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Des Moines, Iowa, United States
May 17, 2018

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Danny Mixon

**** ******** *****




Phone 515-***-****

Mobile: 515-***-****


Seeking full-time position as IP Engineer, Telecommunication Systems, or Business Analyst


Bachelor Degree of Science (Business Information Systems) – Bellevue University (2003)

Fluent in Spanish (1966)

Training and Certifications

Certified CompTia Security + (2009)

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) (2015)

Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MCSE +Internet) (2001)

Military (US NAVY) Training History Available Upon Request (1979 – 2001)

Technical Skills

Network, Computer Systems:

Network and Systems Security, Risk Management, Vulnerability Assessments, Authentication and Access Control, System Monitoring, System Integration Planning, and, Physical Security.

Proficient with all Microsoft products, software, and applications up to server 2008 R2. Successfully managed LAN systems hardware and software for Server 2003, 2008R2, and Windows XP workstations across ten US Navy ships.

Strong working knowledge of Linux software and applications. Assisted with maintenance of several Red Hat Linux workstations across multiple US Navy afloat units.

Highly skilled in configuration and troubleshooting various Cisco Switches and Routers. Directly responsible for maintenance of all layer three LAN and WAN switches and routers.

Strong working knowledge of VMware vSphere ESXi Virtual Servers and CITRIX technology. Managed VMware (virtualization) software configuration for multiple US NAVY a-float platforms.

Years of experience in the design, Setup, and configuration of wired and WIFI LAN systems.


Expert knowledge of RF systems hardware and software operation, testing, analysis, design, and troubleshooting. Designed and installed a multi-tap monitoring station for X and KA band EHF satellite systems. The effort resulted in an EMI/RFI monitoring capability for site personnel.

Expert knowledge of mobile and fixed commercial Satellite Communications. Years of experience working with UHF, SHF (X band), and EHF (Ka band) mobile satellite systems.

Expert knowledge of co-channel and adjacent channel Radio Frequency Interference (RFI) analysis and resolution. Designed and installed multi-tap Intermediate Frequency (IF) monitoring capabilities which were instrumental in eliminating RFI.

Expert knowledge of Electrometric Interference (EMI) analysis and resolution (rusty bolt effect/non ferrous hardware). Designed and installed multi-tap Intermediate Frequency (IF) monitoring capabilities which were instrumental in eliminating EMI.

International Radio Frequency manager since 1993. Provided direct support to all US Navy and Marine Corps commands for RF requirements on the island of Honshu and Okinawa respectively.


Advanced analysis of passive and active RF components. Return loss measurements, forward and reverse power (VSWR) analysis. Transmission line, diplexer, and filter analysis and evaluation.

Expert knowledge of Spectrum Analyzer’s and Bit Error Rate test equipment.

Expert knowledge of Vector and Scalar network analyzers.

Expert knowledge of RF cascade design, analysis, and evaluation.

Leadership and Quality Assurance:

Leader of 28 junior technicians while active duty in the US NAVY. Leadership function included performance evaluations and counseling. Leader of 8 junior technicians while employed as a Navy contractor with emphasis on configuration management and trouble shooting procedures.

Professional experience:

ICS Advanced Technology 01/16 – 05/18, programmed and installed Mikrotik router and switching systems to include CISCO routers, switches, Ubiquity radio systems, IgniteNet radio systems and Ruckus WIFI systems. Played an instrumental role in designing and planning system installations, upgrades, and IPV4 to IPV6 migration for an MDU ISP.

Robert Half 09/15 – 01/16, ICS Advanced Technology installation technician. Responsible for fiber optic repair and telecommunication equipment installation for ICS MDU ISP.

Fiber Utilities Group 04/15 – 08/15, Mobile fiber optic cable repair and communications system maintenance/repair for ICN assets at JFHQ in Johnston Iowa.

Vectrus, Inc. 10/08 – 11/14, Fleet Systems Engineer, Senior International Engineer - FSET afloat program. Managed the communications suite on two Ticonderoga class guided missile cruisers, seven Arliegh Burke class destroyers, and one Nimitz class aircraft carrier.

Computer Science Corporation 08/05 – 07/08, Site Technical Lead/Senior Network Engineer. Responsible for the daily operation of an enterprise Local Area Network (LAN). Provided technical oversight for an enterprise wide LAN upgrade.

DG-21 04/03 – 04/05, Senior Network Engineer. Responsible for the daily operation of an island wide (Diego Garcia) Local Area Network (LAN) and Provided Internet Service Provider (ISP) technical support for Gauntlet Firewalls and DMZ services.

Voltmaster Company Inc 02/02 – 03/03, Computer Network Administrator. Responsible for a small to medium Local Area network (LAN).

United States Navy 09/98 – 10/01, Senior Network Administrator. Duties included management of the ships Local Area Network (LAN) and RF telecommunications systems.

United States Navy 06/93 – 09/98, Communication Systems Technical Control Manager. Managed all leased line and tactical satellite connectivity.

United States Navy 01/90 – 06/93, Radio Spectrum Frequency Manager. Managed the RF frequency spectrum For the US Navy and Marine Corps in Honshu and Okinawa Japan.

United States Navy 10/79 – 01/90, Radio Operator, Radio Telegraph Operator, Tech Control Operator. Responsible for the VLF/MF Telegraph (Submarine) communications.

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