Abishek Kandikkal Network Engineer

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Mob:  +971 588592656

Karama, Dubai

Email:  [email protected]



Seeking a challenging career that encourages continuous learning, creativity and providing exposure to new ideas which stimulates professional growth and achievement and the opportunity to work for a quality organization.




Ø  Cisco routers 800/ 1700/ 1800/ 1900/ 3600/ 3800/ series

Ø  Cisco  switches

Ø  Routing protocols RIP / OSPF / EIGRP / BGP

Ø  Microsoft Windows Servers NT / 2000 / 2003 / 2008 / 2012

Ø  Microsoft Exchange 5.5 / 2000 / 2003 / 2007

Ø  Microsoft Office 95 / 2000 / XP / 2003 / 2007 / 2010 / 2013 / 2016

Ø  Active Directory, Group Policy

Ø  McAfee / Symantec

Ø  Non-technical:- Being professional and diplomatic in work environment

Ø  Operating Systems: Windows Server: (2000, 2003, 2008, And 2012). | Client: Windows (XP, win7, Win8, Win10)

Ø  Other: Planning, implementing & maintaining Windows Active Directory (ADS) infrastructure Disk management (RAIDs,) User management (Managing users, groups & computers) Configuring & administering DNS, DHCP. Microsoft Clustering technology understanding and implementation.

Ø  Good knowledge of all the hardware devices and their management.

Ø  Flexible to work in all conditions.










(A) Worked as a Network Engineer in HCL comnet from 3rd October 2012 to 19th December 2016.

Client:- Punjab National Bank


The PUNJAB NATIONAL BANK consists of 98 branches connected by leased line circuits and backup of ISDN RF and VSAT in Kozhikode/Calicut. This network is a part of their backbone network setup which connects all the PUNJAB NATIONAL BANK branches Across India and overseas. The routers used were a combination of Cisco 3845, 1941, 1841 and 1751


The work profile includes a 40 percent of implementation tasks and 60 percent of support operations.


Implementation Works.


Ø  Leased line procurement, implementation.

Ø  Major Upgrades of Cisco IOS routers, ADSL routers and switches.

Ø  Upgrades and maintenance activities.

Ø  Periodic Failover testing.

Ø  Ensure that all Leased Line related issues are administered and resolved according the Service Level Agreement.

Ø  Documentation of the scope of work and progress in the implementation projects.




Ø  Resolving issues or incidents raised by customers in regards to the Network (LAN/WAN) as well as with the Windows clients and servers.

Ø  Attending the service requests raised by customer. Its technical assessments with vendor and senior consultants which might require complex configuration changes.

Ø  Onsite hands and eye support including maintenance for the DC on job rotation basis.

Ø  Periodic test plans to ensure that the Network and the functional specifications are tested and fulfilled. Eg: Failover tests

Ø  Work Over-time when required.


(B). Worked as a System Engineer in i3 Solutions a private Firm from September 2011 to August 2012.
Ø  Troubleshooting and fixing the issues in the systems hardware.

Ø  Maintenance of AV agents, installing service packs, OS patching across the client machines.



Ø  B-com      – Calicut University – 2010

Ø  Plus Two – Board of higher secondary examination 2007.

Ø  S.S.L.C      – From Board of Public examination Kerala, in March 2005



Ø  Hardware& Network Engineering – Diploma in Computer Hardware and    Network from Accel IT Academy.

Ø  CCNA – Cisco Certified Network Associate  Cisco ID No : CSCO13089604

Ø  MCITP – Microsoft Certified IT Professional Windows server 2008



Address                            :  Achutham (H)

Westhill (P.O), Chungam

Calicut, Kerala

India – 673005

Age & Date of Birth     : 26  28/01/1990

Marital Status              :  Single

Nationality                    :  Indian

Passport No                  :  K3973796

Visa type                       :  Visiting Visa

Languages Known       :  English, Malayalam, and Hindi.




I hereby declare that the information furnished above is true to the best of my knowledge. I accept that an employment opportunity given to me on the basis of the information I furnish herein can be revoked at any time in the future in the event of any information being false, misstated and/or not supportable by documentary proof.


Abishek Kandikkal


02/10/2012 to 19/12/2016 Network Engineer at HCL Comnet Ltd