPrime, Splunk

Silver Peak – Unity Edge connect, Unity Orchestrator

Radio Skills

Cisco controller 8500, Flex 7500 serires, 5508, 5520. Cisco 3700, 3800, 1562, 1572 series Access points. Cisco mobility service engine, Meraki MR series

Ekahau Pro, AirMagnet Survey and inssider tools

Ericsson 8000, 8050, 8030, 8100 series WiFi Access Controller. Ericsson 5115, 5250, 6321, 6401 Access points, Aruba 7200 series mobility controller

Aruba AP 200, 130, 110

EXPERIENCE

Bank of Montreal Aug,17 – July, 19

Wireless Network Architect Toronto, Canada

Plan, design and evaluate various components of BMO’s wireless network infrastructure

Proactively suggest enhancements to existing configurations, technologies or procedures

Work with other network team to establish wireless standards.

Provides in-depth technical information for, and final technical editing of, all documents and proposals

Provide oversight and recommendation on wireless network design/implementation

TELUS Communications Inc. Dec,14 – Aug, 17

Design Specialist, Wireless Toronto, Canada

Provide technical guidance, troubleshooting, and resolution for highly complex and critical service troubles (WLAN/LAN) to manage restoration of network and services on 7x24 availability for customers

Provide technical analysis and recommendations to engineering, enterprise network and/or vendors to ensure smooth delivery & implementation of enhancements and/or fixes to our WLAN applications, hardware, and associated services

Perform WLAN Professional Services include site survey (on customer sites & remotely) to earn trusted advisor status with external customers

Subject Matter Expect for Aruba/Cisco WLC/Meraki, Ubiquiti WLAN deployments, participating in Pre-Sales Consultation, Solution Development of WLAN deployments, Industry trends, Vendor Best Practices

New Product & Solution Introduction lab development for go to market strategy on new products; installing, configuring, and testing for Managed Services

Manage Vendor cases and hold regular Operational meetings with Vendors

Develop Business Cases for capital or OPEX budgets

Secure wireless network through 802.1x technology use various kind of authentication scheme by use of EAP protocols

Adherence to change management processes

Develop and maintain documentation and information, e.g. network diagrams, typologies, contact information, etc.

Work closely with the Network Solutions Team and customer to review WLAN designs and project goals.

Perform high occupacny site survey using Ekahau, AirMagnet planner tool.

Rogers Communications Oct, 14 – Dec, 14

IP Platform Specialist Brampton, Canada

Installing, configuring, monitoring, and maintaining network operating systems, Rogers’s national LTE RAN network.

Configuring and troubleshooting various networks with layer 3 routing protocols including EIGRP, OSPF, BGP, MPLS, VRF and QOS.

Troubleshooting malfunctions of network hardware and software applications, and configuring network using Cisco 6500, 7200,3400,7400,7600 ASR9K.

Communicate with engineering regarding identified logical and physical network design issues and network performance.

Receiving incoming technical issues via various mediums in a professional and timely manner.

Ensure that all calls are logged and updated with clear concise information.

Follow set procedures for resolution of technical issues and to identify and recommend improvements to processes and procedures.

Monitoring and maintenance of infrastructure through systems administration of various operating systems, as well as hardware and network support.

Ericsson Jan, 13 – Sep, 14

Specialist – Wireless Gurgaon, India

Produced Network Design diagrams with detailed IP Flow information including IP and Port info in the context of the network and security topology.

Support the customer, telco operator, regional objectives for WiFi deployments, design and integration.

Perfomr on-site sruvey with Ekhalu and Airmagnet planner.

Produced network plans to install, design and/or update configuration of network elements and security elements in complex environments.

Ensure transport and IP network architectures are fully integrated.

Demonstrate failure analysis of transport links and how failures will affect corresponding IP links.

Designed and Configured VRRP/HSRP on Cisco routers

Tested and Analyzed end to end IP circuits, service and hardware alarms, identified them, rectified or escalated critical issues using NMS and ticketing tools

Configuring and troubleshooting various networks with layer 3 routing protocols including EIGRP, OSPF, BGP, MPLS, VRF and QOS.

Troubleshooting malfunctions of network hardware and software applications, and configuring network using Cisco switches 6500, 3400 and routers 7400,7600, 7200, 3800

Implemented Cisco WLC IOS upgrades, configuration changes and preventive maintenance routines following the Change Management procedures

Respect the agreed schedule plan for upgrades, configurations and integrations (according to customers’ SLA’s)

BelAir Networks July, 10 – Jan, 13

System Engineer Gurgaon, India

Responsible to articulate and sell a full description of harmonized core network architectures for 802.11 (a/b/g/n) interworking with emerging technologies like WiMAX, 3G, and LTE.

Create and dimension reference architectures for outdoor/indoor mesh wireless networks

Establish and maintain relationships with technical leadership at the carrier customers.

Prepare presentation and educational materials for customer and peers.

Understanding of wireless network architecture, traffic engineering principles and transport considerations

Apply knowledge of wireless 802.11 networks. This includes a strong RF background, networking, TCP/IP fundamentals including working knowledge of Ethernet networking, VLAN’s, security such as 802.1x WEP, AES, 3DES, TKIP and so forth.

Perform site surveys of large telecom opertor with Ekahau and Airmagnet software.

Strix Systems Jan, 10 – July, 10

Field Application Engineer, Pre-Sales Ahmedabad, India

Provide technical support to customer for projects.

Work on technical specifications and application.

Provide close support to Sales/ Marketing in the form of technical assistance engineering proposals, customer, training, site service, technical advice, demonstrations, presentations and engineering design.

To interface with technical team to ensure satisfactory fulfillment of all commitments to customer.

Maintain effective communication channel with customers.

Work closely with Engineering Team to manage project timelines and ensure 'on-time' completion of projects.

GTL Feb, 09 – Jan, 10

Project Engineer Mumbai, India

Implement network system solutions using networking technologies and products including but Cisco WLC, Cisco routers (7200, 3800, 2800 etc), switches (6500, 4500, 3750, 3560 and 2900 series),

Upgrade, install and troubleshoot networks and network hardware; Automating failure notifications and monitoring.

Work with circuit provisioning team and with access vendors to deliver new circuits or access trunks

Forecast the core capacity requirements in an environment when demand is constantly growing

Track a national backbone to manage costs without compromising on industry best SLAs

Prepare a monthly analysis package that identifies what really is happing in the backbone

Perform traffic optimization and network resource planning

Support a team of highly technical engineers and bridge the gap between engineering and procurement

Use tools that help the company sales and executive teams know what resources are readily available to support new demand

Almoayed Group March, 08 – Sept, 08 Network Support Engineer Manama, Bahrain

Run day to day Network Operation Center Business as Usual (BAU) functions on 24*7 basis

Handle all areas of operations/delivery including incident, problem and change management as per ITIL framework

Handle complex escalations and provide support to shift leads and other team members

Configuration of Cisco switches and routers series such as 3800, 2800, 1800.

Observe ticket queue and participate in Severity 1 and Severity 2 tickets and lead from front focus on incident reduction activities and assist in creating of Service improvement program

Provide advanced engineering support for managing Cisco ISR routers, switches and implementation and configuration of all CISCO WLC IOS software, patches and upgrades.

Keep a track of Risk,issues, SLA and ensure compliance towards set account specific Rule of Engagement

Tulip Telecom March, 04 – Feb, 08

Sr. Wireless Network Engineer Ahmedabad, India

Managing the day to day operations and performance of the data (WAN/LAN) networks across 1000 + sites and 100 + pops.

Act on higher escalation issues and respond to critical outages and production related issues 24/7 to ensure that network uptime requirements are consistently met or exceeded.

Completion of short and long term project work including but not limited to proactive network bandwidth upgrades, end of life network switch and router upgrades, wireless network implementations & software and IOS upgrades that will bring existing equipment up to current prescribed standards in an effort to continually drive improvements in network performance.

Install and configure hardware and software on Cisco Network equipment, such as routers, switches, firewalls and wireless access points, WLC

Management of multi-level network operations staff who are responsible for maintenance of the voice and data networks globally.

Develop and oversee Network Operations, Service Desk, Event Management, Incident Management, Problem Management, Configuration Management and Change Management Processes.

Defining and reporting Key Performance Indicators to monitor network process health; define and report on customer facing service metrics.

Define, implement and oversee network health monitoring policy procedures and guidelines.

Conduct System Outage Root Cause Analysis (RCA) to prevent the reoccurrence of the incidents.

EDUCATION

Diploma in Electronics & Communication Engineering

A V Parekh Technical Institute

Graduation: Nov, 2003

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