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shahzadqadir1979

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[login to view URL] I have been working as Networking and Security Engineer in the UK for last 11 years and have experience of working with ISPs (namely Internet Solutions, Virgin Media, Daisy Communications). Recent assignment being a 4th line support engineer and complex networking projects engineer. My skills set includes - Layer 2: STP, RSTP, MST, PAGP, LACP, LAYER 2 QOS, VLANs, VACLS, Layer 2 Security Layer 3: BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, MPLS, QoS, VPLS, ATOM, Active/Backup Solutions, Active/Active Solutions, Security: Firewalls (ASA, JUNIPER SSG, JUNIPER SRX), Site 2 Site VPNs, Remote Access VPNs, Network Security, Device Hardening, Network Hardening I currently hold following Networking Certifications - CCNA CCNP CCIP CCDA CCIE Service Provider # 48102 JNCIA JNCIS I am proficient in English - spoken and written and can ensure quality communications during my projects.
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  • billede af jan10573 Cisco As5350 config $14.28 USD

    “It was a pleasure to work with Shahzad”

  • billede af sentendiabdm Configuration of Cisco 2504 WLC and 2 AIR-CAP3602I-A-K9 $150.00 USD

    “H think Shahzad is a very knowledgeable network administrator. It took him a bit longer than we both expected for him to complete the assignment, however it did get completed, and works as expected.”

  • billede af SDWANExperts Visio Diagrams for Wide Area Network Projects $750.00 USD

    “Shahzad was extremely responsive, understood my requirements, and delivered before the deadline. Revisions were quickly made as required. I will work with him again.”

Erfaring

Freelancer

Feb 2017

> 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

Feb 2016 - Jan 2017 (11 months)

• 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

Apr 2015 - Jan 2016 (9 months)

• 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

Senior Network Engineer

Nov 2014 - Apr 2015 (5 months)

• Secured hosting and DR, Recover to Cloud services design and configurations • VPN configuration using Juniper MX Series Core/Edge routers, Juniper SRX Series Gateways • Deployed Juniper QFX 5100 Data Centre Switches • L3VPNs, VPLS, AToM configuration and troubleshooting • MPLS Quality of Service rollout throughout Network Core • Firewall upgrades, network refreshes – Both Cisco and Juniper kit • High and Low Level design (LLD & HLD)

Senior Network Engineer

May 2014 - Nov 2014 (6 months)

• 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

Senior Network Consultant

Jan 2014 - Apr 2014 (3 months)

• Install and configure customer networks, remote access solutions (SSL &IPSec) and site to site VPNs using ASA’s and Juniper Netscreen • Work with project managers for timely delivery of projects • Network Audit for customers, design network upgrades, produce detailed HLD/LLD and implementation; solutions involve MPLS PE/CE configuration, Cisco Routers, Cisco Switches, Cisco ASA, Juniper SSG, F5 load balancers • MPLS core upgrades, MPLS Traffic Engineering . Quality of Service implementation

Network Specialist

Feb 2013 - Oct 2013 (8 months)

• Projects involving configuration of MPLS network ( Layer2/3 , VPLS), Security devices (Cisco, Juniper, Checkpoint Firewalls), Local Traffic Manager (LTM) & Global Traffic Managers (GTMs) • 3rd line support for internal core network and external customers Configuration, upgrade, troubleshoot Cisco routers (ISR 28xx, 3945, 7200vxr, ASR1001, ASR9K, CRS), • Security Devices - Cisco ASA's, Juniper Netscreen • Layer 2 & Layer 3 QOS

Core Network Engineer

Mar 2010 - Feb 2013 (2 years)

• End to End QoS implementation using DSCP/IPP/MPLS EXP; Switching QOS using COS bits in Dot1Q Header • PE configurations for NNIs to other partner (ISPs) based on RFC4364 Type A and Type B • PE Configurations towards CE with OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, STATIC as routing protocols, Prefix Filtering and Traffic Management, Backup configurations & testing • IPv6 implementation in core network • Design and implement MPLS VPNs, AToM, VPLS

Network Implementation Engineer

Nov 2008 - Mar 2010 (1 year)

• EIGRP and BGP as core network protocols, Prefix Filtering and traffic engineer with BGP & EIGRP, PBR configurations, Backup configurations & testing • Troubleshoot day to day networking issues passed on from Network Operations team • Suggest Network Upgrades for end of life equipment like End of Life routers, switches or router/switch modules. • Configure upgrades to the network • End to End QOS implementation

Network Support Engineer

Jun 2007 - Nov 2008 (1 year)

• Work on different medium to large Cisco routers (ISRs & GSRs) and switches (4500, 6500), Load Balancers, Cisco Firewalls (ASA) • Second line Network Support engineer • Monitor Ticketing system to ensure proper information is fed in and acted upon but Level 1 engineers • Train Level 1 engineers on different technologies • Monitor SYSLOGs and SNMP alerts using Spectrum monitoring system and troubleshoot accordingly

Uddannelse

MSc. Mobile commputing and Communications

2004 - 2005 (1 year)

PGD, Computer Networks and Communication

2001 - 2002 (1 year)

Kvalifikationer

CCNA (2006)

Cisco

Still Valid - As did my CCIE in 2015 that also validates other professional and associate level certifications. This exam tests a candidate's knowledge and skills related to network fundamentals, LAN switching technologies, IPv4 and IPv6 routing technologies, WAN technologies, infrastructure services, infrastructure security, and infrastructure management. (description taken from Cisco's website)

CCNP - Routing and Switching (2007)

Cisco

Still Valid - As did my CCIE in 2015 that also validates other professional and associate level certifications. Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Routing and Switching certification 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. (description taken from Cisco's website)

CCDA (2010)

Cisco

Still Valid - As did my CCIE in 2015 that also validates other professional and associate level certifications. Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA) indicates a foundation or apprentice knowledge of network design for the Cisco converged network. (description taken from Cisco's website)

JNCIA - Junos (2014)

Juniper Networks

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)

CCIE - Service Provider (2015)

Cisco Systems

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)

JNCIS - SP (2015)

Juniper Networks

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).

Certificeringer

  • US English Level 1
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  • Network Programming 1
    77%

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