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Network Engineer - 0 Years of Experience


Network Engineer


Chicago, IL

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8 years of Experience in IT & Network Administration, management, strategic planning, effective budgeting cost control, networking, installing, configuring and maintaining network and server devices including instalments and configurations of physical networks (servers, switches, routers, panels, ports & hubs). * Expert Level Palo Alto, Cisco ASA Firewalls Administrator. * Proficient in Cisco IOS for configuration & troubleshooting of routing protocols: MP-BGP, OSPF, LDP, EIGRP, RIP, MPLS. * Windows & Red Hat Servers Network Configuration including User Management Active directory and mail servers - Exchange and Cloud. * Highly experienced in VPN Implementation IPsec VPN and SSL VPN Server-to-Server and Client-to-Server. * Worked extensively on firewalls and VPN gateways including Blue Coat Web Gateway, CISCO, GUI and Shell. * Configuring/Managing Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) and Intrusion Detection System (IDS): Cisco IPS/IDS. * Worked extensively on implementation and configuration of F5 LTM 6400 Load Balancers * Experience in deploying and maintaining layer 7 appliances like Infoblox * Configured IP helpers on the VLAN's as requested by the customers as per their DHCP settings on Infoblox * Maintain accurate software and hardware inventories. * Repair and replace hardware including installing PCI cards dims, motherboards. * Hands on Experience in configuring and troubleshooting Cisco routers, WIFI wireless Controller, Cisco catalyst, Nexus switches, Citrix net scalar, ASA, Palo Alto Next generation and Firepower Threat Défense FTD Next generation Cisco Firewalls. * Manage and monitor multiple commercial-sourcing agreements such as Master Service agreement (MSA), Statement of work (SOW) and 120+ service level agreements (SLA). * Installation of Windows 2003 enterprise and standard editions, R2, Windows 2000 standard and advanced server editions. * Experienced in DHCP, DNS, NIS, SMTP, IMAP, ODBC, FTP, TCP/IP, LAN, WAN, LADP, security management and system troubleshooting skills. * Thorough knowledge of the installation, termination and troubleshooting of the physical layer and data link layer of the OSI model. * Proficiently implemented traffic filters using Standard and Extended access-lists, Distribute-Lists, Route Maps * and route manipulation using Offset-list. * Access control server configuration for RADIUS and TACACS+. * Efficient in configuring and implementing load balancers like F5 BIG-IP LTM series like 3900, 6900, 8900. * Experience in implementing network security using NAT, PAT, ACL, IDS, IPS and ASA firewalls. * Experience with Firewall migrations from Cisco ASA, to Cisco Firepower. * Experience on working with Wireless enterprise (Cisco & Aruba) * Established relationships and network connectivity with vendors via site to site VPN. * In-depth knowledge and hands on experience in Tier-2 ISP Routing policies, Network Architecture, IP Subnetting, VLSM, TCP/IP, NAT, DHCP, DNS, Firewalls. * Good experience of OSI model, TCP/IP networking standards and with protocols like SNMP, IPv6. * Hands on experience in deployment of GRE tunnelling, SSL, Site-Site IPSEC VPN and DMVPN. * Extensive knowledge and troubleshooting experience in different networking protocols including DHCP, DNS, FTP, TFTP, SNMP, Quality of Service (QOS), PAP, CHAP, HTTPS, SSH, Telnet and ICMP. * Implemented IPv4 migration to IPv6 (NAT-PT, Tunnelling, etc.) * Managed F5 Big IP GTM/LTM appliances to include writing iRules, SSL offload and everyday task of creating WIP and VIPs * Created pools for the nodes and assigned Virtual IP's to those pools on F5 * Experience in configure and implementing load balancing features to an in-production web server. * Experience in design, Deploying & Troubleshooting F5 load balancer Includes BIGIP Series 5050V, 10000V, 8900, 6900, and 3900. * Planned and worked on design with Network team to Re-architect F5 load-balancers to load-balance traffic anywhere in the company network. * Expert in performing deep packet analysis to troubleshoot network and application issues using Wireshark. * Experience with design and implementation of Data centre migration and ACI. * Implemented VDC, VPC, VRF and OTV on the Nexus 5505 and 7009 switches. * Developed Merge jobs in Python in order to extract and load data into MySQL database and used Test driven approach for developing applications. * Adept in handling network monitoring tools such as Wireshark, NetFlow, SNMP and SYSLOG. * Strong understanding of current and future technologies including TCP/IP, IPv4/v6, RIP, EIGRP, OSPF, BGP, Frame Relay, ACL, VPN, Wireless LAN and configuration of VLANs. * Strong communicator: able to interact effectively and positively with individuals of all technical abilities An Out-of-the-Box Thinker, Believe in Team Work & Team Spirit, Decision Maker, Proactive, Customer Focused & Good Documentation / Presentation Skills.


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American Express Sr. Network Consultant 11/2017 - 10/2019




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