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Solutions Architect Ii Resume

San Jose, CA


My commitment is to provide a reliable and robust network, aligned to the goals of the organization. My goal is to improve the functioning of the IT organization as a whole, through a process of continuous improvement, based on the development of standardized work, ongoing audits, and cross functional training and development.


Network & System Management Tools: SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor (NPM), IP Address Manager (IPAM), Network Engineer’s Toolset, Confidential Prime Infrastructure (PI), HP Network Automation, HP OpenView Network Node Manager, LiveAction, NetQoS® ReporterAnalyzer, IPControl, AlarmTilt

Confidential Routers: ASR 9000, ISR 4000,3900 & 3800 series

Switches: Confidential Nexus 2000s, 5000s and 9000s, Catalyst 3650 including 3650C, 3750 G, E, and X, 3850s, 4500 series, 6500 series. Nortel, Foundry, 3Com

Firewalls: Confidential Pix and ASA 5505 - 5550, FWSM, SonicWall, Juniper, CheckPoint, IBM ISS Proventia

Wireless: Confidential 5500 and 4400 series Wireless LAN Controllers, WiSM

WAPs: Confidential 3700, 3600, 3500, 1140, and 1130 series, various autonomous WAPs


Confidential, San Jose, CA

Solutions Architect II

  • Designing the migration from Confidential 6500 based core networks to Nexus 7700 series, at multiple hospitals in California.

Confidential, Sunnyvale, CA

Network Engineer III

  • Implementing quality of service and multicast for Confidential VoIP implementation.
  • Leading the team as Senior Network Engineer on all significant construction projects within the region.
  • Leading teams replacing over 30 end - of-life Confidential Catalyst 4500s in 8 months.
  • Enhancing organizational efficiency and increasing cost savings by optimizing inventory, recycling pallets of end of life equipment and repurposing a great deal of useful equipment.
  • Wrote initial draft standard for multicast configuration across Sutter enterprise.
  • Increased operational efficiency by building documentation for new equipment builds.
  • Increased regional software and configuration compliance from low 30% to over 90%.
  • Increased regional compliance through the discovery of a large number of issues with existing DHCP scopes and then led the project to remediate.

Confidential, Burlingame, CA

Lead Engineer

  • Leveraged existing Confidential infrastructure through adding ether channels and vtp for better reliability and consistency.
  • Developed growth plans for provider WAN and led troubleshooting efforts with network provider.
  • Enhanced the alerting and troubleshooting capabilities of network monitoring systems including What’s Up Gold, and SolarWinds Network Performance Manager.
  • Led Exchange 2007 rollout and was the primary network and systems engineer for the project.
  • Introduced project management methodologies.

Confidential, San Carlos, CA

Manager, Network Engineering

  • Responsible for client satisfaction for South Bay Area clients. Hired, trained and supervised engineers in Palo Alto territory. Managed technicals on client projects. Support clients by directly working onsite and remotely.

Confidential, Sunnyvale, CA

Systems Administrator

  • Responsible for network, systems, and desktop support in a mixed Windows XP/2003, RedHat Enterprise Linux environment. Supported Nortel switch fabric with over 1400 ports. Supported InterTel VoIP phone system.
  • Simplified offshore operations by enabling an IPSEC connection between Sunnyvale & Hyderabad offices.

Confidential, Sunnyvale, CA

Network Engineer

  • Responsible for upgrading, maintaining, and optimizing the Confidential infrastructure for an eCommerce company.
  • Optimized the network through improvements in the Confidential firewalls, better use of existing equipment, and adoption of Confidential best practices.

Confidential, San Jose, CA 3/98 - 1/00

IT Manager & Senior Network Engineer

  • Responsible for all daily operational issues involving technology for 300+ users in 11+ offices in California, Nevada & Texas. Optimized network bandwidth. Redesigned & reconstructed computer rooms to add AC & take on growing equipment requirements.
  • Designed & implemented infrastructure to support rapidly growing company including opening of 4 new offices, adding 3 acquired offices & moving 4 offices.
  • Created new office project package facilitating the rapid opening of new offices (30-60 days, typically).

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