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Network Engineer Security

Clifton, New Jersey, United States
August 21, 2019

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Around * years of experience as a Network Engineer in Administration of LAN, WAN, Wireless and Products including instalments and configurations of physical networks servers, switches, routers, panels and port hubs.

CCNA 200-125 certified with Routing and Switching.

Good Knowledge of network management tools and protocols. Experience with application protocols.

Well versed Knowledge of IP networking and network security as well as good knowledge in Peripheral Component Interconnect PCI.

Hands-on experience with Perl, Python and Java.

Implement, Configure, Maintain, Fine Tune Troubleshoot Data Leak Prevention DLP and NAC Solution.

Adaptive to cloud strategies based on AWS (Amazon Web Service).

Familiar with cloud computing service like Microsoft Azure.

Familiar with network traffic captures and network mapping tool like Wireshark.

Familiar with Remedy, Secure Computing’s Sidewinder Firewall, Cisco PIX Firewalls and ASAs, Firewall Switch Modules, Bluecoat Proxy devices, Wise Package Studio, Symantec Ghost and Antivirus Servers, Clear Cube Sentral Software, Microsoft Exchange, Active Directory, VMWare, WSUS, SMS and Meditech, and Network Common Operational Picture (NetCOP). Familiar with Wireless technologies 3G, 4G/LTE and Datacentre technologies.

Strong working experience with Static, RIP, EIGRP, OSPF BGP Routing protocols.

Working experience with Layer-2 Layer-3 Protocols: VLANs, EtherChannel Trunking, all STP, VTP, HSRP, VRRP, GLBP, CoS.

Good understanding of OSI Layers and TCP/IP models, IP Addressing and Sub netting.

Configure and Troubleshoot IPsec S2S, Remote Access and SSL VPN on ASA firewall and Checkpoint Firewalls.

Analysing the IPS logs and adjusting the protect mode.

Vendor coordination for all Network, Security and Wireless services.

Under general direction, responsible for the acquisition, installation, maintenance and usage of the wide and local area network. Managed network performance and maintained network security. Ensured that security procedures are implemented and enforced. Installed all network software. Evaluated, developed and maintained telecommunication systems. Troubleshooted network problems. Establishes and implements network policies, procedures and standards and ensures their conformance with information systems and company's objectives, trains users on network operation.


Cisco Routers:

Cisco Switches:

Networking Concepts:

2811, 7200

4948, 2960, 3800/2800 /6500 switches

NAT, ACCESS-LIST, MPLS, DHCP Server Failover, Load Balancing


Checkpoint R65/R70/R75, Cisco PIX, Cisco ASA, Net Screen, Junos, FortiGate Firewalls

Routing / Switching:

BGP, MPLS, configuration, OSPF, RIP



Operating Systems:

Windows, Linux


Masters Information Network and Computer Security

New York Institute of Technology, NY


UnitedHealth Group, NY Jan 2019 – Current

Role: Network Engineer


Development and configuration of SIEM systems.

Controlling, monitoring and troubleshooting LAN, WAN and VoIP technologies.

Configured and Troubleshoot the Cisco IPS 4235, Cisco 2811/7200 Routers, Cisco Switch 4948 Cisco 2960, 3800/2800 /6500 switches in real time environment.

Implementation and configuration of Intrusion Detection System IDS and Intrusion Prevention System IPS.

Managing the Network Security Administration involving design of network layouts, maintenance of configuration.

Management, Lab Manager, Consolidated Backup, DRS, HA, DPM, vMotion and VMware Data.

Wrote several debugging and trace tools to assist network/security teams.

Bluecoat Proxy single managed deployments hand writing various change scripts and verifying peer scripts, CLI troubleshooting did not use Bluecoat Director.

Updated and maintained IP address and IP Domain in IP Control for different NMnet and Coronet VLANs.

Monitoring interface memory firewall status with the help of smart dashboard.

Performing Pre and Post Bandwidth test by using JDSU RFC Test tool.

Establishing and maintaining networks, servers, and systems and troubleshooting network problems.

Generating and publishing the Checklist Call Reports for the Management review.

Co-ordinate with the peer teams for problem resolution under the scheduled timelines.

Lamda, India Jan 2015 - June 2017

Role: Network Engineer


Worked with firewall NAT/PAT.

Timely co-ordination for problem resolution with other networks/application teams if required.

Maintaining site/hub network diagram, ARP map documents.

Complete initial network assessment of all assigned clients based on industry best practices.

Plan, Design, Build Deliver core infrastructure solutions, specializing in virtual desktop solutions.

Configuration of VLANS HSRP in the switches.

Configuration troubleshooting of Dynamic Static Routing Protocols EIGRP, ISIS, OSPF Static Routes.

Proactively monitoring and managing customer networks on the Tools like Cramer, Remedy, clarify there by ensuring timely completion within specified SLA.

Creation and Updating the VLAN's as per the requirement. Assigning VLAN's to specific Switch Interfaces. Configured VLAN with inter-VLAN routing.

Build, configure and deploy VMs and templates, Virtual-to-Virtual (V2V) and Virtual-to-Physical (V2P).

Designed and provision all WAN circuit connectivity with various vendors to ensure site redundant transport to corporate data centres.

Monitoring the WAN network by using NMS tools like What's UP Gold, Pinger, and various traffic analyses.

Helped customers resolve the networking issues involving LAN switching issues.

Follow Escalation matrix for problem resolution as per define SLA.

Provide good level IT strategic consulting to clients.

Main focus and responsibilities are to maintain network on time.

Maintaining of Weekly and Monthly Report. Maintaining/updating site network diagram on regular basis.

Hemangi Patel

Network Engineer

Location: NJ

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