Senior LAN/WAN Network Engineer with extensive F5 Big IP, Nexus, SDN and Azure Cloud experience

    • Design install configure F5 Big IP 5250 LTM APM ASM and DMZ using 4 vCMP
    • Microsoft Azure configure site to site VPN tunnel from local prem to transit and subscriptions
    • Manage Palo Alto Networks Firewalls HA pairs security and nat policies
    • Data center migration: install, configure, and test 10GB Metro-E (VPLS) circuits using iPERF
    • Data center migration: install and configure VDC and vPC on Cisco Nexus 9000
    • Data center migration: move servers from Checkpoint to Palo Alto Networks firewall
    • Data center migration: move vendor VPN tunnels from Checkpoint to Palo Alto Networks firewall
    • Evaluated SDN vendor solutions Cisco ACI and VMWare NSX for micro-segmentation project
    • Level 3 support for 300 branch routing EIGRP BGP MLPS and switching issues
    • Consolidated tertiary into primary datacenter Cisco N5K, UCS, ESX Hosts, vDS, Isilon, MS SQL
    • Install and configure Cisco UCS / FI / VMWare vSphere vSS, vDS
    • Primary data center N7K N5K N2K port expansion redesign and equipment deployment
    • Design, install, and configure vendor datacenter PAN PA3030 HA pairs, Cisco routers switches
    • Configure manage PAN Panorama security polices, NAT polices, templates, and device groups
    • Design, install, and configure PA-5050 HA pair core firewalls
    • Migrate secondary datacenter perimeter firewall from ASA5520 migration to PA3030
    • Migrate primary datacenter perimeter firewall from ASA5520 migration to PA3030
    • Planned and upgraded 8 Cisco ASAs IOS from 8.4 to 9.1 (modifies ACL any4 upgrade)
    • Managed Cisco IronPort WSA S370 webproxy – bypass and whitelist
    • Managed Citrix Netscaler load balancer by create physical and virtual IP addresses
    • Promoted to data center manager – oversaw 4 datacenter around Texas
    • Managed data center equipment, installation, removal, power, UPSs PDUs, and documentation
    • Three datacenter expansion redesigns – researched equipment racks and power requirements
    • Researched, installed, and configured UPSs for 10 IDFs at corporate headquarters
    • Installed and configured APC Infrastructure Manager to manage 50 UPSs
    • Installed and configured Cisco SmartNet Total Care Collector for annual budget
    • Configured Silverpeak WAN optimizer appliances for 300 branch offices
    • Configured and maintained 4 Cisco ASA high availability pair site-to-site and user VPN access
    • Configured and maintained 6 Palo Alto Network PA 5050 perimeter and core firewalls using Panorama
    • Configured and maintained Nexus 7K, 5K, and 2K at primary secondary and tertiary data centers
    • Adhere to ITIL ICT design, planning, deployment, and operations standards
    • Diagramed network infrastructure for Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council audits
    • Created Cisco router and switch configuration standards: AAA, NTP, TTY, CON, ACL
    • Created IP schema and IP Address Management standards in Solarwinds Orion
    • Use Solarwinds Orion Network Configuration Manager to update Cisco router and switches
    • Use Wireshark to troubleshoot server and database connectivity issues

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