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@akmal181
Flag of Pakistan Rahimyar khan, Pakistan
Member since February, 2012
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Akmal Muhammad 

I have 15+ Years of experience as Network Engineer and System administrator. I have hands on experience working with variety of networking products from different vendors including but not limited to Cisco, Juniper, Sonicwall, F5 networks, Fortinet, ChceckPoints, Nortel, Dell, HP, MikroTik, Netgear, Watchguard, Vyatta, Brocade, Baracoda, Samsung ubigate routers, Riverbed, pfSense, Cybercoam firewalls. I have good understanding of Virtual Environments & can perform System administrator role as well. I am kind of “Jack of all trades” I have good experience of connecting remote offices to infrastructure hosted on clouds including but not limited to aws, azure, Rackspace, linode, goDaddy, digitaloceans, I have hands on experience including but not limited to, Microsoft Family of Servers and Client Operating System, Linux Distros, Mac, Solaris. I have hands on experience working with including but not limited to, Solarwinds, What'sUP gold, Opennms, Zabbix, Nagios, Cacti, zenoss. I have rich experience of open source vpn solutions and have hands on experience including but not limited to , openVPN, EthernetVPN, openSWAN, StrongSWAn, Racoom.
$30 USD/hr
30 Reviews
5.2
  • 81%Jobs Completed
  • 100%On Budget
  • 96%On Time
  • 19%Repeat Hire Rate

Recent Reviews

Experience

Network Support Engineer

Nov 2009 - Jun 2011 (1 year)

? Scheduled and on-call visits to branches for network infrastructure support like: ? IP-routing, switching & security ? Manage CISCO/ JUNIPER network devices and NMS (Network Monitoring and Management Systems like CISCO LMS/ CS- MARS and others ? Microsoft Exchange/OS/Office/Outlook, LINUX and other office applications ? LAN cabling/ devices ? Client machine (PC) support ? Verification of Power supply to IT equipment/ devices through appropriate source ? Verification of UPS/ Generator backup&#03

Senior Network Engineer

May 2003 - Apr 2009 (5 years)

? Active member of Operation engineer's team supporting and monitoring Core Data Center comprised of more than 48 servers and the their connectivity to various customers including Banks, Enterprise and Corporate companies etc. ? Chronological backup management of Operating Systems, Database servers and the business software. ? Monitoring Network connectivity between various servers and remote sites. Network support and coordination with clients in case of any network connectivity problems. ? Monito

Network consultant

? Designed and implemented WAN infra-structure. Supervising Core Data Center comprised of various servers and their connectivity to various customers including GSM Operators etc. ? Managing layer 2 and layer 3 connectivity between Data Center and other nodes via Telco and other service providers

Education

BSCS (4 year)

2002 - 2006 (4 years)

Certifications

CCNA (2008)

Cisco

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) validates the ability to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot medium-size route and switched networks, including implementation and verification of connections to remote sites in a WAN. CCNA curriculum includes basic mitigation of security threats, introduction to wireless networking concepts and terminology, and performance-based skills. This new curriculum also includes (but is not limited to) the use of these protocols: IP, Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP), Serial Line Interface Protocol Frame Relay, Routing Information Protocol Version 2 (RIPv2),VLANs, Ethernet, access control lists (ACLs).

CCNP (2010)

Cisco

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) validates the ability to plan, implement, verify and troubleshoot local and wide-area enterprise networks and work collaboratively with specialists on advanced security, voice, wireless and video solutions. The CCNP certification is appropriate for those with at least one year of networking experience who are ready to advance their skills and work independently on complex network solutions. Those who achieve CCNP have demonstrated the skills required in enterprise roles such as network technician, support engineer, systems engineer or network engineer

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  • Fast Responder

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  • Mover and Shaker

    Create 50 Milestones.
  • The Collector

    Reach a balance of 5,000 credits.
  • The Spartan

    Bid on 300 projects.
  • High Roller

    Complete a project worth over $500USD (or equivalent) on Freelancer.com.
  • Smooth Operator

    Complete 10 projects on time.
  • The Economist

    Complete 10 projects on budget.
  • Smart Money

    Create 10 Milestones.
  • All Star

    Receive a 5-star rating for a project.
  • US English Qualified

    Pass the US English Exam (Level 1)
  • The Regular

    Log in every day for 1 week.
  • The Critic

    Post 10 Reviews.
  • Feedback Guru

    Receive 10 reviews
  • The Biller

    Create an hourly invoice.
  • The Adventurer

    Complete your first project.
  • Nine-to-Fiver

    Win a project and accept the offer.
  • The Seeker

    Bid on 20 projects.
  • The Verified

    Verify your payment method
  • The Perfectionist

    Edited a bid.
  • Fast Responder

    Bid within 2 minutes of a project being listed.

Exams

  • VPN 1
    75%
  • US English Level 1
    83%

My Top Skills

  • Cisco 22
  • System Admin 8
  • Windows Server 8
  • Linux 3
  • Network Administration 2
  • PHP 1
  • Java 1
  • Microsoft 1
  • Internet Security 1
  • Windows Desktop 0
  • Freelance 0
  • Desktop Support 0
  • Active Directory 0
  • Azure 0
  • Amazon Web Services 0
  • VPS 0
  • Windows 8 0
  • Ubuntu 0

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