Technical Lead Layer 2/3 Protocol s Led a team of 12 engineers for two EXOS software releases that included around 40 features/enhancements. Planned resource allocation for Feature qualification, functional testing, and regression testing which resulted in timely software releases. Mentored and guided a team of test engineers for feature qualification and protocol verification. [TYPE TEXT] Designed test plans to cover customer deployment scenarios in enterprise and service provider networks. Validated Ethernet VPLS solution in a team environment. Developed test plans covering MPLS standards & deployments including protocols such as LDP, RSVP-TE, FRR, and MPLS-OAM. Performance/Stress/Scaling areas were identified for various MPLS parameters. Interoperability testing between other vendors including Cisco and Juniper Networks. Engineer-Layer 2 and IP routing protocols Responsible for testing Spanning Tree protocols including 802. 1d, 802. 1w and 802. 1s Tested legacy routing protocols such as OSPF, RIP
Senior Test Qa Engineer
Mar 2006 - Jun 2015
Chennai, India & Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA Senior Test QA Engineer Actively support development for defect replication. Known as“ go-to” person for routing and MPLS issues. Created and Executed test plans for TRILL, OSPFv3 and other misc. features. Validated MPLS LSP failover for mobile backhaul infrastructures. Team lead responsible for MPLS/BGP L3VPNs feature verification. Analysed customer requirements to develop real world test scenarios. Support Product Management in RFPs, Customer reported requirements.
Mar 2002 - Mar 2006
Lead engineer Responsible for Deployment and Maintenance of MPLS+IP Core and Access network solutions.
Senior Network Engineer
Apr 2002 - Dec 2003
Satyam Internet Services From
Senior Network Engineer(The country's Private Internet Service Provider with an International Gateway Capacity of OC- 3/STM-1 155 Mbps. I have been supporting Corporate Customers for their internet connectivity. Engineering services to service provider network and large scale network implementations. Part of the team responsible for Designing and Deploying the First country-wide MPLS backbone interconnecting over 25 Point-Of-Presence(POPs). Management of Data Center Network devices for corporate clients. Configured BGP peering with other service providers.
Network Support Engineer
1997 - 2002
Network support Engineer- Maintained WAN network connecting branch offices and corporate offices across India. Managed firewall appliance for the corporate network. Enterprise network expansion including new site network installation of desktop switches and routing WAN access. Network monitoring and resolution during outages. Managed remote access dial-in solutions. [TYPE TEXT].