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About Me

In the fore-front of network security by helping out customers in reducing their pain points and deliver a smooth IT experience.
• Technical Marketing Engineer - Campus and Branch Security - Juniper Networks
• IT professional with near 7 years of work experience with excellent technical and managerial skills
• 2 years of in-depth network security testing experience
• 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
  • Defining 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.

Test Engineer

Juniper Networks
Since September 2013
  • Designing and executing customer profile use-cases and test plans.
  • Testing end-to-end firewall features and services such as Polices, NAT, AppSecure, UTM, IDP, IPsec VPN, HA of Juniper SRX Firewalls.
  • Performing firewall capability testing in a simulated environment using 3rd party tools, viz. Breaking Point, Ixia - IxExplorer/IxLoad and Spirent.
  • Designing complex automation test infrastructure for the team and writing automation scripts in Perl for performing test execution.
  • Mentoring 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

Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Communication

Anna University
September 2004 to May 2008

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

Skills

  • JNCIA Junos
  • CCNA
  • CCNP - Route/Switch
  • Android Anti-Virus Analysis, ASIA 2012 (Academic Track of NYS Cyber Security Conference, 2012) (Best Paper)
  • Best Security Practices for Android, BlackBerry and iOS, IEEE SECON, 2012
  • Application Secure - AppID, AppFW, AppTrack, AppQoS, URL Filtering
  • UTM - EWF, Anti-Virus, Anti-Spam,
  • NAT
  • IDP
  • Application Layer Gateways
  • IPsec VPN
  • Firewall Policing/Filter/Authentication
  • Firewall Screens
  • Breaking Point Solution
  • IXIA - IxExplorer, IxLoad
  • Spirent - Test Center, Avalanche
  • Open Source - Ostinato, Scapy, Wireshark, TCPreplay
  • VMware ESXi - Installing and Managing virtual solutions
  • VMware vSphere, vCenter, Workstation, KVM, Amazon AWS
  • Understanding of VMXNET3, DPDK, VirtIO
  • Security Risk Assessment
  • NMAP, Nessus, Maltego, FOCA, CAIN,
  • Backtrack Linux
  • TCP, UDP, VLAN, HSRP, OSPF, BGP, RIP, EIGRP
  • Perl, Shell
  • DHCP, DNS, Active Directory, SAMBA
  • Windows (PC & Server)
  • Linux - Debian (Ubuntu), Red Hat (RHEL, CentOS)

Interests

  • Photography