Bernardo Soares

Network engineer


Act as a Network Engineer, providing top level solutions and always achieving satisfaction and excellence.


Jan 2014 - Present

Brocade Certified Network Engineer (BCNE)

May 2015 - Present

ITIL Foundation

Jan 2014 - Jan 2017

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)

Cisco Systems
Aug 2012 - Nov 2015

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

Cisco Systems
Nov 2012 - Nov 2015

Cisco Certified Network Associate Security (CCNA Security)

Cisco Systems

Work experience

Work experience
Dec 2014 - Present

Network Support Analyst

Lanlink Informatica

Currently acting as a contractor for a Fortune 500 company, supporting several devices, including Cisco Nexus 7k/5k/2k, Cisco Catalyst 4500/6500/3750/2960, Cisco ISE, Cisco ISR 19xx/29xx/39xx, Cisco ASA 55xx and Enterasys Switches; using the following technologies: MPLS, QoS, Nexus Fabric Extender, Nexus VDC, 802.1x, VSS, HSRP, Layer 2 Switching, BGP, OSPF, Route Redistribution.

May 2014 - Dec 2014

Connectivity Specialist

GE Healthcare

Responsible for providing connectivity from Healthcare systems located in LATAM to the Data Center, using several technologies such as VPN (Static, Dynamic), NAT, EIGRP, Digital Signatures and so on.Another roles on this position include provide training for the field engineers, identify and solve issues related to the remote access module of the Data Center, troubleshoot tunnels interacting directly with customer's IT team, and so on.Devices/models used frequently: Cisco ASR 1000, Cisco ISR 7200 Series, Cisco ASA 5500 Series.

Apr 2013 - May 2014

Network Analyst

Ativas Data Center

L2/L3 Network support including Cisco (Nexus 5k, Catalyst 4500, 6500, 3750) H3C, Brocade (VDX, ICX) hardware, using technologies such as OSPF, BGP, IP SLA, RSTP, 802.1x and so on. Responsible for designing, deploying and maintaining virtualized environments for current and new customers.

Oct 2012 - Apr 2013

Jr. Network Administrator


Outsourced in a Public Institution, with a great network infrastructure (over 150+ branch offices).

Responsible for maintaining WAN links (MPLS, PPP, Frame Relay), NAC apliance (Cisco) management, configuration of several L2 switches (HP, Alcatel), network monitoring tools (JFF, Cacti), wireless controller management (H3C), 802.1x deployment for over 5.000 devices.


Feb 2011 - Jul 2013

Computer Networks

Centro Universitário Una



Data Center Networking

Cisco Nexus (LAN and SAN)

Linux (Arch,Slackware,Debian)

Blade Servers

Dell/HP/Cisco UCS enclosures and fabric interconnect.

Network Security

Firewalls Cisco (FWSM, ASA, PIX) and Fortinet.


Cisco (Catalyst 6500, 4500, 2960, 3750, 3560), Brocade (VDX, MLX, ICX) and H3C.


Specially OSPF and BGP.