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Senior Network Engineer Resume

Atlanta, GA

SUMMARY:

  • To secure a position as a network engineer within a stable organization where career advancement is encouraged.
  • Accomplished network engineer with a history of progressively responsible positions.
  • Possess strong technical and analytical skills
  • Efficiently troubleshoot, provide technical support, accurately maintains documentation of network designs.
  • Advanced level of dedication to consistently providing high quality, superior service.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; works well independently and collaboratively.

CISCO HARDWARE:NETWORK TOOLS AND HARDWARE:

  • Cisco switches
  • Cisco RSA
  • Cisco ASA
  • Cisco wireless
  • Cisco VPN
  • Cisco VOIP
  • Cisco Nexus switches
  • Cisco FWSM
  • Cisco ACI
  • AVI Networks
  • F5
  • Statseeker
  • Solarwinds
  • Zenoss
  • Splunk
  • Netscaler
  • Dell Force10
  • LogLogic
  • Metro E
  • LAN and WAN
  • Ethernet
  • Fiber
  • Cliqr
  • VXLAN
  • Data Center
  • MPLS
  • BGP

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Senior Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Administration of the network across 150 facilities in the US, Canada & Puerto Rico.
  • Handling all network related systems and user based escalations from the Help Desk.
  • Install, configure, upgrade, monitor and maintain existing corporate voice, data and firewall environments.
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose performance issues within the existing Cisco network.
  • Work with other departments and teams to assist and support them with network infrastructure projects, initiatives and needs.
  • Follow through to bring all network outages and problems to conclusion in a quick and efficient manner.
  • Research and implement new technologies to improve stability, flexibility and scalability of the network infrastructure.
  • Make recommendations to senior management on the network infrastructure modifications and version upgrades while controlling costs and scaling for the future growth.
  • Upgraded the corporate data center core switch from the Cisco SG500 stack switches to the Cisco 3850.
  • Configured and racked Cisco 2960 - X access layer switches for the new 3rd floor Accounting Department.
  • Currently working on a data center migration project to stand up a new data center at QTS in Suwanee, Georgia and a DR site in Dallas, Texas.
  • Working to upgrade the corporate office current Cisco router to a Cisco 3800 series router.
  • Decommissioning of network gear on the WAN for the Dallas Data Center.
  • Nexus 2000/5000 installations with VLAN groups and port level segregation/selections.
  • Internet domain name service (DNS) connectivity and name cache testing for various locations.

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the stability, integrity, and efficient operation of the network infrastructure systems that support the core functions of the organization.
  • Monitoring, maintaining, and supporting all of the hardware and software that comprise the network infrastructure.
  • Worked with other network engineers to deploy the Cisco ACI fabric.
  • Perform hardware duties in the data center, such as, racking and stacking Cisco 9K switches.
  • Responsible for monitoring and configuration of all hardware.
  • Updated documentation, labeled all Ethernet and fiber connections.
  • Developed a plan and upgraded code on the Cisco ASA 5585 and the Cisco ASA 5540.
  • Coordinated with the movement of VM migration from the legacy network to the new network in the data center.
  • Occasional clearing of the endpoints on the Cisco 9K leaf switches to resolve learning issues due to bugs.
  • Creating DNS entries, VS's on the F5 GTM, as well as getting a new device online for deployment.
  • Troubleshooting some VPN issues with Cisco anyconnect.
  • Continued to learn new technologies including AVI Network virtual load balancer and Cliqr.
  • Decommissioning of network gear on the WAN for the Dallas Data Center.
  • Nexus 2000/5000 installations with VLAN groups and port level segregation/selections.
  • Internet domain name service (DNS) connectivity and name cache testing for various locations.
  • Maintained after hours network on call duties.

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Participated in technology decisions along with Senior Engineers as they relate to the overall network architecture and associated technologies.
  • Configured Cisco 2900, 1900 and 1800 routers.
  • Worked with other teams such as system architects, system administrators and hardware support groups.
  • Responsible for making solid design recommendations on subjects that include redundancy, diversity and failover technologies.
  • F5 LTM load balancing expertise, and data center design architecture proficiency
  • Deployment of Cisco hardware and establishing test criteria and validating the technology or product.
  • Performed necessary troubleshooting, diagnostic, and evaluation.
  • Coordinated testing, deployment as well as training operations personnel as part of a turn-over.
  • Updated Visio drawings, spreadsheets and other documentation.
  • Performed after hours work and during our established Sunday morning maintenance window.
  • Some occasional network monitoring in the Check Point firewall.
  • Assist multiple MPLS connections turn ups, and network architectures for hundreds of remote client locations.
  • Making sure BGP is up on the WAN connections for the remote sites.

Confidential, Birmingham, AL

Network Engineer - Enterprise

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the design, installation, monitoring, maintenance, support, and optimization of all network hardware, software, and communication links for hospital with 1,121 beds.
  • Efficiently configure Cisco 2900 routers and 3500, 3750, 4500, 5000, 5K, 7K, 6500 switches.
  • Assist project coordinators and technical staff with specific issues/projects/systems.
  • Project manage network related work and projects.
  • Deployment of upgrades Cisco end of service hardware on the LAN.
  • Performs necessary troubleshooting, diagnostic, and evaluation.
  • Coordinates/performs network additions and change tasks such as hardware installs and network infrastructure changes.
  • Ensures compliance with data security policies and procedures relative to all network systems.
  • Create and maintain overall network designs and documents and IP schemes.
  • Collaborates Work closely with Server Administrators to insure secure connectivity to all servers.
  • Manage multiple Metro Ethernet bandwidth connections, and network architectures for remote clinics.
  • Assist Telecom Team in preparation and execution of the overall VOIP hardware installation.

Support Administrator

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Provided various levels of networking daytime support with limited supervision.
  • Worked with management, project coordinators, and end users across various projects and technical aspects of projects.
  • Maintained and updated the network database documentation, network troubleshooting, installation and configuration of Cisco access switches.
  • Performed port and IP address assignments, diagnosed and resolved network issues. Resolved numerous Cisco wireless and VPN connection issues.
  • Successfully performed RSA token resets.
  • Diagnosed and troubleshoot Ethernet connections issues between end devices.
  • Deployed Layer 2 access switches to the LAN for Desktops and VOIP Phones.

Data Communication Tech

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Administrator for the CA Support Bridge Remote application.
  • Provided desktop support to resolve email, Novell logins, Cisco VPN, Citrix, Cerner.
  • Deployed desktops, printers and laptops.
  • Installed various software applications to the desktops and laptops.
  • Accurately resolved desktop application and network connection issues. Implemented new HP hardware, maintained updated trouble tickets and submitted service request for new service.
  • Assisted with the implementation of new software and major application upgrades.
  • Collaborated with Network, Server and System Administrators to address overlapping issues.
  • Tracked and managed hardware in asset inventory.

Confidential, Birmingham, AL

Help Desk Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Provided support and troubleshooting to end users on a variety of technical issues, .
  • Assisted end users with GroupWise email Novell logins, Cisco VPN, Citrix, Cerner and RSA token resets.
  • Performed network troubleshooting for connectivity.
  • Redirected network printers, printer capture, mapping network drives, file backups.
  • Added disk space to network drives, maintained trouble tickets with over 95% accuracy, submitted service request for services and resetting HP printers.
  • Assured continuity of the computer system for all system users.
  • Eagerly worked flexible shifts, as assigned by supervisor and/or as needed.

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