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Network Engineer Resume


Desired Industry: Information Technology SpiderID: 68228
Desired Job Location: Miami, Florida Date Posted: 4/11/2013
Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent Availability Date: Immediately
Desired Wage: 90000
U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
Job Level: Management (Manager, Director) Willing to Travel:
Highest Degree Attained: Other Willing to Relocate: Yes


Objective:
Technically sophisticated, fast learner,
and dedicated IT professional offering
several years of experience in network
and security engineering and technical
support. Equipped with comprehensive
knowledge in routing and switching
services, complex enterprise LAN and WAN
routing and switching solutions, network
security solution; as well as in
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6),
Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing
Protocol (EIGRP), Border Gateway
Protocol (BGP), and Open Shortest Path
First (OSPF) in an enterprise network.
Well-versed in written and verbal
communications; bilingual in English and
Spanish. Extremely effective in fast-
paced environment.

- Expert at implementing secure
integration of VLANs, WLANs, voice, and
video into campus networks.
- Exceptional skills in network
maintenance, network troubleshooting,
real-world security implementation, and
network infrastructure engineering.
- Experienced at utilizing
technology-based processes and best
practices, based on systematic and
industry recognized approaches.
- Knowledgeable of Cisco IOS®
Software security features, Cisco ASA
adaptive security appliance features,
secure virtual private network (VPN)
connectivity, Cisco Intrusion Prevention
Systems (IPSs), and Cisco security
management tools and techniques.


Experience:

Professional Experience

Confidential, MIAMI, FL (2005–PRESENT)
Manager Network Services - 2012–Present
- Display proficiency in
designing, configuring, and sustaining
network infrastructure components as
well as diagnosing and troubleshooting
network problems
- Oversee the installation and
configuration of software upgrades, file
sharing, and domain security protocols
- Maintain active involvement in
strategic planning and supervise
development and design of network
management and maintenance projects,
including policies and procedures,
operational improvements, and backup and
archival files; conduct systematic
evaluation of new technology integration
- Organize and manage operations
activities with other departments and
service providers as well as expertly
conceptualize and enforce campus-based
LAN’s, connectivity issues, and cabling
systems
- Perform systematic analysis of
network functions and services provided
- Create tactical plan of action
and recommendations; determine
milestones and issues and create reports
as required
- Guide and lead technical staff,
ensuring compliance with policies and
regulations as well as resolution of all
issues
- Carry out various tasks,
including monitoring of utilization
trends; management of network
performance; and assurance of maximum
uptime
- Administer ongoing assessment,
capacity planning, and technical tuning
of network systems for successful
performance improvement

Senior Network Analyst - 2011–2012
- Worked in partnership with
developers, engineers, and vendors in
designing and deploying new technology
solutions
- Ensured compliance with the
defined processes for incident and
change management.
- Successfully enhanced efficiency
through definition of standards and
automation of tasks
- Accurately documented new
projects and spearheaded the cross-
training of team members regarding new
projects
- Functioned effectively in
organizing upgrades and patches to
supported environments along with
handling and supporting networks to
standards of capacity, availability,
security, and accuracy
- Closely monitored network
projects; collaborated with peers in
implementing multi-priority/overlapping
assignments
- Managed the processing of
assigned incident, change, and service
requests
- Evaluated and forwarded network
level changes and coordinated the
implementation of changes

Oceania Cruises, Miami, FL

Network Analyst - 2009–2010
- Oversaw the establishment of
networking environment through
conceptualization of system
configuration; monitoring of system
installation; as well as identification,
documentation, and implementation of
system standards
- Played an integral role in
maximizing network performance through
performance supervision; troubleshooting
of network problems and outages;
scheduling of upgrades; and direct
collaboration with network architects
regarding network optimization
- Ensured complete execution of
polices as well as defined and monitored
access which secured network system
- Actively joined and attended
various educational opportunities; read
professional publications; maintained
personal networks; and participated in
professional organizations to stay
updated with the latest trend
- Successfully completed
information systems and organization
mission through completion of related
results as needed
- Handled the reporting of network
operational status through collection
and prioritization of information as
well as management of projects

Junior Network Analyst - 2007–2008
- Aided network engineer in
implementing, maintaining, and handling
state-of-the-art, high speed computer,
and voice network throughout the entire
company
- Performed various tasks,
including organization, installation,
testing, and technical duties in support
of the local and wide area wired and
wireless network systems
- Ensured active engagement in the
development and application of network
security procedures and network
management plans

Consultant - 2005–2006
- Rendered direct assistance in
managing help desk after hours network
support; effectively dealt with imaging
projects through the use of Norton Ghost
for disaster recovery purposes as well
as provided support to the local network


Education:
Credentials

Cisco Certified Network Professional
Security (CCNP Security) - Valid until:
Sep 2015
Cisco Certified Network Associate
Security (CCNA Security) - Valid until:
Sep 2015
Cisco Certified Network Professional
Router and Switch (CCNP) - Valid until:
Sep 2015
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
- Valid until: Sep 2015
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Specialist - Valid until: Sep 2015
Cisco Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Security Specialist - Valid until: Sep
2015
Cisco Firewall Security Specialist -
Valid until: Sep 2015
Cisco Intrusion Prevention System (IPS)
Specialist - Valid until: Sep 2015
Cisco Internetwork Operating System
(IOS) Security Specialist - Sep 2012
National Security Agency/Committee on
National Security Systems 4011 and 4013
Recognition - Sep 2012–Present



Professional Development

New Horizons Windows Server 2008 | New
Horizons Cisco Firewall | New Horizons
Cisco IPS | NetBrain Training
What’s UP Gold Training | Cisco Security
Training | Cisco Router and Switch
Training | VCP510 Unofficial Training


Affiliations:
Professional Affiliations

MTN Satellite Communications |
FiberLight | CenturyLink | New Horizon
ArComm | Time Warner | QTS | Riverbed |
Presidio | Ipswitch


Skills:
IT Architecture and Infrastructure |
Project Management | Strategic Planning
and Implementation | Data and Process
Analysis
Security and General Management |
Systems Analysis | Team Building and
Management | Excellent Communication
Skills


Additional Information:

Technical Acumen

Networking TCP/IP | LDAP | DHCP |
IDS/IPS | RADIUS | ATM | Ethernet |
Frame Relay
Switching/Routing | Multicasting| Access
Lists | VLAN | VTP/STP | NAT/PAT |
IPsec/GRE
MPLS | HSRP/VRRP/GLBP | Ether Channel
(PAgP/LAgP) | Fibre Channel | iSCSI
Network Devices Cisco Routers
1800s/2600s/2800s/2900s G2/3900s G2
ISR/ASR1000s
Cisco Catalyst Switches 2950, 3550,
3750, 3750X, 4500, 6500, 6500E | Cisco
Nexus 2K
Dell PowerConnect M8024/M6220 | Cisco
Wireless LAN Controller
Cisco Aironet LWAP’s | Autonomous
Routing Protocols RIP1/2 | IGRP \
EIGRP | OSPF | IS-IS | BGP | PBR
Network Security Juniper VPN SSL
| Cisco PIX/ASA | Cisco IPS
Network Management SolarWinds ORION
NPM | WhatsUp Gold | PRTG | Splunk |
IPSLA | Kiwi CatTools
WAN Accel/Optimization: Riverbed
Steelhead | Modular QoS CLI
Operating Systems Windows 2000,
XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows
Server 2000, 2003, 2008, 2008r2, 2012 |
Symantec Antivirus | VMware 4.0 and 4.1
Other Tools Wireshark | Microsoft
Office Suite 2003/2007/2010 | Microsoft
Project



Career Highlights

2013 - Effectively resolved all
new PCI compliancy issues by upgrading
all firewalls to version 9.1.1
- Led the design and
implementation of secure sockets layer
(SSL) virtual private network (VPN)
access for external users as well as
several web VPN portals for 3rd party
access into network resources
- Provided support to more than 50
users by setting up a new Internet
circuit in the United Kingdom
- Managed the successful upgrade
of the WhatsUp Gold (WUG) to version 16
as well as the T1 circuits to Ethernet
which brought more than $200K annual
savings for the company and added
bandwidth
- Played a pivotal role in
employing quality of service (QoS) on
all ships to render support to the newly
deployed Citrix solution by working with
MTN (Satellite Internet Service
Provider)
- Directed the deployment of Cisco
Jabber that saved more than $50K on long
distance phone calls
2012 - Functioned well in
deploying the CiscoWorks LAN Management
Solution (LMS) for the management,
monitoring, and automation of
administration tasks
- Passed all PCI compliancy checks
using CiscoWorks LMS through
configuration of all switches, routers,
and firewalls
- Set up QualysGuard to scan
external and internal network resources
for the mitigation of PCI compliancy
issues and recommendation of attestation
letters to the processing banks
- Automated documentation tasks,
kept configuration backups, and
minimized troubleshooting issues in half
by deploying NetBrain, saving hundreds
of system administration hours annually
for the company
- Provided support to the Cisco
call manager features and correctly
fixed bugs encountered by upgrading
Cisco unified border element routers to
version 15
2011
- Oversaw the core network PCI
compliancy design and deployment
efforts, including deployment of DMZ
network for PCI compliancy and a
hierarchical NTP design that adheres to
PCI
- Established network foundation
for PCI compliancy of seven ships, three
sites, and two data centers
- Administered network rewiring
project; installed 10/100/1000 network
jacks to all offices and cubicles
located on three newly acquired floors
- Achieved $75K savings for the
company by re-positioning network
equipment between sites to support Power
over Ethernet (PoE) IP phones
- Project managed the efforts of
the hired company in operating a Cat 6
wiring
- Administered the replacement of
UPS batteries that supported a 625 KVA
unit for three floors
2010 - Oversaw two state-of-
the-art data center deployment that were
located in QTS datacenters (QTS Atlanta
Metro and QTS Miami)
- Led the development of rack
placement of equipment; active and
passive power consumption; and network
communication between datacenters and
sites
- Extensively utilized various
carrier in providing several private
circuits for redundancy
- Performed installation of VPN
infrastructure for user access; end-to-
end QOS and core network to support new
Cisco phone system; two 6500e series
switches in a redundant active and
passive configuration to support 600
users
- Received IT Employee of the Year
Award by demonstrating outstanding work
performance
2009 - Help responsibility for
the network conversion between two
companies; ascertained that the network
communications was up between two sites
and using the same IP addressing schemes
- Managed the accurate conversion
of all sites into one contiguous network
that reassign IP addresses and design
the new network infrastructure
- Developed a rack placement for
onsite servers and expertly
conceptualized an active passive
electrical circuits to continually
provide electrical circuit redundancy
during a circuit failure
2008 - Supervised the
performance of three sites, two data
centers, and seven ships through the
deployment of WhatsUp Gold
- Led the installation of NetFlow,
Simple Network Management Protocol, and
Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
as well as automated fixes for servers
and routing/switching environment
through configuration of scripts
- Keenly monitored the Riverbed
health and other systems by installing
management information base system
- Combined system baselines to
supervise and forecast server and
network improvement
2007 - Exemplified adeptness in
designing VLAN and IP addressing
standards across three sites, two data
centers, and seven ships located
globally
- Played a major role in
standardizing deployment and
establishing the foundation for PCI
compliancy
- Developed the IOS
standardization policy to systematize
the IOS deployment across all switches,
routers, wireless access points, and
firewalls
- Founded a small data center for
disaster recovery purposes used for
offsite data backups which brought
millions of dollars savings for the
company during the loss of onsite data


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