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Praveen Hariharaputhran

Praveen Hariharaputhran

Information Security Architect at Wipro Technologies

Irving, Texas
Computer & Network Security
  1. Wipro Technologies Ltd,
  2. Ramco Systems Ltd,
  3. Tata Consultancy Services
  1. P.E.S .Institute of Technology, Bangalore
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P.E.S .Institute of Technology, Bangalore

P.E.S .Institute of Technology, Bangalore

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A certified security professional with expertise in managing and executing the implementation of enterprise security programs in compliance with multiple regulatory and functional requirement frameworks.
Proven ability in security process and organizational design – in particular enterprise level security solution design, implementation, and management experience for solutions.

Self-motivated and capable to work independently or in a team with demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks
to accomplish maximum results, timely completion of projects, and ability to address organizational problems with innovative solutions.

Specialties:Network Architecture, Security Information Management


Information Security Architect

Wipro Technologies
– Present (5 years 11 months)

Secure Access Operations Lead

Wipro Technologies Ltd
(2 years 6 months)

Client: A major manufacturing company , US

Responsible for managing a team, who handle the network security and remote access functions.
Supported the team for major upgrades from IPSO to Checkpoint M8's.
Experience in migration of the gateway firewalls from PIX to Checkpoint SPLAT.
Handle the escalation calls from the team, which includes technical issues and customer issues.
Experienced in handling /configuring the Cisco load balancers(includes the CSS & top of the line Cisco ACE)
Experience in setting up the DR setup for the remote access oprations(includes configuring the Juniper devices/building the Cisco ACE load balancers)
Experience in designing/ setting up the Juniper SSL/IPSEC VPN infrastructure for the client

Client: A major bank in the west coast, US

Responsible for second line Incident* Management and Change Management Services
Experienced in handling Corporate Firewalls and Perimeter* Firewalls on Clusters based with Checkpoint NG R60.

Experienced with Installation and configuration of NGX R60* (VPN-1/FW-1), NG-R55 CheckPoint FireWall in Standalone and distributed environments
Experienced in* configuring MEP (Muliple Entry Points) for re-routing the traffic in case of failures
Experienced in Configuring Clusters for HA and Load* sharing, Hide-NAT for NIRA Gateways
Responsible in configuring* and troubleshooting VPN (Site-Site and Remote Access)
Experienced in Configuring and handling Cisco PIX 515E and 525* series.
2nd level* support for the Extranet and Core Networks, OSPF, BGP, & HSRP related issues.

Sr. Network Security Engineer

Ramco Systems Ltd
(9 months)

Key Responsibilities

Handle escalation calls for checkpoint firewalls(on windows, linux & Solaris platforms) for key customers.
Installation,Troubleshooting & Maintenance of Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS) for key customers.
Installation & Troubleshooting of Websense (URL filtering) products for key customers.

Assist the sales team for pre-sales calls for firewall & IPS products.

Escalation point to the principle for un resolved calls.

Sr. Network Engineer

Tata Consultancy Services
(1 year 6 months)

Key Responsibilities:
Responsible for 24*7 Product management, implementation and monitoring
Responsible for managing the entire team of the network operations
Responsible for managing the checkpoint firewalls and ISS network sensors across all the 20 telecom circles.
Perform root cause analysis of faults through detailed analysis of debug logs from all Check Point and ISS products
Responsible for handling critical support calls
Strict adherence to Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and quality procedures.

Network Security Engineer/Network Administrator

Cable and Wireless
(2 years 4 months)

Providing Network Security using VPN.
Responsible for designing, configuring, troubleshooting Cisco's VPN technology with PIX firewall, VPN Routers.
Configured the PIX 506E and 515R firewalls.
Configuring remote Cisco VPN clients to terminate on Cisco devices using IPSEC.

Client: Cable & Wireless Global, ITPL ,Bangalore

Primary Job Responsibility
Monitor the entire network of the bank which includes 2 catalyst 6500 series switches,50 catalyst 3500 series switches.
Configuring and installing new switches which are being added to the network.
Maintaining the structured cabling for both voice and data.
Checking the status Wan connectivity .
To co-ordinate with different vendors who provide support for the bank to solve any major issues.


(1 year 1 month)

Interacting with corporate customer's to understand their requirements.
Designing & Implementing security solutions for various client's.
Designing LAN solutions depending on the client's requirements.
Responsible for managing a team of 5 people.
Responsible for designing proposals and design documents.
Responsible for making client presentations.

Resident Engineer

Standard Chartered Grindlays Bank Project
(3 years 7 months)

The Project involves two phases.
The Phase I of the project includes a network comprising of,
WAN - IPLC's & leased line circuits with ISDN as backup interfaces.
Hardware involved were Cisco 7200,Cisco 3600,Cisco 2620
HP OpenView & Snmpc as NMS.

Job Responsibilities

Monitoring the health of overall network & analysis of the same for identification of trouble spots.
Configuration, administration, troubleshooting ISDN in case of leased line circuits failure.
Troubleshooting DLSW related problems.
Configuring new routers to integrate it to new sites.
Interacting with users for their application related issues

Role : Working as a Resident Engineer in Cable and Wireless Network Operation Center (Hindustan lever Limited Project)

The project involved

Managing the network of Hindustan Lever Ltd
WAN - IPLC's & leased line circuits with ISDN as backup interfaces.
Cisco 7206,Cisco 3660,Cisco 2620
Snmpc & Cisco Works as the NMS

Job Responsibilities

Configuration, administration, troubleshooting ISDN in case of leased line circuits failure.

Troubleshooting day to day problems faced by the customer

Integrating new sites into the network

Interacting with the customer for any new requirements

Implementing the changes in the network

Support Voice over the Wan

Coordinating with VSNL, BSNL and regional engineers in the event of international & domestic circuit failures.
Co-ordinating with different vendors.

Client: Standard Chartered Bank,Chennai


  • VPN
  • Routers
  • Network Security
  • Firewalls
  • Cisco Technologies
  • OSPF


P.E.S .Institute of Technology, Bangalore

Bachelor of Engineering (B.E) P.E.S



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