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Senior Network Architect Resume

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  • Analytical and technical skills include 10 + years as a Network Engineer, the last 8 + years’ operating as a Senior Network Engineer, with knowledge and hands - on experience designing, installing, configuring, operating, and troubleshooting routed LAN, routed WAN switched networks and dial-up access services.
  • Additional experience in proprietary product support and database management.
  • Communication skills include leading project meetings, weekly status updates, and report presentations to upper management, task scheduling, developing and documentation of process controls and policies and procedures.
  • Interpersonal and teamwork skills relate well to others, opened minded, works cooperatively with others and across organizational units, experienced in mentoring and cross-training.


  • Service Level Agreements
  • Business Continuity/Auditing and Planning
  • Operations/Infrastructure Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • System Expandability & Reliability
  • System/network Process Controls
  • Team Management/Training
  • Project Management
  • Workflow Prioritization
  • Performance Appraisals
  • Business Needs Analysis
  • Customer Service Delivery
  • Staff Succession Planning
  • Vendor Relationships
  • Productivity Enhancements
  • Technical Troubleshooting
  • Proposal Development
  • Internal Restructuring
  • Budgeting and Forecasting
  • Staff Recruitment
  • Help Desk Management
  • IT Compliance
  • ITIL
  • Data Center Management / Monitoring
  • Network Architecture / Design Methodologies
  • Infrastructure Management
  • Agile Project Management


Networking: Cisco routing & switching, VLANs, Trunking, Access Control List, Routing Protocols, OSPF, BGP EIGRP, DHCP, DNS, WINS, Active Directory, TCP/IP, Windows FirewallHardware Cisco ASA 5515x (FirePower), Cisco ASA 5516x(FirePower), Cisco ASA 5510, Cisco FireSight(Virtual Install), Cisco ISE, Cisco ACS Appliance 1128, Cisco 2800/2900 Series Router, Cisco 4510 /3750/3560/2960/1900 Series Switches, Big IP F5 L/B, IBM-compatible PC, Linksys Routers/switches, Dell Workstations/Laptops/Servers, HP Desktops/Printers, Cisco Aeronet Access Points/Wireless Antenna, HP Aruba Wi-Fi, Check Point R73/R75/R76 Firewall, Steelhead Riverbed, Sonicwall NSA, Juniper Web Portal, Bluecoat Proxy Server, FortiNet FortiGate 110C, Cisco C170 Ironport, Cisco Web-Security Appliance, Cisco Identity Service Engine, Cisco FirePower Defense Management System 6.1 - 6.2, Cisco Security Manager 2.0 - 2.2, Cisco IP S Manager Express

Operating System: Cisco IOS 12.0x, Cisco Nexus OS, Windows 2013/2008/2003 Server, Microsoft Windows 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, Windows XP, Mac OS 10.1, Windows NT 4.0 Workstation, Windows NT 4.0 Server, VMWare-EXSi / VSphere 5.5 - 6.5

Applications: Microsoft Project 2010/2003, Microsoft SQL Server 2005/2000, Microsoft Office 2010/2007, Microsoft Outlook Exchange Server 2003, Microsoft Excel/Access, Remedy, Reuters, GoToAssist 7.0 Remote Desktop, VMware Server, MSDE Manager 2000, Microsoft(R) Lync, Microsoft Hyper-V, Visio 2013, 2008, 2003



Senior Network Architect


  • Analyze and recommend changes to the overall structure of the MPLS map across the Enterprise.
  • Analyze the security of each site, make changes and adjust settings to ensure the protection of the data.
  • Configure new equipment for each site, travel to these sites and install new equipment; test and validate and document the procedure to add to the knowledge base.
  • Upgrading IOS of all Cisco equipment and make recommendations for replacement ahead of the equipment’s EOL / EOS.
  • Monitor, update, and audit for use for PCI backups using applications like Nessus, Nexpose, Cisco packet tracker, FirePower Defense Center, WireShark, and various CLI commands.
  • Configure new circuits for various sites across the Enterprise (Including adding BGP statements, setting metrics, creating internal AS Route ID’s, adding routes and running fiber cords to SC / LC. LC/LC, or SC / SC - Single mode and Multi-mode)
  • Performed troubleshooting of Cisco switches, routers, and firewalls using Solar winds, Fluke Optiview Analyzer, and Syslogs,
  • Create and Manage Site Knowledge Base for future reference

Confidential, Austin, TX

Network Engineer


  • Configure EIGRP, HSRP, OSPF, VSS, and 10 Gigabit Port Channels. Configure L2 and L3 VLANS on Cisco 3750, 3850, 4500, 6500 series switches. Configure Cisco 2600, and 3000 series routers.
  • Research and upgrade all outdated OS, IOS, NXOS systems. Upgrade and repurpose all physical and virtual equipment.
  • Create, Manage, and execute all upgrade projects. (Cisco ACS to Cisco Identity Service Engine; Prime 2.2.1 to Prime Infrastructure 3.2.1; Cisco ASA 5510 to Cisco ASA 5516x-FirePower w/Defense Center; replace Cisco IPS/IDS with Cisco Web Security Appliance-Virtual-vCenter)
  • Performed troubleshooting of Cisco switches using Solar winds, Fluke Optiview Analyzer, Syslogs, and Whatsup Gold
  • Create and Manage Site Knowledge Base for future reference

Confidential, Houston, TX

IT MANAGER / System Administrator


  • Senior Network Engineer served as network designer on multiple projects focusing on IP addressing of Network devices, design and device configuration.
  • Involved in working on multiple projects simultaneously. Manage the full spectrum IT function to ensure high levels of customer satisfaction, service level agreement and performance standards compliance.
  • Develop/maintain relevant departmental policies, procedures, objectives, quality assurance programs, and safety practices to assure compliance with all necessary rules, regulations, and standards pertaining to system operations, and ensuring information and data integrity of the organization
  • Performed troubleshooting of HP switches using Solar winds, Fluke Optiview Analyzer, and Syslogs
  • Updated documentation, and drawings of LAN/WAN using Visio, and Word.
  • Configure Sonicwall NSA 3500/3600, and Sonicwall VPN Configuration
  • Replaced Generic WIFI devices with ASUS KnightHawk 802.11C AP’s
  • Oversees Shortel Director Telecommunications systems including voice, data and video communication.

Confidential, Houston, TX

Senior Systems Administrator / Network Engineer


  • Senior Administrator served as network designer on multiple projects focusing on IP addressing of Network devices, design and device configuration.
  • Experience in on-site network implementations, customer support, network troubleshooting and configuration.
  • Responsible for design and implementation of internal test network to test process control systems, test scenarios and test lab.:
  • Served as Lead Network Engineer on multiple projects, advising project team on Network equipment, IP addressing of Network devices, Network design (system architecture) and Network device configurations
  • Configured Cisco ASA 5510 Firewall, Juniper Firewall, Cisco 6509, 4500, 3750/3850G series switch and Cisco 3560G switches, setting up extended access list, VLANS and routing between client business LAN and Process Control Network (PCN) for the purpose of providing direct access to application and web servers without compromising security policies within client business LAN.
  • Monitor network status via network monitoring software (Wire Shark, Solar winds Network Monitoring)
  • Work with Cisco and other network Technical Assistance Centers (TACACS) to troubleshoot hardware/software related issues with network equipment.
  • Proficient configuring the following Protocols: Cisco VPN, VoIP, RIP, OSPF, IGRP, EIGRP & MPLS, etc.
  • Windows Server 2008 duties include create/maintain users and group accounts, setting up account options and restrictions, managing TCP/IP Networking, configuring additional networking components, managing network connections, troubleshooting and testing network settings, administering network printers and print services, modifying server host files to support DNS.
  • Familiar with the following: Windows Server 2008/2012 features: DHCP, Active Directory, DNS, Domain Policy, IIS configuration, COM + objects, Data Backup and recovery
  • Responsible for setup/maintenance of isolated LAN to provide server access (Dell 1900 series server) for application and graphic department for special projects.
  • Design and commission networks connecting to other sites in Atlanta, Georgia, and San Antonio, Texas.
  • Design networking strategy to integrate old systems in to the new methodology.

Confidential, Houston, Texas

IT Manager / Coordinator


  • Designed, developed and implemented complex network systems.
  • Earned a reputation as a valuable and cooperative coworker by: being fair, honest, and willing to help others when needed; effectively resolving conflicts at appropriate time. Skilled in troubleshooting and problem solving. Conducted evaluations and created site-specific designs, including network architecture, cabling, equipment selection, and project feasibility analysis that included management planning.
  • Organized, Configured, and Installed access points for purpose of providing efficient workstation and building access for all employees located on floor 21, and worked with International Team to integrate CCURE Badge system to main Network infrastructure to allow users to use PIN to access their workstations.
  • Router and Switch Configuration (Cisco R 2621& 20, 2514 and Cisco SW 2900) Includes IP based permit/deny access-list configuration, RIP v2 configuration, global and port configuration
  • Spliced/ Fused Fiber Optic Cable using Mechanical splice, Fusion splice, and Corning TL-UC01 Unicam methods
  • Assisted in implementations and testing of gigabit Ethernet network, providing for server to switch connections. This upgrade offered the campus database more efficiency and quality of data, voice, and video transmission.
  • Assist in researching, designing, engineering, sizing, and implementing a secure network infrastructure in support of corporate objectives.
  • Participate in an annual audit process to ensure all network infrastructure is architecturally compliant and adheres to the standards governing all industries.
  • Consult/advise, and participate in cross - functional project teams regarding network architecture and technical implementation Insure all port audits and monthly netstats yield the same results and document any changes made to the network to the Network Architects.
  • Directly manage vendor relations, from regular service bills to contracts with hotels during hurricane season, and everything in between.
  • Work directly with the Chief Financial Officer to insure that bills are paid on time, and warranty information is up to date and renewed without lapses in coverage. Manage contacts with Vendors. (Dell, Dimension Data, Thomson Reuters, Ice Exchange, CDW, Justyn Tyme Cable, AT&T, Time Warner Telecom, Internap Data Center, and Seamless Solutions)
  • Manage the CCure80 Badge Security System. Review the door event logs daily to insure no unauthorized events took place the night before or over the weekend.
  • Image, maintain, and deploy workstations using Active Directory, LANDesk, and PXE Boot
  • Worked with the security team to install, configure, and manage the Nokia Checkpoint Firewalls / Checkpoint Branded appliances, using the SPLAT method and GAIA OS.
  • Installation and Maintenance of wireless network equipment
  • Installed, troubleshoot, and Removal of hardware/software including: wireless pc cards/software, wireless access points, access antennas and monitored network.

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