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Engineer Resume

Greenwood Village, CO

SUMMARY:

  • Specialist - Network Design II, professional with 16+ years of experience. Demonstrated success in leading IT projects with geographically dispersed resources, experience in data center operations, telecommunications and administration of critical projects and systems. Meticulous, self-motivated individual who sets effective priorities in order to achieve immediate and long-term goals for meeting operational deadlines and implement solutions with an emphasis on results. Technical strengths include:
  • Network Routing and Switching with multiple protocols, vendors and equipment
  • Cisco, Juniper Routers and Switches
  • FreePBX VOIP configuration
  • MPLS/PIP, Metro Ethernet, Satellite and 4G cellular
  • Cradle Point Wireless 4G backup systems
  • Metro Ethernet
  • Point-to-Point
  • Watchguard, Palo Alto and Cisco
  • Ubiquiti Networks, Cisco, Meru Networks

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Cisco Equipment:

Routers: 2811, 3845, 3825, 1841, 1811 (VPN router), ISR’s, Nexus 7010

Protocols: BGP, OSPF, static routing

Encapsulations: GRE, IPsec,Multiple VRF’s and VRRP

Switches: 2960, 2950, 3750, 3550 (CAT OS)CDP, spanning tree, VLAN’sJuniper Equipment -

Routers: MX480

Protocols: BGP, OSPF, static routing

Encapsulations: GRE, IPsec

Multiple: VRF’s and VRRP

Switches: EX4200 (layer 3 switches) LLDP, spanning tree, VLAN’s

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Greenwood Village, CO

Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for turning up new L2circuits for use in Cellular backhaul situations, as well and doing bandwidth upgrades on in service circuits.
  • Hot-cuts with customers on needed basis.
  • Worked with Ciena service delivery switches
  • Worked with Cisco 9K’s, Juniper 480’s and 960’s.

Confidential, Lakewood, CO

Specialist - Network Design

Responsibilities:

  • Managed, Cisco, Juniper routers, switches, Verizon Satellite, 4G Primary/backup and telecommunication systems with operations that are geographically dispersed across North America. Maintained cross functional business knowledge and established relationships with business partners.
  • Ensured technical stability and performance as well as providing problem resolution administration.
  • Responsible for annual savings through the design and implementation of new technologies and equipment for communications.
  • Replaced telecommunication equipment and providers with telecommunications platforms resulting in savings, primarily through avoidance of recurring maintenance and administration costs.
  • Managed telecommunications demand from business units and developed projects and strategies to improve and support business requirements.
  • Developed all resource plans in support of the project demands, and established appropriate reporting relationship with business unit leaders.
  • Determined strategic technological direction, evaluation of merit, cost and benefits of technological needs for the enterprise and established vendor relationships.
  • Training of coworkers and administration.
  • Trained helpdesk personnel for the delegation of end user support and NOC personnel for monitoring and basic maintenance of the systems.
  • Multiple acquisitions; supervised the integration of the acquired corporation as telephony working group leader.
  • Planned the project, timelines and tasks for the system merger.
  • Support our WAN of more than 300 remote sites
  • Support of the two datacenters (Lakewood, CO and Lenexa, KS)
  • Extend support to the end user for any IT needs or concerns
  • Design network connectivity (or upgrade) for remote sites needing faster or more reliable services
  • Maintain a database of IP addressing, handing out of the appropriate IP’s when needed by customers or clients
  • Creating of new subnets for local and remote sites
  • Ordering of equipment and circuits as needed.
  • VIOP troubleshooting
  • POTS line troubleshooting
  • Cat5E and fiber Wiring of the datacenter or remote sites as needed.
  • Wiring of T-1’s and DS-3’s
  • Work with and train our NOC staff
  • Troubleshooting of WAN and Internet circuits
  • Support of Watchguard and Palo Alto Firewalls
  • Support of A10 load balancers (limited)

Confidential, Wheat Ridge, CO

Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Provided secured links to the stock market. TDM circuits via PIX firewalls. Using DS3 s as our primary connection, but by use of a MUX/DEMUX for sizing requirements of the client.
  • Monitored WAN/LAN performance and troubleshooting daily issues, documented issues to improve the resolution process.
  • Enhance and develop quality support methods and communication skills through developmental approaches. Assist in the resolution of end user and support issues among company sites to ensure timely distribution of knowledge and positive impact on user satisfaction.
  • Research, resolve and respond to questions received via email, and telephone in a timely manner, within standards.
  • Convey problems to appropriate individual based on established guidelines and procedures.
  • Established standards, policies and procedures for Intranet and Internet access, security and control.
  • Reorganization and administration of technical department policies and procedures.

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