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Engineer Network

Friendswood, Texas, United States
February 09, 2018

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Tony Bencivenga


Friendswood Tx 77546


• Over 20 years of broad and deep Information Technology experience in multi-national operations, demonstrating consistent growth in leadership and dedication.

• Over 15 years of Networking Experience.

• Able to quickly assess an organization's existing technology, as well as requirements to concurrently keep the ship running, while planning for the future.

• Well-organized, strong multi-tasking abilities and a strong source of creative ideas.

• Provided business case justifications and ROI analysis for capital expenditures.

• Expertise includes Information Security, team building, communication, problem analysis/resolution, cost cutting and providing customer support in fast-paced environments.

• Works well with people at all levels and diverse backgrounds. Authorized to work in the US for any employer

Work Experience

Sr. Network Engineer

Universal Weather and Aviation

August 2017 to Feb 2018

Wireless duties included:

Manage deployment and testing of code updates for wireless systems, such as WCS, WiSM, and WLC.

Plan and coordinate system utilization and capacity, involving configuration and testing with vendor.

Responsible for advanced enterprise wireless LAN administration and design, mesh networks, and point-to-point and point-to-multipoint topologies.

Monitor, document, and control infrastructure performance for response, throughput, and availability.

Experience of Cisco LAN switches, including Nexus 5000, and 7000 and older CAT based 6500, 3750 and HP 5500 and 5120 switch installation requirements and guidelines

• Good working knowledge of APC UPS, Packet shapers, Steel heads and McAfee IPS

• Installation and set up of routers and switches

• Responsible for troubleshooting of networking equipment across multiple sites

• Creation and delivery of training materials and support to staff on customer sites

• Full Command on Cisco IOS Commands

• Router IOS Backup and Recovery

• Setting up Serial and Ethernet Interfaces

• Routing Protocol Configurations

• CDP Configuration

• Full Command in Inter-VLAN Routing

• Switching, Standard Access-list, Extended Access-list and Vlans Configurations.

• Everything of Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS)

• Working knowledge of Voice over IP (VoIP)

• Sound knowledge of OSI 7 Layer Model, TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, TFTP.

• Knowledge of LAN technologies, Switches, Cables, Bridges

• Good working knowledge of routing protocols such as RIP V1/V2, OSPF, IGRP and EIGRP

• Experience of IP addressing, administrating subnets and various routing models

• Sound knowledge of WAN technologies such as PPP, Frame-relay, dedicated T1s, ISDN and Routing Protocols: OSPF, EIGRP, IGRP, RIP and RIPv2

• Familiar with the setup and basic configuration of Cisco 2950, 2960 Switches

• Implementation of HSRP, DHCP, DNS, FTP, TFTP, MRTG.

• Experience of configuring and monitoring CISCO 2500,2600 and 1800

• Responsible for the regular back up and restoration of all critical assets

• Understanding of how to configure WAN Protocols, including HDLC, PPP, FRAME RELAY

• Experience of implementing SNMP on various devices, allowing for network management

• Put in place traffic filters through the use of IP Access Lists, Distribute-Lists, and Route Maps

• Set up and configuration of remote access solutions including Fractional T1, VPN and ISDN dial up

• Using 600 series router, experience of implementing Cisco IOS Firewall IDS

• Negotiation of service contracts with suppliers, including circuit carriers

• Creation, management and maintenance of database of network topology using Microsoft Visio

• Involvement in the creation and establishment of internal

• Design and implementation of LAN/WAN, using Cisco routers, hubs and switches

• Implementing a file security system, in line with internal guidelines and industry best practice

• Using shared folder permissions, implemented security for network resources NOC Engineer III

Panasonic Avionics Corporation - Lake Forest, CA

August 2015 to August 2017

Responsible for architecture and maintaining all Network and Linux systems in over 100 plus locations world wide.

Duties include proactive monitoring of system health using Nimbus and for network health using AWS, Route 53 DNS and trained in AWS.

Solarwinds. LEM, Linux and Network design, including Cloud design and builds. Provide support for all back-end applications.

Performing successful root cause analysis for complex problem resolution. Performing analysis and assessment of server performance and storage capacity and planning Performing routine server O/S patching, upgrades, vulnerability/security management and file system maintenance.

Successfully installing servers and related hardware. Successfully installing and configuring software applications and programs. Script Development / Maintenance (Bash,KSH)

Secure File Transfer Protocol using SCP, SFTP.

Cisco routers and switches configurations.

Management of Cisco ASA, and F5 Load Balancers.

Cisco VPN tunnels through ASA firewalls using IPSEC. Vmware 5x and 6x with Vcenter.

RHEV 4.x and now 5.x.

Controlled repo-servers/configs using Puppet and Satellite/Katello. SR. IT Linux, Network Engineer - Irvine, CA

November 2011 to August 2015


• Conducting risk assessments, vulnerability assessment, and penetration testing for Tigerlogic, E- Commerce environment and Firewalls in each 5 locations.

• Collocation and Amazon EC2 build outs.

• Creating risk mitigation plan and mentoring throughout implementation.

• Performed Security Architecture Design/Framework Review.

• Network design involvement including access control lists, subnets and VLANS.

• Design Multi-National Network and Infrastructure for the heavy acquisitions models. Purchased Companies:

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Sr. Linux/Network Engineer HIDGLOBAL 09 - 11

Sr. Storage Engineer 07 - 09

Sr. Linux Administrator First American Trust 06 - 07 Sr. Network Linux Engineer SimpleTech 04 - 06

Network, Unix Engineer Quantum Inc, 01 - 04

Network Engineer First Sierra 99 - 00

System Engineer Aspen Marketing Group, LLC 98 - 99 Network Administrator FileNet, Inc 96 - 98

System Administrator Platinum Software, LLC 95 - 96 Wan Administrator AST Computers 92 -- 95


Branch: USMC

USMC - SATCOM 89 - 92


Orange High School

Orange Coast College

SatCom/Network Design school

Ascolta Cisco school

NEW HORIZONS Windows and Linux school.


Outstanding certifications include Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) and Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) expired CCIE(1397).

• Proven track record solving IP network issues in timely and cost efficient manner while maintaining client Service Level Agreements up-time.

• Exceptional experience working in fast-paced, deadline-oriented environments.

• Possess excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills.

• Trained in Cisco Wireless controllers.


Firewall, VPN (site to site // remote access FW), Windows NT 4,MS Proxy Server, DHCP, LAN/WAN, Frame-Relay, TCP/IP, OSPF, BGP, MRTG Graphing Tool, SNMP, Cisco 3600, 7500 and 7200 series Router, Cisco 1600 Router, Cisco 1750 Router, Cisco 2950, 3500, 3650, 4000, 4500, 6500 series CatOS and IOS Catalyst Switches, Juniper DX3250 series load balancer (formerly Redlines), Visio; experienced working with service providers, Nexus 5k and 7K and the New ACI 9k.

Technical Certifications

VMware Certified Sytem Administrator ( VMSA)

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

Sun Certified Solaris System 8-10 Administrator (SCSE ) NetApp Certified System Engineer ( NCSE )

3PAR Certified Storage Engineer ( 3PSE )

Checkpoint Certified Network Engineer ( CCNE )

Checkpoint Certified System Engineer ( CCSE )

Linux Certified –SAR level 3 (RHCE )

Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MCSE )

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