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Engineer Network

Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
April 25, 2019

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Bobby Perry

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Home: 719-***-**** - Cell: 719-***-**** -


Dedicated Engineer with excellent technical, analytical and communications skills demonstrated by 26 years of experience.


Project management

Scheduling tools Ethernet

Network Design OSPF

Data Center Design BGP

Network Troubleshooting Application Load Balancing

Emergency Support Cisco

Windows Juniper



Data Center Design

Performance Improvement

Redesigned multiple Data Center to improve overall network performance.

Increased MTBF by a factor greater than 5 for Data Center issues

New designs provided for additonal growth and increased bandwidth to local servers.

Communication Services

Testing and Evaluation

Produced technical manual for procedures in the use of Electronic test equipment to test and evaluate circuits serving Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station (NORAD)

Contraction Remediation and Compliance

Coordinated with Engineers and Customer to return contract to schedule and budget by review and clarification of requirements,.

Professional Experience

Senior Network Engineer

February 2018 to April 2018

AddStaff - Colorado Springs, CO

Senior Network Engineer. Provided network design and support for Colorado Springs Utilities, in support of local business network and support of network for monitoring regional water and waste treatment plants and transmission facilities. I worked with Cisco switches to include Catalyst Switches 650X series, 550X series, 380X series and 290X series running both Catalyst operating system as well as IOS. I also worked configuring and installing Cisco Nexus 700X series switches running NX-OS. Cisco routers included routers from the 290X series thru the 450X series all running IOS. I also have experience with Juniper switches and routers.

Senior Network Engineer

May 2016 to July 2017

PGI - Colorado Springs, CO

Senior Network Engineer. Provided network support for PGI’s Production Network and Corporate Network. Provided support for replacement of failed network devices including switches, routers and firewalls. Platforms included Juniper switches and firewalls and some Nexus switches. Made firewall rule changes as required by business needs. Supported Office realignment by assigning and reconfiguring network ports for PGI offices in Colorado Springs, CO, Olathe, KS and Atlanta, GA.

Senior Member of the Technical Staff

February 1999 to June 2015

Verizon - Colorado Springs, CO

Network Design Engineer. Produces network designs for Verizon Management Network and Internal Data Network (legacy MCI). Redesigned 4 major data centers to provide increased availability and capacity. Designed and implemented Firewall protection for Secure Network at all data centers. Creates and maintains large access control lists implemented on all data center network firewalls, Design and implement application load balancing for over 400 applications. Responsible for requirement documentation for new data center network equipment selection and certification. Provide support and 4th level support for Verizon data centers which support thousands of servers and hundreds of applications, both Verizon and outside customers. Platforms included Catalyst Switches 650X series, 550X series, 380X series and 290X series running both Catalyst operating system as well as IOS. Also Cisco Nexus 700X series switches running NX-OS. Experience with Cisco routers include routers from the 290X series thru the 1200X series all running IOS. I also have experience with Juniper switches and routers. My experience includes extensive use of both OSPF and BGP on all of the router platforms. Experience with Cisco wireless is mainly troubleshooting connectivity issues between the wireless APs and the end devices or the controllers. I have a small amount of experience in installation of Cisco wireless APs and controllers.

Implementation Manager

June 1998 to January 1999

Comsys Information Technology Services - Colorado Spgs, CO

Engineering Implementation support the MCI Network Implementation Group. Conducted Change Management Records on the Next Generation IDN project. Provided documentation of design and installation of network elements. Prepared installation packages, configured routers, switches and terminal servers.

System Engineer

September 1997 to December 1997

Computer Horizons Corporation - Colorado Springs, CO

Engineering support for MCI under the Next Generation Service Node Project (NGSN), a new telecommunications system. Developed the Operations and Procedures Manual for NGSN. Developed support plan for NGSN.

Senior Systems Engineer

August 1997 to September 1997

Lockheed Martin Command and Control Systems - Colorado Springs, CO

Engineering support on Integratd System Support Contract for the US Air Force. Responsible for engineering, requirements analysis and verification, installation plans, fallback plans, and supportability studies.

Senior Member of Technical Staff

June 1991 to August 1997

GTE Communications Systems Division - Colorado Springs, CO

Manager of the Communications System Segment Replacement (CSSR) Emergency Depot Level Maintenance contract. Managed engineers and technicians to provide engineering, logistical support, troubleshooting, emergency support, and fault analysis to both Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station (CMAS) and Peterson Air Force Base (PAFB). Support was provided for Stratus computer systems, data communications equipment, local area network equipment, various personal computers, Macintosh computers and peripheral equipment. Initially, Site Operations Manager for CSSR Contractor Support contract. Managed engineers, programmers, and technicians to provide 24/7 on-site hardware and software support at CMAS.

Senior R&D Engineer

May 1990 to April 1991

Loral Command and Control Systems - Colorado Springs, CO

Responsible for engineering activities in support of the Maneuver Control System (MCS) contract utilizing Hewlett Packard equipment running HP-UX for the US Army. Provided systems engineering support for the Graphical Display System for the Singapore government. Responsible for engineering analysis, requirement analysis and verification and requirement negotiation with the Singapore government.

Senior Systems Analyst

August 1989 to April 1990

Honeywell Federal Systems - Colorado Springs, CO

Engineer responsible for the engineering and technical analysis of upgrades, both hardware and software, new equipment, and connectivity of the local area network known as SPACENET. Supervised programmers and technicians in performing support and upgrade tasks

Senior Systems Engineer

October 1982 to August 1989

Computer Sciences Corporation - Colorado Springs, CO

Lead Engineer on the design and development of the NEACP Interface Device (NID) to include development of requirements, P-plans, I-plans and Scheme packages for software and hardware.

Lead Engineer on the DSWP removal in CMAS technical contol facility including the rerouting and removal of over two hundred redundant data circuits. Staff Engineer on the Colorado Springs Area EMP hardening project including the design and installation of filtering equipment, installation of hardened telephone systems and installation and modification of hardened environmental control systems. Co-autored teh TW/AA Systems Test, Evaluation, and Fault Isolation Handbook (SIO Handbook 100)

Education and Training

Master of Science : Systems Management, 1986

University of Southern California - Los Angeles, CA, USA

Bachelor of Science : Electrical Engineering, 1988

Colorado Technical College - Colorado Springs, CO, USA

Bachelor of Science in Electronic Engineering Technology, 1982

Colorado Technical College - Colorado Springs, CO, USA

Introduction to Cisco Router Configuration Certificate

Advanced Cisco Router Configuration Certificate

Cisco Internetwork Design Certificate

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