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Manager Engineer

London, Greater London, United Kingdom
October 11, 2016

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Personal Profile

Effective communicator with strong organisational skills, I have the capability to work in a team environment while maintaining the ability to work alone under my own initiative. I am enthusiastic and able to adapt to different work styles with ease. A self-motivated Network Engineer with a willingness to learn new skills, I have a proven experience of working in a wide variety of network environments configuring, monitoring and troubleshooting Cisco Routers, Switches and Firewalls ASA and monitoring devices to an advanced level. I have excellent interpersonal skills and am used to working in highly pressurised environments meeting tight deadlines.

Summary of Qualifications

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) - ID CSCO10950092

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) - ID CSCO10950092

Cisco IOS Security Specialist

Cisco Information Security Specialist

Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP) - ID CSCO10950092

Cisco Certified Voice Professional (CCVP) - ID CSCO10950092

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) – Written Exam

Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) - ID 1894273

BSc (Hons) Computing Science.

Skill Summary

Switches and Routers: Cisco Switches 2960, 2960S, 3550, 3560, 3750x, 4500, 6500, 6900, Nexus 5548. Cisco routers 2801, 2811, 2821, 2901, 2911, 2921.

Wireless: Cisco Wireless Controllers 4402, 5508, 7510. Cisco Wireless Access Points 1130, 1142, 1200, 1550,1600,1700,2600, 3600, 3700.

Security: ASA 5505, 5510, 5520, 5540, PIX-506E. Active/Standby failover, Active/Active failover, Multiple Context, IPSEC VPN, Site-to-Site VPN, Remote SSL, Port security, Access Control Lists (ACLs), VACL, RADIUS, TACACS+, AAA, IDS, IPS and RSA two-factor authentication systems.

VoIP: Call Manager 4.1(3), CUCM 7/8, Cisco Call Manager Express, Cisco Unity Express 2.3, Voice Gateway, VG224, VG248. HP DL380 G4/G5 Servers. Cisco IP Phones 7960, 7970 and 7975.

Software: SecureCRT, Nagios, SolarWinds Orion, Wireshark, GNS3, Microsoft Visio 2007/2003, Symantec Backup Exec, Symantec Antivirus.


Professional Career History

2013 Ongoing

Freelance Consultancy

Networking: Design, Implementation and Troubleshooting.

Installing and configuring client/server networks.

Configuring Cisco routers, switches for LAN/WAN and PIX Firewall and ASA.

Security and Risk Management.

Security Assessment Testing

Providing 3rd line support.


Network Engineer, 3rd Line Support

Ipitomi Ltd / Niu Solutions, London, UK

Main duties:

Providing Voice/Data solutions to various problems over the telephone and in person.

Administering, configuring and troubleshooting Cisco Unified Communications Manager (CUCM) and Redbox Voice recording systems.

Managing and administering Cisco Unity Voicemail and Arc Operator Switchboard.

Maintaining network infrastructure, monitoring and fault finding.

Configuring and installing 2nd and 3rd layer Cisco switches, routers and ASA.

Maintaining network documentation and diagrams using SolarWinds and Visio.

Configuring and troubleshooting site to site and remote access VPN tunnels.

Configuring multiple routers with TCP/IP, RIP, EIGRP, OSPF, IS-IS and BGP.

Configuring Firewall policies and NAT rules, MPLS, Frame Relay and ISDN.

Providing Cisco training to employees and commercial users.


Lecturer/Tutor in Networking and PC Maintenance

Lambeth College, London, UK

My responsibilities include:

Writing Scheme of Work for Advanced Diploma in Computer Networking.

Preparation and delivery of training, both practical and theoretical.

Worked closely with the management providing feedback and suggestions

concerning training.

Education and Training

November 2015

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

Learning Tree International, London, UK

- Security and Risk Management

- Security Engineering

- Communication and Network Security

- Identity and Access Management

- Asset Security

- Security Assessment Testing

- Software Development Security

- Security Operations

2007 - 2008

Cisco Certified Voice Professional (CCVP)

Cisco Systems, London, UK

- Implementing Cisco Voice Communications

- Implementing Cisco Unified Communications Manager, Part 1 (CIPT1

- Implementing Cisco Unified Communications Manager, Part 2 (CIPT2 )

- Implementing Cisco Voice Gateways and Gatekeepers (GWGK)

- Quality of Service (QoS)

2006 - 2007

Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)

Cisco Systems, London, UK

- Securing Cisco Network Devices (SND)

- Cisco Secure Virtual Private Networks (CSVPN)

- Securing Networks Using Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS)

- Securing Networks with PIX and ASA (SNPA)

- Securing Networks with Cisco Routers and Switches (SNRS)

2004 - 2005

Information Technology Professional

Britannia IT Training Academy, London, UK

CompTia A+ Hardware/Software

CompTia Network+ Certified Professional - ID COMP001003823737

- Media, Topologies, Protocols & Standards

- Network Implementation and Support

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) - ID CSCO10950092

- Design a LAN and internetwork using Cisco Technology

- Compare and contrast key characteristics of LAN and WAN environments

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) - ID CSCO10950092


BSc (Hons) Computer Science

University of Greenwich, London

Computer Systems Networking

Network Infrastructures for Distributed Applications (NIDA)

Web Application Technologies including PHP and MySQL Web Development

Computer Programming in Java and C++

Database Systems Development including Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server

Large Scale Systems Development. Including Project Management.

1999 - 2000

C & G Diploma in PC Networking

Lewisham College, London

Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) – ID 1894273

Microcomputer Systems Installation and Maintenance – KTD5639

1997 -1999

BTEC HND in Business Information Systems

University of Greenwich, London

covering 21 subjects inc.: Systems Analysis, Design & Implementation, Data Communications, Database Application Development, Project Management and Development, Business Support Systems, Information Systems in Business.

Reference: Available on request.

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