A versatile and multi-skilled Network Specialist with 9+ years of experience in the successful design, planning, upgrades, monitoring, and implementation of Network Infrastructure and Security (Cisco, FireEye, SolarWinds, Symantec, Fortinet, Palo Alto). A natural leader and a team oriented professional who can communicate cross-functionally and cross-culturally at all levels of an organization, with the ability to skillfully present to both technical and management roles.
Led a network assessment which helped change and rebuild the network infrastructure contributing to 99% Uptime.
Performed daily monitoring, reports, Change requests for Cisco DNA Fabric, FireEye Sandbox, Web Proxy, and NGFW
Successfully handled requests from our Manager & Dev team to document and execute the setup of our services on Azure Cloud Platform.
Implemented Next-Gen Firewalls, Web Security, Email Security, File Security, and Endpoint Security with Advanced Zero Day Threat Prevention.
Senior Network Engineer
Diyar United Company
Jan 2016 - Mar 2017 (1 year, 2 months)
Deployed Cisco UCS and Configured Cisco Switches for Major Banking and Telecom Companies fulfilling Client needs.
Configured Posturing, Compliancy & Upgrade of Cisco ISE, Implementation of Next Generation Cisco and Fortinet firewalls.
Successfully performed migration of Datacenter for a Major Bank in Kuwait in Coordination with Systems/Infrastructure Team, Multiple Vendors & NOC.
Inspected and upgraded 160 Cisco switches across 40 Floors, contributing to 99% network up-time
Senior IT Support Consultant
May 2014 - Dec 2014 (7 months, 1 day)
Analyzed client's needs and provide strategies to accommodate computer network solutions with proof of concept.
Troubleshoot/Technical Support: Assisted in MSDP Configuration and basic Switching for Libya TV, Provided IT End User Support for a Real Estate Company.
Network Design/Implementation: Implemented Cisco Routers and Switches Configuration for Multiple Government and Semi-Government Sectors.
Bachelor of Commerce - Accounting and Finance
Annamalai University, India 2010 - 2014
Network Security Associate
Cisco Certified Specialist
Specialist Data Center Core
Cisco Certified Network Professional
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