Manoj K

Network engineer 7 years exp, Texas


Network Engineer


Houston, TX

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PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY * Network Engineer with 7+ years of Professional experience in designing, implementing and troubleshooting Cisco enterprise and data networks for mission critical business applications. * Successfully implemented several Cloud network systems for HR, Telecom, Health care business enterprises. * Experience in troubleshooting both connectivity issues and hardware problems on Cisco-based networks and knowledge in working of Palo-Alto Networks. * Extremely competent in incident management, change management and root-cause analysis and a proper understanding of latest security trends, vulnerability assessment techniques and attacks like DDOS and Man in the middle attack. * Experienced in agile movement, attending daily scrum meetings as well as weekly and fortnight sprint meetings up on the manager's request and proficient in analyzing problems, prioritizing workflow, multitasking, meeting deadlines, remaining flexible and maintaining confidentiality. * Highly motivated and diligent with the ability to work independently or as an integral part of a team and adequate in working with minimum supervision. * Experienced in working with transport and core networks background and related OSS systems engineering. * Migrated core data center network from 6509 to Nexus 9K (NX-OS mode). * Excellent working experience in implementing network solutions using network architecture and design, TCP/IP protocol suite, OSI layers, System-Security and Firewall Infrastructure. * Proficient in configuring and troubleshooting RIP V1 & RIP V2, OSPF, EIGRP, BGP and Integrated IS-IS routing protocols. * Experience in Nexus technologies like VDC, VPC, Fabric path, OTV in Data Center. * Skilled in designing and configuring of layer 2 & layer 3 networking features such as VLAN, VTP, ISL, STP, RSTP, PVST, RPVST, MST, Port Security, L2TP, VLAN and SIP trunking using 802.1Q, along with troubleshooting of inter-VLAN routing and PSTN calling tests. * Implemented traffic filters using Standard, Extended and Named access-lists and familiar with encryption algorithms like AES and RSA * In depth knowledge of IPV4 addressing, Subnetting and VLSM and familiar with IPV6 addressing. * Proficient in installing and configuring DNS and DHCP server. * Experienced in installing and configuring WAN networks using PPP, HDLC and Frame Relay encapsulation protocols. * Experienced in troubleshooting the network issues using ARP/RARP, ICMP and SNMP protocols. * Experienced in configuring and troubleshooting site-to-site and remote access VPN solutions. * Capable of Management and monitoring by use of SSH, Syslog, SNMP and NTP. * Experienced in MPLS services such as NAT, WINS, LDAP, HTTP, HTML, HTTPS, IPSEC and PPTP. * Substantial experience in installing, configuring, and troubleshooting Cisco 7600, 7200, 3800, 3600, 2800, 2600, 2500 and 1800 series Routers, Cisco Catalyst 1900, 2900,3560,4900, 6500 series switches and Nexus 5K, 6K, 7K and 9K series switches. * Familiar in working with Load Balancers like F5 Big IP LTM and Cisco ACE 4710 * Skilled in working with Cisco ASA 5500 series firewall and Checkpoint firewalls. * Experience in working with Cisco Nexus 9372 PX and Fabric Extender 2248 TP with static pinning. * Hands-on experience on Cisco wireless controllers (Model 2504) and Access points (1602 and 1242) Experienced with Citrix NetScaler and Cisco Open DNS as well as Cisco Unity, Call Manager, and UCCX * Experience with network monitoring tools such as Solar winds, HPNNMI and EMC smarts and with Air watch and Duo MFA for mobility management. * Experienced in handling network optimization tools like steel head. * Experienced in incident management tools like Service Now and BMC remedy * Worked with TUFIN for pushing firewall policies and monitoring the logs. * Knowledge of IPS/IDS, Proxy and Linux Administration * Extensive experience using Microsoft suite like Word, Visio, Excel, PowerPoint and familiar with utilizing ksh scripts and bash.