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About Me

Being in the fore-front of network security I specialize in helping out customers in reducing their pain points and deliver a smooth IT experience.
• Technical Marketing Engineer - Enterprise and Branch Security and SD-WAN - Juniper Networks
• Sale enablement - Develop and train solutions and product offering to the SEs and Sales teams
• 5 years of in-depth network security experience
• IT professional with near 10 years of work experience with excellent technical and managerial skills
• Worked extensively on customer profile testing and provided on-demand support to resolve customer issues
• Experienced in designing customer specific and market specific use-cases
• Worked in a Monitored Security Solutions provider environment in answering and providing technical support to customers
• Gained in-depth knowledge in network security solutions on both hardware and virtual platform
• Excellent communication skills

Experience

Technical Marketing Engineer

Juniper Networks
Since November 2015
  • Define new solutions and extend/customize reference solutions.
  • Engage in technical customer meetings, including detailed product overview/demos, and in-depth technical conversations.
  • Develop and conduct technical field training and solutions deep dive for sales team and customers.
  • Provide feedback to product managers and engineering to improve features and products.
  • Perform technical competitive analysis.
  • Expertise in Enterprise Security and Secure SD-WAN

Test Engineer

Juniper Networks
September 2013 to November 2015
  • Designed and executed customer profile use-cases and test plans.
  • Tested end-to-end firewall features and services such as Polices, NAT, AppSecure, UTM, IDP, IPsec VPN, HA of Juniper SRX Firewalls.
  • Performed firewall capability testing in a simulated environment using 3rd party tools, viz. Breaking Point, Ixia - IxExplorer/IxLoad and Spirent.
  • Designed complex automation test infrastructure for the team and writing automation scripts in Perl for performing test execution.
  • Mentored interns and new hires by providing training and guidance.

MSS Security Engineer

Symantec Corp
June 2013 to September 2013
  • Provided technical support to customers to monitor and manage their network and security devices
  • Provided on-demand support to customers by live troubleshooting and resolving network issues

Engineering Intern

Affirmed Networks
June 2012 to December 2012
  • Testing telecom services such as MMS, Video and Image transcoding on an end to end call flow
  • Developed and maintained log management automation tools using LAMP (Perl) stack

Test Engineer

Infosys Limited
June 2008 to August 2011
  • Prepared Test Plan, Design Document and generated Test Cases
  • Created Business Components for automation test cases using BPT framework in QTP
  • Managed a team of 10 by delegating and coordinating tasks, handling training sessions for new joiners
  • Periodic tracking and maintenance of defects, created and maintained Defect Prevention Plan document

Education

Master of Science in Networking and System Administration

Rochester Institute of Technology, NY
September 2011 to May 2013

Research Assistant, Mobile Anti-Spyware Analysis
• Research on Security aspects of various Anti-Malwares on the Android Operating System
• Analyzing the operating functionalities of Malware and Anti-Malware applications

Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Communication

Anna University
September 2004 to May 2008

Skills

  • JNCIA Junos
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEHv9)
  • CCNA
  • CCNP - Route/Switch
  • Application Security - Identification, Firewalling, App Quality of Service
  • UTM - Web Filtering, Anti-Virus, Anti-Spam
  • NAT
  • Intrusion Prevention (IPS)
  • Application Layer Gateways
  • Virtual Private Networks - IPSec
  • Firewall Policing/Filter/Authentication
  • DDoS Prevention
  • Breaking Point Solution
  • IXIA - IxExplorer, IxLoad
  • Spirent - Test Center, Avalanche
  • Open Source - Ostinato, Scapy, Wireshark, TCPreplay
  • Virtualization technologies - VMware ESXi, KVM
  • Public Cloud - Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure
  • Cloud Solutions - Private, Hybrid and Public Cloud designing and migration
  • Security-as-a-Serice (SaaS) and Managed Security Solutions
  • Understanding of VMXNET3, DPDK, VirtIO
  • Security Risk Assessment
  • NMAP, Nessus, Maltego, FOCA, CAIN,
  • Backtrack/Kali Linux
  • Metasploit Pro
  • Perl, Shell
  • Windows (PC & Server)
  • Linux - Debian (Ubuntu), Red Hat (RHEL, CentOS)
  • Junos OS
  • Advanced in Microsoft Office - Word, Powerpoint & Excel
  • Experienced in Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop
  • Advanced in screen capture and video editing tools - Camtasia, Snagit

Interests

  • Landscape, Urban and Portrait Photography
  • https://www.intacti.com/