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Somerset, NJ

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Confidential, Somerset, NJ

Project Manager / Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Project management of production and staging data center build - outs in the North America Data Centers.
  • Project kick-off meetings to review customer requirements, establishment of SLA/timelines, daily communications with team members/stakeholders, daily/weekly meetings for tracking and reporting of project progress, risks and milestones, change order generation and review, resource management.
  • Management of multiple, concurrent vendor relationships, proposal requests/negotiations, purchase order/procurement process.
  • Enterprise-level Prod/Dev/QA data center deployments, single cabinet/3-, 4- and 5-cabinet pod deployments (Dell VxBlocks/ eBorg pods), end-to-end white space deployments (PLC/SDLC), allocation of data center floor grids for site build-outs w/24”, 27.5 and 29” cabinets, Panduit fiber tray and copper ladder rack purchase and design, asset management and tracking, cold aisle containment, intake/exhaust consideration (PI/PE), Geist/Panduit 30AMP/60AMP redundant/divergent CDU, RPP/PDU/power whips infrastructure.
  • Design of Corning Edge 8 fiber custom solutions for centralized MDZ/core fiber infrastructure build-outs, 8-strand/24-strand fiber solutions, BiDi, MPO/LC, SFP/QSFP (SFP-10G SR/SR-S, QSFP-40/100 SRBD, QSFP-40G CSR4/CR4), divergent copper connectivity for console and management connectivity, top-of-rack and end-of-row models, leaf-to-spine design, pull schedule/point-to-point/cabling matrix.
  • Management of multiple, concurrent vendor relationships, proposal requests/negotiations, purchase order/procurement process.
  • Cisco UCS 5108/B200 M5, Cisco 9K (c93108, c9336 and c9348), Cisco 9504/9508, Cisco Viptela V-edge, Dell R740 xd, Oracle Exadata/ZFS/Recovery Appliance, IBM MQ Appliance
  • Nlyte DCIM, Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook 365, Visio, Cisco Webex/Spark, SharePoint, Confluence

Confidential, New York, NY

Senior Network Migration Engineer/Lead Engineer - Americas

Responsibilities:

  • Planning, management and execution of device delivery/installation, turn-up and testing for all enterprise-level network migrations of regional business offices and campus locations in the Americas region.
  • Daily webex/skype planning meetings with Confidential ’s Project Management and Engineering teams on all aspects of site migration; facilities and infrastructure readiness, site remediation, change management status, site survey/rack elevation validation, etc.
  • Real-time, hands-on management of enterprise-level network migrations. Remote support to onsite-technicians during Regional Business Office (RBO) migrations, on-site supervision of 20+ technician team for Campus migrations. Author of MOPs/Field guides (for on-site technicians) and final proposed rack elevations. Coordination of building access for technicians, device staging, legacy device memory erasure and E-waste pick-up.
  • Receipt and review of physical/wireless site surveys from field technicians, verification of legacy devices to be decommissioned.
  • Frequent, ongoing evaluation and accounting of available rack space, electrical infrastructure and cooling capacity for proposed production locations (MDF/IDF/CER/Data Center).
  • Physical/wireless site survey reviews/change requests with our 3rd party partners (on-site survey/migration deployment resources), direct contact regarding specifications and details with preferred low-voltage cablers and electricians.

Frequently deployed hardware: Juniper EX-4300-48P, Juniper EX-4300-48T, Juniper MX240/MX480, Juniper NFX250, Cisco 4321, Aruba AP-325

Frequently used tools: Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook 365, Visio, Cisco Webex/Spark/Jabber, SharePoint

Confidential, New York, NY

Implementation Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Nationwide remediation of Avaya 5520-48T switches from affiliate TV stations, partners and local MDFs/IDFs; replacement with Cisco 2960XR-48FPS-L (stack configuration). Dual Te0/0/0 uplinks per stack, VPC to Cisco Nexus 9318YC-EX (9K), VPC/port-channel configuration, stack configuration, IOS management, VTP/VLAN, single-mode/multi-mode fiber, 1/10Gb SFP (SR/LR)
  • Out of Band/Console Networks configuration/installation - Cisco 2960-CX configuration/installation (OOB to Fa0 on stacks and console switching) uplinked to Cisco 3850-12S-S, Avocent Cyclades ACS 5508, 5516 and 5048, Console connectivity for production and OOB networks
  • Varied service provided among affiliates’ locations (Showtime, Simon and Schuster, Smithsonian Channel, etc.) On-site, hands-on troubleshooting, switch configuration/hardware support with remote engineers. Data Center/MDF/IDF tasks (fiber runs, structured cabling, rack/stack, installation/decommissioning)

Confidential, Cranbury, NJ

Network Project Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Enterprise Network Project Delivery, customer requirements documentation, project plans, daily project tracking, OpEx budget allocation, stakeholder engagement, vendor management/negotiation, acquisition of materials, BoM certification, formal/informal communication with multiple business silos, MS Excel/MS Project.
  • Installation/De-commission management, data center design, dual/divergent power, UPS, IP-managed/static CDU, capacity planning/management, Cat6 cabling, end-of-row patching, Rack/Stack, cat6 cable terminations/runs, connectivity and testing, port replication, end-of-row switching, IDF/MDF/Data Center/Co-location management/refresh, documentation/measurement of heating/cooling, AC/DC electrical, low-voltage cabling, Data Center rack space and floor space capacity.
  • Private/Public IP management, subnetting/CIDR, 3650X, 2960S/2960X (Stack/stand-alone), 4503/4507R-E switches, Cisco 5508 wireless controller, Cisco AirCap 2702i/e wireless AP’s, IOS, VLAN configuration/troubleshooting, Cisco ASA 5525X/5515X/5510X, Cisco ASDM 7.1(3), IP SEC/Client VPN, Polycom Telepresence, Standard/Extended ACL’s, NAT/PAT, ICMP tools, NTP, DHCP, DNS, point-to-point, MPLS infrastructure (Virtela/Aircel), Teamviewer (10.0), Cisco TAC, Comcast ECC/Test & Turn up, AT&T MIS
  • Cisco UCS (Pub/Sub) (CUCM, Unity, Presence - v. 10.5.1.10000-7 ), Cisco 8851, 7945, 7841, 8803 and 6901 phones, day-to-day administration and user support/MACD, Inventory tracking/RMA, CUWL/user license., CSCC Tool, Cisco Prime License manager, Cisco Prime Infrastructure Manager

Confidential, Westport, CT

Data Center Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Coverage of large remote co-locations (2) and campus MDF/IDF spaces (approx. 35), Rack/Stack, Server installation/Decommission, chassis swaps, Dell Enterprise server (R710, R720 & 2950) hardware (DIMM/power supply/hard drive/perc battery replacement), Windows 2003/LINUX (initial server configuration/ OS load, IP/DNS configuration), Layer 1 connectivity (Ethernet (568B), single-/multi-mode fiber cabling, port replication, Fluke link runner testing), EMC VMAX drive and IBM Tape Library tape installs/retrievals, CA Spectrum Automation Manager, Sequencer (remote shutdown).
  • Cisco Switch (2960S), Cisco Aironet 3602 Wireless Access Point, TFTP, IP subnet configuration/troubleshooting, standard/extended ACLs, port configuration, VLAN management/troubleshooting, GBIC/SFP, putty, telnet.
  • Programmable Server-tech CDU installation, replacement and configuration (IP), RPP, power whip connectivity, APC UPS installation/removal.
  • Workflow/SLA management (Remedy), Change Management (CAB), On-call/after-hours coverage 24x7, Enhancement/streamlining of existing procedures, degaussing/crushing of all sensitive drives/components.
  • Cabinet elevations maintenance, SQL database query, process evaluation/improvement

Confidential, Parsippany, NJ

System Design Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Project manager and primary resource for all RBO Data Center initiatives, project kick-off meeting with stakeholders, SLA, daily project tracking, change order management, procurement of materials and services, project delivery.
  • Router, switch, server and load balancer install, decommission and upgrade projects, low voltage, fiber, coaxial, AC/DC power cabling run/install projects, software/firmware upgrade and ISP/POP build-out projects.
  • Management, maintenance and scheduling of the following: Generator/ATS, UPS environment (Mitsubishi 9800A, 225 KvA (A and B), tertiary 325 KvA (C/total failover)) DC power plant (Valere 2 RU rack-mounted rectifier), Liebert 30-ton, up-flow cooling (x3 in Datacenter), 5-ton down-flow (x1 in MDF), pre-action fire sprinkler system, Comtech FM200 fire suppression. Fuse panels/ RPPs, power whips to cabinets. Netguardian 832A /SNMP alert management.
  • Cisco switch configuration/connectivity issues IOS management, IP configuration/troubleshooting, standard/extended ACLs, port configuration, VLAN management/troubleshooting, MPLS, GBIC/SFP, putty, telnet, console, TFTP.
  • Cabinet elevation generation and updates, Project MOP reviews, Securing and filing of vendor NDA’s.

Confidential, New York, NY

Senior Network Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Assisted with design of new, fully-managed network in co-location.
  • Determined capacity/performance requirements, hardware/software and IP addressing schema, Worked out plan to turn up the fully managed data center and turn down the existing data center at a local co-location. Local data center would be moved to a new location and serve as DR facility.
  • Planned and executed move of existing data center
  • Decommissioning of data center, removal, packing and transport of servers, (Water St.) - Device install and re-connection, turn up, verification
  • Cisco 2502, Cisco 2950, Cisco PIX, layers 1-3 connectivity troubleshooting, IP address management, Firewall rules, Standard/Extended IP access-lists, putty, telnet, console, TFTP, Cisco IOS.

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