Supported on Cisco Nexus 5000 and Nexus 7000 Series Switch fabric links
Configuring HSRP between VLANs, Configuring Ether-Channels, Port Channel on Nexus 5548UP and Cisco 4500X Catalyst
Upgraded the Nexus 5548UP Switches to a newer version and implementing the Provisioning feature to ensure that downstream configuration files don't get erased
Configured VPCs, Peer-Link and Peer-Keepalive Link on the Nexus 7700 with SUP 2E module.
Implementing SNMP traps on the Cisco Gears to track the logging status and device status.
Configuring around 140 Citrix Load Balancers across our network and configuring SSL Certificates.
Implement Content switching policies on Citrix NetScaler.
Configured Redirection Policy, Monitors, Responder Policy & Action on the NetScaler's.
Upgraded firmware version on the NetScaler and following the preferred standards.
Enabled HA Pair on the Citrix Load Balancers for redundancy to support various production applications.
Configured NTP on the Load Balancers to ensure time Sync.
Participated in design and implementation of ipv4 Subnetting in office network.
Took part in a major Project to re-ip the entire data center, while making sure that the Application supports the on-going production environment.
Have basic knowledge in Linux to troubleshoot DNS Queries, NTP Queries, tcpdump to grep device information, Nmap to scan for the iP ranges and lsof to check the availability.
Setting up Citrix Command Center and NetScaler Management System, to manage the Load Balancers in a centralized place which makes it easier for management.
Designed and Configured Nexus 7000/5000/2000 in Top of Rack & End of Row Architecture for a Scalable Production Network that supports Rack & Blade server architecture in a Multi-Tenancy environment using VPC, VDC & VRF.
Configuration of Fabric path and connectivity between Nexus 5K and Nexus 7k.
Provisioning new FEX to the existing network infrastructure and supporting port density.
Learning the Cisco Spine and Leaf architecture and working on the ACI fabric using APIC.
Junior Network Engineer, 01/2009 to 01/2011 Educomp Solutions Ltd – Chennai, India
Implemented security measures using ACL and configured NAT according to the connectivity requirement.
Generated RCA (Root Cause Analysis) for critical layer2/layer3 problems.
Escalating firewall Implementation and Performing Validation on the firewall rules setup by other network Engineers, thus reaching security Standards.
Performed testing on Cisco routers and switches laboratory scenarios and deploy on site for production.
Configured BPDU Guard, port-fast, uplink fast and other spanning tree features.
Configured VLANs with 802.1q tagging.
Configured Trunk groups, ether channels, and Spanning tree for creating Access/distribution and core layer switching architecture.
Configured Ether-channel with LACP and PAGP for link aggregation between Core to distribution and as L3 MEC for VSS on 4K.
Configuring and installing 6500, 4500 in Campus networks.
Managing Cisco firewalls from both the Command line and ASDM.
Advised application teams on appropriate security policies for critical applications.
To secure configurations of load balancing in F5, SSL/VPN connections, Troubleshooting CISCO ASA firewalls, and related network security measures.
Master of Science: Electrical and Electronics Engineering, 2013 California State University - Los Angeles
Bachelor of Science: Electronics and Communication Engineering, 2009 Valliammai Engineering College - Chennai