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Information Systems Architect Resume Profile

Lake Mary, FL

SuMMARY

Experienced CCNP certified Network Architect with 12 years in the industry. Strong design and troubleshooting skills and the ability to work in fast paced environments. Impactful team player with proven communication skills and the ability to project manage effectively. Very effective in customer-facing scenarios. Also holds a US Customs Clearance Public Trust

Technologies:

IP, TCP/UDP, Rip, OSPF, BGP, EIGRP, VLANs, VPN, IPSec, GRE/L2TP tunnels, MPLS, PBR, QoS, Firewalls/ACLs, NAT, 802.1x, DNS, DHCP, HSRP, SNMP, ATM, Frame Relay, Ethernet, various other WAN/LAN technologies, Windows Server 2008, Active Directory, VMware, Unix. Some exposure to GPO, McAfee EPO, WSUS, SCOM, IIS, SQL, IBM iSeries.

Vendors:

Cisco Firewalls/Routers/Switches: ASA 5520, 5510. Series 1900, 2600, 2800, 3500, 3700, 3800, 6500, 7200. Cisco NAM. Checkpoint UTM-1 3073, Nokia IP 390 and 560. F5 Networks Big-IP ASM Module. Firepass 4300. Tipping Point IPS 600E, SMS Management system. Firemon. Saint vulnerability scanner.

Software Tools:

Cisco ASDM, SDM. CheckPoint SmartConsole. Wireshark. SolarWinds NPM, NCM, NTA, IPSLA. VMware vSphere. Microsoft CRM, Visio and other common desktop applications.

Experience

Confidential

Information Systems Architect

  • Principle Architect in the design of hosted Data Center security and communications infrastructure
  • Responsible for the design, implementation, operation, and support of a 100 IPsec site to site VPN network utilizing Cisco ASAs and routers.
  • Identify necessary technologies in the development of strategic road maps.
  • Primary resource for security and communications design surrounding the deployment of new applications or solutions.
  • Responsible for maintaining a PCI compliant communications infrastructure.
  • Design custom solutions for client network integration.
  • Serve as the final level of escalation for network issues affecting internal and external clients.

Confidential

Managed Data Services Engineer, Tier III

  • Support Individual customer networks for Sprint's 5000 managed customers
  • Design, implement, maintain, and troubleshoot customer networks on a variety of hardware platforms including, Cisco, Nortel, Marconi, and Juniper.
  • Work with individual customers to design and implement network additions and restructures. Adopt best hardware, software, routing protocol, and bandwidth to maximize customer network efficiently.
  • Coordinate and perform scheduled maintenance to proactively address network issues.
  • Troubleshoot primarily Cisco routers on a daily basis with issues including routing, latency, authentication, router replacements, router configuration errors, etc.
  • Provided training to peers and lower tiers on technologies and platforms including IPsec, VPNs, ATM, Marconi.

Confidential

Managed Network Operations Engineer II

  • Design, implement, maintain, and troubleshoot Sprint's Local Division Layer 2 Network
  • Engineering of network designs to meet increasing bandwidth demands.
  • Troubleshooting and problem resolution of elusive network and system difficulties across various vendor platforms including Marconi, Lucent, Cisco, and Nortel.
  • Constant evaluation of new technologies and management/analytical tools.
  • Preparation of new technology strategies and implementation recommendations.
  • Provide troubleshooting support to lower tier Network Operations Center.
  • Drafting of technical system documentation and methods of operating procedures.

Lead several projects including:

  • Developed and implementation of multi vendor, multi platform ATM switch software upgrades.
  • Hand selected by management to lead a major topology re-engineering project in a high profile layer 2 network which involved migrating 400 circuits ranging from T1 to OC12 across multiple vendor platforms.

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