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Manager Network Engineer

Carmel, Indiana, United States
August 30, 2017

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Obtain a position in IT Infrastructure where I can utilize experience 18+ years as an IT professional. Apply my skills in IT leadership, project management, and strategic planning. SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

Strategic Planning

ITIL Training

Contract Negotiations

Board Presentations

Set Technology Standards

Organizing & Leading Teams

Project Management

Solutions Architect

Vendor Management


DEFENDERS -Indianapolis, IN 2012–present

ADT Partner Company, provides sales and installation of ADT home security nationwide with $500M in annual revenue and 2300+ employees

Manager of Infrastructure, Data Center (2015-Present) Manager of 4 FTE Engineers. Providing engineering, implementation and support for core IT infrastructure, Network, SAN, Server and Active Directory, across 2 Data Centers, 4 Contact Centers, and 125 branch offices.

Responsible for datacenter hardware selection, procurement, and implementation.

Providing technical leadership to peers and junior associates within IT Infrastructure.

Acting as a technical project manager for major projects.

Hosting and participating in strategic planning sessions for IT Infrastructure.

Manage, 7 Netapp arrays, 1 Pure array, 400+ Tb Storage, 6 F5 load balancers, 6 Riverbed Steelheads, 4 SIP voice gateways, 13 Cisco UCS Hosts, 12 Dell VRTX Hosts, Redundant WAN and Internet, 12 Palo Alto Firewalls, 400+ VMs, 2300 users in O365 and 600+ user Cisco wireless infrastructure.

Key Projects:

Datacenter build-out for DR and HA in Baltimore, MD

Migration of a critical line of business applications and VMs to new Pure Storage, increasing stability and speed by more than 50%.

Implemented new Backup solution utilizing Veeam snapshots and Netapp SAN to SAN replication.

Assisted in implementation of new CAB process across all of IT, reducing outages, streamlining workloads and creating better work/life balance for IT staff. Network Engineer, IT Infrastructure (2012-2015)

Provide engineering, implementation and support for all Route/Switch network, wireless, network performance monitoring, and network load balancing.

Responsible for all Cisco routers, switches and data center network hardware.

Designed, Implemented and manage F5 Load balancers 2 GTMs 4 LTMs

Implemented and Administrate 600 user Cisco Wireless Network

Implemented Flex Pod, Cisco UCS, Nexus 5k,and Netapp Storage

Designed 2nd Data Center for Backup, Failover and DEV environments

Implemented new Cisco Routers for all sites

Implemented new MPLS for 125+ branch offices

Manage Vendor relationships

Implemented and Manage Riverbed SteelHeads for WAN

Implemented and Manage Palo Alto Firewalls


Higher Education school with 5000+ students and 1000+ employees Network/Telecom Engineer 2008 –2012

Implemented and supported 1000+ user Cisco Call Manager 8.0, Presence 8.0 and Unity 8.0, Voice gateways

Implemented and supported Cisco Wireless System, WCS, Cisco mobility, 200+ WAPs

Manage network analyzers such as, Orion SolarWinds, GigaStor, and ActionPacked.

Manage Exinda WAN optimizer, F5 Network load balancer, Cisco ASA Firewall

Coordinate projects, opening of new campuses, VOIP, Wireless, and office moves.

Implement /Configure Vlans on core and edge switches on Cisco 3000+ node network.

Manage WAN Network, Fiber, T1, and DS3 type connections.

Install new Structured Cabling network drops and configure into core or edge switches.

Design/Implement new video projector systems for class rooms. TOTAL TELECOM -Columbus, IN 2004 – 2008

Telecom and IT support services company with national and local customers Provided engineering and IT solutions for small to medium sized businesses. Hired and managed remote and local IT support staff. Managed all projects.

Co-Founder/Network Engineer

Install and Manage Microsoft Windows Servers, Active Directory & Exchange Server.

Maintain Windows Servers with Backup, Antivirus, Updates/Patches Routines.

Install, Configure and Diagnose Cisco Network Routers, Switches and Firewalls.

Security auditing & implementation.

Provide Level 2 & 3 Technical Support.

Install and Maintain Wireless networks for Large Hotels and Hotspots.

Install/Maintain/Program Large 200+ user PBX’s (Televantage, Toshiba, NEC, & Nortel Systems.)

Install & Troubleshoot T1, PRI, Frame Relay, PTP T1’s, and Analog Circuits. PRIVATE LINES -Evansville, IN 2003 – 2004

Private Voicemail company with servers in 30 cites. Annual revenue $12M and 10,000+ users Network Administrator

LAN Administrator for HQ office and all remote locations.

Administrate/Maintain/Troubleshoot over 30 Servers in 30 cities.

Setup/Design WAN/VPN for all Servers.

Design/Install/Troubleshoot new E&M T1 Phone Service for all new Servers in over 17 cities.

Install/Configure over 17 cities new voicemail servers for over 3000 users per server. ENERGY DESIGN CONSULTING -Princeton, IN 1998 – 2003 IT support services company with national and local customers Desktop Administrator

Home PC repair service.

Setup and design LAN networks and service PCs for business offices.

Bellsouth contract to provide DSU/CSU, router and switch installation services.

GE computer warranty contract to provide computer service in a 100 mile area for major retailers like Best Buy and Circuit City.


AS, Mechanical Engineering, Vincennes University, 2000 Leader in Training - LIT - 2015

Information Technology MVP - 2014

Appreciation Day Nominee - Administrative Employee of the Year – 2011 References Furnished upon Request

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