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Engineer Network

Twinsburg, Ohio, United States
January 29, 2019

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Bart A. Smith

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

Twinsburg, OH *4087

Mobile: 330-***-****

Network Administrator \ Engineer

Career Summary

Experienced Network Administrator with demonstrated experience and success with knowledge in meeting business objectives in a cost-conscious environment. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, self-motivated, and an innovative thinker who uses knowledge and experience to assist the business side of executing business goals in an effective manner. Experience includes:

Network Engineer with 24 years of’ experience.

Strong project management Skills.

Strong ability to build business relationships with clients, vendors, and co-workers.

Able to quickly and thoroughly pinpoint problems and get them resolved in a timely and cost-efficient manner.

Certifications MCP, MCSE, MCSE+I, CCNA

Technical Skills

Server Platforms:

Windows NT, 2000, 2003, 2008, 2012. 2012r2, and 2016

Operating Systems:

Windows 2000, XP, 7, 8, 10

Email Systems:

Exchange 5.0, 5.5, 2000, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013

Cisco Products:

Routers: 2900, 3900

Switches: 2900, 3700, 3650, and 3850


MS Forefront Manager



Professional Experience

Vocational Guidance Services - Cleveland, OH 2010 – January 2019

Network Administrator \ Engineer

Managed the installation and configuration of the 25 servers and 400 workstations network.

Utilized Visio to design wiring layouts and switch and router placement.

Built, configured, installed, and managed the designed network infrastructure including Cisco routers, switches, WAP, and Forefront and Barracuda firewalls.

Managed circuit installation and configuration between the main campus and 5 satellite locations.

Managed all Windows Servers from versions 2003 – 2012r2.

Managed Exchange Servers 2007, 2010, and 2013 and upgrades.

Administered functionality and backup of all Microsoft SQL Servers.

Acted as Project Manager including researching, requesting quotes, vendor management, budget management, timeline, overseeing of project status, and administering Allworx \ Paetec VoIP installation.

Upgraded and administered Microsoft Terminal Servers.

Managed and implemented current and new Hyper-V virtual servers.

Managed and installed campus wide wireless network.

Installed, configured, and managed HP SANs and tape back-ups.

Pushed out images and software updates using WSUS.

Administered Active Directory environment including Group Policy and DNS/DHCP.

Installed and managed Forefront and Barracuda firewalls.

Patio Enclosures - Macedonia, OH 2008 – 2009

Network Administrator

Managed the infrastructure team of 6-7 team members.

Managed the company’s Microsoft Exchange email system

Maintained and kept company’s 50 server Microsoft Server 2003 network, with 20 in house servers and 30 servers spread through the United States

The company consisted of a 350 user account sized network

Biz-Edge - Rocky River, OH 2006 – 2008

Network Engineer

Lead Engineer for Cleveland Botanical Gardens, Kennedy Group, Chagrin Valley Country Club, Arslanian Brothers, Cuyahoga Yacht Club, and 4Walls Inc.

Mastered many new network-based firewalls, spam filters, switches

SSP Fittings Corp. - Twinsburg, OH 1998 – 2006

Network Administrator

Designed, implemented, and managed the company’s WAN and VPN

Maintained the company’s Internet Web site.

Configured a VPN and RDP connections between the national and international distributors and the Twinsburg headquarters.

Wrote and designed electronic based catalog for distributors.

Managed all voice and telecommunication systems and vendors.

Managed and installed company’s wireless network

Gemini Products Inc. - Twinsburg, OH 1993 – 1998

Network Administrator

Responsible for the operation, maintenance, and repair of all NT servers.

Designed and administered a 110 node Windows NT LAN.

Implemented and maintained the frame relay connectivity between Twinsburg, OH, Columbus, OH, and Louisville, KY.

Implemented a server-based fax system.

Implemented a web-based intranet.


Kent State University Kent, OH.

University of South Florida Tampa FL

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