senior network security engineer resume example with 6+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Focused Network & Security with extensive knowledge of threat detection, prevention and analysis. Leverages expertise in security software and products to build solid IT security infrastructure. Detail-oriented leader and proactive communicator dedicated to safeguarding against threats.


Operating Systems

Windows 9x, Windows 2000 Server/Professional, Windows XP, Windows 2003 Server, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Vista, Windows 7 & 10, VMware ESXi 5.5, Linux 7.5. Ubuntu, Cygwin.

Server Administration

IBM Servers, Dell Servers, HP ML 350 G6, Lenovo servers


LAN WAN concepts, routing and switching, configuring inter- VLAN communication

Network protocols

TCP/IP & subnetting, configuring routing, VLAN, access lists on routers, Switches, ASA, CAT 3560G, 1841 Router

Routing Protocols

RIP, RIP2, IGRP, EIGRP, OSPF, OSPFV3, BGP, ISIS, IPV6 address, and CLNS address.


Cisco ASA, Juniper SRX, Palo Alto, Checkpoint FW's, Cisco Firepower, IDS/IPS


Design, install, configure VMware ESX, ESXi, within vSphere 4 and 5 environments with Virtual Center management, Lab Manager, Consolidated Backup, DRS, HA, DPM, vMotion, VMware Data, Hyper-V, performance characteristics for VMware vSphere and SAN-backed applications and legacy hardware,

Microsoft Technologies

Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2008 R2, 2012 Microsoft Outlook 2007 and 2010, Exchange Server 2007 & 2010, Office 365; SharePoint Server 2010.

01/2017 to 09/2019 Senior Network & Security Engineer Kroll | Stone Park, IL,
  • Identified opportunities to improve network, application and cloud security through implementation of secure frameworks.
  • Involved in Configuration of Access lists (ACL) on checkpoint firewall for the proper network routing for the B2B network connectivity. Signature Updates Deployment on the Management Components and all the Individual IPS/IDS devices
  • Implemented software tools to assist in threat detection, prevention and analysis.
  • Configured BGP attributes like MED, AS-PATH, Local Preference for incoming and outgoing traffic also configured route maps.
  • Experience in configuration of Palo Alto firewalls like PA2020, PA3050, and PA5050. Implemented Zone Based Firewalling and Security Rules on the Palo Alto Firewall. Configured and maintained IPSEC and SSL VPN's on Palo Alto Firewalls. Worked on Palo Alto dashboard to monitor servers and status of firewalls
  • Responsible for the IPAM (IP Address management) system for a very large WAN/LAN network (QIP) using Solarwinds IPAM and Infoblox DNS and DHCP servers. Experience with DHCP scopes, IP reservations, DNS host entries, pointers, delegations, Zones, DNSSec etc.
  • Directed vulnerability assessments or analysis of information security systems.
  • Worked extensively on access control policies consisting of VLAN switching through SNMP applying downloadable ACLs through Cisco ISE and configuring standard and external ACLs locally and on the upstream switch’s for Cisco NAC solution.
  • Monitored systems for indications of threats, security breaches or intrusions.
  • Safeguarded data through installation of firewalls and data encryption programs.
  • Directed risk assessment operations and system test execution.
  • Commended by customer for delivering large-scale network upgrade within budget and deadline.
07/2013 to 02/2019 Infrastructure Engineer First Republic | Boca Raton, FL,
  • Responsible for the infrastructure support & maintenance
  • Maintaining the datacenter facilities & rack & stack the servers, P series IBM box, Avamar & EMC storage & couple of cisco routers, switches & firewall
  • Maintain the datacenter devices & cabling the devices, take console of device, assign the static ip, and configure vlan
  • Responsible for any new device mount, replacement of device/part & coordinate with the vendor
  • Maintain the EMC VNX storage & Data domain for backup
  • Responsible for DAE, DPE, Mount point & storage LUNS delivery to AIX & Windows platform
  • Engaged as Lead Citrix Consultant, which range from architecture and design, to engineering and implementation, to post implementation support and administration
  • Technical lead for the Windows NT/Citrix Xenapp 7.7 implementation, designing and implementing an Enterprise Windows NT domain and designing a Citrix Xenapp 7.7 Farm
  • Managed load balanced Citrix web farm environments hosting applications on systems
  • Responsible for all aspects of the Citrix product suite, including XenApp and XenDesktop
  • Remote design, implementation and administration of multiple Citrix farms including Presentation Server 4.0 and 4.5, XenApp 6.5 & 7.7
  • Write & implemented various scripts by Powershell, AutoIT, perl & python
  • Implement automation on monitoring citrix xenapp servers, delivery controllers, Store front servers
  • Implement various perl scripts/Powershell script to remove the access from VDI or in Citrix studio
  • Perform remote administration, support and management of multiple Citrix farms utilizing Citrix Provisioning Services, EdgeSight and XenApp 6.5
  • Manage & design the Citrix architecture for publishing new application
  • Analysis & implement the citrix farm,
  • Related zone & load of servers, number of users & planning to set web Interface/storefront servers,Edge sight authentication & lead Citrix team
  • Responsibilities included the maintenance of Production and Backup XenApp farms, troubleshooting issues and resolving these problems in a timely manner, design and architecture recommendations and implementation
  • Perform an Assessment on the existing Presentation Server 6.5 Farm and develop recommendations for the migration of the existing farm to XenApp 7.7
  • Install, configure and manage a highly available and scalable virtual infrastructure on cisco UCS
  • Configure fabric interconnect and chassis blade servers, install the esxi hypervisor & configure the network,vswitch ,enable the port & configure vlan for network and SAN storage
  • Zoning in EMC VNX for storage
  • Manage and support the 76 remote site worldwide & support the windows 2008 & 2012 servers
  • Maintain & troubleshoot the Microsoft hyper V hypervisor & manage the dell PowerEdge servers remotely through iDRAC console
  • Identify the problems on servers physically, if any hardware failure or hard disk fails rebuild the server from scratch remotely during maintenance window & complete in timely manner & also work with RDS license allocation, release & configuration technique
  • Design & implement the HA or cluster solution for Critical servers in ESXi & Hyper V environment
  • Hand on experience with Cisco 2k/5k switches, Cisco ASA firewall, MDS & fortigate firwall
  • Good knowledge on routing protocoal, ip subnetting, DHCP & AVPN & AVTS Circuits
  • Lead Responsible for patching for windows servers through Microsoft system center SCCM
  • Design & implement the distribution point DP & creating Gold images according to client requirement
  • Perform remote administration & support the hyper v related issues on windows server 2008 core ,2012 core & Red hat linux 7.5, Ubuntu, Cygwin servers for Active directory GPO, kept in Domain, DNS query
  • Create the virtual machine through vsphere client & support & manage the vcenter servers & all esxi 5.5 host
  • Update the ESXi host from version 5.5 to 6.0 & responsible for installation recent patches through update manager & rollback plan
  • Lead all Microsoft Integration testing/production rollout projects like Microsoft AD, Exchange, SQL, IIS, Terminal Server, Citrix Servers Farms, ESXi patching, SCCM windows hotfix
  • Environment: Hyper V hypervisor,VMware 6.0 ,Citrix XenApp 6.5 and 7.7, Citrix Web Interface 5.x,Citrix storefront, App Sense Environment Manager, Windows Server 2008 R2,Windows server 2012 R2, Active Directory, Group Policy Objects
03/2015 to 11/2016 Network Security Engineer Tapestry (Contractor) | City, STATE,
  • ·Configured routers, switches, firewalls and other hardware to deploy and manage LAN, WAN and wireless networks.
  • Performed system maintenance by handling security verifications of systems and processes.
  • Deployed the Firepower Management Center (FMC) and Firepower Threat Defense (FTD) devices for deep packet inspection, URL filtering, and Advanced Malware Protection (AMP).
  • Strong experience Working with the following routing/switching protocols: BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, LDP, HSRP, VRRP, GLBP, VTP, 802.1d, and 802.1q, ISL, VLAN’s and Port-Channels.
  • Maximized network availability and performance by monitoring, troubleshooting, resolving outages and scheduling upgrades.
  • Implemented, tested, validated, and maintained networking services according to solution designs.
  • Integrate Splunk with AWS deployment using puppet to collect data from all EC2 systems into Splunk.
  • Configured and Installed Network/VOIP solution for remote sites small, mid-size and large.
  • ·Performed preventive maintenance of networking hardware and related software.
  • Conducted penetration tests to uncover security system weaknesses.
  • Managed VPN, IPSec, Endpoint-Security, status policy, Application control, IPS, Monitoring, Anti-Spam and Smart Provisioning.
  • Support over two hundred Cisco Firewalls Cisco ASA 5500, Series 5500 - X, and Cisco Next-Generation Firepower 4100 Series security appliances in standalone and high availability configurations
  • Corrected network faults and malfunctions to restore connectivity to individual users and entire facilities.
  • Eradicated multi-faceted network issues involving hardware, software, power and communications.
  • Supported internal network growth through ongoing evaluation and tuning of overseen assets.
  • Employed firewalls and VPNs to safeguard network security and block unauthorized access.
  • Investigated information security breaches to identify vulnerabilities and evaluate damage.
  • Provided smooth communications by configuring LAN technology, wireless access points and controllers.
  • Provided hands-on troubleshooting, routing and switching to resolve issues with 90% efficiency.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2024 Master of Science | Cybersecurity And Assurance Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ GPA:
Expected in 04/2012 Master of Science | Engineering The University of Texas, Arlington, TX, GPA:

GPA: 3.33/4.00

Expected in 06/2009 Bachelor of Engineering | Engineering Gujarat University, Gujarat, India, GPA:

GPA: 3.87/4.0


Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

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