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Peoria, Illinois, United States
Posted:
January 02, 2017

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Rahul

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Professional Summary:

Overall 7+ years of experience in Routing, Switching and Firewall Security, including hands-on experience in network support, installation and analysis for a broad range of LAN / WAN/MAN communication systems.

Working knowledge of installing, configuring, and maintaining Cisco Switches (2900, 3500, 3700, 6500,6800 series) and Nexus 3000, 5000, 6000, 7000 series switches and Cisco 2600, 2800, 3600, 3800, 7200, 7600 series routers.

In depth on working experience on Firewalls and Cisco ASA 5540/5550.

Juniper Routers (MX960, MX480) and SRX Firewall (SRX240, SRX550).

Hand on experience on IP Addressing, Sub netting, VLSM and ARP, reverse & proxy ARP, Ping Concepts.

Provided support, troubleshooting of VLAN’s, and have operational knowledge of STP, PVST, RSTP, inter VLAN routing, VLAN Trunks, port security, VTP Ether-channel, LACP protocol and ISL/802.1q, HSRP, VRRP, GLBP, PPP, CHAP, LACP, PAGP.

Experienced in implementing and managing F5 BigIP GTM/LTM appliances to include writing iRules, SSL offload and everyday task of creating WIP and VIPs.

Extensive experience in RIP, OSPF, BGP, EIGRP.

Troubleshooting DNS/DHCP issues within the LAN network.

Working knowledge in Configuring, Monitoring and have Troubleshooter on Checkpoint security appliance, Failover DMZ zoning & configuring VLANs/routing/NATing with the firewalls per design.

Subject matter expert (SME) in network concepts like OSI Reference Model, TCP/IP, ACE, F5 load balancer, DNS, IPV4, IPV6 and Subnetting.

Extensive Knowledge on the implementation of checkpoint R75 firewalls.

Experience in working on Palo Alto networks.

Implementing site-site (IPSEC VPN) and remote VPN connections to communicate between branches using Cisco network devices, access NAC Appliances.

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

Experienced working on network monitoring and analysis tools like, Tcpdump, Solar Winds, cisco works, Cisco Prime, Riverbed, Wireshark, Gigamon.

Proficient in setting up IT infrastructure including WAN\LAN, security management systems network device administration.

Real time experience in backup and restoration of Cisco IOS on TFTP server and routers.

Escalated problems for Routing, Switching and WAN connectivity issues using ticketing system like Remedy Ticketing System.

Proficient in using MS Visio, Excel, and Word for documentation.

Good knowledge and understanding of Unix, Linux shell scripting.

Good understanding on Wireless LAN Controller.

Technical Skills:

Cisco Routers

3600, 3800, 7200, 7600 ASR 100X, ASR 9000.

Cisco L2 & L3 Switches

3560, 3750,3850, 4500, 4900, 6500, Nexus 2K/5K/7K/9K.

Juniper Platforms

M, J and MX series routers.

LAN Technologies

Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, and Gigabit Ethernet, SMTP, VLAN, Inter-VLAN Routing, VTP, STP, RSTP, Light weight access point, WLC.

WAN Technologies

Frame Relay, PPP, HDLC, (E1/T1/E3T3), ATM, MPLS and SONET

Network Security

Cisco ASA, ACL, Checkpoint R77.

Networks Protocols

RIP v1/v2, OSPF, EIGRP, IS-IS, BGP, PBR, Route Filtering, Redistribution, Summarization, Static Routing, TACACS+, radius, AAA.

Gateway Load Balancing

HSRP, VRRP, GLBP.

Various Features Services

IOS and Features, IRDP, NAT, SNMP, SYSLOG, NTP, DHCP, CDP, TFTP and FTP.

Network Monitoring Tools

Wireshark, SolarWinds, Cisco Works, Cisco prime.

Load Balancers

F5 Networks (Big-IP) LTM, Cisco ACE 4710.

Firewall & Security

Checkpoint, Cisco ASA 55XX, Palo Alto, Bluecoat.

Operating Systems

Windows (XP, Server 2003/2008, Windows 7, Linux.

Professional summary:

Client: Cgn Global, IL Mar 2016- Present

Role: Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

Involved in configuring and implementing of composite Network models consists of Cisco 7600, 7200, 3800 series routers and Cisco 2950, 3500, 5000, 6500 series switches.

Used Fabric Extenders like 2248TP GE series for the top of the rack solution and used 5548P for the end of the row solution.

Worked on internet links upgrade project, wireless standardization, and core switch upgrade project.

Scheduled maintenance of Nexus (2248, 5548, and 7010) switches so that there are no Orphan ports in the network, and all Users to be dual homed, so that they have sufficient redundancy.

Worked on OTV to extend L2 VLANs between data centers over IP on Nexus 7010 switches.

Configured and maintained VPCs with 7010 and 5548 in the network. Also, configured and maintained VDCs in 7010 switches, maintained VRFs in those separate VDCs.

Created site to site IPSEC VPN tunnel with Checkpoint and Cisco ASA firewalls.

Configuration of ACLs in Cisco 5540 series ASA firewall for Internet Access requests for servers in LAN and DMZ and also for special user requests as authorized by management.

Implementation and configuration of F5 BIG-IP LTM-6400, 6900, 3900 load balancers.

Configure and Install F5 New Virtual Servers, Profiles, IRules, Pools, Nodes, Generate CSR Certificate, SSL Certificates.

Implemented F5 ASM layer 7 web application firewalls for DMZ network.

Involved in L2/L3 Switching Technology Administration including creating and managing VLANs, Port security, Trunking, STP, Inter-Vlan routing, LAN security.

Setup of a new Cisco Secure ACS server for secure login to remote equipment using TACACS + and SSH connected in disturbed deployment mode and migrated devices between two active directories.

Managed Bluecoat proxy devices, IDS and IPS devices. Migration of forward proxies to the centralized Director product, configuring the reverse proxy for the content analysis system(CAS) for newer application.

Assisted Network Engineering with WCCP route/ACL implementation, customer L2L/IPSEC implementation and maintenance.

Proficient with the use of CLI (Command Line Interface) and GUI (Graphical User Interface).

Performing network monitoring, providing analysis using various tools like Wireshark, Solar winds, riverbed etc.

Attending weekly CAB meetings and ensuring all changes were going through the change process.

Capacity planning and providing recommendations for infra upgrade.

Infrastructure upgrades and new Infra deployments.

Environment: Cisco Nexus 7K/5K, 2248/3560/5020/6509, Cisco 3750/3550/3500/2960 switches and Cisco 3640/12000/7200/3845/3600/2800 routers, Cisco ASA5510.PIX, Checkpoint, Palo Alto), F5 LoadBalancers, TMS, DMP, S&S, Cisco Works, Solar Winds, Cisco ACS, Cisco NCS, Cisco SmartNet, CMS, Firemon, NetMRI, Service Manager (Trouble ticketing system), ASDM, Riverbed

Client: Prime Therapeutics, MN May 2015 – Feb 2016

Role: Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

Worked on 2600, 3500, 7613 Cisco Routers and 4500 and 6500 series Cisco Switches.

Configured STP for loop prevention and VTP for Inter-VLAN Routing.

Performed layer 2/layer 3 switching configurations like ISL/802.1q trunking, Inter-VLAN routing, port Configuring Virtual Chassis for Juniper switches EX-4200, Firewalls SRX-210

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

Configured URL Rewrite policy for several application & web servers load balanced on internal NetScaler VPXs.

Involved in day to day management of Citrix NetScaler 11.0 for view, managed users, servers and monitored health of servers and load balance.

Configured DUO dual factor authentication integrated with Cisco ASA VPN and NetScaler 5500 FIPS.

Implemented VPN connections using Palo Alto firewalls. Performed multiple firewall changes on the PIX, ASA, and Palo Alto firewall based on the requirements and monitored firewall changes using firemon Tool

Involved in SAN Switch administration using CLI, Brocade Web tools and Cisco Fabric manager and Cisco Device Manager.

Troubleshooting Brocade 48000 director, DCX -8510 class fiber channel switches, Cisco director fiber channel switches.

Configuring VLAN, spanning tree, VSTP, SNMP on Juniper EX series switches.

Understand the JUNOS platform and worked with IOS upgrade of Juniper devices.

Configured OSPF, BGP on Juniper Routers and SRX Firewalls.

Configuring RIP, OSPF and Static routing on Juniper M and MX series Routers.

Implemented firewall policy change on the Checkpoint clusters.

Worked on F5 BIG-IP LTM 8900, configured profiles, provided and ensured high availability.

Worked on F5, ASM and APM load balancers deploying many load balancing techniques with multiple components for efficient performance.

Worked with convert Checkpoint VPN rules over to the Cisco ASA solution. Migration with both Checkpoint and Cisco ASA VPN experience.

Responsibility for the Core Security of the Network. Managing the entire Network Security Products deployed in the network such as Checkpoint (GAIA R75.40/77.20).

Worked with server team on some servers and cisco ACE load balancers.

Maintained TACACS+ and RADIUS servers for AAA.

Provide second/third level technical support for ACI (Application Centric Infrastructure) technologies.

Creating dedicated VLANs for Voice & Data with QOS for prioritizing VOICE over DATA.

Support third party technologies within the ACI ecosystem such as VMware ESX, OpenStack.

Configuration of Access Control Lists (ACL), Quality of Service (QoS), VPN, NAT/PAT policies.

Performed installation, configuration and testing of Aruba’s wireless Access points.

Maintained F5 BIG-IP LTM 6900 for providing application redundancy, load balancing and policies.

Perform monitoring and support of internal network security.

Provided technical assistance for LAN/WAN management and troubleshooting the complex customer issues using Network monitoring tool’s such as Solar winds, Cisco Prime.

Environment: Cisco Nexus 7K/5K, 2248/3560/5020/6509, Cisco 3750/3550/3500/2960 switches and Cisco 3640/12000/7200/3845/3600/2800 routers, citrix, Cisco ASA5510.PIX, Checkpoint, Palo Alto), Brocade switches, F5 LoadBalancers, TMS, DMP, S&S, Cisco Works, Solar Winds, Cisco ACS, Cisco NCS, Cisco SmartNet, CMS, Firemon, NetMRI, Service Manager (Trouble ticketing system), ASDM, Riverbed

Client: Corning, Vineland, NJ Jan 2014 – April 2015

Role: Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

Configuration and troubleshooting of Cisco 2500, 2600, 3000, 6500, 7500, 7200 Series routers.

Responsible for implementing, supporting, and maintaining 24x7 network services.

Coordinated efforts with Engineer’s to ensure all network devices conformed to defined network standards.

Configured and troubleshooting HSRP, BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, MPLS WAN, QoS and Route Maps.

Configuring of IP Allocation and sub-netting for all applications and servers and other needs throughout company using VLSM addressing

Implementing traffic engineering on top of an existing Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) network using Frame Relay and Open Shortest Path First (OSPF).

Provided redundancy in a multi homed Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) network by tunings AS-path

Involved with Change ticket, priority tickets and Supporting On-call for Windows, Citrix and Virtual machines.

Managed user accounts, networking and connectivity for Citrix connectivity.

Configuring rules and Maintaining Palo Alto Firewalls & Analysis of firewall logs using various tools.

Troubleshoot on security related issues on Cisco ASA/PIX, Checkpoint, IDS/IPS, Palo Alto firewalls.

Installed Big IP F5 LTM, ASM and GTM load balancers to provide continues service to customers.

Configured & maintained IPSEC Site-to-Site VPN.

Provided layer 3 redundancy by implementing HSRP in the network.

Configured pool and pool members and associated it to the virtual server.

Managed the F5 BigIP GTM/LTM appliances to include writing iRules, SSL offload and everyday task of creating WIP and VIPs.

Involved in Troubleshooting of DHCP and other IP conflict problems.

Performed Switching Technology Administration including STP, RSTP and Port Aggregation, Link Negotiation, including VLANs, inter-VLAN Routing, Trunking.

Did supporting work on support of routing/switching protocols in complex environments including BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, Spanning Tree, 802.1q, etc.

Packet capturing, troubleshooting on network problems with Wireshark, identifying and fixing problems

Environment: Cisco Nexus 7K/5K, 2248/3560/5020/6509, Cisco 3750/3550/3500/2960 switches and Cisco 3640/12000/7200/3845/3600/2800 routers, citrix, Cisco ASA5510.PIX, Checkpoint, Palo Alto), F5 LoadBalancers, TMS, DMP, S&S, Cisco Works, Solar Winds, Cisco ACS, Cisco NCS, Cisco SmartNet, CMS, Firemon, NetMRI, Service Manager (Trouble ticketing system), ASDM, Riverbed

Client: Vertiple Information Technologies Mar 2011- Dec 2013

Role: Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

Configuration and troubleshooting of Cisco 2500, 2600, 3000, 6500, 7500, 7200 Series routers.

Configuration of Cisco 7206 router with VPN and Configuration of Catalyst switches.

Configuration 7609, 7606 with OSPF and catalyst 6505, 4500, 3550 switches with various VLAN.

Configured Routing protocols such as RIP, OSPF, EIGRP, static routing and policy based routing.

Worked with uploading SSL certificates on F5 load balancer.

Stimulated maintenance of Symantec SSL certificate, Symantec Endpoint Protection, and Symantec DLP (Data Loss Prevention) solutions.

Maintained Symantec Brightmail scanners on Vmware environment.

Configure VRRP & GLBP and VLAN Trunking 802.1Q & ISL, STP, Port Security on Catalyst 6500 switches.

Responsible for implementing Qos prioritizing voice traffic over a data.

Managed and maintained Antivirus Server (MacAfee, Quick heal, scan).

Configured Client-to-Site VPN using SSL Client on Cisco ASA 5520 ver8.2

Worked on converting Checkpoint VPN rules over to the Cisco ASA solution. Migration with Cisco ASA VPN experience.

Managing the DNS entries using Infoblox.

Implementing VoIP solutions using SIP and H.323, also have sound knowledge of Avaya VoIP product.

Configured using Cisco Prime and guided field technicians on installations for layer 2 and 3 devices

working with security issues like applying ACL’s, configuring NAT and VPN.

Managed VPN, IPSec, Endpoint-Security, status policy, Application control, IPS, Monitoring, Anti-Spam, Smart Provisioning, DLP using Checkpoint Firewalls

Use CUCM troubleshooting tools like Cisco unified serviceability tools, RTMT, Netdump Utility, Network Management like SNMP, SYSLOG, Packet capture, Sniffer Traces, Debug, and System History.

Implementing and accomplishing Networking Projects under ITIL Standards.

Environment: Cisco2948/3560/4500/3560/3750/3550/3500/2960 6500 switches and Cisco 3640/1200/7200/3845/3600/2800 routers, Cisco Nexus 7K/5K/2K, Cisco ASA 500, Checkpoint, windows server 2003/2008: F5 BIGIP LTM, RIP, OSPF, BGP, EIGRP, LAN, WAN, VPN, HSRP

Client: Igm Technologies, India April 2009 – Feb 2011

Role: Network Engineer

Responsibilities

Supported day to day operations of corporate LAN server environment.

Configured Access List (Standard, Extended, and Named) to allow users all over the company to access different applications and blocking others.

Configured STP for loop prevention and VTP for Inter-VLAN Routing.

Done troubleshooting of TCP/IP problems and connectivity issues in multi-protocol Ethernet environment.

Configured 2600, 2900 and 3600 routers with RIP and EIGRP.

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

Installation, Maintenance, Troubleshooting Local and Wide Areas Network (ISDN, Frame relay, NAT, DHCP, TCP/IP).

Creating new load balancing policies by employing BGP attributes including Local Preference, AS-Path, and Community, MED

Configuring and Troubleshooting Cisco’s PIX firewall.

Configured Trunk groups, ether channels, and Spanning tree for creating Access/distribution.

Maintained redundancy on Cisco 2600, 2800 and 3600 router with HSRP.

Performed IOS upgrades on 2900, 3500 series Cisco Catalyst switches and 1800, 2600, 3600 series Cisco routers using TFTP.

created IVR Scripts to create reports via Seagate Crystal Report v.7 for the Symposium Call Center

Worked on network-based IT systems such as Racking, Stacking and Cabling.

Environment: Cisco2948/3560/4500/3560/3750/3550/3500/2960 6500 switches and Cisco 3640/1200/7200/3845/3600/2800 routers, Cisco Nexus 7K/5K/2K, Cisco ASA 500, Checkpoint, windows server 2003/2008: F5 BIGIP LTM, RIP, OSPF, BGP, EIGRP, LAN, WAN, VPN, HSRP.

CERTIFICATION:

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)

EDUCATION: Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics & Communication.

ACADEMICPROJECT:

Title: “Dual Stack strategy” for migrating of IPv4 to IPv6.

Description:

Learned about,

INTERNET CONTROL MESSAGE PROTOCOL (ICMP).

Reports of Unreachable Destinations.

Addressing IPv4 vs IPv6 and sub netting.

Switching Technologies and Routers.

Learned about static routing and dynamic routing.



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