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Network Engineer

Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
October 04, 2016

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Professional Summary:

CCNA CCNP CERTIFIED professional with over around 7 years of experience in network design, implementation, and support. Routing, switching, firewall technologies, system design, implementation and troubleshooting of complex network systems.

Extensive work experiences on Cisco Switches, Cisco Routers, Load Balancers & Cisco Firewalls

Hands-on experience on Up-gradation of Cisco IOS on different Cisco devices and modules

Provided services in many industries such as Consulting, Telecommunications and IT Infrastructure. Specializing in LAN, WAN, WLAN, and Data Center networks

Extensive knowledge with VLAN’s, Trunking, RSTP, SNMP, Ether Channels, HSRP, Port Security, ACL’s, QoS, Traffic Policing, Shaping, EIGRP, OSPF, NAT, PAT, Inspections, VPN’s, DHCP, Wireshark etc

Expertise in configuring and troubleshooting of Palo Alto, Juniper NetScreen& SRX Firewalls and their implementation Experience in site-to-site and remote access VPN solutions.

Experience working with Nexus 7K, 5K and 2K.

Has expertise to work in Cisco/Checkpoint/Juniper/F5/Riverbed Products.

Implemented multiple Cisco Nexus based Data-Center environments, as well as 6500/4500/3750 series switches, 7200/3900/2900/1900 series router. Multiple data center migrations and transformation projects, with great expertise on Wireshark.

Extensive experience in configuring and troubleshooting of protocols RIP v1/v2, EIGRP, OSPF, BGP and MPLS.

Worked on network topologies and configurations, TCP/IP, UDP, Frame Relay, ATM, bridges, routers, hubs and switches.

Worked extensively on Palo Alto, Juniper Net screen and SRX Firewalls.

Expertise in installing, configuring, and maintaining Cisco Switches (2900, 3500,7600, 3700 series, 6500 series) Cisco Routers (4800, 3800, 3600, 2800, 2600, 2900, 1800, 1700, 800)

Administration and diagnostics of LAN and WAN with in-depth knowledge of TCP/IP, NAT, PPP, ISDN and associates network protocols and services.

In-depth knowledge and hands-on experience in ISP Routing Policies, Network Architecture, IP Sub netting, VLSM, TCP/IP, NAT, DHCP, DNS, FT1 / T1 / FT3 / T3 SONET POS OCX / GigE circuits, Firewalls.

Extensive experience in dealing with Vendors for MPLS/DSL installations.

Troubleshooting complex datacenter environment, resolved many critical Severity 1 incidents.

Designed & Implemented DMZ solutions for data center environment, build checkpoint firewall policies for the same

Proficient experience in configuring Cisco Catalyst 2900,2960, 3560, 3750, 4500, 4900, Legacy Cat 6500 series and Nexus 7010, 5548 and 2248 switches and deep understanding of architecture.

Experience working with 2600, 2900, 3600, 3900, 7200, 7600 series Cisco Routers

Expertise in implementing Layer 2 technologies including VLAN’s, VTP, STP, RSTP, Trunking and Port-security, expertise on working with Ether channel technology (LACP, PAgP)

Implemented traffic filters using Standard and Extended access-lists, Distribute-Lists, Route Maps and route manipulation using Offset-list

Comprehensive expertise in the implementation of analysis, optimization, troubleshooting and documentation of LAN/WAN networking systems

Managed inventory of all network hardware, Management and Monitoring by use of SSH, Syslog, SNMP, NTP


Cisco Certified Network Professional(CCNP)

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

Technical Skills:


Cisco 7600, 7200, 3800, 3600, 2900, 2800, 2600


OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, RIP v1/v2, PBR, Route Filtering, Redistribution, Summarization, and Static Routing.


Nexus 2K/5K/7K, Cisco Catalyst 6500, 4500, 3850,3560, 3750, 2960


LAN, VTP, STP, PVST+, RPVST+, Inter VLAN routing & Multi-Layer Switch, Etherchannels, Transparent Bridging.

Load Balancer:

F5 Networks (Big-IP) LTM 8950.


Ethernet (IEEE 802.3), Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet


PPP, HDLC, Channelized links (T1/T3), Fiber Optic Circuits, Frame Relay.

Gateway Redundancy:


Various Features & Services:


Network Management:

Wireshark, SNMP.

Professional Experience:

JPMC, Jersey City Aug 2015 – Till date

Role: Sr. Network Engineer

JPMorgan Chase (NYSE: JPM) is one of the oldest financial institutions in the United States with a history dating back over 200 years. They are a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.4 trillion. They serve millions of consumers, small businesses and many of the worlds most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients


Responsible for implementing, engineering, & support of existing network technologies services

Successfully migrated a CISCO 6500 environment to Cisco Nexus environment with 7k/5k and 2ks

Abundant experience in handling a Datacenter environment built out of Cisco 7K/5K/2K.

Maintained the client environment which had Juniper SSG5/SSG20/ISG1000 and SA6500.

Installed and maintained Riverbed 2050, 5050 and 7050.

Good understanding about how Service Provider network works, WAN Technologies in ISP, MPLS etc...

Maintained F5 load balancer and Cisco ACE.

Implemented OSPF and BGP for multiple networks.

Riverbed optimization.

Implemented port aggregation & link negotiation using LACP and PAGP.

Experience on configuring HSRP & STP protocols on Data center switches includes Catalyst 6509, 6504 series and Nexus 7004, 7009, 3064, 3048 switches.

Experience in Configuration and troubleshooting of routing protocols (OSPF, BGP),

Worked on OSPF using features like TSA, SA, NSSA and route summarization. Configured EBGP/IBGP policies also tested BGP attributes such as Local preference, MED, AS-PATH, Community and Weight.

Involved in Switching technology Administration including creating and managing VLANS, Port security, Trunking, RPVST+, Inter-VLAN routing, LAN security etc.

Taking escalations and involved in handling major incidents towards resolution.

Configured switching technology such as VLAN Trunking 802.1Q, STP (802.1d), and Port Security on Catalyst 6500, 3500 series switches.

Worked on commissioning WAN links and troubleshooting WAN outages

In depth understanding of interoperability between F5 and Cisco Networking equipment.

Performed OS upgrades & device replacements on several CISCO devices ( 6500, Nexus 2K, 3K, 5k and 7k series switches)

Took the responsibility of handling all Wireless incidents such as connectivity issues, slow performance, limited connectivity, and Signal strength & interference issues. Aruba AP 200, 130, 70 series & 7000, 6000, 3600 series of mobility controllers.

Replaced the wireless controllers & terminating access points in redundant path to avoid any outage to Wireless clients.

Analyzing packet capture in Wireshark to drill down and to find the root cause of latency related and other strange application behaviors.

Environment: CISCO 6500, 6509, 6504 series and Nexus 7004, 7009, 3064, 3048 switches Cisco 3640/12000,7200/3845/3600/2800 routers, Cisco Nexus 7K/5K, Cisco ASA 500, Checkpoint, Windows server 2003/2008, RIP, OSPF, BGP, EIGRP, LAN, WAN, VPN, HSRP.

PG&E, San Francisco, CA Oct 2014 – Jul 2015

Senior Network Consultant

The Pacific Gas and Electric Company, commonly known as PG&E, is an investor-owned utility that provides natural gas and electricity to most of the northern two-thirds of California, from Bakersfield almost to the Oregon border. It is the leading subsidiary of the PG&E Corporation.


Successfully migrated the cisco legacy environment which consist of 6500, 4500 to Cisco Nexus 7k/5k/2k.

Design and configuring of OSPF, BGP on Juniper Routers and SRX Firewalls.

Security policy review and configuration in Palo Alto and JuniperSRX Firewall in US offices and Datacenter.

Configuring & managing around 500+ Network &Security Devices that includes Cisco Routers & Switches, Nexus Switches, Juniper and Palo Alto Firewalls, F5 BigIP Load balancers, Blue Coat Proxies and Riverbed WAN Optimizers.

Regular upgrade and maintenance of Infrastructure, Installing, configuring, and maintaining Cisco Switches (2900, 3500,7600, 3700 series, 6500 series) Cisco Routers (4800, 3800, 3600, 2800, 2600, 2900, 1800, 1700, 800) Cisco Router and Switches, Juniper Routers and Firewalls, Nexus 7k,5k & 2k, f5 BIG IP, Palo Alto Firewalls, BlueCoat Proxy and Riverbed Steelhead appliances.

Configuration and Management of Cisco Nexus 7K and 5K Series Switches, Cisco 6500, 4500, 3750 series Switches, Cisco 2800, 2900, 7200, ASR 1000 Series Routers, ASA, Check Point Firewalls, F5 Load Balancers

Performed Nexus-OS ISSU and EPLD upgrade.

Configured policy statements, routing instances, route manipulation on RIP, OSPF and BGP.

Migrated Sites From EIGRP to OSPF.

Migrated Data Center Backend Firewalls from PIX to the ASA.

Deployed Checkpoint GAIA Firewalls at the Data Centers.

Coordinating with Store technician for switch addition, movement and replacement

Creating, Managing and maintaining rules to adhere corporate security standards using checkpoint Firewall

Coordinating with Vendors for creating and modifying firewall and NAT rules and Maintaining Site to Site and SSL VPN

Design and configuring of OSPF, BGP on Juniper Routers and SRX Firewalls.

Configuring & managing around 500+ Network &Security Devices that includes Cisco Routers & Switches, Nexus Switches, Juniper and Palo Alto Firewalls, F5 BigIP Load balancers, Blue Coat Proxies and Riverbed WAN Optimizers.

Configuring switch ports (VLAN tagging, switch port mode, Port Channel) at distribution and Access layers for new server builds and critical server movement as per requirement

Infrastructure trouble shooting and TCP/IP Protocols Experience

Worked in HP blade centers for server storage and used HP One view for automated lifecycle management.

Involved in Configuration of Access lists (ACL) on Juniper and Palo ALto firewall for the proper network routing for the B2Bnetwork connectivity.

Switching technologies like VLAN, Inter-VLAN Routing, Ether-channel, VTP, MLS, HSRP, VRRP,

UDLD, Spanning Tree Protocol 802.1d, 802.1s and 802.1w.

Experience of IP/MPLS/Optical Transmission network for access transport & back haul network to Facilitate 2/3/4G Network.

Understanding of mobile backhaul network on IP, Ethernet, ATM, PW & TDM.

Good understanding on iRules.

Have implemented Cisco ACE load balancers across the DC for various projects.

Have completed two Business integrations with a very strict time line and gained some very good knowledge in understanding the road blocks in Network integration and feasible methods to fix it.

Have maintained Riverbed for the North American offices.

Environment: Cisco2948/3560/4500/3560/3750/3550/3500/2960 6500 switches and Cisco 3640/12000 /7200/3845/3600/2800 routers, Cisco Nexus 7K/5K, Cisco ASA 500, Checkpoint, windows server 2003/2008: F5 BIGIP LTM, RIP, OSPF, BGP, EIGRP, LAN, WAN, VPN, HSRP.

Wells Fargo May 2013 – Apr 2014

Sr. Network Engineer

Wells Fargo & Company is an American international banking and financial services holding company headquartered in San Francisco, California. It is the world's largest bank by market capitalization and the third largest bank in the U.S. by assets. Wells Fargo is the second largest bank in deposits, home mortgage servicing, and debit cards. It has products like Consumer banking, corporate banking, Credit cards, financial services, foreign currency exchange, Investment banking, Mortgage loans, Private banking, Private equity, Wealth management


Installed, Configured and maintained Cisco 72xx, 39xx Series Routers, 2950, 3750, 3800 and 65xx Cat switches.

Configuring and modifying Access-lists, policy maps, route-maps.

Configuring and troubleshooting Vlans, STP, Trunking, Ether channel, DTP on the LAN switches.

Configuring NAT pools on the edge routers.

Downloaded and upgraded IOS versions on Cisco devices.

Configuring OSPF, BGP, RIP, MPLS and static routes.

Utilized Cisco BGP communities and advanced route filtering on Cisco IOS.

Analyzing traffic behaviors using Wireshark and Solar winds.

Configured and managed Cisco access layer routers and switches & carried out route redistribution & manipulated route updates using distribute lists, route-maps & administrative distance, and offset-lists.

Provide fault resolution to backbone infrastructure running BGP, OSPF, RIP and MPLS routing protocols.

Network Design - Designed, constructed, implemented, tested and launched various network nodes featuring BGP, OSPF, MPLS and VLANS using RSTP, gateway redundancy protocols HSRP, GLBP and VRRP.

Deployed and installed various 3925 Series ISRs as Branch CE routers.

Designed Campus branches and data centers.

Deployed new data centers with Cisco 6506's, F5 load balancers.

Implemented with Cisco Layer 3 switches 3750, 4500, 6500 in multi VLAN environment with the use of inter-VLAN routing, HSRP, ISL trunk, ether channel.

Performed VSS on CISCO catalyst 6500 series switches.

Implemented port aggregation & link negotiation using LACP and PAGP.

Configured Client VPN technologies including Cisco's VPN client via IPSEC.

Involved in operations and administration of WAN consisting Ethernet Handoffs, T1, DS3, and Optic Fiber Handoffs.

Perform system maintenance to proactively tune various network issues prior to occurrence.

Dispatch field technicians on various sites, and provide guidance for network devices connections, configurations and troubleshooting.

Investigate, analyze and document technical issues, then provide recommendation to upper management,

Provide 24/7 support and troubleshooting of a variety of network related issues including Guests' connectivity and devices operability.

Configure, monitor, and insure connectivity of LAN, and WAN sites.

Daily phone and email troubleshooting of server-based connection issues.

Preparing execution and back out documents for various scheduled weekend turnovers.

Acting as an On-call Escalation engineer to troubleshoot various issues.

Provided technical assistance for LAN/WAN management & troubleshooting and complex customer issues using Network monitoring tools such as Solar winds.

Environment: Cisco2948/3560/4500/3560/3750/3550/3500/2960/6500 switches and Cisco 3640/12000/7200/3845/3600/2800 routers, PAL ALTO 2k,3k, checkpoint firewall, PA 3060 Cisco ASA remembering, RIP, OSPF, BGP, EIGRP, LAN, WAN, VPN, HSRP

Sutherland Global Services, May 2012 to Apr 2013

Jr. Network Engineer


Implementation of TCP/IP & related Services-DHCP/DNS

Developed scripts for automation, monitoring and security purposes.

Optimization and security hardening of Network Monitoring System (NMS) servers

Corporate Data Network (CDN)/LAN management.

Experience in printers and scanners.

Configured and installed the Wireless access points

Migration of RIP V2 to OSPF, BGP routing protocols.

Design multi-router peer Cisco BGP network, in process of Cisco MPLS L2/L3VPN

Transport network design.

Extensive experience of design, implementation and use of load balancers F5, BIG-IP

optimize and control network traffic

Implemented VTP and Trunking protocols (802.1q and ISL) on 3560, 3750 and 4500 series Cisco Catalyst switches.

Worked on designing, configuring & troubleshooting of routing protocols: RIP, EIGRP,


Configured IP access filter policies.

Resolved various OSPF issues in an OSPF multi area environment.

Created, configured and managed fast Layer 3 switched/routed LAN/WAN infrastructure as a part of Network team. The LAN consisted of Cisco campus model of Cisco 3550 at access layer, Cisco 6513 at distribution/core.

• Active participation on operational support for routing/switching protocols in complex environments including BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, Spanning Tree, 802.1q, etc.

Managed various teams involved in site surveys, cabling specifications, Network equipment installation and configuration.

Environment: Cisco routers, Cisco switches, Nexus,F5, BIG-IP,load balancers, TCP/IP, DHCP/DNS, NMS, CDN,LAN, RIP V2, OSPF, BGP, Trunking, IOS, STP, VTP, Inter-VLAN, QOS.

JK Technologies Software Services & Consulting Nov 2009-Apr 2012

Role: System /Network Administrator


Installation, configuration & Trouble shoot L2 Switches

Installed and configured DHCP Client/Server

Maintain, Configuration, Trouble-shoot Wi-Fi Devices

Cisco IOS Installation & Up gradation on L2 Switches with Latest IOS

Configure two locations through wireless access point

Monitoring Public connectivity, Traffic & Bandwidth

Inventory & Stock Maintain for Spares (Switches, cables, Fiber optic cable)

Quarterly & Half yearly perform Network health check-up

Had a good hands-on experience with cisco 6509 Series Cisco Switch with VLAN’s for different departments

Implemented VTP and trunking protocols (like 802.1q and ISL) on cat 3560, 3750 and 4500 switches.

Supporting wide range of products from Cisco Systems, Troubleshooting of Routers, Switches, Leased line

Provided users and network operations personnel with LAN and WAN technical support

Environment: Cisco routers, Cisco switches, Nexus, cat 3560, 3750, 4500 firewalls,F5, BIG-IP,load balancers, TCP/IP, DHCP/DNS, LAN, WAN, NMS, CDN,LAN, RIP V2, OSPF, BGP, Trunking, IOS, STP, VTP, Inter-VLAN, QOS, Wi-Fi.


Bachelor of Technology in Computer Science.

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