My Resume

Stefano Laguardia
Network Engineer/IT Consultant

I am enthusiast IT technician who loves to work with technlogies and be updated and ready to learn something new.

I have experience in Networking field (Cisco, Juniper, Palo Alto, Pulse Secure) and GNU/Linux administration.

September 2018 - Today
Senior Security Expert - Detection Operations

- Support the Detection lead in establishing the strategy for the Vulnerability Detection area, act as consultant and backup;

- Actively engage Networking and Infrastructure global teams in order to establish collaboration and visibility on Vulnerabilities around multiple technologies and solutions

- plan, advise, propose cross-tower visibility through the use of APIs, scripting and integrating with web reporting solution

- Ensure that the Vulnerability Detection area has the appropriate operational service documentation created and accepted by stakeholders, take accountability in keeping an Audit-ready posture

- Identify potential improvement areas for the owned system or application and connected services


Lead Network Engineer Consultant
September 2016 - September 2018
Verizon Czech S.r.o.

- design and implementation consultant for Enterprise WAN and LAN solutions;
- cross-functional planning, discovery and prioritization of network needs by closely partnering with customers and internal resources to develop program plans, including roadmap, dependency identifications and resourcing plan;
- support and develop internal procedures to support customer needs and expectations.

Network Specialist
September 2015 - September 2016
Bosal C.R. - Prague

- Network LAN infrastructure design and implementation.
- WiFi infrastructure design and implementation.
- Administration and implementation of Network Security equipment (eg.: Palo Alto Firewall, Juniper, Pulse Secure).
- WAN Support.
- Support to local IT people for complex issues troubleshooting.

Network Administrator
November 2014 - August 2015
Wincor Nixdorf s.r.o. - Prague (Czech Republic)

- Maintenance and change management/implementation for local services and Customer services in Data Centre and customer sites.
- LAN Switching.
- Cisco NX-OS.
- Avaya and Cisco Technologies.

Network Specialist - 2nd Line
May 2012 - October 2014
AT&T - Brno (CzechRepublic)

- Problem determination and problem solving on networking customer equipments premises. - Problem determination and probem solving on ISP networking infrastructures.
- Customers support in case of networking outages/issues.
- Routing (mainly BGP, OSPF, EIGRP), switching, wireless lan, managed LAN, WAN.
- Cisco and Juniper devices problem determination and problem solving.
- QoS basic troubleshooting
- Security.

System Administrator
October 2004 - April 2012
System Administrator/ITC Consultant.

- GNU/Linux servers for small and medium size business companies design, configuration and management;
- IT consultant for Small and medium size companies;
- Wired and Wirless LAN for SOHO, medium size companie;
- VoIP PBX (Asterisk) infrastructure design, configuration and management for small business;
- GNU/Linux Teacher for LPIC 101.

Education Highlights
CCNP Routing&Switching
October 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional - Routing&Switching

Cisco Certified Network Professional -  Routing&Switching

CCNA Security
October 2013
Cisco Certified Network Associate - Security

Cisco Certified Network Associate - Security

JNCIA - Juniper
June 2013
Juniper Network Certification Associate

Juniper networks routing and switching.

CCNA - Routing & switching
October 2012
Cisco Certified Network Associate - Routing & Switching

Cisco Certified Network Associate - Routing & Switching

October 2009
Lawyer certification


University of Law - Federico II
1996/1997 - 2003/2004
Law studies

Degree in Law

Network - System Administrator
Routing & Switching
Cisco Routers and Switches configuration and management.CCNP Routing And Switching.
Good knowledge and experience on GNU/Linux System administration.
Juniper JunOS
JNCIA Certified.Knowledge of Juniper routers and switches
Troubleshooting and analyses of TCP/IP.
Cisco NX-OS data centre
NX-OS and data centre technologies knowledge.
Wan Technologies
Experience on WAN technologies at ISP and branches level.BGP, MPLS, QoS, IpSec
Cisco IOS Security
CCNA Security Certified.
Network Security
Palo Alto Firewall and Panorama (PAN-OS)Pulse SecureScreenOS