Principal Network Engineer Resume Samples

A Principal Network Engineer provides technical support in the installation and maintenance of network systems. A well-drafted Principal Network Engineer Resume mentions the following core duties – supporting existing networks and performing upgrades, mentoring and training other network engineers, maintaining network security firewalls and defining network access rights, maintaining disaster recovery procedures and contingency plans, performing network routing, cabling, and switching activities, developing system installation and configuration documents, assisting in project management activities, and performing root cause analysis of network issues, and recommending corrective actions.

Those seeking this job role must be able to mention on the resume the following skills and abilities – an up-to-date knowledge and understanding of the employer’s business and industry needs, the ability to understand the needs of the end-user, excellent communication skills, analytical and problem-solving abilities, and comfortable working with different teams. An engineering degree in electronics or networking qualification is commonplace among job applicants.

Principal Network Engineer Resume example

Principal Network Engineer Resume

Headline : Designing and optimizing network topologies and site configurations also responsible for planning and leading installations, transitions, conversions, and cutovers of network components and capabilities, and also Designing, implementing, and maintaining a Cisco network composed of 7206 routers, 5500 switches with SRPs and PIX running OSPF and BGP.

Skills : Windows, Solaris, Oracle, Leadership.

Description :

    1. Led a project that upgraded the VTC software suite that included Video Conference (VC) Wizard software, Oracle 10g database, Windows Server 2003, and various network devices, increasing the network bandwidth by 50% and active conference participants by 50%.
    2. Replicated VTC upgrades at two other off-sites.
    3. Managed the Operation and Maintenance (O&M) for the Enterprise Management Toolkit (EMTk) network cserver suite, deployed across five DoD classified and unclassified networks, consisting of eHealth, NetScout, Netcool/Precision, Hewlett-Packard Network Automation (HPNA), Splunk and General Dynamics Encryptor Managers (GEM/GEMX) network monitoring tools.
    4. Managed the JWICS Domain Names Systems (DNS) at the Intelligence Community (IC) root level.
    5. Updated and maintained the DNS architecture and name server operations by administering DNS and BIND.
    6. Communicated with government entities and military units to ensure accurate DNS information.
    7. Evaluated and analyzed IT hardware and software from vendors and advised on its suitability to our current customer on its advantages and disadvantages.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science


Principal Network Engineer Resume

Objective : Experienced, successful, and reliable Cyber Security Lead Engineer with an exceptional record of competence and discretion. Primary responsibilities include protecting the company's web hosting environment, and corporate IT endpoints from hackers and cyber threats. Adept at communicating high-level technical concepts for IT projects with colleagues and managers.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Cisco Network Routers And Switches.

Description :

    1. Responsible for network design and implementation of secure Big Data project using Hadoop ecosystem.
    2. Attended all TEMs with management, stakeholders and developers to design the most optimal and secure system.
    3. Provided IP subnet design for data center using RFC 1918 addressing and CIDR blocks for network appliances, security devices and hundreds of data nodes.
    4. Installed, wired and configured Cisco Nexus 5548 and 2248 data switches to Hadoop data node cluster using 802.1Q trunks, Virtual Port Channels (VPC), FEX features and LACP bonding.
    5. Configured Cisco 6509 switches in a virtual switching system terminating port channel connections and 802.1Q trunks to Nexus switches and HP DL-980 and HP-380 servers.
    6. Installed and licensed Cisco Data Center Network Manager - LAN on a Windows 2008 R2 Server to monitor, maintain and configure Cisco Nexus switches.
    7. Upgraded NX-OS, archived configurations, and pushed scripts to Nexus switches using DCNM LAN software.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED


Principal Network Engineer Resume

Headline : Formulating and defining next-generation infrastructure for the Senate's data networks, in support of the applications and security systems that support the Senate's business mission, information technology functions, and services.

Skills : Project Management, Program Management, Information Technology, MS Office.

Description :

    1. Supported Defense Intelligence Agency Defense Attache Network (HOCNET).
    2. Created, modified, and closed Remedy Tickets.
    3. Managed four- member midnight shift handling all project crisis.
    4. Installed and configure Windows NT server / Workstation as well as Arcserve/Ultrabac backup software and Cisco Routers.
    5. Managed Motorola Network Encryption System (NES) terminate Fiber Optic Cable.
    6. Oversaw installation and management of Lotus Notes Domino Server Version R5/4.6.
    7. Provided WAN/LAN issue user support for global users in Network Operations Center.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS

Principal Network Engineer Resume

Summary : Principal Network Engineer with 15 years of experience. Areas of expertise include LAN/WAN routing and switching, wireless and cellular networking, network security and firewalls, and technical documentation. Strong hands-on and team leadership experience in designing, implementing, and managing complex network solutions.

Skills : Cellular Backhaul Design, Metro Ethernet Design, Alcatel-Lucent SR, MEF Contributor.

Description :

    1. Expressed interest for and won principal on-site network engineer position for Aventis Pharma's Convergence Project for North and Latin America.
    2. Managed all staging, racking, burn-in, the general and specific implementation of network design, testing, FDA validation, and qualification paperwork for all local production network equipment.
    3. Provided network connectivity for over 200 UNIX and Win32 servers; 60 network nodes Utilized several fully-loaded Cisco 7513's with RSP16's for distribution layer.
    4. Led training for employees regarding Network Operations responsibilities (Wan, NES, Server, and Client).
    5. Monitored networks remotely with SMNP/Ramon Spectrum/What's Up Gold software.
    6. Installed, configured, and updated Cisco Prime LMS 4.1 on a Windows 2008 R2 server to manage all Cisco devices in the network.
    7. Configured the application to run automatic reports and archive configurations of the network devices being managed.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Principal Network Engineer Resume

Summary : Proven Principal Network Engineer professional with 15 years of combined experience in corporate IT/finance environment and automotive field. Passion for modern-day automotive technology as well as European automotive history and heritage. Strong track-record for launching new business initiatives and forming strategic partnerships.

Skills : Cisco, Juniper, HP, Extreme, Force10 routing and switching.

Description :

    1. Managed the Active Directory (AD) for a DoD network, by administering users, securing the domain controllers, creating all group policies, and ensured antivirus was properly distributed throughout the network.
    2. Provided support for Polycom videoconferencing network.
    3. Developed policies and procedures in creation of a centralized network operations center.
    4. Ensured seamless operational processes by assisting NOCs with scheduled and unscheduled outages, including optimizing use of resources to meet critical goals by serving as an escalation point for diverse technical network issues.
    5. Contributed skill in reviewing completed configurations for accuracy and technical feasibility, as well as ensuring that device configurations adhered to wide-ranging Navy, Marine Corps, and Defense standards and security requirements.
    6. Configured Pix 520 with security policies to support Internet Access.
    7. Provided 24/7 management for network administration.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MS

Principal Network Engineer Resume

Headline : To establish a long-term career in a company where I may utilize my Principal Network Engineer professional skills and knowledge to be an effective Associate Program Manager and inspiration to those around me.

Skills : Managing Skills, Networking.

Description :

    1. Designed, implemented, and supported complex multi-vendor MPLS wide area network for a largely civilian government agency.
    2. Provided network design and engineering services to the National Weather Service in support of their Wide Area Network migration to an MPLS backbone.
    3. Provided Tier 4 support for Cisco and Juniper LAN/WAN.
    4. Configured and installed routers, switches, and firewalls.
    5. Performed IOS upgrades on Cisco routers and switches.
    6. Provided troubleshooting support for WAN and LAN issues.
    7. Monitored circuit performance and evaluate circuit upgrades using Visual Networks and Netscout tools.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MBA In Business Administration

Principal Network Engineer Resume

Objective : Experienced working in a Linux-based environment is required, Experienced with one of the following scripting languages required: Python, Go, Ruby, and also Experienced with one of the following required: Puppet, Ansible, Jenkins.

Skills : Networking, MS office.

Description :

    1. Operated a large fleet of Storage Arrays and SAN switches that power or data centers.
    2. Developed new automated workflows to reduce toil and enhance the scalability of our services.
    3. Designed, implemented, and integrated APIs between various systems and services.
    4. Designed and implemented software services that support Infrastructure-as-Code principles.
    5. Experienced with Brocade SAN switches and directors.
    6. Experienced with NetApp FAS arrays.
    7. Experienced with SAN-attached block storage arrays.
                    Years of Experience
                    Experience
                    2-5 Years
                    Experience Level
                    Level
                    Executive
                    Education
                    Education
                    GED

                    Principal Network Engineer Resume

                    Summary : Mission-focused Principal Network Engineer with over 15 years of hands-on technical and management experience. Proven results in assessing, developing, maturing, and securing Information Technology (IT) Portfolios and IT Service Catalogs. Keen ability to determine the business value of IT solutions and ensure that resource allocations align with regulatory compliance, organizational policies, strategic goals, and mission objectives in the most expedient, secure, and cost-effective manner.

                    Skills : Cisco Routers/Switches, MS Office.

                    Description :

                      1. Employed with David Hale Associates (DHA) I provided network engineering support and project oversight of the Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Network Consolidation Project (NCP) for the FBI in Clarksburg WV.
                      2. Designed ensured faster throughput, increased port densities, full redundancy, logging and auditing capabilities, remote monitoring and management, and permitted for lateral expandability for future development.
                      3. Additionally configured and deployed campus-wide infrastructure changes and upgraded old existing Cisco network devices to support the latest technologies.
                      4. Met with multiple stakeholders of legacy networks to determine system transition requirements and perform traffic analysis Developed and implemented network transition plans for legacy system transitioning into SEN Routinely gathered technical requirements devised solutions and communicated the business value of recommended solutions to stakeholders; Presented various project synopses and system solutions to CJIS PMs and enterprise service providers.
                      5. Prepared numerous Engineering Change Requests and championed them through various engineering reviews, and Technical Interchange Boards.
                      6. Additionally conducted workshops, developed system security plans (SSPs), and completed proof of concepts.
                      7. Leveraged remote management technologies to deploy enterprise network changes across the WAN Engineered and Configured Cisco devices on the CJIS Core, Distribution, Access and DMZs utilizing 7600's, 6500's, 4500's, and 3500's DHS Office of the Chief Information Officer Tier III Network Engineering and Telecommunications Tier II MS Active Directory (Contractor - TWD).
                    Years of Experience
                    Experience
                    10+ Years
                    Experience Level
                    Level
                    Senior
                    Education
                    Education
                    MSEE In Computer Engineering

                    Principal Network Engineer Resume

                    Headline : Hardworking, organized, Principal Network Engineer professional with a proven background delivering sensible business technology solutions on time and under budget while working as a team member or team leader.

                    Skills : Cyber Architecture, Network Architecture.

                    Description :

                      1. Led architect for Greenfield Data Center deployment.
                      2. Led architect for corporate building move and merger of systems/infrastructures after acquisition.
                      3. Led engineer for P2V Data Center migration.
                      4. Led support engineer for application migration into IBM SoftLayer (PaaS).
                      5. Redesigned internet access gateways for international customers.
                      6. Resolved daily Tier 3 network escalations and implementation requests.
                      7. Oversaw Disaster Recovery testing for international customers.
                    Years of Experience
                    Experience
                    5-7 Years
                    Experience Level
                    Level
                    Executive
                    Education
                    Education
                    MS

                    Principal Network Engineer Resume

                    Headline : Results-driven Principal Network Engineer professional with extensive experience in the implementation, administration, and support of data center networks. Strong hands-on experience with Cisco IOS and NX-OS. Able to develop effective working relationships with customers and vendors as well as senior management. Experienced in leadership, network management, strategic planning, operations management, regulation compliance, and holistic security.

                    Skills : Network Management, Network Administration, Network Security, Firewalls, ArcSight, Dell SecureWorks, Cisco Switching, Cisco Firewall, Cisco WAE, Cisco Router, SolarWinds NPM.

                    Description :

                      1. Maintained four National Internet Gateways supporting the largest Federal Government network, second only to the Department of Defense.
                      2. Supported all network traffic utilized by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs for Internet, Client VPN, and Site-to-Site VPN traffic through a fully managed enterprise network operations center.
                      3. Utilized remote configuration management using SSH, SSL, and HPOV technologies.
                      4. Managed the installation, maintenance, and usage of complex networks that linked numerous computing platforms, operating systems, and network topologies across widely dispersed geographic areas.
                      5. Troubleshot and resolved complex network problems to ensure minimal disruption of mission-critical applications and network services.
                      6. Responsible for Leading the evaluation, design, and development of data networking system.
                      7. Leaded analysis of network characteristics (e.g., traffic, connect time, transmission speeds, packet sizes, and throughput), troubleshooting problems, and recommending procurement, removal, and modification to network components.
                    Years of Experience
                    Experience
                    5-7 Years
                    Experience Level
                    Level
                    Executive
                    Education
                    Education
                    BS