Gilbert Albornoz

  • Miami FL

Summary

Expert knowledge of IT strategies, development and execution, with the ability to lead teams to achieve organizational objectives.

Senior expertise  in the planning, design, installation and project management of mission critical networks, security and telecommunications systems in a corporate enterprise environment.

! Extensive experience with network protocols, security, VoIP, telecommunications, IP networks, routing & switching technologies, optical transmission, Microsoft, VMWare, Cisco & emerging technologies.

! Ability to summarize and present findings and challenges to senior level executives using analytical, project management, technical presentation, and team environment skills.

! Demonstrated team leader and team builder. Ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks and projects. ! Strong interpersonal skills with a positive and enthusiastic attitude. Ability to perform in high pressure or

stressful situations.
! Strong IT financial experience on all IT-related purchasing and budget planning.

Work History

Work History

Project Managers

BHSF.
Designed, planned and managed the network and telecommunications infrastructure for 7 hospitals and 45 ancillary locations. ! Produced savings in excess of 5 million dollars by consolidating voice and data services, implementing VoIP Trunking, migrating TDM Voice systems to VoIP systems, coordinating a data and voice billing audit, and negotiating and selecting new maintenance contracts. Contained all telco and data billing, recovering over $500K in credits due to billing errors and non-disconnected circuits. ! Ran senior executive meetings. ! Managed a staff of 19 network engineers, 2 managers, 4 supervisors, 13 telecommunication engineers and 2 project managers. ! Prepared formal networking and telecommunication RFIs and RFPs, vendor evaluations, and prototype testing. ! Developed BHSF IT Technology strategic plan. ! Designed RFC-compliant Enterprise TCP/IP address schemes. ! Developed Enterprise ATM project's phased implementation plans and designed the ATM data, video and voice backbone, network segmentation strategies, and WAN/LAN management strategy for the organization's corporate multi-site network with 20, 000+ nodes. ! Developed the Network Infrastructure Disaster Recovery Plan. ! Planned, designed and managed the migration of the ATM network to the Cisco network. ! Planned and designed the migrations of disparate PBX systems on multiple facilities to a unified Siemens solution. Planned, designed and managed the migrations of the Siemens HiPath PBX Communications server system to a Cisco VoIP Call Manager solution. ! Planned, designed and implemented the migration of carrier TDM Voice services to VoIP Trunking services ! Member of Information Technology's Leadership Committee. ! Member of Information Technology's Technical Board
Mar 2001 - Present

Corporate Director

Network & Telecommunications
Corporate Director, Baptist Health South Florida(BHSF), Coral Gables, Florida ! Managed a cross-functional team of 40 employees. ! Contributed as key leader to achieve the HealthCare's Most Wired award for the past 15 years. ! Created policies and procedures for telecommunications resulting in proper circuit-ordering process, consolidation of voice and data services, and active billing with operational costs controls. ! Responsible for design and build-out of technical infrastructure from the earliest phases of planning and construction for new and renovated hospitals: Mariners, Doctors, South Miami, Baptist main hospitals, Doral
Nov 1995 - Mar 2001

Network Manager

Baptist Health South Florida
Corporate Network Manager, Coral Gables, Florida ! Installation of organization wide telecommunications network utilizing ATM technology for data, video and voice applications. Managed and fine-tuned LAN and WAN network components utilizing SNMP Management Consoles, Network Analyzers and Reporting Tools. ! Developed procedural documentation for critical network services. Developed a detailed“ ATM Implementation Guidelines and Operations Manual”. ! Responsible for selecting and implementing the voice system in all new sites. Responsible for the integration of the disparate voice systems using ATM technology. ! Responsible for all budget related activities associated with the voice systems in the enterprise. Planned and designed the migrations of the disparate PBX systems on multiple facilities to an unified Siemens system. ! Year 2000 network infrastructure analysis and work plans.
Nov 1994 - Nov 1995

Manager

South Miami Hospital
Network & Operations Manager, South Miami, Florida ! Network Design and Planning-TCP/IP address schemes, Microsoft NT Domain strategies, NT security policies, backbone design, network segmentation strategies, and WAN management for corporate multi-site network with 500+ users. Novell 3.12 implementations and management for corporate multi-site network with 500+ users. ! Hardware Configuration and Maintenance-Installation of organization-wide telecommunications network utilizing Bay Networks and Cisco routers, 10baseT and 100baseT chassis and stackable hub solutions, including 10/100Mbps switched Ethernet backbone utilizing VLAN technology for moves, adds, and redistribution of segments from a central site. ! Managed all computer room operations at South Miami and Homestead Hospital. Developed and created operations policies and procedures. ! Installation of organization-wide telecommunications network utilizing T1 point to point for data and voice applications.
Nov 1988 - Nov 1994

Network Manager

Mount Sinai Medical Center
Network Manager, Miami Beach, Florida ! SNMP Network Management-Instrumental in deploying SNMP based agent for hosts and network devices to allow for centralized network management utilizing HP Openview and Bay Networks Optivity as well as other SNMP based software applications monitoring servers, tape backup devices, etc. ! Project Management-Supervised and managed Mount Sinai Network Management Team consisting of 6 network analysts in the deployment and maintenance of LAN and WAN services. Experience with project management and the fostering of a focused goal oriented team environment with an annual capital budget of over $1. 75 million dollars. ! Instrumental in instituting a WAN simulation lab environment for benchmarking client server applications over point-to-point circuits. ! Network Operating Systems-Pilot tested NT, designed and installed NT 3.51 servers and Backoffice products into production in a 500+ user environment, unifying multiple protocols and utilizing TCP/IP as the sole protocol for LAN and WAN communications. ! Responsible for the installation, maintenance and archiving of 40+ servers providing services ranging from file and print services, Oracle Workgroup Servers 7.3, SNA gateways, Mail Servers, Domain Controllers, DHCP/WINS servers for IP, Pooled Modem Dial-Out Servers and Remote Access Servers.
Jun 1986 - Jul 1988

Senior Network Engineer

Landec
Senior Network Engineer Silog/; Doral, Florida ! Network Installation and Management-Installed and managed a Novell network utilizing 3.12 with 100+ users. Network topology consisted of Token-Ring hubs. ! Network Operating Systems-Responsible for user login script strategies, Sabre LAN workstation end-user environment configuration, installation and maintenance of seven Netware servers, ranging from File and Print

Education

Education

CSM

CSM
1995 - 1995

M.D.S

Miami-Dade Community college Unix Miami-Dade Community college Novell Network-Systems Manager
1982 - 1986

Institute of New Professions
1976 - 1978

Andres Bello Catholic University