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Network Engineer

Location:
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Posted:
January 19, 2018

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Clyde Forsland

Atlanta, GA ***** 404-***-**** ac33p7@r.postjobfree.com

Objective

Qualifications Profile:

Resourceful, versatile, and composed Project Manager and IT Systems Administrator. Particularly effective at managing

competing priorities under tight deadlines with critical outcomes. Demonstrates in-depth knowledge in all aspects of

network communications, voice and data protocols, and PC and workstation reliability. Known for bringing a collaborative approach to improving organizational efficiency and productivity. Strong communication and management skills steeped in integrity and commitment.

Develop proficiency in new technologies very quickly, and handle multiple projects concurrently.

Core Competencies:

Problem Diagnosis and Resolution Industrial Hardware/Software Integration

Strategic Software & Hardware Planning Leadership, Training and Team Building

Legal/Medical/Banking/Retail/Consulting Strong Scientific/Technical Background

Education

BS IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 2017 WESTERN GOVERNORS UNIVERSITY

Major: IT Network Security

CERTIFICATIONS

MICROSOFT CERTIFIED SYSTEMS ENGINEER (MCSE) COMPTIA A+ CE CIW PROFESSIONAL COMPTIA PROJECT+ COMPTIA NETWORK+ COMPTIA SECURITY+ CE CISCO CCENT

Skills & Abilities

SOFTWARE

Active Directory (15+ Years); Firewalls (8+ yrs); VPN (6+ yrs); Office 2000, XP, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016 (14+ yrs); Lotus Domino & Notes (2 yrs); MS Exchange Server (6+ yrs); GroupWise (2+ yrs); Visual Manufacturing (ERP) (2 yrs); Epicor Vantage (ERP) (2 yrs); SQLBase (2 yrs); Oracle (1 yr); Mac OS/X (8+ Years); Mac earlier OS, (3 years); Terminal Emulators (5 yrs); Malware Detection and Removal (Antivirus, AntiSpyware) (10+ yrs); Imaging/Cloning – Desktop & Server (8+ yrs); Data Recovery (5+ yrs); Security/Proxy/Filter (3 yrs); iOS/ Android (6 yrs); Network Hardware/Software auditing (4 yrs); Citrix/Windows Terminal Server/Remote Desktop (8+ years); Remote Control Troubleshooting/Repair (4 years); Backup/Disaster Prep – On Site/Off Site (8+ yrs); Network (Push) Updates/Installs (2 yrs); VNC / Remote Repair (3 yrs); Server Virtualization: VMware/Virtual Iron/Virtuozzo; HP UCMDB, SiteScope, Operations Orchestration, Universal Discover v10

HARDWARE

Routers, Firewalls (8+ yrs); VPN (6+ yrs); Wireless Routers/Networks (8+ yrs); Network Printers/Print Servers (10+ yrs); Dell, HP/Compaq, IBM/Lenovo, Gateway, White box PC, (15+ yrs); Mac (12 yrs); AS/400 (1 yr); VoIP (4 yrs); T1/P2P Data/Voice (inc. int’l); Barcode Scanning; Switches: Cisco, Meraki, HP/Aruba;

OPERATING SYSTEMS

Windows 95 (6 yrs), 98 (8 yrs), 2000 (8 yrs), XP (10 yrs); Win7 (8 yrs); Win10 (2 yrs); Mac OS-X (8 yrs); Windows Server NT4 (5 yrs), 2000 (8 yrs), 2003 (12 yrs), 2008/2008 R2 (8 yrs); 2012 + R2 (4 yrs.) Linux, Novell (7 yrs)

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Active Directory; Exchange & Office 365 Migration; Wireless Network; VoIP (International), Cabling/Racks/Switches; Forklift Computers/Barcode Scanning; Server Room/ Office Space Wiring; SAN / Virtualization

Experience

SENIOR NETWORK ENGINEER PARK ‘N FLY, ATLANTA, GA 07.2015 – 11.2017

Cisco routers, ASA, and switches, HP/Aruba switches and Access Points, Ubiquiti wireless, Meraki Security Appliance, Meraki switches, Meraki Wireless AP.

Completely re-engineered the network at 18 locations across the country, upgrading Internet from 3MB to 20MB+, changing all network hardware and phone system, while saving enough money to pay for the project every year. Configured firewalls for network security. Integrated the network with Active Directory. Worked with Citrix environment. Set up Azure network security and VPN.

SENIOR NETWORK ENGINEER CMIT SOLUTIONS, ALPHARETTA, GA 03.2014 – 05.2015

A managed service provider, CMIT monitors and maintains networks for small to mid-size companies

Analyze and upgrade Active Directory networks built by others. Implement virtualization with Hyper-V - Upgrade Server 2003 to Server 2012 and R2 - Upgrade Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2010 - Migrate email online: Google Apps and Office 365 - Design and build new networks - Implement Backup & Disaster Recovery (BDR) systems, with local and online images - Implement HIPPA for medical offices

SENIOR SYSTEMS ARCHITECT EMERALD DATA NETWORKS, ATLANTA, GA 05.2013 – 03.2014

The IT department for dozens of companies in the area. - Engineer and manage projects in the areas of WatchGuard Firebox and VPN, VMware and P2V conversions, VM backup solutions, AD networks, Project Management, wireless LAN, hosted email, network antivirus, hardware refresh cycles, mobile VPN, and ongoing support by remote and onsite.

NETWORK + SYSTEMS + EXCHANGE ADMINISTRATOR UNBOUNDED SOLUTIONS, ATLANTA, GA 03.2012 – 04.2013

Extensive training in Microsoft Exchange 2003, 2007, and 2010, plus Lync. - Full responsibility and project manager for maintaining and upgrading the network for a fast-growing company - Rebuilt infrastructure for internal network plus two international branches in two continents. (UK and India) - Managed the administration of Microsoft Exchange 2010 and Lync - Purchased computers and supplies, and set up asset tracking database for consultant training classes. - Manage and upgrade all of the network infrastructure, including Windows 2008 R2, Active Directory, and Exchange. - Work with VMware and Hyper-V to support hundreds of VMs for production and instruction. Prepared, upgraded, standardized, and maintained dozens of MacBooks for training classes.

Technologies: Microsoft Exchange, Lync, Office, Visio, Project, Windows Server 2003, Server 2008 R2, Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows 8, Lenovo ThinkPad and IdeaPad, Dell desktop and laptop, Remote Desktop, VPN, W-LAN, DHCP, Active Directory, DNS, VLAN, Cisco Switches, Acronis imaging software, MacBooks

Supported dozens of physical and virtual servers, as well as all internal desktop technology equipment - Worked with Hyper-V and ESXi hosts and VMs and desktop VMware solutions - Managed the projects of building a server room and setting up a VoIP phone system

ONSITE NETWORK CONSULTANT NETVIEW, CHARLOTTE, NC 10.2009 – 03.2012

Worked with Verizon Business on project to update server rooms of former WaMu bank branches in several states, to bring them to Chase standards - Install HP servers, Cisco routers/switches, Liebert UPS units, and Cisco WAP units. - Re-wire server racks to meet standards, de-commission old equipment, and document all procedures. - Troubleshoot all areas of data throughput, to have the branch running on new T-1 lines the next day - Technologies: HP Servers, Cisco routers & WAP, MS Office, 3Com modem programming

Worked on project at The Home Depot across the US and Canada to upgrade the wireless network in stores - Install Cisco routers, access points, and AP controllers - Troubleshoot all areas of wired and wireless network

IT SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR WATER GREMLIN, WHITE BEAR LAKE, MN 10.2006 – 07.2009

Senior IT systems administrator responsible for technical infrastructure in a global multi-office manufacturing company. Built the comlete Active Directory network from a single server to dozens of servers.

Strategic planning of IT budgets, including procurement and execution. - Implemented corporate wide Epicor Vantage ERP system, VOIP and Wi-Fi technology. - Standardized desktops. Built and managed images for hardware rollouts. - Designed server virtualization to meet rigorous 24/7 system uptime requirements. - Researched and planned off-site backup and redundancy for disaster recovery system.

Technologies: HP & Dell servers, Dell, HP, Lenovo workstations, Cisco routers, ShoreTel VoIP, Firewall Hardware & Software, Active Directory, ScriptLogic Desktop Authority, SpiceWorks Network Management, Acronis TrueImage, Xirrus Wi-Fi, Win2k3 & 2k, Win Vista, XP, 2k, 98, 95, and DOS, Blackberry, WinMobile, Tablet PC



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