Over 16 years of experience in Cisco and multi-vendor network technologies. Led and mentored team of 5-7 engineers in delivering the high quality software for Routing, Switching, Wireless and SDN (APIC-EM controller) based products. Working as a Technical Leader with the proven ability to deliver cost-effective methods of Solution and network design for wired and wireless segments in Enterprise & Service Provider networks. Technically-savvy with the ability to quickly learn new concepts, software, and hardware design. A collaborative team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
CCIE # 27122
Wireless 802.11x(Wifi), Wireless security, Wireless Mesh,
IP routing and switching, IWAN, Layer 2 and Layer 3
protocols, MPLS, VPLS
L2VPN, MPLS VPN
Network Design in Enterprise Campus and Service Provider networks.
ReST API's in Network orchestration and automation
Experience in Python, Tcl script development
General Linux, VMware ESXi and LXC environments
Technical Leader, 11/2014 to Current Cisco Systems (Cloud and Virtualization Group) – San Jose, CA
The APIC-EM delivers SDN to the Enterprise Verticals, to the WAN, Campus and Access networks and provides centralized automation of policy-based application profiles.
As a Technical Lead to System and feature test teams, delivered high quality software product.
Part of Core Alpha team in improving the overall quality of north bound REST APIs and southbound network functions in discovery, inventory, flow-analysis(path Trace), EasyQOS, iWAN and PnP Applications in agile environment.
Designed Enterprise Campus networks for functional and system test with wired/wireless simulations to create a shared test environment for dev and test community.
Created comprehensive test plans, test scripts, and use cases to support test objectives in Enterprise Campus Architecture with wired and wireless devices
Worked closely with product owners, development teams in sprint cycles and was part of team in delivering GA quality product for early adoption.
Provided New Product Introduction training to Support and Escalation engineers on APIC-EM and Path Trace applications.
Reviewed test plans and procedures to ensure adequate coverage of system requirements.
Provided technical expertise to team members in improving the overall quality in Software dev cycle.
Technical Leader, 11/2011 to 10/2014 Wireless Networking Group
Presented weekly updates to extended product development team on quality status.
Led the team of engineers in functional, solution, RF performance
testing of new access-points developed for Service Provider markets.
Designed and provisioned test network with Access Points (AP), Wireless LAN Controllers (5508, 7510, WiSM2, 8510) and other infra components to meet the solution criteria for critical SP Wi-Fi customers. Designed and validated use cases in improving quality of wireless solutions.
Designed Outdoor wireless solutions for Cable customers with Outdoor Mesh APs, Cable service provider infra devices M-CMTS solution (Cisco uBR10K, RFGW-10, RFSW).
Provided technical expertise to escalation engineers on SP Wi-fi profiles.
Technical Leader, 06/2005 to 10/2011 CORBU/CRBU
Led the System Integration Test Team (SIT) in validating Cisco's Next generation routing software IOS-XR version 4.0.0, 4.1.0 for CRS platform Planned and Designed Next Gen System test setup to cover feature velocity of Service Provider network requirements.
Provided expert support to customer escalation team with internal repro at BU level by analyzing customer networks logically with deployed protocols.
Inter-operability tests in multi-vendor environment including Juniper M40 and Cisco 7600 Develop, plan and execute Test methodologies for validating routing protocols OSPF, BGP, ISIS, MPLS, TE/FRR, Inter-AS, L2VPN (L2TPv3 and AToM), L3VPN services, SB/C, IPSEC and vFW Design and develop Test topologies simulating real world environment with simulation tools.
Design and write Test plans for System Integrated Test topologies emulating service provider environments with simulated tools MRTG, DOS attacks using Codenomicon, TACACS+, Netflow Collector Engines.
End to end testing of MPLS based L3VPN services for Platform-dependent code on GSR and CRS platforms.