Summary

Enthusiastic network engineer with the necessary drive and determination needed to resolve complex networking issues. Possessing effective organizational skills and excellent working knowledge of networking technologies and having a commitment to keep up to date with the latest developments.

 

Experienced in implementing and troubleshooting HSRP, OSPF, PBR, EIGRP, BGP, STP (Rapid PVST, MST, RSTP), GLBP, route redistribution, route filtering, load balancing equal and non-equal cost routes, hub-and-spoke topologies, route summarization, access lists, route maps, prefix lists, IP SLA, OER, vPC, OTV, EEM, VPN, DHCP, Layer 2 and 3 security, and Cisco Identity Services Engine. 

Education

Education

SISE: Implementing and Configuring Cisco Identity Services Engine

Ascolta Labs

The Implementing and Configuring Cisco Identity Services Engine (SISE) v1.1 course discusses the Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE) version 1.1.1, a next-generation identity and access control policy platform. The ISE platform provides a single policy plane across the entire organization combining multiple services, including authentication, authorization, and accounting (AAA), posture, profiling, device on-boarding and guest management, into a single context-aware identity-based platform.

2012 - 2013

Masters of Science

Western Governor's University

The Master of Science in Information Security and Assurance is a degree program that encompasses the 10 security domains that are the foundation of the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®) body of knowledge, which was developed following strict guidelines for information security and assurance education as prescribed by the National Security Agency. The MS–Information Security and Assurance degree builds logically on the body of knowledge associated with the protection of network, communication, and data channels, and incorporates a set of core competencies in both technology and business as it relates to planning, implementing, and managing enterprise level security.

2010 - 2012

Bachelor of Science

Western Governor's Univerity

The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (IT) provides a solid foundation in computer information systems and technologies, including programming, web systems, project management, networks, operating systems, databases, and security.

Certifications

Certifications

CCDP

Cisco
Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP) certification is for senior network design engineers, senior analysts, and principal systems engineers, who discuss, design, and create advanced addressing and routing, security, data center, and IP multicast multi-layered enterprise architectures. This includes virtual private networking and wireless domains and it focuses on the design components of larger networks. The CCDP curriculum includes building scalable internetworks and multilayer-switched networks, and designing network service architecture.

CCNA Data Center

Cisco
For data center network administrators who want to save time and money on data center design, equipment installation, and maintenance, the Cisco Certified Network Associate Data Center (CCNA Data Center) certification is a job-role-focused training and certification program that allows you to maximize your investment in your education and increase the value of your data center network. It covers Data Center Cisco technologies, including Unified Computing / virtualization and Unified Fabric (Nexus product family and Storage Networking). Interworking with Catalyst 6500 and non-Cisco products for the virtualization of the computing environment will also be covered. It also tests a candidate's knowledge of fundamental Data center technologies like network and server Virtualization, Storage, Convergent I/O and network services like load balancing.

CCDA

Cisco
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA) is for network design engineers, technicians, and support engineers, who enable efficient network environments with an understanding of network design fundamentals. A CCDA certified network professional demonstrates the skills required to design basic campus, data center, security, voice, and wireless networks.

CCNP: Routing and Switching

Cisco
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) validates the ability to plan, implement, verify and troubleshoot local and wide-area enterprise networks and work collaboratively with specialists on advanced security, voice, wireless and video solutions. The CCNP certification is appropriate for those with at least one year of networking experience who are ready to advance their skills and work independently on complex network solutions. Those who achieve CCNP have demonstrated the skills required in enterprise roles such as network technician, support engineer, systems engineer or network engineer.

MCSE 2003

Microsoft
An MCSE (Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer) is someone who has passed exams about the Microsoft Windows NT operating system, related desktop systems, networking, and Microsoft's BackOffice server products.

CCENT

Cisco
Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT) validates the ability to install, operate and troubleshoot a small enterprise branch network, including basic network security. With a CCENT, a network professional demonstrates the skills required for entry-level network support positions - the starting point for many successful careers in networking. The curriculum covers networking fundamentals, WAN technologies, basic security and wireless concepts, routing and switching fundamentals, and configuring simple networks. CCENT is the first step toward achieving CCNA, which covers medium-size enterprise branch networks with more complex connections.

CCNA Voice

Cisco
The Cisco Certified Network Associate Voice (CCNA Voice) validates associate-level knowledge and skills required to administer a voice network. The Cisco CCNA Voice certification confirms that the required skill set for specialized job roles in voice technologies such as voice technologies administrator, voice engineer, and voice manager. It validates skills in VoIP technologies such as IP PBX, IP telephony, handset, call control, and voicemail solutions.

CCNA Security

Cisco
Cisco Certified Network Associate Security (CCNA Security) validates associate-level knowledge and skills required to secure Cisco networks. With a CCNA Security certification, a network professional demonstrates the skills required to develop a security infrastructure, recognize threats and vulnerabilities to networks, and mitigate security threats. The CCNA Security curriculum emphasizes core security technologies, the installation, troubleshooting and monitoring of network devices to maintain integrity, confidentiality and availability of data and devices, and competency in the technologies that Cisco uses in its security structure.

CCNA Routing and Switching

Cisco
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Routing and Switching is a certification program for entry-level network engineers that helps maximize your investment in foundational networking knowledge and increase the value of your employer's network. CCNA Routing and Switching is for Network Specialists, Network Administrators, and Network Support Engineers with 1-3 years of experience. The CCNA Routing and Switching validates the ability to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot medium-size routed and switched networks.

CISSP

ISC2
CISSP® certification is a globally recognized standard of achievement that confirms an individual's knowledge in the field of information security. CISSPs are information assurance professionals who define the architecture, design, management and/or controls that assure the security of business environments. It was the first certification in the field of information security to meet the stringent requirements of ISO/IEC Standard 17024.

Work History

Work History
Apr 2014 - Present

Network Engineer

Name Withheld
Aug 2012 - Apr 2014

Network Engineer

Westfield

♦  Designed and implemented campus networks for several locations which included various services such as corporate data, MPLS, VoIP, WiFi, CCTV, dual-homed redundancy, ISE, Layer 2 and 3 security, etc

♦  Performed as a lead engineer in a corporate headquarter move project which included the installation of redundant WAN connections, Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE), multilayer Cisco 4510 and 6500 series switches, VSS, multiple ASR 1001 routers, and multiple 5508s with HA

♦  Assisted in collapsing the network core in the data center to remove complexity from data center environment

♦  Wrote SOP for network transport configuration to establish standards in the network team, created Visio diagrams for implementations, wrote SOWs and Sitepaks for every site designed and implementation

♦  Performed operational duties for enterprise network which included being on-call, resolving network and site outages, provisioning network services for sites, and pulling network statistics

♦  Acted as a lead on several networking projects which required gathering needs from application and business owners, ordering and configuring necessary equipment, managing vendors and installations, testing the implementation and then closing the project by fully documenting work that had been performed

♦  Performed as the lead network engineer on a CCTV project which involved deploying CCTV at 13 sites which included network redesigns to a hub & spoke topology at relevant sites, Layer 2 merges between dual networks at some sites, network equipment refreshes, etc.

♦  Performed as the lead network engineer on a WiFi installation project at over a dozen sites which includes new IDF/MDF installations in a Hub & Spoke topology, configuration and installation of new routers and switches, installation of redundant high-speed circuit, configuration of route maps, GRE tunnels with IPoIP, OER, EEM Applets, and IP SLA tracking

Jan 2012 - Dec 2012

Consultant

Self-Employed

♦  Performed onsite assessments, network installations, malware/virus removal, hardware/software replacement, computer repair, printer service, wireless network configuration, and end-user training

♦  Configured and troubleshot Cisco network equipment for small and medium-sized client companies

♦  Complete service contracts and warranty repair directly with major companies such as Verizon, HP, Dell, Acer, Lenovo, Firedog, and AT&T

♦  Responsible for managing projects including the creation of new products, device installation, deployment, security policy, etc

♦  Basic XenApp, XenServer, XenDesktop, NetScaler, Barracuda Firewall, Cisco ASA, and Windows Server 2008 administration

Dec 2010 - Jan 2012

Security Analyst

St Joseph's Health System

♦  Provisioned and deprovisioned network access as needed for over 25,000 end-users in over 50 different systems

♦  Audited network access to ensure that access was within compliance and HIPAA regulations

♦  Completed research projects to evaluate the risks and vulnerabilities of the overall network environment

♦  Worked as part of the Identity & Access Management governance team to create an enterprise-wide governance policy that would integrate Oracle Identity Management into the provisioning and de-provisioning process

♦  Assisted end users and departments in access-based issues and troubleshot permissions issues

Dec 2008 - Apr 2010

Jr Network Administrator

Datafied, Inc

♦  Provided desktop support for end users and contractors for tier I and II issues

♦  Built-out new systems and patched cables for new call center

♦  Configured, patched and maintained servers and network equipment

Site Diagrams and SOPs