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Senior Systems Network Engineer Resume

Scottsdale Az, S

SUMMARY

  • me is an experienced and self - motivated me.T. professional who possesses creativity dat has a high regard for responsibility and project ownership.
  • Comfortable working on team projects as well as independent tasks; my performance has demonstrated competency and initiative. In addition; my proficiency in verbal and written communications, eagerness to learn new concepts, an innate ability to complete projects on time and wif minimal supervision, has given me vast IT experience in very diverse and exciting industries.
  • Wif over 15+ years of me.T. experience, and through trial and error, me has mastered the art of working under immense pressure and adhering to the most stringent deadlines.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Security: Vast experience and understanding of security devices such as Cisco ASA, Sonic Wall, and Juniper firewalls

Routers: Cisco Enterprise class routers including 7200 VXR, 3750, 2800, 2900, 3800, 6509 L2/L3 core routers based on IOS command structure, IP Sec VPN tunnels, ACL structure, LAN, WAN, QOS Hands on configuration of Cisco switches and routers, Windows servers, Desktops

Extensive experience: in Windows 7, Windows 8, Mac OS in large enterprise enviroments

Internet Phone Telephony: Cisco Call Manager, Unity Voice systems, Cisco media convergence servers (7825)

Switches: All models of Cisco switches and other vendors such as Dell and Juniper. Proficient wif VLAN creation, port mirroring, port security, spanning tree, stack design, an in depth understanding of link redundancy

Firewalls: Cisco PIX, Cisco ASA, IOS based firewall, Barracuda Appliances, Surf Control, Websense, Juniper firewalls. Sonic Wall firewalls

Wireless: Cisco Wireless LAN Controllers, Cisco access points both controller based and autonomous, design, creation and implementation

Windows Server/Desktop/Software Platforms: Server 2003/2008, Exchange Server 2003-2012, IBM and Dell blade experience, all flavors of Windows, Active directory design and administration, DNS, DHCP, Static addressing, group policies, Data migration, permissions, server staging, administration, troubleshooting, Exchange mailbox administration, .PST archiving, Word, Excel, Publisher, Vizio, Outlook, Power Point

Protocols: TCP/IP, MPLS, BGP,EIGRP, IPsec, HSRP, SPAN, RIP, OSPF, P2P VPN, Wireless B/G/N Protocols, RF Groups, spanning tree, port channeling, LAG, switch stacking.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Senior Systems Network Engineer

Confidential, Scottsdale, AZ

Responsibilities:

  • Lead solutions engineer for the majority of network projects
  • Point of escalation for L1 and L2 personnel
  • Exposure to large global enterprise data center environments
  • Designed, configured, and implemented a network refresh for Best Western Innsuites hotel chain
  • Provide Cisco Wireless Solutions for clients including the design, configuration, and implementation phases
  • Technical lead for networking issues and solutions
  • Performed extensive Cisco firewall security configurations based on client needs
  • Provide leadership for junior staff
  • Constant client facing interaction
  • Technical documentation
  • Network security
  • Liaison wif vendors and ISP’s
  • Involved in high level design strategy meetings wif clients

IT Manager

Confidential, NY, NY

Responsibilities:

  • Supervised a crew of 5 field engineers for NBC news and special events
  • Setup temporary data centers in remote locations for broadcast news
  • L2 Cisco engineer for routing and switching issues
  • Lead Cisco engineer for site to site VPN project concerning remote news bureaus
  • Designed and implemented new network infrastructure for Miami news bureau
  • Coordinated wif both national and international news bureau chiefs regarding media content and delivery logistics.
  • Track crew and equipment movement on field assignments throughout the world
  • Designed and configured specialized video editing laptops utilizing Avid and Final Cut Pro software
  • Engage in daily meetings to discuss various IT issues concerning NBC’s network news operations on a global level.
  • Involved wif IT planning for high profile events such as; 2011 Royal wedding in London, Olympics, 10 year anniversary 9/11 memorial dedications, 2012 presidential campaign trail, 2012 Summer Olympics - London, the “TODAY” show, Macy’s Thanksgiving day parade and Christmas tree lighting at Rockefeller Center.
  • Monitor live worldwide video feed uploads to 30 Rockefeller Plaza (30 Rock) from all network news programming such as: Nightly News w/ Brian Williams, MSNBC, CNBC, Dateline, Meet the Press, etc.
  • Approve pending project and resource requests
  • Trained employees in new technologies

Deployment Engineer (Contract Consultant)

Confidential, Hauppauge, New York

Responsibilities:

  • Implemented Confidential new Data Delivery Network (DDN) for North American financial markets
  • Performed service health checks for IBM/HP blade servers in 3 states (NY,NJ,MO) on a daily basis such as: process, CPU, disk space thresholds
  • Used GMI watchdog GUI to analyze QoS for ticker feeds from major stock exchanges
  • Use of Peregrine System management Server (Asset Center) to record and categorize data center assets
  • Console operations: IBM Hardware Management Console managing partition operations and to identify hardware issues
  • Developed custom quality assurance tests for pre production servers
  • Troubleshoot NYSE, and NASDAQ exchange multicast feeds
  • Participated in QA testing to ensure compliance wif development and infrastructure on the many components of the proprietary network
  • Provided level 2 support to their legacy data distribution networks including layer 2 and layer 3 issues
  • Document milestones wifin the project
  • Performed analysis of complex issues regarding data distribution

Cisco and Systems Engineer

Confidential, New York, NY

Responsibilities:

  • Project manager for the implementation of Cisco enterprise class routers and switches dat included hands on configuration of the equipment.
  • Performed software metrics to ensure the validity of manufacturer specifications such as program functionality
  • Performed as lead engineer on a major project converting OTB's 70+ branch betting operations to TCP/
  • Designed master configuration for all routers involved, both at the branch level and at the back end wif such features as: HSRP, interface tracking, OSPF, SNMP, and telnet access.
  • Engineered Websense 7.0 and integrated it into the companies LDAP directory, setup custom access rules according to AD group.
  • Configured and put into production Cisco's 7206 VXR routers wif DS3 modules on the backend channelizing the modules into 84 separate virtual serial ports to communicate wif routers at the branch level.
  • Meticulously documented disaster recovery procedure for field technicians including a detailed protocol of when to escalate a problem to an engineer.
  • Participated in knowledge transfer of Cisco IOS to key team players and teaching router/switch configurations, thus enhancing the team's versatility in addressing operations issues.
  • Generated reports on all internet activity
  • Administrator of Barracuda 300 anti spam appliance
  • Set secure VPN access for employees
  • Administered Server 2003 active directory and Exchange 2003
  • Submitted VLAN design for proposed corporate network migration to multiple 6509 Cat switches
  • Helped administer Exchange 2003 email account issues
  • Implemented rules in Surf Control appliance to minimize corporate spam

IBM Consultant

Confidential, Syracuse, NY

Responsibilities:

  • Worked as a network engineer in the Central Data Center providing support for 38 schools wifin the Confidential (3rd largest public school district in New York State)
  • Configured SCOM agents on target hosts to monitor windows events and running applications
  • Helped troubleshoot and administer Exchange 2003 Servers, and Server 2003 environments including Active Directory, and VERITAS Enterprise backup software
  • Worked wif Cisco Call Manager 6.5 wif the Unity system doing initial install on Cisco MCS7825 server.
  • Assisted in maintaining/servicing over 200 IBM X Series Servers. Specifically X3560 2u servers setting up RAID, OS installation, and bringing servers into the production environment. Worked wif Cisco switches, 3700 series routers, Cisco 1242AG Access points and 1510 outdoor access points in a full production enterprise environment ( Confidential )
  • Design and implement 802.11a/b/g/n wireless networks.
  • Troubleshooting LDAP for Blue socket wireless gateways and access issues
  • Document District Assets by recording serial numbers for warranty purposes
  • Routinely performed preventative maintenance at each school's MDF, IDF locations

Systems Specialist

Confidential, Melville, NY

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed equipment performance records in order to determine the need for repair and replacement.
  • Planned, coordinated, and implemented network security measures in order to protect data, software, and hardware.
  • Performed complex wireless integrations involving Cisco 1200 and 1350 series access points in multiple sites.
  • Installed, configured and maintain wif the latest updates on the 3500 and 6509 Cisco switches and 1700 and 4000 routers, create specialized VLANS and ACL's to secure the company's network infrastructure
  • Experience in Configuring and implementing VLAN, VTP, LAN switching, STP and 802.x authentication in access layer switches.
  • Configured WLAN Bridge and floor space access points and its connectivity and troubleshooting end to end.
  • Designed, Built, Deployed servers/workstations for small to medium business
  • Retail sales of computer equipment and peripherals
  • Performed data backups and disaster recovery operations.
  • Maintained and administered computer networks and related computing environments, including computer hardware, systems software, applications software, and all configurations.