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Location:
Brampton, ON, Canada
Posted:
April 26, 2016

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PROFILE

Accomplished Sr. Network Engineer and strong team player with more than 16 years of in-depth experience network architecture and corporate information systems.

COMPETENCIES INCLUDE:

Over 10 years of experience in MNC for design and development of network architecture and corporate information systems with strong experience of working on Juniper 1400, Juniper MX series, EX Series, Alcatel 7550, Cisco IOS and IOS-XR, 72K, 76K series higher end and cisco 800, 1800, 1900, 2800, 3900, ASR series router and 2900, 3550, 3750, 6500 series L2 and L3 switches.

Over 4+ Years of experience in leading IP Configuration team of 24 Engineers and guided the team members.

Handling technical projects and coordinated with different teams to make it success.

Expert level knowledge and experience with design, planning, deployment of resiliency protocols such as HSRP, VRRP, GLBP, routing protocols such as BGP, MPLS, VLANs, VTP, STP, OSPF, RIP, TCP/IP, EIGRP, IPV4, IPV6, Port Channel and Link Aggregation Protocols (LACP).

Great understanding of Data Center Technologies (Nexus 7k, 5k, 2k, VDC, LACP, VPC Domain), Cisco 3750 series switch cluster, Arista switches.

Managed Juniper SRX firewall with creation of Zones, Security policies and Nat configuration.

Strong experience in designing critical migration plan for VPN sites to MPLS VPN networks with minimum outage and impact. Participated as active team member in Inter-domain Type A and B MPLS VPN solutions (Low level) for customer VPN with sites around the globe. Worked for VoIP access customers.

Strong experience in building solutions for IP Transit (Gigabit Internet Customer).

Implemented solutions with other technologies such as Multicast (Sparsh, Danse), IPsec, NAT, DHCP, Dot1q, SSH, and Qos (Policing, Shaping, LLQ and CBWFQ).

Operational and provisioning level network support experience for large corporate groups from ISP end for their Hub and Spoke sites.

Designed, deployed multiple sites of Cisco routers, switches with their single or resilient solution by using Ethernet, Fiber, DSL, 3G and ISDN media.

Worked with networking monitoring and test tool such as solarwinds, MRTG, Sniffer, Packet analyzers.

Worked with many automation, integration, cost reduction and NPD’s for the previous originations.

Attained Cisco certifications such as CCNA and CCNP with engineering degree in E&E.

Attended number of technical training as CCDA, Nexus, Arista switches, MPLS, Juniper, IPv6, and Multicast.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

TECHNICAL AND PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

Project Management

CCNA

Leading Technical design and migration teams

CCNP

Decision analysis

CCDA – Training attended

Stakeholder analysis

Nexus – Training attended

IT Service Management

CCIE – Service Provider Written Exam - 2007

Defect management

CCIP MPLS/BGIP – Attended Bootcamp Training

Stakeholder management

MCSE (Microsoft Certified System Engineer)

Risk analysis

ITILv3

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Engineering – Electrical and Electronics (1994 – 1998)

CAREER PROGRESSION:

Sr.Network Engineer – Dishnet DSL Ltd 2000 to 2004

Sr.Network Engineer (Metro Ethernet and Broadband) – TATA VSNL LTD 2004 to 2007

Network Consultant – IP Configuration – COLT (City of London Telecom) Technologies – 2007 to 2016

KEY ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

Performed role of key point of contact for international projects including transition of IP tasks from Europe to India

Inner Circle winner for Year 2013-14 (Developing automated tool for BGP Configuration).

Earned management award in 2010 with Dishnet DSL Ltd

Won numerous ACE and Shine awards (company internal awards) in Dishnet DSL.

COMPANIES WORKED FOR RELEVANT EXPERIENCE:

Network Consultant – IP Configuration

COLT (City of London Telecom) Technologies

2007 To 2016

COLT is leading service provider (MNC) in Europe and is operating in more than 32 countries in Europe. COLT's wide range of technologically advanced products is made up of four categories: Voice Services, Bandwidth Services, Data Centre Solutions and Managed Data Services providing services across Europe.

DEVICES:

Cisco 7609 / 7204 / 12K GSR & 12K IOS - XR. & Juniper MX / ERX 1410, Alcatel 7550, Juniper SRX firewall, Cisco Switches 3650, 3750, DSLAMs, ATM/FR, Arista Switches.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Worked as an IP Configuration consultant looking responsible for managing Internet & MPLS VPN products.

Over 4+Years of experience in leading IP Configuration team and guided the team members.

Responsible for design and development of network architecture and corporate information systems.

Created cable layouts with tags and diagrams that allowed other engineers and staff members to quickly troubleshoot and resolve connectivity issues.

Design, Planning, deployment resiliency protocols such as HSRP, VRRP, GLBP routing protocol as BGP, MPLS, VLANs, VTP, STP, OSPF, RIP, TCP/IP, EIGRP, IPV4, IPV6, Port Channel and Link Aggregation Protocols (LACP).

Great understanding of Data Center Technologies (Nexus 7k, 5k, 2k, VDC, LACP, VPC Domain)

Implemented solutions with other technologies such as Multicast (Sparsh, Danse), IPsec, NAT, DHCP, Dot1q, SSH, and Qos (Policing, Shaping, LLQ and CBWFQ).

Managed SRX firewall with creation of Zones, Security policies and Nat configuration. Managed ASA 5500 Firewall with creation of Security-level, Context, Tunnel group, group policy and NAT.

Managed design of network to ensure full performance in terms of reliability and capacity.

Prepared migration plan for old VPN sites to MPLS VPN network with minimized outage and impact.

Built solutions for IP Transit (Gigabit Internet customer) customers involving multihome / multihop BGP with maximum redundancy and availability for one of the largest content provider in Europe.

Prepared and delivered solutions with mixed access technologies and VPN and Internet reach ability.

Worked with networking monitoring and test tool such as solarwinds, MRTG, Sniffer, Packet analyzers.

Solution involving ISDN and Internet backup: Primary and secondary backup methods.

Was responsible for coordinating Multivendor network environments with virtual teams.

Created an environment oriented to trust, open communication, creative thinking, and cohesive team effort.

Managed for VoIP access customers.

Was responsible for coordinating and implementing new initiatives.

TATA VSNL LTD

2004 to 2007

Sr. Network Engineer

Metro Ethernet & Broadband function

This is now Tata Communications, a global Indian-telecommunications company. VSNL is a provider of international wholesale voice services, a wholesale voice-over Internet protocol provider and a wholesale and retail data and bandwidth provider.

Devices:

Cisco 7613, Cisco Catalyst switches, IP/ATM DSLAMs, RAS & ERX

Scope of work included:

Was responsible for managing the Metro Ethernet network & DSLAMs in NCR region.

Ensured technical support to engineers in northern region of our Pops.

Successfully managed projects for migrating customers from ATM Sumitomo DSLAM to IP DSLAM.

Coordinated connectivity design and planning for broadband network elements like ERX, Cisco Switches & 7609 routers

Gained strong exposure to L2/L3 MPLS-VPN.

Headed project for optimization of network.

Dishnet DSL Ltd

2000 to 2004

Sr. Network Engineer

Dishnet DSL was bought by Tata VSNL. The company was a leading Class A ISP and provides Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) for the first time in India in major cities and operating from more than 40 locations

Scope of work included:

Designed & Implemented Network PoP in Gurgaon with Cisco and Juniper infrastructure.

Monitoring, managing the bandwidth utilization in the network and checking the performance of Routers Cisco 7206 VRX, RAS Cisco 5800 running on the Servers through MRTG and other network monitoring tools.

Provided technical support to engineers in northern region of our POP and HUB centers.

Individually managed the project of setting up the POP center at Gurgaon (Haryana) that included the Configuration and Installation of 7206 CISCO Router, RAD Modems, LAN / Networking in the Office, Termination of E1 Links from DOT to Office premises.

References:

1. Contact Name:

Dhiraj Kumar Sharma

Title:

Associate Senior Manager

Company Name:

Colt Telecom

Phone Number:

+919*********

Email Address:

acuit8@r.postjobfree.com, acuit8@r.postjobfree.com

2. Contact Name:

Aman Bakshi

Title:

Tech Lead

Company Name:

Colt Telecom

Phone Number:

+919*********

Email Address:

acuit8@r.postjobfree.com

2. Contact Name:

Gurpreet Singh Bhatia

Title:

Sr Manager

Company Name:

VSNL

Phone Number:

+919*********

Email Address:

acuit8@r.postjobfree.com



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