I have over 25 years of telecommunications and information systems experience. I have served as a Senior Level Engineer on multiple programs addressing network, systems management, system storage, messaging, and data protection issues. I have extensive operational experience managing a 24 x 7 worldwide Internet networking system.
Oct 2007 - Present
Senior Technical Director
TRS Consulting, Inc.
As a Senior Systems Engineer for TRS Consulting, Inc., Mr. Evans is responsible for engineering a data and application tier expansion using SUN Microsystems equipment. Mr. Evans is also working with storage engineers to allocate storage on large high end Hitachi and EMC storage arrays. Mr. Evans is working with other internal groups to coordinate and implement the transition from out of date equipment to the new infrastructure. Mr. Evans works closely with the Program Managers to facilitate all aspects of the project. As a Senior Systems Engineer for TRS Consulting, Inc., Mr. Evans was responsible for supporting transition activities of applications from a large DNI legacy system to a new state of the art data center in respect to schedule and risk assessment. Mr. Evans duties included working with multiple Engineers supporting the O&M work on existing legacy equipment during the upgrade and transition process.
Aug 2005 - Oct 2007
Senior Systems Engineer
Integrated Network Services, Inc
Mr. Evans has over 25 years of telecommunications and information systems experience. He has served as a Senior Level Engineer on multiple programs addressing network, systems management, system storage, messaging, and data protection issues. He has extensive operational experience managing a 24 x 7 worldwide Internet networking system. As a Senior Consultant for Integrated Network Solutions, Mr. Evans is responsible for the design, build-out, implementation, configuration and maintenance of a secure classified data vault. His other responsibilities include testing and verifying vendor products against customer requirements. Mr. Evans works with a highly qualified team to ensure COTS products are delivered tested and deployed in a timely manner, ensuring customer deliveries are delivered on time.
Aug 2003 - Aug 2005
Senior Solutions Engineer
As a Senior Solutions Consultant for VERITAS Software on the GeoScout Program, Mr. Evans provided the customer with Data Protection, Application Availability, Disaster Recovery, Storage Management and Application Performance Management solutions. He was responsible for providing strategic consulting services, leading to the delivery of full enterprise solutions. His duties included presentation of high-level briefings and development of Disaster Recovery architectures for a variety of customer environments.
Feb 2002 - Aug 2003
Level IV Engineer
The Analysis Corporation
As a Team Lead, Level IV Engineer for The Analysis Corporation, Mr. Evans was responsible for a team that supported a 24x7 Network Command Center. Their performance was measure through established Service Level Agreements. He used management tools for delivery software packages, virus detection system and Operating Systems. Software was delivered to desktop workstations, file servers, Exchange 2000 and Active Directory servers for three large network infrastructures. He worked on projects that entail monitoring networks, responding to customers needs, and enhancing network performance using state of the art technologies. He implemented SAN Storage Solution Clustering servers and Infrastructure services, such as directory, file, and print services. He was also responsible for deployment of WINTEL servers and services to include operating systems, Windows Active Directory, LDAP, DNS, system and user management tools, virus detection, and file management.
Aug 2000 - Oct 2001
Network Equipment Technologies, Inc
As a Broadband Product Engineer for Network Equipment Technologies, Inc (Net.com), Mr. Evans managed all aspects of engineering support of strategic accounts in support of six account managers covering the United States and Canada, resulting in four successful lab trials. He performed sales presentations directed at the CEO and CFO level describing Net.com's Universal Broadband Switch, resulting in future meetings with technology team for potential lab and field trials. He was responsible for developing a partnership with Independent Telephone Association and National Telephone Cooperative, resulting in access to 80 Independent Telephone companies. He provided engineering solutions, cost analysis and return on investments (ROI) to customers resulting in Net.com gaining traction into the DSLAM aggregation market space.
Jul 1996 - Aug 2000
Internet Engineer V
UUNET Technologies, Inc
As an Internet Engineer V for UUNET Technologies, Inc., Mr. Evans served as the liaison to management, technical support and customers in the resolution of outages reducing the need for customers to escalate issues to management. He managed a shift of 30+ employees in monitoring and maintaining the world's largest dial access network allowing clients 24x7 access to the UUNET Network. He was responsible for ensuring all personnel were properly trained and assigned to meet both management goals and customer expectations regarding circuit routing, DNS, web and FTP services, and thereby reducing employee turnover. He managed and maintained over 50 racks of HUB equipment, simulating live traffic in a system performance lab resulting in less network and customer outages due to the introduction of new equipment into the live network. He controlled the environment and maintained system performance with introduction of new equipment into the live network.
Mar 1995 - Aug 1996
Senior Systems Engineer
J.G. Van Dyke & Associates
As a Senior Systems Engineer for J. G. Van Dyke & Associates, Inc., Mr. Evans managed the research, evaluation, recommendation and delivery of the Wide Area Network Management solution that the customer selected enabling the customer to properly monitor and maintain their network infrastructure. He provided technical and hands on support for the customer's migration from NT 3.51 to NT 4.0. He was responsible for designing and supporting customer's internal homepage, enabling other military agencies access to published data. As a Database System Specialist for J.G. Van Dyke & Associates Inc, Mr. Evans maintained the customer’s SUN 690 servers and Novell Network, eliminated 25% of system interoperability issues. He was responsible for supervising the evaluation and recommendation of COTS software packages for the customer, reducing the life cycle costs associated with purchasing new software
Jul 1990 - Apr 1991
Infotec Development, Inc.
As an Integration Engineer for Infotec Development Inc., Mr. Evans supervised multiple teams responsible for testing, evaluating, and installing Network Access Systems (NAS) for the customer resulting in increased funding through IDI's contract vehicle. He was responsible for managing and supervising all aspects of third party vendor’s relationships with Infotec, resulting in reduced turn around times for purchasing and delivering equipment to the customer.