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Network Administrator Resume

Kandahar, AfghanistaN

Objective:

To obtain a challenging position where my skills and knowledge may be utilized to
the fullest extent, offering the opportunity for growth based on performance.

Experience:

Oct 2008 – Dec 2009 Confidential,Kandahar, Afghanistan
Network Administrator

  • Responsible for maintaining and operating Cisco switches and routers.
  • Monitored availability and reliability of LAN/WAN circuits.
  • Troubleshot LAN/WAN connectivity.
  • Analyzed and reported outages and corrective actions to TheaterNetworkOperationsCenter.
  • Responsible for customer interface/user issues, VLAN administration, routing, and DHCP server administration.
  • Responsible for network cabling and installation.
  • Planned network development and expansion as needed.
  • Used Active Directory to assist System Administrators in performing tasks.


Apr 2008 – Oct 2008 Confidential,Fort Hood, Texas
Training & Development Specialist

  • Utilize computer workstations that capture and combine audio, video and data gathered from military crews, vehicles and range assets used during live-fire gunnery training.
  • Present captured data to the crew during an instrumented after-action review andburning all of it onto a DVD Take-Home Package for future training reference.


Sep 2007 – Mar 2008 Confidential,Harker Heights, Texas
Jr. Network Administrator / Helpdesk Technician

  • Install, configure, maintain, support, and optimize all network hardware, software, and communication links.
  • Analyze and resolve end user hardware and software computer problems in a timely and accurate fashion, and provide end user training where required.
  • Handle problem recognition, research, isolation, resolution, and follow-up for routine customer problems.
  • Log and track calls using work order database and maintain historical record and related problem documentation.
  • Expand physical reach of business including installation of cables, pc systems, and network switches and voice/data ports.

Jan 2007 – July 2007 Confidential,Kandahar, Afghanistan
Network Administrator

  • Responsible for maintaining and operating Cisco switches and routers.
  • Monitored availability and reliability of LAN/WAN circuits.
  • Troubleshot LAN/WAN connectivity.
  • Analyzed and reported outages and corrective actions to TheaterNetworkOperationsCenter.
  • Responsible for customer interface/user issues, VLAN administration, routing, and DHCP server administration.
  • Responsible for network cabling and installation.
  • Planned network development and expansion as needed.
  • Used Active Directory to assist System Administrators in performing tasks.

Jun 2006 – Jan 2007 Confidential,Kandahar, Afghanistan
Lead Outside Plant Technician

  • Supervised the Outside Plant team on Kandahar Air Base.
  • Responsible for the operation and maintenance of all physical base level communications.
  • Provided services for classified/unclassified information systems and POTS/VoIP telecommunication services.
  • Conducted site surveys for installation projects which included reviewing current routes, coordinating installation plans, and the finalizing of local service requests for all new or changed telecommunications circuits.
  • Maintained records of all current line and cable data.
  • Reviewed circuit requirements, cable records, schematics, for availability of facilities required.
  • Ensured physical security of all communication nodes within the base.

Jan 2005 – Jun 2006 Confidential,Fort Hood, Texas
Telecommunications Mechanic I

  • Installed, removed, maintained, troubleshot and repaired voice communication systems including intercom and public address systems.
  • Maintained, repaired, and modified cable systems to include CAT-V and fiber optic cables.
  • Used engineered drawings and technical manuals to determine requirements for underground, buried, and aerial cable systems.
  • Terminated tip cables on main distribution frames. Ensured techniques and materials were in accordance with technical standards and specifications.
  • Located, repaired, and/or replaced splice cases.
  • Determined course of signal deterioration in data over fiber optic cable by using test equipment.
  • Acted as the Assistant Site Lead in the absence of the Site Lead.
  • Performed the tasks assigned by the Raytheon Site Manager in a manner that enhanced customer satisfaction.


Oct 2003 – Oct 2004 Confidential,Kandahar, Afghanistan
Outside Plant Technician / Lead Outside Plant Technician

  • Supervised the Outside Plant team on Kandahar Air Base.
  • Responsible for the operation and maintenance of all physical base level communications.
  • Provided services for classified/unclassified information systems and POTS/VoIP telecommunication services.
  • Conducted site surveys for installation projects which included reviewing current routes, coordinating installation plans, and the finalizing of local service requests for all new or changed telecommunications circuits.
  • Maintained records of all current line and cable data.
  • Reviewed circuit requirements, cable records, schematics, for availability of facilities required.
  • Ensured physical security of all communication nodes within the base.


Education:


A.A.S. Electronics Engineering Technology

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