Over eleven plus years of experience in project implementation practices in the technology industry. Have strong talents in innovation and attention to follow - up. Bring initiative in mastering product changes and synthesizing with company needs, which solidifies high degree of credibility with clients in volatile industries. Can efficiently identify solutions, then communicate clearly and concisely assignment parameters to other team members. Capable of setting and meeting objectives, working independently or as a team leader.
Senior Network Engineer
Senior Network Engineer for one of Confidential ’s Migration Teams. Assigned to various migration projects, which consisted of moving multiple acquired company’s data centers, to Confidential ’s new Confidential Data Center.
Responsible for all ASA multi-context Firewall configurations, for each assigned move group.
Worked in concert with others in each move group for firewall access, in preparation of the final migration date.
Other duties also included making daily changes to Confidential Switch’s & Cisco multi-VRF router configurations, for each move group.
Worked closely with Server Admin’s for Testing and Troubleshooting network problems, as they occurred with different move group migrations.
Senior Network Engineer
Senior Network Engineer for Confidential Team. Assigned to the WAN Refresh team to update all Stores and Corporate buildings.
Refresh required working in phases, first phase consisted of testing of two new circuits, IPVPN and NxT1 backup circuit, and installing Meraki MX84 Firewall.
Second phase consisted of changing out older legacy head-in routers to duel Cisco 4331’s. Config changes to Confidential Switches in the Data Center, Updating Cisco Switch site configs.
Testing and Trouble-shooting new devices, DMVPN connections, sites resources, network phones, and other devices was done for final release.
Assigned to various projects to re-IP Check Point Firewalls, Switches, Routers, and other network devices from Confidential.
Other duties also included making daily changes to firewall & router configurations, Site to Site VPN, NetScaler Load Balancers, and Checkpoint IDS/IPS Blade Software.
Migration from R75.40 to R77.20 on Check Point gateways and management servers to support a large multitude of Confidential Customers.
Worked with Clients for Testing and Troubleshooting network problems as they occur with different groups within Confidential ’s customer base.
Senior Network Engineer for Confidential.
Assigned to various projects to upgrade a wide range of Cisco ASA’s to current standards.
Migrating many older legacy Cisco PIX and FWSM Firewalls to ASA 5500. Migrating older 5500’s running 8.2 to 9.0 to meet new company standards.
Duties also included making daily changes to firewall, switch, and router configurations to support a large multitude of Confidential Enterprise Services Corporate Customers.
This included turning up new sites, adding complex access across many global data centers, site to site VPN’s, and other diverse projects and implementations.
Testing and Troubleshooting network problems as they occur with different groups within Confidential ’s customer base.
Senior Network Engineer
Wireless Implementation consisted of Updating IOS’s to 12.4.24, Reconfiguration of the Cisco 2801 routers, and the Configuring, Testing and Troubleshooting of Cisco AP1262N Access Points in conjunction with Motorola AP650 Air Defense Units.
Worked with field techs remotely who did the rack and stack and final site survey.
Upgraded many older legacy routers in the field with 2901, 2921 Cisco routers, Reconfiguration of the 2801’s and Final Testing at each site.
Projects include Planning, Upgrading, Implementation for Redundancy of Core, Distribution, Site to Site VPN, and Third Party Connectivity.
Restructuring of Spanning-Tree, VTP to the Facilities, and Implementing
Third Party SNMP Monitoring across the entire office Network. Site to Site VPN with Cisco ASA Firewalls, Upgraded IOS’s on all Cisco network equipment to bring consistency on the networks. Short term project adding new customer Server Farms to two existing data centers.
Limited experience load balancing between the Data Centers was accomplished by using Citrix NetScalers.
Both GSLB and VIP’s were created for proper Load Balancing between the two Data Centers.
Network/Design Engineer for a Large Data Base Company in North America and Canada.
Responsibilities include Upgrading, Re-design and Implementation of Core, Distribution, VPN, Inter-office and Third Party Connectivity.
Projects include Planning for Multi-Data Center Migrations to our Facilities, Migrating older Confidential Switches to Houston Data Center to improve network stability, Implementing Third Party SNMP Monitoring across entire Network, Restructuring of Check Point Firewall Rules running on the Splat Format, and setting up proper Network Management across Core/Distribution layers.
Limited experience as part of an F5 Big-IP deployment group for load balancing across data centers.