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Senior Network Engineer Resume

Indianapolis, IN

OBJECTIVE:

  • To find a challenging position that will fully utilize my skills and experience, while providing a path to continued professional and personal development.
  • Leading and developing an IT team into a best - in-class organizational unit focused on excellence.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Indianapolis, IN

Senior Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoot, resolve, and recommended improvement for systems, network and security problems at an advanced level across multiple/converged technology solutions services and platforms.
  • Hardware Platforms: Cisco, Extreme, Avaya, CradlePoint, Aruba
  • Designed, integrated and maintained consolidated network services e.g. switches, routers, firewalls, wireless networks, and network security servers (incl. data center virtualization and storage software applications).
  • Planned engineering architecture and the development of technical standards and interface applications.
  • Networking Applications: SolarWinds, InfoBlox, Netdisco, HPNA, ServiceNow, Extreme Manager, NetCloud Manager, Aruba Systems,
  • Performed capacity and resource planning to evaluate existing network systems to recommend resources and maintain or expand as necessary.
  • Participated in researching and evaluation of new products and services. Prepared recommendations for implementation of new systems, procedures, and organizational changes.

Confidential, Indianapolis, IN

Senior Network Administrator / Network Security Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluated and resolved multiple network security issues.
  • Troubleshoot, resolve, and recommended improvement for systems network and security problems at an advanced level across multiple/converged technology solutions services and platforms.
  • Documented Systems design & detailed config review.
  • Designed, integrated and maintained consolidated network services e.g. switches, routers, firewalls, wireless networks, and network security servers (incl. data center virtualization and storage software applications).
  • Resolved design issues & added network redundancy.
  • Deployed Kiwi Syslog and Kiwi CATtools.
  • Planned engineering architecture and the development of technical standards and interface applications.
  • Deployed firmware updates on all network switches and firewall.
  • Performed capacity and resource planning to evaluate existing network systems to recommend resources and maintain or expand as necessary.
  • Participated in researching and evaluation of new products and services. Prepared recommendations for implementation of new systems, procedures, and organizational changes.

Confidential, Indianapolis IN

Manager of Information Systems / Sr Security Engineer / Sr Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Managed IT infrastructure including Network LAN, WAN, MPLS Data Network, Data Centers, Disaster Recovery facilities, SaaS applications, telecommunications, various third-party applications including CRM, Internal reporting, database management and IT help desk
  • Provided strategic technology direction and spearheaded advanced technology initiatives
  • Scaled technology and policies during company growth from team members
  • Provided operations management, including security, backup/recovery/disaster planning, off-hours staff coverage
  • Responsible for all corporate and local office systems - applications, data center, servers, storage, PCs and telecom
  • Completed current state assessments and recommend enhancements
  • Authored the firm’s IT strategy and project roadmap
  • Managed all servers and network equipment, including internet and internal production, O365, AWS, Azure, Terminal Services, VPNs, DHCP, DNS, and firewalls.
  • All aspects of Information Systems Security
  • Responsible for all aspects of disaster recovery including systems hardware, software, and data.
  • Created computer security policy and disaster recovery procedures.
  • Provided strategic technology direction and spearheaded advanced technology initiatives including cameras, firewalls, IDS/IPS
  • Trained IT staff on network hardware and software
  • Participated in special projects and events as needed
  • Designed/implemented entire cloud systems infrastructure consisting of 6 major apps, 300 users, 250 computers and a virtual data center with over 25 servers
  • Established change management and help desk solutions and policies.
  • Centralized disparate support documentation for all business applications and architecture
  • Successfully deployed multiple SaaS systems throughout entire organization bringing consistency to users across the company.
  • Designed a virtualization solution using AWS services to increase IT department efficiency and response time.
  • Developed IT standards and policies designed to streamline desktop and software support.
  • Implemented multi-function copy/scan/fax/print solutions to eliminate desktop inkjet devices to reduce cost per page.
  • Implemented access controls with card scanner door controls for critical areas.

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