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Summary

Highly creative and client-focused Information Technology Professional with nine years of industry experience spanning the design, optimize and implementation of network security solutions for companies. Proven ability as a resourceful coordinator, quick to learn new skills in fast-paced IT environments. 

Work experience

07/2017Present

Sr. Network Engineer

Alphaserve IT
Responsibilities
• Provide second/third level network support .
• Troubleshooting of complex LAN/WAN and firewall issues
• Respond to network incidents and network service requests
• Firewall configuration and troubleshooting
• Create and follow up on tickets using ticketing and escalation procedures
• Network monitoring and utilization reporting
• Handle direct customer calls and raise tickets
• Incident validation / Alarm verification (i.e. log into devices to ensure certain alarms are not false positives)
• Collect vital stats on devices and provide reporting
• Create and maintain detailed network documentation
• Open cases with 3rd party vendors (ISP, Cisco TAC, Palo Alto)
• Perform upgrades and maintenance of network devices
05/201606/2017

Technical Lead

Centurylink Technologies

As a member of hosting solution implementation engineering team responsibilities include:

  • establishing the networking environment by designing system configuration, directing system installation, defining, documenting and enforcing system standards;
  • work on build requests by understanding assigned projects;
  • develop, integrate and implement information systems business solutions, and provide advice on information systems strategy, policy, management, security and service delivery;
  • take complete ownership of technical implementations delivered globally;
  • ensuring there are no slippages or outages caused during data center build activities;
  • troubleshoot & resolve any issues arising out of build activities;
08/201501/2016

Sr. Network Engineer

USEReady Technologies

As a member of Network security change team accountable for:

  • design and build of security infrastructure with Checkpoint, Juniper and Palo Alto firewalls;
  • standardize the network environment consisting of Cisco and Juniper routers/switches;
  • prepare network design documents for build and implementation team;
  • co-ordinate with onsite resources to accept product shipment, cable, and physically install;
  • work with regional network integration counterparts to ensure seamless execution of assigned projects;
  • participate in Technical Peer Reviews / Design Review boards;

      

02/201307/2015

Technical Specialist - Network and Security

Microland Ltd.

As a part of Network design and build team responsibilities include:

  • designing and implementing network services including uplift and migrations;
  • planning, scheduling and executing change requests on network devices as per customer requirements along with Impact analysis and rollback plans;
  • handling ITIL-based services for proactive and reactive issue resolution in the stipulated SLA;
  • participate in daily change advisory board call to discuss impact analysis before the change window approval;
  • prepare SOP's for change implementation team;
  • perform critical Network change activities including DR and BCP activities
  • facilitate training and mentor network implementation team.

11/201102/2013

Sr. System Engineer

Intarvo Technologies

As member of Network Post-sales Engineering team accountable for

  • build and implementation of enterprise network infrastructure;
  • performing proof of concepts on multi-vendor network and security platforms;
  • resolve and troubleshoot network infrastructure issues;
  • responsible for optimizing and migrations of the existing network infrastructure;
  • prepare documentations which includes technical, operational, and economic assessment;
01/201011/2011

Network Engineer

Intec Infonet Pvt. Ltd

As member of Network Post-Sales team roles and responsibilities include:

  • work on assigned network Implementation and migration projects on customer location;
  • perform proof of concepts on network services as per customer requirements;
  • maximizing network performance by monitoring performance, troubleshooting network problems and outages, scheduling upgrades and collaborating with network architects on network optimization;
  • understanding solution design from pre-sales team and handover to client after taking integration sign-off;
07/200801/2010

Jr. Executive Engineer

Teamlease Services 

Infrastructure service team responsible for:

  • implementation, maintenance and troubleshooting of LAN and WAN;
  • installation and troubleshooting of research and engineering applications;
  • maintenance of end user computers and IT peripherals;
  • taking care of Microsoft Active Directory, DHCP and DNS services;
  • responsible for backup administration on IBM Tivoli client;
  • configuring and troubleshooting email client IBM Lotus Notes;

Skills

Application Delivery Controller

F5 BIG-IP GTM, LTM, APM and ASM

Network Firewalls

Cisco ASA, Juniper SRX and Checkpoint

Routers

Cisco ISR and Juniper J/MX series

Layer 3 Switches

Cisco 6500 , Nexus 7k/5k, Juniper EX and QFX series

Wireless LAN

Cisco and Ruckus Wireless

Networking Protocols

BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, STP, 802.1q, VTP,  VPC and VDC

IP Services

ACL, NAT, VACL’s, DHCP and SNMP

Projects Undertaken

05/201606/2017

Technical Lead

Thompson Reuters

Build and implement network infrastructure for hosting services on Juniper QFX and EX series platform.

08/201501/2016

Sr. Network Engineer

Citi Bank group

Migration of existing EOL Juniper and checkpoint firewalls to high-end platform without any service disruption. 

02/201307/2015

Technical Specialist - NW & Sec

General Electric

Network Build and design migrations including capacity management, circuit up-gradation, site movement/provision/decommission and tele-presence infrastructure configuration.

11/201102/2013

Sr. System Engineer

Intarvo Technologies

Build and Optimize network Infrastructure on multi-vendor platform including Cisco, Juniper,Checkpoint and Avaya of multiple clients including TCS, NTPC, DMRC, Asianet TV, Engineering India Ltd. , East India Hotels, Interglobe Aviations and Suncity Group.

06/201111/2011

Network Engineer

NIC

Designed and Build solution consisting Juniper SRX branch series firewalls, J6350 routers, Juniper EX 4200 and EX 4500 Series switches to provide connectivity between NIC headquarter and all NIC offices across India.

02/201106/2011

Network Engineer

J&K VAT

Designed and implemented State Wide Area Network for Jammu and Kashmir VAT department in Hub and Spoke topology. Avaya SR4k was implemented in IDC and IDR sites and deployed SR1k series routers on spoke sites to provide secure and robust communication

01/201002/2011

Network Engineer

Lovely Professional University

 The project objective was to provide University campus with a high-performance and secure wireless network infrastructure that can provision 25k concurrent network users to roam seamlessly in 700 acres throughout the campus. Also, it includes achieving confidentiality, availability and the integrity of the system.

Worked with the university IT Depart to develop and deploy campus-wide network in three-tier layer architecture i.e. Core, Distribution and Edge on Avaya networks high-performance 8k series switches.

Implemented Ruckus wireless, Nortel Threat Protection, Juniper SRX series Firewalls and Radware Alteon series application Load balancer solution was deployed to provide secure and robust connectivity to the campus.

08/200801/2010

Jr. Executive Engineer

Mckinsey and Company

Management of IT Infratructure services including LAN, WLAN, WAN and tele-presence system.

Taking care of Backup services on IBM Tivoli tool.

Certifications

20152018

JNCIP-ENT

Juniper Networks
20132016

JNCIP-Security

Juniper Networks
20102013

CCNA

Cisco Inc

Education

20092012

Bachelor of Computer Application

IASE University
20072008

Advanced Certified Hardware Network Professional

IIHT Bangalore