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Senior Network Engineer Resume

Rockville, MD

SUMMARY:

Diligent professional with 26+ years of experience and a proven knowledge of IT/IS, network administration, and server configuration. Proficiencies include Microsoft Windows Server, Active Directory, Group Policy, Azure, O365, Exchange Online, Microsoft Office, Routing, Switching, LAN/WAN, VPN, Firewalls, Backup, Replication, Microsoft Hyper - V Virtualization, VMware VSphere Virtualization, Wi-Fi, Infrastructure, Windows Professional O/S, VOIP, Anti-Virus, SAN, Troubleshooting, Packet Capture, Log analysis, Administration, DNS

ADDITIONAL SKILLS:

  • Windows Server from NT 4.0 through 2016
  • Exchange Server 5.5/2000/2003/2010/2013
  • SBS 2003/2008
  • MS Office, Office 365, Azure
  • Virtualization with VMWare VSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V
  • Firewalls, Routing, Switching and WiFi with Cisco, Sonicwall, Ubiquity Unifi, Dell, HP and other Manufacturers
  • Backups utilizing Veeam, Symantec, Veritas, Arcserve among others
  • Anti-Virus with Symantec, Trend Micro, Kaspersky, Sophos and others iSCSI, NAS/SAN Storage with Dell, HP, EMC, Free NAS and others

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Rockville, MD

Senior Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate network operations, maintenance, repairs, and upgrades.
  • Determine specific network hardware and software requirements, such as platforms, interfaces, bandwidths, and routine schemas.
  • Develop disaster recovery plans.
  • Develop network-related documentation.
  • Develop or recommend network security measures, such as firewalls, network security audits, or automated security probes.
  • Develop plans and budgets for network equipment replacement.
  • Develop procedures to track, project, or report network availability, reliability, capacity, or utilization.
  • Evaluate network designs to determine whether customer requirements are met efficiently and effectively.
  • Maintain networks by performing activities such as file addition, deletion, or backup.
  • Participate in network technology upgrade or expansion projects, including installation of hardware and software and integration testing.
  • Prepare detailed network specifications, including diagrams, charts, equipment configurations, and recommended technologies.
  • Lead and assist with Active Directory and Microsoft Exchange implementations and migrations
  • Respond to emergency 911 server down calls
  • Serve as primary engineer chiefly or solely responsible for all aspects of the management and administration of multiple, distributed client networks in the DC Metro area
  • Tapped for technical and sales consultations for ad-hoc and prospective clients
  • Perform backup engineer and remote helpdesk duties as required for the organization to provide quality network management services as a Microsoft Gold and Cisco Premiere Certified Partner
  • Daily and direct exposure to the management of networks and technologies of varied complexity
  • Analyze network processes and develop new policies and procedure to improve business operations through technology
  • Setup, install and configure all infrastructure components including routers, switches, firewalls, servers (both physical and virtual), SANs, NAS and workstations
  • Installation, configuration and monitoring of perimeter security devices
  • Ability to listen, observe, and assimilate situational peculiarities (with compound and aggravating factors common) into a rapid yet thorough analysis (often in a foreign and changing environment), and then to deliver and orderly implement the requisite remedial action to client satisfaction

Confidential, MD

Lead Network Systems Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Researched, tested, and recommended new hardware, software and network technology
  • Performed on-call duties
  • Tracked and assigned TCP/IP addresses
  • Maintained servers and related peripherals through the use of service packs, software updates and firmware upgrades
  • Installation and configuration of network switches
  • Oversaw duties of LAN technicians
  • Continued duties of Microcomputer Support Specialist
  • Installation and configuration of Microsoft Windows Server, Novell Netware, Microsoft Exchange, Linux, DHCP, Raptor Firewall, and Faxback servers
  • Year 2000 Project Manager
  • Installed satellite office WAN connectivity
  • Installed high speed fiber-optic backbone between servers

Confidential, MD

Microcomputer Support Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Configuration and installation of PC’s, Macintosh computers, printers, and related software on the network
  • Configured client’s email to Microsoft Exchange Server using Microsoft Outlook
  • Set up internet connectivity
  • Continued duties of LAN Technician

Confidential, MD

LAN Technician

Responsibilities:

  • Served as on-site repair technician for all computers and peripherals
  • Repaired defective hardware as well as installation and configuration of newly procured hardware devices

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