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Engineering Network Engineer

Huntsville, Alabama, United States
November 01, 2018

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Results-driven and detail-oriented engineering professional with 13 years of experience leading major projects accomplished in design and development of sophisticated/high performance products and the advancement of multimillion- dollar technical projects. Proven track record of successfully driving engineering projects to meet business objectives on time and on budget. Instrumental in improving efficiency and decreasing costs. Train and supervise employees with a hands-on approach to manufacturing and troubleshooting. Committed to the highest standards of quality control with a focus on innovative modeling and consistent experimental analysis. Seeking new challenges within an industry-leading professional organization. High technical proficiency in programming and design. CORE COMPETENCIES

Design, Test & Development

Training & Development

Strategic Operations Planning

Finite Element Analysis

Design for Assembly

Solid Mechanics

Process Development & Improvement

Design Project Management

Lean Methodologies

Prototyping & Testing

Drawing Standards Compliance

Production Engineering

2D/3D CAD & Design Tools

Research & Development

Industrial Design

Agile Engineering Practices

Requirements Engineering

Engineering Procurement


ADTRAN 901 Explorer Blvd, Huntsville, AL 35806

ProServices Network Engineer II, January 2017 – April 2018

Serve as a Network Engineer on a 5yr/$900M contract to upgrade CenturyLink’s broadband network.

Serve on a (SME) Subject Matter Expert Team to support programs with technical initiatives such as creating standardized (MOPs) Method of Procedures and technical rule-sets for the program to follow.

Collaborate closely with multiple functional teams to ensure PMO, Sales Operations and Logistics are provided the necessary engineering detail within a timely manner to ensure site completion.

Assisted in the program development of (FOA’s) first office applications for trial sites – testing and reporting results.

Trained and mentored 20-25 network engineers, interns, and contractors.

Create detailed engineering packages (drawings, BOMs, install instructions, turn-up MOPs, etc.) involving ADTRAN and 3rd-party equipment located in central office, cabinet, or hut environments.

Interpreted customer-provided plans and diagrams along with site survey information to determine equipment required (BOM), equipment placing and wiring, cable types and connections, power needs, and cooling needs

Determine scope of work, associated costs and change-order modifications for out of scope work or upscopes.

Provided detailed installation documents – installation instructions, equipment drawings, BOMs and connectivity tables.

Worked in CenturyLink’s systems to order circuits, identified network equipment impacted by a specific project, reserve rack and card space, assign network names, etc.

Managed workflow and project duration to ensure customer service level agreements (SLAs) are met.

Created work processes & workflows. Raised design issues as needed and worked with customer to resolve.

Maintained project status in ADTRAN and CenturyLink systems updating their equipment, cost, and installation.

Supported project management and installers as needed to complete jobs.

Communicated status on corporate conference calls and in reports.

Performed ISP and OSP engineering functions; Technical applications experience; Working knowledge of IP and Ethernet networks; Layer 1-3 networking technologies.

Planned and directed design analysis for review team on complex engineering assignments.

Served as the key technical contact for CenturyLink’s work packages through final acceptance by the customer.

Supported audio video engineers when configuring/installing video systems for high end customer conferences. Project Assignment: Financial War Room, July 2017 – February 2018 o Assisted in leading a team of 16 direct reports in performing financial audits of over 5,500 sites completed in 2017. o Salvaged over $8M – Ensuring all engineering, finances and purchase systems harmonized to as-builts. 102 Crown Oak Ln, Huntsville, AL 35806 “HubZone” 256-***-****

AT&T 1500 Perimeter Pkwy NW, Huntsville, AL 35806 Sr. Design Engineering Manager, January 2008 – September 2016

Successfully managed, directed, and supervised 12 to 15 personnel for a given project, contract or job with overall responsibility for cost, schedule, technical and employee performance.

Performed a variety of engineering assignments in planning and overseeing research, development, design, manufacture, test, installation, operation, and maintenance of diverse electronic/ mechanical equipment.

Planned and directed design analysis for review team on complex engineering assignments.

Generated complete design specifications for complex projects.

Mentored and trained engineers on technical issues related to research, design, development, testing and analysis.

Collaborate closely with multiple functional teams to ensure PMO, Sales Operations and Logistics are provided the necessary engineering detail within a timely manner to ensure site completion.

Established and maintained a filing system or databases as needed for tracking project status.

Developed, maintained and produced technical documentation and system/subsystem specifications.

Directed interface and liaison with internal and external customers at all levels from quotation to final design and test activities, design reviews and technical working group meetings to comply with requirements and specifications.

Prepared, delivered and submitted technical papers and performed engineering studies.

Determine scope of work, associated costs and change-order modifications for out of scope work or upscopes.

Developed and improved manufacturing methods, utilizing knowledge of product design, materials, and parts, fabrication processes, tooling and production equipment capabilities, assembly methods, and quality control standards.

Analyzed workforce utilization and space requirements to design layout for workspace maximum efficiency.

Consulted with planning and design staff concerning product design and tooling to ensure efficient production methods.

Conferred with vendors to determine product specifications and arrange for purchase of equipment, materials, or parts, and evaluates products according to specifications and quality standards.

Estimated production times, staffing requirements, and related costs to provide information for management decisions.

Led weekly meetings with leadership to discuss production schedules and possible efficiency resolutions.

Applied statistical methods to estimate future manufacturing requirements and potential.

Designed, engineered, planned cost managed, determined budget on technical projects for the (DOT) Department of Transportation costing 1.2 million dollars.

Bellsouth Corporation Huntsville, AL 35806

Design Engineering Manager, January 2005 – December 2007

Administered contracts in accordance with company and customer policies and procedures.

Provided interpretation and analysis on contract documents and reviews and evaluated customer requests.

Resolved wide range of issue due to engineering, contractors and customers’ requests.

Designed outside plant facilities, conduit systems, buried, and aerial facilities for both fiber optics and copper.

Provided administrative and field support to the outside plant work forces.

Managed the largest geographical turf in North Alabama.

Conducted site visits, experimental investigations, analyzed engineering problems and proposed solutions.

Verified and complied with engineering documentation standards and test procedures. EDUCATION

Alabama Agricultural & Mechanical University Normal, AL Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (ABET accredited) TECHNICAL PROFICIENCIES


Microsoft Office

Microsoft Visio


Agile SW









Visual Basic

PM Tool









DSLAM Inventory









TDM Voice



Frame Relay

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