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IT Engineer, Supervisor, Generalist

Moody, Alabama, United States
November 30, 2017

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Wayne L. Knight II


Raycom Media – WBRC TV Birmingham, AL

IT Manager 08/2009 – 9/2017

• I was the IT Manager in a Fox affiliate news producing television station

• We operated two additional stations WPGX (Panama City, FL) and WDFX (Dothan, AL) from our facility.

• I managed the LAN / WAN infrastructure of our station and the two remote offices (Cisco ASA security devices, Cisco Catalyst switch stacks, and Cisco Routers).

• I built out and maintained multiple EMC EMC VNX & VNXe SAN arrays.

• I provisioned and managed many VM Servers and VM Workstations in a VMWare vCenter environment.

• I managed the LAN & desktop backups as well as our Disaster Recovery systems.

• I maintain a wide variety of servers. Windows, Linux, Apple, and XMS VM host servers. Raycom Media – KCBD TV Lubbock, TX

IT Manager 3/2009 - 8/2009

• I was the IT Manager in a NBC affiliate TV station.

• I was second level support for our in-house Windows servers and Apple Mac Pro Video Editing systems.

• I worked with the Raycom corporate IT staff to manage our Cisco ASA, Catalyst Switches, and routers

• I was responsible for the LAN and desktop backups utilizing Symantec’s Backup Exec products.

• I created and managed many VM Servers and VM Workstations in a VMWare vCenter environment. ComCorp & Knight Broadcasting, Inc. Baton Rouge, LA IT Engineer 6/2007 – 1/2009

• I was the IT Engineer in a fast-paced multi-network television News production environment.

• Our stations consisted of Fox, NBC, RTN and CW affiliates.

• I was also responsible for IT support for our stations located in Lafayette & Shreveport LA

• I managed Windows Servers, Exchange Servers, Linux Servers, and an IBM AS/400.

• I managed multiple Cisco Pix Firewalls and Watchguard Firebox Core Firewalls.

• I maintained our Apple Mac Pro video editing systems. (OSX, Final Cut Pro & Adobe CS3) Lucent Technologies / DoE-DHS Contracts Division Hyannis, MA Sr. Network Engineer II 5/2004 – 4/2007

• I was the senior Network Engineer in a large fast paced environment of approximately 3300 Users.

• Our division dealt with providing services to the US Department of Energy and US Department of Homeland Security.

• I lead a team of techs who managed all in-house Windows Servers, Exchange email Servers, and IBM AIX Servers.

• I managed the Cisco Routers, Firewalls, and VPN Systems for seven remote facilities across the globe. Lucent Technologies / Full Circle Development Team Holmdel, NJ Information Systems Engineer 7/2000 – 5/2004

• I was in the Product Development & Testing group of AT&T Lucent’s Definity Full Circle Engineering team.

• Our team developed ‘open’ software & hardware architecture which allowed AT&T, Lucent, & Avaya to rapidly tailor Telco class equipment to the needs of their customers.

• I gained extensive experience with Voice & Video over IP, QoS, and routing technologies.

• I worked at Lucent offices in New York, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, Massachusetts, and Arizona. Wayne L. Knight Page 2

PSINet Southeastern US Region

Field Service Engineer II 5/1998 – 6/2000

• I lead a team of engineers who installed, configured, & maintained backbone class Cisco & Junipers Routers, F4 Load Balancers, and Cisco Switches housed in ‘Bell’ Co-location facilities.

• I gained heavy experience with a wide range of technologies. (WiFi, ATM, Frame Relay, VoIP, & IP Video conferencing)

• Our region covered Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, N. Florida, and S.E. Texas. SecureTech Systems, Inc. Boston, MA

Lead IT Systems Technician 2/1992 –3/1998

• SecureTech was a wholly owned subsidiary of Kellogg, Brown and Root Services (KBR).

• I was part of a team of IT technicians providing LAN / WAN Infrastructure support on a contractual basis to the US DoD.

• We supported approximately 3800 users across twelve remote offices and mobile facilities.

• I administered Windows, IBM AIX, IBM AS400, Red Hat Linux, & Novell Netware servers.

• I and my team also provided as-needed on-site support for computer & data communications equipment (Inmarsat & VSAT) installed on over 30 offshore vessels which were contracted out to the US DoD.

• During this time, I worked in many Middle Eastern and European environments. EDUCATION:

University of Massachusetts Boston, MA

Bachelor of Science - Computer Science Graduated - 1995 VOCATIONAL:

I have attended and completed certification classes in:

• CompTIA A+ Certification

• CompTIA Security+ Certification

• CompTIA Network+ Certification

• CompTIA INet + Certification

• CheckPoint Firewall-1 Configuration

• Cisco Router and Switch Configuration

• Fiber Optic and copper cable installation and testing

• HIPPA Certified Security Compliance Specialist (CSCS) PRACTICAL KNOWLEDGE:

• SOX, HIPAA, PCI-DSS, FISMA, and GLBA compliance methodologies (Heavy experience).

• Industry related data security and privacy practices

• Watchguard, Checkpoint, Cisco, pfSense, Brocade vRouter, and Smoothwall Firewalls

• Symantec DLP (Data Loss Protection) System

• Symantec Corporate Antivirus Solutions

• Symantec Backup Exec Software

• Tools such as the OWASP Top 10 to maintain up to date knowledge of critical infrastructure security risks.

• Microsoft Windows Server, Exchange Server, and Office 365 administration

• Apple OS X, Ubuntu, Debian, Slackware, openSUSE, and Red Hat Linux Thank you for taking the time to review my resume. Please feel free to contact me at 205-***-**** or I look forward to hearing from you. Wayne L. Knight II

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