Joshua Mabonga Wanyonyi
Career Profile I am an adaptable Engineer with expertise in Routing and Switching, Network design and Wireless networks. I have over 8 years of experience in infrastructure network management, upgrading network components, Safe Network communication infrastructure implementation and structured cabling among other areas. I have acquired experience in ensuring efficiency in the duties I undertake. I also possess over 6 years of experience as a Lead Network Engineer having successfully ensured the completion of a number of projects. I am currently seeking an opportunity in a position where I can exercise my skills and expertise in improving and implementation of network infrastructures and systems.
Technology Provides innovative and cost-effective solutions to Internetworking and telecommunications
Planning challenges for a diverse portfolio of clients.
Help clients to plan their company's current and future investment in IT. Examine trends, take an in-
depth look at client’s needs for Enterprises, LAN/WAN; propose a solution that gives best return on
Project Planning, Implementation
Plan Analysis & strategic data-communications requirements, Network Management and support.
Recommend technologies for deployment in network to minimize capital/operational cost for IP services.
Design of complex local and wide-area networks. Help manage and implement projects of all sizes.
Operate & maintain the supported Internetworks infrastructure.
D-link and CISCO, Layer 2 and Layer3 switching. Virtual switching with VMWARE (VSS)
IGPs: EIGRP, OSPF, RIP Configuration and Troubleshooting
BGP (IBGP, EBGP and MPBGP)
Ipv6 networking, Routing and Redistribution. Dual stacking.
IP services; SSH, DHCP, IP SLA, NAT and First Hop Redundancy Protocols (HSRP, GLBP and VRRP).
IP multicast Routing. F5 load balancers.
Firewalling and Infrastructure security:
ACLS; Device Access Security, Layer 2 security; IPV6 First Hop Security. Cisco PIX, ASA, and Zone based firewaling.
Remote Access and VPNs Windows SSL VPN, IPSec VPN, PPTP, L2TP, MPLS VPNs and DMVPNs.
Wireless with roaming, location services (Cisco WCS), domains and distributed LAN Controller (Cisco WiSM, 5500 LAN Controller) with Cisco AP (1260, 1140, 1550, 3500).
Management distributed switching (Cisco Nexus).
Network Access Control (NAC),
Server Administration, User and Help Desk support, office365, Skype for business set up and administration.
Cloud Computing (basic Openstack)
Routers: Cisco ISR 870, 290*-****-****, ASR 1000-9000
Switches: Cisco Nexus: N5000 and N7000, N9000, Cisco Catalyst switches: 29xx, 3550, 3650, 3750, 3850, 4500 and 6509.
Management: Project Management, Team / Group Coordination, Organization / Project Structuring.
B. Sc Electronics and Computer Engineering, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and technology, Kenya - 2004 - 2009
CCIE R&S (written), CCNA.
April 2011-Jun 2018.
Kenya Airways Nairobi.
Overseeing the implementation of initiatives that will raise availability of network infrastructure.
Handling VSAT and Other infrastructure network management.
Handling upgrade of network equipments.
Improving availability and reliability of Wireless Network.
Implementing Safe Network communication infrastructure and structured cabling.
Overseeing documentation of Network infrastructure.
Configuring, designing and installing a wide range of networking devices and wireless access points.
Overseeing stores Inventory for efficient handling of networks and communications equipment.
Ensuring daily support of users within Kenya Airways local office and outstations access Network resources.
Conducting Network Monitoring with PRTG, Nagios, iPerf and Solar winds.
Supporting/troubleshooting Network services in areas like IP, IP VPN, IP tunnel, IPSec, Automatic failovers, MPLS and BGP.
Process mapping of Network and Communications as well as quality operations.
Supporting and facilitating development and implementation of new solutions by my team.
Planning and administering the budget for Network operations section.
Managing, planning and co-coordinating existing and new projects.
Graduate Intern- IT Infrastructure.
SAFARICOM LTD, Nairobi.
April 2010- Mar 2011
Conducted installations, Operations and Maintenance of LAN/WAN, Firewall, VoIP and Voice Gateways, VPN, Cisco Wireless Access Points, administration of routers and switches (Supervisory and Operations)
Expertise hands on troubleshooting of Computer hardware related problems such like Printer and Drivers.
Handled configuring, Managing and Maintaining Networking Equipments.
Oversaw Backup Management, Reporting and Recovery.
Monitored data centre and ensured business continuity in case of a disaster.
Ensured maintenance of MS Exchange Environment.
Oversaw provision of Internet Access and Management of Web marshal.
Handled installing, configuring and administrating software applications.
Prepared monthly work status report and updating technology specific documents.
Oversaw setting up and Troubleshooting of Cisco Telepresence infrastructure Equipment.
Configuration of Kenya Airways Offices in Outstations for high availability using GLBP and HSRP at the distribution layer.
Building Crown Plaza hotel Nairobi network: Design, Implementation and Maintenance of data, wireless and IPTV Networks.
Designing, Implementation and maintenance of the G4S Kenya Network.
Designing, Implementation and maintenance of Care Somalia Kenya Network.
Data Center Network Redesign; involved in designing Data center Network using Cisco Nexus 7000 switches, Cisco ASR1001-X routers and Cisco 3750 switches. OTV and vPC configuration.
Configuration of BGP multi-homing to multiple ISPs for redundancy in order to ensure high availability of service provider links and efficient use of provisioned bandwidth.
Design and Implementation Unified Wireless LAN,, this involved Wireless Site Surveys using AirMagnetPro and configuration of Cisco Mesh Network on the JKIA airside using Cisco 5508 Wireless LAN Controllers, Cisco Aironet 1552E outdoor access points, Cisco 3800 series Indoor access points and Cisco Secure Access Control Server (ACS).
LAN Extension for two buildings involving configuration of a distribution switch and 7 Access switches for the two buildings.
Kenya Airways Enterprise Network; design and configuration for High Availability Using VSS at the Core Network (6500 series switches) and Cisco stack wise Technology at the distribution layer (Cisco 3850 series switches).
Canadian Permanent Resident
Available upon Request