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SARFARAZ NAWAZ KHAN

Sr. Network Engineer

Work History

Jan 2013Present

Technology Specialist-Network Services

Wells Fargo India Solutions
  •  Responsible for providing and modifying LAN/WAN connectivity to meet various business unit requests and Wells Fargo banking needs.
  •  Designing, implementing, and testing data center access infrastructure based on Nexus platform.
  • Developing technical design documentation of new LAN/WAN connectivity based on common design standards. Updating all network design documentation for each project worked, ensuring accuracy.
  • Providing updates of each implementation and cause/risk for success or failure. Assisting other engineers in design or implementation work as needed and train them as and when required.
  • Responding to support questions or provide direction/guidance to less experienced staff.
  • Participating in efforts to validate current network configurations against newly developed standards.
  • Implementing Nexus in data center environment on 2K and 5K platform for server farms.
  • Implementing standard platform dependent features like vPC, FEX,etc.
  • Updating QoS in the DC infrastructure as per pre-defined standard
  • Designing new LAN infrastructure based 3 tiered architecture


Jun 2011Jan 2013

Customer Service Engineer-Network & Security

Wipro Infotech
  • Handling customer calls pertaining to network issues. Resolving routing issue pertaining to various routing protocols like OSPF, EIGRP, BGP.
  • Providing remote support to junior engineers pertaining to technical issues at customer end.
  • Troubleshooting network issues based on ticket generated within SLA period.
  • Configuring routers and switches based on the standard of the customer.
  • Configuring wireless access point and wireless controller based on the standard of the organization.
  • Implementing change request on the various network equipment at five various zone-Data Centers thereby maintaining smooth business flow.
  • Coordinating and troubleshooting of routing issues and escalate the same with third party vendors(British Telecom) for WAN and Proxy issue.
  • Implementing changes on Checkpoint firewall as per user or regional office requirement.
  • Performing remedial measures for sites or offices suffering from high utilization(based on CPU and WAN link at the WAN side edge router) .
  • Implementing site to site VPN and internet VPN on checkpoint and troubleshooting the existing VPN site issues through centralized dashboard.
Mar 2010Jun 2011

Network Engineer

HCL Comnet Systems & Services
  • Handling network operations at the Data centre for one of the largest banking firm having 2700+ locations widespread at various parts of India. This includes wan management, troubleshooting protocols and routes maintenance. The protocols used are OSPF and BGP.
  • Providing available backup promptly after the failure of the primary link and monitoring the link usage.
  • Systematically and immediately resolve customer-visible disruptions at the same time proactively improving the processes and infrastructure.
  • Responded to the technical support emails and phone calls from customers and helped end users in troubleshooting and resolving systems and connection related issues.
  • Maintained detailed time based incident logs and technical checklists Maintaining security policy through access list and firewall port opening features for secure continuous banking transactions.
  • Configuring and monitoring VPN connectivity for small branch dispersed at different remote locations.
  • Configuring IP phones as per user requirement both at CCM and device itself.
Jul 2008Feb 2010

Network Engineer

Infonet Network Systems(I) Pvt. Ltd

  •  Conducting site survey for wireless access points.
  • Meeting client and understanding their business requirement pertaining to switching and wireless infrastructure
  • Preparing Bill of Material (BOM) for the networking products for particular product 
  • Supervising structured cabling project at the customer premise


Education

Jul 2004Jul 2008

B.Tech

West Bengal University of Technology

Electronics and Communication Engineering

Certifications

Jul 2015Jul 2017

CCIE

Cisco Systems

CCIE Datacenter #49445