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Senior Systems Engineer Resume

Reston, VA

SUMMARY:

Dependable, self - motivated, Senior Systems Administrator with excellent communications skills. Over 15 years of diversified experience in IT Service Operations, Application Lifecycle Management, administering, planning, problem solving, defining requirements/user story, documenting, and testing integrated system applications.

SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:

  • Linux, SQL, SQL*PLUS, Oracle 11g and 12c, Network Equipment and Circuit Modeling, Agile Methodology, Project Management, Business Analysis, Database Design and Documentation.
  • Completed Application and System Administrator training for Granite, Denodo, Expo, and Address Commander applications.
  • Completed Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12C and Oracle Enterprise Manager Database Express 12C courses at Oracle University.

SOFTWARE:

Granite, EXPO (Concept Wave), Denodo, Address Commander (Incognito), SQL Developer, TOAD, Grafana, PuTTY, WebLogic, SASI (Simple Automated Service Interface), Remedy, JIRA, SharePoint, Redmine, TIRKS, Microsoft Office.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Reston, VA

Senior Systems Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Implemented discovery and reconciliation of Cisco routers utilizing SSH, Perl, and SQL Developer.
  • Created custom network reports utilizing SQL.

Confidential, Denver, CO and Herndon, VA

Systems Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Installed Oracle, WebLogic, and applications across 55 Linux virtual servers.
  • Led subject matter meetings to gather, discuss, and implement functional requirements.
  • Consolidated legacy systems utilizing extraction, transformation and load (ETL).
  • Created Key Performance Indicator dashboards and reports. Delivered ad-hoc reports as requested.
  • Utilized SQL, Bash shell scripting, and SASI to create, update, or delete data in development and production environments.
  • Reconciled inventory inaccuracies.
  • Refreshed Oracle non-production databases with production data.
  • Constructed Entity Relationship Diagrams (ERDs), and mapped oracle attributes to application GUI fields.
  • Enforced Telcordia naming standards on sites, equipment, paths, segments, and customers by integrating name generators and PL/SQL validations on database fields.
  • Utilized Change Management cycle implementing application upgrades and patching.
  • Assessed application performance requirements and created server specifications for cores, memory, and ram.
  • Performed Linux package, user, host, and IP address management.
  • Evaluated application communication ports and submitted firewall requests.
  • Supported application administration including user access and roles.
  • Provided on call production support. Identified, reproduced, and resolved help-desk reported application issues.
  • Managed tier 4 support by submitting server logs, database .dmp files, and bug-fix documentation to vendors.
  • Documented configuration guides, architecture diagrams and user training materials.
  • Authored Methods of Procedure for software testing.
  • Modeled end-to-end circuit designs for provisioning DWDM, SONET, ATM, HFC, Wireless, VoIP, EPON and TDM technology-based circuits.
  • Assisted Incognito and Confidential Regions with building TWC’s IP network (plus 200,000 subnets, plus 500,000 devices and nodes) in Address Commander.

Confidential, Herndon, VA

Nationwide Granite SME

Responsibilities:

  • Utilized red line drawings, Element Management Systems, and field personnel to model Confidential ’s Regional Transport Networks for Midwest, Carolinas, and New York regions.
  • Tested and implemented the SASI data bulk loading tool.
  • Manipulated Excel data for team use.

Confidential, Shawnee, KS

Senior Solution Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Integrated three former Dobson’s mobile telephone switching offices into AT&Ts Granite database.
  • Conducted site audits resolving data conflicts.
  • Coordinated with microwave, interconnect, and network engineers to create end-to-end circuit designs for inventory management.
  • Trained site personnel on Granite application.

Northeast Regional Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Accomplished equipment and circuit data loads into inventory management system.
  • Monitored and updated change control at audited offices.
  • Updated or created templates for GSM and TDMA switches and associated switching office equipment.
  • Identified over 500 disconnected circuits which were still in a billable status. A 1.8-million-dollar annual savings.
  • Standardized over 40,000 T1 paths throughout the Northeast Region.

Confidential, Littleton, CO

Senior Network Planner

Responsibilities:

  • Budgeted facility and equipment jobs within 10% of actual expenses on a two-million-dollar annual budget.
  • Developed a complete step-by-step design engineering manual which assisted bringing back in-house previously outsourced inter-office facility jobs.
  • Identified 117 non-diverse BLSR SONET carrier paths and led a team of network planners in increasing the survivability of the network through diversification of those paths.

Senior Design Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Selected, as a replacement, to ensure the completion of over 100 inter-office facility jobs necessary for communications at the 2002 Winter Olympics.
  • Initiated cross-departmental meetings in order to improve the usefulness of products provided to the engineering department.
  • Conducted status reports with vendors in order to improve costs, quality, and utilization of resources. Reclaiming 1.5 million in vendor billing errors.

Confidential, Littleton, CO

Engineering Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Provided leadership, direction, training, counseling, and supervision to 11 engineers with 271 collocation responsibilities in 14 states.
  • Identified team weaknesses and initiated a training program, which reduced project implementation by 50%.
  • Improved engineering performance which facilitated meeting deadlines in half the normal time of 90 days.
  • Vendor point of contact at engineering, planning, procurement, installation, power, and CLEC meetings.

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