Experience

  • Network Specialist

    at SURFsara

    October 2018 - at Present

    Provincie Noord-Holland

    At SURFsara, my role is “Lead Engineer – Network” in the Infrastructure Services, responsible for day to day NOC activities including the execution of the firewall (FortiGate & Juniper) implementations, Visual Studio Code Editor, Git Lab, Ansible-play books for cumulous devices (Access List creation using IP tables, Interface configurations, OSPF. Creation of new L2 & L3 VLANS and extending the connectivity to the core devices, router upgrades, participates in deployment and decommissioning of Data Centre network infrastructure. Performing the Maintenance Activities such as Router/Switch Upgradations, and provisioning of new networks, hands-on experience in Icinga, Cacti, Patch Manager, subtrac, Rancid, Nagios etc.

  • Network Administrator

    at AstraZeneca Private Limited

    November 2014 - October 2017

    Chennai - Tamil Nādu

    The job profile includes the Change Management. Attending the Pre-Cab, CAB calls and performing the changes per the Service Requests on the network devices such as switches, firewalls, load balancers, Configuration Management Database, Logical Additions, decommissions, arrange hardware replacements by coordinating with the maintenance providers, license management, reconciliation of CMDB, auditing the service requests updates, upgradation of Network Devices, Service Catalogue requests etc. Handling Change Advisory Board calls with the customers & secure necessary approvals to meet project objectives by interfacing with engineering teams, customer, service managers and other change management functions. Ensuing changes are implemented with standard lead times and minimum impact to customers.

  • Senior Systems Executive

    at Cognizant Technology Solutions

    March 2012 - November 2014

    Chennai - Tamil Nādu

    The job profile requires supporting international client which includes ticket handling without breaching SLA, changes related to configuration in the client Network Infrastructure, Wifi Troubleshooting, on-call support, documentation, reporting, router, switch, firewall, access point replacement & upgradation etc. Assigned the roles and responsibilities as a shift lead and responsible for documenting and validating the SOP’s.

  • Network Engineer Level 2A

    at Sify Technologies Limited

    August 2010 - March 2012

    Chennai - Tamil Nādu

    Sify Technologies Limited is a leading Network Service provider in India and a Cisco partner. The job profile requires supporting Data Center Networking (DCN), ISP Network related projects. As a part of this team, few project associations include IMS/LAN Management, Managed Service Customers, Standard Configurations on Customer Provide Edge Routers and maintaining the database of all the customer up to date. Assigned the role as Level 1 Team lead for mentoring on the Nagios Monitoring Tool, Work flow on CRM portal, Beamon and coordinating with the provisioning teams in case of link failure issues.

Education

  • Cumulus Boot Camp

    at Amsterdam

    2019 - at Present (1 year)

  • ITIL

    at Chennai

    2011 - at Present (9 years) Chennai - Tamil Nādu

  • CCNP - Routing

    at Chennai

    2013 - 2016 (3 years) Chennai - Tamil Nādu

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate

    at Chennai

    2011 - 2014 (3 years)

  • Bachelor of Technology

    at JNTU

    2006 - 2010 (4 years) Hyderābād - Telangana

Knowledge and keywords

Languages

  • Dutch Elementary

  • Telugu Native

  • English Conversation

  • Tamil Conversation

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