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Network Engineer Resume

Houston, TX

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Network Engineer

  • Cisco 5585 Firewall Security Administration
  • Cisco Nexus 7xxx Switches
  • Cisco Nexus 5xxx Switches
  • Cisco 4710 Load Balancers

Confidential

Network Engineer

  • Palo Alto Next Generation Firewall Installation and Implementation
  • Cisco NEXUS 6001 Switch Maintenance
  • Fortinet Firewall Maintenance
  • Juniper Firewall Maintenance
  • Interactive Intelligence 2015 R4 Installation and Maintenance
  • Dell Switch Maintenance
  • Utilizing Wire Shark Sniffer for setting up custom distributed sniffer system
  • Generating, Utilizing, and Maintaining Network Documentation via MS Visio.
  • PTRG Maintenance
  • Interfacing with WAN carriers regarding outages and circuit issues.
  • VMware Admin 5.5 Maintenance

Confidential

Network/SystemEngineer

  • Palo Alto Next Generation Firewall Installation and Implementation and Maintenance
  • Cisco NEXUS 5548 Switch Implementation and Maintenance
  • Cisco 5515 Firewall (Migration from Juniper)
  • Cisco WLC 5508 Controller installation and Maintenance
  • Cisco 65xx, 35xx, 29xx, 18xx Switch maintenance
  • Implementing and Managing BGP, EIGRP and Routing.
  • DMVPN Installation and management (nationwide)
  • General Cisco Network Maintenance and iOS Upgrade.
  • Utilizing Wire Shark Sniffer for trouble shooting.
  • Managing Cisco Wireless LAN controller.
  • Generating, Utilizing, and Maintaining Network Documentation via MS Visio.
  • Cisco Anyconnect Installation and Maintenance.
  • SolarWinds Maintenance and Monitoring.
  • Interfacing with WAN carriers regarding outages and circuit issues.
  • VMware Admin 5.5 Upgrade (Include DR Center).
  • SCCM 2010 Design Installation, Roll out and maintenance (2000 Seat).
  • Forefront Endpoint Protection Roll out and Upgrade.
  • MDT Installation and Roll out.
  • NetApp Maintenance.

Confidential - Houston, TX

Network/System Engineer

  • Installed Pre production Cisco NEXUS.
  • Installed VNP connectivity on Offshore Platform.
  • Cisco 5520. 5510, Configuration and maintenance for Datacenter and DR Site.
  • Installed and maintained Cisco 65xx, 45xx 35xx, 29xx Switches.
  • Implemented and Managed BGP, EIGRP and RIP Routing.
  • Redesigned and Implemented Network Infrastructure for VMware at Houston Datacenter.
  • Redesigned and Implemented Network Infrastructure for VMware at DR Site.
  • Installed, Configured, and Installed Riverbed Accelerator on Offshore Platform.
  • Installed Cisco Call Manager System.
  • Generated, Utilized, and Maintained Network Documentation via MS Visio.
  • Utilized Wired Shark Sniffer for trouble shooting.
  • SolarWinds Installation, Maintenance and Monitoring.
  • WhatsUp Gold Installation, Maintenance and monitoring.
  • VMware installations and upgrade from ESX 3.5 to ESX 4.0 to ESXi 5.0.
  • Netapp Management and upgrade from OnTap 7.x to 8.1 Snap Mirror, Vault and Shot.
  • Designed and implemented use of Netapp Snap technologies via 1.5 Petabyte.
  • Installed and implemented Veeam Backup and Replication version 5 for Vmware.
  • Netbackup Management
  • Network Admin management Cisco switches Routers ASA.
  • Installed and Implemented SCCM 2007.

Confidential - Houston, TX

Network Engineer

  • Upgraded Cisco LMS from 2.2 to version 3.1 Installation and database management. Reporting and management. Capacity Planning and implementation.
  • Provided 1st and 2nd level problem resolution for the WAN.
  • Provided 1st level Problem resolution for the LAN.
  • Upgraded remote sites with IPSEC VPN only access into the Corporate WAN utilizing BGP.
  • Configured Netscout System for companywide reports and analysis regarding bandwidth utilization.
  • Configured and deployed Cisco switches and routers for various projects including but not limited to 6500, 4500, 3800 and 2800 series. (Numbering 00).
  • Assisted with daily LAN client troubleshooting and resolution.
  • Accepted incoming calls from clients nationwide regarding LAN/WAN issues.
  • System Administrator for LMS Server, with Microsoft 2003 Server Enterprise.
  • WhatsUp Gold Installation, Maintenance, and monitoring.
  • Responsible for network diagnosis via sniffer (Distributed) in troubleshooting LAN/WAN problems.

Confidential - Houston, TX

Network Engineer

  • Configured and deployed Cisco ASA 5500 Series appliances nationwide for VoIP roll out project. Maintained database for equipment.
  • Coordinated onsite personnel for site turnips and implementation.
  • Maintenance of 4 nationwide data center core infrastructure

Environment: Protocols: VPN Firewall Security MPLS Frame Relay DIA.

Confidential - Houston, TX

System Administrator

  • System Administrator for Microsoft 2003 Server enterprise. Installation and maintenance.
  • SQL Server, Migration, including data and and operating system upgrade.
  • Stellent Content/Document Management server, installation, and migration.
  • Red Hat Linux Enterprise Server, installation.
  • DNS management, design, and migration From Tier 1 ISP.
  • IIS installation and management.
  • Website management Ecommerce business continuity.
  • Spam Assassin installation and management.
  • Blackberry Server (BES) monitoring and user/licensing management.
  • MS Exchange 2003 server installation (assisted) in migration from Exchange 2000.
  • IBM AIX admin.
  • Server Installation and recovery.
  • OnStor NAS management (Certified).
  • Rollout and implementation of NAS companywide.

Confidential - Houston, TX

Network Manager/Data Center Manager

  • Designed and implemented new network domain utilizing Microsoft 2003 Server.
  • Installed email server system utilizing Imail server system for over 300 (compnies) clients.
  • Designed and implemented VPN network utilizing Cisco Hardware and Software ASA appliance and client software.
  • Acquired Public IP space from ARIN (American Registry of Internet Numbers) and assigned IP space to customers.
  • Re-designed and rolled out entire network, (MAN) using Cisco gear.
  • Network forensics via Sniffer.
  • Designed, installed, and maintained backup and disaster recovery utilizing Backup Exec solution.
  • Designed and maintained data security utilizing Microsoft 2003 Server platform along with Microsoft Access.
  • Managed data center which included client cabinet management, equipment configurations.
  • Designed and maintained datacenter client access and physical security system, including biometric technology.
  • Maintained Monitoring System (Whatsup Professional).
  • Tsunami Wireless Radios configuration, monitoring, and maintenance.
  • Linksys Wireless access point customer installation.
  • Acquired Roof top (cell site) Contracts for Metro Area Network access rights.
  • Wrote scope of work for cell site installations in compliance with varied property management mandates.
  • Designed MAN links for customers as needed. For customer specific turn up, each clients build out and installation.
  • Implemented Bandwidth Monitoring and billing utilized MRTG and PRTG.
  • Implemented daily backup and structured disaster recovery.
  • Managed vendors and product evaluation and installation.

Confidential - Houston. TX

Senior LAN/WAN Administrator

  • Designed and implemented MMI’s first national WAN utilizing frame-relay on Sprint backbone. 100+ locations nationwide (Design and implementation).
  • Setup MMI’s first national domain utilizing Microsoft Advanced server 2000 in s mixed environment of NT 4.0 and Windows 2000 clients.
  • Setup MMI’s first intranet utilizing Microsoft IIS running on advanced server 2000 serving a national and international client base.
  • Setup Proxy servers utilizing Red Hat Linux 7.2 w/squid and apache.
  • Setup Firewalls using Cisco Pix appliance.
  • Setup 4006 IOS based switch w/sup III for LAN access.
  • Setup Cisco VPN 3005 Concentrator for Remote site and Client user access which enabled cost cutting measures for the entire company from frame relay technology.
  • Setup backup and disaster recover strategy utilizing Backup Exec by Veritas using DLT Tape technology along with tape libraries.
  • Setup Act Web access (contact management) for the entire company enabling http(s) access to Act database worldwide.
  • Setup DNS Structure utilizing Microsoft Advanced Server 2000.
  • Setup MMI’s VPN Network nationwide allowing remote users to work from home thereby cutting cost.
  • Maintained Company URLS with registrars (Network Solutions).
  • Managed Network and Server System staff and department including 1 System administrator and 1 Junior Network admin along with Webmaster.
  • Managed Network Security
  • Planned fiscal budget for IT services and equipment.
  • Planned phone system and implemented UPS and emergency generator system for the IT department which included fuel and maintenance.
  • Implemented network monitoring system for LAN/WAN utilizing MRTG.
  • Took part in end user support. Accepting Incoming calls and resolution.
  • Planned Yearly projects using Microsoft Project, which included budgeting and implementation.
  • Planned and implemented Microsoft XP Upgrade rollout.
  • Designed MPLS network for MMI utilizing services from Global Crossing
  • Planned and carried out two corporate relocations for MMI within the city limits of Houston.
  • Procured LAN and WAN service and products on behalf of MMI from various service local and national service providers.
  • Managed vendors and contractors.
  • On Call Tech Support for MMI Employees.
  • Network Analysis via Sniffer.

Confidential - Houston, TX

LAN/WAN Administrator

  • Assisted with roll out of windows 2000 Servers, and Desktops for the entire Confidential .
  • Assisted with roll out of entire new network based out Cisco systems hardware for the entire Harris Count Hospital District across Harris County TX.
  • Participated in one on one training of end users over 1000 users.
  • Maintained IP Numbers from ARIN.
  • Installed and maintained Cisco Works network management system.
  • Installed Cisco VoIP system utilizing Call Manager utilizing Cisco 4006 switches with Power over Ethernet technology.
  • Hardware included but not limited to Cisco 6500, 7200, 4000, 3000, 5000, 1700, 2500, 2600 series, as well as ATM (over 500 Cisco Routers).
  • Protocols included but not limited to: BGP, EIGRP OSPF.
  • Network Analysis via Sniffer and (Distributed).

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Cisco router and switch configuration, VMware installation, administration and design, Netapp Storage Administration SAN & NAS, LAN/WAN network architecture design and implementation, Cisco VPN concentrator and clients, CiscoWorks LMS 3.1, Network Analyzers - Fluke Optiview, Ethereal, Sniffer Wire Shark, Visio for diagramming IT and General Designing and Documenting, Network moves, adds and changes, Network problem isolation and resolution, PIX firewall, Cisco ASA Appliances, Cisco TACACS, Microsoft NT 4.0, 2000, XP, 2003, 2008, Office.

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