13 years experience producing and implementing secure and efficient network engineering solutions in the field of Information Technology. I am also well - versed in project management, process improvement, and personnel management.
Confidential, Washington, DC
Sr. Network Engineer
- Responsible for evaluating, designing, documenting, installing, implementing, testing, performing problem isolation and resolution, monitoring, optimizing, and setting standards for maintaining a complex range of computer network components and systems.
- Engineers solutions for networks of varying classifications on a global scale.
- Supported a fully meshed MPLS / BGP architecture with DMVPN tunnels.
- Utilized VRF technology for further security and segregation.
- Solarwinds deployment and administration
- Resolved user issues that involved routing and/or switching problems
- Cisco ASA 5585 firewall administration
- Systems administered: All Cisco routing and switching platforms, including Nexus. Cisco ASA firewalls, General Dynamics KG-175 Taclanes, GEMX.
Confidential, Norfolk, VA
Information Technology Specialist (Network)
- Reduced budget by ~$40M by introducing simple programmatic and technology changes.
- Operational role as the Engineering Lead with t he Naval Circuit Management Office (NCMO).
- Served as lead engineer for Fleet Cyber Command (FCC) N66 division.
- Assist in identifying, documenting, and communicating best practices around technology trends such as cloud computing, big data, and mobility.
- Managed one GS-12 and had a supporting staff of six contractors.
- Provided oversight and technical direction to the Navy' s long-haul environment, IP addressing, bandwidth management and reporting.
- Produced WAN architecture and design solutions for Confidential customers.
- Program manager of several projects to include a Confidential wide ATM to MPLS migration effort.
- Evaluate proposed configurations to identify potential for improved circuit routing, based on cost savings and network efficiencies.
- Member of a team to implement IPv6 in the Confidential enterprise.
Confidential, Virginia Beach, VA
- Team lead of 3 engineers .
- Reviewed and reported on network performance of various naval Wide Area Networks.
- Instrumental in getting an undersea fiber cable lay to support Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
- Reviewed WAN architecture of naval networks and provided suggestions on design and information assurance requi rements.
- Led, influenced, motivated, and challenged the engineering branch as well as the rest of the NCMO and Confidential Cyber Forces team on a daily basis.
Confidential, Norfolk, VA
Sr. Network Engineer
- Provided network engineering support in various areas of the Cyber Asset Reduction and Security ( Confidential ) project.
- Helped design and implement the new Confidential data centers. This included layer 2 and 3 network configurations.
- Basic SAN and VMWARE experience.
- Conducted data analysis and security review of solutions to assist in migrating applications and systems to Confidential enterprise enclaves, or to decommission Confidential legacy networks.
- Reviewed customers System Security Authorization Agreement (SSAA) package and provided them with secure solutions for their networking needs.
- Conducted internal engineering process reviews to best utilize employee skill sets and increase productivity.
- Managed two Jr. Network Engineers.
- Built and managed Cisco 4506, 6509, 2950, and Cisco IBM blade switches (CIGESM).
Confidential, Quantico VA
- Overall in charge of network security and operational aspects of 13 unclassified and 11 classified Point of Presence (PoP) suites in the west coast and overseas.
- Install, configure, manage, and maintain the WAN and LAN architectures for the Marine Corps Enterprise classified and unclassified networks to include Secure Computing firewalls, Cisco 7206 routers, Cisco 3750 and 3550 switches, and encryption devices.
- Respond to enterprise infrastructure security trouble calls elevated from all regional sites.
- Perform routine maintenance and change management of infrastructure security equipment in response to emerging security requirements
- Network performance monitoring of MCEN PoP equipment, take appropriate actions to prevent a loss or degradation of service, and restore full service in the event of an outage.
- Excellent written and oral communication was a must.
- Evaluated each customer ticket to ensure it fell within the Marine Corps security policy
- Played a major role in the transition of NNSOC in Dahlgren, VA to the GNOSC in Little Creek, VA by providing training to all new personnel as well as creating the majority of the training and standard operating procedures for all watch positions.
- Member of the Hurricane Katrina Crisis Response Cell that helped to restore naval communications in areas that were damaged.
- Managed, lead, influenced, motivated, challenged, and trained 42 personnel.
- Responsible for monitoring and daily briefing to senior officers concerning the Confidential Global Information Grid (GIG), status of afloat commands, and the tracking of specific fleet and satellite information.