Arun Raj RESIDENT ENGINEER

I love sharing my knowledge to others as per me teaching is a noble profession. I have strong Technical Knowledge on Palo Alto as I have completed Palo Alto Certified Network Security Consult (PCNSC). Having Strong Palo Alto hands on and troubleshooting knowledge

My Teaching style more dynamic not as a fixed one. I am really listen for what my students looking and my deliverables is based on his expectation.

I love to read more books and I did many migration from different vendors to palo alto in one of the leading enterprise

Subjects

  • Palo Alto Firewall Training (Beginner-Expert)

  • Firewall (Beginner-Expert)

  • Network Security (Beginner-Expert)

  • Advanced Networking (Beginner-Expert)

  • COMPUTER HARDWARE AND NETWORKING (Beginner-Expert)

  • A+ N+ (Beginner-Expert)

  • CCNA Routing and Switching (Beginner-Expert)

  • CCNA Security (Beginner-Expert)

  • CCNA/CCNP Routing & Switching (Beginner-Expert)

  • COMPTIA Network+ (Beginner-Expert)

  • COMPTIA Security+ (Beginner-Expert)


Experience

  • RESIDENT ENGINEER (PALO ALTO) (Oct, 2018 - Present) at CSS CORP PVT.LTD CHENNAI
    MY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Migrate:

    ➢ Plan migration tasks.

    ➢ Analyze existing rules and objects.

    ➢ Optimize and migrate policies and objects from existing environment to Palo Alto Networks. NGFW

    ➢ Test and validate migration environment.

    ➢ Coordinate and execute cutover to production.

    Maintain:

    ➢ Facilitate development of new application and threat signatures.

    ➢ Assist customers with managing Palo Alto Networks product licenses.

    Troubleshoot:

    ➢ Assist Palo Alto Networks Support team to troubleshoot product issues.

    Knowledge Transfer:

    ➢ Provide on-site assistance for knowledge transfer with operations personnel.

    ➢ Train customers on how to access support, knowledge base, and other available complimentary/paid services.
  • TAC ENGINEER –PALO ALTO (Oct, 2016 - Oct, 2018) at CSS CORP PVT.LTD CHENNAI
    Responsible for working with customers to diagnose, troubleshoot, debug and resolve Palo Alto Networks firewall related issues.

    Configure firewall for threat prevention, troubleshoot and resolve related issues.

    Configure, troubleshoot and resolve issues with respect to advanced features available in Palo Alto Networks Next Generation firewalls including Authentication (SAML, LDAP, MFA and Radius), Certificate Management, SSL forward and inbound decryption, IPS/IDS, URL Filtering, QoS, IPSec VPN, High Availability (Active-Active and Active-Passive).

    Deploy, configure and troubleshoot VM-Series Palo Alto Networks firewalls in virtual environments.

    Configure, troubleshoot and resolve issues with Global Protect IPsec/SSL VPN and Large-Scale VPN.

    Comprehensive configuration of Palo Alto Networks firewalls for inter-operability with products from other vendors for user identification.

    Deal with configuration and resolve issues related to Panorama, both appliance and virtual instance.

    Analyze existing and planned configurations and give recommendations on adjusting those configurations for optimal solution.

    Good understanding of the Palo Alto Networks firewall internal architecture to isolate the issues specific to different hardware platforms (PA-200, PA-500, PA-800 Series, PA-3K series, PA-5K series).
  • NETWORK SUPPORT ENGINEER (Jun, 2015 - Nov, 2016) at TATA CONSULTANCY PRIVATE LTD
    ➢ Checkpoint firewall policy installation and Managing backups on regular backups.

    ➢ Managing DNS entries locally in Infoblox and globally through ULTRA DNS.

    ➢ Managing 1400 stores lan, wan and wireless devices

    ➢ Regular health check and report analysis in major network devices.

    ➢ Monitoring 2800 WAN links in Splunk and spectrum tool.

    ➢ Resolving remedy network Alerts.

    ➢ Representing team in CAB, heartbeat, and Major incident Management calls.
  • NETWORK SUPPORT ENGINEER (Aug, 2013 - Aug, 2015) at SKYLARK INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES PVT LTD, CHENNAI
    ➢ Real Time interaction with customers on walk in as well as remote support for network issues

    ➢ Configuring UTM profile, Application filter, IPsec VPN, Client VPN and Monthly report generation (SonicWall, Cyberoam and Fortigate).

    ➢ Configuring L2 and L3 vlan in switches (HP and Cisco).

    ➢ Campus WIFI Site visit and Implementation (Ruckus, Engenius and HP).

    ➢ Structured cable laying and end to end data cable checking also solving the cable issues.

    ➢ Remote Level Support for WIFI, Firewall and Vlan issues.
  • SYSTEM SECURITY SPECIALIST (Jan, 2012 - Jun, 2013) at IOPEX TECHNOLOGIES PVT LTD, CHENNAI
    ➢ Troubleshooting basic network related issues in windows and browser optimization.

    ➢ Advanced OS Troubleshooting, Advanced Malware Detection and Removal taking logs and Providing protection across network. Monitoring real time reports on system, overall status on the enterprise.

    ➢ Troubleshooting Hardware and software issues by diagnosing the Event viewer errors and Registry level troubleshooting.

    ➢ Incident management for user queries, more dedicated in solving client service questions.
  • NETWORK SUPPORT TRAINEE (Jun, 2011 - Dec, 2011) at SKYLARK INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES, CHENNAI.
    ➢ Structured cable laying and end to end data cable checking also solving the cable issues

    ➢ Router back to back configuration, Breaking router password and basic router configuration such as assigning telnet passwords, hostname, ip address to port.

    ➢ Basic switching configuration, troubleshooting and analyzing port related issues.

Education

  • PALO ALTO CERTIFIED NETWORK SECURITY CONSULTANT (Apr, 2019 - now) from PALO ALTO
  • PALO ALTO CERTIFIED NETWORK SECURITY EXPERT (Aug, 2018 - now) from PALO ALTO
  • B.E(EEE) (Jul, 2007 - Apr, 2011) from arunai engineering college, tiruvannamalai, tamil nadu

Fee details

    5000-10000/hour (US$70.39-140.79/hour)