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April 28, 2014

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● 7years of Hands on experience in Configuring and Troubleshooting of high-end routers: CISCO GSR, 2600,

2800, 3600, 7200, 12000 Series Routers, and Catalyst 4500, 6500, and 7600 switches.

● Implemented MPLS/VPNservices for various customers.

● Experience in Layer 3 Routing Protocol configurations:RIP, OSPF, BGP, EIGRP and MPLS.

● Experience in Layer 2 routing Protocol Configurations:ARP, RARP, ATM/FRAME RELAY andVPN

technologies :IPSec& SSL.

● Experience in designing, implementing and Managing LAN, WAN solutions for different client setups.

● Implemented traffic filters on CISCO routes using Standard Access List and Extended Access list.

● Experience with installing and managing IT services such as Active directory, site replication, DNS, SSH,

DHCP, DNS, NAT and Terminal service.

● HandledLoad Balancing usingF5 Networks.

● Worked on VMware FT for critical VM’s.

● Experience in configuring Virtual Local Area Network (VLAN), spanning tree protocol(STP), VLAN Trunking

Protocol (VTP),Dynamic trunking Protocol (DTP),Per VLAN spanning Tree (PVST) and 802.1x authentication

in access layer switches.

● Strong knowledge inHSRP, VRRP redundancy Protocols.

● Experience in Network Management Tools and sniffers like SNMP, HP-Open view, Wireshark and Cisco works

to support 24 x 7 Network Operation Center.

● Configuring SAN via iSCSI & Fiber HBA’s for VMware virtualization.

● Experience in physical cabling, IP addressing and subnetting with VLSM, configuring and supporting TCP/IP,

DNS, installing and configuring proxies.

● Access control server configuration for RADIUS & TACAS+.

● Experience with 802.11x wireless technology.

● Configured, Maintained Cisco ISE combining authentication, authorization, accounting.

● Ability to Install, Manage & Troubleshoot Large Networks & Systems Administration on Windows & Linux

platforms in Development, Lab & Production Environments.

● Substantial lab testing & validation prior to implementation of Nexus 7K, 5K & 2K connecting to blade servers

● Good knowledge of CISCO NEXUS data center infrastructure with 5000 and 7000 series switches

includes(5548, 7010) including CISCO NEXUS Fabric Extender (223, 2248)

● Sound knowledge of virtual firewalls like checkpoint VSX, IDS, IPS as well as encryption techniques.

● Excellent communication skillswithability to interact effectively with employees at all level of the organization.


Hardware: Cisco Switches (2900, 2924, 2950, 3550, 5500, 6500, 6509, 6513), Cisco

routers (2600, 2800, 3640, 3700, 3825, 7200, 7204, 7206), Cisco PIX 500

series, CSU’s/DSU’s, Catalyst 6500, 7600, 4500, Juniper M320 and T640


Firewalls and Sniffers: Cisco PIX, FWSM, ASA, Check Point, OPNET, WIRESHARK



WAN Protocols and Technologies HDLC, PPP, ATM, FRAME RELAY, IDSN, Metro Ethernet

LAN Technologies Ethernet, TCP/IP, CDP, STP, RSTP, VTP, VLAN, Trunks, Ethernet channel,


Redundancy Protocols HSRP, VRRP, GLBP, RPR, RPR+, NSF-SSO.

Servers Domain servers, DNS servers, WINS servers, Mail Servers, Proxy Servers,

Print Servers, Application servers, FTP Servers

Operating Systems Windows 2000/2003/2008, windows XP/7, LINUX, Redhat, Fedora 9,

UNIX, Active Directory, Macintosh

Anti-Virus & Internet Security: MacAfee, Symantec, Trend-Micro & e-Trust.

Professional Experience:

TIAA – CREFF, Charlotte NC JUNE 2013 – Present

Position: Network Engineer


● Implemented LAN/WAN utilizing CISCO 7200, 7204, 7206.

● Configured Routing Protocols such as OSPF and policy based routing.

● Design OSPF Areas for reliable Access Distribution and for Core IP Routing.

● Redistribution of routing protocols and Frame-Relay configurations

● Implemented SNMP on Cisco routes to allow for network management

● Implementing NAT solutions on CISCO IOS routers.

● Experience in designing, implementing and supporting networking components of Cisco UCS implementations

● Senior level troubleshooting skillset related to LAN and WAN technologies, such as data capture and analysis.

● Network Migration from RIP to OSPF

● Implementation and configuration of VPN Tunnels.

● Excellent scripting skills with strong knowledge of VMware PowerCLI

● Experience in designing, implementing and supporting "Flexpod" solutions using Cisco Nexus and NetApp

● Experience in designing, implementing and configuring Riverbed products

● Configuring VLAN trunking Protocol (VTP) on core switches.

● Extensively worked on VMware Update manger for Host upgrades and patches

● Configured HSRP and VLAN trunking 802.1Q, VLAN routing on catalyst 6500 switches.

● Maintained a Network with more than 600 Network devices, some 20,000-end hosts, and the other Network

devices like DHCP, DNS Servers, and Firewall Servers.

● Implementation of TCP/IP and related services – DHCP/DNS

● Configured BPDU Guard, port-fast, uplink fast and other spanning tree features.

● Study single point failures & design WAN structure in such a way that there are no failures in network in case of

any device or link failure

● Cisco IPT Migration Projects from legacy PBXs with Nortel.

● Setting up VLANS and configuring ISL trunk on Fast-Ethernet channel between switches

● Implementing, Monitoring, Troubleshooting and Convergence in Frame-Mode MPLS inside the core.

● Load Balancing usingF5 Networks Big IP

● Installed and configured Routers, Bridges, Terminal Servers and CSU/DSU’s to support WAN links

● Work with application developers and systems engineer to migrate applications and systems to a new Border

Gateway network.

● Installed and configured CISCO ASA and Checkpoint firewall

● Experience with convert Checkpoint VPN rules over to the Cisco ASA solution. Migration with both

Checkpoint and Cisco ASA VPN experience

● Experience with Checkpoint Firewall policy provisioning

● Installed, configured and administered Palo Alto firewalls

● Experience with devices Palo Alto Network firewalls such as security NAT, Threat prevention & URL filtering.

● Working and troubleshooting in inter-vendor Palo Alto environments

● Created security policy according to user’s requirement in Cisco ASA-5580, Juniper-SRX-5800&ISG-1000

fire-wall using CLI & GUI

● Configuration and set up of Juniper SRX firewalls for policy mgmt. and VPN's

● Provided firewall policy configuration and services with Juniper SRX 240 & 650 series

● Understanding the JUNOS platform and worked with IOS upgrade of Juniper devices

● Troubleshoot and Worked with Security issues related to Cisco ASA/PIX, Checkpoint, IDS/IPS and Juniper

Netscreen firewalls

● Perform Wireless Administration and troubleshooting for the corporate Wireless infrastructure.

● Build Logical design and Implementation of Wireless Solution

● Implemented Cisco Wireless access points using LEAP and Cisco Radius for authentication, greatly increasing

Wireless security

● Working on various 802.11x technologies for additional regulatory domains, Quality of Service, Inter Access

Point Protocol etc.

● Implement the wireless deployment of Cisco 2504 and 5508 Series Wireless LAN Controller, with BYOD

support, through Cisco ISE and NCS, to offer wireless access for employees and guests.

● Policy provisioning, access to specific segments of the networks through Cisco ISE.

● Engineered, configured and deployed routers using Cisco ISE.

● Design and deployment indoor and outdoor Wireless LAN network for optimal performance using Air Magnet


● Build customized reports using AirMagnet Survey to enable efficient handover results based on WLAN

design/application requirements.

● Integration with AirMagnet Planner to validate the estimated model of WLAN.

● Installed Wireless Access Points WAPs at various locations in the company

● Experience in working with Cisco Nexus Switches and Virtual Port Channel configuration

● Configuration of Fabric path and connectivity between Nexus 5K and Nexus 7k

● Leveraged two Nexus 2232 Fabric Extenders and two 2248 Fabric Extenders, making them ‘dual-homed’ to

both N5Ks and implementing Enhanced Virtual Port-Channel (EvPC).

● Involved smart view tracker to check the firewall traffic.

Environment: Cisco 3750/3550/3500/2960 switches and Cisco 12000/7200/3845/3600 routers, Cisco

ASA5510, Checkpoint.

County of San Mateo, CA 2012 - JUNE 2013


Position: Network Engineer


• Configuration and administration of Cisco and juniper Routers and Switches.

• Involved in the configuration & troubleshooting of routing protocols: MP-BGP, OSPF, LDP, EIGRP, RIP, and

BGP v4. Configured IP access filter policies.

• Administration and diagnostics of LAN and WAN with in-depth knowledge of TCP/IP, NAT, PPP, ISDN and

associates network protocols and services.

• Configured egress and ingress queues for ISP facing routers using CBWFQ.

• Configuring site to site to VPN connectivity.

• Assisted the team in VOIP network management and troubleshoot.

• UpgradingCisco IOS to the Cisco routers and switches.

• Worked on Data, VOIP, Security as well as wireless installations and technologies.

• Configuring IPSLA monitor to track the different IP route when disaster occurs.

• Configuring RIP, OSPF and Static routing on Juniper Routers.

• VMware tools upgrading and Windows patch updates.

• Configuration and troubleshooting of Cisco catalyst 6509,7613 with supervisor cards

• Configured SAN via iSCSI & Fiber HBA’s for VMware virtualization

• Installing and configuring F5 Load balancers and firewalls with LAN/WAN configuration.

• Creating and Managing VMware cluster with HA and DRS.

• Configuring and monitoring users by using TACACS+ Server

• Involved in installation and configuration of Cisco 3500 and 6500 seriesswitches and Nexus Platforms

• Responsible for CheckPoint and Cisco ASA firewall administration across global networks

• Worked on Cisco Routers, Active /Passive Hubs, Switches, Cisco PIX Firewall, NOKIA Firewalls, Nortel VPN

Concentrators TCP/IP, NAT and Checkpoint ESX/GSX firewall.

• Experience working with Juniper EX-Series Ethernet Switches

• Experience working with Juniper SRX Series.

• Experience with Checkpoint Firewall policy provisioning

• Experience in working with cisco Nexus 5000 series switches for data center

• Substantial lab testing & validation prior to implementation of Nexus 7K, 5K & 2K connecting to blade

• Servers

• Verification of RF Coverage, end-user network performance in terms of connection speed, throughput and

packet statistics using AirMagnet Survey tool.

• Experience configuring and deployment of ERX310

• Built separate wireless SSIDs associated with VLANs

• Experience with Installation on PIM modules on J-Series routers

• Experience with Firewall Administration, Rule Analysis, Rule Modification

• Troubleshoot traffic passing managed firewalls via logs and packet captures

• Monitored and managed network resources using HP Openviewby implementing policies and creating custom


Environment:6500/3750/3550/3500/2950 switches, Juniper (M320, T640), Cisco 7200/3845/3600/2800

routers, TACACS, EIGRP, RIP, OSPF, BGP, VPN, MPLS, Ether Channels.

AlTech LTD Technologies India DEC 2010 –APRIL 2012

Position: Network Engineer


Worked as part of a team for Cisco Product Support. Troubleshooting by providing relevant knowledge base

articles and other information.

Network solutions for complex networks for VAR (Value added resellers) users of Cisco.

Configured & maintained LAN, WAN, VPN, WLAN, and Firewalls on Cisco Routers for end users.

Configuring MPLS, VPN (IPSEC, GRE) in VPN concentrators and QOS in integrated networks (Data, Voice,

and Video).

Installed and configured of Juniper J-Series (J2350) and M-Series (M10) routers.

● Installed and configured the ACE and CSM for firewall/Server Load balancing for Cisco Catalyst switches.

● Configuring IPS, IDS, VLAN, STP, Port security, SPAN, Ether channel in Cisco Composite Networks.

● Configured routers and modems, troubleshot issues related to broadband technologies for Residential and

Business Customers.

● Apache Web Server & MRTG, BIND DNS Server configuration and optimization over UNIX and Active

directory implementation of Windows 2003 Server.

● Configured & Maintained Cisco 2600, 2800, 3200 series routers including IOS upgrades.

● Prompt technical support to customers on routers and switches.

● Remote management of large networks.

Environment:Cisco Routers -1700, Cisco GSR 12416.Cisco Switches - 1900, 6509, and 6513

ICICI Bank Pvt Ltd India JAN 2010 – NOV 2010

Position: Network Engineer


● Responsible for implementing new technology and new releases in the production environment.

● Configured and troubleshoot VTP, STP, and Trunks.

● Experience with protocols such as Frame Relay, IEEE 802.11 and VLAN, OSPF and BGP, DNS, DHCP, FTP,


● Configuring and Maintaining TACACS+ for AAA.

● Installing and configuring protocols like TCP/IP and Internet protocols including LAN.

● Routing and HTTP and RMA’s and provided 24x7 support.

● Assisted in backing up, restoring and upgrading the router and switch IOS.

● Worked on Data, VOIP, Security as well as wireless installations and technologies.

● Identifying technical problems and debugged hardware and software related to LANs/ WANs, different kind of

workstation (PC/ MAC/ LINUX), laptops, printers, and copier.

● Experience of VMware ESXi and VMware infrastructure.

● Configured Ethernet channels using PAgP and LACP.

● Routing and Switching I, Routing and Switching II, Data communication, Information Assurance and Security,

computer Forensics, Storage Area Networks, Wireless Networks

● Desktop support for users including MS office, Windows 2000/ XP, MAC, Linux.

Environment:Cisco Routers - 2600, 2800, 3200 series routers.

Bharat Electronics Ltd., India April 2007 – DEC 2009

Position: Network Engineer


● Designed, validated and implemented LAN, WAN & WLAN structure to suite client’s need.

● Performed troubleshooting and monitored routing protocols such as OSPF, EIGRP & BGP.

● Involved in writing troubleshooting guidelines for MPLS VPN.

● Streamlined the process of deployment of operating system.

● Active Directory user’s management and planning for authoritative and non-authoritative restore.

● Configured ACL & NAT through CLI.

● Experience with protocols such as Frame Relay, IEEE 802.11 and VLAN, OSPF and BGP, DNS, DHCP, FTP,


● Set up internet, implementing Networking products like servers, proxy servers, switches, Firewalls, Routers.

Environment:Cisco Routers - 2500, 2600, 3601 series, Cisco Switches -2900, 3550, 4000.

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