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Network Engineer

Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
February 09, 2018

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Julius Lamar



CCNP Route, CCNA Cisco ID CSCO12299048

Active until 4/2018

Howard Co. - Computer Science -2009

UMUC-Eur. - Computer Science -2010


Juniper PTX 5000/3000/1000, Juniper MX2020/960/480/240, Cisco ASR 9904/9910, Cisco CRS-1 CRS-3, Nexus 9k,/7k/5k/3k/2k, NCS 1k/2k/5k/6k, Cisco Catalyst 6500, Cisco Catalyst 4900, Cisco Catalyst 3850, Cisco ASA 5500-x's, Cisco ASA 5500's, Infinera, Ciena, Cyan, Meraki Z1, Cisco AP's, Ruckus AP's, Meraki MXs, Meraki AP's Software

IOS, XE, XR, NX-OS, Junos

Knowledgeable in the following protocols



Wells Fargo – Charlotte, NC

Senior Network Engineer 1/2018 – present

●Ensure that the company network infrastructure hardware and software is maintained to a high standard according to Security where applicable. (Includes SOX compliance).

●Perform performance analysis and tuning of the network infrastructure that is managed by the organization.

●Perform Analyst On Duty function as required

●Perform the administration and management of company network infrastructure as is appropriate for the platform being serviced.

●Provide daily operational tier 3 support for the network infrastructure managed by IT Operations, performing troubleshooting and problem resolution activities for company network infrastructure.

●Write Installation Qualification (IQ) documentation that is required to deliver qualified network infrastructure platforms.

●Perform Installation Qualification functions as required to deliver qualified network infrastructure platforms.

●Performs system monitoring & response services as required to maintain the full service capability of company network infrastructure platforms.

●Adhere to company change management processes so as to deliver network operational services as described in Service Level Agreements.

●Adhere to company standard policies and procedures as defined for the SPX IT infrastructure organization to deliver efficiencies and best practices across the organization.

●Work in support of IT architecture and engineering guidelines and roadmaps for the delivery of technologies that meet business needs and ensure these solutions are supportable.

●Follow company policy and complies with SPX policies to ensure that the employee and the company act legally and with the highest standards of confidentiality, ethics, and integrity Facebook - Menlo Park, CA/Dublin, Ire Sr. Network Operations Engineer 2/2017 - 12/2017

● Install, configure, and support large-scale production and corporate network infrastructure including routers, switches, console servers and optical transport equipment.

● Troubleshoot network hardware and software, working with 3rd party hardware vendors and suppliers on root cause analysis and resolution.

● Troubleshoot and repair local and long haul circuits, working with both internal resources and 3rd party vendors to isolate and resolve cabling issues.

● Schedule and perform network maintenance, repair, and upgrade tasks as needed while limiting the impact on the production network

● Use internal software, tools, and scripts to configure, monitor, and repair network equipment

● Perform queue management for alarms, tasks, and incidents and participate in ongoing deployment projects

● Troubleshooting network link/device/configuration issues, isolating the problem/fixing the problem

● Creating new RMA requests through OEM vendors for both replacement devices, as well as obtaining technical assistance when troubleshooting devices.

● Verify capacity, draining traffic, suppressing alarms before replacing; optics, line cards, sup cards.

● Tracking, maintaining and updating asset inventory of defective and replacement parts.

● Troubleshoot, tracing, looping links to locate the physical issue Twitter (Contract) - San Francisco, CA Network Engineer (Backbone; Transport, Transit, Peering) 2/2016 - 2/2017

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Contribute to Automation tools

Troubleshoot Network Outages and Hardware issues with vendors Build and contribute to Design of Twitter Backbone

Contribute to planning for future Capacity

Solely responsible for turning up over 8TB in Network Capacity Contribute to Traffic Engineering Designs

Heavily involved in High-Priority Vendor meetings

Tracking and coordination of hardware and circuit delivery activities Installation and configuration of network hardware in data centers, offices, and POPs, this includes physical installation and/or working with remote hands Installation of structured cabling

Provisioning, turn-up and testing of transport/transit/peering, validation of operation and monitoring updates.

Configuration, testing and validation of hardware and circuits Creation of detailed configuration MOPs

Creation and maintenance of as-build documentation including rack elevations, circuit ID, cross-connect ID, and inventories

Working within established change management guidelines and procedures NMS configuration, validation and operation

C.W. Driver – Irvine, CA Network Support Engineer


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Projects: Switch Hardening Data Center Infrastructure and Remote Sites project, Replacing NIC in Tegile, SAN Project, moving to cloud based backup solution (Barracuda) from a tape backup, upgrading domain controller server 2003 to server 2012, Joining the Good and Roberts network with the CW Driver network, Clean up Datacenter rack, set up networks for remote job sites

(users ranging from 10-50 users each job site)

Troubleshoot latency issues at Datacenter, Regional offices, and job sites Install, configure, and trouble network hardware

Support 4 Regional offices in the Southern California area Support over 30 Remote sites

Maintain Citrix environment for Good and Roberts (vSphere Client v4.1.0 & VMware ESXi v4.1.0)

Maintain Good and Roberts’ intranet (WordPress) Exceed Consulting - Byron Center, MI Network Engineer

12/2013 - 04/2014

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Install, configure, troubleshoot and maintain hardware and software Maintain system and network integrity requiring oversight of 300+ users Troubleshoot Server problems and conduct disaster recovery operations

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Two projects for operation and migrating local Exchange to Office 365 for 100+ users Assisted with Citrix migration for 100+ users in multiple locations Provide LAN management and troubleshoot network, systems and applications to identify and correct malfunctions and other operational difficulties Active Directory administration -maintain users and computers group, security groups and permissions Dept. of Army (Civilian) - Hohenfels, Germany Network Administrator 4/2010- 05/2013

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Troubleshoot and maintained network performance issues Managed and installed Cisco switches, Cisco Routers, Cisco ASA with baseline and IOS updates, network configurations and installing new equipment Server management to include checking backup issues, Group Policy and User Access management, resolving system space issues, patching activity of servers and performing health check of servers

Perform account administration in Active Directory administration, including adding, modifying and deletion of users. Creating user groups, new users, adding computers to domain

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