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MSc. Viktor Mahdal

Network Engineer


Home address:

44 Pearson Way, Mitcham Surrey CR42GF

D.O.B
.: 13.11.1976


Nationality
: Czech Republic


EU




Phone:

+44 (
0)
7583093627

Email:

viktormahdal@yahoo.co.uk




Qualifications




Cisco CCN
A



Cisco CCDP



Cisco CCNP



Cisco CCSP



Juniper




Key Skills




In depth experience of both
Cisco IOS and CatOS, R,S,Security



Cat 6500, 7600, NEXUS 5000, SAN, DATACENTRE, Fibrechannel, Cisco DCNM
6.1



Excellent working knowledge of
Juniper JunOS
inclu
ding

Security






Cisco Security (ASA,FWSM,VPN,IPS,MARS), Juniper SRX



Configure, implement, and maintain Enterprise security boundaries that include,
Cisco ASA VPN's, Juniper SRX, FWSM and Cisco IOS (Zone FW)



Experience in configuration of
Remote Access VPN,

DMVPN, Site
-
to
-
Site VPN
,
and other security technologies.



Experience with
Cisco ACS
, including the management of network access accounts,
RAVPN accounts, and other access privileges



Experience with the
C&A process (AD
), implementing and successfully getti
ng
various systems accredited.



Experience with
IPS/IDS systems, IDSM2
, event monitoring, signature setup, false
positive tuning, CSA etc.



Experience with security management (implementing
MARS, Cisco LMS, Cisco
VMS, correlating events, Cisco Security Manag
er
)



Device security (IOS and CatOS


AAA, securing Cisco routers)



Excellent working knowledge of
Brocade NOS



Excellent working knowledge of
Foundry OS



Datacentre
support experience



ISP
network design and support experience



Hands on

configuration
and

troub
leshooting
on daily basis



Good working knowledge of

SIP, SCCP
and

VoIP
technolgies
,



MS Lync 2010 Unifed Communications
architecture knowledge




Hands
-
on experience in configuring

and
supporting

carrier class platforms



Extensive experience with
Juniper SRX
, EX and MX series, Brocade VDX and
FCX switching, Brocade ADX Hardware Load balancers, Cisco Catalyst
switches 3560, 3750, 3750E, Cisco 7201, Cisco 7600, Catalyst 6500






Working knowledge/experience of VRF’s / VRF
-
lite.



Working knowledge/experience with
Ci
sco ASA,FWSM

including multiple contexts,
Cisco IPS, VPN



Working knowledge/experience of optical networking including dark fiber, CWDM,
10G, etc.



Ability to reverse engineer (using first principles) complex routed, switched and fire
walled systems



In depth

experience of
IP v4 addressing and CIDR / VLSM

classless concepts



In depth experience of
EIGRP,OSPF




In depth experience of configuring and running
firewalls and multi
-
DMZ

environments In depth experience of
IPSEC VPNs

(multi
-
vendor)



In depth experience o
f running a large switched infrastructure and management of
spanning tree, 802.1q trunking and multicast control technologies



In depth experience of different
WAN technologies and troubleshooting



In depth experience of
network management systems

and fault
management
processes



Working knowledge of packet capture tools and decodes



Good knowledge of
TCP, UDP, RTP, IP concepts and troubleshooting



Multicast PIM
-
SM,DM,IGMP,RSVP



Working knowledge of
structured cabling systems




Working knowledge of intra
-
domain mul
ticast routing technologies



Working knowledge of route
redistribution between different dynamic routing
protocols

and the issues involved



BGP4 experience with ISP
connectivity multihoming and for
MPLS

route
propagation



Working knowledge of
Cisco QoS

and
IP

Telephony



Working knowledge of Windows 2008 R2

and AD

infrastructure and "server"
infrastructure services such as
DNS, DHCP

and authentication technologies



Working knowledge of
virtualization technologies including Hyper
-
V and
VMWare



Basic knowledge of
Un
ix / Linux OS

-

ability to ping, telnet, traceroute, netstat and
view route tables




WORK EXPERIENCE


Dec 2012


Present


Employer:
SONY Professional Services, Basingstoke

Role: Network Engineer



Delivering network solution for
multimedia applications (video broadcasting)

Datacentre maintenance, configuration NEXUS 5k, SAN FibreChannel
configuration and management, Cicso DCNM 6.1. Daily configuration,
troubleshooting and design of highly redundant datacentre. SAN, WMWARE,
Blade,

ACE, ASA, Checkpoint. Bandwith and latency optimization for
multimedia applications.



February 2012


October 2012

Employer:
SIPCOM Plc, Woolwich Arsenal

Role
: Network Design and Support Engineer



Permanent



SIPCOM network audit and redesig
n project (Cisco cat 6500, Cisco 7200, Cisco 3750,
Cisco 2800, Cisco 3800, Cisco 2960) Multiple locations in London datacantre redesign
incl multihomed BGP connectivity to multiple ISP. Security audit and designing
securing SIPCOM network.


Juniper SRX1400
, EX4500, MX80 , Brocade, FCX, ADX, VDX Loadbalancers


IBM
chassis, complex world spread datacentres configuration & troubleshooting on daily
basis.


MS Lync UC & Voice network support & maintenance on daily basis incl SIP, voice &
UC related issues.


Da
ily troubleshooting and configuration of Cisco , Juniper, Brocade, carrier class
routers and switches, Cisco ASA, Cat6500 FWSM, PKI , AAA, ACS.


Level 3 priority tickets support on CRM for UK customers. SLA up to 4 hours.
Resolving network issues for SIPCO
M customers in UK. Mainly network related
issues on Cisco platforms.


Designing multihomed BGP network connection for external UC customers (large ISP)
into SIPCOM datacentres incl network design, configuration, diagrams, meeting with
large ISP, designing
network and voice architectures.


SIPCOM network maintenance and support. LAB testing, configuration design, HW
installation, support, configs. Daily contact with CLI.


Design campus network, WAN, creating project in MS Office


L1,L2,L3 diagrams, IP
addre
ssing design, configuration design, complete technical project delivery to customer inc
luding pre
-
sales, technical design, implementation design, documentation, implementation at
customer site, support.


On site troubleshooting, remote troubleshooting, de
signing multiple vendor and technology
projects incl Juniper, Cisco routers, Catalyst switches, Cisco FW, IPS, VPN, ASA etc.

Broad experience in Cisco HW, IOS, install, config, troubleshoot.


Pre
-
sales activity, customer oriented, meetings with customers
on call, personally, mainly
large ISP.S ecurity design concepts, projects.

Network team member


lead.





Role description:

I am responsible for ensuring the company’s voice network performs
correctly so services are delivered in accordance to

company policies and good practice and
that they perform in accordance with the specification. I am also responsible for all aspects
of implementing and supporting voice technology deployments within the organization. I
maintain existing internal network,

applications and systems, while providing help and
assistance in all technology
-
related issues to customers in accordance with core company
values
.


Responsibilities:


Technical Support



Develop proactive network monitoring systems and processes for hoste
d services



Monitor and maintain company internal voice and data network;



Troubleshooting system and network problems and diagnosing and solving
hardware/software faults for all aspects of the hosted voice and unified
communications services including but n
ot limited to handsets, routers, switches,
connectivity, application servers, session border controllers, etc;



Providing general technical support, including procedural documentation;



Running network applications and diagnostic tools to support systems and

users;



Configuration of switches, routers and handsets to work in conjunction with the
company VoIP network;



Assisting with the development and introduction of new applications;



Assisting with the testing, evaluating and introduction of new technology



C
ustomer Support



Pre
-
sales support. Creation of Solution Design documentation



Actioning and completing project based engineering tasks



Provide level 3/4 troubleshooting and support services



Talking customers through a series of technical resolution actions,

either face to face
or over the telephone;



Identify and correct or advise, on operational issues in client communication systems;



Provide training to customers in the use of company hosted system and applications;



Attend site as necessary to undertake ins
tallation or maintenance activities.


Operational Support



Conduct research to remain up
-
to
-
date and knowledgeable in regards to industry
trends and emerging technologies in anticipation of new business processes and
system alterations.



Analyze and improve
upon technology standards across the organization to maintain
a technological and competitive edge within the market.



Creatively and independently provide resolution to technical problems in a cost
-
effective manner.



Ensure continuous delivery of voice serv
ices through oversight of service level
agreements with end users and monitoring of systems, programs, and equipment
performance.







January 2012


February 2012


Employer:
NSC Global UK

Role
: Field Engineer



Contractor


rollout for RBS






February 2008


December 2011



Self employed

Responsibilities:



External Field engineer


Cisco network roll
-
out installation for government
customers

-

Cisco router/switch install


Cisco management implementation



Business oriented


Cisco

networking equipment distributor
-

NHR



Network and PC hardware distributor


References:
www.per4mance.cz
-

jkoutny@per4mance.cz


www.networkhardware.com

-

OWalcott@networkhardware.com
>











October 2000


January 2008


Employer:
ANECT CZECH


Cisco Gold Partner



www.anect.com

Role:
Cisco network design engineer


Responsibilit
ies:

Design campus network, WAN, creating project in MS Office


L1,L2,L3 diagrams, IP
addressing design, configuration design, complete technical project delivery to customer inc
luding pre
-
sales, technical design, implementation desigin, documentation, i
mplementation
at customer site, support. Play Security expert role in team of 5 CCIE engineers. Level 3
support for CRM. On site troubleshooting, remote troubleshooting, designing multiple vendor
and technology projects incl Cisco routers, Catalyst switche
s, Cisco FW, IPS, VPN, ASA etc.

Broad experience in Cisco HW, IOS, install, config, troubleshoot.

Pre
-
sales activity, customer oriented, meetings with customers, mainly ministries
government offices and large national banks. Security design concepts, proje
cts,
implementation in 100s of branches. Entreprise/ datacentre design, OSPF, BGP, LAN
switching, Security, AAA, PKI, IPS, VPN, ASA….




Network design


LAN/WAN


OSPF,BGP


FW,IPS,ASA,VPN



Designing and writing detailed technical projects and implementation

plans including
configrurations of network devices, toplogy plans, IP addressing, QoS, management,
IPT, Secure networking.



Network support


L3 Support


TAC centre solving



Solving network helpdesk tickets L2 to L3 support
(LAN/WAN/MPLS/QoS/IPT,Security)



Network implementation


customer site hardware install, configuration,
troubleshoot, support



Cisco hardware platform installation


configuration, setup and support.



Network management


Cisco Secure devices management (ASA,IPS,VPN)



Monitoring Cisco Secur
ity devices and correlating incidents in MARS.



Face to face technical meetings with clients


national banks, ministry
customers



Technical solution presentation to field engineers



Pre
-
sales

pro forma and quotations for customers




Achievements
:
Technica
l lead

for project for Home Office ministry in CZ (Securing large
WAN site with
IPSec DMVPN

including
2xCisco 7206 hubs, Cisco ASA, redundant
4xCat6500

and
300 DMVPN spokes Cisco 2800



EIGRP/MPLS), Cisco VMS Security
Monitoring implementation. Designing
solution, LAB testing , installation, support.


References:

www.anect.com


CCIE RS: Miroslav Jagos


mjagos@anect.com

Tel. +420 542100100

CCIE Security: Igor Fould


ifould@anect.com



EDUCATION

Czech Republic (1995


2000)


University:

High Technical University VUT BRNO CZ

Faculty of electronics and informatics


telecommunications



Level of Achievement:

Masters Degree M
Sc.


Telecommunications and Electronics Engineer



Thesis theme
: Implementing network monitoring tool for ATM site



Czech Republic (1990
-
1995)


High School:

VOS Kunovice


Course: electronic computer systems


LANGUAGE


ENGLISH: FLUENT

GERMA
N: BASIC

CZECH: FLUENT

DRIVING LICENCE: EU (FULL)





References:

Doug Jones


SIPCOM Network and Voice Lead
doug.jones@sipcom.com


Mobil: 07801 143752



Network Engineer



Viktor is a first class ne
twork engineer. He has a deep understanding of networking which allows him to adapt
very quickly to diverse technologies and vendors. At SIPCOM we use a wide range of products and protocols
from vendors such as Cisco, Juniper, Brocade in addition to applic
ation technologies from Tekelec, Genband,
Acme Packet, Broadsoft, Microsoft and other. As a result troubleshooting requires an exceptionally wide range
of skills and in depth understanding of the underlying principles. Viktor has proven to be one of the be
st
engineers I have had the privilige of working with over the years and I can wholeheartedly recommend him to
all.”

September 19, 2012

1
st

Michael Ling
,

Chief Technology Officer, SIPcom

managed Viktor at SIPcom


Doug Jones

, Voice and Network Engineering Lead, SIPcom (colleague)

managed you


Viktor is an accomplished Network Engineer who can be depended upon to deliver first class r
esults. Viktor is
multi
-
skilled and has shown he is adaptable whether it be providing complex network designs or the day to day
operation and maintenance of a large network. He has a mature approach to networking which has been
achieved through many years
of experience and exposure to a variety of projects and technologies.”

October 7,
2012


Network Design and Support Engineer

SIPcom



Viktor proved to be an exceptional member of the team. His deep knowledge of networking enabled us to
remove the complexity

around many design challenges with some of SIPCOM's fixed and mobile operator
customers. A true team player, who I would have no hesitation in recommending for any senior engineering
project.”

October 2, 2012

1
st

Daniel Allen
,

CEO, President, SIPCOM

managed Viktor indirectly at SIPcom