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Network Engineer Cisco

Jersey City, NJ
February 24, 2020

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Jay Popat 201-***-****


To work in an organization where I am able to contribute to the organization’s growth and profitability with my skills and in turn get an opportunity to gain exposure and expertise that would help me build a strong and successful career. Authorized to work for any employer.


Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU), University College, Teaneck, New Jersey Jan 2015-Jan 2017 Master of Science in Computer Science GPA 3.52

R K College (Gujarat Technological University) Rajkot, India June 2009-May 2013 Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics & Communication GPA 3.2 TECHNICAL SKILLS

Language: C, C++, Java,, Linux, Embedded C, HTML

Database: SQL, Oracle

Routing : OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, RIP v1/v2, Static Routing, VOIP

Switching : Cisco catalyst 6500,3750,3550,LAN,VTP,STP,VLAN,ATM

LAN and WAN: Fast Ethernet, DNS, DHCP, VPN, PPP

Networking Tools: Cisco packet tracer, Putty, GNS3, Solar winds

Security: ASA firewall, ACL – Access Control list, NAT, PAT

Software: VMware, SQL server, Active Directory, Visual Studio, MicroC, Keil CERTIFICATION

CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate)

CISCO ID : CSCO13118328


Newtork Administrator (Disons, Inc., New York, NY) Oct 2017 - Present

Configure network to ensure smooth and reliable operation for fulfilling business.

Ensure network security and connectivity.

Monitor network performance (availability, utilization, throughput, good put and latency) while testing for weakness

Assist in hardware and software installation procedures

Installed, configured, maintained and supported Cisco routers, switches and firewall

Arrange technical set-up of conference rooms

Provided high-level support and technical expertise in networking technologies including LAN/WAN

Experienced with analyzing, designing, installing, configuring, and maintaining internal TCP/IP, LAN/WAN, network infrastructure.

Set up New Systems

Involved in troubleshooting of DNS & DHCP and other IP conflict problems

Set us user accounts, permission and password in Active Directory

Resolve problems reported by end users.

Manage end users account, permission, access rights and storage allocation in accordance with best practice regarding privacy, security and regulatory compliance

Maintain network servers such as file servers, VPN gateways and intrusion detection system. Jay Popat 201-***-****

Network Engineer (Xenon Infotek, Edison, NJ) Mar 2017 – Oct 2017

Configuring, Maintaining the Routers and Switches and Implementation of RIP, EIGRP, OSPF, BGP routing protocols and troubleshooting. Remote infrastructure management of offices in different location.

Solution design, initial setup, support and troubleshooting F5 and network related issues and implementation.

Installation, configuration and support of VMware and the daily management/monitoring of Virtual environment.

Responsible for day to day operational maintenance, support, and upgrades for Windows server and VMware.

Static and dynamic network address translations over ASA. Managing security levels and controlling traffic using ASA

Implementing IPv6 addressing scheme for routing protocols. VLANs, subnetting and mostly during up gradation of Cisco ISR routers 2800/2900/3800/3900 and switches.

Test and assess network systems to remove problems and make improvements.

Monitoring, installing and configuring mid-level network components like LAN/WAN to ensure availability and to have a test backup in emergency.

Record events, problems and their resolutions in logs. Monitor, troubleshooting and documents action to network issues.

Infrastructure security including server protection, encryption, switch/router security, firewalls and antivirus/anti- malware.

Handled installation of Windows server 2008/2012. Environment: Cisco Routers and Switches, Cisco 2500, 2600, 3000, 6500, 7500, 7200,VMware, SNMP, NAT, TCP/IP, F5 load balancer and ASA firewall.

Network Engineer (Ciesto solution, Rajkot, India) Mar 2013 - Dec 2014

Designing and implementing routing/switching protocols in complex environments including BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, Spanning Tree, 802.1q as well as Site to site VPN implementation using MPLS

Experience with setting up MPLS Layer 3 VPN cloud in the data center as well as working with layer 1-2 TCP/IP protocols

Configuring of Cisco Catalyst switches 6500, 3750 & 3550 series as well as configuring routing protocol OSPF, EIGRP, BGP with access control lists as per network design and IT policies as well as configure DHCP using Cisco SDM, Troubleshooting DNS, and DHCP and configuring of IP version 6 (IPV6).

Implementing and troubleshooting complex layer 2 technologies such as VLAN Trunks, VTP, Ether channel, STP, RSTP as well as implementation of HSRP, VRRP for Default Gateway Redundancy

Testing Cisco routers and switches in the laboratory and deploy them on site production

Monitored network for optimum traffic distribution and load balancing using Solar winds

Validate existing infrastructure and recommend new network designs Internship (Web smith, Rajkot, India) Sep 2012 – Feb 2013

Developed Program, using the At89C51 controller, according to user’s requirement to remotely control the motor

Interface GSM Module which automatically receives the call by the user and asks for a pin number. By entering correct pin number the user can control and turn on and off the motor for the required time period. ACADEMIC PROJECTS

Network Security Policy Implementation for Campus Aug- Dec 2016

Provide FTP access to users to the FTP server and all another service only to network admin Connect user Mac-level authentication to be provided to users on the network

Remote access to the router should be secured with a password for admin

Utilized Cisco-based infrastructure

Jay Popat 201-***-****

DYNAMIC Routing Protocol Jan-May 2016

Design a network topology that utilizes OSPF as its routing protocol, analyze the routing tables generated in the routers, and observe how the resulting routes are affected by assigning areas and enabling load balancing

Design a network topology that utilizes EIGRP as its routing protocol. Analyze the EIGRP interface table, neighbor table, topology table generated in the routers using IOS commands

Enable ACL (Access List) to restrict certain hosts to access the internet using CISCO IOS

Enable overloading NAT/PAT using CISCO IOS to assign a single IP address to 6 hosts on router and enable internet access on all 6 hosts

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