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Ledgewood, NJ, 07852
June 25, 2019

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Richard F. Cadogan III

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Aequor Tecnologies, Inc (Sanofi Pharmaceuticals) Swiftwater, PA

Network Engineer 10/2018 – 2/2019

Data Center and Network Operations

Responsible for supporting LAN/ Wireless/Phone for a 30 building site network infrastructure

A part of a team of three supporting network infrastructure configuration and install for two new buildings consist of Cisco IOS: 6807, 6509, 4507, 2960xr, 3850, Nexus 9k and 2k, Aruba 7220 controller,

AP’s 325, 225



Networking Management Tools:

Eye Of The Storm, Service Now, Aruba Controller, Infoblox, BMC Network Management, Splunk.

Pomeroy, Remote 1/2018 – 7/2018

Regional Service Technician

Responsible for customer network refresh router and switch upgrades

Designing cabling infrastructure

Project Manage and implementing network refresh

Consultant Jury Verdict, Springfield, NJ 11/2015 – 12/2017

Network Engineer

Responsible for network refresh router and switch upgrades BGP.

Responsible for vendor management.

Responsible for MS Office 365 suite installation and support.

Responsible for all IT support functions Phones, Desk top support, local and remote backup systems.

Responsible circuit SLA’s, Circuit upgrades.

Cisco Systems/ Whiptail, Whippany, NJ 02/2012 – 8/2015

Network Engineer

Responsible for Network infrastructure Whiptail to Cisco Systems infrastructure

Responsible for Network infrastructure Whiptail to Cisco Systems inauguration

Project manage and implemented WAN/LAN/ Wireless/Phone/Call Manager/Telepresence infrastructure

Responsible for Lab Network infrastructure and purchasing of all Cisco hardware power and HVAC

Project Manage and implemented new lab designs meeting systems engineers requirements

Designing Cisco Flex Pod with Nexus 7k,6k,5k,3k and 2k configuring BGP, EIGRP, vPC, FCOE,

FabricPath, iSCSI And FC, VPN admin.

Design and Project manage lab infrastructure for Pune India that supported 50 systems engineers


Responsible for all IT support functions Phones, Desk top support, local and remote backup systems

Project managed and implemented Cisco DCNM (Date Center Network Management) system

Cisco ACI environment and management, virtualization

Implemented SolarWinds monitoring SAM tool

Responsible for Facilities Management, Power/UPS/Intelligent PDU’s to support two Labs

Responsible for coordinating Data Center HVAC installation to support two Labs

NYSE Euronext New York, NY NCO Staffing INC. 02/2010 – 6/2011

Project Manager Hosting Services Consultant

Colocation migration project consolidating three data centers into one for 80 NYSE clients

Responsible for reviewing client contracts that consist of trading applications, Data circuits,

Cabinet space, Network equipment, Servers, Structured cabling fiber and copper and power


Responsible for client network infrastructure deployment

Responsible for client trading application testing and deployment

Responsible for client firewall access

Coordinate circuit testing and deployment

Manage Implementation deployment team

Bios LLC Morris Plains NJ 07/09 to 12/09

Network Application Analysis Consultant for Pfizer Pharmaceuticals

Application modeling Engineer using Opnet ACE analysis product line

Diagnosing application performance issues

Diagnose new application deployments and global application rollouts

BGC Partners New York, NY 02/08 to 5/09

Network Operation Manager

BGC Partners

Cantor Fitzgerald /BGC Partners Network Operation Manager for the US

Managing 4 Network Operation engineers.

Ensuring integrity and reliability for BGC partner’s global network infrastructure, is one of the world’s leading inter-dealer brokers, providing integrated voice and electronic services to wholesale market participants across global fixed income, foreign exchange, equity derivatives.

Responsible for updating code, configurations for routers, switches, firewalls and load balancers in a Cisco and Juniper environment.

Implemented SolarWinds Network Performance monitoring tool

Responsible for US deployment of firewall routers for BGC partner’s market data, broker dealer applications.

Produced network operations training procedures, to improve effectiveness and responsiveness to problem resolution.

Tullett Prebon, New York, NY 09/07 – 02/08

Network Operation Manager

Network Operations responsible for moves adds and changes.

Date Center Deployment, responsible for Date Center design.

Responsible for Date Center, Network and server farm consolidation.

Implemented SolarWinds Network Performance monitoring tool

Produced network operations training procedures, to improve effectiveness and responsiveness to problem resolution.

Pangaia Partners, Paramus, NJ 07/05 – 8/07

Network Engineer Consultant

Network refresh project working on a team to replace four Hospitals core distribution and edge switches.

Responsible for configurations and network implementation, the distribution switches was fully redundant consisting of gigabit ISL connection between them, redundant switch fabric modules, redundant power supplies, each distribution switch had redundant gigabit path to the core switches. The edge switches was configured with several VLANS and split multi-link trunking.

Support Nortel Wireless Mesh Network implementation team.

Responsible for configurations of Security Switch WSS2300 Installing Certificates that supports a 400 node wireless network.

BEAR STEARNS, Whippany, NJ 2/1989 – 5/2004

Vice President – Network Analysis 2001 – 2004

Global LAN/WAN analysis & Level-2 network management operations in a 10,000-node multi-vendor Cisco, Nortel and Enterasys network environment. Supervised a network team of 5 supporting 35 international branch trading offices and back-office functions.

Project Manager/Network Engineer building a 4 building Data Center on a 64 acre campus.

Fixed Income Business Unit Engineer/London Branch Engineer 1998 – 2001

Design, procurement, maintenance, and security of Fixed Income 300+ server farm, Layer-3 fully redundant network infrastructure in a mission-critical OSPF, RIP2, HSRP, VRRP and FDDI-based trading environment. Also served as network engineer supporting LAN/WAN connectivity for US branch sites, European branch sites and London infrastructure consisting of 26-network trading infrastructure and back office.

Key Accomplishments:

Cisco Flex Pod design that supports solid state storage Data centers

Network Operations Manager supporting high frequency trading environment

Colocation migration project consolidating three data centers into one for 80 NYSE clients

Redesigned the tri-state infrastructure to a fully redundant layer-3 catalyst 6509, Nortel BCN and Enterasys SSR 8600 switch architecture to improve network speed and flexibility.

Built and maintained a redundant DMZ infrastructure, creating access-lists for 10 remote fixed income trading clients.

Directed application testing and prepared network failover test procedures to ensure smooth transition during service outages.

Re-engineered and maintained the 500-user London branch backbone infrastructure to a fully redundant layer-2 switched network. Responsible for London market data services infrastructure.

Negotiated and managed critical vendor hardware & software service contracts

Produced network operations training procedures. To improve effectiveness and responsiveness to problem resolution.

Managed the technology move and build-out associated with the relocation of the Fixed Income corporate headquarters supporting 300+ traders.

Monitored network bandwidth and drove monthly management reporting for Fixed Income US London, and 4 European sites.

Fixed Income BRM

Led the design and deployment of the global data center, supporting the enterprise network infrastructure 600-server farm.

Purchased all network infrastructure, and negotiated/managed critical vendor hardware/software service contracts.

Conducted application testing, and network failover test procedures.

Strategic Technology / Operations Planning

Global Network Architecture

Network Performance & Bandwidth Optimization

Network Monitoring & Analysis

Project Management managed multiple projects and people within strict time and budget constraints.

Network Security

Change management

Motivational leader, who inspires confidence, leads by example, cultivates a positive work environment, and promotes a spirit of teamwork & idea-sharing to maximize both individual and team contributions.



Routers & Switches: Cisco Nexus 7k,6k,5k,3k,2k, Cisco c6880x, Cisco Catalyst 6509, Cisco 2811,2621; 2960, 3524, 3590, 4510R+E, UCS 5108, Cisco Content Services Switch (CSS) 11500, PIX, Juniper MX 960, Nortel Networks: Passport 15000 Frame Switch, OPTera METRO, Passport 8600, WLAN2300, 1200, BCN, BLN, ASN, ARN, AN, Passport C100, Bay Stack 5520, 350/450, 5K, 28115ADV, Enterasys SSR 8600, DSS Sniffer Pro, Network General Sniffer, Protocol Analyzer, Ascend Pipeline 4000/150, Adtran CSU/DSU,VC-1000 MUX

Networking Management Tools:

Cisco IOS 9.x – 12.x, Cisco Works, Cisco DCNM, Nortel (SiteManager, DeviceManager, SpeedView, Router Code 5.x-14.x, Nortel Passport code 1.x-2.x, OPTera Metro, Optivity, SONET, PCAP/TAP), Network General Sniffer, Infinistream, NAI IntruShield, Netscout, Formulator F-Secure, Concorde NetHealth, ProComm, HP-OpenView, Solarwinds NPM/SAM, Exceed, Remedy, NetCool, MS Office Suite, Project Manager, MS Outlook, Visio


TCP/IP, IPX, Apple talk, SYNC, T-1, HSSI, Ethernet, Token Ring, FDDI, RIP, RIP2, EIGRP, OSPF, BGP, VRRP, HSRP, FDDI, FTP, TFTP, DNS, eVPN, FabricPath, OTV, VRF, vPC, FOE, FabricPath, iSCSI and FC

WAN Services:

ATM DXI, T1, T3, DS3, ISDN, OC3, OC12, OC192 SONET, Frame Relay


CISCO BCMSN : Whippany, NJ, 3/2001, Building CISCO Building Multilayer Switched Networks

CISCO CIT : Whippany, NJ, 3/2001, CISCO Internet Troubleshooting

CISCO OSPF : Whippany, NJ, 3/2001

Juniper CJNR-M/OTJNR 6/08

Enterasys SSR 8600 Advance Configuration: New York, NYC 4/2000, Nortel Networks Certification: Santa Clara, CA, 1995 - TCP/IP, OSPF, WAN, Token Ring, AppleTalk router configuration

Hewlett Packard UNIX: Whippany, NJ, 5/97 - UNIX Basics I/OVNNM. Ops

Network General Sniffer Protocol Analyzer: Chicago, IL, 4/94 - General Sniffer Protocol Analysis


Cisco Security Ninja White Belt 3/15



Associate Degree, Digital and Microprocessor Technology, 1986

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