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Network Engineer/sr. I. Specialist Resume

East Liberty, OhiO

SUMMARY:

Network Engineer with 20 years of experience providing network design, administration, and support within small, medium, and large enterprises.

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS:

Hardware: Routers - Cisco, Brocade (Foundry), Juniper, Lucent, Cradlepoint and Nortel. Switches - Cisco, Netgear, and HP. Firewall - Cisco ASA. Servers - Dell PowerEdge, HP ProLiant, and IBM X Series. IDS/IPS - RioRey and Cisco Firepower. Cisco IP phones, PC’s, laptops, and many other office and production environment peripherals.

Software and Administration: ASDM, Microsoft Office Product Suite, Microsoft 365, Exchange, Windows Server 2003, 2008 and 2012, CentOS, Ghost, Solarwinds, Zabbix, the Dude, Frame-Relay, RIPv2, OSPF, PRTG, Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, TFTP Server, Wireshark, CME, HP Openview, Captiva, Remedy, WHMCS, Hammer Trace, LanDesk, eG, TrendMicro, Norton, SCOM, InSequence, Perfect Part, QAD, SalesLogix, Manage Engine, VNC, Remote Desktop, EDraw and Visio.

EMPLOYMENT SYNOPSIS:

Network Engineer/Sr. I. Specialist

Confidential, East Liberty, Ohio

Event Manager

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NOC Analyst/Data Center Tech

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NOC Analyst

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LAN Administrator

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Network Security Analyst

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Sr. Network Client Support Technician

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LAN Administrator

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Responsibilities:

  • Starting from scratch, initiated and successfully completed corporate network map and centralized database. Database included maps, Service Contract Information, switchport designations, equipment specs, configurations, IP addressing schemas and credentials for access.
  • Successfully designed, configured, installed, and maintained site to site IPSEC VPN tunnels, in full mesh design, between 6 corporate LAN’s using Cisco 5506x ASA Firewalls.
  • Conceptualized and created new Private Networks and VLAN’s for Production Line implementation and departmental/line separation.
  • Implemented backup/failover solution using Cradlepoint Cellular Routers Confidential all production facilities. Solution re-establishes IPSEC VPN tunnels within 1 minute of noticeable failure.
  • Designed, built, racked, cabled and labeled multiple Data Network/Server rooms. Meticulous attention paid to proper construction, wiring, and especially labeling.

Network Administration and Support

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • WAN: Responsible for WAN monitoring, troubleshooting, configuration changes, Telco and Customer liaison, and connection/throughput testing and restoration.
  • LAN: Responsible for the purchase, initial setup, deployment, configuration, monitoring, troubleshooting, maintenance, and repair of LAN hardware, software and connections.
  • Daily Network Administration including VLAN creation and management, Port Security, SNMP, Config backups and IP Phone Setup/Administration.
  • Monitored wholesale VoIP traffic and Network monitoring tools to provide frontline support, perform initial triage, and engage appropriate personnel in the event of a network outage or issue.
  • Manage network equipment purchases, network equipment service contract renewals, ISP contracts and ISP drop, test, and turn ups.
  • Configure Network for all dedicated servers and maintain configurations on Nexus 5k’s
  • Monitor Solarwinds, the Dude, PRTG and other Network Monitoring Applications for all network events and respond/open ticket accordingly.
  • Monitor overall Network for stability and engage appropriate team or carrier in the event of an outage or network event.
  • Configured all Firewalls (6), Routers (3), and Switches (28) to use Solarwinds TFTP Server to automatically save configurations.
  • Maintain malicious IP Blacklists and URL Filtering using RioRey DDOS Protection hardware and Cisco Firepower IDS/IPS.

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