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CCNP Certified with 16 Years of experience

Location:
Pune, Maharashtra, India
Posted:
January 01, 2020

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ABHIJIT KASAREKAR

Mobile: +91-982******* E-Mail:ada6l6@r.postjobfree.com

Skype:ada6l6@r.postjobfree.com

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/abhijit-kasarekar-5b653b122 Currently in India;willing to relocate

PROFILE OVERVIEW

Diligent and competent professional with 16+ years of experience in IT industry; focusing on Networking, Network Security / Administration, Configuration and Validation

Proven expertise in Cisco Routing and Switching, protocols including TCP/IP, OSPF, static routing, familiar with BGP and MPLS, VLAN, VOIP, Frame Relay, VPN,QoS

Deft in leveraging emerging networking technologies to serve the requirements of the organization

Exposure to various facets of the Software Development Life cycle such as design, technical development, testing and application support among others

Competent in staying abreast with emerging technologies

Extensively worked with Cisco Products, D-Link, other network vendor familiarity TECHNICAL SKILLS

Routing Protocol: RIP/RIP2, EIGRP, OSPF, BGP

LAN Technologies: Ethernet, VLAN, VTP, Port Security, STP, SSL VPN Devices Worked upon

Cisco Catalyst Switches - 2900, 3700, 3800, 4500, 6500, 4500X,

Cisco Routers - ISR, 3700, ASR

Cisco Nexus Switches 1K, 2K, 5K & 7K

Cisco Load Balancer ACE-20 & ACE-30

F5 Load Balancer

Infoblox

Cisco Firewalls ASA, PIX

Juniper Switches

Fortinet devices

Wireless Devices - Cisco, Ruckus, Cisco WLC

WORK HISTORY

Infra Team Lead COGNIZANT TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS Jun 2010 - Oct2018

Created implementation, blackout and testing plan for the approved design and raised change requests

(RFC) to ensure smooth implementation

Provided end-to-end support to client

Headed the changes for small/medium/large campus and B2B sites as per the client requirement

Designed and implemented cognizant internal network and handed over to the Operations team with documentation

Prepared and validated BOQ /BOM

Participated in customer / internal / external audit

Managing Client SLA's.

Creating, Sharing, and Presenting Monthly and Weekly Audit reports with the Client.

Managing Call Abandoned%.

Attending Client Calls, understanding their requirements and accordingly creating policies and procedures among the team in order to deliver the services promised.

Internal Team Audits : Stack Rankings, appreciations etc. Key Projects Handled

HUB Room Redressing

Selection of HUB Room for redressing

Port calculation

Vendor selection

Raising necessary CR for work

Taking approval from business

Aligning resources

Regular update to higher management

Standardizing Global Configuration

Collection of inventory with the help of local support

Sorted devices based on model number

Discussed with Cisco for best practice implementation

Prepared configuration template as per model and IOS

Preparation of project plan

Aligning resources for execution

Regular Audit for configuration

Following ITIL procedures to complete the task

Taking necessary approvals from respective stake owners

Populating progress

Global Network Refresh

Infrastructure build out

Awards

Received Best Engineer Award for the Quarter in October 2011 Received Star Engineer Award for the Quarter in October 2013 Level 2 Engineer DIMENSIONS DATA (Cisco Gold Partner) May 2008 - Jun2010

Configured C i s c o R outers(3 8 0 0, 3 7 0 0, 2800,1 8 4 1, a n d 1 7 5 1 ) a n d C i s c o Switches

( 6500,4 5 0 0, 3 7 5 0 E, 3750G, 2950)

Configured Cisco wireless AP's for EAP, MAC, and RADIUSauthentication

Configured and implemented remote access solutions using IPSecVPN

Designed and implemented security policies using ACL, PIX firewall (515, ASA5500)

Upgraded Cisco routers, switches, access points and firewalls (PIX) IOS usingTFTP

Recovered IOS image from ROMMONmode

Configured 6509, 4507, 3750E, 3750G, 3560 Switches (layer 2, 3switching) Key Projects Handled

Advinus Therapeutics (LAN Infrastructure)

Configured HSRP forHA

Deployed 2 layered architecture model forLAN

Configured VLAN and Checkpoint UTM270

Upgraded license onCheckpoint

Emerson Design & Engineering (LAN Infrastructure)

Implemented VSS Technology

Configured stack of Cisco 3750Gswitches

Configured Etherchannel in between core and access switches, WLC 4402 to manage and maintain light weight access points

Integrated RADIUS with WLC 4402 for user authentication and authorization

Executed WCS to manage wireless controller

Mercedes Benz India Ltd (LAN Infrastructure)

Executed Cisco 3 layered architecture

Configured HSRP for HA and load balancing

Configured STP on distribution switches

Configured OSPF routing protocol inside the campus

Configured WLC 4402 to manage and maintain Light Weight Access points EXL Services (LAN Infrastructure)

Configured HSRP for HA

Deployed 2 layered architecture model for LAN

Configured VLAN and integrated with the existing site Wave Suspension System (LAN Infrastructure)

Configured ASA 5510 for remote access VPN and for internet browsing for internal users

Deployed 2 layered architecture model for LAN

Configured VLAN

Support Engineer COMPUTECH ENGINEERS (Cisco Premier Certified Partner) Jun 2007 – Apr2008

Installed, configured and troubleshooting Cisco routers, switches, firewalls & WLC

Resolved hardware/software, L1/2/3 issues in networking devices like Cisco routers, switches, and firewalls and WLC

Accountable for IOS up-gradation/degradation, critical recovery, backup and restoration of networking devices

Facility Management Engineer WIPRO INFOTECH Mumbai Sep 2005 - Jun2007

Installed, configured and troubleshooting all Cisco 1841,2801,2811,3800 series routers and Cisco 2950, 2960, 3550, 3570, 6505, 6509 switches and IP phones etc.

Carried out site surveys, layouts, LAN cabling of Cisco router2621

Performed troubleshooting and commissioned E1 and PRI Links (BSNL)

Installed, and configured Cisco Routers 2621, 3725 and Cisco Switches 2950 and4507

Efficiently troubleshooting routing protocols like static routing and OSPF

Prepared reports like POA, installation, acceptance testing, IOS up-gradation, critical recovery, backup and restoration of configuration

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science, Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University, India(1999) CERTIFICATIONS

Cisco Certified Network Professional(CCNP)

ITILV3Foundation-2013



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