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Manager Network Engineer

Seattle, WA
December 23, 2018

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Tulio Benitez



** ***** ** ********** ******** enterprise Data Center

** ***** ******* ********** ** Data Center Networks

Expert level Routing, Switching, Security, Virtualization, Load Balancing, EIGRP, OSPF, BGP, MPLS, IPSec, NAT, VLAN, Spanning Tree (MSTP, PVST+), IPv6.

Certifications: CCNA, CCNA Voice, CCNP in progress

Customer service: committed, quality and results driven


Routing EIGRP, OSPF, BGP, NAT, Access Control List, HSRP, VRRP, GLBP, GRE

Virtualization Planning and implementing virtualization environment VMWare ESXi, VCenter, routing and switching Virtualization IRF,

WAN Frame Relay, MPLS, VRF, Layer 3 Switch (SVI)

Multicast PIM, IGMP

Switching MSTP, PVST+, VLAN, DTP, Port Security, Ether Channel (LACP, PAGP), IRF

Load balancing F5 managing static and dynamic load balancing

Hardware Cisco Catalyst 4k, 6k, 7k, 3k, HP, H3C, 3COM, ProCurve

Voice Call Manager 9 &6 and Call Manager Express

Security CheckPoint R65-77, Palo Alto Firewall, IPSec VPN, IPS, SSL VPN, RSA.

Cisco ASA 5505, Switch Port Security, TACACS

Remote access VPN, SSL VPN, Terminal Server

Utilities Wireshark, Fluke, HP OpenView, HPSM, HPNA, NMi

Applications DNS, DHCP, SSL VPN, SNMP, TACACS, 802.1Q


Amazon LOCATION Dates

Network Engineer Foster City CA October 2016 – Present

Maintained bandwidth availability for AWS customers

Deployed new sites from the ground up with 12 Terabytes of traffic

Build aggregate and core layer routing with OSPF and BGP

Trained and collaborated to broaden the skill level in tools and technology

Gilead LOCATION Dates

Network Engineer Foster City CA October 2015 – October 2016

Deployed Cisco 4400 series with BGP OSPF HSRP

Troubleshoot routing-BGP OSPF EIGRP ACL

Implemented F5 load balancing rules (pools, VIPs, and profiles.)

Maintained a network of 4500 Cisco phones and conference devices

Security-Apply Netflow on 46 WAN sites

Security-Deployed Lancope (Flow sensors, flow collectors) and FireEye (PX2400 and HX4400)

VOIP-Call Manager 9 & 6-Configured route partitions, Call Search Spaces device pools

Maintained a network of three data centers and 46 sites

Key Achievement:

1Implementation of Netflow provided the company with traffic visibility and allows network sizing and apply security policies.

2. Maintained service availability up time and business continuity objectives


Network Engineer Sunnyvale Ca January 2013 – October 2015

Load balancing F5-VIP, Proxy, nodes, pools, iRules through scripts

Manage multiple Checkpoint, Fortinet, and Palo Alto, VPNs, policies through firewall manager SmartDashboard, Smart Monitor, and Logger.

Manage TippingPoint IPS

Build switches and routers

Deploy antivirus McAfee in a 2500 node environment with agents and EPO.

Configure OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, HSRP, VRRP, GLBP, Access List, PIM, IPv6

Troubleshoot Layer 2 and Layer 3 issues

Configure Switches for Voice over IP, IGMP

Implement IRF switch virtualization

Configure NMi, SNMP, DNS, HPNA

Responsible for Coordinating Network Projects in four data centers

Coordinate Projects with Senior Engineers, schedule changes in HPSM

Meticulous edge port configuration

Build Proof of Concept with Azure Cloud, Microsoft Technologies.

Mentor two workers in Data Center network technologies

Key Achievement: Improved efficiency, creating templates, and automate processes, deploy

network devices in sets of 20-30 at a time.

Environment: Cisco 2K, 6K, 7K routers, 3500 switches, Wireless Controller Cisco 2100, HP MSM720, OSPF, EIGRP, BGP


Instructor Houston TX January 2012 – December 2012

Plan virtualization environment, Implemented VMWare, VSphere, create virtual servers, Call Manager.

Responsible for conducting CCNA training class and prepare labs for CCNP students.

Prepared labs for CCNP students with EIGRP, OSPF, BGP, MSTP, VLAN, DTP, HSRP.

Configured Call Manager imported users, bulk registration of IP Phones

Build and troubleshoot concept networks

Key Achievement: Successfully trained one CCNA class per month Implemented VMWare with Call Manager, and CCNP Labs for students.

Environment: Cisco 3500 series switches, 2900 series routers, EIGRP, OSPF, BGP, MSTP, VLAN, DTP, HSRP, VRRP


Network Administrator Houston TX July 2010 – December 2011

QC hardware: functionality, configuration, and stress testing

Work with network technologies HP Eco POD, F5, Digit, HP ProCurves, H3C, Cisco Nexus 5k and 7k, Brocade San switches 5100

Works with Enclosures C7000, DLs and Blades.

Mass deployment of 1200 servers at a time with VMware, Windows, and RedHat and CentOS

Key Achievement: Meet delivery deadline and achieved QC objectives.

Compaq/HP LOCATION Dates

Network Associate II Houston TX July 2004 – July 2008

Shift lead for network responsibilities and maintain 99.999 network service and application availability.

Replaced and build Cisco and Extreme switches.

Troubleshoot Network Level I and II issues

Determine network root cause and the Network technology routing, switching, OSPF, VLAN, Spanning Tree

Maintain monthly objectives SLA metrics

Implemented NMi network monitoring

Resolve Linux, HPUX, Windows issues

Train 30 new NOC associates

Key Achievement: Successfully kept NOC SLA objectives and service availability

Environment: Linux, Windows 2000/2003/XP, OSPF, VLAN, BGP, Spanning Tree

Compaq/HP LOCATION Dates

Technical Associate III Houston TX July 2000 – July 2004

Responsible for maintaining 99.999 network service and application availability.

Data Protector Backup, Netbackup, Legato backup.

Backup Oracle, SQL in SAN into tape libraries

Customize Enterprise and MSA2000 SAN

Restore urgent data for after server crash

Participate in conference calls

Maintained data compliance requirements

Key Achievement: Minimize downtime due to data loss

Environment: Linux, HPUX, Windows 2000, Data Protector, Netbackup, Legato


B.A. Computer and Information Systems University of Maryland - 2004

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