As a CCNA/CCDA certified Network Engineer, provided 24/7 Responsibility for critical J2 Joint Warfighters Intelligence Communications Systems (JWICS) at US Southern Command Headquarters and associated remote Department of Defense sites worldwide.
Interfaced daily with military and civilian customers and met often with commercial vendors, as well as developing crucial relationships with Cisco and Marconi Technical Assistance Centers (TAC)
Integrated and maintained multi-vendor networks primarily consisting of Cisco and Marconi IP routers and layer 2 switches across various high-speed media formats such as ATM OC-48, OC-12, OC-3, Gigabit Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, and long haul encrypted Serial Links
Working together as a team our engineering staff headed a million dollar Network Modernization effort that seamlessly replaced 16 existing Cisco 5500 switches with 10 Cisco 6500 Layer 3 switches with minimum downtime and maximum efficiency.
Integrated Cisco 6500 Gigabit Ethernet to Marconi ATM OC-48 links via Marconi ESR-5000, and integrated Cisco Port-Channel bundling technology with Marconi Huntgroups.
Managed active configurations of over 50 network devices.
Managed and Documented all IP address assignments on Class B subnet
Extensive knowledge of Cisco7500, Cisco 7200, Cisco 3500, and Cisco 2500 series routers; as well as Cisco Catalyst 6500, 5500, 4000, 2900 and 1900 series switches
Extensive knowledge of Marconi ASX-1200, ASX-200 ATM switch fabrics, ESR-5000 ATM to Gigabit Ethernet media translations, Marconi BART and HOMER cards, SVC and PVC creation.
Cisco Light Stream 1010 ATM Switch Processors and ATM ELANs. LES/BUS pairs, dual LECS configurations, and Marconi DLE.
Routing Protocols such as EIGRP, IGRP, static routing, extended IP access lists, VLSM subnet masking, Spanning Tree, and Virtual Trunking Protocol 802.1q
Cisco PIX 535 Firewall Installation and Fast-Lane Crypto