Timeline

Amazon, Singapore

Senior Network Engineer Oct 2018 - Present

Network Dev Engineer II Nov 2017 - Sept 2018

Network Engineer II Apr 2016 - Oct 2017

Network Engineer I Mar 2014 - Mar 2016

  • Build & Rollout of Network across multiple Corporate & Customer Service Sites
  • Build & Support MPLS Connectivity & Wireless Solutions for Amazon Locations
  • Reviewed, Implemented & Automated changes on the Network
  • Performed Troubleshooting of networking, routing and interconnectivity issues
  • Collaborated with Internal Teams to fix issues during large-scale network events
  • Drove Internal Network Projects to meet the demands of our Internal Customers
  • Worked with Cisco to identify and troubleshoot recurring platform issues
  • Worked with ISPs to diagnose problems between Amazon Network & ISP Network
  • Delivered and Maintained Network Standards, Procedures and Documentation
  • Participated in Interviewing of other Network Engineer candidates
  • Newedge (Acquired by Société Générale), Singapore

    Network Engineer Jun. 2011 - Feb. 2014

  • Worked on Tokyo Office Relocation Project - Setting up of New Office Network
  • New Clients Onboarding – Design & Implementation of Connectivity Solutions
  • Responsible for Network Management - IPPlan, Ciscoworks, Intermapper, WhatsUpGold
  • Developed & Deployed Global Network Standards for Network Compliance
  • Performed Day to Day Network Changes & Worked on various Network Projects
  • Managed Proxy (Bluecoat ProxySG & ProxyAV) and SSL VPN (F5 Firepass)
  • Administered Firewalls (Checkpoint (Provider-1) & Cisco ASA 55xx)
  • Versatile with Vendor Management, Dealing with Carriers & Datacenter Work
  • Part of Global Virtual Security Team handling Network Security Issues
  • Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore

    Master's in Communication Software and Networks Aug. 2010 - May 2011

    Akamai Technologies, India

    Associate Network Support Specialist Nov. 2009 - Jul. 2010

  • Monitored Distributed Server Network using ‘Network Management System’
  • Contributor for the development of Customer Monitoring Program (CMP)
  • Analyzed and Resolved Network Related Issues within the committed SLAs
  • Created and updated internal NOC processes and procedures
  • Deployed Software Installation on the worldwide located Akamai Servers
  • SASTRA University, India

    Bachelor of Technology in Electrical & Electronics Engineering Jul. 2005 - May 2009

    Skills


    • ROUTING: OSPF, BGP, EIGRP, Route Redistribution, PBR
    • SWITCHING: VLAN, VTP, EtherChannel, Spanning-Tree, SPAN
    • REDUNDANCY: HSRP, VRRP, GLBP
    • SECURITY: AAA Model, Access Lists (ACL), 802.1x
    • PROXY: Bluecoat ProxySG | ProxyAV
    • FIREWALL: Cisco ASA & Checkpoint
    • VPN: IPSec, Anyconnect & MPLS L3VPN
    • WIRELESS: Aruba Mobility Controllers
    • NETWORK MANAGEMENT: Ciscoworks, PRTG, WhatsUpGold
    • APPLICATIONS: Wireshark, NMAP, MS Visio, SecureCRT
    • OTHERS: QoS, DNS, DHCP, NTP, SNMP, Multicast, NAT, NetFlow

    Testimonials

    • Chandra Shekar is hard and sincere worker. Has lot of confidence and energy and executes his job diligently with precision. He is a certification buff and always keeps up to date with the latest skill sets. Completes the work handed over to him in record time and there by win your confidence. Any leader, manager would like to have him in their team. His communication skills are also equally good and complements his technical skill sets he possess. Any leader, manager would like to have him in their team."

      Ravi Ramaswamy, Principal Engineer, Akamai Technologies
    • Chandrasekar is one of those rare people who combines superb technical, communication, and analytical capabilities with a demonstrated ability to get the right things done quickly and effectively. During 9 months of his tenure at Akamai, he always finished work ahead of schedule with amazing quality. He is a tireless worker whose efforts would be valued at any company.


      Shri Ramayanam Malisetty, Program Manager, Akamai Technologies
    • Chandru provided assistance to us in setting up our network both at our office and also in helping us configure our hardware and connectivity at our colo. His depth of knowledge was impressive. He was efficient and provided exactly what we needed with minimal fuss. I have no hesitatation in recommending him. Top qualities: Great Results, Expert, High Integrity


      Iain Bill, CEO, Quadrant Capital Pte. Ltd., Singapore

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