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Network Engineer

Location:
United States
Posted:
May 18, 2012
Email:
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Tlatlaru Walter Matemane

SENIOR NETWORK SPECIALIST

CCIE 26940

PERSONAL DETAILS

SURNAME : Matemane

FIRST NAMES : Tlatlaru Walter

ADDRESS : *** ******* ******

Midrand

NATIONALITY : (Confirmed Citizenship) South African

IDENTITY NUMBER : 781*** **** 086

EQUITY STATUS : African Male

HOME LANGUAGE : Sepedi

OTHER LANGUAGES : English, Setswana, Zulu

DRIVER’S LICENCE : Yes

OWN TRANSPORT : Yes

WILLING TO RELOCATE : Yes

EDUCATION, TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT BACKGROUND

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION

QUALIFICATIONS PLACE OBTAINED YEAR OBTAINED MAJOR SUBJECTS

BSc: Computer Science University of the North 1997 Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

Grade 12 Lebowakgomo High School 1991 North Sotho, Afrikaans, English, Mathematics, Physical Science, Biology

RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING, RELEVANT EXPERIENCE AND RELATED MATTERS

Courses:

CCIE Routing and Switching # 26940. Cisco Systems, 2010

CCIP (Cisco Certified Internetwork Professional), Cisco Systems. 2008

CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional). Cisco Systems, 2000

CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate). Cisco Systems, 1999

CAREER HISTORY

(Details of the last employers)

EMPLOYER FROM UNTIL LAST POSITION HELD

Vodacom Business 02/2011 Current Senior Network Specialist

Siemens Ltd 09/2008 01/2011 Senior Network Engineer

Liberty Life Group 07/2005 09/2008 Network Analyst

Cell C (Pty) Ltd 08/2004 06/2005 LAN / WAN Support Engineer

Standard Bank Group 11/2001 08/2004 Cisco Network Engineer

Business Connection 01/2000 11/2001 Cisco Engineer

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

(Starting with most recent employer)

EMPLOYER : Vodacom Business

NATURE OF BUSINESS : Internet Service Provider

POSITION : Senior Network Specialist

DATES OF SERVICE : February 2011 to Present

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Provisioning of new customers into Vodacom network

• Assist day to day Assurance activities

• Design and plan Customers Network based on specifications

• Ensure that all projects include engineering solutions that meet current architectural standards

• Conduct testing of network products with Vendors for Tenders

• Assist the New Business Development group with evaluating their new products

• Participate in project lifecycle (plan, design and implementation)

• Technologies: MPLS VPN, MP-BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, Multicast, IP-SLA, QOS

• Customers Implementations Solutions (Access, MPLS VPN, VOIP, QOS, APN, Security, Internet and Hosting

• Keep abreast of new products developments

• Keep abreast of new VB core network developments

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP

Reported To: Provisioning Networks Manager

Direct Reports: 0

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

(Starting with most recent employer)

EMPLOYER : Siemens Ltd

NATURE OF BUSINESS : Telecommunications Services

POSITION : Senior Network Engineer

DATES OF SERVICE : September 2008 to Present

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Design, implementation and maintenance of all LAN services

• Design, implementation and maintenance of Cisco routers and switches both on the LAN and WAN infrastructure

• Day-to-day network troubles tickets including Firewall roles

• POC

Projects:

• (Department of Labour MetroEthernet)

Design, plan and implement MetroEthernet for three major Departments of Labour offices

Technologies used:

Layer3 Switching, OSPF

• (Siemens Ltd. 802.1X User Authentication)

Design, plan and Implement 802.1X project for Siemens users using Machine Certificates

• (Department of Labour LAN Upgrade)

Plan and Implement EnteraSYS switched Access Layer LAN

Plan and Implement Cisco switched Server Farm

Integrate Cisco and EnteraSYS switched LANs

• (Northam Platinum Mine)

Plan and Implement 20Gig LAN Backbone using Port Channels

Implement 10Gig Server Farm using StackWise Cat3750 switches

Technologies used:

HSRP, STP, EtherChannel, VTP

• (Northam Platinum Mine)

Design, Plan and Implement WAN connectivity

Technologies used:

HSRP & IPSLA/Tracking, OSPF, Static Routing

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP

Reported To: Networks Manager

Direct Reports: 0

REASON FOR LEAVING:

Career development

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

(Starting with most recent employer)

EMPLOYER : Liberty Life Group

NATURE OF BUSINESS : Insurance Company

POSITION : Network Analyst

DATES OF SERVICE : July 2005 to September 2008

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Re-designed Liberty Life’s campus network comprising Cisco Cat6509 and Cat3550: Spanning-Tree, VLANs, Redundancy, OSPF

• Network optimization (WAN): OSPF Areas and Static Routing

• Design, implementation and maintenance of Cisco routers and switches both on the LAN and WAN infrastructure

• Design, implementation and maintenance of all LAN services

• Design, implementation and maintenance of all WAN services

• Documentation of technical specifications and DR requirements

• Implementation and maintenance of Cisco Works LMS

• Implementation and maintenance of Cisco ACS Tacacs+

• Research and test new technologies

• Document findings for new technologies

• Align new technologies to the business ICT objectives

• Write procedure and policies for ease of implementation

• Provide technical input to the network team

• Provide technical assistance to other teams within Liberty Life

• Plan, configure and implement new infrastructure for the network team

• Plan and implement new infrastructure with other teams within Liberty Life

Projects:

• (Server Farm design using Cisco Cat6509)

Design, plan and implement HA Server Farm using Cisco Cat6509E switches

Implement 20Gig Backbone via EtherChannel

• (MPLS Network)

Design, plan and implement the integration of Brokerage/Franchise network into Liberty Life network via MPLS VPN’s

• (AVAYA IP Telephony Project)

Plan and implement QoS for voice over the campus for call centers

• (Internet Connectivity)

Implementation of Internet Redundancy via various ISP using BGP

Technologies used:

BGP, OSPF

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP

Reported To: Networks Communication Manager

Direct Reports: 0

REASON FOR LEAVING

New opportunities

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

(Starting with most recent employer)

EMPLOYER : Cell C (Pty) Ltd

NATURE OF BUSINESS : Telecommunications Company

POSITION : LAN / WAN Support Engineer

DATES OF SERVICE : August 2004 to June 2005

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Optimizing and supporting Cell C’s data network

• Designing, planning, and implementation of new projects

• Run with user trouble tickets

• Run with user moves

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP

Reported To: Data & Telephony networks Manager

Direct Reports: 0

REASON FOR LEAVING

Wanted a more challenging position

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

(Starting with most recent employer)

EMPLOYER : Standard Bank Group

NATURE OF BUSINESS : Financial Institution

POSITION : Cisco Network Engineer

DATES OF SERVICE : November 2001 to August 2004

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Maintaining of existing Standard Bank network

• Designing, planning, and implementation of new projects

• Day-to-day responsibilities:

• Network support, i.e. troubleshooting of day-to-day network issues (routed and switched IP network)

• Ensure network readiness for new network branches

• Manages additions and subtraction of network equipment, i.e.: Routers and switches

• Maintenance of routers and switches, i.e.: Ensure that network devices meet standard specification of both the bank and vendor (hardware / software)

• Designing and planning of new projects:

• Ensure that the design conform to standards

• Ensure that projects are delivered in time and meet SLA

• Network documentation:

• Ensure network diagram are up to Standard

Projects:

• (STANLIB: Campus / WAN Rollout)

Designing, planning, configuration and installation of routers (Cisco 3745) and switches (Catalyst 4500)

Technologies used:

IP, SNA, PPP, EIGRP, Static, QoS

• (Southern Life: Campus / WAN Rollout)

Designing, planning, configuration and installation of routers (Cisco 3745) and Cisco Switches (Catalyst 4500)

Technologies used:

STP, VLANs, VTP, EtherChannel, SNA, PPP, EIGRP, Static

• (Standard Bank Server Farm Project)

Designing, planning, configuring and installation of Catalyst 6513 switches

Technologies used:

STP, VLANs, VTP, EtherChannel, SNA, PPP, EIGRP, Static

• (Standard Bank WAN Redesign Project)

Design, planning, configuration and installation of routers (Cisco7200 and Cisco3745 routers)

Technologies used:

IP, SNA, E1, PPP, OSPF, Static, QoS

• (OSA: Mainframe via Gigabit Ethernet)

Planning and implementation of integration of OSA Express Gigabit Ethernet on STD mainframes with Cisco network

Technologies used:

RIP, EIGRP

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP

Reported To: Network Comunications manager

Direct Reports: 0

REASON FOR LEAVING

New oppertunities

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

(Starting with most recent employer)

EMPLOYER : Business Connection

NATURE OF BUSINESS: : ICT

POSITION : Cisco Engineer

DATES OF SERVICE : January 2000 to November 2001

RESPONSIBILITIES

• While partner of Getronics (Ltd.), which was a Cisco Gold partner, his main area of work was focused on client networks. Mainly these networks were running on Cisco products (routers and switches). His duties included:

• Pre-sales, designs, configurations, installations

• Maintenance of existing networks

• Ensure network readiness for new sites

Projects:

• (Bosal SA Ltd (Pty): WAN/LAN Rollout)

Design, planning, configuration and installation of routers and switches

Technologies used:

IP, PPP, ISDN, Static Routing

• (Group Five Ltd (Pty): WAN / LAN Rollout)

Design, planning, configuration and installation of routers and switches

Technologies used:

IP, Bridging, E1, ISDN, OSPF, Static

• (Anglo American: Campus Network)

Design, planning, configuration and installation of switches

Technologies used:

STP, VTP, VLANs, EtherChannel, IP, EIRGP

• (Joshua Doors: Campus Network)

Design, planning, configuration and installation of switches

Technologies used:

IP, Bridging, EIRGP

• (Falcon Bridge Ltd: VPN)

Implementation of VPN

Technologies used:

IP, NAT, Static Routing

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP

Reported To: Networks Delivery Manager

Direct Reports: 0

REASON FOR LEAVING

New oppertunities