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PROFILE SUMMARY

Cloud Network Security professional with over 8 years in Network, Cloud, and Security design and operations, adept in managing 24x7 production environments. Technical expertise includes ISC2 CCSP, Cisco CCNP Security, F5 BIG-IP LTM, Cloudflare, Checkpoint, Palo Alto Networks, AWS Solutions Architect Associate, and more.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Information Security Consultant (Network Infrastructure and Cloud Security)

UHG/Optum | Aug  2022- Present
  1. Design implementations for Infrastructure Security Appliances (Checkpoint, Palo Alto Firewall, F5, Zscaler, Azure, GCP Cloud)
  2. Manage incidents and design security changes
  3. Ensure business continuity through RMA processes
  4. Work closely with clients during pre-implementation to architect solutions
  5. Conduct UAT post-implementation and provide RCA for failed attempts

Technical Analyst

Coforge | Oct  2021- Oct 2022
  1. Design implementations for Infrastructure Security Appliances: Checkpoint, Palo Alto Firewall, F5, Zscaler, Azure, GCP Cloud
  2. Manage incidents and design security changes
  3. Ensure business continuity through RMA processes
  4. Collaborate with clients during pre-implementation to architect solutions
  5. Conduct UAT post-implementation
  6. Provide RCA for failed attempts

Network & Security Engineer III

Rackspace | May  2019- May 2021
  1. Managed and supported firewalls (Cisco ASA, Palo Alto Networks) and F5 BIG-IP load balancers
  2. Ensured robust network security and performance
  3. Collaborated with Service Delivery Managers to design and implement customized solutions
  4. Conducted pre-implementation consultations and quality checks
  5. Led maintenance activities and performed Root Cause Analysis
  6. Fostered continuous improvement and technical excellence

Network Engineer/Cloud Security

Various Projects | Nov  2015- Nov 2019
  1. Implemented VPN solutions and load balancers
  2. Monitored networks using HP Service Manager and McAfee Web Gateway
  3. Served as a Network & Security Engineer III at Rackspace (BT Acquired)
  4. Supported global customers with firewalls and load balancers
  5. Provided exceptional customer support
  6. Collaborated with customers and internal teams for solution design and implementation
  7. Led and contributed to knowledge sharing
  8. Mentored junior engineers
"Rahul - Cloud Network Security with 8 years of experience in Network, Cloud, and Security design"

Rahul

Cloud Network Security

Experience: 8 Years

TECHNICAL SKILLS

GCP Azure VPN Cisco ASA Firewall Cloudflare F5 Checkpoint Palo Alto firewall DNS

EDUCATION

Bachelors of Technology in Information Technology (SUS College of engineering & technology) - 2015

CERTIFICATIONS

  • AZ-303: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies
  • AZ 304: Microsoft Azure Architect Design
  • Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Engineer (9.0)
  • Cloudflare Accredited Sales Engineer
  • Checkpoint Certified Security Administrator R 80
  • AZ-104: Microsoft Azure Administrator