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Shahzad Q.

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Network & Security Engineer | CCIE # 48102

Network and Systems Engineer with focus on Cisco technologies, expert level experience with Routers, Switches, Firewalls, and Load balancers from different vendors including Cisco, Juniper, HP, F5, Fortinet, Palo Alto. CCNP Routing Switching, CCNP Service Provider, and CCIE Service Provider with 13 years experience in the industry, I have worked for companies including the following: ✅ Barlcaycard as Network Security Consultant (altogether 3 years) ✅ Daisy Communications as Network Specialist and Tier 3 Support Engineer (about 5 years) ✅ Internet Solutions as Core Network Engineer (3 years) I can do network design, implementation, security and troubleshooting for you. I believe in providing best value for money and going extra mile for my clients.
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PTS is looking for a network engineer with Juniper EX and qFabric experience for a short term engagement to troubleshoot and potentially implement QoS.  Phone vendor is indicating that they are losing packets on the network and that QoS needs to be implemented to their phone system.  Looking for engineer to review network, make recommendations and implement changes if necessary.
Juniper Troubleshooting / QOS
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MSc. Mobile Computing and Communications Degree

University of Greenwich, London, UK
MSc. Mobile Computing and Communications
CCIP is now called CCNP Service Provider.
CCIP Certificate
CCIE Service Provider with 11 Years Experience designing and Implementing Networks
CCIE Service Provider - Certificte
> Did remediation work for Barclaycard for their PCI Audit
> Worked with customer and auditors to plan network segmentation
> Plan and Implement new network segments.
PCI Audit - remediation Work

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Shahzad was very helpful and knowledgeable and project was completed successfully with minimal disruption. [28 February, 2020] Shahzad was very helpful and knowledgeable and project was completed successfully with minimal disruption.
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9 months ago
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Whenever i will have any problem with Firewall Checkpoint i will contact Shahzad for solution !!! Great work!
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9 months ago
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Quick delivery and quality work!
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11 months ago
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1 year ago
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Experience

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Feb 2017 - Present
> Working with a client online to build their ISP network; involves couple of Cisco ASR1Ks, firewalls and switches > Working on Network Automation scripts using Python; to backup, configure network devices through scripts > Provide online training for Cisco courses - currently teaching CCIE SP course (just started) and a Cisco ASA Weekend Bootcamp > Site to Site & Remote Access VPNs for customers

Senior Network and Security Engineer

Daisy Communications, Reading, UK
Feb 2016 - Jan 2017 (11 months, 1 day)
• Design customer solutions • Implement customer projects within agreed timelines • Provide 4th Line support on customer issues as well as internal core network issues • Core MPLS Network upgrades, core consist of mostly Cisco including CRS, 7200, 7600, ASR1K, 9K, Nexus 5K, 9K • Design build templates for BGP, Quality of Service, Device hardening • Network Extensions design and implementation • Produce documentation and review

Network and Security Architect

The Logic Group – Barclaycard, Fleet, UK
Apr 2015 - Jan 2016 (9 months, 1 day)
• Work on switches (3750, 4500, Nexus 2K, 5K & 7K), Routers (2800’s, 2900s, 3900’s, 4400s, 7200’s), Firewalls (ASA), F5 Load Balancers (GTM/LTM) • Layer 2 Security, 802.1x, RADIUS, Vlan Access lists (VACLs), MAC address filtering, Port Security, STP root • Layer 2 security - BPDU guard, BPDU Filter, VACLs, PVLANs, Port Security • SNMPv3 plan, assess and roll-out • Layer 3 security; Control Plane Policing, Management ACLs, TACACs, Routing Protocol Security • Network Management

Education

MSc. Mobile commputing and Communications

University of Greenwich, United Kingdom 2004 - 2005
(1 year)

PGD, Computer Networks and Communication

Government College University, Lahore, Pakistan 2001 - 2002
(1 year)

Qualifications

JNCIS - SP

Juniper Networks
2015
Juniper Networks Certified Specialist, Service Provider Routing & Switching The Juniper Networks Certification Program (JNCP) Service Provider Routing and Switching track allows participants to demonstrate competence with Juniper Networks technology. Successful candidates demonstrate thorough understanding of networking technology in general and Juniper Networks service provider routing and switching platforms. (Description taken from Juniper Networks website).

CCIE - Service Provider

Cisco Systems
2015
Cisco Certified Inter-network Expert CCIE # 48102 Cisco CCIE Service Provider (CCIE Service Provider) certification is for expert-level SP network engineers who bring the knowledge and skill to build an extensible Service Provider infrastructure to deliver rich managed services (Description taken for Cisco's website)

JNCIA - Junos

Juniper Networks
2014
Juniper Networks Certified Associate, Junos The Juniper Networks Certified Associate - Junos (JNCIA-Junos) is the entry-level credential required to continue to the advanced certifications in our Junos certification tracks. Successful candidates demonstrate knowledge of the Juniper Networks Junos OS, networking fundamentals, and basic routing and switching. (Description taken from Juniper Networks website)

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