Wayne Dake

Wayne Dake

Summary

Quick learning self-starting Senior Network/Internet Engineer with a passion for designing and building complex IP networks, pursuing a career with a great team oriented company. Very strong troubleshooting skills with a diverse background in many hardware and software disciplines.

Work History

Work History
Oct 1997 - Present

Network Infrastructure Engineer

FIS
  • Manage TCP/IP network infrastructure for entire company and customers on SUN Solaris platform. 
  • Implement Domain Name System (DNS) and Dynamic DNS (DDNS) strategy. 
  • Implement Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP). 
  • Maintain integrity of IP address, IP block assignments and DNS. 
  • Develop and implement Perl scripts to automate administrative tasks.
  • Build and maintain 30+ servers/appliances (UNIX, Linux and Windows).
  • Third tier support for TCP/IP problems and resolution. 
  • Implement load balancing solutions (F5 BigIP and Netscaler).
  • Maintain and implement CISCO routers for company and customers. 
  • Maintain and implement Virtual Private Networking (VPN) solutions for company and customers.
  • Install and maintain networks for remote employees connecting with routers (ISDN/FRAME/VPN) and ISDN modems. 
  • Third tier support for VTAM problems and resolution.
Oct 1996 - Oct 1997

Consultant

Adtec Computer Consulting Services
  • Utilize over eight years of experience in the analysis, design, programming, implementation and management of a wide variety of applications in both mainframe and client server environments. 
  • Performed duties of; Experience using MicroFocus COBOL.
Feb 1996 - Oct 1996

Associate Network Analyst

Rockwell Automation Allen-Bradley Company
  • Managed System Network Architecture (SNA) including maintenance of DIRECTOR, IMS, CICS, VTAM, JES, VPS and Network Control Programs (NCP). 
  • Involved in conversion of sites to Frame Relay/Token Ring. 
  • Maintained network map of all incoming and outgoing circuits. 
  • Configured and maintained IBM 3708 protocol converter(s), IBM 3174-xx control units, CSU/DSU's and modem sharing units. 
  • Covered helpdesk when needed. 
  • Convert customers to newer gateway SNA connections including Microsoft SNA Server, Attachmate IRMALAN EP/SNA Gateway and NCR SNA Server. 
  • Supported customers in advanced configuration of SDLC boards from vendors such as Attachmate/DCA, IBM, EICO and setting up different SNA products. 
  • Responsible for customer support before, during and after conversions to troubleshoot problems.
Jan 1990 - Feb 1996

Computer Programmer

Rockwell Automation Allen-Bradley Company
  • Participated in systems analysis, design, programming, implementation and maintenance of manufacturing systems including Bills of Material, Electronic Pull, Material Requirements Planning, Main and Internal Planning, Purchasing, Shopfloor Control, Stock Chaser Services and Engineering Change Request/Notice. Systems consisted mostly of IMS and DB2 batch programs and on-line trancodes. 
  • Responsible for the implementation of TN3270 type connections using TCP/IP from remote locations. The systems uses a PPP dial-up account, software on the PC such as Chameleon, Trumpet Winsock or the Windows 95 dial-up to establish a connection and a 3270 emulation package such as IRMA for the Mainframe or Extra. System was also used to retrieve e-mail from the Novell environment using LAN Workplace and the Netware Client. 
  • Responsible for configuring dial-up connections and writing small batch programs to automate the process. 
  • Helped users with questions or problems encountered during and after installation, many times after work hours.

Skills

Skills

System Administration/Project Leadership

Install, configure and troubleshoot all aspects of server hardware and Operating System. Provide technology consulting to management and customers. Prepare system configuration proposals (hardware, software and the associated costs) based on project requirements. Provide typical administrative tasks including creation of user accounts, logon scripts, application startup scripts; security and backup. Monitor and optimize systems for performance and security. Implementation experience in: Lucent Technologies QIP IP Management Suite VitalQIP Lucent Technologies VitalNet - Performance monitoring for the WAN environment Enterprise Pro - Performance monitoring for the WAN environment HP OpenView NNM, CiscoWorks 2000 and related tools for proactive system monitoring Disaster Recovery plan for core and customer routed environments Disaster Recovery plan for DHCP environment Technical Lead for IP management, DHCP and DNS strategies. Create project plans and assigned tasks for all IP management tool upgrades. Train and developed training documentation for department staff on updating DNS and DHCP. Established and documented Standards and Procedures for maintaining IP configurations on all equipment in the environment. Research technology and determine technical direction as a Lead Network Infrastructure Engineer.

Networking

Transport/Routing Protocols EIGRP, ICMP, IGRP, IP, IPX/SPX, NetBEUI, OSPF, PPP/SLIP, R/ARP, RIP, TCP, UDP Application Protocols Active Directory, BOOTP, Dynamic DNS, DHCP (Lucent and ISC), DHCP Failover, DNS (ISC’s BIND 4.x, 8.x, 9.x), FTP, Gopher, HTTP, HTTPS, LDAP, NFS, NIS/NIS+, NTFS, PHP, Ping, POP, ProFTP, SMTP, SNMP, SSH, Telnet, TFTPBOOT, Traceroute, VPN IP Management CIDR, Subnetting, Supernetting, VLSM Hardware Cabling, Load Balancers (F5 BigIP, Cisco Local Director, Netscaler), Network Interface Cards, Routers (Cisco, Juniper and Vyatta), Switches Tools Lucent Technologies QIP 4.x-5.x, VitalQIP 6.x-7.x, NetViz 4.x, Visio 2003, SiteScope Languages Perl, HTML, UNIX Shell scripting Limited knowledge of C, C++, JAVA, Python, Visual Basic, Paradox Database DB2, IMS DB/DC, Sybase, Oracle

Internet Technology

Domain Name System (DNS) domains and subdomains - installed and administered at a Corporate level Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) - installed and administered at a Corporate level Email -  installed and administered at a Corporate level Lotus Notes, SendMailFTP Servers - installed and administered at a Corporate level FTP Servers - installed and administered at a Corporate level Intranet Chat Services (DBabble and ICQ) - installed and administered at a Corporate level Proxy Server - installed and administered at a Corporate level Squid Security – installed and administered at a Corporate level Endian, IPCop, pfSense Stateful Packet Firewall, Intrusion Detection (Snort), Portscan Detection, DoS and DDoS Protection, SYN/ICMP Flood Protection, Anti-Spoofing Protection, HTTP & FTP proxies (Squid), Anti-virus, Content Analisys/Filtering, SMTP & POP3 proxies, Anti-spam with Bayes, Pattern, SPF, Heuristics, Black-and White-lists, SSL/TLS VPN (OpenVPN), IPSEC (Net-to-Net), Encryption; DES, 3DES, AES 128-,192-,256-bit, Authentication: Pre-Shared Key, Certification Authority Syslog Servers - installed and administered at a Departmental level Web Servers - installed and administered at a Departmental level Apache 1.3.x, 2.x

Education

Education
1989 - 1990

MIS Systems and Data Processing

Milwaukee Area Technical College

Founded in 1912, MATC has grown to become one of the Midwest's largest community-based technical colleges, offering multiple paths to success:

  • Pre-College Education – Students earn a high school diploma and/or prepare for college-level studies. Immigrant populations gain English-language and occupational skills.
  • Technical – Students earn an associate degree, diploma or certificate, leading to technical careers in some 200 exciting fields.
  • Four-Year College Transfer – Students complete the first half of their bachelor's degree. MATC credits transfer to hundreds of four-year colleges and universities in Wisconsin and beyond.
1987 - 1989

Completed courses in Computer Science and Business

University of Wisconsin-Parkside

UW-Parkside is one of 13 four-year campuses in the University of Wisconsin System. UW-P is located in Somers, Wisconsin, between Racine and Kenosha on 700 acres with natural prairies and woodlands.

1984 - 1986

High School Diploma

William Horlick High School

Horlick, which opened in the fall of 1928, is a comprehensive public high school for grades 9-12. It is Racine's oldest high school and is located on 11 acres in the City of Racine, Wisconsin. Our school has a long and strong tradition of providing an excellent high school experience for its students. Our 200 member dedicated faculty serves 2,210 students. Our number one goal is to provide all of our students endless educational opportunities.