About

RANGA SAM

NETWORK SYSTEMS ARCHITECT

Dedicated, result-driven and well-accomplished Network Solutions Architect with in-depth knowledge of network, Dedicated, results-driven, well-accomplished, and flexible professional skilled in identifying and delivering efficient business solutions in technically challenging environments. Strategist with deep IT acumen skilled at conceptualizing and creating a technological strategy with a solid ability to prove new technology, deliver enterprise-class deployments and effectively communicate the architectural vision for successful product implementation. Develop new insights into situations, encourage new ideas and innovations, and implement cutting-edge converging technologies.

CORE COMPETENCIES

• Firewall Infrastructure • Network Security • Email Gateway & Mail Flow • Cloud Technology Integration • Web Proxy Configuration • Team Leadership • Routing & Switching • Project Management • Technology Leadership • Risk Management • Strategic Planning • Quality Assurance • Building Scalable Internetworks • Active Directory Infrastructure • Deploying Microsoft Exchange • Technical Roadmap/Strategy • Technology Evaluation • Technical Support

TECHNOLOGY

Hardware:

Cisco ISR (2600, 2800, 3800, 3900, 3400, 3900, 4300, 4400), ASR (1001,1002), CSR (1000v), Switches (2960, 3560, 3750, 3850, 4500, 4900, 6500, 9200, 9500), Nexus N9K, N7K, N5K, N3K, N2K (9318, 7706, 5596, 5548, 3196, 2248, 2148), ASA (5505, 5510, 5520, 5540, 5512X, 5516X), ISE (3655), IDS 4215, Meraki (MX, MR18,33,42) Wireless (Prime, WLC,  AP, UCS, Phones 7965, 8851), Juniper (MX204), Arista (7050SX3), PaloAlto (220, 820, 850, 3020, 3060, 5020, 5220, 5260),  Load balancing devices (NetScaler MPX 5910, SDX 8920, F5 BIG IP 2000), VoIP (CUCM & CUC4-11), HP (DL360, 380), Email Gateway (Proofpoint, McAfee, Voltage, Symantec) Internet Web Proxy (BlueCoat, BroadCom, Squid, MS ISA), Vidyo, Gigamon VUE HC2, ExtraHop Reveal(x).

 Software:

Win XP/7/10, Windows Server 2000/2003/2008/2012/2016/2019, Red Hat Linux 4-8, Ubuntu 8-20, Cisco IOS 12-16, IOS XE 2.1 – 3.11, NXOS 6.2 – 9.3, ASA OS 5.3 – 9.1, PaloAlto Panorama PANOS 4.1 – 9.1, Infoblox DDI NIOS 4.2 – 8.5, Microsoft Exchange 2003/2007/2010/2013/2019, MS SQL 2000/2005/2008, Oracle 8/9i/10g, VMware ESX vSphere 4-7, Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.15, NetScaler 13.0, McAfee, Norton, Cisco CSCP, Cisco Umbrella, Cloudflare.

Tools:                                                                                                                                                                

Enterprise Network Security / Management / Monitoring and Troubleshooting Software (SolarWinds IPAM/NCM/NPM, KIWI Cat Tools, KIWI Syslog, TUFIN, PRTG, QRadar, Cisco Prime Infrastructure Manager, PaloAlto Panorama, WireShark, Ethereal), Programming/Scripting (Visual Studio 6, JDK 1.4, C++, Java 2.0, HTML/XML, ASP/PHP, Windows Power Shell, Linux Shell Scripts, Cisco IOS TCL Script and Python), DLP (McAfee, Forcepoint), IDS/IPS (Cisco IDS, SSM, FirePower, PaloAlto WildFire, FireEye, Proofpoint), NAC (ForcePoint, Cisco ISE), Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform Integration tools, Project Management (Microsoft Visio, Microsoft Project), Collaboration (Service-Now, SharePoint, Jabber, Skype business).

Protocols:

TCP/IPv4/v6, VoIP, SIP, Ethernet (FE, GE, 10/25/100Gbps), PoE, FC, FCoE, iSCSI, PPPoE, PPP, Frame-Relay, HDLC, ISDN, PAGP, LACP, vPC, STP, PVST, MST, Rapid PVST+, VTP1-3, Private vLAN, 802.1X, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, SMTP, POP3, IMAP, RPC, HTTP/S, FTP, Telnet, SNMPv2c/v3, SYSLOG, RMON, NetFlow, WINS, DHCP, DNS, MPLS, DMVPN, OTP, OTV, OSPF, OSPFv3, BGP, LISP, RIP2, EIGRP (classic and name mode), HSRP,GLBP, VRRP, GSLB, WCCP, ICAP, TACACS+, RADIUS, NTLM, Kerberos, LDAP/S, MACSec, IPSec, IKE, DNSSEC, NTP Auth, DKIM, DMARC, SSL, TLS.