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Principal It / Network Architect Resume

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Principal IT / Network Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Network infrastructure support, Windows Server Admin, SQL Admin, Citrix Admin, Network architect for Head Quarters and mobile TV truck networks and PC Support.
  • Migrated MTVG off AXS TV network. Built Disaster Recovery network on Azure.
  • Designed and implemented 10 - dot IP scheme to allow VPN and routing within a uniformed IP space using Sonicwall. Built multi VLAN firewall with DMZ.
  • Moved Internet facing servers to DMZ. Migrated to new DNS Name Server and ISP.
  • Configured new PBX. Built new Active Directory. Diagrammed and documented topology.
  • Recommended data center CRAC and power considerations.
  • Prepared and successfully moved MTVG’s servers to new building. Managed Google Mail Cloud services.

Network Architect / Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • IP Network Architect / Engineer- Plan, design, build, configure, troubleshoot and maintain the WAN, LAN, WLAN, and VPN (site to site VPN)
  • Build a Disaster Recovery site on Azure
  • Configuration knowledge of Cisco IOS, Catalyst IOS, Cisco switches and routers, Cisco Nexus, and HP Procurve.
  • Knowledge of IP/TCP, the 7 layers of the OSI model
  • Understand IP broadcast and multicast domains and configure routers and switches to allow or deny those domains
  • Layer 3 inter-vlan routing, Sub-interfaces configurations
  • Configure static and RIP routing
  • Configure trunks, and ether-channels between HP & Cisco gear
  • Knowledge of firewalls design, and best practices for configuring access control.
  • Understand VPN configurations
  • Know and apply network security best practices
  • Know and configure WIFI APs, Aruba, Linksys, and others
  • Network monitoring using PRTG Monitoring Tools

Confidential, Denver, CO

Senior Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Primary responsibility was to Newmont Mining based in Denver.
  • Manage the Colorado regional LAN/MAN. Run & Maintain Cisco routers, switches and wireless environment.
  • Suggested improvements in design that reduced complexity, device and port count for the client.
  • Assisted trouble shooting network issues for other Newmont regions, including LANs, WLANs, WAN, MPLS, and VoIP issues.
  • Implemented build-out design for acquired site including new wireless and redundant features.
  • Network Project Lead for corporate office relocation of 650 people from seven floors and three sites into one building. Tier 3 support for LAN, MAN, WAN outages.
  • Solarwinds was used in Elko NV for monitoring. Network technical lead for Confidential business out-sourcing proposal.

Confidential, Denver, CO

Senior Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Engineered the migration solutions for replacing mission critical Cisco 6509 layer 3 switches with minimum impact, tested the design in lab setting.
  • Presented network diagrams and documentation of the solution to the client and addressed their concerns.
  • Provided 24x7 support of layer 2 & 3 switches in the data center.

Confidential, Denver, CO

LAN/WAN Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • review of network security and design for both in-house and customers’ networks; assess software and systems to support office and developers; proposed new systems with effective ROI; manage; advisor for network design; Windows administration;
  • VPN connectivity to customers’ site. Implemented: network layer security, internal DNS, migration path off NT.

Confidential, Monument, CO

Senior Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Engineered and managed LAN / WAN infrastructure.
  • Responsible for the design and performance of LAN/WAN, including provisioning, installation and configuration of circuits, routers, switches and servers needed for products and services.
  • LAN/WAN design consisted of multiple VLANs in two data centers 1700 miles apart. Redundancy was achieved by using circuits on multiple carriers for the corporate backbone, and acquiring an Autonomous System Number (AS) to use BGP with two different ISPs for Internet redundancy.
  • Business-to-Business connections required negotiating one of three relationships, we provided and managed the circuits and CPE, they provided the same, or an inter- corporation PVC with shared responsibilities.
  • Participated in the integration of three datacenters to one, and then splitting off one business unit when it was sold.
  • Assess security risks at the network level and provide solutions. Review security policy and secure all routers, firewalls and switches from break-ins in compliance with SOX / VISA’s standards.
  • Network Performance Analysis: Analyze performance, security, and single points of failure, from various points in the network in order to propose identified topology enhancements for growth and security.
  • Maintained vendor relationships, which included evaluating new vendors, comparing and negotiating bids, and escalating performance or service problems within vendor organizations.
  • Provided Customer Care/NOC with trouble shooting documentation; escalation points for connectivity and server issue.
  • Supervised data center build out and expansion, including generator, UPS, and HVAC.
  • Responsible for Nortel Option 11C phone switch and desktop phones.
  • Worked with Cisco 2600s, 3600 routers, PIX Firewalls, 2900, 3500 switches, and 6509 switch with MSFC1, converted from Hybrid to Native IOS, Nortel Option 11c, Microsoft Server 2000, 2003, XP, Veritas Netbackup, Exchange. Network monitoring was done via Solarwinds.

Confidential, Denver, CO

IS Operations Supervisor

Responsibilities:

  • Managed IS Department leading a team of 3 - 6 people. Worked with the Network Integration Department on WAN design, configuration and integration of the current NT domain structure into an NT Enterprise design.
  • Responsible for Network Administration, which included: configuring and administering NT 4.0, Exchange 5.5, Novell 3.12 servers; server security; anti virus protection; troubleshooting desktop issues; network printers; RAS; DHCP; tape backup.
  • Responsible for departmental interviews, hiring and supervising IS professionals.
  • Reorganized IS department emphasizing response time and follow-through providing higher department credibility.
  • Planned, organized and initiated a Helpdesk.
  • Preformed metrics studies on helpdesk calls to analyze the type of issues being resolved.
  • Provided cross training in the department and implemented company-wide MS Windows & Office training.
  • Managed a new 150+ Ethernet node deployment. Point person for computer orders and configuration standards.
  • Interface with various contractors and VARs. Held weekly departmental meetings.

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