My Resume

Stefano Laguardia
Network Engineer/IT/Security Consultant

I am enthusiast person who loves to work with technologies and be updated and ready to learn something new.

I have experience in Networking/Security 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.
Security - vulnerbility management
Vulnerability Management - Detection (cyberframework - NIST 800-53)
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