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Engineer Network

Location:
Fort Worth, TX
Posted:
March 28, 2018

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DUSTIN CADE

**** ****** ***** ***** ~ Burleson, Texas 76028

C: 682-***-**** ac4ypj@r.postjobfree.com

NETWORK ENGINEER

Solid technical background combined with exceptional skills in analyzing, testing and managing the design, development, documentation, maintenance and configuration management of databases, software systems and computer networks, including all aspects of implementation and performance tuning. Integrates business requirements with the latest technologies to deliver cost-effective solutions. Well accustomed to austere live/work conditions and the most demanding of operational environments; willing to travel and relocate. Core competencies include:

Total Customer Focus Superb Communicator TCP/IP Concepts

LAN/WAN Strategies Hardware/Software Support Firewall Configuration

Data Integrity/Recovery Cisco Routers & Switches Excellent People Skills

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Apex Systems, Fort Worth, TX July 2017 – Present

Sr. Network Engineer

Design Network Solutions for various customers working for the City of Fort Worth.

Configure various types of network equipment including routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, wireless, and VPN technologies.

Troubleshoot and maintain a large enterprise network.

Plan network changes

Resolve network problems

Work with Cisco, Nortel, Aruba, Meraki Firewall, Palo Alto, and F5 (LTM)

L3 TECHNOLOGIES, Afghanistan February 2017 – July 2017

Mission Coordinator

Work in a fast pace high intensity tactical operations center.

Coordinating several missions daily from the customer to the flight crew for specific missions to meet customer demands.

Work with Microsoft office suite to produce briefing and mission outline documentation for crews.

MAG AEROSPACE, Afghanistan July 2016 – February 2017

Operations Officer

Operates and maintains airborne sensor equipment including servers, switches, routers, and satellite equipment.

Install, configure, troubleshoot, and following a quarterly patch cycle of Servers with minimum downtime.

Maintain flight folders and documentation for 10 crewmembers.

Maintain flight schedules and maintenance schedules.

CONSOLIDATED RESOURCES IMAGING, Afghanistan October 2015 – July 2016

Lead IT

Operates and maintains local IT systems and airborne sensor equipment.

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Install, configure, and troubleshoot Cisco Routers, Switches, and Firewalls.

Install, configure, troubleshoot, and following a quarterly patch cycle of Servers with minimum

downtime.

Designs and implements integrated networking solutions that meet the goals of senior leadership by engineering innovative and appropriate systems.

Maintains networks at local site offices including oversight of all severs, switches, routers and various other network components.

Flawlessly manages $100M+ in data storage; ensures connectivity with WANs and the global information grid; performs basic Microsoft Windows troubleshooting.

Streamlines IT support operations and improves productivity through effective reporting, prioritization and customer communications.

Led a team of 5 IT personnel; earned a reputation for firm, yet compassionate mentorship.

Collaborates with various customers and government contractors while performing R&D functions for small business or university laboratories.

FUSIONSTORM, Fort Worth, TX Dec 2014 – Oct 2015

Network Engineer

Lead Engineer on various sites in America for installation, initial configuration, and troubleshooting of Cisco Routers, Switches, and Firewalls.

Collaborates with customers for planning, implementing, and maintaining Network design in various locations and data centers.

Ability to work under high pressure and stress situations meeting customer demands and limiting customer downtime.

HUTCHINSON NETWORKS, Fort Worth, TX June 2014 – Dec 2014

Network Engineer

Lead small team to Implement and Integrate Network design changes

Configure and troubleshoot Cisco Routers, Switches, and Wireless Controllers

Troubleshoot Cisco and Juniper firewalls

Troubleshoot WAN/LAN issues

Troubleshoot all layers of the OSI model

CONSOLIDATED RESOURCES IMAGING, Afghanistan 2008 – May 2014

Network/System Administrator / Sensor Operator

Operates and maintains local IT systems and airborne sensor equipment.

Install, configure, and troubleshoot Cisco Routers, Switches, and Firewalls.

Designs and implements integrated networking solutions that meet the goals of senior leadership by engineering innovative and appropriate systems.

Maintains networks at local site offices including oversight of all severs, switches, routers and various other network components.

Flawlessly manages $100M+ in data storage; ensures connectivity with WANs and the global information grid; performs basic Microsoft Windows troubleshooting.

Streamlines IT support operations and improves productivity through effective reporting, prioritization and customer communications.

Led a team of 25 personnel at an OCONUS site with 14 Sensor Operators, five IT personnel and five Imagery Analysts; earned a reputation for firm, yet compassionate mentorship.

Collaborates with various customers and government contractors while performing R&D functions for small business or university laboratories.

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Maintains hardware to include soldering, cable production and fabrication of selected components.

Troubleshoots, modifies and installs various types of Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems and equipment.

U.S. NAVY, Various Duty Stations 2002 – 2007

Aviation Electronics Technician

Maintained state-of- the-art avionics systems, including displays, communications, flight computers, radar, navigation suites and weapons systems; responsible for $300M+ in government inventory.

Bench tested radar components while maintaining radar systems, tactical displays, communications systems and electronic countermeasures equipment.

Troubleshot electronic discrepancies utilizing wiring diagram manuals, multi-meters, time domain reflectometers and various other diagnostic tools and equipment.

EDUCATION & TRAINING

WESTERN GOVERNORS UNIVERSITY, Online

Bachelors of Science – Network Operations and Security, Currently Enrolled

Certifications: CompTIA Security + CE, Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Linux Essentials, ITIL Foundations

Operating Systems: Microsoft Server 2003 and 2008, Microsoft Windows 7, Linux Redhat

Hardware: Cisco Switches (Nexus 7K, 5K, 2K, Catalyst 3750, 3850, 2950, and 2960), Cisco Routers (3900 and 2900 series), Silicon Mechanics Servers, Crystal Servers, Government Proprietary Hardware, Tactical Downlink Hardware, Fiber Optics

Selected Military Training: F/A-18 Avionics Systems (Initial) Organizational Maintenance; Aviation Electronics Technician, Organizational, Class A1; Avionics Common Core, Class A1; F/A-18 Wire Bundle and Connector Repair Organizational Maintenance; F/A-18 Target/Laser Forward Looking Infrared Systems Organizational Maintenance; Laser Safety Fundamentals; Basic Military Training

Military: Aviation Electronics Technician Third Class (E-4), U.S. Navy (Honorable Discharge, 2007)

SELECTED AWARDS

Navy Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal,

Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Battle E (x2)

REFERENCES

Excellent references furnished upon request.



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