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@farooqtahir2013
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farooqtahir2013

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I am Network and System Engineer with over 6 years of professional experience. I have a demonstrated history of working in the field information technology and services industry. I have worked with both small and enterprise-sized companies to plan, design and implement the Network infrastructure. I have worked with a wide verity of vendors such as Cisco, Nexus, Mikrotik, Ubiquity, IBM, Lenovo, Fortinet, Palo Alto, Pfsense, VMware and Microsoft etc. I make sure to design and recommend things based on best practices. I possess the following expertise: Network infrastructure (Routers, Switches, VLANs, VPN). Wireless (Cisco Aironet, Ubiquiti and Aerohive). Security (Cisco ASA, Fortigate , Palo Alto and PFsense). VOIP (Cisco CUCM,CME, Asterisk and FreePBX). Virtualization (VMware ESXi and Microsoft HyperV). System administration (Microsoft and Linux servers.) Cloud computing, dedicated servers and VPS (OVH, Google, AWS, Digital ocean etc) Looking forward to working with you.
$20 USD/hr
47 reviews
5.0
  • 96%Jobs Completed
  • 93%On Budget
  • 93%On Time
  • 13%Repeat Hire Rate

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Recent Reviews

  • image of Shawn D. Cisco Mobility express $60.00 USD

    “Great guy to deal with and very knowledgeable to get the problem resolved quick. Would recommend him for any project you need.”

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    “Take you loaf and leave”

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    “Escelent! The solution found and work done on time.”

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    “Really good guy and completed work on time.”

  • image of Domick S. Project 25665642 has been deleted £14.00 GBP

    “Did not meet spec, did not listen and tried to bill more than the hours worked. His work was poor, and his attitude was worse. Please stay away or used a fixed amount. Very shady freelancer.”

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    “Fast response and good quality”

Experience

Senior Network Specialist

Sep 2019

IBM Big Data project implementation at JAZZ. • Review and improve the Network design shared by client. • Placement and installation of IBM and Lenovo equipment and Racks in Data centre. • Prepare the configurations as per the network design requirement. • Create ISL vLAGs with peer switches. • Create vLAGs and L2 port channels with downstream devices (Servers) for better throughput and redundancy. • Implement VRRP, configure VLANs, Trunk links and secure the network infrastructure.

Senior Network Engineer

Apr 2016 - Jan 2019 (2 years)

Senior level design & project engineer. • Gather and collate network requirements by working with clients and colleagues • Design and implement customers’ network infrastructure • Assist in sizing effort for the network part of projects and work with clients during all stages of projects • Install secure and scalable network devices. • Document all network set-ups. • Implementing Remote Access Solution: IPsec VPN, SSL VPN and site to site VPN. • Troubleshooting and solving networking issues

Network Engineer

Feb 2014 - Feb 2017 (3 years)

Monitor network engineering performance and ensure system availability and reliability Configuring and installing various network devices and services (e.g., routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, VPN, QoS) Perform network maintenance and system upgrades including service packs, patches, hot fixes and security configurations. Provide Level-2/3 support and troubleshooting to resolve issues

Education

B.S Computer Engineering

2008 - 2013 (5 years)

Qualifications

Cisco certified network associate (2016)

Cisco

Routing and Switching.

Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Administrator (PCNSA) (2019)

Palo Alto

Fortinet Network Security Expert (NSE) (2019)

Fortinet

Certifications

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  • US English Level 1
    85%
  • Network Programming 1
    75%
  • TCP/IP
    75%

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