Experience

  • Senior Network Engineer

    at Xiber

    September 2017 - at Present

    Indiana

    ▪ Troubleshoot complex problems within service provider network, resulting in higher efficiency and avoidance of future problems. ▪ Implementation of strategies for continued modernization of the network in accordance with business needs. ▪ Configured and troubleshot; NFV, BGP SDN, VTP, EIGRP, OSPF, MPLS L3VPN, MPLS L2VPN. ▪ Analyzed ASA firewalls, Cisco Switches and Routers configurations, ACLs, Prefix-Lists, CoPP, Route Redistribution, Logging and Packet Capture to troubleshoot application and network issues. ▪ Implement tunneling protocols; GRE with IPsec protection, L2TP, PPTP, EOIP, VPLS. Test and improve bandwidth throughput in different scenarios. ▪ Provision, maintain, troubleshoot network equipments: Cisco, Huawei, Mikrotik, Arista, Ubiquity, Juniper, NFV BIRD routing daemon. ▪ Provision, maintain, troubleshoot GPON Networks using Huawei, ZTE, FiberHome, Nokia, Ubiquity OLT’s.

  • Network and Security Engineer

    at ABCom

    July 2012 - September 2017

    Qarku i Tiranës

    ▪ Consistently ensured optimal performance in directing operational problems and recommending improvements. ▪ Migrate from traditional extended L2 network to MPLS using L2VPN and L3VPN. ▪ Upgrade service provider core, distribution and access network by replacing Cisco IOS 7600, 6500, 3750 with Cisco ASR 9006XR, ASR9001XR, ASR920XE, ASR901XE. ▪ Configure and maintain Cisco hardware which includes Cisco ASA 5500-X series Firewalls, Cisco switches and Cisco router (800, 900XE, 1000XE, 1800, 1900, 2800, 2900, Catalyst 4500, 6500, 9000XR series) devices. ▪ Administer access control lists to add/modify/remove specific access within the Service Provider internal network.

  • Business Technical Support

    at ABCom

    September 2010 - June 2012

    Qarku i Tiranës

    Troubleshoot gpon, docsis and adsl technologies. ▪ Designed, configured and implemented network solutions for customers. ▪ Executed centralized and secured remote access solution for remote sites. ▪ Configured and implemented Remote Access Solution: IPSec VPN, SSL VPN, OpenVPN ▪ Implemented and maintained the following protocols:, RIP, OSPF, BGP, HSRP, RSPAN, EIGRP, VPN, STP,VTP, PPPoE etc. ▪ Troubleshoot wireless point to point links, Motorola, Ceragon. ▪ Implemented high security communication model between all VLANs by ACL filtering and private VLANs. ▪ Troubleshoot mac address flapping on cisco catalyst 6500 and 4500 switches.

Education

  • Cisco Certified Network Professional R&S

    at Cisco

    2019 - at Present (1 year)

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate Security

    at Cisco

    2019 - at Present (1 year)

  • Mikrotik Certified Routing Engineer

    at Mikrotik

    2018 - at Present (2 years)

  • Mikrotik Certified Internetworking Engineer

    at Mikrotik

    2018 - at Present (2 years)

  • CCIE Written

    at Cisco

    2018 - at Present (2 years)

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