Meghna D

Network Engineer


Network Engineer

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Professional Summary: * Over 8 years of experience in IP network design, network integration, deployment and troubleshooting. * Extensive knowledge in configuring and troubleshooting Layer 3 Interior Gateway Routing protocols such as Link-State routing protocols (OSPF and IS-IS) and Distance Vector routing protocols (RIPv1, RIPv2 and EIGRP). * Good knowledge in configuring and troubleshooting Exterior Gateway protocols such as BGPv4 including internal BGP (iBGP) and external BGP (eBGP). * Extensive knowledge of WAN technologies such as T1, T3, DS3, OCx, SDH, SONET, LTE, Fiber and Frame relay. * Worked on configuring the Nexus 5K Aggregation Switch and Nexus 2K Fabric Extenders. * Implemented VDC, VPC, VRF and OTV on the Nexus 5505 and 7009 switches. * Hands on experience in configuring high end routers like GSR 12000 series, 7500 series and Catalyst Switches like 7600, 6500, 4500 series. * Extensive experience in upgrade, backup and password recovery of Cisco IOS. * Experience in working with Cisco Nexus Switches like 5000 and 7000 series and Virtual Port-Channel configuration. * Knowledge and configuration of redundant router protocols like HSRP, VRRP and GLBP. * Substantial knowledge, including the configuration, of Spanning Tree Protocol (STP), Per VLAN Spanning Tree (PVST), Rapid STP (RSTP) and Rapid per VLAN Spanning Tree (PVST+). * Thorough experience in configuring Virtual Local Area Networks (VLAN) with IEEE 802.1Q, VLAN trunking protocol (VTP), shortest path bridging, Multiple VLAN Registration Protocol and VLAN Cross Connect (CC). * Experience in troubleshooting both connectivity issues and hardware problems on Cisco based networks. * In-depth knowledge and hands-on experience in Tier 2 ISP Routing Policies and Firewalls. * Experience in testing Cisco routers and switches in lab scenarios and deploy on site for production. * Good knowledge of IPv4 and IPv6 Addressing, Fixed Length and Variable Length Subnet Masking (VLSM), OSI and TCP/IP models. * Experience in migration of IPv4 addresses to IPv6 addresses using mechanisms like Tunnel Broker, Transport Relay Translation (TRT), NAT64, DS-Lite and DNS64. * Experience in installing and configuring NAT, DHCP server and DNS in large networks. * Experience in configuration of LAN protocols such as Ethernet and Fiber Distributed Data Interface (FDDI) on Cisco Switches. * Worked on Cisco Firewalls Cisco ASA 5500 (5510/5540) Series and Checkpoint R75, 76 Firewalls. * Experience in installing and configuring Checkpoint NGX R70. * Implemented traffic filters using standard and extended access-lists, distribute-lists and route maps. * Provided support that included resolving day-to-day operational issues with tickets generated by a server. * Experience with F5 load balancers - LTM, GTM series like 6400, 6800, 5000 ad 2000 for the corporate applications and their availability. * Experience in documenting and preparing the process related operational manuals. * Wide exposure to LAN/WAN setup, installation, configuration and commissioning of network devices. * Good understanding of SNMP, IP SLA and Network Monitoring with experience in tools like PRTG. * In-depth knowledge and hands-on experience in Tier II ISP Routing Policies, Network Architecture, IP Sub netting, VLSM, TCP/IP, NAT, DHCP, DNS, FT1 / T1 / FT3 / T3, SONET POS OCX/ GigE circuits, Firewalls. * Good knowledge on implementing F5 BIG-IP load balancer. * Experience in implementation of F5 GTM based on topology load balancing methods * Having experience in deploying BIG-IP F5LTM Load Balancers for load balancing and traffic management of business application. * Experience in troubleshooting a variety of problems. Streamlined and improved process to be quicker to market, ensured compliance and optimized operational efficiency. Identified opportunities for continued improvements of process to ensure maximum output.